This true Australian tale is ripped from the headlines because this family's story was covered in the media a few years ago. There's a great 60 minutes Australia episode that can be found on YouTube and a book of the same name by Cameron Bloom and Bradley Trevor Greive. The movie was directed by Glendyn … Continue reading Penguin Bloom | Formulaic but Somewhat Engaging
The Eric Kripke (Supernatural, Revolution) Prime Video series, based on the comic books "The Boys" by writer Garth Ennis and artist Darick W. Robertson, is back for a second season. Karl Urban (Thor: Ragnarok), Jack Quaid (The Hunger Games), Antony Starr (Banshee), Erin Moriarty (Captain Fantastic), Dominque McElligott (House of Cards), Jessie T. Usher (Shaft), … Continue reading TV Review: The Boys (S2) | When What We’re Missing is Super-powered People
The new season of The Boys, based on the comic books "The Boys" by writer Garth Ennis and artist Darick W. Robertson, premiered on Prime Video. Review: I am really struggling with writing this, why? Because as good as The boys is it's not a weekly type of show. There is no vilain of the … Continue reading TV Review: The Boys (S2 Premiere) | The Set Up of What Could Be a Great Season?
Since the beginning of the year, we've had quite a few heroic fantasies to help us through the weird times we're in these days. From The Witcher to The Letter for the King, Netflix has adapted books and comics in this genre. This re-imagining of the Arthurian legend almost got me to groaned "again," but … Continue reading TV Review: Cursed | A Theater Play with Striking Visuals
It doesn't look like it but Extraction is inspired by a graphic novel - I know, crazy right? - The comic is called "Ciudad" and was written by Ande Parks and the Russo Brothers with illustrations by Fernando León González. Both Joe and Anthony Russo are producing this film but only Joe adapted the story. … Continue reading Extraction | Sponsored by Tupperware
There are two things that drew me into the show, one is Karl Urban (Thor: Ragnarok) and the other, is the first trailer. Developed for Prime Videos by Eric Kripke (Supernatural) the show is based on the comic books "The Boys" by writer Garth Ennis and artist Darick W. Robertson. Co-starring alongside Urban is Jack … Continue reading TV Review: The Boys (S1) | Unexpected, Smart and Raw, A Must See
Based on the Thomas Harris novel "The Silence of the Lamb", the film was directed by Jonathan Demme and stars Anthony Hopkins, Jodie Foster & Lawrence A. Bonney. The premise: A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims. Review: Oh … Continue reading The Silence of The Lambs | Review