18
Feb
[easy-image-collage id=5296] To the surprise of almost no one, Marvel/Netflix series Jessica Jones and The Punisher have been cancelled by Netflix. These cancellations follow previously axed series Iron Fist, Luke Cage and Daredevil. Jessica Jones' third season will air (sometime in the future) but The Punisher's latest season will be its last. Netflix's statement: "Marvel's The Punisher will not return for a third season on...
18
Feb
If you remember in our previous coverage of the Jussie Smollett incident, we reported that Smollett was allegedly attacked by two men shouting racial and homophobic slurs near the lower entrance of Loews hotel in Chicago. Smollett said one of them stated "This is MAGA country" a reference to Donald Trump's "Make America Great Again" slogan, insinuating the attack may have been politically charged. He...
14
Feb
Alterna Comic Book Publisher Peter Simeti was the victim of swatting last night. The publisher tweeted about his encounter on his Twitter account: I just had two guns pointed at me tonight because someone made a call to the police and gave them my address along with a falsified report. I'm shook up, but everything is OK now. I'm going to talk to the police...
14
Feb
While many Marvel fans may have been a bit bummed by Netflix's announcement to cancel three of the five shows Marvel had with them, there may still be hope of them continuing. Hulu has shown interest in possibly reviving Marvel's Daredevil and Luke Cage. Hulu has already signed a deal with Marvel for various animated series so it's not too much of a stretch to...
13
Feb
New Trailer: Tolkien (Lord of The Rings Movie) Director: Dome Karukoski Cast: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Tom Glynn-Carney,  Anthony Boyle,  Colm Meaney, Patrick Gibson This movie explores the early life of J.R.R Tolkien. It follows his life in a orphanage with his friends and shows when he finds love and how his artistic impressions inspired his great fictional novels. Release Date: 05/10/2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oaJAV7AGtM
11
Feb
Back on the Playstation 2 it was extremely convenient to pop in your old Playstation 2 games "with the greatest of ease". When the Playstation 3 and 4 would not allow support for that feature it left many players (including myself) confused with a dash of salt. All hope is not lost though. According to Techradar, a newly-uncovered patent may allow the Playstation 5 to...
Directed by Lars Klevberg from a screenplay by Tyler Burton Smith, Child's Play is a remake of the 1988 film of the same name. [expand title="%(%strong%)%Toruk's Take%(%/strong%)%"] I thumbs-downed the notion of them remaking this series. I especially thumbs-downed the idea of Chucky being some kind of robot. One of the aspects of the original character that kept this rather silly premise afloat was the...
It would seem the stars have aligned for those of us who can't get enough of movies set in a fantasy Africa. Michael B. Jordan and Warner Bros. have picked up the rights to Black Leopard, Red Wolf written by Marlon James. The book is an epic African fantasy written by Marlon James about a slave trader who hires mercenaries to find a kidnapped boy....
Super Bowl TV Spot for Avengers: End Game Directed by the Russo Brothers (The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Infinity War) from a screenplay by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFreely, Avengers: Endgame is a sequel to Avengers: Infinty War where we return to Earth's Mightiest Heroes after their blistering defeat from The Mad Titan Thanos. [expand title="%(%strong%)%Toruk's Take%(%/strong%)%"] Looks like they're putting together what's left of the...
29
Jan
According to Variety “Empire” star Jussie Smollett was hospitalized early Tuesday following an assault in Chicago due to a possible hate crime. The Chicago Police Department released a statement saying Smollett was beaten by two men who approached him yelling out “racial and homophobic slurs” at approximately 2 a.m. Tuesday morning in the 300 block of E. North Water Street. They proceeded to assault Smollett...