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ejk1 wrote a comment about the news item Tim Blake Nelson Is Mole Man in Fantastic Four
Mole Man...huh.
ejk1 wrote a comment about the news item 14 Movies You Must See This Summer
@doublea07 Really? Replace those two, but keep Sharknado? Really?
ejk1 wrote a comment about the news item Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Announced!
@superman81 I think @john-m and @brady1138 pretty much summed up me response fairly well. You can't always rely on big name guys. Hell, your own tag name sake has never had a "big" name player star in the role. Reeve, Welling, Cain, and Cavill? None were big stars before getting the cape. You could say the same for virtually every Bond. They were talented actors all, but not big name tickets until after establishing themselves in these roles. You have to give people chances, and like I said, Isaac looks like a supreme talent in the making.
ejk1 wrote a comment about the news item Star Wars: Episode VII Cast Announced!
@superman81 I'm going to disagree. Von Sydow is a multipe Academy Award nominated actor, and Isaac had one of the most lauded performances last year for Inside Llewyn Davis. That's big time talent right there that i think you're sleeping on...
I'm not against it in the future, but Morales has not been in enough high profile stories yet to warrant this, nor is the character popular enough at this juncture. It's nice lip service, and politically correct, but since the high profile change in Ultimate Spider-Man to Morales, there hasn't been much in the way of publicity. Perhaps in five years (when ASM4 is released, give or take a year), Morales will have gained enough traction with the non-comic book reading public, allowing a passing of the torch for ASM5. Unless and until Marvel makes the concerted effort to publicize him much more in order to make him a prime player, Morales shouldn't be the focal point of a film series. The groundwork would need to start now.
Lets have some perspective here. At least two of those films, 100 Bullets and Fables, have little or nothing to do with DC properties. While Sandman is tangential to DCU, it really is stand alone (not to mention it would be better off as an HBO series).In short, these properties don't add much if anything to the DCU film series.

To branch out the film series, WB/DC should 1) use projects mentioned above such as WW and Shazam, 2) resurrect GL (reboot style), and 3) add Flash, Swamp Thing, and The New Gods.
Must be Lorna Dane, then...
Almost a clean sweep for Cap, but the power of Upton's cleavage won out (seriously, is there any other reason to see that film?).
ejk1 wrote a comment about the news item First Live-Action Lupin III Trailer
Step One: Kill off favored character in comic book, and make loads of money off people that need to read how he dies.

Step Two: Bring him back in 6-18 months, making more money from people that are happy to have favored character back.

Regardless of whether it's Marvel or DC, this plan of action never seems to fail...
@Claire-Romney If you were smart, you'd realize FOX wasn't a "he."
I don't see why Marvel or DC should decide to move yet, since we haven't even reached May 2014, and many thing can happen in two years. Still, if either were to move, it will be interesting to see where they move. To May 13th, attempting to undercut the other's long term box office? To early April, reigning supreme for a full month, and then shrugging of the other film when it takes the top spot in May by saying, "Hey, of course that film is #1. Everyone has already seen our film?" Perhaps July 4th Weekend? Interesting to see...
ejk1 wrote a comment about the news item Fantastic Four Reboot Will Be a Coming of Age Story
Another origin story...great. And Annihilus wouldn't join with Doom. In fact, they're enemies.
ejk1 wrote a comment about the news item Pompeii Blu-ray 3D and DVD Arrive May 20th
Thanks for the warning...
@Phillip-Patricia-Groom Cap 2 has a 97% approval rating from the MW community members that rated the film based on the 5 star system. If you bothered to rate the film, the score would change accordingly. Since you would give it an 80/100, that would mean you would give Cap 2 4 out of 5 stars. Because reducing 80/100 to its lowest terms is 4/5. By giving Cap 2 a 4/5, you would lower the 97% somewhat. And that's how this site works. It's not hard to figure out, at least for some of us...
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ejk1 wrote a comment about the news item Watch Darwyn Cooke's New Batman Beyond Animated Short!
Yes. More of that, please. And if Beware the batman does well on Toonami, more of that as well.
A week ago, I posed the question "Will Cap take the top spot through April?" After being somewhat convinced by some fellow MWers that Transcendence would be competition, it took until mid-week for me to realize that I, like others, was fooled by the names in the cast. Cap reigns supreme, and will likely stay #1 until replaced by another Marvel hero, Spider-Man, the first weekend of May.
@shuabert Michael Chiklis, but only if he brings the Vic Mackey attitude.
When I put my Defense Lawyer's Hat on, I have a few questions for Mr. Egan:

1) In 2000, when you first filed suit, why wasn't Singer's name found in the complaint?

2) According to early reports, you say the assaults began in a mansion in Encino, Ca. If so, why would you continue to go back to that place? Why go on trips to Hawaii?

When I put on my Prosecutor's Hat on, and look at it from Egan's POV, I come up with this:

"Something likely happened, but I'm not sure what is believable here. Egan didn't allege Singer's involvement in 2000, and filed civil suit against Singer in 2014, but not criminal charges."

That's difficult, and my guess is that Egan's lawyer held that press conference to taint the jury pool in the hopes of forcing a large cash settlement out of Singer.

While I think it's possible that Singer had a some kind of relationship with Egan, whether sexual or not, I'm not inclined to believe Egan's top priority for coming forward was seeing that justice is served. But I imagine we'll see how it all turns out...