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President Donald Trump‘s use of Twitter has long been a controversial component of his presidency, for several reasons. One of them is his frequent hitting of the “block” button, which the president has unleashed on a number of notable actors, authors and activists who have used Twitter as a platform to criticize him and his administration.
On Tuesday, model Chrissy Teigen, voted one of Time’s 2017 “25 Most Influential People on the Internet,” was the latest to be blocked by the president.
Here’s a running list of people who have received the “@arealDonaldTrump blocked you” message on Twitter.
1. Laura Packard
- Diana Pearl
King’s latest movie adaptation, It — based on his iconic novel about the murderous clown Pennywise — hits theaters Sept. 8. King also banned Trump from watching his TV thriller series, Mr. Mercedes, which premiered on the Audience network earlier this month.
Donald Trump blocked me on Twitter. I am hereby »
- Yvonne Juris
The queen is back on the throne. On Twitter, Marina Sirtis announced she will return for the upcoming Young Justice revival.As reported earlier, the animated series is being revived for a third season. The show, which follows a team of teenage DC superheroes, aired its first two seasons on Cartoon Network before ending in 2013.Read More… »
LeVar Burton has won National Selfie Day.
The unofficial holiday on Wednesday clogged social media feeds with users posting pictures of themselves and friends. Celebrities had to get in on the fun, too.
But it was the Geordi La Forge actor who took top honors when he broke out a photo from a few years back that featured the cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation, along with a sad looking William Shatner.
"Oh, it's #NationalSelfieDay That explains this all over my timeline...," Burton wrote with the picture.
- Ryan Parker
The Australian actress and former NFL player-turned-actor said “I do” in an eclectic, lavish ceremony at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Saturday, and People has an exclusive look inside their big day.
“We love the tradition of marriage, and we love being able to call each other husband and wife,” Whelan, 35, said. “We both understand that our relationship takes work, and we made a choice that that’s what we are wanting. Both of our parents are still together, and so we have been around a very traditional environment our whole lives. »
- Jeff Nelson
Director and documentarian Mark Hartley scores both a film history and comedy success with this ‘wild, untold’ account of the 1980s film studio that was both revered and despised by everyone who had contact with it. The ‘cast list’ of interviewees is encyclopedic, everybody has a strong opinion, and some of them don’t need four-letter words to describe their experience!
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films
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Machete Maidens Unleashed!
Umbrella Entertainment (Au, all-region
2014 / Color / 1:77 widescreen / 106 min. / Street Date April 4, 2017 / Available from Umbrella Entertainment / 34.99
Starring: Menahem Golan, Yoram Globus, Al Ruban, Alain Jakubowicz, Albert Pyun, Alex Winter, Allen DeBevoise, Avi Lerner, Barbet Schroeder, Bo Derek, Boaz Davidson, Cassandra Peterson, Catherine Mary Stewart, Charles Matthau, Christopher C. Dewey, Christopher Pearce, Cynthia Hargrave, Dan Wolman, Daniel Loewenthal, David Del Valle, David Paulsen, David Sheehan, David Womark, Diane Franklin, Dolph Lundgren, Edward R. Pressman, »
- Glenn Erickson
Director: Anthony Hickox Cast: Zach Galligan, Bruce Campbell, Alexander Godunov, David Carradine, Deborah Foreman, John Rhys-Davies, Michelle Johnson, Sophie Ward, Marina Sirtis, Monika Schnarre, Martin Kemp, David Warner, Mihaly ‘Michu’ Meszaros. Lionsgate has compiled a collectors edition Blu-Ray of the cult horror/fantasy classics Waxwork (1988) and Waxwork II: Lost in Time (1991). Waxwork Review Mark […]
Dallas' Alien Expo is now becoming Famous Monsters Convention due to the amount of highly requested creature-centric guests! In addition to the Lone Gunmen (The X-Files) joining the convention, the co-director and special effects cinematographer of Shin Godzilla will be in attendance for a special screening of the film.
Press Release: Due to the overwhelming requests for Famous Monsters-themed guests and an increasing demand for more science fiction and horror, Alien Expo in Dallas has now become Famous Monsters Convention Dallas, which will feature even more genre film and television stars!
Joining the previously announced Lone Gunmen of The X-Files will be the superstar director and special effects supervisor of Shin Godzilla, a special reunion of co-stars from Star Trek: The Next Generation, a celebration of the 35th anniversary of Blade Runner with Sean Young, and many more vendors, artists, and Vr experiences — along with the second annual Silver Scream Film and Comic Festival! »
- Tamika Jones
Stars: Eric Balfour, Bianca A. Santos, Romeo Miller, Patrick Muldoon, Heather Tom, Brendan Wayne, Marina Sirtis, Amy Argyle, Tony Ketcham, Jake T. Getman, Izabella Alvarez, Taylor Carr, Ashley Doris, Demetrius Stear, Baker Chase Powell | Written by Gabriel Campisi | Directed by Jared Cohn
For years, the old woman in the woods has secretly kept the wolves of the forest at bay. When the woman dies, the creatures suddenly attack the residents of a nearby town. As more people turn up dead, the townsfolk discover something far more sinister than wolves lurking in the woods and wage a bloody battle against the ruthless creatures. As the wolves begin to overrun the town, only the woman’s granddaughter holds the key to stopping the bloodbath before it’s too late…
Writer/director Jared Cohn has been carving out somewhat of a decent horror career in recent years, both in front and behind the camera. »
- Phil Wheat
David Baldwin Jan 30, 2017
Disney's Gargoyles was filled to the brim with creativity, mythology and great characterisation...
To get a sense of why Disney series Gargoyles stands as one of the more ambitious animated serials to have come out of the 90s, a good place to start is the episode Avalon Part 2. The second in a three part narrative taken from the show’s elongated second season, it begins with one iteration of the villainous Archmage, voiced with glorious ham by David Warner, asking a doppelganger whether he’s certain he knows what to do. To which the doppelganger replies “I should… I watched you do it.”
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Said exchange doesn’t make much sense until the end of the episode, when the lines are repeated to an audience now fully informed, who have just seen two versions of the same character travel between »
10 items from 2017
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