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by Lurkndog
4 days ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Jeannie Epper (Lynda Carter's stunt double for Wonder Woman) passed away
Replies: 7
Views: 398

Re: Jeannie Epper (Lynda Carter's stunt double for Wonder Woman) passed away

RIP Jeannie Epper. One of the other WW stunt doubles, Kitty O'Neil, passed away in 2018. She did high falls. I think there was a third major stuntwoman on the show as well, can't find her name though. EDIT: IMDB lists Kim Renee as a third stunt double for Lynda Carter on the show. She was apparently...
by Lurkndog
3 weeks ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: What is Wonder Woman TV Show Costume Made of?
Replies: 8
Views: 658

Re: What is Wonder Woman TV Show Costume Made of?

Is the gold cylindrical object in the last picture the switch that Lynda Carter would use to set off the sparks on her bracelets?
by Lurkndog
1 month ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Fallout (2024) on Amazon Prime
Replies: 31
Views: 1109

Re: Fallout (2024) on Amazon Prime

There's no reason why GPS satellites would stop working just because the world underneath them was flattened. Atomic power would keep them functioning. Untrue. Satellites need regular course corrections to stay in their proper orbits. Planets aren't perfectly spherical, even gravity is slightly une...
by Lurkndog
1 month ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Fallout (2024) on Amazon Prime
Replies: 31
Views: 1109

Re: Fallout (2024) on Amazon Prime

There's no reason why GPS satellites would stop working just because the world underneath them was flattened. Atomic power would keep them functioning. Untrue. Satellites need regular course corrections to stay in their proper orbits. Planets aren't perfectly spherical, even gravity is slightly une...
by Lurkndog
1 month ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Fallout (2024) on Amazon Prime
Replies: 31
Views: 1109

Re: Fallout (2024) on Amazon Prime

Does she look good in the jumpsuit consistently throughout the series? If so, I might give this a watch tonight, since all the other series I watching has concluded their various seasons. It's not a skintight superhero costume, but yeah she looks good in it. Hopefully this is a breakout role for El...
by Lurkndog
1 month ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Fallout (2024) on Amazon Prime
Replies: 31
Views: 1109

Fallout (2024) on Amazon Prime

09ys77c8jt4c1.jpeg This is a maxi-series based on the Bethesda video game series. I'm not sure if it is a direct adaptation of an actual storyline, I haven't played the games. But they do seem to capture the spirit of the game pretty well. So far I'm enjoying it. 200 years after a nuclear war that ...
by Lurkndog
1 month ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 3 with Gal Gadot may be back on.
Replies: 22
Views: 2520

Re: Wonder Woman 3 with Gal Gadot may be back on.

There is no problem having a movie set in the 1980s, as long as you don't miss the central conflict: the Cold War. A movie about Wonder Woman helping Reagan to win the Cold War could have been amazing. Unfortunately, you're not going to get that movie out of Hollywood, because their groupthink on th...
by Lurkndog
2 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 3 with Gal Gadot may be back on.
Replies: 22
Views: 2520

Re: Wonder Woman 3 with Gal Gadot may be back on.

Well, to cap off this thread, it's pretty clear now in 2024 that Gal Gadot is done playing Wonder Woman, as Gunn and Saffron are recasting the entire DC lineup from scratch. No news on who the new Wonder Woman will be. I suspect she'll show up in the new Superman movie as a surprise cameo, but I hav...
by Lurkndog
2 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Halsey Rae’s greatest film ?
Replies: 12
Views: 1312

Re: Halsey Rae’s greatest film ?

