Earlier this year, during a period in my life where I had a lot of downtime and required some distraction to fill the endless hours, I binged through all of Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (the latter I did twice).
Scoot McNairy is a film and television actor currently wrapping up his run as Gordon Clark on the AMC show Halt and Catch Fire, which covers the explosion of the tech industry in the 1980s and 90s. The show enters its final season this Sunday and covers the period in the 1990s when the Internet … Read more
With Disney now commanding the Star Wars Universe, fans are in store for a ton of new content taking place in a galaxy far, far, away.
For a lot of Star Wars fans that were unlucky enough to be born after the original trilogy had its theatrical run, there was never an opportunity to see the movies in their natural state.
I’ve been a fan of Iron Man since I started reading comics as a wee lad. He was always my dad’s favourite super-hero, and for the same reason many people enjoy Batman so much. Iron Man is human. He wasn’t born with the X-gene; he didn’t get caught in a nuclear blast or get bitten … Read more
The film adaptation of Andy Weir’s modern day Robinson Crusoe “The Martian” is set to release this winter, and as someone who enjoyed the book but found certain elements a bit repetitive, I find myself thinking—for the first time in my life—that the movie is going to be better than the book.
As stated in previous reviews, I rarely watch movies and shows based on books I’m fond of. This isn’t some pretentious literary snobbishness; there are plenty of adaptations that often exceed the quality of the source material. It’s more of a personal thing, where I have certain images in my head for locations and characters … Read more
While the following formula might not work for everyone, I performed a controlled and detailed experiment to discover the math behind whether or not you will enjoy Kung Fury. I watched the movie with three people, each born five years apart; person “A” was born in 1985, person “B”, in 1990, and finally, person “C” … Read more
Magic is returning to England… Thanks to the BBC. The first of seven episodes based on the book by Susanna Clarke premiered Sunday, and reactions so far are pretty positive. The story follows two magicians, the titular Mr. Norrell and his soon-to-be pupil Mr. Strange, as they attempt to return to England the very real … Read more
There’s a real difficulty involved in taking a costume that looks good on paper and bringing it to the big (or small) screen.