Thursday, September 17, 2020

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Director Robert Altman’s Hilarious Classic Starring Robin Williams



 Arriving on Blu-ray for the First Time December 1, 2020 

with Nearly 30 Minutes of All-New Bonus Content

 

The beloved anvil-armed sailor of the seven seas comes magically to life in POPEYE, arriving on Blu-ray for the first time ever December 1, 2020 from Paramount Home Entertainment.  Starring the incomparable Robin Williams in his first big-screen role and Shelley Duvall as his devoted sweetie, Olive Oyl, the delightful musical celebrates its 40thanniversary this year, having debuted in theaters on December 12, 1980.

 

The new Blu-ray includes access to a Digital copy of the film, along with nearly 30 minutes of all-new bonus content featuring excerpts from one of Robin Williams’ final interviews, an interview with director Robert Altman from 2014, as well as a newly conducted interview with Stephen Altman.  The full list of bonus features is below:

·       Return to Sweethaven: A Look Back with Robin and the Altmans

·       The Popeye Company Players

·       Popeye’s Premiere

·       The Sailor Man Medleys

·       Theatrical Trailer

 

Legendary producer Robert Evans and screenwriter Jules Feiffer worked for nearly three years to get POPEYE into production.  The film combined the talents of Robert Altman, composer and lyricist Harry Nilsson, numerous filmmaking artisans, and an outstanding cast of actors, mimes, athletes and street performers to bring the world of the beloved character to life.  The result is an uplifting and visually delightful film that celebrates the magic of what Altman called “a genuine American hero.”

Thursday, September 10, 2020

TRAILER: Hulu's "Monsterland"


The monsters within are dying to come out!
Discover them in the new trailer for Hulu’s upcoming horror anthology series Monsterland

All 8 episodes premiere Friday, October 2nd, only on Hulu.

*Fun Fact: the trailer’s score was specially produced by series composer Gustavo Santaolalla, a popular genre composer who recently composed the video game The Last of Us Part II.

Synopsis: Encounters with mermaids, fallen angels, and other strange beasts drive broken people to desperate acts in Monsterland, an anthology series based on the collection of stories from Nathan Ballingrud’s “North American Lake Monsters”.

The series star Kaitlyn Dever, Jonathan Tucker, Charlie Tahan, Nicole Beharie, Hamish Linklater, Marquis Rodriguez, Bill Camp, Michael Hsu Rosen, Taylor Schilling, Roberta Colindrez, Adria Arjona, Trieu Tran, Kelly Marie Tran, Mike Colter and Adepero Oduye. 

Monsterland is created, written, and executive produced by Mary Laws (THE NEON DEMON,SuccessionPreacher) and executive produced by Babak Anvari (UNDER THE SHADOW, WOUNDS), Lucan Toh (AN EVENING WITH BEVERLY LUFF LINN, UNDER THE SHADOW, WOUNDS), Megan Ellison and Sue Naegle.  Ali Krug will serve as Co-EP.  The series is produced by Annapurna Television

