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NPR's book editor Petra Mayer has died

She was very interested in comic books and the culture. NPR books editor Petra Mayer has died Emma Bowman November 13, 2021 https://www.npr.org/2021/11/13/1055585327/npr-books-editor-petra-mayer-has-died Petra Mayer, Books Editor for NPR and 'Resident Nerd,' Dies at 46 By Neil Vigdor Nov. 14, 2021 https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11...
Tags: Comics, Npr, Mayer, Petra Mayer, Neil Vigdor, Mike Rhode, Emma Bowman, Allison Shelley NPR


Will There Ever Be A Jack Frost 2? Here's What We Know

Six years after Michael Keaton stepped down as the caped crusader and transitioned into a successful career as a dramatic lead in films like "Much Ado About Nothing," "Multiplicity," and "Jackie Brown," Keaton also starred in the heartwarming Christmas film, "Jack Frost." In this wildly depressing family fantasy film, Keaton plays a would-be rockstar named, you guessed it, Jack Frost, who tragically dies in a car accident on the drive home to spend Christmas with his family. Luckily, he's also t...
Tags: Movies, Jack, Michael Keaton, Keaton, Charlie, Jim Henson, Olaf, Jack Frost, Charles Lee Ray, Michael Cooney, Jackie Brown Keaton, Snow Dad, Pix Entertainment Inc


Elvis First Look: Make Way For The King

The King of Rock 'N Roll has entered the building. Director Baz Luhrmann has opted for a little less conversation and a little more action about his upcoming Elvis Presley movie, dropping a hunk o' burning love in the form of a first look at Austin Butler as the King of Rock 'n' Roll in the untitled film that arrives in the summer.Dubbing today as "Elvis Monday," the Oscar-nominated Luhrmann tweeted from his official account with the caption, "Made a little something to let you good people know ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Nbc, Mississippi, Australia, Tom Hanks, Elvis Presley, Warner Bros, Quentin Tarantino, Elvis, Baz Luhrmann, Butler, Manson, Tom Parker, Doner


Everything We Know About Disenchanted So Far

Life was different in the mid-2000s. Amy Adams was only starting to make a name for herself thanks to her Oscar-nominated turn in 2005's "Junebug," and outside of "Shrek" and its sequel, films rarely dared to make fun of Disney's animated princess fairy tale movies. Then came 2007's "Enchanted," a hybrid of live-action and animation featuring a star-making performance from Adams as Giselle, a comically wide-eyed young woman who gets pulled from the fantastical, animated realm of Andalasia into r...
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X-men #126 - John Byrne art

X-men #126 X-Men v1 #126, 1979 - Mutant X escapes his specialized cell, leaving a wake of mummified bodies for the X-men to follow. Once cornered, the mutant bends reality to his will, allowing John Byrne to draw several creatively nightmarish scenes. The figures of Wolverine and Nightcrawler twist and turn almost beyond recognition (pages 26-27). These distortions, while seemingly optical in [Author: Unknown]
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Getsuyoubi no Tawawa’s Humongous Bosom Highly Distracting

Getsuyoubi no Tawawa has focused on ping pong as one of the participating females has a rough time keeping her colossal breasts covered up in the physical activity, the woman giving the main male of the episode more reasons to be embarrassed as her breasts continue to flop around as a result of her drunkenness. […]
Tags: Comedy, Romance, Alcohol, Sports, Anime, Bathing, Oppai, Image Gallery, Getsuyoubi no Tawawa, Tawawa, Yokohama Animation Lab


Nike delays the release of a sneaker collaboration with Travis Scott 'out of respect' for those impacted by Astroworld tragedy

Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival.Getty Images Nike delayed the release of a Travis Scott sneaker after the Astroworld tragedy, Forbes reported.  Ten people have died as a result of a stampede at the November 5 concert. Scott previously said he was devasted by the tragedy. Nike has postponed the release of a sneaker collaboration with artist Travis Scott following the Astroworld tragedy, Forbes reported. The outlet reported that Nike made the announcement on their SNKRS app on Monday and...
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Nike delays the release of a sneaker collaboration with Travis Scott 'out of respect' for those affected by the Astroworld tragedy

Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival.Getty Images Nike delayed the release of a Travis Scott sneaker after the Astroworld tragedy, Forbes reported.  Ten people have died as a result of a stampede at the November 5 concert. Scott has said he's devastated by what happened. Nike has postponed the release of a sneaker collaboration with the artist Travis Scott following the Astroworld tragedy, Forbes reported.The outlet reported that Nike made the announcement on its SNKRS app Monday and sa...
Tags: News, Entertainment, Trends, Nike, Jack, Forbes, Travis Scott, Scott, Air Max, Astroworld, Sarah Al Arshani, Kristian Paredes, Astroworld Festival Getty Images Nike, Drake Live Nation Entertainment Inc, Astroworld Festival Rolling Stone


Ahead Of Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Alamo Drafthouse Dedicates New Manhattan Theater To Ivan Reitman

The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has renamed its new Lower Manhattan theater location in honor of "Ghostbusters" director Ivan Reitman. On Monday, the cinema-eatery chain made it official, holding a dedication ceremony for the Ivan Reitman Cinema, with Ivan and his son, Jason Reitman — the director of "Juno," "Up in the Air," and this weekend's "Ghostbusters: Afterlife" — both in attendance.Also in attendance? The Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man. A nearly 12-foot-tall statue, depicting him from marshmallow...
Tags: New York, Movies, News, Dave, Manhattan, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Oklahoma, Jason Reitman, Cool Stuff, Ivan, Alamo, Harold Ramis, Lower Manhattan, Dan Aykroyd, Alamo Drafthouse, Reitman


Girls und Panzer 10th Anniversary Promising Quite the Celebration

Girls und Panzer has celebrated its upcoming 10th anniversary by releasing a special commemorative PV, showcasing the tank girl franchise’s long history and some of its hardcore battles that will surely prove effective at recruiting newcomers unfamiliar with the action-heavy series. The special 10th anniversary PV showcases many memorable moments and tank battles throughout the […]
Tags: Comedy, Drama, Sports, Anniversaries, Anime, Announcements, PV, Image Gallery, Girls und Panzer, Panzer


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Movies Like Pig That Are Definitely Worth Watching

"Pig" was one of the most surprising movies of summer 2021, and the beautiful film still stands as one of the best of the year. While it's not always the case that independent dramas keep the momentum going as Hollywood enters the fall festival season, "Pig" earned early buzz with its Gotham Award nomination for best feature, giving hope that critics' groups will remember the captivating, emotionally devastating drama as the end of the year awards ceremonies begin to arrive."Pig" follows former ...
Tags: Chuck, Hollywood, Texas, London, Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jack Nicholson, Netflix, New Jersey, Portland, Warren, George Clooney, Portland Oregon, Steve Buscemi, Robert Zemeckis, Pacific Ocean


Taylor Swift's All Too Well Short Film Has Higher Letterboxd Ratings Than Parasite

If you haven't been online in the past four days, then you may have missed the big news: musical icon Taylor Swift just added director to her long list of accolades. Along with a 30 song album, Swift dropped "All Too Well," a short film based on the 10-minute version of her famous song, released back in 2012. As you may know, this here film website doesn't usually follow the goings-on of pop stars, but Swift has made herself pretty damn impossible to ignore, given the absolute insanity taking ov...
Tags: New York, Movies, News, Taylor Swift, Radiohead, Levy, Swift, Shawn Levy, Sadie Sink, Sadie Sink Stranger Things, Dylan O Brien Teen Wolf, All Too Well, Taylor Swift Queen Of Cinema All Too Well, AMC Lincoln Center


Doctor Who: Flux Trips Up And Gets Trippy For Once, Upon A Time

For a show about time travel, I've sometimes thought that "Doctor Who" didn't get weird enough. Not weird in the way of kitchen-sink sci-fi that the show has become famous for — where else would you get a show where cat nuns experiment on diseased clones? — but weird in the way of playing with format and form. "Doctor Who" has done this a handful of times before, primarily in episodes written by the divisive former showrunner Steven Moffat, but for the most part it's settled in its place as a fa...
Tags: Reviews, Television, Movies, Time, Angels, Crimea, Flux, Steven Moffat, Russell T Davies, Douglas Adams, Don, Dan, Diane, Moffat, Chris Chibnall, Chibnall


