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DVD Review: 'Blindsided' - Is It Worth The Money?

5/29/2015 10:00am EDT
DVD Review: 'Blindsided"
Ready to not see the bad guys? Then follow us as we check out the new to DVD flick "Blindsided" out June 2 from Cinedigm Home Entertainment. We see, or don’t see, if the threat is real via review below!

Title: "Blindsided"

Grade: 3

Cast: Michelle Monaghan, Michael Keaton, Barry Sloane

Director: Joseph Ruben

Rating: R

Runtime: 86 minutes

Release Company: Cinedigm Home Entertainment


The Flick: A sort of update on the famed flick "Wait Until Dark," "Blindsided" features the lovely Michelle Monaghan as a former war photographer who is blin...

'SNL' Cast Begs Michael Keaton To Play Old Role

4/5/2015 1:00pm EDT
'SNL' Cast Begs Host Michael Keaton To Play Batman Again
Both Taran Killam and Bobby Moynihan put the pressure on Michael Keaton to reprise his famous roles of both Batman and Beetlejuice during his opening monologue on "Saturday Night Live."

Moynihan and Killam played devoted fans of the actor, and together sang a hilarious song to try to blackmail the star into reliving his most famous characters.

After an initial refusal, the jokesters cut to scenes with them tricking him into playing the part, super-imposing a Batman outfit over his regular clothes as he read a book backstage and then doing the same with Beetlejuice clothes as he looked at ...

'Saturday Night Live' Michael Keaton/Carly Rae Jepsen

4/5/2015 9:45am EDT
Michael Keaton Hosts 'SNL' For First Time In Over 20 Years - We
Michael Keaton’s innate charm was on full display during this past awards season. That was not as present in his third “SNL” hosting stint (and first in over 20 years). Instead, he reminded viewers of his dark side. While he never actually suited up as Batman or Beetlejuice during the episode, his roles did seem to be inspired by that portion of his career. The result was a surplus of oddly severe sketches, some of which were praiseworthy in their boldness, but others which were cringeworthy in their difficulty to watch.

Final Four Postgame – “SNL” was operating right down to the wire ...

The Top 5 Things You Didn't See At the Oscar Nominees Luncheon

2/3/2015 9:43am EST
Top 5 Things You Didn't See At the Oscar Nominees Luncheon
At Monday's Oscar Nominees Luncheon, over 150 of the nominees in every category showed up to celebrate each other's success for the 2014 year in film. The nominees won't gather again in one room until the big show on Sunday, Feb. 22.

The event is one of the most special of the awards-show season because each nominee is called to the stage to receive their certificate. They also pose for the class photo which commemorates the class of 2014.

The press room is always buzzing with applause and laughter as it becomes clear who the media favors each awards season. This year was no different as ...

SAG Awards: 'Birdman,' 'OINTB' Take Top Awards

1/26/2015 1:30pm EST
Birdman cast l-r: Andrea Riseborough, Emma Stone, Amy Ryan, Naom
"Birdman" and "Orange Is The New Black" were the big winners Sunday night at the 21st Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and the cast of "Birdman," including Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Naomi Watts, Emma Stone, Andrea Riseborough and Amy Ryan were on hand to accept their awards for the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. The win at the SAG awards was the second big win for the film this weekend, after pulling in the top trophy at the Producers Guild Awards on Saturday, where Innaritu and co-producers John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole ...

And The Oscar Nominees Are...

1/15/2015 9:08am EST
Check Out The Complete List Of Nominees For The 87th Academy Awa
Early this morning, actor Chris Pine, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams announced the nominations for the 87th Academy Awards at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif.

"Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel" led the list with nine nominations each. The Oscars will air live on Feb. 22.

Check out the complete list of nominees:

Best Picture

"The Theory of Everything"
"The Imitation Game"
"The Grand Budapest Hotel"
"American Sniper"

Actress in a Leading Role

Julianne Moore, "Still Alic...

