Exclusive Interview: KLONDIKE star Augustus Prew on the new Discovery scripted series

Augustus Prew in KLONDIKE - Season 1 | ©2014 Discovery

The Discovery Channel makes an ambitious leap into scripted programming with the three-night miniseries event KLONDIKE, running at 9 PM Monday through Wednesday, Jan. 20-23. Based on Charlotte Gray’s novel GOLD DIGGERS, the 1897-set KLONDIKE mixes real people like novelist Jack London (played by Johnny Simmons) with fictional characters like our initial point-of-view characters, recent college graduates and best friends Bill Haskell, played by Richard Madden, and Byron Epstein, played by Augustus Prew. Bill and Epstein don’t really have any idea what they’re getting into when they set out for the virtually lawless Yukon Territories, where people were prospecting for […]Read On »

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ELYSIUM Highlights this week in Blu-ray, DVD and VOD Releases

ELYSIUM | (c) 2013 Universal Home Entertainment

Your time is short. We know this. So in order to expedite your buying and Netflix decision making, we provide you with a list of the cool and not-so-cool titles coming out for movies, television and everything in-between. So put your feet up, grab some popcorn and check out this week’s selections. Movies ELYSIUM – Neill Blomkamp made a huge splash when he directed DISTRICT 9 a few years ago. This is his follow-up – another science fiction epic set in a distant future where the Earth is no longer the habitable place we enjoy today. ELYSIUM is very ambitious. […]Read On »

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Movie Review: KICK-ASS 2

KICK ASS 2 movie poster | ©2013 Universal Pictures

Rating: R Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloe Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Morris Chestnut, Jim Carrey Writer: Jeff Wadlow, based on the comics by Mark Millar & John S. Romita Jr. Director: Jeff Wadlow Distributor: Universal Release Date: August 16, 2013 Released in 2010 and based on the comics series created by Mark Millar & John S. Romita Jr., the original KICK-ASS was a little uneven and slightly more controversial, what with a pre-pubescent Hit Girl (Chloe Grace Moretz) gleefully and gorily slaughtering bad guys. In the main, though, it was fun, surprising, self-aware without being self-sabotaging and generally worth seeing. Now […]Read On »

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Comic-Con News: KICK-ASS 2: BALLS TO THE WALL news from actor Christopher Mintz-Plasse

KICK-ASS 2 comic book | ©Icon

Even though the original Matthew Vaughn directed 2010 movie KICK-ASS (based on the Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.) didn’t make a mint at the boxoffice, KICK-ASS 2: BALLS TO THE WALL is on its way and co-star Christopher Mintz-Plasse is thrilled. “The budget is cheaper,” says Mintz-Plasse talking about the new film while promoting his new animated film PARANORMAN at Comic-Con 2012. “It made money, but not a lot of money so we all took a cut because we wanted to make it.” In KICK-ASS 2, his character Chris D’Amico trades in the Red Mist hero to become a […]Read On »

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