In the first season of Mad Men, in the episode entitled “The Wheel,” pitchman poet Don Draper reframed a carousel slide projector as a time machine and defined the word “nostalgia” not as “a sentimental longing” or “wistful recollection of the past” but by the Greek meaning, “pain from an old wound.” Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner not only gave us a way of understanding his show and its haunted… Continue reading ‘Ascension’ review: Back to the future again, but with a twist
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In last night’s Originals mid-season finale, not only did Klaus and Rebekah team up to defeat their mother, but Kol then trapped Rebekah in a witch’s body inside some sort of prison. And if that weren’t enough family drama, Mikael is back and he’s teaming up with Finn to take down, well, probably everyone.
EW hopped on the phone with Originals executive producer Michael Narducci to talk about where the… Continue reading ‘Originals’ postmortem: Rebekah’s back, and Finn is starting a war
Years ago visual effects maestro and aspiring director Tim Miller put together a proof-of-concept video for a Deadpool movie starring Ryan Reynolds as the masked madman. For undisclosed reasons, though, that movie failed to get the greenlight at Fox. However, earlier this summer that proof-of-concept video leaked online and the Internet turned it into a flash-fire sensation and suddenly Fox became interested in… Continue reading Ryan Reynolds Will Be Back As 'Deadpool'; Teases Fans with Image
We all have goals. Some of us want money, others seek love, fitness, peace or fame. Paul Rosolie wants something else. For the past two years, the naturist and author has a goal that quite possibly no man in the history of the world has ever had: to be eaten by a giant green anaconda. Discovery Channel, no fools they, agreed to help him on this quest and outbid other… Continue reading Discovery’s anaconda man bites back at critics in revealing interview