@Thisfunktional Talks with Alfonso Herrera THE EXORCIST on FOX

Written by Jesus Figueroa

Actor Alfonso Herrera, playing Father Tomas, talks with Jesus, @Thisfunktional of thisfunktional.com, about the supernatural FOX show “The Exorcist.”

Herrera talks about his belief in good and evil, working with a great cast and about the show giving small throwbacks to the film, but being more a re-telling of the story of the book.

THE EXORCIST
on FOX Friday 9/8 C
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This Is Us – S1|E1: “Pilot”


 
Hey everyone! Sorry I’m posting a bit late. It’s been a crazy week between work, school AND my DIRECTV being out for a few days! In any case, here’s what I thought of NBC’s new Comedy Drama!
 
I. Loved. It. With weeks and weeks of buildup, this show was getting a ton of buzz and, from what I saw, it was all positive. The promos not only give viewers a glimpse of Milo Ventimiglia’a backside, but also the premise of the show…four characters that share the same birthday.
 
We’re introduced to Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and his wife, Rebecca (Mandy Moore). They’re a young couple who are about to be parents to triplets.
 
We also meet Kate (Chrissy Metz) who is a 36 year old woman struggling with her weight.
 
Randall (Sterling K. Brown) appears to be a very successful business man with a wife and two beautiful daughters. Apparently he’s been searching for his birth father, who left him as a newborn on the steps of a fire station.
 
Kevin (Justin Hartley) is the star of a TV series called The Man-ny and seems to be struggling with the fact that he’s turning 36.
 
How fabulous was Gerald McRaney playing Jack and Rebecca’s replacement doctor??
 

 
 
Now that the introductions are out of the way, let’s get to the episode! Jack, Kate, Randall and Kevin all share the same birthday and are all turning 36. The writing of this show is excellent and the cast is incredible. We now know the main characteristics of these characters and what will most likely drive their characters in the coming weeks. Randall will explore the relationship between himself and his father, Kate will try to lose weight and rediscover herself, Kevin will try to work through his existential crisis and Jack will learn how to father three children at once.
 
This show has promise and I definitely recommend it to TV watchers everywhere! I can’t wait to see where they take the character development in future episodes!
 
 
***If you haven’t seen the episode yet, please stop here because I want to talk about the plot twist at the end!***
 
 
Holy shish kabobs!! This is what we’ve been missing!! That plot twist at the end made my jaw drop…literally! They’re all related!!! I mean we were told that Kevin and Kate are twins, but Randall being their adopted brother & Jack being their father?!?! I’ve heard stories about people discovering the twist at different points, so I’m curious when you all did. I noticed it when the man offered Jack a cigarette in the hospital and lit one up in the hallway. Then the camera panned out to show people in 70s clothing. I mean how creative is that?? To show the past and the future on this parallel plane is an incredible concept and I can’t wait to see where they take it!
 
What did you all think of the episode? Are you hooked like I am? Let me know!

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Fear the Walking Dead: “Pillar of Salt” Review

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Season 2 | Episode 12
 
Hey there #FTWD fans! The crew and I got together to talk about the latest episode of Fear the Walking Dead!
 
SYNOPSIS: At the Colonia, Alejandro reveals his darker side. A hotel resident becomes violent and Madison springs into action. 
 
Check out the podcast below and let us know what you thought of the episode!
 

 
 
We’re now available on #iTunes – just search: FEAR THE WALKING DEAD RECAP SHOW or (don’t have iTunes) visit: audioboom.com/channel/iwatchmike
 
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Blindspot – S2|E1: “In Night So Ransomed Rogue” Review [podcast]

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Season 2 | Episode 1 – “In Night So Ransomed Rogue”
 
Ahhhh!! Blindspot is back! Jesus & I got together to talk about the Season 2 premiere!
 
SYNOPSIS: After Jane endures three months of CIA torture, the FBI brings her back into the fold – this time as a double agent.
 

