Vikings: Midseason Finale Review
Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below. Vikings took us out of its 10-episode half season (the follow-up 10 to air later this year) with a hugely satisfying Ragnar vs. Rollo river battle – and an ending that featured a curious multi-year time jump in which all of Ragnar’s sons had grown up into young men. So, I’ll address this huge time skip first. It’s nothing out of the ordinary for Viking…
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8 Reasons Why Homefront: The Revolution Will Be Great
Homefront: The Revolution is locked in to hit shelves next month, and from my hour of hands-on time, it’s actually shaping up to be a sleeper hit. While my freelance peer John Robertson wasn’t a fan after his time with the game, I have to respectfully disagree with his take on Homefront: The Revolution and feel it’s worth highlighting why it’s worth keeping an eye on. In no particular order, here’…
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The Night I Partied at Prince's House … But He Never Came Downstairs
Leo, Tobey, Diddy and Cate Blanchett were there to watch an impromptu Justin Timberlake performance while Prince watched from upstairs.read more
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What Did You Think of This Week's The 100?
Our review will be coming late Thursday night at this same URL, but in the meantime, you can share your thoughts on this week’s The 100, “Demons,” in the comments below. Continue reading…
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Joss Whedon Fave Fran Kranz Joins The Dark Tower
Fran Kranz – of The Cabin in the Woods and Dollhouse – will join the cast of Sony’s The Dark Tower. Based on Stephen King’s seven-book series of the same name, The Dark Tower has been a long time coming. Idris Elba is set to star as Roland Deschain, the Gunslinger, with Matthew McConaughey as his nemesis Walter Padick, the Man in Black. Fran Kranz in The Cabin the WoodsContinue reading…
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Transformers 5 In Talks to Cast Comedian Jerrod Carmichael
Jerrod Carmichael could be joining Mark Wahlberg for Transformers 5, according to reports. TheWrap says “multiple individuals familiar with the project” have reported this news, however Paramount has declined to comment. Jerrod Carmichael performing stand up comedy.Continue reading…
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What Did You Think of Tonight's Legends of Tomorrow?
The Legends might have survived their trip to the Wild West, but this week they faced their toughest enemy yet in the form of The Pilgrim (Faye Kingslee). This time-hopping bounty hunter targeted the team members at their most vulnerable – when they were children. When it comes to unauthorized time travel, apparently you have to fight fire with fire. We’ll have our review of “Last Refuge” up a bit…
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Battlefleet Gothic: Armada Review
In adapting a Warhammer 40K tactical board game to real-time naval combat, Battlefleet Gothic: Armada pulls off some visually appealing inter-species starship battles. The actual tactics, though, are tough to appreciate because of problems with pacing and transparency. The Warhammer 40K setting is the best part of Battlefleet, with four factions – the Human Imperium, the evil Chaos fleets, the rec…
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'Purple Rain' Exec Recalls Traveling the World With Prince, Late Nights on Mulholland (Guest Column)
“To call him an icon feels like an understatement,” says former Warner Bros. production executive Mark Canton.read more
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Critic’s Notebook: Prince’s Subversive Screen Persona Was Crucial to His Musical Genius
Prince’s films and videos add up to one long, fascinating post-modern striptease, all knowing smiles and salacious glances at the camera, showing everything but revealing nothing.read more
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