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  • 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...
  • Nevers, have I Evers? Whedon makes a case for Corset and Effect…

    It’s 1896… and something is in the air, especially over London. Though people will later argue over what they saw, didn’t see or felt, it seems to be the origin point for a select minority, mostly women, to find that they have suddenly acquired strange new abilities. Three years...
  • 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early excitement that Joss Whedon was returning to television as a writer and director, it appears that that he has withdrawn from show-running HBO‘s upcoming drama The Nevers.¬† The show, announced in 2018, told the story of a group of (literally) empowered Victorian women who are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...
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