DVD Pick: 5 Reasons To Love ‘Pretty Maids All In A Row’

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Featuring a gumbo pot of talent and a salacious storyline, Pretty Maids All In A Row has garnered a cult following since its 1971. Rock Hudson is Tiger, a high school football coach and guidance counselor who seduces the most alluring teenagers at his school and kills them once they get a bit too serious for his own good. Angie Dickinson is Miss Smith, a sexually frustrated teacher who’s caught under Tiger’s spell, and John David Carson is Ponce de Leon Harper, a high school senior who’s desperate to lose his virginity. Below are five reasons why Pretty Maids All In A Row is worth a look.

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Holliday Grainger Talks ‘The Finest Hours’ & Acting Choices

Holliday Grainger and the cast of Disney’s “The Finest Hours” were greeted by the U.S. Coast Guard Band, Honor Guard and throngs of fans at the film’s premiere earlier tonight at the TCL Chinese Theater on Hollywood Blvd. The heroic action-thriller opens in U.S. theaters this Friday, January 29. (Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)
Holliday Grainger and the cast of Disney’s “The Finest Hours” were greeted by the U.S. Coast Guard Band, Honor Guard and throngs of fans at the film’s premiere earlier tonight at the TCL Chinese Theater on Hollywood Blvd. The heroic action-thriller opens in U.S. theaters this Friday, January 29. (Photo: Alex J. Berliner/ABImages)

One of the biggest takeaways from The Finest Hours, which is now playing nationwide, is that Holliday Grainger is a star in the making. Though the meat of the film deals with the true story of the U.S. Coast Guard’s bold rescue of the SS Pendleton, the picture also has a wonderful romantic subplot with Coast Guard Bernie Webber (Chris Pine) and his resilient fiancee Miriam (Grainger).

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‘The Finest Hours’ Rides Thrilling Wave of Storytelling

 

‘They don’t make ’em like they used to’ is an oft-used phrase regarding movies, but director Craig Gillespie didn’t get that memo with The Finest Hours, a first rate throwback that thrills to the very end.

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VIDEO: America Ferrera Discusses Acting & Producing Growth

 

Actress America Ferrera’s career started off with the well received 2002 drama Real Women Have Curves, and since then she’s carved out a successful career on television (Ugly Betty) and film (The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and How To Train Your Dragon movies). Now she’s anchoring the new series Superstore,  which also co-stars Ben Feldman (Mad Men) as the new kid in town.

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The Bella Twins: Are Women Stronger Than Men?

The Bella Twins have, as the oft used cliche goes, taken the WWE world by storm, and their respective journeys are chronicled on the E! series Total Divas. The program returns January 19, and during a recent interview I asked them if they believe women, in many aspects, are stronger than men.

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Katherine McNamara Talks “Huge Responsibility” of ‘Shadowhunters’

Premiering tonight on Freeform (9/8c), Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments comes with a ton of expectations, especially since it has a loyal following. Initially adapted into a 2013 movie headlined by Lily Collins, the series stars Katherine McNamara and Dominic Sherwood.

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‘The 33’ With Antonio Banderas Hits Blu-Ray in February

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The 33, the true story of the 2010 rescue of the miners who were buried alive in Chile after the collapse of a gold and copper mine, hits Blu-ray and DVD February 16 via. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The project debuts on Digital HD February 2.

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