Posts tagged "FOX"

Movie Review: Deadpool Gon' Give It To Ya

Movie Review: Deadpool Gon' Give It To Ya
DEADPOOL Genre: Superhero Action Comedy Rating: R Running Time: 108 mins. Premise: The “Merc with a Mouth” finally gets his own big screen adaptation.  Perpetual smart-ass Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) falls in love, but gets cancer.  In an attempt to rid himself of the disease via a rogue experiment, he develops accelerated healing powers but... Read more »

Movie Review: Fantastic Four

Movie Review: Fantastic Four
FANTASTIC FOUR Genre: Comic Book Sci-Fi Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 100 mins. Premise: Young science prodigy Reed Richards (Miles Teller) invents an inter-dimensional teleportation device and after traveling to an alternate universe with childhood bud Ben Grimm, and colleagues Johnny Storm, Victor Von Doom, and Sue Storm (who actually doesn’t even get to go), the... Read more »

Fall TV Pilot Review: Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Fall TV Pilot Review: Brooklyn Nine-Nine
BROOKLYN NINE-NINE Airs: Tuesdays at 8:30/7:30c on FOX Premise: Workplace comedy about a ragtag crew of police officers cutting up and catching crooks. Behind the Scenes: Creators Dan Goor & Mike Schur come from Parks & Recreation.  The pilot was directed by Phil Lord & Chris Miller (21 Jump Street). The Good: The cast is... Read more »
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Fall TV Pilot Review: Sleepy Hollow

Fall TV Pilot Review: Sleepy Hollow
SLEEPY HOLLOW Airs: Mondays at 9/8c on Fox Premise: Revolutionary War soldier Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison) wakes up from frozen slumber over 200 years later to team up with a young police officer (Nicole Beharie) and track the second coming of the Headless Horseman, who may just be one of the four horsemen of the... Read more »

TV Review: Should Your DVR Follow "The Following"?

TV Review: Should Your DVR Follow "The Following"?
THE FOLLOWING Airs: Mondays at 9/8c on FOX Stars: Kevin Bacon, Natalie Zea, Shawn Ashmore, James Purefoy Premise: A brilliant and charismatic, yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command. The Good: The pilot makes for a dark, intense and action-packed hour.  The plot... Read more »

FOX's "Terra Nova" Wants To Be TV's Next "Lost"

FOX's "Terra Nova" Wants To Be TV's Next "Lost"
TERRA NOVA Genre: Hour-long sci-fi action mystery Airs: Mondays at 7pm central on Fox Premise: A ragtag group of humans escape a bleak, desolate future by transporting 85 million years back to prehistoric times in an effort to reboot Earth and save mankind.  Easier said than done given the constant threat of death by dinosaur.... Read more »
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This "New Girl" Is A Worthy Roommate

This "New Girl" Is A Worthy Roommate
Genre: single-camera sitcom Premise: Fresh off a recent break-up and tired of living with her hot roommate, Jess (Zooey Deschanel) moves in with three single guys. Behind-the-Scenes: Creator Liz Meriwether wrote the screenplay for No Strings Attached.  Damon Wayans, Jr. plays one of the guys in the pilot, but had to back out due to... Read more »

American Idol: Stop It, Nigel

I’ll get to the real Idol recapping once the show gets whittled down to the Top 20 or whatever they’re doing.  After five years of blogging about American Idol, I just can’t anymore with these early audition rounds.  It’s always the same manufactured drama over and over and over and snooze. I do have a... Read more »

TV Review - Traffic Light ("Pilot")

TV Review - Traffic Light ("Pilot")
TRAFFIC LIGHT Airs: Tuesdays at 9:30/8:30c on Fox The Set-Up: 3 best friends from college, each at various stages of a relationship – one’s single (Love Actually’s Kris Marshall – the Brit who travels to America to score), one’s moving in with his girlfriend (Scott Pilgrim’s Nelson Franklin – the guy who knows all about... Read more »
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American Idol: The New Class

Last night was the season premiere of the tenth season of American Idol on FOX.  I had (OK, still have) lowered expectations going into this season.  I’m not a big gushing fan of either Jennifer Lopez or Steven Tyler (I blame her entire oeuvre for my feelings on the former and hearing “Jaded” on the... Read more »