Jumanji: The Next Level Review – more solid ground for the franchise

Back in 2017 one of the unexpected hits of the year on the big screen was Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart and Jack Black the reboot marveled with its effective gags and surprisingly strong character development. That movie was directed by Jake Kasdan, son of Lawrence Kasdan, and […]

No Time To Die Trailer Discussion starring Daniel Craig

One of the most anticipated movie for 2020 is No Time To Die. Its the 25th James Bond movie, if you don’t count two unofficial adaptations, and the fifth and last installment starring Daniel Craig. Today the trailer was released and it marveled the viewer because it was so good. The movie is directed by […]

The Expanse Season 4 preview – Amazon takes a risk

In just two weeks The Expanse season 4 will be released. The series, based on the continuing novels of authors James S. A. Corey is often described as Game of Thrones set in space. I suppose that alone makes it worth watching – and it is. but the description hardly does it justice. It goes […]

Happy Thanksgiving + some Black Friday tips

I wanted to wish everybody a happy Thanksgiving. It is the day that officially kicks off the holiday season with roasted turkey dinners, marshmallows and excessive spending. Or last least, if you follow the Black Friday craze. For those that do I have a few special tips on what you might spend your money on. […]

Riddick 4: Furya starts production in 2020 – Katee Sackhoff onboard

It is hard to believe that it is almost 6 years since we last saw a Riddick movie on the big screen. It is also almost four years ago that I wrote a blog post announcing Riddick 4 Furya and a companion show called MERC CITY was in production. On the latter there has been […]

Altered Carbon Download Blues Review

2020 will probably see the release of the much anticipated second season of Netflix’s Altered Carbon. During the summer, I completely missed this, author Richard K. Morgan released a new novel set in the Altered Carbon universe – Download Blues. It continues the gritty Cyberpunk world for the first time in 14 years – since […]

Knives Out Review – Rian Johnson wows with whodunnit

Knives Out is an unusual movie. It’s a murder ‘whodunnit’ in the style of Agatha Christie. Except for Murder on the Orient Express by Kenneth Branagh there are not many of those. The story is told as a comedy, a black comedy at that. Starring a ensemble cast including Daniel Craig, Christopher Plummer, Ana de […]

The Mandalorian Chapter 3 The Sin Review

So far every episode of The Mandalorian has been a delight. Episode 3 – The Sin – deals with the aftermath of Mando brining back his bounty to The Client (played by Werner Herzog). Despite the handsome payment Mando shows doubt. The Client senses this and warns the scientist with his small imperial cadre to […]

Star Trek: Picard Preview – already the best show of 2020?

After years of suffering a figurative drought in Star Trek shows we are suddenly inundated with new shows. However, not all is well. So far Discovery has had a mediocre response with many fans feeling alienated by the fast-pace and high drama. On January 23 next year CBS has an opportunity to make things right […]

Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order Review

For years Star Wars fans have been waiting for a decent game. Sadly with the demise of LucasArts to little more than a holding company a drought set in about 10 years ago. Then Disney purchased the Star Wars rights from Lucasfilm and gave licensing rights to Electronic Arts. “And Millions of fans screamed out […]