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Movie Review: THE MAN WHO KILLED HITLER AND THEN THE BIGFOOT

THE MAN WHO KILLED HITLER AND THEN THE BIGFOOT | ©2019 RLJ Entertainment

Rating: Not Rated Stars: Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner, Caitlin FitzGerald, Ron Livingston, Larry Miller, Rizwan Manji Writer: Robert D. Krzykowski Director: Robert D. Krzykowski Distributor: RLJ Entertainment Release Date (theatrical and on demand): February 8, 2019 It may seem hard to spoil THE MAN WHO KILLED HITLER AND THEN THE BIGFOOT, seeing that two big plot points are in the title. However, while those events have weight and give the movie their shape, writer/director Robert D. Krzykowski is much more interested in the effect these have on the title character, Calvin Barr. Calvin is played in the film’s “present” (apparently […]Read On »

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Movie Review: ST. AGATHA

ST. AGATHA movie poster | ©2019 Uncork’d Entertainment

Rating: Unrated Stars: Sabrina Kern, Carolyn Hennesy, Courtney Halverson, Seth Michaels, Trin Miller, Jason Warner Smith, Justin Miles Writers: Andy Demetrio, Shaun Fletcher, Sara Sometti Michaels, Clint Sears Director: Darren Lynn Bousman Distributor: Uncork’d Entertainment Release Date (theatrical and on demand): February 8, 2019 ST AGATHA will remind horror fans of everything from ROSEMARY’S BABY to THE BEGUILED to the SAW films. It’s not so much that director Darren Lynn Bousman (who, not coincidentally, helmed SAW II, III, and IV) and screenwriters Andy Demetrio, Shaun Fletcher, Sara Sometti Michaels, and Clint Sears are trying to copy the plots of those […]Read On »

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THE GIFTED: Executive producer-writer Melinda Hsu Taylor on Season 2 – Exclusive Interview

L-R: Skyler Samuels, Grace Byers, Emma Dumont, Percy Hynes White, Natalie Alyn Lind, Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Sean Teale, Blair Redford, Jamie Chung and Coby Bell in THE GIFTED - Season 2| ©2018 Fox/Justin Stephens

In Season 2 of Fox’s MARVEL’S THE GIFTED on Tuesday nights, the factions of superpowered mutants and non-powered but armed humans have multiplied. In the series created by Matt Nix, set in the X-MEN universe, we still have the Mutant Underground, mutants who are trying to keep the peace, and Sentinel Services, the human government arm tasked with suppressing any mutant activity deemed suspicious. Now there’s also the militant mutant group the Inner Circle, which wants to dominate or entirely eradicate regular humans, the violently anti-mutant human cadre the Purifiers, and the literally underground mutant community of Morlocks. Stuck in […]Read On »

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SEAL TEAM: Executive Producers Sarah Timberman and Ed Redlich talk Season 2 – Exclusive Interview

Jessica Paré, AJ Buckley, David Boreanaz, Neil Brown Jr., Toni Trucks, and Max Thieriot in SEAL TEAM - Season 1 |©2017 CBS/Eric Ray Davidson

CBS’s Wednesday-night drama SEAL TEAM, now in its second season, follows a (fictional) U.S. Navy SEAL Team Six unit, headed up by Jason Hayes (David Boreanaz), as they respond to crises around the world. Sarah Timberman and Ed Redlich are both executive producers on the series about the elite military team; Redlich has also written two episodes. The pair are also married to one another. Standing on near the set for the interior of the SEAL Team airplane, Timberman and Redlich talk about the production company’s efforts to make SEAL TEAM as realistic as possible. ASSIGNMENT X: Can you talk […]Read On »

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THE RESIDENT: Malcolm-Jamal Warner chats Season 2 of the Fox medical Drama – Exclusive Interview

Malcolm-Jamal Warner as Dr. AJ Austin in THE RESIDENT - Season 2 | ©2019 Fox/Miranda Penn Turin

