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by Lurkndog
6 days ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Replies: 162
Views: 8638
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Re: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

Supermodel/actress Doutzen Kroes also played an Amazon in the first Wonder Woman movie and in Justice League.
by Lurkndog
1 week ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Lynda Carter AMA On Reddit
Replies: 3
Views: 245
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Re: Lynda Carter AMA On Reddit

Thanks for posting the link to this!

I do wonder about what roles got offered to her after Wonder Woman, I suspect there were a lot of things she didn't want to do.
by Lurkndog
3 weeks ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Replies: 162
Views: 8638
United States of America

Re: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

Now there are rumors that DC has cancelled the December movie tie-in comics yet again, which would signal that the Christmas release date for WW84 is going to slip.

Death on the Nile currently has no release date listed either.
by Lurkndog
4 weeks ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Sleazy Sci-Fi from the Seventies
Replies: 8
Views: 494
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Re: Sleazy Sci-Fi from the Seventies

I was expecting stuff like Galaxina and Star Crash, but most of these seem to be actual porno.

I was going to say check Amazon Prime, they seem to have a soft spot for exploitation flicks, but most of this stuff is probably too porny for that.
by Lurkndog
4 weeks ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Chick Fight
Replies: 53
Views: 1371
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Re: Chick Fight

Damselbinder wrote: 1 month ago My favourite movie is Conan the Barbarian, Jane Austen was rad, and I fucking love television. I just think THIS sucks.
Meh. I prefer Conan the Destroyer.

As for Chick Fight, hell yeah, they had me at Malin Ackerman. It might not be a great movie, but I know I'll enjoy parts of it.
by Lurkndog
4 weeks ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: THE James Bond is dead
Replies: 20
Views: 333
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Re: THE James Bond is dead

Sad that he's gone, but damn what a life.

He did a particularly good job of finding good roles as he aged, going from leading man to mentor, to father and older gentleman.

And his career as a leading man was by no means a short one.

RIP Sean Connery. He will be missed, but remembered.
by Lurkndog
1 month ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Replies: 162
Views: 8638
United States of America

Re: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

And now Death on the Nile has been pushed back to December 18, 2020. :(

There were rumors this week that WW84 would go directly to streaming, but AFAIK they are still just rumors. There have also been statements from Patty Jenkins that contradict this.
by Lurkndog
1 month ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Replies: 162
Views: 8638
United States of America

Re: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

There is a Japanese trailer for Wonder Woman 1984 that has some different shots in it, including a little bit of Wonder Woman flying in the Golden Eagle armor:

by Lurkndog
1 month ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Actors (f/m) you have ...or had a crush on
Replies: 21
Views: 766
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Re: Actors (f/m) you have ...or had a crush on

In my case that was tough to do. Diana Rigg was over a dozen years older and not doing action oriented roles, so no dice there. Lynda Carter did some sort of show with Loni Anderson a few years after Wonder Woman, but it was unwatchable and only lasted half a season. I remember being excited about ...
by Lurkndog
1 month ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Why are DVDs still so popular?
Replies: 12
Views: 429
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Re: Why are DVDs still so popular?

Blu Ray sucks. I forked out £50 for a blu ray disc player for my PC, and the only way I managed to get it to it to actually play the cursed things is to use some software to "rip" them to a huge file on my hard disc, taking about half an hour. DVDs still have some bullshit region protection, but I ...
by Lurkndog
1 month ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: James Bond
Replies: 108
Views: 3047
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Re: James Bond

Man I don't get what's with these low energy Bond themes. Like the one for Skyfall it's just so... I don't know, I guess it's to make us think it's mature and serious, but for my money there's never been a better Bond theme than "You Know My Name." A Bond theme should get you HYPE. Surely! Not only...
by Lurkndog
2 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: D.C. layoffs
Replies: 20
Views: 891
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Re: D.C. layoffs

So in short, reduce the total amount of titles, hire the top 1/3 of writers and artists, limit crossovers and have most storylines within one title (with the ramifications perhaps reverberating to other titles on occasion), and allow for some fantasy and sexualization in the industry without making...
by Lurkndog
2 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: D.C. layoffs
Replies: 20
Views: 891
United States of America

Re: D.C. layoffs

#2 - I've read discussions that these business were on the brink of extinction anyway and all it took was one crisis to crash them. There is upset over the closing of businesses under COVID yet its quite possible these businesses were dying anyway and COVID was just a good excuse to close shop. Tha...
by Lurkndog
2 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Poll: Is Helen Slater still the definitive live action Supergirl?
Replies: 61
Views: 2018
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Re: Poll: Is Helen Slater still the definitive live action Supergirl?

