HULU’S CASTLE ROCK [SDCC 2018, Pilot Review]: All Hail The King.

At any given time there’s an estimated thousand Stephen King adaptation projects in development at any given moment in Hollywood, and yet Castle Rock still stands out for its interesting premise and gripping execution. The show, created by Dustin Thomasan and Sam Shaw, is an original narrative but it all takes place within a Stephen …

STAR WARS – THE FORCE AWAKENS [Lightsaber Duel Review]: A Rey of ‘Hope’.

***NERD*** Lance: Only a few things in pop-culture are as generational as Star Wars. Your father may have taken you, and you will be taking your child (or your editor, in my case). My father got me into the original trilogy and then I took my younger siblings with the prequels and now we have …

STAR WARS – EPISODE VII [Announcement]: The Cast is Here!

In a galaxy far far away... (you know, Los Angeles, California) ...today marked the announcement of the new cast of Star Wars: Episode VII. According to StarWars.com, the new actors are: John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley (Blue Season), Adam Driver (who was previously rumored to play Nightwing), Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis), Andy Serkis (Rise of the Planet of …

FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: The Series [Premiere Episode Review]: Bites & Pieces.

In the name of the Padre (Guy Padre that is), the Monsignor, and the whole holy host of GHG, it’s time to raise the dead and a little hell along the way. Premiering tonight on The El Rey network, Robert Rodriguez’ home for all things grindhouse, is the series inspired by his hit 1996 collaboration …

STAR TREK: INTO DARKNESS [Review]: Man, it’s all about Location.

You know what would have been a blast? Watching Star Trek: Into Darkness immediately following J.J. Abrams' first Star Trek, with the very same audience from last week's CapeTown Film Fest. These people, many of which like yours truly were not even true Trekkies, pumped the Egyptian Theater that Monday full of energy, cheers and laughter. …