What Do Executive Producers and Directors Do?

How many production companies were involved in a picture? How many executive producers and producers are mentioned in the credits? Did you ever wonder what these positions entailed?

Trained Animals in Show Biz

How do they train animal actors? Here’s the background, including the abuse animals received in the past. Now protected from harm by the Screen Actors Guild, trainers have worked with wolves, bears, elephants and even insects, as well as the domestic animals you see onscreen.

Mad Men: Episode 504 Mystery Date Commentary

This week’s episode of Mad Men is titled Mystery Date, a callback to a board game from the 60’s and 70’s. Matthew Weiner and Company connect this innocent board game to a grisly murder – the mass killing of eight nursing students by Richard Speck in July of 1966.

Does Everything Look Better In 3D?

People are crazy about 3D movies. Nonetheless, these movies come with their advantages and disadvantages. Learn more about both from the article.

It Is Finally Going To Happen!

Hugh Jackman’s commitment to playing Wolverine is praised by company executive! Tim Rothman says that the script for the new chapter of the “Wolverine” films is “Excellent”!

The Sitcom Effect: Why the World Secretly Loves Every Rehashed Plot Hollywood Throws At Us?

It is only in recent years that I can remember such an outcry against Hollywood for redoing, re-imagining, and rebooting every film in sight. Films that were once considered hallowed ground are being trampled upon with fresh new ideas and faces. Films that didn’t ever need to see the light of day again are being remade, and even films that were made in the last decade are being re imagined in a new way. All the while the complaint is always the same. “Why can’t Hollywood come up with any original ideas?”

Using Transcription to Document Documentaries

There are some people who cringe when they hear the word documentary as this usually means that they have to sit through some hum drum monologue others however normally get excited as they view this as an opportunity to learn something new. The sad fact however is that most people are no longer interested in the documentaries and there are very few people who will not sit through 2 hours of a documentary as they would rather do something different. This article has been written for such people.

Heard After The Knocking, Rapping At My Chamber Door: “Watch The Raven – It’s Not A Bore!”

With the advent of the mammoth success that has been Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes franchise, another Victorian era actioner was bound to happen. In this case, it is The Raven directed by James McTeigue (V for Vendetta, Ninja Assassin). Unlike Holmes, it is not a Victorian fictional character at the forefront, but an actual historical figure in the form of Edgar Allen Poe (John Cusack, Say Anything, Hot Tub Time Machine) in the final, destitute (and historically nebulous) years of his life.

5 Movies To Watch With Mom On Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a special day to honor the woman that does so much for you throughout the year. Celebrate Mom and spend some special time together this Mother’s Day. Choose from these appropriate Mother’s Day selections.

Sad Movie “City of Angel” Review

Among the many movies that left me a wave of sadness, City of Angels is on top of the list. Released in the year 1998, the movie is directed by Stephen Holden and the star list includes Meg Ryan, Nicolas Cage and Dennis Franz. The movie was a big hit on the box office owing to the story line and its soundtrack that included Iris by Goo Goo Dolls.

Movie Review: The Avengers (2012)

So how do you pose a threat to a demigod, a supersoldier, a man in an indestructible metal suit and a hulking green juggernaut? Well, you really can’t. But with a surplus of loud explosions, massive battles, and limitless CG effects you can feign the right amount of adventure to appease fans of such monumental clashes between good and evil.

Movie Review of The Lucky One

Call me crazy, but I’m starting to think that Nicholas Sparks needs to either: A) stop turning his books into movies, or B) locate and keep on speed dial the person who was responsible for the screen adaptation of ‘The Notebook’, because frankly, you can only expect audiences to hope for a life changing love story so many times before they stop giving you the benefit of the doubt. THE GOOD: A grown up and—if I may be perfectly frank—smoking hot Zac Efron plays Logan Thibault, a young Marine who has survived three tours of duty in Iraq, when many…