Netflix, HBO, AMC, and surprisingly CBS, are networks that are in the running for my most anticipated new television series debuts of 2015. Marvel welcomes a new masked hero and HBO is returning to the Wild West with one minor twist – ROBOTS.
This is the year that we must now accept that action movies aren't just dumb fun, but that they can be considered legit contenders alongside the typical dramas that usually dominate annual awards editorials. High fives to directors Adam Wingard, Matt Reeves and James Gunn for helping to elevate action movies to a whole new level in 2014.
2014 was arguably the most stacked year of television in well over a decade with several brilliant series debuts with shows like True Detective, Fargo and The Leftovers while old favorites such as Boardwalk Empire and Sons of Anarchy concluded in dramatic fashion.
Weird Al Yankovic, Slipknot and Skrillex are just a few of the artists that make up my favorite albums of 2014. On the other end of the spectrum I also go against the grain and admit, in fear for my life being in danger, that Taylor Swift's 'Shake if Off' is not a good song….
Once again IMAGE has dominated my annual choices for the best comics of 2014, showing that creator owned properties are bigger and better than ever. For two years in a row, Saga continues to be the strongest series while a new comic that features a devilishly ingenious twist on the fantasy genre is treading fresh and exciting territory from writer Joshua Williamson.
SONS OF ANARCHY Season 7: Kurt Sutter Concludes his Series in Brutal & Satisfying Fashion [TV Review]
After seven brilliant seasons, FX's biker drama has concluded in dark and ultimately satisfying fashion. Creator Kurt Sutter ended Sons of Anarchy the only way he could after weaving such a nasty path of destruction along the way.
HELL ON WHEELS Season 4: The Strongest & Most Sorrowful Season of AMC's Gritty Western to Date [TV Review]
AMC's western drama series Hell on Wheels has concluded its fourth and much to my surprise -- best season yet. After making the move to Saturday nights and extending the season length from 10 to 13 episodes for the first time, Hell on Wheels has finally found its groove and hooked me in permanently.
BBC's Peaky Blinders has just closed it's sophomore series (that's season for you American viewers) and not only was it a staggering boost in every way compared to it's debut, but after six jam-packed episodes, it's also one of the best overall in 2014.
BRAD CARTER Teases New SyFy Series ASCENSION, His Upcoming Album & Final Season of SONS OF ANARCHY [INTERVIEW]
Actor Brad Carter has been around for a long time and you’ve likely seen him getting beat up or killed in most major television programs over the past few years. His meatiest role to date was his breakout performance as inmate Charlie Lange on HBO’s True Detective. I spoke with Carter about his brain surgery that was broadcast live on the internet to millions, his current role on Sons of Anarchy, Black Mass with Johnny Depp and much more.
BOARDWALK EMPIRE Season 5: A Bloody & Vengeance Fueled Conclusion That Ends How THE SOPRANOS Chose Not To [TV Review]
For every single Sopranos fan that was left disappointed by the cut to black open-ended series finale, Terence Winter has done no such harm with Boardwalk Empire. The series has concluded its fifth and final season bringing an end to a show that will likely grow more beloved over time after flying under the Emmy wins radar for several years.
THE KNICK Season 1: Clive Owen & Steven Soderbergh Push the Boundaries of Hospital Dramas [TV Review]
The Knick has wrapped up one hell of an impressive debut season on the Cinemax network. Surgeons hooked on cocaine, race riots, the horrors of practicing medicine in the early 1900's and much more was packed into an intense 10 episodes led by an Emmy worthy performance by Clive Owen.
DANE COOK Breaks Down TROUBLEMAKER, Destroying Relationships & Plans for New Comedy Album [INTERVIEW]
I spoke with comedian Dane Cook, who is gearing up to unleash his brand new stand up comedy special ‘Troublemaker’ on Showtime this Friday October 17th. We spoke about some of his new bits that will be appearing in the special, reflected on the passing of the iconic Robin Williams and how he deals with the hate that still follows him around.
Authors David Kaplan, Alex Day and Nick Fauchald announce the official launch of their national book tour for the recently announced inaugural book, Death & Co: Modern Classic Cocktails.
Today, SHOWTIME announced that the critically-acclaimed Golden Globe® and Peabody Award-winning series TWIN PEAKS will return as a new limited series.