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Welcome to the first installment of a new series of articles focusing on random topics in pop culture with a middle aged penguin’s perspective. We’re starting with how to do future live-action movies with Wonder Woman and Superman. The original Princess Diana has been stuck in developmental limbo since Lynda Carter left the small screen in the 1970s. Clark Kent has done well on the small screen twice, but 1980s Superman II was the last one that savored near universal praise. This article discusses what the problem with each is, and how to do a successful trilogy with the original Princess Diana (we’ll do Superman in a later PCG).
Well, whaddya know? My plans DIDN’T fall through, for once. Hence, why you’re being graced with my presence for the 3rd time in a week (I wouldn’t get too attached – it won’t happen often).
Today, I will be reviewing the summer’s latest superhero flick (and the first offering from the DC Universe) – Green Lantern, starring Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong, Angela Bassett, and Tim Robbins. Does DC kick the door down strong, or does Marvel still own its ass in the film department (sans the Nolan Batman films)? Click the link to read my thoughts! More
Today in “Should I Toon In?” I take a look at Young Justice. In case you haven’t heard of it, Young Justice is a relatively new show on Cartoon Network taking a look at the next generation of Heroes based off the Justice League. While you will see such favorites like Superman, Batman, Green Arrow, etc, as cameos the show primarily focuses on the younger stars such as Robin and Kid Flash. The sidekicks if you will, though don’t call them that, they’ll get all huffy on you.