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Pitchforks for Justice

by on Oct.19, 2017, under Film & TV, Geeky

As Justice League‘s opening date draws nearer, and with the recent full trailer released, more and more TV spots and promotional material are coming out. It’s absolutely nerdgasmic, and with the film less than a month away, I could only eat up as much as I could to satisfy my unabashed eagerness. Times like these make me wonder why patience is a virtue.

Bring it on, DC.

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Justice is served.

by on Oct.09, 2017, under Film & TV, Geeky

Let’s take a break today from all the Persian goodness to look at the latest Justice League trailer drop. And of course, it is iconic. We also finally get to see some Cavill, but no Superman (just watch, it’s not spoiler-y what I said).

With the film out next month, the PR for this much-awaited live action coming together of DC legends (plus Cyborg, heh) will surely be cranking up a notch in the next few weeks. We’re in for a treat. I’m giddy with excitement.

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Young Justice

by on Aug.31, 2017, under Film & TV, Geeky, Society, Travel & Culture, Uncategorized

Please stop chopping onions in my presence.

For the full story, visit this link, which also provides info and links on how to help these kids. You should also visit Josh Rossi’s Facebook page for more awesome stuff.

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Etta remembers.

by on Aug.29, 2017, under Film & TV, Geeky

“No one looks better fighting in a tiara — although I haven’t had a go yet, so let’s not compare too soon.”

Etta, oh moxie-filled Etta! I hope they find a way to bring you to the sequels, too. Preferably using the golden lasso in those ways you’re thinking of. So very 40s Wondie, tee hee.

Wonder Woman is out today on digital, although the iTunes one will be released on September 4th (I’ve pre-ordered, obv). Blu-ray is out on September 19th.

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You can’t save the world alone.

by on Jul.23, 2017, under Film & TV, Geeky

New Justice League trailer: Oh. My. God! This will slay! Leaguers! Amazons! Hippolyte! Themiscyra! Atlantis! Apokolips!

“No protectors here. No Lanterns. No Kryptonian.” Hmm. Sounds hinty!

The suspense is just too much.

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The DCEU is truly here.

by on Jul.07, 2017, under Film & TV, Geeky

From the opening credits of Wonder Woman

Because the true superhero legends are about to rise.

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A Wonderful End

by on Jun.27, 2017, under Film & TV, Geeky, Queer

I watched Wonder Woman twice again last weekend.

I have no regrets for seven viewings. So far.

And that wonderful end credits sequence?

It’s been made available online. Enjoy!

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The Wonder Woman, Epilogue: Change Their Minds And Change The World

by on Jun.11, 2017, under Film & TV, Geeky, Queer

Continued From:

The Wonder Woman, Part 4: Stop A Bullet Cold

I started this series of Wonder Woman reviews having watched it four times. As of this writing, the last of the review series, I’ve watched it a fifth time (IMAX again, because obv) and still came out of it exhilarated. I watched it with my friends over at Pinoy DC Fans, a group we founded way back in the early 2000s when we met through the now-defunct DC Message Boards.

It’s been over a week since the movie was released worldwide, and it has broken some box office records. On its opening weekend, its gross earnings reached approximately $103M domestically (US), much higher than the original $65M-$70M projections. Moreover, worldwide, it hit $223M that same weekend – with some markets still not even open yet at the time, including France, Germany, Spain, and Japan.

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The Wonder Woman, Part 4: Stop A Bullet Cold

by on Jun.10, 2017, under Film & TV, Geeky, Queer

Continued From:

The Wonder Woman, Part 3: Get Us Out From Under

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Since I’ve talked about what I wasn’t too fond of in Wonder Woman, I decided to list some of the things I truly loved. Note that I loved so many things about the movie, so this quick list is really just to sample some of my fave highlights.

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The Wonder Woman, Part 3: Get Us Out From Under

by on Jun.09, 2017, under Film & TV, Geeky, Queer

Continued From:

The Wonder Woman, Part 2: Stop A War With Love

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Despite how much I loved Wonder Woman, there were still a few things I didn’t quite like. Mostly minor, to be fair, but could’ve been better in these areas.

1. Etta was severely under-utilized. In many ways, Etta is Wonder Woman’s Jimmy Olsen. However, she is so much more. Aside from a couple of periods wherein she was unused, she was even more actively involved in Diana’s heroics across varied interpretations (sorority girl, lounge singer, soldier). So it was sad that her role was significantly diminished.

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