My only exposure to her stuff were the " Agents of P.O.W.E.R. " and " Heroines of F.U.R.Y. " DVDs, which were compilations of standalone videos from Secret Identity Films. At one point, you could rent them from YouTube, which is what I did. The contents weren't entirely to my tas...
by Lurkndog
3 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Madame Web (Sony, 2024)
Replies: 116
Views: 9321

Re: Madame Web (Sony, 2024)

Yes I want main characters and I would say Aquaman and WW are main characters. Aquaman wasn't ever an A-list character until the movies came out. His comics didn't do as well as, say, Green Lantern or The Flash. As a comic book character, Aquaman is not a first tier character. He hasn't been publis...
by Lurkndog
3 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Fantasy Island (1977)
Replies: 5
Views: 486

Fantasy Island (1977)

I picked up the DVDs of the first three seasons of this show. I never got to watch it as a kid, I was too young. (I got sent to bed when the opening credits of Hawaii 5-0 rolled.) But I had heard that it was good. The pilot was a delight. The idea is that Fantasy Island is an island resort where gue...
by Lurkndog
3 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Superheroines and WWE/AEW/TNA
Replies: 9
Views: 819

Re: Superheroines and WWE/AEW/TNA

Pro wrestling has definitely scratched that same itch at times, depending on what kind of angles they were running. Like, when they do a babyface in peril storyline, it can definitely work. Some examples: TNA's 2008 storyline with Awesome Kong coming after babyface Gail Kim, where Gail goes all out,...
by Lurkndog
4 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Heather Page
Replies: 1
Views: 635

Re: Heather Page

She's done a bunch of other videos for Bluestone.

All of the recent Catwarrior videos are her, and she's done some of their Scotland Yard Cold Case videos as well (SYCC 45, 46, 51 and 52).
by Lurkndog
4 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Madame Web (Sony, 2024)
Replies: 116
Views: 9321

Re: Madame Web (Sony, 2024)

That doesn't seem awful, superhero Groundhog Day seems like a workable concept.

Happy Death Day was fun, after all.
by Lurkndog
4 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Aquaman 2: Lost Kingdom (Warner Bros, 2023)
Replies: 20
Views: 1432

Re: Aquaman 2: Lost Kingdom (Warner Bros, 2023)

Dazzle1 wrote: 4 months ago You have to wonder why with all the bad press for Heard they did not recast her
Maybe they liked working with her on the first movie?
by Lurkndog
6 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Flash bombs at Box Office
Replies: 109
Views: 50964

Re: Flash bombs at Box Office

The Flash blu-ray is $9.99 on Amazon right now.

It's still not a great movie, but $9 is about the right price for it.

There are some good bits in it, like any scene with Sasha Calle, but the whole is worse than the sum of its parts.
by Lurkndog
6 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Flash bombs at Box Office
Replies: 109
Views: 50964

Re: Flash bombs at Box Office

At least with Grant Gustin starring, the story would have been "TV star gets a shot at movie stardom" instead of "creep still in court." Also, frankly, Gustin is a better Flash. For what it's worth, Amazon had the Flash blu-ray for $10-ish a few days ago, though it is listed for ...
by Lurkndog
7 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: RIP Mark Goodard
Replies: 1
Views: 675

Re: RIP Mark Goodard

I was never a big fan of the original Lost in Space, but Goodard made a fine Don West. Still the best to play the role.

Bill Mumy has generally good things to say about him.

RIP
by Lurkndog
7 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: DR Who on I Plaer Nov 1
Replies: 8
Views: 1246

Re: DR Who on I Plaer Nov 1

Dazzle1 wrote: 7 months ago Pewtree
That's Pertwee!

That man was a treasure, please get his name right.
by Lurkndog
7 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: RIP Suzanne Somers
Replies: 4
Views: 1483

Re: RIP Suzanne Somers

Here's a couple more shots from back in the day. They seem to be from the same photoshoot.
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by Lurkndog
7 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: RIP Suzanne Somers
Replies: 4
Views: 1483

RIP Suzanne Somers

Suzanne Somers, star of Three's Company , She's the Sheriff and Step by Step , has passed away at the age of 76 following a battle with cancer. https://people.com/suzanne-somers-dead-at-76-8358227 I mostly remember her as Chrissy on the popular sitcom Three's Company that ran from 1977 to 1984. She ...
by Lurkndog
8 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: John Wick director to do a remake of Highlander
Replies: 14
Views: 1585

