Thinking about the all the scary events of the last week, and the contribution pop culture might have made to how we got here.
Let’s take a second look at ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’, the much-derided Star Wars movie that carefully (perhaps too carefully) tied up just about every little detail of Han Solo’s early life, from where he got his blaster to how he got his name, giving more attention to what’s happening on the sidelines.
The Unsung examines works of popular culture that are critically acclaimed but not popular, popular but not critically acclaimed, or neither. Today, it’s Irma Vep, with Maggie Cheung doing a weird art movie in Paris!
One area of perennial speculation in fandom revolves around how (or if or when) Marvel will integrate the characters whose rights were formerly held by other studios into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. I don’t have any inside knowledge on the subject, but there are a lot of things we can presume based on Marvel’s previous decisions. So with that in mind, let’s engage in Pointless Fanboy Speculation!
So last week I signed a contract with McFarland Publishers for a book, due next year, on Alien Visitors (working title): ET invaders, alien/human romance, friendly aliens, alien superheroes, aliens …
Yep, it’s time for more short movie reviews!
A decade ago, I wouldn’t have imagined a time when I’d pass up seeing a big budget, big screen Justice League movie in the theater. I love the JLA, even …