TV Review: DRACULA – Season 1 – “Pilot” – Series Premiere

Jonathan Rhys Meyers in DRACULA - Season 1 | ©2013 NBC/Nino Munoz

Stars: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann, Victoria Smurfit, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Nonso Anozie, Katie McGrath Writer: Cole Haddon, created by Cole Haddon Director: Steve Shill Network: NBC, Fridays @ 10 PM Original Airdate: October 25, 2013 By now, so many writers, directors, actors et al have had a go at Bram Stoker’s creation that saying something is about Dracula is about as helpful as saying the characters wear shoes. In what is being billed as a limited series, NBC’s new DRACULA, developed by Cole Haddon – who also scripted the premiere – takes a number of elements from […]Read On »

COMMENTS (1)

Movie Review: 12 YEARS A SLAVE

12 YEARS A SLAVE movie poster | ©2013 Fox Searchlight

Rating: R Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams, Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong’o, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Paul Giamatti, Alfre Woodard Writer: John Ridley, based on the book by Solomon Northup Director: Steve McQueen Distributor: Fox Searchlight Release Date: October 18, 2013 For anybody who is now or has ever been soft on the Confederacy, 12 YEARS A SLAVE is here to beat such sympathies into the ground. Based on an extraordinary but evidently true story, the film is set in the pre-Civil War U.S. Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is a well-respected, successful black musician living in Saratoga, New […]Read On »

COMMENTS (0)

TV Review: TRUE BLOOD – Season 6 – “Radioactive” – Season Finale

Rob Kazinsky in TRUE BLOOD - Season 6 - "Life Matters" | ©2013 HBO/John P. Johnson

Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Alexander Skarsgard, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Chris Bauer, Nelsan Ellis, Joe Manganiello, Deborah Ann Woll, Kristin Bauer van Straten,, Carrie Preston, Lauren Bowles, Rob Kazinsky, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Amelia Rose Blaire, Rutger Hauer, Keone Young, Adina Porter, Bailey Noble, Karolina Wydra, Luke Grimes Writer: Kate Barnow, series created by Alan Ball, based on Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse novels Director: Scott Winant Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Airdate: August 18, 2013 Okay, we’re going to start in the middle here, because the biggest question of TRUE BLOOD’s Season 6 finale, “Radioactive,” is not about […]Read On »

COMMENTS (0)

TV Review: WILFRED – Season 3 – “Distance”

Dwight Yoakam in WILFRED - Season 3 - "Distance" | ©2013 FX/Prashant Gupta

Stars: Elijah Wood, Jason Gann, Dorian Brown, Dwight Yoakam Writer: Jacob Young, series created by Jason Gann & Adam Zwar, adapted for American television by David Zuckerman Director: Randall Einhorn Network: FX, Thursdays @ 10 PM Airdate: August 15, 2013 There aren’t too many shows that can get away with jokes about castration. GAME OF THRONES and TRUE BLOOD show the act, but it’s not meant to be funny. To be fair, the WILFRED episode “Distance” doesn’t actually have emasculation, so levity is a little more possible here. How exactly does Ryan (Elijah Wood) get from obsessing over a crayon […]Read On »

COMMENTS (0)

TV Review: TRUE BLOOD – Season 6 – “Life Matters”

Anna Paquin in TRUE BLOOD - Season 6 - "Life Matters" | ©2013 HBO/John P. Johnson

Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Alexander Skarsgard, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Chris Bauer, Nelsan Ellis, Joe Manganiello, Deborah Ann Woll, Michael McMillian, Kristin Bauer van Straten, Todd Lowe, Carrie Preston, Lauren Bowles, Rob Kazinsky, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Amelia Rose Blaire, Jamie Gray Hyder, Anna Camp, Keone Young Writer: Brian Buckner, series created by Alan Ball, based on Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse novels Director: Romeo Tirone Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Airdate: August 11, 2013 Why did TRUE BLOOD have to kill off Terry Bellefleur (Todd Lowe)? Probably because it was felt someone of long standing had to go, […]Read On »

COMMENTS (2)

TV Review: TRUE BLOOD – Season 6 – “At Last”

