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The Daily Stream: ‘The Dead Zone’ is the Often Overlooked Stephen King Masterpiece

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching, why it’s worth checking out, and where you can stream it.) The Movie: The Dead Zone Where You Can Stream It: Hulu The Pitch: The Dead Zone is often overshadowed by the other big Stephen King adaptations, like The Shawshank Redemption, Carrie, It, or The Shining. But Christopher Walken‘s iconic leading performance alone lets the movie stand shoulder to shoulder with the best King adaptation...
Tags: Movies, Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe, Features, David Cronenberg, Christopher Walken, Smith, Hulu, King, Martin Sheen, Trump, Johnny, Carrie, Cronenberg, Walken, Johnny Smith


Amazon Unveil Details of Four New Welcome to the Blumhouse Movies

Four new entries in the Blumhouse anthology are coming in October. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Movies, The Movie Waffler, Amazon Unveil Details of Four New Welcome


New Trailer and Poster for FrightFest Thriller KNOCKING

Frida Kempff's thriller debuts at FrightFest this month. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Images, Video, Movies, World cinema, New Releases, The Movie Waffler, Frida Kempff


New Trailer and Poster for Danish Thriller SHORTA

The cop thriller comes to UK/ROI cinemas in September. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Images, Video, UK, Movies, World cinema, New Releases, The Movie Waffler


Annette Interview: Simon Helberg on Showing His Dramatic Side & Acting With a Puppet

The musical Annette arrives on Amazon Prime Video on Friday, August 20. Directed by Leos Carax and co-written by Ron & Russell Mael of the band Sparks, the film stars Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, and Simon Helberg. “Los Angeles, today. Henry (Adam Driver) is a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humor who falls in love with Ann (Marion Cotillard), a world-renowned opera singer,” explains the official synopsis. “Under the spotlight, they form a passionate and glamorous couple. With the bir...
Tags: Video, Movies, Drama, Interview, Los Angeles, Adam Driver, Edgar Wright, Sparks, Simon, Amazon Prime Video, Annette, Simon Helberg, Movie News, Leos, Leos Carax, Ron Russell Mael


All-American Comics #97 - Alex Toth cover

Alex Toth All-American Comics v1 #97, 1948 - A gang of horse thieves held off by a young boy, just in time for the Green Lantern to lend a hand. This early Alex Toth cover is unpolished, but shows a strong aesthetic nonetheless. Check out the defiant expression on the boy's face and stance. This issue also includes artwork by Irwin Hasen and Al Smith. This is 4 of 9 All-American Comics issues [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Al Smith, Ted Ignacio, Alex Toth, All American Comics, Irwin Hasen


Shining Force Revived on Smartphones as Shining Force: Hikari to Yami no Eiyuu

Shining Force, a classic turn-based strategy game, is being revived for smartphones in the form of Shining Force: Hikari to Yami no Eiyuu (Shining Force: Heroes of Light and Darkness), bringing remastered versions of the first two games to smartphones as opposed to an actually functioning console but bound to have some feeling hopeful in […]
Tags: Games, Strategy, Smartphones, Tbs, Anime, Announcements, Retro, HIKARI, Remastered, Casuals, Shining Force, Yami no Eiyuu, Yami no Eiyuu Shining Force


Spooky Eco-Horror Movie ‘The Feast’ is Coming in November

Lee Haven Jones‘ debut film The Feast premiered at the 2021 SXSW film festival and received several positive reviews. Today, IFC Midnight announced that they picked up the North American rights to the Welsh-language eco-horror film, a treat for genre fans just in time for Thanksgiving. Directed by Lee Haven Jones and written by Roger Williams, The Feast is a slow-burn horror film that serves up a hefty amount of dread. The film’s press release describes it as: “a slow burn meditation on hist...
Tags: Movies, News, Darren Aronofsky, Sxsw, Lee Haven Jones, Roger Williams, Cadi, Matt Donato, Annes Elwy, Rhodri Meilir, Glenda Nia Roberts, Gwyn Julian Lewis Jones, Gweirydd Sion Alun Davies, Mair Lisa Palfrey, Guto Steffan Cennydd Cadi


Bundle Up

Was this entire storyline just a setup for a mom joke? I'm honestly not sure anymore
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Thursday, August 19 Filming Locations

