Tag: tv

Review: BERLIN STATION, Cyber Cold War As Ripped Out of Newspaper Headlines

The spy series Berlin Station returns in the season 3 to investigate emerging Russian invasion and its threat to U.S. and NATO allies

BEYOND THE WALLS Trailer: Space and Time Get Warped in Haunted French Mini-Series

The first trailer has appeared for Hereve Hadmar's mysterious French mini-series, Beyond the Walls ("Au-Dela des Murs" in its native country). It looks like a lush and spooky affair that aims to take the haunted house genre to a new place...

Review: PREACHER, No More Waiting for God

Superhero comics are no longer the only material from the realm of sequential art suitable for big or small screen adaption. Terry Zwigoff shared that opinion back in the early aughts. In the latest fad, the small screen is becoming...

Maori Martial Arts Front And Center In New TV Series KAIRAKAU

While Toa Fraser's The Dead Lands was undoubtedly the first introduction to the traditional martial arts of the Maori people it would appear that it won't be the last. Not by a long shot. Maori Television is currently gearing up...

Follow The Treasure Trail To The LETTERKENNY Opening

It was almost exactly two years ago that we first came across the wonders of Letterkenny Problems, a hysterically funny Canadian web series built around a pair of rural young men doing nothing but stand and stare at the camera...

Toronto 2015: Kormakur's TRAPPED Ushers Iceland Into The Nordic Noir Wave

If not for the fact that everything has fallen apart around him, Andri's life would be perfect. The chief of police in a town so small that the biggest issue of the day are locals calling to complain about their...

Lean, Mean And Chock Full Of Deadites, It's The New ASH VS EVIL DEAD Trailer

Starz is banking on Evil Dead fans having their boomsticks all buffed and polished this coming Halloween when Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell break out their Necronomicons for their long awaited return to their classic collaboration with new ten part...

Review: Wicked And Witty INSIDE NO.9 Brings Innovation to Television Comedy

The apocalyptic prophecies about the impending doom of television did not materialise and serialized (television) fiction blossoms thanks to alternative distribution channels. Apart from the technological upgrade to hybrid television and the enhancement of consumerĀ“s interactivity and transmediality, the...

TRAPPED: First Trailer For Kormakur's TV Series

Contraband and 2 Guns director Baltasar Kormakur heads to the small screen in his native Iceland as both producer and director of upcoming crime series Trapped. Set in a small town in the north of Iceland - cue obvious joke...

Benedict Cumberbatch And Martin Freeman Shooting Victorian Era SHERLOCK Special For BBC

The BBC is cooking up something special for fans of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson that should please fans of their monster hit modern-day series Sherlock and Conan Doyle purists who prefer their crime fighting rooted firmly in 19th Century...

Review: DOCTOR WHO S8E12, DEATH IN HEAVEN (Or, Maniacal Missy And Her Cybermen)

While last week's "Dark Water" was patient and tense in ways Doctor Who rarely is, this finale reverts to the mode of rushing around while nothing that happens makes any sense. It has more than a few moments of brilliance, but...

BBC's Terrifying THE BOY FROM SPACE Finally Coming To DVD

British readers of a certain age may well still be haunted by images from the BBC's incredibly disturbing children's TV show The Boy From Space. Created as part of the Beeb's educational Look And Read series, it was originally broadcast...

Review: MOONE BOY Season 2 Is Very Fecking Good

Tales of boyhood, of one's family, and one's town, are a down right staple in TV Land. From Leave It To Beaver to The Wonder Years, it seems that every decade of television must have at least one iconic male-centered...

Holland Gets CURSED

Watch out Amsterdam, there's something evil in your future.Dutch production house Pellicola - part of the production team on Frankenstein's Army - are deep in development on a new television series titled Cursed, a project they describe as a mix...

GAME OF THRONES Season 4 Trailer Teases Like A Mother Of Dragons

HBO offers a Season 4 trailer of ominous pronouncements from many of the principle characters, and none more so than the Mother of Dragons, who intones: "They have a choice. They can live in my new world. Or die in...

First Trailer Proves There's Still Life In VERONICA MARS

I love Veronica Mars. Wholeheartedly, unashamedly and somewhat obsessively. When the show first aired back in 2004 it was often mentioned in the same breath as The Wire as one of the best things on TV that nobody was watching....

2013 TV Talent That Flew Under The Radar

More so than any other recent year, 2013 is notable for the sheer breadth of quality television on the schedules. Because of this, you'd be forgiven for not noticing some of what flew under the radar.In writing this list, I've...

Twitch's Best Of 2013 - Best TV Show/Event

The year that was 2013 has almost run its course, so the time has come for Team Twitch to pool its ever-growing troupe of contributors from the four corners of the planet, gather its collective thoughts and pay special...

TV Beat: THE BLACKLIST Ups The Ante

It was already a good show, one of the best new broadcast TV series of the year. And then Joe Carnahan blew up The Blacklist, directing and co-writing an episode that was bloodier, more urgent, and more painful than anything...

Now on DVD: THE TWILIGHT ZONE The Complete Series (Episodes Only)

I find myself, now and again, looking back at old syndicated shows and wondering why I was ever not a fan of them. During my formative years, Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone was already in syndication and I cannot recall why...