Hallmark Channel announces development deal with author Karen Kingsbury

Hallmark Channel announces development deal with author Karen Kingsbury

She’s the “queen” of Christian fiction, according to Time magazine, and now novelist Karen Kingsbury (pictured) has a deal with Hallmark Channel to have two of her popular books developed into original movies, the network announced today. The Bridge, based on Kingsbury’s 2012 novel, is scheduled for a Holiday 2015 premiere on Hallmark Channel. According to a release,”the captivating romance follows Molly Allen, a woman who left her heart in Franklin, Tennessee with the man she walked away from in college. When Molly finds out The Bridge, a beloved bookstore back in Franklin, is in jeopardy along with the bookstore’s … Continue reading

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On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 15-21

On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 15-21

On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 15-21 The Fault in Our Stars (pictured) Life as a teenager is a hard transition period under normal circumstances. Imagine going through these difficult teenage years with cancer. When patients Hazel and Gus get together, anything is possible in their journey. Based on the best-selling novel by John Green. Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern (PG-13, 2:06) 9/16 Godzilla (3-D)  This spectacular adventure pits Godzilla, the world’s most famous monster, against malevolent creatures that, bolstered by humanity’s scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence. Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston (PG-13, 2:03) 9/16 The Grand Seduction A small village … Continue reading

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On Demand DVD New Releases: Sept. 8-14

On Demand DVD New Releases: Sept. 8-14

On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 8-14 Belle Inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, this powerful film stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw as the mixed-race daughter of a British Navy officer raised by her wealthy great-uncle (Tom Wilkinson) and his wife (Emily Watson). (PG, 1:44) 9/9 Borgman In this dark, surreal suburban fable, an enigmatic vagrant enters the lives of an upper-class family and quickly unravels their carefully curated lifestyle. Jan Bijvoet, Hadewych Minis (TVMA, 1:53) 9/9 Dutch, subtitled in English. Brick Mansions In the criminal underworld of Detroit, the streets are overrun with violence and drugs. The hand of corruption reaches into the lives … Continue reading

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“Sophia Grace & Rosie’s Royal Adventure” Charms

Sophia Grace & Rosie

Pint-size charmers Sophia Grace and Rosie make their royal debut on Nickelodeon in the network premiere of Sophia Grace & Rosie’s Royal Adventure, Saturday, Sept. 6 at 8:00pmET/PT. After finding real-life fame on YouTube and then on The Ellen DeGeneres Show as red carpet correspondents and performers, British cousins Sophia Grace Brownlee and Rosie McClelland are ready for their first fictionalized fairytale adventure. “We are beyond excited that Nick will be airing our movie,” said Sophia Grace & Rosie. “Working with Nick has been a dream come true for us.”   In the movie, Sophia Grace & Rosie are sent … Continue reading

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TCM celebrating 75th anniversary of “Gone With the Wind”

TCM celebrating 75th anniversary of "Gone With the Wind"

It’s an all-time Hollywood classic, and adjusted for inflation, and factoring in re-releases, it is still the No. 1 box-office hit of all time in the U.S. Now, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will be celebrating the 75th anniversary of the iconic 1939 film Gone With the Wind in September, through a combination of big-screen events, home entertainment options and, of course, an airing of the classic on the network itself. Frankly, if you’re a fan of the movie, you’ll probably want to give a damn about these selected celebratory events: Nationwide Theatrical Screenings TCM, Fathom Events and Warner Bros. Home … Continue reading

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VOD Spotlight: Under the Electric Sky

VOD Spotlight: Under the Electric Sky

Under the Electric Sky chronicles the life, love, community and passion of festivalgoers attending the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) Las Vegas. The film follows the compelling stories of fans journeying from all parts of the world to experience the wonder of EDC. Live performance footage, behind-the-scenes access and exclusive interviews reveal what has made this three-night, 345,000-person event a global phenomenon.  According to co-director Dan Cutforth, “We felt like there was a plethora of movies out there that documented different DJs and they all felt kind of the same. We didn’t feel like anyone had done a film where you felt … Continue reading

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On Demand DVD New Releases: Sept. 1-7

On Demand DVD New Releases: Sept. 1-7

On Demand Dvd New Releases: Sept. 1-7 For No Good Reason The works of Ralph Steadman are some of the most amazing and “out there” pieces put on canvas. This film explores Steadman’s art and politics, including the time he spent working alongside Hunter S. Thompson. (R, 1:29) 9/2 From the Rough Catana Starks was the first African-American woman to coach an all-men’s college team. With no scholarships and only one US student, she worked to build a unique, global team. Taraji P. Henson, Michael Clarke Duncan (PG, 1:27) 9/2 Moms’ Night Out A stay-at-home mom needs a break and plans a long overdue … Continue reading

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On Demand DVD New Releases: Aug. 25-31

Draft Day

On Demand DVD New Releases: Aug. 25-31 Belle Belle is a mixed-race girl left to be raised by her aristocratic great-uncle. She is raised believing her position to be a step above the slave class, but the color of her skin holds her back from her family standing. Finding love and her voice may just help to end slavery in England. Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Matthew Goode, Emily Watson (PG, 1:45) 8/26 Blended Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore star as single parents whose families get swept away for a blended family honeymoon in the African Savanna. (PG-13, 1:57) 8/26 Draft Day (pictured above) Sonny Weaver Jr. … Continue reading

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On Demand DVD New Releases Aug. 18-24

Fading Gigolo

On Demand DVD New Releases Aug. 18-24 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (3-D) As we rejoin the webslinger, Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) is graduating. It’s time to move on in his life and Gwen, unfortunately, is about to get left by the side of the road. Because of the promise Peter made to her father, he embarks on his own to battle a truly powerful Electro and himself. Also stars Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx (PG-13, 2:22) 8/19 Fading Gigolo Not every gigolo has to look like Channing Tatum. Meet Fioravante. He is just trying to help his friend Murray make some … Continue reading

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Tired Of Shark Week? Try Hub Network’s “Bark Week”!

Bark Week

If Discovery Channel’s Shark Week has left you feeling a little water-wary and you need your TV to have a little less “bite,” sister network Hub Network is presenting “Bark Week” an adorable and drool-filled week celebrating man’s best friend. This first-time ever week of special programming will pair animal favorites from another sibling in Hub Network’s family, Animal Planet with pup-powered family films guaranteed to make your tail wag. “‘Bark Week’ is fun new way that Hub Network delivers on its brand promise of making family fun by celebrating dogs and their special relationships with families,” said Dena Kapan, … Continue reading

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