Blu-Ray Pick: ‘Woman In Gold’ Features Helen Mirren In Fine Form

(L-R) HELEN MIRREN and RYAN REYNOLDS star in WOMAN IN GOLD

 

Now out on Blu-ray and DVD, Woman In Gold is the true story of Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), who along with lawyer Randy Schoenberg (Ryan Reynolds) attempts to retrieve her family’s prized possessions which were taken by the Nazis. Among these treasured items is Gustav Klimt’s painting Portrait of Adele Block-Bauer I

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Salma Hayek’s ‘The Prophet’ Uplifted By Lebanon Trip

Opening in New York and Los Angeles August 7 (with more cities in the coming weeks), Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet is an animated feature based on Gibran’s seminal work. Produced by Salma Hayekthe feature is blessed with diverse and resonant animated sequences from filmmakers Bill Plympton (Guide Dog), Joan Gratz (Mona Lisa Descending a Staircase), Nina Paley (Sita Sings the Blues), and Tomm Moore (Song of the Sea).

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Future Flicks: Alexander Skårsgard Wages ‘War On Everyone’

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Alexander Skårsgard stars in The Diary of a Teenage Girl, a 1970s set coming of age narrative that’s propelled by a star making performance from Bel Powley (as the “teenage girl”). To check out the actor’s experience about working on the film, please go to my post on Find Your Seen.

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Trailer: Steve Jobs Is “The Man In The Machine”

Although the biopic Steve Jobsdirected by Danny Boyle and starring Michael Fassbender, is getting all the press, a documentary on the late Apple co-founder is just around the corner. Penned and directed by Alex Gibney, Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine centers on the life of the iconoclastic genius whose visionary outlook left an indelible mark on society.

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Ed Sheeran Lands NBC Special With Wembley Performance

Ed Sheeran gets his own special, as Ed Sheeran – Live at Wembley Stadium airs Sunday, April 16 (8 pm et/pt) on NBC. The program, which includes a duet with Sir Elton Johnalso features Sheeran performing his Grammy nominated track “The A Team” and the hit single “Thinking Out Loud.”

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Patrick Wilson Unleashes ‘Zipper’ In Tense Political Thriller

 

Whether it’s Insidious or Little Children, Patrick Wilson definitely has the acting and singing (Phantom of the Opera) chops. Zipper features him as Sam Ellis, a charismatic politician who’s on the rise. But as the moniker suggests, keeping one’s desires snuggled in a pair of slacks is Ellis’ weakness.

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‘Scream Queen’ Star Lea Michele: “I Love Scary Movies”

SCREAM QUEENS: Lea Michele as Hester in SCREAM QUEENS which debuts with a special, two-hour series premiere event on Tuesday, September 22 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Matthias Clamer/FOX.
SCREAM QUEENS: Lea Michele as Hester in SCREAM QUEENS which debuts with a special, two-hour series premiere event on Tuesday, September 22 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Matthias Clamer/FOX.
Lea Michele’s successful collaboration with Glee producer continues with Scream Queensbut instead of belting out songs like there’s no tomorrow, she’s raising her voice out of fear!

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