'Beetlejuice 2' Will Bring Back Michael Keaton, To Be Set In Present Day

1/12/2015 6:05pm EST
'Beetlejuice 2' Will Bring Back Michael Keaton, To Be Set In Pre
While most of world has been reveling over the happenings from the Golden Globes today, some other interesting news has surfaced regarding the sequel to Tim Burton's 1988 comedy 'Beetlejuice.'

According to a report from the Hollywood Reporter, screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith, who is penning the sequel, confirmed that the film will not be a reboot and will bring back Michael Keaton.

“Grahame-Smith says he is rejecting the idea of rebooting the movie with a new star in favor of bringing Michael Keaton back in a sequel set in the present day. He also took Keaton's "less is more" advice with ...

Get These Stars Hair Help, Stat!

1/2/2015 11:08am EST
19 Celebrities Who Are Balding & Battling Receding Hairlines
It's a well-known secret that many male celebrities are just as vain as the women. And when their hair starts to thin and disappear, a lot of them take steps to make it stop.

Take John Travolta, for example. He no longer has a naturally thick head of hair. He's losing it. But his hairstylist is doing something to make him appear like he did in "Grease."

The following celebs have not given in to baldness. But oftentimes it's difficult to prevent a receding hairline from taking over...

Nicolas Cage has such a large fivehead, planes may mistake it for an airstrip.

Woody Harrelson...

'Birdman,' 'Fargo,' Top Golden Globes Nominations, See The Full List Of Nominees

12/11/2014 12:19pm EST
Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Piven, Peter Krause and Paula Patton all helped the Hollywood Foreign Press with the announcement of the nominees for the 2015 Golden Globe Awards on Thursday morning.

"Birdman," which stars Michael Keaton as a washed-up actor seeking a comeback with a Broadway play, leads the nominations in the movies category, including nods for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy and Best Actor - Musical or Comedy (Keaton).

Keatons' co-stars Emma Stone and Edward Norton are also up for Golden Globes in their respective supporting actress and actor categories. Alejandro Gonza...

Michael Keaton To Receive Highest Honor At Santa Barbara International Film Festival

10/21/2014 1:37pm EDT
Michael Keaton
Michael Keaton is set to be honored at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) in January 2015.

The actor, who stars in "Birdman" (which is out in theaters in limited release), will receive the Modern Master Award, the highest honor at the festival, on January 31.

"There is no actor more befitting of the Modern Master Award than the legendary Michael Keaton," Roger Durling, the executive director of the film festival, said in a statement on Monday. "His performance in 'Birdman' is tremendous, showing the range of decades-long experience."

Keaton is getting rave reviews for ...

10 Big Celebrity Baseball Fans (2014 MLB Playoffs Edition)

10/4/2014 11:00am EDT
10 Big Celebrity Baseball Fans (2014 MLB Playoffs Edition)
The 162 game grind is over and the best time of year for baseball fans is here. Soon, we'll all be staring at shots of big time celebrities in the stands at Yankee Stadium...

What's that? The Yankees didn't make the playoffs? Again? Oh, my bad. I just thought with the media talking up Derek Jeter so much that he must have won the Triple Crown and led the Yankees to the division title. Really? He batted .256? You know what, let's move on.

My snark aside, if you want to spot some big time celebrities during the 2014 MLB playoffs this October, you're still in luck even without the Big Apple ...

Michael Keaton Gets Awesomely Meta In 'Birdman' Trailer

6/13/2014 3:38pm EDT
Michael Keaton, a washed-up actor who is famous for playing a superhero, will play a washed-up actor famous for playing a superhero in Birdman.

Alright, so it's not fair to call Michael Keaton "washed-up" - although it's difficult to name a great movie he's starred in from the last two decades. If Birdman lives up to its bizarre trailer, it could spark the return of a great actor (a Beetlejuice sequel would be great, too).

As previously mentioned, Keaton will play Riggan Thomson, an actor famous for playing superhero Birdman. Thomson fights to stay in the business after a not-so-graceful ...

