Watch: Fahrenheit 451 trailer

By Alex Wiggan It’s trailer time! HBO has released the first trailer for forthcoming TV movie, Fahrenheit 451. The film – which makes its US debut on May 19th – is based on the classic Ray Bradbury novel of the same name. First published in 1953, the novel is set in a dystopian future where books are banned. Michael B. Jordan … Continue reading

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Review: Jessica Jones Season Two

**THE FOLLOWING REVIEW FEATURES MINOR SPOILERS FOR JESSICA JONES SEASON TWO. IF YOU WANT TO REMAIN COMPLETELY SPOILER FREE, STOP READING NOW.** On Thursday, to coincide with International Women’s Day, the second season of Jessica Jones hit Netflix. The 13 episode-season – set after the events of The Defenders – saw the return of Krysten Ritter as the private eye … Continue reading

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Review: The X-Files Season 11 – ‘Familiar’

By Alex Wiggan The X-Files returns this week with ‘Familiar’ – the 8th episode of Season 11. This time around, Mulder & Scully investigate strange happenings in Connecticut, including the murder of a young boy, a mysterious (and creepy) character called Mr Chuckle Teeth and a good ol’ fashion dose of adultery. ‘Familiar’ couldn’t be a more appropriate title for … Continue reading

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Jon Favreau appointed as writer/producer on Star Wars show

By Alex Wiggan Jon Favreau is to write and produce a live-action Star Wars movie. Speaking to Star Wars.com, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, said: “I couldn’t be more excited about Jon coming on board to produce and write for the new direct-to-consumer platform.” She added: “Jon brings the perfect mix of producing and writing talent, combined with a fluency in the Star … Continue reading

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Review: The X-Files Season 11 – ‘Rm9sbG93ZXJz’

By Alex Wiggan After a three week absence, The X-Files returns this week with the… er… snappy titled, ‘Rm9sbG93ZXJz’. The episode – written by Glen Morgan – is the seventh story in this current season and that means we only have three more weeks to go! But before we get to that, this week, Mulder and Scully find themselves up against a … Continue reading

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Review: Black Lightning

By Alex Wiggan If you’re a fan of shows featuring costumed crusaders, then you’ll be interested to know that a new DC Entertainment series about a costumed crusader made its debut on Netflix today. The new show is Black Lightning, a super hero series from executive producer, Greg Berlanti – the same Greg Berlanti behind all the DC programmes set … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #97: The Gifted Season One

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Over the past few months, the Honcho-SFX blog has been following hit TV series, The Gifted as it runs through its first season. Each week, for 12 weeks I have popped up every Sunday evening to blog about the show live as it airs on FOX. Tonight, The Gifted reached its epic conclusion with a … Continue reading

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Review: Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters: Part 1

By Alex Wiggan This week, a new Godzilla movie arrived on Netflix. The film – Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters: Part 1 – hit the streaming service on Wednesday and ushers in a new run of Godzilla movies. The movie – an anime adventure, not a live-action tale – is the first part of a trilogy designed to place Godzilla … Continue reading

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Sister Sister revival is happening

By Alex Wiggan TV show Sister, Sister is being revived – at least according to actress Jackée Harry. Harry recently appeared on Steve Harvey’s US talk show (via Digital Spy) where she was asked about the possibility of a revival. When pressed she said: “Yeah, it’s happening!” She added: “I’m excited. Tia and Tamera… my babies, too.” Sister, Sister aired … Continue reading

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Review: The X-Files Season 11: ‘This’

By Alex Wiggan This week’s episode of The X-Files – the second in this latest season – starts with a call from the past and rapidly turns into a techno-thriller. The episode – titled ‘This’ – looks at the relationship between reality and technology, with the idea of individuals living on past their expiration date thanks to the wonders of … Continue reading

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