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Mark Wahlberg Is 60 Pound Lighter As A Prafessah Of Fack You In 'The Gambler'

Mark Wahlberg famously lost 60 pounds (going from 197 to 137, reportedly) to star in The Gambler, a remake of a James Caan film from 1974, but as Wahlberg freely admitted, an even bigger challenge was that his character was supposed to be a professor. 219 more words

Film Drunk

ABC Is Turning Tom Hanks' 'Bachelor Party' Into A TV Series That Sounds Nothing Like The Original


Bachelor Party
doesn’t get enough credit. The Tom Hanks starring film could have been a B-movie debacle that drowned in exposed flesh, Tawny Kitaen’s hair, and low-brow humor. 281 more words

TV

The Town That Dreaded Sundown 2014 review

 The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)

Directed by:
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

Produced by:
Ryan Murphy
Jason Blum

Run Time:
90 minutes

Released:
October 16, 2014

Review: 296 more words

Psycho Killer

Tolkien, Beowulf, and Borrowing

Recently, I read Tolkien’s translation of Beowulf, his original folk-tale version of the story, “Sallic Spell,” and The Rood and the Torc, a historical fiction novel set in the same culture as Beowulf (though later in history). 482 more words

Writing Advice

Carrie: 1 and 2 and 3 and a Sequel

Carrie: The Original Film Release

Director: Brian DePalma
Released: 3 November 1976
Genre: Horror/Thriller
Starring: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, William Katt, Nancy Allen, and John Travolta… 2,257 more words

Dark Fiction