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A Texas jury is deliberating the fate of the ex-Marine who admits he killed “American Sniper” Chris Kyle and another man. His lawyers argue he is not guilty because he is insane, but will the jury buy it?

Kyle’s widow, Tara Kyle, got a final shot during the defense closing arguments when she stormed out of the courtroom, slamming the door loudly as the defense delivered its closing arguments… Continue reading Time For Justice! Jury Gets ‘American Sniper’ Murder Case — Is His Killer Really Insane?

Remember when Marlon Wayans was attached to star in a Richard Pryor biopic? His time for the role has since passed, with Mike Epps now set to portray the late comedian in a movie directed by Lee Daniels and costarring Oprah Winfrey and Kate Hudson. But thanks to Shadow and Act, we can see some of what the Wayans… Continue reading Watch Marlon Wayans' Fantastic Audition Video for the Richard Pryor Biopic

This year’s edition of Oscar madness is finally dying down, and now that the winners have been crowned, it seems like there is only one final, Oscars-related question to ask (for this column, at least).

How did the Oscars treat geeky movies this year?

While my gut reaction is to write off the latest Academy Awards ceremony as yet another blanket… Continue reading The Geek Beat: How Did the Oscars Treat Geeky Movies This Year?

Beyond the Lights – 20th Century Fox – Blu-ray and DVDDirector: Gina Prince-BythewoodCast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Danny Glover, Minnie Driver, Nate Parker, Darryl Stephens. Full cast + crew

A few big Oscar winners hit shelves this week, but there’s one nominee that was probably never even on your radar but absolutely should be: Beyond the Lights. This is the kind old school, tempered, meaningful adult love story that people comlpain Hollywood doesn’t… Continue reading New on DVD/Blu-ray: 'Beyond the Lights,' 'Whiplash,' and 'Big Hero 6' Shine

Are we sure there were no imposters on stage at the Oscars this year? If there weren’t, then Hollywood got off better than the Czech Republic, which had its equivalent of the Academy Awards in Prague this past Saturday. Someone claiming to be comedic actor Jim Carrey took to the stage of the Czech Lion Awards ceremony, and the guy got… Continue reading See How a Jim Carrey Look-alike Tricked the Czech Oscars