The Daily Stream: Cowboy Bebop Is Neo-Noir Anime Perfection

(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 Series: "Cowboy Bebop"Where You Can Watch It: Netflix, Hulu, and FunimationThe Pitch: The year is 2071. The solar system has been colonized, though the colonies are something like the old west, and Earth is a nearly uninhabitable wasteland. The Inter Solar System Police (ISSP) developed a contract system legalizing bounty hunting...
Tags: Japan, Television, Movies, Earth, Netflix, Ed, Cartoon Network, ISSP, Hulu, Einstein, Spike, Julia, EIN, Netflix Hulu, Faye, Shinichiro Watanabe


Ghostbusters: Afterlife Was Written Before Jason Reitman Even Pitched It To The Studio

Ivan Reitman's original two "Ghostbusters" films are horror-comedy classics, focusing on the adventures of a team of scientists turned high-tech DIY ghost hunters. Prior to the new outing in "Ghostbusters: Afterlife," the pair of films launched a set of animated series, a host of associated merchandise, and a prior feature film reboot in 2016's "Ghostbusters." The new 2021 entry in the franchise sees the grandchildren of the late Dr. Egon Spengler (played by the beloved Harold Ramis) move into h...
Tags: Movies, News, Jason Reitman, Harold Ramis, Ivan Reitman, Gil Kenan, Egon Spengler, Gozer, Jason Reitman Juno, Ivan -LSB- Reitman, Ivan Reitman Dan Aykroyd


Affordable housing axed from $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill

After a four-month uphill battle between House Democrats and Republicans, President Biden's $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is finally law. However, more than $250 billion allocated for affordable housing in the 'Build Back Better' portion of the original bill was noticeably missing.
Tags: Regulations, Joe Biden, Radio, House, Biden, Housing Policies, Biden Infrastructure Plan, Infrastructure Bill, Build Back Better bill


Every Single Dad In America Watched The Yellowstone Season 4 Premiere

I am not a dad, so I was unfortunately not a part of the metric crapload of people that tuned in for the season 4 premiere of "Yellowstone." In fact, I'll put all of my cards right on the table and admit that, as someone who hasn't had cable in over a decade, and doesn't frequent the "Kevin Costner is a God" side of Film Twitter which may or may not exist, I didn't even know "Yellowstone" was a thing until everyone started freaking out about the massive viewership numbers. According to a report ...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Montana, America, Netflix, Wyoming, Idaho, Dallas, Nielsen, Kingston, Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park, Cbc, Kevin Costner, Wichita


The 12 Best Cowboy Bebop Episodes

The first anime ever broadcast on Adult Swim, "Cowboy Bebop" is widely revered as the gateway anime for western viewers. Anime has always been a dynamic art form, but it was the eccentric "Cowboy Bebop" -- a perfect blend of space opera, neo-noir, western, and slapstick -- that threw open the door for anime to be highly regarded in the west, all of it propelled along by the show's critically acclaimed, bar-setting English dub. Set in the year 2071, the show follows a rag-tag team of bounty hunte...
Tags: Television, Movies, Earth, Netflix, Ed, Mars, Edward, Devil, Andy, Don, Spike, Julia, Wen, Attic, Ganymede, Callisto


'Seinfeld': Jason Alexander Almost Quit Over This Iconic George Costanza-Less Episode

By Carly Tennes Published: November 15th, 2021
Tags: Humor, Carly Tennes, Jason Alexander Almost Quit


Ganbare Douki-chan Sleeping Nude With Another

Ganbare Douki-chan‘s Douki has yet more fantasies in the latest broadcast, some good, some bad (yet quite sexy), before waking up and finding herself sleeping naked next to a certain someone who is also nude… Omake:
Tags: Comedy, Romance, Anime, Yuri, Ona, Oppai, Image Gallery, AtelierPontdarc, Ganbare Douki-chan, Douki, Ganbare Douki