In Season 2 of Fox Network’s Monday-night drama THE RESIDENT, Chastain Park Memorial Hospital continues to be the site of some doctors doing their best to heal patients, and others doing their best to conceal malpractice. Malcolm-Jamal Warner is a series regular as Dr. AJ Austin on THE RESIDENT this season, after appearing on three episodes in Season 1. Originally from New Jersey, Warner has appeared in a wide range of both comedies and dramas, including GIRLFRIENDS’ GUIDE TO DIVORCE, Amazon Prime’s SNEAKY PETE (as James Bagwell), TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY, SUITS, REED BETWEEN THE LINES, MALCOLM & EDDIE […]Read On »

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CHARMED: Ellen Tamaki talks Season 1 of The CW reboot – Exclusive Interview

Ellen Tamaki as Niko in CHARMED - Season 1 | © 2018 The CW Network/Marc Hom

The original CHARMED series ran on the WB for eight seasons, 1998-2006. It concerned three sisters who discovered they were witches, each with their own powers. When united, they had the Power of Three. Now The CW has its own new version of CHARMED, airing Sunday nights. Here, sisters Mel (Melonie Diaz) and Maggie Vera (Sarah Jeffery) discover both their powers and the fact that they have a half-sister, Macy (Madeleine Mantock), right after the death of their mother. Ellen Tamaki plays police detective Niko Hamada, who is in an on/off romantic relationship with Mel. After a rough patch, things […]Read On »

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ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO: Actor Michael Vlamis chats aliens and more – Exclusive Interview

Michael Vlamis as Michael in ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO - Season 1 - "So Much for The Afterglow" | © 2019 The CW Network/John Golden

In The CW’s new Tuesday-night series ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO, three extraterrestrial siblings try to conceal their alien nature from the locals. Michael Vlamis plays Michael Guerin, the most disaffected of the three. Unlike his brother Max Evans (Nathan Parsons) and sister Isobel Evans-Bracken (Lily Cowles), Michael was not adopted by kindly parents as a child, but instead was left to be raised by institutions and foster care. He still resents this, even though they’re all adults now, and Michael is as protective of his family as they are of him. Michael’s life is further complicated by the fact that he’s […]Read On »

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DARK DELICACIES: Co-owner Del Howison on the fundraiser to move the famed Burbank bookstore – Exclusive Interview

Del Howison inside DARK DELICACIES in Burbank | photo courtesy Del Howison

Dark Delicacies Bookstore in Burbank has been a fixture in the horror community since it first opened twenty-five years ago. Owners Del Howison, a horror writer himself, and Susan Duncan-Howison are currently running an auction, which culminates Saturday, February 2, to help fund Dark Delicacies’ move from its current location to its new home. As they’ve been preparing the move, an outpouring of support from the genre filmmaking community (including Academy Award winning director Guillermo del Toro) have helped bring attention to the bookstore everlasting legacy. You can check out the Dark Delicacies auction HERE. And Dark Delicacies Dark Delicacies […]Read On »

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Movie Review: SERENITY

SERENITY movie poster | ©2019 Aviron Pictures

Rating: R Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Diane Lane, Djimon Hounsou, Jason Clarke, Jeremy Strong, Rafael Sayegh Writer: Steven Knight Director: Steven Knight Distributor: Aviron Pictures Release Date: January 25, 2019 SERENITY, the new movie that is absolutely not to be confused with Joss Whedon’s 2005 science-fiction drama, starts out as what feels like a heartfelt modern homage to the film noir of yore. Baker Dill (Matthew McConaughey) – an assumed name, natch – is scraping out a living as a charter fishing boat captain. Baker currently lives on Plymouth, a picturesque island, apparently somewhere off the Florida coast, where […]Read On »

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CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND: Pete Gardner gives the scoop on the final season – Exclusive Interview

Pete Gardner as Darryl in CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND|©2015 The CW Network, LLC. /Smallz & Raskind

The CW’s Emmy Award-winning musical comedy/drama CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND is now in its fourth and final season on Friday nights. Series creators Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna have said they had a four-year plan for their story of Rebecca Bunch (played by Bloom), who leaves a successful legal career in Manhattan to move to West Covina, California in order to win over her childhood crush, the oblivious Josh Chan (Vincent Rodriguez III). Rebecca, and everyone around her, frequently burst into elaborate musical numbers to express their feelings. CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND has been so successful that the cast embarked on a cross-country […]Read On »

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