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By TREVOR HOGG Images courtesy of Marvel Studios. Serving as a bridge between Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War, Scarlett Johansson finally gets to take center stage with the release of Black Widow. With four weeks left in post-production, the coronavirus lockdown occurred, but like the title character, Marvel Studios Visual Effects Supervisor [...]
By TREVOR HOGG Images courtesy of Netflix. Given the popularity of The Witcher, it is not surprising that Netflix decided to expand the universe in which the genetically modified monster-slayer Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill) lives by exploring other characters and time periods. The origins and adventures of Vesemir (Theo James), who was the mentor [...]
By TREVOR HOGG Images courtesy of Epix. Before becoming the butler for the Wayne family, Alfred Pennyworth was a British SAS (Special Air Service) operative, and the Epix series Pennyworth created by Bruno Heller has been exploring his backstory for the past two seasons with Jack Bannon in the leading role. “For Season 2, the [...]
By TREVOR HOGG Las Vegas is a principal character in the storyline, with Framestore handling the aftermath of the military bombing the city with napalm in an effort to kill the zombies. Before hanging out with the Spartans in 300 and superheroes from the DC Universe, filmmaker Zack Snyder followed in the tradition of George [...]
By TREVOR HOGG Magic realism was achieved by lighting and photorealistic effects. A network of secret routes and safe houses operated by abolitionists that enabled enslaved African-Americans to escape to freedom during the early and mid-19th century provides the title for a novel by Colson Whitehead that has been adapted into a 10-episode limited series [...]