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Direct Beam Comms #93

September 17th, 2017

TV The Orville And so it begins… Much like last year with Son of Zorn FOX kicked off the fall TV season a few weeks earlier than everyone else by launching a new Sunday night comedy so it could coincide with the start of football. Created by and starring Seth MacFarlane, The Orville was advertised […]




2017/2018 TV preview

September 15th, 2017

New Series The year superheroes broke TV There are so many superhero series debuting this TV season there’s almost too many to cover here. In fact, there are at least eight new live-action superhero shows debuting this season which will bring the number currently airing to more than 25 based on comic books. Inhumans What […]




Direct Beam Comms #92

September 10th, 2017

TV The Deuce The new David Simon and George Pelecanos series The Deuce premiers tonight on HBO, but the series premiered a little early via the HBO streaming services and has been available there some time. I’m a fan of Simon’s other series The Wire and of Generation Kill but his and Pelecanos’ Treme left […]




Direct Beam Comms #91

September 3rd, 2017

Rumor Control Late early September is always a sort of doldrums for TV and movies with the 2016/2017 TV season essentially over and the next not quite having started yet. And the summer movie season has also ended which means there’s a lull in new interesting movies out before the fall season starts with more […]




IT’s better than you remember

September 1st, 2017

The last few months I’ve been reading about how the new movie based on the Stephen King novel IT is finally going to do the story justice on the big screen. It’ll be the film that sets right what was done wrong in the 1990 made-for-tv movie IT. These articles talk about how bad that […]