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Friday the 13th Found Footage Sequel will Answer Burning Question

26 March 2015 12:22 PM, PDT | Best-Horror-Movies.com | See recent Best-Horror-Movies.com news »

Friday the 13th is one of the most enduring and popular horror franchises ever and through it all from humble beginning starring Kevin Bacon to the reboot in 2009 from Platinum Dunes the challenge has been adding something new to the formula. Jason has dispatched his victims in every way imaginable from the simple machete slice to breaking them in half (Jason Lives) and hes been revived via witchcraft lightening supernatural spiritjumping and even cybernetic regeneration (Jason X). Through it all theres a burning question that has been debated among horror fans for decades now Why cant Jason die The reportedly found footage Friday sequel expected to hit theaters May 13 2016 will attempt to answer that very question. »

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Watch: Kevin Bacon Is Off His Meds In Cameo-Filled 'The Following' Spoof

26 March 2015 11:30 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Sundance Review: Kevin Bacon Takes on Troublemaking Kids in Entertaining 'Cop Car' As a promotion for the upcoming two-hour episode of "The Following," someone at Fox decided to make the video above, in which Dean Winters ("30 Rock's" Dennis Duffy and Mayhem in those insurance commercials) and Kevin Bacon have lunch and then get Followed by folks including Michael C. Hall and Kyra Sedgwick... It all makes perfect sense if you watch the show. The point is, Dean Winters re-enacts World War II with toys in his bathtub. Important. The video, directed by showrunner Marcos Siega, is titled "Funny And Die" because it's meant to be funny and because (spoiler!) people die -- but this definitely wasn't made by Funny Or Die. Read More: In the Age of Auteur Television, What Does It Mean to Be a Director? »

- Elizabeth Logan

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Sarah Jessica Parker turns 50: 6 best roles from Sex and the City star

25 March 2015 2:30 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

It is a momentous day for Sex and the City fans around the world as Sarah Jessica Parker celebrates her 50th birthday. While the role of Carrie Bradshaw made Sarah a fashion icon and a superstar, she has starred in a wide variety of films and television shows over four decades. Parker began her career as a child star on the stage in Annie, and has gone on to become an enduring fixture in pop culture.

Her movie career was launched with supporting roles in '80s teen comedies Footloose and Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, but soon she grew into a leading lady with memorable roles in a string of early 1990s comedies. Parker might be best known for romantic comedies these days, but over the last 30 years she's impressed critics in roles as diverse a mystical witch, an egotistical talkshow host and the embodiment of a single woman of the 2000s. »

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Monday Ratings: ‘Night Shift,’ ‘The Following’ Edge Up From Lows

24 March 2015 9:08 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

There wasn’t a lot of movement in Monday’s ratings race, which saw NBC prevail again in key demos thanks to the night’s top show, “The Voice.” Also of note, ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” held up well in its second week and a pair of dramas that hit lows in recent weeks, NBC’s “The Night Shift” and Fox’s “The Following,” both edged up.

According to preliminary “live plus same-day” national estimates from Nielsen, “The Voice” averaged a 3.3 rating/10 share in adults 18-49 and 11.9 million viewers overall from 8 to 10 p.m., on par with last week and beating both ABC and CBS by 4 shares in the demo. At 10 p.m., “The Night Shift” (1.6/5 in 18-49, 5.8 million viewers overall) was up from last week and was competitive in the demo with its drama competitors on ABC and CBS; it typically is revised down in the nationals, »

- Rick Kissell

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Ron Howard’s Apollo 13 20th Anniversary Edition Coming To Blu-ray June 2

23 March 2015 7:48 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

“Launch Control this is Houston. We are Go for launch.”

A harrowing moment in human history became an exhilarating cinematic event two decades ago when acclaimed director Ron Howard chronicled Nasa’s tense 1970 lunar mission crisis in the Oscar-nominated film Apollo 13.

To Nasa enthusiasts and Saturn V rocket experts, the launch sequence, along with James Horner’s emotional score, is the greatest in movie history.

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment celebrates the unforgettable tale of courage and conviction with Apollo 13: 20th Anniversary Edition, coming to Blu-ray and Digital HD on June 2, 2015.

