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Caroline Munro in Slaughter High Available on Blu-ray October 31st – Vestron Horror Classics

9 hours ago | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Surviving high school is murder with the Vestry Video Collector’s Series’ upcoming release of Slaughter High, arriving for the first time on limited-edition Blu-ray™ uncut on October 31 from Lionsgate.

Surviving high school is murder with the Vestron Video Collector’s Series’ upcoming release of Slaughter High, arriving for the first time on limited-edition Blu-ray™ uncut on October 31 from Lionsgate. A high school prank gone wrong comes back to haunt the offenders during their five-year high school reunion. From the makers of Friday the 13th, Slaughter Highincludes all-new special features, including the “Going to Pieces” and “My Days at Doddsville” featurettes, an audio commentary with co-writers/directors George Dugdale and Peter Litten, and more! Restored and remastered, the limited-edition Vestron Video Collector’s Series Slaughter High Blu-ray will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.97.

Check out this video from Lionsgate about this important Blu-ray release:

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- Tom Stockman

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Slaughter High (1986) Vestron Video Collector’s Series Blu-ray Coming This Halloween

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If you were wondering what the next entry in Lionsgate's Vestron Video Collector's Series would be, then you can now fill in the correct answer on your test score sheets, because Slaughter High is joining the high-def collection this fall (and on a very fitting date, too).

Bloody Disgusting recently reported that the 1986 horror film Slaughter High will be released as the 12th Blu-ray of Lionsgate's Vestron Video Collector's Series. The Blu-ray will hit shelves on October 31st with several new bonus features. Below, you can read additional details and check out the cover art:

Press Release: Surviving high school is murder with the Vestry Video Collector’s Series’ upcoming release of Slaughter High, arriving for the first time on limited-edition Blu-ray™ uncut on October 31 from Lionsgate.

Street Date: 10/31/17

Blu-ray™ Srp: $39.97

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Revenge of the Nerds' Curtis Armstrong Tells All: 7 Shocking Confessions From His New Memoir

26 June 2017 6:24 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Okay, so you probably don't know Curtis Armstrong by name (unless, like him, you are a super nerd), but you probably know him by sight, or at least by his famous roles, Booger in the Revenge of the Nerds movies, Herbert Viola on Moonlighting and Miles Dalby in Risky Business. Suffice it to say, Armstrong's gotten a lot of work during his more-than-35-year career in the biz—and now he's talking. Actually, he's more than talking—he's spilling—in his upcoming memoir, Revenge of the Nerd. In the new tell-all, the actor, who has appeared in more than 150 movies, reveals a lot of sordid details, including backstage shenanigans between Rebecca DeMornay and Tom Cruise during the »

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My Wild Summer With Tom Cruise: Women, Sean Penn and the Making of 'Risky Business'

21 June 2017 6:25 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

You may not know his name, but Curtis Armstrong's hangdog face and gravelly voice are undoubtedly familiar. From playing Booger in the Revenge of the Nerds movies to helping Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd solve crimes on ABC's Moonlighting to voicing Snot Lonstein on Fox's American Dad!, Armstrong, 63, was all over the pop-culture map in the '80s, '90s and beyond, with a résumé that includes more than 150 film and TV roles. Now he's revealing some of the backstage dramas (and shenanigans) of that long career as one of Hollywood's best-known character actors in a new memoir, <a href="https://us.macmillan.com/static/smp/revenge-of-the-nerd/" »

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Will the ABC new show Deception Bring Back Castle Fans?

31 May 2017 11:42 AM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

  As soon as I saw the trailer for the ABC new show Deception I thought of Castle.  If you’ve ever watched that show it’s kind of impossible not to.  This is not because Deception is “copying” Castle.  I mean, let’s not get crazy about the Castle‘s “originality.”   Deception is cut from the same procedural dramedy boilerplate that Castle, The Mentalist, Chuck, Bones, and Moonlighting stem from.  That would be the 1982 through 1987  NBC show Remington Steele, which itself borrows from 1940’s screwball comedies. These successful shows had actors and writers who could make trope characters stand out as unique individuals. That’s

Will the ABC new show Deception Bring Back Castle Fans? »

- Joy D'Angelo

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’: Those ‘Cheers’ Jokes May Mean the Marvel Universe Finally Understands On-Screen Romance

9 May 2017 8:22 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

[Editor’s note: Spoilers follow for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” (as well as “Cheers.”)]

