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  • The Cast of Us: HBO’s drama has familiar genre faces…

    HBO‘s The Last of Us (an adaptation of the PS4 game set twenty years after an infection has ravaged humanity and left disparate groups trying to survive the infected and each other) seems to be progressing nicely with concrete decisions made about the casting. Two familiar genre names will...
  • V for Victoriana: ‘The Nevers’ trailer arrives ahead of April debut…

    The Nevers had had quite a bit of attention in recent months. The long-anticipated series from Joss Whedon has been in various stages of production and completion since first announced back in 2018 and at the end of last year came the news that Whedon would be stepping away...
  • Joss Whedon: Never Say ‘Nevers’ Again?

    Despite much early excitement that Joss Whedon was returning to television as a writer and director, it appears that that he has withdrawn from show-running HBO‘s upcoming drama The Nevers.  The show, announced in 2018, told the story of a group of (literally) empowered Victorian women who are thrust...
  • Inhuman Race: HBO’s ‘Lovecraft Country’ maps topical territory…

    After his father goes missing Atticus ‘Tic’ Freeman (Jonathan Majors) makes the difficult journey back to Chicago to find answers, only to find Freeman Snr. has already been absent for two weeks and was last seen in the vicinity of a sleek silver car. Though he’s disappeared before for...
  • OVERVIEW: Judging HBO’s Perry Mason – That was then, this is noir…

    Los Angeles, 1932: When a child is stolen and a ransom demand at the iconic Angels Flight goes horribly wrong, the police and the public demand swift and extreme justice for a dead child. But a web of lies, deceit and duplicity cloud the issue and lawyer E B...
  • Juneteenth: HBO allows viewers to watch ‘Watchmen’ for free…

    Though it lead to major divisions and discussions earlier this year when first broadcast on HBO, Watchmen – Damon Lindelof’s thematic ‘sequel’ to the Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons epic, groundbreaking 1980’s graphic novel – certainly covered a lot of ground and received a lot of attention. Though it...
  • Best Served Cold: Layton sub-zeroes in on ‘Snowpiercer’ answers…

    Layton’s investigation continues, but so do the killings and  the newly-conscious Nikki is found to have had that reawakening halted by a knife to the throat. But with movement between the carriages restricted after problems at the fight-club, the killer’s return to First Class is prevented and the net...
  • Conflicts ‘…of Interest’ as Westworld moves its Pawns…

    Dolores and Caleb continue their search for the original ‘Solomon’ computer in the hope that it can instigate a blueprint to save both artificial and human life in the wake of Rehoboam’s profiles being released to the world. Dolores sees it as the only way to assure her own...
  • Westworld’s ‘Decoherence’ Therapy: Ed Harris is beside himself…

    While the outside world appears to be in chaos after Dolores releases everyone’s private profile, William is undergoing his own trials and tribulations in a secure psychiatric facility… one that suddenly starts to feel less secure by the minute – but he’s going to have to face himself and...