Sneak Peek at the Supergirl Pilot


Sometimes these things happen, an upcoming pilot makes its way to the internet, the web blows up, and puppies cry. This is one of those times, minus the puppies. The CBS “Supergirl” pilot was released online, and somehow, I’m not saying how, I managed to see it. Meet me after the jump and I’ll let you know what I think, of the “Supergirl” pilot.  Warning – spoilers ahead…

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The GAR! Podcast: Superhero Game of Thrones


Biff Bam Pop! presents The GAR! Podcast, the Glenn Walker and Ray Cornwall weekly podcast where they talk unrehearsed about whatever happens to come to mind. It’s an audio-zine for your mind, a nerd exploration of a nerd world. This week, we’re talking about comics again (yes, it’s true, Glenn is reading comics again), along with all the usual stuff. See and hear more after the jump.

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Poltergeist Looks To Scare You Out Of Your Money: BBP’s Box Office Predictions

PoltergeistWe’ve had quite the exciting start to the summer movie season haven’t we? Box office champions galore!

From the heroic action of Avengers: Age of Ultron to the riveting road rage of Mad Max: Fury Road to…Pitch Perfect 2???

Look, I don’t know much about that last one, but I do know that this Memorial Day long weekend looks to scare some moolah out of your wallet.

Follow me after the jump for our weekly Box Office Predictions!

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Andy Burns On…the Mad Max Legacy

Was it not the great Tom Petty who once said that “the waiting is the hardest part?”

Of course it was. I think most, if not all of us are familiar with that sage piece of wisdom from one of Gainsville, Florida’s favourite sons. So imagine then, if you will, waiting for a brand new Mad Max film.

Imagine waiting thirty damn years.

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John Carpenter’s filmography is the very definition of “better late than never.” THE THING, PRINCE OF DARKNESS, IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS… all films that met with box office failure and critic/audience dismissal on release, only to gain appreciation decades later, recognized as bona fide classics by later audiences. It’s such a recurring trend with so much of his work, that it would almost be comical if it hadn’t left one of American cinema’s greatest directors disillusioned and walking away from the business altogether.  Such is the case with BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA.

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Twin Peaks S02 E03: The Man Behind the Glass


The log knows all! On the last episode of “Twin Peaks,” Cooper is told about his ex-partner’s escape and, Major Briggs received a message about Cooper from outer space. Twin Peaks is the Bermuda Triangle of television series. What makes “Twin Peaks” cool? Grab your coffee and follow me. Read the rest of this entry

Get Juiced For Mad Max: Fury Road: Nux & Immortan Joe On The Wednesday Run

Mad MaxSo, who’s seen Mad Max: Fury Road?

Who hasn’t seen it? Better yet, who hasn’t seen it but plans to?

Admittedly, I haven’t’ made my way to the theater to catch the latest installment of Max Rockatansky’s adventurous forays through the Australian post-apocalyptic wasteland – but I plan to – and soon!

Not only has the film been getting rave reviews from fans and critics alike, but let’s face it: Mad Max is one of the classic pop-culture characters of all time. Four films and one amazing Tina Turner song. That’s legendary pop culture, that is!

But it seems that Mad Max: Fury Road has done something that the previous three films in the series was not as easily able to do: give fans a plethora of characters with intriguing back stories. And that’s where comic books come into the picture.

Follow me after the jump for the scoop on Mad Max: Fury Road and the origins of two of that film’s most interesting characters in Mad Max: Fury Road: Nux & Immortan Joe #1!

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The Flash S01 E23: Fast Enough


This is it, the first season finale of what is, so far, in my opinion, the best comic book superhero television series ever done – “The Flash.” The villain of the season, Harrison Wells AKA Eobard Thawne AKA the Reverse-Flash has been captured, and now muct answer for his crimes. Why does he hate the Flash so much? Why did he kill Barry’s mother? And can Barry save her by traveling back in time? Will he be “Fast Enough”? Meet me after the time jump and find out.

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Penny Dreadful S02 E03: The Nightcomers


Vanessa Ives needs help and on last week’s episode of “Penny Dreadful,” the battle began in earnest with the devious Madame Kali. What does Vanessa draw on the floor of her chambers? How does this protect her? On this episode, my little pennies, we meet an ally, but is she strong enough to help our dear Miss Ives? Follow me to the door of the Cut Wife to learn the answer. Read the rest of this entry

Avengers Assemble S02 E19: The New Guy


The Avengers are back together again, the threats of Ultron and Thanos have been vanquished, for the moment, so what better time to add a new member? The first new member we’ve seen so far since the Falcon in “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” is Ant-Man, and Hawkeye’s not so happy about it. Meet me after the jump, for my thoughts on “The New Guy.”

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