4 items from 2015
Snake Plissken is literally dropped into a battlefield, Koba and Pope have an ape-style smackdown, Jack Burton and Lo Pan strive to survive the horrors of the Endless Hells of Legend, Dana and Aban go deeper into a tunnel system, and the battle for Midian takes place—this is just a tease of what Boom! Studios has in store for readers this April. We have an early look at the cover art for that month’s installments of Burning Fields, Escape From New York, and Big Trouble in Little China, as well as the final issues of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and Clive Barker’s Nightbreed.
Burning Fields #4 (of 8)
Retail Price: $3.99
Artist: Colin Lorimer
Format: 32 pages, full color
Synopsis: “Dana and Aban chase down leads through a series of tunnels far from any military base, unaware that Decker and the PMCs are headed the same way, »
- Derek Anderson
What do you get when an ex-cult member spends a decade and a half underground to escape the End of Days before being let loose in the modern day Big Apple? The premise for Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schimdt, of course. The streaming video-on-demand company just released a two-minute trailer for its upcoming comedy series set for release on March 6, 2015.
The Kimmy Schmidt trailer starts off with a Swat team finding the apocalypse shelter of Kimmy (played by The Office’s Ellie Kemper). She and her fellow cult sisters are brought to New York City, where Kimmy decides to stay and make a life for herself despite being severely out-of-date after 15 years underground. The spunky redhead proceeds to find new roommates, get a job as a nanny for an upscale family, and naively yet wittily compliment a construction worker who’s trying to hit on her.
- Bree Brouwer
“Katrina and I owe it to each other to have an evening free from apocalyptic discussion,” Ichabod Crane tells Abbie Mills at the start of this week’s installment of Sleepy Hollow. So how about we do the same? After all, this episode probably has the least to do with the End of Days since the show began. (Or maybe since that shaman episode last season. Remember that one? Good times.) Instead, the writers gave us a peculiar outlier that swapped out the usual Sh standards (gunfights, sword fights, IchAbbie actually being around one another) for three atypical story lines:Story line No. 1 (speaking chronologically and not at all in terms of quality): Crane and Katrina on their date at the historical society … where there’s a painting that murders people? M’kay. It kind of reminded me of that Patton Oswalt bit about the movie Death Bed (“the bed »
- Rose Maura Lorre
To pick up an issue of The New Yorker is to prepare for a meaty three-course meal. The short, often colorful news pieces near the issue’s start, are the appetizer. The comprehensive, 10,000-word profiles and investigative pieces in the middle are the rich main course. The short story and the cultural criticism in the back, easy to digest and filled with savory analysis, are its desserts.
If one wanted to subscribe to the highbrow publication but only wanted to go through one or two courses – or, to take the metaphor even further, take little bites of everything – then, they may be better off tuning into one of Amazon’s newest pilots, The New Yorker Presents. The half-hour is programmed like a magazine, even starting off with a table of contents previewing the films and features that will play during the episode. The material in this pilot connects with both »
- Jordan Adler
4 items from 2015
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