Rating: PG-13 Stars: Imogen Poots, Aleyse Shannon, Lily Donoghue, Brittany O’Grady, Caleb Eberhardt, Cary Elwes, Simon Mead, Madeleine Adams, Ryan McIntyre Writers: Sophia Takal & April Wolfe Director: Sophia Takal Distributor: Universal Pictures Release Date: December 13, 2019 Look up BLACK CHRISTMAS on IMDB and, surprise, there are five listed besides the 1974 original, a slasher set in a sorority where most of the sisters have gone home for the holidays. The new edition, also titled BLACK CHRISTMAS, is likewise a slasher set among the Greek houses during December. However, it’s a safe bet that nobody in 1974 imagined the […]Read On »
The Crackle streaming service debuts its first one-hour drama THE ART OF MORE today, making the entire ten-hour first season available for those inclined to binge-watch. Created by Chuck Rose, MORE is a thriller set in the high-end art world, where ex-soldier and smuggler Graham Connor (Christian Cooke) maneuvers his way in as an obtainer of rare objects for wealthy collector Arthur Davenport, played by Cary Elwes. Roxanna Whitman, played by Kate Bosworth, is Graham’s opposite number, a wealthy young woman who works for real estate tycoon Samuel Brukner (Dennis Quaid, who is also one of the series’ executive producers). […]Read On »
Recently Warner Bros. Pictures held the World Premiere of THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Just like most of the premieres held in Hollywood fans lined up across the street from the theatre hoping that the stars would come over to sign autographs, take pictures with them. You can always tell when someone big arrives as the fans scream. Walking the carpet were the stars of the film, which included: Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde, Alan Arkin, Jim Carrey, David Copperfield, Michael Bully Herbig, Luke Vanek, Joshua Erenberg, Jessica McClain, Mason Cook, Ron Ostrow, […]Read On »
20th Century Fox held the Los Angeles Premiere of MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS on June 12th, at the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Along with a “white” carpet with MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS written on it, there was loads of cotton to make it look like snow drifts and snow blowing (actually it was soap suds) as the stars walked down the carpet at the start of the premiere. They had built a pen by the doors of the theatre to house the Penguins, who actually walked the whole length of the carpet. This live-action comedy stars Jim Carrey, who chilly relationship […]Read On »
NBC is taking a big leap with its new WONDER WOMAN TV remake developed by HARRY’S LAW creator David E. Kelly. Adrianne Palicki will be the Amazonian goddess for this pilot (it hasn’t been picked up to series … yet). Take a look at the new pick below which follows pretty closely to the recent WONDER WOMAN comic book incarnations. Do you love it? Do you hate it? Chime in below with your comments.
Your time is short. We know this. So in order to expedite your buying and Netflix decision making, we provide you with a list of the cool and not-so-cool titles coming out for movies, television and everything in-between. So put your feet up, grab some popcorn and check out this week’s selections. MOVIES SAW – THE FINAL CHAPTER – I think the title of this misleading … anyone remember the FRIDAY THE 13TH series? Yeah, exactly. This time we get all of the answers to the questions that have been left during the course of the series about Jigsaw, his […]Read On »
Sometimes there is no accounting for what turns people on, let alone what people think will turn other people on. Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher are, together and separately, talented and attractive, and there’s nothing really offensive about their romantic comedy NO STRINGS ATTACHED. True, it defies logic and credibility in several major ways and its tone manages to be bland yet inconsistent, but it’s not mean-spirited, which gives it some points.