Trisha’s Take: “Not the Messiah” review

Not the Messiah: He’s a Very Naughty Boy Directed by Aubrey Powell Written by Eric Idle, John Du Prez Starring William Ferguson, Rosalind Plowright, Shannon Mercer, Christopher Purves, Eric Idle and featuring the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Special Guests (in order of first appearance): Michael Palin, Carol Cleveland, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, Neil Innes […]

Posted on July 23, 2012 at 15:18 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Blightyvision: “ShakespeaRe-Told”

Directed by Mark Brozel, Ed Fraiman, Brian Percival, and David Richards Starring James McAvoy, Keeley Hawes, Billie Piper, Shirley Henderson, and David Mitchell There’s only one area where I don’t try frantically to skip through DVD previews, and that’s on BBC releases.  Why?  Because if you sit and watch, you’ll see a dozen shows you’ve […]

Dead Island getting a movie but do the reviews justify it?

Well, earlier this year, we all saw the awesome trailer for Dead Island, the latest in zombie-devastating video-game goodness. It looked fantastic, was beautifully shot and had what appeared to be a great budget. When the game hit, while not terrible, it didn’t seem to live up to the hype. According to Deadline, this has […]

Posted on September 27, 2011 at 22:46 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trailer Watch: Easy A first full trailer

At first I was afraid (I was petrified) that the adaptation of the novel The Scarlett Letter into the live-action film Easy A would be a “torturous hack job” but I recanted that when I learned more about director Will Gluck and his screenwriter Bert V. Royal. I became even more optimistic with the casting […]

Posted on July 8, 2010 at 08:17 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · One Comment
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Michael Fassbender in talks to play Magneto in X-Men:First Class

The master of magnetism is in the Xavier institute. According to THR’s Heat Vision Blog, it appears that Michael Fassbender (Inglourious Basterds, Centurion) is now in negotiations to play Magneto in the upcoming X-Men:First Class for Matthew Vaughn and Fox. The actor was also being courted to play a villain in the Spider-Man reboot for […]

Posted on June 18, 2010 at 12:05 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · One Comment
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Git Off My Lawn: Cinematic Comic Capers

Back in my day, which was before Al Gore invented the internet, and possibly before Al Gore’s mommy invented Al Gore, comic books were fun-filled, light-hearted, simple creatures, with the titular hero fighting the Villain of the Month in brightly drawn panels and onomatopoeic sound effects and…  …uh, moving on. It seems like every comic […]

Posted on June 10, 2010 at 14:25 by The Grand Vizier · Permalink · 3 Comments
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Marvel responds to Jack Kirby heirs copyright claims

Q: What do Superman and Spider-Man have in common? A: The heirs to the comics creators’ estates are suing to regain control of the copyright, which may put the production of any movies into doubt. Similar to how earlier in 2009, the heirs to the estates of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster sued to regain […]

Posted on January 11, 2010 at 07:54 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 8 Comments
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Superman heirs have their day in court… and lose

Yesterday, Variety reported on the outcome of the ongoing legal troubles between Warner Bros., DC Comics, and the heirs of Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster and it doesn’t look good for them. U.S. District Court judge Stephen G. Larson found that the licensing fees paid by the studio to the comics company for […]

Posted on July 9, 2009 at 05:10 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 9 Comments
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