James Gandolfini In Criminal Form With ‘The Drop’ Trailer

"The Drop" is a crime drama that's blessed with a Grade A pedigree. The screenplay was penned by "Mystic River" and "Gone Baby Gone" scribe Dennis Lehane, who based his script on his short story "Animal Rescue." The film's director, Michaël R. Rosmak, gained his share of acclaim for the 2011 film "Bullhead." Coming out … Continue reading James Gandolfini In Criminal Form With ‘The Drop’ Trailer

Scarlett Johansson on Black Widow’s ‘Winter Soldier’ Transformation

  One of the many reasons why I will, as comics icon Stan Lee suggested years ago, always "make mine Marvel" is that amidst all the action and larger than life superhero conflicts lies a murderer's row of dysfunctional individuals. Such is the case for Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson). Although we already know that Black … Continue reading Scarlett Johansson on Black Widow’s ‘Winter Soldier’ Transformation

‘Mario Kart 8’ Races Around With New Tracks & Metal Mario

"Mario Kart 8" makes its Wii U debut on May 8 via stores and in the Nintendo eShop, and the highly anticipated racer will feature original track designs which accentuate the title's new anti-gravity feature. With this addition, games can race upside down or speed through vertical environments. Nintendo released info on the new "Mario … Continue reading ‘Mario Kart 8’ Races Around With New Tracks & Metal Mario

‘Heaven is for Real’ Trailer Shoots From The Hip, Aims For The Heart

Randall Wallace, the screenwriter behind "Braveheart" and the director behind the epics "The Man in the Iron Mask," "We Were Soldiers," and "Secretariat," has painted on a wide narrative canvas throughout his career. Most of Wallace's protagonists had an expansive (or at the least, determined) vision of how to achieve their seemingly insurmountable goals. Even with … Continue reading ‘Heaven is for Real’ Trailer Shoots From The Hip, Aims For The Heart

‘Siege Online’ Opens MMORPG Kingdom for English Speaking Gamers

Mousee Games has launched an English language version of their massive multiplayer online role-playing game title "Siege Online," an adventure which enables gamers to traverse and fight in a war ravaged medieval universe. Although laying siege to kingdoms is not exactly my skill set, the title's free to play dynamic is intriguing, and my interests … Continue reading ‘Siege Online’ Opens MMORPG Kingdom for English Speaking Gamers

‘The Voice’ Q&A: Kaleigh Glanton on Team Blake Lessons & Crossfit Dreams

During "The Voice's" Blind Rounds, Kaleigh Glanton received a four chair turn for her version of Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Have You You Ever Seen The Rain." It was an inspired performance, as Glanton proved she could take a well known track and through her own vocal stylings, make it her own. During our brief chat, … Continue reading ‘The Voice’ Q&A: Kaleigh Glanton on Team Blake Lessons & Crossfit Dreams

“The Monuments Men” Are Ready for a May Blu-Ray Release

"The Monuments Men," George Clooney's WWII set directing feature, comes out on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital on May 20. The feature, based on the non-fiction book penned by Robert M. Edsel with Brett Witter, centers on the people who risked their lives to save thousands of art and treasures that were stolen by the Nazis. … Continue reading “The Monuments Men” Are Ready for a May Blu-Ray Release

‘The Voice’ Q&A: Emily B. Sings Straight From (And To) The Soul

The saying that adversity builds as well as reveals character certainly applies to "The Voice" singer Emily B. Through her trials with VHL disease, she has undergone two brain and four eye surgeries. Many individuals would have crumbled throug the process, but a strong faith in God as well as a grateful and open attitude … Continue reading ‘The Voice’ Q&A: Emily B. Sings Straight From (And To) The Soul

Blu-ray Review: ‘Kill Your Darlings’ Explores Allen Ginsberg’s Well Spent Youth

Now out on Blu-ray and DVD,  "Kill Your Darlings" (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 103 minutes) focuses on Allen Ginsberg's (Daniel Radcliffe) close bond with fellow Columbia student Lucien Carr (Dane DeHaan). Carr's innate charisma enables him to start a new literary movement among his peers, which include William Burroughs (Ben Foster) and Jack Kerouac ("Boardwalk Empire's" Jack Huston). … Continue reading Blu-ray Review: ‘Kill Your Darlings’ Explores Allen Ginsberg’s Well Spent Youth

‘The Voice’ Q&A: Bria Kelly Is Always “At Home On Stage”

Bria Kelly's take no prisoners approach to her music served her well with a barn burning rendition of the James Taylor tune "Steamroller Blues." Last week, she and Tess Boyer formed a strong union with their take on the Janis Joplin classic "Piece of My Heart." Usher chose Kelly to remain on his team, while Boyer … Continue reading ‘The Voice’ Q&A: Bria Kelly Is Always “At Home On Stage”