DORKING OUT – Episode 46: The Guardians Of The Galaxy Save Franchise Films Edition

Dorking Out Show | © 2016 Chris Smith/Sonia Mansfield

Hey there, dorks. In this week’s podcast, we review the 15th movie (!) in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2, with friend of the show, and Sonia’s better half, David Tracy from Chaos Group and co-host of the podcast Old Movies, New Beer. In our second segment, we do some serious deep dorking out about franchise films. Seriously. This might be the dorkiest thing we’ve ever done on this podcast. Chris made a spreadsheet and everything. We talk about the state of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and answer the question, “Are franchise movies getting better? And finally […]Read On »

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Interview: Sarah Michelle Gellar returns to TV with THE CRAZY ONES

Sarah Michelle Gellar in THE CRAZY ONES - Season 1 | ©2013 CBS/Monty Brinton

In THE CRAZY ONES, premiering on CBS Thursday, September 26 at 9 PM, Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar play father/daughter owners of a major advertising agency. Simon Roberts (Williams) comes up with off-the-wall last-minute ideas, such as in the pilot, when he decides that Kelly Clarkson will make a great singing pitch-woman for McDonald’s, even when Clarkson (playing herself) insists on making the song considerably more sultry than necessary to sell Big Macs. It falls to Sydney Roberts (Gellar) to implement Simon’s schemes, whether she thinks there’s genius in her father’s madness, or just more craziness. Gellar probably needs […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos from TEEN WOLF Paley Center Event

Tyler Posey at the TEEN WOLF Paley Center for Media Event | ©2012 Sue Schneider

The Paley Center for Media held a special event for MTV’s hit series TEEN WOLF in celebration for the second season premiere of the show on May 23rd in Beverly Hills. The event was sold out and the fans of the show were treated to the opening episode, followed by a panel discussion with the show’s cast and creative team. I overheard Tyler Posey telling one of the electronic press that he was excited to see the episode as he hadn’t seen it as yet. As a matter of fact Tyler went on to tell them that his wardrobe was […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: TEEN WOLF producer Jeff Davis transforms the 1980s film into MTV’s new horror series – Part 2

TEEN WOLF - S1 - Posey

MTV’s new genre series TEEN WOLF is inspired by the 1980s Michael J. Fox comedy where he transformed into a teenage werewolf. While the transformation is still there, the story itself is much more serious and echoes such series as BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER and THE VAMPIRE DIARIES in terms of teen angst mixed with horror. Tyler Posey plays Scott McCall who must deal with the after-effects of getting bit by a werewolf and how to affects his relationships with his friends, family and school mates. In Part 2 of our exclusive interview with executive producer Jeff Davis, we learn […]Read On »

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TV Review: TEEN WOLF – Season 1 – “Wolf Moon”

Holland Roden, Colton Haynes, Dylan O’Brien, Crystal Reed, Tyler Posey and Tyler Hoechlin in TEEN WOLF - Season 1|©2011 MTV

Stars: Tyler Posey, Crystal Reed, Dylan O’Brien, Tyler Hoechlin, Holland Roden, Colton Haynes, Linden Ashby, JR Bourne Writer: Jeff Davis Director: Russell Mulcahy Network: MTV, airs Monday nights Airdate: June 5, 2011 Whether you found 1985’s feature film TEEN WOLF, starring Michael J. Fox in makeup that looked more simian than lupine when he wolfed out, adorable or incredibly annoying, just forget the whole thing when it comes to MTV’s TEEN WOLF. The two share a title, the basic concept of a teenaged male werewolf and presumably a lot of legal agreements. That’s it. MTV’s TEEN WOLF fits somewhere in […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Jeff Davis gets bitten by MTV’s TEEN WOLF – Part 1

Tyler Posey in TEEN WOLF - Season 1|©2011 MTV

When CRIMINAL MINDS creator Jeff Davis was approached by MTV to reboot the 1980s comedy TEEN WOLF, he was a bit hesitant until he found out they wanted something more along the lines of the BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER TV series than a sitcom with a laugh track. “MTV was always pushing us to go edgier,” Davis admits. “They gave us a mandate, that the writers turned into the three words we live by – Sexy, Scary and surprising. For us that meant plenty of twists and turns, lots of romance, a little bit of humor and plenty of scares. […]Read On »

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Fresh Clip: First look at MTV’s TEEN WOLF trailer (and poster)

Tyler Posey in TEEN WOLF - Season 1 | ©2011 MTV

While The CW has made its mark with SUPERNATURAL and THE VAMPIRE DIARIES and found great success with their genre-bending formulas, they really haven’t proven to be the heir to the BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER teen angst throne that Joss Whedon created so expertly on that landmark series. Well, there’s a good chance MTV’s TEEN WOLF could be the heir apparent. Based on the the horrendous (but cult) 1985 film starring Michael J. Fox, the new genre series owes more to BUFFY than that silly retro comedy. Tyler Posey is Scott McCall, an average high school student who is bitten […]Read On »

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