The Televerse #183- Charmed with Whitney McIntosh

The Televerse #183- Charmed with Whitney McIntosh

Despite a few shows taking the week off, there are finales and premieres galore this week, plus the regular batch of discussion-worthy series, making for one of the longest regular podcast episodes in…

House of Cards: Ep. 3.01 to 3.06 show new sides to old characters

House of Cards: Ep. 3.01 to 3.06 show new sides to old characters

After a whirlwind second season ending with Frank Underwood in office as the President of the United States and the fate of both Rachel Posner and Douglas Stamper unclear after the former's attack…

Friends: Resolving Ten Years of Life’s Dilemmas

Friends: Resolving Ten Years of Life’s Dilemmas

Shows that made us love television

It supposedly started with ’nothing to tell’.  Though, as it turns out, there was a lot to tell.  A group of six friends had enough to tell in order to create a pilot…

‘Birthright’ Volume One is a new askew adventure

‘Birthright’ Volume One is a new askew adventure

Fresh from the mind of Joshua Williamson, Birthright is an interesting new series from Image. The concept is quite simple: a young boy by the name of Mikey vanishes seemingly into thin air,…


‘Waves’ tenderly depicts trouble in paradise

‘Waves’ tenderly depicts trouble in paradise

In Don Gerardo Frasco's Waves, the notion of a peaceful island spirals into a cacophony of frustration and despair when two old friends try to rekindle their love for one another. With every…

‘It Follows’ is fun and gorgeously moody

‘It Follows’ is fun and gorgeously moody

Is David Robert Mitchell’s atmospheric horror film It Follows parody? Its ambiguous decade could be the heyday of ‘80s American horror, replete with tube TVs, a very retro-looking aboveground pool, and costuming that’s…

All Bets Are Off: Top Ten Films About Las Vegas

All Bets Are Off: Top Ten Films About Las Vegas

Las Vegas…the hotbed haven where dreams of high rollers are realized among the glitzy bright lights, the element of chance and luck and the adrenaline for instant fortune. But there is a deception…

Boob on the Tube: Top Ten Worst Movie Adaptations of TV Shows

Boob on the Tube: Top Ten Worst Movie Adaptations of TV Shows

Some of the greatest (or at least heavily favored) American television shows got the big screen treatment when they were selected to have their small screen following turn into a cinematic experience. Unfortunately,…


Watch the first trailer for ‘Community’ Season 6

Watch the first trailer for ‘Community’ Season 6

The Age of Yahoo

Human beings rejoice! The return of Community is nearing ever closer. This first full length trailer for the sixth season introduces Paget Brewster as “New Shirley”, the Dean participating in absurd virtual reality…

Gotham, Episode 1.18, “Everyone Has A Cobblepot” pits Gordon against the corrupt GCPD

Gotham, Episode 1.18, “Everyone Has A Cobblepot” pits Gordon against the corrupt GCPD

This week’s episode of Gotham follows up “Red Hood” where it seemed as though Bruce’s story and Gordon’s would meet up but instead this episode prolongs the separation another week so that Gordon…

Tv and Film: Merging Mediums

Tv and Film: Merging Mediums

True Detective and The Hunger Games are the same thing. This claim may seem bold, and of course it is in large part reductive and untrue.  When looking at the way the two…

House of Cards: Ep. 3.01 to 3.06 show new sides to old characters

House of Cards: Ep. 3.01 to 3.06 show new sides to old characters

After a whirlwind second season ending with Frank Underwood in office as the President of the United States and the fate of both Rachel Posner and Douglas Stamper unclear after the former's attack…


GFF 2015: Bent Hamer’s ‘1001 Grams’ is a light but endearing comedy

GFF 2015: Bent Hamer’s ‘1001 Grams’ is a light but endearing comedy

Glasgow Film Festival 2015

Norwegian writer-director Bent Hamer’s 1001 Grams is a low-key but likeable romantic comedy, built around an endearing central premise. The protagonist Marie (Ane Dahl Torp) works for her father Ernst (Stein Winge) at…

GFF 2015: ‘Still the Water’ is an exquisite, Zen-infused coming of age drama

GFF 2015: ‘Still the Water’ is an exquisite, Zen-infused coming of age drama

Glasgow Film Festival 2015

Set on the Japanese tropical island Amami, Still the Water is a Zen-infused coming of age drama, exploring the personal revelations that come with life, death and love. Directed by the Caméra d'Or…

GFF 2015: Arab adventure ‘Theeb’ has Westerns in its blood

GFF 2015: Arab adventure ‘Theeb’ has Westerns in its blood

Glasgow Film Festival 2015

Echoes of Rudyard Kipling adventure yarns and Hollywood’s more pessimistic classic Westerns permeate Theeb, the directorial debut of Jordan-based filmmaker Naji Abu Nowar, whose film was also shot in that region and features…

GFF 2015: Lav Diaz’s ‘From What is Before’ is a haunting elegy to times past

GFF 2015: Lav Diaz’s ‘From What is Before’ is a haunting elegy to times past

Glasgow Film Festival 2015

From What is Before, the latest epic from Filipino slow-cinema auteur Lav Diaz, examines a major fault line in his country’s history. Chronicling the terminal decline of a remote coastal barrio, which has…


The Televerse #183- Charmed with Whitney McIntosh

The Televerse #183- Charmed with Whitney McIntosh

Despite a few shows taking the week off, there are finales and premieres galore this week, plus the regular batch of discussion-worthy series, making for one of the longest regular podcast episodes in…

