Opening in select theaters July 29, Gleason centers on former NFL defensive back Steve Gleason’s battle with ALS. Upon receiving the news, Gleason also learns that his wife Michel is pregnant and immediately decides to tape video messages to his son Rivers for posterity. Throughout the documentary we also witness Steve and Michel’s hard work [...]
Relatively ignored during its theatrical run, the underrated film The Family Fang marks Jason Bateman’s sophomore effort as a director, and it’s an even funnier film than his debut feature Bad Words.
Annie and Baxter Fang (Nicole Kidman, Jason Bateman) are [...]
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The oft-used phrase “no good deed goes unpunished” applies to the lead character in Our Kind of Traitor, the story of a poetics professor named Perry (a subdued yet effective Ewan McGregor) whose attempts to help his new Russian friend Dima (Stellan Skarsgård) [...]
The FOX reality dancing show So You Think You Can Dance has reinvented itself this season by having contestants between the ages of 8 and 13 compete. With having such young talent on the show, the program decided to bring a judge who can relate with them - 13 year old Maddie Ziegler!
Ziegler is already [...]
If you are a Brian De Palma fan like we are at Hollywood Outbreak, you have to see a documentary called De Palma which is now playing in limited release. Directed by Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow, the film features De Palma talking about his life and his great body of work which includes Carrie, [...]
It’s a jam packed episode this week on CinemAddicts, as the features King Jack, Warcraft, the documentary De Palma, and Diary of a Chambermaid are reviewed on the podcast.
Director/writer Felix Thompson’s self-assured tale King Jack centers on Jack (Charlie Plummer), a withdrawn 15-year-old who’s living in the Hudson Valley section of New York. With [...]
Russell Crowe is one of the most versatile and acclaimed actors working in films today. Throughout his career, the actor has gambled taking on various roles that some would have questioned.. Part of being an actor is taking gambles, something that Crowe has had to do since coming to the United States from Australia, and [...]
Game publisher Microïds has announced that Syberia 3, the latest Kate Walker adventure from author and artist Benoit Sokal, will be released December 1st on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Mac.
Though the new video “Kate Walker’s New Journey” doesn’t spill the details on Kate’s latest adventure, it gives viewers a look [...]
Whether it’s bringing us into the world of a serial killer (Wolf Creek) or possibly increasing our phobias for crocodiles (Rogue), director Greg McLean knows how to craft a nail biting thriller. Breakneck pacing and editing are two of his strong suits, but with The Darkness he brings a more supernatural and atmospheric tone to [...]
There are obviously various elements that make an acting performance believable. The week to week schedule of television leads to the continuous growth of such shows as Chicago Med, and though a great deal of love should be shown to prodigious TV icon Dick Wolf and a solid writing staff, credit should [...]