• 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • COVID-19: Time out for ‘Tenet’ & ‘Conjuring 3’ spirited away…

    After that mind-bending, reality-altering, time-skewing trailer, you may be wondering what Christopher Nolan’s Tenet is all about.  If you are, you’re going to be waiting a bit longer to find out. Once the stalwart of fixed-release-date attitude, the film (starring John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Michael Caine,...
  • COVID-19: Winter (Soldier) is Coming… but not quite yet…

    In expected news, the Disney+ debut of their premiere Marvel series The Falcon & The Winter Solider, originally slated for August has now been delayed. Though a considerable amount of production had already been done on the Anthony Mackie / Sebastian Shaw action-romp, the industry shutdown because of COVID...
  • GOTHAM PD? Batverse procedural flies to HBO Max…

    We’re still some time away from the much-discussed ‘The Batman‘, yet another big-screen take on Gotham’s famous vigilante, this time featuring Robert Pattinson and directed by Matt Reeves. The standalone film, currently scheduled for October 2021, is not part of the same interconnected continuity that connects other parts of...