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Review: Prison (Blu-ray)

  • DailyDead
“I got the habit of drinking Lysol in Gainesville in ’49. You ever been to Florida? I never saw the beach.” Cresus (Lincoln Kilpatrick) tells this to Burke (Viggo Mortensen) in a rather sad confession of a lifer. The two are recently assigned cellmates at a newly reopened penitentiary, which looks like a set from an Aip film starring Vincent Price in the 1960’s.

The American directing debut of Renny Harlin tells the story of a prison haunted by the ghost of an executed inmate. This ghost however is as much of the psychological as it is the external; the men in this prison are haunted by their own past, present, and the horrors of the future.

Produced by Charles Band for Empire Pictures in the late 1980’s, Prison is one of the studio’s smartest films. C. Courtney Joyner contributes a surprisingly deep screenplay for a supernatural horror film. The large ensemble cast,
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Pre-BuddhaFest Press Conference Pictures

Melissa Balin, Danny Glover, Melissa Etheridge attending Pre-BuddhaFest Press Conference.Photo copyright richard shotwell / PR Photos. Melissa Balin, Danny Glover, Melissa Etheridge attending Pre-BuddhaFest Press Conference.Photo copyright richard shotwell / PR Photos. Melissa Balin, Danny Glover, Melissa Etheridge attending Pre-BuddhaFest Press Conference.Photo copyright richard shotwell / PR Photos. Melissa Balin, Danny Glover, Melissa Etheridge attending Pre-BuddhaFest Press Conference.Photo copyright richard shotwell / PR Photos. Melissa Balin, Danny Glover, Melissa Etheridge attending Pre-BuddhaFest Press Conference.Photo copyright richard shotwell / PR Photos. 10/21/2010 - Melissa Balin, Danny Glover, Melissa Etheridge - Pre-BuddhaFest Press Conference to Raise Awareness In Final Days Before Vote on California Prop 19 - Ivan Kane's Cafe Was - Hollywood, CA, USA © richard
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Spears Pulls Out of Comeback Club Show

  • WENN
Britney Spears has fans guessing about when she'll make her big comeback performance after reportedly pulling the plug on a show in Los Angeles late on Wednesday night. The singer was expected to take the stage with her band at hip Los Angeles club Forty Deuce, where she swapped costumes with dancers in December, but failed to show. On the club's website, boss Ivan Kane says, "She came on stage during rehearsals, looking very hot, with four back-up dancers and sang three songs. They ran through the set several times, the choreography was smokin', and she sounded great." But Spears decided that she needed more time to rehearse for her comeback performance, and left devotees disappointed. A handful of semi-secret shows are lined up for Los Angeles next week.

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