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All posts by Nick Poulimenakos

Nick Poulimenakos is the Editor-In-Chief of Talkies Network and reports on the film and television industry. He studies management/marketing at the University of Toronto and is a self proclaimed movie /T.V show/comic book know it all.

Netflix Set to Shut Down User Reviews This Summer

Netflix no longer wants to share your opinions about TV shows or movies with the rest of the streaming community. The streaming giant is reportedly set to phase out user-submitted reviews over the next two months. As first reported by CNET, Netflix will stop accepting user reviews as of July 30. Then, by mid-August, it will ...

Comic Report 06/07/2018

So Mathew and his family decided to go on vacation for the first two weeks of July and he asked me to cover the comic report this week. So, without further-a-do, here are reviews of all the comics I read this week (not all the ones that came out). Batman #50 Review The plot details ...

‘Gundam’ Live-Action Movie in the Works at Legendary and Sunrise

Ever since the a Mobile Suit Gundam unit appeared in Ready Player One, fans have been ready for a live-action movie seeing the success of many films like Legendary's Pacific Rim franchise. Fans will get their wish as today, it was announced that a Gundam movie is the works! Legendary Entertainment will co-produce a feature based on the the ...

Idris Elba in Final Negotiations to Play Villain in ‘Fast and Furious’ Spinoff ‘Hobbs and Shaw’

If you weren't excited about a Fast and Furious spinoff film about Dwayne Johnson's Luke Hobbs and Jason Statham's Deckard Shaw teaming up, now would be the time to change that tune. According to Variety, Idris Elba is in final negotiations to play the main villain in the spinoff film Hobbs and Shaw. Insiders say ...

‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Director Christopher McQuarrie Says They Tried To Accommodate ‘Justice League’

It was the story that took DC fans by storm. When Justice League was announced to be going through re-shoots, it seemed as though everything would go off without a hitch. After all, re-shoots are nothing knew to massive Hollywood blockbusters. But then, it was revealed that Henry Cavill, aka Superman, who had been working ...

‘Thor: The Dark World’ Director Alan Taylor to Helm ‘Sopranos’ Prequel Film ‘The Many Saints of Newark’

For a man who has directed some of the best Game of Thrones an Sopranos episodes for HBO but also being the man behind Thor: The Dark World and Terminator Genysis, Alan Taylor has had quite an interesting career in Hollywood. Now, it looks like he's coming home as The Wrap reports that he will ...

‘The First Purge’ Film Review

The Purge franchise is one that has stuck with me ever since I first watched the original feature back in 2013. While that film, starring Ethan Hawke, was fairly weak, its two follow-ups, The Purge: Anarchy and The Purge: Election Year, dove more into the lore and expanded the brutal series into what it is ...

The Ten Best Films of 2018 So Far…

The first half of 2018 has flown by and with it has come some of the best films in recent memory. Normally, lists like this would be saved for the end of the year. Don’t worry, the end-of-year best and worst lists are still coming to Talkies Network but for now, as we enter July, ...

Greta Gerwig Eyes ‘Little Women’ as Next Directorial Effort; Meryl Streep, Emma Stone, Saoirse Ronan, Timothee Chalamet in Talks to Star

Following her critically acclaimed and Oscar-nominated directorial debut, Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig is eyeing Little Women as her next directing gig. The novel by Louisa May Alcott, which follows the March sisters in post-Civil War America, has been adapted several times into feature films, with the 1994 version starring Winona Ryder being the most popular. ...

‘Watchmen’ TV Series adds ‘Aquaman’ Villain Yahya Abdul-Mateen II to Cast

HBO’s Watchmen TV series pilot just added another couple names to its ensemble cast. First, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II has joined the superhero drama in an undisclosed role. The Get Down actor will next be seen in a high-profile villain role as Black Manta in James Wan’s live-action Aquaman movie coming Dec. 21. The project has ...

Colin Trevorrow Hints At More Classic ‘Jurassic Park’ Characters Returning In ‘Jurassic World 3’

Jurassic Park is, without a doubt, my personal favourite movie. Every time I see the helicopter approaching Isla Nublar, a massive smile appears on my face. But the biggest thing about the 1993 epic that has stuck with me, along with fans around the world, is the characters that are so beautifully fleshed out. The ...

Breaking Bad Cast Will Reunite at San Diego Comic-Con

Comic-Con just got a whole lot more... bad. See what I did there? To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Breaking Bad, the cast of AMC’s acclaimed meth drama will reunite at the pop culture fan festival in San Diego, EW has learned exclusively. The panel will happen on July 19 at 7:30 p.m. ET with Bryan ...

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