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Better Call Saul Season 2 Blu-ray and DVD Release Date and Details

19 September 2016 3:01 PM, PDT | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) returns with Jonathan BanksRhea Seehorn and Michael McKean in Better Call Saul Season 2. The hit AMC prequel series to Breaking Bad debuts its third season in early 2017, and you'll be able to catch all of Season 2 on Blu-ray and DVD beginning November 15th.

Better Call Saul Season 2 took the series one step closer toward transforming Jimmy McGill into Saul Goodman, the sheisty personal injury and criminal lawyer that is ultimately a criminal himself. Jimmy's battle with his egotistical-yet-brilliant brother and ongoing dealings with a drug cartel highlight the Season 2 stories that erupt into a potential tease of chicken fingers to come.

The Better Call Saul Season 2 Blu-ray spans three total discs, includes all 10 episodes and a wealth of bonus features as outlined below. Appropriately Jimmy's fantastic commercials seen throughout the season are included as extras.

Commentaries for all 10 Episodes

Gag Reel

“Switch” Table Read

“Settling »

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Best In Show

15 September 2016 10:00 PM, PDT | Trailers from Hell | See recent Trailers from Hell news »

Best in Show continues director Christopher Guest’s series of satirical documentaries on the American institutions that attract some of our country’s finest eccentrics (we’re waiting for him to tackle comic con). Guest has built an informal repertory company around some of our best and brightest comedians and the gang’s all here including Catherine O’Hara, Eugene Levy and Michael McKean. Levy co-wrote this gentle broadside at dog shows and the obsessive behavior of the human participants, leaving only the dogs to retain their dignity.

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- TFH Team

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Food: Fact or Fiction?, Unwrapped 2.0: Cooking Channel Series Coming in October

9 September 2016 9:22 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

It's a new season for the Cooking Channel. Today, the network announced new seasons of Food: Fact or Fiction? and Unwrapped 2.0 are coming in October.Hosted by Michael McKean, Food: Fact or Fiction? "explores age-old adages and uncovers fascinating food mysteries that are baked inside everything we eat." Meanwhile, Unwrapped 2.0 is hosted by Alfonso Ribeiro and takes a behind-the-scenes look at how popular foods are made.Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Christopher Guest on Returning to the Big Screen After 10 Years With ‘Mascots’

7 September 2016 10:15 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

For someone always willing to go for broke on screen, Christopher Guest plays it close to the vest in person. The actor/musician/filmmaker best known in front of the camera as brash lead guitarist Nigel Tufnel in “This Is Spinal Tap” and flamboyant theater director Corky St. Clair in “Waiting for Guffman” is, in real life, a soft-spoken man who chooses his words carefully — at least when it comes to interviews.

“I don’t do this often,” he admits. “I’m just not that person; I’m not so good at it. My wife is great at it.”

He’s referring to Jamie Lee Curtis, to whom he’s been married for 32 years, and who is always a kick to read in interviews or watch on TV talk shows. But self-promotion is probably the part of the job Guest likes the least. “Twenty-five years ago, I did 300 interviews in one year, »

- Jenelle Riley

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‘Clue’ Remake From Hasbro Lands at Fox

17 August 2016 3:28 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Fox has come on board Hasbro Studios’ “Clue” movie, five years after the board game-based project was ditched at Universal.

Josh Feldman, the head of Hasbro’s TV and film division, is producing for Hasbro Studios. Daria Cercek is overseeing for Fox.

Hasbro launched development of a “Clue” movie in 2008 as part of a six-year partnership with Universal to produce at least four feature films based on branded properties: Clue, Monopoly, Candyland, Ouija, Battleship, Magic: The Gathering and Stretch Armstrong.

“Battleship” was a costly money-loser for the studio in 2012 while “Ouija” grossed $103 million on a $5 million budget and generated a sequel “Ouija: Origin of Evil” that’s due out Oct. 21. At the time that Universal dropped the “Clue” project, “Pirates of the Caribbean” director Gore Verbinski was attached to direct and produce, but is no longer part of the project at Fox.

Hasbro’s seen its greatest success in Hollywood with “Ouija, »

- Dave McNary

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Clue Remake Finally Moves Forward at 20th Century Fox

17 August 2016 9:54 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Way back in 2011, Universal Pictures dropped their long-gestating remake of the 1985 board game adaptation Clue, but we never heard any updates on the project since then. At the time, Gore Verbinski was attached to direct, but the project never found a new home. Until now. 20th Century Fox is joining forces with Hasbro Studios to bring this project back to life!

