August 2014

Graceland – Home

by Alan Rapp on August 29, 2014

in Television Reviews 

  • Title: Graceland – Home
  • wiki: link

Graceland - Home

Neither the return of Johnny (Manny Montana) and Jakes (Brandon Jay McLaren) from Mexico nor the Sauce Night in their honor can scrub clean the stench of failure, suspicion, and secrets permeating Graceland. Despite finally selling Carlito’s father on the plane scheme to smuggle the cartel’s drugs over the border, Johnny is sick to his stomach for lying and leaving Lucia (Jamie Gray Hyder) behind. With the LAPD shutting down the human trafficking ring and killing Mike’s only connection to the Solano Cartel (Jon Sklaroff), all of Mike‘s (Aaron Tveit) hard work goes up in smoke and Paige (Serinda Swan) is left with unanswered questions and suspicions about what really happened to the scared young girl (Marina Shtelen) she promised to get out alive.

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Holding Court with Maria Sharapova

by Alan Rapp on August 29, 2014

in Books & Magazines

Maria Sharapova - The Edit (August 2014)

Coinciding with the start of the U.S. Open, tennis star Maria Sharapova is the cover model for the August issue of The Edit. You can find the pics from the photo shoot inside.

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Immediately Afterlife

by Alan Rapp on August 28, 2014

in Short Films

  • Title: Immediately Afterlife
  • IMDb: link

Written and directed by Kyle Hasday and Matt Stewart, Pretty Little Liars co-stars Shay Mitchell and Troian Bellisario star in this short film about the two survivors of the final suicidal act of their religious cult.

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Coming Soon

by Alan Rapp on August 28, 2014

in Film News & Trailers

  • Title: Mortdecai
  • IMDb: link

Johnny Depp stars as art dealer Charles Mortdecai on the search for a stolen painting in this first trailer for the adaptation of Kyril Bonfiglioli‘s novels. Olivia Munn, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Paul Bettany, Aubrey Plaza, and Jeff Goldblum also star. Mortdecai opens in theaters on February 6th.

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Taylor Swift – Shake It Off

by Alan Rapp on August 28, 2014

in Music News & Reviews

Here’s Taylor Swift with the official video for “Shake It Off,” the first single from her upcoming album 1989. Marking the performer’s move from country to pop, the song debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top 100 this week.

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