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Eddie Lawrence, Comedian and Actor, 1919 - 2014

Eddie Lawrence 1919 - 2014

Actor and comedian Eddie Lawrence passed away on March 25, 2014, at the age of 95. Lawrence was best known for his “Old Philosopher” routine, where he would alternate increasingly outlandish fictional troubles with a clichéd refrain to carry on regardless. The character gave Lawrence (and numerous imitators) a framework for comedy sketches and commercials […]

PR: Jeff Dunham's "Achmed Saves America" Comes to Blu-ray & DVD on March 18, 2014

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Jeff Dunham’s ACHMED SAVES AMERICA Blu-ray & DVD Release Blu-ray & DVD Street Date: 3/18/14 Approx. Runtime: 60 Minutes From the inventive mind of Jeff Dunham comes his FIRST animated movie starring his most popular character Achmed the Dead Terrorist! Synopsis: From the inventive mind of Jeff Dunham comes the first animated movie starring the […]

Indiana Jones Lives Again At Disney

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When Disney purchased the Star Wars empire from George Lucas last year in a massive multi-billion dollar deal, they also purchased some of the rights to the “Indiana Jones” film franchise, which Lucas owned within his Lucasfilm Corporation. Disney essentially bought Lucasfilm and Indy but Lucas had previously cut a deal with Paramount for distribution […]

Oakland Rolls Snake Eyes

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To promote the release on DVD and Blu-ray of “G.I. Joe: Retaliation”, Paramount sent Snake Eyes [actor Ray Park] to the Oakland Coliseum to toss out the ceremonial first pitch in a game against Toronto. The result? Well, see for yourself, but if you want a foreshadowing hint – Toronto shut out the A’s in […]

DreamWorks Signs Five-Year Distribution Deal with 20th Century Fox

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DreamWorks Animation has signed a five-year distribution deal with 20th Century Fox for its theatrical films beginning next year with The Croods. Fox will be replacing DreamWorks’ old distribution partner Paramount Pictures. The new deal represents the culmination of a souring relationship between DreamWorks Animation and Paramount that began in 2011 when DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey […]

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