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Surprise! There's a BoJack Horseman Christmas special now on Netflix. There's a gentle framing with BoJack's assistant Todd wanting to partake in some kind of holiday ritual, but the bulk of the special is an episode of BoJack's crappy '90s family sitcom Horsin' Around — straight out of the Tgif/Growing Pains/Family Ties/Charles in Charge world. It's a largely stand-alone episode, but like all things BoJack there are jokes and ideas that will only really make sense if you watch the whole series. Context or not, though, the kid-actor name "Bradley Hitler-Smith" is a miniature masterpiece. »
- Margaret Lyons
Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a heavily tinseled tree, a tipple before midday and Gremlins on the telly at some point during the day.
The Joe Dante-directed black cult comedy sees protagonist Billy Peltzer being gifted with Gizmo, a cute furry Mogwai discovered by his inventor father in a mysterious Chinatown antique store.
Of course the creature comes with three special instructions which, if not adhered to, result in the spawning of grizzly Gremlins hell-bent on havoc.
The Steven Spielberg-produced movie - which is
currently being fast-tracked by Warner Bros for a remake - celebrated its 30th anniversary earlier this year, and here's what the main cast members got up to after the movie's success:
Zach Galligan plays William 'Billy' Peltzer who becomes enthralled by his unusual Christmas gift - yet careless with the three golden Gizmo rules.
Galligan's notable film roles following the success »
Garrn, who has been dating the 40-year-old actor for two years, admits to GQ magazine that, despite her own jet-setting ways, she eventually wants a family.
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"I never just do nothing. A weekend off?! Let's go somewhere. Let's fly somewhere," she said. "I kind of know one day I'll have responsibilities and not be able to do this. But I don't have a dog. I don't even have a plant. I have nothing to take care of, which I love."
That sounds perfect for DiCaprio's lifestyle, but then the model added, "I'm a family person, and I always wanted four kids. But we'll see. We'll start with one at some point, I don't know."
The Goldbergs is helping 30-somethings everywhere relive some of their favorite childhood memories. The comedy, which is currently in its second season, is loosely based on events that have happened to series creator Adam Goldberg during his childhood in the 1980’s. The sitcom never mentions an exact date an episode will take place, but viewers are aware it is all taking place in the decade that brought us Full House, The Golden Girls, and Growing Pains. Many classic movies, songs, and the like have been featured on the series and we at TV Overmind want to share a few of those with you. So here is our list of some of the stuff of the 80’s we have seen so far on The Goldbergs. Since the sitcom is so young, expect many more 80’s memorabilia to pop up in the seasons to come. The Return of the Jedi from Episode »
- Tim Gerstenberger
A weekly feature in which we spotlight shining stars
The Performer | Lisa Kudrow
The Show | The Comeback
The Episode | “Valerie Is Brought to Her Knees”
The Airdate | November 23, 2014
The Performance | “I haven’t done a sex scene since I made out with Alan Thicke in that Growing Pains flashback,” exclaims Kudrow’s self-absorbed sitcom actress Valerie Cherish midway through this week’s riotously funny and frequently horrifying installment of The Comeback. Yet while Kudrow’s ability to score laughs in the midst of Valerie’s long-running, typically desperate quest for respect in Hollywood is the hallmark of her recently revived HBO comedy, »
Kirk Cameron has unashamedly tried to improve the rating of his latest film Surviving Christmas on Rotten Tomatoes by asking his legion of Facebook fans to visit the website and support the project. Unfortunately for the actor, his ploy was far from successful. Saving Christmas has been savaged by critics ever since it was released earlier this month. In fact, its average rating on the film review aggregation website has been a meager two out of 10. In an attempt to raise the film's profile, star Kirk Cameron has tried to fight back against his many, many haters by turning to his supporters on Facebook. The former Growing Pains star has close to 2 million followers on the social networking website, and has declared a call to arms in an attempt to "storm the gates of Rotten Tomatoes!" You can read his valiant message in its entirety below. (function(d, s, id »
All Dogs Go to Heaven is one of the classic also-rans of the quote-unquote "golden age of animation." While its theatrical release was pre-empted by an unassuming Disney flick called The Little Mermaid, the film found a second life on home video, eventually becoming one of MGM/United Artists' highest-selling video titles. The film turned 25 on Nov. 17, and in celebration, we're taking a closer look at its production and legacy. 1. All Dogs Go to Heaven was produced by Don Bluth, who also made The Land Before Time, An American Tail and The Secret of Nimh.Bluth enjoys a kind »
- Alex Heigl, @alex_heigl
Actor Kirk Cameron is on a mission to save Christmas with his new movie, but it's his views on how wives and mothers should act around the holidays that's actually putting him in the headlines.