Of all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe properties, “Guardians of the Galaxy” has proven itself to the master of the unexpected pop culture reference. But when Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) brings up the classic 1982 – 1993 sitcom “Cheers” to describe his relationship with Gamora (Zoe Saldana), it serves as a reminder that so few people genuinely understand one of pop culture’s most popular tropes: The “Will They/Won’t They” romance.

Read More: ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’ Pulls Off the Impossible: Solving Marvel’s Villain Problem

Not that the McU has a proven track record for a sophisticated understanding of adult relationships — especially among the Avengers, romance is clearly a tricky notion. Captain America has managed a few stolen kisses in between battles, but no sustained relationship beyond his timeless affection for Peggy. Bruce Banner has a connection with Black Widow, but suffers from Hulkus interruptus (and Widow has »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’: Those ‘Cheers’ Jokes May Mean the Marvel Universe Finally Understands On-Screen Romance

9 May 2017 8:22 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

[Editor’s note: Spoilers follow for “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” (as well as “Cheers.”)]

Of all of the Marvel Cinematic Universe properties, “Guardians of the Galaxy” has proven itself to the master of the unexpected pop culture reference. But when Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) brings up the classic 1982 – 1993 sitcom “Cheers” to describe his relationship with Gamora (Zoe Saldana), it serves as a reminder that so few people genuinely understand one of pop culture’s most popular tropes: The “Will They/Won’t They” romance.

Read More: ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’ Pulls Off the Impossible: Solving Marvel’s Villain Problem

Not that the McU has a proven track record for a sophisticated understanding of adult relationships — especially among the Avengers, romance is clearly a tricky notion. Captain America has managed a few stolen kisses in between battles, but no sustained relationship beyond his timeless affection for Peggy. Bruce Banner has a connection with Black Widow, but suffers from Hulkus interruptus (and Widow has »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Ed Sherin, ‘Law & Order’ Ep and Broadway Director, Dies at 87

5 May 2017 5:09 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Ed Sherin, an Emmy-winning “Law & Order” executive producer and acclaimed Broadway director has died. He was 87. The experienced director, whose credits include the films “Valdez is Coming” and “Glory Boy (aka My Old Man’s Place)” as well as TV shows like “Hill Street Blues,” “Moonlighting” and “L.A. Law,” was a member of the Directors’ Guild of America for more than 50 years. Sherin took home one Emmy Award and eight nominations for his work as executive producer and director on Dick Wolf’s police procedural “Law & Order.” For his extensive work in theater, Sherin won a Drama Desk Award for The. »

- Reid Nakamura

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‘Law & Order’ Director, DGA Official Ed Sherin Dies at 87

5 May 2017 3:56 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Ed Sherin, who received eight Emmy nominations and won one Emmy for directing and executive producing the series “Law & Order,”  died Thursday in Nova Scotia. He was 87.

In addition to his work on “Law & Order,”  Sherin also directed episodes of “Hill Street Blues,” “Moonlighting,”  “L.A. Law,” “Homicide: Life on the Street” and “Medium.”

Sherin was also active in the Directors Guild of America, including three terms as National Vice President. He  was awarded the  awarded the Robert B. Aldrich Achievement Award in 2002 for service to the DGA and the DGA Honorary Life Member Award in 2012.

Sherin is survived by his wife, actress Jane Alexander, stepson, actor-director Jace Alexander, and three sons.

After attending Brown University, Sherin served in the armed forces during the Korean War. He began acting in theater and television, and eventually discovered that directing was his passion. He received a Drama Desk Award for “The Great White Hope »

- Dave McNary

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‘Law & Order’ Director, DGA Official Ed Sherin Dies at 87

5 May 2017 3:56 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Ed Sherin, who received eight Emmy nominations and won one Emmy for directing and executive producing the series “Law & Order,”  died Thursday in Nova Scotia. He was 87.

