Burt Reynolds, the former football player who would later become a hugely popular and Oscar-nominated actor, starring in such iconic films such as Deliverance, Smokey and the Bandit and Boogie Nights, has died at the age of 82. Reynolds died Thursday morning at Jupiter Medical Center in Florida from cardiac arrest. Although Reynolds won a […]

The surprisingly larger than expected revenue haul by The Meg at the box office this past weekend has gotten us wondering: Just how well DO shark movies typically do at the box office? Ever since 1975’s classic Jaws, moviegoers have been fascinated by the fierce ocean predators, which, in addition to spawning Jaws 2, and the increasingly […]

Next year’s Oscar telecast is going to look at bit different. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced in a letter to members Wednesday that it will be adding a category for blockbuster films, and will be shortening the telecast to just three hours (this year’s was almost four), by giving out some […]

MoviePass is making yet another change to its subscription service, this time announcing it will soon limit customers to three movies per month for the $9.95 monthly subscription fee, effective August 15th. In an interview published Monday in The Wall Street Journal, MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe says his company is focusing on the 85% of […]

Three years after the big series finale, a Downton Abbey movie is set to begin production in a few weeks. The popular TV series followed the fictional Crawleys and the servants who worked at the aristocratic family’s English country estate at the turn of the 20th century. Show creator Julian Fellowes wrote the screenplay for […]

More details are coming to light about British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen’s controversial new Borat-styled satirical TV series, “Who Is America?,” which premieres on the Showtime network Sunday. (Look for our review afterwards.) And from the looks of it, he’s taking on nearly everyone in American politics. Among the growing list of big name politicians […]

1950s Hollywood heartthrob Tab Hunter, who rose to fame with his California surfer looks, has died, three days short of his 87th birthday, according to a post on his Facebook page late Sunday night.   Allan Glaser, Hunter’s life partner for more than 30 years, says Hunter died suddenly from a blood clot that caused […]

The brash young U.S. subscription service MoviePass, which has threatened to disrupt the business of moviegoing with its plan that allows moviegoers to watch up to 30 movies per month (one movie per day) for a monthly $9.99 fee, has unveiled “Peak Pricing,” an additional surcharge that will go into effect when MoviePass determines there […]

Cue the confetti cannons! Season 10 of RuPaul’s Drag Race concluded Thursday night on VH1 with the coronation of a new winner from downtown Los Angeles. Let’s recap! After a rousing, glam-filled introduction of all the contestants, RuPaul gets down to business with inspirational chats with the four finalists – Aquaria, Asia O’Hara, Eureka and […]

Filming for the long-awaited sequel to the wildly-popular 1986 military drama Top Gun has begun in San Diego, California.  Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer will be reprising their roles from the original as the two rivals, Maverick and Iceman, who battled for the title of “Top Gun” at the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School at […]