Re: John Wick director to do a remake of Highlander

If you listen to the whole story the movie was a gamble. Once Connery was signed on all of a sudden they got investment money. Plus the main actor and Connery got percent of profit. Could be Clancy is saying he got a flat fee but no percent or residuals. So, he got paid, but he didn't make as much ...
by Lurkndog
8 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: John Wick director to do a remake of Highlander
Replies: 14
Views: 1585

Re: John Wick director to do a remake of Highlander

I can't say I'm looking forward to yet another Highlander. Loved the original to death, but it seemed like every attempt to recapture the magic of the first movie met with diminishing results.

Most of the sequels failed at the script level, though, so maybe if they have a great script...
by Lurkndog
9 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Heart of Stone (2023, Netflix)
Replies: 5
Views: 1243

Re: Heart of Stone (2023, Netflix)

Heart of Stone was a good watch. It was much better than Citadel, which was a similar "supercomputer runs spy agency, what could go wrong?" storyline done by Amazon. Mainly, Gal Gadot is more likeable than the stars of that show, they didn't use the "all spies are evil" trope, a...
by Lurkndog
9 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: "Darkwing 23: Socialite Surprise" is RELEASED!
Replies: 2
Views: 1126

Re: "Darkwing 23: Socialite Surprise" is RELEASED!

I picked up the peril version of this, mainly for the fine OTS carry at the end.

Good stuff, highly recommended. Yvonne delivers her Darkwing dialogue with an efficient gravitas that really raises the level of her videos.
by Lurkndog
9 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 3 with Gal Gadot may be back on.
Replies: 22
Views: 2520

Re: Wonder Woman 3 with Gal Gadot may be back on.

Don't get your hopes up. If it's straight from Gal Gadot on one hand, and "sources" on the other hand, I'm going with Gal Gadot. That said, it is pretty clear that all of this is very early, and subject to change. It's pretty clear that Gal Gadot wants to make a Wonder Woman 3, and frankl...
by Lurkndog
9 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 3 with Gal Gadot may be back on.
Replies: 22
Views: 2520

Re: Wonder Woman 3 with Gal Gadot may be back on.

Yeah, the first one was definitely better. Question: Chris Pine or no Chris Pine? I love Pine and Gadot's chemistry, would love to see them make a non-DC picture together, but at this point they've done "Steve is dead" in two movies, and the second time was a real mess. I would be okay wit...
by Lurkndog
9 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Wonder Woman 3 with Gal Gadot may be back on.
Replies: 22
Views: 2520

Wonder Woman 3 with Gal Gadot may be back on.

While she was doing publicity for this month's Heart of Stone release on Netflix, Gal Gadot has said that she is going to do a third Wonder Woman movie with James Gunn and Peter Saffron. https://comicbook.com/movies/news/gal-gadot-wonder-woman-3-james-gunn-peter-safran-dc-films/ It sounds like the m...
by Lurkndog
9 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Flash bombs at Box Office
Replies: 109
Views: 50964

Re: Flash bombs at Box Office

Yeah, Flashpoint isn't a good storyline, and it is especially wrong for the first movie starring the character. The only good thing about it is the shock value of changing everything into the dark alternate timeline, and that doesn't work if you haven't established what the normal timeline is like. ...
by Lurkndog
10 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: The distinct lack of due process in superhero universes
Replies: 20
Views: 1627

Re: The distinct lack of due process in superhero universes

Years ago, there was a series of comics called Damage Control about those who cleanup after those superhero confrontations. Yeah, Dwayne McDuffie wrote those. In his comic, Damage Control was more like a specialized building contractor, sometimes branching out into exotic technologies. In the MCU, ...
by Lurkndog
10 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: The distinct lack of due process in superhero universes
Replies: 20
Views: 1627

Re: The distinct lack of due process in superhero universes

The legal reality is that any room that contained evidence becomes inadmissible if Batman was in it. Because you can't prove he didn't add or alter anything. One way around that might be for society to approve different standards for trying supervillains, maybe something more like a military tribuna...
by Lurkndog
10 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Prime 1 Studio and Blitzway’s 1/3 “Lynda Carter” Wonder Woman Statue
Replies: 13
Views: 1468

Re: Prime 1 Studio and Blitzway’s 1/3 “Lynda Carter” Wonder Woman Statue

Congratulations, that looks like it was worth every penny.

