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  • How Did Everyone Miss This Obvious Hillary-Epstein Connection? (FLASHBACK 12/17/2019)

    07/09/2020 7:52:05 AM PDT · by bitt · 16 replies
    US Politics and News ^ | 12/17/2019 | US Politics and News
    Why hasn’t Ghislaine Maxwell, the alleged pimp of deceased Clinton donor/pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, showed up for an interview with the FBI yet? Just kidding! We all know the ugly answer to that question. The Clintons have spent the past four years denying their years-long close personal friendship with Epstein and Maxwell, to limited success. A new and very blatant connection to the duo has just come to light, which makes us wonder why no one has uncovered it previously. It’s almost as if the media doesn’t want to look too closely at the Clintons’ relationship with Epstein and Maxwell! Hillary...
  • Please take a survey and help my daughter

    06/03/2020 11:55:24 AM PDT · by Nifster · 56 replies
    Posted on FB ^ | 6/3/2020 | Victoria Hilton
    If you are a smoker or caper or have quit smoking would you please take a few minutes and answer this survey. My daughter is doing her masters degree. This is her survey for her final research paper. She needs 500 or more responders. I would really appreciate it
  • Neal Hefti, Composer, Trumpeter and Arranger—Best Known for ‘Batman’ Theme—Dies at 85

    10/17/2008 11:15:03 AM PDT · by weegee · 8 replies · 457+ views
    Jazz Times Magazine ^ | October 16, 2008 | Jeff Tamarkin
    Neal Hefti, the trumpeter, composer and arranger best known for composing the themes to Batman and The Odd Couple, died October 11th of an apparent heart attack in Toluca Lake, Calif. He was 85. During his career, Hefti worked with jazz greats such as Count Basie and Woody Herman, but he is best remembered for his work for television and film. Hefti, who was born in Hastings, Nebraska, in 1922, began composing tracks as a teenager for big band leader Nat Towles and for Earl Hines’ band. He played trumpet with Charlie Barnet and others, and toured with Herman, for...
  • Ruby Rose Exits the CW’s ‘Batwoman’, DC Series To Recast Iconic Lead Role For Season 2

    This is a shocker: Ruby Rose, the star of the CW’s freshman drama series Batwoman, is leaving the Warner Bros. TV/Berlanti Prods. drama after one season. The series, which already has been renewed for a second season, will continue with the title role getting recast. “I have made the very difficult decision to not return to Batwoman next season,” Rose said in a statement “This was not a decision I made lightly as I have the utmost respect for the cast, crew and everyone involved with the show in both Vancouver and in Los Angeles.” Neither Rose, nor the Batwoman...
  • ‘2084’: Paramount Making ‘1984’-Inspired Sci-Fi Film From ‘The Batman’ Writer

    05/05/2020 4:20:19 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 13 replies
    Slashfilm ^ | May 5, 2020 | Chris Evangelista
    Paramount is set to go to the future with 2084, a sci-fi film from The Batman writer Mattson Tomlin. The project is being described as a “spiritual sister” to George Orwell’s classic 1984, which really just sounds like they’re adapting 1984 but changing the year so it’s no longer dated. The script is also described as having a tone similar to both The Matrix and Inception. THR has the scoop on 2084, which was just snapped up by Paramount. Lorenzo di Bonaventura will produce. And just what is this movie about? Don’t ask, because no one is saying. Instead, the...
  • Shaggy from Scooby-Doo discovers the real source of COVID-19

    03/26/2020 5:03:10 PM PDT · by grundle · 9 replies
    Wordpress ^ | March 26, 2020 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Shaggy from Scooby-Doo discovers the real source of COVID-19 This video is not some kind of fan edit. It’s actually the original video and original audio from when Batman and Robin appeared on the TV show The New Scooby-Doo Movies in the 1970s. Batman and Robin actually appeared on more than one episode of the series. This particular episode is officially titled, “The Dynamic Scooby-Doo Affair,” and it was originally broadcast on September 16, 1972.Here’s a transcript of the scene in question:Shaggy: Uh, Batman, like, when we get to the batcave, could I get a little snack?Baman: Yes, Shaggy. We’ll all...
  • Lyle Waggoner, Actor on 'The Carol Burnett Show' and 'Wonder Woman,' Dies at 84

