Dances With Films Fest 2015 Movie Reviews

June 2nd, 2015 11:15am EDT
Dances With Films Fest 2015 - 'Feature Film Reviews'
The movies are flying fast and furious through the projector at this years Dances With Films Festival 2015 taking place at the TLC Chinese Theaters (Hollywood & Highland) from May 28-June 7 in LA. And we’re watching them as quickly as we can to keep you up to date, so here are four flicks from this year’s crop reviewed for your quality convenience.

"Soledad" – The filmmakers describe "Soledad" as a mix of "Taxi Driver," John Hughes and "Beauty and the Beast" and they’re certainly not wrong. Though Jesse Celedon’s limo driving hero of sorts Victor is much more complex than unstable...

We Love Melissa McCarthy's Latest Look - Read Why!

June 2nd, 2015 10:59am EDT
Melissa McCarthy Designs Her Own Dress For NYC 'Spy' Premiere
Melissa McCarthy promoted her new clothing line "Melissa McCarthy Seven7" by wearing one of her own creations at the New York City premiere of "Spy."

The 44-year-old actress donned a pink, floor-length patterned gown on Monday to showcase her collection, which is manufactured by Sunrise Brands. The clothing line will launch in August.

She recently told People about her favorite piece from the collection: "There's a sweater with a cat drawn on it that's saying 'Meow,' and my daughter drew it and it just kinds of breaks my heart."

McCarthy and husband Ben Falcone have two daughters: Vivian...

It's Official: Eddie Redmayne Cast In Harry Potter Spinoff

June 2nd, 2015 10:45am EDT
Eddie Redmayne
It's official. Eddie Redmayne has been cast as Newt Scamander in the Harry Potter spinoff "Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them."

Warner Bros. Pictures' President of Creative Development and Worldwide Production Greg Silverman said in a statement: "Eddie Redmayne has emerged as one of today's most extraordinarily talented and acclaimed actors. We are thrilled to welcome him into J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, where we know he will deliver a remarkable performance as Newt Scamander, the central character in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."

The film centers on the adventures of...

'The Rock' To Remake 80s Action Flick

June 2nd, 2015 9:26am EDT
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson To Star In Remake Of 80s Action Flick
Dwayne Johnson, otherwise known as "The Rock" is in talks to remake the iconic 1986 action flick "Big Trouble in Little China.'

The original film, which starred Kurt Russell, detailed the story of an All-American trucker who found himself dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown. Russell played Jack Burton. Kim Cattrall co-starred as one of a group of women who are kidnapped so their bodies would service a two thousand year old sorcerer.

Johnson is currently enjoying his biggest opening weekend in his film career with the disaster movie "San Andreas." The box office win...

'Entourage' Movie Premiere Photos

June 2nd, 2015 9:24am EDT
Ronda Rousey
The ladies got all the attention at the Los Angeles premiere of "Entourage" on Monday. The film, based on the hit HBO series, centers on a group of male friends, but it's the women who held court on the red carpet.

Mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey showed off her athletic figure in a black beaded dress with a plunging neckline. It's the fighter's third film; she also appeared in "Furious Seven" and "The Expandables 3."

Rousey wasn't the only star to don a little black dress. "Entourage" actress Emmanuelle Chriqui opted for a floor-length gown. Model/actress Emily Ratajkowski, who also app...

Actress Clea DuVall Talks On Latest Film 'Shelter'

June 1st, 2015 12:15pm EDT
Dances With Films 2015 Interview: 'The Shelter' Lead Clea DuVall
For someone so young, actress Clea DuVall has managed to carve out quite an impressive and diverse body of work. From her early turn as the tough high school outcast in Robert Rodriguez’s "The Faculty" to most recently as one of the six American diplomats detained in Ben Affleck’s Oscar winning film "Argo," DuVall has been hitting all the right performance notes and shows no sign of stopping. Her latest work is in a moody new short titled "Shelter" (making its way to the big screen via the Dances With Films Festival 2015 on Monday, June 1st at 5pm at the Chinese 6 Theaters on Hollywood an...

Blu-ray Review: 'Time Lapse' - Worth The Money?

June 1st, 2015 11:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Time Lapse'
What would you do if you could see one frame into the future? We’re gonna find out when we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Time Lapse" out June 16 from XLRator Media. We review the effects of future and film below!

Title: "Time Lapse"

Grade: 4

Cast: Danielle Panabaker, Matt O’Leary, George Finn

Director: Bradley King

Rating: Not Rated

Runtime: 104 minutes

Release Company: XLRator Media


The Flick: Creative, engaging and continually surprising, "Time Lapse" is a clever chiller thriller. Taking the idea of time travel to a more basic single futur...

DVD Review: 'Asylum' - Worth The Money?

June 1st, 2015 10:10am EDT
DVD Review: 'Asylum'
Not sure if this one is comedy or horror? Then follow us as we shed some light on the new to DVD flick "Asylum" out June 2 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. We see if those involved need to be committed below!

Title: "Asylum"

Grade: 0

Cast: Stephen Rea, Bruce Payne, Caroline Ford

Director: Chris Mancini and Todor Chapkanov

Rating: R

Runtime: 93 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment


The Flick: Wow. No since the dry uneventful evening chatter of "My Dinner With Andre" has it been so painful to sit through a flick. (I earned an...

'San Andreas' Made Way More Money Than Expected At Weekend Box Office

June 1st, 2015 9:13am EDT
San Andreas
Disaster film "San Andreas" toppled the competition at the weekend box office. The movie, starring Dwayne Johnson, debuted at number one with $53.2 million in ticket sales. The film overshot expectations, beating some analysts' projections by more than $20 million.

In the movie, California's infamous San Andreas Fault triggers a magnitude 9-plus earthquake. A search and rescue helicopter pilot and his estranged wife join forces to save their only daughter.

Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario and Ioan Gruffudd also star.

Fun fact: Johnson broke a Guinness World Record for "Most Self-Portrai...

Why Won't Carla Gugino Won't Sleep Nude in California?

June 1st, 2015 8:26am EDT
'San Andreas' Star Carla Gugino Won't Sleep Naked Because Of Ear
Carla Gugino revealed that while she used to enjoy sleeping in the buff, California's frequent earthquakes have the actress switching to a pair of comfy pajamas.

Although she is in the privacy of her own home, the "San Andreas" star is afraid to be caught with her pants down once again, as she was during the traumatic 1994 earthquake that rocked the Los Angeles area.

In a HuffPost Live interview, Gugino recalled her life-changing experience.

"I was living with my boyfriend at the time and I was not wearing any clothes. I was sleeping naked. And the earthquake happened it was the middle o...