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Television that Home Video Forgot: Point Pleasant (2005)

25 October 2014 4:00 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Point Pleasant

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Created by Marti Noxon and John McLaughlin

Produced by 20th Century Fox Television

Aired on Fox for one season (13 episodes, two unaired) from January 19, 2005 – July 3, 2005


Elisabeth Harnois as Christina Nickson

Grant Show as Lucas Boyd

Samuel Page as Jesse Parker

Aubrey Dollar as Judy Kramer

Dinah Meyer as Amber Hargrove

Cameron Richardson as Paula Hargrove

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A mysterious female stranger washes ashore of the New Jersey seaside town named Point Pleasant, where she is rescued ashore. The mysterious stranger is Christina Nickson (Elisabeth Harnois), who it is implied is the daughter of Satan, but who tries to fight her evil inclinations, such as her strong attraction to the romantically unavailable lifeguard, Jesse Parker (Samuel Page). Christina is tempted towards evil by Lucas Boyd (Grant Show), a servant of the Devil that was sent there to ensure she fulfills her destiny. Upon her arrival to »

- Jean Pierre Diez

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My So-Called Life: where are they now?

24 August 2014 10:34 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

From Oscar-winning to Homeland and more, here's what the cast of My So-Called Life have been up to over the past 2 decades...

Twenty years has passed since we were first introduced to the characters of My So-Called Life, twenty years! Where has the time gone? And more importantly when did I get so old?

While most of you won’t really care too much what I’ve been up to since the show finished, let’s take a look at what the actors have been up to in the years since the cancellation of what is frankly the greatest teen TV drama ever.

Claire Danes (Angela Chase)

After breaking out in My So-Called Life, Danes focused on her film career first with a leading role in 1995’s Little Women and then supporting roles in smaller but interesting films like Home For The Holidays, How to Make An American Quilt and »

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Shifting Gears: Rob McLachlan talks about Millennium, Human Target, and Ray Donovan

22 July 2014 11:36 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Trevor Hogg chats with Rob McLachlan about cycling, founding a production company, and working within the realms of film and television…

Before becoming a Primetime Emmy nominated cinematographer Rob McLachlan (Game of Thrones) was heading down a different career path which saw him become a Canadian Cycling Champion and Canada Games Gold medallist. “I was at the point that I was going to have to quit school and go train.  I was on a shortlist to potentially ride in the Montreal Olympics but you couldn’t make a living at it back then unless you went to Europe and went whole hog.  At the same time I was into photography and making Super 8 films.  I got bitten by that bug.  When I was looking at making a career that seemed like the best. My father was a commercial illustrator and painter who drilled into my brother and I that it »

- Trevor Hogg

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10 Female Celebrities Who Look Like The Previous Entry In This List

21 July 2014 7:53 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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If there’s one thing that we all know female celebrities tend to strive for, it’s a unique look. A-Listers at awards ceremonies will often wear one-off dresses to stand out from the crowd in an attempt to garner attention and outdo each other – and it often works – but one thing they can’t change (without dramatic and extremely expensive cosmetic surgery, at least) is their face.

It’s surprising how many celebrities look alike and it’s even more surprising – particularly in some cases – when you realise just who it is that certain celebrities actually look like. Of course, some are blindingly obvious and widely known with regards to their similarities to each other but, as we’re about to prove, you can link together celebrities who look nothing like each other in a matter of a handful of steps.

Starting with a default, baseline celebrity »

- Kev Stewart

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5 Joss Whedon projects you never got to see: Wonder Woman, Ripper, Batman

23 June 2014 2:52 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Now that Joss Whedon is something of an unofficial "showrunner" for the Marvel cinematic universe, reportedly wielding some degree of influence over all the studio's scripts following the game-changing success of The Avengers, it's hard to remember that there was a time he literally couldn't get a movie off the ground.

But Whedon's had a number of projects that haven't panned out over the years, and while there's nothing uncommon about that in itself, his devoted fan base has meant that his mooted ventures are more widely publicised than most.

To mark Whedon's 50th birthday today (June 23), Digital Spy lists five of his most promising projects that never saw the light of day.

1. Wonder Woman

Still the best known of Whedon's close-but-no-cigar projects is his long, long, long brewing Wonder Woman adaptation, which was officially announced by Warner Bros in 2005. Whedon was set to write and direct, but only got »

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Is it worth watching a cancelled TV show?

15 May 2014 3:40 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Should an early cancellation put you off watching a TV show in the first place?


Floating in on the yearly tide of TV renewals is the yearly disappointment of cancellation. However many fingers are crossed or hashtagged prayers are sent, network television’s quest to conquer ever more viewers and awards inevitably has its casualties. Too expensive to make? Not enough viewers? Lukewarm reception from critics? Then sayonara, promising new sci-fi. We hardly knew you.

Almost Human is one such show. A future-set sci-fi take on the buddy cop genre, it received a thirteen-episode season one order from Fox in 2013 and a shed load of pricy promotion for its November the 4th premiere. And then? At the eleventh hour, the premiere was pushed back a fortnight, co-showrunner Naren Shankar left citing “creative differences”, and only four of its thirteen episodes were aired in the intended running order.

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Eliza Dushku talks 'Buffy,' 'Dollhouse' and playing Joss Whedon's Wonder Woman

31 March 2014 1:18 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

(Cbr) On a rainy Friday afternoon at the 2014 Emerald City Comicon, fans crowded the Grand Ballroom of the Seattle Convention Center to express their love of Faith – which, in this case, refers to actress Eliza Dushku’s former character on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” At a panel moderated by another “Buffy” alumnus – actress Clare Kramer (a.k.a. Glory) – Dushku discussed her career, present endeavors and plans for the future. She also took time to answer some questions from the "Faith-ful." One of Dushku’s earliest roles was that of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s daughter in the James Cameron film “True Lies.” She indicated that this was where she discovered her love of “physical” roles. Even though she cracked her ribs while performing the infamous “Harrier Jet Scene,” Dushku realized she enjoyed this type of acting, much to her mother’s dismay. Her big break on “Buffy” came right as she was finishing high school. »

- George A. Tramountanas, Comic Book Resources

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Lifetime Enters Dystopia With Series Order for The Lottery

12 February 2014 7:00 AM, PST | ScifiMafia | See recent ScifiMafia news »

It isn’t news to most of us that some cable networks have a target audience, whether or not we agree that their programming actually serves that target. A case in point is Lifetime, which calls itself “female-focused” though my remote hasn’t landed on the channel in years. I’ve heard good things about Witches of East End but honestly haven’t checked it out just because it’s on that Army Wives network.

That may change, now that Lifetime is testing the waters of dystopia with its pickup of the series The Lottery. I can see how it would be considered female-skewed, given that the premise is a lottery to determine who will serve as surrogates for the 100 embryos still in existence, but I’m intrigued that they’re calling it a “conspiracy thriller.” Okay, Lifetime, you have my attention.

Lifetime Greenlights Conspiracy Thriller The Lottery Project is »

- Erin Willard

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