Mar/2019

Hi, Bryan Here….

 

Real-Time-Bill-Maher-Not-Canceled

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER returns from hiatus and resumes its 11th season FRIDAY, SEPT. 13 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO.  Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with in-studio and satellite guests. Emmy® winning scientist Bill Nye is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are economist Zanny Minton-Beddoes, former Lt. Governor Michael Steele and editor Matt Taibbi.  The top-of-show interview guest will be announced when confirmed.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi, Bryan Here….

archer-live_06-22-13_23_51643ace75ff5

Good news, ‘Archer‘ fans. I have six tickets to give away for ‘Archer’ Live at the Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie on Saturday, June 22nd. This is going to be an amazing show full of thrills, chills, and lots of laughs. H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Chris Parnell, Amber Nash, Lucky Yates, and Matt Thompson will all be there in person. What a night to remember.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Sad News: Comedy Central Cancels ‘Futurama’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 22nd, 2013

Hi, Bryan Here….

ff_futurama3_630

Bad news, everyone.  Comedy Central has decided not to renew ‘Futurama‘ and will have its last episode on September 4th.  The final 13 episodes will start airing on June 19th and will be the 2nd half of the 7th season.  This is unfortunate, as this Emmy winning series was amazing.  Yes, it had seven seasons, but how many times has this been cancelled? I know there is a huge fanbase for the show and is smarter than 95% of what people watch currently. I just don’t get it.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



HBO Renews ‘Game of Thrones’ for a Fourth Season!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 2nd, 2013

Hi, Bryan Here….

Iron-Throne-Teaser-game-of-thrones-18537484-1280-720

HBO has renewed GAME OF THRONES for a fourth season, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. Based on the bestselling fantasy book series by George R.R. Martin, GAME OF THRONES is an epic story of treachery and nobility set on the continent of Westeros, where summers and winters can last years, and only the lust for power is eternal. The Emmy®– and Golden Globe-winning series launched its ten-episode third season Sunday, March 31 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, with other episodes debuting subsequent Sundays at the same time.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



‘The Walking Dead’ Has a New Showrunner!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 1st, 2013

Misty, Here….

photo__1_

Well, ‘Walking Dead‘ fans, it looks like there is some shuffling going on with the executive producers of the show. AMC is now confirming that former supervising producer Scott Gimple will now be executive producer and will be joined by Greg Nicotero and Tom Luse. Nicotero was the Emmy award winning Special Effects Makeup Supervisor and Luse was a producer.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Martin Short Teams Up with NBC for New Series!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 27th, 2013

Misty Here….

26th American Cinematheque Award Honoring Ben Stiller - Arrivals

Martin Short and NBC are partnering up again for a new sitcom that makes Short a game show host. That is one character that Martin should have no problems playing. The show is written, created and stars John Mulaney and is based loosely on Mulaney’s life as a writer. Short will play the boss boss and Mulaney will write jokes for him. All you SNL fans will know Mulaney from his writing on the show.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



FX Renews ‘Archer’ for 5th Season!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 27th, 2013

Hi, Bryan Here….

archer2

Good news, everyone.  FX has ordered season five of its critically-acclaimed animated comedy series ‘Archer‘, it was announced today by Nick Grad, Executive Vice President of Original Programming and Development, FX.   The network has ordered 13 episodes for the series’ fifth season. ‘Archer‘ was created by Adam Reed and Floyd County Productions and it is executive produced by Reed and Matthew Thompson.  Seven all-new episodes of ‘Archer‘ remain in season four, which wraps up on Thursday, April 11 at 10:00 PM E/P.  This year ‘Archer will enter into the category of Outstanding Comedy Series for the Emmy®Awards.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



‘Wreck-It-Ralph’ Blu-Ray Announced and Detailed!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 3rd, 2013

Hi, Bryan Here….

wreckitralph

Disney has just announced ‘Wreck-It-Ralph’ on Blu-ray and DVD.  Looks like it will be a top notch release packed with extras and the highest standard of video and audio quality as we come to expect from Disney’s releases.  I saw this in the theater and just loved it.  (Read my review HERE.)  Below is the officialy press release and all of the extras lined out for you.  Can’t wait.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



‘Frankenweenie’ 3D Blu-ray Announced And Detailed!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 30th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

Tim Burton’s remake of his own film ‘Frankenweenie’ is coming to Blu-ray and Dvd early next year.  I rather enjoyed this new version as I said so in my review HERE.  There looks to be some great extras on the disc, so I’d pre-order now if I were you.  Official press release below and disc speicifications.  Disney and creative genius Tim Burton (creator of “The Nightmare Before Christmas”) proudly announce the home entertainment debut of “Frankenweenie” arriving as a 4-Disc Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Digital and On Demand—January 8, 2013.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi, Bryan Here…..

Well it’s here everyone. Boomstick’s annual ultimate Geek Holiday Gift Guide for the holidays. So many great deals and uber cool and geeky stuff to get your loved ones and yourself this 2012 holiday season. As usual, you will be able to click on the link or picture that will take you to purchase the items. So enjoy and eat some good food and be safe out there this holiday shopping season.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



‘American Horror Story’ Renewed For Third Season!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 15th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

FX has ordered the next book of the award-winning miniseries American Horror Story, picking up 13 hours of a new miniseries from Twentieth Century Fox Television, it was announced today by John Landgraf, President and General Manager of FX Networks.  Production of the untitled AHS will begin next summer and premiere in the fall of 2013. Congrats to everyone involved with this series.  Can’t wait to see what they have planned for a third season.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Louis CK Will Return to HBO For New Stand-Up Special!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 12th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

Red-hot comedy star Louis CK will return to HBO next year in an all-new stand-up comedy special, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. To be taped at one of the stops of his sold-out 16-city tour, which wraps in February, the exclusive presentation will be his second hour-long special on the network and will be directed by Louis CK.  I’m very excited about this.  I recently saw Louis live in Dallas, and he was amazing.  My cheeks hurt I was laughing so hard.  I’m curious to see if any of his material makes it to the HBO special.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi, Bryan Here….