I go with Melissa Benoist just because I did see the Helen Slater movie back in the day, and it was unwatchable even when it was free on cable.

I do think the movie costume has cleaner lines and is more iconic, but as something I'm actually going to watch, TV all the way.
by Lurkndog
2 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: You must watch this Wonder Woman
Replies: 17
Views: 841
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Re: You must watch this Wonder Woman

It's a fun idea, but IMHO it didn't really work. The main problem is that Gal and Lynda Carter have different body types and face shapes. They were basically pasting Gadot's eyes nose and mouth onto Carter's face. The result didn't really look like Gal Gadot. At best, it looks like some third actres...
by Lurkndog
2 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Replies: 162
Views: 8638
United States of America

Re: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

Sony already announced they were holding up $200 million films until later so they can make money. The numbers for Tenet show that releasing now isn't profitable. A $20 million take for the first real weekend back suggests otherwise. That's just audiences dipping their toes back in the water, it wo...
by Lurkndog
2 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Variety: Wonder Woman 1984 Release Date Pushed to Christmas
Replies: 3
Views: 607
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Variety: Wonder Woman 1984 Release Date Pushed to Christmas

Wonder Woman 1984 Release Date Pushed to Christmas :angry: With Tenant raking in $20 million last weekend, I would have thought the way was clear to start reopening theaters. I'd have expected Wonder Woman to double that take, and the next two weekends as well until Black Widow opens. The film woul...
by Lurkndog
2 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Replies: 162
Views: 8638
United States of America

Re: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

Goddammit!

Variety: ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Release Date Pushed to Christmas

At this point, just put it on streaming already, or pirate bay, I don't care which. I'm done being patient.

Or, hell, put out the Blu-Ray for $50, and include a Polaroid of Gal Gadot.
by Lurkndog
2 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Diana Rigg
Replies: 7
Views: 505
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Re: Diana Rigg

As with Patrick Macnee, it is sad that she's no longer with us, but she had a good long life and a career most actors could only dream of.

The Avengers is still one of my favorite shows of all time.

RIP, and thanks for the memories.
by Lurkndog
2 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Black Scorpion
Replies: 110
Views: 34374
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Re: Black Scorpion

The DVDs can still be had, I picked them up just a couple years ago for a reasonable amount. Don't pay $80 for them. The show is also on Amazon Prime Video. I have to say, it's aged rather well. When it came out, it was a filler show. It aired in January 2001, to limited fanfare. Expectations were l...
by Lurkndog
3 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: D.C. layoffs
Replies: 20
Views: 891
United States of America

Re: D.C. layoffs

The American comics market has also been hurt by the direct sales system, which emphasizes comic book shops over genuine mass marketing. There are a number of problems with direct sales: 1) They simply don't sell as many comics 2) Comic book shops tend to go out of business at the first sign of econ...
by Lurkndog
3 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: DC Fandome - August 22/23 + September 12/13
Replies: 9
Views: 507
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Re: DC Fandome - August 22/23 + September 12/13

There was talk about Lynda Carter actually appearing in WW84 at one point, and I was wondering if they were going to reveal a cameo, but apparently that didn't happen.

Lynda Carter seems to be pretty happy just touring with her band these days. (Well, not this year...)
by Lurkndog
3 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: D.C. layoffs
Replies: 20
Views: 891
United States of America

Re: D.C. layoffs

The industry has been in decline for decades with more money being made from TV shows and movies using existing characters. Disney made more from its movies than any other media version. Disney is an odd example, as they have traditionally been a movie company first, with TV as a secondary medium. ...
by Lurkndog
3 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: R.I.P. Chadwick Boseman
Replies: 5
Views: 408
United States of America

Re: R.I.P. Chadwick Boseman

Life is all too short. Be good to your friends.

