Movie Love: John Ortiz Talks Bed-Stuy Connection With ‘Do The Right Thing’

John Ortiz plays a detective in the Jennifer Garner headlined release Peppermint. During our interview with Ortiz (conducted by Andrew Watches Movies podcaster Andrew Martin), he talked about his love for the Spike Lee feature Do The Right Thing. My favorite film is Do The Right Thing. It takes place where I grew up. I'm … Continue reading Movie Love: John Ortiz Talks Bed-Stuy Connection With ‘Do The Right Thing’

Saoirse Ronan To Receive International Star Award At Palm Springs Fest

Saiorse Ronan will be honored at the 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) with the International Star Award. The honor recognizes an actor or actress who has attained global acclaim thanks to their body of work. The Awards Gala, hosted by Mary Hart, takes places January 2 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. … Continue reading Saoirse Ronan To Receive International Star Award At Palm Springs Fest

Exclusive: India Carney Lives For “The Voice” Collaborations

The sun almost always shines in Los Angeles, but UCLA music student India Carney was in a "New York State of Mind" during the The Voice's Blind Auditions, and her focused (as well as subtly resonant) performance of the Billy Joel classic gained her a coach in Christina Aguilera. Her Battle Rounds performance with Clinton Washington was … Continue reading Exclusive: India Carney Lives For “The Voice” Collaborations

‘Brooklyn’ With Saoirse Ronan Sets November Release Date

  Fox Searchlight has announced that Brooklyn hits theaters November 6, 2015. If you're expecting a gentrified area filled with yoga studios and farm to table restaurants, your time machine is set on the wrong dial. This Brooklyn is set in the 1950s, as Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan, last seen in The Grand Budapest Hotel), an … Continue reading ‘Brooklyn’ With Saoirse Ronan Sets November Release Date

Jenny Lewis & Johnathan Rice Collaborate For “Song One” Soundtrack

Now playing in select theaters and available on VOD, Song One stars Anne Hathaway (who also produces) as Franny, an anthropology student who returns to Brooklyn after her brother Henry (Ben Rosenfield) is rendered comatose after a car accident. After reading his diaries and listening to his compositions, Franny gradually see Henry's passions with a less judgmental eye, … Continue reading Jenny Lewis & Johnathan Rice Collaborate For “Song One” Soundtrack

Anne Hathaway Finds A New “Song” In Los Angeles

Opening in theaters and VOD on January 23, Song One centers on Franny (Anne Hathaway), a woman who returns to Brooklyn after her musician brother Henry (Boardwalk Empire's Ben Rosenfield) slips into a coma after a car accident. Initially judgmental about Henry's career path, Franny sees her sibling in a truer light after listening to … Continue reading Anne Hathaway Finds A New “Song” In Los Angeles