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Horror Highlights: Screambox’s “13 Screams of Halloween”, Slasher: Guilty Party, Scream Factory Blu-rays, Sightings, Grimmwood, Apartment 213, Party Bus To Hell

Get your scream on with these new frightful stories from today's Horror Highlights! Screambox's "13 Screams of Halloween" kicked off this past Friday the 13th and will continue until the big day. Also: Netflix's Slasher Season 2 details, Scream Factory's latest Blu-ray releases, a trailer for Sightings, details for the immersive experience Apartment 213, Grimmwood, and Party Bus From Hell.

Details on "13 Screams of Halloween" from Screambox: Press Release: "Los Angeles, Calif. (October 12, 2017) Screambox, the leading streaming service for hardcore horror fans, is celebrating the Halloween season with a fun treat: 13 new fan-favorite films will be released completely free for streaming on any device from Friday the 13th of October through Halloween, October 31st. Even more thrilling, these top-rated, terrifying titles are exclusive to Screambox -- true horror lovers won’t find these films on any other major streaming service, including Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.

“It’s been a great year for Screambox,
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Slasher: Is the Netflix TV Series Cancelled or Renewed for Season Three?

Vulture Watch Are there any survivors? Has the Slasher TV show been cancelled or renewed for a third season on Netflix? The television vulture is watching all the latest TV cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Slasher, season three. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?    What's This TV Show About? A horror anthology streaming on the Netflix paid subscription platform, each season of Slasher tells a new horror story. The first season aired on Chiller in the Us and Super Channel in Canada. Season two is titled Slasher: Guilty Party and stars: Leslie Hope, Paula Brancati, Jim Watson, Christopher Jacot, Joanne Vannicola, Jefferson Brown, Dean McDermott, Lovell Adams-Gray, Kaitlyn Leeb, Rebecca Liddiard, Melinda Shankar, Sebastian Pigott, Paulino Nunes, Madison Cheeatow, Ty
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Slasher

Network: Chiller, Netflix. Episodes: Ongoing (hour). Seasons: Ongoing. TV show dates: March 4, 2016 — present. Series status: Has not been cancelled. Performers include: Leslie Hope, Paula Brancati, Jim Watson, Christopher Jacot, Joanne Vannicola, Jefferson Brown, Dean McDermott, Lovell Adams-Gray, Kaitlyn Leeb, Rebecca Liddiard, Melinda Shankar, Sebastian Pigott, Paulino Nunes, Madison Cheeatow, Ty Olsson, Simu Liu, Katie McGrath, Brandon Jay McLaren, Wendy Crewson, and Steve Byers. TV show description: A Canadian horror anthology from creator and showrunner Aaron Martin, each season of the Slasher TV show tells a new story. The first season, Slasher: The Seven Deadly Sins, focuses on Sarah Bennett, (McGrath), a young woman who returns to her hometown. There, she winds up in the midst of a series murders --
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Film Festival Roundup: Hot Docs Announces Special Presentations, AFI Fest Dates 2017 Festival and More

Film Festival Roundup: Hot Docs Announces Special Presentations, AFI Fest Dates 2017 Festival and More
Keep up with the always-hopping film festival world with our weekly Film Festival Roundup column. Check out last week’s Roundup right here.

Lineup Announcements

– Hot Docs has announced the ten documentary features that will screen in this year’s Special Presentations program. Special Presentations features a high-profile collection of world and international premieres, award winners from the recent international festival circuit and works by master filmmakers or featuring some star subjects.

Special Presentations will screen as part of the 2017 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, running April 27 – May 7. The complete Special Presentations program and the full selection of films to screen at Hot Docs 2017 will be announced on March 21, including the 2017 opening night film.

The new titles include: “Bill Nye: Science Guy,” “Chasing Coral,” “Dolores,” “Elian,” “Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower,” “In Loco Parentis,” “Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press,” “Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World,” “Strong Island” and “The Workers Cup.
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Degrassi Sneak Peek: Find Out Who's Doing the "Forbidden Dance" of Love in the Summer Premiere!

Degrassi Sneak Peek: Find Out Who's Doing the
Bros over ovs? That seems to be Alli's (Melinda Shankar) motto in the new season of Degrassi. Ok, really, it's salsa dancing over triathlon training. Let us explain. TeenNick's longrunning hit drama returns for the summer chapter of its 13th season tonight and finds Clare (Aislinn Paul) attempting to move on from her boy drama, choosing Drew (Luke Bilyk) over Eli (Munro Chambers) only to be rebuffed, in the finale. But when she decides to do a triathlon with her Bff Alli, it turns out Alli already has plans with her new Bf, Dallas (Demetrius Joyette). In our exclusive sneak peek at Degrassi's return, Clare complains about being "utterly single," only for Drew to walk in ready for a...
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‘Degrassi’ Recap: Alli’s Wedding Ends In Tragedy On Winter Premiere

The happiest day of Alli’s life quickly turned into a nightmare she couldn’t escape.

