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Blu-ray Reviews: Teen Wolf and Teen Wolf Too Collector’s Editions

10 August 2017 10:04 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Not all teenage werewolf movies are created equal.

As a kid, I couldn’t have been more primed to see 1985’s Teen Wolf, a movie that seemed positively made just for me. I was obsessed with star Michael J. Fox, first from his TV work as Alex P. Keaton on Family Ties and then as Marty McFly in Back to the Future, to this day my favorite movie of all time. Werewolves have always been my movie monster of choice, even as a boy of just eight years old. Combining Michael J. Fox with werewolves—in a high school comedy, no less, then (and possibly still) one of my favorite film genres—seemed a foolproof recipe for a classic. And, in its way, Teen Wolf is a classic: a movie that’s probably as good as it can be while still being far from great. It’s sweet, it means well, »

- Patrick Bromley

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Fierce Family Ties Featured in New Trailer for The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Prequel Leatherface

8 August 2017 8:53 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Following the initial red-band trailer for The Texas Chain Saw Massacre prequel Leatherface, a new green band trailer has been revealed (after initially premiering on EW), giving fans of the franchise a deeper look into life with the Sawyer family and troubled times at a psychiatric ward.

Directed by Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo (2007's Inside, aka À l'intérieur), Leatherface stars Sam Coleman, Sam Strike, James Bloor, Vanessa Grasse, Stephen Dorff (looking to go full vengeance mode à la Dennis Hopper in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2), and Lili Taylor as Verna Sawyer.

"Prequel about teenage Leatherface who escapes from a mental hospital with three other inmates, kidnaps a young nurse and takes her on a road trip from hell. Along the way, they are pursued by an equally deranged lawman out for revenge, one of these teens is destined for tragedy and horrors that will destroy his mind, »

- Derek Anderson

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2017 Emmy predictions: Best Comedy Actor

8 August 2017 7:30 AM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Jeffrey Tambor (“Transparent“) is the reigning two-time Comedy Actor Emmy winner for his groundbreaking role as a transgender woman in the Amazon dramedy. While eight men have won three or more Emmys in this race, no one has won that many in a row since Michael J. Fox (“Family Ties”) did so from 1986-1988. “Transparent” […] »

- Daniel Montgomery

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Emmy episode analysis: Jeffrey Tambor (‘Transparent’) answers a trans woman’s desperate call for help in ‘Elizah’

7 August 2017 3:00 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Jeffrey Tambor has won the Emmy for Best Comedy Actor for the last two years and is nominated once again for his role as Maura Pfefferman in Amazon’s “Transparent.” If he wins again this year, he will be the first actor to win in three consecutive years since Michael J. Fox (“Family Ties”) dominated the […] »

- Tony Ruiz

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Full Release Details Unleashed For ‘Fast & Furious 8’ Home Release

6 July 2017 2:00 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment have released the full details for the Fast & Furious 8 home release which is planned to hit stores later this year. The film goes full-throttle on Digital on October 2, 2017 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand on October 16, 2017. More Fast and Furious 8 DVD details below.

Fast and Furious 8 DVD, Digital & Blu-Ray details revealed!

The latest exhilarating installment of the nitro-fueled blockbuster action franchise features a gripping new story line, the most outrageous collection of vehicles yet, and an all-star cast of fan favorites and series newcomers. From the shores of Cuba and the streets of New York City to the icy plains off the arctic Barents Sea, the close-knit crew criss-crosses the globe to stop an anarchist from unleashing world chaos — and to bring home the man who made them a family. With more than an hour of never-before-seen bonus features and an Extended Director’s Cut, »

- Paul Heath

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Revisiting Law & Order: Svu's The Bachelor-esque Episode, "Assaulting Reality"

