Grant Morrision’s The boys is set in a world where superheroes have taken a darker turn; where great power comes with great irresponsibility. The ‘heroes’ of The Boys are a group of vigilantes – normal – who are prepared to tackle them when they go horribly wrong. The Boys will premiere on Amazon Prime Video […]
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When the witness to a murder is killed while giving testimony from a secure location, things don’t look good for Captain Maldonado in Blood Brothers tonight’s episode of Almost Human (Fox, Mondays, 8/7C). And when the identity of the killer becomes known, things get even dicier. Also, a psychic!
Tonight’s series premiere of Almost Human (Fox, 8/7C, then Mondays, 8/7C) is a bang-up hour of buddy/cop tropes transplanted thirty-five years into the future, where all human police officers and detectives must be paired with android partners. The result is news kinds of technology, hence new kinds of crimes and new methods of fighting them […]
The idea of teaming a human cop with a robot/android partner isn’t new; there have been a couple of high profile attempts in the past: Mann and Machine on the drama side, and Holmes & Yoyo on the comedy side just off the top of my head. Fox’s Almost Human (Sunday, 8/7C)then Mondays, 8/7C) is, […]
The rebooted Judge Dredd movie, Dredd, is an action-packed ride that combines elements of the classic British series from the 2000AD magazine with the kind of triphammer percussiveness of Pantera. It doesn’t lay its Margaret Thatcher/Ronald Reagan government on steroids backdrop with a trowel, but the attitude of the comic is definitely the foundation […]
The newest TV spot for DREDD 3D includes a good bit of previously unseen footage and kicks much a$$! Karl Urban IS DREDD! DREDD 3D opens on September 28, 2012.
Judgment is coming to Comic-Con! Lionsgate will present a special advance screening of DREDD, based on the British comics series, Judge Dredd, on Wednesday, June 11th at the Reading Cinemas Gaslamp. 701 5th Ave., San Diego. The film will be introduced by star Karl Urban. Urban will also moderate the panel, Masters of the Web […]
The Dredd one-sheet is pretty cool (see above). Two new photos from the film – and the official synopsis – follow the jump. Enjoy.
Loosely based on a popular graphic novel series by Ming-Woo Hyung, Priest is an efficient mélange of genres that owes as much to Sergio Leone’s spaghetti westerns and John Ford’s The Searchers as it does to supernaturally based manga. Sadly, the only reason it doesn’t get an F is a couple of performances.