"The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" Movie Review 


There's only one big movie opening this weekend and that is the comedy "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone." It explores the world of magician with Steve Carrell in the title role and Steve Buscemi playing his magician partner, Anton Marvelton. Trouble arises when Steve Gray (Jim Carrey), an up-and-coming street magician, arrives at the scene. Olivia Wilde, Alan Arkin, and James Gandolfini also star from director Don Scardino ("30 Rock") and adapted by the "Horrible Bosses" scribes, Jonathan M. Goldstein and John Francis Daley.

But is the movie truly incredible? Take a look:



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Gerard Butler & Director Antoine Fuqua Interview “Olympus Has Fallen” 


I am very happy to report that Gerard Butler is back in the mode we love him the most – action! Helping him is director Antoine Fuqua (“Training Day”). Together, the two (Butler also served as producer of the film) created an intense, nail-biting, non-stop action flick that has absolutely no pretensions! And I enjoyed the film!

Butler stars as Mike Banning, a disgraced Presidential guard who must return to the White House to save our POTUS from Korean terrorists. And did I tell you the movie is intense? And that’s largely due to Fuqua’s firm direction.

In this interview, we talked about:

*** The film’s substance
*** The White House has not been attacked like this since aliens zapped it in “Independence Day”
*** How the film was developed – listen to Fuqua’s calm answer

Have fun!



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Angela Bassett & Aaron Eckhart Talk “Olympus Has Fallen” 


I love, love, love Angela Bassett! She’s one of the sweetest, down-to-earth folks I’ve ever interviewed! And Aaron Eckhart is equally sweet and answered my questions with wit! Both star in the new movie “Olympus Has Fallen” with Gerard Butler doing double-duty as producer and actor. This is from the “Training Day” director, Antoine Fuqua, and let me tell ya, it’s guns ablazing! An all-out action film blessed with fine actors.

Bassett plays the Secret Service Director Lynn Jacobs while Eckhart is our President Benjamin Asher. Both characters are tested when the White House was taken over by an insane terrorist, Kang, played by Rick Yune.

In this interview, we talked about:

*** What got them interested to join the cast of “Olympus Has Fallen”
*** To Aaron – how was it working with Melissa Leo? How they one-up each other in the set!
*** To Angela – working with Morgan Freeman
*** Was the journey in working with director Antoine Fuqua all worth it?
*** How Fuqua motivated them
*** What do they want fans to feel after watching “Olympus Has Fallen”

Have fun!



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My Fun Interview with Rick Yune & Dylan McDermott for “Olympus Has Fallen” – They Reveal Some Secrets 


Rick Yune (“Die Another Day,” “The Fast and the Furious,” “The Man with the Iron Fist”) and Dylan McDermott star in the new action-packed thriller “Olympus Has Fallen.” Yune is Kang, the big bad of the movie, and McDermott is Forbes, one of the agents assigned to protect the President (Aaron Eckhart). Gerard Butler is our action hero of the movie and his character will do anything to vanquish Yune aka Kang. In this interview, we talked about:

*** What got them interested in joining “Olympus Has Fallen”
*** My Korean town experience –hint: the big bad is a Korean
*** Working with Antoine Fuqua – why Yune says it was intense!
*** What do they want viewers to feel after watching “Olympus Has Fallen”

Have fun!



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Why Iran is Planning on Suing Hollywood! 


Uh-oh, Iran is planning to sue Hollywood because of the Oscar-winning "Argo" according to the Huffington Post. Why? Due to the movie's supposedly "unrealistic portrayal" of Iran.

Iranian media are reporting that French lawyer, Isabelle Coutant-Peyre, is in Iran to talk to officials on how to proceed with the lawsuit. And by the way, Coutant-Peyre is also the lawyer for the notorious Venezuelan-born terrorist Ilich Ramirez Sanchez aka Carlos the Jackal.

This was not the first time Hollywood has irritated Iran. In 2009, the country wanted an apology from a team of visiting Hollywood actors, including Annette Bening, because they claimed that "300" and "The Wrestler" were insulting to Iranians.

To read more on this intriguing, beguiling story, click here.

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