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Blu-ray Review: 'The Last Witch Hunter' - Worth The Money?

2/4/2016 11:30am EST
Blu-ray Review: 'The Last Witch Hunter'
Ready for a little Vin fighting medieval evil? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "The Last Witch Hunter" out now from Summit Home Entertainment. We see if the Diesel can do more damage as an ass kicking immortal below!

Title: "The Last Witch Hunter"

Grade: 3

Cast: Vin Diesel, Elijah Wood, Rose Leslie

Director: Breck Eisner

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 106 minutes

Release Company: Summit Home Entertainment


The Flick: Fun but relatively fluffy, "The Last Witch Hunter" featuring Vin Diesel as an immortal hunter of those who practic...

'Fast & Furious' Cast Remembers Paul Walker

12/2/2015 11:00am EST
'Fast & Furious' Cast Remembers Paul Walker On Second Anniversar
It's been two years since 'Fast & Furious' star Paul Walker died in a tragic car accident that drew comparisons to the character that he played on screen. This week, Vin Diesel and other 'Fast & Furious' cast members took to social media to pay tribute to their fallen co-star on the anniversary of his death.

"No matter where you are in this universe... You will always be, my brother," Diesel posted on his Facebook on Monday.

The quote mirrors what Diesel's character Dominic Toretto tells Walker's Brian O'Conner in the final scene of 'Furious 7'. The movie was Walker's last appearance in ...

This MMA Fighter Is Teaching Vin Diesel's Daughter Self-Defense

10/21/2015 8:56am EDT
Who Does Vin Diesel Ask To Teach His Daughter Self-Defense? Rond
If you want to teach your daughter to defend herself, why not ask the most fierce and famous woman in mixed martial arts to do the job?

That's exactly what Vin Diesel did. He enlisted the help of his "Furious 7" co-star Ronda Rousey to teach his seven-year-old daughter Hania to learn to protect herself. Diesel wanted to make sure she was safe -- particularly when she starts dating in the future.

According to WENN, the actor revealed: "First of all I feel sorry for anyone that has to (date her). I wouldn't want that on my worst enemy because I'm just that kind of dad.

"I've been thinking...

Vin Diesel Just Gave 'Fast & Furious' Fans Some Great News!

9/28/2015 11:04pm EDT
Vin Diesel
Actor Vin Diesel has announced that there will be three more chapters to the "Fast & Furious" movie series, bringing the total to 10 films.

"The action star shared the news on his Facebook page early Friday morning, writing, "The fans of the Fast & Furious SAGA are the best fans in the world... Since I became the Producer in 2008, you have been with me every step of the way... literally giving me feedback that proved invaluable. Thank you.

"My producing partner Neal (Moritz) would love for me to just sign off on a director, but this is too special a franchise, so these matters have to be ...

Blu-ray Review: 'Furious 7' - Worth The Money?

9/15/2015 12:05pm EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Furious 7'
Ready to roll with the Fast gang for one more very sentimental ride? Then follow us as we check out the new to Blu-ray flick "Furious 7" out Sept. 15 from Universal Home Entertainment. We see if the rides and players are still sweet below.

Title: "Furious 7"

Grade: 3

Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jason Statham

Director: James Wan

Rating: R

Runtime: 137 minutes

Release Company: Universal Home Entertainment


The Flick: After the five-star flick that was "Fast Five" and the so-so follow up "Fast & Furious 6," this seventh outing is quite a mixed...

Scoop On The Next 'Fast & Furious' Film

5/27/2015 9:14am EDT
Vin Diesel
Vin Diesel has once again indicated that "Fast & Furious 8" will be set in New York.

On Tuesday, the posted an image on Instagram with the "Fast & Furious 8" logo and the New York skyline in the background. He captioned the image: #TorettoTuesday. Diesel plays Dominic Toretto in the franchise. The upcoming film will open in theaters in April, 2017.

Early last month the star also teased about the film's next location. He told Jimmy Kimmel: "You know I always think of these films multiple pictures in advance. I think of them as trilogies. So, Kurt Russell came in for this movie ["Furious 7"...

