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Kevin Jagernauth

Kevin Jagernauth

Studios know better than to dare try and compete with a Marvel movie. When “Avengers: Infinity War” threw down the gauntlet for May 4th, no one around town scheduled anything against it, rightly assuming they would be steamrolled. However, …

Television dramas set in the world of the restaurant industry haven’t had a great track record (remember AMC‘s “Feed The Beast“?), but Starz is going to the plate (sorry, not sorry) with “Sweetbitter.” And I have to …

Suddenly, Danny Boyle has a lot of options on the table. With the director putting the finishing touches on the upcoming FX series “Trust,” it looks like he isn’t going to take much of a break. Recent weeks have seen him join the mix …

There are many, many questions about what will happen in the second season of HBO‘s terrific “Westworld” (for example, will we get more samurais?). However, everyone involved with the show are keeping the secrets hid for now. But the …

Nicolas Winding Refn isn’t working in television for the first time (he directed a couple of entries in the “Agatha Christie’s Marple” series, and also wrote some episodes of the Scandinavian show “The Chosen 7“), bu…

David Fincher has circled/almost directed a lot of movies in his time, and eight years ago, we ran down The 5 Lost David Fincher Projects We’d Still Love To See One Day. Making the cut was “Black Hole,” the adaptation of Charles Burns&#8216…

Handsome and charismatic, it’s easy to see why there have been a few attempts to franchise the face of Chris Hemsworth outside the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, projects like the “Ghostbusters” reboot or the ‘Huntsman&#821…

It’s a shame that “Sicario” and “Hell Or High Water” screenwriter Taylor Sheridan‘s directorial debut “Wind River” was tarnished by The Weinstein Company implosion. Who knows what could’ve happened …

We’re in an era where people need to validate their opinions about a movie with data. So, when “Bright” hit Netflix in December and received dreadful reviews, those who enjoyed the orcs ‘n cops flick pointed toward Rotten Tomato…

For my money, the best thing about Netflix isn’t the high profile movies and splashy zeitgeist capturing shows they produce (and I say this as a fan of both “Mindhunter” and “The Crown”), but the space they afford for smal…