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DORKING OUT – Episode 38: The Big Little Lies About Kong Edition

Dorking Out Show | © 2016 Chris Smith/Sonia Mansfield

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s episode, we monkey around and talk about KONG: SKULL ISLAND, which made all the money this weekend at $61 million. Is it more like the 1933 KING KONG, the 1976 KING KONG, or the 2005 KING KONG? You’ll have to listen to find out. In our second segment, we talk about HBO’s seven-part miniseries BIG LITTLE LIES about wealthy moms and their wealthy mom problems, which include MURDER. And we end the show with our favorite headlines of the week. We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us here, or you […]Read On »

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24: LEGACY: Co-Creator Manny Coto talks the spin-off series – exclusive interview

Guest star Carlos Bernard on 24: LEGACY | © 2017 Guy D'Alema/FOX

In 24: LEGACY, the Counter-Terrorism Unit (CTU) is once again fending off crises in one-hour real-time installments Monday nights on Fox Network. Newly-returned U.S. Army Ranger Eric Carter, played by Corey Hawkins, is recruited by the agency. He’s learning the ropes of what Jack Bauer used to do, with emergency on-the-job training. Executive producer Manny Coto co-created 24: LEGACY with Evan Katz; 24 creators Robert Cochran and Joel Surnow are also credited with devising the spin-off. Coto was previously an executive producer and show runner on the latter seasons of 24. He also created the science fiction series ODYSSEY 5 […]Read On »

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FORGOTTEN EVIL: Actress Masiela Lusha from SHARKNADO to sleeping with the enemy – Exclusive Interview

Masiela Lusha in FORGOTTEN EVIL | ©2017 LMN

In FORGOTTEN EVIL, which airs (tonight) Sunday, March 12 on LMN (the Lifetime Movie Network), Masiela Lusha stars as a young woman who wakes up in a hospital with no memory of the accident that put her there six months ago. Indeed, she has no memory of her own identity. Selecting the name “Renee,” she endeavors to make a new life for herself – but the past inevitably resurfaces. Lusha, originally from Albania, was raised first in the country of her birth, then in Hungary and Vienna before her parents moved to Michigan when she was seven years old. She […]Read On »

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FORGOTTEN EVIL: Actor Kyle McKeever on new LMN thriller – Exclusive Interview

Kyle McKeever and Masiela Lusha in FORGOTTEN EVIL |©2017 LMN

In FORGOTTEN EVIL, which premieres (tonight) Sunday, March 12 on LMN (the Lifetime Movie Network), Kyle McKeever costars as Randy Dumas. Randy embarks on a romance with an amnesiac who calls herself Renee, played by Masiela Lusha. Someone tried to murder Renee, which resulted in her memory loss, and now, in the thriller written and directed by Anthony C. Ferrante, the assailant may be stalking her again. McKeever’s previous screen credits include the film adaptation of Dean R. Koontz’s ODD THOMAS, BLACK CAT and the upcoming DOG YEARS. ASSIGNMENT X: Had you played this kind of multifaceted character before? KYLE […]Read On »

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MOANA highlights Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Releases for March 7, 2017

MOANA |© 2017 Disney Home Video

Your guide to some of the new releases that are out this week. Catching up on many of the titles that I missed while being sick … plus new stuff that arrived. MOANA – Hard to go wrong with any Disney film these days. It seems they always knock it out of the park and that’s the case with MOANA, a wonderful and beautiful film about coming of age, magic and wonder. While most Disney animated titles are usually beautiful, MOANA is that much more because of the great variety of colors from the clear blue ocean to the vivid […]Read On »

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FORGOTTEN EVIL: Actress Angie Teodora Dick on the new LMN film – exclusive interview

Angie Teodora Dick stars in FORGOTTEN EVIL | © 2017 Karin Schneider

In the thriller FORGOTTEN EVIL, premiering Sunday, March 12, on LMN (the Lifetime Movie Network), a young woman, played by Masiela Lusha, is saved from near-drowning, only to find that she cannot remember anything about her previous life. This leaves her vulnerable to sinister manipulation by people who may or may not be strangers. Angie Teodora Dick plays Mariah, a nurse who befriends self-named amnesiac Renee. Reached via email, Dick answered our questions about FORGOTTEN EVIL, which is written and directed by Anthony C. Ferrante. ASSIGNMENT X: Did you do any research into playing a nurse? ANGIE TEODORA DICK: Yes, […]Read On »

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BONES: David Boreanaz on THE FINAL CHAPTER – interview

David Boreanaz returns as FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth in BONES: THE FINAL CHAPTER | © 2017 Brian Bowen Smith/FOX

David Boreanaz has had great success in television. For the past twelve years, he’s starred as FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth on Fox’s BONES, now in its final twelve-episode run on Tuesday nights. The character has gone through just about everything: getting shot, a near-death experience, wrongful conviction and jail, marriage to his partner, forensic anthropologist Temperance “Bones” Brennan,” played by Emily Deschanel, fatherhood, the death of his brother and much more. Before BONES, Boreanaz spent eight years, and gained a major fan following, as the vampire with a soul Angel, who he played first on BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER, […]Read On »

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Movie Review: KONG: SKULL ISLAND

KONG SKULL ISLAND | © 2017 Warner Bros

Rating: PG-13 Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly, Corey Hawkins, Jing Tian, Shea Whigham, Toby Kebbell, Terry Notary Writers: Dan Gilroy and Max Borenstein and Derek Connolly, story by John Gatins Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Distributor: Warner Bros. Release Date: March 10, 2017 If King Kong and the Viet Nam War haven’t yet merged in your mind, they will now, for at least as long as you remember KONG: SKULL ISLAND. The new movie is mostly set in 1973. This may be because this is the era closest to our own when there could […]Read On »

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TV Review: BONES – Season 12 – “The Brain in the Bot”

Ryan O'Neal guest stars in BONES The Brain in the Bot |© 2017 Patrick McElhenney/FOX

Stars: David Boreanaz, Emily Deschanel, Michaela Conlin, TJ Thyne, Tamara Taylor, John Boyd, Ryan O’Neal, Carla Gallo, Sunnie Pelant Writer: Hilary Weisman Graham, series created by Hart Hanson, based on the life and writings of Kathy Reichs Director: Ian Toynton Network: Fox Network, Tuesdays @ 9 PM Airdate: January 10, 2017 Our beloved Dr. Temperance Brennan (Emily Deschanel) as a psychological sadist? That probably isn’t the intent in the BONES Season 12 episode “The Brain in the Bot,” but that’s the takeaway. You may wonder how that works. In the B plot, Brennan is planning her own surprise fortieth birthday […]Read On »

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THIS IS US: Actress Susan Kelechi Watson on the hit NBC series – interview

Susan Kelechi Watson as Beth in THIS IS US | © 2017 Ron Batzdorff/NBC

When the THIS IS US cast, plus creator Dan Fogelman, come out on stage for a Q&A session at the Winter 2017 Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour, everybody is a little emotional. This is understandable. Five minutes earlier, they had been informed by NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke that their freshman Tuesday night series had been renewed for not one but two more seasons. THIS IS US deals with the Pearson family. On the thirty-sixth birthday of Jack Pearson (Milo Ventimiglia), his wife Rebecca (Mandy Moore) gives birth to triplets. One of the babies is stillborn, so Jack and […]Read On »

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