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J!-ENT SPOTLIGHT

alt text “THE DOVEKEEPERS,” A FOUR-HOUR LIMITED EVENT SERIES FROM EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS ROMA DOWNEY AND MARK BURNETT, HAS STARTED PRODUCTION IN MALTA FOR BROADCAST ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK IN 2015

Cote de Pablo (“NCIS,” “The 33”), Rachel Brosnahan (“Manhattan,” “House of Cards”), Kathryn Prescott (“Finding Carter,” “Skins”) Portray the Dovekeepers Diego Boneta (“Rock of Ages,” “Pele”) Also Stars The Project, Based on Alice Hoffman’s Acclaimed Historical Novel, Features... 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS IN THE USA

“EMPIRE” BOOKS NAOMI CAMPBELL FOR RECURRING ROLE

New Drama Series Starring Terrence Howard (“Crash,” “Hustle & Flow”) and Taraji P. Henson (“No Good Deed”) to Debut in Early 2015 on FOX Actress, supermodel... 

alt text “THE DOVEKEEPERS,” A FOUR-HOUR LIMITED EVENT SERIES FROM EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS ROMA DOWNEY AND MARK BURNETT, HAS STARTED PRODUCTION IN MALTA FOR BROADCAST ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK IN 2015

Cote de Pablo (“NCIS,” “The 33”), Rachel Brosnahan (“Manhattan,” “House of Cards”), Kathryn Prescott (“Finding Carter,” “Skins”) Portray the Dovekeepers Diego... 

LISTINGS FOR NBC’S ‘SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’ – Sept. 27 – Oct. 11, 2014

News September 26, 2014 LISTINGS FOR NBC’S ‘SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’ – Sept. 27 – Oct. 11 UPDATED September 26, 2014   XX... 

SCHEDULED GUESTS ON ABC’S “JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE” SEPTEMBER 29–OCTOBER 3, 2014

            “Jimmy Kimmel Live” airs every weeknight at 11:35 p.m., ET/PT and features a diverse lineup of guests that include celebrities, athletes, musical... 

THE FIRST LADY OF THE UNITED STATES, MICHELLE OBAMA, MAKES HER FIRST APPEARANCE ON ABC’S “THE CHEW,” FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2014

Analeigh Tipton and Jake McDorman of ABC’s “Manhattan Love Story” Visit “The Chew,” Tuesday, September 23   On FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, The First Lady of the United... 

UPCOMING GUESTS ON “THE TALK” ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK, 9/29-10/3, 2014

Monday through Friday (2:00-3:00 PM, ET; 1:00-2:00 PM, PT) (*Denotes changes and/or additions to previous schedule, (n) Denotes new) Monday, Sept. 29 Actors LL Cool J... 

J!-ENT INTERVIEWS/ARTICLES

alt text Stan Lee and Directors of Captain America: The Winter Soldier Celebrate Blu-ray Release

In celebration of the Blu–ray & DVD release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, directors... 

alt text J-POP SUMMIT FESTIVAL 2014 TURNS IT UP TO 11 by Kenneth Eric Tran (J!-ENT Event Coverage)

The 6th annual J-Pop Summit Festival returned to the beautiful confines of Union Square for a twilight... 

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS AROUND THE WORLD

alt text Australian Series NEIGHBOURS Debuts on Hulu

Legendary Australian Soap Opera NEIGHBOURS to Make American Debut July 14, Exclusively on Hulu and Hulu... 

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alt text Hatsune Miku to perform on David Letterman before MIKU EXPO 2014

International sensation Hatsune Miku, the virtual idol at the forefront of Crypton Future Media’s... 

2014 J-POP SUMMIT FESTIVAL SETS NEW ATTENDANCE RECORD WITH MASSIVE WEEKEND CELEBRATION OF JAPANESE POP CUTURE

S.F.’s Annual Japanese Pop Culture Extravaganza Attracts Huge Crowds For Music, Anime, Film, Fashion... 

GLOBAL ROCK ICONS X JAPAN ANNOUNCE ON SALE DATE FOR OCTOBER 11th MADISON SQUARE GARDEN CONCERT

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, AUGUST 1st AT 10:00AM   LOS ANGELES, CA (July 28th, 2014) – Internationally... 

ANIME RELATED NEWS

CRUNCHYROLL AND WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT, JAPAN PRESENT EXCLUSIVE “TERRAFORMARS” ANIME SCREENING AT NEW YORK COMIC CON

Event to be held on Saturday October 11, 2014 San Francisco, Calif. (October 1, 2014) – Crunchyroll,... 

alt text CRUNCHYROLL TO EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE STREAM “KAREN SENKI”

PREMIERE EVENT WITH SPECIAL GUEST KAREN SENKI AND SAKURA WARS CREATOR OHJI HIROI TO BE HELD AT ANIME... 

COMIC/MANGA NEWS & REVIEWS

alt text Bleach 3-in-1: Volumes 25-27 – Omnibus Edition by Tite Kubo (a J!-ENT Manga Review)

The ninth volume of the “Bleach” omnibus showcases the battle between the Soul Reapers... 