The Tracking Board reports that Josh Feldman is set to produce through Hasbro Studios, with Ryan Jones overseeing the project for Hasbro and Daria Cercek overseeing the project for 20th Century Fox. When Universal was developing the project, the studio was working from a script by Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama (Gods of Egypt). It isn't know if the writers or director Gore Verbinski are still involved at this point.

This report reveals that 20th Century Fox is seeking to expand the scope of this movie remake, which seems »

- MovieWeb

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Emmy-Nominated Lead Actors Balance Humor and Tragedy

12 August 2016 10:05 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

After three seasons of using his fists, scowls, or libido to express his feelings, Liev Schreiber’s Ray Donovan found another way to show his guilt and torment in the third season finale of the eponymous Showtime series: Confessing to a priest about all the crimes he’s seen and done, this brute broke down in tears.

“Those are the scenes that actually feel cathartic,” Schreiber says. “The hardest thing to do with a character is to ramp up tension and not express it, because it’s a very subtle thing to do. It also involves creating an emotional energy inside yourself that you don’t release that’s been sat on and repressed and gets held. I think that’s the stuff that’s bad for you, mentally. That confession scene; I’m really grateful to David [Hollander, the series’ showrunner and episode’s director] and Leland [Orser, who played Father Romero] and the crew for creating the environment for Ray to get something off his chest, both »

- Whitney Friedlander

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‘50 Years of Star Trek’ Documentary: Whoopi Goldberg, J.J. Abrams & More Celebrate The Starfleet

5 August 2016 1:00 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The “Star Trek” fiftieth anniversary celebrations continue with a new two-hour documentary, “50 Years of Star Trek,” set to premiere this month on History. The film will celebrate the iconic franchise that has inspired a cult following and feature interviews with previous cast members and creators.

Best yet, the doc includes Leonard Nimoy in one of his final full length interviews where he gives an inside look into the series, shares memories and stories from the five decades he spent aboard the USS Enterprise as the beloved Spock.

Read More: ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Visual Effects Master Peter Chiang Goes Back to the Future

Directed by Ian Roumain, other actors and creators from “Star Trek” TV series and films included are Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Frakes, Nichelle Nichols, J.J. Abrams, Bryan Fuller, and Simon Pegg. Notable Trekkies Michael McKean, Olivia Munn, Bruce Campbell and others share their memories about the franchise and explore »

- Liz Calvario

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‘50 Years of Star Trek’ Documentary: Whoopi Goldberg, J.J. Abrams & More Celebrate The Starfleet

5 August 2016 1:00 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

The “Star Trek” fiftieth anniversary celebrations continue with a new two-hour documentary, “50 Years of Star Trek,” set to premiere this month on History. The film will celebrate the iconic franchise that has inspired a cult following and feature interviews with previous cast members and creators.

Best yet, the doc includes Leonard Nimoy in one of his final full length interviews where he gives an inside look into the series, shares memories and stories from the five decades he spent aboard the USS Enterprise as the beloved Spock.

Read More: ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Visual Effects Master Peter Chiang Goes Back to the Future

Directed by Ian Roumain, other actors and creators from “Star Trek” TV series and films included are Whoopi Goldberg, Jonathan Frakes, Nichelle Nichols, J.J. Abrams, Bryan Fuller, and Simon Pegg. Notable Trekkies Michael McKean, Olivia Munn, Bruce Campbell and others share their memories about the franchise and explore »

- Liz Calvario

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Netflix’s Mascots Gets A Teaser Trailer

3 August 2016 3:12 PM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

If somehow there was a Mount Rushmore of big screen mockumentaries, Michael McKean would definitely be up there (to tell the truth it probably would be just his giant face hewn from rock, sticking out of the side of a mountain). Not only did he have a starring role in the greatest mockumentary of all time, This is Spinal Tap, he also went on to direct three more classics of the genre, Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, and A Mighty Wind. Now he’s at it again with the Netflix original movie Mascots, which captures all the drama, intrigue, and excitement of the disappointingly fictional 8th World Mascot Association Championships, an annual completion where the men and women in the giant heads and furry suit compete for the prestigious gold fluffy award and the honour of being crowned the best mascot in the world. The first teaser is here, »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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Netflix announces Christopher Guest's 'Mascots' release date

2 August 2016 12:54 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Christopher Guest and his gang of improvisational misfits are back together again and taking on the world of sports…well, sports mascots. And now we know when Mascots is going to hit Netflix. The streaming service today announced that the direct-to-Netflix mockumentary will go live on October 13. The film, which is about the quest for the coveted Gold Fluffy, will star many of Guest’s usual troupe including Jane Lynch, Parker Posey, Fred Willard and Ed Begley, Jr. It will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. The Emmy- and Grammy-winning Guest is the mind behind such cult classics as This Is Spinal Tap, Best in Show and Waiting for Guffman. Of course he also played with Spinal Tap as the hot-tempered guitarist Nigel Tufnel alongside Michael McKean and Harry Shearer. Check out the teaser video below… »

- David Eckstein

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‘Stand by Me’ Oral History: Rob Reiner and Cast on River Phoenix and How Coming-of-Age Classic Almost Didn’t Happen

28 July 2016 12:05 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

It’s been three decades since “Stand By Me” became the little drama that could, catapulting River Phoenix to stardom, establishing Rob Reiner as a director on the rise, and racking up big ticket sales on a paltry budget.

