• The Tick: Boldly Venture to the Kingdom of the Kind

    The Tick: Boldly Venture to the Kingdom of the Kind2

    The Tick Ben Edlund, David Fury, Barry Josephson, Wally Pfister, Barry Sonnenfeld (producers) based on The Tick by Ben Edlund Peter Serafinowicz, Griffin Newman, Valorie Curry, Brendan Hines, Jackie Earle Haley, Yara Martinez, Scott Speiser, Michael Cerveris, Bryan Greenberg, Alan Tudyk (cast) August 25, 2017 (US) Hey. Heyyy. Remember that feeling when you’ve just found

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  • Backlight: Your Movie and TV News Roundup

    Backlight: Your Movie and TV News Roundup0

    • August 25, 2017

    Whew it’s been…a week. Joss Whedon, Hypocrite Preaching Feminist Ideals On Sunday Kai Cole, the ex-wife of Joss Whedon, wrote a scalding essay about Whedon’s multiple affairs with both fans and actresses. “I now see how he used his relationship with me as a shield, both during and after our marriage, so no one would

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  • Backlight: Your Movie and TV News Roundup

    Backlight: Your Movie and TV News Roundup0

    • August 20, 2017

    Content warning: sexual abuse This week in film and TV was a bit of a rollercoaster. We’ve seen a flurry of activity around projects led by female creators and creators of colour, but we’ve also had some disheartening news about the state of discrimination and abuse within the industry. Remember to support your favourite creators

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  • The Dead Game of Thrones: Who Do You Want to See Die?

    The Dead Game of Thrones: Who Do You Want to See Die?0

    Game of Thrones is a show that we both love and hate. We got together to examine what keeps us watching and who we most want to see die next. What keeps you watching Game of Thrones? Wendy Browne: Masochism. But seriously. I am and have always been invested in these characters from both book

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  • Behind-the-Scenes with the Mr. Mercedes Cast

    Behind-the-Scenes with the Mr. Mercedes Cast0

    Early reviews warn that the first few minutes of David E. Kelley’s Mr. Mercedes are “horrifying” and “disturbing.” This is unsurprising, given that the 10-part series is adapted from Stephen King’s bestselling 2014 detective thriller. The trailer was revealed at last month’s San Diego Comic-Con, and I had a chance to chat with some of

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  • DC Conquers TV at #SDCC2017

    DC Conquers TV at #SDCC20170

    • July 30, 2017

    If you turn on the CW at any point during the week now, there’s a good chance you’ll be seeing a show based on a DC Comics character. In a craze that started with Arrow in 2012, DC Comics has a slew of shows all over your television. On the CW alone we have Arrow,

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