A New Superhero Emerges in TV DC Universe

January 16th, 2018 | Interviews, Reviews, TV, TV Interview, TV News, TV Review | 0 Comment

By Candace Havens Is there room for one more superhero show on television? The answer is: Yes. If that show features a single dad and his two teen daughters trying to make their world a better place in BLACK LIGHTNING, premiering Tuesday at 9 p.m. on the CW. High school principle Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is a hero in his community. In a neighborhood overrun by gangs and drugs, he has created a safe-haven at his charter school. And he’s desperately ...


FX’s ‘TRUST’ brings more pizazz to the story found in ‘ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD’

January 11th, 2018 | TV, TV News | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor As Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel said in the 2007 comedy KNOCKED UP: "VOLCANO, DANTE'S PEAK." -- "WYATT EARP, TOMBSTONE." Similar projects have popped up throughout the history of cinema. Although, in the case of ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD and TRUST, one is a film and the other is television mini-series. Because the true story of the 1973 kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, grandson of billionaire oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, is so ...


‘GERALD’S GAME’ filmmakers advance Stephen King adaptation to next level

October 2nd, 2017 | Fantastic Fest, Film Festivals, Interviews, Movie Interview, TV | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor Adapting Stephen King doesn’t always pan out. For every SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, STAND BY ME, and THE SHINING (though the renowned author would disagree), there’s a DREAMCATCHER or DARK TOWER that get in the way. Fortunately, filmmakers this year have aimed small and missed small. While the poorly constructed DARK TOWER, starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba, misread its fortune in King’s game of success, the new set ...