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“Revenge” Recap: ‘Lineage’

HOLLYWOOD—Fans were eagerly pleased to see the return of “Revenge” Sunday night, after being a week away from viewers, the series returned with episode eight titled “Lineage.” It was a welcome change for the series that flashed back to November 2006 to shed some light on our characters past; notably the introduction between Emily and Aiden, as well as...

“Dancing with the Stars” Winner Is…

HOLLYWOOD—After 10 grueling weeks of competition, the pinnacle of all reality competitions “Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars” came to an epic conclusion.  It was the first time in the series history, that an all-girl finale took place between Kelly Monaco (season 1 champ), Melissa Rycroft (season eight third place) and Shawn Johnson (season eight champion) dancing for their lives....

“Bold & Beautiful” Icon Bids Farewell

HOLLYWOOD—Never in a million years did fans of the popular soap opera “Bold and the Beautiful” expect to see icon Stephanie Forrester (Susan Flannery) bid farewell to the series that made her a household name. Monday, November 26, marked the final appearance of the actress as matriarch Stephanie Forrester who died of lung cancer.  The episode was heartfelt, chilling...

“Life Of Pi” An Inspirational Tale

HOLLYWOOD—Unless you’ve been sleeping underneath a rock you’ve heard about the drama “Life of Pi” from acclaimed director Ang Lee “Brokeback Mountain” and “Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon.”  Lee is a visual genius behind the camera and does exceptional work for his latest picture which is presented in glorious three-dimension. The story is based off of the popular 2001 novel by...

Stewart, McKellen Return To New “X-Men” Flick

HOLLYWOOD—The comic book universe was delivered an early Christmas gift on Tuesday, November 27 when director Bryan Singer announced on his Twitter account that both Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellan of the original “X-Men” franchise would return to the series.  Both stars are set to reprise their roles as Professor X and Magneto for “X-Men: Days of Future Past,”...

Jennifer Goebel: Believing Is Power!

HELLO AMERICA!—Through the years I’ve interviewed dozens of young actors. Most were living in fantasyland somewhere, believing all they needed was just one film or show and they would be on their way to “stardom.” Jennifer Goebel is definitely not one of these dreamers. She is simply an actress, but a realist! MSJ: What drives you most in being an...

“Glee” Recap: ‘Dynamic Duets’

HOLLYWOOD—We are introduced to some interesting superhero alter-egos adorned with weird costumes and odd super powers. "Dynamic Duets" has some fun twists and turns for avid "Glee" fans. The episode begins at a meeting for the Secret Society of Superheroes Club which is run by Blaine (Darren Criss), or known in the club as "Nightbird." Coincidentally, a crisis happens to...

“The Escape Artist Children” Punctures The Soul

HELLO AMERICA!—After viewing so many really bad plays from several young playwrites, it took a lot of persuasion to agree to view the latest theatre offering "The Escape Artist's Children" written by one of the most creative, fascinating writers I’ve been privileged to meet in quite a long time. His play within moments after the curtain went up captured my...

Icons In The Movies!

HOLLYWOOD—Ask any entertainment journalist why they do what they do and they will share the same answer: an insatiable curiosity about celebrities. Journalists are engaged, motivated and intrigued. We all have an intensified need to know what motivates celebrities and we like to share their stories. Imitation is the best form of flattery and in the movies, stars do...

Coming Together!

HOLLYWOOD—Hollywood celebrities sent out messages of support during troubled times. Hurricane Sandy took down Atlantic City to the beloved pier in Seaside Heights in New Jersey along with the Eastern Seaboard. The city of Seaside Heights which was home to MTV's "Jersey Shore," was a surreal scene to see the roller coaster from the famous Funtown pier, plunge into...