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Movie Review: The Horror / Drama 'Nina Forever' & Drama / Thriller 'Badge Of Honor'

2/11/2016 12:15pm EST
Movie Review: 'Nina Forever' / 'Badge Of Honor'
This week’s flicks have the strong female lead tie that binds – a welcome character trait we hope to see a lot more of in the future. But for now, let’s take a gander at life through the eyes of a female Internal Affairs officer and a girlfriend willing to put up with blood and bodies for her man. Read the encapsulated reviews of "Nina Forever" and "Badge of Honor" below!

Title: "Nina Forever"

Stars: 3

Genre: Horror / Drama

Cast: Abigail Hardingham, Fiona O’Shaughnessy

Director: Ben and Chris Blanie

Rating: R

Running Time: 98 Minutes

Release Company: Epic Pictures


Martin Sheen Recovering From Surgery

12/19/2015 12:05am EST
Martin Sheen
Martin Sheen had major heart surgery this week and is recovering in the hospital. The father of Charlie Sheen and Emilo Estevez had quadruple bypass surgery.

Estevez posted a message on the Facebook page for the film, "The Way of the Movie," announcing that his father went in for the procedure and let fans know that he was recovering well. The actor said that last weekend Sheen had a quadruple bypass in a Los Angeles hospital.

“The decision to operate on his heart was a proactive one, not an emergency situation,” Estevez wrote.

Estevez thanked doctors and everyone who were involved in hi...

Which Celebrities Are Pro-Life?

1/23/2015 10:01pm EST
Jack Nicholson
Nothing has polarized society more than the debate on abortion. One side constantly argues that it's immoral and that human life begins in the womb, while the other side argues that if someone gets pregnant who doesn't want to, she should have the choice to terminate that pregnancy (as opposed to either abstaining from sex or using methods of birth control other than none).

Add in the whole rape factor, and things get pretty messy when it comes to what's right and what's wrong.

Some say life doesn't begin until about three weeks after an egg is fertilized, as that's when a fetus' heart st...

10 Of The Biggest Emmy Snubs Of All Time

8/26/2014 12:05pm EDT
10 Of The Biggest Emmy Snubs Of All Time
The Emmy Awards are intended to honor excellence in the television industry. It is the only time that TV celebrities are given their just due. But, as with any awards show, there are always those who are the favorites and many who never get recognized. It's like high school all over again, except with stylists, designer clothing and lots of high-end jewels. Many of television's biggest stars have never won a golden statuette!

Think you know who made the list of The 10 Biggest Emmy Snubs of All Time? You'll be surprised at who you find on this list!

1. Steve Carell, "The Office"

Long co...

Nine Big Stars Who Voiced Video Game Characters

4/10/2014 1:00pm EDT
9 Hollywood Stars You Didn't Know Were In Your Favorite Video Ga
As video game sales continue to rival or even surpass Hollywood box office receipts, plenty of famous actors and actresses are crossing over to lend their talents to another industry. Funny thing is though, you might not even realize it. Plenty of game companies have recruited Hollywood stars to serve as voice actors for their top titles. Sometimes the star's in-game character is rendered after their real world appearance, but more often than not, the game will feature a character that looks nothing like the voice actor, leaving the most casual fans in the dark about who was behind the mic....

28 Celebrities Who Use Stage Names

11/14/2013 1:03pm EST
28 Celebrities Who Use Stage Names
Many celebrities have changed their names before they hit it big, and for many reasons. Let's take a look at some of the biggest stars who didn't take their birth name to Hollywood.

Katy Hudson didn't want to be confused with Kate Hudson, so she took her mother's maiden name and became Katy Perry.

Oprah Winfrey's name is iconic, but it's not actually her real name. It's Orpha, after the biblical figure. However, so many people mispronounced her name while she was growing up that the mispronunciation stuck.

Barry Manilow was born Barry Alan Pincus. He took his mother's maiden name...

A Young Charlie Sheen Stole His Dad's Credit Card To Pay For A Prostitute

7/6/2012 10:07am EDT
Charlie Sheen
A 15-year-old Charlie Sheen lost his virginity to a Las Vegas hooker and used his father's credit card to purchase her sexual services.

The "Anger Management" star doesn't regret the act itself, but he felt bad when his actor dad, Martin Sheen, found out about it.

Sheen told Playboy magazine, "I'm watching TV in our living room, and he's in his office 20 feet away... All of a sudden a piece of paper falls in front of me... It's his Visa bill. There's one thing circled, and it's $350. There's an arrow pointing to it and three words: 'What is this?' He had gone back into my bedroom and was ...

Go Behind The Scenes With Charlie Sheen On The 'Anger Management' Set

4/30/2012 1:31pm EDT
Charlie Sheen
"You feel the anger when you walk in the building. There are a lot of angry people in there," says Charlie Sheen as he takes cameras on tour of his set "Anger Management."

