the terror punished, as a boy review

Welcome to our weekly recaps of AMC’s new historical horror show The Terror. This The Terror review takes a look at the fourth gloomy episode, “Punished, as a Boy.” Spoilers follow.

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Game of Thrones battle

If you thought Game of Thrones battle scenes were big before, wait until you get a load of what’s coming in season 8. The HBO fantasy series recently finished shooting the largest battle in the show’s history, and considering how big its previous battles were, it’s practically a given that this new clash will end up holding the record for the biggest battle scene that the television medium has ever seen. Read more about the upcoming Game of Thrones battle scene below. Read More »

american gods season 2

American Gods has undergone some surprising behind-the-scenes changes since season 1 ended. Now, American Gods season 2 is ready to begin production, and the first look at the reunited cast has arrived. See the first image from American Gods season 2 below.

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I'll Be Gone in the Dark series

Michelle McNamara‘s superb, terrifying true crime best seller I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer will be adapted into an HBO documentary series. McNamara, who died unexpectedly in 2016, was a true crime writer who spent years obsessively tracking the unidentified Golden State Killer. Her book on the subject was published posthumously this year. More on the I’ll Be Gone in the Dark series below.

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Batgirl Movie Writer

After stalling out following Joss Whedon‘s departure from the project, the Batgirl movie is back on track with a new writer. Christina Hodson, who wrote the upcoming Transformers spinoff Bumblebee, will pen the film for Warner Bros. More on the new Batgirl movie writer below.

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you were never really here

(In our Spoiler Reviews, we take a deep dive into a new release and get to the heart of what makes it tick…and every story point is up for discussion. In this entry: Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here.)

There’s a lot going on in Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here, and we see almost none of it. And yet, we still see everything we need to see. With a shockingly sparse presentation, Ramsay has concocted a lean, mean movie that skimps on specifics yet still packs a wallop. It’s one of the most remarkable examples of less-is-more storytelling in recent memory.

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empire records musical

You might soon be celebrating Rex Manning Day on Broadway. Empire Records, the cult comedy that some people really love, is being developed as a musical with hopes of a Broadway run in 2020. There’s only one question: will GWAR recreate their cameo for Broadway?

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jurassic park 25th anniversary

It’s almost time for Jurassic Park‘s 25th birthday! We’re all old now! To celebrate the Jurassic Park 25th anniversary, Universal Studios Hollywood is going to throw a dino-sized bash. Hold onto your butts.

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C.B. Strike trailer

In 2013, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling released a book called The Cuckoo’s Calling under the pseudonym “Robert Galbraith.” It was the first in a series of crime novels following the adventures of a private investigator named Cormoran Strike, a former member of the Royal Military Police, and now Cinemax has adapted the first three novels into a miniseries. Watch the first C.B. Strike trailer below. Read More »

High Fiedelity TV Series

The forthcoming Disney streaming service isn’t going to launch until sometime in 2019, but the House of Mouse already has plenty of movies and TV shows in development. Most of the programming they’ve planned so far has sounded quite family friendly, but for one of their TV projects, they’re looking at turning an R-rated romantic comedy into a TV series.

The Disney-owned Touchstone Pictures released an adaptation of Nick Hornby’s 1995 novel High Fidelity in 2000 with John Cusack in the lead role as a record store owner looking back at his failed relationships as part of hopefully making his love life a little better as he tries to figure out where he went wrong. Now there will be a High Fidelity TV series created for the Disney streaming service. Read More »