“Belle” Star Gugu Mbatha-Raw Talks “Jupiter Ascending” Role

British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw is receiving excellent notices for her work as the titular character in Fox Searchlight's just released period drama Belle. Mbatha-Raw will also be featured later this summer in Jupiter Ascending, a science fiction adventure tale from Lana and Andy Wachowski.   During the Belle interviews, the actress talked about her role in Jupiter … Continue reading “Belle” Star Gugu Mbatha-Raw Talks “Jupiter Ascending” Role

Elizabeth Olsen On Scarlet Witch Prep & Godzilla Collaboration

Elizabeth Olsen's independent film work includes 2011's acclaimed Martha Marcy May Marlene and last year's Kill Your Darlings. Her segue into studio filmmaking should also be a creatively satisfying experience, as she collaborated with filmmaker Gareth Edwards (Monsters) in the upcoming Godzilla and Joss Whedon in next year's Avengers: Age of Ultron. In Godzilla, Olsen … Continue reading Elizabeth Olsen On Scarlet Witch Prep & Godzilla Collaboration

‘Sharknado 2: The Second One’ Survival Tip #1 – More Ian Ziering!!

With last week's news that Sharknado 3 is set for a Summer 2015 release, one must understand that it's important to not put the cart before the horse (or shark). Sharknado 2: The Second One, which finds returnees Ian Ziering and Tara Reid sharing the screen with Mark McGrath, Judah Friedlander (30 Rock), Kari Wuhrer, Vivica A. … Continue reading ‘Sharknado 2: The Second One’ Survival Tip #1 – More Ian Ziering!!

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Star Sarah Drew Is Ready For A “Moms’ Night Out”

With Mother's Day approaching, Moms' Night Out's May 9th release is simply perfect timing. Sarah Drew, who plays the charmingly neurotic April Kepner on Grey's Anatomy, headlines the story as Allyson, a mom takes break from her kids to hang with her friends. Sean Astin is Allyson's hubby, who is predictably helpless without his wife … Continue reading ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Star Sarah Drew Is Ready For A “Moms’ Night Out”

App Love: Blowfish Meets Meteor Is A First Rate Block Party

Blowfish Meets Meteor is an iOS block breaker that received a significant upgrade earlier this month. The latest iteration contains enhanced iPad compatibility, an improved physics engine, as well as new sound effects, animations, and music. I didn't download the game upon its initial release, so I came to this adventure with the freshest of … Continue reading App Love: Blowfish Meets Meteor Is A First Rate Block Party

’24’ Star Kiefer Sutherland on Jack Bauer’s Popularity & Evolution

Kiefer Sutherland is back as Jack Bauer for a 12-episode run on 24: Live Another Day. The special event, whose two-hour premiere is slated for Monday, May 5 (Fox, 8 pm et/pt) features Jack Bauer reteaming with Chloe (Mary Lynn Rajskub) in London. Since its November 6, 2001 premieres, 24 has garnered 73 Emmy nominations … Continue reading ’24’ Star Kiefer Sutherland on Jack Bauer’s Popularity & Evolution

‘Belle’ Actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw Inspired By Jane Austen Universe

Now playing in select theaters, Belle is the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the biracial daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay (Matthew Goode). Although her aristocratic lineage gives her various privileges, there are still huge challenges Belle must face. Tom Wilkinson co-stars as Lord Mansfield, the great uncle who raises Belle along with his … Continue reading ‘Belle’ Actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw Inspired By Jane Austen Universe

Nicolas Cage Uses Past Mistakes For Inspired “Joe” Journey

Nicolas Cage has received excellent reviews in director David Gordon Green's evocative drama Joe, a project which features him as the titular ex-convict. Hell bent on staying out of trouble, the kindhearted yet temperamental Joe is pulled back into a life of complication after befriending a 15-year-old boy (Tye Sheridan). Green wrote Cage a letter … Continue reading Nicolas Cage Uses Past Mistakes For Inspired “Joe” Journey

Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” Continues Cinematic Human Project

In anticipation of director Richard Linklater's "Boyhood," my neurotic mind drifts to last year's "Before Midnight" press conference. The "Before" stories, which detail the lifelong romance between Jessie (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) bears a spiritual kinship to "Boyhood," a project Linklater shot from 2002 to 2013. Clocking in at 160 minutes, "Boyhood" gives … Continue reading Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” Continues Cinematic Human Project

C.J. Harris Reflects On “Amazing” American Idol Journey

On last night's "American Idol," we said goodbye to C.J. Harris, and even though he tried to finish his rendition of "Can't You See" by the Marshall Tucker Band, his emotions got the better of him as his fellow Idol colleagues took to the stage and hugged him. "This whole journey has been amazing," said … Continue reading C.J. Harris Reflects On “Amazing” American Idol Journey