Dean Norris Returns as Colonel Williams
“The Military Miniaturization” – Colonel Williams (Dean Norris), an Air Force representative from the Department of Material Command sits down to talk with Wolowitz, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Monday, Sept. 26 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.
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STORY BY: Chuck Lorre, Eric Kaplan, Jim Reynolds
TELEPLAY BY: Steve Molaro, Steve Holland, Maria Ferrari
DIRECTED BY: Mark Cendrowski
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“BEAUTY AND THE BEAST ” returned to Alice Tully Hall this evening, 25 years after it made its much acclaimed debut with a “work in progress’ screening, when Walt Disney Studios and the Film Society of Lincoln Center presented an exclusive screening in celebration of the upcoming “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 25th ANNIVERSARY EDITION” release.
VFILES, the global creative social-netowrking website and app, along with Joel Madden of MDDN Co., are announcing the creation of the record label VFILES LOUD!
The VFILES LOUD! partnership will offer yet another way for the VFILES community on the platform to be heard by a global audience—literally. VFILES LOUD! plans to develop and create opportunities for the artists on the VFILES platform (website and app) and the community at large. The VFILES LOUD! program—where users can submit tracks for consideration to be a part of the label and ensuing event series—will now take on an entirely new dimension.
VFILES believes that fashion and music are inseparable and can’t exist without the other. The projects and collaborations that VFILES does with the talented creative community on the VFILES platform have always involved a musical component.
“As a fan and a member of the VFILES community I’m excited about the collaboration with MDDN and VFILES and the impact we are going to be able to have on all VFILES artists. We are truly at the front of finding great new talent and bringing it to the world in the most authentic ways.”—Joel Madden, MDDN
“I have been a fan of Good Charlotte since the beginning. Joel is absolutely a brilliant songwriter and musician and understands VFIL ES in its truest sense,” says VFILES Founder Julie Anne Quay.
This year alone the LIVE AT VFILES event series has included Rae Sremmurd, Lil Yachty, Krewella, Dawn Richards, and Metro Boomin. VFILES RUNWAY has included performances by Tyga, Sophie Beem, and this season Playboi Carti along with the young band Unlocking the Truth. Jeffery (Young Thug) was a mentor for VFILES RUNWAY.
MDDN has their finger on the pulse of contemporary music, a proven track record to produce successful musical artists (including themselves), and a commitment to empowering youth—all of which align with the VFILES mission. Their Culver City, L.A studio has already worked with a number of young artists—Waterparks, Groves, Potty Mouth—and established artists like Jessie J.
These successful collaborations, along with the brother’s own success in the music industry as Good Charlotte, promise to launch the career of any young artist deserving discovery.
VFILES is a creative-focused social networking website and app that connects the global youth community. Users can connect, discover, collaborate, and be a part of what’s next. VFILES enables and encourages collaboration between its members in design, fashion, art, music, and more. VFILES is a movement—join us.
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The following is a listing of all Blu-ray reviews done for J!-ENT which are listed in alphanumeric order:
ABC to Use Facebook Live to Make an Entire Episode Available for Fans
ABC Entertainment and Facebook announced a partnership to stream the first episode of the highly anticipated new comedy series “Speechless” on the show’s official Facebook page, @SpeechlessABC, using Facebook Live. Beginning today, fans on Facebook can expect to see a special shout-out from the cast, welcoming them to this exclusive digital event. The episode will be available until Monday, September 19. “Speechless” premieres on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.
In the episode, Maya DiMeo moves her family to a new, upscale school district where she finds the perfect situation for her eldest son, JJ, who has cerebral palsy. While JJ and his sister, Dylan, are thrilled with the move, middle son Ray is frustrated by the family’s tendencies to constantly move, since he feels his needs are second to JJ. Soon, Maya realizes it is not the right situation for JJ and attempts to uproot the family again. But JJ connects with Kenneth, the school’s groundskeeper, and asks him to step in as his caregiver, and Ray manages to convince Maya to give the school another chance.
