Movies

Did You Know… Elvis Presley Named His Horse Star Trek?

    Elvis Presley named his horse after the sci-fi show ‘Star Trek’. The iconic musician loved watching the original Gene Roddenberry-created TV series so much that he decided to name his pet after the programme, which subsequently spawned a number of spin-off shows and movies. Celeste Yarnall, who starred alongside Elvis in the comedy-romance […]

Fantastic Fest to Debut Stephen King’s ‘Gerald’s Game,’ Martin McDonagh’s ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’

  Displayed with permission from Tribune Content Agency Fantastic Fest, the annual genre cinema bonanza in Austin, Texas, and the largest film festival of its kind in the United States, is doubling down on Stephen King mania in its 2017 edition with Netflix’s highly anticipated “Gerald’s Game” and a feature adaptation of the author’s horror […]

In The Glorious Corner: R.I.P. Glen Campbell, Letterman is Back, Ray Romano is Everywhere, David Crosby’s New Album and More!

  G,H. Harding  GLEN CAMPBELL – This loss was huge, very huge. The news came later yesterday that Campbell had passed after a prolonged fight against Alzheimer’s. I first got to hear Campbell’s music when I was young. Believe it or not, a close friend had worked for Campbell’s then-manager and the Smothers Brothers, whose show […]

11 Must-See Movies Coming Out In August

Shop Avon Online 24/7 Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook It’s still summer, which means the blockbusters are not done making their seasonal debuts just yet. In August 2017, moviegoers can expect to see dozens of titles hit theaters. From creepy thrillers to family-friendly animated films, here are the release dates and trailers for all the movies coming […]

Sam Shepard, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright and Oscar-Nominated Actor, Dies at 73

Posted with permission from Tribune Content Agency Sam Shepard, paragon playwright of the American West, was born to roam. With a father who was an Army officer and sometime farmer and a mother who was a teacher, Shepard — born in 1943, the oldest of three — spent his childhood bouncing around the heartland. This […]

Lily Collins Shares How Her Struggles Inspired ‘To The Bone’

Displayed with permission from International Business Times “To the Bone” star Lily Collins recently talked about the hit Netflix movie and shared what inspired her to be part of it. While speaking with Entertainment Weekly, the 28-year-old actress admitted that when she first read the script for “To the Bone,” she felt an instant connection […]

‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Girls Trip’ Wage War on Box-Office Expectations, as ‘Valerian’ Disappoints

  LOS ANGELES — In a rare weekend tug-of-war among three wildly different original films, the box-office figures are a testament to big-budget risks begetting big-time payoff — at least, if you’re Christopher Nolan. The releases of Nolan’s “Dunkirk,” Malcolm D. Lee’s “Girls Trip” and Luc Besson’s “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” […]

Comic-Con Ovation as Spielberg Previews Sci-Fi Adventure Movie

  LOS ANGELES – Thousands of fans were treated to a first look at Steven Spielberg’s hotly anticipated sci-fi adventure Ready Player One at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday. Starring Tye Sheridan, the movie is based on a 2011 novel about a teenager on a treasure hunt in a virtual reality game, in a world […]

‘Justice League’ Trailer Sparks Fan Debates

        Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook Are you the ultimate superhero movie fan? Test your knowledge. Play along with friends and see who is the biggest superhero movie fan of all!   The new “Justice League” trailer reveals all kinds of new things. We see Aquaman underwater, a villain infiltrating Wonder Woman’s home, the […]

BBC America Releases World Premiere Videos for “Doctor Who” at San Diego Comic-Con

  BBC AMERICA released the first-look teaser of the highly-anticipated Doctor Who Christmas Special, as well as a trailer of Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor, during its Hall H panel at San Diego Comic-Con. In addition, it was revealed that Peter Capaldi’s final episode of Doctor Who this Christmas will feature Pearl Mackie as […]

On The Teen Beat: Watch Demi Lovato’s New Video for “Sorry Not Sorry”

Upon release last week, Demi Lovato’s new single “Sorry Not Sorry” hit Top 5 on the iTunes US charts, had multiple trending topics on Twitter, and has garnered over 18 million streams globally in its first week. Today, Demi Lovato is here with her brand new music video for her single, “Sorry Not Sorry.” Directed […]

The Glorious Corner: Freddie Mercury Bio Pic, Fleetwood Mac at Classic West, Megyn Kelly’s New Show and More!

  G.H. Harding  MERCURY BIO PIC A GO — Queen have announced that the long-awaited and highly anticipated official biopic of their late singer Freddie Mercury is “finally happening” after spending years in production hell. And they’ve confirmed that X-Men director Bryan Singer is on board for the film, titled Bohemian Rhapsody, alongside Mr. Robot […]

Kevin Sorbo: Being Christian Conservative in Hollywood Can Be a Career ‘Death Sentence’

  Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook   Displayed with permission “I see it getting worse,” actor and filmmaker Kevin Sorbo told LifeZette about bias against creative conservatives in Hollywood. The 58-year-old star of such popular programs as “Hercules” and “Andromeda” said it can be difficult for right-leaning artists to survive in Hollywood, even a creative person with […]

On The Teen Beat: Harry Styles Says “Focus on the Good Things” in the World

Harry Styles wants people to “focus” on the “good things” in the world. The 23-year-old musician admits that the world can look “negative” if people choose to focus on those elements, but has encouraged people to look at the world with a degree of optimism and notice the “good people doing a lot of good […]

On The Teen Beat: Will Harry Styles Retire From Acting?

      Harry Styles may retire from acting. The 23-year-old pop star has received positive reviews for his performance in Christopher Nolan’s wartime drama ‘Dunkirk’ but he is concerned he has already “peaked too soon” and wouldn’t be able to do better next time. Speaking at the world premiere of the movie in London’s […]

2017 Emmy Nominations List

  The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced this morning at the Television Academy’s Wolf Theatre at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood. Despite tech issues plaguing the organization’s live stream for the entirety of the ceremony, Academy CEO Hayma Washington are Veep co-star Anna Chlumsky andS.W.A.T. co-star Shemar Moore unveiled 11 major […]

Ryan Reynolds Congratulates ‘Wonder Woman’ On Instagram

Displayed with permission from International Business Times Ryan Reynolds celebrated the success of Gal Gadot’s “Wonder Woman” on Instagram. On Tuesday, the “Green Lantern” actor shared his reaction to the massive success of Gadot’s film through a funny post on Instagram. Reynolds uploaded a photo of his character Deadpool wearing a “Wonder Woman” necklace, with his gloved […]

Is ‘The Rock’ Really Headed for a 2020 Run?

  Zachary Leeman Displayed with permission from Lifezette President Trump’s 2020 competition may end up being former wrestler turned movie star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. The 45-year-old actor has talked up a presidential run on many occasions in recent months, though he’s always kept his politics close to his chest and has spoken in very […]

TMW Interview: Good ‘n Screwed Creator Joanna Bonaro Speaks

  by G. H. Harding  Actress, producer, creator Joanna Bonaro has written the comedy/dramedy Good ‘n Screwed, which is being rolled out to prospective network outlets later this month. We caught up with the peripatetic Bonaro between production meetings to talk about her creation:   Q: Tell us about the inspiration behind Good ‘n Screwed:  A: […]

Capsule Reviews of Feature Films

      Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook Displayed with permission from Tribune Content Agency ABACUS: SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL. 3 stars. Manhattan DA mounts a shaky mortgage fraud case against a family-run Chinatown bank, gets more than he bargained for from close-knit Chinese-American family. From director Steve James (“Hoop Dreams”). 1 hr. 30 No MPAA rating […]