It's been two years since a fighting game topped the videogame sales charts, but Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment landed a one-two punch with "Injustice: Gods Among Us" last month and a reboot…
Syfy's multi-platform event “Defiance” on Monday drew the best ratings for a scripted series premiere on the network in years. Nielsen estimates that the two-hour debut averaged 2.7 million viewers…
Strip away the jargon, and this Syfy series has been developed in concert with an online game, offering a modern variation on "He-Man" cartoons that pushed toys.
"Defiance" is an apt title for a venture that defies the traditional programming playbook.
While J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot and Valve Software are planning to develop films around the developer's "Half-Life" and "Portal" franchises, Trion Worlds and Syfy have a warning for them: It's not as…
Syfy has tapped a helmer for its upcoming vidgame-linked series "Defiance": Scott Stewart, best known as the director of two recent fantasy pics starring Paul Bettany, "Priest" and "Legion."
Like a general steeped in tradition, Edward Zwick sticks to what he knows. While action filmmaking largely has become the domain of comicbooks, CGI, camp and cartoon violence, Zwick's version is a…
A potentially exceptional story is told in a flatly unexceptional manner in "Defiance." True-life yarn of a band of Jewish brothers who led a small but resilient resistance movement against the Nazis…
John Patrick Shanley has set himself an unenviable challenge, creating a worthy follow-up to his wildly successful Tony and Pulitzer winner, "Doubt." But while "Defiance" is an absorbing work…
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