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In Memory of Mickey Rooney: 1920-2014

Mickey Rooney died on April 6, 2014 at the age of 93. Rooney’s career in Hollywood began early-on…he became a well-known child actor, with films like Manhattan Melodrama in 1934 and Reckless and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, both in 1935. But, he was most known from his work in the late 1930s and 1940s, especially […]

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In Memory of James Rebhorn: 1948-2014

You might not know his name, but you will surely know his face. A veteran character actor that has starred in blockbusters, indie films, television and kids movies, James Rebhorn is one of Hollywood’s most unsung and unknown heroes. No matter how big or small the role, Rebhorn always pursued his roles with the same […]

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The Walking Dead: Page to Screen

As season four of The Walking Dead creeps towards its close, let’s take a moment to ponder: why do more than 19 million people watch a show about zombies each week? Why do you have to go back to 2008 to find a show that could beat The Walking Dead in the ratings? Compared to […]

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Elbert’s Top 5 Underrated Shows: Part 5

Here it is, the moment you (and I) have been waiting for: the reveal of my number 1 (not to mention favorite show of all time)! That top spot goes to…Buffy the Vampire Slayer! Since its inception over a decade ago and the premiere of the pilot episode (the first episode of any series), which […]

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Elbert’s Top 5 Underrated Shows: Part 4

If you have followed this blog series up to this point, then you have probably wondered what that one show was that was canceled in December. It’s time for the reveal…And that 2nd spot belongs to NIKITA! This sleek and action-packed thriller had it all: Attractive characters, engaging plots (including the subplots), a well thought […]

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