• 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...
  • BREAKING: Spin-Cycle! Spider-man *back* in MCU to finish ‘trilogy’…

    Oh what tangled webs we weave when first we practice to…. sort out rights, finances and inter-studio relations!  After all our coverage of the problems SONY and Marvel Studios have had over the Spider-man situation, it now appears that there is more to say in their shared universe. After...
  • Sam I Am: Alexa voice to get a mother****ing upgrade…

    Have you ever wanted to yell: I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger ?   Amazon‘s ‘personal assistant’ Alexa undeniably revolutionised the home-tech market. But one of the few complaints about Alexa’s growing capabilities is that the audio-instruction devices still have limited accents and you...
  • Ghost-Busted: Hulu terminates its Spirit of Vengeance…

    It looks like Marvel‘s domination of the streaming universe has hit a minor speed-bump with the news that the much-touted Ghost Rider series will now not be going forward at hulu. In May Marvel announced an ambitious wave of intended programming for 2020 and beyond, confirming that Gabriel Luna...
  • (At) Last of Us 2… finally gets February 2020 release date…

    It’s been in the works for a long time, but until now there’s been no official word, just teases, on when it would be released. Yes, we’re talking about the cinematic gameplay of The Last of Us 2  and now we have final confirmation on when it will be hitting...