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Farrah Fawcett's Son Redmond O'Neal Reportedly Charged With Attempted Murder

The late Farrah Fawcett's only son, Redmond O'Neal, was reportedly charged with attempted murder, along with of slew of other serious charges stemming from his arrest last month after he allegedly shoplifted from a convenience store with a knife in his hand in Santa Monica. Redmond was arrested on May 8 because he was a suspect in an armed robbery of a 7-Eleven, but it turns out that it was just one of the incidents that Redmond was involved in before his arrest, Us Weekly reported. Redmond had allegedly went on a violent robbery spree where he attacked five men in Venice Beach and Palms. Two of the five men sustained serious injuries, and one suffered "significant and serious stab wounds and cuts to his face, neck and upper body." In the weeks since his arrrest, Lapd detectives launched an investigation and their findings were presented to the District Attorney's Office on Friday,
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The Real O'Neals Stars Get Real With a Game of "Never Have I Ever"

The Real O'Neals Stars Get Real With a Game of
When you keep the hours like the cast of The Real O'Neals, you're bound to learn more about your co-stars than you probably ever really wanted to. After all, when you're bringing members of a close-knit family to life, there's bound to be a bit of life imitating art. "It's impossible not to become close," Jay R. Ferguson, who stars as patriarch Pat O'Neal on the ABC comedy, told E! News. "When we're working, we spend more time with one another than we do with our real families." "We have a sort of extreme intimacy," Martha Plimpton, who co-stars as his ex-wife Eileen, added. There are some things, though, that the pair haven't always been so quick...
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The Stuff

Forget Caltiki and forget The Blob: 'The Stuff' doesn't eat you, you eat it! Larry Cohen takes a page from Professor Quatermass for this satirical slap at blind consumerism and unregulated commerce, in a thriller packed with ooky glob-monsters and people hollowed out like Halloween pumpkins. It's the smart side of '80s sci-fi: Cohen knows how to make the genre sustain his anti-establishment themes. The Stuff Blu-ray Arrow Video (Us) 1985 / Color / 1:85 widescreen / 87 min. / Street Date April 19, 2016 / Available from Amazon / 39.95 Starring Michael Moriarty, Andrea Marcovicci, Garrett Morris, Paul Sorvino, Scott Bloom, Danny Aiello, Patrick O'Neal, Alexander Scourby, Harry Bellaver, Rutanya Alda, Brooke Adams, Laurene Landon, Tammy Grimes, Abe Vigoda, Clara Peller, Patrick Dempsey, Mira Sorvino, Eric Bogosian. Cinematography Paul Glickman Makeup Effects Ed French, Michael Maddi, Steve Neill, Kim Robinson, Rick Stratton, Craig Lyman Editor Armond Lebowitz Original Music Anthony Guefen Produced by Paul Kurta Written and
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From the Terrace

This is as sexy as Hollywood pix got in 1960. John O'Hara's novel about class snobbery and the drive for success posits Paul Newman as a moody go-getter. In glossy soap opera fashion, his silver spoon-fed bride Joanne Woodward morphs into an unfaithful monster. Some adulterous relationships are excused and others not in this glossy, morally rigged melodrama. In other words, it's prime entertainment material. From the Terrace Blu-ray Twilight Time Limited Edition 1960 / Color / 2:35 widescreen / 144 min. / Ship Date January 19, 2016 / available through Twilight Time Movies / 29.95 Starring Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Myrna Loy, Ina Balin, Leon Ames, Elizabeth Allen, Barbara Eden, George Grizzard, Patrick O'Neal, Felix Aylmer. Cinematography Leo Tover Art Direction Maurice Ransford, Howard Richmond, Lyle R. Wheeler Film Editor Dorothy Spencer Original Music Elmer Bernstein Written by Ernest Lehman from the novel by John O'Hara Produced and directed by Mark Robson

Reviewed by Glenn Erickson

1960 saw the release of
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The Real O'Neals: ABC Not Discouraged by Catholic Protests

