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Bj Colangelo’s Top 15 Horror Movies of 2014

18 December 2014 7:32 AM, PST | | See recent Icons of Fright news »

We’re only half a month away from 2015, and it’s time to look back on the year, jump on our soap boxes, and crank out our “Best of the Year” lists.  2014 may have been a weak year for theatrical horror films, but the independent circuit was booming. I saw films in 2014 that have become lifetime favorites, and had some of the most fun watching films that I’ve had in a long time.  As always, this is my *~*~opinion*~* on the fifteen best horror films of 2014.

Honorable Mentions: The Purge: Anarchy, The Cemetery, Oculus, and Life After Beth.

15) Nightbreed: Director’S Cut

Admittedly, this is sort of a cheat.  If you follow me on twitter or Instagram, you’d know that thanks to my wonderful man-candy, my house is a proverbial shrine to Clive Barker’s Nightbreed.  Foreign posters, original artwork, old theatre advertisements, figurines, the film on »

- BJ Colangelo

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MovieWeb's 2014 Holiday Gift Guide!

1 December 2014 12:29 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

It gets harder and harder each and every year to find that perfect gift for the one you love. Thanksgiving is over, so its time to get a jump start on your Christmas shopping today! We've collected all of the biggest and best Blu-ray and DVD releases available this year in one convenient place. Whether you're hunting for Dad, Mom, a cousin, your kids or that long distant Aunt whose been living in a commune for the past three years, you simply can't go wrong with the gift of movies, or a favorite TV show. From the biggest Hollywood blockbusters to a few cult favorites, and even a very obscure release for that one snobby cinefile on your list, we have everyone covered...Even you! Take a look, and discover that finding the perfect gift really isn't that hard. Not when everyone loves a good film! Here is the best »

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‘You’ll Be The Death Of Me’ Hooks Evan Katz As Director

20 November 2014 1:45 PM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

E.L. “Evan” Katz has signed on to direct You’ll Be The Death Of Me for Lionsgate. Todd Lieberman, David Hoberman and Alex Young at Mandeville are producing from a script by Mark Hammer. The comedy thriller follows two single New Yorkers whose budding romance is complicated by the attention of a masked knife-wielding psychopath. Katz is repped by Gersh, manager Jeremy Platt and attorney Kim Stenton. The director’s film Cheap Thrills, about a scheming couple who put a struggling family man and his old friend through a series of twisted dares one evening, bowed at SXSW and stars Pat Healy, David Koechner, Ethan Embry and Sara Paxton. Pic sold to Drafthouse Films, won the Audience Award and was the critic’s pick for Best First Feature.

Photo Credit: Randy Perry


- Anthony D'Alessandro

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Lionsgate Taps Evan Katz to Direct Comedy-Thriller ‘You’ll Be the Death of Me’

20 November 2014 1:35 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

E.L. “Evan” Katz will direct comedy-thriller “You’ll Be the Death of Me” for Mandeville Pictures with Lionsgate distributing.

Mandeville’s Todd Lieberman will produce. Katz will direct from a script by Mark Hammer that tells the story of two single New Yorkers who find their budding romance complicated by the attention of a masked knife-wielding psychopath.

Katz directed 2013′s “Cheap Thrills,” starring Pat Healy, Ethan Embry, David Koechner and Sara Paxton, as his first feature. It sold to Drafthouse Films and won the audience award at South by Southwest.

Katz also directed a segment in the recent “ABCs of Death 2″ horror anthology.

Katz is repped by Gersh, manager Jeremy Platt and attorney Kim Stenton.

Correction: A previous version of this story conflated E.L. Katz with Evan Katz, a producer on “24.” We regret the error.


- Dave McNary

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Sf Giants vs Kc Royals: Whose Team Are These Celebs On?

21 October 2014 2:31 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

The World Series gets underway tonight, and we know which celebrities will be watching.

The 2014 World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants finally kicks off Tuesday night.

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The team mascots Sluggerrr and Lou Seal are definitely ready!

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When it comes to October baseball, it doesn’t get any better than this. Everyone is ready, including the celebrities who just happen to be long time fans of either the Giants and the Royals.

