Stars: Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Laurence Fishburne, Caroline Dhavernas, Hettienne Park, Lara Jean Chorostecki Writer: Bryan Fuller, series created by Bryan Fuller, based on characters created by Thomas Harris in his novel RED DRAGON Director: David Slade Network: NBC, Thursdays @ 10 PM Original Airdate: April 4, 2013 For whatever reason, serial killer dramas have achieved enough population to qualify, at least at present, as their own subgenre. We already have DEXTER and THE FOLLOWING, not counting vampire shows (where a lot of the regular characters are serial killers, but are also simultaneously fantasy supernatural beings) or series where the […]Read On »
Fox’s new series TOUCH brings star Kiefer Sutherland back to the network after his eight seasons there as the iconic Jack Bauer on 24. Fighting terrorists is not in this show’s vocabulary – instead it’s a show that centers on a father and child, but has an unusual twist. Created by Tim King (HEROES), TOUCH features Sutherland as widower Martin Bohm wants desperately to understand his eleven-year-old son Jake, played by David Mazouz, who speaks to the audience in voiceover, but has never communicated verbally with anyone in his entire life. As Martin discovers in the first episode, Jake is […]Read On »
Rating: PG-13 Stars: James Franco, Andy Serkis, Frieda Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Tom Felton, David Oyelowo, Tyler Labine Writers: Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver, suggested by the novel PLANET OF THE APES (LA PLANETE DE SINGES) by Pierre Boulle Director: Rupert Wyatt Distributor: 20th Century Fox Release Date: Aug. 5, 2011 The original 1968 PLANET OF THE APES, based on Pierre Boulle’s novel, has been referenced, ripped off and used as a touchstone for so many different things in so many ways that, for many people, the movie is like a word that gets repeated so often it loses […]Read On »
What happens to old CIA (and MI-6, and KGB) agents once they’re put out to pasture? Well, according to RED (the film’s acronym for the status of Retired, Extremely Dangerous), they can lead absolutely mundane lives. Unless of course somebody tries to kill them, in which case, they return to form in no time flat.