“Best. Ever.” is a weekly conglomeration of things that made my week. And there was much rejoicing. This week, Ghost Rider 2 will be moody, the Oscar hosts have been announced, two of my new favorite games, Google’s Dashboard, and Max Barry’s Machine Man goes to Hollywood.
This evening I watched the first episode of ABC’s new series, FlashForward, and I’m officially hooked. The concept is fresh, the cast is good, and I’m seriously loving this vibe, but I can’t shake that it’s all somehow familiar. Kind of like déjà vu on TV, but the truth is, that’s more than just a coincidence.
The fall slate of new television shows has been announced in Canada, and there are some interesting series making their debut. Read more for a quick peek at some of the most compelling shows coming to CTV, A channel, and Global Television.
Science fiction and film noir collide in Alex Proyas’ classic Dark City, which arrives this week in a fresh director’s cut, complete with extended footage and slightly enhanced visual effects. Also arriving this week on DVD is the dramatic comedy Smart People, Asian-horror knock-off One Missed Call, and comedy film-noir, Watching The Detectives.