RIP Chadwick Boseman
by Lurkndog
3 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: DC Fandome - August 22/23 + September 12/13
Replies: 9
Views: 507
United States of America

Re: DC Fandome - August 22/23 + September 12/13

So, I skimmed through the Wonder Woman part of Fandome, because I didn't have time to watch the whole thing.

What I saw was mostly the actors and Lynda Carter congratulating each other.

Was there any meat or big announcement to it?

As far as I know the release date is unchanged.
by Lurkndog
3 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Replies: 162
Views: 8638
United States of America

Re: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

Lynda Carter wasn't the greatest actress in the world either, but she made a great Wonder Woman.

I think Gal Gadot has the same qualities of being instantly likeable as Wonder Woman, and seeming at home in the role.
by Lurkndog
3 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Replies: 162
Views: 8638
United States of America

Re: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

The original prints of Star Wars still exist, and Lucas had archival quality color separations of it made. They are only putting out the new editions at present, but that was a business decision, not a necessity. At some point Disney will either allow Criterion to make a definitive collector's editi...
by Lurkndog
3 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Some Star Trek positivity
Replies: 12
Views: 456
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Re: Some Star Trek positivity

1) TOS 2) I don't really have one. TOS is definitely my favorite crew, the interaction between Kirk, Spock and McCoy is great. But what I really like is the concept, a mixture of Forbidden Planet and Voyage of the Space Beagle that can do Weird Science of the week, or fight off the Klingons, and wor...
by Lurkndog
3 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Replies: 162
Views: 8638
United States of America

Re: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

A little off topic, but I hate when they try to remakes. I am a big Branagh fan, Henry V is one of my 10 favorite movies. But I wish they would just pick another Christie book that has not been a movie There are a few exceptions but most I want to scream Please No! The only time I really object to ...
by Lurkndog
3 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Replies: 162
Views: 8638
United States of America

Re: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

Other than as Wonder Woman and the Fast and the Furious what has she done? She has a central role in the new Kenneth Branagh movie Death on the Nile , which is set to come out on October 23rd. It's a new adaptation of the Agatha Christie novel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JM1U-Whb-P0 She plays ...
by Lurkndog
3 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: DC Fandome - August 22/23 + September 12/13
Replies: 9
Views: 507
United States of America

Re: DC Fandome - August 22/23 + September 12/13

There is supposed to be a new WW84 trailer released.

I suspect we'll finally get a glimpse of The Cheetah, since the toys have already given away what she will look like. Might as well give a tease of the finished effect. (I like the design of the toy, it doesn't just look like a furry.)
by Lurkndog
4 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Favorite movie perils
Replies: 25
Views: 1426
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Re: Favorite movie perils

I'll go with a classic scene from Creature from the Black Lagoon, a movie which is so much better than it has any right to be. Julie Adams decides to cool off with a swim in the lagoon, oblivious to the Creature swimming just underneath her... https://youtu.be/ariuokNFhSw One of the reasons why this...
by Lurkndog
4 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Favorite movie perils
Replies: 25
Views: 1426
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Re: Favorite movie perils

brdiy wrote: 4 months ago I thought Lori Loughlin was hot in this scene: :)

You were right about that.

It's kind of funny seeing Keanu Reeves playing the hapless protagonist as well. John Wick: The Early Years. :)
by Lurkndog
4 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Favorite movie perils
Replies: 25
Views: 1426
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Re: Favorite movie perils

It really is a shame Elizabeth Hurley didn't make more movies.

I wish they'd kept her around in the Austin Powers movies and given her more to do.

She was also good in Serving Sara (2002).
by Lurkndog
4 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: RIP John Saxon, 1936-2020
Replies: 7
Views: 346
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Re: RIP John Saxon, 1936-2020

I'd say he had a pretty great career, one that most actors could only hope for. He was in a number of movies that became classics, and a number of cult classics besides, and he worked steadily for his entire career.

