“The Office” Season 6 Coming On Blu-Ray, DVD. The sixth season of the NBC hit comedy “The Office” is coming on Blu-ray Hi-Def and DVD on September 7. Universal Studios Home Entertainment unveils the full season offering of the show with bonus features. ”The Office” follows the everyday lives employees of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company in a documentary-style shoot. The sixth season sees Jim (John Kransinski) and Pam (Jenna Fischer) getting married, with Jim getting promoted to Co-Regional Manager alongside Michael (Steve Carell), and the arrival of a new boss (Kathy Bates). The Blu-ray and DVD come with all 26 episodes of the season and bonus features, including an exclusive version of the minisode “Podcast,” wherein Gabe (Zach Woods) tries to impress corporate by recording a podcast for the Sabre website. There will also be more than four hours of deleted scenes, two extended episodes, blooper reels, “The Office” promos, a full-screen version of the corporate welcome video starring Bates and Christian Slater, and episode commentary. The sixth season of “The Office” will come in Blu-ray and DVD today.
Charlize Theron and Robert Downey Jr. are a couple more stars you can expect to see at the Academy Awards this Sunday. According to People.com, the team behind the ceremony announced Theron, Downey Jr., and a slew of other stars who’ll be presenting Oscars to the winners yesterday. Theron at the Oscars in 2000 (Bauer Griffin)
Theron scored a Best Actress prize in 2003 for her turn as a killer in Monster, and she’s a constant fixture on the red carpet (we can’t wait to see her gown!) As for Downey, he was nominated in the Best Supporting Actor category last year for Tropic Thunder but lost out to the late Heath Ledger. And even though he didn’t score a nod this time around for Sherlock Holmes, he did win a Golden Globe award for that performance. In addition to these two, Oscar winners Barbra Streisand and Kathy Bates will be joining the bunch. People.com reports that Queen Latifah, Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta are on the roster as well. Sounds like a lively bunch! Teen favorites like Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner are also attending this year, in addition to comedians Steve Carell and Tina Fey, so we can definitely expect some laughs.
The channel formerly known as SciFi and now known as Syfy is delivering their latest miniseries this week. Entitled Alice, the four-hour adventure is something of a re-imagining of Lewis Carroll’s classic Wonderland tales. Both fun and distinctly odd at times, the Halmi-produced event is a reminder of just how much the television Continue reading →