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  • ‘Halloween’ Poised To Topple ‘Venom’s $80M+ October Opening Record (First Man Down 46%)

    10/20/2018 9:09:18 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 19 replies
    Deadline ^ | October 20, 2018 | Anthony D'Alessandro
    WRITETHRU SATURDAY 7:33AM after 12:15AM post: The 11th sequel in a horror franchise, executive produced by the series’ creator John Carpenter, starring the series’ original actress (Jamie Lee Curtis) in a female survivalist tale that speaks to today’s times seems to be a recipe for box office success Universal/Miramax/Blumhouse’s Halloween are coming in at $33.2M for Friday (including a great $7.7M Thursday night) making it the second-best first day for a horror movie after It ($50.4M), on a killing spree to become the second-highest domestic horror opening of all-time at $80.5M (also behind It’s $123.4M) and the biggest opening of...
  • R.I.P. Danny Leiner, Director of ‘Harold & Kumar’ and ‘Dude, Where’s My Car?’

    10/20/2018 7:57:34 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 11 replies
    Collider ^ | October 19, 2018 | Jeff Sneider
    Sad news, folks. We’re seeing reports on Facebook that Danny Leiner, the director of the beloved comedies Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle and Dude, Where’s My Car? has passed away following a long illness. Leiner got his start with the well-received short films My Birthday Cake and Time Expired, which led him to make his feature debut with the 1996 comedy Layin‘ Low starring Jeremy Piven and Edie Falco. Four years later, he was tapped to direct the Ashton Kutcher-Seann William Scott comedy Dude, Where’s My Car?, where he also worked with a young Jennifer Garner. The film...
  • LIVE: RSBN Crew Post Trump Rally Stream from Mesa, AZ 10/20/18

    10/20/2018 7:05:43 AM PDT · by V K Lee · 6 replies
  • Last Update 3 hours ago 'First Man' star Claire Foy calls Donald Trump 'the giant penis of America'

    10/19/2018 10:21:38 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 102 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 19, 2018
    British actress Claire Foy shared her views about President Trump, calling him “the giant penis of America” in a new interview. “The Crown” actress opened up about politics in a profile with The Hollywood Reporter released Wednesday “All powerful! D.C. is where the giant penis of America lives... in more ways than one,” Foy told the outlet referring to Trump. The singer also revealed that she wanted to “violently hurt” an anti-#MeToo movement protester she encountered at an anti-Brett Kavanagh protest the weekend the judge was confirmed to the Supreme Court. The actress explained that the protester carried a sign...
  • Don’t let the mainstream media censor “Gosnell: the Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer”

    10/18/2018 5:39:41 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    National Right To Life ^ | October 18, 2018 | Dave Andrusko
    The following appeared today at the official Twitter account for Nick Searcy, who directs and stars in “Gosnell: the Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer,” a powerful movie about thrice convicted murderer, abortionist Kermit Gosnell. Nick Searcy, INTERNATIONAL FILM & TELEVISION STAR ✔ @yesnicksearcy As I said the day her article was published, @robinmarty is lying about the @gosnellmovie, and her willful ignorance of the facts of the case of Kermit Gosnell reveals her impenetrable bias. ✔ @townhallcom NBC 'Abortion Fanatic' Attacks Gosnell Movie 12:29 PM - Oct 18, 2018 94 36 people are talking about this There...

    10/18/2018 4:15:21 PM PDT · by Impy · 30 replies
    NFL LIVE THREAD Week 7 THURSDAY, OCT 18, 2018 (All Times Eastern) Denver at Arizona 8:20 pm NFLN/Fox State Farm Stadium SUNDAY, OCT 21, 2018 Tennessee "at" L.A. Chargers 9:30 am CBS Wembley Stadium (London, UK) Buffalo at Indianapolis 1:00 pm CBS Lucas Oil Stadium Carolina at Philadelphia 1:00 pm FOX Lincoln Financial Field Cleveland at Tampa Bay 1:00 pm FOX Raymond James Stadium Detroit at Miami 1:00 pm FOX Hard Rock Stadium Houston at Jacksonville 1:00 pm CBS TIAA Bank Field Minnesota at N.Y. Jets 1:00 pm FOX MetLife Stadium New England at Chicago 1:00 pm CBS Soldier Field...
  • Because of YOUR efforts, more theaters will be showing the #GosnellMovie this weekend.

