Chris Rock is a funny man, but as tends to happen with funny people, if you peel back their onstage exterior, you find pain underneath. In Everybody Hates Chris, Rock’s teenage years end up played out through the lens of a CBS sitcom that touches on moments from Rock’s past, his experience, and the funny moments… [Read More]
Formerly of the comedy sketch group, The Tenderloins, “Joe” Gatto, “Murr” Murray, Brian “Q” Quinn, and “Sal” Vulcano are four high school friends from Staten Island, NY, who now make a living trying to embarrass each other on a hidden camera television show. It’s amazing the lengths they’ll go – and how infrequently they actually… [Read More]
Seventy years ago, The Miracle on 34th Street delivered a tale of Kris Kringle that put faith and belief on trial. Nominated for Best Picture, it won Oscars for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Edmund Gwenn (Kris Kringle), Best Writing, Original Story for Valentine Davies, and Best Writing, Screenplay. Considered historically significant in the… [Read More]
John Irvin may be better known for Hamburger Hill and Raw Deal, but in City of Industry, he moves several big-name actors through their paces circa 1997. In this tale of crime and revenge, the elder brother must go on the hunt for the getaway driver who gunned down his younger brother and their friend in a jewelry heist… [Read More]
Winnie the Pooh was selected as the most popular children’s book of all time. But there is an intriguing backstory to the whole phenomenon.