Category Archives: TV

When Peter Capaldi Won An Oscar… Franz Kafka’s It’s A Wonderful Life

Something to be thankful for. Franz Kafka’s It’s A Wonderful Life, the short film written and directed by Peter Capaldi, starring Richard E Grant, that won an Oscar for best short film back in 1994. Oh look, it’s on YouTube. …

From Pixels To Pictures And Beyond: Part 1 – Early Animation Marketing For Video Games

By Gareth Spriggs Welcome to the first installment of a multi-part series of articles chronicling the many ways developers and marketers used alternate mediums to break out video games in to a wider general awareness. While today, the video game …

Raven Gregory’s Fly Optioned By Fox Television. And We’ve Got The Check To Prove It.

Fly, a creator owned comic book by Raven Gregory drawn by Eric J and published by Zenescope, has been optioned by Fox Television. Fly is the story of a drug that gives people the power to fly, and the insatiable desire of those …

What Works And What Doesn’t – Recapping Constantine Episode 5: ‘Danse Vaudou’

By Rich Epstein Once again, Constantine opens in a place we haven’t been (New Orleans this week) with a person we don’t know walking along.  A police detective this time, Jim Corrigan (Emmett J. Scanlan), walks into an alley to …

Downton Abbey: The Stark Ascendency From Garry Whittla

Gary Whittla is a former games journalist-turned-Hollywood screenwriter who wrote The Book Of Eli, After Earth and one of the upcoming Star Wars spinoff movies. But he still knows how to have a laugh. If I get enough RTs I’ll …

Warren Ellis Talks Global Frequency TV – With More TV To Come. Is It All Geoff Johns’ Fault?

Warren Ellis has written in his newsletter (sign up here) a few details regarding the new adaptation of Global Frequency into a TV series. My graphic novel GLOBAL FREQUENCY is set to be adapted for television again. DC Entertainment bought …

Is Felicity A Material Girl? Recapping This Week’s Arrow: ‘Draw Back Your Bow’

By Rich Epstein Last week, Arrow closed with the mysterious Cupid (Amy Gumenick) taking out the villain of the week, Isaac Stanzler, despite the fact that he was already in police custody.  This week’s episode opens with her backstory. Luckily, …

WWE Survivor Series 2014 – The Worst “Big Four” Event Of The Year

By Dan Lloyd As we near a close on the 2014 Pay Per View calendar for the WWE, we have one last event worthy of the “Big Four” status. The fabled big four events in the WWE have always been …

The Flash Speeds Past Competition

By Jason Strangis The Scarlet Speedster is a runaway hit on the CW Network and it doesn’t look like he’ll slow down anytime soon. Simply put, The Flash is the best new show on television. It’s pure comic book delight …

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D – Follow The Dotted Lines…

By Amanda Gurall Last week’s Agents of Shield (The Writing on the Wall) put an end to three important things: Phil Coulson’s (Clark Gregg) burgeoning insanity, the mystery of the wall carvings, and Grant Ward’s (Brett Dalton) luscious beard.  This season has been …

A Feast of Friends – Literally: Recapping Constantine Episode 4

By Rich Epstein Is it a bad thing if a show seems to have fallen into a routine by episode 4?  For the third straight week, Constantine opens with a shot of a person we don’t know walking. Two weeks …

The Secret History Of Los Angeles As Told Through The Movies – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh

 Adi Tantmedh writes, One of my favourite documentaries, Los Angeles Plays Itself, is finally legally and widely available. It’s out on DVD, Blu-Ray and streaming on Netflix. Originally completed and premiered in 2003, the movie is a film essay by …

Surviving NYCC Crowds, With The Hound And Arya Stark

Special guest stars Sandor Clegane and Arya Stark help show you the best way to handle crowds at conventions. David Baxter as Sandor “The Hound” Clegane Cece Ewing as Arya Stark

The Doctor And Santa Are Back…. A Christmas Preview

Nick Frost is Father Christmas – but we also seem to have a Misfit of an elf as well. The preview of this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special from BBC’s charity telethon Children In Need last night… She’s not… showing, …

‘Guilty’ Avoids Interesting Questions – Recapping This Week’s Arrow

By Rich Epstein Last week, Arrow ended with Roy Harper (Colton Haynes) in the middle of a nightmare in which he is the one who killed Sara Lance (Caity Lotz).  This week’s episode, “Guilty”, picks up with an obviously distracted …

Erik’s Weekly Watch – That Was Fun, Let’s Do It Again: The Blacklist Fall Finale

By Erik Grove Welcome back to an all-new, all-different edition of Erik’s Weekly Watch! First, I want to apologize for last week’s interruption. A demon virus burrowed into my lungs and brain, enfeebling my jaunty column-writing faculties and rendering me …

The Time Of The Doctor Regeneration Scene – Lego Style

By Octavio Karbank People love Legos. I love Legos, you love Legos and apparently a die-hard Doctor Who fan also loves Legos. Otherwise, how else could you explain this magnificent little video featuring the 11th Doctor regenerating into the 12th …

Another Walking Dead Bites The Dust

They did wonders with Harry Potter, by way of French & Saunders. They blew away the world with their Rocky Horror Doctor Who Show. And now? A big budget musical parody of The Walking Dead from The Hillywood Show… to …