Here’s a look at various filming locations for Aug. 19, 2021: Filming in California Movie: House Party Location: 615 S Broadway, Los Angeles (until Aug. 26th) TV Series: Station 19 Location: 1335 Willow St, Los Angeles  Project: Wild Chickens Location: 929 S Broadway, Los Angeles (until Aug. 25th, excluding the weekend) Filming in New York TV Series: […] The post Thursday, August 19 Filming Locations appeared first on On Location Vacations.
Tags: New York, Movies, California, House, Daily Filming Locations, Broadway Los Angeles


New ‘The English Patient’ Adaptation in the Works and as ‘Seinfeld’ Predicted, It Will Be Longer

There was a time in the 1990s when not liking Anthony Minghella’s Oscar-winning film, The English Patient, could lead to social ostracization, at least for sitcom characters on a show called Seinfeld. Now comes word that the BBC is developing a television adaptation of the Michael Ondaatje novel that provided the source material for The English Patient film. Deadline reports that The English Patient TV adaptation will be “a new interpretation of Ondaatje’s book, which follows four dissimilar...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, TV, Hollywood, Movies, News, Bbc, Tunisia, Justin Timberlake, Seinfeld, Paramount, Guy Ritchie, Miramax, Coen Brothers, Elaine, Michael Ondaatje


Hollywood “Holding Gantz Series Hostage”, Preventing More Anime

In a recent interview with Crunchyroll, Gantz creator Hiroya Oku was asked about further anime adaptations for the series, leading to him providing quite a response as apparently he has been barred from making new anime due to a Hollywood company having the rights to the series for a Hollywood remake. When asked about the […]
Tags: Business, Hollywood, Interviews, Anime, Live Action, Gantz, Adaptations, Hiroya Oku, Crunchyroll Gantz


Disneyland and Disney World Are Officially 'Retiring' the Free FastPass Service

Last month, Disney announced that it would be offering “Disney Premiere Access” to visitors at Paris Disneyland, a pay-per-ride service allowing guests a “designated fast lane” for certain rides. Avoiding long lines is an excellent way to maximize one’s theme park experience, but it’s something that the FastPass…Read more...
Tags: Science, Entertainment, Disney, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Disneyland Paris, Pirates Of The Caribbean, Disney World, Magic Kingdom, Paris Disneyland, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, FastPass, Disney Parks Experiences and Products, Entertainment Culture, Hospitality Recreation


‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Director David Yates is Channelling Scorsese for His Next Film

There will be no wand-waving or silly incantations in David Yates’ future — not his immediate future, anyway. The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them director has been deep in the wizarding world for over a decade. His magical journey began in 2007 with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, before finishing out the series with three more films. After a brief detour through the jungle with The Legend of Tarzan, Yates returned to direct the first two movies in the Harry Potter spinoff se...
Tags: Movies, News, Harry Potter, Warner Bros, Sony Pictures, Martin Scorsese, Phoenix, Yates, David Yates, Tarzan Yates, Wells Tower So


Check out this video about singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston's drawings

Check out this video about singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston's drawings on Cartoonist Kayfabe. In this episode, Ed Piskor and Jim Rugg take us through the book Daniel Johnston, which is full of his vibrant and incredibly imaginative drawings. The book also includes an interview with Johnston and contributions from Jad Fair, Philippe Vergne, and Harvey Pekar. — Read the rest
Tags: Art, Comics, Video, News, Johnston, Daniel Johnston, Harvey Pekar, Ed Piskor, Jim Rugg, Philippe Vergne


Interview: Maggie Q Talks The Protégé, Working With Michael Keaton & Samuel L. Jackson

The latest action film from legendary director Martin Campbell is out August 20, 2021, in theaters. The Protégé features a star-studded cast that includes Maggie Q, Samuel L. Jackson, and Michael Keaton in the lead roles. “Rescued as a child by the legendary assassin Moody (Samuel L. Jackson) and trained in the family business, Anna (Maggie Q) is the world’s most skilled contract killer,” says the official synopsis. “But when Moody – the man who was like a father to her and taught her everything...
Tags: Asia, London, Movies, Interview, Action, Fox, Vietnam, Jackson, Anna, Maggie, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael, Eastern Europe, Martin, Keaton


Review: Wildland

— by RON WILKINSON — Teenagers should never have to make some decisions. They should not have to decide to be loyal to a drug addicted mom or a crime sodden family of cousins that makes Ma Barker’s clan look like The Partridge Family. They should not have to give up part of their lives […]
Tags: Reviews, Movies, Ron Wilkinson, Ma Barker, Jeanette Nordahl, Sandra Guldberg Kampp


