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Abducted and probed thoroughly and lovingly by aliens or rednecks, Jeremy and Jason made their escape after a month in captivity, their only motivation to go home and podcast for you fine people. So… here’s the RadioBastard Podcast, live (taped) and in living color (it’s audio).

On the show this time: Raptor Strike Force Bravo (Jurassic World), The Rock vs. Skyscrapers, depressing Disney cartoons, Jason shouts at SDCC attendees, and one more sexy primate.

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Tyrese Gibson is an interesting person.  While no one would ever believe that he could earn an Oscar, there is no doubt that the Fast & Furious star is a welcome addition to any movie he boards.  His particular brand of humor is often a welcome break in otherwise serious movies and there is no doubt that the man oozes charm and charisma.  Plus, he’s pretty easy on the eyes, to boot, which may have more than one fan following him for a bit more than just his philosophies on life.  A while back, an online campaign to place the actor into the role of Green Lantern John Stewart began and if his recent comments to ET are any indication, it appears that the internet may have just gotten their way again. (more…)

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It seems that the somewhat convoluted history of DC Comics’ Green Lantern can be a blessing as well as a curse. When you say the name “Green Lantern” the exact character you might be referring to may depend on your point of reference. The most famous may be Hal Jordan, the character who’s been the center of the Green Lantern mythos since the 1960s, and was the subject of 2011 Green Lantern movie. There’s also John Stewart, the African-American Green Lantern introduced in the 1970s, and was the GL included amongst the animated Justice League. Alan Scott, Kyle Rayner, Guy Gardner… So many possibilities. But now, when it comes to the next Green Lantern movie coming out in 2020 from Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment, the popular opinion seems to be why have one Lantern when you can have two? Or three? (more…)

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Greetings, Nerd Bastards readers, Jake here from The Hall of Comics – where heroes shop. I’m a bag and boarded professional. My passion (and business) is to read, write about and sell comics. In an alliance forged in the stars, The Hall of Comics will be dropping by Nerd Bastards weekly, to bring you the latest word and the weeks best pulls in comics. So sit back, grab a snack, and check out what latest comic titles you should be reading.  (more…)

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The ever-expanding series of TV shows based on DC Comics characters offers more chances than ever for crossovers. Characters from Arrow and The Flash have been making the “cross-country” trip (not really because they both shoot in Vancouver) between Starling City and Central City all year, and last week Arrow star Stephen Amell pledged to Arrow-up Constantine should that series be saved by another network, cable channel, or streaming service. With Gotham and iZombie unlikely crossover partners, that leaves CBS’ Supergirl as a potential team member, but what are the odds that we’ll be seeing either Arrow or Flash on that show? Well, it seems like a Hollywood trade publication is teasing the possibility. (more…)

Deadpool

Ryan Reynolds is at Sundance Film Festival bracing the cold and talking about the voices in his head, the ones coming from his pets and also how he intends to break the fourth wall all in a days work (it all sounds rather schizophrenic, but we’re referring to his new movie The Voices).

Following a couple of Box Office duds (Green Lantern, RIPD), the voices must be offering up a semblance of good advice since the next batch of films he has coming up – including the one he is at Sundance promoting Mississippi Grind – have been receiving mostly good reviews, and look set to make up for lost ground. On top of that, Reynolds starts filming the long awaited (eleven years to be precise), and very much anticipated spin-off/sequel to the dreadful Wolverine: Origins. So, hearing what Reynolds has to say regarding Deadpool‘s solo outing certainly offers up some reassurances for the fans. (more…)

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First time this has ever happened. Okay, I’d like it more if the Star Sapphire’s would justkeep holding it down on an all-female crew, but that goes to show you how much pull I have. We’re talking zero pull. But I’m a fan of John Stewart, as everyone should be. In fact, everyone should be fans of every member of the Green Lantern Corps because those guys are out for good work. And they rock. In this case, it’s all about JS. Here we have a story about the Green Lanterns, that has nothing to do with the Gl’s per se. For this section, we discuss the integration of Green Lantern John Stewart, somehow being shifted into the other spectrum, the Star Sapphires. (more…)

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There is no doubt that there are plenty of differences between the movies that Marvel continues to pump out and the movies that WB/DC continues to give audiences.  One of the biggest differneces, of course, is the tone of these movies.  While Marvel loves to give fans some laughs with their superhero action, DC prefers to keep things a bit darker, and for the most part any laughs that come from the audience are almost ironic in response to what’s going on in the film itself (“Want to see a magic trick?”).  If you follow the comic books released from each of the publishers, you may even believe you understand why. A new rumor, however, may give us a better answer to why the DC Cinematic Universe seems so depressing. (more…)

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There’s so much pressure on Warner Bros. to catch Marvel in the comic book movie industry that jockeying with them for release dates has lost its effect. Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution for WB explains, “The reality now is there really isn’t a bad week to open a movie.” Warner Bros. updated their DC Comics movie schedule this week, including dates that shoot all the way up to 2020. In a showing of superhuman confidence, the juggernaught film company listed nine as yet untitled projects. In a display of shaky insecurity, WB is still that little brother to Marvel Entertainment that’s always trying to catch up. But this move is more a sign of strength and less of a preoccupation with whatever Marvel is doing. Keep going for more, as we speculate about these mysterious movies. (more…)