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENT: Hulu @ NYCC 2020

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Helstrom
  • As the son and daughter of a mysterious and powerful serial killer, Hulu Original Helstrom follows Daimon (Tom Austen) and Ana Helstrom (Sydney Lemmon), and their complicated dynamic, as they track down the worst of humanity — each with their own attitude and skills.
  • The series stars om Austen, Sydney Lemmon, Elizabeth Marvel, Robert Wisdom, Ariana Guerra, June Carryl and Alain Uy.
  • Helstrom is created for television and executive produced by Paul Zbyszewski along with Karim Zreik and Jeph Loeb. Helstrom is co-produced by Marvel Television and ABC Signature Studios, part of Disney Television Studios.
  • All 10 episodes of Helstrom will premiere on Hulu on October 16th. 
Monsterland 
  • Encounters with mermaids, fallen angels, and other strange beasts drive broken people to desperate acts in Monsterland, an anthology series based on the collection of stories from Nathan Ballingrud’s “North American Lake Monsters”.
  • The series stars Kaitlyn Dever, Jonathan Tucker, Charlie Tahan, Nicole Beharie, Hamish Linklater, Marquis Rodriguez, Bill Camp, Michael Hsu Rosen, Taylor Schilling, Roberta Colindrez, Adria Arjona, Trieu Tran, Kelly Marie Tran, Mike Colter and Adepero Oduye.
  • Monsterland is created, written, and executive produced by Mary Laws (THE NEON DEMON, SuccessionPreacher) and executive produced by Babak Anvari (UNDER THE SHADOW, WOUNDS), Lucan Toh (AN EVENING WITH BEVERLY LUFF LINN, UNDER THE SHADOW, WOUNDS), Megan Ellison and Sue Naegle.  Ali Krug will serve as Co-EP.  The series is produced by Annapurna Television.
  • All 8 episodes of Monsterland will premiere on Hulu on October 2nd. 
M.O.D.O.K.
  • Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. centers around an egomaniacal supervillain with a really big head and a really little body, who struggles to maintain control of his evil organization and his demanding family.
  • The series stars Patton Oswalt, Aimee Garcia, Ben Schwartz, Melissa Fumero, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Beck Bennet, Jon Daly and Sam Richardson.
  • Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. is created and written by executive producers Jordan Blum and Patton Oswalt. Brett Crawley, Robert Maitia, Grant Gish, Joe Quesada, Karim Zreik and Jeph Loeb also serve as executive producers. 
  • Date: Coming Soon to Hulu
Animaniacs
  • They’re back! Warner brothers, Yakko and Wakko, and the Warner sister Dot, have a great time wreaking havoc and mayhem in the lives of everyone they meet.  After returning to their beloved home, the Warner Bros. water tower, the Animaniacs waste no time in causing chaos and comic confusion as they run loose through the studio, turning the world into their personal playground. Joining Yakko, Wakko and Dot, fan-favorite characters Pinky and the Brain will also return to continue their quest for world domination
  • The series stars Rob Paulsen (“Yakko Warner” & “Pinky”), Tress MacNeille (“Dot Warner”), Jess Harnell (“Wakko Warner”) and Maurice LaMarche (“The Brain”)
  • Steven Spielberg returns as executive producer of the series, with Sam Register, President, Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios, and Amblin Television Co-Presidents Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank also serving as executive producers. Animaniacs is produced by Amblin Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Animation. Wellesley Wild serves as Showrunner and Executive Producer, and Gabe Swarr serves as Co-Executive Producer. 
  • All 13 episodes of Animaniacs will premiere on Hulu on November 20th. 
BOOKS OF BLOOD
  • Based on Clive Barker’s acclaimed and influential horror anthology BOOKS OF BLOOD, this feature takes audiences on a journey into uncharted and forbidden territory through three uncanny tales tangled in space and time.
  • The film stars Britt Robertson, Rafi Gavron, Anna Friel, Yul Vazquez and Freda Foh Shen.
  • Directed by Brannon Braga, the film is executive producerd by Braga, Seth MacFarlane, Erica Huggins, Alana Kleiman, Brian Witten, Jeff Kwatinetz, Josh Barry, Clive Barker and Adam Simon. The film is co-executive produced by Mark Miller, and produced by Jason Clark and Joe Micucci. The film comes from Fox 21 and Fuzzy Door, headed by MacFarlane and Huggins.
  • The film will premiere on Hulu on October 7th.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

NO TIME TO DIE - See the New Poster

#NoTimeToDie

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In No Time To Die, Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
 
Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga
Screenplay: Neal Purvis & Robert Wade, and Cary Joji Fukunaga and Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Story: Neal Purvis & Robert Wade and Cary Joji Fukunaga
Producers: Michael G. Wilson, p.g.a. and Barbara Broccoli, p.g.a.
Cast: Daniel Craig, Rami Malek, Léa Seydoux, Lashana Lynch, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, with Jeffrey Wright, with Christoph Waltz and Ralph Fiennes as "M"
Also starring Rory Kinnear, Ana de Armas, Dali Benssalah, David Dencik, and Billy Magnussen
 
Score Album on DECCA RECORDS

Official Website: https://www.007.com
Twitter: @007
Facebook: @JamesBond007
Instagram: @007
YouTube: James Bond 007

Monday, August 31, 2020

Mission Impossible: The Original Series on Blu-Ray November 17

Mission Impossible: The Original TV Series 
Street Date: November 17, 2020
Format: Blu-Ray 

Mission Impossible: The Original TV Series follows the Impossible Missions Forces (IMF) is a government agency of extraordinary spies assigned to do the most dangerous espionage missions. Each episode starts with the famous tape-recorded message detailing the upcoming, exciting mission, from overthrowing corrupt leaders to exploiting dangerous crime lords. The IMF crew consists of the leader, first Daniel Briggs then later Jim Phelps, and spies with different areas of expertise, from disguise experts to electronics technician.

Friday, August 28, 2020

Celebrate Halloween with Five Movies From the Written Works of Stephen King In One Collection for the First Time


Available on Blu-ray September 15, 2020

Prepare for terrifying suspense and bone-chilling thrills with this new 5-Movie Collection arriving on Blu-ray September 15, 2020.  Based on the written works of Stephen King, these five films offer perfect entertainment for Halloween: Pet Sematary (1989), Pet Sematary (2019), Stephen King’s The Stand, The Dead Zone, and Stephen King’s Silver Bullet.

