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Joel McHale and Chevy Chase in Community

I am honestly shocked and a little lost for words- in a good way. With all of the possible companies that could have swooped in to save Community, including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, or even a traditional cable channel like USA or TNT, I never in a middle years thought that it would be Yahoo to save the day. That is right, the search engine and email website, the one that seems like it has been dying for the past decade showed up when all hope had been lost and will bring us one step closer to #SixSeasonsAndAMovie.

Not much is known about the deal. We do know that the cast and creator Dan Harmon will return for 13 new episodes that will air exclusively on Yahoo Screen in the fall. Screen is the new streaming offshoot of Yahoo that works similar to Hulu, with shows airing online with commercial breaks. Yahoo Screen had previously announced two new original programs, Other Space from Paul Feig and Sin City Saints from Bryan Gordon and Mike Tollin. Both of these shows will have 8 episode seasons, with all of the episodes being released on the same day (the same model that Netflix uses). It is unknown if they will do the same for the new season of Community.

Excited that Community is returning? What are you hoping for in the new season? With the show moving online, they can pretty much do anything they want.

We are very excited about our latest giveaway! A big thanks to Warner Bros. Home Entertainment for providing My Hollywood Dream with a copy of The LEGO Movie on Blu-Ray to give to one of our awesome readers! First, lets take a look at the movie’s official description and then check out the “EVERYTHING IS AWESOME” GIF creator in The LEGO Movie App.

The LEGO® Movie, the first-ever, full-length theatrical LEGO® adventure, directed by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller is an original 3D computer animated story that follows Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared.

Chris Pratt (Moneyball) stars as the voice of Emmet. Will Ferrell (The Campaign) stars as the voice of his primary adversary, President Business, an erudite, anal-retentive CEO who has a hard time balancing world domination with micro-managing his own life; while Liam Neeson (Taken) voices the president’s powerful henchman, known as Bad Cop, who will stop at nothing to catch Emmet.

Starring as Emmet’s fellow travelers are Oscar® winner Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby), as Vitruvius, an old mystic; Elizabeth Banks (The Hunger Games, Emmy nominee for 30 Rock), as tough-as-nails Lucy, who mistakes Emmet for the savior of the world and guides him on his quest; Will Arnett (Emmy nominee, 30 Rock), as the mysterious Batman, a LEGO minifigure with whom Lucy shares a history; Nick Offerman (NBC’s Parks and Recreation) as a craggy, swaggering pirate, obsessed with revenge on President Business; and Alison Brie (Community) as a sweet, loveable member of the team, with a powerful secret.

Keep reading to find out how to win The LEGO Movie on Blu-Ray! Read the rest of this entry »

We are very happy to present two exclusive images from the superhero dramedy I Was A Teenage Superhero Sidekick from writer/director J Hanna. The movie focuses on Larry (Barrett Mitchell), the once heroic Kid Dynamic- sidekick for the mighty Dynamic Man, as he adjusts to live outside of the superhero business. From the official description we can tell that things are not going very well.

Kid Dynamic, sidekick to Dynamic Man, quits the whole superhero racket and struggles with the transition…with finding himself. His hippy-dippy headshrinker, who insists on outdoor yoga classes during psychoanalysis, helps him find the courage to go for the simpler life he yearns for. What he comes to understand is that life isn’t so simple, with or without the cape.

The first still image features Barrett Mitchell as the former Kid Dynamic as he deals with some of his “issues”.

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This second still image gives us a look at other heroes that populate the world of I Was a Teenage Superhero Sidekick, with art by Vanessa SinYing Fung.

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You can find more information on the movie over on it’s official Facebook page and can get even more details on the movie, it’s cast and crew over on IMDB. The movie stars Barrett Mitchell, Emily Sandifer, Milena Mortati, Andre Antwan, Rashawn E. Vaughn, Eryn Joslyn, and Bill Ferris as Dynamic Man, and was produced by J Hanna and Kathy McCurdy.

 

Snickers Contest

SNICKERS needs our help! They are looking for our awesome opinion in helping to decide the new name for their new chocolate bar! They are even willing to reward us for our help, with a delicious Snickers Voting Prize Pack and a pair of Movie Tickets! What is in the prize pack? How about a SNICKERS bar, a SNICKERS BITES pack, a SNICKERS Almond bar, a SNICKERS Peanut Butter Squared bar, and a SNICKERS Rockin’ Nut Road Bar!

So, this all new SNICKERS Bar has more peanuts… more caramel… and more chocolate! That is right, it has more of all the things that makes SNICKERS so yummy. Here is the selection of names to choose from:

  • SNICKERS Go Nuts
  • SNICKERS Xtreme
  • SNICKERS #MoreNuts
  • SNICKERS Nuts Galore
  • SNICKERS Nuts!

