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Horror Highlights: Phantasm: Ravager on Shudder, Clive Barker Reel Fear Contest, Piff After Dark, Slasher.Com, Atomica, The Eyes, A Haunting At Silver Falls II

15 February 2017 7:17 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The latest horror flick filled with immense badassery to be added to Shudder's library is the fifth sequel in the Phantasm franchise, Phantasm: Ravager. Also in today's Highlights: details on the Clive Barker Reel Fear Contest, Portland International Film Festival's After Dark program, release details for Slasher.com and The Eyes, a new poster for Atomica, and production news and photos for A Haunting at Silver Falls II.

Phantasm: Ravager Comes to Shudder: "Joining Shudder is Phantasm: Ravager- the final installment of the long-running Phantasm series.

In addition to Phantasm: Ravager, streaming exclusively on Shudder is the remaster of Don Coscarelli’s 1979 classic Phantasm, as well as its sequels Phantasm III and Phantasm IV.

Phantasm was recently restored by J.J. AbramsBad Robot and Coscarelli, and given both a new 4K remaster and a 5.1 surround sound mix, which will be the version presented exclusively on Shudder."

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- Tamika Jones

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Goodfellas: the most compulsively watchable film ever made?

5 February 2017 1:17 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Brogan Morris Feb 8, 2017

Some films earn critical acclaim and you only want to watch them once. Goodfellas? We could watch it on loop...

What is the most compulsively watchable film of all time? Not the greatest film – there are lists dedicated to solving that particular conundrum scattered all over the internet. Rather, the one film that begs you to return again and again, the one you can’t help but see through to the end when you happen to bump into it on a late night channel surf. Citizen Kane, Vertigo, 8 ½: greats, undisputed classics long vaunted by critics, but not necessarily the kinds of movies with the irresistible pull of a truly, compulsively watchable movie.

What could be the best of these? Raiders Of The Lost Ark, with its peak-Spielberg action-adventure stylings? Airplane!, a riotous and unfailingly quotable comedy that spawned a thousand imitators? Could even one as »

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Bill Maher Says Donald Trump ‘Never Brought a Woman to Orgasm’ (Video)

28 January 2017 10:24 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Bill Maher laid into Donald Trump on Friday, mocking the administration’s bogus claims that the crowd at his inauguration were bigger than they actually were. “This is about d–k,” Maher said,pointing to his nether regions. “This is about a guy who never brought a woman to orgasm! He probably thinks it doesn’t even exist in a woman.” During his opening monologue, the “Real Time” host picked apart Trump’s first week in office comparing it to last half-hour of “Goodfellas.” Also Read: 29 Trump Executive Actions You Missed This Week Amid Bogus Claims About Voter Fraud, Crowd »

- Itay Hod

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Seth Gordon to direct Boston College Fix

22 January 2017 8:00 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

New Line Cinema has tapped Horrible Bosses and Baywatch director Seth Gordon to helm Boston College Fix, which tells the true story of the Boston College basketball point-shaving scandal of the 1970s.

Deadline is reporting that the film, which is being written by Robert Carlock (30 Rock, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot), will delve into the match-fixing scandal, where notorious gangsters Jimmy Burke and Henry Hill (played by Robert De Niro and Ray Liotta in Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas) and a group of Pittburgh mobsters infiltrated the 1979-79 Boston College basketball team, orchestrating a scheme to fix the outcome of games. It was eventually uncovered by the FBI and a federal prosecutor, who found an unlikely way to take them down.

The story of the Boston point-shaving scandal was previously told in the Emmy-winning Espn ’30 for 30′ documentary Playing for the Mob. »

- Gary Collinson

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Why Don’t Breathe is the Perfect Home Invasion Movie…

20 January 2017 4:00 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Author: Matt Rodgers

Home invasion movies have been around since the days when Kurt Russell and Ray Liotta headlined A-list fare (Unlawful Entry). David Fincher has even played around in the sub-genre with the visual trickery of Panic Room, and most recently we had You’re Next, which presented itself as homage but descended into Scooby Doo cliché.

