4 items from 2013
Comics aren't always on. Robin Williams and Eddie Murphy probably don't get up in the morning thinking, "I'm funny," no matter how entertaining they may be on TV or in a movie theater. Add to that list David Alan Grier, a comic actor known for his role in the '90s sketch comedy show "In Living Color" (yes, J Lo was one of the dancers), as well as his various movies, time on Broadway, and, more recently, his first book, "Barack Like Me: The Chocolate-Covered Truth." In person, Grier appears much quieter, less zany, and by his own admission these days, "less out there." However, he didn't hold back when it came time to talk to Moviefone about his role in the Tyler Perry-produced comedy "Peeples," in which he stars as Kerry Washington's dad. Grier talked at length about the cast, shenanigans on the set, the invasion of Twitter and Instagram, »
- Diedre Johnson
Feature James Clayton 15 Mar 2013 - 06:38
With Welcome To The Punch's striking title in mind, James offers some more interesting film names for recent hits...
Welcome To The Punch. Boom. That is a brilliant film title. It hits you and it hits you hard. It’s an inviting knuckle sandwich to your conscious awareness and its five syllables sucker punch you and say, “Yeah, now you know me. You are watching this film, sunshine.”
Imprinted indelibly on my memory right from the first mention, how could I not follow it up and discover what mysteries lie behind the bombastic moniker? It immediately impresses me with its shocking violence and promises brutal action, intense energy and all the other sadomasochistic kicks I crave in my cinema trips. Welcome To The Punch speaks directly to my psyche and is sold to my subconscious in only four words.
Getting beyond the gut-busting first impression, »
Danny Trejo has a sorted criminal past. Though he's become an established actor over the years, he has gone back to his prison roots, shanking a sound man and taking the director of his previous film Frankie Latina (Modus Operandi) hostage. Watch this Kickstarter hostage video, where Danny threatens to slit the filmmaker's throat if you, the fans, don't help fund their latest collaborative endeavor Snap Shot. If you're not convinced of the deadly fate awaiting Latina, then continue reading on after the video for more details.
Snap Shot - Kickstarter Video
Danny Trejo reunites with Modus Operandi director Frankie Latina for new indie thriller Snap Shot. The director goes for crowd funding through Kickstarter for Snap Shot and grabs plenty of attention with a clever video promo featuring the Mexican Badass himself, who says "I support independent film."
Through Kickstarter, more than 750,000 people have pledged over 75 million dollars to »
Redditor morphinapg has produced an image that combines the features of all five actors who have portrayed Bruce Wayne on the big screen, reports The Hollywood Reporter. The result is, well, a pretty good-looking dude. And probably a billionaire.
But does he possess the childhood trauma and vindictive rage that drives the caped crusader? Alas, such characteristics are only visible within.
Watch every Stan Lee cameo »
- Josh Stillman
4 items from 2013
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