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WWE Superstar Al Snow Stars in Horror Movie “The Whittler”

The premiere of The Whittler will be arriving on Amazon October 16th, 2020. Actor, and former WWE Superstar, Al Snow will be appearing along with John Wells and Sarah Cleveland.

Comedians Catfish Cooley, Andrew Conn, and Gerard Haran make their feature film debut in The Whittler along with Nick Doetsch, Mahalah Peters, and Raegan Joseph.

Executive Producer Robert Costner’s The Whittler is a neo-gothic thriller where a young girl must choose between saving her family or saving… her soul.

Watch the trailer here.


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Movies Coming ‘Out Today – September 23rd

Enola Holmes – PG13 – Drama, Adventure

When Enola Holmes—Sherlock’s teen sister—discovers her mother missing, she sets off to find her, becoming a super-sleuth in her own right as she outwits her famous brother and unravels a dangerous conspiracy around a mysterious young Lord.
Helena Bonham Carter, Jack Thorne, Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, Sam Claflin, Harry Bradbeer

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life – Documentary

A month after receiving a fatal diagnosis in January 2015, Oliver Sacks sat down for a series of filmed interviews in his apartment in New York City. For eighty hours, surrounded by family, friends, and notebooks from six decades of thinking and writing about the brain, he talked about his life and work, his abiding sense of wonder at the natural world, and the place of human beings within it. Drawing on these deeply personal reflections, as well as nearly two dozen interviews with close friends, family members, colleagues and patients, and archival material from every point in his life, this film is the story of a beloved doctor and writer who redefined our understanding of the brain and mind.
Oliver Sacks, Ric Burns


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Howie Mandel Tells All in Powerful New CTV Feature Documentary

As announced during the 72nd PRIMETIME EMMYS on CTV, the broadcast of the all-new candid CTV Feature Documentary, HOWIE MANDEL: BUT, ENOUGH ABOUT ME, premieres on Thanksgiving Monday, Oct. 12 at 9 p.m. ET on CTV and everywhere CTV content can be found. The two-hour documentary begins streaming on Crave on Tuesday, Oct. 13.

Produced by Melbar Entertainment in partnership with Bell Media and directed by Barry Avrich, HOWIE MANDEL: BUT, ENOUGH ABOUT ME is told through Mandel’s own voice, as it examines the beloved comedian and actor’s extraordinary life and career, as well as his painful struggles with mental illness and how he has was able to cope while managing a relentless pace in his professional and private life.

“I had no idea until I actually viewed this documentary how amazing I am,” said Mandel in an unsolicited quote.

“Howie is an incredible storyteller, and a strong and insightful contributor to conversations about mental health, including in his role as Bell Let’s Talk spokesperson, so we’re grateful that we are able to share his life and experience with Canadians,” said Mike Cosentino, President, Content and Programming. “A candid yet hilarious film that the entire family can enjoy, it is the perfect complement to CTV’s already robust fall lineup.”

“Howie represents a rich and long tradition of Canadian superstar comedians and is easily one of this country’s national treasures. I wanted to go beyond the obvious hilarity and ingenious, inventiveness of Howie’s comedy, giving us a candid and uncensored look at his personal life, his demons, and life behind the velvet curtain,” said Barry Avrich, Executive Producer and Director. “I truly believe this film gives audience’s access to another side of Howie Mandel they have never seen before: raw, intimate, and brilliant.”


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Your Winners from the 2020 Emmys

The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards honored the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2019, until May 31, 2020, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.The event hosted by Jimmy Kimmel made history for various projects including the Netflix smash Schitt’s Creek and Saturday Night Live.

