Chris Pichler

  • What Happened To The Girl From Jaws’ Iconic Opening Scene?

    As the first victim of Bruce the Great White Shark in Steven Spielberg’s seminal 1975 blockbuster, Susan Backlinie (above) made an entire generation fear the ocean and what lurked beneath the water. Where is she now, on the 40th anniversary of ‘Jaws’?

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  • Even Terminator Genisys' director thinks its dumb trailer spoiled the movie

    Terminator Genisys' marketing team made one of the most bizarre decisions we've ever seen, when a seemingly run of the mill trailer straight up spoiled a major plot twist earlier this year. Terminator Genisys, which takes place in an alternate reality thanks to the series' built-in time travel…

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  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Sequel Gets Title

    'The Guardians of the Galaxy' sequel has gotten a fitting title. Check it out!

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    Beyonce and Nicki Minaj Triumph at BETs

    The BET Awards have just been handed out in Los Angeles, with a host of the musical A-list attending. Here we look at who picked up trophies, with Beyonce Knowles and Nicki Minaj doing well.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • 'Star Trek 3' Now Has a Title — and a Spiffy New Starfleet Uniform

    It's titled 'Star Trek Beyond,' which we're DEFINITELY going to sing to the tune of Madness' 'One Step Beyond.'

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  • ‘Star Wars’, ‘Avengers’ And ‘James Bond’ Boost Pinewood To Record Revenues

    Pinewood Group, the holding company for the international network of studios and production facilities, announced record revenues today. The group, which has studios in Canada, Malaysia, the Dominican Republic, and Atlanta as well as the UK, has hosted Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens,…

    Deadline
  • Elizabeth Berkley Finally Embraces 'Showgirls' After All These Years

    1995 just wasn't ready for the campy brilliance of "Showgirls." But 20 years after the film flopped in theaters its star, Elizabeth Berkley, has finally embraced the cult classic -- and the film's adoring fans. On Saturday night, the former "Saved by the Bell" star gave a heartfelt speech before a…

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  • History Lessons: Nic Uncaged at Cinema Detroit: Works by American Icon

    On Friday, June 26, Cinema Detroit hosts Nicolas Uncaged II: Another Celebration of Cinematic Excellence. While the mini film fest offers two films starring the Oscar winner—and the films fall into the acceptable-to-decent range of Mr. Cage's oeuvre—half the fun...

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  • Watch: ‘BoJack Horseman’ Season 2 Trailer from Netflix

    BoJack is back, and he has a BNA — a Brand New Attitude. But will it take? Netflix released the official trailer for season 2 of “BoJack Horseman,” a dark comedy revolving around an alcoholic, foul-mouthed horse/human voiced by Will Arnett set for release next month. The 12 new episodes of the…

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  • Sony to Raise $3.58 Billion of Fresh Funds

    Japan’s Sony Corp is to raise a total of $3.58 billion (JPY440 billion) from a share and bond offering.

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  • China box office surges nearly 50% in first half of 2015

    Mainland China’s box-office receipts jumped nearly 50% in the first half of 2015, powered by Hollywood tentpoles “Furious 7,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and “Jurassic World.”

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  • 4 of the Best Music-Themed Movies (That Aren’t Musicals)

    Here are 4 fantastic films about music, musicians, and the mark they leave on the world.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Variety Wins Three Awards at L.A. Press Club Event

    Variety was honored with three awards at the Los Angeles Press Club’s 57th SoCal Journalism Awards on Sunday night. Senior TV editor Brian Steinberg won for entertainment news or feature for his article “Today’ vs. ‘Good Morning America,’” about the battle to be the top morning news show. David S.…

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  • Gordon Gray’s Race For Miracle Batten Disease Cure Update: Jon Hamm Stepped Up. Who’s Next?

    On June 9, Deadline revealed how Miracle producer Gordon Gray was racing the clock to raise a minimum of $10 million to run trials for a treatment that could possibly stop the progression of a rare degenerative brain disease in his two daughters. Both 4-year-old Charlotte and her younger sister…

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  • ‘Martyrs’ Acquired By Anchor Bay; ‘Shooting The Warwicks’ Gets Release Date

    Anchor Bay Entertainment has acquired all North American rights to the feature film Martyrs, from Wild Bunch. These rights include theatrical, Digital HD, Blu-ray/DVD and broadcast but do not include the first pay TV window. The revenge thriller follows a woman and her childhood friend who team up…

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    'Scream' Then and Now (5 photos)

    Don’t call MTV’s Scream a reboot: It’s a reimagining of the 1996 horror classic, using the broad outlines of the original film, but adding a distinctly 21st century twist. The characters' names have been changed… but if you know Scream well, you’ll be able to spot some similarities between their…

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  • 'Me And Earl And The Dying Girl' -- A Film Interview

    ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL a Sundance breakout film this year just hit movie theaters in wide release. I got to sit down with the director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon and actor Thomas Mann and discuss this gem of a movie. It's quirky, sophisticated, fun and wildly creative. Like all great storytelling…

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