How Are Audiences Reacting to “Pain and Gain?”

“Pain & Gain,” the latest release from big-budget special effects junkie Michael Bay, led the US box office in its opening weekend. The film brought in a fair $20.2 million, which is all the more impressive given its mere $26 million production budget.

Gwyneth Paltrow: American Actress and Singer

On Sept. 27, 1972, Gwyneth Kate Paltrow was born into the world in Los Angeles, California. The baby girl was the oldest child of Blythe Danner and Bruce Paltrow, and the couple would have a boy named Jake a few years later.

Five Great Documentaries of 2013

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science presents the Academy Awards, commonly known as the Oscars, each year to honor the best films of the past year. The most recent AMPAS award ceremony took place on Feb. 24, 2013.

Four Memorable Negative Women Characters in Bollywood

Bollywood has never shied away from vamps. Whether it was the fifties, sixties, seventies or eighties, women were as evil and cruel as the men were.

Mad Max Movie Review

Mad Max is a 1979 Australian action film directed by George Miller that has a dystopian theme to it. The main star Mel Gibson as Mad Max Rockatansky had yet to become a major Hollywood star at the time of this film’s release. It was a top grossing film in Australia and is responsible for opening up the Australian film industry to the world. Mad Max spawned two sequels Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior in 1981 and Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome in 1985. A fourth Mad Max movie is in production called Mad Max: Fury Road starring Tom Hardy as Mad Max.

Rocky III – 1982 Film Review

Rocky III is the third installment to the action packed boxing movie series Rocky. It is written and directed by and stars Sylvester Stallone as the title character, with Carl Weathers as former boxing rival Apollo Creed, Burgess Meredith as Rocky’s trainer Mickey, and Talia Shire as Rocky’s wife, Adrian. When Rocky III was released in theatres in 1982 it was an enormous box office success. The film’s now famous theme song “Eye of the Tiger” is written and performed by the group Survivor. In Rocky III, Rocky’s boxing opponent is Clubber Lang, portrayed by Mr. T (born Laurence Tureaud; May 21, 1952). Wrestling Legend Hulk Hogan makes his acting debut in Rocky III. The movie is 100 minutes long.

Movie Review: “Scary Movie 5”

“Scary Movie 5” is the latest installment of the “Scary Movie” franchise. True to previous films, “Scary Movie 5” is full of camp and pop culture parodies. The movie centers on the Sanders family, a young couple with a newborn son and big dreams for their lives in the city. Jody is a perfectionistic ballet dancer, and Dan is a well-intentioned but oblivious researcher studying primate intelligence.

Humans Battling Flesh-Eating Zombies In The TV Show The Walking Dead

The TV show The Walking Dead is an American horror drama that was developed by Frank Darabont. Based on the comic book with the same name, it started on October 31, 2010 on the TV station AMC. The show is set in a post-apocalyptic world.

Bradley Cooper’s Rise to Fame

Having first obtained recognition for his role on the television show “Alias,” Bradley Cooper has become a well-known actor who has gone on to appear in a number of films. Bradley Cooper was born on January 5, 1975 in Philadelphia. Cooper first attended Germantown Academy and later enrolled in Villanova University before transferring to Georgetown University.

The Most Celebrated Award Shows in Hollywood

Even celebrities and filmmakers need a public boost of confidence here and there. Movie award shows give Hollywood entertainers a chance to receive recognition for their acting, writing, directing, composing, and production skills from fans and peers. While it’s easy to think of all award shows as being basically the same, each show attracts a specific audience based on tone, voting system, and nominees.

42 – The Story of Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson was called a hero, but denied it. He broke the color barrier in major league baseball and lived through painful abuse along the way.

“MUD” – A Film Review

A story about a guy stuck on an island needing some help from others when two boys come along and get involved with him. He’s on the lam, and also wants to connect with some gal and they do his bidding. It ends the way it needs to end.