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11 items from 2015

River episode 1 review

13 October 2015 8:19 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »




Stellan Skarsgård is haunted in Abi Morgan’s engrossing new BBC detective drama, River. Spoilers…

This review contains spoilers.

As a TV detective, you’re no-one in today’s world if you’re not a) haunted by your past, b) suffering from some form of psychological disorder, or c) Scandinavian. Enter Stellan Skarsgård’s John River, pulling an impressive triple whammy in Abi Morgan’s engrossing new BBC crime series.

While his peers are only figuratively haunted by dead partners and unsolved cases, Det. River literally sees dead people. They’re not quite ghosts—he doesn’t believe in ghosts—but rather Six Feet Under-style ‘manifests’ only visible to him. (Trauma-induced hallucinations is probably the technical term, but when was the last time you booked into a Lucky Voice booth with your trauma-induced hallucination and belted out a disco classic?)

River’s manifests are both pals and pests: former partner Det. »

- louisamellor

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10 TV Shows That Are Somehow 10 Years Old

13 October 2015 2:05 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »


The same people who say a day is a long time in politics have also been overheard saying that ten years is a long time in television.

In 2005 the world had never heard of Facebook, the iPhone or Justin Bieber. The USA had never had a black President, Greece still had money, there were no new episodes of Friends and networks were desperate to find their next big hit.

They brutally culled shows including Everybody Loves Raymond, Andromeda, NYPD Blue, The Osbournes, Six Feet Under, Tru Calling, and Star Trek: Enterprise, which went straight into syndication but left some pretty big holes in the schedule.

So what shows did Fox, NBC, CBS, Comedy Central and others give debuts to a decade ago? Some of the most popular programmes in recent living memory. True, not all of them have managed to go the distance but they all made an impression »

- Damien St John

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Where are the cast of Bring It On now? Here's what happened to Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku and the squad

24 August 2015 4:01 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

15 years ago today, the Toros stepped out onto the football field and put some serious cheer back into the atmosphere. To steal a phrase from the film: Bring It On's the poo - so take a big whiff.

But what have Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku and the rest of the squad been cheering about since then? To mark the movie's birthday, we put down the pompoms and find out what they've been up to since.

Kirsten Dunst

A Hollywood star from the age of 12 thanks to her breakthrough role in Interview with the Vampire, Dunst's star was burning brightly when she led the Toros as Torrance Shipman. Two years later, she went on to land her biggest role as Mary Jane Watson in Sam Raimi's three Spider-man films.

In recent years, she's reinvented herself as a critical darling, winning Best Actress at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival for Melancholia, »

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Hey, Netflix: Pleeease resurrect 'Pushing Daisies,' 'Tru Calling,' 'Happy Endings' ...

17 August 2015 2:52 PM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

From "The Killing" to "Arrested Development," Netflix has been the go-to network for canceled TV shows to find a home. What other series from yesteryear do You think also deserve Netflix continuations? Our users have been furiously debating this hot topic in our TV forum. Join the live discussion right now! Remember, all kinds of Hollywood insiders lurk in our infamous forums so you never know, maybe your favorite show will stage a comeback because of you! -Break- Click here to see updated list of all 2015 Emmy episode submissions Sample comments from our fiery TV forum include: Gone_Guy: "Pushing Daisies" -- Pretty much the entire cast has said they would be on board. patmcb: "Tru Calling"! Eliza Dushku deserves to be a leading lady again. Emmys2011: My vote goes to another Eliza Dushku show: "Dollhouse." Joss Whedon's comeback series was so good. It had a brilliant premise, »

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Cancelled Too Soon: Pushing Daisies, Constantine, Forever & 17 More Shows TVLine Readers Will Always Miss

31 July 2015 9:10 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Last week, the TVLine staff opened up its collective heart, revealing the 30 TV cancellations from which it might never recover — but one list can only hold so many shows.

RelatedGame of Thrones Poised to End With Season 8, HBO ‘Open’ to Prequel

So we reached out to you, the readers, for more suggestions, and you made your voices heard. (Click here to see your picks!)

From recent cancellations, like Forever and Almost Human, to slightly older axes, like Pushing Daisies and Tru Calling, we’re now paying homage to 20 of the small-screen losses you will never accept.

Browse our gallery of your suggestions below, »

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Stitchers: Did You Connect With ABC Family's Mind-Bending Procedural?

2 June 2015 7:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

ABC Family got into the murder-solving business on Tuesday night with the premiere of Stitchers, a slightly fantastical new drama about hacking into dead people’s memories. But will you return for the next case of “stitching”?

