18th Mar2021

‘The Stand 1×09: The Circle Closes’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell After the actual stand takes place, there really isn’t much more to the story to be told. This is why it’s surprising that The Stand chose to have another episode to fill in it’s “happy ever after” […]

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11th Mar2021

‘The Stand 1×08: The Stand’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell The group from Boulder have finally arrived to make a stand against Randall Flagg and Nadine Cross discovers just what she has been chosen for. Will the Dark Man win out or is there one last surprise […]

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08th Mar2021

‘The Stand 1×07: The Walk’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell It is fair to say that by now we know that The Stand hasn’t really delivered in terms of the characters, but there is still one way it could redeem itself, and that is to improve on […]

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18th Feb2021

‘The Stand 1×06: The Vigil’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell For fans of The Stand there are certain characters and events that stand out. In episode 6 we finally get to see not only one of the favourite characters from the book finally make his appearance, but […]

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15th Feb2021

‘The Stand 1×05: Fear & Loathing in New Vegas’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell One of the strongest things about The Stand has always been about the characters. Now we are in the second half of this new adaption of the book it is fair to say that the characters are […]

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14th Jan2021

‘The Stand 1×04: The House of the Dead’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell Now that we are reaching the mid-point of The Stand with it’s fourth episode, the focus should be moving onto how people fight against the Flagg. This is exactly what we get, but the problems with the […]

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11th Jan2021

‘The Stand 1×03: Blank Pages’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell Now onto the third episode of The Stand, it is obvious that things have to start happening. With so many characters still to be discovered though, it’s almost expected we’ll be seeing plenty of flashbacks. Now that […]

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05th Jan2021

‘The Stand 1×02: Pocket Saviour’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell It is fair to say that the new version of The Stand still has the shadow of the original mini-series to escape from. This week we get introduced to some of the other characters fans will have […]

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18th Dec2020

‘The Stand 1×01’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: James Marsden, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgard | Created by Josh Boone, Benjamin Cavell Being a big fan of the Mick Garris mini-series I couldn’t help but go into this new version of The Stand ready to compare it with the 1994 version. Times have changed though and so has The […]

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03rd Nov2017

New clip from The Simpsons doc ‘The Problem With Apu’

by Phil Wheat

With the documentary set to have it’s World Premiere at DOC NYC on November 14th, before screening across the US on truTV on Sunday November 19th, here’s a brand new clip from the highly-anticipated comedic documentary The Problem with Apu, which features interviews with Aziz Ansari, Kal Penn, Whoopi Goldberg, W. Kamau Bell, Aasif Mandvi, […]

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29th Sep2017

Timely doc ‘The Problem with Apu’ gets a US airdate

by Phil Wheat

truTV have announced the premiere date for its highly-anticipated comedic documentary The Problem with Apu, which features interviews with Aziz Ansari, Kal Penn, Whoopi Goldberg, W. Kamau Bell, Aasif Mandvi, Hasan Minhaj, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Aparna Nancherla and more, discussing the lasting impact of Hollywood stereotypes… In the hour-long film, creator and star Hari Kondabolu, a […]

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21st Apr2017

2017 Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Gilbert’ Review

by Catherina Gioino

Features: Gilbert Gottfried, Whoopi Goldberg, Artie Lange, Arsenio Hall, Bill Burr, Richard Kind, Howie Mandel, Jay Leno, Penn Jillette | Written by Neil Berkeley, James Leche | Directed by Neil Berkeley If you don’t know his face, you’ll definitely know his voice. But what about his personality? Gilbert Gottfried has seen the typical comedian’s rise to fame, […]

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17th Jan2016

‘Misery Loves Comedy’ Review

by Catherina Gioino

In his directorial debut, Kevin Pollak signs on an impressive roster of actors, comedians, stand-ups, writers, and more, all to come together and answer one of the most dumbfounding questions known comedy lovers everywhere: do you truly have to be miserable in order to be funny? Actors from Sam Rockwell, Bobby Cannavale, Matthew Perry, Nick […]

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