April 24, 2019

‘Pacific Rim’ review: A funny, imaginative film with some bad acting

Pacific Rim may not be anywhere near one of the top films this year, but it certainly is one of the most eccentric and imaginative films of the summer. Part love letter to the genre of Japanese Kaiju monster films spawned in the wake of “Godzilla,” part raucous war-time flyboy film, Guillermo del Toro’s biggest movie to date is, at its core, quintessential del Toro beneath layers of megatons of screeching metallic gusto.

Check out the full review here on Foxnews

Doctor Who’s Matt Smith leaves show

The BBC says Matt Smith is stepping down from the lead role in long-running sci-fi series Doctor Who, spurring intense speculation about his replacement.

The broadcaster said Sunday that Smith will leave after a November episode to mark the show’s 50th anniversary, and a Christmas special.

The titular Doctor is a time-traveling extra-terrestrial Time Lord who can regenerate into new bodies. Smith is the 11th actor to play the character since the series began in 1963. When he was unveiled in 2009 was the latest Doctor, he also became the youngest one at age 26.

Read more about Matt Smith here on CBC News