Degrassi‘s 13th season continued Jan. 28 with Alli’s (Melinda Shankar) 18th birthday, and in typical Alli fashion, she went Big. And that’s not an exaggeration; before the half-hour premiere was over, she’d been engaged, married and horrifically beaten to a bloody pulp.

Marrying Leo seemed like the easiest way to keep him in the country, but the happiest day of Alli’s life quickly turned into a nightmare she couldn’t escape, as she found herself being beaten mercilessly in Leo’s crappy car mere minutes after saying “I do.” Her family and friends were horrified by her injuries, but rather than admit they were Leo’s doing — which would also require her to come clean about the wedding — she made up a story about getting mugged.

Honestly, Alli’s story line really upsets me.
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‘Degrassi’ Finale Preview: Becky Breaks Down At Adam’s Memorial

Does Becky blame herself for Adam’s death? Watch our exclusive clip from the ‘Degrassi’ summer finale!

If you got all choked up over Adam’s death on last week’s Degrassi, you’re definitely going to want to have tissues handy during the Aug. 22 summer finale. Adam’s friends and family end the show’s eight-episode summer run with a loving tribute to him — and in this preview clip, obtained exclusively by HollywoodLife.com, it’s clear Adam’s girlfriend Becky (Sarah Fisher) is going to have an especially rough time.

The scene below finds Becky preparing an informal memorial service for her (ex?)boyfriend, with pals Jenna (Jessica Tyler), Ali (Melinda Shankar) and Connor (Aj Saudin) by her side. Though they try to be supportive, it doesn’t take long for Ali to slip up and make Becky feel awkward. But hey, isn’t that what Ali’s best at?
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Degrassi Sneak Peeks: Adam and Alli Prepare for Their Dates, but Drama Ensues—Watch Now!

Degrassi Sneak Peeks: Adam and Alli Prepare for Their Dates, but Drama Ensues—Watch Now!
Degrassi's summer break is heating up! The TeenNick hit drama's characters are living it up on their summer break, which includes planning dates, even if they're over Skype! Though they are spending the summer apart, Adam (Jordan Todosey) and Becky (Sarah Fisher) are determined to keep their date nights...that is, until a shirtless hunk invites Becky to hang out with him instead. Uh-oh, should Adam be concerned? And Alli (Melinda Shankar) is head over heels for her Parisian beau Leo (Alex Harrouch), so why is she stressing out about their upcoming date? We've got three exclusive sneak peeks at tonight's episode, which is sure to be full of romance drama, including Maya (Olivia Scriven) taking her...
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Review: Heightened Melodrama Carries Overheated 'Festival Of Lights'

The afterschool special is alive and well in immigration drama “Festival Of Lights,” an amateurish independent film tracking the evolution of one family in their path from Guyana to America, and the roots they leave behind. Forgive a generation of filmmakers, well-intentioned, but unaware that nuance and subtlety are missing from their arsenal, soldiering on with incidence. “Festival Of Lights” is nothing if not busy, hop-scotching around hot-button satellite issues to the main concern of immigration like Darren Aronofsky’s camera operator lost in the K-hole. “Festival Of Light” follows young Reshna (Melinda Shankar) from her childhood in Guyana to her teenage lifestyle in America. As a child, her father Vishnu (Jimi Mistry) would take her to the Diwali festival, as they enjoyed the street fair as a family despite a hostile atmosphere that threatens their livelihood. A frantic home invasion by guerillas occurs just next door: Reshna’s...
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Festival of Lights | Review

Lights Out: Prasad’s Feature Debut a Messy, Stagnant Immigration Drama

Previously working as a documentary filmmaker, director Shundell Prasad makes her fiction feature debut with Festival of Lights. Here she explores issues of identity and immigration with a family fleeing 1970s Guyana for a better life in the United States. However, despite the population she highlights, mostly unseen or unheard in mainstream Western cinema, the end product is a contrived soap opera of cliché and predictability. Top that off with an extremely grating, off-putting lead performance, a weak screenplay and a rather uninspired look, and you have what feels like a film school conversation piece inspired by innately better material, which something like Mira Nair’s similar 1991 film, Mississippi Masala (yes, different region and immigration experience explored) simply blows out of the water in comparison.

