Film

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2018 Nominees Unveiled

WEST HOLLYWOOD—On Monday, the Golden Globe nominations were revealed, on Wednesday, December 13, the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Award nominees were unveiled and we might have an idea where things could be headed come Oscar Sunday in March 2018. Why? SAG comprises the heftiest number of the actors’ branch which is a strong predictor of who will and who...

“The Shape Of Water” Leads Golden Globe Nominations

HOLLYWOOD—I can officially say it people: AWARDS SEASON IS UPON US! On Monday, December 11, the 2018 Golden Globe nominees were unveiled, and per usual there were plenty of surprises, snubs and a few headscratchers as well. Nominees were announced by actresses Alfre Woodward, Sharon Stone and Kristen Bell, and actor Garrett Hedlund. Wow, not much love for Jordan Peele...

“Justice League” Is Not Perfect, But Fun

HOLLYWOOD—It is never an easy task to bring a caliber of superheroes together in one movie. When you have so many characters, and standouts who can easily hold their own film, it makes it that much more difficult when you have 6 to 7 all in the same movie with a narrative that works on all cylinders? We’ve seen...

“A Bad Moms Christmas” Misses The Laughs

HOLLYWOOD—The 2016 comedy “Bad Moms” was absolutely hilarious. It was unlike anything seen in the cinematic universe in quite some time, so I was not surprised to see the flick earn major kudos at the box-office. We all know what that means right: sequel! However, this sequel doesn’t capture the same magic as its predecessor. “A Bad Moms Christmas”...

“Shape Of Water” Leads Critics Choice Nominees

HOLLYWOOD—The contenders for the 2018 Critics Choice Awards were released on Wednesday, December 6 and leading all nominees is Guillermo Del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” with a total of 14 nominations including Best Picture. The films “Lady Bird,” “Call Me by Your Name” and “The Post” each picked up 8 nominations apiece. The ceremony which has now meshed...

“Coco” Wins Box-Office For Second Weekend

HOLLYWOOD—For the second consecutive weekend, audiences were dazzled by the Pixar animated flick “Coco.” Last week’s box-office champ maintained its grip on the box-office with $26 million. Since its release on November 22, the film has earned a domestic tally of $108.7 million. While not the box-office titan so many expected, “Justice League” still has a solid grip on the...

“Wonder” Is A Powerful Triumph!

HOLLYWOOD—I cannot recall the last time a movie really struck and emotional chord with me. The movie “Wonder,” is one that took me back to a time in my own childhood where things weren’t always so happy-go-lucky. As a critic, I find myself advocating for films as a pure form of entertainment, however, with “Wonder” this is a film...

Independent Spirit Awards Nominees Announced

SANTA MONICA—We’re getting closer to awards season America. The nominees for the 2018 Independent Spirit Awards were announced on Tuesday, November 21 with the drama “Call Me by Your Name” leading all contenders with a total of 6 nominations including Best Feature. The thriller “Get Out” picked up 5 nominations, while the film “Good Time” earned 5 nominations as...

“Coco” Wins Thanksgiving Box-Office

HOLLYWOOD—The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is all about family and it was all about family-friendly movies which dominated the box-office. The Pixar adventure “Coco” leaped to the top spot with an impressive $71 million haul over the holiday weekend. During the three-day weekend the flick earned $49 million, and from Wednesday-Thursday earned over $22 million. The movie earned rave reviews...

Television Star And Singer Della Reese Dead At 86

LOS ANGELES—Singer and star of the TV series "Touched by an Angel," Della Reese died Sunday of natural causes at her Los Angeles home. She was 86. Reese was born in the Black Bottom neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan. She began singing in her church choir at a young age and at the age of 13, she joined Mahalia Jackson's gospel group. In...
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