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Glen Weldon on What If and Robin

'What If...?' Gives The Marvel Cinematic Universe An Animated Banger Of A Remix Glen Weldon NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour August 11, 2021 https://www.npr.org/2021/08/11/1026349894/what-if-gives-the-marvel-cinematic-universe-an-animated-banger-of-a-remix     Batman's Sidekick Robin Comes Out. It Makes Sense, If You Were Paying Attention ·   Glen Weldon ·   NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour August 10, 2021 ...
Tags: Comics, Npr, Robin, Glen Weldon, Mike Rhode


Emma Stone Will Return for a ‘Cruella’ Sequel

Emma Stone will be returning as iconic Disney villain Cruella de Vil for a sequel to their recent live-action exploration of the character. Deadline reports that the star has closed her deal with Disney and that the deal includes provisions that would keep both parties happy should Cruella 2 end up in a similar day and date with Disney+ situation that the first film did. This is the crucial paragraph of their story because Disney’s in a tornado of sh*t right now due to their decision to rele...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Dwayne Johnson, Disney, Emma Stone, Scarlett Johansson, Warner Bros, Johnson, Cruella de Vil, Stone, Johansson, MCU, Cruella, Cruella Sequel, Emma Stone Will Return


NPR returns to Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

'The Lorax' Warned Us 50 Years Ago, But We Didn't Listen Elizabeth Blair   Morning Edition August 12, 2021 https://www.npr.org/2021/08/12/1026385429/the-lorax-dr-seuss https://ondemand.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/npr/me/2021/08/20210812_me_the_lorax_warned_us_50_years_ago_but_we_didnt_listen.mp3 https://www.npr.org/transcripts/1026385429 [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Npr, Mike Rhode, Elizabeth Blair


Cavna on The Suicide Squad characters; Betancourt on What If?

Sylvester Stallone as a shark king? A guide to nine oddball characters in 'The Suicide Squad.' [in print as DC's squad of quirky superhero characters] Michael Cavna Washington Post August 10, 2021 , p. C1-2 online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2021/08/08/suicide-squad-pete-davidson-blackguard-stallone-king-shark/ What to know about 'What If...?,' the Marvel series that features Chadwick Boseman's voice [in print as 'Wha...
Tags: Comics, Washington, Suicide Squad, Sylvester Stallone, Chadwick Boseman, Betancourt, Mike Rhode, David Betancourt, Michael Cavna Washington Post


Goodwyn Cartoons 8/11/21

View Online version EDITORIAL CARTOONS Welcome to this (usually) twice-monthly newsletter containing a sampling of nonsense, satire and commentary in the form of the latest Goodwyn editorial cartoons .   Newsletter signup - just say "subscribe" August 11, 2021 [Author: Mike Rhode]
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More To Come 478: Flashback Convention Interviews [Carla Speed McNeil, Hartley Lin, Marguerite Bennett]

More To Come 478: Flashback Convention Interviews [Carla Speed McNeil, Hartley Lin, Marguerite Bennett] Reid, Calvin, Heidi McDonald and Kate Fitzsimons. 2021. PW Comics World: More To Come  08/06/2021 https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/podcasts/index.html?channel=2&podcast=1149 This week on More to Come, a flashback to convention interview highlights from the days of live conventions: Heidi in...
Tags: Comics, New York, Kate, Baltimore, Calvin, Heidi, Carla Speed McNeil, Mike Rhode, Marguerite Bennett, Ethan Rilly, Pope Hats, Kate Fitzsimons, DC Bombshells, Young Frances, Hartley Lin, Carla Speed McNeil Hartley Lin Marguerite Bennett


Explosive New Series on ABC

"It's out of this world."Land of the Giants comic book ad, 1960s - Aurora model kit based on the science fiction tv show on ABC. Published in Captain Action #5.- - - - - - - - - -Home / Ads [Author: Ted Ignacio]
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IdolMaster: Cinderella Girls Starlight Stage Adds Haruhi Content & Dance

The IdolMaster franchise is collaborating with the legendary Haruhi as smartphone game IdolMaster: Cinderella Girls Starlight Stage has been gifted both songs and outfits for players to try out, the combination of IdolMaster and Haruhi being something that enthusiasts likely never expected to see. Both the classic “Hare Hare Yukai” and “Bouken Deshou Deshou?” were […]
Tags: Games, Music, Marketing, Smartphones, Dancing, Anime, Bandai Namco, Haruhi, Hare Yukai, [email protected], Gacha, Casuals, Bouken Deshou Deshou


Spike Lee Docuseries ‘NYC EPICENTERS’ Sets Its Premiere Date

We’re coming up on the twentieth anniversary of the September 11 attacks next month, and in the lead-up to it, HBO is broadcasting a four-part Spike Lee documentary entitled NYC EPICENTERS 9/11 -> 2021½. WarnerMedia has issued a press release announcing that NYC EPICENTERS 9/11 -> 2021½ will air over the course of four weekends, beginning on Sunday, August 22, continuing the next two Sundays, and ending on Saturday, September 11, 2021. The four-part docuseries seeks to form a mosaic of New Y...
Tags: Hbo, TV, New York, Movies, News, New York City, America, Brooklyn, Kkk, Spike Lee, Andrew Cuomo, Black Lives Matter, Anthony Fauci, Charlottesville, New York State, Ku Klux Klan


‘MacGruber’ Series Has the Good Taste to Cast Billy Zane

The game may have changed, but the players are still the same. MacGruber is getting his own streaming series with the cult comedy’s three leads returning. On top of that, none other than Billy Zane is coming to play. Variety reports that Zane will play the series’ heavy, who has the memorable name Brigadier Commander Enos Queeth, replacing the previously cast Mickey Rourke. From Rourke to Zane As a big MacGruber fan (from day 1, I might add), I think adding Zane to the big ol’ pot of MacGr...
Tags: Movies, News, Laurence Fishburne, Kristen Wiig, Val Kilmer, Variety, Rourke, Ryan Phillippe, Zane, Billy Zane, Kilmer, Fishburne, Sam Elliott, Jorma Taccone, Enos Queeth, Barrett Fasoose


10 Movies We Really Hope to See in 2021

If you’ve experienced déjà vu in the last few days, you aren’t alone. Summer 2021 feels a little bit like spring 2020 when, with cases of covid-19 rising, one movie was delayed, then another, then another, then everything. This week saw the first official delay in response to the delta variant of covid-19 when the…Read more...
Tags: Halloween, Hbo, Science, Films, Disney, Bradley Cooper, Guillermo Del Toro, Oscar, Sony, James Bond, Daniel Craig, Warner Bros, Jason Reitman, Ghostbusters, Doctor Strange, Cate Blanchett


Danny DeVito Will Write a New Penguin Comic For DC

Penguin commandos, you’ve got your marching orders. Or is it waddling orders? Never mind. Your orders involve reading a Penguin comic book story written by none other than Danny DeVito. DC Comics (via ScreenRant) has announced that Danny DeVito will pen a Penguin-centered tale in the upcoming Gotham City Villains Anniversary Giant #1 anthology. There’s no word yet on who will draw this story, but superstar artist Frank Quitely has already penciled a variant cover for the issue, which you can...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Movies, News, Tim Burton, Dc Comics, Penguin, Colin Farrell, Gotham City, Batman, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Cool Stuff, Burton, Farrell, Fellini, DeVito


KonoSuba’s Moist Aqua Eagerly Rides a Man in Erotic Animation

Aqua, a rather useless water goddess from beloved isekai series KonoSuba, can be seen straddling atop a random male for this erotic animation, perhaps proving the stuck-up goddess actually has a use after all (as fans had likely determined quite some time ago). Aqua’s sex encounter that has her squirting out fluids of a different […]
Tags: Parody, Artists, Anime, Oppai, H, Image Gallery, KONOSUBA


The 46 best movies on Amazon Prime Video right now

It's August already, and while you should be out in the sun, sometimes you need to chill with a movie. Prime Video has a ton, and here are the best right now.
Tags: Entertainment, Trends, Home Theater, What To Watch, Movies and TV, Amazon Prime Video, Movies & TV, best movies on Amazon Prime


The 94 best movies on Hulu right now

From award-winning dramas to the latest hits, Hulu has an awesome collection of movies. We've put together the best films currently available on the streamer.
Tags: Entertainment, Trends, Home Theater, What To Watch, Streaming, Hulu, Movies and TV, Movies & TV


Five Underrated Ryan Reynolds Comedies

Ryan Reynolds is one of those actors who oozes charisma. Whether he’s playing a badass, a superhero or a muscle-packing psycho attempting to kill his family with an ax, the guy is just likable — and genuinely hilarious. His latest comedy, Free Guy, is now playing in theaters and does a great job of utilizing Reynolds’ natural comedic talents. As such, we thought it would be cool to look back on some of the actor’s more underrated comedic roles … and no, Green Lantern doesn’t count. RELATED: Free...
Tags: Movies, Abigail Breslin, Dreamworks, Pixar, Rachel Weisz, Ryan Reynolds, Jason Bateman, Kevin Kline, Anna Faris, Bateman, Monty, Reynolds, Roger Kumble, ComingSoon, Movie News, Dane Cook


