I caught up on some of the stuff I missed (but far from all of it) over the summer, so guess what that means? LINKSPAM!Last survivor of Titanic dies
. Rather sad. (And yes, I realize nearly all this news is old for you people who've been in real life this summer.)
Speaking of deaths, the day we all heard Michael Jackson died, none of us believed it because of the Bob Barker effect. Same thing when the tally kept rolling in... Farrah Fawcett, Ed McMahon, (and then after our next block) OMG Billy Mays! No one believed that last one, though by then the Michael Jackson one had been verified by several sources.
I can only imagine what a massive clusterfuck the internet (and ONTD, in particular) must have been that day.
However, I was in California doing breathing tubes (I think that was the last time we got them--when Scott got there) and snowcones. Bleh. And we had a terrible rehearsal run and the staff was pissed and we did laundry and got screwed over on our WalMart run. But I digress.More Tomb Raider!
Hey, as long as we're putting out adventure films, I'm happy. I loved the Angelina Jolie ones, ESPECIALLY the first one, so you'll get no complaints from me. Only one I would is that they even considered conotinuing through Mummy III after Rachel Weisz dropped out. (And I think, sadly, the same thing is going to be said about Iron Man I, which is a shame considering how utterly awesome
Iron Man was.)This photo has a very Firefly feel about it
, and with I would answer the titular question with a veritable "yes".
...I don't think I used "titular" right. Meh.YAY more Series of Unfortunate Events
but some DAMN GOOD POINTS ABOUT FUCKING SEQUELS, HOLLYWOOD. goddamnitKenneth Branagh is directing Thor
?! I am so. there.Disney to squeeze more money out of Winnie the Pooh
. I was actually bitching to my sister about this the other day and ended up twittering about it, so I'm glad I stumbled upon a relevant article.
Look, here's the thing. You know people who flip out when DC/Marvel get new writers or completely reboot or just continue to mess with different canons? That is how I have been feeling about Disney's treatment of Winnie the Pooh as of the past few years. One, that fucking heffalump movie. SPOILER, but the whole point of the heffalumps and woozles is that THEY DON'T EXIST. Baby Pooh? (And Tigger and Piglet and everyone) Okay, I can see that, messing with styles is cool to keep things interesting. Otherwise I wouldn't have that fucking rad purple stylized Winnie the Pooh bag.
And then I saw the new tv show. A mystery show. In 3D to make it even more painful (though you all know I love mysteries, so that's not where I find fault.) So I'm looking at a playset or a commercial or something and what do I see? The human character is a GIRL.
Look, I'm all for equal treatment and shit like that but this is kind of a definitive matter. YOU KNOW, CHRISTOPHER ROBIN, THE BOY WHO KIND OF FUCKING NAMED THOSE DAMN STUFFED ANIMALS?! God damn. Disney is really pissing me off lately.
P.S., anyone know what happened to the Disney award this year? We were really hoping to get it and wipe that smile off everyone else's faces, and then it didn't happen.
=/Tim Curry in an Alice & Wonderland thing?
Yes, please. Already there.Pirates 4 seems to be on the move
. To which I say, HOORAY! I loved 2 and 3, but I must say, they were several lacking in the buried/cursed/whatever'd department.
Remember what I said about Iron Man? Yeeeeeeaaaaaahhhhh...That is some sexy cover art
, and yes I mean the art nouveau.Patrick Stewart on the new Star Trek
, and holy crap it needs to come out on dvd YESTERDAY. I didn't see a single movie all summer I was gone and that was SO. FUCKING. GOOD.Well, fuck
. The plot actually sounds good
. Really good. I'm willing to eat that crow if I have to.
Oh hey, what's this? First off, no shit, sherlock
. But otherwise,FUCK YES.
I'll be sad if it's another biblical artifact unless it's out of Revelations, but hey, what was it I said after I saw IV?
At least he can't do the crystal skulls idea anymore. :D
Now, all I have to do is pray they go for the Hawaii or Easter Island or some polynesian (/melanesian/micronesian) angle and I will be happy
Fuck, I'll even take Australia E];D
apologies if my language seems suddenly harsher. It is. That's drum corps, and that's me. <3