'The Astronaut Wives Club' Looks Back at America’s First 'Real Housewives' Show

The Astronaut Wives Club, a limited run series based on Lily Koppel’s book of the same name, premiered Thursday, June 18 on ABC (right before the network’s 2-hour season 3 debut of Mistresses, which offered a pretty good idea of where ABC expected The Astronaut Wives Club to fit into its line-up demographically). Image: ABC ...more
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3 Big Themes in Season 3 of 'Orange is the New Black'

Season 3 of Orange is the New Black returns again and again to several themes. My big 3 are the difficulties of maintaining a family while in prison, the need for some sort of spiritual hope, and the need for love. If you haven't watched all of season 3 yet, there are spoilers ahead. Parents in Prison Image: Netflix ...more

'Game of Thrones' Season Finale Proves It Again: GoT Fans Love Pain

Fans of HBO's Game of Thrones are squealing, keening and bemoaning their fates in the aftermath of a death-filled season finale. They are questioning their misplaced loyalty with the show, and they are pondering the various ways the dead may magically be brought back from the dark. They are tortured fools, but hold no pity for them. Game of Thrones fans are nothing if not lovers of torture, even if it is their own pain as viewers.  Image: HBO ...more

Inside Out | A Kids (and Grown-ups) Guide to Emotional Connection

I love Pixar. Their movies always pull at the heart strings and those are my favorite kind of movies. I think I've cried watching almost every single one of the Pixar Films. I grew up with Toy Story and the adventures of those toys and how much they loved Andy. It got me every time. Inside Out rings true as another beloved Pixar film and another one for the record books....more

The Antidote To Shame

I remember the elbow squeeze very well.When I was a young girl, it was always delivered during a time that was considered particularly important: at a wedding or some other kind of grown-up thing, at a rich family member’s house, an important social event. It was as harmless as a sideways glance or a raised finger telling a child not to touch a hot stove, but still, it was a tacit reminder to be on my best behavior....more

7 Must-See Post-Apocalyptic Shows

It's no big secret: the novel I am polishing this month is a post-apocalyptic story. I have an obsession love for the genre that has spurred on my very first novel and a short story as well.  Today, I'm going to give you the top 7 post-apocalyptic shows that will inspire you, keep you wanting more, and make you glad that you're watching events unfold across a screen and not in real life. Without further ado:...more

As seen on TV: Doofus Dads

I know a lot of sitcoms from the 1980s: The Cosby Show, Growing Pains, Webster, Small Wonder, Whose the Boss?, My Two Dads, Diff'rent Strokes, Family Ties, The Wonder Years...there are a lot of them. Their theme songs get stuck in my head sometimes and I can recall a fair amount of the plot lines. I can also recall that they were fun for the whole family to watch....more

AVALANCHE SHARKS

This week On Demand and Digital HD is a film with bite from MarVista Digital Entertainment and director Scott Wheeler with AVALANCHE SHARKS. This film starts on Mammoth Mountain as co-eds head up for Bikini Snow Day. It only takes a moment before there is trouble as an avalanche brings down parts of the mountain. What Wade (Alexander Mendeluk), Diana (Kate Nauta), Lars (Benjamin Easterday), Dale (Eric Scott Woods) and Madison (Kelle Cantwell) don’t know is that an ancient evil has awaken! ...more

TED 2

with Jenise Jacquin Coming from Universal Pictures and director/writer Seth MacFarlane comes the story of true friendship with TED 2. Ted (Seth MacFarlane) and Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth) have gotten married and started their life together. But, as with all newly married couples there are some problems and the couple decide to try and have a baby to see if it helps. ...more

'The Astronaut Wives Club' Looks Back at America’s First 'Real Housewives' Show

The Astronaut Wives Club, a limited run series based on Lily Koppel’s book of the same name, premiered Thursday, June 18 on ABC (right before the network’s 2-hour season 3 debut of Mistresses, which offered a pretty good idea of where ABC expected The Astronaut Wives Club to fit into its line-up demographically). Image: ABC ...more
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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Reservations are in and Special Guests Tell All!

    The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Arrives On Blu-ray And DVD July 14 and if you can't wait then check out Digital HD on July 2 for your own fireworks show! ...more

WOMAN IN GOLD shines on Bluray!

Coming to Digital HD June 26th as well as Bluray and On Demand July 7th from Anchor Bay and The Weinstein Company comes an extraordinary true story about the WOMAN IN GOLD. This film tells the story of Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren) who enlists the help of young attorney Randy Schoenberg to have a family painting returned to her. What Schoenberg learns is that the painting is actually the Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauder I by artist Gustav Klimt. ...more

SURVIVOR lives on Bluray!

This week on Bluray from Alchemy home entertainment with director James McTeigue and Millennium Films comes the action packed story of a SURVIVOR. Kate Abbott (Milla Jovovich) is a Foreign Service Officer who has been assigned to the American Embassy in London. Her job is to do what is necessary to investigate and stop terrorists from getting into the United States. ...more