Emma Stone to Return for Disney’s Cruella Sequel

It was rumored that we hadn’t seen the last of Emma Stone’s Cruella and now we know that the actress will return for a follow-up. It was previously reported that Disney was in early development on a sequel with director Craig Gillespie and screenwriter Tony McNamara returning. Now Deadline brings word that Stone will reprise her role as the titular character. The deal comes at an interesting time after Scarlett Johansson sued the company alleging a contract breach due to Black Widow releasing in...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Emma Stone, Scarlett Johansson, Patrick Whitesell, Emma, Stone, Craig Gillespie, Estella, MCU, Cruella, ComingSoon, Movie News, Tony McNamara, Disney Plus, Cruella Review Emma Stone Shines


New ‘American Horror Story: Double Feature – Red Tide’ Trailer Brings the Scares

Ryan Murphy is taking over television right now. Between the latest installment in his true crime anthology series, Impeachment: American Crime Story, as well as a slew of new anthologies being added to his repertoire, the tenth season of American Horror Story, Double Feature, will hit FX and Hulu on August 25, 2021. Fans have been kept largely in the dark to this point, but now we have the first trailer to offer a little more insight into what Double Feature‘s first half, Red Tide, has to offe...
Tags: TV, Movies, News, Macaulay Culkin, Trailers, States, Hulu, Ryan Murphy, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Murphy, Daniel Stern, John Carroll Lynch, Neal McDonough, Frances Conroy, Danielle Ryan


James Gunn Says ‘The Suicide Squad’ Almost Fought Superman

James Gunn‘s explosive new supervillain movie The Suicide Squad almost featured one of the biggest superheroes in the entire DC stable. In a new interview, Gunn says he initially thought about the members of Task Force X facing off against Superman instead of going head to head with Starro (AKA “Project Starfish”). Read Gunn’s full quote below, including his explanation for why that particular cinematic confrontation did not end up happening. On the newest episode of the Script Apart podcast,...
Tags: Viola Davis, Movies, News, Superman, Suicide Squad, Idris Elba, James Gunn, Deadshot, Gunn, Amanda Waller, StarRo, Kal El, Belle Reve, HBO Max, Starro AKA Project Starfish Read Gunn, Superman Gunn


The Quick and Easy Guide to Watching Evangelion

Today Evangelion 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon a Time officially releases outside of Japan, bringing an end to a wait nearly a decade in the making, and a journey to re-imagine one of the most beloved mecha anime of all time that stretched for even longer beyond that—for now at least. It also means that there’s never been a…Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, Films, Time, Netflix, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Funimation, Gainax, GKids, Toonami, The End Of Evangelion, Rebuild of Evangelion, Creative Works, Japanese Language Films, Entertainment Culture, Mecha Anime And Manga


Daily Podcast: What Taika Waititi’s Films Tells Us About His Star Wars Movie, The White Lotus, Dark City, Venom, Shang-Chi, Ryan Murphy & More

On the August 13 , 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editorial director Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Ben Pearson to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Taika Waititi’s Star Wars movie, The White Lotus, Dark City, Venom, Shang-Chi, Ryan Murphy and more. In The News :  Peter (og Jeremy): Taika Waititi Teases His ‘Star Wars’ Movie: “It Feels Very Me” What makes a Taika Waititi movie? Ben (og Shania): FX Orders New Ryan Murphy Anthology ...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Podcasts, Amc, Warner Bros, Peter, Ben, Joshua, Taika Waititi, Ben Pearson, Alex Proyas, Peter Sciretta, Shang Chi, Hollywood Studio, Sam Hume, Disney Premier Access


The Daily Stream: Steven Soderbergh Dives Inside the Mind in ‘The Limey’

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching, why it’s worth checking out, and where you can stream it.) The Movie: The Limey Where You Can Stream It: Amazon Prime, Hoopla, Kanopy The Pitch: If you watched the Bob Odenkirk-starring Nobody, then it’s time you met the gold standard for the “Older man goes on a vengeance-driven killing spree” subgenre of action movies. But those who go in expecting a simple, straightforward story are doo...
Tags: Bob Odenkirk, Movies, Los Angeles, Features, Steven Soderbergh, Wilson, Soderbergh, Terence Stamp, Limey, Sarah Flack, Lem Dobbs, Wilson Stamp, Valentine Peter Fonda


