Archive for December, 2013

“Dragon Day” Asks… What if?

There are films that have great messages that must be seen in order for a necessary public discussion to be had.  Unfortunately, most of these films have been made in the past and they were made by filmmakers and studios who were in it for the art AND the commerce.  Especially, U.S. commerce.  Today, some […]

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Interview: Bruce Boxleitner Rings More Than “Silver Bells”

Bruce Boxleitner currently co-stars with Andie MacDowell on Hallmark Channel’s first-ever primetime series, “Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove” the #1 rated series airing on Saturday evenings. Boxleitner’s character, Bob Beldon is the owner of the Cedar Cove Inn, Thyme and Tide. The series is based on the popular book series CEDAR COVE by #1 NY Times […]

TWV Interview: The Ultimate Life of Drew Waters

TWV Interview: The Ultimate Life of Drew Waters

Drew Waters  is most recognized for his three-year recurring role as Coach Wade Aikman on the Emmy-Award-winning hit series Friday Night Lights on NBC. He has also recently had multiple guest-lead roles in many popular network shows such as: Chase (NBC), Victorious (Nickelodeon), Breaking Bad (AMC), Breakout Kings (TNT), The Lying Game (ABC), as well […]

“Generation Iron” Review: Inside Muscle

In the pantheon of great body-building documentaries, there are the seminal film “Pumping Iron” and the seminal film “Pumping Iron.”  As a matter of fact, there have been very few documentaries covering the subject of bodybuilding since Arnold Schwarzenegger became a star in that documentary.  Well, Vlad Yudin’s new documentary “Generation Iron” may not launch […]

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Interview: “Generation Iron” Director Vlad Yudin

Interview: “Generation Iron” Director Vlad Yudin

Vlad Yudin grew up in Moscow before moving to New York in 1995 to pursue his career in film. In 2008, Yudin became partners with Edwin Mejia to form The Vladar Company and produce various feature and documentary projects, including “Big Pun: The Legacy” and “Last Day of Summer.” Yudin later wrote, produced and directed […]

Review: “Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom” an Epic to Remember

This year’s Best Actor Academy Award race just got a lot more interesting.  Idris Alba’s performance as Nelson Mandela is so good that audience may forget that some guys named Morgan Freeman and Sidney Poitier also played the South African anti-apartheid icon. Spanning Mandela’s life from his young childhood in rural South Africa to his ascendency […]

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Film Review: “Black Nativity” – A Christmas Gift With Urban Grit

The first Christmas film of the year may be one geared towards African American audiences, but “Black Nativity” really is for everyone.  In this musical holiday film, Jennifer Hudson’s singing and acting have never seemed more beautiful and natural as she simply steals every scene.  Starring Forest Whitaker as Reverend Cornell Cobbs, “Black Nativity” gives […]

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