“Top Gun”: Maverick Adds Kara Wang to the Cast

  By Celebretainment Movies News Desk Kara Wang and Jack Schumacher have joined the cast of ‘Top Gun: Maverick’. ‘Good’ Trouble actress Kara and ‘Chicago P.D’ actor Jack will play pilots in the action blockbuster and are amongst seven, and final, new additions to sign up to Paramount and Skydance Media’s sequel to the 1986 […]

Movie Review: Glenn Close Makes ‘The Wife’ Engaging, Draws Oscar Buzz

  By Michael Smith/Tulsa World To think of the acting of Glenn Close is to recall scenery-chewing roles in films like “Fatal Attraction” and “Dangerous Liaisons,” or her Broadway-by-storm turn as Norma Desmond in “Sunset Boulevard.” But to see her work in the new movie “The Wife” is to be reminded how subtle she can […]

The Oscars: Most Memorable Moments, Juicy Tidbits, Plus Insider Tips From Host Jimmy Kimmel

  Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook As the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences gears up for the 90th annual presentation of the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, on ABC, Parade polls readers on the awards show’s most memorable moments, and host Jimmy Kimmel provides a sneak peek into […]

‘Jumanji’ Bounds Out of the Jungle to Top North American Box Offices

    Displayed with permission from AFP Sony’s family-oriented movie “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” roared into first place this weekend in North American theaters as horror film “Insidious” edged into second past a slipping “Star Wars” installment, according to industry estimates. “Jumanji,” starring square-jawed Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and funnymen Jack Black and Kevin […]

‘Star Wars’ Movies After ‘The Last Jedi’

  Displayed with permission from International Business Times   Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Instagram and  Facebook “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” just hit theaters Friday, but some fans are already thinking about what’s coming next. Luckily, they won’t have to wait long for sequels, prequels and more. “Solo: A Star Wars Story” […]

You Must Remember This: ‘Casablanca’ at 75

Displayed with permission A tattoo artist works from a portrait of Hollywood legends Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, who played star-crossed lovers whose union must be sacrificed for the sake of fighting the Nazis, in the movie “Casablanca” AFP/File / Gabriel BOUYS     Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook   This weekend […]

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Could Cap Record Year for Marvel

  Follow The Mac Wire on Twitter and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook Displayed with permission from AFP It may not get the same affection lavished on “Iron Man” or “Captain America,” but the “Thor” franchise looks set to complete a record year for Marvel on its opening weekend. Bolstered by glowing early reviews, “Thor: Ragnarok” — the third […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

When Will Robert Downey Jr. Stop Playing Iron Man?

Displayed with permission  Robert Downey Jr. has been playing Iron Man for nearly a decade now, but the actor knows he’ll have to hang up the arc reactor eventually. Downey recently hinted that he’ll have to retire from the successful Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies in the future. “Everyone says to me it’s like a […]

On The Teen Beat: Harry Styles Tough Competition For Dunkirk Role

  Harry Styles competed against several big name movie and TV actors to land a role in ‘Dunkirk’. The 23-year-old singer makes his debut Christopher Nolan’s World War II drama and has revealed when he went to audition for the part of Alex he recognised so many famous faces from the big and small screen, […]

Spider-Man May Have Multiple Suits In Upcoming Movies

  Follow @TheMacWire  and  M.A. Cassata on Facebook Displayed with permission from iDigital Times Spider-Man could be wearing more than one suit in his upcoming movie appearances. This rumor comes from toy company SwimWays at the 2017 Toy Fair. As seen in the packaging above, there are three Spider-Man toys. One is the classic Spider-Man suit, one is the Iron Spider suit and the other […]

Singers, Songwriters, Musicians Pay Tribute To Gerry Goffin

Neil Sedaka has posted a short statement on the passing of Gerry Goffin earlier today. Sedaka was instrumental in Carole King and Gerry Goffin’s early success. He had dated King in high school and, as he writes here, brought them to the Brill Building. I am saddened to hear about the passing of Gerry Goffin. We all started […]

Photo Alert: “Jersey Boys” Donnie Kehr Performs With The Broadway Dreams Students

Kehr is fifth from left with The Broadway Dreams students. (Photo: Courtesy dis COMPANY) Broadway’s Donnie Kehr, who’s in the big-screen version of Jersey Boys (due out in June directed by Clint Eastwood) performed a song today with The Broadway Dreams theatre students today at The Tribeca Film Family Festival. The PATH Fund and Kehr’s Rockers On Broadway […]

Wolverine Will Face His Death in Upcoming Comic

April 25, 2014 Posted with permission from Wolverine will face his doom in upcoming Marvel comic, Death of Wolverine. The landmark issue will be preceded by a “3 Months to Die” storyline this summer. The plot finds Wolverine stripped of his accelerated power to heal, and will culminate in a four-issue Death of Wolverine finale in September. […]