Tag Archives: Legion

Critical Condition: Legion

Legion (SoHo, 8.30 Thursdays) “The first three episodes of this X-Men-styled mutant melodrama are superb, and the pilot in particular is an all-timer, but the whole thing is so aesthetically fresh that I could see myself continuing to watch it even if it suddenly became dumb as hell, just to see what new storytelling trick […]

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A Legion of First-Class Shows Due on SoHo

  The fast-tracking of Legion, the latest series from Fargo creator Noah Hawley, will spearhead an X-cellent line-up on SoHo in February. Spun off the X-Men franchise, it stars Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens as the son of Professor Charles Xavier, a diagnosed schizophrenic who discovers the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real. Legion also stars […]

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HDTV Movie Premieres: May 7-13

HDTV Movie Premieres: May 7-13

American Pie: Sky Movies Greats, 8.30pm Saturday. This raunchy teen comedy about four high school friends who compete to lose their virginity before they graduate was big on bodily-function gags, and short on wit, style and originality yet was oddly likable. It spawned a slew of movie and direct-to-DVD sequels, the latest being American Reunion, […]

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New to Blu: October 27-November 2

Great Scott! The stars of Back to the Future have just got back together to promote the franchise’s 25th anniversary re-issue on Blu-ray. Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Huey Lewis and Mary Steenburgen reunited with filmmakers Bob Gale, Neil Canton and Robert Zemeckis for a “time-travelling panel discussion and Q&A” in New York […]

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