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Will & Grace Midseason Premiere Recap: Surrogate-Mommy Issues

Will & Grace Midseason Premiere Recap: Surrogate-Mommy Issues
In Thursday’s midseason premiere of Will & Grace, not one but two dreams came true: Will found the ideal surrogate mother for his baby-to-be, and Grace cast herself in the role that she (was so very sure) she was born to play. Read on, and we’ll recap the hell out of the who, what, where, when, why and how of it all.

‘Thanks For The Bloody, Mary’ | As “Performance Anxiety” began, Jack noted that Will was in an especially good mood — and “I know it’s not from having sex or stepping on a scale.” Turned out, Will
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New ‘Magnum Pi’ Spoilers For Season 10, November 15, 2019 Episode 8 Revealed

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Hey,"Magnum P.I." fans. We are back with another brand new spoiler article for you guys. This time, we'll be going over a few scenarios that are going to play out in the next, new episode 8. We were able to get a couple of teaser descriptions for it via an official press release from CBS. CBS also served up a couple of preview photos for episode 8. So, we're going to take a look at those and give you a link to them so you can view them for yourselves. To start, it's been revealed that the producers named episode 8, "He Came by Night." It sounds like episode 8 will feature some very intense, dramatic and interesting scenes as Magnum and Higgins clash over a case! Tc and Shammy try to crack a impersonation case and more. We'll go ahead and start off this spoiler session with the Magnum and Higgins situation.
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Vice Principals: HBO Comedy Series Debuts in July

Somebody caught a mean case of school spirit. The first nine-episode season of the Vice Principals TV show premieres on HBO Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 10:30pm Et/Pt. Watch the trailer and two teasers, below. Created by Danny McBride and Jody Hill, this dark comedy series tells the story of a high school "and the two people who almost run it, the vice principals." McBride and Hill are executive producing with David Gordon Green and Stephanie Laing.

Neal Gamby (McBride) and Lee Russell (Walter Goggins) are in an epic power struggle with one another to become school principal, when Dr. Belinda Brown (Kimberly Hébert Gregory) arrives on the scene. The Vice Principals cast also includes Georgia King, Sheaun McKinney, Edi Patterson, Ashley Spillers, Susan Park, Busy Phillips, Jennifer Gatti, Dale Dickey, Christopher Thornton, and Maya G. Love.

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‘Murder In The First’ & ‘Surgeon General’ Add To Casts, ‘Lucky 7′ Recasts Actor

Bess Rous (Beth Henley’s play The Jacksonian) has joined the cast of Murder In The First, TNT’s drama pilot co-created by Steven Bochco and Eric Lodal. It is a murder mystery set in contemporary San Francisco that centers on two Sfpd homicide detectives, Terry Seagrave (Taye Diggs) and Hildy Mulligan (Kathleen Robertson), as they take on a case that seems more like a maze. Rous, repped by Greene & Associates and The Coronel Group, plays Wexler, a techy that is Erich Blount’s brilliant Cto and head of R&D. Christopher Thornton has booked a role in the CBS drama pilot The Surgeon General, which centers on Dr. John Sherman (Jason Isaacs), the most powerful doctor in the nation who has 315 million patients. Thornton will play a funny wheelchair-bound Russian computer scientist and master researcher with a 4.0 from MIT who has developed a life-changing algorithm. Confined to a wheelchair in real life,
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Sympathy For Delicious Blu-ray Review

The long-in-development directorial debut of Mark “the Fourth Avenger” Ruffalo, Sympathy For Delicious tells the story of a gifted DJ who’s fallen on hard times in the wake of an accident that’s left him confined to a wheelchair. Living out of his car, relying on the charity of a do-gooding priest (Ruffalo), things are pretty bleak for Delicious D (that’s his name!) until he finds that he has the power to heal the sick with a laying on of hands—a power that cannot be applied to his own devastating malady. Further embittered by this cruel twist of fate, D nonetheless offers his healing hands to the downtrodden masses of the streets, but it isn’t long before an opportunistic indie rock band offers him a second shot at stardom if he’ll exploit his gift on-stage for a lucrative music/evangelism fest called Healapalooza. But does
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Blu-Ray Review: Well-Acted ‘Sympathy For Delicious’ Feels Too One-Note

Chicago – An intriguing, highly unusual premise is brought to life by fine performances in “Sympathy for Delicious,” but the film’s aim to inspire is undercut by the shallowness of its one-note characters. Scene after scene veers between a genuinely absorbing morality play and a feature-length “Touched by an Angel” episode riddled with f-bombs.

