Solo movie: Fired directors’ Star Wars spin-off was ‘DARKER, gritty and GRIM’

It’s not really a secret that Howard ended up reshooting 70% of Solo after Chris Miller and Phil Lord were fired as directors by Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy. And now it turns out the improvised comedy duo, known for their light-hearted humour with 21 Jump Street and The LEGO Movie, actually had shot a very […]

High drama in store plus a stab at a classic: A selection of gripping & grim new thrillers

Getty Jo Nesbo has updated Macbeth to the 1970s MACBETH – Jo Nesbø (Hogarth, £20) ***** It is no easy task taking on the greatest English writer of all time and turning one of his best-loved plays into a thriller for the modern reader. Yet this is what Jo Nesbø attempts with Macbeth and the […]

Good Doctor: [Spoiler] Receives Grim Diagnosis in Finale Promo — Watch

Warning: The following contains spoilers from Monday’s episode of The Good Doctor. Looking for our recap? Click here. What. Just. Happened? The Good Doctor promised “one shocking ending” on Monday, and it delivered in the form of a cliffhanger involving Richard Schiff’s Dr. Aaron Glassman. As detailed at length in our recap (which you can read here), […]

Paul Merson makes GRIM prediction about Arsenal’s future: It's very worrying!

The Gunners failed to qualify for this season’s Champions League and look set to miss out on a top-four finish once again. Arsene Wenger’s side are 27 points behind league leaders Manchester City ahead of tonight’s clash between the two sides. Questions are being asked about Wenger’s future once again and Arsenal chiefs have reportedly […]

Turkish op in Afrin leaves ‘grim tally’ of children killed, ‘fleeing families’ in Syria – UNICEF

The number of children killed in Syria has risen dramatically over the past two weeks, according to UNICEF’s envoy in the country, who said youngsters have been hardest hit. “The grim tally of children killed in Syria in the past two weeks has increased daily as violence escalates in several areas across the country,” Fran […]

2017 car sales beat expectations, but 2018 looks grim

DETROIT — Most major automakers on Wednesday reported lower December U.S. sales and were forecasting weaker overall sales in 2018. But investors bid up shares in the sector on a bet that high-margin pickup trucks and SUVs will pull Detroit’s automakers through any downturn. The December numbers were above analyst expectations, lifting the shares of […]

Lost In Space: Grim SciFi RPG Deep Sky Derelicts Pulls No Punches

I knew we were in trouble when we encountered those renegade bots. Having just explored and cleared out a giant, derelict spacecraft, our energy reserves were running dangerously low. Our team had been pushing its luck, using up more energy than we should have, so I ordered my units to make a beeline for the […]

‘Mr. Robot’ Review: ‘Frederick and Tanya’ is a Grim Portrait of the Fallout

(We’re going to kickstart our weekly discussion of USA’s Mr. Robot season 3 by answering one simple question: who had the biggest mental breakdown in this week’s episode?) Sobering reminders of reality go hand-in-hand with Mr. Robot, and “Frederick and Tanya” is no exception. The episode has the thankless job of dealing with the aftermath of the Dark Army’s […]

PACIFIC GRIM 😬 🇷🇺

Questions about Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election and any ties to the Trump campaign are looming over the president’s upcoming trip to Asia and threatening to thwart his administration’s message, foreign policy watchers in the region say. The Trump administration has been planning the trip for months in hopes of progress on key policy […]

White House insiders paint a grim picture of Trump’s increasingly volatile behavior

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Some White House insiders and close associates of President Donald Trump have expressed concern about Trump’s behavior of late. Ongoing feuds with members of his own party have isolated Trump as he struggles to implement his agenda. Trump’s public fights on social media have only grown more intense including with members of his […]