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Horror was in a weird place in the early 1990s. Most of the big franchises of the ’80s had more or less run their course, and in their place were a handful of new “icons” that would be turned into franchises whether it was warranted or not: the Child’s Play movies continued to be a growing concern, as did Candyman and Hellraiser and Leprechaun. One attempt to launch a new franchise that never quite took was 1991’s Warlock, which inspired two sequels of varying quality before calling it quits. All three films are now gathered together on Blu-ray for the first time as part of the Warlock Collection, the latest in the Vestron Video Collector’s Series from Lionsgate.
The original Warlock is genuinely something special—maybe not a new classic, but certainly a really good version of what it is. It’s a film with an impressive »
- Patrick Bromley
The couple has been enduring some harsh criticism from a few social media users after they announced their engagement last week — and they are now speaking out against the criticisms that they are getting engaged too close to the death of Oswalt’s wife, Michelle McNamera.
In a recent Facebook post, Oswalt referred to his critics as “bitter grub worms” with “their much-needed opinions.” He also thanked blogger Erica Roman for writing a post that defended the couple’s decision to get married 15 months after Oswalt’s wife passed away. »
- Yvonne Juris
Patton Oswalt is engaged!
A source confirms to People that the comedian and actress Meredith Salenger are headed down the aisle.
Oswalt, 48, and Salenger, 47, went public with their budding romance last month at the Los Angeles premiere of the movie Baby Driver.
The couple’s happy news comes just 15 months after Oswalt’s wife Michelle McNamara died unexpectedly in her sleep in April 2016, leaving the comedian to care for their 8-year-old daughter, Alice Rigney.
Oswalt has been open and honest about the grief he’s experienced since, but judging by the happy posts on both his and Salenger’s Twitter and Instagram feeds, »
- Kara Warner
The 48-year-old comedian, whose wife Michelle McNamara died unexpectedly in her sleep in April 2016 and left him alone to care for their 8-year-old daughter Alice Rigney, headed to Disneyland with Salenger on Sunday. She shared photos of the fun date on social media, showing that the couple wore corresponding blue T-shirts featuring the vintage cartoon edition of Mickey Mouse.
- Stephanie Petit
Now, 14 months later, he may be starting to move on. On Wednesday, the 48-year-old comedian stepped out for the premiere of new movie Baby Driver with a very special guest by his side: actress Meredith Salenger.
The pair held hands while posing for the cameras — he dressed in a blue shirt and navy suit and she in a black top, leather jacket, and floral skirt.
Salenger — a 47-year-old Harvard-educated actress with »
- Dave Quinn
5 items from 2017
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