Paul Walker Celebrated In Premiere

4/2/2015 1:04pm EDT
'Furious 7' Premiere A Somber Affair As Cast Celebrates Paul Wal
The premiere of the long-awaited "Furious 7" brought tears to the eyes of its close-knit cast, particularly Vin Diesel, who introduced the film during the world premiere on Wednesday night.

"Furious 7's" star Paul Walker died in a car crash during a break from filming in November 2013.

"You know I am going to speak," Diesel remarked. "I'm going to tell you something, last year it was really hard to come back to work."

"This movie is more than a movie," said Diesel. "You'll feel it when you see it. Something emotional happens to you."

Diesel concluded his speech by remarking that everyon...

Vin Diesel's Scoop On 'Fast And Furious 8'

4/2/2015 11:45am EDT
Vin Diesel
Vin Diesel let a little detail slip about the eighth film in the "Fast and Furious" franchise during an interview on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" this week.

"You know I always think of these films multiple pictures in advance. I think of them as trilogies," said the actor. "So, Kurt Russell came in for this movie ["Furious 7"], but he was really … we really hired him because of a story that follows this that takes place in New York."

He added, "It's just some cool stuff that not everybody knows."

"Furious 7" opens in theaters this weekend. It's the final film featuring Paul Walker, who died in a...

Vin Diesel's Daughter's Name Is Extra Special

3/23/2015 1:20pm EDT
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Vin Diesel has named his newborn daughter Pauline in honor of his late friend and "Fast and Furioius" co-star Paul Walker.

Diesel and his longtime girlfriend Paloma Jimenez welcomed their third child earlier this month, and during an interview on "Today," the actor revealed the inspiration behind her name.

"I named her Pauline... There's no other person that I was thinking about as I was cutting this umbilical cord. I just thought... I knew he was there and it felt like a way to keep his memory a part of my family and a part of my world," Diesel explained to Natalie Morales.

Diesel an...

Touching Tribute To Paul Walker From Co-Stars One Year After His Death

12/1/2014 12:06pm EST
Paul Walker's 'Furious 7' Co-Stars Share Photos And Thoughts One
It was just one year ago that actor Paul Walker was killed in a horrific car crash during the filming of his final film, "Fast & Furious 7."

Walker was memorialized this past weekend with Instagram posts and Twitter comments from co-stars Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris. Michelle Rodriguez and Vin Diesel.

Diesel stated in a touching post on Facebook that Walker was more than a friend, he was a close family member as well.

The actor revealed, "He was a part of so much in my life, long personal talks with my mother or babysitting the Alpha Angel. He took a certain pride in being Uncle Pablo... aft...

Vin Diesel Shares Intimate Paul Walker 'Fast & Furious 7' Photos

9/24/2014 11:32am EDT
Vin Diesel Posts Intimate 'Fast & Furious 7' Photos
Fans of the "Fast & Furious" film franchise can say a big 'thank you' to star Vin Diesel today, as he posted intimate photos from the set on his Facebook page yesterday from the film's 7th installment.

Most poignant was the first photo Diesel shared, a photo of himself and Paul Walker. Walker and Diesel were fast friends, Walker was killed in a car crash Nov. 30, 2013 while the duo were still in the midst of filming "Fast & Furious 7." There is no word yet on how they will address Walker's character, Brian O'Conner, in the film.

Diesel returns to the film, alongside Michelle Rodriguez, ...

'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Take Over 'Jimmy Kimmel Live,' Lose Trivia To 5-Year-Old

7/22/2014 4:05pm EDT
Guardians of the Galaxy
The nice thing about hosting a talk show on ABC is that parent company Disney sends over the entire cast of their blockbuster superhero films. Such was the case last night when the main cast of Guardians of the Galaxy appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live to chat about the film – and take on a 5-year-old in GotG trivia.

Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, and Dave Bautista appeared together to discuss the making of the film and some of their odd interactions with one another. The comedic Pratt was in his element, explaining his Zumba and Shake Weight workout regimen and reveali...

