Four Reasons to Watch League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
Four Reasons to Watch League of Extraordinary GentlemenAlan Moore’s epic graphic novels about The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen have become steampunk classics, putting a new, Gothic twist on characters from Victorian literature and letting the technology enhance, rather than overwhelm, the complicated storyline. The movie adaptation, unfortunately, mostly serves as proof positive that when Moore calls his work unfilmable, he has a good point.…
Megan Fox Ruins, Illuminates Everything
Megan Fox Ruins, Illuminates EverythingIn a rumor that chills the hearts of movie buffs and other multi-celled organisms everywhere, MTV UK is reporting (via The Sun) that Megan Fox has been cast as Catwoman in the next Batman movie. I know; it made me ill, too. Try breathing into a paper bag for a second.…
Doomed Summer Pilots: Defying Gravity
Doomed Summer Pilots: Defying GravityI came up with so many possible subheads for this review. “Defying Gravity Falls Flat.” “Defying Gravity: Snark Matter.” “Defying Blah-vity.” None of these made it (lucky you), but if you’re looking for the tone of the review–well, this is going to be it. “Defying Gravity,” ABC’s new summer drama, takes soap opera into space with all the fervor of a network that didn’t realize it was going where many have gone before.…