The Voice Top 11: Laith It On the Line

The Voice scaled down one last week as Team Pharrell‘s Emily Keener was ousted after surprisingly finding herself in the bottom two. It turned out to be an unexpected bottom pair as Emily found herself squaring off against Team Adam‘s Owen Danoff, even though  Team Blake‘s Paxton Ingram was by far the lowest selling performer on iTunes. Will the surprises keep coming? Let’s get into tonight’s performances and find out. Continue reading The Voice Top 11: Laith It On the Line

Torrey DeVitto’s Movie Picks: ‘Malena’ and ‘Irreversible’

 

Torrey DeVitto plays Dr. Natalie Manning on Chicago Med, another successful Dick Wolf produced show that should have staying power. During the NBC/Universal Summer Press Day, I asked DeVitto to briefly pick a film that continues to inspire her as an actress and a moviegoer. She upped the ante and picked two films that I also love.

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The Voice Top 12: Alisan Porter, Hannah Huston + Adam Wakefield Continue to Thrive

As we hit the Top 12 on The Voice, odds are most viewers have clued in to some definite frontrunners. From her Blind Audition performance, Team Christina‘s Alisan Porter got some declarations similar to what Jordan Smith received last season, and like Smith, she’s not done anything to really have anyone swayed from those positive comments. Likewise, Team Blake‘s Adam Wakefield has emerged as a soulful country-tinged artist who feels like he’s toiled at radio for years. And young teacher Hannah Huston has been Team Pharrell‘s top performer from the moment she stepped onstage. So it should come as no surprise that all three once against commanded the stage for standout performances during the Top 12 show. Continue reading The Voice Top 12: Alisan Porter, Hannah Huston + Adam Wakefield Continue to Thrive

DVD Review: ‘The Woman In White’ Gets Mysterious With Eleanor Parker

 

Eleanor Parker gives a standout performance in “The Woman In White,” a movie that’s available as a Manufactured on Demand (MOD) title from the Warner Archive Collection. The picture, based on Wilkie Collins’ 1859 novel, may not be a household name but it’s a flick that’s not to be missed. Here’s 5 reasons to watch “The Woman In White.”

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Exclusive: ‘The Adderall Diaries’ Director Pamela Romanowsky Interview

 

Pamela Romanowsky makes her feature directing debut with the ambitious and evocative The Adderall Diaries, a project that’s based on Stephen Elliott’s bestselling memory. On the surface, the story centers on Stephen’s fixation with a high-profile murder case (Christian Slater plays the suspect) and the deepening rift between he and his father (the always effective Ed Harris). Amber Heard co-stars as a New York Times journalist who enters a relationship with Stephen,

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The Voice Live Playoffs: Teams Adam + Pharrell Battle It Out

Last night, Team’s Blake and Christina had their shot at the spotlight. Tonight on The Voice, it’s time for Team Adam and Team Pharrell to step up. And after tonight, it will be time to cut the field in half. So let’s get into the second night of The Voice‘s Live Playoffs: Continue reading The Voice Live Playoffs: Teams Adam + Pharrell Battle It Out

The Voice Live Playoffs: Teams Christina + Blake Face Tough Choices

We’ve seen them audition, we’ve seen them battle and yes we’ve even seen a few get knocked out. Only 20 remain (though four additional performers are getting a second chance) as we head into the first night of The Voice Live Rounds. Two of the teams, Blake Shelton‘s and Christina Aguilera‘s, will be cut significantly after tonight’s performances, so let’s get into it.

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