The British Library Is Old, And Has Old Things, And Wants Us to Have Them Too

The British Library Is Old, And Has Old Things, And Wants Us to Have Them Too

I learned something yesterday, and I always love doing that. Makes me feel like a pitcher getting filled up. Except I can never be full,...
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Marvel Invites The Lambs To Stop Screaming

Marvel Invites The Lambs To Stop Screaming

Yesterday, things got a bit sidetracked. Due to a temporary existence failure of the internet, what was meant to be a full day of posts t...
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You Know It's Weird When the Muppets Are The Sensibly Ones In The Room

ABC is inundating us with advertising for The Muppets, because you don't not use the Muppets at every opportunity when you have every...
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[Review] - Hannibal, Season 3 Episode 12, "The Number Of The Beast Is 666"

[Review] - Hannibal, Season 3 Episode 12, "The Number Of The Beast Is 666"

Courtesy of Sony Pictures Television Here I was, thinking that there would not be lips and fire, and that the writers would have to find...
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It's Just A Great Dessert

There isn't a lot of new footage in this second trailer for Ash Vs. Evil Dead , but that doesn't matter, because any new footage ...
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[Review] - Mr. Holmes

[Review] - Mr. Holmes

Courtesy of BBC Films I'm always happy to accept another interpretation of Sherlock Holmes into the already bursting satchel of his ...
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[Review] - Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

[Review] - Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Courtesy of Paramount Pictures. Confession time: with the exception of the first film, I hadn't seen any of the Mission: Impossible ...
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Come To Mars, We'll Get Together, Have A Few Laughs...

We're a little more than a month away from the release of The Martian  (less if you're going to TIFF, where it will have it's...
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[Review] - Hannibal, Season 3 Episode 11, "And The Beast From The Sea"

[Review] - Hannibal, Season 3 Episode 11, "And The Beast From The Sea"

Courtesy of Sony Pictures Television. Here is all the proof you need that Bryan Fuller is the right man to have been helming Hannibal a...
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The Muppets Are Right At Home On ABC

When it was announced that the Muppets would be getting another TV show this fall on ABC, one of my many immediate thoughts was "thi...
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[Review] - The Man From U.N.C.L.E

[Review] - The Man From U.N.C.L.E

Courtesy of Warner Bros. The Man From U.N.C.L.E is a movie where a not-quite Superman and an almost Batman team up to play James Bond. ...
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The Humour Here Is Quite Direct

Oddly, considering that there isn't a major film festival or convention happening right now, that this week saw the release of many tr...
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[Review] - Dark Places

[Review] - Dark Places

Courtesy of Mandalay Pictures A month or so ago, when I saw the trailer for Dark Places , I was confused. Considering all the gush and h...
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The Trenchcoat Brigade Rides Again

The Trenchcoat Brigade Rides Again

This past fall, NBC attempted to bring John Constantine - conman, magician, and thorn in the devil's side - to the small screen as pa...
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[Review] - Lego: A Brickumentary

[Review] - Lego: A Brickumentary

Courtest of RADiUS-TWC The surge in popularity in Lego in the last couple years has been a boon to old fans like me. Of course, when I ...
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[Review] - Hannibal, Season 3 Episodes 9 And 10, "And The Woman Clothed With The Sun.../And The Woman Clothed In Sun"

[Review] - Hannibal, Season 3 Episodes 9 And 10, "And The Woman Clothed With The Sun.../And The Woman Clothed In Sun"

Courtesy of Sony Pictures Television For the similarities in their titles, you could not get two more different, yet oddly similar, epis...
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Does CGI Make Movies Better?

I have a love/hate relationship with CGI. When done well, when done invisibly, it is a remarkable tool that allows filmmakers to better re...
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