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Prisoner: Cell Block H - looking back at the show

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Remember Queen Bea, the Freak, and, er 'Vinegar Tits'? We revisit the joys of Aussie women’s prison drama, Prisoner: Cell Block H

Britain, you sent Australia your convicts. In return, we sent you a TV show celebrating them.

Strap on your nostalgia goggles, it’s time to revisit one of the most bizarre, violent, lesbian-fetishy-heart-warming dramas ever created.

Prisoner: Cell Block H (known simply as Prisoner in Australia) was a daring, one-hour show set in Wentworth Detention Centre, a fictional women’s prison that provides the one-word title of the original show's modern-day revival. It ran for 692 episodes from February 1979 until December 1986. It hitched a ride on the coat-tails of the successful British show Within These Walls, with a notable difference. The focus of Prisoner was mostly on the inmates, not the wardens.

The opening was short and punchy - a quick recap of the previous
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Zootopia Concept Art Reveals Disney’s Majestic Animal Kingdom

Since unveiling Zootopia alongside its upcoming maritime adventure, Moana, Disney has remained awfully quiet regarding the former animation. All we know is that each film has been scheduled for a release in 2016, and that the animal-centric tale will be helmed by Tangled director Byron Howard. But today, the illustrious studio unveiled a single piece of concept art for Zootopia that draws attention to the titular city.

Orbiting around a devious fox called Nick Wilde, Howard’s anticipated feature will see the quick witted vulpini forced to go on the run after he is framed for a crime he didn’t commit. A manhunt spearheaded by the wonderfully named bunny police officer, Lt. Judy Hops, is soon drawn up, though it isn’t long before the pair find themselves unlikely allies when a conspiracy puts both of their lives at risk.

All of this will be set within a world where humans never existed,
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Ghostly Horrors Lurk Within These Walls

A new tale of haunting terror has hit our radar, and even though it's still seeking funds via Indie GoGo, it intrigued us enough to get our attention. Read on for your first look at and word of Within These Walls.

From the Press Release

A prisoner in her own home, a captive in her own body. Assaulted and trapped with no one to hear her cries for help…and knowing no one will believe her if they do.

This is the terrifying reality Alaina finds herself in when she moves into the house where her mother died. At first she thinks it’s this loss that is haunting her, but she is soon shown it is something far more malicious and unrelenting. The spirit taunts her as it invades her body, mind, and soul, completely trapping her. Alaina fights for answers of what really happened to her mother. If
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Jeff Eastin Talks Graceland, Coming Up with the Title, How Dark the Show Will Get and Shooting at a Decommissioned Undercover Agent’s House

Created by Jeff Eastin (White Collar) and inspired by a true story, the USA Network drama series Graceland delves into the lives of an elusive group of undercover agents from the FBI, DEA and U.S. Customs, whose worlds collide at a repossessed Southern California beachfront mansion. In such a high stress, dangerous job, lies become normal and secrets are a matter of life or death. The show stars Daniel Sunjata, Aaron Tveit, Vanessa Ferlito, Brandon Jay McLaren, Manny Montana and Serinda Swan. While at the USA Network portion of the TCA Press Tour, executive producer Jeff Eastin talked about how the title of the show came about, how he became aware of the real beach house used by undercover agents that had been decommissioned, that this is a dark but reality-based show, the pressure that the success of White Collar puts on this new series, shooting in Florida, and
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Elisabeth Röhm’s Blog: The House That Built Me

Elisabeth Röhm’s Blog: The House That Built Me
Sean Smith

Elisabeth Röhm, best known for her roles as Serena on Law & Order and Kate on Angel, has been blogging for People.com for over a year now.

The actress, 39, currently stars as Taylor on The Client List, while her film Transit is out now, with Officer Down following later this year.

She can be found on Facebook, Google + and @ElisabethRohm.

In her latest blog, Röhm — mom to 4-year-old Easton August with fiancé Ron Anthony — reflects on their family’s upcoming move and visits her childhood home.

Have you ever gone back to poke around a house you used to live in?
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Six to watch: Prison series

With Prisoners' Wives locking in the viewers, we look at which prison-set shows are key and which are past their cell-by date

With Prisoners' Wives proving surprisingly gripping, Jj Abrams' new drama Alcatraz set to start on Watch next month and NBC developing a Us remake of Bad Girls, it seems that the prison drama has found a new lease of life. So here's our guide to six of the best prison-set series. Let us know what we missed out below.

Oz (1997-2003)

There are prison shows and then there is Oz. Tom Fontana's unholy tale of life in the Oswald State Correctional Facility was the first drama series produced for HBO and remains one of its best. This was the prison drama at its most stripped down: bloody and brutal, and featuring astonishing performances from the likes of Dean Winters (cocky Ryan O'Reilly), Christopher Meloni (smouldering Chris
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2011 Summer Movie Guide: May and June

2011 Summer Movie Guide: May and June
A banished Norse god! Apocalyptic vampires! A vigilant yeg! A cute scene-stealing Capuchin monkey! Mutant teenagers! A bunch of drunk and horny bridesmaids! Big Foot! A Green Ring! Pirates, Zombies, and Mermaids! Karate kicking zoo animals! A couple of forest dwelling trolls! And one smokin' hot teacher! That's what awaits us at the Cineplex over the course of May and June, and it promises to be a scorcher!

It doesn't really matter how fast and furious things get on the big screen, the summer movie season doesn't officially kick off until May 6th. And this year Thor opens things with a lighting bolt blast of Marvel excitement. It doesn't come to an end until August 31st, when Sam Worthington sends us all back to school with The Debt. Between then and now, we will see some of the biggest movies of the year hit hard. Some will win, some will lose,
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