Emmys 2018: our predictions – who will win and who should win

September 24, 2018

An ultra-competitive year brings Game of Thrones back into the conversation but can it reign supreme against The Handmaids Tale? Outstanding drama series After last years absence, Emmys stalwart Game of Thrones returns to an outstanding drama series category thats more competitive than when it last won the award in 2016. Now, HBOs sprawling, big-budget fantasia, leading all shows with 22 nominations, will have to fend off The Handmaids Tale,…

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‘Screaming nightmare’: William Shatner boldly goes into VR

September 14, 2018

Star Treks Captain Kirk voices concerns about virtual reality after simulating a stroll on Mars As Captain Kirk in Star Trek, William Shatner took us to places” where no mortal has gone before”, with narratives that foreshadowed the invention of the mobile phone and tablet computers. Now, in real life, the actor is exploring virtual reality- but he craves the entertainment industry to be aware of its potential detrimental impact…

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Patrick Stewart to reprise role as Star Trek’s Jean-Luc Picard

August 27, 2018

Actor will play Picard in series chronicling his adventures after Next Generation Patrick Stewart is to reprise his persona as Jean-Luc Picard in a new series of Star Trek. The character, who featured in one of the franchise’s two best, likewise appeared in four feature films: Star Trek Generations, Star Trek: First Contact, Star Trek: Mutiny and Star Trek: Nemesis. Alex Kurtzman, showrunner on 2017′ s the X-Men franchise.

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Star Trek boldly goes back: the welcome return of Jean-Luc Picard

August 25, 2018

Fans of the franchise already enjoy rebooted films and Discovery, but a deep dive into one of the depicts most interesting characters could be the best yet If you tripped back to 2002 and told the world that there would one day be a television programme about the continued adventures of Jean-Luc Picard, possibilities are you’d get a smacking in the mouth. By 2002, Picard and the entire ” tell…

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Kelsey Grammer: ‘People are so swift to judge, to react, to punish’

August 21, 2018

As the actor aces in Netflixs brand-new slapstick Like Father he discusses the difficulties of fatherhood, Frasier reboot rumors and his thoughts on Roseanne Kelsey Grammer seems like a guy who has a traction on his excitements. Not only did he devote 20 years to playing therapist Frasier Crane, but the notoriety that followed forced him to steer the most severe instants of their own lives in public. He’s spent…

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Can Matthew Weiner turn The Romanoffs into a Mad Men-sized hit?

August 17, 2018

The show-runners costly follow-up boasts a sterling cast and a fascinating premise but carries considerable baggage Three years after Mad Men concluded its extraordinary eight-year run with a linen-clad Don Draper meditating on a hilltop, the showrunner Matthew Weiner is back with his highly anticipated follow-up. Earlier this week, Amazon dropped the second teaser for The Romanoffs, an ambitious, expensive episodic anthology series following various families who believe themselves to…

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Killing Eve: how my psycho killer was brought to life

August 7, 2018

When not being the Observers dance critic, Luke Jennings was self-publishing thrillers about two mutually obsessed women. Little did he imagine they would lead him – with Fleabags Phoebe Waller-Bridge – to create a subversive TV smash… Its midnight and Ive been invited to take part in an online group chat. The group call themselves the Villanelle Elitists. They come from all over the world and theyre here to discuss…

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What about Twin Peaks? The 2018 Emmys’ bizarre snubs

August 4, 2018

While Game of Thrones takes the make, Twin Peaks: The Return was fastened with only technical acceptance and Mindhunter was nowhere to be seen The Emmy absence of Twin Peaks: The Return shocked many last year, until it was revealed that it had missed the nomination window and was therefore ineligible for inclusion. This year was when that should have been put right. That hasn’t happened. Sure, Twin Peaks: The…

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Emmys 2018: Game of Thrones leads race with 22 nominations

August 3, 2018

Hit fantasy drama comes out on top, with Westworld, Saturday Night Live and The Handmaids Tale all following Game of Thrones has come out in the lead in this year’s Emmys race with 22 nominations. The seventh season of the fantasy drama was recognized in the category for best drama as well as acting nominations for Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Diana Rigg and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. It was followed by HBO’s…

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Shrinking returns: analysing the pros and cons of a Frasier reboot

July 28, 2018

Reports suggest that Kelsey Grammers pretentious healer could be making a small-screen comeback but do we need another resurrected sitcom? There’s going to be a Frasier reboot. came back again as a spin-off. Anything moves now. There’s no point complaining about preserving the integrity of a perfect sitcom, because money trumps that. A Frasier reboot will make money, so there’s definitely going to be a Frasier reboot. Once you’ve set…

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