The latest subject of Make Me Watch It is , directed by Guy Richie. The series can also be found on Stitcher, on iTunes, or in a direct RSS feed.
This week we lost Adam West, the actor best-known for his deliberately wooden, comic turn as Batman in the 1960s. While many bat-fans find the series an embarrassment, its runaway success helped revitalize the superhero comic, and demonstrated that superheroes could work in mainstream media. Only Superman, really, had achieved that status beforehand, on radio and television.1
The Harry Potter Festival organized for Goderich, Ontario, has had to move to nearby Blyth. Those who booked accommodations in scenic Goderich will receive shuttlebus service. The festival will see the small town transformed into some Harry Potter-verse equivalent over the three-day festival, which has attracted ticket-buyers from around the world.
Japan’s Softbank is buying Boston Dynamics, Google’s robot company:
SpaceX update and a couple of Cons, below:
The 2017 version of the classic The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise, was not popular enough to beat the much-lauded Wonder Woman this weekend at the box office. This may not bode well for Universal’s “Dark Universe” monster series that the studio wants to compete with other cinematic universes. Next week, they’ll have to contend with Cars 3 for box office dominance.
- Wonder Woman
- The Mummy (2017)
- Captain Underpants
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
- Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol 2
Anyone who has read the novel has been anticipating this scene, and the show, for the most part, delivers, providing further disturbing context.
Series 10, episode 9 aired a couple of days ago. How is it feeding into the season ending cliffhanger?
Jun 11, 2017
Orphan Black returns for its fifth and final season. Tatiana Maslany remains in fine form as various clones; whether the labyrinthine plotting and byzantine backstory can maintain the season until the end remains a mystery.
The latest episode of the X-Files Retrospective podcast, covering Demons (4×23), is now available here for your listening pleasure. Intro and outro music attribution is below. You can also follow the show from its own feed (RSS, iTunes, Stitcher) or through the Bureau 42 Master Audio Feed (RSS, iTunes, Stitcher).