5 items from 2017
A brand-new take on the Japanese Yakuza films of the 1960s, Mondo Yakuza is clearly inspired by the nihilistic work of Seijun Suzuki (Branded to Kill) in particular. The film tells the story of Ichiro Kataki (Shimada), a violent Yakuza gang member travels to Melbourne, Australia after his beloved sister Yuko is brutally murdered by a group of criminals. Hell bent on vengeance he teams up with Cassidy Arizona (Skye Medusa), a lady of the night with a vendetta of her own…
Seijun Suzuki’s prolific work in the yakuza genre was marked by a few things: his visual flair, the often avant-garde nature of his movies, sheer coolness… and actor Joe Shishido; who appeared in a number of Suzuki’s movies, »
- Phil Wheat
A knife-wielding man shouting “Allahu akbar” was shot five times outside the Louvre Museum in Paris on Friday in what President Trump has already declared a “radical Islamic” terror attack. News organizations and French officials had not determined the identity of the attacker when Trump sent a tweet early on Friday morning. Either Potus is jumping to conclusions, or he knows something that we don’t. A new radical Islamic terrorist has just attacked in Louvre Museum in Paris. Tourists were locked down. France on edge again. Get Smart U.S. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 3, 2017 Also Read: Trump Attacks Schwarzenegger in. »
- Brian Flood
The Paley Center will pay tribute to NBC’s nine decades on the air with The Paley Center Salutes NBC’s 90th Anniversary, a special airing from 9-11 Pm Sunday, February 19. Kelsey Grammer will host the show, which will showcase some of the network’s most iconic series, including Hill Street Blues, The West Wing, L.A. Law, ER, The Monkees, Get Smart, Cheers, The Cosby Show, The Golden Girls, Seinfeld, Frasier, Will & Grace, Friends, The Office and 30 Rock. It also will… »
As many suspected, Dwayne Johnson will not be contained by the Shazam! movie alone. Instead, he will play the villain in that movie. And he'll also be getting his own standalone adventure for Black Adam, a DC character who has long been viewed as an anti-hero.
Deadline announced this exciting news, which comes just after Dwayne Johnson had a long meeting with the DC Films team. Shazam! has officially morphed into a 2-Part movie, but it isn't known which installment will come first. Black Adam and Shazam! will launch a new DC franchise for The Rock, with the movies tying into the Dceu while also being their own thing. Here is what Dwayne Johnson had to say in a Facebook post following his recent meeting with the heads of DC.
"Had a very cool and strategic meeting with the heads of DC Comics about their entire universe. As a hard core DC fan, »
As a swivel-hipped rock and roller, Conrad Birdie had a lot of living to do, the unknown actor Dick Gautier sang in the 1960 Broadway smash Bye Bye Birdie. At first a reluctant leading man, Gautier played many roles, including cabaret singer, stand-up comic, character actor and caricaturist. He was best known to TV audiences as Hymie The Robot on six episodes of the Mel Brooks/Buck Henry-created spy spoof Get Smart, culminating in Hymie’s role as best man at the wedding… »
5 items from 2017
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