Film

“Sicario” Is Riveting Drama

HOLLYWOOD—It’s a difficult task in cinema to craft a movie that leaves an audience member on the edge of their seat, unnerved, but also amazed by what they’re watching unfold on the big screen. The film “Sicario” falls into the realm of a piece of cinema that will have audiences talking. Can a spectator have a preconceived notion about...

“Everest” Is A Visceral Thrill-Ride

HOLLYWOOD—We have all seen documentaries and flicks aimed at chronicling the tale of treachery that lives on Mount Everest. The new movie “Everest” chronicles the real live events of the 1996 disaster which chronicled what transpired with two expedition groups tackling the dangers on Mount Everest. The disaster flick stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Jason Clarke as Scott Fischer and...

“The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials” Lacks Punch

HOLLYWOOD—I was a huge fan of the “The Maze Runner” when it exploded onto the screen in 2014. The movie came out of nowhere and was absolutely thrilling and fun to watch. Less than a year later, we have its sequel “The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials.” Unfortunately, that feverish intensity, unique narrative and character growth that the first...

“Game Of Thrones” Big Primetime Emmy Award Winner

HOLLYWOOD—Awards season is slowly creeping upon us. The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards were held on Sunday, September 20 in hot and steamy Los Angeles. The ceremony was hosted by “Saturday Night Live” alum Andy Samberg. He relied on plenty of sketches to deliver laughs to the audience, which were funny at times, but not something I’ll be talking about...

“The Visit,” Is Twisted, Full Of Surprises

HOLLYWOOD—Can you believe it, M. Night Shyamalan is back with another thriller? This is the guy who produced one of the best twists in movie history in “The Sixth Sense.” Since that movie’s debut back in 1999, Shyamalan has had terrible success at the box-office with flicks like “The Village,” “Lady in the Water,” “The Happening,” “The Last Airbender”...

“The Perfect Guy” Is Thoroughly Entertaining

HOLLYWOOD—I have to say this first and foremost, actor Michael Ealy excels at playing the bad guy. There is something charming that he alludes to in his villainous roles that just capture audiences. His work on the hit Fox series “The Following” proved his capabilities to go dark, but what he does with “The Perfect Guy” is just beyond...

2015 Creative Arts Emmys Handed Out

LOS ANGELES—The 2015 Creative Arts Emmys took place on September 12 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Everyone from choreographers, production designers, and hairstylists working in television were honored with the golden statuettes. The big winner of the night was Game of Thrones (HBO), which swept all eight awards it was up for including Outstanding Casting for a Drama...

“Dancing With The Stars” Cast Unleashed

HOLLYWOOD—The new cast for the 21st season of the ABC reality hit “Dancing with the Stars” was unleashed on Good Morning America on Wednesday, September 2. While many of the contestants hitting the ballroom floor were leaked to the press in the past week or so, there were still a few surprises this year. Celebrities this season include Backstreet Boy...

Oscar Hopeful Films For Fall 2015

HOLLYWOOD—Summer is over and fall is quickly upon us. For movie studios, this is the time of year that major Oscar-bait flicks hit theaters just in time for awards season. One of the must-see flicks on my list is “Secret in Their Eyes” starring Oscar winners Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman and Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor. The movie is a...

“Sinister 2” Delivers Few Scares

HOLLYWOOD—If you’re someone who didn’t see the first “Sinister,” you might be slightly lost watching “Sinister 2.” The flick while a sequel is not directly connected to the first installment beyond the return of Deputy So & So by James Ransone. Yes, the name alone is slightly interesting and hilarious for a spectator to hear time and time again. Minus...
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