The actor introduces viewers to his director, the writing staff, and the "think tank" that creates all the genius of the show. In between he notes that there's an open bar on set on Fridays.

Sheen also shows off his "brilliant" co-star Selma Blair and his "sometimes brilliant" stand-in Brian.

Sheen's dad Martin is set to play his onscreen dad. His ex-wife Denise Richards will make a cameo appearance on the new TV sitco...

Japanese 'Amazing Spider-Man' Trailer Gives Darker Preview

4/16/2012 4:07pm EDT
The Amazing Spider-Man
A new Japanese trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man has hit the Internet and created buzz in a movie-going community hungry for anything "Spidey."

In the two-minute clip (don't worry; it' in English with Japanese subtitles), an evolving (pun!) relationship is shown between Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) and Dr. Curt Connors (Rhys Ifans). When it first appears that Connors may have some insight into what Parker's father was studying, he dives in head-first - and ends up creating one of his most deadly adversaries, The Lizard (a mutated Dr. Connors).

When wounds from his "nightlife" begin t...

Martin Sheen To Join Charlie For 'Anger Management'

4/1/2012 7:00pm EDT
Martin and Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen's actor father Martin is set to play his onscreen dad in new TV show Anger Management.

The actor, who was fired from hit sitcom Two And A Half Men last year, is preparing to make his small screen comeback in the new comedy, which is set to debut over the summer.

Sheen, who plays a former baseball star undergoing therapy, will be joined onscreen by co-stars including Selma Blair and Brett Butler and he has now revealed that when the character's onscreen father turns up in the show, he will be played by his real life dad, Martin.

He tells Access Hollywood, "Yeah it's very tru...

Martin Sheen Honored To Be Part Of Prop 8 Play

3/5/2012 8:20pm EST
Martin Sheen
Actor Martin Sheen was proud to be part of the all-star performance of screenwriter Dustin Lance Black's new play about California's controversial same-sex marriage bill on Saturday night - because it gave him the chance to be part of history.

Sheen joined George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Kevin Bacon, among others, for the benefit launch of "8", a play about the Proposition 8 legislation which overturned laws to allow gay unions in the state.

The stars gathered at the Wilshire Ebell theater in Los Angeles at lunchtime on Saturday for rehearsals of the play, which recreated the courtroom dram...

Blu-ray Review: 'The Double'

1/31/2012 10:00am EST
The Double photo
Ready for a little cat and mouse game between Richard Gere and...Topher Grace? Don't be fooled, there might be game on suspense thriller gold via the new flick "The Double" (out on Blu-ray Jan. 31 from Image Entertainment) – check out the review below!

Title: "The Double"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Richard Gere, Topher Grace, Martin Sheen

Director: Michael Brandt

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 98 minutes

Release Company: Image Entertainment


The Flick: The Double has a fantastically witty and clever script - even when you know key plot elements there’s mor...

Many Stars Tracing Their Family Trees On New Season Of 'Who Do You Think You Are?'

1/7/2012 12:00pm EST
Rob Lowe
Viewers can take an up-close and personal look inside the family history of some of today's most beloved and iconic celebrities when NBC's "Who Do You Think You Are?" returns for its third season on Friday, February 3 (8-9 p.m. ET).

The celebrities who star in the new season will be Martin Sheen, Marisa Tomei, Blair Underwood, Reba McEntire, Rob Lowe, Helen Hunt, Rita Wilson, Edie Falco, Rashida Jones, Jerome Bettis, Jason Sudeikis and Paula Deen.

"Who Do You Think You Are?" is an adaptation of the award-winning hit British television documentary series that leads celebrities on a journe...

Martin Sheen Honored At Chicago Film Festival

8/21/2011 2:00pm EDT
Martin Sheen
Martin Sheen has been honored for his lengthy career at the Chicago International Film Festival in Illinois.

The veteran actor made his big screen debut in the 1960s and has starred in several box office hits, including Apocalypse Now and Wall Street.

Sheen was the star guest at the annual event in Chicago on Friday, when his son Emilio Estevez presented him with the Career Achievement Award during a special ceremony. Friday was also renamed Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez Day by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn in honor of their visit.

As he accepted his award, Sheen praised Quinn for doin...

Martin Sheen Running For President Of Ireland?

8/17/2011 8:38am EDT
Martin Sheen
Fans of Martin Sheen have launched a campaign calling for the legendary actor to run for president of Ireland later this year.

The Apocalypse Now star is an Irish citizen because his late mother Mary Ann hailed from the country, and he stars in upcoming movie Stella Days, set in the Emerald Isle.

And because of his affiliation with Ireland, his loyal fans have started a campaign on social networking sites Twitter and Facebook to have him elected as president when the country chooses a new leader in October.