    10/18/2018 7:42:02 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    gosnell movie facebook ^ | October 18, 2018 | gosnell movie facebook
    Because of YOUR efforts, more theaters will be showing the #GosnellMovie this weekend. Please call your local theater and demand the movie. Please get a group and go to see it. If it's not near you, demand that it is. In the meantime go online and buy a theater ticket - even if you can't go. Make sure we have great numbers - we need to have a bump at the box office to ensure that the message goes out that the cover-up stops NOW. ***Image of theaters now added on link****
  • Kristen Bell Is Worried Disney Princesses Are Teaching Her Kids Bad Lessons, and She Has a Point

    10/17/2018 5:06:47 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 66 replies
    Pop Sugar ^ | October 17, 2018 | MURPHY MORONEY
    Although Kristen Bell absolutely loves reading to her kids before bed, she admits she's sometimes skeptical about the "lessons" her girls — 3-year-old Delta and 5-year-old Lincoln — are learning from Disney princesses. "[Story time is] truly my favorite part of the day," Kristen told Parents. "I glance away from the book and see their brains working while we're all cuddled up like meerkats." The 38-year-old actress says that despite playing Anna in Frozen, she has reservations about some of the messages in the older princess stories. This is a modal window.The media could not be loaded, either because the...
  • ‘Holy hell’! Heidi Heitkamp’s campaign ad disaster has reportedly taken a dangerous turn

    10/17/2018 4:20:45 PM PDT · by kevcol · 30 replies
    Twitchy ^ | October 17, 2018 | Sarah D.
    As Twitchy told you last night, a group of women outed as sexual assault survivors (in some cases incorrectly) in a campaign ad for Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp are currently exploring legal action. With good reason. What Heitkamp’s campaign did isn’t just reckless and outrageous; it’s also potentially very dangerous. At least one woman outed in the ad is now reportedly fearing for her life:
  • ‘NYPD Blue’ Sequel With Andy Sipowicz’s Son Set At ABC (tr)

    10/17/2018 4:13:46 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 37 replies
    Deadline ^ | October 17, 2018 | Nellie Andreeva
    One of ABC’s signature dramas is staging a comeback. ABC has given a pilot production commitment to NYPD Blue, a new iteration of the iconic cop drama that will revolve around the son of Dennis Franz’s Detective Andy Sipowicz character from the original series. The reboot hails from NYPD Blue alums Matt Olmstead, Nick Wootton and Jesse Bochco. The pilot, a co-production between 20th Century Fox TV, which was behind the original series, and ABC Studios, is already casting its four main roles of NYPD cops, led by Theo. Unfortunately for all Andy Sipowitz fans, in the sequel his character...
  • 'The worst show I've ever seen' — With Roseanne out of the picture, viewers hate 'The Conners'

    10/17/2018 2:08:04 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 107 replies
    Yahoo ^ | October 17, 2018 | Arjuna Ramgopal
    Roseanne isn’t back, but The Conners are. The highly anticipated follow-up show premiered Tuesday night to lower-than-expected ratings but critical approval. Besides tuning in to find out how the show did away with Roseanne, what did viewers actually think about the show? The consensus? Not great. “This show should have stayed ‘cancelled,'” one viewer said succinctly. Another commenter was equally as blunt, stating; “Probably the worst show I’ve ever seen.”
  • Box Office: ‘Halloween’ to Carve Out Huge $65 Million-Plus Debut

    10/17/2018 11:25:00 AM PDT · by C19fan · 24 replies
    Variety ^ | October 16, 2018 | Rebecca Rubin
    “Halloween” should keep powering the domestic market as Universal’s R-rated slasher film eyes a massive opening in the $57 million to $65 million range. The studio is cautiously anticipating a $50 million bow, though some industry analysts think it could rocket past $70 million when it debuts in 3,928 theaters. “Halloween” is also releasing in 21 international territories this weekend. Even the lower part of that range would easily shatter records for the best launch in the “Halloween” franchise. The 2007 reboot holds that distinction now with $26 million. “Halloween” also looks to notch one of the best starts for...
  • The Conners ratings are a lot lower than Roseanne premiere

    10/17/2018 8:20:24 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 46 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | October 17, 2018 | James Hibberd
    ABC’s Roseanne-without-Roseanne spin-off The Conners couldn’t come anywhere close to the blockbuster premiere rating of its predecessor, yet still had a strong number that led Tuesday night in the ratings. The debut airing delivered 10.5 million viewers and a 2.3 rating among adults 18-49. That’s down 55 percent from the premiere of Roseanne last spring, but was very much on par with Roseanne‘s finale and even managed to edge out NBC’s This Is Us for the night. When Roseanne returned on ABC earlier this year, the first episode delivered a staggering 18.2 million viewers and a 5.1 rating among adults...
  • Sesame Street legend Caroll Spinney retires from Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch roles