Beginning during a period of political turmoil, we are introduced to Vishnu (Jimi Mistry
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Video Throwback: Ology Invades 'Degrassi'

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While you awesome Ology readers are right in the middle of Degrassi's twelfth season, you may have completely forgotten the time we trekked to Toronto in order to pow wow with the entire cast for the second leg of Season 11 (in which case: shame on you). So in honor of Showdown kicking off its second leg of drama Tonight at 10pm, we thought we'd take a look back at our favorite moments with our favorite television cast, from Munro Chambers' thoughts on Eli and Clare's destiny, Jessica Tyler's fancy rapping skills, Christine Prosperi's foxy dance moves, and everything in between. Every Degrassi video interview is below: video footage all over the Canadian set with Munro, Jessica, and Cristine as well as Annie Clark, Luke Bilyk, Melinda Shankar, Justin Kelly, Shanice Banton, Aislinn Paul, plus our super fun blooper reel with guest stars Chloe Rose, Olivia Scriven, and Jahmil French.
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'Degrassi' Recap: "Waterfalls, Part 1"

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Because nothing in Clare's life is ever really gonna go right and this is Degrassi, being Asher's intern is goin' horrible and even Asher's boss greets Clare with a sassy punch to the gut. But that doesn't stop Clare from bein' all virtually aggressive! She sends Asher her pitches so that he can take a look at them. And maybe fondle them a bit. I'm not talking about her pitches, am I? Totally talking about her breasts. Roll the opener!

Kc's getting lines now because I forgot he's coaching The Degrassi Academic Somethingorwhat (which includes Connor, because I mean, he the only Degrassian who wears glasses and sniffs panties, and you're not gonna not have a glasses guy on your Academic Somethingorwhat) but that immediately stops when his horrible mother walks in and wants to know the goss. Did Eli and Clare get back together? Is Jenna still ignoring the existence of her kid?
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'Degrassi' Recap: "Got Your Money, Part 1"

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Hey! We're Gonna Have Another Exclusive Degrassi: Showdown Clip On The Site Tomorrow. So, you know, you should be here for that.

The one thing you should know about Degrassi is that this is a school that runs on secrets and lies. Like, have you ever checked the cafeteria food? Because I'm pretty sure it's composed of secrets, lies, and saturated fats. Anyway, let's start week two!

And can you imagine that I typed that before Zig starts moaning about hating secrets? Because I completely did, I swear. Either way, Zig is now the lead singer of Whisper Hug, which is literally exactly the worst band name ever, and I know this because I checked the giant list of every band name that hasn't been taken and that was dead last. Anyway, the only thing poorer than Zig's band's name is Zig. Zing! Roll Those Credits!

Some girl with black
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Sneak Peek: Meet The New Kid On 'Degrassi'

Sneak Peek: Meet The New Kid On 'Degrassi'
"Degrassi" returns on Monday, July 16 at 10 p.m. Et on Teen Nick and there's much more drama to come in the teen soap's 12th season.

As the high schoolers return to Degrassi, a few new faces are joining the student body: Campbell Saunders (Dylan Everett), Becky Baker (Sarah Fisher), Luke Baker (Craig Arnold) and Mike Dallas (Demetrius Joyette).

In the exclusive clip above, newcomer Dallas, who's already captain of the hockey team, gets a ride to school with brothers Adam (Jordan Todosey) and Drew (Luke Bilyk). He plays hard and parties hard and has always been the golden boy.

Meanwhile, Adam and Drew catch up with their friends: it looks like Alli (Melinda Shankar) and Dave (Jahmil French) are going strong, Clare (Aislinn Paul) is hoping to reconnect with Eli (Munro Chambers), Drew is preparing to dump Katie (Chloe Rose) after realizing he's really in love with Bianca (Alicia Josipovic
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Sneak Peek: Meet The New Kid On 'Degrassi'

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Sneak Peek: Meet The New Kid On 'Degrassi'
"Degrassi" returns on Monday, July 16 at 10 p.m. Et on Teen Nick and there's much more drama to come in the teen soap's 12th season.

As the high schoolers return to Degrassi, a few new faces are joining the student body: Campbell Saunders (Dylan Everett), Becky Baker (Sarah Fisher), Luke Baker (Craig Arnold) and Mike Dallas (Demetrius Joyette).

In the exclusive clip above, newcomer Dallas, who's already captain of the hockey team, gets a ride to school with brothers Adam (Jordan Todosey) and Drew (Luke Bilyk). He plays hard and parties hard and has always been the golden boy.

