MTV Documentary #WhitePeople Examines American Perspectives on Race

Most white people are completely uncomfortable discussing race. And with 91% of white Americans having zero non-white friends, they kind of don’t have to....more
JosephatManyar you too!more

Why are You Not Watching Lifetime's Fantastic 'UnREAL' Yet?

In the last scene of the third episode of Lifetime's summer breakout hit UnREAL, two producers of a Bachelor-type show sit poolside after orchestrating a vicious yet banal catfight among their contestants. They consider their surroundings — the mansion, the just-so twinkling lights, the nameless bouquet of beautiful women and the one British "suitor" — and they consider their own sociopathy, or whatever it is that drives them to enjoy the wretched exploitation they so masterfully dole out in constructing this unreal fairytale universe. ...more
Agreed! That show is brilliantmore

Every 'Ghostbusters 3' Announcement Unleashes More Sexist Pushback

Let me tell you a little story about the Ghostbusters and me. ...more
CatherineTheWriter Totally feel you. I got (figuratively) accosted in a Mythbusters forum once ...more

SNOW GIRL AND THE DARK CRYSTAL on Bluray!

On Bluray this week from directors Peter Pau, Tianyu Zhao and Well Go USA Entertainment comes the legend of SNOW GIRL AND THE DARK CRYSTAL. The story begins with Zhong Kui (Chen Kun), a man who is known to be a heroic warrior. Training with god Zhang Daoxian (Winston Chao) he goes into Hell to retrieve the Dark Crystal being told that it would save the people in the town of Hu. Wanting to do as his Master asks, he sneaks into Hell and snatches it. ...more

Orion

This week in theatres is a film from writer/director Asiel Norton and Zyzak Films is a vision that takes us to Orion. This film tells the story of a time of time in the future where things are dark and civilization is brutal. A man named Magus (Goran Kostic), a cannibal shaman holds a woman (Lily Cole) captive. People speak of someone to come and save them from the daily terrors they share. ...more

WHEN CALLS THE HEART: Heart of the Family Arrives on DVD!

On DVD this week from SHOUT Factory is the continuation of the story about the people of Hope Valley with WHEN CALLS THE HEART: Heart of the Family. Happily Elizabeth (Erin Krakow) has returned to Hope Valley and to the children she teaches. Someone else that is thrilled is Mountie Jack (Daniel Lissing) because he has a surprise in store! The town has come together to once again take care their families and faith. ...more

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE - Rogue Nation

Get ready for action as the gang puts the band back together from writer/director Christopher McQuarrie and Paramount Pictures’ MISSION IMPOSSIBLE – Rogue Nation. Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is under cover once again trying to discover who is responsible for a group called The Syndicate. While hanging from a pole he is rescued by the mysterious Ilsa (Rebecca Ferguson). Trying to get more information is a problem as Hunley (Alec Baldwin) succeeds in disbanding the IMF and Brandt (Jeremy Renner) isn’t happy. ...more

A LEGO BRICKUMENTARY

In theatres this Friday from Oscar winning director Daniel Junge and Oscar nominated director Kief Davidson is a history lesson filled with fun as Radius-TWC presents A LEGO BRICKUMENTARY. Narrated by Jason Bateman, the film documents the history of the family owned business. It all began with Ole Kirk Christiansen in Billund, Denmark opening a shop making furniture. He changed to miniature models and wooden toys around the time of the Depression. ...more

WITCHES OF EAST END: The Complete Season 2

On DVD from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is the final season of some very cool gals with WITCHES OF EAST END: The Complete Season 2. The Beauchamps are a family that includes the every ageless Joanna (Julia Ormand) and her daughters Freya and Ingrid. Living a quiet life, Joanna teaches art and practices a witch-free life. That is unless sister Wendy comes to town and Joanna has no choice but to come clean to her girls about who they really are. ...more

Coming to a screen near you: Netflix’s drug cartels, Reading Rainbow and a Spanish dramedy

Have you guys noticed more dragons on your Netflix? Us too. And soon there’s going to be more drug cartels, Reading Rainbows and smart girls.I’m writing this as a member of Netflix’s Stream Team and even if I wasn’t, I’d still be a fan of its original series. They’re better than most of what’s on TV and don’t take the time commitment of a movie. (Unless you binge-watch, which admit it, always ends up happening despite your best efforts.)...more

SEEING FICTION

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HELL ON WHEELS Drives Onto Bluray with Season Four!

When AMC begin the series HELL ON WHEELS I had no idea I would become hooked to quickly. I shouldn’t be surprised as AMC has exploded with its amazing programming. Now, on Bluray from EntertainmentOne is HELL ON WHEELS: The Complete Fourth Season! The series began in 2011 as we are introduced to Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount), a former Confederate soldier during the Civil War looking for the murderers of his wife and son. ...more

MADAME BOVARY is Elegant on Bluray!

Available on Bluray August 4th from director Sophie Barthes, Alchemy and Falco Ink. comes a beloved classic and the story of Madame Bovary. This film tells the story of Emma (Mia Wasikowska), a young woman who has spent much of her young life away from society. Her time has come to marry Charles Bovary (Henry Lloyd-Hughes), a town’s doctor who lives a simple and humble life. She quickly becomes bored with a life she thought would have so much more. ...more