Vin Diesel Says Working On 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Was 'Therapeutic' In Wake Of Pal Paul Walker's Tragic Death

5/20/2014 7:01pm EDT
Vin Diesel as Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy
Vin Diesel said that working on new film Guardians of the Galaxy in the wake of pal Paul Walker's tragic death last November was "therapeutic."

Diesel, along with director James Gunn and co-stars Chris Pratt, Karen Gillan and Dave Bautista, participated in a Q&A session on Facebook Monday, when the cast members were asked what the biggest challenge was while getting into character.

"It was very personal - it was the month after the accident happened with my brother Paul Walker and it was the first time I had worked since," Diesel said of becoming the tree-like alien Groot. "Although it wa...

Marvel Releases Second Epic Trailer For 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' (Watch It!)

5/19/2014 3:58pm EDT
Guardians of the Galaxy
The second trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy was released on Monday afternoon following a chat with the cast and crew of the forthcoming Marvel film, and it doesn't disappoint.

The new trailer premiered on Monday following a Facebook Q&A with members of the cast, including Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan and Vin Diesel, along with director James Gunn and producer Kevin Feige.

Coming in around two-and-a-half minutes, the new trailer explains more than the first introduction to the five rogue criminals brought together to form the intergalactic group of heroes.

During the Q&A Gu...

20 Celebrities You Didn't Realize Have A Twin Sibling

4/21/2014 3:00am EDT
20 Celebrities You Didn't Realize Have A Twin Sibling
Hollywood is full of famous twins, including Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, Tia & Tamera Mowry, and Cole and Dylan Sprouse. But there are also several stars with not-so-famous twin siblings.

Movie icon Scarlett Johansson and her brother Hunter were born in New York City. Hunter occasionally joins his sister on the red carpet for the various events she attends in Tinsletown and all over the world. He told People of his sis in 2009: "She's set me up on dates. It wasn't with anybody famous. It was with some school friends – all very beautiful, wonderful girls."

Check out more stars you didn'...

The 10 Fittest Male Celebrities In Hollywood

4/17/2014 3:00am EDT
The 10 Fittest Male Celebrities In Hollywood
Chris Hemsworth has problems most men would envy. For example, he put on so much muscle while he was preparing to play "Thor" that his costume didn't fit.

The Australian star told the Los Angeles Times in 2011: "I got the part and immediately started looking at the comic books, and the guy is 500 pounds or something and looks like Schwarzenegger. And I thought, 'OK, I'm not gonna get to that.' But I have to get bigger. (The filmmakers) kept saying 'Yeah, get as big as you can, as big as you can.'"

The "Thor" costume was altered to fit his new shape, and movie execs ordered Hemsworth to g...

'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Heads To The Next Frontier Of Superhero Films

4/16/2014 8:43pm EDT
Guardians of the Galaxy
Marvel boosted the hype for its forthcoming superhero flick Guardians of the Galaxy during Tuesday night's episode of Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. with a new sneak peek trailer.

The new preview offered a behind-the-scenes look at the new flick, which breaks the traditional superhero mold and takes things to a "new frontier," according to star Vin Diesel, who plays the tree-like humanoid Groot.

"The growth of these characters allows the film to kind of create its own personality and identity," Diesel says in the teaser. "That's always fun, when you're at the frontier of something new."

Born That Way: Lady Gaga And 13 Other Celebs Whose Real Names Aren't That Catchy

4/2/2014 7:00pm EDT
Born That Way: Lady Gaga And 13 Other Celebs Whose Real Names Ar
Said Henry Rollins, "I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone." So did the following famous celebrities, who took the names they were given and reinvented them into something more suitable to their personality, or the personality they wanted to cultivate. Want to know why they changed their already perfectly suitable names? We have your answers right here!

1. Lady Gaga

Born That Way: Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta

Music producer Rob Fusari claims to have invented the name...

'Fast & Furious 7' To Resume Production Later This Month

3/13/2014 8:30am EDT
Fast & Furious 6
Filming of Fast & Furious 7 is set to resume later this month, according to execs at Universal Studios.