Rooting for the Royals will be longtime fans Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, and Rob Riggle, along with Anchorman star David Koechner and Modern Family’s Eric Stonestreet (who is also a big Los Angeles Dodgers fan). But it’s not just the team that means so much to these five guys, it’s Kansas City as well.

In 2010 Rob, Paul and Jason held their first Big Slick Celebrity Weekend, benefiting Children »

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TVLine Items: Five-0's Latest Lost Reunion, Y&R Vet to B&B and More

21 October 2014 11:46 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Rebecca Mader is going back to the island.

The Lost vet is the latest alum from the beloved ABC drama to land a gig on CBS’ Hawaii Five-0.

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TVLine has confirmed that Lost’s erstwhile Charlotte will guest-star in an upcoming episode of the CBS procedural as Nicole, the dynamic, smart and edgy recovery specialist for a big insurance company. As she works closely with McGarrett on a case, Steve constantly second-guesses her motives, yet is genuinely impressed and amused by her various ploys.

(Rest assured, though, Mader will also share screen time with Lost »

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Terry O’Quinn, Stacy Keach, Eric McCormack Star in ‘Full Circle’ for DirecTV, Details

20 October 2014 2:33 PM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

DirecTV announced today that Terry O’Quinn, Stacy Keach, Chris Bauer, Rita Wilson, Brittany Snow, Patrick Fugit, David Koechner, Calista Flockhart, Eric McCormack and Kate Burton are all cast in the upcoming second season of Full Circle.The series will shoot in their Los Angeles Broadcasting Center with productions slated to begin before the end of the month. Full Circle will air in spring 2015.The tale revolves around Jimmy Parerra (Terry O’Quinn), a Chicago cop who, 18 years ago, inspired by Frank Serpico’s similar act in NYC, blew the whistle on police corruption in Chicago, which resulted in sending his own father-in-law, […] »

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'Buffy’s' Nicholas Brendon apologizes for arrest, says he’s going to rehab

20 October 2014 2:28 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Buffy’s” Nicholas Brendon apologizes for arrest, says he’s going to rehab Brendon says in a Facebook post his arrest was the result of mixing prescription painkiller with alcohol. "The result was embarrassing and unacceptable,” he explains. "I intend to seek appropriate treatment and therapy for my medical ailments as well as my emotional demons.” “The Walking Dead” holds up in Week 2 with Peyton Manning as a competition About 15.143 million watched last night’s episode. Henry Rollins goes from History channel to “He Never Died” horror-comedy miniseries The punk rocker, who currently host H2’s “10 Things  You Didn’t Know About,” has singed on to star in a miniseries based on the 2014 film “He Never Died,” which he also stars in. Click Read Full Post For More DirecTV’s “Full Circle” Season 2 cast includes Calista Flockhart, Eric McCormack, Kate Burton, Terry O’Quinn Also joining Season 2 are Chris Bauer, »

- Norman Weiss

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Calista Flockhart, Eric McCormack and Terry O'Quinn Join DirecTV's ‘Full Circle’ for Season 2

20 October 2014 2:23 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Full Circle” has a pretty full cast for its upcoming second season. The DirecTV anthology series has added a slew of actors for its sophomore run, including Stacy Keach, “Lost” alum Terry O'Quinn, Brittany Snow (“Pitch Perfect”), “Ally McBeal” veteran Calista Flockhart, Patrick Fugit (“Almost Famous”), David Koechner and “Perception” actor Eric McCormack. Also read: ‘Harry Potter’ Star Tom Felton: DirecTV's ‘Full Circle’ Was ‘a Challenge’ The first season of the series featured cast members including “Harry Potter” actor Tom Felton, “Friday Night Lights” star Minka Kelly and “Private Practice” alum Kate Walsh. O'Quinn will play Chicago cop Jimmy Parerra, »

- Tim Kenneally

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Calista Flockhart, Eric McCormack, Kate Burton Among 'Full Circle' Season 2 Cast (Exclusive)

