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Lost in Space Date Announcement Trailer Arrives

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Today Netflix has released the trailer for the reboot of Lost In Space, and I've got to say I cant wait to watch this series. So let's stop wasting time and check out the date announcement trailer below.

Was I the only one running around screaming after this, maybe ... I dunno? All I know is I am all aboard the hype train for this series. I was a fan of the 1960's series in which Dr. John Robinson (Guy Williams), his wife Dr. Maureen Robinson (June Lockhart) and their children Judy (Marta Kristen), Penny (Angela Cartwright) and Will (Bill Mumy) leave Earth to investigate a planet suitable for human life. Joining the Robinsons on their joureny are Major Don West (Mark Goddard), pilot of the Jupiter 2 Spaceship. The Robot, who has mistakenly been called Robby the Robot, and the man who caused the Robinson family to become "Lost", Dr. Zachary
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World Premiere Streaming Event Of Noir Classic "T-men", November 24

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Cinema Retro has received the following press release from the Classicflix.com:

For one night only, fans of classic film noir will be able to watch a free streaming World Premiere of the recently restored thriller T-Men (1947) on Friday, November 24, hosted by ClassicFlix. Anthony Mann's breakout film will be part of the home video label’s “Black and White Friday,” which will be streaming the film in high definition on their YouTube channel from 5:00 Pm to 7:00 Pm Pt*.

The ground-breaking film recently made its Blu-ray™ debut after undergoing major restoration. The T-Men Special Edition Blu-ray is loaded with bonus features and a 24-page booklet. During the screening ClassicFlix will be hosting a giveaway of T-Men Special Edition via their Twitter page, in addition to a special low-price offering for fans who wish to buy the Blu-ray. Instructions on how to participate in the giveaway will be posted
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T-Men — Special Edition

Found: a must-see Film noir in all its brutal glory, restored to a level of quality not seen in years. Anthony Mann and John Alton made their reputations with ninety minutes of chiaroscuro heaven — it’s one of the best-looking noirs ever. With extras produced by Alan K. Rode.




1947 / B&W / 1:37 flat full frame / Special Edition / 92 min. / Street Date October 10, 2017 / 39.99

Starring: Dennis O’Keefe, Alfred Ryder, Wallace Ford, Charles McGraw, Jane Randolph, Art Smith, Herbert Heyes, Jack Overman, John Wengraf, June Lockhart, Keefe Brasselle, James Seay, Tito Vuolo, John Newland, Reed Hadley.

Cinematography: John Alton

Film Editor: Fred Allen

Original Music: Paul Sawtell

Written by John C. Higgins, story Virginia Kellogg

Produced by Aubrey Schenck, Edward Small

Directed by Anthony Mann

Wow — I’ve seen T-Men many times, but never like this. It’s always listed as a significant success, a trend-starter, a career-launcher, but only
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Could You Imagine Halloween Without Jamie Lee Curtis? It Almost Happened

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Jamie Lee Curtis surprised everyone by announcing that she's returning to the Halloween franchise, which launched her career into superstardom, but did you know that she almost didn't get the part? Director John Carpenter originally wanted Anne Lockhart, the daughter of Lassie actress June Lockhart, to play the role of Laurie Strode. Debra Hill, a producer for the film, felt Curtis would have a greater value for the film's publicity because she is the daughter of Janet Leigh, who famously starred in the psychological horror film Psycho. Carpenter had never seen Curtis's acting chops, but later admitted he "was absolutely wrong" after her stellar performance in the movie, and we'd have to agree. Can you imagine anyone else besides Curtis playing the younger sibling of Michael Myers? We can't either.
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Lost in Space: Molly Parker Lands Female Lead in Netflix Reboot

Lost in Space: Molly Parker Lands Female Lead in Netflix Reboot
And here’s to you, Mrs. Robinson.

Deadwood‘s Molly Parker has been cast as Robinson family matriarch/scientist Maureen in Netflix’s reboot of Lost in Space, TVLine has learned. She will star opposite Black SailsToby Stephens, who is set to play patriarch John in the streamer’s 10-episode remake. The cast also includes Falling SkiesTaylor Russell as John and Maureen’s eldest daughter Judy.

