Posts by: CultBox Editor

Sherlock: Steven Moffat on the future of the show

Following the most recent series of Sherlock, that left things in stasis at the start of the year, there’s a sense that the show is going to be left for a longer gap than usual before all concerned pick it back up again. Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat all have to...

BBC One launches an already-acclaimed Christmas short film

BBC One is building up to Christmas with a brand new short film, that’s already winning over audiences. Entitled The Supporting Act, it’s an animated piece of work about a father and his daughter, with the latter preparing for a talent content. The father, seemingly not engaged with the work that she’s doing. You can...

Stranger Things season 3 now confirmed

In a surprise to nobody on the planet, Netflix has ordered a third season of its phenomenally successful supernatural drama, Stranger Things. The second season has proven to be a huge hit for the streaming service, with around 15m said to have watched the first episode of the new run in the US alone, within...

The Mysterious Cities Of Gold: the whole series for under £4!

How’s this for a bargain? Those of us of a certain age will have had the chance to enjoy the first run of the superb The Mysterious Cities Of Gold on UK TV. It ran on a weekly basis on BBC One, in the children’s TV slot. And even beyond the iconic theme tune, it...

Doctor Who: special The Peter Capaldi Years boxset on the way

Once this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special, Twice Upon A Time, is done and dusted, it’ll bring down the curtain on Peter Capaldi’s era as the much-loved Time Lord. Since his first appearance – briefly – in Day Of The Doctor, he’s recorded three series as the Doctor. And those adventures are now set to...

Mindhunter: season 2 ordered by Netflix

Part-overseen by the director of films such as Seven and Zodiac, Mr David Fincher, Mindhunter has been an acclaimed hit for Netflix since it launched a month or two back. Created by Joe Penhall, and starring Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv and Hannah Gross, the crime drama is now set to return. Netflix has...

Doctor Who Christmas special: a surprising moment is set to end in tears

We’re just under a month away from Peter Capaldi’s final outing in the TARDIS, as he hands over the Doctor Who mantle to Jodie Whittaker in Twice Upon A Time. This year’s Yuletide special is set to test the tear ducts given that it bids farewell to Capaldi. But according to Jo Whiley, who’s made...

American Gods’ head writers have just quit

Things were going too well. The television adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods has been one of the screen highlights of the year. But ahead of season two of the show, we now learn that its two head writers have quit, following disputes with the production company behind it. Bryan Fuller and Michael Green had...