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Westworld Reboots Robots On HBO With Anthony Hopkins

by Alex Beanon July 23, 2014
Michael Crichton’s 1973 sci-fi movie tale of a fantasy robot theme park gone astray will get rebooted as an HBO series with Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood in the lead roles. Crichton passed away in 2008 but was the writer of several sci-fi classics beginning with “The Andromeda Strain” and going throughout the “Jurassic […]
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Review: "Ashens and the Quest for the GameChild (UK DVD Release)": The Long Awaited Vindication of Louis Le Prince

by Grant Whiteon July 23, 2014
Hello! Ashens And The Quest For The GameChild! Available on DVD and Blu-ray. Collect them all! Ok, let’s stop this. Clearly I am not a brown sofa patch on the man himself, nor is this a video review (though I am British and live in a house in East Anglia with too much plastic tat). […]

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Xena Visits Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.

by Alex Beanon July 22, 2014
Lucy Lawless – she of “Xena: Warrior Princess” fame – will be taking on a featured role in the upcoming season of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Lawless, last seen doing a turn as Diane Lewis in “Parks and Recreation”, will be taking on an as-yet-undetermined role for the Marvel series but more information is expected […]
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Manimal To Be Reanimated By Sony Pictures Animation

by Alex Beanon July 22, 2014
Sony Pictures Animation will re-animate the cult 1983 television series, “Manimal”, into a live action/CG hybrid with Will Ferrell as one of the producers. Never heard of “Manimal”? Don’t be sad, you’re probably not alone – that’s because the series received only eight lonely episodes when it ran in the autumn of 1983 on NBC. […]

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James Garner, Actor, 1928 - 2014

by Ed Liuon July 21, 2014
Actor James Garner passed away of natural causes on Saturday, July 19, 2014, of natural causes at the age of 86. Garner’s best-known roles were both on television: as the genial gambler Bret Maverick in the 1950’s western Maverick (appearing in a guest-starring role as Marshal Zane Cooper in the 1994 feature film remake starring […]
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Batman And Pee-Wee Sitting In A Tree, Ready To Be Released On DVD

by Alex Beanon July 21, 2014
Warner Bros. Home Video has announced that “Batman: The Complete Television Series” will be released to both Blu-ray and DVD in November while Shout! Factory announced “Pee-Wee’s Playhouse: The Complete Series” will come to Blu-ray in October with an HD DVD release to come later. “Batman” has the entire three-season run [1966-68] of the television […]

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Guardians Of The Galaxy Extended Trailer

by Alex Beanon July 21, 2014
If you have five minutes, then grab a cup of coffee and watch this extended trailer for the upcoming “Guardians of the Galaxy” [release date: August 1, 2014] as the main characters of the film are introduced with snippets of their backstories and Rocket [voiced by Bradley Cooper] and Star-Lord [Chris Pratt] plan – sorta […]
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Star Wars Video Featuring Rebel Starfighter

by Alex Beanon July 21, 2014
While not as entrancing as Jon Stewart dressed up as Princess Leia, another Star Wars promotional video for the Unicef fundraiser offering a role in the upcoming “Star Wars: Episode VII” film was released – this one showing director J.J. Abrams talking in front of a rebel starfighter that presumably will be making an appearance […]

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Star Wars Promo Video Featuring Jon Stewart And Stephen Colbert

by Alex Beanon July 21, 2014
In a promotional video touting the “Force for Change” fundraiser for Unicef in which people have a chance to win an appearance on the upcoming “Star Wars: Episode VII”, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert engage in a battle of Star Wars trivia supremacy…
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Review: "Strange Hill High (UK Edition)": Puppet Ghoul School Fun

by Grant Whiteon July 21, 2014
Josh Weinstein is the co-creator and show runner of Strange Hill High, an interesting case of an American industry veteran steering a British production. Many will remember Weinstein working with Bill Oakley to run what is seen by many as the final leg of the ‘golden age’ of The Simpsons. Airing on CBBC (who seem to […]