“Speechless” stars Minnie Driver as Maya DiMeo, John Ross Bowie (“The Big Bang Theory”) as Jimmy DiMeo, Mason Cook as Ray DiMeo, Micah Fowler as JJ DiMeo, Kyla Kenedy as Dylan DiMeo and Cedric Yarbrough as Kenneth. Guest starring are Marin Kinkle as Dr. Miller, Paul Bates as Older Cop, Darcy Shean a Fancy Woman, Daniel Zolghadri as Carter, Dina Spybey-Waters as Jennifer, Cyrus Deboo as Administrator, Skyler James as Kid, Jonathan Slavin as Mr. Powers, Jay Chandrasekhar as Coach, Lukita Maxwell as Jillian and Daniel Nelson as Zane.
The episode was written by Scott Silveri and directed by Christine Gernon.
Scott Silveri (“Friends”) writes and is executive producer of the show, along with “Fresh Off the Boat”’s Jake Kasdan and Melvin Mar. The series is from Twentieth Century Fox Television and ABC Studios.
Randall Park, Hasan Minaj, Malcolm D. Lee and Masi Oka Also Set to Judge Annual Festival That Celebrates Diverse Stories While Finding the Next Generation of Storytellers
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – September 13, 2016 – As part of the company’s ongoing initiatives to find new voices, the NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL unveiled the judging panel for its 11th annual festival. The diverse group of award-winning directors, writers, producers and actors include director Justin Lin (Fast & Furious 6, Star Trek Beyond), producer Will Packer (Ride Along series, Straight Outta Compton), writer-producer Tracey Wigfield (The Mindy Project, creator and showrunner of NBC’s upcoming Great News), Marlon Wayans (NBC’s upcoming Marlon), Masi Oka (Heroes, Hawaii Five-0) and writer-director Malcolm D. Lee (The Best Man, Barbershop: The Next Cut) as well as festival alumni Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat, Trainwreck) and Hasan Minaj (The Daily Show).
“Our judging panel is comprised of creatives and festival alumni who enrich film and television with diverse stories and unique perspectives,” says Karen Horne, SVP of Talent Development & Inclusion, NBC Entertainment. “I’m proud that our SHORT FILM FESTIVAL along with our other NBCUniversal Talent Infusion Programs continue to discover and recognize talented storytellers with new and original voices.”
Founded in 2006, the NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL is the first and only film festival created and run by an entertainment studio with the mission of discovering diverse voices both in front and behind the camera. This celebrated annual initiative, known for introducing up and coming directors, writers, producers and actors to top industry tastemakers, also awards prizes ranging from holding deals and development meetings at NBCUniversal to monetary grants. The bi-coastal festival is part of the robust NBCUniversal Talent Infusion Programs (NBCUNI TIPS) that promote and encourage people of diverse backgrounds to become the next generation of storytellers.
This year’s festival will culminate with a finale screening and award ceremony on October 19, 2016 at the Director’s Guild of America in Hollywood.
“I’m excited to return as a judge for NBCUniversal’s SHORT FILM FESTIVAL,” said director Justin Lin. “Discovering and nurturing the next generation of talent is a personal mission of mine, so I feel privileged to be amongst the first to see original and diverse stories from up and coming filmmakers. I’ve seen several festival alumni go on to present their work at Sundance and Cannes, and I expect nothing less from this year’s filmmakers.”
Last month, the festival officially kicked off in New York with two days of screenings and events for this year’s 14 semi-finalists. They received GoPro equipment packages and LumeCube kits to document their experiences at curated events that included a SAG-AFTRA-hosted champagne kick-off reception and a WGA East-sponsored round table discussion with Oscar®-nominated writer-director Shari Springer-Berman (American Splendor). The two-day program ended with screenings of the semi-finalists’ short films before audiences of industry professionals including film, network and cable executives as well as managers, agents and producers. This year’s semi-finalists are:
- Afuera Director: Steven Liang, Writer: Steven Canals
- Alien Hunter Director: David Telles, Writer: David Telles & Alex Meraz
- Day One Writer & Director: Henry Hughes
- Guest Room Writer & Director: Joshua Tate
- In Their Eyes Writer & Director: Gina Levy
- Los Angeles 1991 Director: Miguel De Olaso, Writer: Miguel De Olaso, Bruno Zacarias & Tim Hyten
- Parachute Girls Director: Alex Rubens, Writer: Emily C. Chang
- Partners Director: Joey Ally, Writer: Jen Tullock & Hannah Pearl Utt
- Password Deals Writer & Director: Brie Eley
- Rosa Writer & Director: Alejandra Parody
- Search Party Writer & Director: Tesia Joy Walker
- Things I Hate: Lady Grooming Director: Liam Edward Brady, Writer: Molly Anne Coogan
- Vamonos Director: Marvin Bryan Lemus, Writer: Moira Morel & Erick Castrillon
- You Can Go Director: Christine Turner, Writer: Daniel Solé
The NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL is presented by NBCUniversal and NBC Entertainment with title partners: Universal Pictures, NBCU Open Possibilities and Seeso. Additional 2016 festival partners include Oxygen, Xfinity, USA Network, Bravo, Syfy, Focus Features, Fandango, E! Entertainment, Telemundo, Esquire Network, and Hulu, as well as GoPro, SAG-AFTRA, Writers Guild of America – East, Writers Guild of America – West, The Hollywood Reporter, Keldof and Panavision.
