Category Archives: TV

Nightmares come to life as Stranger Things unleashes one final trailer before its release

After a commercially and critically acclaimed first season, the Netflix exclusive series Stranger Things is back for its second season, and it’s right around the corner, with all episodes releasing October 27th. And to get everyone a little more excited, today they’ve released one final trailer to tease us of the coming mystery…... Continue Reading

Wintergarden Pictures receives Create NSW funding and SBS Deal for its first project

New Australian independent film company Wintergarden Pictures has secured a selection as one of six filmmaking teams chosen to create fully funded short films that will air on broadcaster SBS’s coverage of the 40th anniversary celebration of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival, taking place in 2018.... Continue Reading

Is a Bob’s Burgers movie such a good idea?

At a time when most animated programmes are crass, cruel or just plain depressing, it’s heartening to know that a show like Bob’s Burgers appears on our screens. The colourful hand-drawn sitcom follows the inane adventures of Bob Belcher (voice of H. Jon Benjamin) as he and his family try to operate their fast-food restaurant whilst simultaneously navigating the complexities of the modern world.... Continue Reading

Win a copy of the Nordic-noir thriller series Valkyrien on DVD

Ravn, a respected physician, is desperately seeking a cure for his dying wife, Vilma. When the hospital stops her treatment, Ravn continues working in secret. He is aided by the corrupt civil defence man Leif, a doomsday prepper and former patient of his. Deep underground, Ravn and Leif open an illegal clinic for treating off-the-grid patients. The clinic finances Ravn’s research into a cure for Vilma, while Leif increases his position among the criminal and the paranoid who live outside the welfare state.... Continue Reading

Feature: In Star Trek Discovery, I still don’t know who the villains are

People are talking about how Discovery is a fresh take on the Star Trek formula, and I’d have to agree, though whether it’s better than the others remains to be seen. Taking place ten years before The Original Series (TOS, to fans), and settled snugly within the prime timeline, Discovery has been planted in fertile ground. It sets about addressing a huge part of Star Trek lore: how did The Federation and the Klingon Empire come to such an impasse? Why are they fighting all the time? And can replicators synthesise decent blueberries?... Continue Reading

Gilmore Girls creators sign multi-year deal with Amazon Studios

Amazon Prime Video recently announced that critically-acclaimed talents Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino (Gilmore Girls) have entered a multi-year deal to develop projects exclusively with Amazon Studios. Sherman-Palladino and Palladino will develop television projects that will add to their unprecedented two-season green light of upcoming Amazon Original Series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which debuts this Spring on Amazon Prime Video.... Continue Reading