All Men Must Die

All Men Must Die

I was just having a conversation with someone about HBO's motif's for the Game of Thrones season thus far. Season one was Ned an...
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The Muppets Sing A Sequel Song, And Take Some Selfies

The Muppets Sing A Sequel Song, And Take Some Selfies

Muppets Most Wanted will be the first direct sequel the Muppets have ever made, as evidenced by the show opening number, the Sequel Son...
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Found: One Head, Very Old, Slightly Fossilized

Found: One Head, Very Old, Slightly Fossilized

The dinosaur capital of the world, Drumheller, Alberta, has produced yet another amazing find. The University of Calgary unveiled a near...
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Just Funny-Lookin'

Just Funny-Lookin'

FX's Coen Brothers produced version of Fargo is the type of remake I can really get behind. Rather than just passively retelling the...
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Good Lorde

Good Lorde

This fan made trailer for season 4 of Game of Thrones , using only footage taken from the Foreshadowing teaser HBO aired a few weeks ago,...
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[Review] - Justified, Season 5 Episode 7, "Raw Deal"

[Review] - Justified, Season 5 Episode 7, "Raw Deal"

Courtesy of Sony Pictures Television Episode seven of a thirteen episode season is the fulcrum episode. The episode where the narrative ...
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Ripper Street To Keep Ripping

Ripper Street To Keep Ripping

I'm a big fan of Ripper Street . Even if the late 1800s weren't my favourite historical period, and even if Victorian London wasn...
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Warehouse 13 Returns To Leave

Warehouse 13 Returns To Leave

I was not pleased with the last season of Warehouse 13 . It wasn't good. The second half was better than the first half, but only mar...
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They Were Trying to Kill It

They Were Trying to Kill It

A brand new trailer for Godzilla has arrived, and it's still more of an introductory trailer than anything. Yes, we get to hear from...
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It's Not Magic, It's Talent

It's Not Magic, It's Talent

I think we can all agree on certain things concerning Mike Judge. King of the Hill , brilliant. Office Space , genius. Idiocracy , remar...
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It's Crokinole On Ice

It's Crokinole On Ice

Canada won gold in both men's and women's curling last week in Sochi, and it would probably be best to have the game described by...
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Mr. Pink, In The TARDIS, With The Doctor

Mr. Pink, In The TARDIS, With The Doctor

A colleague of mine once summed up the companion situation on the TARDIS thusly: "The TARDIS needs boys." And while that commen...
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Harold Ramis Has Died

Harold Ramis Has Died

Harold Ramis, perhaps best known as the stoic Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters , has died at the age of 69. He suffered from autoimmune infl...
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Knick Knack, Paddywhack

Knick Knack, Paddywhack

While at one time TV was treated like film's ginger-headed step brother, now all the big names are coming to the small screen. Right...
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[Review] - The Invisible Woman

Courtesy of BBC Films Full disclosure: I've never been that interested in Charles Dickens. While I respect this contribution to lite...
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They Make A Terrible Mess

They Make A Terrible Mess

Everybody has one of those moments: you hear a song you haven't heard in ages, then suddenly its on every radio station you listen ...
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You're Welcome

This week is the week of the Guardians of the Galaxy . First came the fantastic trailer , then the internet took their turn at the sam...
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[Review] - House of Cards, Season 2

[Review] - House of Cards, Season 2

Courtesy of Media Rights Capital Last year, Netflix entered the original content industry with a thunderclap. The one-two punch of House...
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Guardians Of Parks And Recreation

Guardians Of Parks And Recreation

It took the internet a whole day to produce a version of the fantastic Guardians of the Galaxy trailer to the Parks and Rec theme. A wh...
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Movie Titles Are A Terrible Way to Break Someone's Heart - I Use Corporate Slogans

Movie Titles Are A Terrible Way to Break Someone's Heart - I Use Corporate Slogans

POYKPAC Comedy has made a sketch (that must have been excruciating to research) of two people breaking up using nothing but (154) differe...
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Hobbit Set To Desolate Your DVD Collection

The Desolation of Smaug was a significant impriovement in terms of pacing, character development and overall story, over it's predec...
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Penny For Your (Even Longer, Darker) Thoughts

Penny For Your (Even Longer, Darker) Thoughts

Showtime has released what they are calling the "first" trailer for their new psychosexual drama series Penny Dreadful . I say ...
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In The Game Of Thrones, You Play the Music Or You Light the Lights

In The Game Of Thrones, You Play the Music Or You Light the Lights

  I like Game of Thrones . I like the Muppets. Not surprisingly, I'm rather taken with artist Yehudi Mercado 's mashup of the two...
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I'm Hooked On A Feeling

I'm Hooked On A Feeling

And that feeling is one of glee. The first Guardians of the Galaxy trailer has arrived, and everything about it is fantastic looking. Aes...
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Somebody Else's History Book

Somebody Else's History Book

HBO has released a new trailer for the forthcoming season of Game of Thrones , which doesn't make the still slightly more than a month...
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[Review] - The Lego Movie

[Review] - The Lego Movie

I freely admit that, when it was announced, I bemoaned the Lego Movie . In the wake of films like GI Joe, Transformers, and Battleship ,...
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John Henson Had Died

John Henson Had Died

John Henson, the second youngest of the children of Jim Henson, died suddenly on Friday after suffering a massive heart attack; he was 48...
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Best Brick Nominees

Best Brick Nominees

Have you seen all nine best picture nominees for this years Oscars? Would you be more likely to see them if they were Lego? Would seeing ...
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Marvel Still Holds All the Cards

