2010
05.23

Namaste, ‘LOST’: Series Finale Airs Tonight, See Interviews w/ Creators!

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ABC’s groundbreaking Emmy award-winning sci-fi series “LOST” comes to an end tonight with a two-and-a-half-hour finale that promises to either provide fans with closure or enrage them to the point of lunacy.

The finale is preceded by a two-hour commemorative special entitle  “The Final Journey,” in which the cast flashes back on the show’s run. Jimmy Kimmel Live will cap the night off with a cast reunion show (check your local listings for times).

Miss Muertos and I have already killed the phone lines and ordered up a bucket of Mr. Cluck’s for tonight’s bittersweet event.

While we wait for “The End,” I suggest checking out The New York Times interview clips with show runners Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse and stars Michael Emerson and Jorge Garcia.

2010
05.23

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Anyone who has ever landed on Univision or Telemundo while flipping channels knows that the female talent on Spanish-speaking networks are always top-heavy and gorgeous. In fact, actresses and news anchors are often removed from the airwaves and put on a deserted island to die when they turn 35 or balloon up to 118lbs (whichever comes first).

That commitment to excellence can make any man sit through hours of melodramatic novellas and alarmist news programming. But, every now-and-then, a program comes along that actually combines quality story-telling with high production values and large-breasted, nearly-nude starlets. “Mujeres Asesinas” (which translates to “Murderous Women” for you gringos) is one such show.

“Mujeres Asesinas” is Mexican producer Pedro Torres procedural about bloodthirsty, homicidal women. Each episode revolves around a murder committed by a woman—or group of women—over feelings of scorn, jealousy, greed, fear, and/or pure evil. The show is currently on its second season and stars some of Latin America’s most beautiful women.

The first episode I saw, entitled “Las Garrido, Codiciosas” (”The Covetous Garridos”), follows a trio of sisters determined to win the deed to a house owned by the eldest sister’s abusive, gamble-holic husband.

The girls (Patricia Navidad, Galilea Montijo, Ana Brenda) engage the old man in a sex-fueled game that finds him signing over the contract in exchange for simultaneous blow-jobs from his wife’s sisters. Upset over being played so easily, he demands an opportunity to win back his loss via Russian roulette.

Aye Caramba: Galilea Montijo

Aye Caramba: Galilea Montijo

“Mujeres Asesinas” matches any crime-drama on American TV in style and thrills. Think of it as “Desperate Housewives” meets “CSI,” but with a much hotter cast that changes from week-to-week.

“Mujeres Asesinas 2″ airs on Univison on Thursdays at 10 p.m.

2010
05.23

Dear ‘Vampire Diaries’: Nina Dobrev Wore a Bikini This Week!

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Dear Diary,

It’s Eddie again. I just came across some new photos of “Vampire Diaries” star Nina Dobrev in a bikini. Apparently, she was taking a holiday at the Gansevoort Turks + Caicos resort on Grace Bay and decided to go for a dip.

Now, my brain tells me I should appreciate every actress that sports a bikini, but my penis isn’t so sure. Dobrev is cute, but is she Kleenex-worthy? She kinda just looks like the girl-next-door, which is especially awkward for me because the girl living next door to me is my sister. But, I digress.

The question is: Can you really fantasize about the girl-next-door? I mean, with enough booze, some rope, and a sturdy alibi, anyone can nail the girl-next-door. I think Hollywood starlets should go the extra mile and make their bodies perfect. If Heidi Montag can do it, Dobrev should too.

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“The Vampire Diaries” is writer-producer Kevin Williamson’s (Scream, “Dawson’s Creek”) adaptation of L.J. Smith’s popular novel series of the same name for the CW television network. The show follows high-schooler Elena Gilbert (Dobrev) as she’s courted by two vampire brothers.

The show airs at 8 p.m. on Thursdays.

2010
05.23

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Australian actress/singer/TV host Natalie Bassingthwaighte headlines Xenon Pictures new survival-frightener Outback (formerly entitled Prey). The film is Bassingthwaighte’s first since playing a showgirl in 2006’s lesbian crime-drama When Darkness Falls.

Set in Australia, Outback follows an American couple as they meet up with two Aussie couples for some outdoors fun in the bush. Unfortunately for everyone, some nasty aborigines and an old curse threaten to holiday into horror show.

Bassingthwaighte is the host of “So You Think You Can Dance: Australia.” The 34-year-old shelia is also a music artist, having performed in the musicals “Rent,” “Footloose,” and “Grease” (she played Sandy). Her debut CD “1000 Stars” hit number one on the Australian charts.

Outback costars Ben Kermode, Jesse Johnson, Natalie Walker, Christian Clark, and Kristin Sargen. It goes straight-to-DVD on July 13.