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7 items from 2015


Ashley Bell, Pat Healy in Keating’s ’70s Survival Horror, Carnage Park

5 May 2015 1:42 PM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Young filmmaker Mickey Keating, whose sci-fi tinged Pod just premiered at SXSW, sets his sights on survival horror in the upcoming Carnage Park, now set to star Ashley Bell (The Last Exorcism), Pat Healy (Cheap Thrills), Darby Stanchfield (Scandal) and Alan Ruck (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off).  Set in the late 1970s, Keating previously told Shock it…

The post Ashley Bell, Pat Healy in Keating’s ’70s Survival Horror, Carnage Park appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

- Samuel Zimmerman

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Horror Sniper Pic ‘Carnage Park’ Sets Its Sight On Four Leads – Cannes

5 May 2015 12:51 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Ashley Bell, Darby Stanchfield, Pat Healy and Alan Ruck are boarding crime caper/horror pic Carnage Park. Written and directed by Mickey Keating, the film goes into production on May 11 in Los Angeles. CAA is representing domestic sales during the Cannes Film Festival market.  Set during the 1970s, Carnage Park follows a pair of wannabe crooks who botch a bank heist and flee into the desert. There, they stumble upon Carnage Park, a remote wilderness occupied… »

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Take Two: Do I Still Hate Ferris Bueller?

16 April 2015 5:08 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Our weekly series in which writers revisit for the first time in ages their youthful passions and reconsider how well they hold up with the passage of time. When “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off: was released in 1986, I was 17 years old ( a surly, difficult 17 years old); which is to say,I was the exact same age as the character Ferris Bueller; which is to say, the worst possible age to enjoy a film about him. To this put in some context, growing up in the late 1970’s and early 80’s was a glorious time to be a very young movie-goer.  Comedies in particular – were at their most bawdy and anarchic, which is exactly what a 10 year old boy wants. We were allowed to see on the screen in those days all sorts things that it is now horrifying to imagine a 10 year old was allowed to see; but as a 10 year old, »

- Richard Rushfield

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Laff Launches on Multiple Platforms, Acquires ‘Spin City’ Rights

15 April 2015 9:20 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Laff, the country’s first-ever, over-the-air broadcast comedy television network officially launched on Wednesday. In time for its debut, the network has licensed the broadcast television rights to all 145 episodes of sitcom “Spin City” from Paramount Worldwide Television Licensing & Distribution. Michael J. Fox headlined four seasons of “Spin City,” which centered around life inside the New York City mayor’s office.  The series also featured Heather Locklear, Barry Bostwick, Richard Kind, Alan Ruck and Connie BrittonCharlie Sheen replaced Fox for the series’ final two seasons. See Photos: The Faces of Pilot Season 2015 The addition of “Spin City” brings Laff »

- Joe Otterson

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Goodbye to 'Justified,' a sharp-tongued, quick-drawing pleasure to the end

13 April 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

"You make me pull, I put you down." These eight words are deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens in a nutshell — and Elmore Leonard in a nutshell as well. The eight words, first presented in that order in Leonard's short story "Fire in the Hole" (expanding on a supporting player in a few earlier Leonard novels), tell you that Raylan is a man with both a rigid code and a high opinion of himself. And that he has to say them out loud — in this case to his former friend and present nemesis Boyd Crowder — suggests Raylan is a man who very much enjoys opportunities to put his code, and gun, into action. As dialogue goes, it is simple and spare while telling you everything you need to know — the perfect Elmore Leonard sentence. TV veteran Graham Yost took that line off the page and put it into the mouth »

- Alan Sepinwall

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Class Disparities and Prostitution Tackled in Early Female Director's Drama

23 January 2015 5:01 PM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Pioneering woman director Lois Weber socially conscious drama 'Shoes' among Library of Congress' Packard Theater movies (photo: Mary MacLaren in 'Shoes') In February 2015, National Film Registry titles will be showcased at the Library of Congress' Packard Campus Theater – aka the Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation – in Culpeper, Virginia. These range from pioneering woman director Lois Weber's socially conscious 1916 drama Shoes to Robert Zemeckis' 1985 blockbuster Back to the Future. Another Packard Theater highlight next month is Sam Peckinpah's ultra-violent Western The Wild Bunch (1969), starring William Holden and Ernest Borgnine. Also, Howard Hawks' "anti-High Noon" Western Rio Bravo (1959), toplining John Wayne and Dean Martin. And George Cukor's costly remake of A Star Is Born (1954), featuring Academy Award nominees Judy Garland and James Mason in the old Janet Gaynor and Fredric March roles. There's more: Jeff Bridges delivers a colorful performance in »

- Andre Soares

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Exclusive: VH1’s ‘90s Throwback Series, ‘Hindsight,’ Predicts the Future of AOL

5 January 2015 6:41 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Remember when AOL was all the rage -- or enraged users with its painstakingly slow login process -- and it was the only way to connect to the Internet? Do you ever wish you could go back in time and relive the entire experience?

VH1 is giving you that chance when its new scripted series, Hindsight, premieres on Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 10 pm Et. The show will explore what happens if you could go back and do it all over again.

Watch: Jon Hamm's '90s Dating Show Past Resurfaces

ETonline has an exclusive clip from the premiere, during which we meet Becca (Laura Ramsey), who -- on the eve of her second wedding -- wakes up on the morning of her first wedding day in 1995. Now, transported 20 years back in time to life in New York City, Becca must reconnect with her best friend Lolly (Sarah Goldberg) and convince her that she’s from the future »

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