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Valley of Bones: Rhys Coiro Talks About Playing a Good Guy and Being in the Badlands

The Badlands can be a very dangerous place nowadays.

Rhys Coiro stars in this intense thriller Valley of Bones about a paleontologist discovering a T-rex bone in the Badlands of North Dakota. She enlists the help of a recovering meth addict, but eventually their shady pasts caught up with them.

The film also stars Autumn Reeser, Steven Molony, Mason Mahay, Alexandra Billings, Bill Smitrovich and Mark Margolis. It is directed by Dan Glaser.

Lrm got a chance to sit-down to speak with Rhys Coiro one-on-one in Los Angeles about his role in Valley of Bones. He plays the brother to Autumn Reeser’s character in the film. It was a refreshing role, in which he was known playing bad boys or bad guys for most of his career. He also discussed about North Dakota film production, which is a rarity for any films to be produced there due to distance,
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Grey's Anatomy Sneak Peek: Mer's Pals Fear She'll 'Explode' — Will She?

Grey's Anatomy Sneak Peek: Mer's Pals Fear She'll 'Explode' — Will She?
We should have seen it coming.

In this exclusive sneak peek from Thursday’s Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, 8/7c), we learn that among the side effects of Meredith’s recovery from her attack is an outbreak of well-intentioned but coddling friends and relations.

RelatedKevin McKidd Eyes Grey’s Anatomy Contract Extension: ‘I Don’t See Any Reason to Run Away

Half sis Maggie in particular keeps inviting people over as if she’s afraid Grey will “explode or something” if she spends a minute alone. Luckily, Mer’s new therapist (Life Goes On alum Bill Smitrovich) has an idea
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Grey's Anatomy: 5 Things You Need to Know Before the Midseason Premiere

Grey's Anatomy: 5 Things You Need to Know Before the Midseason Premiere
Thanks to ABC’s terrifying promos for the midseason premiere of Grey’s Anatomy (Feb. 11 at 8/7c), we’re as braced as we can be for Meredith’s violent attack by a patient in “The Sound of Silence.” But what else do we need to know going into not only the Denzel Washington-directed episode but also the season’s second half? Read on…

RelatedGrey’s Anatomy Star Confirms: Cristina Did Attend Derek’s Funeral

5. Even after three months of suspense, we still won’t learn what Jackson was going to tell April in the winter finale — whether they were finished or starting over.
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‘Ted 2: Extended Edition’ Blu-ray Review

Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Jessica Barth, Morgan Freeman, Giovanni Ribisi, Sam J. Jones, Patrick Warburton, Michael Dorn, Bill Smitrovich, John Slattery, Liam Neeson, Dennis Haysbert, Patrick Stewart | Written by Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin, Wellesley Wild | Directed by Seth MacFarlane

When it comes to a Seth MacFarlane film, the easiest way to work out whether you’ll like it is to ask the simple question, do you like Family Guy? That is the level of humour you can expect; and with Ted 2 a live-action episode of Family Guy is exactly what you get…

When Ted (Seth MacFarlane) and his wife Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth) decide they want to have a baby, they soon run into problems. When they decide to adopt, the state becomes aware of Ted’s existence and he finds himself ruled to be property, and not a human being. With John’s (Mark Wahlberg) help
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Grey's Anatomy Casts Life Goes On Dad as a Therapist — But Whose?

Grey's Anatomy Casts Life Goes On Dad as a Therapist — But Whose?
Help is apparently on the way for one of Grey’s Anatomy‘s unbalanced MDs.

Acting vet Bill Smitrovich — whose mile-long, TV-packed resume includes roles on Life Goes On, The Practice, Without a Trace and, most recently, TNT’s The Last Ship — will guest star in an upcoming Grey’s episode as (rumor has it) a shrink.

