Have you ever flipped your TV to a movie and been delighted it was one of those presentations with facts that pop up on the screen? If so, you might want to know about a new site just launched that provides that sort of presentation all the time.
The site is called Yeah! and is run by AMC Networks, which own AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv and IFC Films. Basically, the site allows you to stream movies like Scream, Reservoir Dogs, 300, The Terminator, Clerks, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Pulp Fiction, and This is Spinal Tap. Along with each film are 400-500 pieces of new, original context and facts that appear on the screen during the film. Check out a video and read more below. Read More »
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Briefly: The final episodes of Breaking Bad won’t air until this summer, but co-star Aaron Paul is already making plans for the finale. Paul is hoping to host a massive screening of the final episode, attended by the full cast and crew, at the Hollywood Forever Cemetary in Los Angeles, CA.
First off, we’ll air the pilot and then the cast will all come up and say thank you to everyone for watching. Then we’ll watch the final episode with everybody there and all the proceeds will go to cancer research and drug rehab centres. There will also be one hell of a party.
No concrete dates, times, or ticketing procedures have been set yet but keep an eye on Paul’s Twitter for all the details. [Empire]
Breaking Bad, while being one of the most intense and revered shows currently on television, does sometimes require suspension of disbelief. It never feels fake, but the ways in which things happen to work out just so for teacher turned meth dealer Walt and his protege Jesse can sometimes raise an eyebrow or two.
Two particular instances of this will be tested on the 10th season of Mythbusters. The gang from the popular Discovery Channel show are fans of Vince Gilligan‘s AMC thriller, and the feeling is reciprocated by Gilligan. That shared love and respect has lead the Breaking Bad creator and one of his stars, Aaron Paul, to appear on an upcoming episode Mythbusters. Which myths will they bust? Read more after the jump. Read More »
Vince Gilligan, the creator of Breaking Bad, has long said his aim with the AMC show was to demonstrate how a seemingly normal person could slowly become Scarface: a cold-blooded, millionaire drug dealer. Most of us fit into that first category. We live our lives, go to work or school, have a family, hang out with friends and that’s it. Think about the things that would need to happen to turn you into one of the most dispicable, evil people alive. That’s what Breaking Bad is all about.
That man is Walter White, played by Bryan Cranston. Father, husband, chemistry teacher and riddled with cancer. He decides the best way to make enough money for his family to survive after his passing is to “break bad” and cook meth. But things don’t quite going according to plan and, after the jump, you can see a fantastic eight minute fan edit of how Walter White the school teacher became Walter White the criminal over four and a half seasons, up through last Sunday’s mid-season finale. Read More »
Teaser trailers, casting, controversy and more are all in this huge edition of TV Bits. After the jump, read about the following:
- Check out the first promo for the fourth season of the award-winning comedy Modern Family.
- Entertainment Weekly has four Walking Dead covers this week and the reveal of a brand new character.
- Chloe Sevigny will appear on IFC’s comedy Portlandia.
- Try to break out with the latest teaser for American Horror Story: Asylum.
- Dan Harmon talked about Community controversy and storylines in a Reddit AMA.
- Outlaw Country, a failed FX pilot about Southern crime, will air as a movie August 24.
- Casting continues on AMC’s Low Winter Sun.
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Last month, AMC Networks has announced that they would not be ordering a third season of the mystery crime drama The Killing. But just like the twists in the series, we were told that it might not be the end. Fox Television, the studio that produces The Killing were set on trying to find another home for the show. I wasn’t hopeful as the ratings numbers were not-so-great near the end, but it seems Fox has found some interested parties.
TV Line has learned that Fox Television Studios is in “early talks” with both DirecTV and Netflix to pick up the series for a third season. Its not clear if they are in talks for a group deal (doubtful) or separate exclusive deals (more likely).
A rep for Netflix declined to comment, while a DirecTV spokesperson said, “We are constantly having conversations about bringing new shows to Audience Network, and we do take a look at everything that is available, but we haven’t made any decisions this summer in regards to new programming.”
I’m sure we’ll find out the fate of the series sometime in the next month.
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With most things in life, it’s expected the best will be saved for last. And with no disrespect meant to the other artists in the Breaking Bad Art Project, that is most certainly the case once again.
After weeks of truly beautiful art, the final poster of the viral campaign run by Gallery 1988 ha been revealed and it’s truly stunning. Created by Australian artist and Mondo regular Ken Taylor, it’s a mosaic ode to the hit AMC drama featuring most of the show’s iconic characters in various states of stress, something viewers have become accustom to over the years. It goes on sale Tuesday and after the jump we’ve got all the info including where you can see the entire run of posters in person, plus more. Read More »
Cool Posts From Around the Web:
A man named Walter White is wanted by authorities for making and trafficking methamphetamine. No it’s not a spoiler for the current season of Breaking Bad, it’s a real-life situation. In one of the most incredible coincidences imaginable, a man who shares the name of the lead character in the award-winning AMC show about cooking meth has now been charged for doing the same thing. That’s the real one on the right, and the fake one – played by Bryan Cranston – on the left. Read the full story after the jump. Read More »