Check out your full winner’s list below:

Best Comedy -“Schitt’s Creek” (Pop)

Best Drama – “Succession” (HBO)

Best Limited Series – “Watchmen” (HBO)

Best Actress, Comedy – Catherine O’Hara, “Schitt’s Creek”

Best Actor, Comedy – Eugene Levy, “Schitt’s Creek”

Best Actress, Drama – Zendaya, “Euphoria”

Best Actor, Drama – Jeremy Strong, “Succession”

Best Actress, Limited Series or TV Movie – Regina King, “Watchmen”

Best Actor, Limited Series or TV Movie – Mark Ruffalo, “I Know This Much Is True”

Supporting Actress, Comedy – Annie Murphy, “Schitt’s Creek”

Supporting Actor, Comedy – Daniel Levy, “Schitt’s Creek”

Supporting Actress, Drama – Julia Garner, “Ozark”

Supporting Actor, Drama – Billy Crudup, “The Morning Show”

Supporting Actress, Limited Series or a Movie – Uzo Aduba, “Mrs. America”

Supporting Actor, Limited Series or Movie – Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, “Watchmen”

*Television Movie – “Bad Education” (HBO)

*Variety Sketch Series – “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

Variety Talk Series – “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” (HBO)

Reality Competition Program – “RuPaul’s Drag Race” (VH1)

*Reality Host – RuPaul, “Drag Race”

*Structured Reality Program – “Queer Eye” (Netflix)

*Unstructured Reality Program – “Cheer” (Netflix)

*Guest Actress, Comedy – Maya Rudolph, “Saturday Night Live”

*Guest Actor, Comedy – Eddie Murphy, “Saturday Night Live”

*Guest Actress, Drama – Cherry Jones, “Succession”

*Guest Actor, Drama – Ron Cephas Jones, “This Is Us”

*Documentary or Nonfiction Series – “The Last Dance” (ESPN)

*Documentary or Nonfiction Special – “The Apollo” (HBO)

*Animated Program – “Rick and Morty” (Adult Swim)

Writing for a Comedy Series – Daniel Levy, “Schitt’s Creek” (“Happy Ending”)

Writing for a Drama Series – Jesse Armstrong, “Succession” (“This Is Not for Tears”)

Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama Special – Damon Lindelof and Cord Jefferson, “Watchmen” (“This Extraordinary Being”)

Directing for a Comedy Series – Andrew Cividino and Daniel Levy, “Schitt’s Creek” (“Happy Ending”)

Directing for a Drama Series – Andrij Parekh, “Succession” (“Hunting”)

Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Drama Special – Maria Schrader, “Unorthodox”

*Directing for a Variety Series – Don Roy King, “Saturday Night Live” (“Host: Eddie Murphy”)


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Woody Allen’s ‘A Rainy Day In New York’ Debuts Nationwide 10/9

MPI Media Group and Signature Entertainment recently announced the joint North American release of Woody Allen’s A Rainy Day in New York. The romantic comedy, starring Timothée Chalamet, Elle Fanning and Selena Gomez, Jude Law, Diego Luna and Liev Schreiber will be released nationwide in select theaters starting October 9, 2020.

A Rainy Day in New York has been acclaimed as another engaging work in writer-director Woody Allen’s recent run of extraordinary films, including Café Society, Blue Jasmine and Midnight in Paris. Allen has gathered a splendid cast, featuring some of Hollywood’s most promising young stars including Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet (Call Me by Your Name, Little Women), Elle Fanning (The Roads Not Taken, The Beguiled) and Selena Gomez (The Dead Don’t Die, Spring Breakers).

A Rainy Day in New York tells the story of college sweethearts, Gatsby (Timothée Chalamet) and Ashleigh (Elle Fanning), whose plans for a romantic weekend together in New York City are dashed as quickly as the sunlight turns into showers. The two are soon parted, and each has a series of chance meetings and comical adventures while on their own.

Over the course of a dreamy and drizzly day in New York, Ashleigh discovers she might not be who she thought she was and Gatsby learns that while you only live once, once is enough if you find the right person.

The Daily Mirror gave A Rainy Day in New York five stars and said “Timothée Chalamet is excellent.” The Jewish Chronicle said the film is “brilliantly acted” and “charmingly whimsical” calling it a “true return to form for the legendary filmmaker.”


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