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Five Best & Worst Films Starring Samuel L. Jackson

March 27th, 2008 4:03pm EDT
Samuel L. Jackson
Samuel L. Jackson is one of those rare character actors who can take even the weakest of scripts and turn the dialogue into pure cinematic gold. Film after film he continues to deliver some of the most memorable one-liners and poetic obscenities, and he always manages to steal the show.

The challenge with ranking Sam Jackson films is ignoring the obvious victor for best role in Pulp Fiction where he plays Jules Winnfield, the Jheri Curl wearing, Bible quoting hit man. Landing the "Fiction" role was no doubt a turning point in Jackson's career and remains to this day his finest film pe...
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 9

July 9th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Courtney Love
Happy Birthday to "Star Trek: Enterprise" actress Linda Park (1978), "The Wonder Years" actor Fred Savage (1976), WWE star Shelton Benjamin (1976), Jack White (1975) of The White Stripes, Anthrax bassist Frank Bello (1965), Hole singer Courtney Love (1964), WWE wrestler Kevin Nash (1959), "Top Gun" star Kelly McGillis (1957), "Cast Away" star Tom Hanks (1956), "Star Wars" Episode II and III actor Jimmy Smits (1955), pianist/composer John Tesh (1952), infamous football player O.J. Simpson (1947), Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell (1947), AC/DC singer Bon Scott (1946; d. 1980), a...
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'Beverly Hills 90210: The Second Season' Comes To DVD May 1

April 17th, 2007 1:40pm EDT
Beverly Hills 90210
Before The O.C. and Laguna Beach, there was Beverly Hills 90210. The wildly popular landmark television show that became a cultural phenomenon returns to DVD with Beverly Hills 90210: The Second Season. Starring a hip and appealing cast that convincingly portrayed the concerns and struggles of young people, the eight-disc DVD set includes all twenty-eight dramatic second season episodes filled with love triangles, personal crises and teen tragedy plus cool special features.

Starring a hip and appealing cast: Jason Priestley, Shannen Doherty (Charmed™), Jennie Garth (What I Like About...
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Celebrity Birthdays, July 9

July 9th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Courtney Love
Happy Birthday to "Star Trek: Enterprise" actress Linda Park (1978), "The Wonder Years" actor Fred Savage (1976), WWE star Shelton Benjamin (1976), Jack White (1975) of The White Stripes, Anthrax bassist Frank Bello (1965), Hole singer Courtney Love (1964), WWE wrestler Kevin Nash (1959), "Top Gun" star Kelly McGillis (1957), "Cast Away" star Tom Hanks (1956), "Star Wars" Episode II and III actor Jimmy Smits (1955), pianist/composer John Tesh (1952), infamous football player O.J. Simpson (1947), Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell (1947), AC/DC singer Bon Scott (1946; d. 1980), a...
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HUGE Hollywood Cast For 'Scarface: The World Is Yours'

May 4th, 2006 1:30pm EDT
Scarface: The World Is Yours
Vivendi Games' ("VG") Sierra Entertainment has unveiled part of the A-list talent that will help bring drug-lord Tony Montana's criminal empire to life in the upcoming video game Scarface: The World Is Yours. Attracting an unprecedented array of Hollywood's brightest film and television stars as well as returning cast members from the 1983 classic film, the hotly-anticipated game will plunge players deep into the seedy underbelly of 1980s Miami as they rebuild Tony Montana's empire and seek vengeance on his enemies.

The cast includes stars from the original film including Robert Loggia...
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'Shaft' Director Gordon Parks Dies

March 8th, 2006 9:59am EST
Shaft
African-American directing pioneer Gordon Parks died in New York yesterday. He was 93. The filmmaker and photographer had been suffering ill health for some time, his nephew Charles Parks confirms. Parks became Hollywood's first major black director when he directed Shaft, starring Richard Roundtree as the suave detective John Shaft, in 1971 and the sequel Shaft's Big Score in 1972.

Parks suffered a difficult childhood, growing up in poverty-ridden Kansas as the youngest of 15 children, before being orphaned at aged 15, which left him homeless. After starting his photography career in...
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