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[Podcast] Episode 133: ‘The Autopsy Of Jane Doe’

30 December 2016 8:50 AM, PST | Destroy the Brain | See recent Destroy the Brain news »

Andy, Mike and Joseph sit down and talk about the Alien: Covenant trailer and IFC Midnight’s The Autopsy of Jane Doe.

Show Notes

What we’ve watched since last episode:

00:01:49 – Joseph watched I Am Not A Serial Killer, Netflix’s The Oa, Passengers (Joseph’s review), Rogue One and The Magnificent Seven

00:10:50 – Mike watched The Hateful Eight, Reindeer Games, Go, Elle and American Honey

00:18:00 – Andy watched Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 1 & 2, Batman: Return Of The Caped Crusaders, SiREN, National Lampoon’S Christmas Vacation, Good Neighbors, The Good Neighbor, Edward Scissorhands, A Monster Calls, Critters, Scrooged and La La Land

00:29:49 – Discussion about the Alien: Covenant trailer

Main Discussion:

00:41:38 – The Autopsy Of Jane Doe

Important Announcement:

01:14:20 – The future of the podcast

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- Andy Triefenbach

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Kevin Smith: An Animated Adaptation Of Superman Lives “Would Be Fun To See”

28 November 2016 3:45 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Although it may be some time until the next live action solo Superman film gets here in the form of Man of Steel 2, it never hurts to think about which stories could be adapted to animation in the meantime. While that honor usually goes to comics such as The Death of Superman or All-Star Superman, we can now cross our fingers in hopes that a canned script will soon get similar treatment.

In a recent Facebook Q & A, filmmaker and lifelong lover of comics Kevin Smith was asked if he would like to see his ill-fated Superman Lives script resurrected as an animated film, and here’s what he had to say:

“Oh like based on my script, based on the Superman Lives script? That would be tight, dude. I’m not going to lie, that would be fun to see. That’s something I worked on 20 years ago at this point, »

- Eric Joseph

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Green Lantern and Planet of the Apes Will Crossover in New Comic Series

17 November 2016 5:08 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Boom! Studios, DC, and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products are excited to bring together two celebrated pop culture properties in a historic comics crossover event when the talking simians of the Planet of the Apes meet the Emerald Crusaders of the Green Lantern Corps. Written by Robbie Thompson (Silk) and Justin Jordan (Green Lantern), and illustrated by Barnaby Bagenda (The Omega Men), Planet of the Apes/Green Lantern debuts February 1, 2017 as a six-issue monthly limited series. Here's what Boom! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon had to say about the crossover in a statement.

"We've been having endless amounts of fun collaborating with our friends at DC Entertainment and this new crossover only ups the ante. Both Planet of the Apes and Green Lantern boast decades of entertaining stories and dozens of fan-favorite characters. The result of crossing over these two incredible franchises is an ambitious, epic story that's brimming with one »

- MovieWeb

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Jl Dark Releases Trailer, DVD Details

16 November 2016 3:55 PM, PST | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

Burbank, CA (November 16, 2016) — To battle unparalleled supernatural forces, Batman must combine efforts with a new team of heroes – led by occult specialist John Constantine – in the next DC Universe Original Movie, Justice League Dark. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, the full-length animated film arrives from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on February 7, 2017.

Justice League: Dark will be available on Blu-ray™ Deluxe Giftset ($39.99 Srp), featuring an exclusive Constantine figurine; Blu-ray™ Combo Pack ($24.98 Srp); and DVD ($19.98 Srp). The film will be available to own on Digital HD ($19.99 HD, $14.99 Sd) starting January 24, 2017.

When innocent civilians begin committing unthinkable crimes across Metropolis, Gotham City and beyond, Batman must call upon mystical counterparts to eradicate this demonic threat to the planet. Enter Justice League Dark, reluctantly led by the Hellblazer himself, John Constantine. Like Batman, Constantine is a cunning, often cynical loner who is the best at his chosen profession »

- ComicMix Staff

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Justice League Dark Trailer & Blu-ray / DVD / Digital HD Release Details & Cover Art

16 November 2016 10:54 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Constantine (voiced by Matt Ryan, who played the live action version of the character on the NBC series), Batman, and a few more friends take a ride on the dark side in the trailer for the new animated movie Justice League Dark, coming out on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD this winter from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

For full details on the Justice League Dark animated film, we have the official press release, trailer, and Blu-ray / DVD cover art below. And, in case you missed it, it was recently revealed that a live action Justice League Dark film is moving forward at Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment, with Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow) set to direct.