About the NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Founded in 2006, the NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL is the first and only film festival created and run by an entertainment studio solely dedicated to celebrating the importance of diversity in entertainment and discovering the next generation of storytellers. The annual bicoastal program is a nationwide search for diverse talent, both in front of and behind the camera, including those from ethnically diverse backgrounds, members of the LGBT community and female filmmakers. Winners are awarded with prizes ranging from development meetings and holding deals with NBCUniversal to cash grants and industry standard software and camera packages. Festival alumni include Randall Park (Fresh Off the Boat) and Hasan Minaj (The Daily Show). For more information, visit NBCUshortsFEST.com #NBCUshortsFEST
About the NBCUniversal Talent Infusion Programs (NBCUNI TIPS)
Since 2000, NBCUniversal has been dedicated to discovering and nurturing on screen and behind-the-camera talent of diverse and inclusive backgrounds through the NBCUniversal Talent Infusion Programs (NBCUNI TIPS). NBCUNI TIPS are amongst the most extensive and robust diversity and inclusion programs in the television industry. They feature 21 programs including the Writer’s on the Verge Program, Diverse Staff Writer Initiative, Emerging Director Program, StandUp NBC nationwide search for stand-up comedians and the NBCUniversal SHORT FILM FESTIVAL that celebrates diverse stories. Program alumni are celebrated producers, writers, directors and actors in the entertainment industry who have gone on to win Academy Awards®, Emmys, Golden Globes and SAG Awards. For more information, visit NBCUniTIPS.com.
ERICA AND LAINEY PLAY MATCHMAKER
WHILE BARRY LEARNS WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A GYM TEACHER,
ON ABC’S ‘THE GOLDBERGS’
“I Heart Video Dating” – Erica and Lainey try to find Bill a woman of interest by using new technology for dating. They recruit Adam to create a demo reel, but Beverly insists she will find someone the old fashioned way. Meanwhile, after a “failed” aptitude test, Barry decides he wants to be a gym teacher and becomes Coach Mellor’s apprentice, on “The Goldbergs,” WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
“The Goldbergs” stars Wendi McLendon-Covey (“Bridesmaids”) as Beverly Goldberg, Patton Oswalt (“Ratatouille”) as adult Adam Goldberg, Sean Giambrone as Adam Goldberg, Troy Gentile (“Good Luck Chuck”) as Barry Goldberg, Hayley Orrantia (“The X Factor”) as Erica Goldberg, AJ Michalka as Lainey Lewis with George Segal (“Just Shoot Me”) as Pops Solomon and Jeff Garlin (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”) as Murray Goldberg.
Guest starring is David Koechner as Bill Lewis, Bryan Callen as Coach Mellor, Rob Huebel as John Calabasas, Sam Lerner as Geoff Schwartz, Matt Bush as Any Cogan, Noah Munck as Naked Rob, Allie Grant as Evy Silver and Sean Marquette as Johnny Atkins.
“I Heart Video Dating” was written by Alex Barnow and directed by Peter Ellis.
Adam F. Goldberg, Doug Robinson, Alex Barnow, Marc Firek, Lew Schneider, Chris Bishop and Adam Armus are executive producers. “The Goldbergs” is produced by Happy Madison and Adam F. Goldberg Productions, in association with Sony Pictures Television.
First Lady Michelle Obama will make a return visit to THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT Tuesday, Sept. 20 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. This will mark the first lady’s second appearance on THE LATE SHOW. Her first visit was on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015.
