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STALKED BY MY HUSBAND’S EX: Actor Adam Huss on new Lifetime thriller – Exclusive Interview

Adam Huss in STALKED BY MY HUSBAND'S EX | ©2020 Reel One Entertainment/Raymond Liu

STALKED BY MY HUSBAND’S EX premieres on Lifetime on Saturday, July 25. Adam Huss plays the husband of the title, Ryan Munson. In the opening sequence, he is attacked by his then-wife, Nina (Juliana Dever). Four years later, Ryan has been raising their young daughter Lisa (Joey Rae Blair) as a single parent, but he’s planning to propose to girlfriend Kristen (Alex McKenna). This does not sit well with Nina, who is newly released from prison and determined to get little Lisa back. Huss, originally from New York, played Josh Kantos on three seasons of Starz’s series POWER. Other film […]Read On »

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Movie Review: GHOSTS OF WAR

GHOSTS OF WAR movie poster | ©2020 Vertical Entertainment

Rating: R Stars: Brenton Thwaites, Theo Rossi, Skylar Astin, Kyle Gallner, Alan Ritchson Writer: Eric Bress Director: Eric Bress Distributor: Vertical Entertainment Release Date: July 17, 2020 GHOSTS OF WAR is largely a haunted house story set in 1944 Nazi-occupied France. That’s how the setting is identified in the opening crawl. We’re with a squad of five young American soldiers. Our first introduction is to Chris (Brenton Thwaites), who awakens in a dark clearing, with his comrades sleeping nearby. He either sees or hallucinates something in the surrounding forest. In daylight, we meet the rest of the group. Kirk (Theo […]Read On »

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Miniseries Review: DEADWATER FELL

DEADWATER FELL Key Art | ©2020 Acorn TV

Stars: David Tennant, Cash Jumbo, Matthew McNulty, Anna Madeley, Maureen Beattie, Anneika Rose Writer: Daisy Coulam Director: Lynsey Miller Network (North America): Acorn TV Release Date: January 10, 2020 (U.K.); April 6, 2020 (North America) DEADWATER FELL premiered in the U.K. in January 2020, and is now available in North America on Acorn TV’s cable and streaming service. The four-episode miniseries, written by Daisy Coulam and directed by Lynsey Miller, is set in the present, in the charming-looking Scottish village of the title. Everybody knows everybody in Deadwater Fell, where modern amenities like cellphones exist in houses that open the […]Read On »

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GREENLEAF: Actress Lynn Whitfield on final season – Exclusive Interview

Lynn Whitfield in GREENLEAF | ©2020 OWN

GREENLEAF is now in its fifth and final season Tuesday nights on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network. Created by Craig Wright, the series examines the inner workings of a family-run black Southern megachurch in Memphis, Tennessee. Lynn Whitfield has won Gracie and two consecutive NAACP Awards for her performance as the church’s First Lady Mae Greenleaf, wife of Bishop James Greenleaf (Keith David). Together, they run the Calvary Fellowship Worldwide Ministries, as well as their conflicted family. Whitfield won an Emmy for her starring performance in the 1991 telefilm THE JOSEPHINE BAKER STORY, where she played the title character from age […]Read On »

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OLD GUY: Actress Peri Gilpin on new series – Exclusive Interview

Peri Gilpin in OLD GUY | ©2020 Five Sisters Productions

OLD GUY is a six-part Web series that runs a total of approximately twenty minutes. The late Roger V. Burton stars as Harry, who at age eighty is trying to resume a Hollywood acting career. OLD GUY is available for streaming on both YouTube and the oldguycomedy.com Web site. The series is directed by Burton’s daughters Gabrielle Burton, Charity Burton, Jennifer Burton, Maria Burton, and Ursula Burton, who wrote the teleplay with Darin Henry, and are together in Five Sisters Productions. Peri Gilpin costars as Roger’s agent Winnie. Gilpin, originally from Texas, played Roz from 1993 through 2004 on eleven […]Read On »

