AFI FILM FEST 2017: I, Tonya

  In 1991, Tonya Harding was on top of the world!  Holding titles as the 1991 U.S. Women’s Figure Skating Champion and 1991 World Championship Silver medallist. Harding was also a two-time Olympian and a two-time Skate America Champion.  Her achievements in the Women’s Figure Skating history books would simultaneously disappear over one incident in 1994….

AFI FILM FESTIVAL 2017: Noel Wells Moves Center Stage with Mr. Roosevelt

    Everyone has had a pet that they love like family.  Some of us have even had marriages and relationships where a pet was shared.  But, what happens when the honeymoon is over and the couple has to decide who gets to keep the furry four-legged best friend.  Is the doggy parent who bounces…

AFI FILM FEST 2017: Annette Benning is Superb as Gloria Grahame in Film Stars Don’t Die I Liverpool

If you have ever seen It’s A Wonderful Life, then you have seen and are familiar with Gloria Grahame.  Grahame was the femme fatale in many a classic Hollywood Film Noir who always played the chick from the wrong side of the tracks.  Think of her as the unpolished,  white trash version of Marilyn Monroe….

The Star Gives an Old Tale a Hip, Fresh Twist from the Animals POV

Everyone knows the story of how Baby Jesus came to Joseph and Mary…right?  But, what if the way the story was told was from the point of view of the animals.  That’s right, camels, donkey disciples and birds are just the tip of the iceberg sharing this historic fable voiced by Patricia Heaton, Tyler Perry,…

Darren Aronofsky Tackles Bible, Humor and Horror in mother!

Darren Aronovsky films always leave me asking a zillion questions when the film is over!!!  As many of you know, I am not a fan of the horror genre.  Look, I’m still having very vivid memories and nightmares over Black Swan:) mother! is a different type of film.  It unabashedly attacks Christianity, the Bible and…

Fonda and Redford Reunited for Our Souls at Night

  One of my fondest childhood memories was watching Robert Redford and Jane Fonda late night on television in Barefoot in the Park.  They seemed like an on-screen match made in heaven.  Needless to say, I was right. Nearly 50 years later, the two reunited for the Netflix drama, Our Souls at Night about two…

“COCO” SOUNDTRACK FEATURES TRADITIONAL MEXICAN SOUNDS and PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS’ FIRST-EVER VR EXPERIENCE

  AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 10 “COCO” SOUNDTRACK FEATURES ORIGINAL SONGS, A MEMORABLE SCORE AND TRADITIONAL MEXICAN SOUNDS Grammy®-Winning Singers Miguel and Natalia Lafourcade to Perform End-Credit Version of “Coco” Signature Song “Remember Me”   BURBANK, Calif. (Oct. 4, 2017) – As Disney•Pixar’s “Coco” heads into theaters this Thanksgiving, the film’s soundtrack gears up for its debut….

Ali Fazal Plays Abdul with Omar Sharif Charm in Victoria and Abdul

Can you imagine being a 30-year star who lands the role of a lifetime WITH one of Britain’s most famous ABOUT one of Britain’s most famous?  Ali Fazal knows that reality all too well playing the role of Abdul, a young Indian man who becomes one of Queen Victoria’s most trusted confidantes during the last…

Focus Features Darkest Hour in select cities on November 22, 2017

During the early days of World War II, with the fall of France imminent, Britain faces its darkest hour as the threat of invasion looms.  As the seemingly unstoppable Nazi forces advance, and with the Allied army cornered on the beaches of Dunkirk, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the leadership of the newly-appointed British…

Toronto Film Festival: Brad’s Status

  Mike White is one of the most prolific cinematic voices of our time. He attacks the issues of America very candidly, with fervor and a touch of comedy that leaves us wondering what just happened.  His latest film, Brad’s Status is no exception. White says he was interested in exploring the surge in what…

Aladdin Cast Set for Guy Ritchie Disney Adaptation

  CASTING IN PLACE FOR “ALADDIN,” THE LIVE-ACTION ADAPTATION DIRECTED BY GUY RITCHIE BURBANK, Calif. (September 6, 2017) – Casting for “Aladdin,” the live-action adaptation of the studio’s animated classic, is complete and production is currently underway at Longcross Studios outside London. The “Aladdin” cast includes: Two-time Oscar® nominee Will Smith (“Ali,” “Men in Black”) as…

Calling on Girls! Win a Trip to Marvel Studios Premiere of THOR

MARVEL STUDIOS’ THOR: RAGNAROK SUPERPOWER OF STEM CHALLENGE   Calling on Girls to Channel Their Superpowers of STEM for Good and Get a Chance to Win a Trip to the Premiere of Marvel Studios’ THOR: RAGNAROK and a Mentorship presented by Disney, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories and Synchrony Bank   https://d2ubg9dxuo6u2p.cloudfront.net/site-assets/media/video/marvel-studios-thor-ragnarok-superpowers-of-stem-challenge-8BVXW1K7YS.mp4   BURBANK,Calif. (August 23, 2017) —…