I recently canceled by subscription to Hulu, mainly because between free Tubi, Netflix and Amazon it felt like a bit of an also-ran (I had the tier with commercials because even at that point the value proposition never quite worked for me). It goes without saying that literally the day I cancel my subscription I […]
Looking at Dominique Rocher’s The Night Eats The World in a somewhat cursory fashion, you might assume that it’s a copy of Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later. Sure, it takes place in Paris, while 28 Days Later calls the UK home. The latter revolves around a man named Jim (Cillian Murphy), who wakes up in […]
I honestly don’t think there’s a such thing as an ‘unfilmable’ novel–not any more, at any rate–especially with so many ways to present a work. You could choose network television–which brings certain advantages–or maybe HBO or Starz, or streaming options like Amazon or Netflix. You have to match the material to the venue. This is […]
I just read in The Hollywood Reporter that Apple is reportedly vying for the rights to distribute James Bond (along with Amazon, Sony and Warner Bros) movies, which I am trying to get my head around. Now keep in mind such a move would likely give Apple exclusive access to Bond’s entire back catalog (as […]
Netflix, looking to differentiate themselves from Amazon and Hulu, have begun to develop original series, with an unspoken benefit of a (mild) lessening of the hold that content providers (such as Starz which is pulling their content from the network in 2012) currently have. The development of original series is a smart move for the […]
Anyone who knows me knows that I am a rabid Tron fan. And while I enjoyed Tron: Legacy (and the music of Daft Punk, who scored the film) I missed Wendy Carlos.