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PODCAST | Are you excited for Captain Marvel yet? We run down the latest trailer and tell you why you SHOULD be.

PLUS: It’s our fantabulous 2019 Preview Special! We run down the heavy hitters, predict our sleepers, snoozers and more!

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Segment 1: CAPTAIN MARVEL Trailer 3 (2019) Reactions

Did we finally get a trailer that gets us excited to see this movie? Hassan and Mike give their reactions.

Segment 2: The Most Anticipated Movies of 2019

We look ahead to 2019: Glass, Avengers: Endgame, Hellboy, Dark Phoenix, MIB and more!

Segment 3: The Sleepers and Snoozers of 2019

Predictions sure to go wrong: The Venom of 2019, The Aquaman of 2019 and more!

Segment #4: Spin The Racks

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Does the new Rorschach in the HBO preview confirm a Doomsday Clock inspired plot?

by Rachel Roth

 A preview of HBO’s upcoming series gave a brief sneak peek of Watchmen and revealed a very Rorschach like character, hinting at a possible Doomsday Clock storyline.

During the Golden Globes, HBO released a montage video of all their upcoming shows premiering this year, including Damon Lindelof’s much anticipated TV series based on one of DC’s most famous comic books, Watchmen. Start the countdown to the official trailer because it’s on its way.

Based on the 12-issue graphic novel by Alan Moore, Watchmen is set in a fictionalized world where superheroes are treated like violent criminals, and retired heroes treated like celebrities. Masked heroes, as they’re referred to, are strictly outlawed and anyone engaging in vigilantism will be arrested and tried with breaking the law. It’s not like Captain America: Civil War where the government puts a leash on superheroes for making too many messes; Watchmen is grim without any cheery disposition. The masked heroes are treated no differently than sexual offenders’ police might chase down alleyways.

the most popular graphic novels of all time and inspired a movie directed by Zack Snyder. One character who drastically stood out, particularly in Snyder’s film, was Walter Kovacs/Rorschach. A mentally unstable, borderline sociopathic, vigilante that took saving the world to the level of an extremist.

Compelling, frightening and sympathetic in a strange demented way, Rorschach lives on to be the most favored “Watchmen” character. A favoritism that’s well deserved. Forget Dr. Manhattan and his glowing nakedness or Nite Owl and his puppy dog eyes. Let’s all love Rorschach for killing sadistic pedophiles and driving a compacted prison into a riot in mere minutes; he’s the king.

Honestly, Rorschach was like a homeless, psychotic version of Batman. A guy damaged by past trauma but gifted with an incredible mind and a unique brand of willpower, takes to the streets to inflict his anger on criminals as a type of therapy.

His popularity only increased when non-comic readers saw Jackie Earle Haley’s portrayal in Snyder’s film, bringing him to life-like no other actor could have. In my personal opinion, Haley makes number two on the list of best comic book portrayals, number one being Heath Ledger as The Joker.

Sony’s MIB 23 Crossover is Officially Dead

Read more at https://www.superherohype.com/movies/432057-sonys-mib-23-crossover-is-officially-dead#hwBj3MugrVT7LyMp.99

On paper, a crossover between Men in Black and 21 Jump Street sounded like a crazy idea. News of MIB 23 first broke after the Sony Pictures hack in 2014 leaked emails detailing the studio’s plans to combine two of their biggest franchises. Many scoffed at the notion, but the project garnered enough momentum to hire Muppets Most Wanted director James Bobin. There haven’t been any updates since then, but now we know why. According to producer Walter Parkes, the crossover is no longer happening.

Parkes delivered the verdict in a recent interview with Empire (via Yahoo), and he seemed to echo the view held by many skeptics since they first heard that the film was happening. “We gave it a shot,” said Parkes. “It turned out to be an impossible match-up.” Phil Lord and Chris Miller directed the original 21 Jump Street and its 2014 sequel, 22 Jump Street. The duo were writing the script for MIB 23, which was intended as the third installment in that series. It would have featured Jonah Hill’s Schmidt and Channing Tatum’s Jenko joining the titular alien-policing task force. Bobin signed on to direct the film in May 2016. However, Hill expressed his own doubts that the film would get made just three months later.

It may have been unlikely, but Lord and Miller’s track record indicates that MIB 23 could have been fun. Regardless, the Men in Black series is about to be revived later this year in Men in Black International, starring Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson. That film will hit theaters on June 14. As for Jump Street, it remains to be seen whether Sony will produce a third installment of that franchise.

 

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NEXT WEEK: We look ahead to Punisher Season 2 and the most anticipated TV shows and comic books of 2019. Featuring Newsarama’s Chris Arrant and Wailing Blade artist Joe Mulvey.

 

 

PODCAST | It’s our post NYCC Hangover episode! Did you see the Aquaman trailer? Did you catch the 15-minute Dark Phoenix footage? We bring Jeffrey Kaufman, creator of Jolly Jane and NYCC exhibitor on to give you his take on the biggest show of the year!

