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Film Review: ‘Live By Night’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 11th, 2017

Hi everyone, Bryan here…

I’m a big fan of Ben Affleck. When he stepped into the director’s chair with ‘Gone Baby Gone‘, he showed the world that he was one hell of a filmmaker that had a strong passion for cinema and how it’s made. ‘The Town‘ was also a gritty crime caper that was well shot with excellent performances, which paved the way for Affleck to twin the Oscar for his best directed film to date – ‘Argo‘. When it was announced that Affleck was going to write, direct, and star in ‘Live By Night‘, a prohibition era gangster film with similarities to ‘Goodfellas‘ and HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’, I was extremely excited, because Affleck had not led me astray with his films that he’s directed so far.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

Larry David, Greg Mottola

In lieu of making a horribly obvious ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm‘ joke, I’ll jump right into the story. Larry David, the master of deadpan comedy will be hosting the pinnacle of funny, ‘Saturday Night Live‘.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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Saturday Night Live‘ has spawned so many careers it’s hard to count, it’s always been a staple of TV for me and on February 15, it celebrates it’s 40th anniversary.

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Hello Jana here,

Louis C.K.

 

Louis C.K. is jumping back into ‘Saturday Night Live‘ as host of the March 29 episode. The comedian wrote for the late-night sketch show’s Saturday’s TV Funhouse segment from 2002-2004. He has a host of comedy specials to his name and a show on FX, ‘Louie‘. In November 2012, he hosted and memorably played President Abraham Lincoln in the style of ‘Louie’. Most recently, he had a part in ‘Parks and Recreation‘ and was last seen in the Oscar-nominated ‘American Hustle‘.

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Jana B., Here….

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Big news from Saturday Night Live. Sasheer Zamata is the newest regular cast member to be signed to the NBC comedy staple. There are six new comedians being added this year. Instead of focusing on Zamata’s laughable qualities, the focus is on her sex and race. There has been massive criticism that the new batch of SNL cast members lacks not only minorities, but specifically the inclusion of Zamata, who is African American.  Lorne Michaels has been looking into black female comedians for some time now. Kerry Washington’s guest hosting episode saw her run ragged running from skit to skit playing a number of roles from Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey and Beyonce. Of the six new comedians coming on board this season all are white but Noel Wells who is Hispanic-Tunisian. There are only 2 African-Americans already anchored in their positions on the late night sketch show.

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Hi Bryan Here…..

FilmDistrict is proud to present Angelina Jolie in a Live online Q&A on Thursday Jan 12th at 8pm EST / 5pm PST to discuss her writing & directorial debut, In The Land of Blood and Honey. This exciting and interactive event gives fans the chance to ask Ms. Jolie questions about the film LIVE! So keep it right here on Boomstick Comics and chat with Angelina Jolie.

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Hi Bryan Here….

**** TUNE-IN! ******* TUNE-IN! ******* TUNE-IN! ******* TUNE-IN! ******* TUNE-IN! ****

TONIGHT YOU CAN LIVE OUT YOUR CHILDHOOD DREAMS!

HOST: Ultimate Fangirl Clare Grant (‘The Guild,’ ‘Team Unicorn,’ ‘Robot Chicken’)

WHO: Geek-aratti Celebs
Team Unicorn (Michele Boyd, Milynn Sarley & Rileah Vanderbilt)
Seth Green (‘Robot Chicken,’ ‘Family Guy,’ Sex Drive)
Alex Albrecht (‘Diggnation,’ ‘Legend of Neil’)
Adam Green (Hatchet, Frozen, Chillerama)

Voice Talent from the 80’s Original Animated Classic TV Series
Commander Keith & Pidge (Neil Ross)
Lance & Sven (Michael Bell)
Princess Allura & Haggar (B.J. Ward)

THQ Game Producers, Russell Brock & Adam Affrunti
World Event Productions (WEP) Producer Jeremy Corray (‘Voltron Force’)

VOLTRON, himself!

WHEN: 7:00 PM PACIFIC TIME

WHERE: HERE!!!

WHAT: LIVE Streaming Event with Gameplay, Giveaways, Trivia, Talent Interviews & More!

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Live Music in Deep Ellum tonight

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 11th, 2011

Hi, MD here…

Looking for some good live music?

