Is it Deadpool’s non-stop stream of hilarious quips? Is it the copious ass-kicking? Is it the chutzpah of Deadpool ripping off the plot of Logan (must protect a mutant kid)? No, it’s the fact that they stole Chad’s joke from our podcast, where he said filmmakers always lose their way with the third movie in a series. Anyhoo, enjoy the vision of restraint and good taste that is the official Deadpool 2 trailer:
I guess they’ve been making these little independent films about a group of friends that always gather together when a crisis affects them. There’s a rich guy, this old-timer who’s from the 50’s or something, one guy who keeps losing his temper, a woman with a dark background she never talks about, the pretty boy, and a guy who’s a straight-arrow. You know, an ensemble piece. So the trailer for their latest movie was just released, so I’ll post it here for anyone who wants to take their date to a romcom or something.
I don’t think they could have repulsed me more with a tractor beam. The trailer fails to tell any kind of story, falls into the prequel trap of having tech that looks newer than the stuff Starfleet had ten years later, and the “Klingons”[…] Click to see the whole post.
You’d expect a TV series to deviate from a novella and movie, fill things out and whatnot, but this series from Spike TV really seems to be doing its own thing with King’s ‘The Mist’. It would be interesting though to get a deeper glimpse into the military Arrowhead Project, from whence sprang the evil fog that quietly rampages across the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. I guess all things will become clear when the series premieres on June 22, on Spike TV.
For an uncloudy look at the works of Stephen King, including ‘The Mist’ novella and the movie by Frank Darabont, you can listen to the Nerdstalking episode on King here on Podomatic and here on iTunes.
With the release of the new teaser trailer for IT, the new film adaptation of Stephen King’s iconic novel about a group of outcast kids who take on a shapeshifting monster living in the sewers under their town, Bill takes a hard look at the new version of the killer clown from the story. Can scary …