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One of the highlights of last years Viff was Sean Garrity's hybrid road trip/family dramedy Borealis. Jonas Chernick wrote the script and stars as Jonah, a gambling addicted father whose daughter Aurora (Joey King) is suffering from a condition which has led to her vision deteriorating.
With only a short window of before his daughter goes completely blind, Jonah decides the time has come to take Aurora on a road trip to see the Northern Lights but his gambling problem? It's come to bite him in the ass. He owes $50K and Tubby (Kevin Pollak) and his sidekick Brick (Clé Bennett) are determined to collect. Whatever it takes.
Garrity is a talented filmmaker and Chernick's script is a wonderful blend of comedy and drama peppered with great father/daughter moments that don [Continued ...] »
Stars: Jack Coleman, Zachary Levi, Robbie Kay, Kiki Sukezane, Ryan Guzman, Henry Zebrowski, Toru Uchikado, Clé Bennett, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Rya Kihlstedt, Gatlin Green, Judith Shekoni | Created by Tim Kring
It seems 2015/2016 shall be marked as the TV season that saw the resurgence of old shows reborn in mini-series form (or “event series” as the Us networks so desperately want us to call them). Its also the year that these returning shows, The X-Files and Heroes Reborn, did nothing but disappoint the fans who loved the shows and hoped – beyond all hope it turns out – that these new iterations would recapture what made the original series so good.
Heroes Reborn comes from original series creator Tim Kring (Heroes, Touch, Daybreak) and begins a year ago, in Odessa, Texas after a terrorist attack leaves the city decimated. Those with extraordinary abilities are blamed for this tragic event forcing them into hiding »
- Phil Wheat
2 items from 2016
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