‘Misfits & Monsters’ Trailer: Horror-Comedy Anthology Series From Bobcat Goldthwait
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A trailer was released recently for the debut season of Misfits & Monsters, a new horror-comedy anthology series coming to truTV.

The show comes from Bobcat Goldthwait, who’s best known as the stand-up comedian and actor who appeared in the Police Academy movies, Scrooged, and Shakes the Clown, and more recently as the filmmaker behind World’s Greatest Dad, God Bless America, and Willow Creek.

The trailer is kind of a trailer/featurette hybrid, with peeks at the show paired with Goldthwait talking about it. You can read more about Misfits & Monsters and check out the trailer along with some bonus videos below.

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Disney In Depth: Monsters University Blu-ray Review
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Monsters University
4-Disc Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital | 3-Disc Blu-ray/DVD/Digital | 2-Disc Blu-ray/DVD l DVD l Instant
Directed by Dan Scanlon
Starring Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Helen Mirren, Nathan Fillion, Joel Murray, Sean Hayes, Dave Foley, Charlie Day, Peter Sohn, Steve Buscemi, and Alfred Molina
Walt Disney Home Entertainment
Release Date: Oct. 29, 2013

It’s time to scare it up, my fellow geeks! Monsters University sees its home release, and surprisingly, the Blu-ray edition of Pixar’s latest feature is wicked good. Explore Monsters University with me, shall we?

James P. Sullivan (John Goodman) and Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) may have given the impression they were always best buddies in Monsters, Inc., but Monsters University proves just the opposite. Travel back in time with Sulley and Mikey to their young adulthood, when Sulley’s pomposity and Mike’s unabashed idealism contrasted with their older personalities. Mike craves to scare for a living, despite his less-than-menacing appearance, and must prove to naysayers that he belongs at the Scare School. He works ceaselessly to understand ways to haunt and chill. Sulley, on the other hand, thinks his family name and reputation will lead him on a road to success, but his egotism impairs his image and potential. The two must collaborate with the non-impressive Oozma Kappa fraternity to save their spots in the Scare School.

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DVD Review: The Kids In The Hall – Death Comes To Town

The Kids in the Hall
Death Comes to Town
Directed by Kelly Makin
Starring Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson
A&E Entertainment
Release Date: May 24, 2011

I grew up watching The Kids in the Hall, a half-hour-long sketch comedy series from Canada starring a popular comedy troupe whose core cast of five founding members – Scott Thompson, Dave Foley, Mark McKinney, Bruce McCulloch, and Kevin McDonald – has never changed in their existence. It remains one of the funniest television shows in the histories of both television and things that are funny. The Kids came into my life at a time when I had a very conventional view of what comedy was. Then again I must have been all of ten years old when I first saw The Kids in the Hall arriving on American shores and being resigned to the netherworld of late Friday nights on HBO in the early 1990s. It didn’t have a fraction of the cultural impact of the Beatles coming to the U.S. to play on The Ed Sullivan Show, but it meant a hell of a lot more important to me. The Kids’ unorthodox (to me at least) amalgamation of off-kilter and experimental humor with more broader comedy to appeal to those with a kindergarten student’s comedic sensibility, but it was all done the Kids’ way so that even it when it seemed like they were playing it safe their loyal fans never assumed they were selling out. 

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Nathan Fillion, John Krasinski, Bonnie Hunt Announced For Pixar’s ‘Monsters University’
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In addition to returning stars including Billy Crystal, John Goodman, and Steve Buscemi, some new names are being announced for Pixar’s highly anticipated Monsters, Inc. prequel, Monsters University.

New voices who will join in on the fun this time around include geek god Nathan Fillion (Firefly, Slither), Bonnie Hunt (Jerry Maguire, The Green Mile), and John Krasinski (The Office, Away We Go).

Fillion will voice Johnny Worthington (seen above with the horns), the president of the Roar Omega Roar fraternity, while Krasinski will be a super star scarer at Monsters, Inc. and Hunt will voice a young Mike Wazowski’s grade school teacher.

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New Images From ‘Monsters, Inc.’ Prequel ‘Monsters University’ Released
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A couple of new images from the upcoming Pixar movie, Monsters University, the prequel to 2001’s Monsters, Inc., have made their way to the ‘net.

The movie tells the story of when Mike (Billy Crystal) and Sully (John Goodman) first met in college, where they did not hit it off right away, taking turns pulling elaborate pranks on each other.

The prequel is directed by Dan Scanlon, and also features the voices of Steve Buscemi, Dave Foley, Julia Sweeney, Joel Murray, and Peter Sohn. It will be released on June 21, 2013.

Check out the new images from Monsters University below now!

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