'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' Review: Brilliant, Breathtaking And The Best Of The Franchise

July 13th, 2014 4:16am EDT
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Rarely is a sequel better than the original. Of course, there are exceptions, such as 'Godfather 2' and now 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.'

This film is absolutely fantastic on every level, starting with Andy Serkis as Caesar, the soulful, emotional, kind and fair ape that we met in 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' which starred, James Franco.

Right off the bat, I have to say that Serkis is amazing. He gives such a beautiful, nuanced performance that we, as an audience, are able to feel everything that Caesar feels and thinks. The film, shot in 3D, is brilliantly directed by Matt Reeve...
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Hot Babe of the Day: Kate Mansi

July 13th, 2014 3:30am EDT
Kate Mansi
Every day at Starpulse we upload some of the most sophisticated and alluring pictures of spectacular looking women from around this enormous world. Today's eye-catching and attractive target is Kate Mansi.

Kate was born on September 15th, 1988, in Calabasas, California.

Growing up in Sherman oaks, the gorgeous brown eyed girl joined the Pacific Festival Ballet at age fifteen and trained as a dancer in both New York and Los Angeles.

Kate studied public relations and film at Pepperdine University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. In her senior year at college, Kate visited Hait...
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Tommy Ramone, Last Surviving Member of The Ramones Dead at 62

July 12th, 2014 5:18pm EDT
Tommy Ramone
The last surviving member of The Ramones, Tommy Ramone has died at the age of 62.

On Friday, the punk rock pioneer, real name Thomas Erdelyi, has passed away in his home in Queens after undergoing treatment for bile duct cancer.

In a post on the band's Facebook page confirmed the news, stating, "We are saddened to announce the passing of Tommy Ramone (nee Erdelyi), the original drummer for the Ramones, earlier today, July 11th, 2014."

Born in Budapest Hungary, Ramone immigrated to America in 1957 and he started The Ramones with three friends from high school in 1974. He played drums on...
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Most Beloved Stoner Characters Of All Time

July 12th, 2014 4:20pm EDT
Most Beloved Stoner Characters Of All Time
Since escapism is the real reason why people go and see films in the first place, why not delve into the world of true escapism through the cloudy eyes of film's greatest stoners? In the middle of a heavily character-driven movie, the stoner provides comic relief. Unless of course he is the lead character, whereas you just might fall down laughing from their poor choices and continual misdeeds. Some of these films are based around the character's love of their drug of choice; others are driven by an accidental meet up with the wrong person. Nonetheless, stoner comedies are always good for ...
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The 15 Sexiest Black Actresses In Hollywood

July 12th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
The 15 Sexiest Black Actresses In Hollywood
Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o is of Mexican and Kenyan descent. She was born in Mexico City but was raised in Kenya and educated in the United States. Earlier this year she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her first starring role in "12 Years a Slave." People magazine subsequently named her the "Most Beautiful" star of 2014.

During the Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon in February, the actress talked about being bullied as a child and wishing she could change her skin color.

She told the Associated Press: "I got teased and taunted about my skin. My one prayer to ...
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Eva Green Is Campari's Latest Calendar Girl

July 12th, 2014 2:30pm EDT
Eva Green Is Campari's Latest Calendar Girl
Eva Green has been selected by alcoholic liqueur Campari to star in the 16th edition of its limited edition calendar. The French actress is known for films including "Casino Royale," "300: Rise of an Empire" as well as the new Showtime series "Penny Dreadful."

Green follows in the footsteps of previous Campari Calendar stars, including Uma Thurman, Salma Hayek, Eva Mendes, Jessica Alba, Milla Jovovich and Penelope Cruz.

The theme of the 2015 calendar is "Mythology Mixology" and will demonstrate how Campari's famous cocktails came into existence.

For the first time, a female photographer,...
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The 25 Best Albums Of 2014 (So Far)

July 12th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
The 25 Best Albums Of 2014 (So Far)
2014 has been filled with some exceptional music, and of course some duds to (no shade Robin Thicke). Impossible to include, listen, or review all of them, here is a list of 25 of the best albums, at the midway point of 2014 (January until June). Nothing is concrete until the end of the year, but many currently sitting at or near the top should definitely stick.

1) Pharrell Williams, Girl

While “Happy” is the star player of G I R L, there’s plenty more hits that solidifies Pharrell’s top ranking among the 25 best albums. “Come Get It Bae!” Number one overall seed!

2) Jack Whit...
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Lev Grossman's 'The Magicians' Heading To The Small Screen

July 12th, 2014 11:28am EDT
Lev Grossman's 'The Magicians' Heading To The Small Screen
Syfy announced earlier this week that it has greenlit a pilot of "The Magicians," a series based on the hugely popular fantasy books by Lev Grossman.

"Lev Grossman's dazzling blend of magic and realism will capture the imagination of a new generation of viewers and further strengthen Syfy's ownership of premium quality sci-fi fantasy drama," explained Dave Howe, President of Syfy.

The one-hour drama will center on Quentin and his 20-something friends who, while studying magic in New York, discover that the magical fantasy world they read about as children is actually real.

Grossman is al...
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14 Infamous Celebrity Sex Legends

July 12th, 2014 10:00am EDT
14 Infamous Celebrity Sex Legends
Some celebrities are famous for their movies, philanthropy and overall contribution to their craft. Then there are some whose external private activities supersede their dedication to their craft and become their main story. These celebrity sex legends have become known in the press for their prowess and problems in the bedroom. Many regret their actions while some glorify in them. One way to keep the press at bay about your private activities, don't make them public! Here are 14 of the most infamous celebrity sex legends of all time.

1. John Mayer

Music's most notorious womanizer may...
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Colin Farrell In Talks For Season 2 of 'True Detective'

July 12th, 2014 9:47am EDT
Colin Farrell
Irish actor Colin Farrell is reportedly "deep in negotiations" to join the cast of the highly anticipated second season of HBO's True Detective.

According to Variety, Farrell has been considered to be cast as one of the main male characters for the upcoming season.

On Thursday, at the Television Critics Association HBO president Michael Lombardo hinted "I think the people we will cast will be well-known names."

Writer Nic Pizzolatto also confirmed that the second season will be set in California.

The successful television crime drama created by Pizzolatto, has earned numerous Emmy nomi...
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