Michael Shannon’s ‘Iceman’ Cometh
By PETERSON GONZAGA Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Workhorse actor Michael Shannon (“Take Shelter”) had an unusual path to his career. He made his professional debut a quarter-century ago in the music video “House of Pain” by heavy metal act Every Mother’s Nightmare. (He played a  [...]
Salman Rushdie Goes Hollywood
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Salman Rushdie is best known as a bestselling author, speaker and educator, but few might guess this intellectual chronicler of the human condition also is a movie buff. Hailing from Mumbai (formerly Bombay), where filmmaking and moviegoing is huge, i [...]
The Next ‘Generation’ for Keanu Reeves
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Keanu Reeves never seems to age. Though pushing 49, the “Matrix” star looks about 15 years younger. Maybe his youthful appearance is attributable to the fact that he’s wearing all black for an interview. (Fashionistas know black always makes you look  [...]