Archive for July 23rd, 2014

Among Ravens Movie Review

Posted by bsimon On July - 23 - 2014 0 Comment
Among Ravens Movie

Title: Among Ravens Directors: Randy Redroad and Russell Friedenberg Starring: Amy Smart, Joshua Leonard, Will McCormack, Victoria Smurfit, Johnny Sequoyah, Christian Campbell, Natalie Imbruglia, Russell Friedenberg, Calum Grant, Castille Landon “I’m lost in all this bullshit – I don’t even know who I am anymore!” screams a character late in “Among Ravens,” and at no point in the 103-minute running time of this dysfunctional-family drama does an audience member feel more of a surge of empathetic identification and crystal-clear truth. Co-directed by Randy Redroad and Russell Friedenberg, this indie film is an achingly pretentious turd-burger, through and through. “Among Ravens” unfolds during an annual July 4 party hosted by Wendy (Amy Smart) and  [ Read More ]

jason momoa

Jason Momoa has made a name for himself on both the small screen and the big, in projects like “Stargate: Atlantis,” “Game of Thrones” and ”Conan the Barbarian” — mostly via his brooding physicality. “Road to Paloma,” though, finds the actor branching out, by degrees. Co-written with Robert Homer Mollohan, Momoa’s dusty, Southwestern-set directorial debut is a road movie/crime flick/wanderlust mash-up, centering on Wolf (Momoa), a Native American biker who finds himself living on the lam after avenging his mother’s rape and murder. For ShockYa, Brent Simon recently had a chance to speak to Momoa one-on-one, about how he enjoyed juggled duties behind and in front of the camera, filming a sex scene  [ Read More ]

The Giver Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges had the fans attention today as he gave an hour of his time to field questions and give awesome answers during “The Giver” Reddit AMA (“Ask Me Anything”) session. Bridges seemed to have fun during the session answering questions about some of the interesting experiences he’s had throughout his career. We’ve got some of the answers. “Kaztrator” asked Bridges if he preferred playing good or bad guys. “I’m not sure there’s really a difference. I don’t really see it in black & white,” he wrote. “We all have good & bad aspects to each of us. I don’t really approach them that differently. I enjoy playing both.” “The_Maddest_Man”  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Freddie Highmore Talks Justin and the Knights of Valour

Posted by Karen Benardello On July - 23 - 2014 0 Comment
Interview: Freddie Highmore Talks Justin and the Knights of Valour

Embarking on a powerful journey to fulfill your destiny and dreams, particularly when at times it can be filled with unpredictable struggles and people who are determined to prevent you from achieving your goals, can be a seemingly harrowing and daunting experience. That initially intimidating process of achieving your ambitions is powerfully showcased in the journey of the title character in the new animated family film, ‘Justin and the Knights of Valour,’ which is now available on Blu-ray and DVD. Accomplished and talented young actor Freddie Highmore, who voices Justin in the film, impressively infused the character with a powerful ambition to become a knight, despite the fact they have  [ Read More ]

Universal Brings Syfy Face Off Characters to Halloween Horror Nights

The most gruesome characters to be featured on the hit Syfy competition series, ‘Face Off,’ will be featured at Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studio Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights events. The nightmarish creatures will begin frightening guests on Friday, September 19, as some of the up-and-coming make-up artists from the show will bring the ghouls to life. Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights will feature a new street experience with ten different character creations that are inspired by the acclaimed SyFy series. The creatures will feature a design from Laura Tyler, the winner of ‘Face Off’s fifth season, who is now working as a make-up artist at the theme park. The  [ Read More ]

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