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Beowulf and Grendel Coming To SyFy

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More fictional monsters will be making their way to the SyFy cable network as a drama series based on the Old English epic poem, “Beowulf”, is being developed. In the ancient Scandinavian poem, the hero Beowulf is called upon to protect the Danish king from being attacked by the monster Grendel. Beowulf slays Grendel, which […]

New Zombie Show Stumbles Out OF CW

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A female medical student who works in the coroner’s office has turned into a zombie which gives her access to the brains she needs to eat but also gives her the nightmares and memories of the corpse brains she eats, allowing her to solve – with the help of her medical examiner boss and a […]

The Avenger Doesn’t Fight Crime – He Destroys It

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Everybody knows about Marvel’s version of avenging superheroes called The Avengers, but now there’s a new avenger on the block and he – or she – is called, simply, “The Avenger”. Based on a 1939 pulp novel series revolving around a wealthy “adventurer” named Richard Benson who decides to stop “adventuring” and settle down only […]

Encyclopedia Brown: The Case Of The Missing Movie

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Author Donald J. Sobol wrote the “Encyclopedia Brown” boy detective novel series that became popular in the 1960s and 1970s and eventually became a television series – albeit short-lived – on HBO in 1989. Now the series – about a teenage boy with encyclopedic knowledge who solves crimes with the help of a police chief […]

The Flash No Longer In The Pan, Coming To TV Screen

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If “Arrow” could do it, so can The Flash – at least that’s the thinking going on over at Warner Bros., where it was officially announced that, thanks to the success from last year’s “Arrow” television series on their CW network, they will be bringing a similar series based on the DC Comics’ super-speedy superhero […]

New S.H.I.E.L.D. Extended Version Trailer Shows More Ming Na, Extra Serious Dialogue

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“What Does S.H.I.E.L.D. stand for? Strategic Homeland Intervention whatever, whatever, whatever…somebody either wanted to spell the word “shield” or a writer really wanted to put that line in the extended version of the trailer for the new, upcoming [Tuesday nights on ABC this fall] television series “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”. Either way, Agent Coulson apparently […]

First Look At Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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First, let’s all come to an immediate agreement that “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” officially enters the pantheon of horrendous names for a television series along with the likes of “Barney and Friends”, “Cop Rock”, Homeboys From Outer Space”, “Joanie Loves Chachie”, “BJ and the Bear” and “Manimal”. It should just be called “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” […]

IFC = I Fart Comedy

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    As anybody who ever watched any of the 20 puppetry-food episodes of “Food Party” can likely attest, the IFC network is willing to go out on a limb, saw it off, then re-attach it with happy face duct tape to support their commitment to weird-based comedy. The network currently hangs its comedic hat […]

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