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FIVE NEW FACES at TIFF 2019: Kelvin Harrison Jr., Geraldine Viswanathan, Chino Darin

By Friday, September 13, 2019 Permalink 1

Like every film festival, new films mean new faces.  And at TIFF 2019, these new faces shone brightly through quirky and dark films. In no particular order, the rising, talked-about actors and actresses at TIFF 2019 are... Holocaust drama, THE PAINTED BIRD, had audiences walking out of screenings. A grim and violent film, THE PAINTED BIRD stars ...

How to Pick a BATMAN: Robert Pattinson, Nicholas Hoult, and Our List of Potential Young Actors

By Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Permalink 5

Last week, terror rang out across the social webs. Was it debate over the GAME OF THRONES? More than that, it was word that TWILIGHT star, Robert Pattinson, was either a) chosen b) shortlisted c) top of the list to be the next Batman. Fans quickly voiced their disapproval. Pattinson lacked presence, lacked gravitas - many ...

Hollywood Behaving Badly: Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and Jussie Smollett and Celebrity Justice

By Friday, April 19, 2019 Permalink 3

No matter what your political stripe, Americans don’t like cheaters. Con artists (or “confidence tricksters” as the Brits say) take unfair advantage of the system and ruin other people’s lives. So in this ‘Hollywood Behaving Badly’ a couple of interesting cases have come up. Hollywood Stars, Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman Caught in a College Cheating Scandal “There can ...

DUNE Movie Reboot: It is the Right Time!

By Monday, February 25, 2019 Permalink 3

French Canadian director, Denis Villeneuve, fresh off the acclaim for his BLADE RUNNER sequel and the cerebral sci-fi pix, ARRIVAL, is helming what is shaping up to be the most anticipated science fiction film, his take on DUNE. For science fiction fans, the 1984 version of DUNE was a broken masterpiece, made all the more frustrating ...

SAG Awards 2019: Diversity, Recognition, and Getting it Right

By Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Permalink 1

Unlike the Oscars, the SAG Awards have categories which recognize outstanding ensemble performances in television and motion pictures in drama, comedy, and stuntwork. Although a relatively new award since its debut in 1995, the SAG Awards are revered as the acting community recognizes successful chemistry is more than just one lead, one performance. Additionally, in this ...

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