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The film financing and deal making site Slated has a film listed that should get horror movie fans excited. The film is Evil Breakfast Dead Club a horror comedy that is a parody mash up of some iconic movies from the 80s most notably The Breakfast Club and The Evil Dead. Infinite Spectrum Productions and Freestyle Releasing are listed as the affiliated companies. Vincent Maeder is listed as a lead in the cast while Kevin Phipps is listed as the director and Jon Bonnell and Jason Bonnell will produce. »
So you may not actually be royal, but everyone deserves to feel like a prince(ss) for a day. And now that you've discovered one regal identity - which British royal are you? - it's time to answer some very scientific questions about The Breakfast Club, '90s TV shows, and vacation habits to find out which prince you are. Source: Getty / Max Mumby, Kevin Mazur, Disney »
- Laura Marie Meyers
Australian rap vixen Iggy Azalea might’ve just won the coolest chick of the century award ... 'cause she just revealed her first date with Lakers star Nick Young was cruising the aisles of Target ... and it was her idea!! Iggy was on "The Breakfast Club" on Power 105 in NYC on Wednesday when she opened up about her relationship with Young -- and explained why Target is the Perfect place for date numero uno. Peep the »
- TMZ Staff
EW has learned exclusively that a dream team of ’80s heartthrobs like Jack Wagner and Rob Estes (Melrose Place), as well as Judd Nelson (The Breakfast Club) and Antonio Sabato Jr. (General Hospital) – as well as the aforementioned Peter Brady and Hercules – will take part in a new miniseries called Heartbreakers for Investigation Discovery.
Slated to premiere later this year, the three-parter will script true stories about how the perfect catch can sometime turn out to be the perfect criminal. »
- Lynette Rice
LILFs: Links I'd Like To... This week: shows drinkers like. by Liam Mathews Re-Casting the Breakfast Club for 2014 Em & Lo fantasy casts Channing Tatum as Emilio Estevez on The Breakfast Club's 30th anniversary. Some Good News For Once: Apple Will Create More Racially Diverse Emojis But you know people are gonna get offended because the diverse emojis will be too stereotype-y, via The Frisky. Fresh Ink: 18 Stylish Folks & Their Tattoos I see all these tattoos on Refinery29 and I wanna lick 'em. 10 Years Later, Hear the Final, Furious Show by Dischord Records’ Black Eyes I'm not old, but one of my favorite bands broke up ten years ago this week, and that makes me feel old. Thanks, Av Club. These Are The Most Popular TV Shows For People Who Drink Business Insider reports that the most popular show among people who engage with alcohol [...] »
- Liam Mathews
The best movie culture writing from around the internet-o-sphere. There will be a quiz later. Just leave a tab open for us, will ya? “Why don’t we see Lgbt parents portrayed in children’s films?” — Joanna Benecke at The Guardian asks a question that would make Kevin Swanson spit out his morning waffles. She offers some of the few current examples, and uses the headline rhetorically (since the answer is fairly obvious) to a clear-headed effect. After all, if Disney is going to draw heat without even trying, why not try? “Top 10 Christian-themed Movies” — Scott Nye at Movie Mezzanine offers a list of great movies along with insight into their explorations of Jesus and his teachings. It’s a powerful grouping, and I’ll volunteer to add Gravity as #11 (probably to Nye’s chagrin) as something that uses spectacle to achieve impact instead of trenchant character exploration. “It isn’t just The Breakfast Club: everything »
- Scott Beggs
They were an athlete, a basket case, a princess, a brain and criminal. And 30 years ago (almost to the day), they united a generation simply by spending their Saturday together in detention. 30 years ago today, The Breakfast Club met for detention pic.twitter.com/uwxguLR07r. TV Secrets (@TV_Exposed) March 24, 2014 Yesterday marked the fictional anniversary of the day captured in John Hughes. seminal coming-of-age dramedy, The Breakfast Club. The high schoolers sentenced to confinement by assistant principal Richard "Dick" Vernon (the ideally oily Paul Gleason) started out as strangers, separated by the social boundaries that divide all student bodies in learning institutes across our nation (and around the world). By the end of the day, the impossible had occurred. Those ridiculous barriers . which exist in the insecurities of our conformist personalities . had been torn down, reshaped and repositioned to include all five members of Hughes. Breakfast Club. Just thinking »
In honor of the fact that the events featured in The Breakfast Club took place 30 years ago today (thanks to Badass Digest for the reminder), we're revisiting this piece from last year in which we recast the movie with current stars in the event of its inevitable remake. At some point those of us who grew up in the 1980s will have to come to terms with the fact that Hollywood will eventually remake all of our favorite movies from that era. It's just inevitable, especially as that generation continues to grow into pivotal roles throughout the entertainment industry. It's probably why we've seen an influx in coming-of-age movies that harken back to films like Stand by Me or E.T., in the case of J.J. Abrams' Super 8. The people who grew up with those...
