Call It As I See It! Movies, TV Shows, Maleficient, Top Gear Returns + New on DVD & Streaming!

Quick Hit! HISTORY Channel’s hit series TOP GEAR returns Tuesday, June 3 at 9PM ET/PT with hot episodes as Adam Ferrara, Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood show up to explore new territories, challenges and wildly pursue new boundaries.

EPISODE SYNOPSIS – “American Muscle”
For all you Top Gear and American Muscle Car Lovers, this is a “must-see” kick-off to the new season. What’s hot is seeing them DRIVE these cars.

Drag racing runs in America’s blood, and now Ford, Chevy and Dodge make production drag cars that anyone can buy and race in a professional level race. Two of the hosts will get the chance to compete in the Gatornationals drag race in these vehicles, but to find out which two, they must compete a series of challenges in “resto-mod” muscle cars designed to see which of them has the skills it takes to race in the big leagues.

Don’t miss the debut of this series this week!

Looking for the Maleficent review? Check down at the bottom!

NEW on DVD — on Tuesday!

True Blood Season 6

Falling Skies Season 3

Best of Season 3, trailer #2

Graceland Season 1 (Just in time for the debut of Season 2)

In the Blood – MOVIE starring Gina Caprano as newlywed whose husband disappears on their honeymoon and she seeks to find out what has happened to him.

Pretty Little Liars Season 4 is out with the complete season!

Two new series from USA Network to debut this summer. These series have undergone some name changes.

RUSH – a new series- “see the world of renegade physician Dr. William Rush (Tom Ellis), a “medical fixer” who privately caters to LA’s elite”. Thurs 7/17 9 PM ET/PT

SATISFACTION a new series about “modern marriage” (This is USA pushing that envelope!) Thursday 7/17 10 PM ET/PT

Also note that other series soon to premiere their new season:

Royal Pains Medical in the Hamptons returns 6/10 at 9 PM ET/PT (Tuesday)

Covert Affairs– (can’t wait another minute for Piper Perabo and Chris Gorham!) Tuesday, 6/24 @ 10 PM ET/PT

Suits– Season 4 is hot and it’s going to be a real rollercoaster ride! June 11 Wed @ 9 PM ET/PT

Graceland- season 2 of this undercover cop/agent drama . June 11 Wed @ 10 PM ET/PT
If you see the youtube video above you can be caught up with the series as it premieres Season 2!

Maleficent Review

I saw Maleficent on Saturday in a great theater. Interesting to note that there was a great range in ages in guests attending this film– from little children (including a baby who started crying in the middle of the film) to older adults. It is an all ages film according to the staff of this theater.

This movie is a flip or a twist on the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale we all grew up with… and the movie starts out telling the story of Maleficent and Stefan. It’s a complex and drawn-out sequence but it makes perfect sense and helps build the drama and creates the background for the relationships and the action.

The details in the set design, special effects, costumes, makeup and hair were phenomenal. The entire thing is built seamlessly on the growing weight of the tale’s story arc and it keeps pushing it thematically. The fairies are there and Aurora’s “fairy godmother” (Maleficent) is included in the coterie of magical creatures– including the wings of Maleficent.

It’s an amazing film. Well worth seeing again and definitely with a great a theater as you can afford to see it in. 3D or no 3D you won’t miss too much but the aerial action would benefit from the 3D effects. A stellar flick, I would highly recommend this to anyone. I could do on and on about the movie’s attributes and character development but I don’t want to give you any spoilers- -of which there are plenty.

Stevie Wilson,
LA-Story.com

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