Exclusive: ‘The Voice’ Alum Siahna Is ‘Untouchable’ With New EP

  Since her successful run on The Voice (Season 9), Siahna has continued to hone her singer-songwriter skills. With her recently released 6-song EP Untouchable, the jazz and soul loving songstress is adding a bit of pop flavor to her repertoire. My audio interview (apologies for quality as it was a phoner) with Siahna, as … Continue reading Exclusive: ‘The Voice’ Alum Siahna Is ‘Untouchable’ With New EP

Flipping the Script on: ‘Pacific Rim’

Welcome to “Flipping the Script,” a monthly column where I will reconsider recent films that have been panned, frowned upon, or simply under appreciated. I believe that movies should speak to us on a deep, personal level, and this column will consist of films that have done that for me despite widespread derision or apathy. … Continue reading Flipping the Script on: ‘Pacific Rim’

‘From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series — Season Three’ Blu-Ray Giveaway From Deepest Dream

  One sealed, never used Blu-ray of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series -- Season Three is up for grabs. Contest ends February 27th and our Giveaway details are found after the jump! This 3-disc set features all 10 unedited episodes of the series. The collection comes with audio commentaries from the cast and crew … Continue reading ‘From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series — Season Three’ Blu-Ray Giveaway From Deepest Dream

Justin Hartley On How ‘This Is Us’ Has Impacted His Life

  Justin Hartley and the ensemble of This Is Us have received their share of acclaim. But aside for the critical praise, loyal fan support, and series' overall success (it's been renewed for a second season), the program has also made an impact on Hartley's personal life. Check out the video below to hear Hartley … Continue reading Justin Hartley On How ‘This Is Us’ Has Impacted His Life

Alan Tudyk Talks ‘Powerless’ And Tackling Comedy Over Drama

  If you check out Alan Tudyk's resume, his body of work runs the gamut. Whether it's his collaborations with Joss Whedon (Firefly, Dollhouse) or spearheading his own series (Con Man), Tudyk is a highly diverse actor. During the interviews for his new show Powerless, I asked him if he actually found comedy to be … Continue reading Alan Tudyk Talks ‘Powerless’ And Tackling Comedy Over Drama

‘Human: Fall Flat’ Splatters Onto Xbox One & PS4 This Spring

  I haven't played the game on Steam, but considering the memorable moniker should be emblazoned on a shirt and the simple plotline is actually intriguing, I'm excited to catch Human: Fall Flat's Xbox One and PlayStation 4 release this spring. Details on the game after the jump! Physics based puzzle games are definitely challenging … Continue reading ‘Human: Fall Flat’ Splatters Onto Xbox One & PS4 This Spring

Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts Shine a Spotlight on Syria

As someone with a short attention span who also embraces opportunities to learn more about the world, I have always appreciated the allure of documentary shorts. As usual, however, the 2017 crop of Academy Award nominees in the Documentary Shorts category fixate on weighty, worldwide topics: Three out of the five nominees deal with the … Continue reading Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts Shine a Spotlight on Syria

Academy Award Nominees for Best Live Action Short Focus on Immigration, Poverty, and the Music of Old and Young Souls

Like animated short films, live action shorts need to pack an immediate emotional punch. As a result, short films often tap into themes already loaded with drama, such as bigotry, bullying, and of course, death. The 2014 Academy Awards Live Action Short winner, “Helium,” about a young boy with a terminal illness and the hospital … Continue reading Academy Award Nominees for Best Live Action Short Focus on Immigration, Poverty, and the Music of Old and Young Souls

Time Twisted Tales & “Pear Cider” Highlight Oscar Nominated Shorts (Animation)

  What the best short films lack in running time, they make up for in emotional impact and – especially in the animation category – stunning artistry. Take “The Present,” a four-minute, boy-and-his-dog vignette with a gut-punch of a finale (no, the dog doesn’t die!), or “The Missing Scarf,” a trippy, existential fable that clocks … Continue reading Time Twisted Tales & “Pear Cider” Highlight Oscar Nominated Shorts (Animation)

Blu-Ray Pick: Rachel Weisz Must Prove the Truth of the Holocaust in ‘Denial’

The truth is a touchy topic nowadays, which is why Denial – now available on Blu-ray and DVD via Bleecker Street and Entertainment One – packs such a strong punch. Directed by Mick Jackson, Denial describes the 1996 libel suit brought by Holocaust denier David Irving (Timothy Spall) against American Holocaust studies professor Deborah Lipstadt … Continue reading Blu-Ray Pick: Rachel Weisz Must Prove the Truth of the Holocaust in ‘Denial’