Nick Cannon is a versatile entertainer, and whether it’s directing and starring in movies or serving as the host of America’s Got Talent, he’s usually exploring new creative directions. With Chi-Raq, Cannon worked with director Spike Lee in a modern day adaptation of the Greek play Lysistrata.
When a child is killed [...]
Hitting theaters November 6, Trumbo focuses on Dalton Trumbo, one of Hollywood’s most celebrated screenwriters who beat the odds an continued to work throughout the blacklist era. During the blacklist, Trumbo penned the screenplays for Roman Holiday and The Brave One before finally breaking through and receiving credit for Spartacus and Exodus.
“He was a very [...]
The Hunger Games franchise has been a worldwide blockbuster and to date has amassed over $2.2 billion at the box office. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2, which hits theaters November 20, is the final chapter of the franchise as Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and her close friends Gale (Liam Hemsworth), Finnick (Sam Claflin) [...]
For many the anticipation is over as Supergirl flies its way onto CBS. Former Glee star Melissa Benoist plays Kara Danvers / Supergirl and embodies the role so well that it’s primed to be a big hit. To prepare for her role, Benoist started reading DC Comics: The New 52 until creators/producers Ali Adler [...]
Now playing in select theaters, Truth is based on Mary Mapes’ memoir Truth and Duty: The Press, The President, and The Privilege of Power. After Mary Mapes’ investigative report on President George W. Bush’s service as a Texas Air National Guard pilot went sideways, Mapes (played in the film by Cate Blanchett) lost her job [...]
It’s been a busy year for Vanessa Lachey, as she gave birth to her second child in February and also worked on an NBC pilot that unfortunately didn’t get picked up. But the “sun, moon, and the stars” aligned for Lachey as she joined the ensemble of the freshman sitcom Truth Be Told.
Actress Kristen Wiig (The Skeleton Twins, The Diary of a Teenage Girl) continues her forays into independent cinema with Nasty Baby, the latest offering from filmmaker Sebastián Silva. The Brooklyn centered drama centers on Polly (Wiig), a woman who’s wants to have a baby. With her close friends Freddy (Silva) and Mo (Tunde Adebimmpe) aiding [...]
Goosebumps was the #1 film over the weekend, as it took in $23.5 million. With a projected budget of $58 million, the film is expected to make a solid profit for Sony, and a sequel is currently in development.
One of the film’s strengths lies in Jack Black’s portrayal of real life author R.L. Stine as [...]
Sandra Bullock stars in Our Brand Is Crisis as political strategist Jane Bodine. Living in solitude smack dab in the middle of snow capped mountains, Jane is lured out of semi-retirement to spearhead the campaign of a Bolivian presidential candidate. Billy Bob Thornton is Pat Candy, a colleague who has bested Jane in previous campaigns, [...]
In the new film Room, Brie Larson (Short Term 12, Trainwreck) is Ma, a woman who, along with her 5-year-old son Jack (Jacob Tremblay) have been living in an enclosed shed for several years. Although the “room” is the only place Jack has known throughout his entire life, Ma’s window to the world is [...]