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8 Times TV Didn't Totally Forget Hanukkah Existed

16 December 2014 2:30 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Sure, those of us who celebrate Hanukkah get eight crazy nights of lighting the menorah, presents and parental guilt, but you know what we don't get? Literally hundreds of songs, television specials, or commercials about our December (sometimes November) holiday. Also, Christmas trees.

We're all for Santa Claus and Christmas miracles, but sometimes Jewish kids just want to feel the pop culture love too. Luckily, we've been given that gift on a few occasions. Put on your yarmulkes -- it's time to celebrate the eight best times Maccabees got a little love on TV.

1. The O.C.

All hail the greatest holiday of all: Chrismukkah! For four glorious seasons, we swooned over Seth Ezekiel Cohen's inventive day and the mad joy with which he celebrated it. Seth and his best friend/adopted brother Ryan Atwood never had to choose between celebrating Christmas or Hanukkah, and Jesus and Moses were always on their side to save them from »

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Indie Spotlight: Megafoot, Roadside, Muck

14 December 2014 1:19 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We return with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting the recent independent news sent our way. Today’s feature includes new photos of Megafoot, DVD release details for Coyote, a trailer for Muck and Red Christmas, a look at The Real Housewives of Horror Post Mortem show, and more:

First Photos from Megafoot Released: “Megafoot is a top-secret killing monstrosity (half Machine, half Bigfoot, all Terror!), which has recently escaped from the highly covert laboratory where it was created. An elite squad of soldiers has been sent to track and destroy the sadistic sasquatch before it wreaks its horrific vengeance on the human race. Expect action, suspense, creative kills and gore-soaked thrills in a movie that’s bigger than big… it’s Megafoot!

After months of rampant excitement, Ship To Shore Media, in connection with studio Epic Pictures, have finally given us a look at the Megafoot beast in anticipation of the upcoming creature-feature! »

- Tamika Jones

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‘Selma’ & ‘Get On Up’ Lead NAACP Image Awards Nominations

9 December 2014 10:32 AM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Paramount’s Selma, Universal’s Get On Up and Lionsgate’s Dear White People are among the Outstanding Motion Picture nominees for the NAACP’s Image Awards, which will be bestowed live on TVOne on February 6. On the TV side, Shonda Rhimes’ ABC trifecta of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How To Get Away With Murder are all up for best drama. Here is the full list:

Film

Outstanding Motion Picture

Belle” (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films)

Beyond The Lights” (Relativity Media)

Dear White People” (Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions)

Get On Up” (Universal Pictures)

Selma” (Paramount Pictures)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Chadwick Boseman – “Get On Up” (Universal Pictures)

David Oyelowo – “Selma” (Paramount Pictures)

Denzel Washington – “The Equalizer” (Columbia Pictures)

Idris Elba – “No Good Deed” (Screen Gems)

Nate Parker – “Beyond The Lights” (Relativity Media)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Gugu Mbatha-Raw – “Belle” (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films)

Quvenzhané Wallis »

- The Deadline Team

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‘Get On Up,’ ‘Selma,’ ‘Dear White People’ Score NAACP Image Award Nominations (Full List)

9 December 2014 9:54 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Belle,” “Beyond the Lights,” “Dear White People,” “Get On Up” and “Selma” have grabbed top film nominations for the 46th annual NAACP Image Awards.

The Image Awards will be handed out Feb. 6 in a ceremony telecast live by TV One.

Get On Up” star Chadwick Boseman, “Selma’s” David Oyelowo, Nate Parker of “Beyond the Lights,” Gugu Mbatha-Raw of “Belle” and Tessa Thompson of “Dear White People” are among the actors who were cited.

Boseman, Oyelowo and Mbatha-Raw are all portraying real-life people.

In the TV heat, ABC freshman “Black-ish” and “How to Get Away with Murder,” Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black,” Bet’s “The Game” and “Being Mary Jane” were among the top nominees. ABC did well, earning three of the five drama-series nominations. Also notable was Lifetime’s scoring seven of the 10 nominations in the two lead acting categories for telefilm/miniseries/dramatic special.

(Pictured: “Dear White People »

- Variety Staff

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‘Get On Up,’ ‘Selma,’ ‘Dear White People’ Score NAACP Image Award Nominations (Full List)

9 December 2014 9:54 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Belle,” “Beyond the Lights,” “Dear White People,” “Get On Up” and “Selma” have grabbed top film nominations for the 46th annual NAACP Image Awards.