Pet Sematary (1989)
Written for the screen by Stephen King and based on his iconic bestseller, director Mary Lambert’s thrilling Pet Sematary electrified audiences upon its release.  When tragedy strikes, a grief-stricken father sets off a perilous chain of events that unleashes unfathomable evil in this horror classic.  ThePet Sematary (1989) Blu-ray includes commentary by Lambert, a guided tour of the locations led by King, an introduction to the cast and characters, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film, an interview with Lambert about her memories making the film 30 years later, interviews with cast and crew of the 2019 movie discussing the original film’s impact, and photo galleries.

Pet Sematary (2019)
Called “the stuff of nightmares” (Rolling Stone) and “a creepy masterpiece” (Coming Soon), Pet Sematary (2019) delivers a bone-chilling thrill ride.  The Blu-ray boasts over 90 minutes of special features, including hair-raising deleted and extended scenes, a chilling alternate ending, a look at the main characters, behind-the-scenes footage, cast interviews, and more. 

Stephen King’s The Stand
Adapted by Stephen King from his acclaimed novel and directed by Mick Garris, this epic story of good vs. evil unfolds as the few remaining people on Earth fight to survive after a deadly plague kills most of the world’s population.  The gripping, postapocalyptic tale stars Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Jamey Sheridan, Laura San Giacomo, and Rob Lowe.  The Blu-ray includes commentary by King and members of the cast and crew, along with a making-of featurette.

The Dead Zone
Director David Cronenberg delivers a taut psychological thriller with the story of Johnny Smith, a schoolteacher who awakens from a coma to discover he has psychic abilities.  Christopher Walken gives a powerful and rich performance as Smith, whose burden is both frightening and moving.  The film also stars Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom, Anthony Zerbe, Colleen Dewhurst, Nicolas Campell, and Martin Sheen.

Stephen King’s Silver Bullet
Stephen King wrote the screenplay for this film based on his novella “Cycle of the Werewolf.”   When a series of brutal killings plague a small town, a paraplegic boy becomes convinced they are the work of a werewolf.  Celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, the film stars Gary Busey, Everett McGill, and Corey Haim.
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Thursday, August 27, 2020

Ben 10 vs. The Universe: The Movie Coming to DVD and Digital in October, 2020.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Cartoon Network’s “Ben 10” Goes on His Most Out-of-this-World Adventure Yet in


Blasting Off on Digital October 11, 2020
Own the DVD October 27, 2020

BURBANK, CA (August 27, 2020) Ben Tennyson is back on the alien-fighting scene, and expanding to take on the universe as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment releases Ben 10 vs. The Universe: The Movie globally on Digital October 11 and on DVD October 27, 2020Follow the alien-transforming kid hero with all-new powers and settings on this intergalactic adventure, filled with action-packed bonus content including Animatics, exclusive to the DVD. Ben 10 vs. The Universe: The Movie carries a suggested retail price of $14.99 for Digital, $19.99 for the DVD ($24.99 in Canada), and is rated TV-Y7. Ben 10 vs. The Universe: The Movie has an order due date of September 22, 2020.

The action-packed movie, which will air globally first on Cartoon Network, will focus around a blast from Ben’s past returning to do double the damage on Team Tennyson and planet Earth itself, forcing Ben to go interstellar to save the day. Meanwhile, Gwen and Grandpa Max team up to help protect the world in Ben’s absence. But when our boy hero is confused for the villain in space, Ben must figure out a way to get back to Earth to help save it! 

After 15 successful years, the Ben 10 franchisecontinues to thrive around the world,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, WBHE Senior Vice President, Originals, Animation & Family Marketing.  “From its Emmy Award-winning series to its robust toy line from Bandai, merchandise in all forms have all combined to generate more than $4.5 billion in global retail sales to date. We know that fans and newcomers alike will want to own this latest installment in the franchise’s home entertainment catalog to add to their Ben 10 collections.”

Ben 10 is produced by Cartoon Network Studios and created, and executive produced by Man of Action Entertainment (Big Hero 6Generator Rex), with John Fang (MixelsGenerator Rex) as executive producer.
DIGITAL
Ben 10 vs. The Universe: The Movie will be available to own on October 11, 2020. Digital allows consumers to instantly stream and download to watch anywhere and anytime on their favorite devices. Digital is available from various retailers including iTunes, Amazon Video, Google Play, Vudu, PlayStation, Xbox and others.