- Erik Davis
Madwomen and Muses quits on Hannibal and objects to its treatment of women
The New Yorker on technological anxiety and the uselessness of unplugging
Tfe over the weekend, we talked to Alfre Woodard about her favorite roles
Movie City News if you don't mind a lot of spoilers, here's David Poland on Noah
Av Club ohmygod. The Breakfast Club's actual detention was exactly 30 years ago today.
Cinema Blend Jurassic World concept art
Variety a contrary opinion: 'why Divergent is better than The Hunger Games'
i09 first teaser for the TV remake of Rosemary's Baby
Pajiba ranks the cameos in Muppets Most Wanted
And in case you haven't heard the new season of American Horror Story will be called "Freak »
- NATHANIEL R
John Hughes's teen angst classic "The Breakfast Club" may have been released in 1985, but it's today, March 24, that marks the 30th anniversary of the date the group first met, during Saturday detention in 1984 at Shermer High.
The fivesome at the heart of the film -- a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess, and a criminal -- were thrown together for an afternoon that starts off hostile and winds up being seriously therapeutic, as they slowly learn to understand each other and realize that those stereotypes don't really define them. Plus, there's dancing in the library.
"The Breakfast Club" is easily one of the most beloved films of the '80s, with its cast -- Anthony Michael Hall, Emilio Estevez, Ally Sheedy, Molly Ringwald, and Judd Nelson -- and its soundtrack -- featuring the Simple Minds anthem "Don't You (Forget About Me)" -- still standing as iconic symbols of the decade. »
- Katie Roberts
On March 24, 1984, a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess and a criminal were stuck in Saturday detention ... and made one of the best movies ever.Yep, we're talking about "The Breakfast Club."In the film, the gang was stuck in the Shermer High School library exactly 30 years ago today, where they all overcame stereotypes and bonded in a way nobody would have imagined.With breakthrough performances from Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy and Anthony Michael Hall, the John Hughes film is an '80s classic, thanks to its killer cast and the soundtrack song "Don't You (Forget About Me)." And it did something impossible: It made detention look like fun!So, if the stars were to reunite for a 30th high school reunion, what would they all look like now?While Paul Gleeson (Assistant Principal Richard Vernon) and director John Hughes are sadly no longer with us, »
- tooFab Staff
30 Pieces of 'Breakfast Club' Trivia to Celebrate the Movie's 30th Anniversary The unlikely fivesome spent detention together on March 24, 1984. By Molly Fitzpatrick If you don't love The Breakfast Club, I'm not sure you were ever really a teenager. Five archetypal high school students forge an unlikely bond in detention — there was Claire (Molly Ringwald), the princess. Brian (Anthony Michael Hall), the brain. Allison (Ally Sheedy), the basket case. Andrew (Emilio Estevez), the athlete. Bender (Judd Nelson), the criminal. The events of the iconic 1985 Brat Pack movie took place over the course of one Saturday, exactly 30 years ago to the date — March 24, 1984. Here are 30 little-known Breakfast Club facts in honor of its anniversary. 1. Director John Hughes wrote the script in only two days, over July 4th weekend in 1982. 2. Hughes initially intended for the film to run two and a half hours, far longer than the 97-minute theatrical [...] »
- Molly Fitzpatrick
Fright Rags’ latest limited edition tee features artwork from the new Troma release, Return to Nuke ‘Em High Volume 1:
“Glee clubs are one thing…but mutated glee clubs, well, that sounds like something only Troma could think up. And guess what? It is! To help celebrate the release of Return To Nuke’Em High on DVD, we’ve teamed up with Troma to release a limited edition shirt – which is Now Available for pre-order!* Just click the image below (or right here) to grab yours now! Please note this pre-order will end at 10am Est on Monday, March 24!”
We’ve included a look at their shirt design below and here are some more details on the new movie:
“Welcome to Tromaville High School. Your typical high school populated with your basic football jocks, wannabe prom queens and glee club hopefuls. Did I say “typical?” After all, this is Tromaville High, »
- Jonathan James
For his last film Matthew Spradlin combined The Breakfast Club with a slasher in Bad Kids Go to Hell. The cool thing? It actually worked! On tap right now is the trailer premiere for his latest project, a short called The Social Contract! Dig it!
From the Press Release
Integrated Arts & Media and Emr Media have finally unleashed the highly anticipated first trailer to support their latest production, The Social Contract, directed by Matthew Spradlin (Bad Kids Go to Hell), written by award-winning writer Carlito Rodriguez (The Tony Story), and starring Dominican Republic actress Katherine Castro (El Gallo).
