Entertainment

Oscar Night, Heroism and Lone Survivor

This Sunday night, the stirring Afghanistan-based war film “Lone Survivor” is up for two Oscars for Best Achievement in Sound Editing and Best Achievement in Sound Mixing.  In this filmmaker’s opinion, the golden statuettes deservedly go to this moving, honorable film.  More importantly, though, is that over the next few weeks, most of America’s movie-plexes […]

TWV Interview: Ken Coleman & the Art of One Question – Part 2

TWV Interview: Ken Coleman & the Art of One Question – Part 2

KEN COLEMAN is the Host of The Ken Coleman Show, author of the great new Simon & Schuster book, One Question: Life Changing Answers from Today’s Leading Voices and is a sought after speaker. Ken has garnered national acclaim for his interviews with many of America’s most notable voices from every channel of society. He […]

TWV Interview: Ken Coleman & the Art of One Question Part 1

TWV Interview: Ken Coleman & the Art of One Question Part 1

KEN COLEMAN is the Host of The Ken Coleman Show, author of the great new Simon & Schuster book, One Question: Life Changing Answers from Today’s Leading Voices and is a sought after speaker. Ken has garnered national acclaim for his interviews with many of America’s most notable voices from every channel of society. He has […]

“The Monuments Men” Not So Monumental (But Fun)

In the pantheon of World War II films of the non-bloodbath kind, there are some standards like “Kelly’s Heroes” (1970), “The Dirty Dozen” (1967) and “Where Eagles Dare” (1968).  Two of those flicks star the squinty, gravelly-voiced Clint Eastwood and the other one stars former Marine Drill Instructor Lee Marvin and a great cast of […]

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“Philomena”: A Journey of Forgiveness

“Philomena” is a complicated film that challenges audiences on so many levels that it can be hard to tell exactly what the screenwriter and director wanted to achieve with their work.  The film story of Philomena Lee (played by the always wonderful Dame Judi Dench) is “inspired by true events,” meaning not everyone you see […]

“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 […]

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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