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Scream Factory's Dog Soldiers Collector's Edition Blu-ray / DVD hits shelves tomorrow:
Synopsis: "A group of soldiers dispatched to the Scottish Highlands on special training maneuvers face their biggest fears after they run into Captain Ryan – the only survivor of a Special Ops team that was literally torn to pieces. Ryan refuses to disclose his mission even though whoever attacked his men might be hungry for seconds. Help arrives in the form of local girl who shelters them in a deserted farmhouse deep in the forest…but when they realize that they are surrounded by a pack of blood-lusting werewolves, it's apparent their nightmare has just begun!
- Derek Anderson
So if you know anything about The Grateful Dead, you know that this is their 50th anniversary. Their final shows will take place in Santa Clara, CA (2 shows) and in Chicago at Soldier's Field (3 shows). (A live webcast of all five concerts will be available for $79.95 at Dead.net.) To celebrate this historic milestone, Dead.net has just started taking advance orders on their new 80-disc box set -- Thirty Trips Around The Sun -- featuring 30 unreleased shows; one show from every year of touring! (It's planned for a September 18th release date.) You may not have enough time to listen to all 80 discs, but if you're a Deadhead, how can you say no? There will also be a 4-cd sampler set -- Thirty Trips 1965-1995 -- that serves as an introductory sampler to the Dead’s live canon, including 30 unreleased performances — one from each concert in the boxed »
Entertainment Weekly has posted even more photos from Quentin Tarantino's forthcoming western drama "The Hateful Eight" with new shots of Kurt Russell, Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tim Roth and Bruce Dern in action as post-Civil War bounty hunters who seek shelter during a blizzard. Click here for all the shots.
A whole bunch of new photos of Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn and Will Smith's Headshot in action have gone online at Just Jared. Filming on the project is taking place on the streets of Toronto and show this particular pair getting rather close.
- Garth Franklin
Netflix has scooped up a new documentary on Grateful Dead co-founder Bob Weir, The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob Weir, which will premiere on the streaming service on Friday, May 22nd, Variety reports.
Directed by Mike Fleiss — a producer for The Bachelor and numerous other shows, as well as the director of the 2011 documentary, God Bless Ozzy Osbourne — The Other One offers an in-depth look at Weir's life, from his childhood in Palo Alto, California to his success with the Dead and beyond.
The movie also »
Birdman was honored with Best Picture at the 87th Annual Academy Awards, which took place tonight at the Dolby Theater in the Hollywood and Highland Center, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris. Birdman took home four Oscars tonight in total, winning for Best Picture, Best Director (Alejandro González Iñárritu), Best Original Screenplay (Alejandro González Iñárritu, Armando Bo, Alexander Dinelaris, Nicolás Giacobone) and Best Cinematography (Emmanuel Lubezki). The film also tied for the most wins of the night with The Grand Budapest Hotel, which won for Best Costume Design, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Best Production Design and Best Original Score.
All eight of the Best Picture nominees walked home with at least one award. American Sniper won for Best Sound Editing (Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman), Boyhood won for Best Supporting Actress (Patricia Arquette), The Imitation Game won for Best Adapted Screenplay (Graham Moore), Selma won »
The 87th Annual Academy Awards will be handed out tonight at the Dolby Theater in the Hollywood and Highland Center. Neil Patrick Harris is hosting the ceremony, which airs tonight at 7 Pm Et/4 Pm Pt on ABC today. We'll be updating this story live as they are announced, so stay tuned to find out who takes home all the big awards at tonight's star-studded ceremony.
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by Grace Fontaine
The following opinion/argument/rationalization/waste of your time is strictly my own. In no way am I speaking for any other person than myself.
Paul W.S Anderson these days could be considered Public Enemy #1 in the genre world. He has ticked off many fans with his adaptations of pre-established franchises such as 'Resident Evil' and 'Alien Vs. Predator' (though the sequel by the Brothers Strausse was infinitely more horrendous). He is a director who seems to value style over substance and doesn't appear to listen to the people who he tries to make these movies for. On top of that, as a writer, let's just say that the fanfiction I write could run circles around his, though obviously he gets paid and I don't. Additionally, he's married Action Amazon Milla Jovovich and has a darling little girl who he helping to protect from the paparazzi. »
7 items from 2015
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