14 June 2017 1:28 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

The future of a reality show (Bachelor in Paradise) remains in question after an alleged incident between contestants and a producer's actions shut production down and the cast scattering in the wind. Sound familiar? It should to Law & Order: Svu fans. NBC's long-running police drama took on reality TV and sexual assault in "Assaulting Reality," a season 17 episode. The episode starred Mariska Hargitay, Kelli Giddish, Ice T, Peter Scanavino and Raúl Esparza, with guest stars The Secret World of Alex Mack's Larisa Oleynik, Hot in Cleveland's Wendie Malick and Family Ties veteran Michael Gross. In "Assaulting Reality," the detectives watched a fake reality show, Heart's »

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Family is on the Line in Season Finale Trailer for The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – A New Frontier

25 May 2017 8:18 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Family ties become a lethal liability for Javier and his familiar friend Clementine in the trailer for the season finale of The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier, available to download beginning May 30th on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC/Steam, iOS, and Android-based devices.

You can watch the season finale trailer below, and, in case you missed it, check out a new video that highlights the crucial choices and daunting decisions players must make in The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier.

From Telltale Games: "Fellow Survivors,

Today we can share the official trailer for the season finale of the critically-acclaimed The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier. Please click the YouTube thumbnail below to view the trailer, or download the trailer directly from the links above.

Beginning Tuesday, May 30th, players can download Episode 5: 'From »

- Derek Anderson

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Science of Scares: Villainous Mothers

11 May 2017 5:29 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 14th, which means it’s a perfect time to give thanks to all the mothers who are known as some of the best horror movie villains. Whether they were murderous themselves, like Mrs. Voorhees, or provided the necessary seeds, like Norma Bates, horror just wouldn’t be the same without some seriously off-script (developmentally speaking) mothers.

Before we get to horrific human mothers, though, it’s important to point out that in the animal kingdom, infanticide (killing offspring within their first year of life) and neglect is actually pretty common, and many times it’s an issue of resource allocation. If you were lucky enough to have hamsters growing up (or friends with hamsters, in my case), you may have witnessed this in horror firsthand: the mother hamster not only killing, but likely consuming one or more of her litter. While beyond disturbing, especially »

- Margee Kerr

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Supergirl Season 2 Episode 20 Review – ‘City of Lost Children’

10 May 2017 2:50 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Martin Carr reviews the twentieth episode of Supergirl season 2…

Family ties, fatherly bonds, disillusioned heroes and surrogate parental figures all loom large and play an extensive role in this week’s Supergirl. Beyond the plotting of Rhea we get interlinking familial feelings with virtually every character, whereby James, Mon-El, Lena and Hank all experience their own epiphany. As for how effective this is in bringing things together let’s just say I am undecided.

Bonding moments between episodic characters, small children and mainstay seasonal regulars is going for saccharine rather than dramatic content. There are few moments where wanton destruction is not used as a substitute for substance. Only a few incidents where James is bonding with an orphaned alien do we get hints at the pathos possible. Touching on the civil rights movement in a chuck away line, harks back to a time of racial segregation, colour prejudice and alienation beyond the Deo borders. »

- Amie Cranswick

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Does Marvel Studios have a second movie problem?

5 May 2017 6:17 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

David Crow May 31, 2017

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 is a lot of fun - but does it fall into a familiar Marvel trap? One man thinks so...

This article contains spoilers for Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2, Thor: The Dark World, Avengers: Age Of Ultron and Iron Man 2.

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In case you needed a reminder, Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2 is still jamming out in cinemas right now like a three-day weekend on the road with 'Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl)' on repeat. And yet, I find myself beginning to hum along to the harmonies of a different, growing chorus. For me, something is off about this picture. Like so many Marvel Studios sequels before it, there is a vaguely vacant feeling about the whole experience that sets in after the credits »

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Michael Gross Reveals Release Date for Tremors 6

28 April 2017 12:24 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Earlier this year, it was officially announced that Burt Gummer (Michael Gross) and Travis Welker (Jamie Kennedy) will go up against more Graboids in Tremors 6, and now Gross has revealed the release date for the sequel.

According to Gross' recent Facebook post, Universal Studios is planning to release Tremors 6 on January 30th, 2018 (on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD, as per the previous press release below).

