Hockey Comedy ‘Goon’ Is Bloody Mess
By JAMES DAWSON Front Row Features Film Critic Seann William Scott is unexpectedly sweet natured as a bar bouncer turned professional hockey brawler in the outrageously profane comedy “Goon,” but most of this true-story-inspired tale is literally a bloody mess. When a slow-motion show [...]
A Twofer for Seann William Scott
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Seann William Scott, best known as the trash-talking Stifler in the “American Pie” comedies, is having a comeback after an extended absence from the big screen. Having gone through rehab last year for “health and personal issues,” the big, blond funny [...]
Julia Roberts Reflects on ‘Mirror Mirror’
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—For years, Julia Roberts played the ingenue, the girl-next-door audiences rooted for. Even the characters she played that were flawed also were usually empathetic such as her prostitute with a heart of gold in “Pretty Woman” and even the titular crusa [...]
‘Dexter’s’ Hall Finds His Inner ‘Bliss’
By JAMES DAWSON Front Row Features Film Critic *****Note to Editors: This movie’s release date is Friday March 23 in New York, and reviews are embargoed until the week of release.***** HOLLYWOOD—Michael C. Hall, best known as the blood-splatter expert who moonlights as a serial killer in Sh [...]
Hemsworth, Hutcherson in the ‘Games’
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Josh Hutcherson joins his already arrived “Hunger Games” co-star Liam Hemsworth for an interview in a hotel room, excited and almost out of breath. “Hey guys, Lenny Kravitz is out there,” he exclaims as he takes a seat. “He’s a sexy man.” “He really i [...]
By A Front Row Features Staff Report HOLLYWOOD—The 84th Academy Awards has barely passed, but the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences already is looking ahead. The 85th Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, and the Oscar telecast will be presented on S [...]