How Taraji P. Henson Get Stunt Moves Tight for Proud Mary

Enough was movie a while back that starred Jennifer Lopez  where in order to protect her and her daughter from an abusive husband she learned self-defense.  I always wondered what taking a class like that would look and feel like.  It was terrifying and empowering all at the same time.  Armed with some wicked allergies,…

Adorable and Endangered Pandas are Delightful in New IMAX Doci

This 45 minutes documentary narrated by Kristen Bell gets down to the nitty-gritty of what it takes for this adorable creature to survive in its natural habitat after being nurtured and taken care of by Chinese scientist Rong Hou and “the bear whisperer” himself…wildlife biologist Ben Kilham.

Joaquin Phoenix Plays Troubled Hit Man in You Were Never Really Here

Say what you want about Joaquin Phoenix, but the boy can act his buns off. In the new psychological thriller You Were Never Really Here, Phoenix is a former soldier turned FBI agent, no nonsense hitman-on-a-mission who now devotes his time rescuing kidnapped young women from a sex traffickers.

The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine Turns 50 in July

  NEW YORK / LONDON / LOS ANGELES – APRIL 04, 2018 – Abramorama announced today a deal with Apple Corps Ltd. and Universal Music Group (UMG) to theatrically release The Beatles’ classic 1968 animated feature film, Yellow Submarine, across North America this July in celebration of its 50thanniversary. Abramorama, Apple Corps Ltd. and UMG…

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Celebrates 34 Years

April 3, 2018 – LOS ANGELES   Visual Communications (VC), the nation’s premier Asian Pacific American media arts center, announced its outstanding program of films and events for the upcoming 34th edition of the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) running MAY 3 – MAY 12, 2018. The all encompassing annual film celebration is presented…

Caroline “Line” Found Lives on in The Miracle Season

Being a cheerleader was the closest I ever came to being a part of a sports team.  When find your “people” everyone becomes a tight-knit family and feel like nothing is impossible.  But, there’s always that one person who stands out just a little bit bolder.  A person whose future is so bright it burns…

Charlie Plummer Shines Bright in Lean on Pete

Most of my life I have had a pet.  Each and every one holds a special place in my heart and memory throughout my life.  Who doesn’t love animals right? OK…so I initially thought I was going to see a film about a boy and his horse.  I love horses and was majorly excited!!!  However,…

PBS Launches Poetry In America to Inspire Americans Through Poetry

STAR-STUDDED NEW PUBLIC TELEVISION SERIES LAUNCHES IN TIME FOR NATIONAL POETRY MONTH THIS APRIL Poetry in America features Shaquille O’Neal, Cynthia Nixon, Frank Gehry, Bono, Nas, Herbie Hancock, Yo-Yo Ma, and more exploring poems on subjects close to their heart in twelve visually stunning episodes The new series aims to inspire Americans of all ages and bring…

Taraji P. Henson Goes Off The Rails in Tyler Perry’s Acrimony

How many of you out there have been involved with a man or a woman who wasn’t needy, but could never contribute anything to the relationship from a financial standpoint?  You know the ones who never have money to pay for an outing to dinner, theatre or a concert.  The ones who have dreams higher…

50 Years of The Planet of the Apes & 2001: A Space Odyssey

Before Star Wars, E.T. and Close Encounters, Stanley Kubrick released 2001:  A Space Odyssey in 1968.  Kubrick earned a reputation in Hollywood of producing and directing films that were odd and out of the box. To the point, where his reviews would be universally mixed.  You either loved him or hated him. When 2001:  A…

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice Happy 30th Birthday

Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis and Winona Ryder were some of Hollywood’s hottest, youngest and brightest when Universal Studios released a little film about an eccentric ghost who haunted houses in the form of Michael Keaton. Since 1988, Beetlejuice was one an attraction at the Universal Studios parks in the  form of a musical revue and now…

Virtual World Comes Alive with Ready Player One

My brother and I grew up on Steven Spielberg films…Jaws, E.T. and a list of other films that is as tall as my 5’2″ frame.  Over the holidays, I bought a Star Wars VR game because I am obsessed with anything in the franchise and where else could I become ‘the force’ in the comfort…