 
 
What did you think??
 
Tune in TONIGHT, September 21 at 9/8c on NBC for the newest episode!

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MTV & ENDEMOL SHINE ANNOUNCE THE PREMIERE OF THE SERIES “THE ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE GAME SHOW”

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Premiere to Air on Thursday, October 13 Beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT

MTV announced a new comedy block as part of the Fall schedule, which includes the premiere of the brand new series “The Almost Impossible Game Show” which will debut Thursday, October 13 at 10:00 p.m.

“The Almost Impossible Game Show” is an absurd comedy game show that’s so hard to beat, contestants are given 40 lives…and probably still won’t win! Brought to you by the producers of “Wipe Out,” “The Almost Impossible Game Show” is based on the popular UK series of the same name. Each episode of this outlandish new series features six neon-clad contestants taking on simple, yet hilariously difficult games. To win, these brave contestants must complete four of the six games, without running out of lives. If they fail a game, they’ve got to do it again… and again… and AGAIN. Contestants don’t compete against each other, but against the game itself. With challenges such as riding a tiny bike across a balance beam over a mud pit, putting on a pair of trousers while sprinting on a giant treadmill, and inflating a balloon to the point of popping using only the power of your buttocks, contestants will never know what’s next. Comedy duo The Rubber Bandits provide anarchic commentary and their own twisted take as the contestants try to make the almost-impossible possible!


“The Almost Impossible Game Show” is produced by Endemol Shine North America in association with Left Hook Media. Matt Odgers and Scott Teti serve as executive producers for Left Hook Media. Georgie Hurford-Jones and Rob Smith are executive producers for Endemol Shine North America.

To tune in to all things “Almost Impossible Game Show” please the Facebook page: at http://www.facebook.com/almostimpossiblemtv

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“Masterminds” Screening Giveaway

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#Masterminds

Wednesday, September 28

7:30pm

LOS ANGELES – Regal LA Live Stadium 14 – CLICK HERE

NEW YORK – AMC Loews 34th Street 14 – CLICK HERE

MIAMI – Cobb Dolphin 24 – CLICK HERE

CHICAGO – AMC Showplace Cicero 14 – CLICK HERE

HOUSTON – AMC Gulf Pointe 30 – CLICK HERE

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While supplies last. Once all allotted passes are redeemed, the code will no longer be valid. Supplies are limited. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Limit up to two (2) passes per person. Seating is first-come, first-serve basis. Employees of all promotional partners and their agencies are not eligible. Void where prohibited. Refer to screening pass for further restrictions. SEATING IS LIMITED, SO ARRIVE EARLY. PASS DOES NOT GUARANTEE A SEAT AT THE SCREENING.

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Masterminds

Masterminds will be released domestically on September 30th, 2016 by Relativity Studios.

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S3E4 / Talking The Strain: “Gone But Not Forgotten” Review [podcast]

 
It’s time for another recap show!!!
 
TALKING THE STRAIN is back – Jesus of ThisFunktional.com and I will review season 3 episode 4 “Gone But Not Forgotten.”
 
SYNOPSIS: Things have changed. The infection enters a new phase. Fet wants to celebrate, but Setrakian and Eph are worried there’s more work to be done. Justine conscripts a new, unwilling army in the fight while Eichhorst angrily lashes out with a plan to strike back.
 
Talking The Strain
 
You can find us on iTunes, just search: TALKING THE STRAIN.
 
If you don’t have iTunes – you can always find us on AudioBoom.com/channel/iwatchmike
 
Thanks for listening and sharing!
 
The Strain
Mike “The Movie Guy” Pierce
http://iwatchmike.com
Podcaster on AudioBoom.com/Channel/iWatchMike
 
Contributor for TheVRO.com, CriscoKiddBlockParty.com, AccordingtoKristin.com, ThisFunktional.com, VIPLatino.com & EsteeEatz.com
 
Guest host on TheVRO.com
 
Promotions Coordinator/Emcee/Social Media Lover for Club Drink Houston & Diablo Loco Richmond Sports Bar
 
Emcee for San Diego Comic-Con
 
 
 
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S3E3 / Talking The Strain: “The First Born” Review [podcast]

 
It’s time for another recap show!!!
 