The story of four friends from small town in Oregon, hiking into the countryside in search of the body of a boy who has been hit and killed by a train, is an unlikely coming-of-age tale. Yet in Reiner’s sensitive hands, it becomes a meditation on mortality — one that transcends its 1950s setting to have a universal appeal.

Stand By Me” is unique in other ways. For one thing, it rivals “The 400 Blows” in its ability to evoke complex characterizations from young actors. Not only Phoenix as spiritual leader Chris Chambers, but co-stars Wil Wheaton as sensitive Gordie Lachance, Jerry O’Connell as wisecracking Vern Tessio, and Corey Feldman as hot-tempered Teddy Duchamp, »

- Brent Lang

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Garry Marshall, Pretty Woman and Princess Diaries Director, Dies at 81

20 July 2016 9:02 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Sad news for movie fans. Iconic American filmmaker and legendary TV sitcom creator Garry Marshall has passed away. Perhaps best known for turning Julia Roberts into a household name with his classic 1990 romanic comedy Pretty Woman, the man succumbed to complications from pneumonia following a stroke. A Los Angeles resident most of his life, he died Tuesday night in a Burbank, California hospital.

Garry Marshall was 81 years old at the time of his passing. Along with Pretty Woman, he also helped establish actress Anne Hathaway as a true Hollywood star with both 2001's The Princess Diaries and its 2004 sequel The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement. A true legend in both the world of film and television, news of his untimely demise was first announced by Access Hollywood. Cause of death was then later confirmed by TMZ.

Born in the Bronx, New York, Marshall began his career on television writing for Jack Paar's Tonight Show. »

- MovieWeb

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Garry Marshall, ‘Happy Days’ Creator and ‘Pretty Woman’ Director, Dies at 81

19 July 2016 9:55 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Befitting his legacy as a comedy icon, Garry Marshall was busy working up until the end of his life.

Marshall died Tuesday due to pneumonia complications. He was 81.

Most recently, Marshall proudly served as an executive consultant on CBS’ “The Odd Couple” revival, now heading into its third season. Marshall, who turned the Neil Simon play into a hit ABC sitcom in the early 1970s, spent the past two years giving advice and working with the show’s producers. Earlier this year, he even appeared on camera as Walter Madison, Oscar’s (Matthew Perry) father.

“I keep creating,” Marshall told us in 2015 at the Television Critics Assn. press tour. “I’m still pitching shows, as many people are,” he said, referring to a show he had in the works at the time about triplets. “What’s exciting is when the network gets behind it. Here, CBS is behind [the ‘Odd Couple’ revival].”

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- Michael Schneider

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Garry Marshall, ‘Pretty Woman’ Director and Creator of ‘Happy Days,’ Dies at 81

19 July 2016 7:57 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Garry Marshall, who created some of the 1970s’ most iconic sitcoms including “Happy Days,” “The Odd Couple,” “Laverne and Shirley” and “Mork and Mindy” and went on to direct hit movies including “Pretty Woman” and “The Princess Diaries,” died Tuesday of complications from pneumonia. He was 81. The news was first reported by Access Hollywood.

Marshall went from being TV writer to creating sitcoms that touched the funny bones of the 1970s generation and directing films that were watched over and over: “Happy Days” helped start a nostalgia craze that has arguably never abated, while “Mork and Mindy” had a psychedelically goofy quality that catapulted Robin Williams to fame and made rainbow suspenders an icon of their era. “Pretty Woman” likewise cemented Julia Roberts’ stardom, while “The Princess Diaries” made Anne Hathaway a teen favorite.

Happy Days” star Henry Winkler credited him for launching his career, tweeting “Thank you for my professional life. »

- Carmel Dagan

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Garry Marshall, ‘Pretty Woman’ Director and Creator of ‘Happy Days,’ Dies at 81

19 July 2016 7:57 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Garry Marshall, who created some of the 1970s’ most iconic sitcoms including “Happy Days,” “The Odd Couple,” “Laverne and Shirley” and “Mork and Mindy” and went on to direct hit movies including “Pretty Woman” and “The Princess Diaries,” died Tuesday. He was 81. The news was first reported by Access Hollywood.

