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Ray Parker Jr. on the Legacy of ‘Ghostbusters’, Passing on ‘Spaceballs’ and His Wild Oscars Performance [Interview]

Ray Parker Jr. is best known as the singer and songwriter of the Ghostbusters theme song, but the musician has an entire career outside of the supernatural comedy. A new documentary titled Who You Gonna Call? is premiering at the Zurich Film Festival later this month, and in addition to spotlighting his work on Ghostbusters, it dives into the life and career of Ray Parker Jr., including his time spent growing up in Detroit and early years in music when he cut his teeth working with Stevie Wonde...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Interviews, Sci-fi, Features, Mtv, Stevie Wonder, Sony, Bill Murray, Fleetwood Mac, Alvin, Missy Elliot, Ghostbusters, Michael Jackson, Detroit, Spaceballs


What Is a “Blerd?” Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #56 Discusses Nerd Culture and Race with The Second City’s Anthony LeBlanc

https://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_056_8-1-20.mp3 The Interim Executive Producer of The Second City joins your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt to discuss the scope of black nerd-dom: what nerdy properties provide to those who feel "othered," using sci-fi to talk about race, Black Panther and other heroes, afrofuturism, black anime fans, Star Trek, Key & Peele, Get Out vs. Us, and more. A few articles you might enjoy: ...
Tags: Google, Podcasts, College, America, Current Affairs, Sci Fi, Second City, Anthony, Black Panther, Afrofuturism, Facebook Twitter, Peele, Sinbad, Anthony LeBlanc, Sam Stone, Comics/Cartoons


Living While Black in ‘Lovecraft Country’

Misha Green, the creator of this macabre new HBO series, discusses her obsession with horror and why its sense of dread and danger is not just an allegory.
Tags: Hbo, Television, News, Green, Williams, Jordan, Misha, Majors, Lee, Vance, Matt, Abrams, J J, Peele, Ruff, Smollett


Amazon Prime’s Hunters Renewed for Second Season!

Amazon Prime’s Hunters renewed for second season! Just six months after the dark comedy conspiracy thriller debuted to solid reviews from critics and audiences alike, Amazon Prime has taken to Twitter to announce that the Al Pacino-starring Hunters will return for a second season on the streaming platform! Check out the announcement below! RELATED: CS Video: The Hunters Cast Discuss the New Amazon Series PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone ...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, Justice, New York City, Amazon Prime, TV News, Al Pacino, Sonar, Hunters, Amazon Prime Video, Reich, LERMAN, Peele, Jordan Peele, David Weil


Jordan Peele and Issa Rae Jump into ‘Sinkhole’ at Universal Pictures

Jordan Peele has quickly become an acclaimed filmmaker thanks to his films Get Out and Us, and Issa Rae has turned into an in-demand star thanks to her Emmy-nominated HBO series Insecure. Now the two are bringing their sizzling talents together for a new movie that sounds like it could easily be an episode of The Twilight Zone. Universal Pictures has snagged the rights to Leyna Krow‘s short story Sinkhole, which follows a family who move into their dream home, but there’s one gaping oddity: a s...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Drama, Horror, Sci-fi, Universal, Sinkhole, Universal Pictures, Rosenfeld, Rae, Peele, Jordan Peele, Issa Rae, Leyna Krow, Issa Rae Productions, Montrel McKay


Jordan Peele & Issa Rae To Produce Universal’s Sinkhole

Jordan Peele & Issa Rae to produce Universal’s Sinkhole Emmy Award winner Jordan Peele (Us) and Emmy Award nominee Issa Rae (Insecure) are putting their creative heads together to produce a feature adaptation of the horror short story Sinkhole at Universal Pictures, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: Coastal Elites: Bette Midler, Dan Levy, Issa Rae & More to Star in Comic Satire PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB....
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Universal Pictures, Rae, Peele, Jordan Peele, Issa Rae, Monkeypaw Productions, Leyna Krow, Nia DaCosta, Win Rosenfeld, Charles Sykes Bravo NBCU Photo Bank, Issa Rae Productions, Montrel McKay, Bette Midler Dan Levy Issa Rae, Jordan Peele Issa Rae


‘It Was A Dream Come True, I Can’t Believe It’: Joel McHale On CBS All Access’s ‘The Twilight Zone’

