Edward James Olmos. Here’s an actor that brings class to everything he touches. Galactica‘s former Admiral has been cast in a recurring role on Showtime’s much-acclaimed Dexter, which is just about to enter its sixth (and potentially final) season. He’ll be joining the already-announced Colin Hanks and Mos Def, playing a “brilliant, charismatic professor of religious studies.” As if I […]
It must be said that I’m a fan of Vin Diesel’s intergalactic bad-ass Richard B. Riddick, who was introduced 11-years ago in Pitch Black. The actor is a perfect fit for the role, and while The Chronicles of Riddick dropped the ball, his screen presence kept the film alive. His enthusiasm for the part was evident in an animated short […]
There’s a lot riding on Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Not in terms of sales, mind you: The last instalment became the fastest-selling entertainment release in history, and Black Ops only kept the streak alive. Yet, many are expecting a significant drop in quality following the publisher’s much-publicised rift with Infinity Ward. They have passed the reigns to […]
What happened to Luc Besson? He directed a string of critically acclaimed films, including Leon and The Fifth Element, before becoming a hack-for-hire as a screenwriter/producer. In the last few years, he has attached his name to any old rubbish, occasionally producing a prime guilty pleasure such as District 13. The Transporter films are perhaps the guiltiest of guilty pleasures; […]
THE HERALD OF GALACTUS #1: Flashpoint, Fear Itself, Thor rules, Wonder Woman stalls, Smallville ends
Welcome to the first Herald of Galactus, a round-up of goings-on in the comic book industry!
Hey, Mel Gibson! Welcome back from the wilderness! After the media meltdown that was Charlie Sheen, and the private embarrassment that was Arnold Schwarzenegger, it appears that former punching-bag Mel is finally being allowed to headline a blockbuster or two. A part of me wants him to succeed, while the other half is still disgusted at those racist rants. And while […]