All posts by Sheldon Wiebe

FILM MOVEMENT PLUS CELEBRATES WOMEN DIRECTORS WITHWOMEN BEHIND THE CAMERA!

This October, Film Movement Plus, the newly launched SVOD service from pioneering film distributor Film Movement, celebrates the creativity, energy and vision of women directors with Women Behind The Camera.

Women Behind the Camera opens with Maysaloun Hamoud’s In Between and will include Marleen Gouris’ 1996 Oscar®-winner Antonia’s Line, Jessica Hausner’s Amour Fou, Mélanie Laurent’s Breathe, Maren Ade’s (Toni Erdmann) The Forest for the Trees, Iram Haq’s I am Yours and Laurie Simmons’ debut film My Art.

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AMC’s Fear Fest Continues with TWD, History of Horror and Many Marathons!

The Walking Dead – Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) Photo by Gene Page/Courtesy of AMC.

AMC’s 20th Anniversary of Fear Fest continues through October 27th with new episodes of The Walking Dead, more instalments of AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History of Horror and a host of scary marathons: a Halloween marathon; a Stephen King marathon; a Slasher-thon; a Demons Inside Marathon; a Hellraiser marathon, and a Friday the 13th marathon.

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I’m Twelve! Trailer: The Kid Who Would Be King!

So, when Arthur returns it’s as a twelve-year old public school kid?

While The Kid Who Would Be King sounds like it could be a grade Z waste of time, the talent behind it suggests it could be a surprisingly good movie – Joe Cornish (Attack the Block) wrote and directed; Louis Ashbourne Serkis (SS-GB, Taboo) is Alex; Patrick Stewart (ST:TNG, Ted) is Merlin, and Rebecca Ferguson (the last two Mission: Impossible films) is Morgana.

The Kid Who Would Be King opens on January 25, 2019.

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The Bullet Settles Everything Trailer: Miss Bala!

Gloria (Gina Rodriguez) finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength.

Miss Bala opens on February 1, 2019.

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PBS Sets Victorian Mystery The Woman in White for October 21st!

The Woman in White – Walter Hartwright (Ben Hardy) and Marian Holcombe (Jessie Buckley) – Photo by Steffan Hill/Courtesy of The Woman in White Productions Ltd./Origin Pictures

A new drama based on Wilkie Collins’ classic Victorian mystery novel, The Woman in White, will premiere on PBS on October 21st (check local listings for times).

Following an encounter with a mysterious woman in white, young teacher Walter Hartwright finds himself drawn him into a web of mystery and deception that transforms his life forever.

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Boo-Tiful Screamers Highlight CBS’ Halloween!

The Halloween spirit is strong at CBS with special episodes of dramas, comedies, game shows and soaps planned to showcase the season.

Check out the taglines for six primetime series; two soaps and two game shows – and the annual broadcast of the Michael Jackson’s Halloween special, below.

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Inside the World of Sabrina Featurette: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina!

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina – Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) – Photo by  Diyah Pera/Courtesy of Netflix.

The cast of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina discuss the upcoming series, and Sabrina’s journey as half-witch, half mortal.

The 10-episode Netflix original series premieres October 26, 2018.

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DARK HORSE UNMASKS A SECOND EDITION OF THE MASK OMNIBUS!

The trilogy from John Arcudi and Doug Mahnke that inspired the movie The Mask – The Mask, The Mask Returns and The Mask Strikes Back – will be back in stores and comics shops when Dark Horse releases The Mask Omnibus Vol. 1 (Second Edition) on April 2, 2019.

Pre-orders are being taken now.

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STARZ ANNOUNCES SEASON TWO WORLDWIDE PREMIERE DATE FOR COUNTERPART!

A cold war and the closing of the door between Earths leave both Howards in extreme situations. Howard Prime takes on his other’s life: going to his job, living in his home… with his wife. Howard Alpha is locked in a mysterious black site known as Echo, cut off from everyone he knows.

Counterpart: Season 2 will premiere day and date on Starz in the U.S., the UK and Germany (exclusively on STARZPLAY via Prime Video Channels in the UK and Germany) on December 9th (9/8C).

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First Look: BOOM Studios’ Firefly #1!

BOOM! Studios has released a five-page first look at Firefly #1, written Greg Pak and drawn by Dan McDaid.

It’s Situation Normal All Frakked Up aboard the Serenity.

Firefly #1 will be in comics shops on November 14th. Arriving in stores the same day, Firefly: Legacy Edition Book One collects previously released Serenity comics for the first time under one cover.

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