Looking at a digital map he’s compared to Maj. Briggs’ sketched-out directions, Sheriff Frank Truman tells Hawk, “By my reckoning, this is where we’re going. But there’s no road. The road’s gone.”Dale Cooper, walking numbly through Dougie Jones’ life, might feel the same. He has a sense of something he’s stumbling toward, and that sense intensifies in the fa […]
There are shows, like Buffy The Vampire Slayer, or Battlestar Galactica, or more recently Game Of Thrones, that went a long way toward erasing the stigma of what is commonly known as “genre TV.” They demonstrated that the supernatural, or space opera, or fantasy are no impediment to creating storytelling as sophisticated and smart as any ostensibly highbrow […]
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Monday, July 24. All times are Eastern.Preacher (AMC, 9 p.m.): Jesse, Tulip, and Cassidy have been in hot pursuit of God this season, but the deity hunters just as quickly became the hunted. After clearing up a romantic, uh, entanglement last episode, “Sokosha” will see the Saint Of Killers catching up with the trio ye […]
With Dunkirk in theaters, many are comparing it to Saving Private Ryan, both being World War II films. But is Dunkirk a better movie? The post Is Dunkirk Better Than Saving Private Ryan? appeared first on That Moment In.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a 2016 sci-adventure about the Rebel Alliance making a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow. The post Netflix Daily Pick: A Long Time Ago in ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ (2016) appeared first on That Moment In.
Pfeiffer and Ryan captured conjointly. Any of these shots tickle your fancy? Shoulder to shoulder, starting to smoulder. Pose, pout and polka dots! Prelude to a kiss? When Sally met Susie… …Bruce and Selina! Maggie maltreats the cat! A kiss … Continue reading →
One of the ”What if?” games I like to play is to imagine my favourite films cast with stars other than the ones whose names linger in my memory as irreplaceable. Think of You’ve Got M@il, then of Harrison Ford … Continue reading →
Happy Birthday to Willem Dafoe, who is 62 tomorrow. I have to admit that I’m not necessarily a huge fan of Dafoe. I think he’s a decent actor & has been in an interesting range of films but my main reason for even giving him much thought is probably because he’s one of so few … Continue reading →
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood What It’s About: (via Wikipedia) The Handmaid’s Tale is a 1985 dystopian novel by Canadian author Margaret Atwood. Set in a near-future New England, in a totalitarian, Christian theonomy that has overthrown the United States government, the novel explores themes of women in subjugation and the various means by … Continu […]
Days after singer Chester Bennington took his own life, his longtime Linkin Park bandmates have set up a suicide-prevention web page in his honor. Chester.linkinpark.com leads with, “In case you or someone you know needs support, here are some resources” and lists contact numbers and sites and prominently features #ripchester. The new site doubles as a place […]
The Audience Network’s forthcoming series Mr. Mercedes made its first appearance at San Diego Comic-Con to a packed room with executive producer Jack Bender and the cast in tow. Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King, follows Brady Hartsfield (Harry Treadaway), a demented and warped killer who taunts retired police detective Bill Hodges (Brendan Gle […]
Saying goodbye is often bittersweet but today for Peter Capaldi’s final Comic-Con panel as Doctor Who, a rousing Hall H send-off could not have been a bad way to exit – especially with the roars that erupted when a teaser for the Christmas Special of the BBC America series was dropped for the fans. Months ahead of its holiday broadcast, the peek at the Capal […]
This is a review of a miniseries that first aired on ABC.With a new cinematic version of Stephen King’s 1986 novel It due to hit theaters in September, I thought I’d take a look at the previous adaptation of that classic novel: a miniseries which aired on ABC in the fall of 1990.Directed by Tommy Lee Wallace, who had previously directed the underappreciated […]
With the recent passing of Adam West, this article looks at the classic TV series that became his legacy. The recent passing of Adam West (and in such close proximity to that of Sir Roger Moore!) has already led to a beautiful tribute to him being written on this site by one of my colleagues. So I’d like to take this opportunity to look back at the Batman TV […]
Starring: Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Willem Dafoe Director: Yimou Zhang If you’ve ever wondered why the Chinese built their Great Wall, and then Googled it, thought the real history was boring, and wanted more dragons, then this film is for you. Which is crazy, because the real history of the Great Wall is a fascinating… Continue reading The Great Wall (2016) […]
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Hiroyuki Sanada Director: Daniel Espinosa Imagine you’re picked up as a little thing from your home planet and taken care of by kind alien beings. Then one day, something goes wrong in your space and you curl up to protect yourself. You’re then electrocuted, and discover that in… Continue reading Li […]
The message from Eisner Awards voters and winners was simple enough: Comics are for everybody, and can be made by anybody. But it’s a complicated world. Actor and comedian Wayne Brady, a surprise guest Friday at the Oscars of comics, recalled a Hollywood studio meeting at which a man was surprised...
Thursday, there was a pretty good article on Decider on the problems Universal is going to have in creating its "Dark Universe," which launched Friday with the premiere of THE MUMMY. Written by Brett White, "Monster Problem: Dark Universe is the Anti-Marvel" covers some of the things that have made Universal's model, the Marvel' […]
Three years ago, I jotted down some thoughts here on comic-to-screen adaptations and where I thought they were falling short. The number of such productions in the years since has continued to explode, blanketing movie and television screens and with so many future projects in the works at any given time, it's difficult to keep up with all of them. Augu […]
I love you as you are – That face that stills my heart. That smile that makes it beat, Still every time we meet. The way you love me so, How we each hate letting go, When we hold each other tight, And talk sweet late at night. The way you hold my […]
Match Point (2005) As some of my readers will know, especially those based in the UK, last Sunday was the men’s final of the Wimbledon Championships 2017, the oldest and, certainly, most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. This got me thinking about films which reference tennis, and I decided to review Woody Allen’s “Match […]
It’s not San Diego Comic-Con without a massive Marvel presence. From cosplay to a booth showing off costumes and props to the big Hall H panel that fans line up for days to attend, Marvel Studios is a powerhouse of this annual pop culture event. But just one week before SDCC 2017, Marvel already had […] The post SDCC 2017: Marvel follows up D23 Expo by ampin […]
This year’s Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is going to be bigger than ever! The now 75-day event will bring flavors from all over the world as well as some very intriguing special-ticketed events to help you expand your palate. These events will include culinary demonstrations, beverage seminars, cheese seminars and more. Of course, […] The pos […]
Check out these fun food-themed T-shirts to see if YOUR favorite Disney snack is honored on a Tee!Disney Food Blog Fans, be sure to check out our DFB Disney World Dining Guide e-Books! Find great deals at DFBStore.com! Also, come on over and: Subscribe to our NewsletterFollow us on TwitterBecome a Facebook Fan Related posts: New Merch: Iconic Disney Food T-S […]
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This show was originally shown at New Theatre on the 3rd of November 2016. This article originally appeared on AussieTheatre.com. The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade is a mouthful of a play title and the onstage experience... Read More
Here is my review of La La Land, a mediocre film that has achieved critical success primarily because of the cinematic nostalgia it evokes. This is also my application to be Triple J’s new movie reviewer. Enjoy!