Production on the film was halted last year following the death of star Paul Walker in late November, and now the cast & crew are ready to move on.

Vin Diesel, who co-starred with Walker in five of the previous six installments of the film franchise, posted some info on his Facebook page on Tuesday.

"The transition into that Dom (Diesel's character) state of mind has always been an interesting one," he writes. "Only this time there is added purpose, a collective goal to make this the b...

First Full Trailer For 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Premieres On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

2/19/2014 7:56am EST
First Full Trailer For 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Premieres On 'J
The first full-length trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy made its debut on Jimmy Kimmel's late night talk show Tuesday night.

Introduced by star Chris Pratt, Marvel's latest superhero film centers on five rogues who band together and call themselves the Guardians of the Galaxy. The film centers on U.S. pilot Peter Quill, aka Star Lord (Pratt), green-skinned alien Gamora (Zoe Saldana), the superhuman Drax (Dave Bautista), the tree-like alien Groot (Vin Diesel), and a raccoon with an attitude named Rocket (Bradley Cooper).

The film also stars Lee Pace and Karen Gillan as baddies Ronan the ...

Vin Diesel Dances To Katy Perry & Beyonce To Express How Thrilled He Is Over 'Riddick' Success

1/28/2014 10:47pm EST
Vin Diesel Dances To Katy Perry & Beyonce To Express How Thrille
Vin Diesel is a huge fan of pop music, and the star proved it by posting a video of himself dancing to Katy Perry's "Drunk In Love" and Beyonce's "Drunk In Love."

"You know I love music..." he captioned the video on his Facebook page.

During the video, Diesel dances and lip-syncs along to Katy's hit single, stopping to reveal that he just got some great news about his sci-fi flick Riddick.

"Guys, I'm just excited, I'm happy..." he says, "and I'm... shouting out to you guys to say thank you -- Universal just called me and told me that "Riddick" is No. 1 on the DVD charts... There's no way...

First Look: New Promo Image Of 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Cast Released

1/1/2014 11:59pm EST
Rocket Raccoon
The first promo image featuring the main cast of this summer's highly-anticipated Marvel superhero film, Guardians of the Galaxy, has been released by the movie studio, giving fans a first look at the film's stars in character.

The new image features Zoe Saldana as the green-skinned alien Gamora, who has superhuman strength and accelerated healing powers; Chris Pratt as Peter Quill, aka Star-Lord, a combat expert who gains strength, the ability to fly and to travel through space thanks to an augmented supersuit; Bradley Cooper as the pint-sized, yet deadly, Rocket Raccoon, a starship pilot...

Universal Pictures Confirms Return Of Paul Walker In 'Fast & Furious 7'

12/23/2013 6:03pm EST
Paul Walker and Vin Diesel
Paul Walker will be on the big screen at least one more time when he returns to the Fast & Furious franchise in 2015.

Vin Diesel leaked the release date and a production photo with Walker on Facebook, writing, "The last scene we filmed together…There was a unique sense of completion, of pride we shared… in the film we were now completing… the magic captured… and, in just how far we've come… Fast and Furious 7 will be released... April 10th 2015!"

"P.S. He'd want you to know first," he added later.

Universal Pictures confirmed the release date and revealed Walkers return in an official st...

Blu-ray Review: 'Fast & Furious 6 - Extended Edition'

12/12/2013 12:10pm EST
fast 6
Is six times a charm?  We’re paying tribute to the work of the taken way too late Paul Walker by checking out the new to Blu-ray "Fast & Furious 6 - Extended Edition" out now on Blu-ray/DVD from Universal Home Entertainment.  Cars and their speeds get reviewed below.



   Title: "Fast & Furious 6 - Extended Edition"

   Grade: 4

   Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson

   Director: Justin Lin

   Rating: PG-13

   Runtime: 131 minutes

   Release Company: Universal Home Entertainment


The Flick: It’s hard to watch Fast 6 now in ...