No other updates are known at this time, but we'll keep Daily Dead readers posted on further details as they are revealed. In the meantime, we have the previous press release with the official synopsis and casting info:

Previous Press Release:Universal City, California, February 16, 2017 – Intrepid creature hunter Burt Gummer and his son Travis find themselves in a remote hotbed of giant man-eating worms in the newest action-packed entry in the wildly popular Tremors franchise. Currently in production in Cape Town, South Africa, this »

- Derek Anderson

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The Moment Tom Hanks Had the Chops To Win An Oscar Came in a 1986 Film

24 April 2017 11:00 PM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

You could argue that Tom Hanks had Oscar acting ability as Uncle Ned on Family Ties but then you’d be lying to yourself.  You could say there were hints of his greatness even before that in Bosom Buddies but you’d be lying to yourself then too.  How about Bachelor Party?  Nope.  The Money PitSplash?  These were all good movies and I think we’d all agree that Hanks was great in all of them but at what point did he transform from comedy into the guy you see today? Many say that Hanks really showed how good an actor he

The Moment Tom Hanks Had the Chops To Win An Oscar Came in a 1986 Film »

- Nat Berman

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Trish Vradenburg Dies: ‘Family Ties’ Writer & Alzheimer’s Advocate Was 70

18 April 2017 2:22 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Trish Vradenburg, UsAgainstAlzheimer’s co-founder and writer for sitcoms such as Family Ties and Designing Women, died Monday after suffering a heart attack at her home in Washington. She was 70. "It is with immense sadness that UsAgainstAlzheimer’s announces her passing, and it is with the utmost gratitude that the organization cherishes her legacy and forges ahead in her memory," the organization shared on Tuesday. Vradenburg began her career as a speechwriter in the… »

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Trish Vradenburg, Sitcom Writer and Advocate in Fight Against Alzheimer's, Dies at 70

18 April 2017 11:07 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Trish Vradenburg, a playwright and sitcom writer who worked on Designing Women, Family Ties and Kate & Allie and became a leading advocate in the fight against Alzheimer's disease, has died. She was 70.

Vradenburg died Monday of a heart attack at her home in Washington, her publicist announced.

A native of Newark, N.J., Vradenburg, the daughter of a judge, graduated from Boston University and began her career as a speechwriter for New Jersey Sen. Harrison Williams.

Starting in 1985, she wrote for the CBS sitcoms Kate & Allie, starring Susan Saint James and Jane Curtin, Everything's Relative, starring Jason »

- Mike Barnes

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Hank Azaria Teaches Stephen Colbert the “Baseball Announcer” Voice

29 March 2017 4:30 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

Imagine being 25-years-old and asked to do a few voices on a cartoon show called “The Simpsons.”  Up until 1989 you’ve had 4 parts on television including tiny roles on Family Ties and Growing Pains.  But other than that, nothing.  What do you do?  That’s the situation Hank Azaria was in.   Little did he or anyone know that those voices would launch what will probably be a lifelong career filled with opportunity and stability. Today Hank Azaria is 52-years-old and not only is he a zillion voices on The Simpsons but he’s got 92 credits to his name on IMDb

Hank Azaria Teaches Stephen Colbert the “Baseball Announcer” Voice »

- Nat Berman

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‘Girls’ Star Andrew Rannells Has Some Tips on Auditioning With Balls and ‘Smash’ Songs

28 March 2017 7:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Tony-nominated actor Andrew Rannells projects the confidence of a man who can do it all — but this Sunday, we found out that he can’t jump.

That is, if he’s auditioning for a role in “White Men Can’t Jump: The Musical,” a fictional Broadway musical within the world of “Girls.” It’s an opportunity that represents a real chance for Elijah (Rannells) to ascend to a new level of success, just as everyone else on the show finds themselves growing up.