Get On Up” star Chadwick Boseman, “Selma’s” David Oyelowo, Nate Parker of “Beyond the Lights,” Gugu Mbatha-Raw of “Belle” and Tessa Thompson of “Dear White People” also earned top acting noms. The Image Awards will be handed out Feb. 6 in a ceremony telecast live by TV One.

In the TV heat, ABC freshman “Black-ish” and “How to Get Away with Murder,” Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black,” Bet’s “The Game” and “Being Mary Jane” were among the top nominees.

(Pictured: “Dear White People”)

Here is a full list of Image Award nominees:

Motion Picture

Outstanding Motion Picture “Belle” (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films) “Beyond The Lights” (Relativity Media) “Dear White People” (Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions) “Get On Up” (Universal Pictures) “Selma” (Paramount Pictures »

- Variety Staff

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Rapper Earl Hayes and VH1 Star Stephanie Moseley Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

8 December 2014 5:53 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Hit the Floor star Stephanie Moseley and her husband, rapper Earl Hayes, are dead in an apparent murder-suicide, sources tell Et.

Hayes, who was a member of boxer Floyd Mayweather's Money Team, allegedly shot and killed Moseley before turning the gun on himself.

Et was at the scene, and spoke to actress and model Eva Marcille who had been Moseley's long-time friend. An emotional Marcille shared her memories of Moseley.

"Stephanie was an absolute angel. She really was, to everybody she's ever met," said Marcille, who came to Moseley's apartment complex when she heard the tragic news. "She's so loved. And she will never, ever, ever be forgotten."

Photos: Stars We've Lost 

When asked if Moseley had said anything in recent days that would cause Marcille to worry, the 30-year-old America's Next Top Model winner said, "We shared life circumstances, and what we've been going through. And her life hasn't exactly been rosy, as of late »

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Indie Spotlight

1 December 2014 8:05 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We’re back with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes a new clip from Muck, release details on The Haunting of Black Wood and Northbound, Part III, a look at Twin Serpents’ clothing line, details on a new episode of The Real Housewives of Horror courtesy of Nerdist, and much more:

New Clip from Muck: “Muck is the middle chapter of a horror trilogy. It was shot in 4K Ultra HD with No CGI and the next 2 films will be as well. Part of the Muck cast includes horror legend Kane Hodder and Playboy Playmate of the Year 2012, Jaclyn Swedberg. Muck will be released on Friday the 13th, March 2015.

We’ve been getting so many questions about our monsters/bad guys and also “What’s in the Muck?

Well, we can’t tell horror fans just yet, »

- Tamika Jones

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Shailene Woodley: On her way to an Oscar?

30 November 2014 10:56 AM, PST | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

Is Shailene Woodley on her way to be nominated for a Oscar? As you know Shailene received the “Hollywood Breakout Performance Award” last November 14, at the Hollywood Film Awards, the TV show that launches the awards season. To read more about 2014 Hollywood Film Awards Winners. Shailene Woodley: “For this week’s spotlight piece, I wanted to take a look at one of Hollywood’s best young women. Without question, there are few better out there than Shailene Woodley, a rising star who literally only has the sky as her sole limit. She’s impressed pretty much from the very start, moving quickly up the industry food chain from a young supporting player to a franchise lead. During that time, she’s also managed to become a bit of a lifestyle icon and a genuine person who stands out in the crowd. All those things and more make her a »

- HollywoodNews.com

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Supernatural Recap: Something to Sing About? — Plus: [Spoiler] Returns!

11 November 2014 7:00 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

“If there was singing – and that’s a big if – if there was singing, it would be classic rock, not this Andrew Floyd Webber crap.”

So says Supernatural‘s Dean, butchered name and all, when he and Sam stumble upon a all-girls high school musical adaptation of their lives, based on the published and unpublished works of Chuck – who makes a surprise reappearance! – in the CW series’ 200th episode Tuesday night.

