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Interview: Daniel Alfredson Talks Blackway (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 29 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Daniel Alfredson Talks Blackway (Exclusive)

Inspiration and determination can often strike people during their most intense and surprising situations and connections. The strong-willed protagonist in the thriller, ‘Blackway,’ becomes grippingly motivated to protect herself as she had to learn how to rebuild her life following her mother’s death. But her new life plans are jeopardized when she becomes the target of her hometown’s ruthless con man. The drama, which which was written by Joe Gangemi and Gregory Jacobs, is based on Castle Freeman Jr. 2008 acclaimed novel, ‘Go with Me.’ ‘Blackway’ was directed by Swedish filmmaker, Daniel Alfredson, who was influenced to take the helm by one of the project’s supporting actors, Anthony Hopkins. The  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Stephen Lang Talks Don’t Breathe (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 23 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Stephen Lang Talks Don't Breathe (Exclusive)

Quickly judging a person just on their appearance is a misguided trait that many people take on, as they fall into society’s trap of not placing value of appreciating others for their personalities first. Swiftly being placed in dangerous situations that reveal people’s character as they struggle to protect themselves ultimately proves whether or not those instant intuitions are indeed accurate. Director Fede Alvarez, who co-wrote the script for his new horror film, ‘Done Breathe,’ with Rodo Sayagues, stunningly proved that people’s natural reactions in times of despair offer the most accurate insight into their temperament. Actor Stephen Lang plays one of the main complex characters in the thriller, which  [ Read More ]

Exclusive Interview Andy Powers Talks Clown (Blu-ray and DVD Release)

Striving to protect and positively influence their young and impressionable children is a high priority for many parents, regardless of the troubling circumstances they find themselves in. Unfortunately, at times even their best intentions can fail and ultimately do more harm than good. That’s certainly the case with the married main characters in the horror film, ‘Clown,’ as they try to make their son happy on his birthday with a visit by the title iconic figure. But actor Andy Powers’ well-meaning character soon uncovers the frightening consequences of depending on superficial societal expectations to fulfill a sense of contentment. After Dimension Films and Anchor Bay Entertainment unveiled ‘Clown’ in select  [ Read More ]

Interview: Robert LaSardo Talks Darkest Night (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 20 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Robert LaSardo Talks Darkest Night (Exclusive)

Embracing your true emotions, without fearing the effects of judgment, is a powerful sentiment held by both troubled characters and daring actions who are intent on taking control of their destines. Versatile and talented actor, Robert LaSardo, who has made a name for himself by portraying criminals and gang members, is powerfully highlighting his natural ability to rise above villainous stereotypes in all of his roles. The intellectual film and television performer has notably embraced the creative freedom that independent projects have offered him throughout his career. As a result, he has expertly shown how allowing actors to share their personal input on their roles can help authenticate the human  [ Read More ]

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Passionately pursuing admirable goals, no matter what challenging obstacles stand in the way, is a fulfilling aspiration that the most determined heroes aim to realize. The inspirational young title protagonist in the upcoming animated fantasy film, ‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ boldly relies on his courage to follow his dream of defeating his opposing enemies and protecting his life. Travis Knight, the president and CEO of the stop-motion animation studio, Laika, and up-and-coming actor, Art Parkinson, have also successfully obtained some of their ambitions by working on the family movie. Knight made the transition from working as a film animator to making his feature film directorial debut, while the 14-year-old  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Madeleine McGraw Talks Outcast (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 12 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview Madeleine McGraw Talks Outcast (Exclusive)

Finding and embracing life’s true purpose can be a challenging experience for many adults as they struggle to determine their dreams, let alone young children who recently started school. But talented and versatile young actress, seven-year-old Madeleine McGraw, has already uncovered and embraced her natural talent as a performer. She has naturally showcased her ability to understand and connect with her character in the new Cinemax supernatural horror series, ‘Outcast,’ on which she made her television series regular acting debut. The drama highlights how McGraw understands both the joy and pain of her character during an at-times turbulent period in her life, which has rightfully garnered her critical acclaim. ‘Outcast’  [ Read More ]

Interview: Jon Heder Talks Ghost Team (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On August - 12 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Jon Heder Talks Ghost Team (Exclusive)

People who become highly determined to gain the attention of those they admire can often times take drastic measures, without any regard for the harmful consequences that may plague them along the way. But those repercussions can sometimes lead to surprisingly beneficial outcomes. The people they affect can learn how to appreciate their lives, particularly the unpredictable connections they have formed along the way. That’s certainly the case in Jon Heder’s new paranormal-inspired comedy film, ‘Ghost Team.’ The story chronicles the actor’s relatable protagonist learning how to embrace all that he has in his life. ‘Ghost Team’ follows Louis (Heder), the owner of a nondescript copy and print store that’s  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen Talk Amateur Night (Exclusive)

