WARNING: There will be spoilers for the “San Junipero” episode of Black Mirror in this post. If you have not seen this nearly perfect hour of filmed entertainment, PLEASE DO NOT READ ANY FURTHER, I beg of you. If you have…go forward. Black Mirror is Twilight Zone with Wifi. Created by Charlie Brooker, the series […]
Last night the seventh season of The Walking Dead kicked off and answered this cliffhanger of a question: just WHO did Negan beat to death with a baseball bat? (SPOILERS, obviously, although if you haven’t seen the episode yet and you’re reading this, may God have mercy on your soul.) The episode opened with a […]
Netflix has a lot of original series, and not all of them get as much attention as Luke Cage. Easy is a new anthology about relationships and sex, and once you know that it features a whole show where Malin Ackerman and Orlando Bloom go at it, you may want to check it out. But […]
Award-winning developer and publisher of digital entertainment Telltale Games, in association with NBC Universal Brand Development, today released Mr. Robot:1.51exfiltratiOn for iOS and Android-based mobile devices. The game was developed by the acclaimed independent team at Night School Studio in collaboration with the creative team behind Universal Cable Productions and USA Network’s Emmy nominated series […]
“The Winds of Winter,” the finale to the sixth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones was one of the most thrilling episodes of television ever. It was triumphant, revelatory, sad, powerful – all the feels. Ramin Djawadi’s score was extraordinary, and brought a tear to my eye. And after six years we started to see […]
By Anne M Kletcha Deep in the grubby sump of one of those so-called ‘Social Media’ sites, there is a clump of aging comics fanboys called The Really Very Serious Alan Moore Scholars’ Group, known to its sad and lonely adherents as TRVSAMSG. When they’re not annotating everything in sight, or calling down ancient evils […]
The Preacher tv show debuts on May 22nd on AMC. Now THAT’S a sentence I though I would never ever type, but it’s really happening, with Dominic Cooper as Jesse, Ruth Negga as Tulip and Joseph Gilgun as Cassidy, with an ocean of character actors to play Herr Starr, Arseface, Quincannon and all your other […]
“The gods won’t mind. They spill more blood than the rest of us combined.”
Last year, Lionsgate and the San Diego Comic-Con announced a joint venture to launch a SVOD (subscription video-on-demand) channel themed to all things nerd and con. Now they’ve just announced that a free beta of the service, named Comic-Con HQ, will roll out on May 7th (Free Comic Book Day).
Plans for programing include including original scripted and unscripted programming, such as Kings of Con, a show based on the Her Universe fashion line, and an interview series with Adam Sessler, The ad-free service will also offer programming from Comic-Con’s archives, and that should be an eye opener for comics historians.
Some recent showbiz news that our usual correspondents haven’t been able to keep up with: the Sandman movie is looking for a star and director again; Scalped is in development for TV and Powerless is going to be very strange.