Read More: ‘Girls’ Review: A Baby Daddy Surfaces While Another Character Grows Up

When it comes to Season 6, Episode 7 of “Girls,” titled “The Bounce,” Rannells was quick to give credit for the hilarious audition sequence to director Richard Shepard and choreographer Celia Rowlson-Hall (the latter of whom has been working with the series for years, stretching back to the Season 3 episode “Beach House”). But Rannells also revealed »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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‘Girls’ Star Andrew Rannells Has Some Tips on Auditioning With Balls and ‘Smash’ Songs

28 March 2017 7:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Tony-nominated actor Andrew Rannells projects the confidence of a man who can do it all — but this Sunday, we found out that he can’t jump.

That is, if he’s auditioning for a role in “White Men Can’t Jump: The Musical,” a fictional Broadway musical within the world of “Girls.” It’s an opportunity that represents a real chance for Elijah (Rannells) to ascend to a new level of success, just as everyone else on the show finds themselves growing up.

Read More: ‘Girls’ Review: A Baby Daddy Surfaces While Another Character Grows Up

When it comes to Season 6, Episode 7 of “Girls,” titled “The Bounce,” Rannells was quick to give credit for the hilarious audition sequence to director Richard Shepard and choreographer Celia Rowlson-Hall (the latter of whom has been working with the series for years, stretching back to the Season 3 episode “Beach House”). But Rannells also revealed »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Blu-ray Review: Deadtime Stories (1986)

1 March 2017 12:48 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

One of the lesser-known horror anthologies of the 1980s, 1986’s Deadtime Stories is a title of which I’ve been familiar for years, but it took me a long time to actually get around to seeing it. And because of the film’s long history of botched home video releases, the versions I’ve been able to watch in the past haven’t been of the best quality. As a result, I had an unfair opinion of the movie. Thankfully, Scream Factory has put Deadtime Stories out on Blu-ray for the first time and allowed me the opportunity not just to revisit it, but to revise my opinion. It’s more fun than I gave it credit for.

The first of the movie’s three segments is “The Black Forest,” the story of two witches who take a young man (Scott Valentine of TV’s Family Ties) as their slave »

- Patrick Bromley

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Tremors 6 Begins Production with Michael Gross and Jamie Kennedy

16 February 2017 11:20 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Intrepid creature hunter Burt Gummer and his son Travis find themselves in a remote hotbed of giant man-eating worms in the newest action-packed entry in the wildly popular Tremors franchise. Currently in production in Cape Town, South Africa, this outrageous horror comedy finds the pair at a remote research station where they come under attack by what Burt fears could be weaponized Graboids. Tremors 6 will be released on Blu-rayT, DVD and Digital HD in 2018 from Universal 1440 Entertainment, a production entity of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Said Glenn Ross, general manager and executive vice president, Universal 1440 Entertainment.

"This is going to be the craziest, most over-the-top movie in the Tremors saga to date. It takes the franchise's signature combination of suspense, action and humor to new explosive heights."

Michael Gross (Family Ties, Tremors franchise) and Jamie Kennedy (The Cleveland Show, Scream franchise) return as Burt Gummer and Travis Welker, joined »

- MovieWeb

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Production Now Underway on Tremors 6, Official Plot Details Revealed

16 February 2017 11:12 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Back in September, Michael Gross revealed that Tremors 6 was moving forward with Burt Gummer and Jamie Kennedy's Travis Welker returning to go up against the Graboids. Today, Universal 1440 Entertainment announced that production is officially underway on Tremors 6 in South Africa, with the sequel slated to come out Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD in 2018.

You can check out the official synopsis and cast list for Tremors 6 below, and be sure to stay tuned to Daily Dead for more updates.

Press Release: Universal City, California, February 16, 2017 – Intrepid creature hunter Burt Gummer and his son Travis find themselves in a remote hotbed of giant man-eating worms in the newest action-packed entry in the wildly popular Tremors franchise. Currently in production in Cape Town, South Africa, this outrageous horror comedy finds the pair at a remote research station where they come under attack by what Burt fears could be weaponized Graboids. »

- Derek Anderson

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