V was a mini-series that first screened in 1983. Created by Kenneth Johnson, who also wrote, directed and produced such TV classics as “The Incredible Hulk,” “The Six Million Dollar Man,” “The Bionic Woman,” and “Alien Nation.”nnV, The Original Mini-Series, was highly successful and spawned a sequel mini-series, a weekly TV series. ABC rebooted the franchise in 2010 with a short-lived, two season TV series and recently there is news that Kenneth Johnson has indeed sold the movie rights to an interested party. So, in this episode we explain how and why we are going to look back on V’s past and its future.
Why does Japan get big movie releases much later than anywhere else, and sometimes not at all? Has the Matrix only just been released on VHS in New Zealand? And, oh yeah, we make predictions for Hellboy – a film which neither of us can believe we haven’t seen yet.