15 Years of the Neil Gaiman Adaptation

Stardust turns 15 years old today.Image: paramount As I sat down to revisit Matthew Vaughn’s Adaptation of the Neil Gaiman novel stardust, a family friend who was visiting asked me a question. “What are you watching?” “stardust.” “What’s that?” “This fantasy movie with Michelle Pfeiffer and Robert DeNiro.” “I’ve never heard of it.” “Henry Cavill … Read more

The Sandman, Prey, Black Bird finale

Eleanor Fanyinka and Jenna Coleman in The Sandman; Amber Midthunder in pricephoto: Liam Daniels/Netflix; David Bukach/20th Century Studios/Hulu Welcome to the weekend edition of What’s On. Here are the big things happening on TV from Friday, August 5 to Sunday, August 7. All times are Eastern. [Note: The weekly What’s On will publish on Sundays.] … Read more

Netflix’s ‘The Sandman’ + More

Exit light, enter night, that’s what I always say. At least, it’s what I’ve been thinking all week because Netflix’s The Sandman is finally here, and I can’t hear the name “Sandman” without thinking of Metallica. Tell me I’m not the only one? There are dozens of new titles available this week in addition to … Read more

Netflix’s ‘The Sandman’ Is One Terribly Boring Fantasy Series

Plans for a screen adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s celebrated DC/Vertigo graphic novel series The Sandman have been around for almost as long as the three-decades-old title itself. Following numerous starts and stops, Netflix has finally delivered with The Sandmana ten-part venture (Aug. 5) starring Tom Sturridge as the title character, who’s also known as Dream … Read more