Posts by Adi Tantimedh

About Adi Tantimedh

Adi Tantimedh is a filmmaker, screenwriter and novelist who just likes to writer. He wrote radio plays for the BBC Radio, “JLA: Age of Wonder” for DC Comics, “Blackshirt” for Moonstone Books, and “La Muse” for Big Head Press. Most recently, he wrote “Her Nightly Embrace”, “Her Beautiful Monster” and “Her Fugitive Heart”, a trilogy of novels featuring a British-Indian private eye published by Atria Books, a division Simon & Schuster.

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Yen Press Announces May 2020 Manga and Light Novel Solicitations

The prolific Yen Press has announced their manga and light novel titles that are out in May 2020. Read below for full details, ISBN and order numbers for the books. There's something for everyone here. Aoharu X Machinegun, Vol. 17 Naoe 9781975308803 | 1975308808 Yen Press Paperback May 5, 2020 Comics & Graphic Novels / […]

David Tennant is the Doctor on Doctor Who, courtesy of BBC Studios.

Doctor Who: Paul Cornell Joins Human Nature, Family of Blood Rewatch

Emily Cook, the mastermind behind the Doctor Who global fan rewatches, has announced the next event. It's another two-parter, this time "Human Nature" and "Family of Blood". It takes place on Friday, April 24, at 7 pm British Standard Time, which is 2 pm US East Coast Time. The writer of the two-parter Paul Cornell […]

Christoph Waltz stars in Most Dangerous Game, courtesy of Quibi.

Most Dangerous Game, Survive and The Stranger: Playing Quibi Catch-Up

Quibi continues to release a new chapter its shows, so I decided to catch up with the three I reviewed previously to do a catch-up. Why not? We're all in isolation and desperate for things to watch. Do they get better? Read on and find out. Apart from my morbid curiosity, I still question Quibi's […]

Billie Piper's Rose returns in “The Stolen Earth” and “Journey’s End,” courtesy of BBC.

Doctor Who Weekend Rewatch Adds Tennant, Tate, Agyeman, and Barrowman

The next Doctor Who global fan rewatch event is Sunday, and it looks set to be the most epic yet. Former showrunner Russell T. Davies and director Graeme Harper will be watching and live-tweeting "The Stolen Earth" and "Journey's End". The two episodes are the closing episodes of Davies' run on the show. He decided […]

Katie needs answers from Forest on Devs, courtesy of FX.

Devs Is Extra Pulpy Science Fiction Taking Itself Way Too Seriously

Devs ended its run this week, with Alex Garland's 8-part novel for television proving a dystopian take on too-powerful tech companies and their god complex. Sonoya Mizuno plays Lily, a programmer working for a tech company called Amaya. When her boyfriend and fellow programmer Sergei dies mysteriously, she suspects the CEO Forest (Nick Offerman) had […]

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The National Theatre's Treasure Island Creates Unique Magic

Getting free plays streamed to us during lockdown is great. I've seen more theatre in the last two weeks than I have in the last two years. I get to catch up with a lot of recent London theatre that I missed out on because I'm not in the U.K. This week, the National Theatre […]

Maika Monroe stars in The Stranger, courtesy of Quibi.

The Stranger Review: Quibi Thriller Thinks It's #MeToo But It's Not

I must be in a masochistic mood when I decide to watch the opening segments of Quibi's latest chopped-up movie The Stranger. I don't have high hopes. The bar is already set pretty low. Clare (Maika Monroe), a rideshare driver in Los Angeles, picks up a passenger named Carl E. (Dean Dehaan). He turns out […]

Here's a look at the performance poster for Hampstead Theater's production of Drawing The Line, streaming for free until April 19.

Drawing The Line Review: Fine Political Theatre Remains Relevant

This week's free play from the Hampstead Theatre in London is Drawing the Line by Howard Brenton. You have until Sunday, April 19th to stream the play. Brenton's play tackles the partition of Indian in 1947. Schools in the West barely teach exactly how it happened. Millions died, and the consequences are still playing out […]

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Wu Zhong Xing, Publisher of "Old Master Q" Passes Away, Age 94

 Wu Zhang Xing, the publisher of the longest-running Chinese comic strip in the world, has passed away at age 98. As reported by The Star Online, he was at the head of a Hong Kong publishing empire for over 50 years. Lao Fu Zi, or Old Master Q, is the longest-running Chinese comic strip in […]

Peter Capaldi finds himself Heaven Sent and needing shades on Doctor Who, courtesy of BBC Studios.

