REEL TO REAL: WHIPLASH POSES THE QUESTION – IS MUSICAL GENIUS A PRODUCT OF OBSESSIVE BEHAVIOR OR CREATIVE INSPIRATION?

Written & directed by Damien Chazelle Starring Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons & Paul Reiser. Whiplash – the story of Andrew Neiman (Teller), a young jazz drummer who attends one of the best music schools in the country under the tutelage of Terence Fletcher (J. K. Simmons), the school’s fearsome maestro of Continue Reading

GEEK OUT! THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE IS HIGH CONCEPT SCIFI TV AT ITS BEST

Directed by David Semel. Starring Alexa Davalos, Rupert Evans, Luke Kleintank. Now, this was unexpected. A TV adaptation of Philip K Dick’s classic scifi novel of the same name, The Man in the High Castle has been produced (by Ridley Scott!) with its pilot just been released (FREE) and is definitely worth watching! Continue Reading

12 MONKEYS TV SERIES FLATTENS ALL THE CURVES THAT MADE THE MOVIE UNIQUE BUT PROMISES TO BE A INTRIGUING SYFY JOURNEY

Created by Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett. Starring Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull, Kirk Acevedo and Noah Bean. Regular PoP visitors should be aware that 12 Monkeys is probably my favorite movie of all time. See why here. So you can imagine my trepidation when I discovered that SyFy had done a TV series based on the Continue Reading