• Coronavirus: Apocalypse (Not) Now. Walking Dead delays finale…

    Only days after it was announced that AMC had decided to reschedule the premiere of The Walking Dead spin-off World Beyond until later in the year comes the news that the main show will also not be broadcast as originally planned either. The final episode of the current season...
  • ‘Beyond’ belief: Walking Dead staggers the spin-off debut…

    The latest spin-off for The Walking Dead was supposed to launch on 10th April, immediately after the finale for the current run of its parent show. The Walking Dead: World Beyond is planned to run for two seasons, starting with a ten-episode run. However, despite the logic that there’s...
  • ‘Red’ Alert: The boys from the Dwarf head to ‘The Promised Land’…

    Look… let’s be honest: it’s cold outside… there’s no kind of atmosphere…we’re all alone, more or less…. Perhaps the words of the Red Dwarf  theme are ringing slightly more true than ever, so there really couldn’t be a better time to pay a return visit to the errant mining...
  • Coronavirus: The Global Shutdown Update (17th March)…

    While the entertainment industry might not be everyone’s priority right now, the cost of the Coronavirus may be causing practical hardhsips beyond the physical symptoms. With vast swathes of the industry shut down, the risk not only to businesses but the income of individuals and their families could be...
  • Coronavirus: The Global Shutdown continues (13th March)…

    With people more concerned with their health than entertainment, it’s still compelling to show the impact being made on a cultural level as the coronavirus and the need for ‘social distancing’ affects businesses and events for months to come… In the US, restrictions and changes to personal and industry-behaviour...
  • Coronavirus: Self-Isolating Hollywood pulls more major releases…

    Film-releases are probably the least thing to be worrying you when the news is filled with viral announcements of the wrong kind.  But there has been notable fall-out in that industry. Though the word ‘Coronavirus‘ did not appear in their press-release, it seemed that the pandemic situation was a...
  • Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years for rape and abuse…

    In a landmark ruling,  the previously-powerful Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to twenty-three years in prison for a series of incidents involving his treatment of women over several decades. Though he was a guiding hand in hundreds of the most top-rated movies over that time, he had a...
  • ‘Chernobyl’ creator to bring ‘The Last of Us’ adaptation to HBO…

    2013’s The Last of Us was one of the most acclaimed games ever released for the PlayStation and its creators Naughty Dog. It’s post-apocalyptic story saw a pragmatic survivor Joel (voiced by Troy Baker) reluctantly finding himself having to take a young girl Ellie (Ashley Johnson ) across a...
  • Taika That! In-demand Waititi heads to Chocolate Factory…

    After his success with Thor: Ragnarok and his Oscar-winning screenplay for JoJo Rabbit, Taika Waititi could probably do almost any project he wanted (there were recent rumours he might helm a Star Wars movie). But it seems his next project will be two films connected to the world of...