I never got to see the first Cloverfield film in the Cloverfield franchise, but I’m not a big fan of “found footage” types of film; they give me motion sickness. That said I was excited to see the sequel, 10 Cloverfield Lane, which J.J. Abrams is quoted as saying is a spiritual successor. Did the second film live up to the hype? Find out after the jump. Read the rest of this entry
In the aftermath of our last episode of “Marvel’s Agent Carter,” the presumably late Doctor Jason Wilkes has been blamed (or is that framed?) for the explosion at Isodyne Energy, and evidence has appeared making him out to be a Russian spy. Can Peggy find out what really happened? And what of The Council, Dottie Underwood, and Whitney Frost? Meet me after the Cold War jump for my thoughts on “Better Angels.”
“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon
Hello, and welcome to another installment of “The Ten Percent,” a regular column where every other week we’ll take a look at the inverse of Sturgeon’s Law; in other words, the small portion of everything which is not crud. Remember, for each film or television show that gets people talking years or even decades after its premiere, there are hundreds of others that peeked out just once and then (thankfully) disappeared. Those are the 90%, but the remaining Ten Percent are the works that stand the test of time.
Here we have another episode title referencing something very specific from the comics, like the Secret Avengers series, yet giving it a new spin on the “Avengers Assemble” animated series. I have to say, I really like this trick. This week, Captain America’s team of Avengers faces the Winter Guard, Russia’s mightiest heroes, or are they? Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on “Secret Avengers.”
After years of waiting, the remake of Red Dawn will hit theatres this coming Friday. Staring Chris Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Adrianne Palicki and Edwin Hodge, the film updates the 1984 original tale of a foreign invasion for the new millenium. Biff Bam Pop was lucky enough to talk via email to star Edwin Hodge, who updates the role of Danny (played in the original by Brad Savage), about the long awaited release of Red Dawn, his co-stars and much more. Check out the trailer below and then hit the jump to read our interview!
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