Month: January 2019

James Gunn Joins Suicide Squad Sequel

James Gunn is moving over to the DC Universe.  Gunn was fired from the Marvel Universe and his job of directing the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy series (and perhaps becoming the next overseer of that film universe after the current phase of movies ends with ‘Avengers: Endgame’) after a series of controversial tweets were highlighted online.  Gunn […]

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Batfleck Officially Finished

Deadline and, via a tweet referring to the article, Ben Affleck are confirming that Affleck is officially done with the role of Bruce Wayne and his crime-fighting alter ego Batman.  The article goes on to say that Matt Reeves ‘The Batman’ is now scheduled for June 25, 2021.  The film will focus on a younger Bruce Wayne […]

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Gotham Unites Its Characters In Ruin

For a show that at times hasn’t seemed to care about keeping its characters consistent or coherent, ‘Ruin’ is a nice change of pace.  This has been a pretty solid season with episodes moving the plot right along.  Maybe every season should have been shorter?  I guess we’ll never know the answer to that question but […]

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Discovery Questions The Cost Of New Eden In a season that so far promises to examine faith and spirituality, ‘‘New Eden’ takes a surprisingly light hand to the effects of science versus religion.  It’s not an unwelcome hand though, with the outcoming message being that there can be room for both in the universe.  It is […]

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Hulu Is Dropping The Price Of Its Cheapest Subscription

Just as Netflix raised its prices across all plans, Hulu has decided to lower its price on its least expensive plan.  Now you can the ad-supported tier of Hulu for just $5.99 a month.  All of the programming (with the exception of live TV) is included in this package, you just need to put up […]

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Lost Boys Pilot Ordered By The CW

The CW is gearing up to visit another set of vampires.  The network has ordered a pilot for ‘The Lost Boys’, based on the 1987 Joel Schumaker film.  The pilot will work from Heather Mitchell’s (’Scandal’) pitch – not the Rob Thomas (’iZombie’) decades idea that has been floating around.  Thomas will serve as an executive producer […]

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David Tennant Is Going To Host A Podcast

David Tennant is getting into the podcasting world.  The actor will host “David Tennant Does A Podcast With…’ for Somethin’ Else and No Mystery Production.  The first guest on the show will be Olivia Colman, and then in the coming weeks look for stars like Jon Hamm, Whoopi Goldberg, Sir Ian McKellan, Jodie Whittaker, and more.  […]

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Nothing Left On Earth Excepting Fishes Elevates The Orville Slightly

This so can be so frustrating.  We’ve spent the first three weeks of this season mired in scatological humor or looking at one of the crewmembers verbally abusive relationship with her parents.  None of the examples thus far have been great motivating factors to even keep watching, so when an episode like ‘Nothing Left on Earth Excepting […]

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Discovery Returns With A Missing Brother

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ has returned and seemingly left any constraints about showing ‘Trek’ that has come before (though, according to the timeline of the show, after) behind.  As such we get a literally colorful view of the rest of the Federation and the Enterprise.  It’s almost jarring after spending the last season avoiding all of these […]

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