From the groundbreaking TV series “Your Show of Shows” to landmark films like “Blazing Saddles” and “Young Frankenstein,” Mel Brooks has been one of the most influential voices in comedy. Now, this entertainment legend looks back on his remarkable career in MEL BROOKS STRIKES BACK!, debuting MONDAY, DEC. 10 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi, Bryan Here….

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its tenth season FRIDAY, OCT. 26 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), exclusively on HBO, with an instant replay at 11:00 p.m. following the live presentation. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviewswith in-studio and satellite guests.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi, Bryan Here….

Good news everyone.  Celebrating Quentin Tarantino’s filmmaking career spanning two decades, Miramax, NCM® Fathom and IGN present two of his most acclaimed works “Reservoir Dogs” and “Pulp Fiction,” each in theaters for only one night this December. “Tarantino XX: ‘Reservoir Dogs’ 20th Anniversary Event” will hit select movie theaters nationwide on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 7:00 p.m. local time, and “Tarantino XX: ‘Pulp Fiction’ Event” will follow two days later on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7:00 p.m. local time, with matinees in select markets. Each cinema event will include a special feature showcasing Tarantino’s 20-year career and a selection of hand-picked movie trailers from films that inspired him as a filmmaker.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



HBO Renews ‘Boardwalk Empire’ For a 4th Season!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 3rd, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

Following the hit series’ third-season debut on Sept. 16, HBO has renewed BOARDWALK EMPIRE for a fourth season, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming.   “Terry Winter, Martin Scorsese and the rest of their outstanding team continue to produce a stunning show that never fails to surprise and entertain,” said Lombardo.  “We are excited to bring this unique series back for a fourth season.”

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



‘Strike Back’ Will Return in 2013 For A 3rd Season!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 3rd, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

The Emmy®-nominated series STRIKE BACK will return to CINEMAX in 2013 for a third season of ten new episodes, which will shoot in South Africa and Hungary. CINEMAX/HBO will again produce the series with partners Left Bank and Sky, who will air the series in the U.K. Returning for season three will be Left Bank’s Andy Harries as executive producer, series producer Michael Casey and head of production Marigo Kehoe. Sky’s Huw Kennair-Jones will executive produce.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Seth MacFarlane Will Host the Oscars!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 1st, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

The creator of Family Guy, American Dad, and The Cleveland Show will host the 85th Oscars.  That’s right folks, Seth MacFarlane, the director of the recent film ‘Ted’ will assume hosting duties.  I wonder if this is a ploy to get a younger audience to watch the Oscars, a ploy the  Academy has been trying to do for many years.  Remember that horror montage they did a few years ago at the Oscars, which failed miserably?  Or maybe, they love MacFarlane’s hosting duties on Comedy Central’s Roasts?  Which ever the reason, I expect some inappropriate and funny humor at the Oscars.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi, Bryan Here….

Atlantic City, New Year’s Eve, 1922: The Roaring ‘20s are about to begin in earnest. Despite a booming economy, alcohol is scarce and gangster violence is heating up. With his marriage to Margaret already on the rocks, Nucky Thompson faces the challenge of mending old relationships and encounters new competition from a hair-trigger gangster determined to siphon off his business.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



‘Treme’ Returns for 3rd Season Sept. 23!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 22nd, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

 

First, the people came back. Then, the crime. Now, more than two years after the near death of a great city, the money is starting to arrive, which would sound like a solution if this were some place other than New Orleans, and this was some other era but America at the millennium. For the people of New Orleans, even the promises of redevelopment come with strings attached, and every dollar that shows up – whether from government disaster relief, or from venture capital, or even from those seeking to remake New Orleans in the wake of Katrina – carries with it new dynamics and new risks. National interest has waned, moving on to the next headline, but those who know and love the Crescent City have no choice. They must find their way back to what matters in the life of their city. However, little of what they can bring to bear yields a quick result, and nothing about New Orleans – its government, its police department and courtrooms, its school system – works as it should. Nothing is easy.  In the end, their only weapons are community. And culture.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Mike P. Here….

I had the privilege of attending WWE Summerslam and WWE Axxess yesterday. Special thanks to my lovely and patient girlfriend, who willingly stuck around for 9 hours in the WWE Universe with a guy who spent 20 minutes scheming how to shirk the rules to get a photograph with Dolph Ziggler. My review of the event itself is below, with the matches ranked in descending order by how much I enjoyed them.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi, Bryan Here…

Two new songs from legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan will be featured in the second season of CINEMAX’s Emmy®-nominated action drama series STRIKE BACK, which begins Aug. 17. Both previously unreleased songs appear on Dylan’s upcoming album “Tempest,” to be released Sept. 11, marking his 50th anniversary as a recording artist and his 35th studio release.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



‘Mad Men’ Season 5 Bluray Announced and Detailed!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 26th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

Break out your Old Fashions because ‘Mad Men: Season 5 is coming out on Blu-ray on October 16.  There are some excellent extras in store as well as that glorious 1080p HD video and a DTS-HD lossless 5.1 audio mix.  ‘Mad Men’ has been nominated for seventeen 2012 Emmy Awards including Best Actor in a Drama Series (Jon Hamm), Best Actress in a Drama Series (Elizabeth Moss), Best Writing in a Drama Series (three nominations) and Best Drama Series.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi, Bryan Here….

