Archive for April, 2010

Naked Ambition: An R-Rated Look at an X-Rated Industry

Naked Ambition: An R-Rated Look at an X-Rated Industry

| April 30, 2010

Famed celebrity photographer Michael Grecco, has put together a documentary which takes us inside the ever increasingly popular and lucrative world of the porn industry. ‘Naked Ambition: An R-Rated Look at an X-Rated Industry’, from Lantern Lane Entertainment in association with KHG Documentary Productions, shows all who watches that the modern era of porn is […]

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Finnish Rugby Documentary, Freetime Machos, Debuts at 2010 Tribeca

Finnish Rugby Documentary, Freetime Machos, Debuts at 2010 Tribeca

| April 29, 2010

Freetime Machos is an 86 minute documentary directed by Mika Ronkainen (Before the Flood: The Last Couple in Vuotos, 2000) about the Oulu rugby team, the most northern and third lousiest rugby team in the world, and its season-long quest to win enough games to remain in the first division. Ronkainen admits that, “playing rugby […]

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Russian Mafia Documentary, Thieves By Law, Premiers at 2010 Tribeca Film Festival

Russian Mafia Documentary, Thieves By Law, Premiers at 2010 Tribeca Film Festival

| April 27, 2010

Thieves by Law is a 90 minute documentary directed by Alexander Gentelev (The Rise and Fall of the Russian Oligarchs, 2006 (TV)) that interweaves the stories of three Russian mobsters who have become successful businessmen. It premiered at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival on April 22, 2010. The idea for the film came to Gentelev […]

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The Human Centipede (First Sequence)

The Human Centipede (First Sequence)

| April 27, 2010

Everything you’ve heard about The Human Centipede (First Sequence) is mostly true. It’s vile, disgusting and tough to get through. But is it a good movie? Does it have a purpose? We follow two Americans, Lindsay and Jenny, road-tripping through Europe by car. While making their way through Germany, a tire blows out and leaves […]

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Sean Connery gets animated for “Sir Billi”

Sean Connery gets animated for “Sir Billi”

| April 26, 2010

Sir Sean Connery has reunited with the classic Aston Martin DB5, but not in the film you’d expect. With the next Bond movie on hold, it’s good to know that the original Bond, Sir Sean Connery, will be back on the big screen with a new film that teams him up once again with his […]

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Disgrace

Disgrace

| April 25, 2010

In Disgrace, John Malkovich plays David Lurie, an arrogant, affluent, esteemed professor at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, who has a penchant for younger women. But through a series of missteps, he goes from a debonair womanizer to a crumpled outcast living in the farmlands of South Africa and wondering how he […]

Ed Burns’ Nice Guy Johnny Premiers At 2010 Tribeca Film Festival

Ed Burns’ Nice Guy Johnny Premiers At 2010 Tribeca Film Festival

| April 25, 2010

Johnny Rizzo’s (Matt Bush, Adventureland, 2009) a nice guy who has made a promise to his fiancée, Claire (Anna Wood, Royal Pains (TV), 2009), that he would dump his sports-radio show host dream job in Los Angeles and take an average job back in New York for more money. But while spending the weekend leading […]

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Hannah Free

Hannah Free

| April 24, 2010

Hannah Free echoes one of the latest initiatives by President Barack Obama that allows same-sex couples to make end of life health care decisions for one another. Obama ordered hospitals around the country to honor patients’ wishes about who may visit their sickbeds or risk losing Medicaid and Medicare money. In Hannah Free, Sharon Gless […]

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Party Down Season Premiere On Starz April 23

Party Down Season Premiere On Starz April 23

| April 23, 2010

When you replace someone with a talent level and the celebrity of Jane Lynch, you have to go with another heavy hitter. It has to be someone of similar talent and with just as much name recognition. When Lynch made the wise choice to stick with the hugely successful Glee instead of going back to […]

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Mothman

Mothman

| April 20, 2010

Following the enormous viewership of the SyFy Original premiere of Mega Piranha, their chances of a repeat with Mothman look pretty grim considering its relative lack of gimmicks. After all, Mega Piranha featured teen pop star Tiffany, Barry Williams of The Brady Bunch and giant piranhas. But what Mothman has that Mega Piranha doesn’t is […]