This is not Teen Titans Go! or Young Justice, and certainly not Superfriends. This is the DC Universe if it mashed up the origin stories of the Titans were thrown into the world of Watchmen or Kickass, a world where the actual evil that created Raven or Robin or Beast Boy was played out in darker hues than… [Read More]
An optimist sees a glass as half full; a pessimist sees it as half empty. A nihilist will dump the water from the glass and marvel at the emptiness. Bruce Thierry Cheung’s Don’t Come Back from the Moon is a study of such emptiness.
Jacques Rivette’s La Religieuse (The Nun) was the center of controversy in France. Banned for over a year by the Minister of Information in 1965, the film was a battleground of the culture wars of the day.
In I am the Night, Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman) teams with Chris Pine to deliver a better-than-cable-worthy miniseries about the Black Dahlia murders to TNT. Here, Pine is the anti-leading man, a disgraced news reporter named Jay Singletary who can’t let go of an old story about an illegal abortion clinic run by respected physician… [Read More]
What moments shape you? In this coming of age tale, we see a snippet of the daily struggles of Howie (Brendan Meyer). Howie is simultaneously navigating his parent’s rocky relationship, infatuation with an unknown girl he sees on the bus, and another girl who is infatuated with him. We get a good indication of Howie’s… [Read More]
Destroyer tells the story of Detective Erin Bell (Nicole Kidman), an LAPD officer who, in her youth, went undercover to infiltrate a gang in the desolation of the California desert. Traumatized by the experience, Bell presently continues to work as a detective for the Los Angeles Police Department despite her overwhelming guilt. However, when the leader… [Read More]
Before she became a Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was one who fought against sex discrimination. One the Basis of Sex focuses on her life from the time she entered Harvard Law School until she began to argue appeals to begin to break down the barriers to equality—law by law.
John Nance Garner (one of FDR’s Vice Presidents) observed that the Vice Presidency “is not worth a bucket of warm spit.” But that was different when Dick Cheney became Vice President.
It didn’t take long for David Boreanaz to land a new role after Bones (and before it, the Buffy/Angel series) ran out of steam. That’s good news for his new CBS show, Seal Team, given that the previous outings ran for more than seven years each. Here, he’s leader of Bravo Team, a subcategory of United States Naval Special Warfare… [Read More]
Creator Bryan Fuller has created Dead Like Me, Wonderfalls, Pushing Daisies, Hannibal, American Gods, and worked on Star Trek: Voyager and Deep Space Nine, while his co-creator Alex Kurtzman has the J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek remakes among his diverse action-packed cinematic resume. So, their collaboration made perfect sense for CBS All-Access’ first unique series, Star Trek: Discovery, the prequel… [Read More]