[caption id="attachment_42116" align="aligncenter" width="590"] The Real O'Neals - ABC's "The Real O'Neals" stars Bebe Wood as Shannon, Matt Shively as Jimmy, Noah Galvin as Kenny, Jay R. Ferguson as Pat and Martha Plimpton as Eileen. (ABC/Bob D'Amico)/caption]

The Real O’Neals TV series stars Martha Plimpton and Jay R. Ferguson as Eileen and Pat O'Neal, heads of a happy Irish Catholic family. When son Kenny (Noah Galvin) comes out, the O'Neals stop playing at perfection and get real. Also starring are Matthew Shively as Jimmy; Bebe Wood as Shannon; and Mary Hollis Inboden as Jodi.

During his TCA winter press tour presentation, ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee acknowledged some Catholic people raised concerns, upon release of The Real O'Neals' trailer.

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Last Week's (Inane) Controversy Re: Christmas and Coffee Cups: Movies That Came to Mind

Donald Trump vs. Starbucks' War on Christmas. The War on Christmas: The movies that come to mind We're still in November, but the War on Christmas – according to online buzz, a second cousin once removed of the War on Cops – has begun. Weeping and gritting of teeth has seized certain population segments in the U.S.A. (and perhaps other countries as well) after Fox News, that beacon of intellectual freedom at the end of the cable news tunnel, announced that … Starbucks' holiday season cups are a) red b) devoid of Christmas decorations. Could it be a satanic conspiracy disguised as politically correct inclusiveness? The result of a communist takeover at the Seattle-headquartered company? Cruel and unusual Christian persecution in the form of paper cups? Your guess is as good as mine. Far-right Republican icon, U.S. presidential candidate, and 2015 political circus ringmaster Donald Trump seems to think that Starbucks
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New Good Wife Season 7,Episode 2 Official Spoilers,Description Revealed By CBS

Recently, CBS served up the new,official synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "The Good Wife" episode 2 of season 7. The episode is entitled, "Innocents," and it turns out that we're going to see some pretty interesting stuff go down as a complicated museum vandalism case becomes the main focus for Alicia. Cary has to deal with problems from partner Howard Lyman, and more. In the new, 2nd episode press release: Alicia Interviews Potential Investigators To Assist In A Complex Museum Vandalism Case, On "The Good Wife," Sunday, Oct. 11. Press release number 2: Alicia will argue a complex museum vandalism case that involves photographs a mother took of her son, and considers enlisting the help of investigator Jason Crouse (Jeffrey Dean Morgan). Also, Cary is going to have to have to deal with partner Howard Lyman's inappropriate conduct towards the younger associates at the offices of Lockhart, Agos & Lee. Amy Irving
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The Satan Bug

Techno-thriller fans have been waiting a long time for a good disc of action ace John Sturges' sci-fi espionage suspenser. George Maharis, Richard Basehart, Anne Francis and Dana Andrews must stop a madman who has snatched a full battery of deadly bio-warfare viruses from a super-secret government lab. Each flask can wipe out an entire city, and one of them will kill every living thing on the planet. The Satan Bug Blu-ray Kl Studio Classics 1965 / Color / 2:35 widescreen / 114 min. / Street Date September 22, 2015 / available through Kino Lorber / 29.95 Starring George Maharis, Richard Basehart, Anne Francis, Dana Andrews, John Larkin, Richard Bull, Frank Sutton, Edward Asner, Simon Oakland, John Anderson, James Hong, Hari Rhodes, Henry Beckman, Harry Lauter, Tol Avery, Russ Bender, James Doohan, Harold Gould, Carey Loftin. Cinematography Robert Surtees Film Editor Ferris Webster Original Music Jerry Goldsmith Written by Edward Anhalt, James Clavell from the novel by Ian Stuart (Alistair MacLean
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Time Machine: Veterans Wallach and Coppola - Godfather 3 in Common - Are Special Oscar Honorees

Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson on the Oscars' Red Carpet Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson at the Academy Awards Eli Wallach and wife Anne Jackson are seen above arriving at the 2011 Academy Awards ceremony, held on Sunday, Feb. 27, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. The 95-year-old Wallach had received an Honorary Oscar at the Governors Awards in November 2010. See also: "Doris Day Inexplicably Snubbed by Academy," "Maureen O'Hara Honorary Oscar," "Honorary Oscars: Mary Pickford, Greta Garbo Among Rare Women Recipients," and "Hayao Miyazaki Getting Honorary Oscar." Delayed film debut The Actors Studio-trained Eli Wallach was to have made his film debut in Fred Zinnemann's Academy Award-winning 1953 blockbuster From Here to Eternity. Ultimately, however, Frank Sinatra – then a has-been following a string of box office duds – was cast for a pittance, getting beaten to a pulp by a pre-stardom Ernest Borgnine. For his bloodied efforts, Sinatra went on
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Ryan O'Neal Can Keep Farrah Fawcett Portrait by Andy Warhol

Ryan O'Neal Can Keep Farrah Fawcett Portrait by Andy Warhol
For most of the last 33 years, an Andy Warhol portrait of Farrah Fawcett has hung in the home of her longtime lover, Ryan O'Neal, and a jury's verdict Thursday ensures that is where it will stay. For nearly a month, O'Neal has been in a courtroom as lawyers for the University of Texas at Austin sought to gain possession of the portrait, arguing that Fawcett bequeathed the artwork to the school upon her death from cancer in 2009. O'Neal, 72, fought back and testified last week that the portrait was his closest remaining connection to Fawcett. The actor's descriptions of talking to
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Ten Badass Characters Who Traded Their Limbs for Weapons (Nsfw)

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Ten Badass Characters Who Traded Their Limbs for Weapons (Nsfw)
Is it just me or is there something incredibly cool about a movie character who literally has a dangerous weapon as a part of their body, in place of an average ordinary limb or appendage?  Since I can't get inside your brain and hear the answer to that question before I go ahead and talk more on the subject, I'm going to instead assume that you agree with me and proceed with this list, which quite frankly doesn't need much of an introduction.   So screw your introduction. Let's jump right in, and talk badass weapon limbs!   [Note: at least one of the following limbs is not safe for work viewing... and there are some spoilers ahead as well.]     Ash - Evil Dead 2 and Army of Darkness   We begin with the man who is quite frankly responsible for making weapon limbs so damn cool: S-Mart's finest employee and demon killer extraordinaire, Mr. Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell). It was in Evil Dead 2 that Ash's hand became possessed by evil forces that are anything but groovy,
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Patrick O'Neal Defends Ryan O'Neal: 'I Love My Dad'

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Patrick O'Neal Defends Ryan O'Neal: 'I Love My Dad'
Last week, a "Today" show panel blasted actor Ryan O'Neal for his parenting and the drug and legal problems three of his children - Tatum, Griffin and Redmond O'Neal - have had.

Today, Ryan's other son, Patrick O'Neal, a Fox Sports sportscaster is coming to his dad's defense.

"I love my dad. I'm proud of my dad. He was awesome," Patrick told Billy Bush in a new interview for Access Hollywood. "Ryan O'Neal -- he was my hero."

During that "Today" panel, Dr. Nancy Snyderman said, "This was a window into dysfunctionality and sad parenting," while Donnie ...

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Ryan O'Neal's Son Defends Father's Parenting Skills

Ryan O'Neal's Son Defends Father's Parenting Skills
Ryan O'Neal's son Patrick has jumped to his father's defence after the actor condemned his own parenting skills, insisting he's "proud" to call the Love Story star his dad.

The screen veteran has received much public backlash for his hands-off relationship with his kids as three of his four children - Tatum, Redmond and Griffin - have struggled with drug and legal issues over the last several years.

O'Neal recently opened up about his guilt and failure as a dad during an interview with U.S. breakfast show Today earlier this month, but his sports broadcaster son Patrick O'Neal disagrees - and has come forward in a bid to help repair his dad's public persona.

During an appearance on U.S. news show Access Hollywood on Wednesday, the 44 year old said, "I'm real proud of my family... I'm real proud to say that Ryan O'Neal is my father and I'm real proud of my childhood and growing up how I grew up. The perception of my father as a bad parent (is something)... I have to argue...