The Growing Pains star, an Evangelical Christian, posted a Facebook video on Tuesday that he captioned: "Calling all moms, wives and keepers of your home -- I made this video for you, to remind you of how irreplaceable you are to your family this Christmas."
News: Kirk Cameron -- I Want My Daughters to Be Like the Duggars
Post by Kirk Cameron.
Sharing some traditional, albeit conservative, views on a woman's role in her home, Cameron insists that females should not lose their "joy" over the holiday season as that will "sap your strength."
"Let your children, your family, see your joy in the way that you decorate your home this Christmas, in the food that you cook, the songs you »
Sick of too many Scrooges around Christmas time? Apparently, Kirk Cameron has a solution. The Growing Pains alum headed to Facebook Tuesday afternoon with a strong message for women across the country. If you want a happy holiday season, it's up to you to bring the joy. "If you are a mom, if you are a wife, if you are the keeper of your home, I want you to know that your joy is so important this Christmas," he shared on social media. "Christmas is about joy and if the joy of the Lord is your strength, remember the joy of the mom is her children's strength." He continued, "Don't let anything steal your joy. If you let your joy get stolen, it will sap your »
Picture it. It's 1994. You're Leonardo DiCaprio. You've just made the leap from your successful stint on television's popular family sitcom Growing Pains to film with noteworthy turns in This Boy's Life with Robert De Niro and What's Eating Gilbert Grape with Johnny Depp. Now you're being told your next film will co-star that pant-drooping, often shirtless, always swaggering rap star/underwear model Marky Mark. You might not be happy. DiCaprio certainly wasn't. And Mark Wahlberg knows it. While doing the press rounds for his upcoming effort The Gambler, Mark Wahlberg looked back on his time making the 1995 biopic, The Basketball Diaries. Based on the Jim Carroll memoir, the film starred Leonardo DiCaprio as a tough New York kid with the heart of a poet. But when the critically acclaimed ingendude found out Wahlberg was up for a supporting role, he wasn.t having it. "Leonardo said, .No way, I.m »
In an industry filled with failed child stars, Leonardo DiCaprio is a rare success story.The actor is one of the few who was able to transition from kid actor to teen heartthrob to respected A-lister unlike anyone before him -- and today, he turns 40!Hard to believe the kid who got his start in projects like "Critters 3" and "Growing Pains" has become one of Hollywood's most bankable stars and a five-time Oscar nominee.While he had critically acclaimed parts in "Romeo + Juliet" and "What's Eating Gilbert Grape?", it was the role of Jack Dawson in "Titanic" that made him "King of the World" in 1997 -- launching him to a new level of fame he probably never expected.These days he balances films like "The Wolf of Wall Street" with his philanthropic work, recently speaking at the Un about climate change and doing what he can to support wildlife. »
- tooFab Staff
Leonardo DiCaprio turns 40 today -- and to celebrate, we've uncovered our very first interview with the academy award nominee from 1991.
Even when he was just 16 years old, Leo was just as charming as ever when Et caught up with him on the set of Growing Pains. But while he was as cute as a button, he didn't quite have the whole interview thing down to a tee yet -- which make these innocent and adorable goofs a must-see.
At one point, Leo gives away slightly too much information on his character's story-line, causing an off-camera publicist to chime in and say, "Excuse me, Leonardo, we don't want to reveal all that."
The actor's response? Some infectious yet mischievous giggling while muttering, "Oh...you're right!" Leo then hand-motioned to zip his own lips.