Thousands of Sheen devotees have added their support to the online groups, and...

'The Amazing Spider-Man' Teaser Trailer Arrives (Watch It!)

7/20/2011 3:37pm EDT
The Amazing Spider-Man
The first teaser trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man, starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, has officially arrived - and it looks really good, but also really familiar.

The film, which is still almost a year off, is a re-boot of the Spider-Man franchise that began in 2002 and ended in 2010 when director Sam Raimi and star Tobey Maguire quit over issues with the script of then-planned Spider-Man 4.

So the studio forged ahead with a new telling of the story, which, according to this teaser, is basically the same story we got back in 2002 - only this time there's more focus on Spidey honin...

Check Out 'Gods And Generals' Extended Director's Cut & 'Gettysburg' Director's Cut

5/22/2011 7:22am EDT
The "Gods And Generals" extended director's cut & "Gettysburg" directors cut arrive on Blu-ray May 24 in time for the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

Ronald F. Maxwell's acclaimed film features 17 minutes of compelling additional footage. Filmed at actual battle locations and full of authentic details, this rousing and soulful movie plunges you into the heat of the bloodiest battle fought on American soil. History comes alive with intense and spirited battles as well as the dilemmas, motivations and fears of the leaders.

Tom Berenger, Jeff Daniels, Martin Sheen an...

Charlie Sheen's Mom Blames Brooke Mueller For His Downfall

3/25/2011 10:13am EDT
Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen's mother Janet Templeton Sheen has blasted the actor's estranged wife Brooke Mueller and blamed her for the Two And A Half Men star's downfall.

Sheen has been a regular headline-grabber over the last few months with his bizarre antics, including hospitalizations, rehab and a public feud with TV bosses which eventually cost him his job on the hit sitcom.

His mother Janet, who has been married to Martin Sheen since 1961, has now spoken out to defend her son, insisting Mueller was a bad influence on him and is "only happy" when the actor is in trouble.

She also slams propert...

Martin Sheen Says His Son Charlie 'Is Emotionally Crippled'

3/21/2011 12:29pm EDT
Martin Sheen
Martin Sheen has spoken out about his son Charlie's self-destructive behavior and headline-grabbing antics, insisting the troubled actor has been left "emotionally crippled" by his long battle with addiction.

The former Two and a Half Men star has dominated the news over the last few months with his bad behavior, which has included trashing a suite at a New York hotel, rehab, hospitalizations and a public feud with TV bosses which eventually cost him his job.

His famous father Martin, who also battled addiction in his youth, is adamant he can understand the "hell" his son is going throug...

Charlie Sheen: A Timeline of Bad Behavior

2/26/2011 8:32am EST
Charlie Sheen | Photo Credits: Jeff Kravitz/
As Charlie Sheen continues his anti-Chuck Lorre and Two and a Half Men tirade, takes a look back at more than 20 years of Sheen's bad behavior.

Charlie Sheen: The history of a promising acting career

January 1990: While in their home, Sheen accidentally shoots fiancée Kelly Preston in the arm. The relationship ends.

September 1990: Sheen completes drug rehab a month after checking himself in.

July 1995: Sheen testifies in the tax evasion trial of Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss, admitting he spent almost $53,000 on her prostitutes.

December 1996: Sheen is arrested for...

Charlie Sheen Slams Anti-Semitism Accusations

2/25/2011 2:30pm EST
Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen has slammed allegations of anti-Semitism after blasting Two And A Half Men writer Chuck Lorre by his Hebrew name in an angry online missive.

The actor fired off a curt open letter to after TV producers announced they were shutting down production on the hit sitcom for the rest of the season. In the message, Sheen unleashed his hatred for Lorre, calling him Chaim Levine, the Hebrew translation of the creator's birth name.

The reference prompted some critics to accuse Sheen of using Lorre's Jewish name in a derogatory manner - but the embattled star has hit out at t...

Martin Sheen Likens Charlie's Drug Addiction To Cancer

2/23/2011 9:04am EST
Martin Sheen
Charlie Sheen's dad Martin has likened his son's drug addiction to a cancer, insisting the troubled star needs as much "concern and love" as possible.

The Two and a Half Men actor is undergoing rehab treatment at his Los Angeles home; just months after police were called to his New York hotel suite after he allegedly trashed the room in a rage during a night of passion with an adult actress.

Now, actor Martin Sheen has spoken out about his son's demons, revealing he is throwing his support behind the star and willing him to recuperate.

He tells Sky News, "He's an extraordinary man. Yo...

The Television Balcony: The 'Echelon Conspiracy'

2/7/2011 12:36pm EST
Echelon Conspiracy
Sometimes, I look at a movie and wonder, "How can there be so many great actors in it, and yet it's not a bigger deal?" The Echelon Conspiracy is an example of why that happens. Yes, it's got Shane West, Ed Burns, Ving Rhames and Martin Sheen in it, but this is a film I didn't entirely get until Shane explained a crucial part of it to me.