"I have never stepped forward (to talk about this), I am a pretty busy guy... (but) I'm not on the payroll of my father so I'm here on my own volition to support my father and tell him that I love him."

James Farentino Dead at 73: Dynasty, Sandra Dee/Patty Duke Leading Man

James Farentino, best remembered for his roles in the television series The Bold Ones: The Lawyers and Dynasty, died of heart failure earlier today at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 73. A Brooklyn native (born on Feb. 24, 1938), Farentino made his Broadway debut in the 1961 production of Tennessee Williams' Night of the Iguana, starring Bette Davis, Margaret Leighton, and Patrick O'Neal. The following year, he began guesting on various television series, among them The Defenders, Route 66, and 77 Sunset Strip. Despite a Golden Globe as Most Promising Newcomer – Male for Brian G. Hutton's 1967 comedy The Pad and How to Use It, Farentino's film career was a minor one. He did, however, play one of the leads in a more important comedy that same year, David Lowell Rich's Rosie!, based on a play co-written by Ruth Gordon, and starring Rosalind Russell, Sandra Dee, and Brian Aherne. Additionally,
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Exploring The Twilight Zone, Episode #131: "A Short Drink From a Certain Fountain"

We resume our coverage of Season 5 of the original series with an episode about the fountain of life -- which seems fitting for the second day of a new year. The Twilight Zone, Episode #131: "A Short Drink From a Certain Fountain" (original air date Dec. 13, 1963) The Plot: Elderly Harmon Gordon (Patrick O'Neal) has a much-younger wife who constantly reminds him that he's 40 years older. Driven to the point of despair and contemplating suicide, Harmon begs his younger brother Raymond (Walter Brooke), a doctor, to inject him with an experimental serum that has reversed the aging process for some test subjects (animals) -- and killed others. Very reluctantly, Raymond agrees, but the serum has an unexpected result for its first human...
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Kttv, NBC-tv top L.A. Emmy noms

Kttv, NBC-tv top L.A. Emmy noms
Kttv and NBC-tv led the pack of nominees for the 61st Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards with 16 noms each.

The coverage of the deadly September Metrolink accident earned two nominations in the Live Coverage of an Unscheduled News Event category, one for Kttv and one for CBS/Kcal. The third nominee in the category is Kttv's coverage of the November firestorm.

In the individual reporting categories, Kttv's Christine Devine, Kabc's Rob Hayes, Kcbs' Dave Malkoff and Kcbs/Kcal's Lisa Sigell were nominated for news featue reporting; Knbc's Ana Garcia and Joel Grover and Ktla's Chip Yost were nominated for hard news reporting; and Kabc's Curt Sandoval and Fox Sports Net West's Patrick O'Neal for sports reporting.

The entrants in the stations categories are labeled as "candidates," not nominees.

In the under-35-minute daily newscast field, Kcbs and Knbc's latenight newscasts face Kttv's 10 a.m. news, Kvea's "En Contexto" and Kmex's "Noticias.
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Bad Movie Alert! "The Kremlin Letter" On Fox Movie Channel Tomorrow

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by Lee Pfeiffer

There will be a rare American TV showing of John Huston's mega-bomb 1970 spy thriller The Kremlin Letter shown tomorrow (Friday, February 27) on the Fox Movie Channel at 2:00 Pm (Eastern Standard Time). The misguided flick boasts an impressive cast including Patrick O'Neal, Bibi Anderson, Max Von Sydow, Orson Welles and Richard Boone in a plot so incomprehensible, you'll be lost within minutes. There are some great locations (it's one of the few films to be allowed to be shot in London's legendary Reform Club) and does boast the unique opportunity to see George Sanders playing a spy master in drag. (This had to be J. Edgar Hoover's favorite movie!) This Cold War thriller laid a Siberia-sized egg at the box-office, but it's a "must have" for all bad movie lovers out there in Cinema Retro Land. Incidentally, a couple of years ago, Retro writer Eddy
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