RelatedGrey’s Anatomy: Derek’s ‘Killer’ Breaks Her Silence

An ABC rep confirmed Smitrovich’s casting, but declined to provide any further details. However, according to sources, the 68-year-old will turn up in Season 12’s 10th episode as an “easy, funny, kind, fatherly” therapist.
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‘Ted 2′ Review

Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Jessica Barth, Morgan Freeman, Giovanni Ribisi, Sam J. Jones, Patrick Warburton, Michael Dorn, Bill Smitrovich, John Slattery, Liam Neeson, Dennis Haysbert, Patrick Stewart | Written by Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin, Wellesley Wild | Directed by Seth MacFarlane

2012′s Ted asked the important questions about what happens to a relationship when your partner’s best friend is a swearing teddy bear with the voice of Peter Griffin. The sequel, Ted 2, asks the important questions about the practicalities of knocking off a follow-up when your original film made more money than anyone could reasonably have expected.

We catch up with Ted and Marky Mark Wahlberg at the bear’s wedding to Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth). Their marriage soon turns sour and after a predictably horrible incident at a sperm bank, they turn to adoption to reignite their relationship. At this stage, it is revealed that the government
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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 40 Pairs of Passes to ‘Ted 2’ With Mark Wahlberg

Chicago – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 40 pairs of advance-screening movie passes up for grabs to the highly anticipated comedy sequel “Ted 2” starring Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane and Amanda Seyfried!

Ted 2,” which opens on June 26, 2015 and is rated “R,” also stars Morgan Freeman, Giovanni Ribisi, Michael Dorn, John Slattery, Jessica Barth, Sam J. Jones, Patrick Warburton and Bill Smitrovich from writer and director Seth MacFarlane and writer Alec Sulkin. Note: You must be 17+ to win and attend this “R”-rated screening.

To win your free passes to “Ted 2” courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just get interactive with our social media widget below. That’s it! This screening is on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in downtown Chicago. The more social actions you complete, the more points you score and the higher yours odds of winning! Completing these social actions only increases your odds of
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Bill Smitrovich Joins ‘Happy Life’ Pilot; Tim Guinee Upped To Regular In ‘Hell On Wheels’

Bill Smitrovich (Ted) has booked a series regular role on CBS' multi-cam comedy pilot Happy Life (fka Joe Time). It centers on Joe (Steven Weber), a family man who struggles with the fact that all the people around him are pursuing their dreams and enjoying their lives more than he is. Smitrovich, repped by The Kohner Agency and Frontline Management, will play Mitch, Judy’s (Rita Moreno) husband. He’s retired and quite happy about it, after handing over the family…
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See the Life Goes On Cast Reunite on Home & Family

  • PEOPLE.com
This Home & Family reunion could prompt a tear or two. Three of the stars from the ABC drama Life Goes On - Patti LuPone, Kellie Martin and Chris Burke - gathered for a mini-reunion for an episode of Home & Family that'll air Monday. Not surprisingly, LuPone got choked up when she laid eyes again on her beloved Corky. Burke played LuPone's son and Martin's brother on the drama that aired from 1989 to 1993 on ABC. Life Goes On was the first TV series to feature a major character with Down syndrome. "We had a lot of Down Syndrome kids on the set,
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See the Life Goes On Cast Reunite on Home & Family

  • PEOPLE.com
This Home & Family reunion could prompt a tear or two. Three of the stars from the ABC drama Life Goes On - Patti LuPone, Kellie Martin and Chris Burke - gathered for a mini-reunion for an episode of Home & Family that'll air Monday. Not surprisingly, LuPone got choked up when she laid eyes again on her beloved Corky. Burke played LuPone's son and Martin's brother on the drama that aired from 1989 to 1993 on ABC. Life Goes On was the first TV series to feature a major character with Down syndrome. "We had a lot of Down Syndrome kids on the set,
See full article at PEOPLE.com »

See the Life Goes On Cast Reunite on Home & Family

See the Life Goes On Cast Reunite on Home & Family
This Home & Family reunion could prompt a tear or two.

Three of the stars from the ABC drama Life Goes On – Patti LuPone, Kellie Martin and Chris Burke – gathered for a mini-reunion for an episode of Home & Family that will air Monday.