Ed Helms is in final talks to star in the ‘Vacation’ reboot for New Line Cinema.  Helms will play Rusty Griswold, the kid from the original films who in the new film will be all grown up and taking his own family on a vacation.  John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein are directing the project which will serve as more of a sequel as well as a reboot to the Chevy Chase franchise.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



HBO Renews ‘The Newsroom’ and ‘True Blood’!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 2nd, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

HBO renews Sorkin’s ‘The Newsroom’ for a second season and ‘True Blood’ for a sixth season.  ‘The Newsroom’ update comes just one day after its second season.  Needless to say, it has tons of viewers and very positive reviews.  And the hit vampire/werewolf/werepanther/witch/monster show has been renewed for a sixth season.  This time, I don’t think Alan Ball will be involved.  It will be interesting to see how the show does with out him running the show.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi, Bryan Here…

Seductive, fearless and outrageous, Marina Abramović has been redefining the meaning of art for nearly 40 years. Using her own body as a vehicle, pushing herself beyond her limits, and at times risking her physical safety, she creates performances that challenge, shock and move. From first-time director Matthew Akers, MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ THE ARTIST IS PRESENT follows “the grandmother of performance art” as she prepares for a major retrospective of her work at Manhattan’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in 2010, highlighted by a new exhibit that is breathtaking in its simplicity: two chairs facing each other, with Abramović sitting in one and audience members taking turns sitting in the other, gazing into each other’s eyes in silence. In true Abramović style, she remains in the chair for seven and a half hours each day – every day the museum is open for three months – without eating, drinking or moving, a feat of mental and physical endurance that is challenging even for a veteran of such performances.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi, Bryan Here….

At the conclusion of season four of TRUE BLOOD, Sookie summoned all her resources for a climactic encounter with Marnie, and emerged triumphant. But her showdown with Debbie may have had fatal consequences for Tara. Meanwhile, the denizens of Bon Temps were approaching a new crisis with Russell Edgington, their familiar friend, while new threats from unexpected sources loomed.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi, Bryan Here…

 

Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games juggernaut will arrive on home entertainment at 12:01 A.M. on Saturday, August 18, as the first film in Lionsgate’s (NYSE: LGF) The Hunger Games franchise, which has already grossed nearly $400 million at the North American box office and is approaching $650 million at the worldwide box office, debuts on 2-disc DVD (plus digital copy), 2-disc Blu-Ray (plus digital copy), VOD and digital download with three hours of previously unavailable bonus materials in the biggest home entertainment launch in Lionsgate’s history, the Company announced today.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi, Bryan Here…

At the conclusion of season four of TRUE BLOOD, Sookie summoned all her resources for a climactic encounter with Marnie, and emerged triumphant. But her showdown with Debbie may have had fatal consequences for Tara. Meanwhile, the denizens of Bon Temps were approaching a new crisis with Russell Edgington, their familiar friend, while new threats from unexpected sources loomed.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Danny Devito Directed an Apocalyptic Thriller!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 11th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

Shangri-La Entertainment announced today that Danny DeVito has wrapped shooting on his apocalyptic thriller and is now in post-production. Directed by DeVito, the currently untitled project stars William Fichtner (THE DARK KNIGHT, BLACK HAWK DOWN and THE PERFECT STORM) soon to be seen in THE LONE RANGER, playing the nemesis to Johnny Depp’s Tonto; Lance Reddick, the imposing Lieutenant Daniels on hit series THE WIRE and currently starring in JJ Abrams’ popular THE FRINGE; and Constance Zimmer, the offbeat sex symbol Dana Gordon on award-winning HBO series ENTOURAGE.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi, Bryan Here…

HBO has renewed its comedy lineup of ‘Girls’ and ‘Veep’ for a second season consisting of ten episodes each.  Congratulations to everyone involved in both shows.  Below is the official press release from HBO.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi, Bryan Here….

HBO has renewed REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER for its 11th and 12th seasons, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO programming. Currently in its tenth season, the talk show has been picked up through 2014 as part of Maher’s new three-year deal with the network.  “Bill Maher’s irreverent wit and fearless insights make him the perfect observer for these unpredictable times,” noted Lombardo. “I’m delighted that we can continue to offer an uncensored forum for his original and thoughtful humor.”

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi, Bryan Here….

I wrote a story last month on Robert Rodriguez talking about his plans for the much awaited ‘Sin City’ sequel and ‘Machete’ sequel.  You can read that story HERE.  Well, today Dimension officially announced the ‘Sin City’ sequel which will be titled, ‘Sin City: A Dame To Kill For’.  This is going to be great.  Frank Miller’s story is fantastic and might be my favorite one of the series.  The other stories are being kept under wraps and casting is expected to start next week with most of the original cast returning.  Shooting should being this summer and 3D is a big possibility.  I’m also curious to see if Tarantino will guest direct a scene or two like he did in the first film.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



HBO Renews ‘Game of Thrones’ for a 3rd Season!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 10th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

As I reported a couple of weeks ago, ‘Game of Thrones’ has been renewed for a third season on HBO.  The 2nd season opener had amazing ratings and it was only a matter of time before HBO renewed the series.  HBO has renewed GAME OF THRONES for a third season, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Jimmy Smits Joins FX’s ‘Sons Of Anarchy’!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 5th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

Jimmy Smits is jumping sides here and is set to appear in the upcoming fifth season of FX’s  ‘Sons of Anarchy’ in a major season long story arc.  Smits will play Neron “Nero” Padilla, a Latino gang-banger with an exit strategy who becomes a dangerous mentor for Jax (Charlie Hunnam).  Smits has played bad guys before, so he is no slouch to playing villains.  I think he will add a lot to the show and is cast perfectly.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Brace Yourself!! ‘Home Alone 5’ Just Got Greenlit!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 15th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

ABC Family and Fox TV Studios announced that production has begun on the latest installment in the popular “Home Alone” franchise, starring Malcolm McDowell, Debi Mazar, Edward Asner, Eddie Steeples, and Christian Martyn. The movie is set to premiere as part of the network’s annual “25 Days of Christmas” programming event.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi, Bryan Here….

