Tag Archives: Joel Kinnaman

Interview: Dichen Lachman talks Altered Carbon, its badass women, deep themes and diversity onscreen

Netflix has been leading the charge with many new tv series and films rolling off its production line and onto its streaming service for audiences. One of its most ambitious and expensive efforts Altered Carbon has been receiving rave reviews since its release on 2nd February.... Continue Reading

TV Review: Altered Carbon is a nuanced and detailed Blade Runner for the small screen

In 1982 the film Blade Runner by Ridley Scott brought to audiences a new genre of movies – the neo-noir science fiction thriller that paved the way for many to follow its style. In 2017 the sequel Blade Runner 2049 by Denis Villeneuve was heralded a successful return to that, bringing a blend of a dystopian dirty future full of technology but being manipulated by much larger corporations for their own wealth. Fans of those films will then be very keen to feast upon Altered Carbon, the new Netflix sci-fi series based on the novel of the same name by Richard K. Morgan.... Continue Reading

Suicide Squad 2 aiming for a 2018 production start, according to Joel Kinnaman

One could be forgiven for not recollecting that on financial figures, Warner Bros and DC’s anti-hero blockbuster Suicide Squad was an immense commercial success. On the critical spectrum, the film was lambasted by critics and director David Ayer even expressed his own regrets on the final product. However, the film that brought a collective of DC’s most prominent villains (and Slipknot) to the silver screen pocketed a more than profitable $745 million at the worldwide box office. Despite the less than warm reception, Suicide Squad was able to illuminate a clear desire from audiences to see this property expand, and little time has been wasted on placing a sequel in active development. Now, star Joel Kinnaman has provided an update on the intended start date for Suicide Squad 2 to make a tentative 2019 release.... Continue Reading