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 Brittany lives in California and has three kids. She is a professional in a mental health services as well as foster care youth.
She enjoys sci fi and thrillers, both in film and books. She loves cats, board games and a good Dungeons and Dragons adventure!

Brittany is one of our Newswriters, posting news on the movie and TV industry, as well as books and stars.

We want to deeply thank Brittany for her outstanding work. She is as talented as she is beautiful.
 Joined June 21, 2018

Brittany Allen January 27, 2019, 01:01 ET

Meet 'The Bruvs', Brit Comedy Animation

Meet brothers Doug and Den, stars in the hit UK comedy animation, The Bruvs. These London villains are trying to be straight, but found it's too easy being naughty. Making a new life in Essex is tough when you bring along your old ways!

TV writer and producer Ian Brown and award-winning animation director Eoin Clarke has brought the characters of TheBruvs to life with skillful animation and comedic storylines. While each short is only one to two minutes in length, TheBruvs pack a punch (or a bat!).

Clarke's compositing animation style is a combination of drawn, painted, and photographic elements. This results in 3D movement between 2D drawings, adding loads of character to this animated comedy.

Read 21 Questions With The Bruvs Creators

Brown and Clarke have big hopes to appeal to audiences outside the UK and so far the reception has been warm. Throughout Europe and having hit Australia and America, the feedback for TheBruvs has been amazing.

You can follow the misadventures of these dodgy brothers at TheBruvs.com, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook. Watch tvore.com's favorite clip below.

Warning: Cartoon violence and ripe language.

Brittany Allen September 25, 2018, 02:09 ET

Netflix and Chills Edition

The last week of September is here, with a new spooktacular Netflix lineup for October. Netflix is premiering highly anticipated original titles this month, The Haunting of Hill House and new Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. Other titles include psychological thriller Hold the Dark which follows a retired wolf expert investigating a child's disappearance in the Alaskan wilderness. For a more family friendly flick, Creeped Out is an anthology series featuring a masked figure known as "The Curious" who collects tales of dark magic. Check out the list below, with trailers for all the new Netflix originals.

September 28
Hold the Dark (Netflix Film)

A gripping psychological thriller unfolds in the treacherous Alaskan wilderness when a retired wolf expert is summoned to investigate a child’s disappearance. Hold The Dark, starring Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård and Riley Keough, and directed by Jeremy Saulnier.

October 1
The Shining

October 3
Truth or Dare

October 4
The Haunting of Molly Hartley

Creeped Out (Netflix Original Series)

A masked figure known as "The Curious" collects tales of dark magic, otherworldly encounters and twisted technology in this kids anthology series. Featuring William Romain, Sydney Wade, and Jennifer James.

October 5
Malevolent (Netflix Film)

A brother-sister team who fake paranormal encounters for cash get more than they bargained for when a job at a haunted estate turns very, very real. Written by Ben Ketai, and Eva Konstantopoulos, based on the book Hush by Eva Konstantopoulos. Starring Florence Pugh, Celia Imrie, and Ben Lloyd-Hughes.

October 12
Apostle (Netflix Film)

The promise of the divine is but an illusion. A drifter on a dangerous mission to rescue his kidnapped sister, tangles with a sinister religious cult on an isolated island in 1905. From writer and director Gareth Evans, starring Dan Stevens and Michael Sheen.

The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell (Netflix Original Series)

Wickedly talented baker and artist Christine McConnell fills her home with haunting confections, creepy crafts and wildly inappropriate creatures.

The Haunting of Hill House (Netflix Original Series)

Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it. Based on the novel by Shirley Jackson. Starring Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, and Timothy Hutton. Directed by Mike Flanagan.

October 19
Haunted (Netflix Original Series)

Real people sit down with friends and family to share true stories of terrifying events that continue to haunt them. Vivid recreations included with this new reality series.

October 26
Castlevania—Season 2 (Netflix Original Series)

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix Original Series)

The story of Sabrina Spellman, a half-witch half-mortal teenage girl. She's been waiting her whole life for her 16th birthday but something wicked this way comes, forcing her to choose between a path of light and the path of the night. From the makers of Riverdale. Directed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. Starring Kiernan Shipka, Lucy Davis, Miranda Otto, Ross Lynch, and Richard Coyle.

Which title will you see this month? Comment below!

Brittany Allen September 14, 2018, 03:09 ET

House of Cards Season 6 Second Teaser

I'm sad Kevin is no longer with House of Cards, he is a great actor. While the character of Francis Underwood was a pretty big *^$%, Robin's character is just as manipulative! She is also a great actress. I have no doubt Robin will be able to carry the season well.

Brittany Allen September 14, 2018, 03:09 ET

Grab the tissues and get ready for season 3

I don't like emotional shows, so I haven't watched this one. But I heard it was really good!

Brittany Allen September 13, 2018, 12:09 ET

Law & Order: SVU Season 20 First Promo

I used to watch this show when it first aired. Fun fact...this is the longest running scripted television drama in US television history!

Brittany Allen September 13, 2018, 12:09 ET

Lil Pump and Kanye West Collaboration Gaining a Lot of Attention Online

So as a parent, this is lame! My 9 year old would click on this, attracted by their Roblox style suits...but the lyrics are rubbish!

Brittany Allen September 13, 2018, 12:09 ET

Henry Cavill Retiring His Superman Cape

Gruic! The soundtrack gave me memories! I haven't heard that music in a very long time.

Brittany Allen August 19, 2018, 01:08 ET

Are you ready for A Star is Born?

I didn't know she had a movie coming out! Good info!

Brittany Allen August 17, 2018, 12:08 ET

Bond, Jane Bond?

I like Gillian in anything, really. So there's that.

I'm not sure who Idris is, so I don't really have a comment on that.

I think a different portrayal of James Bond would be really fun to see, although the writers would have to be very strategic about how they wrote it. James Bond is really a classic, and the new one would be compared to that. With that in mind, I think they could create a parallel version that would be fantastic.

Again, my vote is for Gillian.

Brittany Allen August 16, 2018, 03:08 ET

Disenchantment isn't Very Enchanting...

The Netflix series Disenchantment releases tomorrow but so far, it seems this show isn't very...enchanting. If this is your first time learning about Disenchantment, head here to take a look.

Reviews of the first seven episodes aren't looking good for Disenchantment. The Vice says skip the 'unfunny' show. Rehashing old jokes about old stereotypes is...well, old. The only thing interesting about Disenchantment, according to Vice, is the setting of Dreamland. Vulture echos the recycled gags with 'jokes that fall flat' but praises the impressive 'cinematic' quality of the animation. CNET described the stories as 'fun' but in the end, 'static'. In comparison to Groening's hit Futurama, CNET says main character Bean is 'as winning as Futurama's Fry'. Not so much for the rest of the cast and story. While 'entertaining enough', Disenchantment can't shake the template of fantasy spoof. The New Yorker describes Enchantment's episodes as 'long and sometimes sluggish', comparing to a daylong play of Dungeons & Dragons.

With Groening behind big hits The Simpsons and Futurama, we have to admit our expectations were high for this new series. There's still time to change our opinions though, as the series has a 20-episode order with only 10 releasing August 17th. We will have to wait until tomorrow, when Disenchantment premiers on Netflix, for the rest of the consensus. For now, here's a look at the trailer.


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