App Life: Boom Beach Updates Features New Treasures and Ice Cold Additions

  I reviewed Boom Beach for Arcade Sushi back in late March, and it's currently the most played app on my iPad. This week's recent update from Supercell is a total winner, as players can now build a yellow submarine to search the waters for new treasure. Whether it's retrieving more gems, iron, or gold … Continue reading App Life: Boom Beach Updates Features New Treasures and Ice Cold Additions

Billy Crystal Still Fools ‘Em With Audiobook of the Year Audio Award

Legendary entertainer (and diehard Los Angeles Clippers fan) Billy Crystal was honored last night with the Audiobook of the Year at the 2014 Audies Gala in New York City for his work "Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys? (Macmillan Audio). Organized by the Audio Publishers … Continue reading Billy Crystal Still Fools ‘Em With Audiobook of the Year Audio Award

TV Review: “Undateable” Scores In All The Right Places

Undateable, on a pure first impression level, didn't move my meter, as watching a bunch of guys learning how to score with the ladies, all within the confines of a sitcom, has a been there, done that feel. But how many original stories can one truly come up with? Writers and actors are just a … Continue reading TV Review: “Undateable” Scores In All The Right Places

“The Sacrament” Director Ti West on Advantages of VOD Experience

The Sacrament is a feature that should please enthusiasts of horror filmmaker Ti West's previous work (The Innkeepers, The House of the Devil). Even if you're not familiar with the director's oeuvre, The Sacrament stands entirely on its own as a nail biting and inspired thriller about a seemingly idyllic community named Eden Parish. AJ … Continue reading “The Sacrament” Director Ti West on Advantages of VOD Experience

“Maleficent” Star Elle Fanning Sees Angelina Jolie As A “Perfect Role Model”

Actress Elle Fanning (Somewhere, Twixt) lands her highest profile role to date as Aurora, the somnolent beauty who becomes the target of Maleficent's titular character (Angelina Jolie). Aurora was a coveted role that Fanning landed after a meeting with director Rob Stromberg and scribe Linda Woolverton. "It was a really special thing, and also, (it … Continue reading “Maleficent” Star Elle Fanning Sees Angelina Jolie As A “Perfect Role Model”

TV 2nite: “The Night Shift” Interview with Jill Flint & Eoin Macken

  The Night Shift is a new drama set at San Antonio Memorial, where a group of dedicated and unpredictable doctors burn the midnight oil. Merlin actor Eoin Macken is T.C. Callahan, a military vet whose medical talents doesn't include safely navigating through politics. With his ex-girlfriend Dr. Jordan Alexander (Jill Flint) serving as his … Continue reading TV 2nite: “The Night Shift” Interview with Jill Flint & Eoin Macken

“America’s Got Talent’s” Howie Mandel & Mel B Discuss Show’s Chemistry

  America's Got Talent begins its new season May 27 (NBC, 9 pm et/pt), as judges Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, Howard Stern and host Nick Cannon are on hand to witness another parade of talented, and hopefully unpredictable, artists and performers strut their stuff. Mandel, a hardworking showbiz vet who seems to be constantly … Continue reading “America’s Got Talent’s” Howie Mandel & Mel B Discuss Show’s Chemistry

James McAvoy & Patrick Stewart Talk X-Men: Days of Future Past Encounter

It was a huge opening for X-Men: Days of Future Past, as the film took in over $111 million at the domestic box-office. That's the fifth best Memorial Day weekend to date, right behind last year's Fast & Furious 6 ($117 million). The franchise's next installment, X-Men: Apocalypse is set for a 2016 debut on … Continue reading James McAvoy & Patrick Stewart Talk X-Men: Days of Future Past Encounter

“American Ninja Warrior” Co-Host Jenn Brown On Competitors’ “Mental Toughness”

Broadcaster/reporter Jenn Brown (NFL Network) serves as a co-host on American Ninja Warrior, the popular competition series which starts its sixth season tonight (NBC, 9 pm et/pt). Although no U.S. participant has conquered the seemingly indomitable Mount Midoriyama, people continue to work hard for their shot at glory. It's a pretty inspiring journey for any … Continue reading “American Ninja Warrior” Co-Host Jenn Brown On Competitors’ “Mental Toughness”

Chef Tim Love Fires Up Advice On Cooking The Perfect Steak

Ever had a great food idea that needs a bit of financial encouragement? Premiering July, the CNBC project “Restaurant Kickstart” has acclaimed chef Tim Love and restaurateur Joe Bastianich (MasterChef) investing their respective money on the next great food idea. Each episode will have two teams pitching their concept to Love and Bastianich, with the … Continue reading Chef Tim Love Fires Up Advice On Cooking The Perfect Steak