“TV” Archives

Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring - Peter Jackson

June 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: Luke Cage, The Last Jedi, Lord of the Rings, Trainspotting, Babylon 5 & more

Also: Nicolas Cage’s treasure protecting, Thor loses his hammer, Hellboy, Scottish drug addicts, and Michael Bay mayhem.
The Crow - Alex Proyas

May 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: The Bourne Ultimatum, Coco, The Crow, The Elephant Man & more

Also: Hellboy, a Danish post-apocalypse, Stallone vs. Snipes, Tonya Harding, Kubrick by way of Spielberg, and classic 007.
The Iron Giant - Brad Bird

April 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: Speed Racer, The Iron Giant, The Handmaid’s Tale, Spaceballs & more

Also: Liu Kang and Shang Tsung, Jack Sparrow, South Korean superheroics, Sam Raimi noir, and The Man With No Name.
Ghostbusters - Ivan Reitman

March 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: Ghostbusters, Voltron, Jessica Jones, James Bond, Hackers & more

Also: Ambitious low-budget sci-fi, Netflix original anime, James Bond, Takashi Miike’s 100th film, and Luc Besson’s return.
Men in Black, Barry Sonnenfeld

February 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: GoodFellas, Men in Black, Altered Carbon, Amélie, Blazing Saddles, The Expanse & more

Coming soon: Scorsese gangsters, Will Smith and aliens, cyberpunk, Audrey Tautou, Mel Brooks and the Old West, and gritty space opera.
Netflix's Dark

What happened in Dark’s first season?

A show like Dark practically demands that its viewers come up with their own pet theories… so here are some of mine.
Caddyshack - Harold Ramis

January 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: Batman Begins, Caddyshack, Lethal Weapon, Capote, Doctor Who & more

Coming soon: A South Korean thriller, the first of Nolan’s “Dark Knight Trilogy,” an action classic, several twisty thrillers, and a madman with a box.
Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2

December 2017’s Best Streaming Titles: Full Metal Jacket, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Bright, Silence, Doctor Who & more

Also: A couple of Vietnam War epics, a twisty German thriller, Taratino’s revenge masterpiece, and the Muscles from Brussels.
Stranger Things Hug

Why does Stranger Things affect me so strongly?

I understand why others find the series derivative, clichéd, too reliant on tropes, etc. But it doesn’t feel derivative to me at all.
Erased Netflix

Netflix Is Producing a Live-Action Version of Erased

The series will premiere in Japan on December 15, with the rest of the world to follow soon after.
Stranger Things 2 Mind Flayer

Stranger Things 2 Is a (Mostly) Satisfying Return to Hawkins, Indiana

Also, let’s talk about what’ll happen in season 3 and why the series is so affecting to begin with.
Shaolin Soccer, Stephen Chow

November 2017’s Best Streaming Titles: The Punisher, Airplane!, Shaolin Soccer & Bond… James Bond

Coming soon: More Marvel and Margaret Atwood adaptations, Agents J and K, Vikings, Keyser Söze, the Mach Five, and more.

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