Newly restored and remastered using the original high-resolution 35mm film elements, the commemorative edition comes with an array of bonus features including “Apollo 13: Twenty Years Later,” an all-new retrospective featuring exclusive interviews with director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer.

The restored version of Apollo 13 premieres on March 27 at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood. »

- Michelle McCue

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Kevin Bacon and Michael C. Hall Team Up for an Epic The Following-Dexter Mashup!

23 March 2015 3:30 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

You've never seen Kevin Bacon like this before. The Following star teamed up with his executive producers Marcos Siega and Alexi Hawley for Funny And Die, starring himself and Dean Winters. The epic parody of the Fox serial killer thriller was shot last weekend, and it's got a crazy connection to another serial killer thriller series that bowed two years ago...Dexter! That's right, Bacon got Michael C. Hall to guest star in the twisted video short, but is he playing himself...or is he a follower of Joe Carroll's (James Purefoy)? Watch the hilarious short above now! Can we all just take a moment to let the amazingness of Funny And Die sink in?! Not only did Bacon get his real-life »

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Kevin Bacon Is Hunted By The Following's Joe Carroll and His Real-Life Wife Kyra Sedgwick in New Spoof: Watch the Video

23 March 2015 11:31 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Who the bleep did he marry?! A new spoof of The Following confirms that Kevin Bacon can trust no one, not even his real-life wife Kyra Sedgwick. The funny clip calls out the TV thriller series' many conspiracy theories. It was shot last weekend, and features series' lead Bacon, villain James Purefoy, as well other notable actors including Dean Winters, Michael C Hall, Sedgwick, and more. It opens with Bacon, 56, explaining The Following to fellow actor Winters inside a Brooklyn studio. On the show, Bacon plays Ryan Hardy, [...] »

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Ranking the Films of James Wan

21 March 2015 3:50 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Edward Gardiner ranks the films of James Wan

James Wan: love him or hate him, he knows how to make an audience tick.

After navigating his way to the rare status of financially lucrative horror director, Wan landed the gig of helming the utterly mad-looking Fast & Furious 7, with series regular Justin Lin moving onto other things.  As it gears up for an imminent release, this seems like a good opportunity to rank Aussie director’s films in order of quality so far. Wasting no time…

6. Death Sentence, 2007

A little-seen revenge picture starring Kevin Bacon as a family man who goes all one man army on a group of thugs who murdered his son, Death Sentence is an interesting but flawed piece.  An enjoyably nasty performance from Garrett Hedlund and a terrific single-take foot chase stand out, and the frolicsome approach to the direction gives the impression Wan was »

- Edward Gardiner

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Emmy appeal sends 'Orange Is The New Black' to Drama, credibility out the window

20 March 2015 12:01 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

On Friday (March 20) morning, I assembled a one-person appeals board and by a unanimous decision, I've decided that the TV Academy and its genre classification system is/are a Comedy, because darned if those clowns don't make me laugh, which is more than I can say for undisputed comedy "Nurse Jackie." For a few years, the TV Academy has had difficulties with Emmy classification, because nobody on the Emmy rules committee is capable of accepting that sometimes things that are dramatic can also offer comedic elements and sometimes things that are comedic can often have dramatic elements and sometimes things that have a running time of between 44 minutes and an hour can be comedies and, in occasional extremes, it's even been known for half-hour things to be dramatic. It's almost as if life itself is neither wholly dramatic or wholly comedic and sometimes tone is fungible. But don't expect for »

- Daniel Fienberg

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The Following season 3 episode 3: Exposed

18 March 2015 4:42 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

As gruesome and fun as the rest of The Following's killers are, season three is sorely lacking one Mr Joe Carroll...

This review contains spoilers.

3.3. Exposed

Three episodes into The Following, and we've yet to see Joe Carroll. Sure, he's been talked about, and the events behind last season's Lily/Joe shenanigans have been the subject of many discussions and a Congressional hearing, but they're taking their time introducing Joe back into the world. It's coming, and I believe he's behind all of what's happening thus far, but it remains to be seen just what role Joe is going to play and just how this is all going to end up with him escaping police custody to resume his killing spree. For now, let's concern ourselves with the killers we have, not the killer we're waiting on.

