REVIEW: FILTHY RICH – SEASON 2

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MAIN CAST

Miriama Smith (Power Rangers Dino Thunder)
Emma Fenton (Bridge to Terabithia)
Taylor Hall (Venus and Mars)
Alex Tarrant (800 Words)
Josh McKenzie (Power Rangers Megaforce)
Elizabeth Hawthorne (Cleopatra 2525)
Luciane Buchanan (The Blue Rose)
Shushila Takao (The Last Saint)
Mike Edward (Power Rangers Ninja Steel)
Siobhan Page (Power Rangers Jungle Fury)
Thereasa Healey (Jubilee)
Mark Mitchinson (Power Rangers Dino Charge)
Bonnie Soper (The Map Reader)

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RECURRING / NOTABLE GUEST CAST

Xana Tang (Power Rangers Dino Charge)
Matthew Walker (Home and Away)
Tania Anderson (We’re Here To Help)
Becky MCEwan (Fork)
Joe Folau (King Kong)
Christel Chapman (Auckward Love)
Katrina Browne (POwer Rangers Ninja Storm)
Teuila Blakely (Samoan Wedding)
Emily Robins (Slide)
Taylor Barrett (Ash vs Evil Dead)
Jay Saussey (Hercules and The Lost Kigndom)
Calvin Tuteao (Once Were Warriors)
Kirk Torrance (Tatau)

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By comparison, the Truebridge family in new drama series, Filthy Rich  seem positively plebeian with their one swimming pool and regular old champagne.  The premise is this one of New Zealand’s wealthiest men has died and left shares in his business to his three illegitimate children.  It throws diverse characters together and is infused with ready-made tension and conflict. Season 1 ended with Savannah being thrown off a building by fisher, this season picks up directly after those events and she surprisingly survived it, but is In a bad way eventually learning to walk again and is back on her feet in a few episode’s, thou that may be stretching actual logic,, the show still remains an intriguing show with brady scheming and trying to get back on the top.filthy-rich-s2-ep4e34565315966531596_jpg_2017-08-01T21_00_13+12_00We also have Savannah being a double agent of sorts to try and get revenge on fisher. with shocking scandals, a few deaths, this show still brings the drama and shows it has staying power, with a shocking season 2 ending hopefully we get a third year only time will tell.

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REVIEW: FILTHY RICH – SEASON 1

 


MAIN CAST

Miriama Smith (Power Rangers Dino Thunder)
Emma Fenton (Bridge to Terabithia)
Taylor Hall (Venus and Mars)
Josh McKenzie (Power Rangers Megaforce)
Elizabeth Hawthorne (Cleopatra 2525)
Luciane Buchanan (The Blue Rose)
Shushila Takao (The Last Saint)
Mike Edward (Power Rangers Operation Overdrive)
Erroll Shand (Deathgasm)
Cristina Serban Ionda (Out of Season)
Jodie Rimmer (Young Hercules)
Siobhan Page (Power Rangers Jungle Fury)

RECURRING / NOTABLE GUEST CAST

Nick Davies (Coverband)
Tania Anderson (We’re Here To Help)
Carl Bland (The Warrior’s Way)
Jay Simon (Shortland Street)
Joe Folau (King Kong)
Emily Robins (The Elephant Princess)
Jared Turner (Underworld 3)
Simon Prast (When Love Comes)
Thereasa Healey (Jubilee)
Mark Mitchinson (Power Rangers Dino Charge)

By comparison, the Truebridge family in new drama series, Filthy Rich  seem positively plebeian with their one swimming pool and regular old champagne.  The premise is this one of New Zealand’s wealthiest men has died and left shares in his business to his three illegitimate children.  It throws diverse characters together and is infused with ready-made tension and conflict.

The rich man’s widow Brady Truebridge (Miriama Smith), is a woman so unpleasant and aggressive she could start a fight in a Buddhist retreat.  She’s obviously less than delighted about her dead husband’s illegitimate kids, “stray sperm that should have met a sodding condom”, is her verdict. Brady’s stepson John Junior (Josh McKenzie) does nothing to warm you to the wealthy.  He’s all  overt displays of wealth and a moral compass so non-existent he barely blinks when he realises he’s slept with his half-sister.  I’d say he’s a cliché, but I’ve seen rich kids on Instagram and, based on that, he actually feels sadly convincing.

Into this nest of designer-clad vipers, walk Savannah, Vader and Joe – the three illegitimate kids. Their differing attitudes towards the inheritance quickly become apparent, with Savannah after more cash and Joe only interested in finding out about his own birth mother.  Meanwhile, laid back Vader just seems to go with the flow, but considering he’s impersonating his critically ill foster brother…well he’s got his own problems.

It feels a little bit soapy in parts and at times Brady Truebridge put me in mind of Elizabeth Hurley in The Royals, in terms of fierce matriarchs.  And that’s not really a good thing.  It also has its predictable moments – only someone who has never watched television would have failed to predict Vader’s injured brother impostor storyline. But it’s fun.  It’s got pantomime evil characters, lots of glossy settings and plenty of secrets and conflicts in the offing.  It’s also a 20 episode series so there’s plenty of time to develop the story. Renewed for a second series which means there’s more drama to come
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REVIEW: POWER RANGERS: MEGAFORCE (SEASON 20)

CAST

Andrew M. Gray (Wicked Stepbrother)
Ciara Hanna (Blood Lake0
John Mark Loudermilk (Bad Night)
Christina Masterson (Deadgirl)
Azim Rizk (The Republic of Two)
Shailesh Prajapati (The Dark Horse)
Ian Harcourt (Black Sheep)

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RECURRING / NOTABLE GUEST CAST

Geoff Dolan (Wendy Wu)
Estevez Gillespie (Shortland Street)
Mark Mitchinson (The Hobbit)
Anthony Ray Parker (The Frighteners)
Jason Hood (Underworld 3)
Joel Tobeck (Sleeping Beauty)
Josh McKenzie (Filthy rich)
Kelson Henderson (Ash vs Evil Dead)
Sophie Henderson (Fantail)
Delaney Tabron (Deathgasm)

the_power_is_on___power_rangers_2017_movie_v2_by_bilico86-da2fbboMegaforce features Gosei, a supernatural being who has protected the earth for centuries with his robotic assistant, Tensou. But when the evil Warstar aliens begin their massive invasion, Gosei calls upon five teenagers with attitude to form the ultimate team…The Power Rangers Megaforce! When the teens morph into Power Rangers, they gain superhuman strength, agility, and mastery over martial arts. In addition to defending earth against the Warstar aliens, other monstrous factions emerge to challenge the Mega Rangers. Under the leadership of a malevolent alien, toxic beasts rise from their slimy underground lair to attack the Earth and a ruthless robot army launches an offensive from their deep sea compound. In order to face these new threats, the Power Rangers Megaforce unlock powerful battle modes to fight their adversaries.1280x720-6O520 years of Power Rangers wont actually be celebrated until season 21,  but this season is still fun despite Red Ranger Troy showing very little emotion. The Highlight of course is the introduction of Robo Knight and his quest to seek the meaning of what it is to be human. His conflict with Metal Alice is wonderful.o-POWER-RANGERS-MEGAFORCE-facebookVrak is also an excellent villain, his constant upgrades slowly erodes away his consciousness as he becomes more and more evil.