Arguably the biggest sleeper hit of 2016, with $150m worldwide from a budget of just under $10M, Fede The Evil Dead Alvarez’s Don’t Breathe is also the most effective domestic terror film since the original Straw Dogs. Why, you might ask? Step inside and we’ll show you……

The Kids are Alright

Time and time again, films fail to make you care for the fate of the characters. A recent point in case was Blair Witch. Released during the same theatrical window as Don’t Breathe, it failed on a commercial »

- Matt Rodgers

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Jennifer Lopez Explains Her Relationship With Drake, Talks Intense Stunts On ‘Shades Of Blue’

18 January 2017 5:42 PM, PST | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

Jennifer Lopez is staying coy about her relationship with Drake. Et’s Leanne Aguilera caught up with the 47-year-old actress and Ray Liotta following Wednesday’s TCA panel of their hit NBC show, “Shades of Blue”. Watch: Jennifer Lopez Stuns In Chic Style For Another Night Out With Drake– See The Pic! When asked about her new […] »

- Shakiel Mahjouri

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‘Shades Of Blue’ Panel Cautiously Handles In-The-News Cop Question– TCA

18 January 2017 4:56 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Shades of Blue star Ray Liotta, star/Ep Jennifer Lopez, and Ep Jack Orman got sucked into a question about news reports questioning "whether cops are either heroes or creepy murderers," during their TCA Q&A, by a journalist who wondered how making their NBC drama series might have changed how they participate in that conversation. Lopez, who plays a single-mom NYPD detective forced to work in the FBI's anti-corruption task force, in the NBC drama,  answered cautiously… »

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Exclusive: Jennifer Lopez Explains Her Relationship With Drake, Talks Intense Stunts on 'Shades of Blue'

18 January 2017 4:17 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Jennifer Lopez is staying coy about her relationship with Drake.

Et's Leanne Aguilera caught up with the 47-year-old actress and Ray Liotta following Wednesday's TCA panel of their hit NBC show, Shades of Blue.

Watch: Jennifer Lopez Stuns in Chic Style for Another Night Out With Drake-- See the Pic!

When asked about her new project with Drake, Lopez said, "He just asked me to do a song with him and that's what we've been doing."

"We'll see if it's on his next album," she continued, staying tight-lipped when asked about those romance rumors with the 30-year-old rapper.

Lopez did, however, open up about the new season of her crime drama, revealing she's all about performing her own stunts.

"It can get intense," she explained. "I mean, the scenes that I do towards the end of the season were really, really rough. Lots of fighting and things like that. I'm not afraid. I know everything »

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New Line Posts Up ‘Boston College Fix’; Seth Gordon To Direct Robert Carlock Script

18 January 2017 1:13 PM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: New Line Cinema has acquired Boston College Fix, a pitch about the true story of the Boston College point-shaving scandal, where infamous mob figures infiltrated its basketball team to fix games during the late 1970s. Chief among the mobsters were the guys played by Robert De Niro and Ray Liotta in Goodfellas. Seth Gordon will direct the film, which Robert Carlock will write. RatPac Entertainment, Exhibit A Entertainment and Steel Titan Productions are… »

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Jennifer Lopez's Moody New Shades of Blue Photos Will Get You Ready for Season 2

17 January 2017 12:18 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Talk about moody blues. E! News has your exclusive first look at the Shades of Blue season two cast images and things are looking good—grim at times—but good nonetheless. Season one ended with secrets and backstabbing, naturally. Harlee Santos (Jennifer Lopez), a single mom and resourceful detective, is now dealing with her fractured relationship with her mentor/boss Matt Wozniak (Ray Liotta) after he found out she was working with the FBI to deal with corruption within their squad. Now the crew is under scrutiny from the FBI and Internal Affairs and that's not the only thing Harlee is wrestling with: At the end of the first season she killed her daughter's father. Season two will feature guest »

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