RelatedGilmore Girls Creator: Netflix Revival Follows ‘Three Women at a Crossroads’

The role of Maureen was originated in the classic ’60s series by June Lockhart and later played by Mimi Rogers in the 1998 film adaptation.
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Lost in Space: Toby Stephens (Black Sails) to Star in Netflix Remake

Lost in Space has a new lead. Deadline reports Toby Stephens has joined Netflix's upcoming remake of the classic 1960s series.The sci-fi drama follows the adventures of the Robinson family as they travel through hostile territory in outer space. The original series ran from 1965 to 1968 on CBS and starred Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen, Angela Cartwright, and Billy Mumy.Read More…
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Lost In Space: First Casting Revealed for Netflix Remake

TV Line reports actress Taylor Russell has been cast as Judy Robinson in the new Lost In Space TV show reboot, coming to Netflix in 2018. Ms. Russell played Evelyn in the fifth and final season of Noah Wyle's Falling Skies, which ended its run on TNT in 2015.In the original series, Judy was the eldest child of Dr. John Robinson (Guy Williams) and Dr. Maureen Robinson (June Lockhart). Mark Goddard, Bill Mummy, Angela Cartwright, and Jonathan Harris also starred. Read More…
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Netflix 'Lost in Space' Reboot to Debut in 2018

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2016-07-01T11:47:42-07:00Netflix 'Lost in Space' Reboot to Debut in 2018

A rebooted version of Lost in Space, the classic campy 1960s TV series has been long in the making, but Netflix announced this week that it will bring a 10-episode reboot series to the service by sometime in 2018. The series boasts an unusual pedigree, including producer Zack Estrin (Prison Break), writers Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless (Power Rangers), and director Neil Marshall (Game of Thrones).

The original Lost in Space, starring June Lockhart and Guy Williams, aired on CBS between 1965 and 1968 and followed the adventures of the Robinsons, a family trying to get home after their space mission is derailed by sabotage.

The series was adapted to film in 1998; the reboot starring William Hurt, Matt LeBlanc, Gary Oldman, Heather Graham and Mimi Rogers was a critical and box-office bomb.

A reboot television series
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Lost In Space: Netflix Orders Reboot of Classic '60s Series

Never fear, Smith is here! Netflix has ordered the first season of the Lost In Space TV show remake from Legendary TV, with an eye toward a 2018 premiere. Season one of Lost In Space will consist of 10 one-hour episodes, based on Irwin Allen's original sci-fi series. Premiering in 1965, Lost In Space was cancelled after three seasons on CBS, leaving the characters' fates unresolved. The original series starred Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen, Bill Mumy, Angela Cartwright, and Jonathan Harris.As with the 1960s classic, the new Lost In Space will feature the Robinson family, The series comes from writers Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, with Prison Break's Zach Estrin set as showrunner. The trio will executive produce alongside Synthesis Entertainment’s Kevin Burns and Jon Jashni. Applebox’s Neil Marshall and Marc Helwig are also executive producing. Marshall will direct several
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‘Lost In Space’ Remake Finally Blasts Off, Heads To Netflix

‘Lost In Space’ Remake Finally Blasts Off, Heads To Netflix
Continuing their ongoing domination of all past and present media, Netflix has ordered a “Lost In Space” remake series. Deadline reports that the streaming service has given Legendary TV a 10-episode straight-to-series order for “Lost In Space,” after competitively outbidding others for a development deal back in November. It will premiere sometime in 2018.

Read More: Fan-Made “Lost In Space” Animated Pilot Should Go To Series

The original “Lost In Space” series was broadcast on CBS for three seasons from 1965-1968. Set in the year 1997, 32 years into the future from 1965, the series followed the Robinson family as they plan to colonize deep space. Though initially headed to a planet near the star Alpha Centauri, the Robinson family are veered wildly off course when Dr. Zachary Smith, a foreign secret agent, tries to sabotage the mission and unintentionally sends them hurdling hopelessly through space.

