Oct 03, 2015
Carol has been a part of The Walking Dead from the very beginning, but she bears little resemblance to the timid, abused house wife we met in season one. She is now one of the strongest, most capable members of the group. Her journey may prove to be the best part of The Walking Dead series, and much of that is due to the exemplary performance of Melissa McBride in the role.
It's a little known fact, but The Walking Dead's writers originally intended to kill Carol's character in season 3. When Melissa McBride learned of this, she campaigned to save Carol and, fortunately, was successful. You can see the direction of her character change drastically from season 3 onward, and that may be the direct result of having a strong willed, intelligent woman behind the woman who came to showcase those same qualities on screen.
Enjoy this conversation with Melissa McBride about Carol, and be thankful that we, as viewers, may continue to follow her journey, while the rest of the characters can be thankful they still have her around to protect them.
Oct 03, 2015
We've seen crossovers between CW's DC super shows plenty of times, but none like this!
This Superhero Fight Club promo is a who's who of our favorite heroes and villains from The Flash and Arrow in a cage match. This is probably what inspired the producers to create Legends of Tomorrow, which features an all-star team of characters from both, existing shows, including villains!
While we wait for Legends of Tomorrow to premiere in early 2016, watch, and rewatch this incredible mashup. It's going to be incredible watching an all star team in new episodes every week!
Apr 21, 2016
Wow. This music video is hard to find. It's almost like someone would like to forget the late 1980s. Imagine that. Regardless, check out this music video from Tim Burton's 1989 Batman film featuring the artist once and once again known as Prince, whose music accompanied the Dark Knight's live-action resurgence and helped catapult him into the pop culture spotlight where he's remained ever since. Besides ... The Joker wears purple ... Prince wears purple ... it was meant to be. Thank you, Prince.
May 04, 2017
A long time ago, in a galaxy right here, Star Wars was expected to be a huge flop. It's hard to imagine a world before Star Wars mania, but it existed, and here's the proof! Check out the very first trailer for that little sci-fi movie from American Graffiti's George Lucas ... before it got a John Williams score, and before anyone had a clue what it was about. For all they knew, it was the story of a boy, a girl, and a universe; a big, sprawling space-saga of rebellion and romance. Those 1970s dummies didn't even know what a midichlorian is!
If that isn't enough for you, check out this RARE interview from 1977 with the three Stars of the Wars -- Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, and Harrison Ford (really!). They talk about how the three of them were cast as a group and were up against separate groups who came very close to being cast in these iconic roles and their surprise at the movie becoming a pop culture sensation.
Here's another interview from 1980, after Empire Strikes Back, with young Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford. It's rare to see these two actors be so candid, let alone on-screen together as themselves. It's also after Mark's near-fatal car accident. What an incredible glimpse into a rare and brief moment in time.
Here's a look back at the franchise through the lens of the 1990s. "When Star Wars ruled the world"? Believe it or not, there was a 10 to 15 year period between Return of the Jedi and the Special Editions and Prequels when Star Wars was a retro thing.
May 18, 2017
In 1982, The Jim Henson Company took us into a world of fantasy, puppetry, and astounding creativity with The Dark Crystal. Today, we get our next glimpse of this world, courtesy of Netflix. Here is the first teaser featurette for the 10-epside prequel series hitting the world's favorite streaming service sometime in the future. We can't wait to see how today's modern puppetry and visual effects will elevate this already incredible world.