Photos Supernatural Stars, Producers Reveal the Fallen Characters They’d Resurrect — and Who Should Stay Buried

But there was actually plenty to love about the hour – even Dean came »

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Watch 'Big Bang Theory's' Nerdiest (and Most Amazing) Surprise

30 October 2014 11:08 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

CBS' The Big Bang Theory returned to its Thursday time slot with a massive bang in the form of an Oscar winner and Emmy nominee. After revealing that he was a fan of the comedy from exec producers Chuck Lorre, Bill Prady and Steve Molaro, Billy Bob Thornton guest starred during Thursday's "The Misinterpretation Agitation" episode. And while Thornton's performance as a sad urologist to the stars will likely earn the Fargo alum a guest actor in a comedy Emmy nomination, the best part of Thursday's episode was the fact that it was largely kept under wraps. See more'The Big Bang Theory's' Nerdiest Guest Stars During the episode, Thornton's Dr. Oliver Lorvis came calling to his favorite pharmaceutical

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- Lesley Goldberg

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13 Hilariously Horrible Horror Movies To Watch On Halloween

26 October 2014 8:40 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

These so-bad-they're-great horror movies are perfect for gorehounds and comedy fans.

Halloween is arguably the greatest of all holidays. First off, as an adult, Halloween is the perfect excuse to marathon-watch the scariest, goriest, most pants-soiling horror movies available. Secondly, adults can buy their own candy, and none of it will be an eraser, gum or three dirty pennies.

Video: The Best Celebrity Halloween Costumes of All Time

But what if you don't like being scared, and would rather watch a violent, gory scream-fest that makes you laugh? Well, you might be a crazy serial killer, in which case, we can't help you. But if that's not the case, check out our list of 13 awful horror movies that are so wonderfully terrible you can't help but love them.

13. Jason X

The legendary Friday The 13th franchise follows -- for the most part -- an unstoppable killer named Jason who uses a machete to murder sexy teens while wearing »

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Sofia Vergara Gets a Surprise Visit From Her Ex

21 October 2014 7:41 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Sofia Vergara's ex surprises her on the red carpet - Us Weekly All about Taylor Swift's new song - Huffington Post Tori Spelling admits to cheating with Dean McDermott - Et Kris Jenner copies Selena Gomez - Ok! How Eddie Redmayne transformed into Stephen Hawking - Hollywood Reporter What is Wyatt Cenac up to? - Lainey Gossip Kim Kardashian isn't hiding her curves - TooFab Will you see Shailene Woodley's latest? - Rotten Tomatoes Stars hit the pumpkin patch - Wonderwall Insane ways your favorite TV shows could end - Cracked »

- Maria-Mercedes-Lara

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Reese Witherspoon Opens Up About Her 2013 Arrest

14 October 2014 7:40 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Reese Witherspoon addresses her 2013 arrest - Us Weekly Are you ready for a Bill Murray Christmas? - Huffington Post Martha Stewart hits Gwyneth Paltrow where it hurts - Et Is Selena Gomez's love life holding back her career? - Ok! Simon Cowell admits he's a hands-off dad - People Who are Mindy Kaling's dream guest stars? - Hollywood Reporter Portia de Rossi addresses pregnancy rumors - TooFab Will you see Emma Stone's latest? - Rotten Tomatoes Meet Hollywood's best bosses - Wonderwall Stars who lied their way to fame - Cracked »

- Maria-Mercedes-Lara

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10 Deadliest Horror Movie Villains With The Highest Body Counts

12 October 2014 6:06 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Check out this comprehensive infographic for a look at the deadliest killers in horror history.

Halloween, everyone's favorite blood-soaked holiday, is quickly creeping up on us, and people all across the country are already getting into the spooky spirit, with jack-o-lanterns on door steps, scarecrows popping up in front lawns, and horror movie DVDs flying off the shelves.

Yes, the horror movie. One of the staples of the Halloween season. And the good folks over at Buy Costumes have taken a good, hard look at cinema's most bloodthirsty lunatics to come up with this brilliant infographic of the 10 Deadliest Horror Villains.

Video: Sam Claflin Reveals Scary Set Moments On 'The Quiet Ones'

From Pennywise the clown, one of the scariest killer clowns next to American Horror Story: Freak Show's Twisty, to your well known Freddy and Jason, here is a comprehensive list of the deadliest psychos in horror history.

Wow, Jason »

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A to Z Star Ben Feldman Previews Andrew and Zelda's Morning After

8 October 2014 4:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

A to Z‘s hopeful romantic Andrew has gotten the girl, but will he keep her?

After locking lips at the end of the pilot, Andrew and Zelda must now deal with a morning after of sorts as Episode 2 (airing this Thursday at 9:30/8:30c on NBC) picks up the very next day. And there’s a bit of a hiccup.