Marvel Still Holds All the Cards

Via The Geek Twins . Between Avengers: Age of Ultron starting to film in South Africa, Kevin Feige's recent comments that a Blac...
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I Love You, Netflix

I Love You, Netflix

Happily, for those of us who prefer to not make a deal out of a day celebrating a man who failed to be pummeled to death, and are forced...
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Soon, Last Week Tonight, On Sundays

Soon, Last Week Tonight, On Sundays

John Oliver proved himself worthy of being more than just a corespondent during his summer long tenure as host of the Daily Show , and HB...
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[Review] - Justified, Season 5 Episode 6, "Kill the Messenger"

[Review] - Justified, Season 5 Episode 6, "Kill the Messenger"

Courtesy of Sony Pictures Television. After last week's bloodbath, this episode was pretty reserved. There was still a lot going on,...
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Sid Caesar Has Died

Legendary comedian Sid Caesar has died at the age of 91. I say legendary, and he truly deserves such a superlative. His career, which s...
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Because The Internet Can't Take A Joke

Because The Internet Can't Take A Joke

Seriously. Developer Coffee Stainput out material for a so-called Goat Simulator as a gag, and the internet collectively had an irony fit...
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New Archer Credits Really Blow

Anyone who has been watching Archer this season knows that the production team has done a fantastic job completely retooling the direct...
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Whom So Ever Holds this Hammer, Will Be Clumsy As Hell

Whom So Ever Holds this Hammer, Will Be Clumsy As Hell

Here is the gag reel from Thor: The Dark World in which it is shown that Edna Mode was right, that Jamie Alexander really likes mugging f...
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Forces of Earth And Asgard Assemble

Forces of Earth And Asgard Assemble

Courtesy of Marvel Television Studios Marvel has released the first image of Jamie Alexander as the Lady Sif, as she will appear on Age...
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Pavlovian Conditioning At It's Most Adorable

Pavlovian Conditioning At It's Most Adorable

I like Parks and Rec . You like Parks and Rec (if you know what's good for ya). Greg doesn't like Parks and Rec , but he's ...
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Who Else Has Dragons, Really?

Who Else Has Dragons, Really?

HBO is going whole hog in promoting the upcoming season of Game of Thrones . Each season, almost episode to episode over the first three ...
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It's Always Time To Play The Music

It's Always Time To Play The Music

One of the best things about the Muppet Show was how every song sung across all five seasons was a cover. Traditional folk, Victorian ...
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The Conclusion I Have Drawn Is That You Are Dangerous

The Conclusion I Have Drawn Is That You Are Dangerous

While not as stylish as the first teaser for season 2, this new full trailer for Hannibal 's second year is still very good (though N...
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[Review] - The Monuments Men

Courtesy of Columbia Pictures The Monuments Men falls squarely into the hole that so many "based on historical events" films ...
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Zombeavers. That Is All

Zombeavers. That Is All

Visonary Director: OK, so I've got this great idea for a movie. Accomplished Producer: Shoot [makes finger pistols]. Director: S...
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Simon Pegg Searches For Happiness

Simon Pegg Searches For Happiness

I'm not big on road trip movies, where a character travels in order to "discover themselves." However, I am a fan of Simon ...
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Continuum Returns

Continuum Returns

I've made no secret over my enthusiastic liking of Continuum . For my money, it's the best science fiction series on televisio...
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Where Are Your Gods Now?

Where Are Your Gods Now?

Earlier last year, HBO seemed confident that their long gestating American Gods series would see some signs of life by the end of 2013. ...
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[Review] - Justified, Season 5 Episode 5, "Shot All to Hell"

[Review] - Justified, Season 5 Episode 5, "Shot All to Hell"

Courtesy of Sony Pictures Television Last week, I noted how some of the elements of that episode, particularly the disconnected scenes t...
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Cool Beans

Cool Beans

I don't really think I need to include a blurb with these Muppets post anymore, do you? Other than I love the suggestion that Constant...
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[Review] - Agents of SHIELD, Season 1 Episode 13, "T.R.A.C.K.S."

[Review] - Agents of SHIELD, Season 1 Episode 13, "T.R.A.C.K.S."

Courtesy of Marvel Television Productions Often times, especially with shows that have heavy serialised components, the show is better ...
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I've Always Found The Idea Of Death Comforting

I've Always Found The Idea Of Death Comforting

Last season, Bryan Fuller was not shy about sharing his hopes and visions for Hannibal 's future. Unfortunately, all of those hopes ...
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Back Off Man, I'm A Builder

Back Off Man, I'm A Builder

Lego Cuusoo continues to make excellent choices (though I'm still bummed that Muppet Lego didn't happen ... yet) in their officia...
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If Neil deGrasse Tyson Asks You To Travel To The Cosmos With Him, You Say Yes

If Neil deGrasse Tyson Asks You To Travel To The Cosmos With Him, You Say Yes

Children, pay attention: this is what epic looks like. Cosmos returns March 9th, on FOX.
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People Die At The Fair

People Die At The Fair

Earlier last week, we got a series of character posters for Seth MacFarlane's A Million Ways To Die In The West .I said at the time t...
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[Review] - Inside Llewyn Davis

[Review] - Inside Llewyn Davis

Courtesy of StudioCanal Some filmmakers evolve over time; some become bloated with success and scale. The Coens aren't like that. T...
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Philip Seymour Hoffman Has Died

Philip Seymour Hoffman Has Died

Philip Seymour Hoffman has died at the age of 46, of a suspected drug overdose. In May of last year, the respected actor had revealed tha...
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