The observant out there may have noticed that I actually like Green Lantern comics and related stories. It would seem that DC Comics, through their parent company Time Warner, are released an animated Green Lantern movie called Green Lantern: First Flight. The trailer and behind the scenes videos can be found below the line…
Archive for the ‘Movies’ Category
Tags: Comics, DC Comics, First Flight, Green Lantern, Hal Jordan
Tags: Jack Black, Proposition 8
Via Pharyngula we have Proposition 8: The Musical. A star studded cast do a satirical look at the idiotic passing of Proposition 8 a while back, making sure to showcase the utter stupidity of the conservative/religious viewpoint in the process. Well worth a look and a video I could not help but link to here.
(Update: Sadly, WordPress seems unable to handle FunnyorDie videos and the versions that was on YouTube has since been removed. Just click on the link at the start).
In case it had escaped your notice, there is a documentary being released in April called “Expelled! No intelligence allowed” (IMDB, Wiki). It’s aim seems to be point out instances of discrimination against academics who are proponents of Intelligent Design in academic circles. Not surprisingly, it is being proclaimed to be all about academic freedom and a blow to the Theory of Evolution and so on. However, even a casual investigation of the film and the cases it supposedly uses clearly show us that … well, just read on and make up your own minds.
In 1986 a film known as Transformers: The Movie was released world wide. Part of the plot involved the then current Autobot leader, Optimus Prime, dying in combat and passing his job onto another Autobot; Ultra Magnus. Ultra Magnus’ performance as Autobot leader is often mocked and labelled as ineffective and full of mistakes… however, maybe Ultra Magnus did a better job than anyone realised.
Well, ‘ever’ is a damn long time so we’ll clarify that by saying The Five Toughest Modern Era Beings. Which persons from the last century or so have the biggest aura of coolness and ass-kicking? Which men (or women) would you want watching your back or simply meet? Let’s count down the top five…