I must confess that I currently have a love-hate relationship with HBO’s Watchmen series. I went from largely dislike to grudgingly admire in the first and second episodes but with Watchmen Episode Three, my feelings have gone up to full-blown hate!
As mentioned in the review of the pilot, the problem with HBO’s Watchmen series is that while it is well written and well acted, the connections to the original Watchmen graphic novel are tenuous and tacked on for branding purposes only. Well, at least in the pilot. But what about Watchmen Episode Two?
I had mixed feelings watching the pilot of the new Watchmen HBO series – adapting the classic graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. Well, in truth, a sequel to the original story.
(GAME OF THRONES SPOILER!)
Finally finished re-watching LOST, all six seasons. And I am satisfied and contented.
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Lots of quality behind and in front of the camera, as far as this 8-part adaptation of Sharp Objects was concerned.
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Nic Pizzolatto’s anthology crime drama True Detective returns with Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali in the lead role.
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According to Deadline, Apple has ordered a 10-episode series from Skydance Media adapting Issac Asimov’s classic Foundation series.
Remember Jumper from a decade ago? The Doug Liman-helmed scifi adaptation of Steven Gould’s novel starred Hayden Christiansen and Jamie Bell, but wasted a promising premise with bad plot and characterisation.
A third of the way into the 2nd season of the Marvel-Netflix series Jessica Jones, one conclusion becomes unavoidable. The reason that Season 1 worked was down solely to David Tennant’s star turn as Killgrave.
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Perhaps the best way to view the maiden season of the fan-divisive (now a regular occurrence) Star Trek series, Discovery is to treat it mainly as the redemptive arc of Michael Burnham, and just leave it at that.
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There was a moment – the briefest possibly – where it seemed that the writers/producers behind Discovery were going to reboot the entire series using the escape from the Mirror Universe as the plot device. Perhaps then Discovery would exist in a reality more aligned to the original series (which is supposedly a decade away […]
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After the shocking reveal in the previous episode concerning Tyler’s outing as Voq, nobody quite expected that fans would get an even bigger twist in “Vaulting Ambition”.
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As if it was not enough that the Discovery were lost in the Mirror Universe with the Terran Empire – the evil version of the Federation – threatening their very existence, “The Wolf Inside” unleashed a startling revelation!
Remember the early scenes of Man of Steel, featuring Jor-El and Lara in Krypton? Remember how most folks who saw that must have thought how cool a film or TV show set in that time period would be? Well, your wish has come true. Sorta.
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That – as they say – escalated quickly! The return of Star Trek : Discovery finds the ship lost in the ‘mirror’ universe (!) and on a dangerous course in order to get back home.
Black Mirror is back to reflect the impact of technological changes on a near future world.