Michael Keaton Reflects on Reprising Vulture & Batman Roles

Michael Keaton has had a long and storied career throughout his time as an actor, including prominent roles in various comic book movie properties. In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Keaton spoke about reprising his roles as both Vulture and Batman. RELATED: The Flash Set Photos Give First Look at Michael Keaton’s Bruce Wayne Keaton is coming back as Adrian Toomes, also known as Vulture, in the upcoming film, Morbius. Viewers first saw Keaton’s Vulture in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Whe...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Marvel, Spider-Man, Jesus, Vulture, Bruce Wayne, Batman, Dc, The Flash, Michael Keaton, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Keaton, Movie News, Adrian Toomes, Andy Muschietti


Watch Matthew McConaughey Recall His ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre 4’ Audition, Where He Wielded a Spoon

Those not totally immersed in the world of horror might be surprised that both Renee Zellweger and Matthew McConaughey got their start in the third Texas Chainsaw Massacre sequel, but it’s true and now McConaughey has a fun story about how he got cast. Way before he was famous, but after stealing his few scenes in Dazed and Confused, McConaughey was cast in a tiny part in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (or part 4 if you don’t want to type out the whole title). He then put h...
Tags: Texas, Movies, Matthew Mcconaughey, Youtube, Austin, Jennifer Aniston, Leonardo Dicaprio, Renée Zellweger, McConaughey, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Vilmer, Tobe Hooper Chainsaw


Disney Parks Introduces Genie, a New Service Replacing FastPass – And Asking For More of Your Money

Fans of the Disney theme parks are no doubt riveted by some very big news emanating out of Burbank today: gone are the days of the FastPass ticketing system or even the paid MaxPass ticketing system at the parks. Now, it’s time to welcome someone new and blue to your life: the Disney Genie service. The short version: this is intended to be a planning tool to streamline your theme-park experience. The long version? Get ready to pay. What Genie Offers After teasing it for a little while, ...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Disneyland, Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World, Cool Stuff, Burbank, Disney Parks Blog, Walt Disney World Resort, Disney California Adventure, Magic Kingdom Park, Scott Gustin, Disney Genie, Lightning Lane, Disney Parks Introduces Genie, Genie Service


Why Sean Connery Turned Down ‘The Matrix’, But Not the Role You Think He Did

Sean Connery turning down The Matrix has become the stuff of legend. The former James Bond was offered a chance to appear in the franchise and ended up passing because he didn’t understand the script. Of course, The Matrix went on to become a huge hit and a highly influential movie, and Connery missed out on being a part of it — not that his legacy wasn’t already secure by then. But there’s more to this story than meets the eye, folks. Did Sean Connery Actually Turn Down the Role of Morpheu...
Tags: Movies, Features, James Bond, Will Smith, Smith, Peter Jackson, Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Sean Connery, Connery, Allan Quatermain, Wild Wild West, Wachowski, Ian Nathan, Gandalf Jackson, Helmut Bakaitis


‘Wheel of Time’ First Look: Rosamund Pike Leads Amazon’s Ambitious Fantasy Series

  Amazon’s The Wheel of Time series will become the latest high fantasy adaptation amid a sudden groundswell from various studios and streamers. Based on the ever-popular books by author Robert Jordan, the fantasy epic has left fans of the source material waiting in anticipation for our first real glimpse at what the show has in store. Today, those fans are finally getting their wish with a new batch of first-look images. Thanks to the magic of Entertainment Weekly reports, we now have a tast...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, News, Time, Rosamund Pike, Thor, Entertainment Weekly, Eastern Europe, Pike, Robert Jordan, Judkins, Rafe Judkins, Álvaro Morte, Madeleine Madden, Josha Stradowski


‘Emily the Criminal’ Will Star Aubrey Plaza as Emily, a Criminal

More Aubrey Plaza movies are never a bad thing, so let’s all get excited about Emily the Criminal, a film Plaza will produce and star in. Written and directed by John Patton Ford, Emily the Criminal will have Plaza playing a woman with heavy debts who gets involved in a credit card scam. The scam goes perfectly and she lives happily ever after. Oh, no, my mistake. Actually, things go wrong and there are “deadly consequences.” Deadline has the scoop that Aubrey Plaza will produce and star in ...
Tags: Movies, News, Los Angeles, Noah, Aubrey Plaza, Hulu, Jason Statham, Florence, Guy Ritchie, Gilbert, Emily, Alison Brie, Gina Gershon, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Tyler Davidson, John Patton Ford


