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Interview: Jeff Ward Talks Manson’s Lost Girls (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On March - 7 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Jeff Ward Talks Manson's Lost Girls (Exclusive)

Equally criticizing convicted criminals for their heinous crimes, and blaming victims for making seemingly unfortunate choices that led them to be targets of those horrifying offenses, can be at times the easy route for the public to take when they begin analyzing high-profile atrocities. But actor Jeff Ward’s skilled abilities of showcasing the emotional motivations behind one of the 20th century’s most infamous criminals, Charlies Manson, in Lifetime’s new original movie, ‘Mason’s Lost Girls,’ naturally challenged the widely held perception that victims can be equally blamed for the misfortunes they face at the hands of their captors. In his portrayal of the notorious title cult leader in the crime thriller,  [ Read More ]

Interview: Jade Hassoune Talks Shadowhunters (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On February - 27 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Jade Hassoune Talks Shadowhunters (Exclusive)

Seamlessly transitioning into an exhilarating new environment you know little about can be a harrowing challenge for many people. But when they have a powerful support system that willingly helps them adapt to their new lifestyle, they can commendably achieve their goals. That intriguing evolution is compellingly showcased not only between the cast and crew who traveled to Toronto to film the new action fantasy television series, ‘Shadowhunters,’ but also the young protagonist who’s unexpectedly brought into the supernatural world. Toronto-based actor Jade Hassoune happily welcomed his fellow castmates and the crew when they gathered in the Canadian city to film the current freshman season of the drama series. Not  [ Read More ]

Interview: Jeremy Sisto Talks Hangman (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On February - 25 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Jeremy Sisto Talks Hangman (Exclusive)

People can understandably become frightened and alarmed when they feel that someone, particularly an ominous stranger who they know nothing about, seeks joy in causing them irrevocable emotional and physical harm. When that danger finally appears to begin dissipating, the victims’ sense of self-consciousness also begins to dwindle, until they realize their opponent has never actually given up on preying on their vulnerabilities. That powerful exploration into the drastic measures people are willing to take in order to protect themselves and their families is grippingly presented in the new horror film, ‘Hangman.’ The thriller, which Alchemy distributed on Blu-ray and DVD on February 9, had its World Premiere during the  [ Read More ]

Interview: Jon Cassar Talks Forsaken (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On February - 22 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Jon Cassar Talks Forsaken (Exclusive)

People often find happiness when they achieve their initial successes in their professional lives. But as they mature and adapt to the new circumstances in their careers, their objectives understandably change, and lead them down a different path to diverse ambitions. That’s certainly the case with the filmmaker and characters behind the new Western, ‘Forsaken,’ which Momentum Pictures distributed in theaters and on VOD and iTunes this past weekend. Accomplished TV director Jon Cassar has stated that as much as he has enjoyed helming and producing television series, he’s happy to have finally realized his dream of directing his first feature film with ‘Forsaken.’ The drama, which he also executive  [ Read More ]

Interview: Vincent Rodriguez III Talks Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On January - 27 - 2016 0 Comment
Interview: Vincent Rodriguez III Talks Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (Exclusive)

People who are determined to find love often eagerly and willingly embark on a desperate attempt to finally find the person they’ll naturally connect with for the rest of their lives. Once they do meet the person they believe they’ll have everlasting happiness with, they’ll purposefully take whatever means necessary to secure their bond, even if it means completely changing their lives to build a romantic relationship. That persistent objective of achieving and maintaining that connection is alluringly presented in The CW’s freshman musical comedy series, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,’ which returned this week and airs on Mondays at 8/7c. Theater veteran Vincent Rodriguez III, who People Magazine has recently named as  [ Read More ]

Interview: Stephanie Bennett Shadowhunters and The Romeo Section (Exclusive)

Setting out to uncover your true identity and sense of purpose in life can be a daunting task for young adults, especially when they’re inadvertently faced with unfamiliar emotional and physical challenges. Versatile and skilled actress Stephanie Bennett is proving her natural ability to overcome those obstacles in her two latest drama television series, ‘Shadowhunters’ and ‘The Romeo Section.’ Both shows feature the performer portraying characters who are forced to contend with internal and external conflicts. But Bennett enthrallingly uses her own strength to infuse both characters with the will to survive. The best-selling young adult novel series ‘The Mortal Instruments’ by Cassandra Clare serves as the inspiration for ‘Shadowhunters,’  [ Read More ]

Exclusive Interview: Magda Apanowicz Talks The Green Inferno (Blu-ray and DVD Release)

Passionately and selflessly working to protect people you perceive are in need of help can harrowingly become a futile effort when the group you’re trying to save inexplicably begins to gloat about causing you harm. That terrifying experience chillingly and disturbingly drives the protagonists’ frightening plight in the drama, ‘The Green Inferno.’ Actress Magda Apanowicz portrays one of the noble humanitarians who embarks on an international goodwill mission that goes terrifyingly wrong in the film, which is now available on Digital HD. The movie, which is also set to be distributed on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand tomorrow by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, marks the highly anticipated return to classic  [ Read More ]

Interview: Scott Adkins Talks Close Range (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On December - 22 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Scott Adkins Talks Close Range (Exclusive)

