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TPCCafe Ep 93 Oh I Pinched My B_LLS

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Well once again Scott and I are back to give some news and laughs. Okay maybe not so many laughs. Coming from Comic Fever in lovely Edmonton.

Saudi Arabia first Comic Con

Predator Starts Filming

Jurassic World ?

DC Comics/Looney Tunes

Infinity Wars

Inhuman casting

Flash

Negan T-shirts

Comic Reviews, From the 50 cent bin and What You Talking About

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Movie Monday: “The Surface”

Hey gang welcome back to Movie Monday.

I thought I bring you this interesting short film I found on Youtube on the The CGBros channel.

In a grim apocalyptic future where mankind lives underground, a woman struggles to save her son from dying of mechanical lung failure. After all other options fail, her only hope is to venture to the desolate surface and face the ferocious monsters that drove mankind below!

Source: Youtube, The CGBros

Killer frost – Rebirth – DC – Single issue- Review

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Co-Writer: Steve Orlando & Jody Houser

Artist: Mirka Andolfo

Colorist : Arif Prianto

Letterer: Clayton Cowles

There’s nothing harder than staying on the straight and narrow when  those around you want you to fall flat on your face.

I suppose I should back up here for a moment. This particular issue fits into the DC Universe timeline after JLA VS Suicide Squad 6 issue series and BEFORE the new JLA Rebirth title. Now back to it.

This is a one off story on the “Rebirth” of Caitlin Snow and her “testing” of sorts by Amanda Waller to see if she can push her just far enough to make her go back to her old ways, while Caitlin tries to stay on the side of the angels. I enjoyed this JLA epilogue story more than I did  the one about the Atom that came out a few weeks ago. This one gave a much more in depth look into who this newest member of the JLA was going to be……and the challenges a team atmosphere may bring for her. Sometimes wanting to do good…..doesn’t mean you WILL do good.

Writers Steve Orlando and Jody Houser wrote a nicely plotted story that was designed to break Caitlin Snow and test her to her limits. In many ways it was also a story of fighting addiction, of fighting oneself .This was definitely a story more about the human Caitlin snow then the villain Killer Frost. If you’ve ever watched “OZ” or “PRISON BREAK” you’ll be a fan of this read.

Mirka Andolfo was able to draw a softer side to Caitlyn snow which I think added to the redemption involved with this story. Amanda Waller looked a little rougher with how she was drawn(Almost like a mini Kingpin) but it added to her gruffness she needed to display for this issue to work.

Colorist Arif Prianto finished with lots of shades of blues and oranges, which I think had the intention to create a sense of contrast of redemption and recidivism.

The book gave us a nice bridge to the new JLA series so mission accomplished.

P.S Bonus pic of lovely Danielle Panabaker of FLASH fame.

 

 

 

Billions- 2 nd Season Trailer

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I knew what I was getting into ……before I even got into it. Have you ever seen a trailer for a show, and you knew that there was no WAY this show was going to be a dud? You looked at the cast…….you looked at the writers……you looked at the thesis of the show, and just knew you were about to see nothing but quality?

That’s where my head was with “BILLIONS” before I saw it.This series delves into the uber dark world of wall street trading and the consequences faced by those left behind…….both in the money world and the legal world.

Starring Damian Lewis(Nicholas Brody- Homeland, for which he won an Emmy) and Paul Giamatti(John Adams- John Adams, A masterpiece of American political history)as the ying and yang of the business world. These two seem built specifically as the “frenemies” of each other. So much in common, yet so far apart ideologically. Rounding out the cast is Maggie Siff( Sons of Anarchy),Malin Maria Akerman(Silk Spectre2- Watchman),and David Costabile(Breaking Bad).

If you haven’t watched the first season you still have time as the second season does not start until Feb.19th.I believe it’s on Netflix or Showtime on demand.

Here’s the Season 2 Trailer

Joss, The fate of Firefly is in your hands now. No Pressure…….

 

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Reports are in that FOX might be okay with starting FIREFLY back up again. On one condition. Mr.Joss Whedon is involved. I’ve of two minds on this one.FOX could be just blowing smoke up everyone’s butts by suggesting that they would do it if Joss came back OR they may be extending an olive branch to see how far it grows out. I really hope it’s the latter.

Obviously a reboot would be missing a few characters. The late Ron Glass” Shepard” and DOA in the movie “Serentity”actor Alan Tudyk”Hoban Washburne”.Nathan Fillion and Alan are actually working on a web series right now called”Con Man” and I suspect if one was in, the other might join on also.

Gina Torres just did a stint on “Westworld” but I think her other engagements are relatively open and I would be surprised if she turned down the opportunity. I’m slowly talking myself into it folks.

Thanks to the “The Verge” for the source material.

http://www.theverge.com/2017/2/10/14576156/fox-firefly-reboot-joss-whedon-serenity

TPCCafe 92 Behind The Comic Door

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Well the count down to 100 is starting with episode 92. This show Scott and I talk about all kinds of geeky news. We review Attack from the Fifty cent pin and we have our What You Talking about also.

Bryan Singer and the X-Men Pilot

Boycotting Marvel

Super Bowel Trailers

Grimm

Common as John Stewart

Marvel Doing Their Own Rebirth

Cable casting

Plus casing news on Supergirl

Top Ten Robots According to Marvel

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TPCCafe Yeah We Talked About That Already

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Hey gang after a couple of months of debauchery Paul is back. This show Paul and I just catch up on all the pop culture news that we had not had the time to talk about about. So just bare with us and hope to old geeks geeking out.

Paul gives his thoughts on Justice League Dark

Talk about Ben Affeck not directing Batman

Flash

Arrow

Legends of Tomorrow

Our picks for Comic of 2016

Interested in contacting the show. Send a email to thepopculturecafe@gmail.com

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Oh Paul was just working. NO debauchery

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