You can vote on Facebook (just click on the “Vote Now” image below). So, how do you win the awesome SNICKERS Voting Prize Pack? Leave us a comment on this post with your favorite name from the list! For a second entry into the giveaway, send a tweet to @RSthePit with the hashtag #SnickersVote and your favorite name! It is that easy folks!

Voting on the new bar will last until June 13th, 2014 with the bar scheduled to be in stores in 2015. The contest will end on June 17th, 2014. Good luck!

Wait, there is more! For a Third Entry into the giveaway (yeah, you heard that right, a third entry!) just retweet this tweet…


DISCLAIMER (and other Details)
This contest is only open to visitors with a valid address from the US. Prizes can not be sent to a PO Box. All comments must be made with a (working) email address, so we are able to contact you if you win. Once contacted, you have 24 hours to reply with the requested details. The winner will be chosen randomly from all of the entries. You must be 18 or older to enter or have your parents permission. This post is sponsored by SNICKERS Brand, who have provided the prizes as a promotion. A winner will be chosen on June 17th, 2014. Each household is only eligible to win One (1) Snickers Voting Pack with an assortment of Snickers Brand products and two (2) movie tickets. via blog reviews and giveaways. Only one entrant per mailing address per giveaway. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.

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High Maintenance - Web Series

Sure, High Maintenance is not a big budget series, like House of Cards, or a revival of an awesome show that was canceled too soon, like Arrested Development, but I give Vimeo big props for jumping into the original content fray.  For those of you unfamiliar with Vimeo, it is a site just like YouTube where users can upload videos and make them available to the world (or keep them private). It is widely used by media professionals and filmmakers, who want to be able to showcase their work and reels, without the baggage that YouTube comes with.

High Maintenance was created in 2013 the husband and wife team of Ben Sinclair and Katja Blichfeld, and produced by Janky Clown Productions. The series has aired 13 episodes (which are still available to watch for free on Vimeo). The series focuses on a “nameless cannabis delivery guy delivers his much-needed medication to stressed-out New Yorkers.” Vimeo has given the greenlight to 6 new episodes that will be available exclusively on Vimeo On Demand. Unlike Netflix and Amazon, which offer a single price for all of their content, Vimeo On Demand will allow viewers to just pay for the particular episodes that they want to watch. Actual pricing has not been revealed yet, but it will be tricky to compete with the Netflix and Amazon models.

Have you watched High Maintenance? Excited to get a new season? Are you willing to pay to watch a web series?

Posted on June 9th, 2014 by | Leave a Comment
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Buffy Season 10, Issue 4

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 10 #4
Official Description: Getting help from Dracula seemed like a good idea, until he stole the Vampyr book—and Xander! Now Buffy, Spike, Dawn, Willow, and Giles must save Xander and retrieve the book before it’s too late. Dracula has already begun to study how the lack of magical rules can work in his favor… The team from Angel & Faith takes over Buffy! Executive produced by Joss Whedon! Nicholas Brendon (Xander) joins Season 10!

I love it when Buffy-verse cast members join the writing team for issues. Who better to get into Xander’s head then the actor that brought him to life for so many years. The team of Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs continue to impress. After a stellar “season” of Angel & Faith, it is great to see them steering the main ship. Was surprised to see the team reintroduce Dracula, but I’m intrigued by the direction they are taking with the “big bad” caliber villain who has never reached that status in either the Buffy TV series or comics. It would be great to see him as a real threat.

The issue will be published by Dark Horse Comics on June 18th, 2014 from writers Christos Gage & Nicholas Brendon, along with artist Rebekah Isaacs, and of course executive producer Joss Whedon.

Following Buffy the Vampire Season 10? Enjoying the reintroduction of the classic vampire?

 

Check out these Buffy the Vampire Slayer related trade paperbacks for sale…

 

Sharknado was amazing. Truly amazing. It was “lightening in a bottle” for the SyFy channel, so there was never a doubt if their would be a sequel. Will it live up to the original?

“It’s happening again.”

With that one line of dialogue, SyFy has hooked me. The over the top dramatic trailer with an iconic shot of Ian Ziering holding his signature chainsaw also helps. The TV movie will be unleased on Wednesday, July 30th, and joining Ziering from the original will be Tara Reid along with a new crop of characters played by Vivica A. Fox, Mark McGrath, Kari Wuhrer, Courtney Baxter, Dante Palminteri, and other shark bait.

Excited for the idea of a “sharknado” in New York City? Feel like there is no way they can top the first movie?