One of the true high points of New Girl’s success, aside from its rapid fire one liners and hilariously inane plot lines, originates in the innate chemistry shared by the cast members. Now in its third season, the Fox sitcom continues to retain its high level of comedy. A great writing staff can take a [...]
Tonight (NBC, 8 pm et/pt) marks the fifth season of The Voice, and although the last cycle featured a successful run from Usher and Shakira, show regulars Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Green are back as coaches.
Blake Shelton’s devoted country fan base as well as his diverse roster of talent has led to [...]
The initial impression of Java Heat, an Indonesia set thriller featuring Twilight’s Kellan Lutz and go-to villain Mickey Rourke, is that it will hang its hat on explosions and shotgun blasts. But many movies are much more than what their Blu-ray & DVD covers suggest, and Java Heat attempts to bring a bit more mystery [...]
The idea of an adult thriller taking the #1 spot at the box office can actually happen now and again, with the new film Prisoners serving as a prime example. The Hugh Jackman headlined feature took in $21.4 million over the weekend to lead the field, followed by another strong outing from Insidious: Chapter 2, [...]
Filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron hasn’t directed a feature film since his acclaimed drama Children of Men, and part of that reason lies in the years it took to get his latest film Gravity off the ground. Already hailed by James Cameron as the greatest sci-fi film he’s ever seen, the film also has a ton of [...]
The Three Faces of Eve, a film for which Joanne Woodward took home the Best Actress Oscar, makes its way to Blu-ray via 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment on November 5. Woodward’s portrayal of Eve White, a woman who suffers from multiple personality disorder, serves as one of the actresses’ best known roles (along [...]
August: Osage County, the Tony award winning play from Tracy Letts (Killer Joe), centers on the lives of a dysfunctional Midwestern family, with Meryl Streep playing their matriarch. The all star cast also features Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Margo Martindale, Ewan McGregor, Dermot Mulroney, and Sam Shepard.
John Wells, producer of [...]
Based on Solomon Northup’s memoir, 12 Years A Slave centers on Northup’s (Chiwetel Ejiofor) harrowing and eventually inspiring journey as a free man who was abducted and sold into slavery. Michael Fassbender plays Edwin Epps, the cruel slave owner in the feature, which was honored at the Toronto International Film Festival with the People’s Choice [...]
With season 9 of Bones premiering tonight, the show has garnered a steady and loyal legion of fans, and part of the show’s success stems from the innate chemistry between lead characters Dr. Temperance ‘Bones’ Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and her life partner Booth (David Boreanaz). Although the show is a straight up procedural, and one [...]
One of the scarier moments of Insidious: Chapter 2 occurs during a sequence at the Linda Vista Community Hospital in the Boyle Heights section of Los Angeles. Closed since 1991, the hospital contains a scary confrontation witnessed by some of the movie’s key players, including investigators Specs (Leigh Whannell, who also penned the script) [...]