Exclusive Interview: Showrunner Glen Mazarra talks THE WALKING DEAD Season 3 and more

THE WALKING DEAD - Season 3 key art | ©2012 AMC/Frank Ockenfels

With Season 3 of THE WALKING DEAD debuting tonight on AMC, ASSIGNMENT X spoke with executive producer and showrunner Glen Mazarra who took the time to look back on the events of Season 2 and where the show is heading in Season 3 as our ragtag group of survivors headed by Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) finally make it to the Prison to find safe haven from the “walkers” (aka the living dead). Two big fan favorite characters from the Robert Kirkman/Tony Moore/Charlie Adlard created comic will also be joining Season 3 including the villainous The Governor (David Morrissey) and warrior […]Read On »

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THE CABIN IN THE WOODS Highlights this week in Blu-ray and DVD Releases

THE CABIN IN THE WOODS | © 2012 Lionsgate 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 CABIN IN THE WOODS – You gotta hand it to Joss Whedon. The guy is pretty damn good. Whether he’s remaking television with FIREFLY and BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER or hitting the ginormous jackpot with THE AVENGERS, the guy doesn’t seem to do anything that sucks. […]Read On »

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Blu-Ray Review: THE WALKING DEAD – THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON

THE WALKING DEAD - THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON Blu-ray | ©2012 Anchor Bay Entertainment

Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden, Steven Yeun, Chandler Riggs, Norman Reedus, Melissa Suzanne McBride, IronE Singleton, Lauren Cohan, Jane McNeill, James Allen McCune, Emily Kinney, Scott Wilson Suggested Retail Price: $69.99 The second season of THE WALKING DEAD started off slow, maybe a bit too slow for its own good as the survivors of the zombie apocalypse found themselves finding safe haven on the farm owned by Hershel Greene (Scott Wilson). However, as the season progresses, the farm isn’t as safe as once thought and it results in a kick-ass second half where many of the groups […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Gale Anne Hurd talks THE WALKING DEAD Season 3 – Part 1

Gale Anne Hurd at the 37th Annual Saturn Awards | ©2011 Sue Schneider

Based on Robert Kirkman’s ongoing graphic novel series THE WALKING DEAD, AMC’s series about a small band of survivors trying to survive in a world overrun by zombies is now in production on its third season. Executive producer Gale Anne Hurd spoke to ASSIGNMENT X about THE WALKING DEAD Season 3 in this exclusive interview. Hurd is a genre veteran, having produced and co-written the original TERMINATOR and served as a producer on ALIENS, ALIEN NATION, THE ABYSS, THE RELIC, CLOCKSTOPPERS and THE INCREDIBLE HULK, as well as acclaimed non-genre fare like THE WATERDANCE and the documentary CHOCTAW CODE TALKERS. […]Read On »

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Blu-ray Review: THE TERMINATOR [Blu-ray Book]

THE TERMINATOR - Blu-ray Book | ©2011 MGM

Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Paul Winfield Writer: James Cameron with Gale Anne Hurd Director: James Cameron Distributor: MGM Suggested Retail Price: $34.98 Like the many home video incarnations and special editions of John Carpenter’s original HALLOWEEN, the various re-releases of James Cameron’s 1984 classic THE TERMINATOR are too numerous to mention. However, now that it’s been finally remastered for high-definition Blu-ray, it’s time to open up the pocketbook and splurge for the film once again, because it’s worth it. TERMINATOR was director James Cameron’s big breakthrough as a filmmaker (even though he helmed PIRANHA II: THE SPAWNING […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Linda Hamilton and the future of THE TERMINATOR franchise – Part 2

Linda Hamilton in TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY

Linda Hamilton considered the mother of the future by fans of her portrayal of Sarah Connor in THE TERMINATOR and TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY is one of the nicest and most intelligent women you would ever want to meet. The actress just wrapped up a successful season on NBC’s CHUCK, and is ready for more. ASSIGNMENT X continued our chat with Ms. Hamilton fresh off the set of her new film, a thriller called RIGHT NEXT DOOR. We found out a lot of back-story on her involvement with THE TERMINATOR franchise, why there is such a resurgence in interest, and […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Linda Hamilton talks CHUCK Season 4, the finale & Season 5 – Part 1

Linda Hamilton in CHUCK - Season 4 | &Copy 2011 NBC/Mitchell Haaseth

Linda Hamilton is an actress that needs no introduction. The woman who helped define strong female archetype roles for women in cinema is most famous for her portrayal of Sarah Connor in THE TERMINATOR and TERMINATOR 2: JUDGEMENT DAY. Hamilton is a beautiful, intelligent and strong woman, but most who would expect her to be like her “tough-as-nails” screen heroine are in for a surprise. The actress is actually a free spirit, and a self-proclaimed Hippie with a quick smile and fantastic sense of humor. ASSIGNMENT X was lucky enough to get the chance to talk to Hamilton this week […]Read On »

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I SAW THE DEVIL is one of the Blu-ray and DVD Picks this week

I SAW THE DEVIL Blu-ray | © 2011 Magnet Releasing

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 I SAW THE DEVIL – You gotta hand it to the Koreans. They are making some great films. From THE HOST, to OLD BOY, to I SAW THE DEVIL when they do something right they do it freaking right. Monster movies, revenge action and now serial killer/revenge […]Read On »

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