Drama

Christina Ricci Returns to Lifetime With ‘Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story’

The new Lifetime film Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story takes a true story of an incredible woman journalist named Nellie Bly and runs from there, crafting a psychological nightmare resembling a horror film in its shock factor. “Her story starts in a mental asylum in about 1890. She doesn’t know how she got there,” says Christina Ricci, who plays Bly. “We sort of follow her to discover that she is a journalist who went undercover, and something happened to her while she was in there that has left her with no memory and no way to prove who she […]

All American Episode 9
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All American Episode 9 “Keep Ya Head Up” RECAP

The CW’s All American has returned from their hiatus with an episode filled with grief, betrayal, retaliation, manipulation, and heartbreak. Coop takes a turn for the worst and I don’t believe Spencer has enough will power to save her. Death could be Coop’s demise. Player of The Year This episode opens with Spencer taking an afternoon run but the whole time he’s distracted by Shawn’s death. Meanwhile, Jordan is still feeling anxious about his drug test results and it’s affecting his focus. So, Baker tells him to stop worrying about it. This is a slippery slope for everyone because Baker knows […]

Halloween (2018)
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New to On Demand: Halloween

Michael Myers. The name itself strikes fear in fans of the horror genre. He’s spoken of alongside the likes of Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees and Norman Bates as one of the most memorable horror film villains in history. Now, 40 years removed from the original film, Halloween is back and so is Michael. Haddonfield is a community that has never forgotten the night Michael unleashed a killing spree upon it. While Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) made it out alive, she also has never forgotten. She has isolated herself in what can be called nothing less than a compound, and […]

Drama

National Geographic’s “Valley of the Boom” Looks At The Meteoric Rise And Cataclysmic Burst Of The Dot-Com Bubble

On a brisk spring day near the Vancouver waterfront, Steve Zahn is ready to dance in the street. Not that anyone who passed by would ever recognize the actor. Boasting an unruly blond mullet and impressive faux girth, Zahn is about to join a carefully choreographed flash mob that, like the rest of the series the scene is part of, is a sort of grownup Schoolhouse Rock! about the financial excess and unchecked egos of Silicon Valley’s earliest days. It’s pure ’90s gone wild … and surprisingly educational. And it’s exactly what filmmaker Matthew Carnahan had in mind for Valley […]

Richard Schiff The Good Doctor
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7 Questions With Richard Schiff of ABC’s “The Good Doctor”

Richard Schiff may well be the face of exasperation. Maybe because even in rooms crammed with smart folks, one gets the feeling he is a bit more intelligent. As Dr. Aaron Glassman on The Good Doctor, ABC’s Monday night drama about a brilliant young doctor with savant syndrome, Schiff plays a physician, former hospital president and cancer patient. Schiff chatted about growing up in New York City, where he was an elite student. He attended a top public school, the Bronx High School of Science, but dropped out and later earned his degree. Always a math whiz, he put that […]