GRIMM: Silas Weir Mitchell on the 100th episode of the NBC series – interview

Silas Weir Mitchell as Monroe in NBC's GRIMM | © 2016 Chris Haston/NBC

GRIMM, the NBC fantasy/horror series created by Stephen Carpenter and executive producers David Greenwalt & Jim Kouf, celebrates its one-hundredth episode this Friday night, March 11. Five seasons in, faithful fans are glued to the adventures of Portland, Oregon police detective and hereditary Grimm Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli), who has learned that even though some Wesen – creatures that can pretend to be human but are actually something else – are evil, many others are good, and some even make good friends. A case in point is Nick’s best friend Monroe, played by Silas Weir Mitchell. Monroe is a Blutbad […]Read On »

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TV Review: SUPERNATURAL – Season 11 – “Into the Mystic”

Dee Wallace guest stars on SUPERNATURAL | © 2016 Liane Hentscher/The CW

Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins, Shoshannah Stern, Dee Wallace, Jonathan Potts Writer: Robbie Thompson, series created by Eric Kripke Director: John Badham Network: The CW, Wednesdays @ 9 PM Original Airdate: January 27, 2016 SUPERNATURAL, should it need saying, doesn’t have the most fabulous track record with female characters. The Season 11 episode “Into the Mystic” can’t on its own compensate for all that, but it at least passes the Bechdel test some of the time, with two guest women, Aileen (Shoshannah Stern) and Mildred (Dee Wallace), conferring over how to take out a banshee when they’re not […]Read On »

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Dee Wallace chats about BUPPALAPALOO – her new therapeutic teddy bear – Exclusive Interview

BuppaLaPaloo Bear logo | ©2015 Dee Wallace

Dee Wallace is primarily known to the world as an actress – above all as the mom in E.T., but also as the mother in CUJO, a reporter investigating werewolves in THE HOWLING and more recently recurring as the Blutbad (werewolf) mother of Monroe (series regular Silas Weir Mitchell) on GRIMM and as Willie Sterling on THE WHISPERS.  However, Wallace has many other aspects to her life. In addition to being a mother, she’s been a dancer, a teacher and is still a practicing life coach. Now Wallace is adding toy creator and children’s book author to her resume with […]Read On »

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DVD/Video Review: ZOMBIE KILLERS: ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD

ZOMBIE KILLERS: ELEPHANT'S GRAVEYARD | © 2015 Anchor Bay Home Entertainment

Rating: Not Rated Stars: Billy Zane, Dee Wallace, Mischa Barton, Felissa Rose, Brian Anthony Wilson, Michael Kean, Gabrielle Stone, Brian Gallagher Writers: David Agnew Penn and B. Harrison Smith Director: B. Harrison Smith Distributor: Anchor Bay Entertainment Release Date: Blu-ray/DVD, Feb. 3, 2015 ZOMBIE KILLERS: ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD has more on its mind than it can accommodate. On the one hand, it’s frustrating to see intriguing plot threads float off into the ether; on the other, director B. Harrison Smith and his co-writer David Agnew Penn are to be commended for having storytelling ambitions well beyond the scope of the average […]Read On »

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Interview: GRIMM co-creator David Greenwalt gives the Season 4 scoop

David Giuntoli as Nick Burkhardt in GRIMM - Season 4 | ©2014 NBC/Chris Haston

NBC’s GRIMM begins its fourth season Friday, October 24, at 9 PM, with just about all of the characters in a state of crisis. Portland, Oregon police detective Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli) has lost his Grimm powers. Young Trubel (Jacqueline Toboni) now knows that she’s a Grimm, but she’s also wanted by the police. Nick’s police captain, Sean Renard (Sasha Roiz), has been shot multiple times and may not survive. Renard’s Hexenbeist ex-lover, the witch Adalind (Claire Coffee), is frantically searching for their super-powered baby daughter and who knows what she’ll do if/when she finds out that Renard gave the […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Dee Wallace gets GRIMM again

Dee Wallace guest stars on GRIMM on NBC | © 2014 NBC/Scott Green

Even big bad Blutbads have mothers – at least, they do on GRIMM. In tonight’s episode, NBC, Friday at 9 PM, we meet the parents of the wolflike Monroe (Silas Weir Mitchell) when he decides to ask an important question of his beloved Rosalee (Bree Turner), who is a foxlike Fuchsbau. In other words,Monroe is planning to marry outside of his Wesen species, which may cause his parents to growl a little bit. Monroe’s mother is played by Dee Wallace, who previously played a werewolf in THE HOWLING, was the mom in E.T. and has many other roles to her […]Read On »

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Blu-ray Review: THE HOWLING COLLECTOR’S EDITION

THE HOWLING Blu-ray | ©2013 Scream! Factory

Rating: R Stars: Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan, Christopher Stone, Belinda Belaski Writers: John Sayles and Terence H. Winkless based on the novel by Gary Bradner Director: Joe Dante Distributor: Scream! Factory Suggested Retail Price: $29.99 Release Date: June 19, 2013 While AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON gets kudos as the ground-breaking werewolf movie from 1981 (and rightfully so, because it’s a great movie), some people forget that THE HOWLING came out in 1981 and was just as ground-breaking and entertaining. The two films work in tandem as great examples of excellent genre filmmaking from two rising directors of […]Read On »

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TAKEN 2 Highlights this week in Blu-ray and DVD Releases

TAKEN 2 | (c) 2013 Fox Home Entertainment

Your time is short. We know this. So in order to expedite your buying and Netflix decision making, we provide you with a list of the cool and not-so-cool titles coming out for movies, television and everything in-between. So put your feet up, grab some popcorn and check out this week’s selections. Movies: TAKEN 2 – I am a huge fan of the original TAKEN. Liam Neeson is great in the role as an ex-CIA agent turned hired protection muscle that must do everything in his power to rescue his daughter from the white slave trade. It was brutal and […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: HANSEL & GRETEL star Dee Wallace gets her witch on

Dee Wallace in HANSEL AND GRETEL | ©2012 The Asylum

With roughly 196 acting credits, Dee Wallace is an incredibly busy actress that’s always working. Just in the last two years she’s navigated from guest appearances on TV shows like BONES, WAREHOUSE 13 and SWITCHED AT BIRTH to such recent films. independent films like THE JAZZ FUNERAL, THE MARGARINE WARS and CRY OF THE BUTTERFLY. She has also played many iconic heroic characters in her career. She likely will forever be most identified with her role as the single mom in E.T. – THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL but she’s also famous for (among other characters) her intrepid reporter checking out werewolves in […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: HANSEL & GRETEL star Brent Lydic revisits a classic

Brent Lydic in HANSEL & GRETEL | ©2012 The Asylum

In the new horror film HANSEL & GRETEL, actor Brent Lydic plays the sweets loving character (albeit a much older version) from the classic Grimm Brothers fairy tale as he, along with his sister Gretel (Stephanie Greco) end up taken hostage by a malevolent witch named Lilith (Dee Wallace) who has a penchant for making some pretty tasty meat pies at her bakery. Lydic is a familiar face to the horror genre, having also starred in FLU BIRDS and HEADLESS HORSEMAN (for HANSEL & GRETEL director Anthony C. Ferrante). In this exclusive interview, Lydic talks about working on the new […]Read On »

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