THE COLLISION: Episode 127 – INSURGENT: Book vs. Film

This week on The Collision, Perri, Adam, and I talk about The Divergent Series: Insurgent, especially with regards to how the film vastly differs from the books, so this episode has full spoilers for both, although there are no spoilers for the final book in the series, Allegiant .  We also discuss the future of the film franchise, how it relates to other YA properties, our disappointment that YA franchises like Beautiful Creatures and Vampire Academy died after one entry, ...
March 26, 2015

HALT AND CATCH FIRE Season 2 Premieres May 31st on AMC

AMC's tech startup drama Halt and Catch Fire is set to return with its second season on Sunday, May 31st at 10 PM. Set in the '80s, the series stars Lee Pace, Scoot McNairy, Mackenzie Davis and Kerry Bishé, and offers an insiders perspective on the personal computer revolution. The second season picks up in early 1985, and centers on Donna (Bishé) and Cameron's (Davis) tech startup, built on the foundation of the internet. Meanwhile, Joe (Pace), Gordon (McNairy) and Bosworth ...
March 26, 2015

New on Netflix: Bloodline, The Rover, Life Itself

Surprise, surprise… it’s yet another new Netflix Original Series as the first season of the family crime drama Bloodline debuts in all regions this week. Other big additions to Netflix Instant in the U.S. include the seventh season of Mad Men and the first season of Turn, plus the Roger Ebert documentary Life Itself, the Renny Harlin cult classic Deep Blue Sea and the third installment in the found footage horror anthology series V/H/S: Viral. In Canada, you can now ...
March 26, 2015

IZOMBIE’s Rose McIver Talks Liv Moore, Favorite Season 1 Moments

Based on the comic book of the same name, the quirky and deliciously fun new CW series iZombie follows Olivia “Liv” Moore (Rose McIver), as she navigates her life as a newly turned zombie. Being one of the newly undead, Liv has taken a job in the Seattle coroner’s office to satiate her urge to devour fresh human brains, but when she does so, she experiences visions from the point of view of the person she consumes and decides to ...
March 26, 2015

Danielle Brooks, Eden Brolin and Katie Cokinos Talk I DREAM TOO MUCH at SXSW

It’s one thing to dream big, but it’s another to actually make the moves to attain your goals. After graduating college, Dora (Eden Brolin) is eager to travel the world, but she’s got no choice but to watch her friends go off without her while she stays at home studying for the LSAT. In an effort to spice things up a bit, she volunteers to head off to her Great Aunt Vera’s (Diane Ladd) estate to help her while she’s ...
March 26, 2015

Mickey Keating, Dean Cates, Brian Morvant and Giona Ostinelli Talks POD at SXSW

Writer-director Mickey Keating is back with his second feature film, Pod. It stars Dean Cates and Lauren Ashley Carter as Ed and Lyla, two siblings who get a disturbingly cryptic message from their brother Martin (Brian Morvant). Concerned about Martin’s well-being, they’ve got no choice but to drive out to their secluded family lake house to find out what’s going on. When they arrive, they’re shocked to find the home an unrecognizable mess. However, a disgusting kitchen and bizarre drawings ...
March 26, 2015

Jason Blum Talks UNFRIENDED and Changes to Be Made Before the Release at SXSW

Last year at SXSW I got to talk to Jason Blum about how he caught Oculus at the Toronto International Film Festival and helped get it out into the world and this year we got to have a similar discussion about his latest find, the Timur Bekmambetov-created project, Unfriended. The movie takes place entirely on Blaire’s (Shelley Hennig) computer screen. She starts up a video call with her friends, but there’s also an unknown Skype user in the chat, a ...
March 26, 2015

Exclusive: GRAVITY Blu-ray Diamond Luxe Special Feature Clip Goes into the Complex Rigs and Lighting

Today, we’re pleased to debut a special feature clip from the upcoming Gravity Diamond Luxe Edition. The upcoming re-release will feature a Dolby Atmos sound mix and three new special features, and this brief clip highlights the special feature that goes into the complex rigging and lighting that made the space sequences come to life. While I know there are folks who are baffled as to why director Alfonso Cuaron put so much effort into new technology while eschewing scientific ...
March 26, 2015

DOPE Trailer Is Down with OPP and Different Title Treatments

Open Road has released a Dope teaser trailer that will tell you nothing about the film. The movie follow self-proclaimed 90s nerds Malcolm (Shameik Moore) and his friends Diggy (Kiersey Clemons) and Jib (Tony Revolori) who get caught up in a drug deal and must figure out how to recoup the money and stay alive. Although Dope has a promisining first act with unique characters, it eventually falls into being a Risky Business clone. However, the pacing of the film ...
March 26, 2015

Alliances Are Formed in New MARVEL’S DAREDEVIL Images

The premiere date of Marvel’s Daredevil is looming closer, and in anticipation of the Netflix series debut, Marvel has unveiled a pair of new images. The photos tease alliances that are formed in the series, “some for evil,” and “some for good.” Indeed we see Vincent D’Onofrio’s Kingpin meeting with Wai Ching Ho’s Madame Gao, and then a very official lawyer-y meeting involving Charlie Cox’s Matt Murdock and Deborah Ann Woll’s Karen Page, an “enigmatic young woman whose quest for ...
March 26, 2015