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Welcome to Episode 90. Scott and I are back again with news and reviews.
Anne Hathaway movie Golossal
Hellboy 3 ????
James Cameron return to Terminator franchise
Supergirl/Flash cross over
Image turns 25
A darker Stranger Things
Is there going to be a Alien 5?
Plus comic reviews and comics from the 50 cent bin. Plus some much more.
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I had to read up a bit on this as I had left the Harry Potter universe behind after the last film. It appears there is a British play that is selling out in London called “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. “It ‘s doing so well in fact that ,of course, there is talk of putting it up on the big screen…..as a trilogy(Hopefully not the same type of trilogy as the Hobbit where they REALLY stretched the script).
By talk, I mean there are rumor’s of discussions of chat with the cast. Yep, it’s that damn firm. I would not mind seeing a story taking place years later and moving the story forward PROVIDED they did not re-hash the original series to death(Hi J.J!!!).
I think for the right amount of money(whether that involved being thrown into the money pile would remain to be seen) all of the actors would come back .If it was to begin , it would not be doing so until 2026(after the last Fantastic Beasts movie) and that’s plenty of time to either establish yourself in other acting roles, or thank god for the opportunity at a paycheck.
Before I finished this article I read directly from J.K Rowling’s twitter account that none of this will happen. She was quite emphatic about it ,which convinces me more then ever that it may in fact happen. See below for the harsh twitter denial.
Inspiration from the folks at Digital Spy via the folks at the “Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast”
This is probably one of the cooler articles I’ve read in the past few days. Imagine meeting someone who loves the Star Wars universe so much that they picked through frame by frame of the films and investigated who all the characters(both with speaking parts and not) and artifacts were…..and what they did. Our very own intergalactic ANCESTRY.com if you will….
Pablo has released two Visual Dictionaries so far. One for THE FORCE AWAKENS and one for ROGUE ONE along with 8 other books on the history of Star Wars looking at various niches involved in the making of the movies.
Thanks to Entertainment Weeklies “Behind the scenes on EW Radio for a very cool, unique interview.
Meet Lucasfilm’s Pablo Hidalgo, the Indiana Jones of ‘Star Wars’
I think this will end up being the best Wolverine movie of them all. I really do.I would suspect the folks from FOX are kicking their ass for not doing an R rated version of Wolverine before.
We get a much better look at X-23(Dafne Keen) and how much of a bad ass she really is .I suspect if this movie is a success you’ll see her getting a solo movie of her own which is why I think she is front and centre in this trailer. I have mentioned this before, but Patrick Steward and Hugh Jackman have such great chemistry I can’t see how this can be a critical failure. I also suspect it’s Patrick Stewart’s last part in the X-universe also…..
If Hugh Jackman decides to not play Logan again(I personally hope Ryan Reynolds talks him into a Deadpool/Logan movie)this should be a strong movie to go out on.I think after a few tosses in the money pile he’ll sign on though.
Logan is scheduled for release on Mar.13th
Well, Well, This is a disappointment.(Lifts symbolic bat).It appears some people got upset at the season premiere of The Walking Dead this year. Did you read the comics? Did you hear through the grapevine what happened? Did you think they were going to water down the most iconic scene in the history of the comic? No…Then what the fuck did you think was going to happen?(points bat).
That feeling of upset snowflakes caused the show runners to make some changes….to tone it to fuck down(shakes head).It must have a taken a whole bunch of white…. precious little snowflakes to get their attention.(smiles)
Gale Hurd wanted to confirm that the show” is not torture porn”. It’s not Gale. It’s really not. However, there was a sense that Negan was this hip bad ass that everyone was supposed to like…..and I don’t think they do anymore. No, No, sir I do not think they do at all. They now have a strong sense of respect, fear and caution with Negan that they did not have before. There are fucking rules…..and they need to follow those rules….
Lucille is an instrument of fear. She is a lesson teacher. She is the law. If you cannot handle the punishment for not following those rules then you should just continue to melt snowflake. I am fucking embarrassed that the show runners CHOSE to tuck tail on this issue(taps bat to ground)…..yes I am.
Thanks Variety for this fucking story….you followed the rules.
‘The Walking Dead’ Producers Toned Down Violence After Season Premiere Backlash
…..and I really don’t have a problem with it. Unknown to me, until reading a delightful article from whom I’m giving inspiration for this at the end ….not now…at the end, Stranger Things creators the Duffer Brothers did some work on his series “Wayward Pines”.
Seems he would not mind returning the favor. I’ve always been of the mind that M. Night (referenced henceforth as that)got a lot more grief then he deserved for the movies he made. I don’t think anything he did was ever going to top the cool surprise at the end of The Sixth Sense in 1999.I found his movies unique and quirky. Guess what? I also find Stranger things unique and quirky, so I think they would mesh together very well.
Stranger Things returns sometime is 2017.Paul Reiser (Don’t laugh, he played a pretty good baddy in Aliens remember?)and Sean Astin will be joining the cast this time around.I’d pay a couple of extra bucks to Netflix if they can work “Mr.Frodo” somewhere into that script.
Inspiration for this article(told you it was coming) from the stranger things at Digital Spy.
Watched the first two episodes of this over the last week and I think I’ll continue watching it…….for now. The basic synopsis for the show is Eric Beaumont(Luke Roberts) is a hostage and crisis negotiator. He and his team travel the globe not as law enforcement officials, but as “negotiators for hire” who get the call when folks would rather not have the police involved.
I found the second episode better than the first which is always a good sign for me. To me, there are obvious (and surreal) comparisons to CBS’s juggernaut “Criminal Minds”. Some of them are more blatant than others.(They basically outright try to copy the playful relationship between characters Penelope Garcia and Derek Morgan right down to the geeky glasses and playful flirting).
I have yet to have seen Luke Roberts in anything and he’s actually quite a good actor from what I have seen so far. The rest of the cast has a few stand outs. Actress Nazneen Contractor(playing Zara Hallam) is a great character actor who I have seen in a few shows.
They have already began some interesting subplots and I thought the idea for the episode 2 script was pretty original(minus the house switch. You know, the old “We think the victim is in one house and about to be saved, and she’s actually in another?”. Overall , I’ll probably give the first 10 episodes a look and go from there.
They really do have to stay away from the Criminal Minds clone trap though, and make it more clear they are not law enforcement. Because they sure did get treated as law enforcement a few times. It made the story work…..but made no sense.
Trailer below.Thanks Youtube..you complete me