The fundraising tool Kickstarter has been no stranger to celebrities lately. First we saw Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas surpass his goal of $2 million in 11 hours to greenlit the long-awaited movie version of his hit TV series, followed by Zach Braff turning to fans to fund the sequel to Garden State. It should be no surprise this trend would continue and the next star to turn to the crowds is Entourage's Adrian Grenier.
If you've seen Iron Man 3, you can't help but be wondering more about the young boy who plays oppostie Robert Downey Jr. (and spoiler alert! pretty much saves Iron Man) in this third installment of the franchise. PPLA has got your answers, as we were lucky enough to chat with young Hollywood's rising star Ty Simpkins.
Call me old fashioned but some things should be approached in an old fashioned way. Take the story of The Great Gatsby, for example. Considered one a quintessential American novels, the book has gone on to inspire millions and weave itself into the fabric of our pop culture. But just because a story has a built in audience does not mean it needs to be re-imagined to speak to a wider demographic.
Venus and Serena When I was in boot camp and someone complained that something was too hard, our company commander would tell us to look in the dictionary between ‘shit’ and ‘syphilis’ to find his sympathy. After screening Magnolia Pictures new documentary Venus and Serena, I felt far less manly watching these two women from Compton asking for and taking no sympathy at all.
The Iceman is the story of infamous contract killer Richard Kuklinski, who in his career reportedly killed upwards of 150 people until his arrest in 1986. The story begins as Kuklinski, played by Michael Shannon, is plucked from his safe, yet disgraceful, job as a pornography film dubbing technician to become the hired gun for mob boss Roy Demeo, played by Ray Liotta.