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Treadstone is a Rush

As a fan of author Robert Ludlum, I was very excited to learn about a spin-off TV series that takes place within his Bourne Universe. Having read the first of his Bourne book series and enjoyed the first three feature-film… Continue Reading →

Pennyworth: A Fun, Yet Unfocused Batman Prequel

Epix’s new series, Pennyworth, tries to be too many things at once and like the title character, doesn’t quite know where fate is leading him.

Manifest and the Neverending Cliffhanger

If you’re a fan of mysteries and a neverending supply of cliffhangers, you should definitely check out Manifest.

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 →

Archer: Danger Island Reverses Roles

Archer: Danger Island reminds me of Disney’s TaleSpin… but with humor for an older audience. In both situations, the cast of characters from one story is put into a tropical island, in different roles, with adventures in jungles and in… Continue Reading →

Is The Gifted FOX’s Answer to ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

In geek film and television media, specifically live-action programs based on graphic novels or superhero comic books, if you prefer, we are living in a Platinum Age. With extraordinary special effects and A-list acting talent, not to mention great writing,… Continue Reading →

Kingsman 2: I’d Like to See a Statesman Spin-Off

Remember that moment in the red band trailer for Kingsman: The Golden Circle, where an American flag parachute is pulled, and the scene cuts to Taron Egerton, who says, “It’s very American,” and Channing Tatum replies, “Hehe, f*** yeah!”

Charlize Theron Out Cools James Bond in Atomic Blonde

Atomic Blonde is based on The Coldest City, a graphic novel written by Antony Johnston. The film is pulpy and retro, basically exactly what you would expect from a graphic novel adaption. It opens with a clip of Reagan, neon lighting… Continue Reading →

April Fools’ Day Prank Gives Observant Fans a Rick and Morty Surprise

Wubba lubba dub dub! 

Ghost in the Shell: The Complex Stand Alone

Per Matt After watching Ghost in the Shell, a brighter tomorrow is no longer an option… it’s just as dingy and corrupt there as it is today.

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