RIP Michael Clarke Duncan. I was blessed to see you in The Finder.

(also this clip has VAMPIRES)
Current Mood: sadsad
22 July 2012 @ 10:41 pm
James Holmes is a name everyone will forget.

Batman will live on.

No spoilers, but I loved the movie. Spoilers in comments if people want to discuss. Or rant, or shake me of my idealism and false idols.

Everything I have ever written about comics is inside that movie.

And geonncannon has already written movie fic. Before I even fucking got home!

I've linked it before, but planetx's Batman Studies is ever worth a read.

05 July 2012 @ 02:54 pm

A preview of geonncannon's upcoming article for Geek Speak Magazine discusses Person of Interest, a show I fell in love with this spring:

geonncannon: "Person of Interest was co-created by Jonathan Nolan. CHRISTOPHER NOLAN'S BROTHER."
Any Bat-fans not watching Person of Interest are missing an amazing alternate-universe retelling of the Batman mythos. It's set entirely in the real world, and the villains are far from the Clayface/Killer Croc variety, but the parallels are unmistakable. Reese is Batman and Finch is Bruce Wayne, separated into two distinct people. Zoe is Catwoman, a semi-trustworthy alley. Carter is Renee Montoya/Commissioner Gordon, the cop who is reluctantly drawn into the mystery of this anonymous vigilante. Fucso is Harvey Bullock. As the first season went on, it became clear that Reese was accumulating a varied rogue's gallery of villains. In Batman, the cops traced reports of "a guy in a cowl and cape." In Person of Interest, Carter is haunted by "a tall guy in a suit." John Reese is the Dark Knight, as envisioned by JJ Abrams.

I would add that Reese and Finch are both convinced of their own inhumanity, while their reluctant Robins, Carter and Fusco, are discovering the world is more complicated, but more beautiful, than they ever realized.


The perfect big bad for a city like post-911 New York. Alone, corrupt, swarming with darkness and insanity.

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21 November 2011 @ 08:55 pm

Venice is back, bitches.

kelinswriter, jaina47, and I will be blogging again over at Among the Words. There's a poll. Go vote! If we get our shit together, we might have interviews, too. If the show doesn't suck, positive commentary for every episode! (just kidding. the show won't suck.)

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Current Mood: enthralledenthralled
07 July 2011 @ 06:36 pm
First National Tour
July 6, 2011
The Kennedy Center

Dee Roscioli (Elphaba), Amanda Jane Cooper (Glinda), Colin Hanlon (Fiyero), Mark Jacoby (Wizard), Randy Danson (Morrible), Stefanie Brown (Nessarose), Boq (Justin Brill)

I saw Wicked last night. How could I not? It's right here! It hasn't been to DC in years. The whole city is agog. I had my tickets before I knew it was Dee Roscioli in the lead. But DEE ROSCIOLI. This is now my fifth time seeing her. She is tremendous.

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