‘Tim’s Vermeer’ Follows An Inventor’s Spirited and Artistic Journey

Tim's Vermeer opens today in select theaters, and if you have any sort of artistic inclinations or, for that matter, have an unwavering spirit, it's a documentary I'd highly suggest. Directed by Teller and produced by longtime collaborator Penn Jillette, the project comes off as one of their greatest illusions, as the pair, along with … Continue reading ‘Tim’s Vermeer’ Follows An Inventor’s Spirited and Artistic Journey

‘Noah’ Pre-Game Super Bowl Spot Comes Up Snake Eyes

The good news is director Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, The Wrestler) has only helmed superior work, and his most ambitious effort, the life affirming tale The Fountain, is ridiculously underrated. But will Aronofsky's cerebral approach fit into Noah, a film of biblical (literally) proportions? Russell Crowe stars as Noah, the man who's called by God to build … Continue reading ‘Noah’ Pre-Game Super Bowl Spot Comes Up Snake Eyes

Chicago P.D.’s Marina Squerciati & LaRoyce Hawkins Praise Real Life Officers

Tonight's episode of Chicago P.D., titled "Now Is Always Temporary," has Officers Kevin Atwater (LaRoyce Hawkins) and Kim Burgess (Marina Squerciati) arresting a hoarder that, upon discovery, holds a much more valuable haul than one can imagine. During a recent interview, Squerciati talked about the bond she has with Hawkins, as both of them are … Continue reading Chicago P.D.’s Marina Squerciati & LaRoyce Hawkins Praise Real Life Officers

George Clooney Sees Directing & Writing As “Infinitely More Creative”

Opening February 7, The Monuments Men is the true story of how a group of art historians and museum curators risked their lives to rescue masterpieces that were in the hands of the Nazis. The project stars and was directed by George Clooney, who assembles an all-star cast (Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Cate … Continue reading George Clooney Sees Directing & Writing As “Infinitely More Creative”

Prohibition Style Puzzler ‘Another Case Solved’ Hits App Store In February

I carry a sweet tooth for candy as well as Chillingo apps (their latest release, In Fear I Trust, is a keeper), so I'm definitely looking forward to the February release of Another Case Solved. Players take on the role of a private dick who's tasked with solving various cases in a Prohibition era that … Continue reading Prohibition Style Puzzler ‘Another Case Solved’ Hits App Store In February

Q&A: ‘Enemies Closer’ Director Peter Hyams Finds Joy In “The Process”

Now playing in select theaters and available On Demand, Enemies Closer reunites Peter Hyams and Jean-Claude Van Damme. The pair previously worked together on Timecop and Sudden Death, and their chemistry is evident with their latest venture. Playing an environmentally conscious drug runner, Van Damme brings a welcome sense of flair to Hyam's latest production. We … Continue reading Q&A: ‘Enemies Closer’ Director Peter Hyams Finds Joy In “The Process”

Blu-ray Dreaming: ‘Enough Said’ A Beautiful Pairing of Julia Louis-Dreyfus & James Gandolfini

Director Nicole Holofcenter's storytelling passions lie within the intricate relationships of complex people who, in essence, are just trying to get through the day with a bit happiness. So it was great to see Enough Said receive its share of Critics Choice nominations, and James Gandolfini was named Best Supporting Actor by the Boston Society … Continue reading Blu-ray Dreaming: ‘Enough Said’ A Beautiful Pairing of Julia Louis-Dreyfus & James Gandolfini

‘RoboCop’ Interview: Michael Keaton Recalls Batsuit Challenges

Maybe it's because I'm older than dirt, but it just seems like yesterday when Michael Keaton was donning the Caped Crusader suit for director Tim Burton's Batman and Batman Returns. With RoboCop, Mr. Keaton is Raymond Sellars, the opportunistic CEO of OmniCorp who wants to push robot technology to the extreme, even if it's at … Continue reading ‘RoboCop’ Interview: Michael Keaton Recalls Batsuit Challenges

Fernando Vargas Brings His Fighting Spirit in ‘Welcome to Los Vargas’

In the ring, three time world boxing champion Fernando Vargas was known for his never say die spirit and immense talent. Fans will get a peek into his life with his wife Martha and their four children when the reality series Welcome to Los Vargas premieres Sunday, January 26th (9 pm pt/8 pm ct, mun2). … Continue reading Fernando Vargas Brings His Fighting Spirit in ‘Welcome to Los Vargas’

Review: Gimme Shelter Shines With Inspired Work From Vanessa Hudgens

During Gimme Shelter's third act, director Ronald Krauss effectively utilizes "To Build A Home," a stirring song from The Cinematic Orchestra. Although it starts off in  subtle fashion, the track reaches an epic swell as Patrick Watson reflects on life's evanescent nature. But nothing in this world is truly permanent, and on our borrowed time … Continue reading Review: Gimme Shelter Shines With Inspired Work From Vanessa Hudgens