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“Red Lights” Flickers but Entertains

Uniting the talents of Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, Cillian Murphy and relative newbie Elizabeth Olsen, the paranormal thriller, “Red Lights” addresses ghost whispering, faith healing and various psychic phenomena from a debunker’s standpoint.

Weaver and Murphy play paranormal researchers who seek to detect “red lights,” the mind games behind staged supernatural events. Enter De Niro, as blind psychic Simon, who emerges out of retirement and prepares to debunk the debunkers. …more…

SPARTACUS cast bulk up for Season 3 at intensive Boot Camp

It’s becoming an annual rite of passage for the cast and stunt performers of the STARZ original series Spartacus. One month before production, they undergo intensive workouts and combat training. The goal is to get lean, mean and pumped up for the no-holds barred action scenes in virtually every episode.

Stunt coordinator Allan Poppleton supervises the demanding Spartacus boot camps and notes that, “Meticulous choreographing is necessary to ensure the safety …more…

Looper’s Joseph Gordon-Levitt on time travel, Bruce Willis and transformative characters

A time-travel action film starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis and Emily Blunt, Looper depicts a future where crime syndicates can send their enemies back in time to be “wacked” by killers known as ‘loopers.’ The film raises a moral time-travel paradox when hitman Joe (Levitt) working for the mob of the future recognizes one of his assigned “hits” (Bruce Willis) as his future self. Does he take him out? Will …more…

Maggie Grace Talks About Her Role in ‘Lockout’

Lockout is a testo-filled, high body count sci-fi action thriller that borrows a bit from Escape from New York. Only this time, instead of Snake Pliskin, it’s “Snow” (Guy Pearce) as a falsely convicted criminal.

The initially reluctant Snow eventually comes to the rescue of the president’s daughter Emilie Warnock (Maggie Grace) held captive in a space prison overtaken by crazed inmates. The plot: Rescue Emilie and our hero earns a …more…

The Sound of My Voice…Gripping New Sci-Fi Indie

An intense, mesmerizsing Sundance favorite, The Sound of My Voice unfolds with eerie tension as a young couple infiltrates a strange cult.

The story follows L.A. documentary filmmakers Peter (Christopher Denham) and Lorna (Nicole Vicius), as they follow Maggie (Brit Marling), a stunningly beautiful young woman who claims to be a time traveler from the year 2054. Her goal: to recruit and train an army for a coming civil war.

In attempting …more…

Hunger Games Mania Sweeping the Country

Unless you live in a cave or happen to be stranded on a remote island in the Pacific, you’ve felt the excitement mount as Suzanne Collins’ trilogy, The Hunger Games is catching fire—which, incidentally, is the title of Collins’ second book.

Of course, that’s nothing compared to the growing numbers of excited fans who have been salivating at the thought of seeing the books they’ve been devouring become a film—to be …more…