Film

“The Gallows” Is Scary As Hell

HOLLYWOOD—Horror in Hollywood is not easily accomplished. To deliver the thrills seriously, it involves a villain that is frightening, characters we care about and a narrative that sutures you right into the movie. I’ll admit, I’m not a fan of the found footage flick because it has been butchered to death, but the “The Gallows” delivers a bevy of...

“Magic Mike XXL” Entertains To A Degree

HOLLYWOOD—“Magic Mike,” it was the movie that created SO MUCH buzz back in 2012, it was no surprise the flick debuted to high numbers amongst female fans and gay males. Of course in the world of Hollywood, when a movie makes money a sequel is always a given. Fast-forward to 2015, and we have the sequel “Magic Mike XXL.” The...

“Terminator: Genisys” Full Of Action, Nothing Explosive

HOLLYWOOD—“I’ll be back.” Yep, it’s that classic line from “The Terminator,” that has become a staple in pop culture, but also a bit overused in the franchise as well. In one of the rare incidents, “Terminator 2: Judgement Day” proved that a sequel can seriously excel its predecessor. Unfortunately, that can’t be said for “Terminator 3: Rise of the...

“Ted 2,” Forgets It Is A Comedy

HOLLYWOOD—In 2012, Seth MacFarlane manifested one of the funniest movies of all-time “Ted.” For those who happened to disappear that year, the movie followed John (Mark Wahlberg) and his real-life teddy bear, Ted (voice of MacFarlane) through their wild array of adventures. Fast-forward to 2015 and we have the highly anticipated sequel, “Ted 2.” The film reunites Wahlberg and MacFarlane,...

Michael Myers Lives For “Halloween Returns”

HOLLYWOOD—There is something about horror legends from the 80s that just won’t die. Michael Myers is slated to return to the big screen in the eleventh installment in the “Halloween” franchise, “Halloween Returns.” The sequel was announced by Dimension Films and Trancas International Films. Stepping behind the camera for the latest scare fest is Marcus Dunstan. Dunstan holds writing credits...

“Jurassic World,” Fun, Exciting, And Riveting

HOLLYWOOD—I already noted that summer 2015 would be one of the biggest of all-time at the box-office. It seems week after week a blockbuster is invading theaters. This weekend we have the release of "Jurassic World," the highly anticipated sequel to the "Jurassic Park" franchise that literally changed people's perception about dinosaurs thanks to Steven Spielberg. Can you believe...

“Seven” The Greatest Thriller Of All-Time

MorHOLLYWOOD—Asking a movie buff his or her favorite movie, is like asking them to choose which parent they love best; it’s no easy choice. When I think of a ‘favorite’ movie, I think of a film that no matter what mood I’m in, no matter how tired I am, if it comes on television or I want to watch...

“Tomorrowland” Is Imaginative Fun

HOLLYWOOD—Hmmm, when I first heard about the movie “Tomorrowland” I did my best to categorize the flick. Was it an action movie, a sci-fi adventure, a family flick, fantasy adventure? In essence, it’s a little bit of all those things which is the problem with cohesion. The fantasy flick which stars Oscar-winner George Clooney takes the audience on a...

“Poltergeist” Will Scare You Senseless

HOLLYWOOD—I have seriously been waiting for quite some time for a movie to come along to deliver some wicked thrills something to scare me unlike anything before. Well that wait might finally be over. “Poltergeist,” a new interpretation on the 1982 classic that was helmed by Tobe Hooper, much debate has said that Steven Spielberg was responsible for the...

Nominees For 2015 BET Awards Unveiled

HOLLYWOOD—Seems music is everyone you turn nowadays. The nominees for the 2015 BET Awards were announced on Monday, May 18. Leading the pack of this year’s nominees is singer Chris Brown and rapper Nicki Minaj who both picked up six nominations including the coveted Video of the Year. Followed closely behind is Queen Beyonce with four nominations and rapper...
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