I suspect that the picture was awarded a special jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival in part because of its offscreen story regarding the 20-year friendship between first-time director Mark Ruffalo and screenwriter/star Christopher Thornton. Their arduous journey toward bringing this indie production to the screen was clearly a labor of love, and the film is an impressive achievement on numerous levels. It just has the tremendous misfortune of centering on one of the most insufferable protagonists in recent memory.

Blu-Ray Rating: 2.5/5.0

Thornton is a fine actor and proves here that he’s more
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Blu Monday: Beaver Puppets, Killer Cars and Smelly Trolls

Your Weekly Source for the Newest Releases to Blu-Ray Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Bambi II: Special Edition Blu-Ray/DVD Combo (2006)

Synopsis: Bambi, one of the silver screen.s most cherished characters, makes his triumphant return. The eagerly awaited next chapter of Bambi.s unforgettable story continues for a whole new generation in a film that.s sure to delight your entire family. Join Bambi as he reunites with his father, the Great Prince, who must now raise the young fawn and teach him the ways of the forest. But in the adventure of a lifetime, the proud parent discovers that there is much that he can learn from his spirited young son. Thumper, Flower, Owl, and your favorite characters return . and you.ll meet some wonderful new friends . as Bambi.s magnificent legacy continues. Illustrated in the breathtaking animation style of the original classic and bursting with new songs, Bambi II
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New Release: Sympathy for Delicious Blu-ray and DVD

Maya Entertainment will release the comedy-drama film Sympathy for Delicious, the directorial debut of actor Mark Ruffalo (Shutter Island), on Blu-ray and DVD on Aug. 23 for the list prices of $29.98 and $27.98, respectively.

Rock'n'roll rules for Orlando Bloom and Juliette Lewis in Sympathy for Delicious.

Written by and starring Christopher Thornton, Sympathy for Delicious tell the story of up-and-coming rock’n’roll “Delicious” Dean O’Dwyer DJ (Thornton) who is paralyzed in a motorcycle accident and then seeks out a remedy for the situation in the world of faith healing. Dean gets a bit more than he bargained for when he discovers that he that he possesses the power to heal people but is unable to heal himself. Angrily deciding to use his newfound gift for fame and fortune, Dean joins a rock band, which sets the stage for still another potential tragedy…

Also starring Ruffalo, Juliette Lewis (Due Date), Laura Linney
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Exclusive: Sympathy for Delicious Blu-ray and DVD Arrives August 23rd

Exclusive: Sympathy for Delicious Blu-ray and DVD Arrives August 23rd
The directorial debut from Academy Award nominee Mark Ruffalo (The Kids Are All Right, Shutter Island), Sympathy for Delicious comes to Blu-ray and DVD August 23 from Maya Entertainment. The film was awarded a Special Jury Prize for Directing at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. Written by and starring Christopher Thornton (Welcome to California, Pretty Persuasion), Sympathy for Delicious is an edgy, rock-and-roll spiritual journey that explores the lasting effects of tragedy, the search for meaning, and the ultimate redemptive power of compassion. Based on Thornton's real-life experiences as a paraplegic in the world of faith healing, the film also stars Ruffalo, Academy Award nominees Juliette Lewis (Due Date, Whip It!) and Laura Linney (TV's The Big C, HBO's John Adams, The Savages), along with Orlando Bloom (Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, The The Lord of the Rings trilogy). Sympathy for Delicious, which had a U.S. theatrical release in April, will
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Ruffalo Struggled With Grief Throughout Directorial Debut

Ruffalo Struggled With Grief Throughout Directorial Debut
Movie star Mark Ruffalo insists he struggled more than most to make his directorial debut - because he was still grieving the loss of his brother.

The Kids Are All Right star signed on to direct and star in the adaptation of disabled pal Christopher Thornton's screenplay Sympathy For Delicious in a bid to beat the blues, and he admits the hectic 23-day shoot was cathartic for him.

