Dream Factory: ‘Seven Days In May’ With A Dash of Synchronicity

  Years ago I was a UCLA Daily Bruin film writer with a column titled Dream Factory, and these days I’m a full time manny to my 2-year-old niece. I’m also a podcaster times two, lifelong press junketeer, horrible fantasy football player, and, most of all, a dude who loves his family. Family has a … Continue reading Dream Factory: ‘Seven Days In May’ With A Dash of Synchronicity

Chris Hemsworth Has The Butterflies Working On ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Chris Hemsworth has been a staple of the Marvel Universe since 2011's Thor, and in Avengers: Infinity War the God of Thunder is one of many superheroes attempting to take down a world destroying villain known as Thanos (Josh Brolin). The confrontation with Thanos has been building up for years now, and sans a hammer … Continue reading Chris Hemsworth Has The Butterflies Working On ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Trailer, Featuring Thanos A** Kicking, Debuts

As much as I love watching all the superheroes and ancillary characters do their respective thing in the Marvel Universe, a few omelettes need to be broken, so it's great to see Thanos (Josh Brolin) deliver bone-shattering punishment in the new Avengers: Infinity War trailer. Featuring voiceovers from various Avengers members (as well as Nick … Continue reading ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Trailer, Featuring Thanos A** Kicking, Debuts

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” – Deepest Dream Review

An hour before watching Avengers: Age of Ultron, I stepped into a nearby comic book store for a little visual and nostalgic inspiration. It's been years since I made mine Marvel, but after watching director Joss Whedon's latest cinematic venture, returning to the place I once loved shouldn't be a long trek. Though X-Men captured the hearts of scores … Continue reading “Avengers: Age of Ultron” – Deepest Dream Review

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” Trailer & Scarlet Witch Speaks!

The latest Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer debuted yesterday, and since I'm usually a day late and a dollar short, I didn't check it out until this morning. Obviously the trailer is fantastic, and sheds light into the Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) and Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) bond with Ultron (James Spader), as the trio's collective powers … Continue reading “Avengers: Age of Ultron” Trailer & Scarlet Witch Speaks!

‘The Judge’ With Robert Downey Jr. Hits Blu-Ray In January

The Judge, a drama headlined by Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall, hits Blu-ray and DVD on January 27 via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The story centers on Hank Palmer (Robert Downey Jr.), a highly successful defense attorney who returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral. Hank's reunion with his family is bittersweet due to his estranged … Continue reading ‘The Judge’ With Robert Downey Jr. Hits Blu-Ray In January

Black Panther and Captain Marvel Added to Marvel’s Film Slate

  Marvel fans received a ton of great news today, as several movies were announced that will run through 2019. The biggest casting news was Chadwick Boseman's (42, Get On Up) singing as T'Challa the proud ruler of Wakanda and the hero behind the movie Black Panther. The movie is set for a November 3, 2017. Black Panther's debut … Continue reading Black Panther and Captain Marvel Added to Marvel’s Film Slate

Vera Farmiga Talks “Spiritual Journey” Behind ‘The Judge’

Opening Friday, The Judge centers on a high powered lawyer (Robert Downey Jr.) who returns to his childhood home after his mother passes away. Reuniting with his family has its share of bitterness, as his strained relationship with his father (Robert Duvall), the town's resident judge, is seemingly at the point of no return. Vera … Continue reading Vera Farmiga Talks “Spiritual Journey” Behind ‘The Judge’

“Chef” Director Jon Favreau Gets Bitten With Culinary Bug

Iron Man filmmaker Jon Favreau writes, directs, produces and stars in the comedy Chef, a feature which also stars Sofia Vergara, John Leguizamo, Bobby Cannavale (Boardwalk Empire), Robert Downey Jr., and Scarlett Johansson. The storyline centers on Carl Casper (Favreau), a chef who quits his job at a respected Los Angeles restaurant after having disagreements … Continue reading “Chef” Director Jon Favreau Gets Bitten With Culinary Bug