7 items from 2015
There is only one correct way to prepare for the Oscars: resentfully watching every bad, dubious, or weird movie starring this year's honorees and feeling smug about it. StreamFix is here to help. Here are five weird choices streaming on Netflix to get you caught up on some of the 2014 nominees. "Chalet Girl" with Felicity Jones Felicity Jones would have more of a chance at an Oscar if she just called herself "the other Carey Mulligan" and dealt with it. Anyway, remember "Chalet Girl"? It was about Felicity Jones and Ed Westwick enjoying wonderful times on the slopes. Let us consult The New York Times' review for some insight into this cinematic journey: "'Chalet Girl' may not be particularly creative or genre busting or even a great example of a romantic comedy. But its premise might make you smile." I know I always go to the movies for »
- Louis Virtel
I hope you’re watching Celebrity Name Game, and the ratings indicate that you very well may be. The game show that, according to host Craig Ferguson, hopes to push the boundaries of the genre, has been renewed for a second season, and has announced its upcoming celebrity guests.
Check out the list, and make sure you’re tuning in.
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Angela Kinsey & Vivica A Fox
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Michael Ealy & Mario Lopez
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Katy Mixon & Mario Lopez
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- Marc Eastman
You're seeing that damn J-Lo movie this weekend, right? I already saw it! Get this: creepier and better than you think! Definitely better than "Obsessed," which was not good or campy enough for human consumption. After you get your fix of the delicious Ryan Guzman, check back online to watch some of these classic stalker titles. Fatal Attraction (Netflix) Glenn Close is right: This movie is dated and treats mentally ill people unfairly. Here's where Glenn Close is wrong: It's still a watchable, entertaining movie still because Glenn Close is the best damn actress of the past 40 years. She is a risky artist who somehow got to be a gigantic star, and she did it by choosing projects that almost no one else could tackle. Adore her forever. "Dangerous Liaisons" is also an insane treat. Why did she do "Albert Nobbs" to us? Stalker (Hulu) The world did the right »
- Louis Virtel
Earlier this year, The Fosters lost a lot of ratings steam towards the end of its first season. Will the numbers continue to slip in season two or, will they grow? Will this family drama be cancelled or renewed for a third season instead? Stay tuned!
The Fosters revolves around an interracial lesbian couple who are raising a blended family of foster, biological, and adopted kids in San Diego. The TV show's cast includes Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, Jake T. Austin, Hayden Byerly, David Lambert, Maia Mitchell, Danny Nucci, and Cierra Ramirez.
Below are the TV show's ratings, typically the best way to tell if a series will be cancelled or renewed. These figures will be updated as the weeks progress: (more…) »
The ten-episode adaptation of "The Lincoln Lawyer" author Michael Connelly's best-selling Harry Bosch book series stars Titus Welliver as the Lapd homicide detective seeking a child killer who escapes custody and begins a murderous rampage across Los Angeles. [Source: Deadline]
Game of Thrones
IMAX and HBO have pushed back the theatrical screenings of two episodes of "Game of Thrones" by one week. Instead of a January 23rd launch, the two final episodes of the show's fourth season will run from January 29th through February 5th.
The delay also allows an expansion from 150 to up to 200 screens for the event due to fan demand. The screening event will also include the worldwide debut of an exclusive trailer for the fifth season. [Source: The L.A. Times]
- Garth Franklin
It has also ordered the reality show “Job or No Job.” The new series will follow one young adult per episode on his/her journey to land a first job. Each job seeker will go on three interviews, and we will watch the intense ride to find out if he or she lands three, two, one or zero offers.
- Tim Kenneally
“Job” follows a young adult through interviews on a quest to land a job. It hails from the “Undercover Boss” team of Studio Lambert/All3Media America. Stephen Lambert, Eli Holzman, Greg Goldman and Sara Quick are exec producers.
“Fosters” has been a critical fave for its depiction of a complicated sprawling family headed by two moms. The drama toplined by Teri Polo, Sherri Saum and Jake T. Austin is produced by Jennifer Lopez’s Nuyorican Prods. for ABC Family.
“Fosters” will complete the second half of its second season starting on Jan. 19.
- Cynthia Littleton
7 items from 2015
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