Category: TV

Season Review: Marvel’s The Defenders

  I was anticipating Marvel’s ‘The Defenders’ so much, that on the day of the premiere, I readied myself in my bed, brought out food and stole my friend’s Netflix account (I’m sorry I’m cheap) and proceeded to not move for 8 hours as I consumed and digested what was going on. ⅓ of the day in and a massive neck sprain later, The Defenders left me a little bit on the short end of the stick. I wanted something more to chew on, more to absorb, but ultimately didn’t get quite what I was looking for. Of course,...

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Review: The Dark Tower + Possibility of a TV Series!

The only redeeming feature of The Dark Tower – casting Idris Elba. Rating: 5/10 As someone who has read Stephen King’s The Gunslinger, I felt that The Dark Tower was nothing more than a generic fantasy with no soul. Whatever Nikolaj Arcel and the three other screenplay writers did, it was clearly a disaster. With early test screens being too confusing to the test audiences, multiple reshoots and post-production issues – this much hyped movie has been plagued with trouble. So, it was with no massive surprise that a) this movie was not released early to the critics and...

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Netflix Announces First Chinese Language Series: BARDO (擺渡身)

By Yue Lynn   Netflix Inc., Earth’s leading Internet television network (it might as well be at this point), announced the first Chinese language Netflix original series from Taiwan: Bardo (擺渡身).  The eight-episode series is a jailbreak thriller with a karmic dimension, and it will be available to all Netflix members around the world at the same time.   Netflix is partnering with award-winning production company IFA Media and writer/director Sam Quah (柯汶利) on Bardo (擺渡身).  IFA Media recently produced the revered Taiwanese series The Teenage Psychic (通靈少女)and Quah is a rising Taiwan-based writer-director whose short film The Free...

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