Hannah, Marnie, Jessa and Shoshanna are trying to figure life out.  They’ve been living in New York for a couple of years, but they’re still not sure what they want – from boys, from each other, from themselves.  And things aren’t getting any clearer.  Created by and starring Lena Dunham (“Tiny Furniture”), the new HBO series GIRLS takes a comic look at the assorted humiliations and rare triumphs of a group of girls in their early 20s.  Dunham, Judd Apatow and Jenni Konner executive produce the show, which kicks off its ten-episode season SUNDAY, APRIL 15 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.  Bruce Eric Kaplan and Ilene S. Landress co-executive produce.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Jeremy Irons Joins Cast Of ‘Beautiful Creatures’!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 14th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here…

Official Press Release:

Academy Award-winning actor Jeremy Irons is in final negotiations to join the cast of the supernatural love story “Beautiful Creatures,” based on the New York Times best selling novel of the same name – the first of a hugely popular series written by authors Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl – it was announced by Alcon co-founders and co-CEOs Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi, Bryan Here….

War is coming to Westeros.  As the cold winds rise and five kings vie for power, bonds are forged and broken, identities are challenged and romance blossoms.  With the stakes higher than ever before, who will survive the chaos to claim the Iron Throne?  Based on the bestselling fantasy book series by George R.R. Martin, GAME OF THRONES is an epic drama set in the world of Westeros, where ambitious men and women of both honor and ill-repute live in a land whose summers and winters can last years.  The Emmy®- and Golden Globe-winning fantasy series begins its second season SUNDAY, APRIL 1 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, followed by other episodes on subsequent Sundays at the same time.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



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.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Learn Who Guests on Bill Maher This Friday!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 26th, 2012

Hi Bryan Here…

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its tenth season FRIDAY, JAN. 27 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), exclusively on HBO, with an instant replay at 11:00 p.m. following the live presentation.  Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with in-studio and satellite guests.  The roundtable guests this week are journalist Martin Bashir, satirist Kennedy and Cal. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher; chef Mario Batali and former Fla. Rep. Mark Foley are interview guests.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

The comic feature-length documentary EXPORTING RAYMOND, the story of how “Everybody Loves Raymond” creator Phil Rosenthal attempted to adapt his Emmy®-winning series for Russian TV, debuts THURSDAY, FEB. 16 (8:00-9:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.  When Phil Rosenthal was asked to help adapt “Everybody Loves Raymond” for Russian TV, he made eye-opening discoveries about the country’s viewers and their similarities to (and differences from) U.S. audiences.  EXPORTING RAYMOND recounts his often-hilarious 2009 trip to Russia, chronicling the casting process, the shooting of the show and meetings between Rosenthal and his Russian counterparts.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here…..

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER kicks off its tenth season FRIDAY, JAN. 13 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), exclusively on HBO, with an instant replay at 11:00 p.m. following the live presentation.  Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with in-studio and satellite guests.    The roundtable guests this week are commentator David Frum, director Rob Reiner and Fla. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz; former presidential candidate Herman Cain and documentary filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi are interview guests.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



‘Games of Thrones’ Blu-Ray Announced and Detailed!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 4th, 2012

Hi Bryan Here….

‘WINTER IS COMING’!!!  THE BLU-RAY IS COMING!!!  ‘Game of Thrones’ will be released on DVD and Bluray March 6th, 2012.  There will be five discs included in the set with tons of extras to tickle your fancy.  Not to mention, there will be a digital download included in this set.  That is awesome.  I hope HBO does this with everything.  AWESOME!!!

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



HI Bryan Here……

We reported a few weeks ago that Arrested Development would begin a new season after a few year hiatus.  Several networks including Netflix were trying to get the rights to hit comedy series.  Will it looks like Netflix has won that battle.  Surprising move, but I think it will do very very well on Netflix.  But over the past few months Netflix has lost almost 1 million subscribers due to their hefty price increase in return for doing absolutely nothing to improve the service.  I was one of those subscribers who cancelled, but fuck….now I have to reinstate my account.  I just hope Netflix distributes their original series in physical form.  If they don’t I will be super pissed.  Read the press release below.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

From Terence Winter (Emmy®-winning writer on HBO’s The Sopranos) and Oscar®-winning director Martin Scorsese, Boardwalk Empire is set in Atlantic City in 1920 at the dawn of Prohibition. The series chronicles the life and times of Enoch Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi), the city treasurer whose double role as politician and bootlegger makes him the city’s undisputed czar at a time when illegal alcohol has opened up highly lucrative opportunities for rumrunners and distributors. In a city defined by notorious backroom politics and vicious power struggles, Nucky must contend with ambitious underlings, relentless Feds, rival gangsters — including Arnold Rothstein, Lucky Luciano and Al Capone — and his own appetite for women, profits, and power.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here…..