    03/17/2020 12:18:34 PM PDT · by Borges · 64 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 3/17/2020 | Mike Barnes
    He auditioned for 'Batman,' posed as the first centerfold for 'Playgirl' and launched a successful business catering to Hollywood behind the scenes. Lyle Waggoner, the actor with the leading man looks who spent seven seasons on The Carol Burnett Show before portraying versions of Steve Trevor a generation apart on Wonder Woman, has died. He was 84. Waggoner died Tuesday in Westlake, California, after a long illness, his son Jason told The Hollywood Reporter. The hunky Kansas native famously screen-tested in 1965 to play the Caped Crusader on the 20th Century Fox-ABC series Batman, but the job, of course, went...
  • Colin Farrell confirmed as The Penguin in Warner Bros. The Batman by director Matt Reeves after the first photos leak from the London set

    01/07/2020 9:23:49 AM PST · by C19fan · 38 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 7, 2020 | Brian Gallagher
    Months after it was first reported that Colin Farrell will be playing The Penguin in Warner Bros.' The Batman, director Matt Reeves has confirmed the news. The director took to Twitter on Monday to confirm that Farrell is indeed playing the Penguin, sharing a GIF of Farrell from the 2008 movie In Bruges with the caption, 'Wait - Is that you, #Oz?' along with a bat emoji. 'Oz' is a reference to The Penguin's given name, Oswald Cobblepot, and the tweet comes hours after the first photos of Farrell leaked from the London set.
  • Climate Crisis Activist Greta Thunberg Appears in DC Comics and Frank Miller’s Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child

    12/20/2019 4:07:59 AM PST · by lowbridge · 14 replies ^ | December 11, 2019 | John F. Trent
    Climate crisis activist Greta Thunberg recently appeared in DC Comics and Frank Miller’s Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child. Thunberg appears at the very end of the book as Carrie Kelley as Batwoman has assembled a group of protestors to take on Darkseid. Thunberg is one of the protestors. Darkseid describes the protestors: “Look at them…fists clenched in righteous rage…Eyes glistening with hope and determination…” He adds, “…Yes. They will serve me well…once they are turned.” Not only does the book feature Greta Thunberg, but it also takes issue with President Donald Trump and his supporters. The book shows crazed...
  • Joker Is All Stars, Stripes & MAGA in DC's Golden Child Teaser

    12/10/2019 5:54:16 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 14 replies
    Comic Book Resources ^ | Dec 10, 2019 | Jon Arvedon
    DC has released a new teaser for Frank Miller and Rafael Grampá's Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child that features The Joker showing his true colors: red, white and blue. The image sees the Clown Prince of Crime straightening the necktie on his American flag-themed suit, and behind him are posters bearing the unmistakable face of the President of the United States Donald Trump (though the text on the posters is implied to say "Trust" instead of "Trump.")
  • Robert Pattinson Thinks Jennifer Lopez Would Make an ‘Awesome’ Batman

    11/13/2019 8:53:21 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 54 replies
    Variety ^ | November 13, 2019 | MATTHEW CHERNOV
    From his iconic portrayal of a lovestruck vampire in the “Twilight” series to his latest role as a disturbed lighthouse keeper in director Robert Eggers’ frightening drama “The Lighthouse,” it’s clear that Robert Pattinson is drawn to playing dark and brooding characters. While that might make his casting as Bruce Wayne in Matt Reeves’ upcoming adventure “The Batman” seem like a no-brainer, Pattinson admitted to Jennifer Lopez during an appearance on Variety’s Actors on Actors series that his interest in the role raised some eyebrows at first. “With Batman, it’s a strange one with me,” Pattinson said. “Even my agent...
  • What This Dem Congresswoman Wore To Vote Tells Everything About How The Left Is Treating Impeachment

    11/04/2019 10:19:31 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 69 replies
    teapartypac ^ |
    This Thursday was Halloween, a time where little kids and adults dress up in spooky costumes — or as their favorite superheroes — and head out to celebrate a time of childhood innocence and fun and get wasted on candy. It seems Halloween fever also struck Congress, as Democrat Rep. Katie Porter showed up to cast her vote in a House Financial Services Committee meeting rocking a Batman costume. Strangely, she was allowed to cast her vote this way, despite the fact she looked utterly ridiculous and the complete and total lack of professionalism. However, the worst part was the...
  • FILM REVIEW: Joker: The Most Unsettling of All Comic-Book Movies

    10/03/2019 12:14:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 99 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/03/2019 | Kyle Smith
    Where does evil come from? Joker offers the most banal answer imaginable — budget cuts for social workers — but it’s a devastatingly effective portrait of a serial killer in formation, bringing to mind a long, sickening line of American psychos.More than any comic-book movie to date, Joker, directed with a fierce commitment by Todd Phillips, eschews entertainment and dares to repel a sizable proportion of the potential audience. With an awful foreboding, it drills into the psychic pain of Arthur Fleck — failed clown, failed standup comic, failed human. Joaquin Phoenix gives one of the creepiest performances ever...
  • In era of mass murder, Warner Bros' JOKER will be too much for many

