Tag Archives: Stan

Five things we learned from the iZombie panel at Oz Comic-Con Melbourne 2017

Oz Comic Con Melbourne decided it would go full zombie this year bringing three guests out from the cult hit series iZombieRahul Kohli, Robert Buckley and Aly Michalka. The show follows the story of Olivia “Liv” Moore (Rose McIver) who gets turned into a zombie, however in order to remain somewhat human she periodically eats the brains of dead patients in the morgue where she works. After eating those brains she briefly inherits some of the traits of the deceased person and experiences flashbacks of their life. Using this she begins to assist the local police detective Clive Babineaux (Malcolm Goodwin). ... Continue Reading

First Impressions: Preacher Season Two looks set to be twisted, hilarious and action packed

Last year, we named Preacher one of our favourite shows for 2016, the show, an adaptation of the Preacher comics written by Garth Ennis and the late Steve Dillon whilst the tv version has been adapted by Sam Catlin, Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen. The show sees a small town preacher with a criminal past becomes possessed by an entity that gives him the power to command people to do as he says. The first season serves as somewhat of a prequel and our introduction to the main characters and borrowing elements from multiple comic storylines. Season Two looks to expand further on the original story.... Continue Reading

Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul‘s Gus Fring is coming to Australia to open Los Pollos Hermanos

Straight from the set of Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, and from its pop-up at SXSW, the fictional fast food restaurant Los Pollos Hermanos is opening its doors in Sydney for two days only – and owner Gus Fring (played by Giancarlo Esposito) will be on hand to celebrate.... Continue Reading

Stan announces massive 2017 lineup, 4K video and offline viewing

Australian SVOD service Stan has been going from strength to strength since it first emerged as ferocious competition for similar services like Netflix and the recently defunct Presto. Of course 2017 is shaping up to be an even bigger year for the platform as the team behind it dive even deeper into on-demand and carve out their own slice of the lucrative market, which they should do nicely with these forthcoming features and exclusives.... Continue Reading

TV Review: Sherlock “The Final Problem” Season 4, Episode 3

In last week’s episode ‘The Lying Detective’ came the revelation that the Holmes boys have a sister, a shocking bombshell that had eluded us all. Mainly because Mycroft had purposefully kept her existence a secret from Sherlock (and us the viewers). In this week’s episode, those long buried secrets come to the surface, and Sherlock and John have their greatest challenge to date, facing off against the smartest Holmes sibling of all. Spoilers henceforth of course. ... Continue Reading

TV Review: Ash vs Evil Dead Season 2, Episode 10 “Second Coming” (USA, 2016) is a worthy finale

We’ve fought colons together, laughed at psychotic hand puppets, fought corrupted cars and traveled back in time. This, ladies and gentleman is Ash vs The Evil Dead. And while that list of outrageous incidents may raise an eyebrow when presented out of context, it really is just another day at the office for Ash, Kelly, Pablo and Ruby. Aside from a couple of forgettable episodes, season 2 of Ash vs Evil Dead has been a fantastic ride that saw character growth, cinematic action, actors being taken out of their comfort zone and terrific writing all converging to form a must watch show.... Continue Reading