I am too old for the Phineas and Ferb craze and culture, but I must say that this cartoon movie and the cartoon itself is quite spectacular.  Don’t get me wrong.  It is silly and stupid, but I can totally see this cartoon on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim line up.  It just needs the little push to become a little more raunchy and it will totally have it.  Phineas and Ferb I believe started in 2007 and this film ‘Across the 2nd Dimension’ was released earlier in 2011.  These crazy characters and hilarious and exciting adventure prove that Disney’s Phineas and Ferb can not only be loved by the young ones, but by teens and adults.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



HBO Renews ‘Boardwalk Empire’ For A Third Season!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 12th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

With the first few episodes of ‘Boardwalk Empire’ doing very well in the ratings, HBO has given the go ahead to make a third season for the gangster series.  This is much deserved.  ‘Boardwalk Empire’ is a magnificent achievement in television and is far better than ‘Sopranos’ ever was.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

HBO will be releasing ‘Boardwalk Empire’ The Complete 1st Season on blu-ray come January 10th. 2012.  From Terence Winter (Emmy®-winning writer on HBO’s The Sopranos) and Oscar®-winning director Martin Scorsese, Boardwalk Empire is set in Atlantic City in 1920 at the dawn of Prohibition. The series chronicles the life and times of Enoch Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi), the city treasurer whose double role as politician and bootlegger makes him the city’s undisputed czar at a time when illegal alcohol has opened up highly lucrative opportunities for rumrunners and distributors. In a city defined by notorious backroom politics and vicious power struggles, Nucky must contend with ambitious underlings, relentless Feds, rival gangsters — including Arnold Rothstein, Lucky Luciano and Al Capone — and his own appetite for women, profits, and power.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Fox Renews ‘The Simpsons’ For Two More New Seasons!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 7th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here…

Everyone’s favorite animated family has just been renewed for two more new seasons.  Of course I am talking about the lovable ‘Simpsons’.  Of course over the past few days, Fox and the cast of the ‘Simpsons’ have been negotiating their salaries.  Fox said earlier in the week that ‘The Simpsons’ might need to be cancelled because they could no longer afford the salaries of their cast.  Harry Shearer (voice of Ned Flanders, Reverend Lovejoy, Lenny, amongst tons of others) offered 70% of his salary to keep the show going.  But that didn’t need to happen.  Fox and the cast came to a gracious agreement and we get ‘The Simpsons’ for at least two more years.  Kudos to everyone involved and thank you.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

I am just loving these musician documentaries.  The first half of the George Harrison doc has been amazing.  Looking forward to the second part tonight.  And now  Harry Belafonte is getting a documentary on his life and career.  Most of you might know Belafonte as the guy who sang ‘The Banana Boat Song’ which features the lyric “DAY-O”.  It was featured in the film ‘Beetle juice’.  I’m very excited for this doc as I am a huge fan of Belafonte.  I remember watching the making of Michael Jackson’s ‘We are the World’ music video and during the rehearsal, all of the singers and musicians just randomly started singing ‘The Banana Boat Song’ along with Harry Belafonte himself.  It was magical.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

NBC has just picked up two new comedy series for their line up.  One stars funny comedienne Whitney Cummings and the other show stars Christina Applegate and Will Arnett.  Looking forward to these shows as I love the talent.  Hope they are good and if they are good , I hope they last.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Download Printable Recipes and Cooking!

Hi Bryan Here….

Burbank, Calif. (September 9, 2011) – Walt Disney Studios proudly invites families and audiences of all ages to return to the HundredAcre Wood with some of the world’s most beloved characters, as “Winnie the Pooh,” the delightful all-new animated feature film comes home to Blu-ray Combo Pack for the very first time, as well as DVD and Movie Download on October 25, 2011.  Reuniting audiences with Pooh, Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Owl, Kanga, Roo and last, but certainly not least, Eeyore (who has lost his tail), “Winnie the Pooh” is a honey of an in-home release containing hours of immersive bonus features, including exclusive animated shorts “The Ballad of Nessie” and “Mini-Adventures of Winnie the Pooh: The Balloon;” a sing-along viewing option; an informative behind-the-scenes featurette for the whole family and deleted scenes with director commentary – all available on Blu-ray Combo Pack.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi  Bryan Here….

A giant week for releases.  And yes, this is a week late, but better late than never right?  Okay, so let us jump right in and get to all the goodies.  Some of the must own blu-rays include ‘Bridesmaids’, ‘Dumbo’, plus some other goodies.   As usual, in this article, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

Enjoy and Here We Go!!

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

Amy Jellicoe, an ambitious executive at a global conglomerate, has been her own worst enemy for most of her adult life.  Her self-destructive choices, both at home and at work, have resulted in a very public, humiliating nervous breakdown.  After an extended stay at a treatment center in Hawaii, Amy returns to her fractured life, determined to lead a more enlightened existence.  But her newfound noble intentions only ratchet up the drama, wreaking unexpected havoc on those around her.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

In Stores Day-and-Date December 6, 2011 from HBO Home Entertainment®
Perfect for Holiday Gift-Giving

Both the 20-Disc Complete Collection DVD and the 4-Disc Final Season DVD Offer Extensive Bonus Features including “Inside the Episodes” with Commentary from the Series Creator

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

Having skirted the watchful eyes of family and friends, Ray and Tanya are taking their business to the next level.  But can they continue to fly under the radar of the law after setting up a new, very public front for their gigolo enterprise?  The Emmy®- and Golden Globe-nominated comedy series HUNG kicks off its ten-episode third season SUNDAY, OCT. 2 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.  Created by Colette Burson and Dmitry Lipkin, the show uses dark humor to tell the story of a man fighting to survive personal setbacks that have been compounded by a troubled economy.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

MIPCOM 2011 is preparing to welcome a galaxy of internationally-recognised actors, directors, writers, producers and show business personalities who will join the largest TV industry gathering in Cannes and grace the red carpet at MIPCOM’s Opening Night Party. Holding a MIPCOM World Premiere Television Screening of its new thriller TV series Missing in the Palais des Festivals’ Grand Auditorium, ABC Studios is bringing stellar cast members of the show to Cannes.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

“X-Men” Series Premiere Comes on the Heels of Hit Marvel Original Anime Series “Iron Man” and “Wolverine” on G4