He will be remembered.
by Lurkndog
4 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: RIP John Saxon, 1936-2020
Replies: 7
Views: 346
United States of America

RIP John Saxon, 1936-2020

Prolific movie and TV actor John Saxon has died at age 83. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/john-saxon-dead-enter-dragon-nightmare-elm-street-actor-was-83-1095778 He's probably best known for his role in Enter the Dragon (1973), but he also made regular appearances on TV. He played the villain...
by Lurkndog
4 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Replies: 162
Views: 8638
United States of America

Re: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

tallyho wrote: 4 months ago I just think the gold armour looks...silly
I think it makes her look way too much like Hawkgirl. Total gimmick infringement. ;)
by Lurkndog
5 months ago
Forum: Dawnstar Productions
Topic: Claire Vail as Wonder Woman in Season 1 Costume
Replies: 28
Views: 8348
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Re: Claire Vail as Wonder Woman in Season 1 Costume

Is that Claire in the Thanksgiving Turkey pose, and is that video for sale?

Edit: Yes, and Yes. Though, the still above is more to my tastes than the sample clip from the video.
by Lurkndog
5 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Who wants to see a Justice League maxi-series?
Replies: 13
Views: 575
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Re: Who wants to see a Justice League maxi-series?

Batman is also more suited to TV because he works best when he has a kind of ongoing working relationship with the villains. Movies he just meets them, has some beef or other, then kills them. The movies also made the mistake of turning all of the villains into murderers and serial killers, with th...
by Lurkndog
5 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Who wants to see a Justice League maxi-series?
Replies: 13
Views: 575
United States of America

Re: Who wants to see a Justice League maxi-series?

I don't think the Justice League can be done on the small screen to a satisfactory level. It doesn't work without god-tier spectacle, whereas Batman is kind of the opposite. You could less-is-more the hell out of Batman on the small screen and then first time you bring out the car or the jet people...
by Lurkndog
5 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Who wants to see a Justice League maxi-series?
Replies: 13
Views: 575
United States of America

Re: Who wants to see a Justice League maxi-series?

Which Legion of Doom? Are you referring to the one at end of the movie where Lex and Deathstroke meet? or the old ones where it was dominated by Superman villains More the old one, I guess. For my money, the best versions of the Legion of Doom and the Secret Society were from the animated shows. On...
by Lurkndog
5 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Who wants to see a Justice League maxi-series?
Replies: 13
Views: 575
United States of America

Re: Who wants to see a Justice League maxi-series?

OK Lurkndog, I'll give you my own wishful thinking regarding a Justice League series. One of my favorite runs of Justice League is the JLE/JLI comic by Keith Giffen from the 90s. Hells yes. If DC were to assemble a team of curators like Marvel's movie group, I would want Keith Giffen to be on it. J...
by Lurkndog
5 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Replies: 162
Views: 8638
United States of America

Re: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

At this point I know I'm going to see it when it finally arrives, I don't really want spoilers.

Hopefully it is as good as the first one, if so I will be quite pleased.
by Lurkndog
5 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Who wants to see a Justice League maxi-series?
Replies: 13
Views: 575
United States of America

Who wants to see a Justice League maxi-series?

DISCLAIMER: This is my own wishful thinking, not an announcement of an actual thing. I'm kind of tired of the Berlanti-verse on TV. I liked Flash and Supergirl when they came out, but I'm not watching any of them any more. What I'd really like is a Justice League maxi-series, on the level of Game of...
by Lurkndog
5 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Replies: 162
Views: 8638
United States of America

Re: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

I will say, we'll probably see the October box office records shattered.
by Lurkndog
5 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Replies: 162
Views: 8638
United States of America

Re: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

I really want to say "just release it on streaming already" but for a big budget movie like WW84 that probably won't work.

Arrg!!!

by Lurkndog
6 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Replies: 162
Views: 8638
United States of America

Re: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

Some of the movie tie-in toys have dropped, including a Lego set that has Wonder Woman in the gold armor versus a fully feline version of Cheetah. There's also a Maxwell Lord with some kind of radar/transmitter bunker.

https://www.amazon.com/LEGO-Wonder-Chee ... B083JXYK71
by Lurkndog
7 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Replies: 162
Views: 8638
United States of America

Re: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

IMDB now lists the movie as "expected August 14, 2020."
by Lurkndog
7 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Dune
Replies: 65
Views: 2364
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Re: Dune

I read more when I was young but with the exception of Douglas Richards there has not been any great new writers of Sci-Fi as opposed to fantasy. The publishing industry has been a mess since the 1990s. There are writers who should by all rights be grandmasters and A-listers by now, but instead the...