I don’t even know why they call it television anymore, when so many shows are streamed online instead of broadcast. Anyway, here are some of the more buzzed-about new offerings for 2017.Read more "Coming Soon … to a Laptop Near You"
I’ve been eagerly waiting for Tom Hardy‘s new series Taboo for ages. The mini-series is set in London in 1814 and concerns adventurer James Keziah Delaney*, long thought dead in Africa, who returns to England to claim his father’s legacy, getting caught up in the war between Britain and America, and facing off against business rivals […]Read more "Taboo"
I left the cinema as excited as I was as a child coming out of The Savoy in Dublin after seeing Raiders of the Lost ArkRead more "Oscars 2016: Mad Max: Fury Road"
Tom Hardy has a new television series, co-produced by himself, his dad (the magnificently-named Chips Hardy), and Ridley Scott. It’s about nineteenth century roguish sea-going adventurers. And it looks incredible. Set in 1814, Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney, a man who has been to the ends of the earth and comes back irrevocably changed. […]Read more "Taboo!"
You will not see as many filthy and matted beards this season. Hipsters who are into cosplay will find much inspiration.Read more "Oscars 2016: The Revenant"
The studio has helpfully included the definition of the title in the film’s poster (this must be a first, right?)Read more "The Revenant Poster Includes the Definition of the Word"
The director has two sequels all ready to go, and could begin shooting one of them next week if he wanted, but he says he wants to make a smaller film first.Read more "Madder Max and Maddest Max are coming"
Mountain climbing, space opera, gangland violence, dotty old ladies, high-wire adventurers, and people who turn into lobsters. It must be TIFF. The Toronto International Film Festival announced its lineup today. Here are some of the films which will be jostling for attention, many of which will possibly feature in next year’s Awards race. Big names […]Read more "TIFF Lineup Announced"
Could this finally be the one that brings Leonardo DiCaprio an Oscar, or will he once again have to pretend to be happy for someone else before he goes home to cry into a supermodel’s lap?Read more "‘The Revenant’ Trailer Looks Mucky but Incredible"
Furiosa’s fierce determination to challenge a patriarchal order is the most revolutionary aspect to Mad Max: Fury Road.Read more "Why Girls Need To See “Mad Max: Fury Road”"