LOS ANGELES – September 14, 2011 – This summer, G4 and Marvel teamed up to bring legions of fans their favorite Super Heroes with the original Marvel anime series, “Iron Man” and “Wolverine.” Next up, Marvel’s most popular team of mutants will tear up the small screen when G4 premieres 12 half-hour weekly episodes of the new original anime series “X-Men” this fall, bringing even more action, drama, and high energy anime heroics. Featuring the voice of actor Scott Porter (“The Good Wife,” “Friday Night Lights,” “Caprica”) as Cyclops, “X-Men” premieres Friday October 21st at 11pm ET/PT. The fourth anime series as part of G4 and Marvel’s exclusive partnership, “Blade,” will premiere this winter.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER RETURNS FROM HIATUS SEPT. 16, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO; RICH GALEN, KEITH OLBERMANN AND JENNIFER DONAHUE ARE ROUNDTABLE GUESTS; DEXTER FILKINS AND LOUIS C.K. ARE INTERVIEW GUESTS!!!

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

On Sept. 20, the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) goes into effect.  HBO will tell the strange-but-true tale of the U.S. military’s ban on gays and lesbians from its implementation, through passionate protests and debates, and finally to its 2011 repeal.  A timely and historical look at the legacy of gays and lesbians in the military, THE STRANGE HISTORY OF DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL illustrates the tumultuous evolution of the controversial policy that fostered hate and intolerance within the military – and undermined the very freedoms American forces defend – by forcing many soldiers to lie and live in secrecy.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

Inspired by the beloved stories from A.A. Milne’s books and crafted in Disney’s classic style, “Winnie the Pooh,” is the most critically-acclaimed animated film of 2011.  It is narrated by the voice of John Cleese and features the vocal talents of legendary voice actor Jim Cummings(over 350 voices including Gnomeo & Juliet) and a host of other distinctive actors including Craig Ferguson(TV’s ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’), Tom Kenny (TV’s ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’), Bud Luckey (Toy Story 3) and musical performances by Zooey Deschanel (indie folk band “She & Him”).

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — September 8, 2011  Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning comedy “30 Rock” is set to debut 5 Nights A Week in national broadcast syndication starting Monday, September 19th. Each laugh-out-loud episode can now be seen on local broadcast stations nationwide (check local listings or go to www.30Rock5NightsAWeek.com for times and stations.)
Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

Atlantic City, 1921: Though his fortunes have soared in the wake of the enactment of Prohibition, Nucky Thompson is paying a steep price for wielding ultimate power in “the world’s playground.”  Following the ’20 election, Nucky finds himself the target of an investigation for voter fraud and faces not only jail, but insurrection by some of those he considered his closest allies.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2011 – This September, the day the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) goes into effect, HBO will tell the strange-but-true tale of the U.S. military’s ban on gays and lesbians from its implementation, through passionate protests and debates, and finally to its 2011 repeal.  A timely and historical look at the legacy of gays and lesbians in the military, THE STRANGE HISTORY OF DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL illustrates the tumultuous evolution of the controversial policy that fostered hate and intolerance within the military – and undermined the very freedoms American forces defend – by forcing many soldiers to lie and live in secrecy.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

JONSEBORO, ARK., Aug. 19, 2011 – Critically acclaimed HBO documentary “Paradise Lost” filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky were in court today to witness the stunning conclusion in which, after 18 years in prison, Jason Baldwin, Damien Echols and Jessie Misskelly, known as the West Memphis 3, were set free.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

Mike Medavoy and Doug McKay, Vice-President of Production at Phoenix Pictures, have teamed up with legendary writer Ray Bradbury, RGI Productions’ Rodion Nahapetov (who is penning the screenplay), and producer Natasha Shliapnikoff to produce the feature film adaptation of Bradbury’s classic novel “Dandelion Wine.”

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

The HBO series ‘How To Make It In America’ has just been announced for Blu-Ray and DVD for a release date of September 27th.  With an appealing, hip young cast, How To Make It In America: The Complete First Season takes viewers on a high-energy ride with two enterprising twenty-somethings as they hustle their way through New York City’s competitive fashion scene determined to achieve the American Dream.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



HBO RENEWS HIT SERIES TRUE BLOOD FOR FIFTH SEASON!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 11th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11, 2011 – HBO has renewed the hit show TRUE BLOOD for a 12-episode fifth season, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming.  Created by Alan Ball, the series will begin production of new episodes later this year in Los Angeles, with debut set for summer 2012.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

Charlie Sheen and Lionsgate have made a deal to bring the ‘Anger Management’ to television with Sheen set to star.  ‘Anger Management’ is based on the 2003 Adam Sandler/Jack Nicholson comedy.  In Sheen’s deal, he will own a considerable stake in the show.  The show will follow a “mild-mannered, non-confrontational man who is ordered to attend group anger management sessions led by a therapist who could probably use some anger management himself.”

