Creative COW Blogs https://blogs.creativecow.net/ Creative COW Blogs, brought to you from media professionals world wide. Working in the effects, film, video, and broadcast industries around the globe. en-us Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:00:00 GMT PHP Script webmaster@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net John Wick: Chapter 2 - Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14568/john-wick-chapter-2-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14568/john-wick-chapter-2-review In this week's Now Playing Movie reviews on The HMC, John Wick: Chapter 2. Keanu Reeves is back as John Wick in this sequel to the knock out surprise kick ass hit of 2014. This time around he's got a new dog, and some new frenemies. Strap in tight cause this ride is fast from the jump. After John Wi Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:24:24 GMT The Walking Dead Ep 709 "Rock in the Road" - Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14567/the-walking-dead-ep-709-rock-in-the-road-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14567/the-walking-dead-ep-709-rock-in-the-road-review The Walking Dead is back! So is The HMC with our weekly series, We Talk Dead. This week we review the midseason premiere, Episode 9, Rock in the Road. Rick and the gang are back and they are recruiting! It's gonna take more than just the gang at Alexandria to take on Negan and the Saviors. Roll call Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:45:06 GMT Taboo Ep 6 Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14566/taboo-ep-6-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14566/taboo-ep-6-review This week on The Harold & Maudecast TV Reviews, the FX Series Taboo Episode 6. Things are heating up for James Delaney (literally) as he has to scramble his ragtag crew together to move his newly manufactured gunpowder after his factory is discovered by the Company. As we know, betrayal doesn't sit Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:44:07 GMT Taboo Ep 5 Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14565/taboo-ep-5-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14565/taboo-ep-5-review The good folks at The Harold & Maudecast are back with their weekly recap of the FX Network series, Taboo, starring Tom Hardy. This week, Episode 5. Up for a duel at dawn? James Delaney is, and the result is a surprising twist. Meanwhile a raiding they will go, looking to recover the stolen goods fr Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:43:27 GMT EP 289 The Good Neighbor Review + Taboo Ep 1.4 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14564/ep-289-the-good-neighbor-review-taboo-ep-14 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14564/ep-289-the-good-neighbor-review-taboo-ep-14 This week on The Harold & Maudecast we review The Good Neighbor starring James Caan and recap FX Network's Taboo, Episode 4, starring Tom Hardy. ​ The Good Neighbor is a psychological thriller about a pair of mischievous high school kids (Logan Miller, Keir Gilchrist) who create the illusion of a Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:42:34 GMT Lego Batman Movie Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14563/lego-batman-movie-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14563/lego-batman-movie-review Batman is back! This time in the Lego universe in, The Lego Batman Movie from Warner Bros. There are big changes brewing in Gotham, but if Batman (Will Arnett) wants to save the city from the Joker's hostile takeover, he may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, j Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:41:05 GMT NAB For Free: How BCPC is Eliminating Financial Barriers for Trade Shows https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14559/nab-for-free-how-bcpc-is-eliminating-financial-barriers-for-trade-shows https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14559/nab-for-free-how-bcpc-is-eliminating-financial-barriers-for-trade-shows My first time attending the NAB Show (the National Association of Broadcasters, the largest trade show our industry has all year) I stayed in Las Vegas for a week and came away feeling connected. All the people I’d met through the internet ended up being real people with interesting stories and us Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:54:40 GMT Split - Movie Review & M. Night Shyamalan Tribute https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14557/split-movie-review-m-night-shyamalan-tribute https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14557/split-movie-review-m-night-shyamalan-tribute This week on The Harold & Maudecast we review M. Night Shyamalan's latest film, Split. 7.5/10 on our Justice & Doom movie meter. Split stars James McAvoy, Betty Buckley and Anya Taylor-Joy. For Split, Shyamalan and Blum reassemble their core team from The Visit, including producer Marc Bienstock and Sat, 04 Feb 2017 02:11:05 GMT The Walking Dead Telltale Series - A New Frontier 1&2 Reviews https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14556/the-walking-dead-telltale-series-a-new-frontier-12-reviews https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14556/the-walking-dead-telltale-series-a-new-frontier-12-reviews Confessions of a Basement Dweller Hosted by Jake Essoe In this episode of "Confessions of a Basement Dweller", Jake Essoe of The HMC reviews the highly anticipated next installment of Telltale's The Walking Dead Series - "A New Frontier" Episodes 1 & 2. This is the third season of the on going story Sat, 04 Feb 2017 02:09:29 GMT Taboo Ep 3 Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14555/taboo-ep-3-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14555/taboo-ep-3-review The Harold & Maudecast recaps FX Network's Taboo, Season 1, Episode 3. When last we left James Delaney (Tom Hardy) he was lying in the filthy streets of