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ALTERED CARBON Review: Near Faithful Adaptation of Cyberpunk Novel Entertains With Violence And Sex

In the future no one need fear death. Human consciousness can be digitized and downloaded onto cortical stacks which are plugged into new bodies, called sleeves. Takeshi Kovacs, once an elite soldier called an Envoy, imprisoned for two hundred and...

ALTERED CARBON Trailer: Netflix's Cyberpunk Show Is Also Its Most Expensive Yet

Netflix is doubling down on dark sci-fi in 2018. Not only will season 4 of Charlie Brooker's wildly popular Black Mirror return, but we'll see two new neo-noirs in Duncan Jones' long promised Mute and the new series Altered Carbon,...

Sundance TV Releases New HAP AND LEONARD Photos

Earlier today, The Wrap released a wave of photos from Hap And Leonard, its upcoming series. Set to premiere on Sundance TV in March, the beloved Joe R. Lansdale adaptation will focus on the misadventures of Hap (James Purefoy) and Leonard (Michael Kenneth...

Watch Now: HAP AND LEONARD Teaser Promises Southern Shenanigans

Earlier today, the brand-new Hap and Leonard teaser dropped to promote the forthcoming series from Sundance TV. Based off the best-selling books from author Joe R. Lansdale (Cold in July, Bubba Ho-Tep), the series is slated to premiere in March 2016.Starring Christina...

Michael J Bassett's SOLOMON KANE Finally Gets A US Trailer

It has been a long time coming for Michael J Bassett's Solomon Kane. When the big screen adaptation of the classic Robert Howard character arrived at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2009 it was with a great deal of...

ActionFest 2012 Review: SOLOMON KANE Is The Pulp Adventure Conan Should Have Been

[With Solomon Kane opening the 2012 edition of ActionFest tonight we revisit our earlier review.]Life's a bitch when your soul is owed to the devil. It's even more of a bitch when you're not even the guy who sold it...

FANTASIA 2011: IRONCLAD Review

[With medieval action film Ironclad already in US theatrical release, but receiving it's Canadian premiere (apparently a sold out screening) today at Fantasia we revisit Kurt's previous review.]"What a tedious little man!" snarls Brian Cox after dealing-slash-politicking against Paul Giamatti for the...

IRONCLAD Review

[With medieval action film Ironclad entering into limited US theatrical release tomorrow we revisit Kurt Halfyard's previous review.]"What a tedious little man!" snarls Brian Cox after dealing-slash-politicking against Paul Giamatti for the hearts and minds of the British peasantry.  Far from it,...

IRONCLAD Screening At LACMA During Magna Carta Viewing And Britweek!

On the last day of the viewing of Magna Carta, LACMA will premiere Ironclad, an ultra-violent action thriller that tells the true story of a motley crew of tough, battle hardened warriors, who withstood several brutal and bloody months under siege,...

ActionFest '11: Ironclad Review

"What a tedious little man!" snarls Brian Cox after dealing-slash-politicking against Paul Giamatti for the hearts and minds of the British peasantry.  Far from it, to enjoy Ironclad is to embrace one of the most ridiculous, yet delightful moments of over-the-top royalty...

More Clips and Behind the Scenes Videos for SOLOMON KANE

In the last few weeks since the last post on Michael J. Bassett's fantasy film Solomon Kane, a couple of new video contents has been moderately added to the official site.  This includes two clips, "Capture of Family" and "Castle...

AFM 09: Richard Attenborough, Robert Carlyle, Bob Hoskins, Paul Giamatti And Pete Postlethwaite Are IRONCLAD

A full on, big budget, medieval action film with a cast of honest-to-god actors?  Err, yes please.  The film is Ironclad from director Jonathan English and it's in post-production now.It is the year 1215 and England is on the brink...

TIFF 09: SOLOMON KANE Review

Life's a bitch when your soul is owed to the devil. It's even more of a bitch when you're not even the guy who sold it off. But such is the sad state of affairs for Solomon Kane, the one-time...

TIFF 09: The SOLOMON KANE Trailer Arrives (UPDATED in ENGLISH HI-DEF)

(*UPDATED with English version of the trailer.)While it'd be awfully nice if the trailer for Michael Basset's Solomon Kane - the fantasy feature based on characters who share their creator with Conan The Barbarian - were available in high def...