Relentlessly not giving up on your daunting targets as you strive to make a better life for you and your family can be a harrowing, but equally fulfilling, experience. Actor and martial artist Scott Adkins captivatingly proved just that with his latest action crime film, ‘Close Range,’ which is now available on VOD and iTunes, and is set to be released on Blu-ray and DVD on January 5, 2016 by XLrator Media. The movie, which reunites the performer with his ‘Undisputed’ and ‘Ninja’ director, Isaac Florentine, showcases Adkins effortlessly relying on his action experience and physicality to protect his characters’ relatives against his latest enemies. ‘Close Range’ follows Iraq war  [ Read More ]

Interview: David S. Goyer Talks The Forest (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On December - 21 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview David S. Goyer Talks The Forest (Exclusive)

The seemingly most serene and beautiful places in the world can actually surprisingly be the epitome of the idea that looks can be deceiving. Rising with terrifying grandeur at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan, the legendary real-life Aokigahara Forest is the suspense-filled setting of the upcoming drama, ‘The Forest.’ The film is what producer David S. Goyer has described as being an elevated supernatural thriller that features characters who viewers will come to care about over the course of the story. But they ultimately become steeped in a creeping dread in a real location that initially appears be a tranquil place, but is actually associated with hauntings and  [ Read More ]

Interview: Michael Biehn Talks 24 Hour Rental (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On December - 8 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Michael Biehn Talks 24 Hour Rental (Exclusive)

Protagonists are meant to inspire and encourage people to courageously commit noble acts, but some of television and film’s most noteworthy heroes instead garner attention for their most illogical ideas on how to improve their worlds. Some audiences balk at the inhumanity, pessimism and amorality that these anti-heroes bestow on their supporting characters. However, the new crime comedy television series, ’24 Hour Rental,’ is actually encouraging its viewers to laugh at life’s most challenging situations that those very unethical protagonists continuously face. One of the show’s ensemble cast members, Michael Biehn, is enthusiastically urging the public to welcome the series’ black comedy take that not all leaders admirably support those  [ Read More ]

Interview: Nick Sandow Talks The Wannabe (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 30 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Nick Sandow Talks The Wannabe (Exclusive)

Aspiring to follow in the professional footsteps of your hero is often believed to be an admirable goal to have, especially when you’re transitioning into a new phase of your career. But that ambition isn’t always the most commendable one to have, as your desired line of work could be illegal, unethical and dangerous, and the people you wish to emulate aren’t guaranteed to appreciate you. With the new crime drama ‘The Wannabe,’ which marks his second turn behind the camera, writer-director Nick Sandow proves that trying to mirror the achievements of those people he respects, like Martin Scorsese, who served as one of the film’s executive producer, is a  [ Read More ]

Exclusive Interview: Cliff Curtis Talks Fear the Walking Dead: Season 1 (Blu-ray and DVD Release)

Striving to find your own unique identity and beliefs as you set out to succeed in a respected world that’s been established by your peers can be both a daunting and liberating task. Accomplished New Zealand film and television actor Cliff Curtis once again proved his versatility and adaptability to creating a distinct character when he stepped into the lead male role of Travis Manawa in AMC’s new horror series, ‘Fear the Walking Dead.’ Anchor Bay Entertainment will distribute ‘Fear the Walking Dead: The Complete First Season’ on Blu-ray and DVD tomorrow, for a suggested retail price of $49.99 and $39.98, respectively. The home release of the show, which was  [ Read More ]

Interview: Daz Crawford Talks Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Exclusive)

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 9 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Daz Crawford Talks Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Exclusive)

Determinedly proving your worth in expanding the success of your employer’s objectives can be a mutually alluring and beneficial process for both sides. Not only does the organization’s leaders receive a dedicated worker who helps meet their goals, but the employee can also secure more responsibility and value in the company. That’s certainly the case with diverse and enthralling actor Daz Crawford, who’s currently portraying Hydra employee Kebo on ABC’s action sci-fi drama, ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ The performer brings such diverse and alluring emotions and motivations to the formerly guest-starring role that the television network and studio decided to expand his character on the popular series. ‘Marvel’s Agents of  [ Read More ]

Interview: Finn Wittrock and Sarah Bolger Talk My All American

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 8 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Finn Wittrock and Sarah Bolger Talk My All American

Witnessing the powerful evolution of a true and pure love for others in a society that’s driven by increasingly egotistical desires is a humbling and rare situation. The all-important experience emphasizes the significance of embracing selfless people who are determined to serve the greater good of their community, and not continuously cater to their own needs. That noteworthy chronicling of the motivations of such remarkable people who are completely devoted to their true love, and effortlessly affect everyone they know, is grippingly presented in the sports drama, ‘My All American,’ which Clarius Entertainment is set to distribute in theaters this Friday, November 13. The biographical film, which was written and  [ Read More ]

Interview: Claire Coffee Talks Grimm Season 5

Posted by Karen Benardello On November - 1 - 2015 0 Comment
Interview: Claire Coffee Talks Grimm Season 5

Intriguingly working to maintain power and mystery in both your personal and professional lives can be an equally challenging and rewarding process. Veteran television actress Claire Coffee is once again proving her effortless ability to maintain control and intrigue in her portrayal of her role of former Hexenbiest Adalind Schade on the popular police procedural fantasy series, ‘Grimm.’ The one-time antagonistic character’s distinct change in motivations, including her determination to now help those she once wronged, leaves the other characters questioning if she has truly improved, a puzzle the skilled performer has also upheld for viewers in recent episodes. ‘Grimm’ returned for its fifth season on NBC last Friday, October  [ Read More ]

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