As nostalgia rules over the ever-aging Millenials with reboots to pull at their heart strings (Ghostbusters, Duck Tales, I even heard a Matrix rumor today…), the samurai on the noblest of quests is back to finish what he started. Canceled after four seasons on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim (2001-2004), Samurai Jack returns to television for one Continue reading Back to the past, Samurai Jack…
If I was to ask you if you to choose between Stephen Sommers the director of the Mummy movies, and Van Helsing, or Jon Chu the director of Step Up 2, Step Up 3D, and the Justin Bieber documentary, to helm a G.I. Joe movie, chances are you would choose wrong. Jon Chu, known mostly for directing music related films knocked it out of the park with G.I. Joe: Retaliation. It completely wiped the craptastic taste out of my mouth that I had thanks to the Sommers movie, G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra.
As a fan of the Larry Hama comic and the original cartoon, I had a lot of problems with Continue reading G.I. Joe: Retaliation wasn’t good . . . It was great!
One of the highlights for me at NYCC 2012 was the panel discussion and preview trailers of the animated rendition of this truly great Frank Miller story, The Dark Knight Returns Part 2. The panel was made up of legendary Warner Brothers, DC producer Bruce Timm and the talented voice director Andrea Romano, moderated by Gary Miereanu.
Wolverine and the X-Men brought back a memory of an even lesser known animation, War Planets. No, not Battle of the Planets; that one brings back memories of an evil villain transvestite. You see, the first time I discovered War Planets was between 5:30 and 6:00am as I stumbled out of bed before my alarm clock even went off; I began my fuzzy prep for the work day. Usually, I’ll flick on the TV and watch Continue reading Review: Wolverine and the X-Men