Hey guys, Jana here,


In series news from CBS, ‘Sneaky Pete‘ hasn’t quite got what the network wants in a regular program and has turned down the drama pilot that comes from two notable men in Hollywood, co-writers and executive producers Bryan Cranston and David Shore.

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Hey guys, Jana here,



Mattel and Amazon are making deals, this time it’s a programming deal that centers on four live-action specials to be based on the popular doll franchise, ‘American Girl‘. In addition to the four live-action specials, Amazon retains the option to produce multiple seasons of TV series with the American Girl characters.

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Woody Allen and Amazon Team Up for New TV Series!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 13th, 2015

Hi everyone, Bryan Here…


Good news, everyone. One of the most prolific directors to ever live, Woody Allen will for the first time write and direct a TV series, exclusively for Amazon. The Amazon Studios had a great weekend, since their new original TV show ‘Transparent‘ won a Golden Globe for Best Series and Best Actor this past weekend.

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Hi everyone, Jana here,




Amazon Studios has given the greenlight to another comedy for their pilot season. ‘Red Oaks‘ is being written by Gregory Jacobs (‘The Knick‘) and Joe Gangemi (‘Wind Chill‘, ‘Eliza Graves‘).  Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Soderbergh (‘Pleasantville‘, ‘Rumor Has It…‘) is attached to executive produce and David Gordon Green (‘Eastbound & Down‘)  will direct and executive produce.

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Amazon’s New Comedy Series Are Debuting This Month!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 4th, 2013

Jana B., Here…


When I read the premise for Alpha House, an original series from Amazon for release strictly on Amazon, I felt like I was kind of familiar with the idea. Four buddies that, due to skyrocketing rental prices, decide to share a house. This sounds like a frat party waiting to happen. With a name like Alpha House, you’d guess to be right on the money, right? WRONG! This is a story about four senators faced with crazy rent prices in Washington D.C., and decide to split the cost. Which, incidentally, is something that actually happens.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

Amazon’s Prime Streaming Service just got a hell of a lot better.  It will be giving Netflix a run for its money.  EPIX signed a deal with Amazon that more than doubles Amazon’s streaming film catalogue.  This comes shortly after EPIX’s contract with Netflix expired.  Now films from Paramount, MGM, and Lionsgate will be available on Amazon’s Streaming service.  “We think customers will really enjoy watching new titles like The AvengersIron Man 2 and The Hunger Games on their Kindle Fire, PlayStation 3, Xbox, iPad or any of the other of the Amazon Instant Video compatible devices,” says Amazon VP Bill Carr. Epix CEO Mark Greenberg calls the deal “a great line extension” for Amazon.  Read the official press release below.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

How many Transformers films, tv shows, spinoffs have there been?  Too many to count.  Nothing will ever compare to the original series and film in my opinion.  Sure, some people say the originals were full of cheese, like the ones today, but I disagree.  I have gone back and watched the original series on my DVD volumes and in my well respected opinion, that they still hold up today as they did back in the 80’s.  Especially the film.  This all CG animated series ‘Prime’ at first had me thinking I would hate it just as much as the Michael Bay films, but to my surprise, it wasn’t all that bad.  I actually thought a lot of the series was pretty kick ass.

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Hi Bryan Here…

Prepare to experience the world of ‘TRANSFORMERS PRIME’ like never before with perfect picture visuals and the purest digital sound available when the entire first season of the award-winning CGI animated series TRANSFORMERS PRIME arrives in stores everywhere in North America on March 6, 2012 in a deluxe 4-DVD set and a Limited Edition 4-Disc Blu-ray™ collection from Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios.

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Nite Owl to Primetime Owl!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 21st, 2011

Dr. Joel Here...

If you’re reading this blog then most likely you’ll know him as Nite Owl from Zack Snyder’s film adaptation of the Watchmen graphic novel.  Patrick Wilson (Little Children, Morning Glory) has agreed to, what could be, a regular television gig.

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7500 – Film Review!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 17th, 2020

“7500 is a quick potboiler of a movie with a couple of fun storytelling devices and a good performance from Levitt.”

Not to be confused with the 2014 spooky film that starred Leslie Bibb and Turtle from HBO’s Entourage, 7500 is a hair-raising thriller set in the mile high club with a couple of gimmicks from German film director Patrick Vollrath. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt (The Dark Knight Rises), this suspenseful film barely allows room to breathe as a passenger airplane is hijacked by a group of terrorists with a Jr. co-pilot forced to take charge for the duration of the flight.

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by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 17th, 2020

“Selah and the Spades is a visually stunning modern-day Godfather.”

Life for teenagers at posh boarding schools isn’t always about making perfect grades and getting into prestigious ivy league schools. In the debut feature film from Tayarisha Poe called Selah and the Spades, the routine of boarding school life consists of drugs, alcohol, underground parties that are run by a multi-faction group of kids set up like rival mafia families. Even though this film has all the surface material of a young-adult story in the coming-of-age genre, it’s anything but that as it dives deep into serious despair, betrayal, and attempted murder with all signs that point to one popular cheerleader named Selah.

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What Love Looks Like – Film Review!

by Janet White on Mar 28th, 2020

Hello Everyone, Janet W. here…


” Cute, quirky, and inspiring to not give up on love.”

Merriam-Webster defines love as “attraction based on sexual desire: affection and tenderness felt by lovers.”  Alex Magaña, director and writer of What Love Looks Like, accepts the challenge to bring love’s truth to the big screen.  In many hues, love is one of humankind’s most sought-after life goals.  Five relationships, each of them different in their understanding of love, what it feels like to receive love and what it means to give love, set out to show that though the paths may be different love is out there. Read the rest of this entry »

Head on over here and listen to this super-fun talk with actors McKenna Grace, Milan Ray, and Charlie Shotwell as they talk about their new film TROOP ZERO, which is available on Amazon Prime right now.  Read the review HERE.

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Film Review: ‘Tragedy Girls’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 24th, 2017

“Tragedy Girls fits best on a weeknight in October when you’ve already watched the good horror movies leading up to Halloween.”

Tragedy Girls is a movie that you probably don’t know about, haven’t seen ads for, and will have a tough time finding but if it comes on Netflix or Amazon Prime and you need to kill 90 minutes? You could do much worse. The film is a solid attempt at satire of high school, social media, and horror movies. It also contains some legitimately dark humor that really shocked me at first because I knew nothing about the film going in. I need to set the plot a bit in order to discuss the movie further.
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Hey guys, Jana here, 

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel‘ Has got a trailer and a premiere date for those of us who will be tuning into Amazon Prime to check out the utterly original new series from do-it-all team of Amy Sherman-Palladino and Dan Palladino. The pair are well known for ‘Gilmore Girls‘ where they employed their talents as writers, directors and executive producers in the series that streams November 29.

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