Something fresh is coming to our television screens soon, with Apple securing the rights to Pachinko, a novel by Korean American author Min Jin Lee. In case you missed it, Lee’s character-driven tale is one of CBC’s picks for best international fiction books of 2017, thanks to its thoughtful look into the experiences of Korean migrants in Japan. Touted as the first novel written for an English-speaking adult audience focusing on Japanese-Korean culture and described as “passionate, dramatic, and moving,” Pachinko examines the complicated relationship between the two neighboring countries. Read more
We are halfway into 2019 and we’ve already been spoiled by some of the most groundbreaking, divisive and utterly brilliant television series, including Game of Thrones, Deadly Class, Too Old To Die Young and Doom Patrol. Check out my top 10 TV shows of 2019 – SO FAR. Read more
DC Comics has announced today that they are ending their iconic Vertigo imprint, a haven to more mature-rated series and a playground for creators to flex their minds and deliver profound stories the likes we have never seen before including: The Sandman, Transmetropolitan, Fables, Preacher, Y: The Last Man and many, MANY more. Here are the top 10 greatest Vertigo releases of all time: Read more
ENTER NOW TO WIN A COPY of Director Michael Bay’s powerful and engrossing drama 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi. The film arrives on 4K Ultra HD Disc and Digital for the first time ever June 11, 2019 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Read more
These past couple days have been ROUGH for comic fans who love good television as SyFy announced that they were cancelling Deadly Class and Happy while DC Universe has canned Swamp Thing after only one episode into its debut season. Read more
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced today that 1984’s Gremlins will be released on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital on October 1. Directed by Joe Dante (Innerspace, The ‘Burbs)) and written by Chris Columbus (The Goonies, Young Sherlock Holmes), the film stars Zach Galligan as Billy Peltzer, Phoebe Cates as Kate Beringer, and Hoyt Axton and Randall Peltzer, along with the voices of Frank Welker as Stripe and Howie Mandel as Gizmo. Read more
Game of Thrones is an adaptation of the epic dark fantasy novel series A Song of Ice and Fire from writer George R.R. Martin and showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. The series aired exclusively on HBO and starred Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Kit Harrington and Emilia Clarke.
Fight to The Death is an ongoing feature where staffers and readers get to vote and explain why one film is better than the other OR whether one fictional character would be able to kill another. This month’s featured rumble is Game of Thrones versus The Lord of The Rings. UPDATE – Contest over – Click to find out who won!
SOUTH PARK: THE COMPLETE TWENTY-SECOND SEASON is available to own NOW on Blu-ray and DVD. Each two-disc set also includes deleted scenes and mini-commentaries on all episodes by “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. The Blu-ray set additionally includes #SocialCommentary on all episodes. Here is my review: Read more