Press Release: Burbank, CA (November 16, 2016) — To battle unparalleled supernatural forces, Batman must combine efforts with a new team of heroes – led by occult specialist John Constantine – in the next DC Universe Original Movie, »

- Derek Anderson

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Horror Highlights: Funko’s Logan Collectibles, Officer Downe, Inktober Artwork, Stern Pinball, El Rey Network Marathon, Polaris Programming

16 November 2016 7:39 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Before Hugh Jackman's Wolverine takes one last "hurrah" on the big screen next year, check out his collection of Funko Pop! figures, Dorbz, and keychains. Also: cover art and details on the new graphic novel edition of Officer Downe, a look at Jeaux Janovsky's Inktober cartoons, details on the Stern Pinball digital arcade, info on El Rey's "Way of the Turkey" marathon, and two clips from Maker Studios' revamped Polaris YouTube Channel.

Images and Release Details for Funko's Logan Collectibles: From Collector Corps via Funko: “He’s the best at what he does, but what he does isn’t very nice!

The adamantium-filled, self-healing superhero Wolverine is getting an all-new Funko treatment!

Collect Wolverine and his retractable claws as Pop!s, Dorbz, and a Pocket Pop! Keychain!

Be sure to look for exclusive figures! Collect the Logan tank top.

Pop! and Dorbz only at Hot Topic, and Weapon X Wolverine Pop! »

- Tamika Jones

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Off The Shelf – Episode 108 – November 2016 Blu-ray Releases

16 November 2016 5:00 AM, PST | CriterionCast | See recent CriterionCast news »

In this episode of Off The Shelf, Ryan and Brian take a look at the new DVD and Blu-ray releases for the first three weeks of November, 2016.

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November 1st

Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders Battle of the Sexes Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze I Wake Up Screaming Neighbors Star Trek Beyond Stripes: Theatrical Cut

November 8th

Bubba Ho-Tep Daredevil: The Complete First Season I, the Jury Lone Wolf and Cub Private Property

November 15th

Akira Kurosawas Dreams Better Call Saul: Season 2 Boomerang Breathless Citizen Kane: 75th Anniversary Coffee & Cigarettes Cry of the City Dead Ringers Death Of A Salesman Finding Dory Game of Thrones: The Complete Sixth Season Hannie Caulder J’Accuse The Jungle Book Macbeth Punch-Drunk Love Star Trek Animated Time After Time Credits Ryan Gallagher (Twitter / Website / Wish List) Brian Saur (Twitter / Website / Instagram / Wish »

- Ryan Gallagher

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Justice League Dark Trailer Teams Batman with Constantine and Swamp Thing

15 November 2016 12:16 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Back in July, a new sneak preview from the Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders Blu-ray release confirmed that the next DC Universe Animated Original Movie will be Justice League Dark. It was also confirmed that Matt Ryan, who played John Constantine on NBC's canceled Constantine series, and guest-starred as the iconic character on Arrow, will return to voice John Constantine in this movie. Today we have the first trailer for Justice Leauge Dark, along with confirmation on even more cast members.

IGN debuted the first trailer earlier today, and confirmed that this movie will be R-rated. This animated adventure will be following in the footsteps of Batman: The Killing Joke. The movie will be rated R for "some disturbing violence," and while we learned about some of the voice cast members in July, even more cast members have now been confirmed.

Our report from July revealed that Jason O'Mara is set to voice Batman, »

- MovieWeb

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The Week in Spandex – Kevin Feige on recasting the McU, Fox “reconfiguring” the X-Men franchise, Mel Gibson criticises Marvel, Harley Quinn finds a writer, Young Justice returns

12 November 2016 4:35 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Doctor Strange, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Ant-Man, The Defenders, Daredevil, Ghost Rider, X-Men, Deadpool 3, Gambit, New Mutants, Logan, Suicide Squad, Justice League, The Flash, The Batman, Harley Quinn, Gotham, Supergirl, Arrow, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Young Justice, Justice League Action, Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders, Painkiller Jane and more…

Marvel’s latest superhero blockbuster Doctor Strange made its way across the Pond last weekend, opening in North American with $85 million and falling just short of Thor: The Dark World’s $85.7 million November debut back in 2013. The Benedict Cumberbatch-headlined origin story for the Sorcerer Supreme ended the weekend with an impressive $325 million worldwide, and has since pushed its haul beyond $350 million; it is expected to retain top spot in the States this weekend and is being tipped by analysts to end up breaking the $700 million mark around the globe, »

- Gary Collinson

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Christmas 2016: our DVD and Blu-ray gift guide

11 November 2016 6:04 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Rob Leane Nov 15, 2016

Which films are coming to disc this festive season? What on Earth do I buy for [insert friend’s name here]? We’ve got the answers...