11 Controversial Comic Book Movie Castings

3/19/2014 1:01pm EDT
Idris Elba
As a comic book nerd, nothing is worse than seeing a poor attempt at a movie adaptation of one of your beloved super heroes. So one could understand why so many casting decisions in comic book films create a controversy. Here are 11 controversial comic book movie castings:

Idris Elba - Heimdall in Thor. In what will be an occurring theme in this list, Elba's casting as Asgard Sentry Heimdall was a controversy only because of the color of this skin. Several white supremacist groups employ Norse mythology, so the perceived slight was twofold for them. In the end, the boycott attempts failed ...

Tim Burton Considering 'Beetlejuice' Sequel

10/22/2013 12:07pm EDT
Tim Burton
Tim Burton, a director not known for sequels, could be making a follow-up to one of his most-celebrated films 25 years later.

Several sources report Burton is in talks to make a sequel to Beetlejuice, the film generally credited with giving him the chance to direct Batman and Batman Returns. Returns would be the only sequel in his career, although he did get a producer's credit for Batman Forever.

Seth Grahame-Smith received Burton's blessing back in 2011 to begin developing a script, but few expected the director would be interested in making the film. Michael Keaton's involvement is sti...

Comic-Con: Michael Keaton Says New 'RoboCop' Costume Is 'For Sissies'

7/21/2013 9:20am EDT
Michael Keaton
The cast of the upcoming new RoboCop movie came to San Diego Comic-Con to preview next year’s film for the fans, and new RoboCop Joel Kinnaman complained about his RoboCop costume. His costar in the movie, Michael Keaton, the original movie Batman, called Kinnaman out in a press conference for RoboCop.

“I’ve seen his suit,” Keaton said. “It’s air cooled. I was the pioneer of bad suits. His suit is for sissies.”

Kinnaman quit his whining after Keaton’s scolding. “Yeah, he was giving me a lot of flak,” Kinnaman said. “He was like, ‘Ah man, you got it easy. You got it easy!’”

The 1989 Batma...

Michael Keaton Replaces Hugh Laurie In 'Robocop' Remake

8/30/2012 10:17am EDT
Michael Keaton
Michael Keaton has replaced Hugh Laurie in the Robocop remake after the Brit dropped out of negotiations earlier this month.

The House star was slated to play the evil boss of Omnicorp, the company which creates Robocop, in the reboot of the hit 1987 sci-fi classic. Laurie decided to end talks with studio bosses last week and Keaton has signed on to step into his shoes.

Announcing the casting news on Wednesday, director Jose Padilha says, "Michael is the final addition to the amazing cast we have assembled for this film, and it is so great to have the last puzzle piece in place. It is t...

Blu-ray Interview: Oscar Nominee Robert Forster Jives About Jackie Brown, Being Max Cherry and Going Slow For David Lynch

10/4/2011 12:22pm EDT
Robert Forster
Other then the obvious lure of Quentin Tarantino himself, ardent movie fans would be hard pressed to argue that the calm cool of Robert Forster’s Max Cherry isn’t the real icing on "Jackie Brown’s" lovingly layered cake. As the very thoughtful ying to Pam Grier’s cunning yang, Forster gives such a pitch perfect portrayal of a humble aging bail bondsman that he even nabbed a well-deserved Oscar nomination for his movie-stealing work. Having seen early Forster roles in films like "Reflections in a Golden Eye," "Medium Cool" and even "Alligator," movie freak Tarantino knew that the underused...

Adam West To Make Cameo In 'The Dark Knight Rises'

7/7/2011 8:07am EDT
Adam West
Christopher Nolan is delving back into superhero history by hiring former Batman Adam West to make a cameo appearance in new movie The Dark Knight Rises, according to a new report.

West played The Caped Crusader in long running 1960s TV show Batman before Michael Keaton brought the character to the big screen in the 1989 movie of the same name.

