Rosario Dawson Finds Personal Connection With ‘Gimme Shelter’

If you're in search for a drama filled with heartrending (and inspired) work from its actors, it'll be hard to beat Gimme Shelter. Vanessa Hudgens is Apple, a pregnant teen who struggles to find a home after leaving her crack addicted mother June (Rosario Dawson). Both actresses give standout performances in the feature, which also … Continue reading Rosario Dawson Finds Personal Connection With ‘Gimme Shelter’

‘Vampire Academy’ Star Lucy Fry’s Acting Dreams Starts With Physical Theater

Vampire Academy, based on the series of successful young adult novels penned by Richelle Mead, opens nationwide today. The film, which already has a built in fan base, may signal a significant career boost for lead actresses Zooey Deutch and Lucy Fry. During our interviews with Fry, she reflected on the origins of her acting … Continue reading ‘Vampire Academy’ Star Lucy Fry’s Acting Dreams Starts With Physical Theater

Jennifer Lopez On Fellow ‘American Idol’ Judges: “We Have The Same Hearts”

Although they're technically judges on American Idol, Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick Jr. are trying their best to impart their respective pearls of showbiz wisom for all of the singing hopefuls that come their way. One of this year's biggest pleasures is the lack of bickering that infested last season, and the return of … Continue reading Jennifer Lopez On Fellow ‘American Idol’ Judges: “We Have The Same Hearts”

Chad Michael Murray Reflects on ‘Cavemen’ & A Creatively Gratifying Year

Opening Friday in select theaters and on VOD, Cavemen centers on several young men who live and love the night away in Los Angeles. Chad Michael Murray stars as one of the perpetually on the make bachelors. While his friends Dean (Skylar Astin) and Tess (Camilla Belle) are the kind of buddies who are destined to … Continue reading Chad Michael Murray Reflects on ‘Cavemen’ & A Creatively Gratifying Year

Dominic Sherwood’s Vampire Academy Role Shaped Through Audition Process

To land the role of Christian Ozera in Vampire Academy, Dominic Sherwood auditioned six times for director Mark Waters. It's a challenging process that's just part of the job for many actors, so it's good to know that Sherwood keeps things in perspective. "I think my passion is performing," said Sherwood, who grew up in Kent, England. … Continue reading Dominic Sherwood’s Vampire Academy Role Shaped Through Audition Process

Blu-ray Blast: Inside Llewyn Davis Readies For A March Release

It's still hard to stomach that Oscar Isaac's compelling, and ultimately heartbreaking portrayal of a stubborn folk singer was snubbed by the Academy. But Oscar voters aren't exactly on my mind these days, especially since Inside Llewyn Davis is now being released March 11 on Blu-ray and DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The narrative … Continue reading Blu-ray Blast: Inside Llewyn Davis Readies For A March Release

About Last Night’s Kevin Hart on Comedy: “Laughing Heals All Wounds”

With the success of Think Like A Man, Grudge Match, and Ride Along, Kevin Hart is definitely, to quote one of his phrases, "coming in hot" with the relationship comedy About Last Night. A remake of the popular 1986 feature (which is based the David Mamet work Sexual Perversity in Chicago), About Last Night centers … Continue reading About Last Night’s Kevin Hart on Comedy: “Laughing Heals All Wounds”

Sarah Hyland Hopes ‘Vampire Academy’ Scores With “Supportive” Fans

Best known for her work on Modern Family, Sarah Hyland is also carving out a career in film. Vampire Academy, based on the popular book penned by Richelle Mead, co-stars Gabriel Byrne (he plays her father in the feature) hits theaters on February 7. The actress is hoping the book's diehard fans will have a positive … Continue reading Sarah Hyland Hopes ‘Vampire Academy’ Scores With “Supportive” Fans

‘Tim’s Vermeer’ Follows An Inventor’s Spirited and Artistic Journey

Tim's Vermeer opens today in select theaters, and if you have any sort of artistic inclinations or, for that matter, have an unwavering spirit, it's a documentary I'd highly suggest. Directed by Teller and produced by longtime collaborator Penn Jillette, the project comes off as one of their greatest illusions, as the pair, along with … Continue reading ‘Tim’s Vermeer’ Follows An Inventor’s Spirited and Artistic Journey

‘Noah’ Pre-Game Super Bowl Spot Comes Up Snake Eyes

The good news is director Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, The Wrestler) has only helmed superior work, and his most ambitious effort, the life affirming tale The Fountain, is ridiculously underrated. But will Aronofsky's cerebral approach fit into Noah, a film of biblical (literally) proportions? Russell Crowe stars as Noah, the man who's called by God to build … Continue reading ‘Noah’ Pre-Game Super Bowl Spot Comes Up Snake Eyes