One of the big questions surrounding Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul has been: Will any characters from the original show be seen conspiring with shady criminal lawyer Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk)? The answer: You can Banks on it.
Jonathan Banks — a.k.a. lethal, world-weary fixer Mike Ehrmantraut on AMC’s acclaimed drug drama — has signed on as a series regular, the network confirmed today. (Deadline first reported… Continue reading ‘Better Call Saul’: Jonathan Banks joins ‘Breaking Bad’ spin-off
It’s a little weird seeing Oscar nominee James Franco play a local Louisiana druglord named Gator in the latest Jason Statham movie, “Homefront” (though admittedly not much weirder than watching him play a grill-wearing Florida gangster named Alien in last year’s “Spring Breakers”). Nothing against Franco, but High Times’ 2008 “Stoner of the Year” isn’t exactly the most… Continue reading 'Homefront' Review: James Franco's a Better Match for Jason Statham Than You'd Think
Filmmakers seem to have countless motivations for taking a trip back to the cinematic well. Whether it’s for the sake of revitalizing a classic movie with a more contemporary cast (such as George Clooney and company stepping in for the Rat Pack in Soderbergh’s Ocean’s Eleven), reverently reminding moviegoers of a cinematic milestone (De Laurentiis’ and Jackson’s respective updates of King Kong) or bringing an influential foreign film into the… Continue reading Infographic: Original vs. Remake -- Which Does Better at the Box Office?
On the occasion of Kate Beckinsale’s 40th birthday (she was born July 26, 1973, in Finsbury Park in London), we could celebrate many things about the actress: Her unsung performance in “Snow Angels,” the fact that her hair always looks amazing, the way she rocked the leather in those “Underworld” movies, or her exquisite eye-rolls. (As at 9:30 in this “Emma” clip.)
But one of our… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Kate Beckinsale! 10 Words That Only Sound Better When She Says Them (VIDEO)