LATEST NEWS ON J!-ENT

CRUNCHYROLL AND WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT, JAPAN PRESENT EXCLUSIVE “TERRAFORMARS” ANIME SCREENING AT NEW YORK COMIC CON

Event to be held on Saturday October 11, 2014 San Francisco, Calif. (October 1, 2014) – Crunchyroll, Inc., the leading global Anime and Asian drama streaming service, will co-host an exclusive English... 

“EMPIRE” BOOKS NAOMI CAMPBELL FOR RECURRING ROLE

New Drama Series Starring Terrence Howard (“Crash,” “Hustle & Flow”) and Taraji P. Henson (“No Good Deed”) to Debut in Early 2015 on FOX Actress, supermodel and producer Naomi Campbell... 

THE FIRST LADY OF THE UNITED STATES, MICHELLE OBAMA, MAKES HER FIRST APPEARANCE ON ABC’S “THE CHEW,” FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2014

Analeigh Tipton and Jake McDorman of ABC’s “Manhattan Love Story” Visit “The Chew,” Tuesday, September 23   On FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, makes... 

BLU-RAY REVIEWS

alt text Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods – Extended Edition (Movie 14) (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

 “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods” is an animated film that “Dragon Ball” fans have hoped of happening for 17 years, but is it the best “Dragon Ball” film ever... 

alt text Ranma 1/2 Blu-ray Set 3: Special Edition (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

Featuring a hilarious and delightful storyline written with non-stop humor and action, “Ranma 1/2″ is at true anime classic that will forever entertain many generations of anime fans and will forever... 

alt text Sordid Lives (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Sordid Lives” is a film that is entertaining, not heavy-handed or overly deep.  The film provides a hilarious look at the dysfunctional lives of each character but it’s a lot of fun,... 

alt text Sundays and Cybèle – The Criterion Collection #728 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

While Serge Bourguignon may not be a filmmaker whose name is mentioned often in French cinema, his one film “Sundays and Cybèle” is fantastic, beautiful yet heartbreaking and one of the... 

alt text Ali: Fear Eats the Soul – The Criterion Collection #198 (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

The portrayal of racism feels real and is absolutely heartbreaking and Rainer Werner Fassbinder was able to create a melodrama with tones of an interracial marriage under society’s scrutiny, but... 

alt text Attack on Titan: Part Two (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Attack on Titan” is one of the most heavily anticipated series to be released in 2014 and as much hype that has come out for this series, the fact that all the hype is warranted. The characters,... 

alt text Third Person (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Third Person” is a film that audiences may regard as his best or worse film which he had written and directed.  For those who are inspired by Haggis’ box office hits may grumble that... 

alt text Very Good Girls (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Very Good Girls” is an entertaining film that is a straightforward coming-of-age film about two best friends during the summer and their friendship being tested over a guy.  A fresh take... 

alt text Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Movie: Limited Edition (a J!-ENT Anime on Blu-ray Disc Review)

You don’t usually come across a magical girl anime storyline with wonderful anime production, fantastic music but also a sudden twist in its storyline going from cute and sweet to sudden helplessness... 

DVD REVIEWS

alt text Silver Spoon: Complete 1st Season (a J!-ENT Anime DVD Review)

“Silver Spoon: Complete 1st Season” was a big surprise! Not only is it a realistic and entertaining series from the creator of “Fullmetal Alchemist”, Hiromu Arakwa. But it’s... 

alt text Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season One (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” is an entertaining, thrilling TV series that manages to take on various storyline plots from the big screen and bring it to audiences on television.... 

alt text Oreimo 2: Limited Edition Complete Box Set (a J!-ENT Anime DVD Review)

“Oreimo 2″ is a fantastic conclusion to this fun and entertaining anime series!  “Oreimo 2: Limited Edition Complete Box Set” is recommended! Image courtesy of © Tsukasa... 

alt text The Goldbergs: The Complete First Season (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“The Goldbergs” is nostalgic, hilarious comedy that I look forward to watching and I can’t wait for season two! “The Goldbergs: The Complete First Season” is recommended! ©... 

alt text The Blacklist: The Complete First Season (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

“The Blacklist: The Complete First Season” is a magnificent television series worth checking out! Riveting, exciting and one of the best drama series on television! The acting, the writing,... 

VIDEO GAME NEWS

FOUR WAYS TO ENJOY THE NEW SUPER SMASH BROS. FOR NINTENDO 3DS DEMO

FOUR WAYS TO ENJOY THE NEW SUPER SMASH BROS. FOR NINTENDO 3DS DEMO Sept. 12, 2014 To make the wait... 

SUPER SMASH BROS., AMIIBO, POKÉMON AND NEW HARDWARE BUNDLES STAR IN NINTENDO’S HOLIDAY LINEUP

Pre-Orders for First 12 amiibo Figures Kick off Nintendo’s Holiday Season REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 29,... 

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