The series starred Guy Williams and June Lockhart
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Blu-ray Review: Troll / Troll 2 Double Feature

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In the wake of the success of Joe Dante’s classic Gremlins in the mid-’80s, movie theaters were flooded with low-budget horror movies about pint-sized creatures wreaking havoc on unsuspecting humans. No one took better advantage of this phenomenon than Charles Band, who would build a dynasty of films about little monsters first with his Empire Pictures and later with Full Moon Features—everything from Ghoulies to Puppet Master, Demonic Toys to Dolls. One of Empire’s first fantasy horror films about little monsters, 1986’s Troll makes its HD debut on Scream Factory’s Blu-ray alongside its notorious sequel, Troll 2, often considered one of the worst movies ever made.

The original Troll, directed by makeup effects legend John Carl Buechler in his feature debut, tells the story of the Potter family, recent transplants to a San Francisco apartment complex who begin to notice strange goings-on in their building,
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Fiery Red-Head Hayward Is TCM's Star of the Month

Susan Hayward. Susan Hayward movies: TCM Star of the Month Fiery redhead Susan Hayward it Turner Classic Movies' Star of the Month in Sept. 2015. The five-time Best Actress Oscar nominee – like Ida Lupino, a would-be Bette Davis that only sporadically landed roles to match the verve of her thespian prowess – was initially a minor Warner Bros. contract player who went on to become a Paramount second lead in the early '40s, a Universal leading lady in the late '40s, and a 20th Century Fox star in the early '50s. TCM will be presenting only three Susan Hayward premieres, all from her Fox era. Unfortunately, her Paramount and Universal work – e.g., Among the Living, Sis Hopkins, And Now Tomorrow, The Saxon Charm – which remains mostly unavailable (in quality prints), will remain unavailable this month. Highlights of the evening include: Adam Had Four Sons (1941), a sentimental but surprisingly
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Two-Time Oscar Winner Cooper on TCM: Pro-War 'York' and Eastwood-Narrated Doc

Gary Cooper movies on TCM: Cooper at his best and at his weakest Gary Cooper is Turner Classic Movies' “Summer Under the Stars” star today, Aug. 30, '15. Unfortunately, TCM isn't showing any Cooper movie premiere – despite the fact that most of his Paramount movies of the '20s and '30s remain unavailable. This evening's features are Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), Sergeant York (1941), and Love in the Afternoon (1957). Mr. Deeds Goes to Town solidified Gary Cooper's stardom and helped to make Jean Arthur Columbia's top female star. The film is a tad overlong and, like every Frank Capra movie, it's also highly sentimental. What saves it from the Hell of Good Intentions is the acting of the two leads – Cooper and Arthur are both excellent – and of several supporting players. Directed by Howard Hawks, the jingoistic, pro-war Sergeant York was a huge box office hit, eventually earning Academy Award nominations in several categories,
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U.N.C.L.E.: Will International Moviegoers Save WB's Domestic Box Office Flop?

'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' 2015: Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer. 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' movie is a domestic box office bomb: Will it be saved by international filmgoers? Directed by Sherlock Holmes' Guy Ritchie and toplining Man of Steel star Henry Cavill and The Lone Ranger costar Armie Hammer, the Warner Bros. release The Man from U.N.C.L.E. has been a domestic box office disaster, performing about 25 percent below – already quite modest – expectations. (See also: “'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' Movie: Bigger Box Office Flop Than Expected.”) This past weekend, the $80 million-budget The Man from U.N.C.L.E. collected a meager $13.42 million from 3,638 North American theaters, averaging $3,689 per site. After five days out, the big-screen reboot of the popular 1960s television series starring Robert Vaughn and David McCallum has taken in a mere $16.77 million. For comparison's sake:
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WB Drops Another Bomb: 'U.N.C.L.E.' Flops Disastrously in North America

'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' with Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer. 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.' box office: Bigger domestic flop than expected? Before I address the box office debacle of Warner Bros.' The Man from U.N.C.L.E., I'd like remark upon the fact that 2015 has been a notable year at the North American box office. That's when the dinosaurs of Jurassic World smashed Hulk and his fellow Halloween-costumed Marvel superheroes of Avengers: Age of Ultron. And smashed them good: $636.73 million vs. $457.52 million. (See also: 'Jurassic World' beating 'The Avengers' worldwide and domestically?) At least in part for sentimental (or just downright morbid) reasons – Paul Walker's death in a car accident in late 2013 – Furious 7 has become by far the highest-grossing The Fast and the Furious movie in the U.S. and Canada: $351.03 million. (Shades of Heath Ledger's unexpected death
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Long Before Day-Lewis, Oscar-Nominated Actor Played Lincoln: TCM 'Stars' Series Continues

