I don’t know why people would buy a Blu-ray of a TV Show that’s available on their respective streaming service and this coming from someone who just had to buy a new $500 4K UHD Player. But the critically acclaimed DC Universe series Doom Patrol is coming to Blu-ray, this fall. October 1st to be exact with the Digital release coming August 26th. The set will include all 15 season one episodes and a boatload of extras for $29.99
As much as I hate all these streaming services, we’re getting a lot of awesome product to watch! Warner Media has announced one of their first shows for their new upcoming service and its, wait for it – Gremlins! How will this even work as a series? Part of me is disappointed that it’s going to be an animated prequel series that’s going to take place before the first film. I’ve made my hatred of prequels plain. But I am curious to see what the art style will be and who will be involved. Full press release after the jump.
Today, it’s not unusual for a TV show to depict a less-than-ideal future. This is especially true for Black Mirror, the show that debuted in 2011 on the UK’s Channel 4 but moved overseas later. I don’t speak for anyone but I sure wouldn’t like some of the Black Mirror episodes become reality anytime soon. Back in the day, TV series tended to be a bit more optimistic than the ones today yet there were still quite a few that depicted visions of the future that were quite disturbing and pressing – like the ones we’ll take a look at today.
What up home slices! Your girl is going to the big show. Yes, I will be jetting off to San Diego in two weeks to attend Comic-Con 2019. This may be my last year attending, as next year I’d like to do other smaller events like Cinemacon 2020, the ATX Festival, Tribecca TV, etc. Instead of going through the logistical nightmare of Comic-Con. I managed to book a hotel in Gaslamp so I’m going to be in the thick of things.
I feel like I need to say this before any Marvel review this year, I’m a long time Marvel comic book fangirl, but I’ve never been a MCU can do no wrong fan girl. In my eyes, they’ve done plenty of wrong. I absolutely detested Spider-Man: Homecoming. Ok, that’s a bit harsh, I loved Michael Keaton as the Vulture but didn’t like much else about it. To this very day, I haven’t bothered to watch it 2nd time. With that said, a lot of my issues from the Homecoming remain in Far From Home but there is so much greatness here that after End Game and Captain Marvel, it’s time I come out of the closet and join the Marvel can do no wrong club – except for a few minor quibbles this is an almost perfect summer film with a post credit sequence that blew my mind.
Naked Nepotism aside, I’m going to wait and see what this is before I say whether it’s good or bad. What am I talking about? Earlier this week Marvel Comics did a countdown gimmick to announce a secret new Spider-Man project. Some people were speculating that it was going to be a continuation of Sam Raimi’s and Sony’s Spider-Man movie verse only in comic form. Nope, imagine my surprise when the countdown ended and we got a video of JJ Abrams and his Son Henry announcing they are creating a 5 issue Spider-Man limited series that will also debut you brand new villain called Cadaverous. The series comes out this fall. As I’ve said, I’m going to withhold judgment until I learn more.
In the second part of EM’s “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” INTERVIEWS, I sat down with two more stars of this amazing film. Rob Morgan plays James Sr., the father of Jimmie played by Jimmie Fails and Tichina Arnold who plays Jimmie’s aunt Wanda. And away we go!
Dean on the Scene with an exclusive interview with the director and star of the upcoming film “The Last Black Man in San Francisco”. Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joining me to talk about this new A24 film that opens in DC Friday is director, producer Joe Talbot and screenwriter and star Jimmie Fails!
Ralph on the Road is a mini-series of segments for Lifetime’s morning talk show, The Balancing Act, created by BrandStar. For the past 11 years, The Balancing Act has been a daily morning show for today’s on-the-go, modern women to help balance and enrich her everyday life.
One of the most popular horror films of 2019, Jordan Peele’s US starring Academy Award® winner Lupita Nyong’o (Black Panther, 12 Years a Slave), Winston Duke (Black Panther), Emmy® winner Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale,” “Mad Men”) and Tim Heidecker (The Comedy, “Tim & Eric’s Bedtime Stories”) hits home on Digital June 4th and the tasty physical media June 18th. Ok, the whole two week delay between Digital and Physical releases really ticks me off and is just irritating. Check out the official press release to see all the tasty extras.
DC Universe is not playing around, if you haven’t checked out the service, run, don’t walk. After the critical success of their wonderfully weird Doom Patrol, they are going obscure again with the classic DC series Swamp Thing. From the opening sequence to the end of the 2nd episode I was hooked. There’s just something wonderfully creepy and cinematic about the unique viewing experience. Swamp Thing launches on the DC Universe App, May 31st.