    09/11/2019 2:44:34 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 49 replies
    SF Gate ^ | Sep 11, 2019 | Steven Zeitchik
    The film is "Joker," and while it comes in the form of a comic-book movie, it is the opposite of light. The movie focuses on the pre-Joker Arthur Fleck, circa early 1980s Gotham - a sad-sack clown slowly unraveling u At the Venice premiere, a moviegoer approached Phillips and said he thought Paris would burn as a result of the movie. Stephanie Zacharek wrote that Phoenix's character "could easily be adopted as the patron saint of incels," referring to the "involuntary celibates" group of frustrated males whose beliefs have come up in several mass killings. "In America, there's a mass...

    08/02/2019 1:14:34 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 16 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 2 Aug 2019 | SHANE CROUCHER
    Peter Scattini who was onboard the flight tweeted a video of the bat, writing: "Me, twice a year: 'I'll never fly spirit again.' Me, this morning, after deciding I'd rather save 12 dollars." "Hey Batman," says a woman as the panicked creature flaps its wings and flies over the heads of passengers.
  • Why 'Batman,' Not 'Star Wars,' Was The Box Office Blockbuster That Ruined Hollywood

    06/23/2019 6:26:45 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 44 replies
    Forbes ^ | June 23, 2019 | Scott Mendelson
    Today is June 23, 2019, making it the 30th anniversary of Tim Burton’s Batman. [snip] Looking back at its success, I maintain that Batman, not Star Wars (and certainly not Jaws), is the movie most responsible for the current Hollywood blockbuster. [snip] First, somewhat obviously, it showed Hollywood that they could make a film, a non-sequel film no-less, that could be a presumed guaranteed moneymaker by virtue of its source material. Sure, it wasn’t the first Hollywood blockbuster whose popularity partially stemmed from a book or a play. Think Gone with the Wind, Ben-Hur, The Godfather or Jaws. But Batman’s...
  • Robert Pattinson to take over for Ben Affleck to play Caped Crusader in upcoming superhero [tr]

    05/17/2019 3:31:15 AM PDT · by C19fan · 29 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 17, 2019 | Justin Enriquez
    Robert Pattinson will play the Caped Crusader in the upcoming The Batman flick slated for a June 25, 2021 release. The 33-year-old British actor is the next in line to play the DC Comics superhero after Ben Affleck last played Bruce Wayne in 2017's Justice League. Pattinson is in talks to play Batman in the Matt Reeves led project according to Variety on Thursday night.
  • Batman at Eighty

    03/16/2019 4:33:01 PM PDT · by Twotone · 32 replies
    Happy birthday to Batman, who made his debut eight decades ago in Detective Comics, issue number 27. It was dated May 1939, but actually hit newsstands in March that year. Batman made his screen debut in 1943 - see the somewhat saggy long underwear at right, and then took a two decade break till the campy TV series of the mid-Sixties. Another twenty years later he returned in a feature film by Tim Burton, and has been a fixture at the multiplex ever since. I was trying to recall whether I'd ever met anyone who's played Bruce Wayne, and to...
  • 'Joker' Movie: Alec Baldwin to Play Bruce Wayne's Father

    08/27/2018 5:23:41 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 46 replies
    THR ^ | 8-27-18 | Borys Kit
    Baldwin is the latest high-profile actor to join the project, which is scheduled to begin shooting in two weeks. Robert De Niro, Deadpool 2 breakout Zazie Beetz and Glow actor Marc Maron are already on the call sheet. Phoenix is set to portray the DC Comics villain in a film that is more moderately budgeted and darker than the studio’s other DC-based movies that make up its shared universe. The project is also described as more of a dark character study than a crime thriller, with Taxi Driver and The King of Comedy as the tonal watchwords. Baldwin has been...
  • Batman No Longer Believes in God: DC Comics Turns Him From Christian to Atheist

    08/18/2018 5:10:15 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 08/18/2018 | Stoyan Zaimov
    Batman, one of DC Comics' most recognizable fictional heroes, no longer believes in God in the latest comic book issue. ScreenRant shared the storyline details for Batman #53, released on Wednesday, which comes at the conclusion of comic writer Tom King's post-Catwoman/Batman wedding arc. In the story, Catwoman leaves Batman, whose secret identity is billionaire Bruce Wayne, at the altar. This leaves Wayne in a questioning state, where he explores his life and reflects on his theological background — he had been raised as a Christian by his father, Thomas. In one exchange with another character, Wayne is asked, "Do...