(CBS Local)– Season two of “The Twilight Zone” is streaming now on CBS All Access and Joel McHale is in one of the season’s scariest episodes. RELATED: ‘As I Was Doing It, I Realized How Iconic That World Is’: Morena Baccarin On CBS All Access’s ‘The Twilight Zone’ While the actor and comedian has made name for himself making people laugh, McHale jumped at the opportunity to work with Jordan Peele and enter a world he has long been a fan of. Photo Credit: CBS “It was a dream come true that I ...
Tags: New York, Cbs, Only CBS, Vancouver, Jordan, Joel Mchale, The Twilight Zone, Cbs All Access, Rod Serling, Peele, Kylie Bunbury, Jordan Peele, McHale, CBS Local, Morena Baccarin, DJ Sixsmith


‘Jordan Peele Is A Very Unique Genius’: Kylie Bunbury On CBS All Access’s ‘The Twilight Zone’

(CBS Local)– Kylie Bunbury is one of the many big names featured in season two of “The Twilight Zone” on CBS All Access. Bunbury stars alongside Topher Grace in an episode called Try, Try about a pleasant encounter at a museum between a woman named Claudia and a man named Marc that quickly turns into a much darker confrontation. The series executive produced by Academy Award winner Jordan Peele was definitely of interest to Bunbury since she is a huge science-fiction fan. “Right when I read the ...
Tags: Entertainment, Netflix, Cbs, Only CBS, Vancouver, Ava Duvernay, The Twilight Zone, DuVernay, Claudia, Peele, Kylie Bunbury, Marc, Jordan Peele, Bunbury, CBS Local, DJ Sixsmith


The Twilight Zone Season 2 Episode 2 Recap: Downtime

The Twilight Zone Season 2 Episode 2 Recap: Downtime In Episode 2.02 of The Twilight Zone, after a recent promotion to hotel manager, Michelle (Morena Baccarin) feels like she’s on top of the world, but any cause for celebration is short-lived when the nature of her reality is called into question. Colman Domingo and Tony Hale also guest star in the episode written by Jordan Peele. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefr...
Tags: TV, CBS All Access, Recap, Streaming, The Twilight Zone, TV News, TV Recap


The Twilight Zone Season 2 Premiere Recap: Meet in the Middle

The Twilight Zone Season 2 Premiere Recap: Meet in the Middle In the series premiere of Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone, lonely bachelor Phil (Jimmi Simpson) finds meaningful human connection when he discovers a telepathic link to a stranger named Annie (Gillian Jacobs). Their connection quickly sparks a romance, but not everything is as it seems in this seemingly idyllic fantasy. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefr...
Tags: TV, Movies, TV News, Streaming, Annie, Recap, The Twilight Zone, Cbs All Access, TV Recap, Phil, Peele, Jordan Peele, Philip Hayes, Phil Jimmi Simpson, Annie Gillian Jacobs, Pilson Bay Phil


Mandatory Streamers: Step Back Into The Twilight Zone for Season 2

Mandatory Streamers: Step Back Into The Twilight Zone for Season 2 Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of June 22, Jordan Peele’s sci-fi horror anthology The Twilight Zone is back, introducing a slate of new characters and timely, wonderfully bizarre stories. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this week as well as the latest renewal announcements below, and be sure to visit our mother s...
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‘As I Was Doing It, I Realized How Iconic That World Is’: Morena Baccarin On CBS All Access’s ‘The Twilight Zone’

(CBS Local)– You are traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. These famous words defined a generation during the run of Rod Serling’s show “The Twilight Zone” in the late 1950s and early 1960s and they are relevant once again as season two of executive producer Jordan Peele’s iteration of the series drops on CBS All Access Thursday. Morena Baccarin is one of the many talented actors joining the fold this year and her episode “Downtime” deals with ...
Tags: Homeland, Cbs, Only CBS, The Twilight Zone, Rod Serling, Michelle, Peele, Jordan Peele, CBS Local, Morena Baccarin, DJ Sixsmith, Baccarin, Jessica Brody, Showtime s Homeland


