Why Movie Prequels Never Measure Up

With news that J.J. Abrams will seemingly be taking control of Star Wars: Episode VII and with The Hobbit nestling comfortably in the back of our minds, isn’t it time that the whole subject of prequels and sequels was tackled head on? Episode VII anything to get excited about?

Movie Review: Sahib, Biwi Aur Gangster Returns

Director Tigmanshu Dhulia again sticks with the ground and added two actors in the movie, Irrfan Khan and Soha Ali Khan. Tigmanshu Dhulia casted Soha as Irrfan Khan’s girlfriend in the movie.

The Top 10 Vampire Movies of Recent Times

We round up the best vampire movies of recent times, so sit back and discover what vampire movies should be like. Hollywood films love a good Scarab.

The White House and the Silver Screen

Politics and Hollywood make strange yet successful, bedfellows. When a film features the life and times of one of America’s presidents, whether real or fictional, money usually follows. Presidential-themed movies fall into many genres, including science fiction, biography, drama, and comedy.

American Idol Ratings This Season

American Idol is known for its dominance in the networks ratings. This current season, though, is turning out to be a bit of a disappointment as far as numbers. With some stiff competition and a slow start this season, American Idol is looking to boost its ratings as it heads into the ladies’ big solo night.

The Film Career of Charlie Sheen

Following his dismissal from the television sitcom “Two and a Half Men” and a public battle with alcoholism and drug abuse, it may have seemed that Charlie Sheen’s career was all but dead. The actor began his climb to the top in 1984, when he appeared in “Red Dawn” with C. Thomas Howell, Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, and Lea Thompson.

The Life and Career of Elizabeth Banks

Elizabeth Banks was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, on February 10, 1974, as Elizabeth Irene Mitchell. She used her birth name when she started her acting career but soon found that there was already an Elizabeth Mitchell in the acting world, who is best known for her role as Dr. Juliet Burke on “Lost.

There Is More Of Star Wars to Come Than One Could Have Thought

Disney revealed that there will be more to Star Wars now as new stories based on individual characters takes the excitement beyond the saga. The new stand alone films are expected to arrive simultaneously with the main Episodes.

Lights, Camera, Cue the Dentist!

With the Academy Awards right around the corner, we thought we’d take a look at films that feature dentists as the main characters. When it comes to Hollywood, dentists usually get a pretty raw deal in the movies. More often than not, when you see a dentist up on the silver screen, they are either a sleaze ball or a maniac. For every time a director uses a dentist’s drill to ratchet up the tension in a scene, there are probably hundreds of dentists who watch, shaking their heads in dismay.

Jason Statham Shines As the Honorable Thief in “Parker”

With action stars from decades past such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, and Bruce Willis retaking the big screen, should Jason Statham be worried about losing parts to his “Expendables 2” costars? Not likely. Statham shows audiences that he can do more than straight action films with his work in “Parker,” a crime film that balances his ability to kick butt while portraying a character more interesting than the typical action hero.

‘That’s Entertainment’: Making Meaning in Films

Nothing is left to chance on the big screen – everything means something – but what? What are we unknowingly learning at the cinema?

What People Love and Don’t Love About Romantic Movies

Romantic movies are the one thing that most men groan when it is the time for a lady to pick the movie. It is the type of movie that they hate going to see because it is boring. Many men hate this genre of movie due to the fact that they are reminded by the woman of things they should do. For women, this is a fantasy land. Ladies dream of being treated in a way similar to how women in these movies are treated. That is why women love romantic movies. When they see this, they are reminded that being treated like a queen only exists in films.