20 October 2014 12:26 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

DirecTV has lined up another all-star cast for the second-season drama Full Circle. Joining the 10-episode series about a group of people whose lives are intertwined are Lost's Terry O’Quinn, Stacy Keach (Nebraska), Chris Bauer (True Blood), Rita Wilson (Girls, The Good Wife), Brittany Snow (Pitch Perfect), Patrick Fugit (Gone Girl), David Koechner (Anchorman 2), Calista Flockhart (Brothers and Sisters), Eric McCormack (Perception) and Kate Burton (Scandal, Grey's Anatomy), The Hollywood Reporter has learned. See more Faces of Fall 2014 Season two centers on Jimmy Parerra (O’Quinn), a Chicago cop who, 18 years ago, inspired by Frank Serpico’s

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- Lesley Goldberg

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Another Release Date Change for Scouts vs. Zombies

15 October 2014 9:21 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Scouts vs. Zombies is one living dead tale that won’t stay still. The film was recently pushed out of its March 13th slot by Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, with Paramount penciling in the coming-of-age zombie movie for February 20th. But now the film has shambled to another release date that’s fitting for the film, though it means fans will have to wait longer to see it.

According to Box Office Mojo, Scouts vs. Zombies will now come out on October 30th, 2015. Directed by Christopher Landon (Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones), Scouts vs. Zombies stars Tye Sheridan, Logan Miller, Joey Morgan, Sarah Dumont, David Koechner, Cloris Leachman, Halston Sage, and Patrick Schwarzenegger.

The story follows “three scouts who, on the eve of their last camp out, discover the true meaning of friendship when they attempt to save their town from a zombie outbreak.” We’ll keep Daily Dead readers updated on further announcements. »

- Derek Anderson

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Tracy Morgan: 'I can’t believe Walmart is blaming me for an accident that they caused'

30 September 2014 1:15 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Tracy Morgan: “I can’t believe Walmart is blaming me for an accident that they caused” The former “30 Rock” star responded to Walmart’s claim that his accident could’ve been prevented had he worn a seatbelt. "My friends and I were doing nothing wrong,” he said in a statement. "I want to thank my fans for sticking with me during this difficult time. I love you all. I’m fighting hard every day to get back.” Yvonne Strahovski joins “Astronaut Wives Club,” reuniting with “Chuck” co-creator She’ll play the wife of Mercury astronaut Scott Carpenter in the ABC drama from “Chuck’s” Josh Schwartz. “Married” and “You’re the Worst” renewed, but only one is staying on FX FX will send “You’re the Worst” to Fxx for its 2nd season, while both comedies will get a bigger run of 13 episodes, up from 10. Click Read Full Post »

- Norman Weiss

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Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd Top 'SNL's Biggest Box Office Earners

26 September 2014 11:42 AM, PDT | | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Out of all the comedy icons who launched their careers on Saturday Night Live, none have contributed more to the North American box office than Eddie Murphy, who helped rake in $5.79 billion with his 38 films. In a new infographic, Businessweek uses data from Rentrak to calculate the top 25 SNL veterans based on the gross revenue of their filmography. Dan Aykroyd came in at the Number Two spot ($4.26 billion), with Robert Downey Jr. rounding out the top three ($3.9 billion).

Most of the top 10 is fairly predictable: Ben Stiller comes in at »

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TVLine Items: Once Finds Belle's Mom, Earlier Haven, Nashville Guest and More

5 September 2014 10:34 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

After raising A.I., Frances O’Connor will now play mother to a fairy tale character.

Once Upon a Time has tapped the Mr Selfridge and Cashmere Mafia actress to guest-star as Belle’s mom Colette in Season 4, reports.

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Colette will appear in Episode 6 via flashbacks to Belle’s past, pre-Rumple. It will be revealed that she had an immense impact on her daughter’s life.

Once Upon a Time returns Sunday, Sept. 28, at 8/7c on ABC.

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Chrissy Teigen, Adam Pally, and more join 'The Getaway' season 2

5 September 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent - Inside TV news »

Can’t afford to travel the world? Live vicariously through your favorite celebrities. Esquire Network has confirmed exclusively to EW that its original series The Getaway will return for a second season on Oct. 15. From executive producer Anthony Bourdain, each episode of The Getaway explores a different city guided by a revolving cast of travel-loving celebs. Here’s a first look at the new season, along with the celebrity lineup for the first five episodes.

