Movie Monday: Friday’s Upcoming Movie Releases for 4/28

TweetLook for these new movies to hit the box office on Friday, April 28, 2017: “The Circle” Rated PG-13. 110 minutes. Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. -Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, JOhn Boyega, Ellar Coltrane; Director: James Ponsoldt “How to Be a Latin Lover” Rated PG-13. Comedy. -Eugenio Derbez, Salma Hayek, Rob Lower, Kristen Bell; Director: Ken Marino “Sleight” Rated R. 90 minutes. Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller. -Jacob Latimore, Seychelle Gabriel, Dule Hill, Storm Reid; Director: J.D. Dillard “Buster’s Mal Heart” Not rated. 96 minutes. Drama, Mystery, Thriller. -Rami Malek, DJ Qualls, KateRead More

EARTHTALK — Green Screen: Hollywood A-Listers Fight for the Planet

TweetDear EarthTalk: Who are some of the greener movie stars out there today and what are they doing to fight for the planet? —Stacey DiGiorno, Chevy Chase, MD While a handful of Hollywood A-listers—Robert Redford, Meryl Streep and Ed Begley Jr., to name a few —have been actively campaigning for the environment for decades, a new wave of green celebrities is using star power to help convince millions of fans around the world to live greener lifestyles and speak up for environmental protections and climate mitigation. Leonardo DiCaprio continues toRead More

Movie Monday: Friday’s Upcoming Movie Releases for 4/21

TweetLook for these new movies to hit the box office on Friday, April 21, 2017: “Unforgettable” Rated R. 100 minutes. Drama, Thriller. -Rosario Dawson, Katherine Heigl, Geoff Stults, Whitney Cummings; Director: Denise Di Novi. “Born in China” Rated G. 76 minutes. Documentary. -Director: Chuan Lu; Stars: John Krasinski, Xun Zhou “The Promise” Rated PG-13. 132 minutes. Drama, History. -Christian Bale, Oscar Isaax, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Angela Sarafyan; Director: Terry George “Free Fire” Rated R. 90 minutes. Action, Crime, Thriller. -Sharlto Copley, Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy; Director: Ben Wheatley “Leap!”Read More

Movie Review: “Going in Style” provides lots of laughs

TweetZach Braff’s remake of “Going in Style” is great.  Former factory workers, Michael Caine (Joe), Morgan Freeman (Willie), and Alan Arkin (Albert) star as three old geezers who rob a bank.  Their choice was made when Joe finds out he will be losing his house to foreclosure in 30 days.  While at the bank, there is a robbery in progress but the robber spares his life because his is an elder.  Then, the threesome learn that they are all losing their pensions. Joe, then, persuades his pals to rob aRead More

Movie Monday: Friday’s Upcoming Movie Releases for 4/14

TweetLook for these new movies to hit the box office on Friday, April 14, 2017: “The Fate of the Furious” Rated PG-13. 136 minutes. Action, Crime, Thriller. -Dwayne Johnson, Charlize Theron, Scott Eastwood, Vin Diesel; Director: F. Gary Gray “Spark: A Space Tail” Rated PG. 90 minutes. Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi. -Susan Sarandon, Jessica Biel, Patrick Stewart, Hilary Swank; Director: Aaron Woodley “The Lost City of Z” Rated PG-13. 141 minutes. Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History. -Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland; Director: James Gray. “Norman” RatedRead More

Movie Monday: Friday’s Upcoming Movie Releases for 4/7

TweetLook for these new movies to hit the box office on Friday, April 7, 2017: “Smurfs: The Lost Village” Rated PG. 89 minutes. Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy. -Ariel Winter, Joe Manganiello, Michelle Rodriguez, Julia Roberts; Director: Kelly Ashby “Going in Style” Rated PG-13. 96 minutes. Comedy, Crime. -Morgan Freeman, Joey King, Ann-Margret, Michael Caine; Director: Zach Braff “The Case for Christ” Rated PG. 112 minutes. Drama. -Mike Vogel, Erika Christensen, Faye Dunaway, Robert Forster; Director: Jon Gunn “Colossal” Rated R. 110 minutes. Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi. -Dan Stevens, Anne Hathaway,Read More

‘Power Rangers’ 2017 review: ‘The Breakfast Club’ of superheroes

TweetA jock, a brain, a beauty, a tough guy, an outsider: five teenagers with attitude problems and adjustments must prove themselves to be worthy and strong as a team of superheroes called “Power Rangers”. A morphinominal reboot of the kids’ franchise that still remains both a guilty pleasure and fan favorite, the film follows these five misfits living in the town of Angel Grove with Jason (Dacre Montgomery) quarterbacking as the Red Ranger, Billy (RJ Cyler) as the Blue Ranger, Kimberly (Naomi Scott) as the Yellow Ranger, Zack (Ludi Lin)Read More

Movie Monday: Friday’s Upcoming Movie Releases for 3/31

TweetLook for these new movies to hit the box office on Friday, March 31, 2017: “Ghost in the Shell” Rated PG-13. 120 minutes. Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller. -Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbaek, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche; Director: Rupert Sanders “The Boss Baby” Rated PG. 97 minutes. Animation, Comedy, Family. -Miles Christopher Bakshi, Alec Baldwin, Eric Bell Jr., Steve Buscemi; Director: Tom McGrath “The Zookeeper’s Wife” Rated PG-13. 124 minutes. Biography, Drama, History, War. -Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Bruhl, Timothy Radford; Director: Niki Caro “Cezanne and I” Rated R.Read More

James Corden discusses Carpool Karaoke, Drop the Mic at PaleyFest

TweetLOS ANGELES — Paleyfest welcomed James Corden and “The Late, Late Show,” at the infamous Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, the evening of March 22nd. Host James Corden was joined with Executive Producers, Rob Crabbe, and Ben Winston, moderated by Bradley Whitford. The evening was kicked off with clips of the show’s best moments, including Carpool Karaoke with Adele, and Bruno Mars, which are the most viewed videos from a Late night show. Corden, Crabbe, and Winston spoke about how they wanted to be different from what’s been on for years,Read More

Fun Flashback Friday: the 40th anniversary of ‘CHiPs’

TweetPut all your chips in this weekend with the big-screen adaptation of “CHiPs” starring Dax Shepard and Michael Pena as Jon and Ponch, the roles that were originated by Larry Wlicox and Erik Estrada four decades ago on NBC. Airing from 1977 to 1983, you can say that “CHiPs” was like an urban Western that followed the adventures of Jon Baker (Wilcox) and Frank ‘Ponch’ Poncherello (Estrada): handsome and heroic crime-fighting partners and best friends, riding their wheels of justice in keeping law and order on the road as motorcycleRead More