The superhero was also played by Val Kilmer and George Clooney prior to Nolan's reboot of the franchise with Christian Bale in the lead role. Bale will become Batman for a third time in The Dark Knight Rises, which is currently filming in Britain...

Rene Russo Opens Up About Her Sizzling On-Screen Sex Scenes

5/4/2011 8:48am EDT
Thomas Crown Affair
Rene Russo has revealed all about her two great movie love scenes, insisting Michael Keaton "broke the ice" with a joke and Pierce Brosnan was "the perfect gentleman."

The stunning star has 'bedded' a number of leading men on the big screen, but she'll always remember sex scenes in "One Good Cop" and "The Thomas Crown Affair," thanks mainly to her co-stars.

Russo admits she was terrified before she climbed on top of Keaton for her first ever love scene, recalling, "I'm thinking, 'I don't know how to do this...Do I just go for it, like full on...?' I get under the covers and I get on top o...

Five Christmas Movies To Avoid Like The Plague

12/20/2010 10:33am EST
It’s the Christmas season once again, which means you will be inundated with Christmas movies of all shapes and sizes. Some are funny, some are classics, some are heartfelt and some are just awful. Never fear! I have compiled a list of Christmas movies to avoid like the plague. Overdose on “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “A Christmas Story” if you want, but stay away from these duds.

5. How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

Let me begin by admitting that there’s nothing inherently wrong with this movie. I enjoy Jim Carey as much as the next person who prefers drama over comedy. My one pr...

'Toy Story 3' Makes $109 Million On Opening Weekend

6/21/2010 8:15am EDT
Toy Story 3
Buzz Lightyear has helped "Toy Story 3" rocket to the top of the box office chart, with an impressive opening weekend haul of $109 million.

Disney Pixar's animated sequel, featuring the voice of Tom Hanks as Woody the cowboy, Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear and Michael Keaton as Ken Doll, knocked "The Karate Kid" remake into number two, with second week profits of $29 million.

The martial arts movie, starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan, now boasts a $106.3 million total after 10 days on release.

"The A-Team" is in third place with $13.8 million, while comedy "Get Him to the Greek" and "Shre...

Michael Keaton Accuses Sequels Of Being 'Soft And Lazy'

6/19/2010 5:00pm EDT
Michael Keaton
Michael Keaton has slammed the Hollywood trend of making sequels to box office hits - insisting moviemakers can become "soft and lazy" by relying on a successful format.

The actor starred in his own blockbuster action franchise when he played Batman in the first two Tim Burton films in the early 1990s.

He has also provided the voice of Ken Doll in the upcoming third installment of the Toy Story movie series.

But Keaton is adamant that producers and directors can become complacent if they keep churning out follow-ups without good plots - taking aim at recent superhero sequel Iron Man 2, w...

Geena Davis Wants A 'Beetlejuice' Sequel

4/16/2010 9:10am EDT
Geena Davis
Geena Davis is hoping rumors of a Beetlejuice sequel are true - because she is eager to reprise her role in Tim Burton's ghoulish comedy.

The Thelma & Louise actress starred in the original 1988 picture alongside Alec Baldwin as her onscreen husband and Michael Keaton in the title role. The story followed a deceased young married couple who haunt their former home with the help of a mischievous spirit.

Speculation about a possible follow-up has been rife in recent months, and Davis admits she would definitely sign up if Burton decided to bring the movie back from the dead.

She tells M...

Ten Greatest Entertainers of the Decade

12/18/2009 9:39am EST
Greatest Entertainers of the Decade
This week, we've brought you the Ten Greatest TV Shows, Songs, Albums and Movies of the Decade. Now it's time to roll it all into one with the Ten Greatest Entertainers of the Decade.

This was a decade where entertainment became increasingly fractured. With 500 channels 500 bazillion websites and every medium on-demand, bringing together any significant chunk of people to one thing was a true sign of greatness. In an era when nobody had to agree - making them agree took something beyond the level of entertainer we saw in the past.

