'Serenity,' Joss Whedon's big screen sequel to the cult TV series 'Firefly'

Joss Whedon’s ‘Serenity’ on Peacock

Serenity (2005) – Joss Whedon’s short-lived TV series Firefly lasted a mere 14 episodes. Not nearly enough for the fans. So Whedon took it to the big screen and made a lively, humor-laden science fiction western. Nathan Fillion (Castle) is the former rebel soldier turned smuggler with his rough-and-tumble crew (including Gina Torres as his […]

Steve Zahn, Ryan Kwanten, Peter Dinklage, and Summer Glau star in the horror-fantasy comedy set in the Live Action Role Playing world

‘Knights of Badassdom’ – Nerds vs. demons on Amazon Prime

Knights of Badassdom (2013), a modest little horror comedy set in the fantasy gaming LARP (that’s Live Action Role Playing) culture, has a good time sending up its obsessive nerds and cosplay veterans gathered for a weekend championship of stage combat and mock-Shakespearean patter. Then it unleashes a succubus from hell on them. Actually it’s […]

Nathan Fillion leads the crew in Joss Whedon's short-lived series 'Firefly.'

Joss Whedon’s ‘Firefly’ on Hulu and Facebook Watch

Firefly: Complete Series, Joss Whedon’s short-lived foray into sci-fi television, was (purposely or not) sabotaged by Fox when it finally premiered on network TV. The 14 episodes (that’s counting the movie-length pilot as a single episode) were rearranged by the network brain trust, completely disrupting the carefully constructed narrative that he wove through the episodes […]