In Doctor Who, change is part of the game. The heroic Doctor is a long-lived alien scientist and traveler. His people, the Time Lords, have the ability to “regenerate” when their bodies are old or suffering from serious disease or fatal wounds. If there isn’t too much damage, and providing that death wasn’t instantaneous or […]
Thanks to the Iron Man films, Tony Stark has become a major superhero around the world. The star of three of his own feature films, he has also been a main character in both Avengers films, the movie Captain America: Civil War, the upcoming movie Spider-Man: Homecoming, and the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War. Known as the […]
The French horror film Raw is currently testing American appetites for arthouse cannibal-themed cinema with a limited theatrical run in the US and will be hitting VOD later this summer. Written and directed by Julia Ducaurnau, her first feature serves up a visceral experience that grossed out audiences at Cannes Film Festival, and has also […]
Sometimes you don’t want a vampire who longs for love and romance. Sometimes you don’t want a vampire who tries to find a normal life. Sometimes you want a story where a vampire knows exactly who they are and is ready to kill… as long as it’s the right target. And maybe that same vampire […]
Stan Buck didn’t win a lot of fans over when he took over as showrunner for the series Dexter, and his co-writing the series finale didn’t help considering how widely hated that episode became. His turn as showrunner on Netflix’s Iron Fist resulted in a show that even many die hard Marvel Studios fans have found […]
Early this morning, Sony released the trailer for The Dark Tower, the first of a series of movies based on Stephen King‘s opus book series of the same name. The movie, slated for release on August 4, stars Idris Elba as Roland, the last Gunslinger and the hero who journeys throughout the book series, seeking […]
Fan films are a mixed bag. Some just don’t have any real appeal outside of the people who made them, and some of their friends. Some show a lot of promise but seem kind of uncooked. The script is there but the acting and production value aren’t, or the acting is solid but the dialogue […]
Master of None, Fresh Off the Boat and other properties are showing off Asian-American leads, characters and perspectives, while movies such as Ghost in the Shell and The Great Wall engage in white-washing and great white hope tropes. Coming down the pike is the American live-action adaptation Death Note, based on the manga that inspired […]
The Warner Bros. film Wonder Woman comes out on June 2. It will be Wonder Woman’s first feature film. It will be the first live-action movie to use a female superhero as the headliner star. So why, less than six weeks away from its release, is there not more advertising for this movie?
Lords of the Sith, written by Paul S. Kemp, is part of the new wave of official, canon Star Wars media. This story begins a few years after the end of the Clone Wars and focuses on the relationship between Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine.