Jamie Thomas King

  • New movies and TV shows you can stream on Netflix this week (Mar. 29 – Apr. 4)

    It’s that time of the week again, and BGR is bringing you a roundup of the best new Netflix movies and shows for your streaming pleasure. A lot of your time is wasted by looking around Netflix for something you haven’t seen yet, so this update will save you some precious ticks on the clock. DON’T…

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  • ‘Jurassic World’ Teaser: Bystanders Carried Off By Pterosaurs

    Taking advantage of tonight’s The Walking Dead season 5 finale, Universal has released a new TV spot teaser for this summer’s Chris Pratt-fronted  Jurassic World. The film picks up 22 years after the original Jurassic Park, with a fully functional dinosaur theme park built on the island of…

    Deadline
  • Furious 7 has no business being as good as it is

    Dom (Vin Diesel) and Brian (Paul Walker), the heroes of Furious 7, gaze upon an exotic, expensive demon of a car whose owner has stashed it in a Abu Dhabi skyscraper. Set in the aftermath of 2013's Fast & Furious 6, Furious 7 introduces Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham), the franchise's most lethal…

    Vox.com
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles': THR's 1990 Review

    "The movie should end up a limited box office success."

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • TCM Fest: Shirley MacLaine on Her Best Roles, Witnessing UFOs and Passing on 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' (Podcast)

    The 80-year-old Oscar and Emmy winner, who was being celebrated at the fest, sat down with THR's Scott Feinberg to discuss her life, career and unique worldview.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Weekend box office: ‘Home’ is where the ticket sales are

    On the heels of “Cinderella” and “Insurgent,” “Home,” which stars Rihanna as a girl who befriends a lovable purple alien, grossed $52.1 million — far outpacing forecasts that predicted about $20 million less for the animated adventure. With a debut north of “How to Train Your Dragon 2’s” $49.5…

    American City Business Journals
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    Make a Backyard Movie Theater

    Casey shows how to turn any backyard into a family 'movie theater.'

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  • The robot from Ex Machina is now a personal assistant on LinkedIn

    The marketing campaign for South by Southwest darling Ex Machina continues to be both brilliant and bizarre. Ahead of the film's April 10th release, Adweek discovered that Ava, the film's gynoid, has seemingly created a LinkedIn profile advertising herself as a personal assistant. The profile is…

    The Verge
  • 7 Movies That Inspired Quentin Tarantino

    Here are several films that clearly influenced some of this famed director’s most popular films.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • NBC News Is First TV News Service to Connect with Kik Mobile-Chat Service

    NBC News — eager to reach younger audiences — is touting its pact with Kik, a mobile-messaging startup claiming to have more than 200 million registered users. The deal makes NBC News the first TV news organization with a presence on Kik, for whatever that’s worth. The “NBC News” account on Kik…

    Variety
  • Oxygen, Esquire Boost New Programming, Add Co-Productions – Upfronts

    Esquire Network and Oxygen Media announced their new lineups at today’s upfronts in Manhattan. The rollout includes Comedians Of L.A. (working title) and Living With Funny, a joint project of the two channels that will feature one cast on two complementary shows featuring working comedians…

    Deadline
  • The Story Behind Rihanna's Pseudo Mullet

    Her hairstylist Yusef Williams breaks down the inspiration for her iHeartRadio Music Awards ‘do.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Ida and the Cycles of Violence and Forgiveness

    Have you seen the film Ida?It is a Polish movie, the recipient of the 2015 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and it is a powerful, brilliant piece of filmmaking.

    Huffington Post
  • NCAA Tournament Ratings Continue To Put Up Double-Doubles

    The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has been scoring with double-digit gains this year for its best ratings numbers in more than two decades, and Sunday’s pair of matchups on CBS that determined the Final Four kept up the pace. The second game, Duke’s pull-away 66-52 win over Gonzaga, bled into…

    Deadline
  • DJ Michelle Pesce Launches Nona Entertainment (Exclusive)

    The new firm will represent DJs and negotiate booking private events.

    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Sky Acquires Majority Stake In Jupiter Entertainment

    Leading Euro pay TV operator Sky has acquired a 60% stake in U.S. production company Jupiter Entertainment.  Founded in 1996 by Stephen Land, Jupiter Entertainment specialises in non-scripted programmes.  Its shows include Welcome to Myrtle Manor on TLC, Wild West Alaska for Animal Planet and…

    Deadline
  • ‘Downton Abbey’s Julian Fellowes Set For Int’l Emmy Founders Award

    Days after word arrived that next season will be Downton Abbey’s last, the series’ creator-writer is getting his due from the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Julian Fellowes has been tapped to receive the 2015 International Emmy Founders Award, which will be presented at the…

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