Beauty and the Beast – Final Trailer

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Here is the final trailer for Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”. It’s being released Mar.17th, but I’m not sure that is such a great idea. It’s got a very” Christmasy”(Not a real word, and shame on me)   feel to it with the snow and Victorian vibe . Would probably do better during the Christmas season.

That said, it is a live action Beauty and the Beast starring Emma Watson and well…..he’s beast. There’s an actor there(actor Dan Stevens)but he’s simply….the beast. Rounding out the cast is the voices of(for most of the film anyway)Sir Ian McKellan, Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci, Josh Gad and a whole host of others. It’s going to do just fine.

I do hope after this though they put the concept of Beauty and the Beast……back in the vault for many, many years.

Films out Mar.17th.Enjoy

Teri Hatcher to join Supergirl

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It’s real…..and it’s spectacular. (Shout out to Seinfeld there)It appears Teri Hatcher will be joining the 2nd season of Supergirl. I’m going to hold my opinion until I actually see who she is playing ,but I feel that it is getting a bit cheesy how every person who ever played in the Superman universe seems to be getting a part on the show.

Unless they hire Gene Hackman next…….then I take everything back.

Early word is that she will play the big bad for the season. I still don’t think she’ll be able to get a seat at Sigourney Weavers table after her turn in the Defenders, but I am curious where they might be going with it.

I read this a whole bunch of places so no gets the nod this time around. Sorry EW, Vulture, TV line. No thanks for you!!!(Still shouting out to Seinfeld)

Cheers folks

Edit: My apologies folks. It appears I posted a pic of her in lingerie. I’ll fix that……later. Relax ladies, my lingerie pics are coming……

Grimm Fairy Tales – Day of The Dead Issue #1 – A few thoughts

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I was a bit apprehensive when I saw the title of this book as I am a bit “zombied out” at this point .I was pleasantly surprised when I read along and realized it was a story of the “other” zombies. Those born(died?) of the occult.

The basic synopsis of the story is that heroine Mary Medina(A very attractively drawn dead raiser in her own right) has been sent a mysterious message summoning her to New Orleans(n’orleans to the locals),and it doesn’t take long for her to find out that danger is awaiting her once she gets there. This is part 1 of a 6 part series.

I liked this book for the most part and will be picking up part 2 because I’m curious about where the story of Mary Medina(does she have a code name? None that I saw.) is going. You can read more of her history in Grimm Fairy Tales #114 but they do  a pretty good job of giving you a brief history of her here. I think this very important to cover when you have a new series of a previously featured character. A wise man once said “Every comic is some ones first”…..it was Stan Lee…he was the wise man :/.

The art was beautifully done by Allan Otero. I couldn’t draw a bath, but I’m surprised why Marvel or DC hasn’t enlisted his talents at some point. I’ve seen much less appealing (to me…all things subjective)art in their books then what he has on display in this book. Hell, even his clothes creases look well done.:)

Writer Dawn P. Marquez tells an interesting first part of this story. Good introspection of the character and where she feels she is at in the world….and where she may want to be. Dawn was also able to show a sense of vulnerability and uncertainty both in her characters confidence, and her powers.

There were a few things that stood out for me as head scratcher .Mardi Gras didn’t seem all that busy. A more fleshed out crowd during those panels would have been more realistic. Plus, the flasher (buy the book to find out if it’s a he or she. That’s called a “hook” folks;))probably would have been a bit drunker before the flashing went down. Then again…..Mardi Gras. Also, being New Orleans it would have been nice to have more references to local landmarks as the action moved from area to area(Only Bourbon Street was mentioned)

As mentioned earlier I’ll buy Part 2 to see where the story goes next. I believe it’s on Sale in March. Check Zenescopes site for full details.

Cheers until next time

Story: Joe Brusha

Art: Allan Otero

Writer: Dawn P.Marquez

Letters: Kurt Hathaway

Colors: Erick Arciniega

 

Lord of The Rings 15th Anniversary was yesterday.

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I remember the first time I saw the original trailer for LORD OF THE RINGS : FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING. A hush fell over the theatre and I knew then that it was a beginning of a pretty cool cinematic journey.

Although I wasn’t a fan in some ways of “The Hobbit” ,the original trilogy was a classic that I believe will stand up ever 50 years from now.  That first movie was not very high on CGI, and although they had a solid story to work with ,the chemistry that pretty much all the cast had on screen made it something really special.

Seems the lads got back together to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the release with some fun and shenanigans. Shame all the cast could not make it, but this looked to be a lot of fun.

Link article courtesy of our brothers from another mother at Entertainment Weekly.

Orlando Bloom, Elijah Wood, and more ‘LOTR’ cast members had a mini reunion