Netflix’s ‘The Witcher’ Season 1, Episode 1: Does “The End’s Beginning” Live Up To The Hype?

Full disclosure: I’ve never read the books or played the game, but I have been excited about Netflix’s The Witcher ever since I heard Henry Cavill was cast as a hunter of evil monsters. It’s like Supernatural’s Winchester Brothers and Man of Steel’s Superman combined in one handsomely kickass package. What’s not to love? As…

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‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Review and Barry Jenkins Interview

Barry Jenkins’ stunning adaptation of James Baldwin’s novel, If Beale Street Could Talk, is poetry in motion. A gripping narrative and vivid imagery transcends the page and illuminates the big screen as Tish Rivers (KiKi Layne) shares her scattered tale of true love and tackles adversity in 1970s Harlem. Throughout the film, we feel submerged in her world as Jenkin’s artful direction floods viewers with vibrant colors, groovy tunes, and the threat of danger lurking in the dark corners of her neighborhood.

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‘Timeless’ Drunk History: A Cocktail For Every Episode [Season 1]

Clockblockers happily worked night and day on this #TimelessDrunkHistory cocktail menu over the past year – something to help fans take the edge off while campaigning to save their favorite show – with Timeless re-watches (aimed at encouraging the show's renewal) inspiring Clockblockers to concoct thematic cocktails for each episode. By the time season 2 rolled around,…

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‘Supernatural’ The Road So Far: 13 Favorite Episodes

At its core, the CW‘s Supernatural is about family, love, and sacrifice. Monsters, angels, demons be damned–we’re on this crazy ride for the Winchesters and the family they’ve created over 14 seasons. The road so far has been a bumpy one to say the least. Stand-out seasons full of phenomenal episodes delivered cult classics. The show lost its way a bit…

‘The Hate U Give’ Review and MVFF Interviews

I had the pleasure of chatting with Amandla Stenberg and George Tillman Jr. on the red carpet at the 2018 Mill Valley Film Festival. We discuss the importance of this film and what it was like working with such an incredibly talented cast. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/02O6m3HuX0A   Movie Review The Hate U Give is a very powerful…

HBO’s ‘Barry,’ Henry Winkler and Sarah Goldberg wow the crowd at the SF Film Festival

https://youtu.be/b09aJdWqVp4 I was captivated by HBO’s ‘Barry’ from the moment I saw the first trailer for Bill Hader and Alec Berg’s paradoxical and ambitious brainchild. The eight episode dark comedy follows Barry Birkman (‘SNL’s’ brilliant Hader), a former Marine turned hit man who stumbles into Gene Cousineau’s (hilariously portrayed by the always delightful and riveting…

NBC ‘Timeless’ Wonder Con 2018 Coverage: Interviews and Panel Highlights

A packed house awaited the cast after a screening of Sunday’s game-changing episode, “Hollywoodland.” If you think watching ‘Timeless’ at home is fun, wait until you see an episode with a crowd. The collective laughs, sighs and gasps echoed throughout the room. It was a truly wonderful experience and the excitement in the air was…

‘Lucifer’ vs. ‘Supernatural’: Comparing Cains

‘Lucifer’ returned from another brief hiatus with the illuminating episode we’ve been waiting for after Marcus Pierce’s (Tom Welling) jaw-dropping twist. We have had so many questions since we found out he is Cain. Although we got some answers, we still have a lot to ponder. “All About Her” was another captivating, witty and moving…