Tag: Summer Glau
The Cape being NBC’s “big”, new, superhero TV show. It looked rather dreadful, like a low-rent Darkman/Batman knock-off. It turns out The Cape is rather dreadful, a low-rent Darkman/Batman knock-off. It felt like a truncated, uninteresting, medium budget, comic book, superhero movie.
It’s not funny, it’s not original, it’s not mysterious, it’s just . . . goofy. There is one noteworthy thing that should pique the interest of my midget-obsessed colleague Brian Alterman: The superhero’s training montage – where he goes from disgraced cop to disgraceful, caped superhero — features a sequence where the hero must defeat a midget in hand to hand combat. I’m not kidding.
If I had to say something nice about the show, I’d say that it’s good that it’s giving Summer Glau some work before its inevitable cancellation. (continue reading…)
kee-dokee, Snark-a-Maniacs, it’s finally here, the overdue conclusion to my epic, 4 part Top 20 Favorite Films of All Time Countdown. (That’s 1 more part than Tolkein needed for the Lord of the Rings, thus I believe this list the superior product.) For those who came late, the complete, previous articles are 20-16 here, 15-11 here, and 10-6 here.
The films are:
20. L.A. Confidential (1997)
19. The Bourne Supremacy (2004)
18. The Three Amigos (1986)
17. Star Wars: A New Hope (1977)
16. The Untouchables (1987) (continue reading…)
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