The Umbrella Academy Trailer Brings This Generation’s Watchmen to Life

The Umbrella Academy Trailer Brings This Generation’s Watchmen to Life

The Umbrella Academy is an upcoming Netflix original series from showrunner Steve Blackman (Fargo, Altered Carbon) and adapted by the Darkhorse Comics series from writer Gerard Way and artist Gabriel Ba. Starring Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, David Castañeda, Aidan Gallagher, Cameron Britton, and Mary J. Blige, the series debuts season one on February 15, 2019.  Read more

Flatliners is Half-Assed Horror Hoping to Coast By on Deceptive Marketing (Review)

Flatliners is Half-Assed Horror Hoping to Coast By on Deceptive Marketing (Review)

I’ve been looking forward to Flatliners.  I loved the original film so much that I was hoping against hope that it would be amazing.  But signs were bad.  Remakes of cool movies from the 80s and 90s don’t have a great track record (remember the Total Recall remake? ‘Cause I sure don’t).   Also Flatliners didn’t have a rating on Rotten Tomatoes when I looked.  I’m guessing there was a review moratorium – bad films prevent bad reviews in hopes of drawing numbers that they don’t deserve.  IMDB gives a writing credit was to Peter Filardi, who wrote the original, but that was just for the story. The actual screenplay was by Ben Ripley, the man who gave us Species III. Read more