In fact, it will probably appreciate in value if it is from a limited run.

If they made one small enough to tuck into a bookshelf...
by Lurkndog
10 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Flea Bag and the Dial of Destiney
Replies: 40
Views: 2915

Re: Flea Bag and the Dial of Destiney

I hate to admit it but the big bang theory hit the nail on the head years ago when they pointed out the Raiders of the Lost Ark doesn't need Indiana Jones it at all and it would still come out the same If Indy stays home, the Nazis murder Marion in Act 1, get the Ark in act 2, and fly it to Berlin ...
by Lurkndog
10 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Flea Bag and the Dial of Destiney
Replies: 40
Views: 2915

Re: Flea Bag and the Dial of Destiney

Lastly, the concept and world of Indiana Jones is developed by three people : George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, and Harrison Ford. Two out of three people are not involved in this film. That's actually a really good point. Lucas, with Spielberg to rein him in, is definitely part of the magic. His lov...
by Lurkndog
10 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Flea Bag and the Dial of Destiney
Replies: 40
Views: 2915

Re: Flea Bag and the Dial of Destiney

Is Shia really SO unpopular they couldn't bring him back? I sorta feel like this movie ought to have been Indy's son on an adventure with Jones acting support... like the 'Sean Connery' to his Indy in 'Crusade'. Did he not WANT to come back? In hindsight, it does seem like the path not taken. Thoug...
by Lurkndog
10 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Flea Bag and the Dial of Destiney
Replies: 40
Views: 2915

Re: Flea Bag and the Dial of Destiney

I never thought the Temple of Doom fit in with the rest of the saga. His ward/sidekick is never seen again. It's a prequel to Raiders. I mean, it fits in pretty well in an Indiana Jones movie marathon, as an intermission. Watch Raiders, watch part of Temple of Doom until you get tired of it, then w...
by Lurkndog
10 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Flea Bag and the Dial of Destiney
Replies: 40
Views: 2915

Re: Flea Bag and the Dial of Destiney

Dazzle1 wrote: 10 months ago You want a female archelogist adventures? Her name is Lara Croft
Or, more on point, Marion Ravenwood.
by Lurkndog
11 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Kraven the Hunter (2023, Sony)
Replies: 10
Views: 1150

Re: Kraven the Hunter (2023, Marvel)

This isn't Marvel, it's one of Sony's spinoffs of their Spider-Man license, like the Venom movies.
by Lurkndog
11 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: "Supernova Prime 7: The Huntsman" is RELEASED!
Replies: 17
Views: 2839

Re: "Supernova Prime 7: The Huntsman" is RELEASED!

I went back and bought the Extreme version, and there is an additional garrotting in that.

For my tastes, the peril version is definitely the one to get.
by Lurkndog
11 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: "Supernova Prime 7: The Huntsman" is RELEASED!
Replies: 17
Views: 2839

Re: "Supernova Prime 7: The Huntsman" is RELEASED!

I bought the Upgraded Peril version, mainly for the OTS finale. I feel your pain about drag-on strangle scenes. There are two strangle scenes, one in civilian guise, and one in costume. Neither goes on too long, and there is plenty of other action in the video. Plus, Melody Sky does the most exquisi...
by Lurkndog
11 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Can someone explain Superwoman to me?
Replies: 18
Views: 1442

Re: Can someone explain Superwoman to me?

