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  • Big Emmy Nods for ‘Watchmen’, ‘Ozark’ and ‘The Mandalorian’…

    HBO‘s Watchmen mini-series has received a lot of attention in a year when some of its central themes have resonated more than ever. Now it’s received 26 nominations as part of this year’s Emmy Awards. Of the plentiful nominations the production received, categories included: Outstanding Limited Series,  Outstanding Writing for a...
  • Time and Tide: ‘Tenet’ set for staggered international roll-out…

    Long ago – or, in some ways, up to the quite recent past of fifteen or so years  – the template for releasing movies used to be far from the ‘day and date’ format that sees a majority of productions hit global territories on the same day or as...
  • ‘Star Trek’ re-energised and re-animated by new multi-show era?

    Despite COVID-19 cutting swathes across the industry, the second half of 2020 (and beyond) looks to be a good one for all good things Star Trek… The third season of Star Trek: Discovery is now officially confirmed to begin on 15th October.  We left the second season with Michael...
  • Dead Cold: HBO Asia’s Antarctic thriller ‘The Head’ has ice in mind…

    In a series of Antarctic  expeditions acclaimed scientist Arthur Wilde (John Lynch) and his team may have uncovered a bacterial way to possibly halt global warming, but the process is long, laborious and ultimately expensive – especially if it’s going to be a practical and financial success. Each cycle...
  • Walking Dead Update: Finale/Spin-off for Oct. More eps for 2021…

    The virtual version of the annual San Diego Comic Con takes place this weekend and one of the major announcements concerns the immediate future of The Walking Dead series. As viewers will remember, all but one episode of the most recent run (Season 10) was completed and broadcast in...
  • COVID-19: Annnnd, that’s a wrap for 2020 cinema experience?

    For most people, the idea of any true cinematic experience in the near future seems wishful thinking. The COVID-19 pandemic has made normal cinema-going and industry releases completely unviable. Though there are a few stragglers valiantly shuffling release dates in micro-increments, it is becoming far more likely through every...
  • COVID-19: Band on the Run as Bill & Ted head to VOD…

    The third Bill and Ted movie, reuniting Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter as they tumble through time in an erratic telephone box (hmmmm….someone should make a series about such a concept) was due to arrive on cinema screens this summer, but with the theatrical industry still largely in lockdown,...
  • Alien’ notions: TNT returns to early New York for more dark drama…

    After uncovering the truth about high-society links to the killing of young men in late 19th century New York, infamous psychologist (or ‘Alienist’ in the era’s venacular) Laszlo Kreizler, writer John Moore and the fledgling police service’s Sara Howard have had mixed fortunes. There names have become well-known, enough for...
  • Gone ‘Rogue’: Fox runs with lions for African-based actioner…

    Megan Fox, who made her name as the  non-metallic bodywork eye-candy worshipped by Michael Bay in the the early entries of the Transformers movie franchise and then went on to cult-classics such as Jennifer’s Body, heads up the African-based action-fest, Rogue due out next month. Fox plays Samantha O’Hara,...