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Jun 16, 2019

‘NCIS’ Actress Pauley Perrette Accuses Mark Harmon of ‘Phyical Assault’

Former NCIS actress Pauley Perrette has made some serious allegations recently regarding her NCIS co-star and executive producer, Mark Harmon. Perrette, who played the goth forensic scientist Abby Sciuto for fifteen years insists he “physically assaulted” her while working on… Read More

Jun 9, 2019

What Is Hollywood’s Fascination with Charles Manson?

When news first hit the interwebs that Quentin Tarantino was working on his latest magnum opus, many fans and pundits alike referred to the proposed project as “Tarantino’s Manson movie.” But as it turns out, the Manson Family murders are… Read More

Jun 1, 2019

SAG-AFTRA Launches ‘Upfront Use Packages’ in Commercials Contracts

June 1st marks a welcome change for Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) members as they will see a modernized payment structure thanks to a new, innovative commercials contract. Indeed, 96.85% of the SAG-AFTRA national board… Read More

May 29, 2019

Keanu Reeves and Halle Berry’s Extreme Training for ‘John Wick 3’

It’s estimated, according to recognized algorithms and metrics, that John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum has made $120 million worldwide in just a week’s time. Indeed, the third film in the John Wick collection has more than doubled its predecessors’… Read More

May 17, 2019

Hollywood reacts to the passing of legendary actress and singer, Doris Day

The beloved and iconic star Doris Day died of pneumonia on Monday, May 13 at the age of 97 in her Carmel Valley, California home surrounded by loved ones. Day’s business manager and close friend Bob Bashara said she “died… Read More

May 12, 2019

Will ‘Under the Silver Lake’ Become the Next Cult Movie?

Cult films are a slippery snake to wrestle. By their very nature, they are beyond explication. Though they all start in their respective categories, i.e., comedy, drama, thriller, cult films eventually climb to the high and holy grounds of midnight… Read More

May 4, 2019

Remembering John Singleton

Visionary filmmaker John Singleton died on Monday, April 29 in Los Angeles after suffering a stroke 13 days earlier. He was 51 years old. The trailblazing director passed away peacefully at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center while surrounded by his family and… Read More

Apr 10, 2019


Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams recently gave a TEDx Talk aimed at creative people entitled “Don’t strive to be famous, strive to be talented.” The English actress can boast being an Emmy nominee as well an entrepreneur even though she’s just 22… Read More

Us Cast
Apr 10, 2019


Jordan Peele’s horror film Us has raked in over $174 million worldwide since its opening, and critics are describing it as “fiercely scary” and “truly terrifying”—and a large part of the credit goes to Lupita Nyong’o’s uniquely spine-chilling performance. The Academy Award-winning actress is proving… Read More

Mar 26, 2019

‘Game of Thrones’ Star Emilia Clarke Reveals Her Battle with Brain Hemorrhages

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke launched a charity this week after revealing she nearly died from two brain aneurysms that required emergency surgeries. The frightening series of events left her fearful that her life could end at any moment… Read More

Mar 16, 2019

Playing Captain Marvel Was Life-Changing for Brie Larson

Academy Award-winning actress Brie Larson plays the first lead female superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with her role as Captain Marvel. And portraying the flawed-but-unapologetic heroine has inspired Larson in her own life. Indeed, she wants to hold onto… Read More

Mar 12, 2019

Ray Romano on Constructing a Joke

Stand-up comedian, actor, and screenwriter Ray Romano shared a taste of his creative process in a recent Off Camera Show interview. Being nominated for 16 Emmys and winning three for his work on his long-running sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, Romano… Read More

Mar 9, 2019

Lamenting the Death of ‘90210’ Star Luke Perry

Riverdale star Luke Perry died in a Burbank hospital on March 4 at the young age of 52. He’d been hospitalized a week earlier as he suffered a massive stroke in his Sherman Oaks home. Several of his family members and… Read More

Mar 4, 2019

Should Netflix Films Be Eligible to Compete for Oscars?

When it comes to films contending for the Oscars, legendary director Steven Spielberg is campaigning to keep streaming services like Netflix out of the prestigious competition. Rather, he hopes the Academy Awards will only honor conventional, made-for-theatrical-release films—all the while,… Read More

Mar 2, 2019

Rami Malek becomes first actor of Arab heritage to win Oscar for Best Actor

At the 91st Academy Awards, Rami Malek won for Best Leading Actor thanks to his widely celebrated performance in Bohemian Rhapsody—and in doing so, became the first actor of Arab heritage to win the category. As far as being given… Read More