Archive for October, 2011

Atrocious

Atrocious

| October 24, 2011

There are so many lackluster takes on the concept of the “found footage”/”handheld horror” movie that it’s easy to forget what made the whole idea compelling in the first place. Many of these films seem unable to stick to the rules of the style and insert annoying soundtrack songs and sound effects, and in general […]

Imagine It! (2011)

Imagine It! (2011)

| October 24, 2011

Rudy Poe and Richard Tavener have crafted a great new documentary called Imagine It! aimed at encouraging children and teens to utilize their creativity to better the world. It urges the youth that what they do matters and will affect the world they grow up in. Experts and thought leaders such as Sally Ride (first […]

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Father of Invention

Father of Invention

| October 23, 2011

2 time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey (American Beauty, The Usual Suspects) takes his latest turn on-screen here as Robert Axel, a famous fabricator and TV personality. A fabricator (unlike an inventor) takes two completely different existing inventions and finds a way to put them together in a way that serves a new purpose. Axel […]

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Anuvahood

Anuvahood

| October 23, 2011

Anuvahood is a comedy, situated on the streets of London, with the ringleader of the neighborhood gang, Kenneth, really wishing he was a gangster, since his Hip-Hop career didn’t take off as well as it should. With his motley crew in tow, K, as Kenneth is known outside of his household, tries his hand at […]

Justice

Justice

| October 23, 2011

It takes a determined person with a passion for life to turn a city around, and sometimes rules and restrictions set by authorities just get in the way. Judge Patrick Coburn (Robert Pugh) is an enthusiastic judge in the town of Liverpool. He believes that “It’s better to be effective than popular,” and this view […]

Baseball’s Greatest Games: Collector’s Edition

Baseball’s Greatest Games: Collector’s Edition

| October 23, 2011

Baseball’s Greatest Games Has there ever been anything more American than the sport of baseball? Possibly apple pie, but I’ll digress. As the month of October wind’s its way to a close, so does another baseball season. Major League Baseball and A & E are looking to capitalize on this magical month with the release […]

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The Vampire Film: From Nosferatu to True Blood (Fourth Edition)

The Vampire Film: From Nosferatu to True Blood (Fourth Edition)

| October 23, 2011

The first edition of Alain Silver and James Ursini’s The Vampire Film was originally released in 1976, and the duo have returned to the text over the years to keep it updated and relevant. The new fourth edition is quite an update, covering vampires in film up to 2010– the previous edition was published in […]

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Emeril’s Table Halloween Specials

Emeril’s Table Halloween Specials

| October 22, 2011

Emeril Lagasse pretty much launched The Food Network and was certainly one of the forerunners of celebrity chef television entertainment as we know it today. The man was so easily recognizable that he did ads for toothpaste using his very own catchphrase. He has had many TV shows and Emeril’s Table on The Hallmark Channel […]

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NEWS…HOLLYWOOD BAD BOY, HOLLYWOOD PRETTY BOY, HOLIDAY FRIGHTS AND MORE……

NEWS…HOLLYWOOD BAD BOY, HOLLYWOOD PRETTY BOY, HOLIDAY FRIGHTS AND MORE……

| October 22, 2011

MICKEY ROURKE New biography shows hard-man in new light, as actor’s new movie The Immortals is released, a fresh book about his life goes into more detail than anyone has before. He may have the image of a silver screen tough-guy; fearless, strong and powerful. However, one acclaimed author has written a biography that presents […]

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Freerunner

Freerunner

| October 20, 2011

Freerunner is a fine example of a film that is really bad on the surface, but extremely entertaining, due to it’s campy execution, insane action and ridiculous story. Freerunner follows Ryan (Sean Farris) as a participant in this new urban sport, that uses surroundings and the urban environment by leaping, running and climbing to get […]