Marshall’s first bigscreen blockbuster was 1990’s “Pretty Woman,” starring Julia Roberts as a highly idealized hooker and Richard Gere as her client-cum-Prince Charming. The romantic comedy grossed $463 million worldwide. Roberts was Oscar nominated for best actress, the film was nominated for a Golden Globe for best comedy/musical — and Marshall scored a Cesar nomination as “Pretty Woman” drew a mention in the French awards’ foreign-film category.

In 1970 Marshall had a substantial hit when he developed and exec produced an adaptation of Neil Simon’s play “The Odd Couple” for ABC. The show drew several Emmy nominations for outstanding comedy series and wins for stars Jack Klugman »

- Carmel Dagan

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Cleveland According to Movies and Television

19 July 2016 12:24 PM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Our perception of the Forest City having only seen it on screen.

All this week, Cleveland, Ohio, is being overrun with politicians, their supporters, and protestors of their platforms as the Republican National Convention is being held at the Quicken Loans Arena through Thursday. To help get a better sense of this “Cleve-Land,” as Howard the Duck calls it, we’re looking to entertainment, specifically movies and television, for what it can tell us about this city. If there’s anything we miss or misunderstand, blame Hollywood.

Cleveland Rocks

It’s the Rock and Roll Capital of the World, home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, so it’s not surprising that, to an outsider, Cleveland primarily looks like a city where music reigns. You could make a nice concert with all the fictional bands based there, including Cherry Bomb from Howard the Duck, The Barbusters from Light of Day, the »

- Christopher Campbell

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The Top 10 TV Shows of 2016, So Far

8 July 2016 11:22 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

10. “The Night Manager

It took Oscar-winning filmmaker Susanne Bier to finally bring John Le Carre’s espionage thriller to life, and boy, did she ever. The miniseries was striking in every way, from the global locales and picturesque hotels to the way characters were displayed upon such backdrops. More than just eye candy, Tom Hiddleston as soldier-turned-spy Jonathan Pine was a man with a mission, quietly stoic in the face of his nemesis Richard Roper, played with dangerous glee by Hugh Laurie. Olivia Colman brought the heart, Elizabeth Debicki the heartache and Tom Hollander a sense of impotent rage. The storytelling was large in scale yet intimate in how it played out, and it’s no wonder that viewers are hoping for more, even though Le Carre never wrote a sequel.

Read More: Tom Hiddleston: How His Passion For Challenging Roles Led From Asgard To Nashville & Potentially Bond (Exclusive Video)

9. “Silicon Valley

To many, »

- Ben Travers, Liz Shannon Miller and Hanh Nguyen

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The Top 10 TV Shows of 2016, So Far

8 July 2016 11:22 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

10. “The Night Manager

It took Oscar-winning filmmaker Susanne Bier to finally bring John Le Carre’s espionage thriller to life, and boy, did she ever. The miniseries was striking in every way, from the global locales and picturesque hotels to the way characters were displayed upon such backdrops. More than just eye candy, Tom Hiddleston as soldier-turned-spy Jonathan Pine was a man with a mission, quietly stoic in the face of his nemesis Richard Roper, played with dangerous glee by Hugh Laurie. Olivia Colman brought the heart, Elizabeth Debicki the heartache and Tom Hollander a sense of impotent rage. The storytelling was large in scale yet intimate in how it played out, and it’s no wonder that viewers are hoping for more, even though Le Carre never wrote a sequel.

Read More: Tom Hiddleston: How His Passion For Challenging Roles Led From Asgard To Nashville & Potentially Bond (Exclusive Video)

9. “Silicon Valley

To many, »

- Ben Travers, Liz Shannon Miller and Hanh Nguyen

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The 16 Most Shocking TV Moments of 2016 (So Far)

6 July 2016 1:48 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Warning: Spoilers below for the listed shows. 

“11.22.63”

The Clothespin

Time-jumping Jake (James Franco) may have been a man of the modern world, but even he was not ready to hear about Sadie’s (Sarah Gadon) wedding day deflowering by her ex-husband Johnny (T.R. Knight) that involved him having a clothespin clipped down between his legs and raping her. Wait, what? While we put a pin in that moment (aka, hit pause) so we could frantically Google “clothespin penis,” it dawned on us just how twisted Johnny actually was and how it was just a taste of the sadism to come. (Hanh Nguyen)

The Americans

The Americans” Says Goodbye to Two Favorites

The Americans” is always shocking when you least expect it, and never was that better exemplified than in Season 4 — first when Nina’s luck finally ran out in Episode 4, and soon after when we said goodbye to Martha in »

- Liz Shannon Miller, Ben Travers and Hanh Nguyen

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