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Cue the Piano and Strings! The DOWNTON ABBEY MOVIE is ON!

Woo Hoo! Production has been officially announced on a Downton Abbey movie, with many members of the original cast coming back Here’s the official press release from Focus: LONDON, UK, July 13, 2018 – Focus Features chairman Peter Kujawski announced today that Focus has set production with Carnival Films on the Downton Abbey movie.  The original…

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2018 Emmy Nominations — It’s a Mixed Bag This Year

Game of Thrones is the most nominated, with Westworld and SNL right behind Nominees for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards were just announced, and as usual, I think some shows were overrated, some were underrated, but I do applaud the diversity. HBO’s “Game of Thrones” grabbed the most nods with 22; NBC’s SNL and HBO’s “Westworld,”…

Castle Rock Review

Hulu’s CASTLE ROCK Review – Get Caught Dead Watching It

Staci Layne Wilson’s Castle Rock review says the J.J. Abrams-produced Stephen King series on Hulu is off to a smooth and scary start Castle Rock is not a very nice place to live. Or die, for that matter. In the opening moments of this scary new series based on Stephen King’s stories (all of them!),…

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SOMEBODY FEED PHIL Rosenthal Pizza!

Phil Rosenthal, host of Netflix SOMEBODY FEED PHIL, shows us where to get the pizza best pizza in the whole wide world — hint: it could be as close as your own backyard. When assigned to do a feature on homes with custom built pizza ovens for Realtor.com, I knew there was one expert, and…

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Dishing With JoJo Fletcher — From Bachelorette to House Flipper

I chatted with former Bachelorette JoJo Fletcher recently, and she revealed some fun surprises about love, life and Joanna Gaines If you had a rose for every bachelor or bachelorette who appeared on ABC’s reality TV franchise and then vanished into oblivion, you could easily open a flower shop. Jojo Fletcher, however, is a colorful…

Amazon Studios Signs First Look Deal With Nicole Kidman’s Blossom Films

Here’s the official Press Release: Amazon Studios today announced it has signed a first look deal with Oscar, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winner Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies) and her production company Blossom Films for theatrical, television series, and digital content. The companies will work together to develop original series that will be available exclusively…

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ATTACK OF THE RETRO SCI-Fi FUTURIST — The MUST SEE Show of the Century

The true story of the birth of James Mandell as the Retro Sci-Fi Futurist, and how you can tickets to this amazing show No other show in the history of entertainment has hit home quite like Attack of the Retro Sci-Fi Futurist, partially because it was born and raised right here in my living room.…

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A Series of Unfortunate Events Fashions — Don't Turn Away

A Series of Unfortunate Events Fashions — Eye-popping Gothic Ensembles by Staci Layne Wilson “I would advise all our viewers to turn away immediately and watch something more pleasant instead,” says the eponymous author and narrator (Patrick Warburton) in a delightful deadpan as he recounts A Series of Unfortunate Events on Netflix. But if you…

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Go Inside the 23rd Annual Critics Choice Awards

23rd Annual Critics Choice Awards — Everyone knows we’re among the best predictors of the Oscars While I didn’t personally pick all the winners, I certainly had a great time schmoozing with them at the 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards, Thursday, January 11, broadcast live on the CW from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. As…

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Critics Choice TV Awards — Help Me Vote

Watch the Critics Choice TV Awards (movie awards too!) on Thursday, Jan. 11, at 8 pm on the CW network I admit I’ve got a lot more invested this year in the Critics Choice TV awards than I do in the Critics Choice movie awards. Mostly because I believe more of you, my dear readers,…

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Cue the Piano and Strings! The DOWNTON ABBEY MOVIE is ON!

2018 Emmy Nominations — It’s a Mixed Bag This Year

Hulu’s CASTLE ROCK Review – Get Caught Dead Watching It

SOMEBODY FEED PHIL Rosenthal Pizza!

Dishing With JoJo Fletcher — From Bachelorette to House Flipper

Amazon Studios Signs First Look Deal With Nicole Kidman’s Blossom Films

ATTACK OF THE RETRO SCI-Fi FUTURIST — The MUST SEE Show of the Century

A Series of Unfortunate Events Fashions — Don't Turn Away

Go Inside the 23rd Annual Critics Choice Awards

Critics Choice TV Awards — Help Me Vote