We've seen conspiracy thrillers before. We've seen movies about technology going awry before. We've even seen Martin Sheen being kind of a bastard before (hello, Spawn). The Echelon Conspiracy is what happens if you add those three things together, then...

Kara Dioguardi Without Makeup (& Other News)

11/28/2010 3:30pm EST
Kara Dioguardi
Kara Dioguardi showed up to the opening night of Cinderella at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood last night looking almost unrecognizable with hardly any makeup or hair styling. Looks like life hasn't been that great since being dumped by American Idol.

In other news...

"It kinda sounds a little raunchy." Jessica Simpson on what her new married name will be when she weds new fiance Eric Johnson.

Reese Witherspoon will be honored with the 2,425th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next week.

"Lord Of The Rings - The Fellowship Of The Ring" star Dominic Monaghan performed a Thanksg...

Martin Sheen To Play Spider-Man's Uncle

11/5/2010 11:33am EDT
Martin Sheen
Veteran actor Martin Sheen is set for a super new role - he's signed up to play Spider-Man's uncle in the next installment of the comic book franchise.

The superhero is heading back to the big screen in a reboot, which will see British actor Andrew Garfield take over the web slinging role from Tobey Maguire, while Emma Stone will replace Kirsten Dunst as Spider-Man/Peter Parker's love interest, Mary Jane Watson.

Sheen has now agreed to join the franchise, playing Parker's Uncle Ben, who was portrayed by Oscar-winning actor Cliff Robertson in the first 2002 movie, according to Deadline.c...

Matt Damon: "RFK Role Is A Big Responsibility'

3/10/2010 5:00pm EST
Matt Damon
Matt Damon is feeling the pressure of playing tragic U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy in a forthcoming biopic, because the role comes with "a lot of responsibility."

Damon is in talks to play the politician who was assassinated in 1968, just five years after his brother President John F. Kennedy was gunned down in Dallas, Texas. The movie will be directed by "Seabiscuit" helmer Gary Ross, and based on Evan Thomas' biography of Kennedy, titled His Life.

Damon has confirmed he'll take the starring role if he likes the script, but admits he's intimidated by the prospect of playing Kennedy.

Charlie Sheen & Brooke Mueller: The Couple That Rehabs Together, Stays Together

2/25/2010 8:44am EST
Charlie Sheen & Brooke Mueller
Here we go again - Charlie Sheen is going back to rehab. Not so shocking news, but break out the large flannel button-downs and spin your favorite Nirvana record because it's starting to feel like the 90s!

Charlie is one of Hollywood's most infamous bad boys and is arguably known more for his hard-partying ways and multiple trips to rehab than his roles in blockbuster films like "Major League" or "Platoon."  But then fortunately, or unfortunately depending on the celebrity news outlets, his people insisted he clean up his act.  One of his first trips to rehab in 1990 was a result of a fami...

Matt Damon Lands RFK Role

2/24/2010 12:41pm EST
Matt Damon
Matt Damon is preparing to follow in the footsteps of stars including Casey Affleck and Martin Sheen by playing U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy.

The actor is in talks to star in a new biopic about the politician, who was assassinated in 1968, just five years after his brother President John F. Kennedy was gunned down in Dallas, Texas.

Kennedy has previously been portrayed on screen by Sheen in 1974 TV movie The Missiles of October, by Affleck in The Kennedys of Massachusetts, and more recently by Dave Fraunces in 2006's Bobby.

Now, Damon is considering tackling the role in the untitled...

Dulé Hill Answers 'Psych' Fan Questions

8/5/2009 9:44am EDT
Dulé Hill
A few weeks ago we interviewed James Roday from "Psych" (returning Friday, August 7 at 10pm on USA). And when we say "we," we mean all the legions of dedicated Psych-Os that sent in their questions for Roday via Twitter. Since then, the Psych-Os have been relentless that they want... nay (!), need round two with co-star Dulé Hill. We were determined, no matter how long it took, to give the "Psych" fans exactly what they want. So, yes, Dulé Hill now answers your questions about the upcoming season of "Psych," his time on "The West Wing" and even writes a scene involving him and President Bar...

Celebrity Birthdays, August 3

8/3/2009 3:00am EDT
Evangeline Lilly
Happy Birthday to "Lost" actress Evangeline Lilly (1979), New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (1977), Metallica singer James Hetfield (1963), actor Jay North (1951), "Airplane" director John Landis (1950), media mogul Martha Stewart (1941), Shirelles singer Beverly Lee (1941), "The West Wing" star Martin Sheen (1940), "Tarzan" portrayor Gordon Scott (1927), and jazz singer Tony Bennett (1926).

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