I remember a certain nun from my seventh grade class at the Catholic school I attended that loved one of Washington Irving’s short stories so much she practically pranced around the room. Sister Margaret Mary was not a small woman and she sure as hell wasn’t prone to displaying anything resembling joy unless she was whacking our fingers with a ruler, but the week our classroom spent reading “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” Sister Margaret Mary was a happy camper. Looking back, I think Sister Margaret Mary may have been closet horror fan, but what would she think of Tim Burton’s version of the story? Grab your ruler and follow me. Read the rest of this entry
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, in honor of the Biff Bam Pop! celebration of Batman’s 75th anniversary, it’s our all-Batman episode! See and hear more after the jump.
The partnership between Disney and Marvel has been very good for everyone involved. Some of the best live action superhero comic book movies of all time have resulted. But now, Disney is digging a little deeper into the Marvel vaults for an animated feature. Meet me after the jump for the new trailer of Big Hero 6.
Fox’s “Sleepy Hollow” is a modern retelling of the Washington Irving’s “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” that did well for the network this year, and it’s coming back for seconds. Ichobod Crane has risen from his grave over two hundred years after killing the Headless Horseman, now with the terror revealed as one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Crane and his present day companions must protect the world from the forces of Hell. For a peek at what happens next, meet me after the jump.
One of the most controversial elements of the “Doctor Who” mythos is the dreaded TV movie. Made by Fox with the cooperation of the BBC and Universal, and intended to spin off into an American TV series, the Doctor Who movie in 1996 starring Paul McGann is almost universally hated. Let’s find out why, and why now might be time to reconsider it, after the jump.
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 a nerd exploration of a nerd world. This week we talk about the infamous Action Park, TV shows of the past, podcasting, and the lost art of the talk show. More after the jump.
Everybody at Biff Bam Pop! is talking about Top Fives this week, and I’ve already hit you with my thoughts on 2013’s film offerings. There were a lot of cool things going on in the comics world this year, so it’ll be difficult to narrow them down to five, but I’ll try, or maybe I’ll just talk five movements in comics, we’ll see. Next, after the jump, we’ll look at my top fives (give or take) in comics for 2013.
I love being a part of the Biff Bam Pop! family and working for Andy Burns, I’ve had the opportunity to interview the most interesting people. Lane Garrison is playing the part of Clyde’s brother (Emile Hirsch), Buck Barrow, on December 8th and 9th as part of the Sony Television two night special with the History, A&E, and Lifetime simulcast of “Bonnie and Clyde” with Emile Hirsch and Holliday Grainger in the lead roles. Find out about Lane Garrison’s role after the jump.