Tag Archives: Patrick Stewart

“Green Room” is more evidence of Jeremy Saulnier as a very exciting young filmmaker

Those of you who have seen Jeremy Saulnier’s previous movie Blue Ruin know just how talented a filmmaker he is. Now, with Green Room, he has doubled down on his mastery and upending of genre. This is a ridiculously entertaining thriller that doubles down on the blood, guts, and carnage,[...]

“5 to 7” and “It Follows”: The Best of the First Quarter of 2015

Time flies. Believe it or not, we’re now three full months into the 2015 movie calendar, which means we’re literally a quarter of the way through the film slate. That got me thinking about what the best of the bunch so far this year has been. Since now is the[...]

“Prometheus” – Finish the first film if you want us to see the sequel!

HollywoodNews.com: Corey Atad wrote a great ‘wish I had gotten around to writing it first’ piece on Friday. It’s about well, it’s called “Prometheus; or Stop Trying to Set Up Sequels!”. I’ve whined about this in brief or in the context of something else from time to time,[...]

T.R. Knight talks about former job and new job on Broadway

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: So glad to read about what T.R. Knight has been up to in a new article on Huffingtion Post. The 37-year-old actor did what hardly anybody does: He left a hit network series (Grey’s Anatomy) at its peak because he felt that it was time for him to[...]

James McAvoy to evolve professor role in ‘X-Men’ prequel

HollywoodNews.com: “I’m basically going to try and bury Patrick (Stewart’s) performance.” Those fighting words come straight from actor James McAvoy who is playing the younger version of Professor X in “X-Men: First Class” – a role made famous by Patrick Stewart in the film franchise. MTV News had the[...]

2010 Primetime Emmy Awards Complete Winner List

HollywoodNews.com: The 62nd Annual Primetime Emmys featured some wins from a handful of newcomers, as well as some repeat wins from previous years. As “Mad Men” took home the award for Best Drama Series and “Modern Family” took home the Emmy for Best Comedy Series, these shows aren’t the only[...]

James McAvoy, Matthew Vaughn put U.K. spat aside for ‘X-Men’

HollywoodNews.com: “X-Men: First Class” director Matthew Vaughn and the film’s actor James McAvoy are in disagreement over the shuttering of the U.K. Film Council. The organization was instrumental in funding a number of British film productions and spurring the country’s cinema industry. Vaughn supports the closing of the U.K. Film Council and[...]

Hollywood TV Roundup: A look at the Emmy Noms

HollywoodNews.com: “Glee” fever is so strong that it swayed Emmy voters who lauded the TV show with 19 nominations. But that wasn’t the only show to catch their eye: HBO’s miniseries “The Pacific” harpooned 24 nods. In years past, the Emmys use to favor those series which were[...]

T.R. Knight to return to Broadway in ‘A Life in the Theatre’

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: We haven’t heard much from T.R. Knight since he dropped out of the Broadway revival of Lend Me a Tenor late last year prior to the announcement of dates for the show. He had completed a successful run in the musical Parade at the Mark Taper Forum in[...]

James McAvoy will lead all good mutants in “X-Men: First Class”

Hollywoodnews.com: James McAvoy will lead all mutants as a young Dr. Charles Xavier in Fox’s “X-Men: First Class,” an origins tale based on the popular Marvel comic and film series. Patrick Stewart originated the role of Xavier in the “X-Men” films. In the comic book, Xavier is a handicapped,[...]