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  • Patriotic and Profane: Is Peacemaker’s best defense a good offense?

    Having unexpectedly survived his recent mission with the ‘Suicide Squad’, Christopher Smith (aka Peacemaker) has been recuperating, but leaving his hospital bed he’s brought back into the questionable world of deniable covert wetworks. He will be part of a subversive team assembled to deal with ‘butterflies’ – but in...
  • Fandome Event unleashes a ‘Better Tomorrow’ for its heroes..?

    The online DC Fandome event (which took place on the 15th October) is an annual way for DC and Warner related-companies to unleash a barrage of promotional trailers and information about forthcoming projects. This year’s line-up of news items was pretty impressive giving audiences a glimpse of various features...
  • Gods, Kings, Fire & Blood: HBO’s European Launch teases ‘Thrones’ prequel…

    It’s generally accepted that HBO‘s adaptation of Game of Thrones is one of the finest, epic tales of the last decade… and equally true that many felt its final season – which pulled it far ahead of George R R Martin’s original tomes to date and therefore had to...
  • Noir and Then: Joy’s stylish ‘Reminiscence’ recalls superior fare…

    It’s the near future, after the water-levels rose and sunk part of Miami and the border wars increased the difference between the haves and have-nots. Private eye Nick Bannister (Hugh Jackman) and Watts (Thandiwe Newton) make the best living they can, using technology that enables people to travel through...
  • No Lovecraft Country for O̶l̶d̶ ̶M̶e̶n̶ HBO…

    Despite the huge critical acclaim, relevancy and multiple award nominations for its ground-breaking first season, word comes via industry site Deadline that HBO has surprisingly decided against a second season of Lovecraft Country. Though no scripts had been written for the second run, a massive and comprehensive ‘series bible’...
  • The Nevers: This much is True – Amalia is the New Black….

    Stripe, a weathered, cynical veteran of war, crawls through a scene of carnage and rubble – she is part of a small force sent to try and locate and free one of the alien race known as the Galanthi, but even reaching the relative safety of an old bunker...
  • The Nevers stand, divided: And thereby hangs a cautionary tale…

    Despite Mundi’s demands of a fair trial and the possibility that it might inflame London further, Lord Mullen and the powers-that-be have already decided to make a public event out of killing the captured Maladie and she is to be hanged in one of the town squares.  Penance sees...
  • The Nevers’ Undertaking and Mundi Mourning Quarterbacking…

    In the wake of Mary’s murder, there’s enough guilt and recrimination to go around. It’s clear that opposing forces are about to give no quarter – fighting for what they believe in at whatever cost. But as Mundi determines to bring the killer to justice and Lord Massen makes...
  • The Sinner and the Song: The ‘Nevers’ heats up the ‘Ignition’…

    There are fateful encounters between unexpected parties as True and Prudence talk with Bonfire Annie… and Frank Mundi finds himself once more in the company of Hugo Swann. As various agendas play out behind closed doors, the fate of the ‘Touched’ could go in any number of ways. If...