Death Wish DEATH WISH (2018) Starring Bruce Willis, Vincent D’Onofrio, Camila Morrone, Elisabeth Shue, Dean Norris, Beau Knapp, Kimberly Elise, Len Cariou, Jack Kesy, Ronnie Gene Blevins, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Andreas Apergis, Ian Matthews, Wendy Crewson, Warona Setshwaelo, Stephanie Janusauskas, Isaiah Gero-Marsman, Jason Cavalier, Luis Oliva and Mike Epps. Screenplay by Joe Carnahan. Directed by Eli Roth. Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. 107 minutes. Rated R. Years of dis
Marina Squerciati stars in “Chicago PD” Marina Squerciati Walking the Beat on Chicago PD by Jay S. Jacobs Thanks to veteran producer Dick Wolf (the Law & Order series), Chicago is not just a toddlin’ town, but Windy City is the go-to place for young TV professionals. In the last few years, Wolf has created a series of procedural shows based on the town, looking in on the police in Chicago PD, rescue workers in Chicago Fire and now doctors in the latest addition, Chicago Med.
Sofia Vergara, John Turturro and Vanessa Paradis at the “Fading Gigolo” press conference at the Crosby Street Hotel in New York, April 11, 2014. Photo copyright 2014 Jay S. Jacobs John Turturro, Sofia Vergara and Vanessa Paradis Don’t Want To Fade Away by Jay S. Jacobs You can thank John Turturro’s barber for connecting him with Woody Allen. Turturro is a well-known character actor, who in a career that runs for well over 30 years has been in such varied projects as Do The Ri
The Dick Cavett Show – Hollywood Legends The Dick Cavett Show Hollywood Greats (Shout! Factory-2006) Marlon Brando flies all the way from Tahiti to warn us about the plight of the American Indian, whether we want to hear about it or not. Bette Davis calls the film Myra Breckenridge “a disgrace.” Fred Astaire treats us to his singing and dancing until we want to beg him to stop. Alfred Hitchcock unintentionally shows us his Alfred Hitchcock impression. Groucho tells tiresome s
The Naked Cowboy The Naked Cowboy On Broadway by Ronald Sklar Robert Burck, aka The Naked Cowboy, stands at the crossroads of the world, a prism strumming a guitar. Through the millions of people who curiously walk by him, marvel at him, laugh at him, laugh with him, narrow their eyebrows at him, pose with him (he claims to hold about twenty babies a day) and/or call him a fag, he finds his personal inner peace. He’s the worst dream in your dream journal: hey, I dreamt that I
Lisa Ray in Water. LISA RAY MAKES HER SPLASH IN WATER by Brad Balfour What’s it like to be proclaimed the most beautiful woman in a country of nearly a billion? Ask actress Lisa Ray, who was considered the symbol of beauty for India in recent years. But as Ray will tell you, that was really inconsequential when it comes to her real goals as an actress and personality – one who has pursued serious ideas and education and is interested in making films with such artistic and ser
The Best of The Electric Company, Vol. 1 The Electric Company The Best of the Electric Company (Shout! Factory-2006) HEY, YOU GUYS! Just when you thought you couldn’t recapture any more of your TV-watching childhood, The Electric Company has surprisingly and blessedly come to DVD. Nowhere near as good as you remember it – with crude graphics, cheesy synthesizers and overlong segments (it’s stuffed to the gills at 29 minutes per) – you’ll be amazed that you’re still entertaine