Chrissy Teigen (model) in Bangkok

Adam Pally (Happy Endings, The Mindy Project) in Las Vegas

Jack McBrayer (30 Rock) in Hawaii

Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks, Desperate Housewives »

- Breia Brissey

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

29 August 2014 8:21 AM, PDT | Sky Movies | See recent Sky Movies news »

Several years after the events of the original newsroom nonsense, the legendary Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) has been fired from his anchor job and is now estranged from his wife Veronica (Christina Applegate) and son. But when a rich Australian businessman starts a 24-hour cable news channel, Ron reunites the disbanded Channel 4 news team - Steve Carell's weatherman Brick, David Koechner's sports ace Champ and Paul Rudd's roving reporter Brian - with a vow to redefine broadcast journalism. Which they do. »

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Cheap Thrills DVD Review

25 July 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Director: E.L. Katz

Starring: Pat Healy, Ethan Embry, Sara Paxton, David Koechner, Amander Fuller

Running Time: 88 minutes

Certificate: 15

What would you do for money? How far would you go? That’s the simple idea that Cheap Thrills takes and runs with. It’s an easily relatable hook and one that everybody will consider throughout the running time of this gross but wonderful film that takes a disparaging look at the human race. There are many films that have taken the basic idea of posing questions and acting them out, but few have done it with as much glee and twisted enjoyment as Cheap Thrills.

Pat Healy plays Craig Daniels, a man who finds himself out of a job and risking eviction. One night he stumbles across an old friend, Vince (Embry), as well as a wealthy couple (Koechner and Paxton). The couple start daring the old friends to act irresponsibly »

- Luke Ryan Baldock

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Saturday Night Live's Most Shocking Fired Cast Members: From Robert Downey Jr. to Julia Louis-Dreyfus

19 July 2014 4:25 AM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Brooks Wheelan, Noel Wells, and John Milhiser are in good company! After just one season, the Saturday Night Live newbies were fired from the NBC sketch comedy this week, but they weren’t the first to be let go before their time. Over the years, tons of comedy stars couldn’t hack it on SNL. Stars like Mindy Kaling, David Koechner, Anthony Michael Hall, and Letterman band leader Paul Shaffer had short-lived careers on the hit show. Here are the most shocking stars who didn’t last on SNL: 1. Robert [...] »

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Giveaway: Win an 'Anchorman 2' Talking Figure Signed by Will Ferrell

10 July 2014 3:53 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Paramount's hit comedy sequel Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is currently available on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD, which comes with three versions of the movie including the Super-Sized R-Rated Version, with 763 new jokes that you couldn't see in theaters. Earlier this week, the Super-Sized R-Rated Version made its digital debut on iTunes, so fans who purchase Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues will also get this Super-Sized R-Rated Version as a part of the iTunes Extras. To celebrate, we have a giveaway of epic proportions. Not only can you win iTunes codes to check out all of these extra jokes, but one lucky grand prize winner will also take home a talking Ron Burgundy figure, signed by Will Ferrell, along with a t-shirt, Sex Panther cologne and a pair of mustache sunglasses. These prizes will be gone in a New York Minute, so act fast for your chance to win. »

- MovieWeb

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'No Clue' Clip Starring Amy Smart | Exclusive

17 June 2014 6:44 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Kyra (Amy Smart) and Leo (Brent Butt) try to have a nice, relaxing dinner in our exclusive scene from Entertainment One's No Clue, which debuted on DVD today, June 17. Carl Bessai directs this comedy centering on Kyra, a troubled woman who thinks she is asking a private detective for help in finding her missing brother, but in reality, she finds Leo (Brent Butt), a pen salesman who tries to fake his way through his first "case." Watch as Kyra and Leo's dinner gets off to an awkard start in our exclusive scene you can't see anywhere else.

When a beautiful, mysterious woman (Amy Smart) bursts into Leo's (Brent Butt) office begging for help in finding her missing brother, it's just another day in the life of a seasoned detective. The problem: Leo is not a detective. He's a pen salesman from across the hall. But how hard could it be? »

- MovieWeb

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