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Movie Review: DAVE MADE A MAZE

DAVE MADE A MAZE movie poster | ©2017 Gravitas Ventures

Rating: Not Rated Stars: Nick Thune, Meera Rohit Kumbhani, Adam Busch, James Urbaniak, Frank Caeti, Scott Narver, Scott Krinsky, John Hennigan, Stephanie Allynne, Kristen Vangsness, Rick Overton Writers: Bill Watterson & Steven Sears, story by Steven Sears Director: Bill Watterson Distributor: Gravitas Ventures Release Date (theatrical and VOD): August 18, 2017  DAVE MADE A MAZE has the production aesthetics of PRIMER or CUBE, matched with the attitude of JOHN DIES AT THE END and perhaps STORY THEATRE. If you recognize these references, you are enough of an indie film/TV fan to be part of the target audience. It is trippy […]Read On »

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TV Review: GAME OF THRONES – Season 7 – “The Queen’s Justice”

GAME OF THRONES - Season 7 key art | ©2017 HBO

Stars: Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Nicolaj Coster-Waldau, Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Aiden Gillen, Liam Cunningham, Carice Van Houten, Sophie Turner, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Ellie Kendrick, Indira Varma, John Bradley, Gwendoline Christine, Conleth Hill, Jerome Flynn, Iain Glen, Diana Rigg, Mark Gatiss, Jim Broadbent, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jacob Anderson, Gemma Whelan, Alfie Allen, Bella Ramsey, Anton Lesser, Pilou Asbaek, Rosabell Laurenti Sellers, Hafpor Julius Bjornsson Writers: David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, series created by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, based on George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” Director: Mark Mylod Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Original Airdate: July […]Read On »

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TV Review: GAME OF THRONES – Season 7 – “Stormborn”

GAME OF THRONES - Season 7 key art | ©2017 HBO

Stars: Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Nicolaj Coster-Waldau, Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Liam Cunningham, Sophie Turner, Aiden Gillen, Maisie Williams, Carice Van Houten, John Bradley, Gwendoline Christine, Conleth Hill, Iain Glen, Jim Broadbent, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jacob Anderson, Hannah Murray, Gemma Whelan, Alfie Allen, Indira Varma, Bella Ramsey, Anton Lesser, Pilou Asbaek, James Faulkner, Ben Hawkey, Keisha Castle Hughes, Rosabell Laurenti Sellers, Jessica Henwick Writer: Bryan Cogman, series created by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, based on George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” Director: Mark Mylod Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Original Airdate: July 23, 2017 The GAME […]Read On »

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MIDNIGHT TEXAS: Actress Parisa Fitz-Henley on Season 1 – Exclusive Interview

MIDNIGHT, TEXAS key art | ©2017 NBCUniversal

In NBC’s Monday night fantasy drama MIDNIGHT TEXAS, based on the series of novels by Charlaine Harris, we’re in a small town full of supernatural people who support one another. Parisa Fitz-Henley plays Fiji Cavanagh, the local witch. Fitz-Henley can currently be seen in the Netflix series MARVEL’S JESSICA JONES and MARVEL’S LUKE CAGE as Cage’s much-lamented wife Reva, and is in the upcoming second season of Starz’s THE GIRLFRIEND EXPERIENCE. The actress looks very healthy, but says this wasn’t always the case. Fitz-Henley has been dealing with body image issues for much of her life, which called for teaching […]Read On »

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THE CIRCLE highlights new Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Releases this week

THE CIRCLE| © 2017 Lionsgate Home Entertainment

  Your guide to some of the new releases that are out this week. THE CIRCLE If Facebook and Apple came together and had a baby it would be THE CIRCLE. A company of immense wealth and influence that its devices and social media platform are in the hands of about two-thirds of all Americans. Emma Watson plays a new employee that gets hired in the customer service department but soon finds herself the attention of the CEO played by Tom Hanks as she takes a leap with the new technology the company is pushing to broadcast her life in […]Read On »

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MANHUNT: UNABOMBER: Actor Paul Bettany – exclusive interview

MANHUNT UNABOMBER | © 2017 Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel’s scripted series MANHUNT: UNABOMBER tells the fact-based story of the FBI’s years-long hunt for Ted Kaczynski, who sent bombs through the mail to individuals, followed by screeds to news media. The story is seen largely through the eyes of Behavioral Analysis Unit Special Agent Jim Fitzgerald (played in the show by Sam Worthington). MANHUNT is set to be an anthology series, a la AMERICAN CRIME STORY, with a new subject each season. Paul Bettany portrays the wily Kaczynski in MANHUNT: UNABOMBER. The English actor is known for a range of roles that include Jarvis/the Vision in THE AVENGERS […]Read On »

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Movie Review: DETROIT

DETROIT movie poster | © 2017 Annapurna Pictures

Rating: R Stars: John Boyega, Algee Smith, Will Poulter, Anthony Mackie, Jason Mitchell, Jacob Lattimore, Hannah Murray, Kaitlyn Dever Writer: Mark Boal Director: Kathryn Bigelow Distributor: Annapurna Pictures Release Date: July 28, 2017 DETROIT for much of its running time plays as a fact-based horror movie. Although it is set against the backdrop of the conflagration that occurred in the title city during July 1967, DETROIT is actually about one specific incident. At least in the film, written by Mark Boal and directed by Kathryn Bigelow (the same team from THE HURT LOCKER and ZERO DARK THIRTY), the initial breaking […]Read On »

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KINGDOM: Actor Jonathan Tucker on the series finale – Exclusive Interview

KINGDOM | © 2017 Audience Network

In KINGDOM, which had its series finale Wednesday August 2 on Audience Network after three seasons, Jonathan Tucker plays Jay Kulina. Jay is a mixed martial arts fighter who is a master of self-sabotage – he battles with alcohol, drugs and his Los Angeles gym owner/promoter father Alvy (Frank Grillo), not necessarily in that order. Tucker, originally from Massachusetts, has played a wide variety of roles in films and television. His credits include the 2003 remake of THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, IN THE VALLEY OF ELAH, a series lead in THE BLACK DONNELLYS and arcs on PARENTHOOD, HANNIBAL and JUSTIFIED, […]Read On »

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Dorking Out – Episode 58: The Our Favorite Movies of the 21st Century Edition

Dorking Out Podcast | © 2017 Dorking Out Show

Hey there, dorks. Chris is going on vacation, so we recorded our podcast a little early. In this episode, inspired by a recent article in The New York Times, we share our top 10 favorite movies of the 2000s so far. Comedies, dramas, sci-fi – we have a wide variety of movies on our lists. In our second segment, we review the new Netflix series, FRIENDS FROM COLLEGE. And finally, we end our show with some quick reviews of GIRLS TRIP and VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS. We hope you enjoy our dorky podcast. You can listen to us […]Read On »

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Movie Review: ATOMIC BLONDE

ATOMIC BLONDE | © 2017 Focus Features

Rating: R Stars: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella, Toby Jones, James Faulkner, Bill Skarsgard Writer: Kurt Johnstad, based on the Oni Press graphic novel series THE COLDEST CITY by Antony Johnston and Sam Hart Director: David Leitch Distributor: Focus Features Release Date: July 28, 2017 ATOMIC BLONDE looks absolutely amazing. Director David Leitch, who comes from a stunt background and did some sequences on JOHN WICK (and is scheduled to do DEADPOOL 2) knows how to make his actors, his settings, his colors and his shapes all breathtaking from one shot to the next. There […]Read On »

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