“The Kinks” Anthology Set Targets November 18 Release

It was September 10, 1964 when The Kinks took the world by storm with their #1 hit "You Really Got Me," and to celebrate its 50th anniversary, BMG/InGrooves is releasing a 5-disc, remastered box set. The Anthology 1964-71 contains over 100 songs from the band, which include the tracks "Stop Your Sobbing", "All Day and … Continue reading “The Kinks” Anthology Set Targets November 18 Release

‘Fort Bliss’ Spotlights The Daily Struggles of Military Life

Michelle Monaghan delivers one of her finest performances in Fort Bliss, a drama about a single mom and U.S. Army medic (Monaghan) who is trying to reconnect with her five-year-old son. Her commitment to her job and country has led to an extended tour of duty in Afghanistan, and though absolutely commendable and downright honorable, … Continue reading ‘Fort Bliss’ Spotlights The Daily Struggles of Military Life

Oscar Watch: “A Most Violent Year” Fights Through 1980s New York

  Big news today regarding this year's Oscar watch, as A24 has announced that its highly anticipated flick A Most Violent Year is set for a December 31 release in New York and Los Angeles. The movie goes wide in January 2015, and A24's decision signals that the Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac feature may … Continue reading Oscar Watch: “A Most Violent Year” Fights Through 1980s New York

Benjamin McKenzie Braves “Gotham” Sans Caped Crusader

We've witnessed the Caped Crusader's origin story with the Christopher Nolan (Batman Begins) and Tim Burton (Batman) features, and with the new Fox series Gotham another hero's background will come to light. Benjamin McKenzie, TV alum of the acclaimed series Southland, plays Detective James Gordon, a lawman bent on restoring a crumbling Gotham into a … Continue reading Benjamin McKenzie Braves “Gotham” Sans Caped Crusader

Blu-Ray Today: Elizabeth Olsen & Dakota Fanning Are “Very Good Girls”

Next week (September 23 to be exact) marks the Blu-ray and DVD release of Very Good Girls (Well Go USA, 91 minutes, R), a coming of age drama headlined by Elizabeth Olsen (Godzilla, Kill Your Darlings) and Dakota Fanning (The Motel Life). Naomi Foner, best known for as the screenwriter for Running On Empty (she … Continue reading Blu-Ray Today: Elizabeth Olsen & Dakota Fanning Are “Very Good Girls”

John Leguizamo Profiled in “American Masters: The Boomer List”

The documentary American Masters: The Boomer List premieres on PBS Tuesday, September 23, and the documentary has director/photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders spotlighting 19 boomers from this highly influential generation. One of the interviewees is John Leguizamo, an actor whose diverse career includes acclaimed on man shows and such standout films as Carlito's Way, The Counselor and, … Continue reading John Leguizamo Profiled in “American Masters: The Boomer List”

Connie Britton Talks “This Is Where I Leave You” & Adam Driver Collaboration

Based on Jonathan Trooper's bestselling novel, This Is Where I Leave You centers on four adult siblings (Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Corey Stoll, Adam Driver) who return to their childhood home after the father passes away. Forced to live together for a week, they must set aside their differences and eventually comfort each other through … Continue reading Connie Britton Talks “This Is Where I Leave You” & Adam Driver Collaboration

Pixies “Ring The Bell” With Aspiring “Hey” Filmmakers

One of the many elements of the Pixies' longevity lies in their ability to follow their own path, even if it's to the beat of a different drummer. The proverbial stick women in this case are Lital Mizel and Adi Frimmerman, the directors behind the Pixies music video "Ring The Bell." The duor are best … Continue reading Pixies “Ring The Bell” With Aspiring “Hey” Filmmakers

Janina Gavankar Gets “Buff” For ‘The Mysteries of Laura’

Debra Messing headlines the new series The Mysteries of Laura, as she takes on the role of Detective Laura Diamond, a skilled police officer whose daily dexterity is also pushed to the limits with her two unruly sons. Janina Gavankar also stars in the TV series as Meredith Bose, a detective who isn't the most … Continue reading Janina Gavankar Gets “Buff” For ‘The Mysteries of Laura’

Kingdom of Heaven: Ultimate Edition Blu-Ray Ready for October

  Director Ridley Scott's director's cut of his vastly underrated epic Kingdom of Heaven was previously just available on DVD, but thankfully 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has corrected that omission. On October 7, the Kingdom of Heaven: Ultimate Edition Blu-ray, which features the director's cut, the director's cut roadshow version, and the original theatrical … Continue reading Kingdom of Heaven: Ultimate Edition Blu-Ray Ready for October