Month: August 2018

Killjoys Review: Sci-Fi Romp That’s Evolved A Mythos

Review Killjoys: Sci-Fi Romp That’s Evolved A Mythos Killjoys started life as a space Western. A Killjoy is a contracted bounty-hunter. All Killjoys work for the Reclamation Apprehension Coalition (RAC), within a planet-and-moon system known as the Quad. The Quad is run by a company, but the Killjoys pledge to neutrality from the system’s politics. What reads […]

New in Theaters: August 31, 2018 | Operation Finale

Operation Finale Synopsis: Operation Finale is the thrilling true story follows the 1960 covert mission of legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin as he infiltrates Argentina and captures Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi officer who masterminded the transportation logistics that brought millions of innocent Jews to their deaths in concentration camps. Studio: MGM Run Time: 122 min Available in IMAX: No […]

Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Charm, sparkle, romance and drama all make up Crazy Rich Asians. The heart of the film lives in the relationships between Nick Young and Rachel Chu. The two met in New York where she is an NYU economics professor. Nick hid his family’s sizable wealth and notoriety from his girlfriend, so when the two head […]

Wynonna Earp Review: Modern Western Wrapped In Campy Pop Culture

Wynonna Earp welcomes you to Purgatory Broken people. A family curse. Demons. Vampires. Infidelity. Infidelity with vampires. Angels. Resurrected legends with secret stories and covert agencies of dubious origin.  SyFy‘s Wynonna Earp rather ironically demonstrates what happens when people build a wall. The things you dislike end up not being able to get out, and the […]

America’s Got Talent Heads Toward Semi-Finals [updated]

AGT Semi-Finals [Updated: August 21, 2018 Semi-finalists in list at the bottom of the post highlighted in bold] America’s Got Talent (AGT) by design, offers a mixed bag of awesome performances and completely silly, nonsensical and sometimes embarrassing “entertainment” acts. Unlike rival American Idol,  AGT doesn’t focus just on signing, though singers often win, even […]

Review: The Spy Who Dumped Me

Match a female comedy duo with handsome gents and a few international incidents and you have The Spy Who Dumped Me. A smartly written comedy that picks up the comedic spy genre where Melissa McCarthy’s Spy left it in 2015. Starring Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon as Audrey and Morgan, the film follows the two […]

Ready Player One Blu-ray: What We Learn from the Extras

Ready Player One Blu-ray and Streaming: What We Learn from the Extras The Ready Player One Blu-ray extras reinforce what makes Spielberg’s film a wonder, and in other ways, they amplify the film’s flaws. As an exploration of digital alternative reality, Ready Player One offers tantalizing realizations of author Ernest Cline’s speculations. It also offers […]

New in Theaters: August 24, 2018 | The Happytime Murders

The Happytime Murders Synopsis: THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS is a filthy comedy set in the seedy underbelly of Los Angeles where puppets and humans coexist. Two clashing detectives with a shared secret, one human (Melissa McCarthy) and one puppet, are forced to work together again to solve the brutal murders of the former cast of a […]

Review: In Facebook Watch ‘Sacred Lies’ A Cult Only Jumping Off Point For Complex Drama

Facebook Watch ‘Sacred Lies’ If you’re looking for an inspired tale of a teenage girl overcoming abuse, misogyny, dillusion and the challenges of juvenile detention then you might want to check out the new Facebook Watch drama web series Sacred Lies. Sacred  Lies is a 10 episode, half-hour drama series on that plays on Facebook  Watch. The show premiered on […]

Star Trek: Discovery Beams Up Ethan Peck as the New Spock

Star Trek: Discovery beams up Ethan Peck as the New Spock Star Trek: Discovery has announced that Ethan Peck as will join the cast as Spock. Peck will be the third official “Spock,” the half human, half Vulcan Science Officer of the U.S.S. Enterprise. His predecessors were Leonard Nimoy and  Zachary Quinto.  In Discovery Spock […]