Movies

Award-Winning Actor Kevin Sorbo to Star in Upcoming Feature Film, ‘The Penitent Thief’

    Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook   Kevin Sorbo (Let There Be Light, God’s Not Dead) is set to star in The Penitent Thief, an adaptation of Don Willis’ best-selling novel, to debut during the 2019 Easter season. James Russo (Django Unchained, Donnie Brasco), Jay Giannone (Patriots Day, American […]

The Glorious Corner: Tribeca Film Festival Picks, Doctor Who’s Matt Smith as Robert Mapplethorpe, Blue Note Records: ‘Beyond the Notes’ Documentary and More

    G.H. Harding TRIBECA TRAFFIC — Monday night we attended the premiere of the documentary on Blue Note Records, entitled Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes, directed and written by Sophie Huber. The soft-spoken Huber briefly introduced the presentation as it unspooled. For any die-hard jazz fan or friend, Blue Note was go-to label […]

Getting Ready For the ‘Avengers: Infinity Wars’ Premier

    Don Milne This year will see the release of the new Avengers movie and whether you have big kids or little kids, it’s sure to create a buzz. The shops will be full of merchandise to help celebrate our favourite superheroes. We’ll learn more about the actors who play them. The premiere in […]

The Glorious Corner: Rufus Wainwright, Guitar Center Chain, Debbie Gibson and More

  G.H. Harding DEAR RUFUS — Very rarely have I ever seen an artist for the first time where I am completely and instantly captivated by his artistry and abilities. I was well aware of Rufus Wainwright, his unique lineage and even some experience with his music, but, that said, his show Friday night at […]

‘Austin Powers’ Actor Verne Troyer Has Died at Age 49

Verne Troyer has died aged 49. The actor, who was best known for his portrayal of Mini Me in the ‘Austin Powers’ movie franchise, has passed away at the age of 49, according to a post on the actor’s social media page on Saturday (04.21.18). Alongside a professional shot of the star, a lengthy statement […]

The Glorious Corner: Amy Schumer, Tina Fey, Al Pacino, Tribeca Fest and More

  G.H. Harding  AMY & TINA DO SNL —Tina and Amy are back … sort of. NBC has announced the final two hosts of Saturday Night Live’s 43rd season. First up is Amy Schumer, who is set to return for her second hosting stint on May 12 with musical guest Kacey Musgraves. Then on May […]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: A Tale of Love at First Sight

  The couple revealed they knew little about each other when they met on a blind date in July 2016 GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP / Chris Jackson It was love at first sight for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who both quickly sensed their brief encounter on a blind date could blossom into something much, […]

Tyne Daly Joins The Cast of CBS ‘Murphy Brown’ Reboot

  Displayed with permission from Tribune Content Agency Mary Beth Lacey, meet Murphy Brown. Tyne Daly, who played Lacey in CBS’ groundbreaking “Cagney and Lacey,” about two female police detectives, is joining the cast of the planned reboot of “Murphy Brown.” CBS announced that Daly will play the role of Phyllis, the sister of the […]

The Glorious Corner: NYC’s B.B. King’s Shutters, Netflix’s ‘Stanger Things’, Monkees-Great Micky Dolenz Coming To East Coast Comic-Con and More!

G.H. Harding  BB KING’S SHUTTERS IN NYC — Although it’s been rumored for months, B. B. King’s NYC announced a final closing date of April 29, with a show from Buddy Guy. The hallowed club first opened on June 20, 2000 and B.B. King Blues Club & Grill did provide a wide array of fascinating shows. […]

The Glorious Corner:Radio Personality Art Bell and Two-Time Oscar Winner Czech Director Milos Forman Pass Away, Plus Last Two ‘Will & Grace’ Season Episodes and More

  G.H. Harding  BELL PASSES— From The Las Vegas Review Journal: He was awake when most of the country was asleep, cultivating a loyal following while sharing his fascination with the unexplained on his nighttime paranormal-themed show. For the better part of two decades, longtime late-night radio personality Art Bell was his own producer, engineer […]

Is Jason Statham Hollywood’s Last Real Action Hero?

  Zachary Leeman Displayed with permission from Lifezette You won’t find Jason Statham‘s films on many critics’ top ten lists — and you won’t see him nominated for many awards, but he remains in 2018 one of America’s most beloved and consistent action stars. The British born, ex-Olympian swimmer has headlined three successful franchises himself […]

Shirley Temple Began in Short Films Almost 90 Years Ago

  Newsweek Special Edition Displayed with permission from Newsweek This article, along with others celebrating 90 years of America’s original sweetheart, is featured in Newsweek’s Special Edition: Shirley Temple. During the Golden Age of talking pictures, when first Depression and later wartime thrift made the movies the only affordable entertainment for most Americans, a night at […]

The Glorious Corner: Elton John Salute, Lindsey Buckingham Nixed, RIP Writer-Extraordinaire Lee Jeske and More

G.H. Harding  ELTON ON GRAMMY SPECIAL — I make no apologies for being a significantly huge Elton John fan. From “Border Song” to “Home,” I think John‘s work, with Bernie Taupin of course, has just been exceptional. Last night’s Grammy salute to John (I’m Still Standing), filmed right after last February’s Grammy awards, was just […]