Ruffalo tells Black Book magazine, "When I started making the film I was in the deepest pit of grief and pain. I was really mourning, and I said to myself, 'How can I possibly turn a total f**king s**t situation into something else?' The only thing I knew to do with all my unresolved anger and sadness was to shove it into the work, and try to make something meaningful.

"I would go into my trailer every day, wanting to crawl into a little ball, and then someone would be like, 'Boss, they're ready for you on set.' I'd be lying there, like, 'F**k, how am I going to face this day?'

"Acting, whether it's theatre or filmmaking, has always been a really healthy way for me to work out my dark, dark s**t... My only other option was to slip into deep despair and depression, which I was headed for. If you'll notice, I dedicated the movie to my brother."

Ruffalo's sibling, Scott, was shot dead in December, 2008.

'Sympathy For Delicious' Soundtrack With All New Music By The Besnard Lakes Gets Official Release

'Sympathy For Delicious' Soundtrack With All New Music By The Besnard Lakes Gets Official Release
While Mark Ruffalo's directorial debut "Sympathy For Delicious" was kind of a disaster, he certainly didn't leave anything to chance. The film follows a wheelchair-confined DJ who discovers he has the power to heal, and it boasts a pretty solid cast including Ruffalo himself, Orlando Bloom, Juliette Lewis, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich and Christopher Thornton (who also wrote the screenplay). But Ruffalo's eye for talent didn't end there. It appears that the actor/filmmaker is somewhat of an indie music nut. "Sympathy For Delicious" features an original score by Montreal rockers The Besnard Lakes and as Ruffalo told us last month,…
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‘Sympathy for Delicious’ Soundtrack announced

Lakeshore Records will be releasing a soundtrack album for the indie drama Sympathy for Delicious. The album includes the film’s score by the Canadian indie rock band The Besnard Lakes, as well as several songs by the fictional band in the movie Burnt the Diphthongs feat. Cedric Bixler, Orlando Bloom, DJ Disk, Juliette Lewis, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Deantoni Parks. Other artists featured on the album are Do Make Say Think, The Kills and The Bee Gees. The album will be released on June 7, 2011 and is now available to pre-order on Amazon. Sympathy for Delicious is actor Mark Ruffalo’s directing debut and stars himself, Christopher Thornton, Juliette Lewis, Orlando Bloom, Laura Linney and Noah Emmerich. The film centers on a paralyzed DJ struggling to survive in his wheelchair on the streets of L.A. The movie opened earlier this month in select cities and is now available on VOD.
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Theatrical Review: Sympathy For Delicious

Rating: 2.5/5

Writer: Christopher Thornton

Director: Mark Ruffalo

Cast: Mark RuffaloLaura Linney, Christopher Thornton, Juliette Lewis, Orlando Bloom

Two years ago, Mark Ruffalo's directorial debut, Sympathy For Delicious, had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. There, it became one of the biggest critical disappointments and was ripped apart. Some folks were rude for the sake of being rude, and some were fair, but almost every review was less-than-favorable. But Ruffalo got the last smile, as the film did go on to win the Special Jury Prize at the end of the festival. There are directorial debuts far worse than Delicious - Mitch Glazer's Passion Play immediately comes to mind - but the film is in no way going to be adored as much as some of his on-screen performances.

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Mark Ruffalo Explains How he Goes from Playing a Priest to The Hulk

Apparently it’s called “acting”. Go figure. Anyways, “Sympathy for Delicious” star and first-time director Mark Ruffalo and his leading man Christopher Thornton were kind enough to sit down for a round of questions from various websites about their new indie movie. Naturally, playing the Hulk came up. Here’s his answer: Fans of Mark Ruffalo definitely have to pick up “Sympathy for Delicious”, where the actor makes his directorial debut. This inspired and unusual film tells the story of Dean O’Dwyer (Christopher Thornton), also known as “Delicious D,” an up-and-coming DJ on the underground music scene in Los Angeles. When a motorcycle accident leaves Dean paralyzed, he abandons his turntables for a wheelchair as his once promising career disappears before his eyes. Forced to live out of his car on skid row, Dean begins his descent into depression when he meets Father Joe Roselli (Mark Ruffalo), a passionate young priest.
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Exclusive: Mark Ruffalo Answers Your ‘Sympathy For Delicious’ Questions

Chicago – A few weeks ago we asked you, the HollywoodChicago.com readers, what you wanted to ask Oscar-nominated star Mark Ruffalo about his directorial debut “Sympathy For Delicious,” now playing in New York City. The multi-talented star sat down with his lead actor/writer Christopher Thornton and gave us the goods. Check it out below the synopsis of this intriguing film. The synopsis follows.

