Year released: 1998
Director: Mimi Leder
Famous names: Morgan Freeman, Elij...
Type: Gallery | Date: Monday, Feb 10, 2014
Year released: 1998 Director: Mimi Leder Famous names: Morgan Freeman, Elij...
Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013
'12 Years A Slave' and 'Breaking Bad' lead with 4 nods each
Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Sep 8, 2009
The only theatrical feature from Rankin/Bass -- the outfit behind countless animated holiday TV specials including Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman -- this quaint and colorful production pays amusing homage to nearly every movie monster in Universal's catalog, even to the extent of recruiting Boris Karloff to supply the voice of Baron Von Frankenstein. The story begins as the aged Baron invites all members of the Worldwide Organization of Monsters to attend the unveiling of his ultimate creation, a potion capable of destroying all matter. Before the assembled guests -- including Count Dracula, The Wolf Man, The Mummy, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The Invisible Man, and The Creature from the Black Lagoon -- Frankenstein announces his retirement as the group's leader and the selection of his successor: his bookish, allergy-ridden nephew Felix. Chaos ensues, as nearly every creep and creature on the list begins conspiring against each other in a bid for the coveted office, including the Baron's outrageously voluptuous assistant Francesca (whose very presence stretches the film's "G" rating). The "Animagic" technique of stop-motion puppets is a refreshing medium for the larger-than-life monsters, and the parade of horror movie put-ons should delight viewers of all ages. Though the original negative was believed lost to neglect after the film's poor box-office performance, a pristine print has resurfaced, much to the delight of devoted fans who first discovered this gem via Halloween TV airings. ~ Cavett Binion, All Movie Guide
Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Sep 15, 2009
Includes - One Step Beyond: Epilogue (1959) One Step Beyond: The Night of April 14th (1959) One Step Beyond: The Riddle (1959) One Step Beyond: The Dream (1959) aOne Step Beyond: The Dark Room (1959) One Step Beyond: The Navigator (1959) One Step Beyond: The Secret (1959) One Step Beyond: The Burning Girl (1959) One Step Beyond: The Haunted U-Boat (1959) One Step Beyond: Image of Death (1959) One Step Beyond: One Step Beyond (1959) One Step Beyond: The Aerialist (1959) One Step Beyond: Twelve Hours to Live (1959) One Step Beyond: Emergency Only (1959) One Step Beyond: The Vision (1959) One Step Beyond: The Return of Mitchell Campion (1959) One Step Beyond: The Bride Possessed (1959) One Step Beyond: The Dead Part of the House (1959) One Step Beyond: Premonition (1959) One Step Beyond: Front Runner (1959) One Step Beyond: The Captain's Guests (1959) One Step Beyond: Echo (1959) One Step Beyond: The Devil's Laughter (1959) One Step Beyond: Epilogue As his wife Helen (Julie Adams) and son Steve (Charles Herbert) are off exploring an abandoned mine, recovering alcoholic Carl Archer (Charles Aidman) remains in his room, struggling desperately to stay on the wagon. Suddenly, he has a vision of a strange, disheveled woman, who warns him that his wife and son are in grave danger. Can it be that this is merely a drunkard's hallucination--or are Helen and Steve about to meet with tragedy? This episode features several sci-fi/fantasy movie veterans, including Julie Adams (Creature from the Black Lagoon), Charles Herbert (13 Ghost) and William Schallert (The Man from Planet X). ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide One Step Beyond: The Night of April 14th No synopsis available. One Step Beyond: The Riddle Travelling through India on the Bombay Express, Leonard Barrett (Warren Stevens), a man without an enemy in the world, is suddenly consumed with hatred. The object of Barrett's vitriol is another passenger, a seemingly harmless old peddler named Kumar (Patrick Westwood) who enters Barrett's compartment, carrying a rooster. Inevitably, a murder occurs--but who is the real victim? This is the final episode of One Step Beyond's first season. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide One Step Beyond: The Dream Britain, 1940: In the early stages of the Dunkirk evacuation, exhausted Homeguardsman Herbert Blakely (Reginald Owen) falls asleep at his post--and has a dream in which his estranged wife Ethel (Molly Raden) is killed. At the same time, miles and miles away, Ethel has a similar dream, in which Herbert meets his doom. Despite the chaos all around them, Herbert and Ethel are determined to reach one another before their dreams become a horrible reality. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide aOne Step Beyond: The Dark Room In one of the series' eeriest episodes, American photographer Rita Wallace (Cloris Leachman) sets up shop in Paris, hoping to capture the "soul of France" in her pictures. Advertising for a model, Rita ends up using a strange, reclusive little man (Marcel Dalio) with a haunted look in his eyes. Not long afterward, A few nights later, Rita is attacked and nearly strangled to death by a mysterious intruder--and only after she carefully scrutinizes her recent photographs does she even begin to grasp the significance of this inexplicable assault. If "The Dark Room" seems to have a Hitchcock flavor, it may be because the episode was written by "Hitch"'s frequent collaborator Francis Cockrell. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide One Step Beyond: The Navigator On a ship sailing through the China Seas, First Mate Walter Blake (Don Dubbins) follows directions written on the captain's blackboard and changes course. Angrily, the captain (Robert Ellenstein) confronts Blake, insisting that he had never written such instructions. It turns out that the course was changed at the behest of a mysterious stowaway (Olan Soule)--who is completely unable to explain his actions. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide One Step Beyond: The Secret Left home alone on
Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Sep 8, 2009
Loosely based on the 1958 comedy The Reluctant Debutante starring Sandra Dee, the family-friendly comedy What a Girl Wants features popular Nickelodeon teen star Amanda Bynes in her first feature-starring performance after her debut in Big Fat Liar. She plays teenager Daphne Reynolds, who lives in New York City with her musician mother, Libby (Kelly Preston). After she turns 17, Daphne is undecided about her future, so she takes off by herself to London in search of her father. She immediately meets cute musician Ian (Oliver James) before sneaking in to her father's estate to surprise him. He turns out to be Lord Henry Dashwood (Colin Firth), a fabulously wealthy aristocrat who doesn't even know that she exists. He had met her mother in Morocco and the two were married in a tribal ceremony. Upon their return to England, she left him and went back to the U.S. without ever revealing that she was pregnant. The uptight Henry is already flustered by his campaign for election, advised by doting aide Alistair Payne (Jonathan Pryce). His no-nonsense fiancÃ©e, Glynnis (Anna Chancellor), and her bratty daughter, Clarissa (Christina Cole), are threatened by Daphne's presence, thinking that she will hurt Henry's political aspirations by causing a scandal. However, the family matriarch (Eileen Atkins) takes a liking to her and she soon finds herself trying to liven things up at several stuffy aristocratic parties. Meanwhile, the evil Glynnis and Clarissa conspire against her by trying to sabotage her appearance, leading up to the conclusion at Daphne's very own coming-out party. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, All Movie Guide
Type: Article | Date: Thursday, Nov 7, 2013
Stars salute entertainer of the year winner George Strait
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Type: Article | Date: Monday, Sep 16, 2013
'Behind the Candelabra,' 66th Tony Awards and 'Boardwalk Empire' big winners
Type: Gallery | Date: Sunday, Aug 25, 2013
Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry at the MTV VMAs 2013
Type: Article | Date: Saturday, Aug 24, 2013
Emmy winner also earned an Oscar nod for 'The Member of the Wedding'