The drama thriller, co-starring Patricia Rae (The Big Wedding), Phillip DeVona (Ride Along), Hector Hank (The Iceman), and the youngest cast member at six years old, child actor Alexander James Rodriguez (All Stars), The Social Contract is a fast-paced action thriller following "The Woman’s" (Katherine Castro) dark and violent past until »
- Uncle Creepy
Directed by: Neil Burger
Running Time: 2 hrs 20 mins
Release Date: March 21, 2014
Plot: In a post-war future where people are divided by their personalities, one young woman named Bearice (Woodley) strives to break down the walls that confine and divide everyone.
Who’S It For? Those whose attendance isn’t guaranteed by familiarity with the books should tread carefully. If curiosity still drives one to see this sooner than later, I’d recommend the cheapest matinee with the largest screen. IMAX patronage for this film is completely unnecessary.
Keeping in the spirit of John Hughes, Divergent is a high school story set in the land of Chicago, albeit 100 years in the future and after a war that has apparently caused a lot of problems outside of the city’s walls. While this tale involves adults, it features an »
- Nick Allen
After months of rumors ... from adultery to divorce ... Keyshia Cole has finally confirmed she and her NBA star husband 'Boobie' Gibson are separated. Cole appeared with The Breakfast Club on Power 105.1 in New York this morning and when asked about the current status of her relationship with Gibson said, "We co-parent."Cole implied that she and the Cleveland Cavaliers star are living apart -- and that he comes to her home at 8:30 Am every »
- TMZ Staff
This week, Anchor Bay Films is unleashing Lloyd Kaufman’s Tromasterpiece, Return to Nuke ‘Em High Volume 1, to Blu-ray and DVD. To mark the occasion, Daily Dead recently chatted with Uncle Lloydie about his latest directorial effort, his approach to controversial material, and what kind of madness Troma fans can expect from Volume 2:
Thanks so much for taking time to speak with me today, Lloyd. Being a big Troma fan, I thought Return to Nuke ‘Em High (Volume 1) might be my favorite sequel to come out of Tromaville. With it being a few years since you were in the director’s chair, why did you decide to return with the Nuke ‘Em High franchise?
Lloyd Kaufman: Oh, thank you! You know, it takes me a long time to develop a script that I think the fans will like so it can be years on a project until we »
- Heather Wixson
John Kapelos (The Breakfast Club, Justified) and Lindsey Haun (True Blood) have landed recurring roles on USA Networks‘ police drama Graceland. Kapelos will play Lawrence, manager of the garage through which the Solano cartel smuggles its drugs. He’s with Glick, Characters Talent Agency and A.D.S. Management. Haun, repped by Talent Works and Bohemia Group, will play Romona, a “working woman” from Fort Worth, TX, who propositions Jakes (Brandon Jay McLaren). Jeremy Luke (Mob City) has been cast in Saint Francis, Chris Moynihan’s multi-camera comedy pilot for ABC, from ABC Studios and Tagline. It centers on Francis Quinlan (Michael Imperioli), a no-nonsense, blue-collar Long Island cop and family man who butts heads with the modern, liberal world when his 29-year-old sister Heather (Spencer Grammer) gets pregnant out of wedlock. Luke, repped by Pantheon Talent and Luber Roklin Entertainment, will play Tommy, Francis’ easy-going younger brother who’s very protective of his sister. »
- THE DEADLINE TEAM
There's always a time and place for nostalgia, but when it comes to movies from the 1980s, it goes beyond that. Throughout the decade, we hit cinematic milestone after cinematic milestone, with franchises being born that still resonate and fuel the box office today, some three decades removed. We can look at 2014 and see some good movies on the horizon. But when we look back at a year like 1984, its breathtaking to see how many seminal pieces of pop culture were born into existence. 1982 is sometimes called the greatest year for genre movies of all time, with an eye on science fiction. But 1984 goes maybe a step beyond that. These 12 months were jam packed with truly timeless classics. You may be awestruck staring at what came exactly 30 years ago. Nothing has quite topped it for sheer year-round, non-stop entertainment. These are 30 great movies that are turning 30 in 2014!
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The wildly fun Nurse 3D (review) is coming home in April, and right now we've got the official word on what to expect once it gets here other than a 1080p look at Paz de la Huerta's commanding vagina.
From the Press Release
Sexy starlets Paz de la Huerta (HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire,” Enter the Void) and Katrina Bowden (TV’s “30 Rock”) turn up the heat in the wickedly entertaining thriller Nurse, arriving on 3D Blu-ray (plus 2D Blu-ray and Digital HD UltraViolet), DVD (plus Digital UltraViolet), and Digital HD April 8 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.
The film is currently on Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View. The scintillating horror film about a nurse with a secret double life as a murderous vixen also stars Corbin Bleu (the High School Musical franchise) and Judd Nelson (St. Elmo’s Fire, The Breakfast Club).
By day nurse Abby Russell (de la Huerta) lovingly »
- Uncle Creepy
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