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Four Independent Movie Reviews To Check Out

8/19/2015 12:15pm EDT
Four Films
So many movies – so little time! Reviewing some of the smaller film fare it’s safe to say that there is certainly not a shortage of films coming out. Good or bad, it’s inspiring to say the least! In any case we’re checking out four selections that are available to see now involving everything from practical monsters, mean MMA mommies, rape revenge plots and even obsessive family disorders – quite an eclectic list of cinema subjects indeed. So read the encapsulated reviews of "Harbinger Down," "Glena," "Return to Sender" and "Amnesiac" below!

Title: "Harbinger Down"

Stars: 2 1/2

G...
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Melissa McCarthy's Clothing Line Is A Hit

8/18/2015 6:22pm EDT
Melissa McCarthy's Clothing Line Not Just For Plus-Size Women: '
Melissa McCarthy launched her new clothing line this month and the pieces are not just for plus-size women.The Spy star's line of tops, pants, loungewear and outerwear are available in misses, women's and plus sizes and available on HSN and in a variety of retailers including Nordstrom, Macy's and Lane Bryant.

In an interview with the Home Shopping Network, the actress revealed that she has always always loved fashion and decided to start the line som women would lose "the uniform" and "discover their own personal style."

Right now, there are 26 separates in the Seven7 line available on H...
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'Star Wars: Rogue One' Has A Cast, A Plot And A New Title

8/17/2015 9:36pm EDT
Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" wasn't the only story from a galaxy far, far away getting all the buzz at Disney's D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif., over the weekend.

Lots of new details about the first live-action spinoff film in George Lucas's space saga were revealed, including the main cast, the first image from the film, the plot details and even a new title.

For starters, the title has been changed from "Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One" to "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." Back in April, director Gareth Edwards ("Godzilla") and Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy revealed that the planned series...
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First Poster For 'The Force Awakens' Reveals More About On One New Character

8/17/2015 7:01pm EDT
Star Wars The Force Awakens
The first poster for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" arrived over the weekend at Disney's annual fan expo, D23, but it's not the official poster for the highly anticipated movie.

The poster was created by Drew Struzan -- the same artist who produced the posters for the Star Wars prequel trilogy and for the 1997 original trilogy special editions -- and it features one big reveal about the film that hasn't come up in the two trailers.

Daisy Ridley, who plays the scavenger Rey, stands front and center and is flanked by the AWOL stortrooper Finn (John Boyega) and new bad guy Kylo Ren (Adam Dri...
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Disney Adding Huge 'Star Wars' Lands To Its Theme Parks

8/17/2015 3:46pm EDT
Disney Star Wars land
With Star Wars: The Force Awakens just months off, Disney announced at its annual D23 Fan Expo on Saturday that its Orlando, Florida, and Anaheim, California, theme parks will each be getting their own Star Wars-themed additions.

Disney CEO Bob Iger announced during the event that both Disney's Hollywood Studios in Florida and California's Disneyland will each be getting a 14-acre addition based on a galaxy far, far away (like we didn't see this news coming after the company's $4 billion purchase of Lucasfilm in 2012).

"We are creating a jaw-dropping new world that represents our largest ...
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'The Force Awakens' Spoilers: Five Things We've Learned About Kylo Ren

8/16/2015 12:14pm EDT
Five Things We Now Know About Adam Driver's 'Star Wars: The Forc
Entertainment Weekly's annual fall movie preview issue hit newsstands last week, and for "Star Wars" fans awaiting this year's highly anticipated sequel, "The Force Awakens," the issue is chock full of new photos from the film and new information about the characters and the story.

The cover of the latest issue features the mysterious character that's got everyone talking -- Kylo Ren.

Played by "Girls" star Adam Driver, all we know about him is that he's the new bad guy in the film and someone who appears to wield The Force and feature several characteristics of the Sith Lords from the pa...
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Disney's 'Short Films Collection' Features 'Frozen Fever,' 'Tangled Ever After' & More!

8/15/2015 5:11am EDT
Disney's Short Films Collection
From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes an extraordinary new collection of award-winning and beloved short films featuring Disney's "Frozen Fever," starring Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Sven and Kristoff, and the Oscar-nominated Lorenzo (Best Animated Short, 2004).

The "Short Films Collection" includes contemporary shorts starring classic characters, such as the groundbreaking 2013 Mickey Mouse cartoon, Get A Horse! And the holiday treat Prep & Landing: Operation: Secret Santa, as well as celebrated Oscar winners Paperman (2012) and Feast (2014).

Enjoy them together for the first time in this must-...
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Movie Reviews: 'Straight Outta Compton's' Wild Ride And More

8/14/2015 11:05am EDT
Movie Reviews: 'Straight Outta Compton' / 'The Boy' / 'Doomed! T
The three films critiqued below all seem to have one theme in common – troubled times. Tales dealing with the price of fame, kids who have a hankering to kill and productions never meant to see the light of day all get firm dissection below. Check out the encapsulated reviews of "Straight Outta Compton," "The Boy" and "Doomed! The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s The Fantastic Four" below!

Title: "Straight Outta Compton"

Stars: 4

Genre: Drama

Cast: O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell

Director: F. Gary Gray

Rating: R

Running Time: 147 Minutes

Release Company: Univ...
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Latest 'Star Wars' Teaser Shows Legions Of Stormtroopers, New AT-ATs In 'The Force Awakens'

8/12/2015 5:06pm EDT
Star Wars The Force Awakens
An international TV spot with Korean subtitles for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" surfaced earlier this week, and the 30-second clip offers just one additional new look at the film, but it's a good one.

The beginning of the clip gives a clear look at The First Order -- the faction that rose in place of the Galactic Empire -- showing legions of stormtroopers, officers and equipment, including new white Tie Fighters and a few other vehicles that have been updated in the 30 years since "Return of the Jedi."

A still shot straight out of the new teaser was shared on the official "Star Wars" Tw...
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Check Out New Photos From 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'!

8/12/2015 12:46pm EDT
New Photos From 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Give A Closer Loo
Nerdgasm! A new set of still images from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is featured in this week's issue of Entertainment Weekly, revealing new looks at characters including Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), General Hux (Domhnall Gleeson) and Captain Phasma (Gwendoline Christie).

The issue, the annual Fall Movie Preview, reveals a lot more than just a dozen new photos from the film. Director J.J. Abrams gives more insight into the first "Star Wars" film in just over a decade, shedding light on some of the new characters and sharing how he got involved with the saga after initially turning down the o...
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