Your Weekend Justice #66: Power Girl and Her Origins

And we’re back. Please note: this podcast, if you haven’t figured it out, is profane and not safe for consumption by children or animals. Or sentient creatures of any sort. Or even cardboard boxes. Nothing. Nobody. Got it?

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By | 2017-09-24T22:52:07+00:00 May 14th, 2010|Podcasts, Weekend Justice|4 Comments

New Buffy = Proof of The Law of Unintended Consequences

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

For those of you flipping out because of the announcement of a new Whedon-less Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie–after you Buffy-fans have gotten a hold of a paper bag and used it to stop hyperventilating–I want you to consider something. The blame for this becoming a possibility–and if it helps you breathe, this may never hit cinemas in its present Whedon-less form or hit cinemas at all–can be laid at the feet of Star Trek.

I know that sounds mental, but trust me: Hollywood operates in mentalsville. And I must admit that I didn’t see this consequence of the Trek reboot’s success. Other reboots, sure. Hollywood can easily see–based on this, Batman Begins and Casino Royale–that it is possible to successfully relaunch a franchise if the right people are involved. But what Trek has done has confused the issue–and Hollywood execs are easily confused.

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By | 2017-09-24T23:02:48+00:00 May 26th, 2009|Stimuli|1 Comment

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Complete Seventh Season (2004) – DVD Review

Buffy Season 7 DVD

Film:
DVD:

Series Created by Joss Whedon
Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, James Marsters, Michelle Trachtenberg

Features:

  • Season Seven Overview: “Buffy: Full Circle”
  • Four featurettes: “Buffy: It’s Always Been About the Fans,” “Buffy 101: Studying the Slayer,” “Generation S: The Potentials,” and “The Last Sundown: Joss’ Ten Favorite Episodes”
  • Outtakes
  • Wrap Footage
  • Running audio commentary on select episodes with members of the cast and crew
  • DVD-ROM Content: “Willow Demon Guide”

Released by: Fox Home Entertainment
Rating: NR
Region: 1
Anamorphic: N/A; episodes appear in their original 1.33:1 format.

My Advice: Rent it. Fans already have it and the rest of them.

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By | 2017-09-24T23:52:51+00:00 October 27th, 2005|Reviews|0 Comments

Angel: Season 3 (2001) – DVD Review

Angel: Season 3 DVD cover art

Film:
DVD:

Series Created by Joss Whedon and David Greenwalt
Starring David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof, J. August Richards, Amy Acker, Andy Hallett

Features:

  • All twenty-two third season episodes
  • Featurettes:
    • Darla: Deliver Us from Evil
    • Season 3 Overview
    • Page to Screen
  • Deleted scenes with commentary
  • Outtakes
  • Screen tests for Amy Acker and Vincent Kartheiser
  • Photo gallery
  • Running audio commentaries:
    • Episode 6: “Billy” by writers Tim Minear and Jeffrey Bell
    • Episode 9: “Lullaby” with writer Tim Minear and story editor Mere Smith
    • Episode 13: “Waiting in the Wings” by with Joss Whedon

Released by: Fox Video.
Rating: NR
Region: 1
Anamorphic: N/A; appears in its original 1.33:1 format.

My Advice: Whedon fans should own, others should rent.

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By | 2017-09-24T23:55:43+00:00 August 18th, 2005|Reviews, TV|0 Comments