“He was supposed to go out on a date with someone else,” star Cristin Milioti teases.

Related A to Z Star Cristin Milioti Talks Hitting the Rom-Com Jackpot (Again) — Plus: Why Himym‘s Ending Was ‘Brave’

Also of »

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‘Halloween Haunting’ DVD Review

8 October 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Richard Tyson, Sherri Eakin, Jeremy Ivy, Jeremy Sande, Corlandos Scott, Kara Riann Brown, Armand J. Campbell Jr., Randy Hicks, Shannon Box, Mark Tunstall | Written and Directed by Terron Parsons

Some DVD companies really do take the proverbial piss don’t they? Originally titled Hayride for it’s Us release, then originally solicited on Amazon as Pitchfork Murders, this throwback slasher hits DVD shelves across the UK as Halloween Haunting - complete with knock-off title treatment and cover than make this look, for all intents and purposes, as a new entry in the long-running Halloween franchise. It’s not. And there’s no way in hell it could Ever be compared to even the worst of that series!

On paper Halloween Haunting sounds like a great idea for a horror flick, blurring the lines between fact and fiction, urban legend and reality:

Steven Summers returns home to southern Alabama »

- Phil Wheat

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Gilmore Girls Hits Netflix: What Is the Cast up to Now?

1 October 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

It's time for a Stars Hollow reunion. In honor of Gilmore Girls' first day on Netflix (154 episodes await you!), we're giving you the rundown on what the super-talented and fast-talking cast is up to these days. Some of Gilmore Girls' esteemed alum, in addition to Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel and Melissa McCarthy, include Supernatural star Jared Padalecki, The O.C.'s Adam Brody, One Tree Hill's Chad Michael Murray and The Good Wife's Matt Czuchry. (With a line-up like that, no wonder fans still obsessively debate the love lives of fictional characters.)  So take a quick breather from your binge-watching session and click through our brand-new gallery to see what Lorelai, »

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Is ABC's Manhattan Love Story Worthy of a Second Date?

30 September 2014 6:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The would-be couple at the center of ABC’s Manhattan Love Story sure do spend a lot of time in their own heads. But what were you thinking as you watched the new rom-com on Tuesday night?

Related Fall TV Spoiler Spectacular: Exclusive Scoop and Photos on 42 of Your Returning Favorites

Before you give us your take, here’s a brief refresher of the pilot: Dana (played by Crazy, Stupid, Love‘s Analeigh Tipton) is fresh to New York City, having moved from Atlanta to finally start her publishing career. (How is publishing still a rom-com trope?) Although it appears »

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The Best Nintendo Exclusives We're Still Playing

30 September 2014 10:30 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

All month long in our Gamerlinx editorial series, we’ve been talking about the best exclusives to have ever graced the Nintendo systems.  While our writers have done a great job breaking some of them down, there’s simply too many to cover in one month!  So instead, for our final article this month we’ve opened it up to All of our writers to briefly discuss our favorite Nintendo exclusives that we’re still playing to this day.  Come check out our lists and share your own!

Each month the Cinelinx staff will write a handful of articles covering a specified gaming-related topic, similar to our Movielinx series on the film side of things. These articles will be notified by the Gamerlinx banner. Gamerlinx is an exploration and discussion of our personal connections with video games.  This month, we're putting the focus solely on Nintendo's gaming consoles, and exploring »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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Before Sharknado there was Leprechaun…

26 September 2014 9:31 PM, PDT | Trailers from Hell | See recent Trailers from Hell news »

All the Warwick Davis Leprechaun movies are coming out in a new Blu Ray combo pack. The commentary tracks offer some memories of my two contributions to the guilty pleasure franchise. Here are a few more.

I grew up enjoying the absurdist humor of the Monty Python’s Flying Circus TV series. So why not Absurdist Cinema? I loved the 1941 Hellzapoppin’, an early iconic example. The concept of the mid ’90’s Leprechaun franchise was proudly ludicrous – pint sized Jason/Freddy/Chucky amalgam with an Irish twist terrorizes and kills most of the supporting cast. But he was never really scary. I decided to embrace the absurd and make it as much fun as the formula allowed.

 

Blue Rider Pictures, for whom I had made Night Of The Demons 2, were asked by Trimark to produce the third and, at that stage, the intended last in the series. Send the little guy to Vegas, »

- Brian Trenchard-Smith

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