BERLIN STATION: Showrunner Bradford Winters talks Season 2 – Exclusive Interview

BERLIN STATION - Season 2 - Key Art | ©2017 Epix

By the end of the first season of Epix’s crackling espionage drama BERLIN STATION, the C.I.A. office of the title was in chaos. Top spy Daniel Miller (Richard Armitage) had been shot and badly wounded, station chief Steven Frost (Richard Jenkins) had been jailed (though later released) and fired, and operative Hector DeJean (Rhys Ifans) turned out to be leaking information to the press and was on the run. At the start of BERLIN STATION’s second season, beginning Sunday, October 15, one of the big questions would seem to be how all of those characters can find their ways back […]Read On »

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BERLIN STATION: Creator Olen Steinhauer talks Season 1 – Exclusive Interview

BERLIN STATION - Season 1 | © 2016 Epix

Olen Steinhauer is a successful novelist (the Milo Weaver series, YALTA BOULEVARD QUINTET) who decided to write a television series. BERLIN STATION is the result. The Epix series, now in its first season Sunday nights and renewed for a second, takes place at the title C.I.A. location. Richard Armitage, Rhys Ifans, Michelle Forbes, Leland Orser and Richard Jenkins star as some of the operatives circling one another while someone is leaking information. ASSIGNMENT X: Did you start BERLIN STATION as a novel and then decide to make it a TV series instead? OLEN STEINHAUER: No. Actually, I started it as […]Read On »

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BERLIN STATION: Rhys Ifans on new CIA espionage series- Exclusive Interview

Rhys Ifans in BERLIN STATION | ©2016 Epix

Rhys Ifans plays C.I.A. operative Hector DeJean in Epix’s new Sunday night espionage thriller BERLIN STATION. In the series created by Olen Steinhauer, Ifans’ Hector is struggling with a male asset who endangered by the station’s refusal to help, and who is also in love with Hector. Hector also has quite a few secrets of his own. Ifans is currently on the big screen playing an even less scrupulous American intelligence officer in SNOWDEN, directed by Oliver Stone. The Welsh actor starred opposite his real-life twin Llyr in the crime black comedy TWIN TOWN. Other film credits include NOTTING HILL, […]Read On »

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Movie Review: SNOWDEN

SNOWDEN | © 2016 Open Road

Rating: R Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Rhys Ifans, Nicolas Cage, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Olyphant Writers: Kieran Fitzgerald & Oliver Stone, based on the books by Anatoly Kucherena and Luke Harding Director: Oliver Stone Distributor: Open Road Release Date: September 16, 2016 SNOWDEN, per its title, dramatizes the story of Edward Snowden, played here by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Moving between the years 2004 and 2013, the film uses a pivotal set of interviews as a framing device. Snowden starts out as a conservative young aspiring military man who gets recruited into the NSA. Snowden’s computer skills earn […]Read On »

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THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Highlights this week in Blu-ray and DVD Releases

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN | (c) 2012 Sony Pictures 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: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN – It’s odd that a franchise that just ended a short five years ago gets a reboot but considering how the third SPIDER-MAN film under the helm of Sam Raimi was without doubt the worst in the series, maybe it was needed. THE AMAZING […]Read On »

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Exclusive News: The scoop on possible THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 villains (Green Goblin maybe)

Andrew Garfield in THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN | ©2012 Sony Pictures/Marvel Studios

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN is currently playing in theatres, and this new version of the web-head is unlike any we seen before. Director Marc Webb re-booted the popular Sony Pictures franchise with a more modern take on everyone’s favorite wall crawler now played by Andrew Garfield, and introduced audience to a host of familiar and new characters. ASSIGNMENT X spoke with Jerome Chen the Sr. Visual Effects Supervisor on the film, and even though the Lizard is the current villain, we couldn’t help but wonder what might be next for the web-headed wonder. Chen gave us a very specific place in […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos from THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN World Premiere

Andrew Garfield at the World Premiere of THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN | ©2012 Sue Schneider

Columbia Pictures and Marvel Entertainment held The World Premiere of THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood on June 28th. Peter Parker is back, but this time Andrew Garfield assumes the role. This film focuses on an untold story of Peter Parker and how he got to be the person he is today. The press and fans (and there was a lot) were treated to a costumed SPIDER-MAN who climbed over the top of the backdrops and did acrobatics on the carpet before the guests and stars of the film started to arrive. Walking the carpet were […]Read On »

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The Top Ten Gwen Stacy SPIDER-MAN comic Multiverse moments

Gwen Stacy from ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN | (C)Marvel Comics

In THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN hitting theatres, Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) doesn’t have a familiar red head as his number one squeeze. Mary Jane Watson is not the object of his affections this time around, and instead we have Peter’s first love from the comics Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone). Gwen or Gwendy as she is often called was played by Bryce Dallas Howard in a sort of botched attempt to introduce the character into the film continuity in SPIDER-MAN 3, but that wasn’t the actress’s fault – that movie just had far too many problems. So now that new fans are […]Read On »

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Movie Review: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN poster | ©2012 Sony Pictures/Marvel Studios

Rating: PG-13 Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, Irrfan Khan, Martin Sheen, Sally Field Writers: James Vanderbilt and Alvin Sargent and Steve Kloves, story by James Vanderbilt, based on the Marvel comics by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Director: Marc Webb Distributor: Columbia Pictures Release Date: July 3, 2012 THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN is a lot of fun. It’s sweeter than its predecessors, with Andrew Garfield as a kinder, warmer Peter Parker and Martin Sheen making a much bigger impression than we might have expected from Uncle Ben. If the movie doesn’t quite live up to […]Read On »

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Movie Review: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN IMAX 3D

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN IMAX poster | ©2012 Sony Pictures/Marvel Studios

Rating: PG-13 Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Dennis Leary, Sally Field, Martin Sheen, Irrfan Khan Writer: James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent, Steve Kloves, Story by James Vanderbilt, Based on characters created by Stan Lee & Steve Ditko Director: Marc Webb Distributor: Sony Pictures Release Date: July 3, 2012 So let’s get the qualifications out there right off the bat with this review. I’ve been collecting Spider-man since I was about 3 or 4 (so a little over 30 years) which actually makes me feel REALLY old, but I know a thing or two about the web-head. Or I can […]Read On »

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