Watch: 'The Beauty of Denis Villeneuve' Cinematography Highlights

"We're so bounded by time, by its order. But now I am not so sure I believe in beginnings and endings." There's a lovely new video on YouTube to watch titled "The Beauty of Denis Villeneuve." It's made by a French movie lover who runs a YT channel called "The Beauty Of" making short videos about the beautiful cinematography found in various films & TV & games. This one is all about Villeneuve and his movies, from Incendies to Dune and everything else (he has made 10 features in total so far)...
Tags: Movies, Dune, Villeneuve, Denis Villeneuve, To Watch, Video Essays, Incendies, Greig Fraser Roger Deakins Bradford, André Turpin Nicolas Bolduc, Pierre Gill


IATSE Deals Ratified, But This Isn't Cause For Celebration

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) has officially voted to ratify the union group's new contract with studios for the next three years, avoiding a strike that could have ground Hollywood to a standstill. But while this seems like good news on the surface, it's more complicated than it appears.In entertainment industry circles, all eyes have been on IATSE for the past several weeks. The collection of unions — which is essentially comprised of film and television work...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Los Angeles, Brexit, Iatse, Matthew Loeb, Haylna Hutchins


The Best Characters In Eternals Ranked

The primary tenet of Blake Snyder's "Save the Cat," a book about writing successful movies, is "give me the same thing ... only different." Stan Lee, co-creator of many of Marvel's most popular characters, also believed this implicitly. He claimed that the secret to Marvel's success was its "illusion of change," the feeling that events were altering a comic book character irrevocably, but actually weren't. Now, Marvel makes the most successful and impactful Hollywood blockbusters, and "the same ...
Tags: Dane, Hollywood, Movies, Earth, Michael Jordan, Stan Lee, Marvel Comics, Carol, Brady, KGB, Jolie, Lane, Mchugh, Fern, Blake Snyder, Zhao


Warped & Faded Reveals The Origins Of Exploitation Cinema — Read An Excerpt Here [Exclusive]

Before it expanded into a growing national film chain integrated with the Austin, Texas festival circuit, the Alamo Drafthouse began as a simple single-screen theater. Its mission? To offer free screenings of genre films otherwise consigned to oblivion in its Weird Wednesdays film series. Its growing collection became the American Genre Film Archive (AGFA), a selection of the finest in exploitation cinema. The new Mondo book, "Warped & Faded," chronicles the beginnings of the archive in all its ...
Tags: Texas, Movies, News, Austin, Cool Stuff, Austin Texas, Alamo Drafthouse, Agfa, Tim League, Famer Gary Kent


Halo Infinite’s surprise launch is a rule-breaking power play for Xbox

With one shocking announcement, Microsoft has completely reversed Halo Infinite's fate.
Tags: Gaming, Microsoft, Trends, Xbox, Microsoft Xbox, Halo Infinite, Xbox Series X


Review: The Mole

— by RON WILKINSON — Perhaps it is because his past efforts were more Rabelaisian than revelatory, Mads Brugger’s latest will be taken with a grain of salt – even after he rightfully and correctly declares “Everything is Real.” The story that has Mads on the cusp of buying intermediate range ICBMs tipped with thermobaric […]
Tags: Reviews, Movies, Ron Wilkinson, Mads, Mads Brügger, Jim Latrache-Qvortrup


WATCH: LA luxury agents on when to walk away

In this complete Luxury Connect session, Aaron Kirman of Compass and Tami Pardee of Pardee Properties offered a master class on navigating clients back to reality.
Tags: Video, La, Radio, Teams, Brad Inman, Brokerage, Select, Inman Connect, Aaron Kirman, Tami Pardee, ICLV, Inman Connect Las Vegas, Inman Events, Pardee Properties, Iclv2021, Iclv 2021


'Halo' And Xbox's Shady Bill Gates Led Origins

By Tiago Svn Published: November 15th, 2021
Tags: Humor, Tiago Svn


Flush with cash, FHA urged to lower mortgage insurance premiums

Although the FHA isn't signalling it's ready to reduce premiums, it's looking at ways to expand access to mortgage credit, including downpayment assistance and support for "small-dollar" lending in underserved markets.
Tags: Regulations, Radio, Mortgage, FHA, Federal Housing Administration, Markets & Economy, Private Mortgage Insurance, Marcia Fudge, Downpayment Assistance



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