The foremost murderer we have at this point is Neil, the mammoth »

- louisamellor

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Finally: Kevin Bacon Claims His Birthright and Stars in a Commercial for Eggs

15 March 2015 12:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

[Youtube "elUNFHEWaCc"] The egg lobby has finally landed its perfect spokesman. Kevin Bacon, star of The Following and best known for being separated by six degrees from any actor from any film or TV show in creation, has finally embraced his last name in a commercial for IncredibleEgg.org. The premise of the spot is that, well, "Nobody knows eggs better than Bacon," as the actor puts it. "Did you know that each egg contains six-" he starts, before being cut off by the woman in the commercial: "Six degrees of separation! Right." "No," replies Bacon. "I was going to say six grams of high quality protein. »

- Amanda Michelle Steiner, @amandamichl

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'Guardians' Director on Why Baby Groot Was Afraid of Drax

14 March 2015 9:31 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Ask almost anyone, and they will tell you their favorite scene in Guardians of the Galaxy was at the end, when Baby Groot dances to 'I Want You Back' by the Jackson 5. One question fans have always wondered, though, is: Why was Baby Groot afraid of Drax, and why did he stop dancing when the Destroyer looked his way? Speaking with Doug Loves Movies, director James Gunn finally provided an answer.

According to Gunn, who is busy prepping Guardians of the Galaxy 2 for release in 2017, there was a deleted scene that explains Drax's disdain for dancing. It also better clarifies the relationship between Groot and Drax. The director says:

"There was actually a scene that we cut from the movie where big Groot was dancing to 'Livin' Thing' by Elo. And it wasn't such an elaborate dance. It was more that he was just moving up and down like this, »

- MovieWeb

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What to Watch: Tonight's TV Picks - The Voice UK, You're Back in the Room

14 March 2015 4:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Voice UK: BBC One, 7.15pm

The competition continues with the first knockout round this weekend.

Rita Ora and will.i.am's singers will be fighting to stay in as their teams are reduced to three contestants.

You're Back in the Room: ITV, 8.20pm

In this brand new game show hosted by Phillip Schofield, contestants complete challenges to win £25,000 while hypnotised.

Illusionist Keith Barry joins the show for the first episode, which pits five celebrity chefs, including Lesley Waters and Paul Rankin, against each other.

The Following: Sky Atlantic, 9pm

In the series that sees Kevin Bacon face off against a cult of serial killers, the quest to stop Joe Carroll's followers continues.

Hardy tries to find a connection between Mark and Andrew, while an FBI agent is captured by the cult.

The Jonathan Ross Show Madonna Special: ITV, 9.20pm

Madonna joins Jonathan Ross for an in-depth »

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Canadian Town Wants Kevin Bacon to End Their Footloose Ban

13 March 2015 1:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The people of Taber, Canada, just want to cut footloose, but the law is standing in their way. A new bylaw in the Alberta town bans residents from spitting, swearing, yelling and playing music in public places, reports CBC. Local police are also allowed to break up public gatherings of three people or more, if they feel it's "annoying" other residents. A lobbying group representing Taber, a farming town of roughly 8,000 people, has decided to fight the law and is looking for the help of one special recruit: Kevin Bacon. The citizens behind the Save Us Bacon campaign have launched »

- Heidi Staseson and Kelli Bender, @kbendernyc

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Canada Town Wants Kevin Bacon to End Their Footloose Ban

13 March 2015 1:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The people of Taber, Canada, just want to cut footloose, but the law is standing in their way. A new bylaw in the Alberta town bans residents from spitting, swearing, yelling and playing music in public places, reports CBC. Local police are also allowed to break up public gatherings of three people or more, if they feel it's "annoying" other residents. A lobbying group representing Taber, a farming town of roughly 8,000 people, has decided to fight the law and is looking for the help of one special recruit: Kevin Bacon. The citizens behind the Save Us Bacon campaign have launched »

- Heidi Staseson and Kelli Bender, @kbendernyc

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The Following season 3 episode 2 review: Boxed In

11 March 2015 1:52 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Sometimes, we can't quite believe The Following is able to get away with its brutal, deeply unpleasant, and gory murders...

This review contains spoilers.

3.2 Boxed In

This season of The Following has been promised to be a kinder, gentler Following. Can a show like this really be kinder and gentler when stabbings, mayhem, torture, and anguish are still an integral part in what makes it work? Well, yes and no. There are still people being stabbed and shot, people are still being tortured and murdered, and folks seem to get kidnapped every few hours. The mantra is Ryan Hardy lies, people die, and the second episode of The Following takes that to heart in spectacular fashion.

There's a plan in place, and that plan involves a recently purchased electric chair. Apparently you can just buy those after the state executioner decommissions them, and all you need is a giant scary »

- louisamellor

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Top Ten Most Anticipated Films of the 2015 SXSW Film Festival

10 March 2015 3:13 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

The South by Southwest Film Festival is starting up this Friday, and I could not be more excited. This is my fourth year of attending the fest, and each year brings about a couple of films I love. What is also great about SXSW is, unlike Toronto or Cannes, there is plenty of room for discovery. Many films are making their world premieres here from lesser known filmmakers. SXSW also brings together an eclectic assortment of genres for the program, from indie dramas to horror films to science-fiction to you name it. I think going to those aforementioned festivals and just seeing "prestige pictures" continuously could get a bit boring. Sure, SXSW has a higher risk for a terrible movie, but the risk is exciting. Consequently, making a most anticipated list for a festival offering a lot of discoveries seems like a contradiction. But, of course, if you look through the program, »

- Mike Shutt

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What to Watch: Tonight's TV Picks - The Voice UK, The Following

7 March 2015 4:00 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Voice UK: BBC One, 7.30pm

It's week two for the Battle Rounds, with more contestants staging flamboyant face-offs in their efforts to stay in the competition.

But losing out might not spell the end - both Rita Ora and will.i.am have one 'steal' left each and could still pilfer another coach's act for their team.

Take Me Out: ITV, 8.25pm

The last in the current series of the dating show, hosted with gusto by Paddy McGuinness.

Perfect Saturday night switch-your-brain-off entertainment, Take Me Out is tacky, silly and frequently baffling. But it knows just how ludicrous it is - and for that, we love it.

Hostages: BBC Four, 9pm

Hold on tight - BBC Four is airing a triple-bill of Hostages tonight - at 9pm, 9.35pm and 10.10pm. Pity your poor fingernails.

Picking up in the wake of the devastating incursion, the kidnappers imprison a »

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Tom Hanks -- Movie Co-star Reunion ... At Crappy Knicks Game

4 March 2015 6:49 AM, PST | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Tom Hanks reunited with Two of his former big screen co-stars Tuesday night ... Kevin Bacon and Ed Burns ... and it was the most exciting thing that's happened at a Knicks game in months.  The actors all chilled out courtside as the last place Knicks took on the almost-last place Sacramento Kings at Madison Square Garden.  Of course, Hanks starred in "Saving Private Ryan" with Burns ... and shared the screen with Kevin Bacon in "Apollo 13."  Also »

- TMZ Staff

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The Following season 3 episode 1 review: New Blood

4 March 2015 1:16 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

The Following America's craziest, most violent, unpredictable and poor taste show starring Kevin Bacon, is back for season 3...

This review contains spoilers.

3.1 New Blood

No matter where you go in New York City, there's some sort of dimly lit basement full of construction equipment. It seems like, as part of a power-saving measure, nobody ever has the lights on and they're incapable of turning them on. This, ladies and gentlemen, is the world of The Following, America's favorite dumb show about people getting shot, stabbed, strangled, and otherwise mutilated for entertainment purposes. Love it or hate it, and most people seem to hate it, this is a show that knows what it's here for, and it doesn't waste much time before jumping right into the kind of mayhem that we expect from Joe's cult of crazies.

It's a lovely wedding for Gina Mendez (Valerie Cruz) and her partner, capped off »

- louisamellor

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