13 Gruesomely Excellent Friday the 13th Kills

Today is the only Friday the 13th in all of 2021, and horror fans know the best way to mark the occasion is by spending some quality time with a certain machete-loving, teenager-hating masked maniac (and his dear mother, of course). This list isn’t a ranking—we’ve already done that—but rather a round-up of what we…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Michael Bay, Kevin Bacon, Jack, Alice, Mark, Tina, Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Tom McBride, Tom Savini, John Shepherd, Friday The 13th, Tommy Jarvis, Freddy Vs Jason


Upcoming Tom Holland Movies and Shows to Keep On Your Radar

(Welcome to On Your Radar, a series where we take a look at what’s next for the biggest actors and filmmakers, and why you should be excited…or not.) Aw, our little Peter Parker is growing up so fast. Back in 2014, Tom Holland was launched into fame by his portrayal of the web-slinging teenager in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a role he continues to nail to this day. And while his superhero outings are still keeping the young actor busy, he’s making time for plenty of new projects with roles t...
Tags: TV, Movies, Disney, Queens, Sony, Holland, Tom Holland, Spidey, Peter Parker, Nathan Drake, Far From Home, Billy Milligan, Mysterio Peter Parker, Victor Sully Sullivan Mark Wahlberg


The My Hero Academia Live-Action Film Has a Director

Yes, you read that right. Hollywood is still trying to make a live-action version of the popular Japanese franchise My Hero Academia and the project just took a significant step forward. Deadline reports that Shinsuke Sato has been attached to direct the film, which is being produced by Legendary Pictures.Read more...
Tags: Comics, Hollywood, Science, Netflix, Manga, Bones, Pikachu, Funimation, Deku, My Hero Academia, Shinsuke Sato, Fictional Characters, Detective Pikachu, Kohei Horikoshi, Izuku Midoriya, Shonen Manga


Making a Grand Entrance (from a Cornfield in Iowa)

“People will come to Iowa, for reasons they can’t even fathom.”—Terence Mann (James Earl Jones) in Field of Dreams ”All eyes in the baseball world were on Iowa on Thursday night for MLB’s Field of Dreams game between the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees. And Iowa did not disappoint.”—Aaron MarnerDes Moines Register There […]
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Here’s the Hilarious Reason Amanda Waller Put Rick Flag on the Expendable Team in ‘The Suicide Squad’

Warning: spoilers ahead for The Suicide Squad. James Gunn‘s The Suicide Squad opens with Viola Davis‘s character, Amanda Waller, blackmailing a team of criminals into participating in a forthcoming operation on an island nation. A few minutes in, after most of those characters are gunned down while storming the nation’s beach, the ruthless Waller confirms that she had purposefully used that entire team as a diversion so the real squad could make their way onto the island without any issues. But...
Tags: Viola Davis, Movies, News, Suicide Squad, James Gunn, Gunn, Waller, Amanda Waller, Joel Kinnaman, Steve Agee, Rick Flag, HBO Max, John Economos


‘John Wick 4’: Release Date, Cast and More

(Welcome to …And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.) Next summer, John Wick is back…again. And he’s angry. The latest entry in the action-packed shoot-em-up franchise was originally supposed to arrive this year, but we all know that didn’t happen. Now we’ll have to wait until 2022. But while we wait, I’ve rounded up everything you need to know about John Wick: Chapter 4 below. ...
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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou “Big Brudder” Translation Reverted

A Funimation translator responsible for transforming Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou‘s Japanese dialogue into comprehensible English subtitles has walked back their decision to translate Satoko’s famous “nii-nii” into the criticized “big brudder”, certain to have many disgruntled at the established line being changed in the first place. For those not familiar, Funimation’s English-subtitled version […]
Tags: Translation, Politics, Internet, English, Anime, Comparison, Satoko, Funimation, Higurashi, Naku Koro, Naku Koro ni Gou


Studio 54: American Crime Story in the Works Ahead of Impeachment’s Debut

Ahead of American Crime Story‘s return next month, FX has confirmed that it is already in process of developing the potential fourth installment to Ryan Murphy’s acclaimed anthology series. Set to be titled as Studio 54: American Crime Story, the new installment will center around Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager’s infamous club in the 1970s. “The story tells the saga of Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager who in 1977 turned their midtown Manhattan disco into an international mecca of nightlife for the r...
Tags: TV, Movies, Drama, White House, Bill Clinton, TV News, Manhattan, ACS, American Crime Story, Ryan Murphy, FX, Sarah Paulson, Tca, Monica Lewinsky, Darren Criss, Ian Schrager



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