Our Next Doctor Who Rewatch Is Truly Heaven Sent In So Many Ways

On Saturday, Doctor Who Magazine writer Emily Cook, the mastermind behind the rewatch events, tweeted that the next episode would be "Heaven Sent." Clearly, Cook doesn't like wasting any time. Writer Steven Moffat and director Rachel Talalay will live-tweet along with actor Jami Reid-Quarell, who played The Veil. The rewatch takes place on Tuesday, April […]

Suranne Jones' TARDIS meets Matt Smith for the first time in the flesh on Doctor Who, courtesy of BBC Studios.

Neil Gaiman and Michael Sheen Join Doctor Who Weekend Rewatch

And lo, we head into the weekend with another global fan rewatch of Doctor Who. This time it's "The Doctor's Wife", the episode where The Doctor (Matt Smith) meets the physical embodiment of his TARDIS, played by Suranne Jones. It's a love story. Between a Time Lord and his TARDIS. Once again, Doctor Who Magazine […]

Jane and Paul must do what it takes to Survive, courtesy of Quibi.

Survive Review: Crass Quibi Thriller My Brain Barely Survived

In Quibi's Survive, Jane (Sophie Turner) is a privileged girl who wants to end her life, when she survives a plane crash with a nice, non-suicidal guy named Paul (Corey Hawkins). They have to trek through the snowy mountains to survive. Wasn't there a more expensive version of this movie that starred Kate Winslet and […]

Sacha Dhawan stars as The Master in Doctor Who, courtesy of BBC Studios.

Doctor Who Series 12 Moments Exactly The Self-Care We Need Right Now

This felt inevitable. The makers of Doctor Who just released a new video. This one is a quick and cheerful compilation of the emotional, serious and happy moments of Series 12. Well, surely this is everything that's in any story, but I think they mean the cool emotional moments of the season. And yes, the […]

The Doctor wonders what her next plan of attack should be on Doctor Who, courtesy of BBC Studios.

Former Doctor Who Showrunner Steven Moffat Pens New 13th Doctor Story

Self-isolation must make writers restless. Doctor Who fans have been treated to a wave of "extras" as of late because of it, from episode rewatches with the show's cast and creative to writers releasing new scenes and short stories connected with the episode being honored. Former Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat was one of the […]

Christoph Waltz makes a deal in Most Dangerous Game, courtesy of Quibi.

Most Dangerous Game Review: Still Mediocre Even in Small Doses

Quibi has launched, and now we get to see if it will be a roaringly-successful game-changer to the streaming world or another attempt at "recreating the wheel" that fails. The latest version of The Most Dangerous Game is a flagship title. Richard Connell's 1924 short story might be the most filmed thriller of all time, […]

Phoebe Waller-Bridge has more than one reason for attending service in Fleabag, courtesy of BBC.

Fleabag Stage Play Streaming on Amazon Prime for Good Cause

Fleabag is one of the hottest shows in the world thanks to Amazon Prime. What began as a modest little show on BBC Three in the U.K. It exploded into a global phenomenon when Amazon started streaming it after its U.K. premiere. It turned its creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge into a household name and […]

Alucard and his allies consider their next move in this scene from Castlevania, courtesy of Netflix

Castlevania Review Season 3 A Dream Binge Watch for Moody Goth Teens

Castlevania season 3 is now on Netflix for at least a month. It's hugely popular, and not hard to see why. As ever, it's violent, bloody, gory and full of snarky wisecracks with some Gnosticism and moral ambiguity thrown in. It's a perfect show for moody Goths and angry teens – even adults who are […]

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"Doctor Who" Rewatch: Steven Moffat Pens New Amy Pond Scene [VIDEO]

Former Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has gone above and beyond again. For the global fan rewatch of his first episode as showrunner "The Eleventh Hour", he released a new bonus scene. The ever-prescient Radio Times, which has pretty much become Doctor Who's Pravda, reported the new scene. "The Raggedy Doctor" is a story from […]

"One Man, Two Guvnors" Review: Streaming, Pleasing James Corden Farce

The National Theatre is a British institution that stages some of the largest theatrical productions in the country. They also screen some productions in movie theatres later all over the world. Now they're offering a free stream of a play every week during the pandemic – the first this week is the 2011 production One […]

"Doctor Who": BBC Offers Fans Series 12 "Big Moments" Recap [VIDEO]

You knew this was coming. It was inevitable, really. Another Doctor Who compilation video on the show's official YouTube Channel. This time it's the "Series 12 Best of Moments" – and it's less than four minutes long! That's a bit of a surprise. It's like a quick flash with some commentary from showrunner Chris Chibnall […]