Film/Television

The Passage – Pilot – Advance Preview: The Beginning of the End

FOX is attempting its own shot at the vampire genre tied up with the elements of a medical thriller in its new series The Passage. From the first episode alone, I’m impressed.

For starters, the pilot episode does not feel like a pilot episode at all. Gone is the clunkiness and awkward adjustment period that often plague the beginning of new dramas, and in its place is an emotional yet riveting hour of television that truly feels like the opening chapter of a long, exhilarating, journey ahead.

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Film/Television

Final Destination Cheats Death: Reboot set at New Line Cinema

New Line will try to cheat death again in a re-imagining of the Final Destination franchise with two writers from the Saw film series at the helm.

Almost twenty years ago the first Final Destination premiered. The film went on to gross over $100 million dollars worldwide. It stars Ali Larter, Kerr Smith, Devon Sawa, and horror icon Tony Todd (Candyman). The concept is a surprisingly simple one. Alex (Sawa) has a horrible premonition of himself and all of his friends dying in a catastrophic plane crash.

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