More than three decades after Jerry O’Connell made his big-screen debut in the classic coming-of-age film Stand By Me, the experience is forever stamped on the actor’s memory. Read More: // here
U.S. label Mill Creek Entertainment will add three new releases to its Blu-ray catalog: Richard Benjamin’s Little Nikita, David Seltzer’s Punchline, and the triple feature Psycho Circus (The Creeping Fles/Brotherhood of Satan/Torture Garden).
Synopsis: Jeff is an American student applying to the Air Force Academy. Roy is an FBI agent doing his background check when he discovers Grant’s parents are undercover Russian spies disguised as Americans. When Roy confronts Grant about his parents, he is forced to make a decision that could save his entire country! Starring Sidney Poitier, River Phoenix, Richard Jenkins, Caroline Kava, and Richard Bradford. Read More: // here
The Spirit of Gainesville Award, in its sixth year, honors those in the community who work hard at helping others.
This year’s winners include:
â– Community Service – Heart Phoenix and Jeffrey Weisberg are the co-founders of the River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding, named in honor of Pheonix’s son, River, a celebrated young actor and musician who died in 1993 at age 23. The center encourages solution-focused work with local schools, law enforcement, social service agencies and other community groups. Phoenix has been an activist most of her life and her husband, Weisberg, is a state-certified mediator. They call themselves “solutionaries.” Read More: // here
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* Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon
* Mosquito Coast
* I Love You To Death
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From ruffs and puffs to silk pyjamas and Bake Off dresses, the fun side of LFW was underpinned by some unlikely influences Read More: // here
Printing his face and song lyrics on tees, the designer’s SS17 collection is a love letter to her teen heartthrob. Read More: // here
Cherry is easily still the best Pez flavor… 30 years later. One of Hollywood’s greatest coming-of-age films to date, Rob Reiner’s “Stand by Me,” won the hearts of audiences worldwide from the moment it was released in 1986. Based on Stephen King’s short story, “The Body,” the movie follows four, young best friends all on a quest to find a corpse. The flick, released across the globe on Aug. 22, was a surprise smash and launched the careers of Corey Feldman, Jerry O’Connell, the late River Phoenix and Will Wheaton. In honor of the film’s 30th birthday, here are 10 little known facts about “Stand by Me:” Read More: // here
Long before ‘Stranger Things,’ Rob Reiner’s 1986 film of author’s novella combined youth, nostalgia and corpses for a landmark coming-of-age story Read More: // here