Imagining the opening sequence for Season 4 of Byron Balasco’s ‘Kingdom’

**The following includes SPOILERS for season 3 of Netflix’s “Kingdom”** Alvey, Jay, and Nate Kulina are seated at the table right off the main lane of a small yet cozy … Continue reading Imagining the opening sequence for Season 4 of Byron Balasco’s ‘Kingdom’

The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment, Episode #77: Is the confusing yet intriguing ‘Tenet’ worth your time?

A film can aim to be challenging, daring, action-packed, and mean something-but that doesn’t mean you will like it when the credits roll. Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” tries to be something … Continue reading The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment, Episode #77: Is the confusing yet intriguing ‘Tenet’ worth your time?

‘Tenet’ carries bold aspirations, but fails to achieve greatness

Christopher Nolan takes big swings at the cinema. I’ve always appreciated the fact that this filmmaker doesn’t waste our time with retreads, repeats, or films that absolutely don’t matter. He’s … Continue reading ‘Tenet’ carries bold aspirations, but fails to achieve greatness

The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment Episode #76: Charles Dickens film tales, ‘Cobra Kai’, and bad X-Men spin-offs

Sometimes, the work should be left on the page. It can be a comic book spin that created a new world of characters outside the beloved ones, translating the magic … Continue reading The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment Episode #76: Charles Dickens film tales, ‘Cobra Kai’, and bad X-Men spin-offs