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Ted Danson Joins ‘CSI’ As Series Regular!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 13th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

Two weeks ago, talks started with Ted Danson for him to take on the team leader and lead role on the original ‘CSI’ series for CBS.  Things must have gone well because now Ted Danson will star in ‘CSI’.  He will replace the role Laurence Fishburne recently had.  Danson has proved he is one hell of a likable actor and fun to watch on screen.  His work was amazing on FX’s ‘Damages’, and his work on HBO’s ‘Bored To Death’ is some of my favorite tv watching in recent memory.  I just hope he plans to have the same amount of air time on ‘Bored To Death’.  It seems like he will.  Enjoy the press release below.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

We told you so a while ago.  Read our coverage HERE about it.  Well it’s official.  Brilliant actor James Spader has joined NBC’s ‘The Office’.  He will not be replacing Steve Carrell though as Regional Manager of Dunder Mifflin.  He will be the CEO of Dunder Mifflin which will replace Kathy Bates.  Read the press release below.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



‘Phineas and Ferb’ Movie Announced and Detailed!!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 21st, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

Families can bring home Disney Channel’s original movie, Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Across The 2nd Dimension, in the 2-Disc “Ultimate Fan Pack” DVD Set on August 23, 2011.  Based on Disney Channel’s #1 animated hit comedy series among Tweens 9-14 for three years running, this epic release comes packaged with a DVD of the movie, a digital copy of the movie with eight digital music tracks, all new bonus features and an awesome do-it-yourself Platypult Kit – all for the suggested retail price of $26.99 in the U.S. and $29.99 in Canada.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here….

‘Wreck-It Ralph’ from Disney is sounding awesome.  The new CG animated Disney film looks to be about a bad villain in a video game who wants to prove he can be a good guy.  Now that just sounds AWESOME.  The press releases says it will be a simple 8-bit video game.  Oh nostalgia.  Sounds like ‘Toy Story’ with a little bit of the ‘Scott Pilgrim’ mixed in.  This could be really good.  Plus it already has some great actors lending their voices for the animated film including: John C. Reilly, Sarah Silveman, Jane Lynch, and Jack McBrayer.  Read the entire press release below.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Geek Deal of the Day!!! Twilight Zone Blurays 54% Off!!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 9th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here…

I’m so happy they put these on sale finally.  I own the whole definitive collection on DVD only, but I have yet to actually watch or own any of the Twilight Zone episodes on bluray.  This show was and still is the best television series to ever be on the air.  So right now and while supplies last last, the first three seasons of The original Twilight Zone series are on sale for 54% off. The usually go for $100.00 but right now they are going for $46.49!!!  That is one hell of a deal.  Stock up early for holiday presents, birthdays, or treat yourself.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here…

The geek deal of the day is AMAZING.  Gone with the Wind Utimate Collectors Edition Giftset Bluray is on sale for only $27.99.  That is almost 60% off the normal price.  Period romance. War epic. Family saga. Popular fiction adapted with crowd-pleasing brilliance. Star acting aglow with charisma and passion. Moviemaking craft at its height. These are sublimely joined in the words Gone with the Wind.
This dynamic and durable screen entertainment of the Civil War-era South comes home with the renewed splendor of a New 70th-Anniversary Digital Transfer capturing a higher-resolution image from Restored Picture Elements than ever before possible. David O. Selznick’s monumental production of Margaret Mitchell’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book can now enthrall new generations of home viewers with a majestic vibrance that befits one of Hollywood’s greatest achievements.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



BRYAN’S BLURAY/DVD PICKS FOR THE LAST WEEK OF APRIL!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 26th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

A pretty good week for releases which includes CHAWZ plus some other goodies.   As usual, in this article, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

Enjoy and Here We Go!!

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here…

For today and tonight only get the amazingly beautiful Documnetary on BBC, “Life”.  If you remember the series “Planet Earth”??  It’s like that but will “Life”.  It is made by the same people.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here…

Today’s Geek Deal is all about the animated tv show: “Batman: The Brave and the Bold” Season One Part Two. This show is the 2nd half of the entire season one and I must say it is amazing.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Bluray/DVD Picks For The 3rd Week Of February!!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 15th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here…

Some pretty great classic titles this week, but a fairly weak new release week.  But  I love the heavy classic title weeks.  It gives me a chance to watch some excellent filmmaking and remember all the films I saw when I was younger.  And the best is, that most of them have the HI-DEF treatment, so it is like watching the movie for the first time.  Some great titles.  Classic Titles.

As usual, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

Enjoy and Here We Go!!

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here…

Seems like a trend here over at The Office in that they announce a big star to come on board the day before an episode is aired.  Last week it was Ricky Gervais.  This time it seems that it will be America’s favorite “ANCHORMAN”.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here…

Today’s Geek Deal is the complete mega set of our favorite childhood show, Pee-Wee’s Playhouse!!  AGGGGHHHHH!!!

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Hi Bryan Here…

Jeff Bridges: The Dude Abides is a documentary that will be airing tomorrow Wednesday on PBS.  This looks to be all sorts of cool.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



GEEK DEALS GALORE ON BLURAY AND DVD!!!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Dec 20th, 2010

Hi Bryan Here…

I have some AWESOME Geek Deals for you just in time for the holidays.  Tons of Bluray and  DVD box sets for over 50% off.  Take advantage and click the links below to purchase these cheap sets before the sell out.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide 2010!!! “BOOKS”

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 26th, 2010

Hi Bryan Here…

Hi folks.  Are you read for the ultimate Gift Guide?  Are you read to see what cool items you can purchase for that special someone, even if it is for yourself, that will just rock your world?  Well this is the ultimate gift guide for the holidays in the year 2010.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Geek Deal of the Day – “Luuuucy. I’m Home!!”

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 28th, 2010

Today’s Geek deal is the entire series of the beloved tv show, “I Love Lucy” show.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



The Next Season of HBO’s Big Love Will Be Its Final!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 28th, 2010

So the next season of Big Love will start on HBO on January 16th, 2011.  But sadly it will be its final season.  Last season we ended with the family announcing who they really are to the public.  It was a short season, by about three or four episodes.  Hopefully, we will get a full 12-13 episode season for its final season.


The press release is below.

Read the rest of this entry »

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



Boardwalk Empire Has Been Renewed for a 2nd Season

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 21st, 2010

I knew this show would be a hit.  It was so well done.  Read my review of the first episode HERE.

