Worked With:

Michael C Hall

Liev Schreiber

Chloë Sevigny

Wes Bentley

Dennis Quaid

Jude Law

Ebon Moss-Bachrach

Bryan Cranston

Gary Sinise

Drew Barrymore

F. Murray Abraham

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Interview: 'Come Out And Play" Red-Hooded Helmer Makinov On Starting As An Image

3/21/2013 11:30am EDT
Come Out And Play
It’s rare for a film to come out where both the flick and the director are the subject of controversial attention.  The film in question is the upcoming horror thriller "Come Out And Play" (out March 22 from Cinedigm/Flatiron Film Company), a new askew take on the killer kids theme directed by newbie auteur Makinov.  Besides the film itself, the prolific Makinov has made quite a name for himself not only as someone who subscribes to the inclusion of social conscience in his film, but also someone who then defies it.  Sporting a red sack, the memorable Makinov not only does all press and int...

Red Hot Photos From The 'Side Effects' Premiere: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Channing Tatum & More!

2/1/2013 8:34am EST
Side Effects Premiere
New York City was buzzing last night with the cast of "Side Effects," who attended the film's premiere at the  AMC Lincoln Square Theatre.

Catherine Zeta-Jones looked like Hollywood royalty in a strapless black and nude printed dress by Michael Kors. She was accompanied by her husband Michael Douglas.

Rooney Mara wore a heavily embroidered white gown, and her sister Kate Mara wore a simple black frock to the event. Sexy Channing Tatum and Jude Law donned black and grey suits.

The film centers on Emily and Martin (Mara and Tatum) as a couple whose lives are shattered by a mysterious new p...

Blu-ray Review: 'Puncture'

1/3/2012 1:20pm EST
Puncture photo
With an epidemic of health care workers getting accidentally stabbed by needles ever day, who better to plead the case of a revolutionary new needle device guaranteed safe then...why a drug-addled attorney of course! It’s the premise of the new inspired by real life drama "Puncture," out Jan. 3 from Millennium Entertainment. Review court is in session below!

Title: "Puncture"

Grade: 2 1/2

Cast: Chris Evans, Mark Kassen, Vinessa Shaw

Director: Adam Kassen & Mark Kassen

Rating: R

Runtime: 100 minutes

Release Company: Millennium Entertainment

Website: www.millenniumentertainm...

Blu-ray Review: '40 Days And 40 Nights'

9/8/2011 10:45am EDT
40 days and 40 nights pic
Can a man with a sexual history the span of a football field really go celibate? Such is the premise of the new to Blu-ray this week Miramax/Lionsgate comedy "40 Days And 40 Nights" starring a young Josh "The Faculty" Hartnett and director by Michael "Heathers" Lehmann. Check out the various temptations below!

Title: "40 Days And 40 Nights"

Grade: 3 1/2

Cast: Josh Hartnett, Shannyn Sossamon, Vinessa Shaw

Director: Michael Lehmann

Rating: R

Runtime: 95 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate


The Flick: Cleverly written, the flick is execut...

Five Actresses 'To Watch For'

8/10/2011 6:00pm EDT
Vinessa Shaw
There’s a current stigma that says young actresses of today don’t have the goods. That acting greats like Bette Davis, Elizabeth Taylor and Meryl Streep are simply a thing of the past - I say meet five exceptions. And while there are a ton of up and coming actresses currently working in film, these ladies are a handful of hopefuls who have managed to stay engrained in the brain with possibly only one or two striking performances under their ample belts. This is a group of gals who deserve to be seen more (aka give them more projects!) and we at Starpulse feel possess the ability to deliv...

'The Last House On The Left': Wrong Place, Wrong Time Movies

3/11/2009 6:00pm EDT
The Last House On The Left
Follow the shocking and terrifying story that explores how far two ordinary people will go to exact revenge on the sociopaths who violently attacked their daughter in The Last House on the Left.

Masters of horror Wes Craven and Sean Cunningham revisit their landmark film that launched Craven's directing career and influenced decades of horror films to follow: The Last House on the Left. Bringing one of the most notorious thrillers of all time to a new generation, they produce the story that explores how far two ordinary people will go to exact revenge on the sociopaths who harmed the...