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faithful adaptation

Fireteam Raven Takes Halo Out of the Home Console

Per Matt Fans of sci-fi shooters, rejoice! For the first time ever, there’s a Halo video game available to play within a fully immersible arcade pod that includes a 130-inch panoramic 4K screen with 5.1 surround sound. The dimensions are… Continue Reading →

Jack Ryan Gets a Modern-Day Makeover

The Jack Ryan series on Amazon is a good, modern interpretation of the character from the Tom Clancy books. It’s not perfect, but it’s pretty good. As a fan of the Tom Clancy books and having watched all the Jack… Continue Reading →

Questions Arise After Watching The Purge TV Series

If you’re like me, you might have a few questions about the new USA original TV series, The Purge.

Making a Deal With the Devil: It’s the Elmore Leonard Way

Per Matt Half-way through Season 2 of Get Shorty and I can safely say that Elmore Leonard would totally approve of this adaptation of his source material. Epix has built a great ongoing storyline from the writer’s novels and molded the… Continue Reading →

He Was the Son of a Preacher, Man

Voodoo. A Night of the Living Dead. God is still missing. Witches. Escaping Hell. Possessing a supernatural organism. Adolf Hitler. Being haunted by the ghosts of your dysfunctional family’s past. Oh, and an Irish vampire who really likes to party…. Continue Reading →

The Tick’s Strength of Characters

More superhero shows should be as enjoyable as The Tick. It’s light and funny, without being too goofy. It has some great fights and action scenes, which are always important to a superhero show. Its narrative is tight and compelling,… Continue Reading →

Get Shorty Proves That Completing a Movie is Murder

Starting a feature film’s production, let alone completing one in Los Angeles is murder, as Miles Daly quickly finds out in the EPIX original series, Get Shorty.

Ready Player One? Ready for Nostalgia!

Per Matt When a friend asked me the premise for Ready Player One, I sarcastically replied with the following two sentences: Have you ever heard of Steven Spielberg? And have you ever played a video game before?

Hunting a Monster in The Alienist

There’s a monster on the loose in 1896 New York City, but it’s human nature that’s the most frightening aspect of the limited series, The Alienist.

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