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Supergirl meets her kryptonite: Warner Bros. Television pulls the plug on TV series (news).

September 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Supergirl meets her kryptonite: Warner Bros. Television pulls the plug on TV series (news).

Sad days, Supergirl is no more – Warner Bros. Television has pulled the plug on the TV series which first rolled out five years ago. Season six, arriving 2021, will be the last, and a grand wrap-up is promised by the CW. Kara Zor-El, aka actress Melissa Benoist, posted her sadness at the news on […]

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The New Mutants (a superhero film review).

September 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
The New Mutants (a superhero film review).

The film critic know only as the ‘Critical Drinker’ pulls the tab on a metal can containing a strong beverage that probably isn’t Cola, and sits down to bring us what he thinks of the superhero movie, The New Mutants, which takes a bit of a horror twist on this X-Men spin-off.

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WandaVision: new Marvel TV series streaming by Christmas on Disney Plus (trailer).

September 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
WandaVision: new Marvel TV series streaming by Christmas on Disney Plus (trailer).

Here’s the new trailer for Marvel’s Avenger-spin-off TV series, WandaVision, set to be streaming over Xmas 2020 to grow the subscriber base of Disney Plus (The Mandalorian series 2 will reel them in, WandaVision will keep them sticky!). Marvel says WandaVision will feature Wanda Maximoff and Vision — two super-powered beings living idealised suburban lives — who begin […]

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She-Hulk cast: Orphan Black actress Tatiana Maslany enters MCU (news).

September 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
She-Hulk cast: Orphan Black actress Tatiana Maslany enters MCU (news).

Tatiana Maslany, the actress who demonstrated her acting chops by playing multiple characters as clones of the same woman in the science fiction drama series Orphan Black, will now be able to bring her considerable talents to bear on the Marvel cinematic universe – a.k.a. the MCU – being cast in the upcoming role of […]

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Marvel Comics #1: 80th Anniversary Edition (graphic novel review).

September 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
Marvel Comics #1: 80th Anniversary Edition (graphic novel review).

With a reminder while reading the latest ‘Alter Ego’ that Marvel Comics was 80 years old last year, it seemed appropriate to finally fit ‘Marvel Comics # 1: 80th Anniversary Edition’ into my schedule. Although its noted in the flyleaf that the first issue was 68 pages, there was no indication of how many more […]

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Christopher Claremont (comic-book creator interviews: video).

September 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
Christopher Claremont (comic-book creator interviews: video).

Here’s a forty-minute-long video interview with Christopher Claremont, the UK-born U.S. comic-book writer who worked between 1975–1991 stint on Uncanny X-Men, working on such classic tales as “The Dark Phoenix Saga” and “Days of Future Past”. 

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Alter Ego #165 September 2020 (magazine review).

September 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
Alter Ego #165 September 2020 (magazine review).

In many respects, you would have to wonder why it’s taken so long for ‘Alter Ego’ to focus on Timely/Atlas/Marvel publisher Martin Goodman, a tenure that went from 1939-1971. With the 80th anniversary last year for the company, the attention was on Stan Lee. Editor Roy Thomas says it was time Goodman was covered and […]

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Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle (DVD review).

September 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle (DVD review).

When I read ‘Superheroes!’ written by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor, I said I would look at the 2013 TV series it was based on, available on this DVD, ‘Superheroes: A Never Ending Battle’. Hosted by actor Liev Schreiber, we get the history of the American super-hero starting from Superman, with a little jumping around […]

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The New Mutants (superhero movie review by Mark Kermode).

September 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
The New Mutants (superhero movie review by Mark Kermode).

That well-watched chap of mucho movies, Mark Kermode, joins us at SFcrowsnest to chat about his impressions of The New Mutants movie, the thirteenth and final installment in the X-Men film series (directed by Josh Boone). In this horror take of the young X-Men spin-off comics, a group of young mutants held in a secret […]

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Batman production shut down as Bruce Wayne – Robert Pattinson – catches COVID-19 (news).

September 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Batman production shut down as Bruce Wayne – Robert Pattinson – catches COVID-19 (news).

Robert Pattinson has caught COVID-19 shutting down production on The Batman movie, according to VF. Not good news. Get well soon, Robert. You can read the full story over at https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2020/09/09/robert-pattinson-the-batman-coronavirus – The Offworld report: the best content offworld SFcrowsnest.

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