Voice From the Stone ★★★½ out of four stars 7 p.m. April 20 at Uptown Theatre; 7:10 p.m. April 28 at St. Anthony Main “Game of Thrones” star Emilia Clarke plays a nurse in 1950s Italy caring for children who have become deeply emotionally withdrawn. Her newest charge, living in a huge palazzo with his recently widowed father (Marton Csokas), has willfully gone silent. The film draws eerie puzzlement over whether the voices he hears in the castle’s massive masonry walls are truly coming from his deceased opera star mother. Clarke provides the love and compassion the boy needs; could the brooding Csokas take the same interest in her? Moving between supernatural and rational tones, Twin Cities director Eric Howell’s feature-film debut is magnetically moody, creating the spirit of a Hitchcock version of “Jane Eyre.” Howell and cast members will attend Thursday’s screening. (94 min., USA/Italy) COLIN COVERT The Darkness … [Read more...] about 20 don’t-miss movies from week 2 of Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival
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The 2019 New York Toy Fair is in full swing, and that means we’ll be hearing a ton of new announcements regarding toys and collectibles inspired by your favorite films and TV shows. It should come as no surprise that the folks at Funko have churned out a bunch of new announcements expanding their endless line of Funko POP figures. And some long-awaited franchises will finally be making their vinyl figure debut. Funko has announced a new wave of The Simpsons POPS, a line that will likely become one of the biggest the company has ever released. The Office fans will be happy to see that the employees of Dunder-Mifflin are also getting a whole like of Funko POPs. And those who still like The Big Bang Theory can finally add more POPs to their collections. But there’s so much more than that from the 2019 Funko POP announcements. The Simpsons The first wave of The Simpsons Funko POP figures arrived back in 2011. They line only included Homer, Bart, Marge and Krusty the Clown. … [Read more...] about New Funko POPs for ‘The Office’, ‘The Simpsons’, ‘Community’, ‘Jaws’, & More Coming Soon
The 13 best movies based on urban legends Ghosts, demons, slashers, zombies. These are all some of the typical antagonists behind today’s horror movies, and while the retread of these enemies is a bit tedious, the exposition on how they came to be can save audiences from boredom, and one of the most interesting of explanations is urban legends. As children, we all grow up hearing spooky stories of boogeymen and houses that should not be crossed out of fear for running into our demise, but to find out these stories are true makes the movies all the more terrifying. Urban legends have been the subject of many horror films and while many of them have certainly fell short of the mark, some have hit the target really well, and with the upcoming release of Slender Man, let’s take a look back at some of the best films, both horror and otherwise, based on urban legends. The Burning Release: 1981 Stars: Brian Matthews, Leah Ayres, Brian Backer Rotten … [Read more...] about The 13 Best Movies Based On Urban Legends
RICHARD Gere is a big name in Hollywood having starred in films such as Pretty Woman and Chicago. Here's everything you need to know about him as he gets set to appear in BBC Two drama MotherFatherSon... How old is Richard Gere and what's his background? Richard Gere, 68, is an American actor from Philadelphia. Both his parents were descendants from the Mayflower and Pilgrim Fathers are among his ancestors. He initially intended to be a minister and majored in philosophy at University in Massachusetts but dropped out after two years. Richard's first major acting role was in the original London stage version of Grease in 1973. Although he was raised a Methodist, he developed an interest in Buddhism in his twenties and is now a practicing Tibetan Buddhist - he first met the Dalai Lama in 2010. He doesn't eat red meat but is often mistakenly cited as being vegetarian or vegan. What are Richard Gere's hit movies? Richard Gere has starred in many blockbuster hits. In 1990, … [Read more...] about How old is Richard Gere, how young was he in Pretty Woman, what are his hit movies and who does he play in MotherFatherSon?
Richard Gere and new wife Alejandra Silva continue to celebrate their secret wedding!The 68-year-old actor secretly wed the Spanish publicist, 35, "weeks and weeks ago" in a low-key civil ceremony, and the couple threw a lavish wedding bash over the weekend at Gere's estate in Pound Ridge, New York, to officially celebrate their union.Guests at the soirée reportedly included chef Eric Ripert, composer Bette Sussman, actress Saundra Santiago and several Tibetan monks. Gere is a known Buddhist, and Silva reportedly converted to the religion once she became serious with the "Pretty Woman" actor.See photos of the couple together: 23 PHOTOS Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva together See Gallery Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva together MADRID, SPAIN - DECEMBER 11: (L-R) Richard Gere and Alejandra Silva attend the 'La Cena' (The Dinner) premiere at the Capitol cinema on December 11, 2017 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Fotonoticias/Getty Images) Richard Gere … [Read more...] about Richard Gere and new wife Alejandra Silva celebrated their wedding with a star-studded party