Geek Out With “Spartacus” On Netflix

Spartacus Blood and Glory

It’s always been a mystery to me why, in an era of increasing shock value and excessive explicit material on television, the Starz series Spartacus was so overlooked by mainstream audiences. Sure, it never had the built-in audience of Game Of Thrones (which of course is based on a book series) or the easy accessibility of House Of Cards (a Netflix original), but Spartacus had many of the same attributes that have kept shows like these so popular for years now. There was reckless ambition, sudden death, sex appeal and nonstop political scheming. In many respects, it was the perfect … Continue reading

Star Trekkin’ in to a New Series (but not where you think)


This morning news broke out via Deadline that CBS was about to announce a new Star Trek TV series. Fans didn’t have to wait long, as the Tiffany Network just announced this afternoon  the first details about the developing series. The new, as yet in subtitled, Star Trek spin off is expected to premiere in January 2017.  It will even receive a special preview broadcast on the CBS Television Network (perhaps following a 2017 NFL Playoff game?). but after that, fans will have to look a little harder to find the show. It will move to CBS All Access, the … Continue reading

Allons-Y! Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Adventures Announced From Big Finish


David Tennant is returning as the Tenth Doctor alongside Catherine Tate as his companion Donna Noble in three Doctor Who Audio Dramas! Rumored to be in the works for a while now, Big Finish made the official announcement this morning, fittingly, at 10 o’clock. ‘I still remember the sense of joy I had when I heard that David had been asked to play the Doctor,’ says Big Finish executive producer Jason Haigh-Ellery. ‘We were all so pleased for him — as we knew how much Doctor Who meant to him. And now David comes full circle, back doing Doctor Who … Continue reading

Sherlock Returns this Christmas

Sherlock Special 2015

It’s been almost two years since the last new episode of the BBC’s hit series Sherlock aired. The wait has been long, but is nearly over, and to prove it, here is the first trailer for the upcoming Sherlock Christmas special.   Unconnected to the series, which is set in modern London, this special is set in the classic Holmes period (the late 19th Century) but it does feature the 21st cast, including stars Benedict Cumberbatch(Shelock), and Martin Freeman (Watson) along with Amanda Abbington (Mary Watson), Rupert Graves (Inspector Lastrade), and Una Stubbs (Mrs. Hudson). The special airs this holiday … Continue reading

Doctor Who: The Time War from Big Finish


In December 2015, the Time War will rage and only one man can save us. John Hurt is The War Doctor!  Audio production company Big Finish confirmed today that acting legend Hurt would be returning to the role of the Doctor for a 12 part story, beginning this December!    Introduced at the end of the Seventh season finale, The Name of the Doctor, the War Doctor went on to play a major part in Doctor Who’s Fiftieth Anniversary, the and played a key part in the record-breaking television special The Day of gside David Tennant and Matt Smith’s Doctors. He is … Continue reading