Meanwhile, Adam and Drew catch up with their friends: it looks like Alli (Melinda Shankar) and Dave (Jahmil French) are going strong, Clare (Aislinn Paul) is hoping to reconnect with Eli (Munro Chambers), Drew is preparing to dump Katie (Chloe Rose) after realizing he's really in love with Bianca (Alicia Josipovic
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‘Degrassi’ Giveaway: Win Tickets To Meet The Cast At The Sold-Out Screening In New Jersey On February 18

You're just a tweet away from hanging out with the cast of 'Degrassi' & getting an early look at new episodes! Dear Americans, I have the most exciting news since we won the Revolutionary War! The cast of Degrassi is going on tour in the U.S. to promote the show's upcoming new episodes, and HollywoodLife.com is giving away four tickets to the Feb. 18 screening in Montclair, N.J. Luke Bilyk (Drew), Munro Chambers (Eli), Annie Clark (Fiona), Jahmil French (Dave), Aislinn Paul (Clare), Melinda Shankar (Alli), Alex Steele (Tori), Jordan Todosey (Adam) will be at the screening -- and yes, you will get to meet them all. . The Rules: Send a tweet to me (@AndySwift) with the character you would most want to befriend if you went to Degrassi and why. (For example: "I'd be friends with Eli, because I'm weird and have always wanted to ride in a hearse.
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Snappy Answers to Silly Questions with Degrassi Star Melinda Shankar

Hot on the heels of our incredibly popular one-on-one with Aislinn Paul comes our second in a series of “Snappy Answers to Silly Questions” courtesy of co-star Melinda Shankar. So just which of her co-stars did Melinda claim has a serious on-set cell phone addiction… believe is destined for greatness… or least like their character? Find out for yourself, after the jump.

The TV Addict: Which cast member is most likely to crack up during a scene?

Melinda Shankar: Oh Jahmil [Dave Turner], because recently it’s been a lot of Dave and Allie and he’s a funny kid. We just have this disease — together — that we can’t stop laughing once we start.

When you’re not shooting, which cast member is most likely to be checking their phones, twittering, texting and what have you?

Melinda Shankar: Usually that’s me! I can’t think of anyone worse than I with my phone,
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Ask the Addict: Spoilers for Bones, Degrassi, Falling Skies, Weeds & More!

Are you heading to Comic Con? — Jessica

The TV Addict: Sadly, no. Due to a lack of a private jet and/or money tree growing in our backyard, this TV Addict had to make somewhat of a “Sophie’s Choice” this summer. Thus, rather than choose to spend four days in the sweltering and sunny Petri dish that is beautiful downtown San Diego, we’ve opted to spend the first week of August in what we suspect will be a frigid Beverly Hilton Hotel ballroom for the summer instalment of the Television Critics Association Press Tour. That said, if you’ve come to theTVaddict.com for San Diego Comic Con coverage, we’ve got you covered thanks to West Coast senior editor extraordinaire Tiffany Vogt and her phenomenal photag sister Jennifer. So stay tuned.

Any word on how the newest addition to Bones (Read: Brennan’s baby bump!) will effect Bones this season?
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‘Degrassi’ Recap: Fiona Chooses Girls & Anya Rejects Owen… Again!

Lots of changes this week! Should Anya give Owen a chance? Will Alli get back with Drew? Read on & tell us!

Just as Annie Clark hinted in our interview, the April 8 episode of Degrassi brought the end of “Fadam,” as Fiona finally realized she only liked the girl-half of transgender boyfriend Adam (Jordan Todosey.) And while the announcement came as a shock to Mama Coyne (aka the classiest woman of all time), I think everyone’s a little relieved to hear Fiona’s not into guys — at least this means she won’t be kissing her brother again!

And even though Fiona’s dreams were full of “Folly J” action, she decided not to act on her impulses with Holly J (Charlotte Arnold) — not yet, at least. Maybe Fiona isn’t as attracted to girls on dialysis as she thought she did.

Meanwhile in Degrassi-land, Alli (Melinda Shankar) continued her
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One Week Until Anokhi 5th Annual Gala With A Stellar Celebrity Line Up

One week today, Toronto will be a buzz when Johnnie Walker presents Anokhi.s 5th Annual Gala in association with Bisha Hotel & Residences. This much anticipated event will be taking place on Friday February 4th 2011 at the prestigious Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex to celebrate the release of Anokhi magazine.s 8th Anniversary Collector.s issue and .Sexy & Successful List. of today.s hottest South Asians from around the world.Anokhi Media Corp. is pleased to honour and showcase today.s South Asian movers and shakers from the fashion, entertainment, media and entrepreneurial industries who will be in attendance from Canada, the Us, the UK and India.The event will showcase a spectacular runway show by one of India.s most celebrated Bollywood fashion designers, Vikram Phadnis who will be showcasing his innovative collection for the very first time in North America, followed by an intimate exhibition where attendees
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