Heartthrob Jesse McCartney has already established himself as a singer-songwriter and TV actor; but as a film actor, McCartney remains relatively unknown. That's likely to change this Friday when McCartney headlines the cast of "Chernobyl Diaries," a horror thriller from Oren Peli, the guy behind "Paranormal Activity."
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If you never thought you could watch a movie about vibrators with your whole family, the fun new period romp "Hysteria" will prove you wrong.
Ever since she broke out in a big way with her brazen turn as a kinky secretary in the aptly titled Sundance smash “Secretary,” Maggie Gyllenhaal has kept on delivering ferocious and risky turns in a string of acclaimed indies including “Sherrybaby," “Crazy Heart” ((which netted her an Oscar nomination), and "Happy Endings." She also displayed her mainstream appeal as Bruce Wayne’s feisty love interest in “The Dark Knight."
There's a reason we picked the French thriller "Sleepless Night" as one of the ten best movies to play at this year's Tribeca Film Festival: It puts its American counterparts to shame.
Tim Burton handpicked young Australian actor Gulliver McGrath out of a slew of hopefuls to join the ensemble in his star-studded vampire comedy "Dark Shadows." While it's pretty early to bet, we have a good feeling this kid will go places.
If you think water issues are something only Third World countries worry about, think again. According to the alarming call-to-action documentary "Last Call at the Oasis," the U.S. has reason to worry.
"The Girl" star Abbie Cornish spoke to us about the kinds of characters she tends to portray, how she coped with being tabloid fodder during her relationship with Ryan Phillippe, and the first time she ever visited New York City.
The French coming-of-age drama "Goodbye First Love" is for anyone who's ever had their heart broken. By that, we mean pretty much everyone.
Few documentaries have been thrust into the national spotlight quite like "Bully" has -- and for good reason. Here's hoping the MPAA's R rating won't deter parents from seeking it "Bully" with their kids. It's a wake-up call that needs to be seen.
For those who grew up watching "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," Fred Rogers was the neighbor we all wish we had. For Benjamin Wagner, codirector of the endearing documentary "Mister Rogers & Me," it was a reality.