September 24, 2018. Starting off with some news about the Joker, Harley Quinn, and Batman involving Joaquin Phoenix and Jon Hamm in their respective roles. Also, Bananas that were donated to a Texas prison turned out to be $18 million of cocaine. Finally, Joe and Sara along with Bill and Danielle were food judges at the Cattle Baron’s Ball over this past weekend.
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With the rumor that “Flashpoint” will be Ben Affleck’s last go in the cape of cowl, speculation has turned to whom will be his replacement? With Matt Reeves now at the helm of the solo Batman Film, and apparently eager to recast, two names have risen to the top of the speculation heap… Jake Gyllenhaal and Jon Hamm… Both great actors to be sure, but is that who want playing the legendary caped crusader? One of my big issues with Batfleck, besides the material he was given, was I had a hard time getting past the Ben Affleck of it all. All I could see was Ben Affleck as Batman. It was hard for me to accept him as Bruce Wayne because all I saw Holden “Friggin” McNeil, a role Affleck made famous in Kevin Smith’s View Askewniverse.
Films such as Chasing Amy and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back… I suggest that instead of looking inward, Warner Brothers searches outward… Why not cast an unknown who is specifically cast to fit the Bruce Wayne/Batman mold? Find a name not yet known who can deserve the Cape and Cowl on acting chops alone? I have no doubt Gyllenhaal or Hamm would give great performances… but could we get past the Gyllenhaal and Hamm of it all?
These are questions to ponder…
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February 16, 2018. Special Guest – Make Up/Special Effects Artist Dan Philips. Also the guys discuss – Black Panther ; Punisher Season 2 will start production; All Female Marvel Movie; Thomas Haden Church Superhero Project; DC Films and Comics; Cyborg; Ray Fisher Joins True Detective; Last Jedi hoe release revealed; Comcast rumors to buy Fox; Fox hires Bendis; Cobra Kai TV show; Much More!
Let’s skip DC having to do the waiting game and say they decided to go the Marvel route, but take their own formula and one-up them…How? Well, let me tell you!