Marvel’s Daredevil Picks Up Its Stick!

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Marvel has announced the addition of Scott Glenn (The Leftovers) to the cast of its Netflix series Daredevil – as Matt Murdock’s mentor, Stick.

Glenn has accumulated a wealth of genre cred throughout his career and, especially in 1982’s The Challenge (a criminally underrated martial arts/noir from John Frankenheimer), has shown himself to be quite capable of being believably in action sequences). The role of Stick should fit him like a glove. Follow the jump for more.

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Alley Mills, Olivia D’Abo & Danica McKeller Discuss The Wonder Years

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From Winnie Cooper and Kevin Arnold’s first kiss to the songs of the 60’s as a kid growing up in the 80’s you undoubtedly watched The Wonder Years. It was a series that shaped a generation by revisiting a defining moment in our countries history through the eyes of an average American family of the 1960’s.

Recently I had the privilege to participate in a group interview with the women of The Wonder Years (Alley Mills, Olivia D’Abo and Danica McKeller) to discuss the show in preparation for the upcoming launch of The Wonder Years Complete Series DVD box set.

Full interview and DVD pre-order info after the jump!

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Epic Trailer: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1–A Warning and An Ultimatum!

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President Snow warns Katniss, ‘The things we love are the things that destroy us.’ Katniss issues an ultimatum to President Alma Coin and Plutarch Heavensbee.

The new trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 sets the tone for Katniss’ evolution as unwilling symbol of the revolution to revolutionary leader. Intense isn’t even an adequate description of the this new trailer. Check it out after the jump. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 opens on November 21st.

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Kids Will Be Kids! Octavia Spencer Talks Fox’s Red Band Society!

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Fox’s new drama Red Band Society is about a group of teenss whose illnesses require them to live in the hospital. The pilot avoids the expected clichés and cutesy kinds of moments one might expect in favor of telling stories about characters who live with the prospect of the unknown every day.

Oscar®-winner Octavia Spencer plays Nurse Jackson, the understanding but firm woman in charge on the floor. Late last week, she spoke with a group of journalists bloggers about the show and her part in it. Red Band Society premieres on Wednesday, September 17th. Continue reading

Teaser: Season 2 of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

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Season two of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. presents a problem that will probably be the core theme of the season: technically, after the rise and ultimate defeat of Hydra, S.H.I.E.L.D. may no longer exist – but its enemies are still out there.

Director Phil Coulson and his team clearly have a lot of work ahead of them. Check out the new teaser for season two after the jump. Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns on Tuesday, September 23 at its new time, 9/8C on ABC!

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The Drop: James Gandolfini’s Fine Finale; Tom Hardy’s Best Yet!

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If you see a gun in the first act of a movie, it must go off in the third. I’m paraphrasing there, The Drop does in fact show you a gun in the first act – more than one, actually – and, from there, the movie moves implacably to its inevitable, yet not quite expected end.

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Alien 35th Anniversary and Kingdom of Heaven Blu-Rays Coming October 7th!

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Ridley Scott’s Alien and Kingdom of Heaven are coming to Blu-Ray on October 7th.

Alien will get a special 35th Anniversary package with new extras – including a reprint of the original ALIEN comic book and
collectible art cards in memory of the late H.R. Giger – while Kingdom of Heaven Ultimate Edition will collect all three cuts of the film for the first time.

Follow the jump for further details.

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Z Nation Zips Along In Prime B-Movie Mode!

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If The Walking Dead is A-list, Z Nation (Syfy, Fridays, 10/9C) is definitely B-movie goodness. A fresh twist in the zombie movie/TV show sweepstakes, it finds a group of ordinary people turned survivors attempting to get the one known survivor of a zombie attack to a secure lab in California so a cure can be synthesized from his blood.

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The Doctor Goes Inside The Mind of Leonardo Da Vinci!

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Peter Capaldi, Doctor Who’s new Doctor, is taking us inside the mind of Leonard Da Vinci as Submarine Deluxe and History Films present Inside The Mind of Leonardo in 3D.

Capaldi plays Da Vinci and the film is taken from the texts of Da Vinci’s journals – detailing everything from his knowledge of the human body, his artistic accomplishments and philosophy to his shopping lists.

Inside The Mind of Leonardo in 3D will premiere in New York on October 17th and then roll out across the country from there. For further details, follow the jump.

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