HBO has ordered a 2nd season of Boardwalk Empire already.  No word on a premiere date or number of episodes, but it is in stone.  Also the premiere of the 1st episode this past Sunday had just under 5 million viewers which was HBO’s largest premiere in six years.  Well Done HBO.  Below is the press release.  ENJOY!

HBO RENEWS BOARDWALK EMPIRE FOR SECOND SEASON

“LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21, 2010 – Following resounding critical approval and high viewer numbers for the series’ Sept. 19 debut, HBO has renewed BOARDWALK EMPIRE for a second season, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming.

“All the ingredients aligned for this one, from Mark Wahlberg and Steve Levinson’s initial pitch, to Martin Scorsese’s enormous contributions as director and executive producer, to the genius of Terry Winter and the expertise of Tim Van Patten, to a stellar cast led by Steve Buscemi,” said Lombardo. “The response from the media and our viewers has been nothing short of amazing.”

From Terence Winter, Emmy® Award-winning writer of “The Sopranos” and Academy Award®-winning director Martin Scorsese, BOARDWALK EMPIRE is set in Atlantic City at the dawn of Prohibition, when the sale of alcohol became illegal throughout the United States.

Among the early critical raves, People called the show “not-to-be-missed,” hailing Steve Buscemi’s “brilliant, brutally funny performance,” while USA Today observed that BOARDWALK EMPIRE “looks to be the season’s best new show on any outlet.” The Philadelphia Inquirer said the series “stands at the pinnacle of TV achievement,” with the New York Observer noting, “It’s really, really good.”

The Sept. 19 premiere of BOARDWALK EMPIRE averaged 4.8 million viewers during the 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT) airing to score HBO’s largest premiere of any program in over six years (since March 21, 2004 – “Deadwood” with “The Sopranos” as lead-in). With additional plays at 10:15 p.m. and 11:30 p.m., BOARDWALK EMPIRE was watched by a combined 7.1 million viewers for the night.

Season one credits: Created by Terence Winter, BOARDWALK EMPIRE is executive produced by Terence Winter, Martin Scorsese, Tim Van Patten, Stephen Levinson and Mark Wahlberg; co-executive producers, Gene Kelly and Lawrence Konner; producers (series), Rudd Simmons and Rick Yorn; producer (pilot), David Coatsworth; supervising producers, Howard Korder and Margaret Nagle.”

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



I am sure you have heard of ILM before or at least seen it in the credits for just about every movie made.  It is the amazing effects company started by Star Wars creator George Lucas 35 years ago.  It was started to create the effects for Star Wars and quickly became the premiere effects company in Hollywood and is virtually in every film in some form or another.

So the Encore movie channel will be airing a documentary in November about the ILM company.  It will be narrated by Tom Cruise and will feature interviews by major actors and directors.

The press release says:

ENCORE PAYS VISUAL TRIBUTE TO OSCAR®-WINNING VISUAL EFFECTS GIANT ILM IN CELEBRATION OF THEIR 35TH ANNIVERSARY WITH ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY “INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC: CREATING THE IMPOSSIBLE”

Tom Cruise Narrates Doc Premiering November 14, 2010
Marathon of Five ILM-Effects Films on Encore

Beverly Hills, CA., September 14, 2010 – Since its founding 35 years ago, Industrial Light & Magic has been the movie industry’s undisputed leader in groundbreaking visual effects, thrilling audiences and making hits into blockbusters. On Sunday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m. (et/pt), Encore presents an original documentary celebrating that legacy. “Industrial Light & Magic: Creating the Impossible” is directed by Academy Award® and Emmy® nominated director Leslie Iwerks and is narrated by Tom Cruise. Encore will also present five ILM-effects films starting at 2:00 p.m. with Jumanji, followed by Hook, Jurassic Park III, Twister and Starship Troopers.

The hour-long special has interviews with filmmakers George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard,  J.J. Abrams and Jon Favreau, actors Samuel L. Jackson and Robin Williams, producer Jerry Bruckheimer and John Lasseter, the chief  creative officer at Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios.  Film and television shows featured in the special include The Abyss, Avatar, Forrest Gump, Jumanji, Jurassic Park, Pirates of the Caribbean, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Robot Chicken, Star Trek (2009), Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Transformers, Twister, Young Sherlock Holmes and The War of the Worlds (2005), which starred narrator Cruise.

Leslie Iwerks’ documentary takes audiences behind the scenes at ILM with in depth interviews with some of the company’s top talent and showcases never before seen footage highlighting many of their pioneering milestones. From creating the first ever computer generated character in a feature film to the latest advancements in visual effects for film franchises like Transformers and Iron Man, ILM has created some of the most memorable movie moments in recent history.

Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) is a division of Lucasfilm Ltd. and was founded by George Lucas in 1975 to create the visual effects for his space epic Star Wars. The studio originated in Van Nuys, California but moved to San Rafael, California to work on The Empire Strikes Back and is now headquartered at the Letterman Digital Arts Center in the Presidio of San Francisco with a sister studio in Singapore.

ILM has worked on nearly 300 films in its 35 year history and has largely been the driving force behind the evolution of modern visual effects.  From the liquid metal man in Terminator 2: Judgment Day to the lifelike digital dinosaurs in Jurassic park, ILM has created some of the most iconic moments in cinematic history.

ILM has received 15 Best Visual Effects Oscars and 25 additional nominations. It has also received 23 Scientific and Technical Awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in recognition of the critical role the company’s advances in technology have played in the filmmaking process. ILM is also the only entertainment company to be recognized with the National Medal of Technology.

I just hope it is an depth look at the company and not a broad view of it.  I will be recording it.

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook



« Newer Posts

Sign Up for Newsletter

ADVERTISEMENT

Boomstick Tags