Author: Amy Davis

The German industrial-metal band Rammstein gave us something to be thankful for last week with the insane new video for their song “Adieu.” fittingly, “Adieu” is also the closing track on their 2022 highly-acclaimed LP, “Zeit.” And it has already become their go-to closer for live shows on this tour. Rammstein, Los Angeles CA 2022 photo by Mary Anne Butler The video itself looks very sci-fi and dystopian. Rammstein starts out involved in some kind of high-tech heist and it just goes bonkers from there. We see humans in futuristic cages, celestial armies, futuristic humanoid beings, and laser-protected rooms all…

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We all worry about our kids finding embarrassing photos from our awkward teen years, right? Well, what happens when those awkward “teen” years are on a hit TV show and become a meme? James Van Der Beek who played Dawson Leery on the wildly popular teen drama “Dawson’s Creek” just found out. Dawson’s Creek (Columbia TriStar Television) Van Der Beek is now a father to 6 children, Jeremiah age 12 months, Gwendolyn age 4, Emilia age 6, Annabel age 8, Joshua age 10, and Olivia age 12. His eldest daughter is the one who found out her dad is a…

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The former artistic director of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, Serge Bromberg, could be facing a 4-year prison sentence for his part in a deadly fire. Bromberg was the artistic director for the festival from 1999 to 2012. After he left, he focused his attention on film restoration and distribution under the banner of Lobster Films, which he established in 1985. Lobster Films’ library consists of 50,000 vintage films and more than 210,00 reels. Serge Bromberg (Source: ManoSolo13241324 (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Serge_Bromberg_2022.jpg)) Back in August 2020, Bromberg was storing nitrate film reels in the basement of an eight-story apartment complex. While moving…

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Caitlin Cronenberg, daughter of filmmaker David Cronenberg and sister to Brandon Cronenberg, has just wrapped on her directorial debut film, “Humane.” This environment-themed thriller was shot in Hamilton, Ontario in only four weeks. Victory Man Productions’ Michael Sparaga wrote the film, and is producing. “Humane” poster (Victory Man Productions) “Humane” takes place over the course of a single day after a global environmental collapse. In a universe where months prior, world leaders were forced to take extreme measures to reduce the earth’s population. In a wealthy enclave, a recently retired newsman invites his grown children to dinner. Only to announce…

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Do you have embarrassing holiday photos? Well, Cheez-It® Snap’d, iHeartRadio, and the Backstreet Boys are teaming up to turn your cheesy moments into a once-in-a-lifetime experience. To enter, from now through December 4th just share your cheesiest holiday photo on Instagram with the hashtag #CheezySnapsSweepsakes. Or if you don’t do social media, you can submit your photo at iHeartRadio.com/cheezit. The prize is one randomly selected winner and a friend will attend this year’s iHeartRadio Jingle Ball in Miami. They will be flown to the event, attend the show VIP style, and get a holiday card snapped with the legendary Backstreet Boys.…

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Amazon has ordered a limited series based on the controversial company FTX. Founded in 2019, FTX quickly became one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. But in the past few weeks, the company has basically disintegrated with almost $2 billion in customer funds reportedly missing! Federal agencies are still in the process of investigating, which makes this possibly the fastest turnaround time for a series based on a true event.  While the actual plot is still currently under wraps. Sources claim that Amazon will base the series on “insider reporting” by journalists who have covered FTX and its…

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Marvel Studios’ posted a heartfelt thank you from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” co-writer/director Ryan Coogler. No one can deny the wild popularity of “Black Panther,” also written and directed by Coogler, but its sequel had a lot stacked against it. Most of all the tragic loss of star Chadwick Boseman in 2020.  Marvel Studios Boseman’s passing meant Coogler had to completely scrap his original idea for a “Black Panther” sequel. He had to craft a fitting tribute to Wakanda’s leader T’Challa and, by extension, Boseman. “Our film deals with the inescapable human emotion of grief,” Coogler said. There was concern…

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Seattle-based coffee giant Starbucks will be closing its first store to unionize in its home state. The company is claiming it’s shutting down the store, located at Broadway and Denny, due to “safety concerns.” But employees and the public think this may be an effort to throttle unionization in the company. “Unfortunately, despite several mitigating efforts, safety and security incidents at our Broadway and Denny store have continued to escalate,” Andrew Trull, a Starbucks spokesperson, said. Back in July, Interim CEO Howard Schultz posted a video to social media, indicating the company was “beginning to close stores” due to safety…

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Police comedy show “Reno 911!” is back on Comedy Central with a new special “Reno 911!: It’s a Wonderful Heist.” This new feature-length special will be a riff on the 1946 classic holiday film “It’s a Wonderful Life.”  Reno 911!: It’s a Wonderful Heist (Comedy Central) In the first trailer, we see Lieutenant Dangle (Thomas Lennon) at a low point. So low in fact he begs a Christmas angel atop a shopping mall for some kind of guidance. In typically “Reno 911!” fashion, he gets a semi-twisted version of his wish when angel/sex worker Terry (Nick Swardson) arrives to show…

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Actress and singer Brandy Norwood will be returning as Cinderella in Disney+’s new film “The Pocketwatch.” Brandy initially portrayed the princess in the 1997 Disney TV movie “Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella.” Since then, she has been a fan-favorite for the iconic role.  “Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella” ABC “The Pocketwatch” will be a movie musical that takes place in the same universe as “The Descendants” franchise. “The Descendants” is a series of musical fantasy films. Each film centers around the lives of the teenage descendants [see what they did there] of four Disney Villains on the Isle of the Lost. As…

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