Anna Paquin in TRUE BLOOD - Season 6 - "At Last" | ©2013 HBO/John P. Johnson

Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Alexander Skarsgard, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Chris Bauer, Nelsan Ellis, Joe Manganiello, Deborah Ann Woll, Michael McMillian, Kristin Bauer van Straten, Todd Lowe, Carrie Preston, Lauren Bowles, Lucy Griffiths, Rutger Hauer, Robert Patrick, Dale Dickey, Kelly Overton, Arliss Howard, Chloe Noelle, Rob Kazinsky, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Amelia Rose Blaire, Jamie Gray Hyder, Anna Camp, Keone Young Writer: Alexander Woo, series created by Alan Ball, based on Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse novels Director: Anthony Hemingway Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Airdate: July 7, 2013 TRUE BLOOD will probably never get less than a B […]Read On »

COMMENTS (0)

TV Review: TRUE BLOOD – Season 6 – “You’re No Good”

Michael McMillian in TRUE BLOOD - Season 6 - "You're No Good" | ©2013 HBO/John P. Johnson

Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Alexander Skarsgard, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Chris Bauer, Nelsan Ellis, Joe Manganiello, Deborah Ann Woll, Michael McMillian, Kristin Bauer van Straten, Todd Lowe, Carrie Preston, Lauren Bowles, Lucy Griffiths, Rutger Hauer, Robert Patrick, Dale Dickey, Kelly Overton, Arliss Howard, Chloe Noelle, Rob Kazinsky, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Amelia Rose Blaire, Jamie Gray Hyder, Anna Camp, John Fleck Writer: Mark Hudis, series created by Alan Ball, based on Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse novels Director: Howard Deutsch Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Airdate: June 30, 2013 The previous episode of TRUE BLOOD felt like it was […]Read On »

COMMENTS (5)

TV Review: TRUE BLOOD – Season 6 – “The Sun”

Joe Manganiello in TRUE BLOOD - Season 6 - "The Sun" ©2013 HBO/John P. Johnson

Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Alexander Skarsgard, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Chris Bauer, Nelsan Ellis, Joe Manganiello, Deborah Ann Woll, Michael McMillian, Kristin Bauer van Straten, Todd Lowe, Carrie Preston, Lauren Bowles, Lucy Griffiths, Rutger Hauer, Robert Patrick, Dale Dickey, Kelly Overton, Arliss Howard, Chloe Noelle, Rob Kazinsky, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Amelia Rose Blaire, Jessica Clark, Jamie Gray Hyder Writer: Angela Robinson, series created by Alan Ball, based on Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse novels Director: Daniel Attias Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Airdate: June 23, 2013 TRUE BLOOD has so much going on that sometimes it has to […]Read On »

COMMENTS (0)

TV Review: TRUE BLOOD – Season 6 – “Who Are You Really?” – Season Premiere

TRUE BLOOD - Season 6 poster | ©2013 HBO

Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Alexander Skarsgard, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Chris Bauer, Nelsan Ellis, Joe Manganiello, Deborah Ann Woll, Michael McMillian, Kristin Bauer van Straten, Todd Lowe, Carrie Preston, Lauren Bowles, Lucy Griffiths, Rutger Hauer, Robert Patrick, Dale Dickey, Kelly Overton, Arliss Howard Writer: Rielle Hunter, series created by Alan Ball, based on Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse novels Director: Stephen Moyer Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Airdate: June 16, 2013 When last we saw our friends from Louisiana in the Season 5 finale of TRUE BLOOD, the Vampire Authority headquarters was on fire, Bill Compton (Stephen […]Read On »

COMMENTS (0)

Exclusive Interview: HEMLOCK GROVE stars Landon Liboiron and Bill Skarsgard

Landon Liboiron and Bill Skarsgard in HEMLOCK GROVE | ©2013 Netflix

HEMLOCK GROVE is the new series made expressly for Netflix, which means all thirteen episodes have been immediately available since the show’s April 19 debut. Based on a novel by series creator/co-show runner Brian McGreevy, HEMLOCK GROVE is the story of a titular small town, where there are sinister doings at the local biotech firm. Landon Liboiron plays newcomer to town Peter Rumancek, who has a distinctly wolfy side; Bill Skarsgard portrays Roman Godfrey, scion of Hemlock Grove’s wealthiest family who has a dark side of his own. In reality, Skarsgard comes from one of Sweden’s foremost acting families – […]Read On »

COMMENTS (0)
Increase your website traffic with Attracta.com
bottom round