5 Episodes In: “Gotham”

Gotham Skyline

A prequel that doesn’t feature the most popular comics character possibly ever created? A show focused on a supporting character in no way as popular as that other, incredibly popular character? Starring that kid from The O.C.? What’s up with that and who the heck thought it would work?

What’s up is called Gotham – and it works like crazy.

RiffTrax Live Takes on “Anaconda” for Halloween

RiffTrax LIVE: Anaconda

Fathom Events and RiffTrax.com® are excited to bring indisputably the best digital snake movie of 1997, Anaconda, back to the big screen for a LIVE riff on Thursday, October 30 at 8:00 p.m. ET/ 7:00 p.m. CT and tape-delayed to 7:00 p.m. MT/ 8:00 p.m. PT, followed by a special re-broadcast on Tuesday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m. (local time).

“Doctor Who: Engines of War” — A Slice of SciFi Book Review

Doctor Who: Engines of War

The trickiest part of writing a tie-in novel with a movie or TV franchise is making the characters speak with the voices we have come to know on screen. In this sense, Doctor Who: Engines of War is a success. Author George Mann brings the War Doctor to life in this adventure that takes place during the Time War. Throughout the course of the story, I could hear John Hurt’s voice in the dialogue.