Olympics: Beach Volleyball Commentators Announced for Paris 2024

Three-time Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor is joining the NBC Sports team as a beach volleyball analyst during the 2024 Paris Olympics. Making her Olympics debut as a commentator with NBCU, May-Treanor joins Chris Marlowe (play-by-play), Kevin Wong (analyst), and Dain Blanton (reporter) calling beach volleyball in Paris. The beach volleyball competition will be held in Champ-de-Mars park, at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, one of the many events which will be held amidst…

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The Andromeda Strain – A Michael Crichton Retrospective

Sci-fi thriller The Andromeda Strain blends the fine line between fact and fiction in the film adapted from Michael Crichton’s novel. The film follows a team of four scientists as they investigate a deadly organism from outer space. It made its way to Earth when a U.S. government satellite crashed in Piedmont, New Mexico. Unfortunately, there were only two survivors. With the rest of the town dead, there’s a biological crisis and it’s up to…

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Cat Ballou Brings the Laughs Back on Blu-ray

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has put Cat Ballou–one of the greatest Westerns of all time–back in the market on Blu-ray. The new release does not include a digital copy but it certainly includes a lot of laughs. What follows is my original review from 2022: Over 55 years after its theatrical release, the Jane Fonda-starring Cat Ballou remains one of the funniest Westerns of all time. No list of the great Western films is complete…

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Hulu: Coming and Leaving in July 2024

Hulu announced the movies, series, and specials that are coming and leaving the streaming platform’s library in July 2024. Titles Coming to Hulu July 1, 2024 Attack of the Red Sea Sharks: Special Premiere Baby Sharks in the City: Special Premiere Shark Attack 360: Special Premiere Shark Beach with Anthony Mackie: Special Premiere Shark vs. Ross Edgley: Special Premiere Sharks Gone Viral: Special Premiere Supersized Sharks: Special Premiere Blippi Anniversary Compilations Blippi NASA Episodes Blippi…

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Gabriela Cowperthwaite talks The Grab

Director Gabriela Cowperthwaite discusses The Grab, a geopolitical thriller featuring hard-hitting journalism and compelling storytelling. Governments, private investors, and mercenaries are working behind the scenes to seize food and water from unknowing populations. In short, they are becoming the new OPEC but rather than oil, they are seeking to control our food. We’re already seeing the impact on our wallets during every trip to the grocery store as products keep increasing in price. As increases…

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The Parallax View Marks 50th Anniversary

The Parallax View–Alan J. Pakula’s political thriller starring Warren Beatty–marks the 50th anniversary since its 1974 theatrical release. Up until last week, I had never seen the film. What piqued my interest in it was the influence of Alan J. Pakula films and other similar political thrillers on Jurassic World: Chaos Theory. Interestingly enough, it just happens to be the film’s 50th anniversary this year. It’s quite possible that I would have ended up watching…

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Inside Out 2: Riley’s Mind Gets Crowded As Teen Years Begin

Riley’s mind becomes crowded when additional emotions take the controls in Pixar’s Inside Out 2, a sequel to their 2015 Oscar winner. There is a scene after the credits. Pete Docter has a way of making Pixar magic. However, he is not directing the sequel–instead, Kelsey Mann is directing. With Mann helming, Anxiety (Maya Hawke) is about to be front and center in Riley Andersen’s (Kensington Tallman) mind. After all, adolescence brings on its whole…

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U.S. Olympic Trials – Swimming and Diving – Paris 2024

Swimming and Diving headline nine consecutive nights of primetime coverage during the U.S. Olympic Trials ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympics. Seven-time Olympic gold medalists Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel headline NBC Olympics’ live coverage of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming beginning this Saturday, June 15, at 11 a.m. ET on Peacock, live from Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, in what will be the first time in history that…

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Olympics: NBC Announces More Commentators – Paris 2024

NBC announced commentators for swimming, diving, track & field, and gymnastics ahead of both the U.S. Olympic Trials and 2024 Paris Olympics. The next set of U.S. Olympic Trials will take place from June 15-30 across NBC, Peacock and USA Network. As such, the roster of announcers for those four sports for NBCUniversal’s coverage of the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad in Paris this summer was announced this week. The Opening Ceremony of the Paris…

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Brats Reclaims the Narrative in Brat Pack Documentary

Inspired by his book of the same name, actor-filmmaker Andrew McCarthy revisits the Brat Pack in the new Hulu documentary, Brats. “You couldn’t ignore me if you tried.” – John Bender (Judd Nelson) What do you think of when you hear the word “brat?” It usually has a negative connotation, right? You can probably imagine why the stars featured in this film were not a fan of being coined a member of the Brat Pack?…

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