Zeta-Jones To be Part of Oscars Musical Salute
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Oscar winner Catherine Zeta-Jones revealed today she is a bit anxious but excited about her upcoming appearance at the Academy Awards  as part of a special celebration of movie musicals of the last 10 years. Speaking at a press junket to promote her n [...]
Jason Statham Tackles Literary Thief ‘Parker’
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Jason Statham has played a number of tough guy movie characters over the years, but he says what distinguishes his role in “Parker” from previous roles is the writing by author Donald Westlake, who penned more than a hundred hard-boiled crime novels b [...]
‘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 [...]