(From Paramount)Like a Mission: Impossible movie without all the bloat, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit keeps the pace brisk as it dusts off a beloved franchise with a fresh face and some old tricks.
It's good. Better than what most people are likely expecting from a January action movie. That's thanks to Chris Pine, who is so natural as Jack Ryan you have to wonder what casting directors were thinking when Ben Affleck played him 12 years ago in The Sum of All Fears. But it's thanks even more to...Read Full Story
Kevin Costner is the proud owner of an Emmy! The star won Lead Actor in a Movie or Miniseries for his work on Hatfields & McCoys.The star had a very long acceptance speech, which contained lines like: "We had to go to Bulgaria to make this very American story" and "this trophy reminds me of the Olympics in London."The star received mixed reviews on Twitter over the win, mostly because Benedict Cumberbatch has some very loyal fans. And, well, frankly, it was hard to get past Costner's...Read Full Story
From left: Jennifer Lawrence, Brad Pitt, Selena Gomez, Kevin Costner. (Photos by: Bauer Griffin | Pacific Coast News | Getty Images)Trailer of the WeekZero Dark ThirtyKept under tight wraps like the operation that inspired it, the first teaser for Zero Dark Thirty was released this week, offering a first real look at the film detailing the Seal Team 6 hunt for Osama Bin Laden. Due out December 19th, Kathryn Bigelow will look to recreate the magic that won her last film, The Hurt Locker, the...Read Full Story
Kevin Costner gave one of the most heartfelt, personal speeches at Whitney Houston's funeral Saturday in Newark, New Jersey. The actor, who was a good friend of the late singer, brought the audience to tears with touching stories of their friendship and also managed to sneak a few funny, lighthearted lines into his talk.He started off explaining one of her hit songs almost didn't come to be. "The song 'I Will Always Love You' almost wasn't," he said. Costner told the crowd the song they were...Read Full Story
Kevin Costner gave a heartfelt speech at Whitney Houston's funeral today.He started off explaining one of her hit songs almost didn't come to be. "The song 'I Will Always Love You' almost wasn't" He said the song they were going to use was "What Becomes of the Broken Hearted.""What becomes of our broken hearts? Whitney returns home today, to the place where it all began," he continued. "I ask that we dry our tears, suspend our sorrow, just long enough to remember the sweet miracle that was...Read Full Story
Kevin Costner and wife Christine Baumgartner looked somber as they departed from LAX on their way to Whitney Houston's funeral on Friday. Costner, who starred in the 1992 film The Bodyguard opposite Houston, will reportedly provide a eulogy at the funeral. The private service is set to take place at the late singer’s childhood church in Newark, NJ on Saturday and will be broadcast on television and streamed online.Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder are slated to sing at the service, and...Read Full Story
Kevin Costner took a break from making movies to look after Cayden, three, Hayes, two, and Grace, eight months, his kids with second wife Christina Baumgartner. And he loves being around to see them progress through life. He said: “They’re really good children and I see them making steps every day. The one thing I pray for in life is not success, but being able to raise my children and that nothing happens to me in the next 20 years.“I want it to be me who tells them about the secrets, the...Read Full Story