Teen Witch (1989)
Berman died early Friday morning due to complications from Alzheimer’s Disease at his home in Bell Canyon, Calif., his publicist confirmed to Variety.
The Grammy winner and Emmy-nominated actor was one of the most successful stand-up comedians of the 1950s and ’60s. His 1959 live record, “Inside Shelley Berman,” was the first comedy album to be certified gold (with more than 500,000 sales) and was the first non-musical recording to win a Grammy Award. Two other albums, “Outside Shelley Berman” and “The Edge of Shelley Berman,” also went gold.
Berman was the first stand-up comic to perform at Carnegie Hall. He appeared on “The Ed Sullivan Show” more than 20 times and was a guest on shows hosted by Steve Allen, Jack Paar, Dinah Shore, Perry Como, Andy Williams, and Dean Martin.
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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,
Other notable titles making their way home on March 21st include Wolf Creek: Season One, Eloise, John Waters’ Multiple Maniacs, and Frankenstein Created Bikers.
Chamber of Horrors (Kino Lorber, Blu-ray & DVD)
Newly Mastered in HD! Chamber of Horrors was based on the classic novel, The Door with Seven Locks by Edgar Wallace (King Kong, The Terror) - it was the second Wallace adaptation brought to the States by Monogram Pictures.
Girls delivers a confusingly uneven episode that feels all over the place...
This review contains spoilers.
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6.2 Hostage Situation
I was down on the first bunch of episodes in the previous season of Girls. I found the comedy too broad and the tone unreal. However, last season regained its footing about halfway into its run to become one of the show’s best.
I mention this because, although the final season has plenty of time to turn things around, as of right now… hoo-boy. If I thought that the season premiere got a little too goofy (I did), I didn’t know what goofy was until I saw Hostage Situation. But it’s actually worse than that because at least the premiere was clearly trying to be funny sometimes and dramatic at others.
Girls Season 6 Episode 2 appears to suggest that the impossible has, in fact, happened. With a disastrous trip upstate, Hannah lays out some harsh truths for Marnie.
Meanwhile, back in the city, Shosh has some realizations of her own about her relationship with Jessa and her friendships.
Some of Girls' best moments take place when said girls are out of the city, thrust into new and strange environments. This was the case for Hannah with the Girls Season 6 Premiere, when she was in Montauk for the majority of the season opener.
Similarly, "Hostage Situation" found Hannah reluctantly accompanying Marnie and Desi on their secret "jaunt" to Poughkeepsie. Fittingly, that was where Marnie and Desi's relationship reached its (hopefully) final breaking point.
The revelation that Desi is actually a drug addict was, in itself, not terribly surprising. Desi has always had a
It was all hearts and balloons when the gals showed up to an event on Monday night. Blake looked super festive in a SemSem blue mini-dress with red and white hearts all over it, and paired the style with a red sequin Chanel bag and black studded heels.
To top it all off, the 29-year-old actress had her hair done up in the shape of a heart.
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Blake's older sister Robyn, 45, also got into the Galentine's Day spirit, stepping out in a red jumpsuit and red and white heart-shaped heels.
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"Tonight's the night. Grab your best gal," Blake gushed on Instagram. "I love my
When a rogue scientist discovers an immense egg in the dark recesses of a rainforest he thinks hes stumbled across his fame and fortune. But little does he know that it belongs to a terrifying hybrid monster, known only as the Piranhaconda (a moniker only mentioned once in the Entire film and dismissed as a stupid name!). Soon the beast is on the loose, hunting for its unborn child, rampaging through the country and destroying everything in its path in a mass of CGI-enhanced gory-glory.
A killer-creature B-movie from the Roger Corman staple, Piranhaconda is yet another made for Syfy TV movie suprisingly this one comes from director Jim Wynorski, who is well-known in the horror community for successfully mixing T&A and horror.
While at the iHeart80s party over the weekend, Blake Lively's sibling praised the 29-year-old actress for being a great mother to daughters James, 2, and 3-month-old Ines. "This is where she belongs," Robyn, who has three children of her own, gushed to Et's Nischelle Turner. "She has my children and I have her children, [and] we're like, 'No, those are my children!' She's like, 'No, your children are my children.' We always argue about it. She's the best."
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While Robyn can't help but brag about Blake's parenting skills, the Teen Witch star did offer up some advice to her younger sister. "What I have told her is just to [not] feed them and water them too much because they grow up too quickly," Robyn, 44, quipped. "They just grow up too quickly, just cherish
What film could possibly get me this excited you might ask? Well probably not if you’ve read the title of this post… I digress… but yes, Teen Witch - that pantheon of 80s chic and the butt of numerous “bad movie” jokes – is set for a Blu-ray release in the Us next year from Kino Lorber/Scorpion Releasing. Just check out that cover art:
From the press release:
Romance is the most powerful spell of all…or so one teenager learns in this fun teen fantasy starring Robyn Lively (Chicago Hope), Zelda Rubinstein (the Poltergeist trilogy), Dan Gauthier (Beverly Hills, 90210) and Dick Sargent
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In what is already shaping up to be a dream casting choice, Emma Watson looks to effortlessly step into the role of Belle. “Downton Abbey” dreamboat Dan Stevens plays the Beast, while supporting characters include Luke Evans as Gaston, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts and Ewan McGregor as Lumière. Josh Gad, Kevin Kline, Audra McDonald and Gugu-Mbatha Raw also star.
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BMW Films famously employed a murderer’s row of directing talent, including John Frankenheimer, Ang Lee, Wong Kar-wai, Guy Ritchie, Alejandro González Iñárritu, John Woo, Joe Carnahan and Tony Scott, back in the early aughts to helm their “The Hire” short film series, and it seems as if they’re looking to get back into the driver’s seat again. This time around, Neill Blomkamp has taken the reins of a short entitled “The Escape,
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