• RIP: Robert Forster (Veteran actor and stoic gentleman)…

    The veteran actor Robert Forster has died at his Los Angeles home on Friday following a brief battle with brain cancer. He was 78. Forster was a hugely respected and talented actor whose career spans over 100 feature films working alongside other distinctive names.  He was spotted in stage...
  • NYCC: ‘Discovery’ and ‘Shorts” tease Trek’s past and future…

    As well as the new trailer for the Picard show, CBS gave NYCC attendees a glimpse of what the next season of Star Trek: Discovery has to offer.  As fans will remember, the end of the last season saw the Enterprise and the Discovery seemingly defeat an AI intelligence...
  • NYCC: Next ‘Picard’ trailer generates more Trek nostalgia…

    With Star Trek entering a resurgence, there’s been lots to talk about and several projects on the horizon. Though the likes of Discovery have had mixed reactions from the fanbase (largely positive but with some gnashing of teeth), it seems everyone is on board, at least so far, for...
  • Great Actors, Good Liars: Mirren, McKellen read between the lies…

    It might seem entirely unlikely, but is nevertheless true, that acting greats Sir Ian McKellen and Dame Helen Mirren have never worked together on screen. But that is being rectified next month with the release of a wry but dark tale of deceit and desperation as con-man and target...
  • 6 Appeal: Bay and Reynolds going ‘Underground’ for Christmas…

    The announcement that Michael Bay and Ryan Reynolds are teaming up for a film indicates that those flicking through Netflix ‘s assortment of presents around Christmas-time should be in for something significant in the high-concept, high-action department. (This despite Ryan’s originally tweeted description that it was ‘…the haunting story of...
  • Quinn-tessential? ‘Birds of Prey’ promos ride a Harley…

    While the Joker is almost certain to be the topic of pop-culture discussion in the next week or so (as the more cerebral and controversial film of the same name – directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix – opens internationally), for the moment it’s his erstwhile comic...
  • Wanted: A Kick-Ass trailer for a King’s Man…

    Of all modern comic creators, Mark Millar has arguably had the best run outside the printed page. The master of social-media and provocative pitches, a vast amount of Millar’s creations have made it to the screen, including Wanted, Kick-Ass and his reinvention of the Avengers mythos as ‘The Ultimates‘...
  • Four-boding: Netflix and ‘Stranger Things’ head to bigger deal…

    It was always something of a ‘no-brainer’ but the industry has hardly been turned upside-down by the news that Stranger Things has now been officially renewed for a fourth run next year. The multi-award-winning Netflix show, (eighteen Emmy nominations with five wins) with its mix of the supernatural and...
  • Is Earth prepared for the War of the War of the Worlds?

    Oh, isn’t that just bloody typical. The chance of anything coming from Mars were a million-to-one, they said. .. then two come along at once. Yes, in two very different ways, the Red Planet will be making its influence felt on television screens over the next few months. The...