Raymond Massey ca. 1940. Raymond Massey movies: From Lincoln to Boris Karloff Though hardly remembered today, the Toronto-born Raymond Massey was a top supporting player – and sometime lead – in both British and American movies from the early '30s all the way to the early '60s. During that period, Massey was featured in nearly 50 films. Turner Classic Movies generally selects the same old MGM / Rko / Warner Bros. stars for its annual “Summer Under the Stars” series. For that reason, it's great to see someone like Raymond Massey – who was with Warners in the '40s – be the focus of a whole day: Sat., Aug. 8, '15. (See TCM's Raymond Massey movie schedule further below.) Admittedly, despite his prestige – his stage credits included the title role in the short-lived 1931 Broadway production of Hamlet – the quality of Massey's performances varied wildly. Sometimes he could be quite effective; most of the time, however, he was an unabashed scenery chewer,
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Troll Is Returning as an Animated Feature and Series

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It looks like Troll is the latest classic film to get the remake/reboot treatment, as today brings word of an animated revival on both the big and small screens.  Come inside to learn more! 

There's a new wizard in town!  Sort of.  Sc Films International, a London-based company, is in pre-production for a new project which will reprise 'Troll', a 1986 cult classic.  It is to be produced as an animated film and television series titled Troll: The Rise of Harry Potter, Jr.  However, do not confuse this with the J.K. Rowling franchise as Harry Potter, Harry Potter Jr., and his family were characters in Troll which was independently produced and distributed 11 years before Rowling's version!

The general synopsis is that the animated feature will revisit the magical world created in the original Troll film.  Envision an evil, magical troll wizard as the villain doing what villains
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Photo Flash: Tony Winner June Lockhart Celebrates 90th Birthday with Greene's Big Band of Barristers

Hundreds of people filled Beverly Canon Gardens on Thursday evening, June 25 to honor actress June Lockhart on the occasion of her 90th birthday. Gary Greene, Esq. and His Big Band of Barristers played the classic songs from the big band era as members of the audience sang and danced. Beverly Hills City Councilmember Nancy Krasne presented Lockhart with a proclamation and noted that Lockhart resided in Beverly Hills for more than two decades from the 1940s to the mid 1960s. Scroll down for photos from the event
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Lost In Space Complete Series Blu-Ray Hits September 15th Packed With Extras

The coolest thing you’re going to find all year is hitting on September 15th, and it’s packed with goodies. It’s the 50th Anniversary of Lost in Space, and the complete series is going to be available on Blu-Ray, and the release gives you a lot for your money.

Not only does the release have over 7 hours of total bonus content, but it has brand new featurettes, new commentary tracks on episodes, and tons of archival footage.

This is an amazing package that is not only something for fans of the show, but is a great opportunity to expose the show to millions of new ones.

Much as the show has gone down in history as something of a goof, you might be surprised at how much future shows owe to this one, and not just by way of carving out a bit of cultural popularity for the sci-fi genre.
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Lost in Space Celebrates 50th With Blu-ray Release

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With all the attention on Star Trek‘s 50th anniversary in 2016, we overlooked its predecessor is hitting its Golden Anniversary this fall. 20th Century Home Entertainment reminded us today with the following exciting announcement.

Los Angeles, CA (April 7, 2015) – Danger, Will Robinson! Danger! Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment pays tribute to one of the most iconic television series of all-time as “Lost in Space” – The Complete Series arrives on Blu-ray for the first time ever on September 15. Running from 1965-1968, this collection allows fans to bring home Irwin Allen’s intergalactic family saga that earned an enormous following of devoted fans over the years. Set in the space age future of 1997, follow the heart-racing, cliff-hanging adventures of John Robinson™ and his family aboard the Jupiter 2™, along with Robot B-9™ and the delightfully devious Dr. Zachary Smith™.

Produced with Space Productions, Inc. and Synthesis Entertainment, this massive 18-disc set contains all 83 episodes remastered in high definition,
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