Christmas comes this time each year, and, purely by coincidence, a lot of DVDs and Blu-rays just so happen to be released at the same sort of time. They fit rather well in stockings, don’t they? How convenient! 

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If, like me, you’ve a tendency to give and/or receive a few discs each yuletide, read on for our run-through of all the new goodies coming to home release formats this winter...

Out now Batman: Return Of The Caped Crusaders

One of the surprise treats of this year, Batman: Return Of The Caped Crusaders »

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Blu-ray Review – Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (2016)

9 November 2016 10:45 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders, 2016.

Directed by Rick Morales.

Featuring the voice talents of Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar, Jeff Bergman, William Salyers, Wally Wingert, Jim Ward, Steven Weber, Thomas Lennon and Lynne Marie Stewart.

Synopsis:

It’s back to the 1960s as Batman and Robin spring into action when Gotham City is threatened by a quartet of Batman’s most fiendish foes – Penguin, The Joker, Riddler and Catwoman.

Holy nostalgia, Batman! Fifty years after they first donned the tights as Batman and Robin, Adam West and Burt Ward reprise the roles of the Dynamic Duo for Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders, a fun-filled, family-friendly love-letter to the classic 1960s TV series, and the Batman franchise as a whole.

Written by Michael Jelenic and James Tucker (Batman: The Brave and the Bold), Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders sees the Dynamic Duo out to thwart the latest »

- Gary Collinson

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Molly Jackson: Happy, Cheery Me

2 November 2016 10:00 AM, PDT | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

October was kind of a wasteland for me. The constant waves of political discourse were a downer. And now that the election is in a week, it is only getting worse. It’s not that I don’t want to stay tuned to the political scene, it’s just that I need some balance in my life. Right now, everywhere you look is filled with political drama. The country is teetering on the precipice of this election and it’s taking a toll on the country’s mood. So rather than give into the election-induced fatigue that has seeped in the tone of the country, I’m looking for some fun ways to keep upbeat and sane. And since this is ComicMix and all, you can probably guess where I am heading.

No, I am not going to tell you to watch Star Trek. Granted, pretty much every holodeck episode is easy, »

- Molly Jackson

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Review: Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders

31 October 2016 8:00 AM, PDT | Comicmix.com | See recent Comicmix news »

When Batman debuted on ABC in 1966, I was not yet eight years old, a prime target for this pop-art event. I was already a diehard comic book fan and couldn’t contain my excitement at seeing the heroes and villains come off the four-color pages and onto our then-new color TV. I was very excited and had no clue just how campy it was. That came later as the reruns began on Wpix and throughout the 1970s.

The Batman phenomenon has proven incredibly influential on several generations of comic book fans, professional writers, artists, and animators, and beyond. Thankfully, whatever legal entanglements there were between Greenway Productions, 20th Century Fox, and Warner Bros got ironed out, allowing a new generation of fans to glory in what is now known as Batman ’66. The latest offering is the direct-to-dvd animated feature Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders, starring the voices of Adam West, »

- Robert Greenberger

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Adam West wants to play Thomas Wayne in Ben Affleck’s The Batman

25 October 2016 8:15 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Having reprised the role of the Dark Knight for the animated movie Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders this year, Adam West has revealed that he’s now keen on another DC role, as he’d like to cameo in Ben Affleck’s The Batman – and he even has a specific role in mind.

“Absolutely,” said West when asked by Comic Book if he’s keen on a cameo in the DC Extended Universe. “You know what I’d love to do? Those guys are all wonderful talents in their own ways, and they approach the role differently, but if I could approach it in a darker way, of course, in a more serious way, however, it would be wonderful to play Bruce Wayne’s father coming back. You know he was murdered, but coming back one dark and stormy lightning-riven night through a library window. Bruce Wayne is there thinking, »

- Gary Collinson

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Adam West Wants to Play This DC Character in Affleck's The Batman

24 October 2016 1:50 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Adam West just made his long-anticipated comeback as Bruce Wayne in the DC animated feature Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders. Fans and critics have been responding well to the movie and a sequel has already been greenlit. But it looks like Adam West is interested in returning to the live action Batman world too, just not as Bruce Wayne. The actor recently revealed that he would like to cameo in Ben Affleck's upcoming Dceu movie The Batman and even stated he who he'd like to play.