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SEAL TEAM: Actor John Savage on Season 3 and more – Exclusive Interview

John Savage as Emmet Quinn and AJ Buckley as Sonny Quinn in SEAL TEAM - Season 3 - "Drawdown" | ©2020 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. / Erik Voake

SEAL TEAM, renewed for a fourth season and now re-running its third season Wednesday nights on CBS, with all episodes are available for streaming on CBS All-Access, deals with members of an elite U.S. military group that travels to conflict zones around the globe. One member of the SEAL Team, Sonny Quinn (A.J. Buckley), acts out and is put on suspension. He returns home to the family ranch, where he butts heads with his father Emmet Quinn, played by John Savage in a four-episode arc. Savage, originally from New York, is a prolific actor who works constantly. IMDB currently lists […]Read On »

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Movie Review: RELIC

RELIC movie poster | ©2020 IFC Films

Rating: Not Rated Stars: Emily Mortimer, Robyn Nevin, Bella Heathcote Writers: Natalie Erika James and Christian White Director: Natalie Erika James Distributor: IFC Films Release Date: July 10, 2020 RELIC is a horror movie that deals with senile dementia. For a lot of people, this will be a form of gilding the lily. Dealing with a parent’s real-life cognitive decline is often so devastating that it’s hard to muster much added alarm about the possibility of a supernatural dimension to it. Director Natalie Erika James and her co-writer Christian White elicit some pathos, but in trying to mix tragedy with […]Read On »

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Movie Review: THE BEACH HOUSE

THE BEACH HOUSE movie poster | ©2020 Shudder

Rating: Not Rated Stars: Liana Liberato, Noah Le Gros, Steven Weber, Maryann Nagel Writer: Jeffrey A. Brown Director: Jeffrey A. Brown Release Date (Shudder stream): July 9, 2020 THE BEACH HOUSE, from both its title and its set-up, seems like it’s going to be one kind of horror movie. Emily (Liana Liberato) accompanies her boyfriend Randall (Noah Le Gros) to his family’s vacation home in coastal Massachusetts. It’s before “the season,” and apparently neighbors are few. Then another older couple, Mitchell (Steven Weber) and Jane (Maryann Nagel), turn out to already be in residence. Mitchell claims he’s an old friend […]Read On »

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ROBIN OF SHERWOOD Retrospective: Actors Michael Praed and Jason Connery on the classic 1980s series – Exclusive Interview – Part 2

Michael Praed in ROBIN OF SHERWOOD | photo courtesy of Spirit of Sherwood

In Part 2 of our exclusive ROBIN OF SHERWOOD interview with actors Michael Praed and Jason Connery (originally published some years ago in EON MAGAZINE), they talk more about their time playing Robin Hood on the British series. Praed was the peasant Robin of Loxley; Connery played Loxley’s successor, the nobleman Robert of Huntingdon. The series is currently streaming on Amazon Prime and Tubi, and available on DVD and Blu-ray. ROBIN OF SHERWOOD provided an education in much more than on-camera combat for both men. “Just doing a lot of film over the eight-month period, I think I learned a […]Read On »

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ROBIN OF SHERWOOD Retrospective: Actors Michael Praed and Jason Connery on the classic U.K. series – Exclusive Interview – Part 1

Jason Connery in ROBIN OF SHERWOOD | photo courtesy of Spirit of Sherwood

ROBIN OF SHERWOOD is a singular version of the Robin Hood legend, made for British television, that ran originally ran in the U.K. on ITV and in the U.S. on Showtime from 1984 through 1986. The legend of Robin Hood, the outlaw leader who robs from the rich and gives to the poor, possibly dates back to thirteenth-century mummers plays. Fandom for ROBIN OF SHERWOOD isn’t quite that old, but it’s still alive and well, with multiple online groups for the series itself, the actors and the characters. The longest-lasting club, Spirit of Sherwood, authorized by series creator Richard Carpenter, […]Read On »

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