GEEK OUT! 12 MONKEYS – IT’S THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT (AND I FEEL FINE)

Even as I find the leading actors utterly unremarkable (it is obvious they were cast purely for their good looks), I am enjoying Syfy’s re-imagining of 12 Monkeys for its proper exploration of time travel implications. Sure, even that is not perfect but one can appreciate the genuine effort. This Continue Reading

GEEK OUT! 12 MONKEYS S01E04 – TIME TRAVEL MONKEY BUSINESS

A cute installment of 12 Monkeys. In the sense that whilst it dwelt primarily on a sci-fi trope (going back to time to change events), it utilized it as an intelligent plot device to reveal more of Cole’s character. Focusing mainly on Cole’s present (i.e. 2043), flesh was put on Cole’s 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

PoP RECOMMENDS: 12 MONKEYS

12 MONKEYS (1995) Dir: Terry Gilliam Starring Bruce Willis, Madeline Stowe, Brad Pitt & Christopher Plummer. Synopsis: In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet. (IMDB)