In addition to his work on “Law & Order,”  Sherin also directed episodes of “Hill Street Blues,” “Moonlighting,”  “L.A. Law,” “Homicide: Life on the Street” and “Medium.”

Sherin was also active in the Directors Guild of America, including three terms as National Vice President. He  was awarded the  awarded the Robert B. Aldrich Achievement Award in 2002 for service to the DGA and the DGA Honorary Life Member Award in 2012.

Sherin is survived by his wife, actress Jane Alexander, stepson, actor-director Jace Alexander, and three sons.

After attending Brown University, Sherin served in the armed forces during the Korean War. He began acting in theater and television, and eventually discovered that directing was his passion. He received a Drama Desk Award for “The Great White Hope” in 1969 and a Tony nomination for »

- Dave McNary

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Edwin Sherin, Director of 'The Great White Hope' on Broadway and 'Law & Order,' Dies at 87

5 May 2017 3:25 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Edwin Sherin, who directed the original production of James Earl Jones' The Great White Hope to a Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for best play, died Thursday in Nova Scotia, the Directors Guild of America announced. He was 87.

Sharin graduated from Brown University and later joined the Armed Forces, serving during the Korean War. Following his success in theater, Sherin went on to direct such films as Valdez Is Coming, starring Burt Lancaster, and My Old Man's Place, with Michael Moriarty, both released in 1971.

His television credits include Hill Street Blues, Moonlighting and L.A. Law. Sherin notably also »

- Patrick Shanley

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Edwin Sherin, Director of 'The Great White Hope' on Broadway and 'Law & Order,' Dies at 87

5 May 2017 3:25 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Edwin Sherin, who directed the original production of James Earl Jones' The Great White Hope to a Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for best play, died Thursday in Nova Scotia, the Directors Guild of America announced. He was 87.

Sharin graduated from Brown University and later joined the Armed Forces, serving during the Korean War. Following his success in theater, Sherin went on to direct such films as Valdez Is Coming, starring Burt Lancaster, and My Old Man's Place, with Michael Moriarty, both released in 1971.

His television credits include Hill Street Blues, Moonlighting and L.A. Law. Sherin notably also »

- Patrick Shanley

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Designated Survivor to Get New Showrunner Ahead of Season 2 Pick-Up

8 April 2017 1:30 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

ABC isn’t looking to impeach President Tom Kirkman anytime soon — but it is looking to replace the man in charge of Designated Survivor.

With a Season 2 renewal expected but not yet confirmed, the Alphabet network is on the search for a new showrunner, who would replace current series boss Jeff Melvoin at the end of Season 1, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Melvoin, however, is expected to stay on board as an executive producer.

Melvoin was the third showrunner brought in to helm Designated Survivor. Initially, Sex and the City »

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Bull to Switch Showrunners as CBS Nears a Season 2 Renewal

20 March 2017 3:51 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

CBS’ Bull has a new man in charge… which sets the stage for a possible Season 2.

TV veteran Glenn Gordon Caron is taking over as showrunner of the freshman legal drama, according to a report from our sister site Deadline — but only if the series, starring NCIS alum Michael Weatherly as a high-priced jury consultant, returns for a second season. Caron will join Bull for the remainder of Season 1 as a consultant, with current showrunner Mark Goffman transitioning to a development role at season’s end.

RelatedMichael Weatherly Shares Hopes for Bull (Including That It Dodges a Dark Angel »

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‘Bull’ Enlists Glenn Gordon Caron as Season 2 Showrunner

20 March 2017 3:47 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Bull” is getting a new showrunner in the form of television veteran Glenn Gordon Caron, Variety has confirmed. Caron is best known for creating the series “Moonlighting,” which was an early starring vehicle for Bruce Willis, and the supernatural drama “Medium,” which starred Patricia Arquette. The shows ran for five and seven seasons respectively.

