Sep 21

HBO Big Winner in 67th Emmy Awards

67th Emmy Awards

HBO wins big on the 67th Emmy Awards with a record-breaking 12 victories, including Outstanding Drama Series with Game of Thrones and Outstanding Comedy Series with Veep.  But more important than Game of Thrones winning best drama for the first time was Viola Davis becoming the first African American woman to win the Emmy’s for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in How to Get Away with Murder. Viola Davis thanked the writers and all the other people behind the series for creating the character of Atty. Annalise Keating.  In her acceptance speech, she says, “You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there.” ( Read more )

Sep 01

Will Fear the Walking Dead Follow the Success of its Predecessor?

fear the walking dead

Yes, we are all pining for The Walking Dead and we can’t wait to see what happens next.  Did AMC actually find a way to make the wait bearable for us?  Fear the Walking Dead premiered last week and so far, I am liking it. My curiosity is piqued and I want to know more.  I want to know what happened before Rick woke up in a world where there are more zombies than humans.  AMC is definitely cashing in on the zombie apocalypse theme while it’s still hot. ( Read more )

Aug 09

Waiting for Attack on Titan Movie

attack on titan live action

Now this one is for anime fans out there — specifically those who love Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin). For those who haven’t heard about it, it’s a Japanese dark fantasy manga series by Hajime Isayama.  It is set in a world where humanity lives inside cities surrounded by enormous walls as a defense against the Titans, gigantic humanoid creatures that eat humans. The story centers on Eren Yeager, his adopted sister Mikasa Ackerman and childhood friend Armin Arlert, who joins the military to fight the Titans after their home town is invaded.   I’m not really into anime.  But my son got tired of me complaining about nothing to watch and forced the television series on me.  Well, after a few episodes, I couldn’t stop watching.  I am now one of the many eagerly awaiting season 2 next year. ( Read more )