The Televerse #183- Charmed with Whitney McIntosh

The Televerse #183- Charmed with Whitney McIntosh

Despite a few shows taking the week off, there are finales and premieres galore this week, plus the regular batch of discussion-worthy series, making for one of the longest regular podcast episodes in…

Sketchy Episode 158 – ‘Leonard Nimoy Tribute’

Sketchy Episode 158 – ‘Leonard Nimoy Tribute’

Leonard Nimoy has passed away, leaving behind a body of work extending to The Simpsons, Futurama, The Pagemaster, and some interesting studio recordings. Sketchy remembers him this week with this tribute episode. Enjoy…

The Walking Dead Podcast Episode 64: “The Distance”

The Walking Dead Podcast Episode 64: “The Distance”

As Felix Vasquez wrote in his review, “though “The Distance” might be another episode where some might declare that really nothing happens, this isn’t quite the case, as much occurs within the time span of…


‘Birthright’ Volume One is a new askew adventure

‘Birthright’ Volume One is a new askew adventure

Fresh from the mind of Joshua Williamson, Birthright is an interesting new series from Image. The concept is quite simple: a young boy by the name of Mikey vanishes seemingly into thin air,…

The Great British Comic Cons

The Great British Comic Cons

Britain has a long, long history of staging comic conventions. The first one was held in a Birmingham hotel in 1968 which had a young Alan Moore as a guest. The success of…

‘Earth 2: World’s End’ #21: it gets better

‘Earth 2: World’s End’ #21: it gets better

Another week means another issue of Earth 2: World’s End and while the chance for this series to be anything beyond cheap tie-in material to DC’s Convergence event has long passed by, this…

‘D4VE’ #1 is the blue-collar robot comedy you have always wanted

‘D4VE’ #1 is the blue-collar robot comedy you have always wanted

Do you constantly find yourself waking up in the morning filled with absolute zero ambition to start your day? Does it feel like each and every day blends together due to the trap…


‘A Mind Forever Voyaging’: Or the Greatest Science Fiction Novel No One Ever Read

‘A Mind Forever Voyaging’: Or the Greatest Science Fiction Novel No One Ever Read

A Mind Forever Voyaging Infocom Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 128, MS-DOS, Macintosh, Browser There was a certain resurgence of the text-based adventure video games in the last five years, and while…

‘OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood’ makes for a challenging and rewarding grind

‘OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood’ makes for a challenging and rewarding grind

A little over a year later, and Roll7 has released a sequel to their skateboarding title, OlliOlli. OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood does everything fans of the first game coul expect from the franchise…

‘South Park: The Stick of Truth': Nazi Zombie Princess Kenny refuses to die!

‘South Park: The Stick of Truth': Nazi Zombie Princess Kenny refuses to die!

Grudge Match

For fans of the show, South Park: Stick of Truth is a faithful representation of the series. From the art style to the driving force behind characters actions, everything about this game oozes…

Does length matter? (In a game, that is)

Does length matter? (In a game, that is)

Okay, stop sniggering. We're better than that. I was, of course, referring to the recent brouhaha surrounding PS4 exclusive The Order: 1886 and its relatively short running time. For the uninitiated, mere days…


‘Waves’ tenderly depicts trouble in paradise

‘Waves’ tenderly depicts trouble in paradise

In Don Gerardo Frasco's Waves, the notion of a peaceful island spirals into a cacophony of frustration and despair when two old friends try to rekindle their love for one another. With every…

New on Video: ‘Fellini Satyricon’

New on Video: ‘Fellini Satyricon’

There is a lot that happens in "Fellini Satyricon," and multiple collaborators made it possible, but in the end, Fellini is the star of the show here. And what a show it is.…

All Bets Are Off: Top Ten Films About Las Vegas

All Bets Are Off: Top Ten Films About Las Vegas

Las Vegas…the hotbed haven where dreams of high rollers are realized among the glitzy bright lights, the element of chance and luck and the adrenaline for instant fortune. But there is a deception…

‘Bonde Ice’ is an irritably misguided attempt at putting a femme fatale front and center

‘Bonde Ice’ is an irritably misguided attempt at putting a femme fatale front and center

Friday Noir #120

When reading on the subject of film noir, enthusiasts may come across commentary stating that back when such pictures were being produced, studios rarely held the projects in the same high regard as…


Sound On Sight Podcast

Sordid Cinema #92: The Wachowskis’ ‘Speed Racer’ and ‘Jupiter Ascending’

Sordid Cinema #92: The Wachowskis' 'Speed Racer' and 'Jupiter Ascending'

Ever since the Matrix series made them a household name, the Wachowskis – that is, Andy and Lana Wachowski –…

Televerse

The Televerse #183- Charmed with Whitney McIntosh

The Televerse #183- Charmed with Whitney McIntosh

Despite a few shows taking the week off, there are finales and premieres galore this week, plus the regular batch…

Open Source

Open Source #16: Gamergate

Open Source #16: Gamergate

At long last, Open Source finally discusses the story that’s been dominating the headlines for the last few months –…

Game Of Thrones Podcast

Game of Thrones Podcast #30: “The Children”

Game of Thrones Podcast #30: "The Children"

  When Game of Thrones show-runners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss promised the season four finale would be their finest yet, they…

Under the Hood

Under the Hood #7: “You Can’t Hide from the Dead”

Under the Hood #7: "You Can't Hide from the Dead"

It's an odd-numbered episode of Banshee's third season, so that means something special. In this case, it's an insane heist…

The Walking Dead Podcast

The Walking Dead Podcast Episode 64: “The Distance”

The Walking Dead Podcast Episode 64: "The Distance"

As Felix Vasquez wrote in his review, “though “The Distance” might be another episode where some might declare that really nothing…