RelatedABC Family’s Stitchers: 5 Things to Know About the Death-Defying Drama

Before you chime in with your thoughts, here’s a brief summary of the episode: Cal Tech student Kirsten Clark (played by newcomer Emma Ishta) is — how do I say this nicely? — not the warm-and-fuzzy type. Her relationship with her roommate/classmate Camille (Warehouse 13‘s Allison Scagliotti) is frosty at best, »

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Eliza Dushku to Recur in Banshee Season 4

6 April 2015 11:59 PM, PDT | TVovermind.com | See recent TVovermind.com news »

After being renewed for a fourth season by Cinemax in February, Banshee has been making the rounds with news of cast additions, such as Chris Coy and Matthew Rauch, who will both be series regulars in the show’s fourth season; Ana Ayora, who has signed on for an extensive Season 4 arc; and Casey Labow, who is set to recur on the series. And, as announced on Monday, joining Labow as a recurring player in Banshee Season 4 will be Eliza Dushku, who is set to play Agent Veronica Dawson, a character described by Deadline as “a tough, sexy and shockingly reckless FBI profiler with no shortage of personal demons who joins forces with Hood to hunt down a killer.” Dushku’s past TV credits include the Joss Whedon-created Fox series Dollhouse (which was cancelled after two seasons), recurring roles on both Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, and the »

- Virginia Podesta

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Eliza Dushku Joins Banshee in Season 4

6 April 2015 11:01 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Eliza Dushku is making the leap from slayer to slayer-hunter.

The Buffy alumna will recur in the upcoming fourth season of Cinemax’s Banshee, our sister site Deadline reports, playing Agent Veronica Dawson, a “sexy and shockingly reckless FBI profiler.”

Agent Dawson will reportedly team up with Lucas Hood (Antony Starr) to catch a serial killer. Of course, there’s a good chance her “personal demons” will make that task easier said than done.

In addition to Buffy, Dushku’s small-screen credits include roles on Torchwood: Web of LiesDollhouse and Tru Calling.

But the question is… Will Dushku get »

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iZombie episode 2 review: Brother, Can You Spare A Brain?

30 March 2015 6:28 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Rose McIver shines as Liv in a solid, confident and exciting follow-up to iZombie's pilot episode...

This review contains spoilers.

1.2 Brother, Can You Spare A Brain?

Second episodes are always a bit tricky, especially in the soapy-procedural bracket iZombie belongs to, but re-establishing the premise doesn’t always have to be a drag. There are characters we’ve already met, a structure we’ve been introduced to and relationships stuck in one place by necessity but, as the show has proven with Brother, Can You Spare a Brain?, it can build on the foundation, rather than simply re-explain.

Hence Blaine (David Anders), a fellow zombie and someone who appears to be the series' first ongoing villain. He’s great for a number of very clear reasons, and he dominates episode two with snark, charm and menace that sets us up nicely for whatever shenanigans he plans to get up to »

- louisamellor

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iZombie episode 1 review: Pilot

19 March 2015 8:11 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

An undead, much more sharply written Tru Calling from the creator of Veronica Mars? Sign us up for The CW's latest series, iZombie...

This review contains spoilers.

1.1 Pilot

Zombies, like most other fictional monsters in popular culture, are often best when used as metaphors for recognisable human things. It’s why teen shows have been so quick to adopt a fantasy angle ever since Buffy The Vampire Slayer introduced the ‘high school is hell’ theme back in the late 90s.

Now, though, the trendy thing is to have your protagonist be the monster, and iZombie – Rob Thomas’ latest – sees the zombie sub-genre finally reach that crucial point in its cycle.

Our set-up is this – promising, over-achieving doctor Liv (Rose McIver) goes to a boat party that happens to be hit by a sudden zombie outbreak. She wakes up in a body-bag, realises she’s (un)dead, and we then pick »

- louisamellor

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TV Review: ‘iZombie’

12 March 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

With all the angst-ridden teen vampires invited into our homes, zombies were perhaps deserving of equal time among the panoply of misunderstood monsters. Yet CW’s adaptation of the Vertigo comic “iZombie” pretty quickly starts to stumble from promising toward stale, basically turning its undead heroine into a youthful crime-solver — “Veronica Mars” with an inordinately pale complexion. Although the producer of that earlier series, Rob Thomas, is also at the tiller here, the more direct comparison might be “Tru Calling.” If so, then despite CW’s thus far blessed season, and a baked-in appetite among fans, “iZombie” would be just another dead show walking.

Lest anyone (Ok, almost everyone) forget, “Tru Calling” was the short-lived Fox vehicle for Eliza Dushku, who played a young woman working in a morgue, using her odd gift — reliving the previous day — to save people. Here, in “You are who you eat” fashion, Liv (Rose McIver), like any good zombie, »

- Brian Lowry

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