Humorously providing a relatable view on an alternative lifestyle that’s often quickly judged by society is a challenge that not many filmmakers, particularly those who are making their feature film writing and directorial debuts, willing embrace. But up-and-coming married scribes-helmers, Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse, intriguingly relied on their unique working experiences as they strived to achieve their Hollywood dreams, with their new comedy, ‘Amateur Night.’ The filmmakers cast spouses Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen to bring their distinctive story to life in ‘Amateur Night.’ The comedy highlights the role reversal of women portraying characters who willingly work illegal and sordid jobs, and don’t experience the residual guilt that accompanies  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Ashley Tisdale, Janet Montgomery and Bria L. Murphy Talk Amateur Night (Exclusive)

Relentlessly maintaining a brazen and confident personality is a key component for women to achieve and preserve a successful business. Embodying that assertive approach is a key element in forming compelling female characters in films. That endearing characteristic is compellingly personified in the lead female characters in the new comedy, ‘Amateur Night,’ which was written and directed by Lisa Addario and her husband, Joe Syracuse. The movie is based on Syracuse’s experiences when he and Addario first moved to Los Angeles to pursue careers in filmmaking. ‘Amateur Night,’ which Cinedigm distributed in New York and Los Angeles theaters this weekend, showcases how a man who’s desperate for a job unknowingly  [ Read More ]

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At this point almost everybody at least has heard word-of-mouth praise about the Adult Swim animated series ‘Rick and Morty’. The show – now into its third season – has gained quite the rabid fan base as its popularity continues to soar. And honestly, it’s really difficult not to love this show. It’s got a solid combination of raunchy humor, adventure, burping and heart mixed together to form an incredibly entertaining show. ‘Rick and Morty’ follows the adventures of the alcoholic scientist Rick teamed up with his awkward and slow grandson Morty, both characters voiced by Justin Roiland. The second season ended on a fairly downer note, but despite the  [ Read More ]

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In the early days of his career a young Bruce Campbell joined forces with the fresh filmmaker Sam Raimi in a low budget horror movie called ‘The Evil Dead’. Ever since then Bruce Campbell has taken on multiple roles in plenty of movies and television shows, but his fans will always always associate the dashing actor to the bloody franchise that helped define that decade of horror. Who would have guessed that years after he first took on the role of Ashley “Ash” Williams that Bruce Campbell would inevitably take on the role once more? Similar to Ash’s association with the Necronomicon in the ‘Evil Dead’ universe, this is a  [ Read More ]

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The Evil Dead franchise is a beloved bloody series that’s lodged itself deep into horror lovers’ hearts. The bloody tales of Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) against the forces of darkness plagued the reluctant hero many years ago. But thanks to his foolish actions, he faces new enemies in the hit Starz series ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’. Producer Robert Tapert has been with the Evil Dead franchise since the beginning, seeing the horror property multiply in gore and fans who loved every minute of it. At the other end of the spectrum is famed actress Lucy Lawless, who will always be known as the title character in ‘Xena: Warrior Princess’. Rather  [ Read More ]

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We’re just days away from the release of the latest crazy disaster film ‘Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens’. Before audiences see the continuing carnage unfold – this time taking place on the shiny Vegas landscape – actress Caroline Williams has been promoting her new film like crazy at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, hyping people up on the SyFy movie. Caroline Williams is no stranger to dealing with fictional terrors, having made her mark on the film scene back in the 80s. To this very day she’s still heavily recognized for her role as Vanita aka Stretch in the still beloved ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2′. She’s appeared in a  [ Read More ]

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Sharlto Copley in Hardcore Henry

Relentlessly fighting to protect yourself in a revolutionary new circumstance can be a frightening prospect for many people, as they’re unaware of the potential danger the incident may bring. Accepting a total stranger’s seemingly altruistic help as you explore your radical new situation, despite not knowing their true motive, can be an even more daunting experience. Taking that leap of faith and unquestionably accepting the assistance of someone you don’t know is powerfully explored in actor Sharlto Copley’s progressive sci-fi movie, ‘Hardcore Henry.’ The South African performer intriguingly portrays a mysterious man who offers to assist the title character protect himself from a group of lethal mercenaries who want to  [ Read More ]

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Interview: Breeda Wool AWOL and UnREAL (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On July - 9 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview Breeda Wool AWOL and UnREAL (Exclusive)

No matter how well composed they may appear to the world, adults are often times continuously struggling to find their true sense of self, even when society insists they should have already firmly established themselves. But that steady battle of trying to find their sense of identity is what ultimately helps people determine what kind of person they wish to be, and how they can achieve their goals. Actress Breeda Wool is powerfully contending with that domineering existential crisis in two of her latest projects, including Lifetime’s drama series, ‘UnREAL,’ and the romantic drama film, ‘AWOL.’ ‘UnREAL,’ which is currently airing its second season, was recently renewed for another season.  [ Read More ]

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