• TheWrap previewed Episode 8, “War Horses,” commenting, “These men mean business and their seriousness about this game takes the stakes higher.”
• The (Stockton, Calif.) Record profiles Alex Coleman, a member of the Sacramento Arm Benders who has appeared on Game of Arms.
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• Hypable presents a video from Season 2 of Morgue performing a stunt where “the slightest wrong move will cause a lot of pain.”
• TV.com reports on the May 6 debut of Freakshow‘s Season 2.
• Shockya features an exclusive Freakshow clip and observes, “AMC has a lot of compelling television, and this one certainly pushes the envelope in terms of showing how reality is sometimes even stranger than fiction.”
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• The Huffington Post trumpets the return of Small Town Security, with a cast that “wants even crazier story lines.”
• TV.com reports on the return of Small Town Security in a Season 3 that will “see several new characters join the cast.”
• Zap2it showcases a Season 3 promo where Small Town Security‘s employees “celebrate the returning season with — what else? — a foot massage day.”
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The Freaks are back! In anticipation of Freakshow‘s second season, billboards featuring cast members Asia, Morgue and Creature have been placed throughout Los Angeles and New York City. Check out these photos of the Season 2 billboards and don’t forget to tune in to AMC on Tuesday, May 6th at 10/9c for the Freakshow premiere.
Not only did he teach Elvis how to dance, Forrest Gump is an all star college football player, decorated Vietnam War veteran, international ping-pong champion, respected shrimp boat captain and a cross country marathon runner. Not too shabby for a man who began life in rural Alabama with an IQ of 75. This Monday, April 14, AMC kicks off Gump Week beginning 7/6c. Over the next six days you have thirteen chances to catch up with the blissfully simple Forrest (Tom Hanks), his true love Jenny (Robin Wright) and his wise, supportive Mama (Sally Field). Want even more of Gump and its stars? Check out…
A Louisiana oil worker, Craig Tullier of the Baton Rouge Roughnecks talks about his bone-breaking profession and curling more than his body weight with just one hand.
Q: Do wrestlers take on some of the characteristics of their cities?
A: The training can be different depending on the area. The New York guys tend to fight grips a lot more. With the California guys, I find they’re looking to get an advantage however they can. Down here [in Baton Rouge], even though I approach the sport with technique, a lot of guys want to beat people with power. Sometimes it works, but in my book, you need to know how to take power from your opponent. Turbo and Chop are two of the more stubborn ones. [Laughs]. They go to the table with one mindset.
A: With those guys, it goes two ways. Someone might say, “Look at these guys, they’re out of shape, they’re not real athletes.” But the other side sees them partying and drinking and thinks, “If they’re doing that and winning, imagine if they got serious and trained.” The public does like to see big, ripped up guys like me and [New York firefighter] Mike Ayello, but others want the flip side, the goofballs.
Q: You took a six-year break from the sport. What happened?
Weeknights during prime time on AMC, you can catch Story Notes — real time trivia and facts about your favorite movies! Below is the online version of the Story Notes for Forrest Gump.
Forrest Gump (1994) was nominated for 12 Oscars. It won six, including Best Picture.
Forrest Gump was nominated for Oscars for Best Sound and Sound Effects Editing.
Forrest Gump won the Oscar for Best Film Editing.
Cinematographer Don Burgess was nominated for an Oscar for this movie.
Composer Alan Silvestri was nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Score.
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