What’s going on in Deep Ellum tonight? It’s easy to move about in this vicinity, the radius is easily walkable, you can pay a meter until midnight (then parking on the street is free), or you can pay to park in a lot. There are several good shows tonight, so check out any of the venues: The Bone, Curtain Club/Liquid Lounge,  Club Dada, La Grange, Reno’s Chop Shop, or Prophet Bar.

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Hi Bryan Here…

You probably already know that the Oscars are this Sunday.  And myself with the help of some others will bring you the hilarious 4th annual live commentary during the broadcast.

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Here is the super spectacular 37th (in a row) episode of our horror podcast under the MULTI-MEDIA MEN banner called ‘My Bloody Podcast‘, where the show is related to all things HORROR! Here on this new show, Preston Barta from Fresh Fiction and the Denton Record-Chronicle and I talk about everything we love about horror movies, tv shows, and horror themed music. 

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‘Night of the Lepus’ Blu-ray Review!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 8th, 2018

Back in 1972, a man by the name of William F. Claxton made his last feature film with ‘Night of the Lepus‘, before heading into the TV realm with shows like ‘Little House on the Prairie‘. That’s not a joke either. This movie is based off a book by Russell Braddon from 1964 called ‘The Year of the Angry Rabbit‘. Yes, a killer rabbit movie is what ‘Night of the Lepus‘ movie is all about. It’s about as good as you’d expect it to be, which is not very good. That being said, it’s so bad – it’s good and is so much fun to watch.

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Film Review: ‘[Night School]’!!

by Janet White on Sep 28th, 2018

Hello Everyone, Janet W. here…

When life hands you lemons, make lemon drops.

Night School opens with young, Teddy Walker (Kevin Hart) struggling to study for his GSAT test. Right off a cool special effect, test questions pop off the page and fly about the room, makes Teddy’s challenge tangible for the audience. Teddy’s father, Gerald, portrayed by the venerable Keith David is convinced that he is dumber than a box of rocks. Coddled by his mother, Carole (Donna Biscoe), Teddy wakes to a gym filled with anxiety. As the questions yet again fly off the page, a tantrum sets in, Teddy storms out spouting claims that he will have money, a beautiful woman, and a fly ride the age-old question looms. Can a person be successful without college? Fast-forward 17 years; Teddy has Lisa, a Porsche Carrera, killer apartment, etc. However, a fiery misjudgment will change his life. With job gone, car gone, Teddy plummets into hysterical panic mode. In order to set his life to rights, he must obtain his GED. It will not come easy either. Read the rest of this entry »

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Ethan Hawke has ’24 Hours To Live’ on Blu-ray!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 12th, 2018

Why did this movie not get a major theatrical release? I have no idea. This movie called ‘24 Hours To Live‘ stars Ethan Hawk and produced by the guys who helped make ‘John Wick‘. I mean, this has gold written all over it. Not sure what bonus features will be available, but there is none listed at the moment. Let’s hope that changes. You can currently see the film On Demand, but the Blu-ray will be available on February 6th.

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4K UHD Review: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 2nd, 2018

THE FILM


The threats of terrorism, war, chaos, and financial ruin are all too real these days.  ’The Dark Knight Rises’ dives into these issues on a massive scale, which makes any film in the Marvel universe look like mere “child’s play” (no reference to a knife-wielding murderous doll).  Compared with the other Batman movies, everything is bigger in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ and there is so much more at stake.  Not one second of this film is wasted, the writing and direction is straight to the point, cohesive, and comes across as totally fulfilling in its 164 minute run-time.

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4K UHD Review: ‘The Dark Knight’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 2nd, 2018

THE FILM


The Dark Knight‘ is one of those rare instances where the sequel is even better that it’s previous original movie. I would say that this film is perhaps one of the greatest, if not the greatest superhero film of all time so far. In addition to that, it’s just a fantastic film itself that can compete with any movie out there. This sequel picks up with Batman in the prime of his justice restoring and bringing criminals to jail. Christian Bale is better than ever here as Batman and we see how him being the caped crusader is taking a toll both physically and mentally on him. He still manages to come through though each time. But soon enough, comes The Joker, played flawlessly by Heath Ledger.

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