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‘Race’ Chronicles the Rise of American Icon and Olympic Hero Jesse Owens

It’s been 80 years since track and field athlete Jesse Owens won four Olympic gold medals at the Berlin games in 1936, but what do you really know about Owens’ historic performance in Nazi Germany? Did you know Owens nearly skipped the games due to pressure by the NAACP? Did you know Owens was never […]

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Adam Pally Talks De Niro, Fatherhood, Fashion and ‘Dirty Grandpa’

Grandfathers say the darndest things, but you’ve never heard your grandfather say the things Robert De Niro does in the new movie “Dirty Grandpa.” The film begins as widower Dick Kelly (De Niro) guilt-trips his grandson Jason (Zac Efron) into driving him from Atlanta, Georgia to Boca Raton, Florida to recreate the annual road trip […]

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Cannibalism Meets Loneliness in Henry Rollins’ Horror Film ‘He Never Died’

Jack is a man of strict routine. Jack sleeps. Jack watches TV. Jack plays bingo. Jack eats at the local diner. Jack illegally purchases bags of blood from a hospital intern to quench his never-ending appetite for human flesh. Jack is the stone-faced anti-hero at the center of the new horror movie “He Never Died,” […]

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Oscar-Nominated ‘Anomalisa’ Is an Extraordinary Film About Ordinary Events

In an awards season highlighted by top performances from DiCaprio, Lawrence, Damon and Blanchett, who would have guessed the year’s most uniquely captivating stars would be… puppets? From the mind of Oscar-winning filmmaker Charlie Kaufman, the stop-motion animated film “Anomalisa” follows a motivational speaker named Michael Stone (voice of David Thewlis) as he travels to […]

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Golden Globe Nominee Alicia Vikander Talks Unconditional Love and Loss in ‘The Danish Girl’

Awards season is smiling upon actress Alicia Vikander. Earlier this month, the 27-year-old Swedish stunner achieved a rare feat when she was nominated for Golden Globe Awards in both the Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress categories. The Best Supporting Actress nod celebrates Vikander’s buzz-worthy turn as an artificially intelligent robot named Ava in director […]

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Fey, Poehler, Rudolph & More: ‘Sisters’ Plays Host to ‘SNL’ Family Reunion

There’s a family reunion happening backstage at “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” It’s December 17th and the stars of the new Universal Pictures comedy “Sisters” have gathered in the green room at Rockefeller Center’s Studio 8G before their appearance on the nightly talk series. The film, which was written by former “Saturday Night Live” scribe […]

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‘Chi-Raq’ Star Teyonah Parris Hopes Film Sparks Important Discussion

Could sex deprivation halt gang violence in one of America’s most dangerous cities? That’s the premise of director Spike Lee’s controversial new movie “Chi-Raq.” Set in the South Side of Chicago amid a bloody war between the Spartan gang, led by aspiring rapper Demetrius “Chi-Raq” Dupree (Nick Cannon), and the rival Trojans, led by a […]

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Elden Henson: From ‘Mighty Ducks’ Bruiser to ‘Hunger Games’ Rebel

“The Hunger Games” saga finally comes to end this weekend with the release of the fourth and final installment of the billion-dollar film franchise, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2.” With the nation of Panem engulfed in a full-scale revolutionary war between district rebels and the country’s crooked president, Coriolanus Snow (Donald Sutherland), rebel […]

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‘The 33’ Showcases the Untold Story of the Trapped Chilean Miners

In 2010, 33 Chilean miners became trapped nearly half a mile below the Atacama Desert after a devastating collapse cut off all exits. After 16 days of exploratory drilling, experts were unable to locate the men – who had little water and emergency food rations for only 2-3 days – and many believed no one […]

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