PLUS: How about that record breaking Venom movie? We give you our full review and Easter Eggs. Plus: What’s next for the Venomverse?!

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Venom Movie Reaction

Segment 1

Michael and Hassan begin the show with a review of Venom. They look through different reviews from critics and then give their own take on the film. Both hosts have different feelings on the plot as Hassan questions Michael about the “good parts” to the film and how it was erratic. Plus, is seeing a free movie a waste of time?

Segment 2

Michael and Hassan continue the conversation about Venom. They go more in depth about the storyline (SPOILER ALERT!) and explain the areas of the film could have been better for all Venom fans to enjoy. The guys also compare Venom with other movies such as Ant Man and Deadpool. Also, a quick comment on the Easter eggs.

Aquaman Trailer Review

Segment 3

The NY ComicCon was last weekend and the guys review the biggest headlines, trailers, and characters of the event. Both Michael and Hassan were very interested in the upcoming Aquaman film as they talk about the aesthetics and potential plot from the five minute preview. Then they both dive into some X-Men talk and worry about the changes that may come to these films following the Disney-Fox merger, including Dark Phoenix.

Segment 4

Spinning The Racks: More ComicCon talk as Michael and Hassan debate on James Gunn directing the Suicide Squad sequel. Also, everyone agrees… MORE FEMALE SUPERHEROES!

 

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NEXT WEEK: We preview the upcoming Daredevil Season 3 and welcome How To Train Your Dragon’s Richard Hamilton to talk about adapting the famous animated films into comics.

 

PODCAST | We run the Dark Phoenix through the the Trailer ‘Truth or Trash hot stove !’ Does this movie have any shot at being good? And with Disney looming… what’s the point??

PLUS: Has Walking Dead gone from Must Watch TV to Save it For Later? We give you the skinny and play WATCH, SAVE, DELETE as we preview the final crop of Fall TV shows both new and returning.

AND: We welcome Thomas Ian Nicholas of American Pie fame – is there a 20th anniversary film in the works?

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Michael and Hassan begin tonight’s show debating the X-Men: Dark Phoenix trailer and expectations for the film. Will it be a success or another Fox X-Men flop? Michael weighs in on challenges Fox has faced making X-Men films; Hassan expresses his concerns about Fox’s poor treatment of past characters and X-Men continuity. Stay tuned to hear the verdict on the latest X-Men movie.

Segment 2

Hassan and Michael offer their predictions about Dark Phoenix and how it will compare to films by Marvel. Our hosts discuss Marvel’s successful promotion strategy to illustrate how Fox has struggled to develop and market their X-Men franchise. Hear why our hosts agree Dark Phoenix is Trailer Trash.We then pivot to the Fall TV shows deciding Watch, Binge, or Delete for the upcoming seasons of Daredevil and The Walking Dead.

Segment 3

Our hosts continue their Fall TV show preview with Riverdale. Tonight’s guest, Thomas Ian Nicholas, joins the show to discuss his recently released fantasy novel and a potential upcoming American Pie reunion. Thomas discusses his creative process and how he developed his fantasy novel. Thomas then weighs in on what he’s heard so far about a potential upcoming American Pie 20 year reunion movie.

Segment 4

Spinning The Racks: Our hosts pay homage to Norm Breyfogle, celebrating his art and career in comics. Michael and Hassan discuss the Birds of Prey film and its casting choices. Andrew Lincoln returning to TWD as a director? Check in next week for the NY Comic Con Preview.

 

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NEXT WEEK: Our NYCC preview show! We welcome Tony (Mainstream) Moy in studio as we interview Vampire Diaries David Alden and preview the biggest east coast ComicCon of the year!

We discuss the GAME-CHANGER that is Black Panther. We play ‘Trailer Truth or Trash’ with the new Ant-Man & Wasp trailer. And Newsarama’s Chris Arrant Talks Must-Read Comics For 2018

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Black-Panther-MovieSegment 1: Long Live The King
Black Panther first reactions: Stars and critics praise one of Marvel’s best
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With the red carpet premiere of Marvel’s Black Panther comes the first responses over social media. While full-length reviews are still under embargo until closer to the film’s February theatrical debut, the consensus is clear: long live the king.

Segment 2: Black Panther Chat and the Race Card
Are we getting a movie with a message or a message wrapped up as a movie? Host Michael Dolce hopes for the former and thinks it will be based on the marketing. Hassan meanwhile is wary of being let down and uses Star Wars: The Last Jedi as his example

 

Black Panther Rave Reviews

Segment 3: Newsarama’s Chris Arrant

Big movies this year that may have comic book tie ins:

  • Black Panther
  • Infinity War
  • Dark Phoenix
  • Venom
  • Ant-Man
  • Aquaman

Other topics discussed: Bendis’ DC defection, his first book with Jim Lee & more!

Segment 4: Ant-Man & Wasp ‘Trailer Truth or Trash’
Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly are on the run in first Ant-Man and the Wasp trailer.

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NEXT WEEK: Newsarama’s Chris Arrant help us run down the must-read Comic Books for 2018!