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DVD Release Tuesday 10/26/10

26 Oct

So all of you hard-core movie fans out there know what every Tuesday is, right?  It is new DVD release day.  I look forward to this day every week and I always have my Netflix set up ahead of time to make sure I get the newest flicks that are out there.  Here’s a short list of what is coming out today:

Movies:
Sex and the City 2 – Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristen Davis
Winter’s Bone – Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes
The Girl Who Played with Fire – Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist

 

Television:
CSI: NY – Season 6

DVD Release Tuesday 7/27/10

27 Jul

So all of you hard-core movie fans out there know what every Tuesday is, right?  It is new DVD release day.  I look forward to this day every week and I always have my Netflix set up ahead of time to make sure I get the newest flicks that are out there.  Here’s a short list of what is coming out today:

Movies:
Repo Men – Forest Whitaker, Jude Law
Clash of the Titans – Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson

 

Television:
21 Jump Street – The Complete Series
Hunter – The Complete Series
Sabrina the Teenage Witch – The Complete Series
 
 
 

DVD Release Tuesday 7/20/10

20 Jul

So all of you hard-core movie fans out there know what every Tuesday is, right?  It is new DVD release day.  I look forward to this day every week and I always have my Netflix set up ahead of time to make sure I get the newest flicks that are out there.  Here’s a short list of what is coming out today:

Movies:
Cop Out – Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan
The Runaways – Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning
The Losers – Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Chris Evans, Idris Elba

 

Television:
Degrassi: The Next Generation – Season 9
Jersey Shore – Season 1
Matlock – Season 5
My Boys – Seasons 2 & 3
 
 

R.I.P. James Gammon

18 Jul

  

James Gammon, probably best known as Coach Lou Brown in the ‘Major League’ films, has died. 

Gammon is a veteran of the stage and screen alike, having been in the business for over 40 years.  Apart from his role in Major League, he had a successful run on the CBS drama, Nash Bridges.  Some of his other works included the TV show The Waltons as well as films such as Cold Mountain and Appaloosa.  

Gammon, who died on Friday at the age of 70, had been battling cancer at the time of his death.  He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

DVD Release Tuesday 7/13/10

13 Jul

So all of you hard-core movie fans out there know what every Tuesday is, right?  It is new DVD release day.  I look forward to this day every week and I always have my Netflix set up ahead of time to make sure I get the newest flicks that are out there.  Here’s a short list of what is coming out today:

Movies:
The Bounty Hunter – Jennifer Aniston, Gerard Butler
Chloe – Julianne Moore, Amanda Seyfried
Formosa Betrayed – James Van Der Beek
Greenberg – Ben Stiller
Our Family Wedding – America Ferrara, Forest Whitaker
The Greatest – Pierce Brosnan, Carey Mulligan

 

Television:
Psych – Season 4
Saving Grace – The Final Season
White Collar – Season 1
Ally McBeal – Season 3
The Lucy Show – Season 2
 
 

2010 Primetime Emmy Award Nominees

8 Jul

Earlier today, Modern Family’s Sofia Vergara and Community’s Joel McHale announced the nominees for the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.  The broadcast, which will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon, will air August 29.  It was a great year for new nominees and veterans alike.  Along with perennial favorites such as 30 Rock and Monk, new additions to the race include Glee and Modern Family

Friday Night Lights also made a great showing with nominations in both the Outstanding Lead Actor and Outstanding Lead Actress categories.  Chicago is well represented with Jane Lynch securing two(!) nominations for Glee (Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series) and Two and a Half Men (Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series).  Kathy Griffin’s My Life on the D-List was nominated as well for Outstanding Reality Programming. Andre Braugher and Ann-Margret are additional Chicagoans who were nominated for an Emmy today.

Some of the more shocking names left off this year’s nomination list include Cougar Town’s Courteney Cox and Grey’s Anatomy’s Chandra WilsonHBO’s True Blood managed an Outstanding Drama Series nomination, but couldn’t wrestle any individual nominations.

2010 Nominees:

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Jim Parsons – The Big Bang Theory
Larry David – Curb Your Enthusiasm
Matthew Morrison – Glee
Alec Baldwin – 30 Rock
Steve Carell – The Office
Tony Shalhoub – Monk

 

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series:
Lea Michele – Glee
Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey – 30 Rock
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – The New Adventures of Old Christine
Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation
Toni Collette – The United States of Tara

 

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series:
Bryan Cranston – Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall – Dexter
Kyle Chandler – Friday Night Lights
Hugh Laurie – House
Matthew Fox- LOST
Jon Hamm – Mad Men

 

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series:
Kyra Sedgwick – The Closer
Connie Britton – Friday Night Lights
Glenn Close – Damages
Julianna Margulies – The Good Wife
January Jones – Mad Men
Mariska Hargitay – Law & Order: SVU

 

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:
Chris Colfer – Glee
Neil Patrick Harris – How I Met Your Mother
Jesse Tyler Ferguson – Modern Family
Eric Stonestreet – Modern Family
Ty Burrell – Modern Family
Jon Cryer – Two and a Half Men

 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:
Jane Lynch – Glee
Julie Bowen – Modern Family
Sofia Vergara – Modern Family
Kristen Wiig – Saturday Night Live
Jane Krakowski – 30 Rock
Holland Taylor – Two and a Half Men

 

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:
Aaron Paul – Breaking Bad
Martin Short – Damages
Terry O’Quinn – LOST
Michael Emerson – LOST
John Slattery – Mad Men
Andre Braugher – Men of a Certain Age

 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:
Sharon Gless – Burn Notice
Rose Byrne – Damages
Archie Panjabi – The Good Wife
Christine Baranksi – The Good Wife
Christina Hendricks – Mad Men
Elisabeth Moss – Mad Men

 

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series:
Mike O’Malley – Glee
Neil Patrick Harris – Glee
Fred Willard – Modern Family
Eli Wallach – Nurse Jackie
Jon Hamm – 30 Rock
Will Arnett – 30 Rock

 

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series:
Christine Baranski – The Big Bang Theory
Kathryn Joosten – Desperate Housewives
Kristin Chenoweth – Glee
Tina Fey – Saturday Night Live
Betty White – Saturday Night Live
Jane Lynch – Two and a Half Men

 

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series:
Beau Bridges – The Closer
Ted Danson – Damages
John Lithgow – Dexter
Alan Cumming – The Good Wife
Dylan Baker – The Good Wife
Robert Morse – Mad Men
Gregory Itzin – 24

 

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series:
Mary Kay Place – Big Love
Sissy Spacek – Big Love
Shirley Jones – The Cleaner
Lily Tomlin – Damages
Ann-Margret – Law & Order: SVU
Elizabeth Mitchell – LOST

 

*Full list of nominees

DVD Release Tuesday 7/06/10

6 Jul

So all of you hard-core movie fans out there know what every Tuesday is, right?  It is new DVD release day.  I look forward to this day every week and I always have my Netflix set up ahead of time to make sure I get the newest flicks that are out there.  Here’s a short list of what is coming out today:

Movies:
Brooklyn’s Finest – Richard Gere, Ethan Hawke
A Single Man – Colin Firth, Julianne Moore

 

Television:
Dragnet – Season 2
ER – Season 13
The Game – Season 3
Project Runway – Season 7
Rhoda – Season 3