So Long, You Weird, Space-Time-Defying Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

July 26, 2019

Odds are you watch Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D ., because you’re reading this. That throws you in a kind of exclusive club. Which is to say , not many people watch this show. A hanging story-chad of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, S.H.I.E.L.D. has had ratings consistently low enough to construct the prospect of its renewal every year a kind of comic-book cliffhanger. Yet it was. Six days. No matter what–stranding characters…

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Storyboards, Marvel’s Parts Unknown, Is Coming to Disney+

July 18, 2019

Ever since Disney announced its forthcoming streaming service, Disney +, there’s been a question in the back of comic book fans’ minds: What about Marvel? There’s been talk of stand-alone evidences for Loki, Wanda Maximoff, and Hawkeye; an animated serial based on the Marvel’s What If …? comics is likewise in the works. Yet those depicts are expected to be a year or two away. Today, Marvel is finally revealing…

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Flying Wallendas to cross Times Square on a high wire two years after near-fatal accident

July 6, 2019

A high-wire traverses Times Square, Thursday, June 20, 2019 in New York. Performers Nik and Lijana Wallenda will cross Times Square on the high-pitched wire on Sunday. ( AP) Nik, 40, and Lijana, 42, will team up to tightrope-walk across five city blocks in Times Square on Sunday darknes. Lijana will start on one point amble uphill, while Nik will meet her in the middle from the other end, treading…

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Farewell, Jessica Jones: the last woman standing in the Marvel-Netflix era

June 28, 2019

With Marvels owner, Disney, preparing its own streaming service, Netflix is throwing in the towel. But Krysten Ritters street-level superhero ever did know how to have the last word Marvel’s sprawling legion of big-screen heroes managed to bounce back from not been so lucky. Netflix’s experimentation with Marvel characters demises today with the launch of the third and final season of Jessica Jones, the hard-living private eye played by Krysten…

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Goodbye X-MenYou Flawed, Frustrating Cinematic Revolution

June 24, 2019

The 1990 s were a weird time if you liked comic books. A supposition boom and subsequent bust mopped away stores and publishers alike, and even Marvel–yes, Marvel–filed for bankruptcy in 1996. Yet the 1990 s is furthermore weirder if you wanted to see comic books on the big screen. Dick Tracy. The Rocketeer. The Phantom. Spawn. Judge Dredd. Jim Carrey in The Mask. Wesley Snipes as Blade. Even the…

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Meet the Keanu Reeves daredevil Duke Kaboom in a new ‘Toy Story 4’ trailer

June 8, 2019

Sporky isn’t the only new is now facing Toy Story 4 . The movie also introduces Duke Kaboom, Canada’s greatest stuntman — voice by everyone’s favorite assassin of fictional baddies, Keanu Reeves. He’s probably a little less violent in this one. This latest trailer doesn’t reveal much more about the story than we already know, but it’s a cute final look at what Pixar has cooked up. Toy Story 4…

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Meet the Keanu Reeves daredevil Duke Kaboom in a new ‘Toy Story 4’ trailer

June 8, 2019

Sporky isn’t the only new is now facing Toy Story 4 . The movie also introduces Duke Kaboom, Canada’s greatest stuntman — voice by everyone’s favorite assassin of fictional baddies, Keanu Reeves. He’s probably a little less violent in this one. This latest trailer doesn’t reveal much more about the story than we already know, but it’s a cute final look at what Pixar has cooked up. Toy Story 4…

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Meet the Keanu Reeves daredevil Duke Kaboom in a new ‘Toy Story 4’ trailer

June 8, 2019

Sporky isn’t the only new is now facing Toy Story 4 . The movie also introduces Duke Kaboom, Canada’s greatest stuntman — voice by everyone’s favorite assassin of fictional baddies, Keanu Reeves. He’s probably a little less violent in this one. This latest trailer doesn’t reveal much more about the story than we already know, but it’s a cute final look at what Pixar has cooked up. Toy Story 4…

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Stan Lee: ex-business manager arrested on charges of elder abuse

June 4, 2019

Keya Morgan sought to capitalize on the late comic book writers asset and exert influence over him, say authorities A former business director of the late comic books author Stan Lee was arrested on Saturday, on accusations of elder abuse. Lee Charged by Los Angeles county prosecutors earlier this month, Morgan was taken into custody on Saturday in Arizona on an outstanding seizure warrant. On Sunday he appeared in Maricopa…

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IM Pei: an audacious daredevil who built the impossible

May 23, 2019

From his provoking Louvre pyramid to his inverted wedge for Dallas, the Chinese-American architect was too modern for his time but his angular wonders look perfect now So bold were IM Pei’s layouts, they were often regarded as wilfully controversial, designed to shock. But Pei himself never understood it like that. He was possibly the last living link to such founders of modernism as Bauhaus stalwarts Walter Gropius and Marcel…

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