London after narrowing escaping death at the hands of an assassin's knife. Delaney awakes to find himself strapped to a gurney at the mercy of the Sat, 04 Feb 2017 02:08:21 GMT Arrival - Movie Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14554/arrival-movie-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14554/arrival-movie-review Continuing The Harold & Maudecast's movie review series, 2016 Award Season Contenders, ARRIVAL, starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker. Directed by Denis Villeneuve (PRISONERS, SICARIO) written by Eric Heisserer (WARRIOR). Linguistics Professor, Louise Banks (Adams) and Mathematician Sat, 04 Feb 2017 02:07:41 GMT I'm Not a Serial Killer - Now Streaming Movie Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14553/im-not-a-serial-killer-now-streaming-movie-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14553/im-not-a-serial-killer-now-streaming-movie-review Now Streaming on your favorite VOD service, IM NOT A SERIAL KILLER, the 2016 horror/crime thriller starring Max Records, Laura Fraser and Christopher Lloyd. In a small Midwestern town, a troubled teen with homicidal tendencies must hunt down and destroy a supernatural killer whilst keeping his own i Sat, 04 Feb 2017 02:06:36 GMT Taboo Ep 1 - Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14552/taboo-ep-1-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14552/taboo-ep-1-review Penny Dreadful fans never fear! There's a new show in town and it's smarter, grittier and has Tom Hardy and Ridley Scott on board. Taboo premiered this week on FX. We dive into the filthy streets of 1814 London with our review. Visit www.thehmcnetwork.com for more TV, movie, game reviews and other p Sat, 04 Feb 2017 02:05:23 GMT Assassin's Creed Movie Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14551/assassins-creed-movie-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14551/assassins-creed-movie-review The Harold & Maudecast reviews the Now Playing film, ASSASSIN'S CREED produced by and starring Michael Fassbender, based on the Ubisoft video game. Just as he thinks he's about to go straight to hell, convicted murderer and death row inmate Callum Lynch (Fassbender) finds himself the lab rat of a my Sat, 04 Feb 2017 02:04:21 GMT The Magnificent Seven - Now Streaming Movie Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14550/the-magnificent-seven-now-streaming-movie-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14550/the-magnificent-seven-now-streaming-movie-review On Now Streaming Reviews on The HMC, THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, the 2016 reboot of the 1960 classic western of the same name starring Steve McQueen and Yul Brynner. The town of Rose Creek has been taken over by gold digging bad guy, Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Saarsgard) who besides forcing the townspeople Sat, 04 Feb 2017 02:03:09 GMT Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - Movie Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14549/rogue-one-a-star-wars-story-movie-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14549/rogue-one-a-star-wars-story-movie-review The Harold & Maudecast review the film, ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY, Directed by Gareth Edwards, Written by Chris Weitz (screenplay), Tony Gilroy (screenplay), starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Donnie Yen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker and Mads Mikkelsen. A long time ago Sat, 04 Feb 2017 02:01:38 GMT BATMAN - Telltale Series Episode 5: 'City of Light' - Game Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14548/batman-telltale-series-episode-5-city-of-light-game-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14548/batman-telltale-series-episode-5-city-of-light-game-review In this episode of Confessions of a Basement Dweller, Jake Essoe reviews the final episode Telltale's Batman Series, BATMAN The Telltale Series Episode 5: 'City of Light'. In Episode 5, the leader of the Children of Arkham prepares to execute the final act of a plan to destroy the Wayne family name, Sat, 04 Feb 2017 02:00:33 GMT HMC's Walking Dead Midseason Finale Review "Boots on the Ground" https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14547/hmcs-walking-dead-midseason-finale-review-boots-on-the-ground https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14547/hmcs-walking-dead-midseason-finale-review-boots-on-the-ground In this week's episode of The Harold & Maudecast's We Talk Dead, a review of The Walking Dead midseason finale, Episode 708 "Hearts Still Beating". Happy now TWD Fans? We told you to look on the bright side cause things always get better. There's a lot to talk about in the midseason finale of The Wa Sat, 04 Feb 2017 01:59:28 GMT Request The Assets You Need At Motion Array https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14546/request-the-assets-you-need-at-motion-array https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14546/request-the-assets-you-need-at-motion-array Stock sites are chock full of assets. You can find After Effects templates, stock music, and all sorts of other assets strewn across a wide range of sites. In fact, there are likely thousands and thousands of potential choices for every kind of asset you might be looking for. Wouldn’t it be great Tue, 31 Jan 2017 22:53:10 GMT The Moment I Knew https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14544/the-moment-i-knew https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14544/the-moment-i-knew I didn't go to film school. I didn't even go to college. I am one of the very rare few that always knew they wanted to be a film/video editor. Most film editors start off aspiring to be something different in the industry, but end up eventually falling into editing and deciding to stay. Nope. Not me Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:43:04 GMT