Superhero Bits: Loki Almost Died Permanently in ‘Thor: The Dark World’, Engineer Built Real-Life Web Shooters & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.) In this edition of Superhero Bits: Superman & Lois showrunner breaks down the first season finale An engineer built real-life Spider-Man web shooters What detail did Owen Wilson reveal about Loki that prom...
Tags: TV, Movies, News, Superman, Earth, Features, Holland, Owen Wilson, Andrew Garfield, Taylor, Tobey Maguire, Marvel Studios, Garfield, Dlc, Wilson, Youtuber


Short Film: A Tale of a Sassy Little Girl

Directed by Francesca Nobili, this stop-motion animation from 2017 is less than 3-minutes in length and is a neat little foray into imagination. The sassy little girl is in bed when there is a knocking at the window. It turns out this is because the skeleton of a pirate is tapping with its hooked hand that it then scraps down the window pane. The bedroom door opens and a mummy comes in, whilst the skeleton opens the window. the vampire The open window allows a bat to fly in, which tr...
Tags: Movies, Mummy, Vampire, Francesca Nobili, Circle Entertainment LLC


FOX Renews Cooking Competition Series MasterChef for 12th Season

Gordon Ramsay is headed back to the kitchens of MasterChef, as Deadline is reporting that FOX has officially renewed the cooking competition series for its 12th season. RELATED: The Simpsons Season 33 Sets First All-Musical Premiere with Kristen Bell The report notes that Ramsay, along with fellow judges Aarón Sánchez and Joe Bastianich, are all set to return for the new season of the hit series, which is produced by Endemol Shine North America, and One Potato Two Potato. “Obviously, Gordon is a...
Tags: TV, Movies, Fox, TV News, Endemol, Masterchef, Gordon Ramsay, North America, Kristen Bell, Joe, Gordon, Ramsay, Aarón Sánchez, Dan Harmon, Rob Wade, Esna


@properties hires former Christie’s exec to build franchise business

Natalie Hamrick spent nearly nine years at Christie's International Real Estate. She'll now help @properties grow its franchise operations.
Tags: Texas, Chicago, Radio, Wisconsin, Illinois, Properties, Industry News, Franchise, Christie, Christie s International Real Estate, Brokerage, News Brief, Chris Lim, Thad Wong, Natalie Hamrick


Life is Strange: True Colors Gets First Gameplay Trailer

The first official look at gameplay for Square Enix’s upcoming Life is Strange: True Colors has been released, giving players a long look at what to expect from the next entry in the Life is Strange franchise. RELATED: Life is Strange: True Colors DLC Release Date Announced, Remastered Collection Delayed In the latest look at the upcoming game, players are treated to a walk through the Haven Springs’ Record Store with Alex, where players will get a good look at things like exploring, talking wit...
Tags: Video, Games, Movies, Xbox One, Pc, Playstation 4, Alex, Square Enix, Dontnod Entertainment, Life Is Strange, Video Game News, PlayStation 5, Google Stadia, Xbox Series X, Life is Strange: True Colors, Haven Springs ' Record Store


Court calls Top Agent Network ‘anticompetitive,’ tosses NAR suit

Judge voiced concerns that the Clear Cooperation Policy could have anticompetitive effects but suggested TAN was the wrong plaintiff to bring suit.
Tags: Radio, Antitrust, NAR, Tan, National Association of Realtors, Select, San Francisco Association of Realtors, SFAR, Pocket Listings, David Faudman, MLS & Associations, Mantill Williams, Clear Cooperation Policy, Top Agent Network, Paul Llewellyn


Jesse James Keitel lands the lead in the ‘Queer as Folk’ reboot

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Jesse James Keitel (@jessejameskeitel) Nonbinary actor Jesse James Keitel has landed a leading role in the new reboot version of Queer as Folk, set to debut next year on Peacock. Deadline reports that Keitel–who uses both “she” and “they” pronouns–will step into the role of a transgender party girl struggling to get her life in order. Keitel shared the news ...
Tags: Feature, Instagram, Entertainment, Abc, Lifestyle, Showtime, New Orleans, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Russell T Davies, Peacock, Stephen Dunn, Keitel, Ryan O'Connell, Queer as Folk, Jesse James Keitel



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