Category: TV

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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August 2017: Movies and Series To Look Forward To

The Defenders It finally comes down to this. After 4 different series highlighting street level heroes Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and The Iron Fist – they finally band together with a common goal in mind: to save New York City. After realising that working individually to defeat The Hand isn’t taking them anywhere, the four join forces to become The Defenders. Starring Sigourney Weaver, Krysten Ritter, Charlie Cox, Finn Jones, and Mike Colter.   Release Date: 13 August on Netflix The Hitman’s Bodyguard Opposite ends of the spectrum meet as the world’s top bodyguard is hired to protect...

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Netflix Goes Big With 2017 Anime Slate

Netflix’s Originals have taken the creative industry by storm – offering creators a chance to explore their visions without the hampering of executives and studio direction (that bane of superhero flicks) on a platform that reaches over 104 million members in 190 countries. From documentaries like the visceral and poignant Winter on Fire to the high-stakes drama of  episodic TV series like Narcos, Netflix Originals have become synonymous with great content and true vision to fans, and Netflix intends to up the game by cornering the anime market with it’s slew of original programming featuring some of Japan’s most...

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Martha & Snoop’s Pot Luck Dinner Party

By Adani Bakhtiar Never thought it would actually happen but it’s real: ‘Martha & Snoop’s Pot Luck Dinner Party’, premieres 7 August 2017 at 9pm. Food has always been the way to bring people together, but never it our wild thoughts could have predicted the infamous rapper, Snoop Dogg and domestic doyenne Martha Stewart being on the same table, or in fact, making their own tv show about it. Snoop Dogg appeared on Martha’s show back in 2009, where they were making special Christmas ‘brownies’. Their friendship came along way since then. To learn more about their friendship, you...

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tvN MOVIES LAUNCHED ON ASTRO ON 1 AUGUST, PRESENTS THE BATTLESHIP ISLAND STAR-STUDDED TOUR IN MALAYSIA

By Yue Lynn Korea’s leading media & entertainment conglomerate, CJ E&M, has announced the arrival of tvN Movies – their self-proclaimed World’s FIRST and ONLY Korean Blockbuster movie channel – in Malaysia on Astro, our very own local media and lifestyle company in the Digital, TV, Radio and eCommerce landscape. From 1 August onwards, tvN Movies will be available on demand on Astro GO and Astro TV Channel 435 offering first run and exclusive Korean titles. tvN Movies introduced Korean movies to Southeast Asian audiences by presenting them with various Korean box-office hits. In support of the Korean cinema...

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