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It’s the 2016 TV Nominees for the Critics’ Choice Awards!

BEST COMEDY SERIES
Atlanta – FX
Black-ish – ABC
Fleabag – Amazon
Modern Family – ABC
Silicon Valley – HBO
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – Netflix
Veep – HBO
BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Ellie Kemper – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt – Netflix
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep – HBO
Kate McKinnon – Saturday Night Live – NBC
Tracee Ellis Ross – Black-ish – ABC
Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Fleabag – Amazon
Constance Wu – Fresh Off the [...]

Guillermo del Toro’s Very Satisfying “Pacific Rim” Job! (Boom, Phrasing!)

First up this time, your popGeezer, who had a perfectly fine time at the movies:
Passion matters. When a filmmaker has an emotional connection to his or her material, so powerful that you can feel it while watching their film, that really matters. Guillermo del Toro is passionate about the kaiju (giant monsters) and jaeger (giant [...]

We Double-Team “Prometheus” (Spoiler Alert)

PROMETHEUS UNBOUND!  Director Ridley Scott returns at long last to the Science Fiction genre that made him famous and shoots for the stars with a return to the world that started it all!
First up, Cadillac Jack –
According to Greek mythology, Prometheus was a Titan, a forerunner to the gods who took pity on humanity and [...]

Dino-riffic News For Fans of “Primeval”

 
How different is the financial paradigm in the entertainment world these days??  It’s this different: BBC (and, in turn, BBC America) is partnering with its broadcasting nemesis of over fifty years, ITV, to resurrect “Primeval“?  And even crazier… they’re putting up the bulk of the dino-cash!  Here’s the cheerful sci-fi news in today’s official press release: 
 
International collaboration [...]

Believe The Hype: “District 9″ Will Blow Your Mind, or At Least Your Skull, Wide Open (Semi-Spoilery)

 
Remember “The Blair Witch Project”?  Remember how it was billed as a bold new approach to suspense film-making?  Remember how much it sucked?
Remember “Cloverfield”?  Remember how it was billed as bold new approach to action suspense film-making?  Remember how much it sucked?
Now, we get “District 9“, a new movie being billed as a bold new approach [...]

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