Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Ed's News and Movie Review.


Comic book news

What's been going on in the comic book world for the week.
  • For fans of the Dark Shadows tv series. Dynamite Comics just announced Vampirella/Dark Shadows this August Written by Marc Andreyko and Art by Patrick Berkenkotter.
  • Just announced for September DC Comics will produce an issue #0 for all current titles and pick up #13 in October.






New Movie Reviews

Before I get into this week's new movie review; Due to the mind numbing success of The Avengers, Universal Studios pushed back G.I. Joe 2 from 6/29/12(summer release) to March of 2013 (late winter/early spring release). Universal wants to add 3D to the movie. While the push back is understandable. My question is why a March release? I did a little research on the movies for next summer. I was surprised to see what's coming next summer. Could next year be another block buster summer? (Editor's Note: I still believe it has to do with re-shooting anything with Chad Tatum. Since Duke was suppose to be killed at the beginning of the film.)


Men In Black 3

M.I.B 3 was released on Friday, 5/25/2012. This big budget movie that went to production without a script and the lack luster performance of M.I.B 2 did nothing for the movie. The first thing that went through my mind was that the studio was fast tracking this movie to retain the movie rights. But as I watched this movie to my surprise it was very good. The movie had the same feel and look as the first Men In Black. Josh Brolin playing a younger version of Agent K was perfect. And to my surprise Men In Black 3 has taken the number one movie spot for this weekend.

Sports Entertainment

In sports news the New Jersey Devils Hockey team are going to the Stanley Cup Finals. The question is can this team beat the L.A Kings who are hot right now. The first game is set for 5/30/2012 at 8pm. The NHL Draft is slated for 6/22-6/23/2012.

TV/DVD

  • The Walking Dead Season 3 will premiere  Michonne , the Governor and taking place in the prison story arc.








  • Mocking Bird Lane written by Bryan Fuller and to be directed by Bryan Singer is a reboot of the Munsters for NBC. Initial casting has started. Mason Cook (Spy kid 4) as Eddie Munster, Eddie Izzard as Grandpa and Charity Wakefield as Marilyn.



  • In DVD news Frank Miller's Batman the Dark Knight Returns is slated for a 2 part animated movie. Part 1 to be released in late of 2012 and part 2 early 2013. Peter Weller  will voice Batman.
  • Superman vs. The Elite will be a direct to DVD release on 6/12/12





Convention News

Gamestop Expo (in Texas) will be open to the public on August 29, 2012 tickets on sale at gamestop.com The prices for tickets are $35 and VIP for $100








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