Sympathy For Delicious marks acclaimed actor Mark Ruffalo’s first foray into directing. This inspired and unusual film tells the story of Dean O’Dwyer (Christopher Thornton), also known as “Delicious D,” an up-and-coming DJ on the underground music scene in Los Angeles. When a motorcycle accident leaves Dean paralyzed, he abandons his turntables for a wheelchair as his once promising career disappears before his eyes.

Forced to live out of his car on skid row, Dean begins his descent into depression when he meets Father
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Mark Ruffalo and Christopher Thornton Answeres Your Questions

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Exclusive Q&A: Mark Ruffalo Talks 'Sympathy For Delicious,' Playing The Hulk

Mark Ruffalo officially has made the jump for dependable supporting actor to A-list star.

After snagging a Best Supporting Actor nomination at the Oscars this year for "The Kids Are All Right," you'd think a whole new world of opportunity would be open for the New York-via-Wisconsin and Los Angeles native. Still, it took him more than a decade to finally realize "Sympathy For Delicious," his directorial debut about a paralyzed homeless man who discovers he has has faith healing powers, only to become a deejay for a local rock and roll band.

"Sympathy" was written by and stars Ruffalo's longtime friend Christopher Thornton, who was paralyzed from the waist down in real life more than 20 years ago. Ruffalo spoke with NextMovie about the film, his preparation for the Hulk in the upcoming "Avengers" movie and why getting an Oscar nomination means nothing when it comes to cinematic fund-raising.

"Sympathy For Delicious
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Mark Ruffalo on His Directing Debut, Avengers Hype and Listening to David Fincher

Mark Ruffalo on His Directing Debut, Avengers Hype and Listening to David Fincher
It only took a decade, but veteran actor and recent Oscar nominee Mark Ruffalo finally has his feature directorial debut, Sympathy For Delicious, in theaters. Written by and starring Ruffalo's longtime theater comrade Christopher Thornton, the film follows the rise and fall of a paralyzed street dweller and aspiring DJ who discovers an uncanny gift for healing the sick, wounded and infirm -- with the exception of himself. The paradox throws him into conflict with everybody from a service- (and money-) minded Catholic priest (played by Ruffalo) to a pair of debased rockers (Orlando Bloom and Juliette Lewis) hoping to enliven their show with a big new thrill. Why not a healer?
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Exclusive: Sympathy For Delicious Film Clip

Maya Entertainment has provided us with a short clip from the new movie Sympathy for Delicious, opening today in theaters. The film is Mark Ruffalo's first foray into directing and he has assembled quite a cast; with Orlando Bloom, Laura Linney and Juliet Lewis there is no shortage of star power. Mark Ruffalo's close friend Christopher Thornton, who was paralyzed from the waist down from a climbing accident, not only wrote the film but also stars as Delicious D, a wheel chair bound down-and-out DJ who discovers he has the power to heal others but cannot heal himself. After his real life accident, Christopher Thornton's almost gave up on acting but thanks to Ruffalo's encouragement he is now on the big screen. You can catch Sympathy for Delicious opening at select theaters in La, NY and DC. This weekend there are also special screenings with Q&A sessions with Christopher Thornton,
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Sympathy For Delicious Movie Review

Sympathy For Delicious Movie Review
Title: Sympathy For Delicious Director: Mark Ruffalo Starring: Christopher Thornton, Juliette Lewis, Mark Ruffalo, Laura Linney, Orlando Bloom, John Carroll Lynch, Noah Emmerich It’s not just about the free, high-end swag for celebrities, although that’s certainly nice. Of the many perks and privileges they are afforded, one of the more precious ones that can’t be entirely quantified is the professional line-jump pass that actors receive to jump behind the camera and into the director’s chair. Trading on their name-recognition value, they have instant credibility with an assortment of potential financiers, easily landing the sort of important creative meetings for which hundreds of would-be auteurs would punch out their own mothers. Their efforts...
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