Monday, September 30, 2019

Cockadoodie Two

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The first trailer for the upcoming second season of Hulu's Castle Rock was released today and it introduces a very familiar Stephen King character...



I don't have Hulu, so I haven't seen the first season (which I heard was good). But, this trailer is starting to sway me to subscribe.

Why must there be so many damn subscription services??!!

The new season of Castle Rock starts on October 23rd.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Superman too

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Here is the first picture of Brandon Routh suited up again as one of many Supermen for the upcoming Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover with Supergirl and other other CW super-shows...

We’ve known for a few months the (frankly, still wild to contemplate) news that Brandon Routh would be appearing in the CW’s upcoming Crisis on Infinite Earths mega-crossover of the Arrowverse and beyond, not just as Legends of Tomorrow’s Atom, but also Superman. 

Well, a version of Superman amongst many, apparently—and not even the Superman Routh had previously played on the big screen either. Instead, Routh would be playing the older Superman of the iconic DC Comics Elseworlds miniseries Kingdom Come, by Mark Waid and Alex Ross.

The five-part Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover between The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, Batwoman, and somehow basically every other old DC TV show you like begins on the CW this December.

These "events" are always fun to watch and there's even a possibility that Lynda Carter will be showing up to play a version of Wonder Woman.

I'm in!

The five-hour crossover’s first three episodes will air in December, with the final two installments arriving after the winter hiatus in Jan. 2020.

Here’s the full schedule below, with some of the shows airing on special nights:

  •  Supergirl: Sunday, Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. 
  •  Batwoman: Monday, Dec. 9 at 8 p.m. 
  •  The Flash: Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. 
  •  Arrow: Tuesday, Jan 14 at 8 p.m. 
  •  DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Tuesday, Jan 14. at 9 p.m.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Something more

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It looks like we might be getting more Thirtysomething in the near future...

Marshall Herskovitz and Ed Zwick’s beloved 1987 drama series thirtysomething is making a comeback. I have learned that the duo is pitching a new incarnation of the show, which is garnering interest from multiple networks, including ABC, which aired the original series.

Written by thirtysomething creators Herskovitz and Zwick and to be directed by Zwick, I hear the followup series revolves around the children of the characters in the original show, which are now 30-something themselves. I hear the intention is for original cast members to reprise their roles but no one is set yet and there have been no formal talks.

Thirtysomething was a seminal series that captured the angst of the baby boomer generation and its struggles with real-life issues such as career, relationships, marriage, having kids and parenting. It centered around Michael Steadman (Ken Olin), his stay-at-home wife Hope Murdoch (Mel Harris) and their baby Janie. Melanie Mayron, Timothy Busfield, Patricia Wettig, Peter Horton and Polly Draper also starred in the series, which won 13 Primetime Emmy Awards, out of 41 nominations, and two Golden Globe Awards over the course of its four-season run.

This was one of my favorite shows of the time and it's definitely something I would watch if we're lucky enough to get another season or two in the near future.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Bravo

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I saw the Downton Abbey movie tonight and really enjoyed it.

If you loved the series, you'll love the movie.

It's that simple.

Monday, September 23, 2019

Don't run info fire

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A new trailer for Frozen 2 was released today...



I still need to see the first film, but I hear it's fun. So, guess I'll hunker down one night and watch it before this new one comes out on November 22nd.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Get on with it

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The first teaser trailer for the third season of Netflix's The Crown was released today...



I just finished binge-watching the first two seasons and am really looking forward to the third season starting on November 17th.

It's a great show!

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Raising Dion

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The first full trailer for Netflix's Raising Dion series was released today...



This actually looks pretty good. I'm looking forward to watching it when it comes out on October 4th.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Dame hilarious

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With the Downton Abbey movie opening this Friday (squeee!), I thought I'd post this great interview with Dame Maggie Smith...



You're welcome.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Twice the Rudd

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The first trailer for the upcoming Netflix series, Living With Yourself, was released today...



I like Paul Rudd and this does look kind of fun. We'll see how it turns out when the series starts airing on October 18th.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Modern Love

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The first trailer for Amazon's upcoming series, Modern Love, was released today...



It definitely has a great cast and looks pretty good. I look forward to watching it once it starts airing on October 18th.

Monday, September 9, 2019

They're back

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The final trailer for the sequel to The Shining, Doctor Sleep, was released today...



This is looking pretty good, so far. I may have to go back and watch the original film again. It's been a while.

I've got a bit of time before this one opens on November 8th.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Into the woods

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I'm heading off for a weekend in the wilderness. Time to get back in touch with....nature.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Humans are hilarious

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A new Maleficent: Mistress of Evil featurette was released today...



I can't wait until this opens on October 18th.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Between Two Ferns

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The first trailer for the upcoming Netflix film, Between Two Ferns, was released today...



The web series has always been funny, so let's hope that translates to a feature-length adventure. He's got a lot of celebrity friends, so I have a feeling it'll be worth watching.

We'll find out when it premieres on September 20th.