With that in mind, here are the Ten Greatest Entert...

The Ten Greatest Movies Of The Decade

12/17/2009 9:30am EST
The Ten Greatest Movies Of The Decade
So far, we've given you lists of the Ten Greatest TV Shows, Songs, and Albums of the decade. Now it's time to turn our focus to the Silver Screen.

This decade, moviemaking became incredibly fractured. After the Indie Boom of the nineties there suddenly wasn't much of a difference between an independent/art film and the mainstream movies from blockbuster studios. Many of these studios were now attempting to make their own indies, blurring the lines and resulting in more failures than successes.

Of course, there were still plenty of good movies to go around. The following is a list ...

An Inside Look At 'Toy Story 3' From Disney's D23 Expo

9/15/2009 9:30am EDT
Toy Story 3
There was little question that many of D23's many participants were mainly there to see the exclusive clips John Lasseter previewed from Toy Story 3. Lasseter himself said he had been thinking about this movie since 1999, when his team was working on the second installment. In many film series, especially ones that start production years after the originals, the young actors have to be recast as they age. However, Disney has rarely seemed to subscribe to this seemingly cruel Hollywood rule (Eric Lloyd appears as a somewhat surly teenager in The Santa Clause 2 and then comes back for a cameo...

Starpulse Writer Compares Real Life To 'Post Grad'

8/24/2009 1:49pm EDT
Post Grad
I've always felt a companionship with Alexis Bledel due to her seven season stint as Rory Gilmore on the sorely missed "Gilmore Girls." I often imagined myself strolling through the Stars Hollow gazebo with Rory and her oh-so-cool mom Lorelai (Lauren Graham) before settling in for a night on their couch, rambling off sarcastic pop culture references at about 912 words a minute.

Now with the release of her new movie "Post Grad" Alexis and I have even more to bond over. I'm in the same situation as her character Ryden Malby, who is a recent college grad who failed to secure her dream job ...

Alexis Bledel Q&A: Alexis Discusses Her 'Post Grad' Role And Amazing Cast

8/20/2009 1:53pm EDT
Alexis Bledel/Post Grad
Alexis Bledel -- best known as Rory Gilmore on "Gilmore Girls" -- stars in the new film "Post Grad" (Opening this Friday, August 21) about a recent graduate who's not finding life too easy after college. Alexis discusses her new role and how it differs from Rory Gilmore and shares her experiences working with Michael Keaton and living legend Carol Burnett.

Alexis Bledel: Hi!

Mike: Hey, Alexis, how are you?

Alexis Bledel: Good. How are you?

Mike: Pretty good. The first thing I wanted to ask was if it was intimidating at all working with the supporting cast. You have Michael Keato...

Review: 'Post Grad' Has No Rhyme Or Reason

8/18/2009 9:54am EDT
Post Grad
One of the most famous formulas is the one for Coca-Cola. Do you know one of the best things about that formula? It's a secret. Why, oh why, can't movie formulas be secret? You know what a good formula is? The one that creates the eleven herbs and spices of Kentucky Fried Chicken (fine, it's technically a recipe, a point's trying to be made here). It's not finger lickin' good for no reason, mind you. You know what a bad formula is? Ambitious girl with longtime platonic guy friend is too caught up with her own career and her hunky foreign neighbor -- with prerequisite mid-film montages of ha...

Trailer Talk: 'Inglourious Basterds,' 'Post Grad' & More

8/17/2009 10:23am EDT
Inglourious Basterds
This weekend "500 Days of Summer" became my favorite movie of the season. The film's non-linear style of romantic storytelling works incredibly well. Jumping back and forth through various days in Tom and Summer's relationship is a fascinating way to get to know the couple.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays Tom with an awkward charm that other lovesick fools can identify with. Much like a typical heartbroken lover, Tom finds himself bogged down remembering the positive parts of his relationship but forgetting the trials and tribulations.

While the film is not a typical love story filled w...