ANGEL FROM HELL: Kevin Pollak on new CBS comedy – Interview

Kevin Pollak in ANGEL FROM HELL - Season 1 | ©2016 CBS/Cliff Lipson

In CBS’ new Thursday night half-hour comedy ANGEL FROM HELL, Jane Lynch plays Amy, who could be, as she asserts, the heavenly guardian sent to watch over Allison, played by Maggie Lawson. Then again, Amy could simply be crazy. Kevin Pollak plays Allison’s loving, widowed father Marv, who wants what’s best for his daughter. Pollak’s acting, writing, producing and directing careers span multiple mediums. Film fans will recognize him as Hockney from THE USUAL SUSPECTS, Internet talk show fans know him from years of KEVIN POLLAK’S CHAT SHOW, comedy club-goers have seen his stand-up act and he’s recently directed a […]Read On »

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Movie Review: JACK REACHER

JACK REACHER movie poster | ©2012 Paramount Pictures

Rating: PG-13 Stars: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, Werner Herzog, David Oyelowo, Robert Duvall, Joseph Sikora, Jai Courtney Writer: Christopher McQuarrie, based on Lee Child’s novel ONE SHOT Director: Christopher McQuarrie Distributor: Paramount Release Date: December 21, 2012 As modern star-driven thrillers go, JACK REACHER is pretty good. Tom Cruise stars as the title character, a former military policeman who went off the grid after leaving the army, only to surface when a fellow former soldier is believed to have gone on a shooting rampage The opening of JACK REACHER creates some stomach-churning tension, as it involves a sniper […]Read On »

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TV Review: EUREKA – Season 4 – “Reprise”

Colin Ferguson and Felicia Day in EUREKA - Season 4 - "Reprse" | ©2011 Syfy/Eike Schroter

Stars: Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Joe Morton, Erica Cerra, Neil Grayston, Niall Matter, Tembi Locke, Kavan Smith, Felicia Day, Trevor Jackson, Debrah Farantino Writer: Amy Berg Director: Matt Hastings Network: Syfy, Mondays @ 8 PM Airdate: July 18, 2011 Episodes of EUREKA can approach THE USUAL SUSPECTS in structural complexity, with a lot of individual actions affecting one another until calamity erupts. This is the case in “Reprise,” which is both entertaining and suspenseful – and also intentionally very funny. When visiting Department of Defense scientist Holly (Felicia Day) hits town, she is clearly hyper-bright but also so nervously chatty […]Read On »

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I SAW THE DEVIL is one of the Blu-ray and DVD Picks this week

I SAW THE DEVIL Blu-ray | © 2011 Magnet Releasing

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 I SAW THE DEVIL – You gotta hand it to the Koreans. They are making some great films. From THE HOST, to OLD BOY, to I SAW THE DEVIL when they do something right they do it freaking right. Monster movies, revenge action and now serial killer/revenge […]Read On »

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