Earlier this week I had the opportunity to speak with Canadian actress Carolina Bartczak, known for her work in Smurfs 2 and Brick Mansions. In X-Men: Apocalypse, opening this week in North America, Carolina plays the small, yet pivotal role of Magda, Magneto’s (Michael Fassbender) wife. Meet me after the jump for the interview.
When most folks these days think of X-Factor, they think of that failed Simon Cowell talent show that ran for three seasons on Fox. I think of the short-lived teaming of the original X-Men that first encountered the mutant Apocalypse. Meet me after the jump for my thoughts on X-Factor: Countdown to X-Men: Apocalypse.
The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network presents The Make Mine Magic Podcast, featuring Jennifer Walker and Glenn Walker talking about Disney, parks, movies, travel advice, characters, games, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, Studio Ghibli, etc., if it’s Disney, it’s fair game! This week we take on Captain America: Civil War! See and hear more after the jump.
I first heard about the character Deadpool two years ago from my grandkids. They are all certified geeks and make it a life goal to keep their old granny in the loop. My granddaughter was going on and on about this comic book character. She said I would like this superhero. Why, I asked? As she put it, “He’s crazy like you.” Interesting! I’m a Marvel fan but could Ryan Reynolds own Deadpool? Find out after the jump. Read the rest of this entry
The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network presents Gobbledygeek featuring hosts Paul Smith and AJ Wiley and focusing on a variety of entertainment subjects, with our hosts and special guests frequently discussing films, comics, and television.
This week is a special occasion. Every once in a while, a subject comes up which Paul and AJ feel they should record about even if they have a full schedule. So they’ll record a bonus episode (they’re rare collector’s items!), which they’ve done for Deadpool. See and hear more after the jump.
Continuing to re-nail themes touched upon or done first in the theatrical film of the same name, “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy” animated series run afoul of the Collector in this episode. And this version of the character appears to have walked right out of the film into the cartoon seeking out the one in a million Rocket Raccoon, check out my thoughts on “One in a Million You” after the hyperspace jump.
This weekend the world will be introduced to the Ant-Man of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but before you hit the theaters, do you know what the origins of the comic book version are? How many Ant-Men have there been, and who’s who? He’s my favorite Avenger, so I’m volunteering to give you all the scoop, unbiased, or at least mostly. Learn all about this original Stan Lee Silver Age superhero, after the jump, with Biff Bam Pop’s Ant-Man primer.
We talk about what we liked and didn’t like, what worked and what didn’t work, the history of Ultron, both in the comics and in the films, and what really blew us away about the flick. We also discuss how the TV series “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” connects up to this film and the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and then what we’re looking forward to in Phase Three of this mighty Marvel film franchise.
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Avengers: Age of Ultron opens tonight across America, and has been out in most of the world for a week now. Not only the Avengers, but also their adversary Ultron, are everywhere, but what do we really know about Ultron? Who is he, what is he? Ultron has been called the Avengers’ greatest enemy, and he is, because it’s personal, he’s family. Meet me after the jump for the meltdown on Marvel’s malevolent machine messiah, Ultron!