New The Twilight Zone Season 2 Promo Features Jordan Peele

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New The Twilight Zone Season 2 promo features Jordan Peele CBS All Access has released a brand new promo for the upcoming second season of their sci-fi horror anthology series The Twilight Zone, featuring the return of Jordan Peele as the show’s host. Starring Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Topher Grace, Joe McHale and more, the series is scheduled to make its return on Thursday, June 25. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: The Twilight Zone Season 2 Trailer Sets Pre...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, Horror, Amy Schumer, TV News, Cbs, Seth Rogen, Ana Lily Amirpour, Joel Mchale, The Twilight Zone, Cbs All Access, Rod Serling, Gillian Jacobs, Rosenfeld, Peele


‘The Twilight Zone’ Season 2 Trailer Reveals June Premiere Date

The Twilight Zone is back with more tales from the fifth dimension. Jordan Peele‘s revival of the classic Rod Serling supernatural anthology series has set its season 2 premiere for this June on CBS All Access. CBS announces the date, along with the release of the season 2 trailer, on National Twilight Zone Day, one of the many holidays that you never knew existed. Watch The Twilight Zone season 2 trailer below. The Twilight Zone Season 2 Trailer It’s National Twilight Zone Day, apparen...
Tags: Television, Movies, Horror, Netflix, Cbs, The Twilight Zone, Cbs All Access, Rod Serling, Peele, Simon Kinberg, Jordan Peele, Kinberg, Serling, Mystery/Suspense, TV Trailer, Monkeypaw Productions


The Twilight Zone Season 2 Trailer Sets Premiere Date!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Twilight Zone season 2 trailer sets premiere date! CBS All Access have debuted the first full trailer for the highly-anticipated second season of the Jordan Peele-hosted reboot of The Twilight Zone, which gives a look at the eerie new stories and faces and reveals a June 25 premiere date! Check out the trailer in the player below! RELATED: First-Look Images of The Twilight Zone Season 2 Revealed! The original The Twilight Zone took viewers to another dimension, a d...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, Trailer, Horror, Amy Schumer, TV News, Cbs, Seth Rogen, The Twilight Zone, Cbs All Access, Rod Serling, Porter, Gillian Jacobs, Rosenfeld, Peele


First-Look Images of The Twilight Zone Season 2 Revealed!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW First-look images of The Twilight Zone season 2 revealed! CBS All Access took to Twitter to give fans the first look at the highly-anticipated second season of the Jordan Peele-hosted The Twilight Zone, offering a bevy of images featuring new cast members including Morena Baccarin (Deadpool), Billy Porter (Pose), Christopher Meloni (Happy) and more! Check out the new images in the gallery below! RELATED: The Twilight Zone Season 2 Adds Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Topher Grace...
Tags: Movies, Amy Schumer, Cbs, Seth Rogen, Rod Serling, Porter, Gillian Jacobs, Rosenfeld, Peele, Simon Kinberg, Tony Hale, Jordan Peele, CBS Television Studios, Jenna Elfman, Steven Yeun, ComingSoon


The Twilight Zone Season 2 Adds Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Topher Grace & More

The Twilight Zone Season 2 adds Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Topher Grace & more It has been almost a year since the first season finale of Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone series, and now CBS All Access has announced the additional cast members that will be completing the upcoming second season’s ensemble.  In addition, the new episode details for the sci-fi horror anthology series have also been revealed. Joining the next installment of The Twilight Zone are Kylie Bunbury, Sky Ferreira, Topher Gr...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Horror, Amy Schumer, TV News, Cbs, Seth Rogen, Ana Lily Amirpour, Joel Mchale, The Twilight Zone, Cbs All Access, Rod Serling, Gillian Jacobs, Rosenfeld, Peele


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---Rihanna's iconic makeup tips---73 questions with Anna Wintour---basically, anything to do with Anna Wintour---video clips from movies like The Devil Wears Prada that show off the scary power of Anna Wintour---Guy Debord's "The Society of the Spectacle", which reminds me of the general derangement of Youtube---the new Vivarium trailer---free associating about the mise en scene of music videos with the help of Google---"Sunday links" by Illuminations---watching Shoshana Zuboff discuss her exce...
Tags: Google, Movies, Rihanna, Steve Martin, Anna Wintour, James Corden, Nina Simone, Samuel L Jackson, Peele, Notable film and media links, Shoshana Zuboff, The Film Doctor, Anna Wintour Guy Debord, Helly Shah, Catherine Grant Pauline Kael


heavenly links

---Rihanna's iconic makeup tips---73 questions with Anna Wintour---basically, anything to do with Anna Wintour---video clips from movies like The Devil Wears Prada that show off the scary power of Anna Wintour---Guy Debord's "The Society of the Spectacle", which reminds me of the general derangement of Youtube---the new Vivarium trailer---this doomsday bunker video---free associating about the mise en scene of music videos with the help of Google---"Sunday links" by Illuminations---watching Sho...
Tags: Google, Movies, Rihanna, Steve Martin, Anna Wintour, James Corden, Nina Simone, Samuel L Jackson, Peele, Charlie s Angels, Notable film and media links, Shoshana Zuboff, The Film Doctor, Anna Wintour Guy Debord, Helly Shah, Catherine Grant Pauline Kael