    10/17/2018 7:08:06 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 9 replies
    EW ^ | October 17, 2018
    Caroll Spinney has been with Sesame Street since the beginning. For nearly 50 years, since the show first debuted in 1969, he breathed life into two of the most popular puppets, Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, for viewers. Now, at the age of 84, Spinney is stepping down from his post and passing the reins to two new actors. “Big Bird brought me so many places, opened my mind and nurtured my soul,” he said in a statement announcing his retirement. “And I plan to be an ambassador for Sesame Workshop for many years to come. After all, we’re...
  • BRIAN VINER reviews Peter Jackson's colourised WW1 documentary They Shall Not Grow Old [tr]

    10/17/2018 6:37:29 AM PDT · by C19fan · 6 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 17, 2018 | Brian Viner
    There have been many harrowing dramas about the Great War, but Peter Jackson’s extraordinary documentary, which had its world premiere last night as part of the London Film Festival, is as close as we can come now to seeing it as it was lived, as it was endured. I watched it next to my son, a young adult who has known no existential horror greater than double maths on a Monday morning, and I confess to shedding a tear at the thought of what, a century ago, might have been. There is one particular moment that is both profoundly moving...
  • Alec Baldwin’s New Trump Bashing Suffers Embarrassing Ratings After Opening Night

    10/17/2018 6:05:11 AM PDT · by JonnyFive · 20 replies
    Western Journal ^ | 10/16/18 | BEN MARQUIS
    In what can only be described as an attempt to cash in on the renewed fame his terrible Trump impersonation brought him, Baldwin was granted a TV talk show by ABC that finally premiered on Sunday night. But there may now be some ABC executives who are regretting that decision this week. Fox News reported that, according to Nielsen ratings, “The Alec Baldwin Show” was the lowest rated program among all demographics and broadcast networks on Sunday night.
  • GLOBAL Blackout of YouTube right now..?

    10/16/2018 6:38:41 PM PDT · by gaijin · 172 replies
    Twitter ^ | Oct 11th, 2018 | me
    I'm hearing there is a global blackout of YouTube: I'm not able to load anything. How about your neck of the woods?
  • The movie ‘Gosnell’ has a double truth: We ignore poor women and abortion

    10/16/2018 5:53:24 PM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 16, 2018 | Karen Swallow Prior
    A new film out this past weekend highlights the horrifying 2009 death of Karnamaya Mongar, a 41-year-old refugee from Nepal who died shortly after leaving a Philadelphia abortion clinic called the Women’s Medical Society. A grand jury report showed Mongar’s death was only deeply looked into months after, when it was uncovered during an unrelated drug raid at Kermit Gosnell’s clinic. This fact points to a key takeaway from the film, regardless of one’s views on abortion: The Women’s Medical Society was overlooked because it served poor and disenfranchised women and because Gosnell was an abortion provider. “Gosnell” centers on...
  • Alice Reboot Eyed at Fox

    10/16/2018 4:54:42 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 87 replies
    TV Line ^ | October 16, 2018 | Michael Ausiello
    Mel’s Diner may be reopening its doors: An Alice reboot is in-the-works at Fox, TVLine has learned. The network has placed a script order for a modern-day version of the classic CBS workplace sitcom starring Linda Lavin. Diablo Cody (United States of Tara) and Liz Astrof (2 Broke Girls) are penning the script for the multi-cam pilot and will serve as EPs. The Fox revolves around Long Island housewife Alice Hyatt, who has finally worked up the courage to leave her cheating husband. She drives cross-country to Arizona with her teenage son Tommy, and gets a job as a waitress...
  • ‘The Walking Dead’ Takes A Killer Hit As Ratings Fall To Series Low

    10/16/2018 2:03:12 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 47 replies
    Deadline ^ | October 16, 2018 | Dominic Patten
    The Walking Dead was all about looking to the future on Sunday but when it comes to the ratings, the future is looking increasingly bleak for the AMC zombie apocalypse series. With a 2.0 rating among adults 18-49, the second episode of the ninth season of the show based on Robert Kirkman’s comics took the small screen’s once top rated show off a cliff to an all-time series low. “The Bridge” episode comes off last week’s highly promoted season opener, which was the lowest debut for the series and the second least watched premiere. The October 14 TWD snagged an...