Fairy Tales Cast Spell on U.S. Television

By Piya Sinha-Roy (Reuters) – Fairy tales are back with a darkened vengeance on U.S. television, scaring up a fright and putting a new twist on a genre long dominated by pretty princesses and charming princes. Inspired by the 19th century tales from the German storytellers the Brothers Grimm, “Grimm,” debuts on NBC on Friday […]

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New On DVD This Week: The Lion King, The Walking Dead, The Middle, Friday the 13th

The Lion King Simba, Mufasa, Nala, Timon and Pumbaa are back and better than ever with Disney’s ‘The Lion King‘ roars into homes in breathtaking 3D. Celebrate the Diamond Edition release of the epic movie ‘The Lion King’ in high-definition Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D. An unforgettable story, breathtaking animation, beloved characters and award-winning music sets […]

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New On DVD This Week: Monk, The Queen, Bones, Medium

Monk The versatile Tony Shalhoub starred in this weekly, hour-long mystery series as Adrian Monk, an unorthodox but undeniably brilliant San Francisco police detective. Quitting the force after the death of his wife, ‘Monk‘ suddenly began developing profound and bizarre obsessive-compulsive tendencies, allowing his many phobias — including a morbid fear of heights, germs, darkness, […]

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Ron Perlman: Write Your Congressman for More ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Want more of the 1980s cult TV hit, ‘Beauty and the Beast’? Take action into your hands, says one of its stars. “Write your Congressman,” Ron Perlman, who played Vincent on the three-season CBS show costarring Linda Hamilton, joked to Fancast Monday about plans for a comeback of the show. “Not that I know of,” […]

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