Sequel Bits: ‘Independence Day 3,’ No Chance of ‘Get Out’ Sequel, and More

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Roland Emmerich hopes Disney would take on Independence Day 3 Jordan Peele “has no intention” of making a Get Out sequel A new No Time to Die IMAX poster has been released. Independence Day: Resurgence was supposed to mark the halfway point for a trilogy that would be completed with Independence Day 3 — but with the “disappearance” of Fox following the studio’s acquisition by Disney, director Roland Emmerich doesn’t have much hope for his sci-fi action ...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Fox, Sequels, James Bond, Cbs, Daniel Craig, Jordan, Jason Blum, Bond, Cary Fukunaga, Independence Day, Roland Emmerich, Peele


Here's the trailer for Jordan Peele's remake of the 1992 horror flick, Candyman

I count myself as one of the superfans of horror auteur Jordan Peele, so I'm superexcited to see his remake of Candyman, a 1992 cult-favorite about an urban legend that turns out not to be a legend. Peele produced and co-wrote the screenplay, and it comes out June 12, 2020. From the synopsis: For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago’s Cabrini Green neighborhood were terrorized by a word-of-mouth ghost story about a supernatural killer with a hook for a hand, easi...
Tags: Video, Hbo, News, Chicago, Horror Movies, Anthony, Cult Movies, Peele, Cabrini Green, Jordan Peele, Cabrini, Colman Domingo, Anthony McCoy Yahya Abdul Mateen II, Brianna Cartwright Teyonah Parris, Euphoria Assassination Nation


‘Candyman’ Trailer: Nia DaCosta and Jordan Peele Update a Horror Classic

Someone must’ve gone ahead and said his name five times in front of a mirror, because Candyman is back. The horror classic, based on a short story by Clive Barker and directed in 1992 by Bernard Rose, gets a modern-day update courtesy of director Nia DaCosta, and producer and co-writer Jordan Peele. This is no mere remake, but a continuation of that film that also reboots and recontextualizes the tale. Watch the first Candyman trailer below. Candyman Trailer The original Candyman is one...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Jordan, Movie Trailers, Remakes, Clive Barker, Cooper, NIA, Peele, Candyman, Jordan Peele, DaCosta, Tony Todd, Bernard Rose, Yahya Abdul Mateen, Nia DaCosta


Candyman Trailer: Dare to Say His Name

Candyman Trailer: Dare to Say His Name MGM & Universal Pictures have released the first Candyman trailer for the Jordan Peele-produced “spiritual sequel” to the 1992 classic horror film. You can check out the trailer now in the player below! RELATED: LEGO Movie Rights Go From Warner Bros. to Universal Pictures Rising filmmaker Nia DaCosta (Little Woods) will direct Candyman from a screenplay by Peele and Win Rosenfeld. The film returns to the neighborhood where the legend began, the now-gentr...
Tags: Amazon, Video, Movies, Horror, Chicago, MGM, Universal Pictures, Rosenfeld, Peele, Cabrini Green, Jordan Peele, Teyonah Parris, Adam Rosenberg, Movie News, Tabitha Shick, Amazon Services LLC Associates Program


CS Soapbox: Reimagining Candyman as a Possession Story is a Good Idea

BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Soapbox: Reimagining Candyman as a possession story is a good idea The time has finally arrived for the debut of the trailer for the highly-anticipated reboot of the iconic horror franchise Candyman, with Jordan Peele (Us) co-writing and producing. While fan theories have percolated for months on how it will pick up the story from the 1992 original, it now appears that it will be a story of the killer’s spirit seeking to possess a new vessel to spread his terror. This...
Tags: Movies, Chicago, Williams, Jordan, Anthony, Helen, Todd, Tony, Freddy, Peele, Candyman, Cabrini Green, Nancy Thompson, Anne Marie, Virginia Madsen, Cabrini


Candyman Teaser & Poster Released Ahead of Trailer on Thursday

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Candyman Teaser & Poster Released Ahead of Trailer on Thursday The official Candyman Twitter account has released a new teaser for Jordan Peele’s upcoming “spiritual sequel” to the original film ahead of the full trailer announced to release this Thursday. You can check out the teasers below as well as the new poster in the gallery (via Collider)! @DrClawMD Prepare to be hooked. The first trailer for #Candyman drops Thursday. pic.twitter.com/tSu4N9ym33 — Candyman (@Candym...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Horror, Chicago, MGM, Universal Pictures, Rosenfeld, Peele, Cabrini Green, Jordan Peele, Teyonah Parris, Adam Rosenberg, ComingSoon, Movie News, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Tabitha Shick


CS Video: The Hunters Cast Discuss the New Amazon Series

CS Video: The Hunters cast discuss the dark-but-comedic Amazon series The time has finally arrived for the Jordan Peele (The Twilight Zone)-produced Amazon series Hunters starring Al Pacino (The Irishman) and Logan Lerman (The Perks of Being a Wallflower), and ComingSoon.net got the chance to talk with cast members Lerman, Jerrika Hinton (Servant), Saul Rubinek (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs), Carol Kane (Scrooged), Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother), Greg Austin (Class), Tiffany Boone (The ...
Tags: Amazon, Video, TV, Movies, Interview, New York City, TV News, Al Pacino, Sonar, Extras, Hunters, Reich, LERMAN, Logan Lerman, Peele, Jordan Peele


A first-time TV series creator shares how he sold his show to Amazon and offers advice for how to break through in Hollywood

David Weil, the creator of Amazon's "Hunters," sold the series to Amazon after another network passed on it when new leadership came in. It's the first TV show he's created. Weil wrote an 80-page series bible and a spec script five years ago for "Hunters" and wanted to be able to answer any question a potential buyer had about the series, he said. He said aspiring creators should always be writing. Now that "Hunters" is complete, he has a decade's worth of other material to sell. Writers shoul...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hollywood, US, Trends, Jordan, Ken Burns, Al Pacino, Peele, Amazon Studios, Simon Kinberg, Weil, Jordan Peele, David Weil, Jennifer Salke


Amazon's 'Hunters' creator says he has ideas for 5 seasons of the new TV series starring Al Pacino

"Hunters" creator David Weil told Business Insider he has enough ideas for five seasons of the new Amazon series about Nazi-killing vigilantes.  Weil said that it was important that the series had a "vision toward the future" as he was trying to sell it to potential buyers. He wrote a spec script and an 80-page series bible five years ago that detailed the character backstories and the entire first season, and also included details for future seasons. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more...
Tags: Amazon, US, Trends, Jordan, Ken Burns, Al Pacino, Business Insider, Logan Lerman, Peele, Amazon Studios, Weil, Jordan Peele, David Weil, Jennifer Salke, Hunters Amazon, Amazon s Hunters


The creator of 'Hunters' caught the attention of Amazon and Jordan Peele with an 80-page series bible and enough ideas for 5 seasons

David Weil, the creator of Amazon's new series "Hunters," talked to Business Insider about how he got the series made without another TV show on his resume. Weil wrote a spec script for the pilot and an 80-page series bible that detailed his ideas five years ago. After one network passed on the series, Amazon picked it up. "Get Out" director Jordan Peele, who executive produced the series, was already on board at that point after having read Weil's script. Weil also discussed how writing the s...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, US, Trends, Netflix, Munich, Judaism, Brazil, Jordan, Nazi, Ken Burns, Meyer, Quentin Tarantino, Al Pacino, Long Island, Jonah


How not to reconnect with an old hook-up who’s now famous

Jeremy O. Harris on Late Night with Seth Myers last October (Photo: YouTube) A tweet from the actor and playwright Jeremy O. Harris has gone viral. Harris is the queer writer behind the Slave Play, which enjoyed a recent run at the John Golden Theatre in New York City. The play prompted much debate around interracial relationships and Harris saw his profile soar, with numerous magazine profiles and appearances on chat shows including Late Night with Seth Myers. Harris’s success has been noted...
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