Based on the trailer, it could be very good, or it could be just another rehash of everything Scorcese has done before over and over and over.Read more "HBO drops the needle on its trailer for VINYL"
There was a lot to take in at this year’s Comic-Con, what with Star Wars news, a peek at the new episodes of the soon-to-be-ended Hannibal, trailers for The Walking Dead and its spinoff, some Marvel stuff, including the possibility of Old Man Wolverine, a Christmas Sherlock, and the first full-length trailer for Batman V. […]Read more "Coming Attractions"
WARNING: possible spoilers for Season 6 of Game of Thrones. Fans of Game of Thrones are still recovering from the final episode of the fifth season, which included the shocking death of a certain magnificently-coiffed and much-beloved character. Since the season finale there has been intense debate online as to what HBO will do with the fantasy […]Read more "“Game of Thrones” Audition Tape for Season 6 Leaks Online"
HBO has chosen a track by the Maestro of Melancholy himself, Leonard Cohen (a man who could easily hold his own with Rust Cohle in an existential debate.)Read more "‘True Detective’ Needs A Moody Title Song, and Leonard Cohen’s Got One"
The show begins in August and based only on this teaser, I’m willing to give it a go.Read more "Teaser for “Fear The Walking Dead” – Could the Show Actually be Good?"
We’ve seen Don drunk-smirking, and politely smiling when social situations demanded it, but we still knew that he was miserable. Every fleeting moment of contentment was followed by a return to Don’s usual state of despair.Read more "Don Draper Wants To Teach the World to Sing … and Smile"
Unless you’ve been in an alcoholic stupor all week, you know that Mad Men is about to come to an end.Read more "Drink-Along-A-Draper: The Mad Men Drinking Game"
Goodfellas is 25 years old this year. How come Lady Gaga didn’t sing a song honouring that? She could have sung “Do you think I’m funny?” to the tune of Rod Stewart’s “Do you think I’m sexy?”Read more "Birdman Soars, Budapest Shines, Boyhood Stumbles"
While everybody was watching and tweeting about the Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary show on Sunday evening, another landmark moment in the culture was taking place. Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, which has targeted everything from the Miss America Pageant to McDonald’s to the sugar industry to the President of Ecuador, decided to have a go at Big Tobacco with a combination […]Read more "Forget #SNL40 – #JeffWeCan is THE Hashtag of the weekend"
It’s an interesting theory – is that why The Simpsons hasn’t been good for the past few years? Is Homer’s imagination just not up to the task?Read more "Is Homer Simpson in a Coma?"