TALKING THE STRAIN is back – Jesus of ThisFunktional.com and I will review season 3 episode 3 “The First Born.”
 
SYNOPSIS: The Occido Lumen is gone. Stolen. Setrakian and Fet race to recover it. Gus and Angel try to hide a secret houseguest while avoiding a police sweep, and Quinlan’s thirst for vengeance is revealed. 
 
Talking The Strain
 
You can find us on iTunes, just search: TALKING THE STRAIN.
 
If you don’t have iTunes – you can always find us on AudioBoom.com/channel/iwatchmike
 
Thanks for listening and sharing!
 
The Strain
 
 

Mike “The Movie Guy” Pierce
http://iwatchmike.com
Podcaster on AudioBoom.com/Channel/iWatchMike
 
Contributor for TheVRO.com, CriscoKiddBlockParty.com, AccordingtoKristin.com, ThisFunktional.com, VIPLatino.com & EsteeEatz.com
 
Guest host on TheVRO.com
 
Promotions Coordinator/Emcee/Social Media Lover for Club Drink Houston & Diablo Loco Richmond Sports Bar
 
Emcee for San Diego Comic-Con
 
 
 
Follow Me on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

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Latino artist Jiovanny Lopez draws the world-famous Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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Young Latino artist, Jiovanny Lopez is conquering Hollywood once again with his illustration of some of the world’s most recognized characters: the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Jiovanny Lopez is making a name for himself through his portrait drawing of some of his favorite idols and celebrities with the goal to personally deliver these drawings to them. To date, he’s achieved this with Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez, Thalia, Eugenio Derbez, Canelo Alvarez and Frank Grillo, among others. Currently, he has teamed up with Paramount Home Media Distribution in anticipation of the Blu-ray/DVD release of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows. Jiovanny shares his film-inspired artwork and invites everyone to follow their dreams and exercise their passion for art.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is now available on Digital HD and Blu-ray/DVD! #TMNT2

Below is a time lapse video of his drawing:

 

If you’d like to follow more of Jiovanny’s projects, below is his social media information:

Instagram: @AsDrawnByJio
Twitter: @AsDrawnByJio
Facebook: Facebook.com/AsDrawnbyJio

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S3E2 / Talking The Strain “Bad White” Review [podcast]

 
 
It’s time for another recap show!!!
 
TALKING THE STRAIN is back – Jesus of ThisFunktional.com and I will review season 3 episode 2 “Bad White.”
 
SYNOPSIS: The Master’s offer to return Zack plagues Eph as he considers taking the deal. Dutch reunites with an old group of friends but begins to question if her safety is better with them or with Fet, Eph and Setrakian. Palmer strives for answers to Setrakian’s secret strigoi blood treatments and discovers he may have a way to acquire it.
 

 
Talking The Strain
You can find us on iTunes, just search: TALKING THE STRAIN.
 
If you don’t have iTunes – you can always find us on AudioBoom.com/channel/iwatchmike
 
Thanks for listening and sharing!
 
The Strain
 
 
 
Mike “The Movie Guy” Pierce
http://iwatchmike.com
 
Podcaster on AudioBoom.com/Channel/iWatchMike
 
Contributor for TheVRO.comCriscoKiddBlockParty.comAccordingtoKristin.comThisFunktional.comVIPLatino.com & EsteeEatz.com
 
Guest host on TheVRO.com
 
Promotions Coordinator/Emcee/Social Media Lover for Club Drink Houston & Diablo Loco Richmond Sports Bar
 
Emcee for San Diego Comic-Con
 
 Follow Me on TwitterFacebook and Instagram
 
 

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