Watch the video above to see teen Leo in all precious glory -- there are a few other »
Have you ever wondered what A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas might look like if Pax (now Ion) TV remade it? Well, wonder no more thanks to Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas. The trailer for this limited release "comedy" can be watched below, and it plays like the raunchy holiday laffer minus the drug use, cursing, violence, sex, and debauched child star Neil Patrick Harris. Instead, you get child star turned evangelist Kirk Cameron, saving Christmas. Fandango drew our attention to this soon-to-open Christmas movie, and the title has us asking, is it Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas like Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas? Or is it like Kirk Cameron Is Saving Christmas? Really it may be both, as it's not just a movie fronted by the former star of Growing Pains, but also one in which he plays a character named Kirk. Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas takes on »
Leonardo DiCaprio celebrates his 40th birthday this week, which got us thinking about how many years he's been on the Hollywood scene. We still remember when Growing Pains welcomed DiCaprio into the family as Luke - because he stole our hearts pretty much immediately. It only got better from there, as DiCaprio charmed us in movies like Romeo + Juliet, Catch Me If You Can, and, of course, Titanic, all the way to The Great Gatsby. Take a look at some of his most memorable roles. »
Leonardo DiCaprio is celebrating his 40th birthday tomorrow, and we're not quite sure how to feel about it. On the one hand, we can't believe that the little guy from Growing Pains has built such an illustrious film career, but on the other, it makes us feel pretty ancient. After all, watching Titanic on VHS and listening to the Romeo + Juliet soundtrack on repeat feels like yesterday. Despite his constant Hollywood presence and multitude of Teen Beat covers, Leo successfully escaped the child star curse. And even though that Oscar statue still eludes him, we can all agree that Leo has become one of the most talented and sought-after actors of our time. In honor of his big day, we've charted Leo's evolution from teenage dream to A-list heartthrob. Keep reading to see the full transformation. »
Not too long ago the infectious and now sadly-cancelled sitcom "Happy Endings" used Leo as a point of reference for just how many women their newly-back-on-the-scene friend was dating - as in, was he pulling DiCaprio-level numbers? And hearing the playful jab reminded us that it's been quite some time since Leo's bag was being a solid actor who dated models. A lot of models. But not quite long enough that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were going to let a moment at this year's Golden Globes pass without a little, still relevant jab.
The former dreamboat was the stuff of teengirl-worship for a good few years until a man named Martin Scorsese came into his life and introduced movie audiences to Leo The Serious »
- Andrea Miller and Emma Badame
Jessa Duggar and new husband Ben Seewald chose to keep their first kiss private after their Nov. 1 nuptials ...until now!
The 22-year-old 19 Kids and Counting star shared a selfie on Instagram Wednesday of the newlyweds engulfed in a passionate smooch. Jessa captioned the kiss pic: "It's great living life with your best friend! @ben_seewald."
It's great living life with your best friend! @ben_seewald
A photo posted by Jessa Duggar (@jessaseewald) on Nov 11, 2014 at 1:58pm Pst
As any fan of the Duggar family's reality show knows, Jessa and her 19-year-old groom gave themselves a strict Pda policy prior to their marriage. The couple were only allowed to side hug and hold hands once they were engaged and were accompanied by a chaperone on their dates.
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I love you more! ❤️ @jessaseewald
A photo posted by Ben Seewald (@ben_seewald) on Sep 9, 2014 at 8:01am Pdt
But the Duggars' conservative »
Kirk Cameron has nothing but love for the Duggars.
It's a match made in religious heaven.
Growing Pains star Kirk Cameron, an outspoken born-again Christian, attended Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald's wedding in Bentonville, Arkansas Saturday, and expressed that he would like his own daughters to follow the conservative example of the famous Duggar family.
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"We flew to the Duggar hometown, not only to be part of the fun and excitement of honoring this precious couple, but as a father, I want my daughters to see what it looks like when a couple reserves their 'first kiss' for at the altar," he posted on Facebook. "This kind of moral excellence and purity is rare today, but our sons and daughters are priceless. This dad has only a few years to etch »
Marcia Gay Harden joins “How to Get Away with Murder” She’ll recur after the midseason finale, but details of her role are being kept under wraps. Plus: How much body makeup does Viola Davis use for her sex scenes? “New Girl” unveils a new opening credits Liz Meriwether tweeted that the new opening now includes Damon Wayans Jr. and Hannah Simone. "Don't get mad at me. I don't know how to do good main titles. I barely shower,” she wrote. Report: Rosie is keeping a “tight grip” on “The View” guest list According to the NY Daily News, Rosie "has been attempting to slash guests from the schedule and infuriating staffers with her unpredictable moods.” Plus: “The View” reportedly kicked out a staffer on Monday after she sued ABC. Click Read Full Post For More Ellen DeGeneres hangs with “Alex from Target” — as part of a marketing stunt? Turns »
- Norman Weiss
It's something every little girl's father can relate to. Actor Kirk Cameron, who was one of the 1,000 guests at Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald's wedding in Bentonville, Arkansas, on Saturday, says he wanted to bring his teenage daughters to the event so they could witness an actual marriage where the couple hadn't even kissed before they said their 'I do's.' "I want them to see that and go, 'That's what I want for my marriage,' " the former Growing Pains star, 44, tells People. "Nobody does this. And as a dad, it thrills your heart. I want a guy that »
- Gillian Telling, @gilliantelling
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