When I heard recently that actor Richard Hatch had died of pancreatic cancer, my thoughts went immediately not to his time on Battlestar Galactica (arguably his main claim to fame for most casual audiences), but rather to his fine performance in EMI Entertainment’s Deadman’s Curve: The Story of Jan and Dean, a made-for-TV movie biopic of the influential “surf rock” duo that aired on February 3rd, 1978 to big, big ratings for the CBS television network (ask your grandparents what “CBS” and “television” are, kids). Continue reading ‘Deadman’s Curve: The Story of Jan and Dean’ (1978): A true rock tragedy
SyFy is set to premiere Blood Drive, a dystopian thriller set in the god-awful future year of…1999. And it could be fun. Continue reading ‘Blood Drive’ on SyFy: Feed your engine!
So you do nails professionally. Maybe hair too. But you’re bored. What do you do now? Continue reading TNT divas set their ‘Claws’ in new farce
Murder. Mystery. Intrigue. Subtitles. Continue reading ‘Ingobernable’ offers political thrills in Mexico
After an unarmed white man is shot by an African-American policeman, the Justice Department opens an investigation. Uh oh. Continue reading ‘Shots Fired’: FOX hits hard with political drama
Comedy Central is premiering an interesting new show on March 22. Continue reading ‘Comedy Jam’ lets comedians live out rock star dreams
Chapelle’s Show fans rejoice! Continue reading Dave Chappelle: 2 of 3 specials hit Netflix