Chris Pratt’s one-man pursuit to emulate the career of Harrison Ford is on the brink of going from being a passing joke to a full-blown reality. That’s because Disney are reportedly eyeing up the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ star to lead the way in a new ‘Indiana Jones’ film. According to Deadline, the ‘Parks & Recreation’ star has been picked out by Disney to play the titular character in their revi
By Gregory Wakeman on Jan 28, 2015
Louis CK sent a personal e-mail to all those who bought tickets to his Tuesday night show at Madison Square Garden. It is, as you'd expect, hysterical. Dear friend, Hi. It's Louis CK here to make sure everyone knows that my show tomorrow at Madison Square Garden has been canceled. All ticket holders will automatically get a refund. I am really sorry about this and I am surprised to learn as I writ
By Greg Fortier on Jan 26, 2015
In January and February of each year, the film and television industry is all abuzz with awards shows and ceremonies, most notably the Golden Globes and the Oscars, bestowing the highest regards to its constituents. Perhaps lesser known -- but just as fun (even moreso some would argue) is the Golden Raspberry Awards, popularly referred to as the Razzies, which recognizes the worst in film. Now in
By Shahnaz Mahmud on Jan 22, 2015
The emergence of podcasts and YouTube over the last decade means it’s never been easier to hear creative individuals waxing lyrical about their talents. This means that anyone who even has a passing interest in movies is able to listen to their favorite writers, directors, actors and actresses discussing how they got into the industry, what inspires them, and how they go about creating their work.
By Gregory Wakeman on Jan 22, 2015
In the lead-up to the Academy Awards, once again the toughest category of competition is the battle between the Motion Picture Academy and the Internet piracy sites that illegally distribute "DVD screener" copies of nominated films. Each year, the academy comes up with ways of trying to stay ahead of the piracy sites by adding technological traps to the materials that the pirates steal. And each
By Joe Kukura on Jan 20, 2015
There’s a little documentary floating around art houses called: “The Search for General Tso”. Yep, it’s a film about the popular Chinese chicken dish. I was intrigued by the trailer (and its humor) and ventured to see it in downtown Manhattan. There were many interesting nuggets to learn, no pun intended. General Tso’s chicken is not a Chinese dish, really. It was created for Americans, first hitt
By Shahnaz Mahmud on Jan 20, 2015
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