The Gifted: season one review

THE GIFTED: L-R: Percy Hynes White, Amy Acker and Natalie Alyn Lind in the "eXit strategy" episode of THE GIFTED airing Monday, Oct. 23 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2017 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Eliza Morse/FOX

So mutants have moved to the small screen these days, with The Gifted, starring Stephen Moyer (of True Blood fame) – and it’s set in a world which runs on an alternate mutant timeline to the big screen films (although those are all over the place these days), and it’s one where the main X-Men… Continue reading The Gifted: season one review

Michael Fassbender: The shame of Hollywood

What is it with Michael Fassbender? Until a few years ago most of us had never heard of him. Now he seems to be in practically everything. Let’s get this straight, this post isn’t a rant in his general direction, I think he’s a phenomenal actor. It’s just we’re all liable to suffer Fassbender burnout… Continue reading Michael Fassbender: The shame of Hollywood

Who are the top 20 most intense actors of recent times?

I do like an intense character and performance when I’m watching a film. Someone who literally rivets and welds you to the screen, look away at your peril. Some people probably like their films bright and breezy. I don’t mind those too, but there’s something about intensity that leaves a lasting impression. You remember those… Continue reading Who are the top 20 most intense actors of recent times?