Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is a seven-part British historical fantasy TV miniseries adapted by Peter Harness from Susanna Clarke’s best-selling novel of the same name. It premiered on BBC One on 17 May 2015. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is set during the Napoleonic Wars in an England where magic once existed and is about to return. So begins a dangerous battle between two great men. Eddie Marsan (Ray...Read More »
The Doctor is an alien Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey who travels through all of time and space in his TARDIS. His current travel companion is Clara Oswald, though he has a long list of friends and companions who have shared journeys with him. Instead of dying, the Doctor is able to “regenerate” into a new body, taking on a new personality with each regeneration. Eleven actors, plus John...Read More »
Vice is a 2015 American science fiction film directed by Brian A. Miller and written by Andre Fabrizio and Jeremy Passmore. The film stars Thomas Jane, Bruce Willis and Ambyr Childers. Businessman Julian Michaels (Bruce Willis) has designed the ultimate holiday maker resort: “VICE”, where anything goes and the customers can play out their wildest fantasies with artificial inhabitants who look, think and feel like humans.
When an artificial robot...Read More »
1992 is an Italian political drama television series created by Alessandro Fabbri, Ludovica Rampoldi, Stefano Sardo and based on an idea by Stefano Accorsi. The first season, comprising ten episodes, premiered on March 24, 2015, on pay-tv Sky Italia channels Sky Atlantic and Sky Cinema 1. Set in Rome, Milan and different Italian cities, the TV series offers a thrilling story following six people whose lives are intertwined with the...Read More »
Penny Dreadful is a powerfully written saga filled with dark mystery and suspense. It lives in a demimonde — a half world between reality and the supernatural — where personal demons from the past can be stronger than vampires, evil spirits and immortal beasts. Some of literature’s most terrifying figures, including Dr. Frankenstein and his Creature, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest...Read More »
Bosch is an American police procedural television series produced by Amazon Studios. It stars Titus Welliver as Los Angeles Police detective Harry Bosch. The show, developed for Amazon by Eric Overmyer, takes its inspiration from three of Michael Connelly’s novels: City of Bones, Echo Park, and The Concrete Blonde. It is one of two drama pilots Amazon streamed online in early 2014. Viewers were allowed to offer their opinions about...Read More »
Knight of Cups is a 2015 American romantic fantasy drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick and produced by Nicolas Gonda and Sarah Green. The film was shot during summer 2012 without a completed story. The film spent two years in post-production. Distributors confirmed the film to be released in 2015. The film premiered in the main competition section at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival in February 2015.
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After the events of Ghost Protocol, the IMF is being disbanded, and all its agents find themselves without the safety of their group identity. Ethan Hunt however, is nowhere to be found, and the CIA begin to ask questions. Turns out he’s off investigating the mysterious organisation of assassins known as the Syndicate. After a run-in with some seriously shady characters, he manages to break out with the assistance of...Read More »
Lady Snowblood (original Japanese title 修羅雪姫, Shurayuki-hime) is a 1973 Japanese film directed by Toshiya Fujita and starring Meiko Kaji. It is based on a manga called Shurayukihime. It is the story of Yuki, a woman who seeks vengeance upon three people who raped her mother and killed her mother’s husband and son. Wikipedia®.
Director: Toshiya Fujita
Cast: Meiko Kaji, Toshio Kurosawa, Masaaki Daimon, Miyoko Akaza, Shinichi Uchida, Takeo Chii, Noboru Nakaya,...Read More »
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The Assassin (Chinese: 聶隱娘) is an upcoming Taiwanese martial arts film directed by Hou Hsiao-Hsien. It has been selected to be screened in the main competition section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. The film received several subsidies from the Taiwanese government: in 2005 of NT$15 million (US$501,000), in 2008 of NT$80 million (US$2.67 million) and in 2010 of NT$20 million (US$668,000). However, over the production, Hou encountered various budget...Read More »