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adapted story

Bumblebee: Too Much, Too Late?

It only took a little more than a decade to get a Transformers film for true fans and wider audiences, alike. The new film, Bumblebee, is a joy from start to finish, but is it too late to pile on… Continue Reading →

Joe’s Five Favorite Films of 2018

Superhero movies, thrilling horror films, actually funny comedies, soft reboots and sequels — 2018 was a good year for movies. I think my stack of ticket stubs from theaters is much larger compared to any of the past few years.

Artemis: From the Book to the Movie

Sci-fi, smuggling and sabotage in a city on the moon! Set in the near future, the second novel by Andy Weir (The Martian) takes place in a lunar colony named Artemis. It follows a smuggler, Jazz (short for Jasmine), who… Continue Reading →

Shorty’s Sentence: Second Season’s Strong

If the first season of Get Shorty on Epix was a slight detour from the original source material, then Season 2 is a straight-up exit from Elmore Leonard’s roadmap (that’s not a bad thing). And as the season finale wraps,… Continue Reading →

Purging a TV Series Out of a Film Franchise

As a film franchise broken down into two-hour increments, The Purge seems to fit nicely into a tight narrative. But as a “10 episode television event,” the storyline gets stretched to its limits, even if there are more than a few… Continue Reading →

Will Fear’s Season Finale Be The End of the Show?

Season 4 of Fear The Walking Dead was all about second chances. Second chances for these characters to make up for events that happened in the past, but more importantly, it’s a second chance for the series to lure fans… Continue Reading →

Once Again, Preacher Defies Definition as a TV Show

Jesse just wants his soul back. Tulip just wants to escape Gran’ma. Cass just wants to be with Tulip. A cult of wannabe vampires just wants everlasting life. Herr Starr just wants Jesse as his Messiah for a new world…. Continue Reading →

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.

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