'Fast & Furious' Co-Stars Pay Tribute To Paul Walker, Pray With His Father & Visit Crash Site

12/3/2013 2:00pm EST
Vin Diesel remembers Paul Walker
The late Paul Walker's "Fast & Furious" co-stars Michelle Rodriguez, Vin Diesel and Tyrese Gibson visited the actor's father on Sunday while he mourned the loss of his son.
Walker, 40, died in a car crash on Saturday afternoon, and family and friends gathered together to pay their respects to the star one day after his passing.
Paul Walker, Sr. told "Extra," "We had a family prayer and you could just feel it. People are just nice. People would show up here and say, 'Paul, I don't know what to say,' and I'd say, 'You don't need to say anything, you're here'."
Gibson visited the crash ...

Weak Opening For Vin Diesel's 'Riddick' Enough To Top Slow Weekend Box Office

9/9/2013 12:47pm EDT
Vin Diesel's latest film, Riddick, has knocked Lee Daniels' The Butler from the top spot at the U.S. box office.

The second sequel to 2000's Pitch Black -- which the actor produced -- pulled in $18.7 million for its opening weekend, topping Daniels' civil rights chronicle by nearly $10 million.

"Riddick" was the only wide release for the weekend, which saw Eugenio Derbez's surprise hit Spanish-language movie Instructions Not Included move up a spot to number three, adding $8.1 million to its two week total of $20.3 million.

Jennifer Aniston comedy We're the Millers remains in the top-fiv...

Vin Diesel Leveraged His House To Finance 'Riddick'

8/30/2013 9:02am EDT
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Vin Diesel put his home at jeopardy to complete production on his latest film Riddick.

The Hollywood tough guy has played anti-hero Richard B. Riddick in two movies - Pitch Black and The Chronicles of Riddick - and now he's reprising his role in the franchise's latest film, due out next month.

However, Diesel has faced a nine-year battle to make the movie, which didn't have the financial backing of its predecessors, forcing the actor to use his own money to complete the project.

The 46 year-old actor tells The Hollywood Reporter, "I had to leverage my house. If we didn't finish the fi...

Vin Diesel Surrounds Himself With Sexy Co-Stars & Model Girlfriend At Hollywood Star Unveiling

8/27/2013 3:00pm EDT
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A bevy of beautiful women came out to support Vin Diesel at the unveiling of his Hollywood Walk of Fame star on Monday. The actor's "Fast & Furious" franchise co-stars Jordana Brewster and Michelle Rodriguez and his "Riddick" colleague Katee Sackhoff showed up to lend their support.

Rodriguez told the crowd: "I love Vin Diesel. On top of just being one of my best friends... this man dares to dream when people forget to dream. This guy, he looks at the impossible and says, 'When do we start?'"

Diesel's girlfriend, Mexican model Paloma Jimenez, and his 5-year-old daughter Hania Riley also a...

'The Fast And The Furious 6' Delivers Big Time Thrills (Video)

5/23/2013 8:45am EDT
'Fast And Furious 6'
Yes, it's hard to believe that this is number 6.  Where does the time go? Well, I'm happy to report that this one, won't let you down.


As the title suggest...The film is fast...It's furious...and it's definitely, fun.

The whole gang is back including Vin Diesel (Dom), Paul Walker (Brian), Tyrese Gibson (Roman), Ludacris (Tej), Jordana Brewster (Mia), Elsa Pataky (Elsa) and Michelle Rodriguez (Letty).

For those of you who haven't seen 'The Fast And The Furious 5' here's a brief recap.

After stealing 100 million dollars from a drug...

'Fast & The Furious 6' Premiere Pics: Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez & More

5/22/2013 4:18pm EDT
Vin Diesel
Vin Diesel wore sunglasses and looked tough at the "Fast & Furious 6" Los Angeles premiere in Universal City, Calif., on Tuesday.

In the film, a heist crew is forced to hide around the world in order to avoid being captured and killed. After they're offered pardons, they join together to help stop a dangerous criminal enterprise. Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster and Michelle Rodriguez also star.

The film is Justin Lin's fourth time directing the series. Dwayne Johnson returns as Agent Luke Hobbs.

"Fast & Furious 6" hits theaters this Memorial Day weekend. It faces stiff competition from R-r...