‘Parker’ More Runny Than Hard Boiled
NOTE TO EDITORS: Reviews are embargoed for publication until Friday, January 25 By JAMES DAWSON Front Row Features Film Critic The first thing we see career criminal Parker (Jason Statham) do in the movie bearing his one-word name is park a car, which seems a bit on the nose. Unfortunately, the r [...]
McGraw Plans All-Star Concert Special in Vegas
By a Front Row Features Staff Report HOLLYWOOD—Award winning country singer Tim McGraw will be taping an all-star concert special in Las Vegas in April that will later air on CBS. The Academy of Country Music and Dick Clark Productions announced Wednesday the concert special, to be called “ACM Pr [...]
‘Beasts’ Makes a Return Engagement
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—If you haven’t yet seen the Academy Award nominated “Beasts of the Southern Wild” on the big screen, now’s your chance. Fox Searchlight Pictures has re-released Benh Zeitlin’s amazing drama in select cities for a special return engagement. Nominated f [...]
‘Mama’ Delivers Family-Style Chills
By JAMES DAWSON Front Row Features Film Critic Jessica Chastain shines in this contemporary classic ghost story as a reluctant stand-in mother who has a violently possessive rival from the afterlife. The charm of this family-in-peril piece is its elegant simplicity, with a small cast that plays t [...]
Seth Gabel Pledges His ‘Allegiance’
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Fans of the TV series “Fringe,” will recognize Seth Gabel from his depictions of various versions of Lincoln Lee, a recurring character on the Fox sci-fi series who ultimately settled in an alternate universe. His portrayal of a tactical agent for the [...]
Schwarzenegger Makes ‘Last Stand’
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Eight years as California’s governor obviously has molded Arnold Schwarzenegger into a political animal, even though he has returned to his previous career. The onetime bodybuilder turned actor turned governor has returned to acting, but he addresses  [...]