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Director John McNaughton Talks 'The Harvest' And More

April 22nd, 2015 12:10pm EDT
Interview: 'The Harvest" Helmer John McNaughton On Work Past And
Under the category of folks who made first films that freaked fans out, Director John McNaughton will always be top of the list. As the helmer of the deeply disturbing and menacingly memorable flick "Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer," McNaughton created a piece of work so horrifyingly real that one could swear they were almost watching a documentary. He followed it up with a campy underrated genre outing "The Borrower," but then McNaughton delightfully decided to diversify. So from the dramatic and funny "Mad Dog And Glory" to the sexy and sinful "Wild Things," the notorious director b...
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8 Killer 'Walking Dead' Facts You Didn't Know

January 18th, 2015 3:00pm EST
8 Killer 'Walking Dead' Facts You Didn't Know - Behind The Scene
AMC's The Walking Dead is well into its fifth season and is still pulling in great reviews from critics and fans alike. The comic book turned TV series has had some great plotlines over the years, but there's been some great stories behind the scenes of the show as well.

Here are 8 facts about The Walking Dead that you probably didn't know.

Zombies Are Friendly to the Environment

Those zombies may look like they're out to destroy everything in sight, but the costumes themselves are actually very friendly to Planet Earth.

Set managers for The Walking Dead focus on running as "green" of a...
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Best Of 2014 – Top Five Male & Female Performances

December 30th, 2014 7:15pm EST
Best of 2014 Actor/Actress
Jason Coleman’s Top Five Male & Female Performances of 2014

More than any recent year, 2014 had quite a slew of impressive performances by both sexes. Narrowing it down to just five selections was a chore indeed, but below is what I feel is the crème de la crème of the year’s finest. From killers to manipulators, avenging angels to the mentally disturbed, there’s quite an eclectic gang of characters represented – and that’s just the females! (We’ll start with them first!) Here are my…"Best of 2014 – Top Ten Male & Female Performances."

1. Rosamund Pike – "Gone Girl"

Having witne...
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'Guardians Of The Galaxy's' Michael Rooker On Yondu Past, Present And Future

November 25th, 2014 12:30pm EST
Interview: 'Guardians Of The Galaxy's' Michael Rooker On Yondu P
Anyone who witnessed Marvel’s latest big blockbuster spectacle that was James Gunn’s "Guardians of the Galaxy" knows the great Michael Rooker all too well. As the scene stealing space pirate Yondu Udonta, surrogate father to Star-Lord Peter Quill and overall bawdy blue bad guy, Rooker created one of the coolest, quirkiest and funniest Marvel characters to date. Of course, it helps that Rooker and Gunn have worked together successfully many times in the past (from "Slither" to "Super!"), but ever solid performer Rooker has always been up for the challenge. (See his first flick "Henry: Por...
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'Hypothermia' Dad Michael Rooker Discusses His Career With Starpulse

October 4th, 2012 11:15am EDT
Hypothermia
You know him, you love him and if you're a movie fan you’ve more then likely come across him more than once. As one of the most daring, harrowing and prolific actors of his generation, Michael Rooker has made a career out of playing some seriously tasty bad guys. From his star-making debut in the jolting John McNaughton horror outing "Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer" to Al Pacino’s foe in the sexy "Sea of Love," from Sylvester Stallone’s ailing buddy in "Cliffhanger" to a man with a serious bee sting problem in "Slither," Rooker pops up in the most interesting places and always adds an...
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31 Days Of Horror: 'Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer' (1986)

October 21st, 2010 4:51pm EDT
Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer
If there’s one thing that horror movies do well, it’s their uncanny ability to make murder and mayhem appealing. We fear for the characters as they get stalked by some unnamed killer, but as soon as the hammer (or the axe, or the machete, or the chainsaw) falls that fear manifests into wild cheers. It’s pretty rare when you come across a character in a horror movie who you actually feel bad for when they’re offed. Nine times out of ten the characters deserve it anyway, be it out of their own cosmic douchery or out of their own stupidity (DON’T. GO. OUTSIDE. WHAT ARE YOU DOING.). Consequentl...
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The 'That Guy' Encyclopedia, Letters L Through Z

May 29th, 2008 10:45am EDT
Danny Trejo
Throughout cinematic history, there has been a plethora of actors that, for some reason or another, never become a household name. So here is a cheat sheet of sorts, a brief encyclopedia on "That Guy." Part Two: Letters L-Z. If you missed the first installment, you can check it out here.

Stubborn General or Muslim, Harry Lennix

Lennix played Lock, the unbelieving general in Matrix Reloaded and Revolutions. He appeared in short bursts in TV shows such as Diagnosis Murder and ER before a longer stay on Commander in Chief. He played a Moor in Titus and a Muslim in 24. He is currently s...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 6

April 6th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Zach Braff
Happy Birthday to "Full House" actress Candace Cameron Bure (1976), "Scrubs" star Zach Braff (1975), actress Ari Meyers (1969), "Slither" actor Michael Rooker (1955), "Taxi" actress Marilu Henner (1952), "Cheers" actor John Ratzenberger (1947), producer/director Barry Levinson (1942), master of the pan flute Zamfir (1941), "The Empire Strikes Back" actor Billy Dee Williams (1937), country legend Merle Haggard (1937), German composer Andre Previn (1929), and legendary outlaw Butch Cassidy (1866; d. 1909).
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HUGE Hollywood Cast For 'Scarface: The World Is Yours'

May 4th, 2006 1:30pm EDT
Scarface: The World Is Yours
Vivendi Games' ("VG") Sierra Entertainment has unveiled part of the A-list talent that will help bring drug-lord Tony Montana's criminal empire to life in the upcoming video game Scarface: The World Is Yours. Attracting an unprecedented array of Hollywood's brightest film and television stars as well as returning cast members from the 1983 classic film, the hotly-anticipated game will plunge players deep into the seedy underbelly of 1980s Miami as they rebuild Tony Montana's empire and seek vengeance on his enemies.

The cast includes stars from the original film including Robert Loggia...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 6

April 6th, 2006 3:05am EDT
Zach Braff
Happy Birthday to "Full House" actress Candace Cameron Bure (1976), "Scrubs" star Zach Braff (1975), actress Ari Meyers (1969), "Slither" actor Michael Rooker (1955), "Taxi" actress Marilu Henner (1952), "Cheers" actor John Ratzenberger (1947), producer/director Barry Levinson (1942), master of the pan flute Zamfir (1941), "The Empire Strikes Back" actor Billy Dee Williams (1937), country legend Merle Haggard (1937), German composer Andre Previn (1929), and legendary outlaw Butch Cassidy (1866; d. 1909).
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