Mrs. Obama will promote “Let Girls Learn,” an initiative launched by the president and first lady in March 2015, which brings together the Department of State, USAID, the Peace Corps and the Millennium Challenge Corporation, as well as other agencies and programs, to help adolescent girls around the world go to school and stay in school.
THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, a production of The Late Show Inc., airs weeknights (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Stephen Colbert, Chris Licht, Tom Purcell and Jon Stewart are the executive producers.
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Concise And Comprehensive Guidebook By Japan’s Most Famous Sushi Chef Is A Vivid Must-Read For Lovers Of Japanese Cuisine
VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, delivers a mouth-watering guide to sushi with the release of SUSHI: JIRO GASTRONOMY on October 11th.
SUSHI: JIRO GASTRONOMY is a unique new culinary guidebook that presents an extraordinary journey through the delectable seasonal offerings at Japan’s most famous sushi restaurant, Sushi Sukiyabashi Jiro, featured in the award-winning documentary film Jiro Dreams of Sushi. SUSHI: JIRO GASTRONOMY will be released with a print MSRP of $14.99 US / $16.99 CAN.
Succinct yet comprehensive, this little jewel of a book takes you through the seasonal offerings at Jiro Ono’s famed Tokyo restaurant, Sukiyabashi Jiro. Descriptions of each type of sushi, featuring commentary from master Ono, are accompanied by beautiful full-page photography. Readers can learn the seasons in which the sushi is best served, the correct methods of eating it with either fingers or chopsticks, and how and when to use condiments.
“Compact, portable, and stylish, SUSHI: JIRO GASTRONOMY is the distillation of a lifetime’s worth of knowledge and a great companion for sushi lovers everywhere,” says Leyla Aker, VIZ Media Senior Vice President of Publishing. “We have given this release a high-quality presentation befitting the subject matter, with a gorgeous press-varnished book jacket, custom endpapers, and scores of mouth-watering, full-color photos. This new release is a must-read for any fan of sushi or lover of world-class cuisine.”
Born in Shizuoka Prefecture on the coast of Japan, master chef Jiro Ono began apprenticing to become a sushi chef at a young age. In 1965 he opened Sushi Sukiyabashi Jiro, widely considered to be one of the best sushi restaurants in the world. In 2011 the chef and his restaurant became the subject of the award-winning documentary film Jiro Dreams of Sushi.
For additional information on SUSHI: JIRO GASTRONOMY and other titles distributed and published by VIZ Media, please visit www.VIZ.com.
About VIZ Media, LLC
Established in 1986, VIZ Media is the premier company in the field of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. Along with its popular digital magazine WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, DRAGON BALL, SAILOR MOON, and POKÉMON, VIZ Media offers an extensive library of titles and original content in a wide variety of book and video formats, as well as through official licensed merchandise. Owned by three of Japan’s largest publishing and entertainment companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.
Learn more about VIZ Media and its properties at www.VIZ.com.
Michael Barker and Tom Bernard are co-presidents of Sony Pictures Classics—an autonomous division of Sony Pictures Entertainment founded in January 1992 (with Marcie Bloom) that distributes, produces and acquires independent films from the United States and around the world.
The team has worked with many of the world’s finest independent filmmakers including Woody Allen, Pedro Almodóvar, Robert Altman, Allison Anders, Hector Babenco, Kenneth Branagh, Ingmar Bergman, John Boorman, Francis Ford Coppola, David Cronenberg, Luc Dardenne, Jonathan Demme, Guillermo del Toro, Atom Egoyan, R.W. Fassbinder, Mike Figgis, Hal Hartley, Agniezska Holland, James Ivory, Merchant Ivory, Jim Jarmusch, Norman Jewison, Neil Jordan, Charlie Kaufman, Akira Kurosawa, Neil LaBute, Ang Lee, Richard Linklater, Louis Malle, David Mamet, Errol Morris, Gary Oldman, Jean-Pierre, Sally Potter, Alan Rudolph, John Sayles, Paul Schrader, Fred Schepisi, Lily Tomlin, François Truffaut, Paul Verhoeven, Wong Kar Wai, Wim Wenders, and Zhang Yimou.
The following is a list of all the Sony Pictures Classics Blu-ray and DVD’s we have reviewed on J!-ENT thus far.
Note: Reviews are from 1999-Present
– Land Ho!
– The Past
– Red Army