‘Ghostbusters’ Fetches Four Heroines to Fight Ghoulish Goo Makers Premiering July 15

By Danny R. Johnson Theater and Movie Critic LOS ANGELES – When Ghostbusters was originally released in 1984 it was a special-effects blockbuster which combined a cunning dialogue movie, in which everybody talked to each other like they had common sense and intelligence who were also in on the joke. The movie starred Bill Murray, […]

Director Milcho Manchevski Finishes Production Of Bikini

NEW YORK, NY–Producers Anja Wedell and Munire Armstrong said today that Bikini, directed by Academy award nominee Milcho Manchevski, wrapped production in New York. Questioning the lines between fiction and reality, Bikini tells the story of a documentary filmmaker and his girlfriend who take a charismatic but troubled woman into their home, turning their lives upside down. Manchevski also wrote the script, based on […]

‘RiffTrax Live: Time Chasers’ To Bring MST3K Classic To Big Screens

DENVER–Dust off that time machine (and the floppy disks that run it), because this May the guys of RiffTrax — Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett (best known for the groundbreaking “Mystery Science Theater 3000) – are bringing “RiffTrax Live: Time Chasers” to select cinemas across the nation. “RiffTrax Live: Time Chasers” will […]

‘Miles Ahead’ Movie Is Just a Small Glimpse of the Colossal Genius that is Miles Davis

By Danny R. Johnson Jazz and Pop Music Critic LOS ANGELES – Miles Dewey Davis III, better known as Miles Davis, was not only the most important jazz trumpeters of all time, he was one of the giants of the 20th century music scene. In the recently released Sony Pictures Classics movie, Miles Ahead, its […]

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Flies Past Half A Billion Dollars

BURBANK–(Business Wire)–Warner Bros. Pictures’ action adventure “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” continues to win at the worldwide box office. Soaring past $500 million after only five days in theaters with a total of $501.9 million and counting, the film joins a very rare group of movies that cross half a billion dollars in their […]

MAVIS! HBO Documentary About Legendary Soul Singer Mavis Staples, Debuts FEB. 29

Over a 60-year career spanning diverse musical genres and profound social change, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and 2016 Grammy nominee Mavis Staples has helped shape the soundtrack of the ‘60s, ‘70s and beyond. Celebrating the extraordinary gospel and soul music legend and civil rights icon, who rose to fame as lead singer of […]

Oscar-Winning Producer In New Thriller “The Hollow”

LOS ANGELES–Oscar-winning producer Lisa Bruce (The Theory of Everything) is back in a new thriller, “The Hollow,” written and directed by Miles Doleac (Banshee), Historia Films said this week. The film features an ensemble cast including James Callis (Battlestar Galactica), Jeff Fahey (Lost), Christiane Seidel (Boardwalk Empire), William Forsythe (The Bronx), Miles Doleac (Containment), William […]

Christopher Nolan Set To Direct ‘Dunkirk’

BURBANK–(BusinessWire)–Christopher Nolan will direct “Dunkirk” from his own original screenplay, Warner Brothers said today. An epic action thriller, “Dunkirk” is set during the legendary evacuation. The announcement was made by Greg Silverman, President, Creative Development and Worldwide Production. The large scale film will be shot on a combination of IMAX 65mm and 65mm large format […]

Sandra Oh, Anne Heche And Alicia Silverstone Star In Catfight

MPI Media Group has wrapped production on Catfight, written and directed by Onur Tukel, one of the leading lights of the new American independent film, and produced by Gigi Graff. Catfight, which was shot in New York, will have an all-star cast including Anne Heche (Hung, Psycho and Six Days Seven Nights), Sandra Oh (Grey’s […]

BANSHEE Star Doleac Joins “Don’t Kill It”

LOS ANGELES–Banshee’s Miles Doleac has joined the cast of director Mike Mendez’s Don’t Kill It, currently shooting in Canton, Mississippi. Doleac, who joins Dolph Lundgren, Kristina Klebe, and Courtney Gains in the film, plays Agent Jackson, head of the FBI in the supernatural thriller. Dan Berk and Robert Olsen’s script fixes on an ancient demon […]