Tag Archives: AMC

“Preacher” is one of the most unique shows on television right now

We may just be in the Golden Age of television, ladies and gentlemen. I know people have said that for years, but as someone who mostly sticks to film and only occasionally goes in on a TV show, it takes a lot for me to notice things on the small[...]

Bully: Harvey Fights Back – Bully to be released unrated

HollywoodNews.com: After a recent plea to the MPAA by BULLY teen Alex Libby and The Weinstein Company (TWC) Co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein failed – by one vote – to get the film its deserved PG-13 rating, TWC is choosing to move forward with releasing the film unrated by the MPAA on[...]

Oscars: “Puss In Boots” coming back to theaters for charity – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: One of the fiercest races being fought in the run-up heading to the Academy Awards appears to be in the Best Animated Feature category. Several experts say Gore Verbinski’s “Rango” sits in the catbird seat, but the rest of the nominees – with the absence of a[...]

Hugh Jackman’s “Real Steel” coming back to theaters

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Hugh Jackman’s robot-boxing drama “Real Steel” is heading to retail shelves. But before you can pick it up at your nearest store, you’ll be able to see it on the big screen one more time … and benefit a good cause. DreamWorks revealed that Shawn Levy’s father-son[...]

“The Walking Dead” season 2 premiere breaks records with 7.3 million viewers

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: AMC’s newest star of prime time, “The Walking Dead,” broke a 10-year old record on Sunday when it drew 7.3 million viewers and registered a 4.8 household rating. The sci-fi/suspense drama follows a band of survivors who have inexplicably survived a virus that infected[...]

“Footloose” fans invited to cut loose at free screenings

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Two weeks ahead of its Oct. 14 release, Paramount Pictures revealed that it will host exclusive advance screenings as part of “FOOTLOOSE FRIDAY” in celebration of the nationwide opening of co-writer/director Craig Brewer’s new film. The screenings will be held on Friday, Sept. 30, 6 p.m. PT,[...]

John Hamm and Bryan Cranston in Emmy throwdown

HollywoodNews.com: Who needs to go to the actual Emmy Awards? Last night (Saturday) top Emmy contenders for Best Actor in a Drama, Jon Hamm and Bryan Cranston, came face to face at the Toronto Film Festival. It was around 1 am, and the pair met up at the big all[...]

Will “Walking Dead” suffer from Frank Darabont’s exit?

By Adam Frazier Hollywoodnews.com: Frank Darabont’s sudden exit from AMC’s “The Walking Dead” caught fans of the zombie drama off guard, being as the writer/producer/director spent nearly five years shopping the comic book series by Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore around Hollywood as a television series. The news is even more[...]

MoviePass meets movie theater resistance

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It sounds like a fantastic idea for movie patrons but, of course, it’s getting some blow back from theater owners. MoviePass is a service that would “provide unlimited movie-going for a flat rate,” similar to a system employed by Netflix. But theater owners fought back as the[...]

“Mad Men,” “True Blood” on key contract extensions

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Good news for supporters of quality television. Two programs routinely cranking out solid episodes either are negotiating for new season or have inked deals for future episodes. Let’s start with the done deal. Jon Hamm has signed a three-year deal to stay with “Mad Men,” meaning that the[...]
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