In a recent interview with ComicBook.com, Adam West revealed that he would love to have a small role in The Batman. He spent quite a bit of time playing Batman himself in the 60s Batman TV series, but now he wants to play the role of Thomas Wayne in Ben Affleck's new Batman movie. Here is what he had to say about it. »

- MovieWeb

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The Week in Spandex – Avengers: Infinity War update, Scarlett Johansson on Black Widow movie, Spider-Man spinoffs, Justice League images, Agent Carter return

15 October 2016 6:24 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

In this edition of The Week in Spandex, we look at Doctor Strange, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers 4, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Captain Marvel, Black Widow, Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Blade, Iron Fist, The Punisher, The Defenders, Luke Cage, Daredevil, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Ghost Rider, Avengers: Secret Wars, Spider-Man, Ant-Man, Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell, Logan, X-Men: Apocalypse, Legion, Justice League, Wonder Woman, Suicide Squad, Supergirl, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, Arrow, Gotham, Krypton, Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders, Incognito and more….

With a little over a week to go until the UK release of Doctor Strange, Marvel has been releasing more promotional material for the Phase Three origin story, including a new promotional image of Benedict Cumberbatch as the Sorcerer Supreme [see here], a pair of backlight posters and a rather psychedelic still [see here], and a new TV spot and featurette entitled ‘Universes Within’ [watch them here]. Flickering Myth’s Emma »

- Gary Collinson

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Watch a clip from Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders

15 October 2016 3:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Warner Bros. has released a clip from Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders, the upcoming animated movie which sees Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar reprising their roles as Batman, Robin and Catwoman from the classic 1960s TV series; check it out below after the official synopsis…

It’s back to the 1960s as Batman and Robin spring into action when Gotham City is threatened by a quartet of Batman’s most fiendish foes – Penguin, The Joker, Riddler and Catwoman. This time, the four Super-Villains have combined their wicked talents to hatch a plot so nefarious that the Dynamic Duo will need to go to outer space (and back) to foil their arch enemies and restore order in Gotham City. It’s a truly fantastic adventure that will pit good against evil, good against good, evil against evil … and feature two words that exponentially raise the stakes for both sides: Replicator Ray. »

- Amie Cranswick

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Wonder Woman Named Honorary Ambassador by the U.N.

14 October 2016 1:51 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

We still have a few more months left before Gal Gadot returns as Wonder Woman in her stand alone movie next summer, but this year marks the 75th Anniversary of the beloved character's creation. This superhero icon was portrayed on the big screen for the first time this spring in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and next week, the anniversary celebration continues with the United Nations naming this hero an honorary ambassador for the empowerment of women and girls at a special ceremony. Both Gal Gadot and the original Wonder Woman, Lynda Carter, are scheduled to appear at the event.

The Los Angeles Times reports that this event will mark the first time Gal Gadot and Lynda Carter will meet in person. The ceremony will also be attended by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, DC Entertainment President Diane Nelson and other special guests. The ceremony will take place one week from today, »

- MovieWeb

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Rumour: Warner Bros. considering Batman/Tmnt, Wonder Woman ’77 and Swamp Thing animated movies

13 October 2016 3:32 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

At the New York Comic Con this past weekend, Warner Bros. announced that next year will see the release of Batman vs. Two-Face, a follow-up to the upcoming Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders, with William Shatner voicing Harvey Dent opposite Adam West’s Caped Crusader.

Batman vs. Two-Face joins the previously announced slate of Justice League Dark, Teen Titans: The Judas Contract and Batman and Harley Quinn, and now thanks to We Got This Covered, we may have an idea of three more potential movies in the pipeline from DC Animation.

According to the site, a survey was handed out during a recent screening of Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders, which suggested that an adaptation of the DC/Idw crossover Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles could be on the cards, along with a Wonder Woman ’77 movie 9presumably featuring the return of Lynda Carter, who is currently guest »

- Gary Collinson

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Batman and Ninja Turtles Crossover Animated Movie May Happen

13 October 2016 1:16 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Earlier this week, Warner Bros. held a special theatrical event for their highly-anticipated animated film Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders, which reunites original Batman TV series stars Adam West and Burt Ward. During this two-night event, the studio reportedly handed out surveys to moviegoers in select theaters, to gauge their response for future animated movie projects. One of these mentioned in the survey will certainly get some fans very excited, a crossover of Batman and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

A source for We Got This Covered attended one of these screenings, and was given this survey. One of the potential movies listed was a Batman and Ninja Turtles crossover project, which would most likely be an adaptation of a recent comic book crossover. Last year, DC Comics and Idw teamed up for a six-issue monthly mini-series, where both the comic book versions of Batman and the turtles meet up. »

- MovieWeb

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