Tag Archives: Empire

Interview: Eka Darville chats about the convention experience, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, and what he learned from cast mates David Tennant and Krysten Ritter

For Australian actor Eka Darville it’s been an interesting ride. The rise of his career over the last several years has seen this kid from Cairns go from teen soap Blue Water High to Marvel’s Jessica Jones. But don’t be fooled, his IMDB page shows a huge variety of work and a showcase of his talent.... Continue Reading

DVD Review: Empire – The Complete First Season (USA, 2015)

Sometimes described as a loose adaptation of Shakespeare’s King Lear, Empire is a drama series that follows the power struggle that ensues when gangster turned hip-hop mogul Lucious Lyons (Terrence Howard) is diagnosed with ALS. Faced with only a few months left before the disease kills him, Lucious pits his children against each other in a contest to prove themselves worthy of his riches and his empire.... Continue Reading

Our five favourite moments of Empire Season One

TV series Empire caused quite a stir with it’s first season, quickly becoming one of the most talked about shows of the year and establishing itself as a firm player amongst the likes of network big guns like The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones. Created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong with stand-out performances from veterans Terrance Howard and Taraji P. Henson, Empire has gone on to become one of the most anticipated shows with the second season scheduled to start this month. If you haven’t caught up by now, the perfect opportunity has just hit stores in the form of the complete season one on DVD. To celebrate the release, and in anticipation of the second season here are our five favourite moments from the dramatic, head-turning season that was. ... Continue Reading