And then there is the whole Captain Marvel mess! How the hell did DC allow Marvel to use Captain Marvel for Ms Marvel?! How is the Big Red Cheese(honestly, a nickname for Captain Marvel)supposed to refer to himself in an interview? "Sir, what's your name?" "Shazam." ZAP! "Y...
by Lurkndog
11 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Can someone explain Superwoman to me?
Replies: 18
Views: 1442

Re: Can someone explain Superwoman to me?

Nope. The main one we're talking about in that video thumbnail (the supercriminal from Earth 3) has nothing to do with Mary Marvel whatsoever. She's an aggregate of Lois Lane and Wonder Woman, in that she's secretly the editor of the Daily Planet (and the only one who knows is Jimmy Olsen, her sexu...
by Lurkndog
11 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Top five favorite live action shows with peril
Replies: 70
Views: 20379

Re: Top five favorite live action shows with peril

Another obscure bit of fun was Dangerous Curves , a late night show that lasted two seasons from 1992-1993. It was part of CBS' "Crime Time after Prime Time" lineup. Lise Cutter and Michael Michelle play ex-cop "security consultants" who basically get into trouble every episode. ...
by Lurkndog
11 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Top five favorite live action shows with peril
Replies: 70
Views: 20379

Re: Top five favorite live action shows with peril

One bit of advice do not bother with Tara King. If anything, Tara was more peril-prone than Emma Peel. She was more of a rookie agent, as a way of distinguishing her from her predecessor. There are some excellent KOs in her season. Also, let's not forget about Anne Francis in Honey West . They're s...
by Lurkndog
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)
Replies: 109
Views: 51357

Re: The Marvels (2023, Marvel)

Also, I just watched the trailer on Twitter, too, and it had subtitles, so I noticed that The Beastie Boys' song used in the trailer, "I'm Gonna Rock Right Now" has the lyrical line "Don't you tell me to smile". That *has* to be why they used that song, even though it just so ha...
by Lurkndog
1 year ago
Forum: Misc Topics, Links and Pics
Topic: RIP MICHAEL LERNER
Replies: 1
Views: 753

Re: RIP MICHAEL LERNER

I remember him as the unscrupulous talent agent in the Wonder Woman episode "My Teenage Idol is Missing."

He also played studio mogul Harry Cohn in Lynda Carter's 1983 Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess TV-movie.

Rest in peace, thanks for the memories.
by Lurkndog
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Ahsoka (Star Wars Disney+ series)
Replies: 5
Views: 1028

Re: Ahsoka (Star Wars Disney+ series)

This is looking a lot more like a live action Star Wars Rebels than I was expecting. Though I didn't recognize Hera, Sabine and Ezra on the first viewing. With Hera, it was the new color scheme that threw me off. She looked a lot more like Amelia Earhart than she did before. And of course, no Vaness...
by Lurkndog
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Shazam! Fury of the Gods
Replies: 30
Views: 3684

Re: Shazam! Fury of the Gods

Word of mouth on the film is good, but box office is not good, not for a film with a 100 million dollar budget. I hear that it is a lot of fun, similar to the first movie. Unfortunately, it only pulled in $30 million domestic its opening weekend, and this week John Wick 4 opened to $73 million dolla...
by Lurkndog
1 year ago
Forum: Misc Topics, Links and Pics
Topic: Disney Layoffs
Replies: 21
Views: 2065

Re: Disney Layoffs

I wonder if that Star Wars hotel thing will get shut down. Its pretty much a fail anyway. Star Wars itself is kind of a done franchise. I think that's guaranteed at this point. If you want to see what it is like, go ASAP. Disney has a long track record of replacing underperforming attractions and p...
by Lurkndog
1 year ago
Forum: Gamers Corner
Topic: Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League
Replies: 42
Views: 4666

Re: Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League

When I worked for Sony the attitude was you either ship or lose your job. Only time there was a delay was when two games in the same genre were released near each other so they pushed one back. Normally Sony blows a gasket on delays. I friend of mine works for Bungie, which is now Sony, and they hi...