Soon to be seen in the Disney comedy/drama SAVING MR. BANKS (where she takes on the role of beloved children’s book author P.L. TRAVERS), Academy Award-winning actress EMMA THOMPSON is no stranger to the world of kids’ entertainment. A star of stage, screen and television, THOMPSON both wrote the screenplays for [...]
Based on the bestselling novel by Markus Zusak, The Book Thief centers on Liesel (Sophie Nélisse), a resilient girl whose life in a German town during WWII is not exactly idyllic. Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson co-star as the loving foster parents who help Liesel navigate the tragic waters of the ensuing years. Brian Percival, [...]
Due to this week’s voting glitch, viewers’ votes for Wednesday’s installment of The X Factor were thrown out. The good news is the remaining singers actually given another shot to give it their all last night, with the results of the new set of votes to be revealed next Wednesday.
Airing tonight on NBC, THE BLACKLIST is proving to be one of the breakout dramas of the new season. JAMES SPADER stars as an extremely creepy former agent turned criminal mastermind who gives himself up to the FBI in exchange for working with a novice agent (played by MEGAN BOONE). An endless game of cat-and-mouse [...]
It’s hard not to pull for a dark horse, especially when the person in question sings the theme to The Jeffersons (’Movin’ On Up’) during The Voice’s blind round.
Still I wasn’t sold on Cole Vosbury as one of this season’s main contenders on the show, especially since a soft spoken man with [...]
It took Johnny Knoxville to knock Sandra Bullock and George Clooney off their box office throne, as Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa took in $32 million in its first weekend. Gravity didn’t go home a loser either, as the flick took in $20.3 million to capture second place. Unfortunately, The Counselor’s star power of Michael [...]
Oil Rush is a naval strategy game that traversed the PC waters before landing on iOS shores. Actually there really are no shores in Oil Rush’s post apocalyptic world, as dry land is merely a pipe dream. This is a slick future we live in, where capturing refineries is a businessman’s main [...]
Returning tonight, the hit NBC series GRIMM opens its third season with the first of a two-part story that has the show lurching on to the currently popular zombie bandwagon. It’s no spoiler to reveal that when series star DAVID GIUNTOLI becomes infected with the zombie virus a new adventure begins and all hell breaks [...]
Wasting little time and showing even less mercy, NBC has announced the cancellation of two new freshman shows, WELCOME TO THE FAMILY and IRONSIDE. A not-so-traditional family sitcom dealing with inter-racial marriage and teen pregnancy, WELCOME TO THE FAMILY starred MARY McCORMACK and aired on Thursday nights. A mixture of recycled [...]
The 1995 feature Heat, featuring Robert De Niro as a cool as ice bank robber and Al Pacino as the highly strung flatfoot on his trail, cut a destructive swath through downtown Los Angeles. Shot with the usual verve and testosterone driven moxie that one can expect from a Michael Mann (Collateral, Thief, Miami Vice) [...]