The 2014 film, Get on Up, takes an autobiographical look at the Godfather of Soul; James Brown starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Tate Taylor. Over the course of several years, I have seen documentaries on James Brown and several of his recorded concerts. As a result, I think Chadwick nails Brown’s voice and his […]
I kept watching Showtime’s Penny Dreadful first season and the finale felt strong and did not disappoint. The major questions get an answer and the one story line left continues into the second and third (last season). Spoiler if you have not seen the show the story line that continues belongs to Vanessa. Sir Malcolm […]
The new Netflix series, Sweet Tooth, takes inspiration from the limited comic book series drawn and created by Jeff Lemire and published by DC Comic’s Vertigo imprint. This version is much lighter in tone than the comic book series. It is a good thing too because we already have several shows like The Walking Dead and movies […]
Students at Heritage High School have come together for two different commemoration ceremonies. During one of them, a few people enter wearing unicorn masks and immediately begin to shoot at those gathered. By the end of the rampage, four students are shot to death and many others injured. Special Investigations detective Rami David gets a […]
The last time I saw Stranger Things, Hooper left food in a box for Eleven hoping she would come out of hiding in the woods. I took my break waiting for season three and got happy last year when I saw a sneak peek of Hooper in Moscow. Until recently, I did not realize season […]
Mark Bowman (Eric Andre’) is the head of a tech company who made Pal a female voiced artificial intelligence program available on all hi tech cell phones. It acts as the most helpful electronic source of information and entertainment which he and the rest of the world depend on. One day Mark decides to upgrade […]
The Batch travel by warp speed in their ship while Echo continues to make repairs while Tech works on a device to test and turn off their brain chips. Then suddenly the ship loses power and Tech orders the others to buckle in for a crash landing on a moon. While this happens Wrecker hits […]
View Post The new Star Wars animated series, The Bad Batch takes place after the supposed end of the Clone Wars. They include Hunter, Tech, Wrecker, Echo, Crosshair, and a Gonk Droid. Caleb Dume hires them as reinforcements to help him and his Jedi master Depa Billaba’s soldiers fight against the Empire. They go into […]
Video from the James Bond 007 Youtube Channel The 2006 version of Casino Royale and the first Bond movie with Daniel Craig has near constant action that grabs you from the opening sequence right to where he is trying to nab someone to interview. Except his suspect runs away forcing bond to give chase for […]
In the first few minutes of Synchronic the viewer meets two New Orléans paramedics and long time friends Steve and Dennis. The first few calls they have are to treat various people who took a new drug that causes them to hallucinate and for a few either badly harm themselves or die from the experience. It wears on […]
Penny Dreadful, a Showtime horror series, aired from 2014 to 2016 and now has a home on Netflix. Yesterday I chose to dive into this series. Many of the characters in Penny Dreadful come right out of classic stories including Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, the vampires and...
The Magicians sets its focus on a group of young adults who know magic and want to hone it. A mysterious school known as Brakebills one by one picks students to test them and if they pass acceptance to the academy. Brakebills also has ties to Fillory a series of fantasy and magic books. For...