The move comes as part of a multi-year overall deal Caron has signed with CBS TV Studios, which produces the one-hour drama. Caron will join the show immediately as a consultant on the remaining episodes of Season 1. Mark Goffman will continue as showrunner for the remainder of Season 1 before transitioning out to focus on development under his own deal with CBS TV Studios. Caron was previously set up under an overall deal at 20th Television, working as an executive producer on the FX series “Tyrant.” He is repped by Wme, 3Arts and Ziffren Brittenham.

Bull” stars “NCIS” alum Michael Weatherly as Dr. Jason »

- Joe Otterson

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CBS' 'Bull' Changing Showrunners for Season 2

20 March 2017 3:28 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

There's yet another change at the top of a freshman show.

CBS' Michael Weatherly starrer Bull is changing showrunners in advance of an expected second-season renewal, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

Moonlighting and Medium creator Glenn Gordon Caron has signed an overall deal with producers CBS Television Studios and will take over as showrunner for Mark Goffman, who will exit at season's end to focus on development under his own existing deal with the studio. Caron's deal with the studio is a two-year pact. 

Caron will join the series to get the lay of the land from »

- Lesley Goldberg

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The Best ‘Concept Episodes’ on TV, Ever — IndieWire Critics Survey

7 March 2017 11:58 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of TV critics two questions and publishes the results on Tuesday. (The answer to the second, “What is the best show currently on TV?” can be found at the end of this post.)

This week’s question: What is the best concept episode that’s been on television?

Sonia Saraiya (@soniasaraiya), Variety

I have to admit a recency bias, I guess, but “BoJack Horseman’s” “Fish Out of Water” has stuck with me in a way that no other concept episode has — a gimmick that didn’t feel gimmicky but instead desperately necessary for the forward motion of the episode. It’s not quite fair, because “Community,” for example, is comprised almost entirely of concept episodes, and it’s hard to disagree with how much “Buffy’s” “Hush” and “Once More, with Feeling” inspired other, later shows. But “Fish Out of Water” was »

- Hanh Nguyen

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The Best ‘Concept Episodes’ on TV, Ever — IndieWire Critics Survey

7 March 2017 11:58 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of TV critics two questions and publishes the results on Tuesday. (The answer to the second, “What is the best show currently on TV?” can be found at the end of this post.)

This week’s question: What is the best concept episode that’s been on television?

Sonia Saraiya (@soniasaraiya), Variety

I have to admit a recency bias, I guess, but “BoJack Horseman’s” “Fish Out of Water” has stuck with me in a way that no other concept episode has — a gimmick that didn’t feel gimmicky but instead desperately necessary for the forward motion of the episode. It’s not quite fair, because “Community,” for example, is comprised almost entirely of concept episodes, and it’s hard to disagree with how much “Buffy’s” “Hush” and “Once More, with Feeling” inspired other, later shows. But “Fish Out of Water” was »

- Hanh Nguyen

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Al Jarreau Dies: Grammy-Winning ‘Moonlighting’ Singer Was 76

12 February 2017 1:33 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Al Jarreau, the buttery-voiced, seven-time Grammy-winning pop and jazz singer, has died, just days after announcing his retirement. The 76-year-old vocalist, whose opening for the Bruce Willis-Cybill Shepherd series Moonlighting was among the 1980s’ most popular and best remembered TV theme songs, was hospitalized in Los Angeles two weeks ago for exhaustion. His death was confirmed via his official Twitter page. “He was in the hospital,” the announcement stated, “kept… »

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Al Jarreau, Iconic Jazz Singer, Dies At 76

12 February 2017 12:44 PM, PST | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

Jazz legend Al Jarreau, who won seven Grammys over a 50-year career, has died according to his representatives. He was 76. His biggest single was 1981’s “We’re in This Love Together.” Jarreau was a vocalist on the all-star 1985 track, “We Are the World,” and sang the theme to TV’s “Moonlighting”. Photos: Stars We’ve Lost […] »

- Shakiel Mahjouri

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