Not surprisingly, LuPone got choked up when she laid eyes again on her beloved Corky. Burke played LuPone's son and Martin's brother on the drama that aired from 1989 to 1993 on ABC.

Life Goes On was the first TV series to feature a major character with Down syndrome.

"We had a lot of Down Syndrome kids on the set,
See full article at People.com - TV Watch »

Silver Bullet (1985) review

Reviewed by Chris Wright

Morehorror.com

Silver Bullet (1985)

Directed By: Daniel Attias

Written By: Stephen King

Starring: Gary Busey (Uncle Red), Everett McGill (Reverend Lowe), Corey Haim (Mary Coslaw), Megan Follows (Jane Coslaw), Terry O’Quinn (Sheriff Haller), Robin Groves (Nan Coslaw), Leon Russom (Bob Coslaw), Bill Smitrovich (Andy)

Silver Bullet”, based on a Stephen King novella “Cycle of the Werewolf”, is a worthy entry in the werewolf sub genre of horror. A good chunk of werewolf films are rather predictable in having the werewolves being the complete center of attention from start to finish but “Silver Bullet” takes the opposite route. The film has a lot of suspense building up to the eventual reveal, which I liked. I don’t know why I hadn’t watched this film before until now but I am glad I did.

The film takes place in a very small town that is just
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New Two And A Half Men Season 12,Episode 11 Official Spoilers,Plotline Revealed By CBS

Recently, CBS released the new,official synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "Two And A Half Men" episode 11 of season 12. The episode is entitled, "For Whom The Booty Calls," and it turns out that we're going to see Walden join a new,adoptive fathers group and actually enjoy the time away from Alan, and more. In the new, 11th episode press release: Walden is going to join a group for adoptive fathers and will find it to be a nice escape from Alan. Press release number 2: Walden will join a group for adoptive fathers, and find it to be a nice escape from Alan. Guest stars feature: Bill Smitrovich (Rick), Gary Anthony Williams (Leo), David Denman (Jack), Jason Mesches (Brian) and Nikki Leigh (Heidi). The episode's story is by Warren Bell, Saladin K. Patterson and Jim Vallely. Teleplay By: Don Reo, Jim Patterson and Steve Tompkins. And it was directed by James Widdoes.
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Director Roger Donaldson Talks The November Man, Reuniting with Pierce Brosnan, Filming in Belgrade, Delete Scenes, No Way Out, Future Projects, and More

Now playing in theaters is director Roger Donaldson’s (The Bank Job, No Way Out) action thriller The November Man. Based on Bill Granger’s novel There are No Spies from the bestselling November Man book series, the film stars Pierce Brosnan as an ex-cia operative who is lured out of retirement on a personal mission. While on the assignment, he finds himself trying to protect a valuable witness (Olga Kurylenko) while his former pupil (Luke Bracey) is trying to hunt him down. The film also stars Eliza Taylor, Caterina Scorsone, Bill Smitrovich and Will Patton. For more on The November Man, watch the trailer or check out all our previous coverage. At the Los Angeles press day I landed an exclusive video interview with Roger Donaldson. He talked about making November Man, reuniting with Pierce Brosnan, how the film was originally set in Berlin before he decided on Belgrade,
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The November Man

The November Man

Directed by: Roger Donaldson

Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko, Bill Smitrovich

Running Time: 1 hr 48 mins

Rating: R

Release Date: August 27, 2014

Plot: A former CIA agent (Brosnan) who is nicknamed after a month of the year is rehired for one last bizarre mission.

Who’S It For? Nothing else to see and like action standards? Maybe you’ll like a matinee showing of The November Man.

