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Action Alphabet: 'Speed'

Pop quiz, hotshot: How do you make a movie about a bunch of hostages and a ballsy LAPD cop trapped on a bus with a bomb interesting? I admit that if I had no knowledge of the 1994 film Speed or rather if it had never existed, I would say that it sounds like mediocre-to-bad idea for an action movie.


Related Topix: Speed, Comedy Movies, Thriller, History Movies, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, Dennis Hopper

Sun Jul 13, 2014

'Ray Donovan' Season 2 premiere: Liev Schreiber says it doesn't 'play out how you might expect'

After the moody drama set a series-premiere ratings record for Showtime last summer, there was little doubt the show would get a Season 2. The sophomore round begins Sunday , with Boston-bred, Los Angeles-based law-firm "fixer" Ray dealing with fallout from a murder he was party to ... as was his estranged father Mickey .


Related Topix: Ray, Comedy Movies, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Beatles news: Seeing 'Yellow Submarine' come alive; 'Things We Said Today'

We spent several hours with "Yellow Submarine" animator Ron Campbelll July 11 at Antiquities of California in San Francisco on beautiful Pier 39. We had a great time discussing when he worked on the Beatles cartoon series and the movies.


Related Topix: Yellow Submarine, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Music!, Family, Adventure, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, John Lennon

I4U Future Technology News

Guillermo del Toro's 'The Strain' Premieres On FX Tonight

Del Toro's upped the creepy special effects from Blade II in this adaptation of The Strain 's comic book series.


Related Topix: The Strain, Television, Entertainment, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Horror Movies, Celebrities, Gary Oldman, Vampire News

Film and television actor recalls road to destiny

Sissy Spacek, Carl Malden, Nashville and Hollywood - people and places in the world of creative arts.


Related Topix: Hollywood, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Nashville, TN, Family, Kids, Cecil B. DeMille, Theater, Arts


'The Strain': Finally, some vampires with teeth

FX's new series "The Strain" wants to bring an end to the trend of sexy, sometimes sparkly vampires.


Related Topix: The Strain, Entertainment, Television, Vampire News, Horror Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Bela Lugosi, Count Dracula, The Munsters, Comedy

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Plain Dealer

A walk down memory lane with A Christmas Story House & Museum's...

Today we took a trip down memory lane when A Christmas Story House & Museum hosted their first Classic Car Show inviting all makes and models.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Family, Drama Movies, A Christmas Story

WWWQ-FM Atlanta

"Clueless" Director Praises Iggy's Video, Says Katy Perry's...

Clueless is one of the touchstone movies of the '90s, and like many beloved movies these days, there's a plan to bring it to the Broadway stage -- and Katy Perry may want to star in it.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Clueless, Celebrities, Alicia Silverstone

This Is Lancashire

Last Tango star Anne Reid 'a loner'

Millions of viewers have tuned in to see her play ageing romantic Celia in Last Tango In Halifax, but 79-year-old Anne Reid says she is too much of "a loner" for another real-life relationship.


Related Topix: The Mother, Drama Movies, Anne Reid, Celebrities, Derek Jacobi


Zankie Survives Eviction, Tim Gunn Turns Down For What, Richard Simmons Drags On & More

Yaya DaCosta has been cast to play Whitney Houston in Lifetime's early-2015 biopic.


Related Topix: Project Runway, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Yaya DaCosta, Gay/Lesbian, Comedy Movies, Comedy, Clueless


Alicia Silverstone Calls For End To Animal Testing For Cosmetics

Vegan actress and activist Alicia Silverstone is adding her voice to an ongoing campaign demanding U.S. government officials introduce a blanket ban on animal testing for cosmetics.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Clueless, Celebrities, Alicia Silverstone, Entertainment

Jessica Alba didn't seek sexy roles

The 33-year-old beauty - who has daughters Honor, six, and Haven, two, with husband Cash Warren - is best known for playing dancer Nancy Callahan in 'Sin City' and superhero Sue Storm in 'Fantastic Four' but she insists the majority of her film roles are only ''sexy'' because of her figure.


Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Fantastic Four, Comedy Movies, Honey, Adventure, Musical Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Jessica Alba


Clash of the Classics: 'Bound' vs. 'The Wizard of Oz'

After compiling a list of the most essential LGBT movies , The Advocate is pitting the top 32 entries against one another in a series of one-on-one face-offs.


Related Topix: Bound, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, The Wizard of Oz, Adventure, Musical Movies, Gay/Lesbian, Celebrities, Jazz, Judy Garland

San Jose Mercury News

'Better Call Saul': Fresh details revealed

Vince Gilligan, an executive producer of "Better Call Saul," openly admits that he feels the burden of great expectations.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Breaking Bad, Entertainment, Television, Bob Odenkirk, Bryan Cranston, Jonathan Banks, Science / Technology

Fri Jul 11, 2014


'Hemlock Grove' season 2 premieres

It's July and it's expected to be steamy, right? Get ready for Netflix and Amazon to make it even hotter with their new streaming releases.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Fever Pitch, Celebrities, Stephen King, Thriller, Instinct, Michael Douglas, Annie Hall, Sharon Stone

JAM! Showbiz

Katy Perry wants to play Cher in 'Clueless' musical

Singer Katy Perry has petitioned Clueless director Amy Heckerling to cast her in the upcoming Broadway musical adaptation of the hit 1995 film.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Clueless, Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Katy Perry

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes 'excited' about pregnancy

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes ''could not be more excited'' about their pregnancy and Eva is said to be coping well so far.


Related Topix: The Place Beyond the Pines, Drama Movies, The Notebook, Comedy Movies, Hitch, Eva Mendes, Hot Chicks

Paparazzi - July 11th, 2014

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was spotted leaving a gym in Los Angeles. The supermodel showed off her svelte figure in a black vest and jogging pants, and carried a dark green handbag.


Related Topix: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Hot Chicks, Kim Kardashian, Studio-City, CA, London, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Yoga, Fitness

The Day

Sigourney Weaver reprises a Aliena role in new game

This video game image shows the character Ellen Ripley, voiced by Sigourney Weaver, in "Alien: Isolation."


Related Topix: Avatar, Horror Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Alien³, Science Fiction Movies, Aliens, Alien: Resurrection, Celebrities, Sigourney Weaver

Thu Jul 10, 2014

New York Post

Vampires going viral in new FX series

A virus that wipes out nearly the entire passenger list of a plane at JFK provides the central mystery of FX's super-creepy summer series "The Strain."


Related Topix: Vampire News, Entertainment, Horror Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies