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  • BREAKING: Megyn Kelly Leaving FOX?… Ailes Author Says “She Wants to Go Mainstream”

    08/28/2015 3:14:18 AM PDT · by markomalley · 104 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/27/15 | Jim Hoft
    Author Gabriel Sherman went on with Steve Malzberg on NewsMax TV Thursday.Sherman wrote The Loudest Voice in the Room in 2014 on FOX News President Roger Ailes. Today he told Malzberg that Megyn Kelly wants to go mainstream and is keeping her options open.From the interview: Gabriel Sherman: In the days after the debate all of the emails and messages that FOX News was getting from their viewers were pro-Trump emails. Roger Ailes and his executives at FOX were shocked at the volume of the response. And, they really didn’t know what to do because their audience loves Trump. And...
  • Daniel Craig’s One Weird Trick to Cure Hangovers

    08/27/2015 11:19:13 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | August 27, 2015 | Dayna Evans
    When you're Daniel Craig, life is tough. You're too handsome! And too beloved! And your wife is gorgeous, talented, and smart. In a new interview with DuJour magazine, the Bond boy declares that he is not bothered by who plays 007 next, and that going to bars is harder for him now because people are always sneaking photos of him: But if I’m being photographed all night long in a bar, that pisses me off. If you ask, I may say yes, but come up to me and say, “Would you like to take a photograph with me?” If you’re...
  • How ‘Star Wars’ Will Blow Up The Record Books With A $615M+ Global Opening

    08/27/2015 6:21:01 AM PDT · by C19fan · 37 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | August 26, 2015 | Anthony D'Alessandro and Nancy Tartaglione
    When Disney revives the long slumbering Star Wars franchise on December 18, The Force Awakens will take the global tentpole opening to a history-making high. How high? Many are already predicting a record $615M worldwide opening, and they have plenty of reason to be confident in that number. The first Star Wars in 1977 gave birth to the blockbuster era of filmmaking — and grosses.
  • Josh Duggar enters rehab, family says

    08/26/2015 6:28:10 PM PDT · by Morgana · 46 replies
    cnn.com ^ | August 26, 2015 | Todd Leopold, CNN
    (CNN)Josh Duggar, the eldest of the Duggar children, is going into rehab, the family said in a statement Wednesday. "Yesterday Josh checked himself into a long-term treatment center," the family said in a posting on duggarfamily.com. "For him it will be a long journey toward wholeness and recovery. We pray that in this he comes to complete repentance and sincere change. "In the meantime, we will be offering our love, care and devoted support to Anna and our grandchildren as she also receives counsel and help for her own heart and future," the statement continued.
  • Fear the Walking Dead is the biggest cable series premiere ever

    08/25/2015 8:06:38 PM PDT · by Drew68 · 73 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | 24 Aug 15 | James Hibberd
    AMC has absolutely nothing to fear from Sunday night’s ratings. The network’s The Walking Dead companion series got off to a huge start. The 90-minute series premiere of Fear the Walking Dead delivered 10.1 million viewers and an incredible 6.3 rating among adults 18-49. That makes Fear the biggest series premiere in cable TV history in both total viewers and key demos. “Thank you and congratulations to Robert Kirkman, Dave Erickson, the brilliant executive producers and the entire cast and crew of Fear the Walking Dead,” said Charlie Collier, president of AMC. “It is increasingly difficult to evaluate a show’s...
  • Oscar winner Julianne Moore leads campaign to change the name of her high school which honors a slav

    08/25/2015 2:37:48 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 57 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | August 24, 2015 | By Christopher Brennan For Dailymail.com
    Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore is campaigning that her high school change its name away from a Confederate general. JEB Stuart High School in Fairfax, Virginia, was founded in 1959 and allegedly named in honor of the Civil War commander in apparent protest at the Supreme Court's decision to integrate schools. Moore and her high school friend-turned-producer Bruce Cohen are demanding that the school rename itself, and started a Change.org petition that had already amassed more than 28,000 signatures as of Monday night. The school formerly included the Confederate flag on its basketball court and in its school symbol. Moore said...
  • Anna Duggar's Brother Daniel Keller Rips "That Pig" Josh Duggar: He "Brought So Much Disgrace" to..

    08/25/2015 2:42:02 PM PDT · by Morgana · 43 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | Aug 25, 2015 | yahoo
    FULL TITLE: Anna Duggar's Brother Daniel Keller Rips "That Pig" Josh Duggar: He "Brought So Much Disgrace" to Family The drama began when Josh's younger sister Jessa Duggar took to Facebook to share a Bible passage about confessing sins before God. “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us," the passage from 1 John 1:8 reads. "If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." Jessa's poignant (and very pointed) update prompted a reaction from Keller. "You...
  • 'Big Bang Theory's' Mayim Bialik: It's Not "Trendy to Be Observant or Religious in..."

    08/24/2015 4:20:41 PM PDT · by Artemis Webb · 51 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 08/22/2015 | Natalie Stone
    Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik believes that "it's never going to be trendy to be observant or religious in Hollywood circles." The Jewish married mother of two told Fox News that she received a lot of negative attention after taking a trip to Israel. "I've gotten a lot of negative attention for visiting Israel," she said about her trip to visit a friend in the Israel Defense Forces. "That's what's amazing...simply by going to Israel this summer and saying nothing more than, 'I've gone to Israel,' I got the same amount of hatred and threats and anti-Semitism for actually...
  • 2015 Hugo Awards

    08/23/2015 3:17:23 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 13 replies
    The Hugo Awards ^ | August 22, 2015
    2015 Hugo Awards Presented at: Sasquan, Spokane, Washington, USA, August 22, 2015Hosts: David Gerrold and Tananarive DueBase design: Matthew DockreyAwards Administration: John Lorentz, Ruth Sachter, Linda Deneroff, Ron Oakes, Dave McCarty and Glenn Glazer
  • Fear the Walking Dead Discussion Thread: Season 1 Episode 1 [SPOILER Warning]

    08/23/2015 12:17:12 PM PDT · by ConjunctionJunction · 143 replies
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  • Is Netflix Worth It? Opinions Please ! - vanity

    08/22/2015 1:52:16 PM PDT · by vladimir998 · 138 replies
    Brain | 8/22/2015 | vladimir998
    Please tell me if you think Netflix's basic service is worthwhile. If you have it, do you regret it or recommend it? I know they have plenty of movies, but do they stream any current TV shows after they air on cable (say next day, or something like that)?
  • Bond girl Honor Blackman talks about turning 90, Sean Connery and her career highlight

    08/22/2015 7:20:08 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 42 replies
    She may be celebrating her 90th birthday but Bond girl Honor Blackman is not ready to slow down yet. Speaking to the Press Association from her house in Spain, she revealed she would still like to travel, watch more theatre and see more movies. Blackman found international stardom as Bond Girl Pussy Galore aged 38, alongside Sean Connery, in 1964′s Goldfinger.
  • Japan's War in Colour; 2004 Documentary with never seen before films

    08/22/2015 6:49:43 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 25 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 2004 | TWI Carlton Production
    Japan's role in World War II gets a whole new perspective in this consisting entirely of full color footage, including color films from Japan that were recently discovered. As the visuals of the world war take on a new vivid immediateness, the story of the rise of the militarists in Japan is told through the personal writings of the Japanese themselves. From the first overconfident tastes of victory, to the devastating losses that led to an unthinkable defeat amidst the ruins, the Pacific Theater of World War II is told through the Japanese's eyes. It was assumed no color films...
  • ‘F Troop’ Actress Melody Patterson Dies at 66

    08/21/2015 10:17:33 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 91 replies
    variety ^ | august 21, 2015
    TV actress Melody Patterson, best known for playing Wrangler Jane on “F Troop,” died Thursday at the age of 66. Patterson died in a nursing home after multiple organ failure, according to reports. In addition to her starring role on “F Troop” from 1965-1967, Patterson appeared on other television shows of the era including “The Monkees,” “Adam-12” and “Green Acres.” She was also in a handful of episodes of “Hawaii Five-O,” which featured her husband at the time, James MacArthur.
  • The FRiday Night Movie - The Shootist (1976)

    08/21/2015 9:14:23 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 28 replies
    Zippcast ^ | N/A | N/A
    <p>Saddle up, and maybe have the tissues nearby. The Duke bids farewell to his friends and his fans in his final role as JB Brooks, an aging gunfighter dying of cancer...</p>
  • Ellen Page (actress) confronts Ted Cruz on LGBT issues

    08/21/2015 8:14:45 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 67 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/21/2015 | KATIE GLUECK
    DES MOINES — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and actress Ellen Page, of “Juno” fame, got into a testy and free-wheeling discussion Friday over gay rights here at the Iowa State Fair. “I’m happy to answer your question but not to have a back-and-forth debate,” Cruz told Page, as she pressed him about discrimination against LGBT citizens, approaching him as he flipped pork chops over an open grill. But the two then proceeded to have a spirited exchange over gay rights and whether private businesses — florist companies, for example —can refuse to cater gay weddings in the name of their...
  • What You Will and Won't See on Fear the Walking Dead

    08/21/2015 5:39:43 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    outerplaces.com ^ | Friday, 21 August 2015 - 11:03AM | Janey Tracey
    Fear the Walking Dead finally premieres on Sunday, and like any spin-off, it's contending with massive amounts of fan expectation. But how many of those expectations will actually be fulfilled? Here's everything you can expect- and can't expect- from the first season of Fear the Walking Dead: What you will see Difficult zombie kills The Walking Dead does a fantastic job of demonstrating the decomposition of the walkers, especially since it becomes easier and easier to kill them each season. Last season, the characters managed to kill a horde of walkers using just a fire hose. Don't expect that kind...
  • Son of Sam Peckinpah [music video]

    08/21/2015 2:26:20 AM PDT · by Fhios · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | '90s | Elliot Smith
    [Deke Thornton: [addressing his posse] You think Pike and old Sykes haven't been watchin' us. They know what this is all about - and what do I have? Nothin' but you egg-suckin', chicken stealing gutter trash with not even sixty rounds between you. We're after men - and I wish to God I was with them. The next time you make a mistake, I'm going to ride off and let you die] An epic movie quote from IMDB entry on "The Wild Bunch".
  • Anna Duggar 'partially blames herself' for husband Josh cheating and using porn

    08/20/2015 7:04:09 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 51 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 20 August 2015 | SOPHIE JANE EVANS
    Anna Duggar partially blames herself for her husband Josh's admitted infidelity, it has emerged. The 27-year-old - who shares four children with Josh - will likely 'on some level.... absorb some of the blame' for her spouse's cheating and addiction to online porn, a Duggar family insider says. And she will 'no way' leave Josh for his actions - which the 19 Kids and Counting star confessed to after he was named as one of the 37million spouses to allegedly have Ashley Madison accounts. 'Anna will not leave him. As with her in-laws, she is turning more to her faith...
  • ‘Walking Dead’ Prequel is Creepily Suspenseful [Fear the Walking Dead]

    08/20/2015 6:07:40 PM PDT · by ConjunctionJunction · 61 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 20, 2015 | Elisabeth Vincentelli
    ... Set in LA rather than the Georgia backwoods, the six-episode inaugural season of “FTWD” starts off like a family drama, albeit one with close-ups of bloody, half-eaten faces. Our heroes are a newly blended family headed by divorced English teacher Travis (Cliff Curtis) and widowed guidance counselor Madison (the perpetually stone-faced Kim Dickens). Meaning the adults will face not just hordes of flesh-chompers, but hormonal teens. It’s hard to tell which is worse. More important, the action takes place during the onset of the zombie apocalypse — yep, the one whose aftermath we’ve spent five seasons exploring on the...
  • Asian Movie Weekend #4 & #5

    08/20/2015 4:44:31 PM PDT · by Fai Mao · 7 replies
    You Tube | 1977 | Various
    I will be in Saipan doing disaster relief next week so this is the list for the next two weeks. Please keep Saipan in in your prayers as they still have no running water, sewage or electricity two weeks after super typhoon Soulidor pounded the island earlier this month. This was a once 25 to 50 year strength typhoon. 80%R of the houses lost their roof and the island has another typhoon heading its way before they can recover from the last one. Question: Do you know why there is no cheese in Hong Kong cuisine? Answer: Because they put...
  • Reality TV watching lowers IQ, increase rudeness

    08/20/2015 4:35:48 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 32 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | August 20, 2015 | Joanne Richard
    TV watching lowers IQ. And it increase rudeness too. A recent study by neuroscientists in Japan reports that prolonged TV viewing alters children’s brain structure, which supports findings of several previous studies of lower verbal IQ, as well as increased aggressiveness. Duh! TV is getting dumber and ruder, and so are we. Think the Bachelor series - Bachelor in Paradise is in full swing – along with Big Brother and the endless Housewives reruns. Mindless, mean mediocrity that masquerades as harmless fluff – but it’s really harmful stuff. “Reality TV is junk food for our brain, and in the same...
  • The Third Atomic Bomb: Japan's Atomic Bomb

    08/20/2015 5:17:01 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 88 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2005 | Amerimage Productions; West Park Pictures
    In August 1945, during the final stage of the Second World War, the United States dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The two bombings, which killed at least 129,000 people, remain the only use of nuclear weapons for warfare in human history.
  • ‘Friends’ Scene That Was Deleted After 9/11 Resurfaces Online

    08/19/2015 9:55:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    Al Arabiya ^ | Wednesday, 19 August 2015
    Are you a “Friends” fan? Well you might be interested to know that a scene where Chandler (Mathew Perry) and Monica (Courtney Cox) were on their way to their honeymoon was actually meant to be play out differently. The original scene, where Chandler makes a joke about bombs at airport security, was actually going to air on October 11, 2001 but was removed after 9/11 “due to material that could be considered insensitive” according to a note that plays before the deleted scene. The clip was initially uploaded in 2007, but has reemerged this week online and is being widely...
  • A novel 40 years in the making: "The Man Who Falls In Love With His Wife"

    08/19/2015 6:47:49 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 19 replies
    LinkeddIn ^ | August 8, 2015 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    I wrote the first draft of this novel circa 1976 when I was living on West 105th Street in Manhattan. The original title was Crucial Moments. Somehow I got Joe Fox, a huge name at Random House, to look at the opening chapters. He actually called me up to say: not for him. (Imagine this big shot talking to a nobody. Clearly, it was another age.) Probably I did another two or three edits and in 1992 I showed it to an agent. She said: I love it. She took me on as a writer because of this book and...
  • Bravo’s ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ Casts Transgender Woman for Season 8

    08/19/2015 5:58:40 PM PDT · by massmike · 20 replies
    http://variety.com/ ^ | 08/19/2015 | Elizabeth Wagmeister
    Bravo has cast transgender model Amiyah Scott in “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” for its upcoming eighth season, Variety has learned. The casting marks the first-ever transgender woman to be featured in the “Real Housewives” franchise, though the capacity in which Scott will appear is undetermined, as discussions have just begun. Scott on “RHOA” will join many transgender figures on reality television, following “Big Brother” casting its first-ever trans contestant this summer; ABC Family’s “Becoming Us” from exec producer Ryan Seacrest, which documents a teenage boy’s life after his father transitions; TLC’s summer series “I Am Jazz,” which follows 14-year-old...
  • That Time Donald Trump Was Parodied in ‘Gremlins 2’

    08/19/2015 5:27:45 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 19, 2 | Lou Lumenick
    “Who knew? We never imagined he’d run for president,” says director Joe Dante, who parodied Donald Trump as a major character 25 years ago in the horror comedy sequel “Gremlins 2: The New Batch.” John Glover receives third billing as “Daniel Clamp,” a wacky, publicity-loving real estate developer and best-selling author who wants to level part of downtown New York to create the “Clamp Chinatown Center, where business gets oriented.” Much of the action takes place at the mogul’s brand-new “Clamp Premier Regency Trade Center” in Midtown — obviously modeled on the Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue, which opened in...
  • Megan Fox And Brian Austin Green Separate After 5 Years Of Marriage – Report

    08/19/2015 2:56:11 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 83 replies
    Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green have reportedly separated after five years of marriage. Gossip Cop has reached out to reps, but did not immediately hear back. Us Weekly quotes an “insider” as saying, “Megan has separated from Brian.” The source further says, “They decided on it six months ago.” The magazine does not give a reason for the reported split, but cites another tipster, who claims “things have been rocky.”
  • Harry Connick Jr.'s Daughter Charged With Providing Alcohol to Minors at New Canaan House Party

    08/19/2015 9:45:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    NBC New York ^ | 08/19/2015 | Jessie Sawyer
    Musician/actor and American Idol judge, Harry Connick Jr.'s daughter is accused of providing alcohol to underage guests at a party she hosted this past weekend at her family's New Canaan home while her parents were away, according to New Canaan police. Georgia Connick, 19, faces charges of permitting minors to possess alcohol and procuring alcohol for minors, according to New Canaan police. Someone called police just after 1 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15 to report underage drinking was going on at a party at the Connick family's West Road house in New Canaan. When police arrived, they discovered a lot...
  • TV’s Batgirl Yvonne Craig Dies at 78 [PHOTOS]

    08/18/2015 11:42:34 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 38 replies
    variety.com ^ | August 18, 2015 | 09:54PM PT
    Craig passed away at her home in Pacific Palisades surrounded by her family, according to her spokesman. She had been suffering from breast cancer that metastasized to her liver. Craig also played Martha, the green Orion Slave Girl who wanted to kill Captain Kirk, in the third season of “Star Trek.” Her guest appearances on TV include “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,” “Fantasy Island,” “The Mod Squad” and “The Many Lives of Dobie Gillis.” She also starred in two movies opposite Elvis Presley, “It Happened at the World’s Fair” and “Kissin’ Cousins.”
  • How to make a movie with an iPhone: An interview with Tangerine director Sean Baker

    08/18/2015 10:33:55 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 10 replies
    Macworld.com ^ | August 18, 2015 | By Caitlin McGarry
    Plus the five tools you need to make your iPhone footage look cinematic. Shih-Ching TsouTangerine is a movie so vivid and real that you feel like you’re walking the streets of Los Angeles with its main characters. The film takes place on Christmas Eve, which in Hollywood is just another warm day, and the cinematography radiates that heat. But as you trail behind best friends Sin-Dee and Alexandra as they search for Sin-Dee’s cheating boyfriend, you’d never realize that with an iPhone, you too could create that scene. Tangerine director Sean Baker used his iPhone 5s to direct the movie,...
  • When Black Music was Conservative [And What Happened Since]

    08/18/2015 9:56:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    Townhall ^ | 08/18/2015 | Howard Husock
    Contemporary African-American music—especially rap and hip-hop—has become synonymous with and notorious for its suggestive and explicit lyrics. Women are often portrayed as sex toys, violence is glorified, denunciations of law enforcement are routine, and middle-class upbringings go unacknowledged, lest they undermine the artists’ street credentials. A few decades ago, however, black popular music—what’s come to be known as “classic soul”—was notable for featuring lyrics that celebrated marriage and downplayed obstacles to black progress. Its lyrics championed the sort of family life that lays the groundwork for upward mobility and the optimism associated with a period of social breakthroughs and economic...
  • Tim Tebow scores touchdown in Eagles' 36-10 win over Colts

    08/16/2015 4:48:42 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 96 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 08/16/2015
    TimTebow got a warm Philly welcome. Tebow threw for 69 yards and ran for a touchdown in his first game in two years, Kenjon Barner returned a punt 92 yards for a touchdown and ran for a score and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Indianapolis Colts, 36-10, on Sunday. Tebow got a standing ovation when he entered midway through the third quarter and the crowd roared so loud when his name was introduced he had to quiet them down because he was taking the snap in a shotgun. He dove into the pylon on a seven-yard touchdown run late in...
  • You've Been Trumped

    08/16/2015 8:53:23 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 16 replies
    In the vein of a true David versus Goliath story, the new documentary "You've Been Trumped" takes a fresh look at just what constitutes progress in the modern world. In an era where the conspicuously wealthy have been anointed the new aristocracy, what happens when ordinary citizens dare to take a stand against the profit machine? That's just what Anthony Baxter's entertaining film examines. In a case that became an international news story, local Scottish residents put everything on the line to try to prevent Donald Trump from destroying their countryside with a luxury golfing resort. And if ever a...
  • THE HATEFUL EIGHT - Official Teaser Trailer - The Weinstein Company

    08/16/2015 7:50:14 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 27 replies
    THE HATEFUL EIGHT - Official Teaser Trailer - The Weinstein Company
  • Vanity: FIOS Encryption

    08/16/2015 6:26:34 AM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies
    8/16/15
    Question for FReepers who are more knowledgeable than myself on this: Verizon encrypts all of the channels on FIOS. You must either use a [rented] cable box or a cable card on TVs so equipped. Frankly, the cost of the FIOS cable service is not that bad, but the box rental can end up doubling it. Two questions: 1) Do any of you know if there are third party boxes for purchase that would serve the same purpose? 2) Do any of you know if there are any open source algorithms that would accomplish the decryption of the stream? Links...
  • Slingbox question

    08/16/2015 6:20:35 AM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 7 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 16 Aug 2015 | Oshkalaboomboom
    There is a refurbished Slingbox for sale at a good price. Can I use that as a cable box for a tv in my house that presently doesn't have one?
  • Storm-Troopers March on the Golden Gate Bridge

    08/15/2015 9:18:35 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 48 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Aug 15, 2015
    More than 60 storm-troopers crossed the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday to raise funds for a nonprofit for children with cancer. At 7 a.m., a large group clad in storm-trooper uniforms gathered near Golden Gate Bridge to support Kevin Doyle. Doyle's mission is to raise awareness and also funds to start a nonprofit for kids with cancer. "It's breathtaking," Doyle said. "I can't put into words right now the support. The sincere gratitude that people have been showing for what I've been doing is great." He's doing this to honor his late wife who passed away from cancer. The couple were...
  • Star Wars: Rogue One cast announced as fight shifts from space to a ground war

    08/15/2015 6:15:43 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 2 replies
    ew.com ^ | August 15 2015 — 3:52 PM EDT | Anthony Breznican (Contributing: Jessica Derschowitz.)
    Diego Luna...; Ben Mendelsohn...; Forest Whitaker...; Mads Mikkelsen ...); Hong Kong action star and martial artist Donnie Yen; Jiang Wen...;Riz Ahmed..., and Alan Tudyk... who will give life to a motion-capture character. The movie focuses on a story hinted at in the original 1977 Star Wars film... Someone stole the Empire’s plans for the Death Star, which is why Darth Vader intercepted Princess Leia’s ship on its “diplomatic mission” in the first scene of that movie. ... The idea for Rogue One was proposed by John Knoll, a visual effects supervisor and chief creative officer at Industrial Light & Magic,...
  • Disney Announces Plans to Build ‘Star Wars’-Themed Lands at Parks in Anaheim, Orlando

    08/15/2015 2:59:07 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 32 replies
    KTLA ^ | John A. Moreno
    At 14-acres each, the additions to the Disney parks in Anaheim and Orlando, Florida, represent “our largest single-themed land expansion ever,” said Iger, speaking before some 7,500 “Star Wars” fans at the biennial convention. He added that the new environments “will transport guests to a whole new ‘Star Wars’ planet, including an (attraction) that puts you in the middle of a climactic battle between the First Order and the Resistance.” ... The company released artist’s renderings of the fictional planet, described as a remote trading port.
  • Henry Cavill is super bad in ‘Man from U.N.C.L.E.’

    08/15/2015 10:48:10 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 44 replies
    Armie Hammer has given several of the worst performances in recent years — see, or rather don’t, “Mirror Mirror” and “J. Edgar.” The big surprise in “The Man from U.N.C.L.E” is that Henry Cavill is even worse. Much worse: Cavill gives the most slappable performance of the year as Napoleon Solo, a CIA agent who, in 1963 Europe, is forced to work with Russian counterpart Illya Kuryakin (Hammer) to help the daughter (Alicia Vikander) of a German atomic scientist stop neo-Nazis from acquiring the Bomb.
  • It's a Good Life: Donald Trump as Billy Mumy in Twilight Zone

    08/15/2015 8:10:58 AM PDT · by spacejunkie2001 · 20 replies
    8/15/15 | me
    In the episode of the Twilight Zone "It's a Good Life", Billy Mumy has special powers to banish his enemies to the corn field or into a Jack in the Box! I see The Donald having these same special powers where all he has to say to RandRickChrisJebMeganCarly, etc., "you're a bad man...a bad bad man" and poof! voila! they have been banished to the corn field of failure! He told Carly this morning....'be careful'....hehe I can see her head bobbing up and down now on the spring in the box!
  • Sesame Street Moving From PBS to HBO [Big Bird Still Alive!]

    08/14/2015 2:18:57 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    InvestorPlace ^ | 08/14/2015 | By William White
    Sesame Street will be showing up on HBO first for the next five years. HBO will be financially backing Sesame Street for the next five seasons. The next season will see the show’s episodes reduced from one hour to a half-hour. The number of episodes in a season will increase from 18 to 35 as part of the deal, reports NBC News. Sesame Street fans that still look to watch the show on PBS can, but they’ll have to wait nine months after the episodes air on HBO for them to reach the network. Until then, PBS will be airing...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - Hud (1963)

    08/13/2015 8:15:08 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 17 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/A | N/A
    The life of a rancher in the Texas Panhandle isn't an easy one. It's even harder in a family turned against itself. Hud Bannon (Paul Newman) is an ambitious, self-centered, and unscrupulous young man, always in conflict with his principled and honest, if somewhat in decline, father (Melvyn Douglas). Nephew and grandson Lon (Brandon De Wilde) is torn in his loyalties between the two. When a mysterious sickness befalls the cattle herd, tensions are pushed beyond their limits. Co-starring Patricia Neal...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - The Sting (1973)

    08/13/2015 8:04:01 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 13 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/A | N/A
    A young, but talented con man named Johnny Hooker(Robert Redford) inadvertently crosses big-time mobster Doyle Lonnegan (Robert Shaw) with one of his grifts. Now, with his partner murdered and the heat on him from both the cops and the crooks, Johnny turns to the legendary master of the "Big Con" Gondorff (Paul Newman) to get some payback on Lonnegan, and just maybe save his own skin...
  • Looking for advice on good digital TV antenna

    08/13/2015 6:46:13 PM PDT · by dennisw · 83 replies
    8 13 2015 | TV LAND
      Looking for advice on good digital TV antenna. If it says 25 miles reception, do they mean it? And these new type antennaes work indoors? Has anyone rigged one up outdoors? http://yourfreedtv.com/    What TV you have in your area http://www.antennaweb.org/Default.aspx   How far TV tower transmitter is from your houseSelection of TV antennashttp://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=tv+antennaSo what TV antennae have you used that you like? 
  • And Remember How Juan Williams Boasted Over The Future Success Of Hillary Since 2014?

    08/13/2015 6:04:42 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 16 replies
    Pretty much ever since 2013/2014, we have been watching Juan Williams on Fox News gloat and predict how well Hillary will perform as the leading Democrat candidate, and at the same time the other four hosts on "The Five" just sat there are proved him wrong. For the last two or so years Juan has been bragging on how Hillary is way ahead of all GOP contenders, really? And who declared Juan to be God? Juan always has to come across as the smartest on on the Five, always interrupting the hosts on The Five when he thought they were...
  • TV presenter refuses to report on the Kardashians, has on-air meltdown

    08/13/2015 12:45:38 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 08/12/2015
    We’ve all had those days at work right? Those days where you want to set your computer on fire, flip your boss the bird and yell ‘you literally couldn’t pay me to keep doing this’ as you storm out the door. A news anchorman in Orlando, US, has had a work-related meltdown, almost worthy of your darkest and weakest on-the-job moments, after having to report on the Kardashians. During the broadcast John Brown took exception to reporting on Kris Jenner naming her rabbit Bruce. He stood up and walked off the set of ‘Good Day Orlando’ as soon as he...
  • Johnny Carson Returns: Antenna TV to Air Full ‘Tonight Show’ Episodes

    08/12/2015 8:27:19 PM PDT · by Smittie · 35 replies
    Variety ^ | August 12, 2015 | Cynthia Littleton
    Just when it seemed the late-night landscape couldn’t get more competitive, here comes Johnny Carson. Tribune Media’s Antenna TV, the multicast digital channel devoted to vintage television shows, will run full-length episodes of “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” nightly at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT starting Jan. 1. Antenna TV has struck a multi-year deal with Carson Entertainment Group to license hundreds of hours of the NBC late-night institution. Antenna will run episodes that aired from 1972 through the end of Carson’s 30-year reign in in 1992. Because NBC owns the rights to “The Tonight Show” moniker, Antenna TV’s...
  • Liam Neeson In Talks To Play General MacArthur In Korea’s ‘Operation Chromite’

    08/12/2015 8:27:06 AM PDT · by C19fan · 55 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | August 12, 2015 | Ali Jaafar
    Liam Neeson is in talks to star as U.S. Army General Douglas MacArthur in South Korean war pic Operation Chromite from Taewon Entertainment. A Taewon rep confirmed the news Wednesday to Deadline. John H. Lee is on-board to direct the project, which looks at the Battle of Incheon, a major turning point in 1950 in the Korean War in which United Nations forces launched a surprise attack against communist North Korean forces. Operation Chromite was the codename for the operation. The Korean War was fought between 1950-1953 and ended in a stalemate that exists today, with simmering hostilities between the...