Archive for June 2, 2012
It must be nice working for Starz and knowing a second season has already been ordered before your program even premieres. Early renewals aren’t uncommon in the realm of pay-cable networks – HBO does it all the time – and Starz has treated Spartacus and Boss to the same good news as they did Magic City. Considering how long it took the series to find its legs, it is now clear that the storyline set up during the course of this first season will be running headlong into season 2.
Since the penultimate episode left much of the drama wrapped up enough to make savvy audience members wary, ‘Time and Tide’ begins with the odd emotional disconnect of watching Maria, the wife Victor Lazaro (Yul Vazquez), who has been trapped ...
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Channing Tatum ascends to Jupiter; Gillian Anderson, Haley Joel Osment, and Rufus Sewell will Follow You Down; Sparks fly as Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel find a Safe Haven and Gemma Arterton hedges her bets with Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake in Runner Runner.
What’s the film going to be like? I’ll let Tatum tell you:
“It’s going to be a crazy action movie from the [directors] of The Matrix. They’re going to reinvent the wheel as far as action goes, all over again.”
Sounds good, but what’s it about?
“Higher forms of life [who] are watching us from other, albeit this time non-meta worlds, but actual, other worlds, as in planets and moons.”
Not sure if that clears things up, ...
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