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The One Problem With Martin Scorsese's New Doc
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The Exhilarating, Infuriating 'Whiplash' Is 2014's Wildest Ride So Far
A few hours before another SOLD OUT show -- this time at Terminal 5 on Manhattan's westside, I had a very engaging conversation backstage with half of Rudimental's foursome -- Amir and Piers, who were casually kicking back in their dressing room.
He's played with the greats, from Frank Sinatra to Stevie Wonder, and has a slew of number one hits to his credit, including his version of "On Broadway."
Who is Michael Madsen? The badass in Reservoir Dogs, Donnie Brasco, or Kill Bill? Let me tell you about the Michael Madsen I spoke with -- a man who is more than the sum of the parts we see him portray on the screen.
It would be easy to dismiss The Good Lie as manipulative, a movie aimed at the tear ducts (and we all know you can't trust a movie about emotions).
While the story is epic in length and covers decades, it doesn't feel like a big film to me, not in the way that perhaps Once Upon A Time In The West feels "big" and important.
I was completely oblivious to and uninterested with these ideas when I first saw Tobe Hooper's 1974 horror staple The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. I was around twelve.
A friend mentioned that September 14 marked five years since actor/dancer Patrick Swayze died, after a very public battle with cancer. After logging over 500 interviews during a fifteen year period, I can say without reservation that Patrick Swayze was the nicest person I ever sat down with.
The city that brought you The Black Keys and the staggering combination of talent and sweat equity that is LeBron James, is serving up some well-forged acts appearing in all kinds of clubs and bars every day of the week.
Believe Me is a movie difficult to categorize. On one hand it appears to be a faith based film while on the other it seems to be a satire of the Christian community. Straddling both genres makes it ineffective in both.
Well, modern consumer scientific research finally has an answer to this puzzling question. And the answer is not just the world has poor taste in movies. The answer is we love judging, or in this case, bashing Bay.
Powerhouse band Panic! At the Disco brought their signature complex multi-leveled sound and pounding beat to the Greek Theater in Los Angeles this summer, keeping the SRO crowd on their feet with their current hits as well as old favorites
DWTS is one part of Thompson's busy schedule, which includes acting in and directing ABC Family's Switched at Birth. She also plays the role of Nicolas Cage's wife in the movie Left Behind coming out Oct. 3rd.
For anyone compiling a list of Samuel L. Jackson's worst films, you're in for a treat. Kite will be hard to beat.
WINTERFELL... is ARRYN'S KEEP.
The release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier this month on disc and download reminds of what a terrific film it is. With some competition from its delightful Marvel Studios sibling, Guardians of the Galaxy, it's the best pop movie of the year.
Miss me? After some time off, here (finally!) are some new releases on DVD and BluRay and the best of recent months that you really need.