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Apple TV Plus' Shantaram adaptation is misguided and boring

Apple TV Plus’ Shantaram adaptation is misguided and boring

Charlie Hunnam and Shubham Saraf in ShantaramPhoto: Apple TV+ Apple TV+’s Shantaram, an adaptation of Gregory David Roberts’ sprawling, almost 1,000-page novel of the same name, certainly seemed promising enough. After all, the story combines the elements of a tense thriller, a mafia tale, an emotional drama, and even a romance. It’s too bad, then, …

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Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Adds Some Surprising New Stars

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Adds Some Surprising New Stars

Image: Paramount Heather Langenkamp wants Nightmare on Elm Street to go the Halloween reboot treatment. Tenoch Huerta hopes Namor gets people talking Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Plus, a glimpse at the She-Hulk finale, and behind the scenes on Madame Web. To me, my spoilers! Transformers: Rise of the Beasts In a new Instagram post, director …

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Todd McFarlane's Spawn Movie Finally Has Some New Writers

Todd McFarlane’s Spawn Movie Finally Has Some New Writers

Image: New Line Cinema There is, somehow, a sequel to The Animal happening. The Simpsons takes ten Dog in new Treehouse of Horror images. Plus, director Lee Cronin teases Evil Dead Riseand new footage from She-Hulk swear Rick and Morty. Spoilers now! The Animal 2 Deadline reports Rob Schneider will reprise his role as Marvin …

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Academy members split on voting for Will Smith's Emancipation

Academy members split on voting for Will Smith’s Emancipation

Will Smith at the Oscars 2022Photo: ROBYN BECK/AFP (Getty Images) While the rest of the world has generally moved on with their lives, Hollywood hasn’t gotten over yet The Slap. No one can argue that Will Smith hitting Chris Rock on the Oscars stage wasn’t a bad call, but one would think that he assassinated …

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Megan Thee Stallion Joins She-Hulk and the Marvel Cinematic Multiverse

Megan Thee Stallion Joins She-Hulk and the Marvel Cinematic Multiverse

Image: Rodin Eckenroth / Stringer (Getty Images) There are lots of productions underway right now, including an RL Stine adaptation starring Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase (Zombie Town), a sci-fi thriller starring Tessa Thompson and Joseph Gordon Levitt (Ash), and Jennifer Connelly and Joel Edgerton attached to sci-fi series on Apple TV (Dark Matter). This …

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Kevin Can F**K Himself is back for more artful sitcom subversion

Kevin Can F**K Himself is back for more artful sitcom subversion

Annie Murphy’s Kevin Can F**K Himself season 2Photo: Robert Clark/Stalwart Productions/AMC Kevin Can F**K Himself is wisely ending after two seasons on its own terms. I say wisely because, as much as I enjoy this perfectly weird little drama, I would hate for it to run out of steam without having anything valuable to add …

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Russian Doll season 2 is exquisitely trippy

Natasha Lyonne Russian Doll season two Photo: netflix In Russian Doll season two, New York City’s subway system is the freakiest it’s ever been on screen, and that’s really saying something. The 6 train transforms into a portal for Nadia Vulvokov (Natasha Lyonne) and Alan Zaveri (Charlie Barnett) to inadvertently travel back in time. The …

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