Overall

Pierce Brosnan was a good James Bond. Regardless of what may be said about the films within his stint as the famous secret agent, he wore the uniform well, spoke the lines, and did it with finesse. In a business sense: he was a good employee, but he was not a part of any big movements within the series, aside from starring in an action movie about the news (Tomorrow Never Dies) or that one time he surfed a
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The November Man | Review

Sweet, Silly November: Donaldson’s Espionage Thriller is Overbaked

Starting out with a standard template of flourishes one can find in any number of garden variety spy thrillers, Roger Donaldson’s The November Man gets a lot of credit for being unexpectedly agile and energetic, generating mild tension as appropriate and even utilizing cast members more effectively than most B grade members of its species. But like a semi-talented juggler that takes on one ball too many, Donaldson’s film of furiously committed and concurrent clusters end up smashing into each other to concoct a rather silly and sallow end product. What’s unfortunate is that there are a couple likeable elements to the feature that make it entertaining to sit through, and one only has to compare this to Donaldson’s last film, the wretched Nicolas Cage headlined Seeking Justice, to be thankful for at least that.

Peter Devereaux
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Luke Bracey Talks The November Man, Working With Pierce Brosnan and Roger Donaldson, the Point Break Remake, and More

Now playing in theaters is director Roger Donaldson’s (The Bank Job, No Way Out) action thriller The November Man. Based on Bill Granger’s novel There are No Spies from the bestselling November Man book series, the film stars Pierce Brosnan as an ex-cia operative who is lured out of retirement on a personal mission. While on the assignment, he finds himself trying to protect a valuable witness (Olga Kurylenko) while his former pupil (Luke Bracey) is trying to hunt him down. The film also stars Eliza Taylor, Caterina Scorsone, Bill Smitrovich and Will Patton. For more on The November Man, watch the trailer or check out all our previous coverage. A few days ago I landed an exclusive phone interview with Luke Bracey. He talked about what the last year has been like, working with Roger Donaldson, getting to work with Pierce Brosnan and the advice he gave him,
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Film Review: ‘The November Man’ a Stealthy Late-Summer Spy Thriller

Chicago – “The November Man” is better than its bland title and late August release date would suggest. It’s no gem, but it gets as far as it does almost solely on the strength of Pierce Brosnan’s breezy performance as an ex-cia agent called back into duty for one last job.

Rating: 3.0/5.0

Brosnan has played so many spies over his career he wears the hard-drinking-womanizing-secret-agent character like a second skin, but it’s telling that he manages to still look like he’s having a ball doing it. Here he gently tweaks his own secret agent image, and manages to infuse some of the script’s sub-James Bond one liners with a charm they wouldn’t have otherwise. For example, while interrogating a Russian suspect, he pulls out a revolver, spins the wheel and says, “we’re going to play a game, which I believe was developed in your country.
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‘The November Man’ Review: The Spy Who Came In from the Old Folks’ Home

One of the absolute best spy thrillers of the past three decades is the Kevin Costner-led No Way Out. Seriously. If you haven’t seen it, or haven’t seen it in a while, go watch it again and marvel at its sharp script, fantastic action set-pieces and electric performances from all involved. Plus Iman! Director Roger Donaldson has returned to the genre on occasion since ’87, but while he’s yet to capture that same magic it hasn’t stopped him from trying. Which brings us to The November Man. Peter Devereaux (Pierce Brosnan, himself no stranger to the cinematic spy game) is retired and living the peaceful life of a single parent and shopkeeper when an old friend visits to ask a favor. He needs help with an ex-filtration, and the woman in desperate need of escaping Moscow is someone very close to Peter’s heart and past. He
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‘The November Man’ is all filler and no killer

The November Man

Written by Michael Finch & Karl Gajdusek

Directed by Roger Donaldson

USA, 2014

Back in February, it seemed almost unfathomable that 2014 could produce a more listless spy thriller than 3 Days to Kill. Oh, for a return to those bygone days of innocence. There’s a new kid on the block and he looks a lot like the guy who used to be James Bond. Based on a popular series of ‘80’s espionage novels, The November Man feels less like an adaptation and more like the outtakes from some mediocre made-for-television movie. It’s a Frankenstein creation of re-cycled plots and villains, pieced together with lethargic pacing and turgid action sequences. Where are the invisible cars when you need them?

We open things with Devereaux (Brosnan) dutifully training a gifted but undisciplined protégé, Mason (Luke Bracey). As often happens with gifted but undisciplined protégés, something goes horribly wrong and people get dead.
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