Unlike a lot of actors, Dwayne Johnson wasn’t born to act. He was, however, born to entertain. He played college football for the University of Miami where he played for their 1991 national championship team. After playing in the Canadian Football League, he followed in his father’s and grandfather’s footsteps
We’ve all had the experience of trying not to think about something: a painful memory, a powerful craving, a strange look from a partner or friend. Often times, it feels like the more we try to push those thoughts away, the harder they try to force their way in. In
Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt might be a studio bean counter's dream pairing. Jennifer Lawrence was ranked as the most bankable star in 2013 and 2014, while many sources proclaimed Chris Pratt to be the most bankable star of 2015. The blockbuster duo now star as Aurora and Jim in
La La Land made its list this year and it’s checking it more than twice.
95% rating on Rotten Tomatoes √
92/100 rating on Metacritic √
AFI Top Ten Films of the Year √
Named or nominated for Best Picture by the Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego,
There’s a little movie opening on Friday called Rogue One. This little movie is the latest in a little film franchise known as the Star Wars universe which is the fourth highest grossing film franchise in history. With Rogue One generating the usual mammoth fan excitement as per usual with
After graduating from Juilliard in 2003, Jessica went back to her home state of California. She was soon cast in the WB pilot of the Dark Shadows reboot. Though the pilot wasn’t picked up by the network, she did land guest spots on hit shows like ER and Veronica Mars.
Director Mark Waters brought the mean in Mean Girls. Kathy Bates has been bringing the mean in American Horror Story. Billy Bob Thornton brought the mean in Bad Santa. The three meanies have now teamed up for Bad Santa 2. Thornton reprises his role as the greedy, whiskey-soaked anti-hero, Willie
In the fact-based film, Bleed For This, cocky Rhode Island boxer Vinny Pazienza (Miles Teller) takes a brutal beating from Junior Welterweight Champion Roger Mayweather in 1988. After his humiliating loss, fight promoter Lou Duva (Ted Levine) urges him to retire. Instead, Pazienza moves up two weight classes under the
Amy Adams is one of the most popular actresses working today. She deftly navigates her career from blockbusters (Night at the Museum 2, The Justice League) to highbrow Oscar bait. This is evidenced by a tidy handful of five Oscar nominations for her roles in Junebug, Doubt, The Fighter, The
From the creators of Shrek comes DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls, a smart, funny and irreverent comedy about the search for happiness, and just how far some will go to get it.
The film transports audiences to a colorful, wondrous world populated by the overly optimistic Trolls, who have a constant dance in
Hacksaw Ridge is based on the true story of US Army medic Desmond T. Doss. Doss (Andrew Garfield) was a Christian (Seventh-day Adventist) conscientious objector who refused to bear arms, yet was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Harry S. Truman for single-handedly saving the lives of over 75
High school is scary enough as it is. Your hormones are raging. Your parents just have no clue. Your teachers are mean. You have to find a way to pass your algebra test. One of your friends is talking about you behind your back. You want a date with your
In the new thriller, The Accountant, by Gavin O’Connor (Miracle, Warrior), Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) is a mathematics savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Using a small-town CPA office as a cover, he makes his living as a forensic accountant for dangerous criminal organizations. With a Treasury agent
For a long time, the Western was considered a long and dead buried film genre. Before the supposed death of the Western, it was the most popular film genre for many decades. John Wayne, probably the most famous actor of the Western movie genre, might be the most popular actor
In case you forgot, here’s a refresher on Edward Snowden. While working for contractor Booz Allen for the NSA, Snowden began copying top-secret NSA documents, building a dossier on practices that he found invasive and disturbing. The documents contained vast information on the NSA's domestic surveillance practices. After he had