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by Imagineer
6 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: I wish American Studios could Match the Quality of Japan (GIGA)
Replies: 32
Views: 1327

Re: I wish American Studios could Match the Quality of Japan (GIGA)

+1 for Reiko Kobayakawa's physical assets and electric performances. Also a big fan of Kurea Hasumi, and Mao Hamasaki's wide eyed gushing le petit mort. But if anyone embodies the house style it's Miki Sunohara. As my grandfather might say, she's a pistol. I think we all wish our home market was big...
by Imagineer
6 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: TBFE Netcode Question
Replies: 4
Views: 518

Re: TBFE Netcode Question

Looks like first-time buyers have to send a check now, due to excessive payment fraud. That's a bummer, but ask patrons of TBFE and other Netcode affiliated producers if it's worth it. I've heard good things. If you're not a first-time buyer, and you've used a CC before but your only option now is p...
by Imagineer
6 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: What is "sexy"?
Replies: 12
Views: 797

Re: What is "sexy"?

Bert, I think you're fluffing up straw men and etching bifurcations where there are continua. What's your aim?

And honestly, what productions does your first paragraph describe? I think you need to provide several examples to be clear what you are, and aren't, Othering.
by Imagineer
6 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: William Hurt, Oscar-Winning Actor for ‘Kiss of the Spider Woman,’ Dies at 71
Replies: 5
Views: 304

Re: William Hurt, Oscar-Winning Actor for ‘Kiss of the Spider Woman,’ Dies at 71

IMDb's "Known For" reduces (or stretches) everyone's career to four titles. Sometimes it's weird, but William Hurt's four make a lot of sense to me: A History of Violence Lost In Space Broadcast News Altered States Not to say it's his four best, but they're four significant performances th...
by Imagineer
6 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: The Boys (Season 3), 2022 Amazon
Replies: 82
Views: 4431

Re: The Boys (Season 3), 2022 Amazon

A political drive-by is okay. Shooting back is not.
Conduct your own political drive-by without directly acknowledging the original and we can go several rounds before giving up on another topic.
by Imagineer
7 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: The Batman Trailer
Replies: 21
Views: 954

Re: The Batman Trailer

tallyho wrote: 9 months ago I can't help feel as a Billionaire playboy he would wash his hair more often.
Personal grooming standards and fashion choices change with every generation.

If anybody has F-U money, it's Bruce Wayne.
by Imagineer
7 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Peacemaker (HBO series)
Replies: 41
Views: 1609

Re: Peacemaker (HBO series)

Spoiler
I did love the pod-people aliens pointing and screeching like 1979's Body Snatchers. OTOH, that made me wish these aliens weren't so dumb.
by Imagineer
7 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Peacemaker (HBO series)
Replies: 41
Views: 1609

Re: Peacemaker (HBO series)

A superhero story needs a good villain, and this didn't have one.

Okay, sure, it's not really serious, but this story just unraveled at the end like nobody really wanted to knit a sweater anyway.
by Imagineer
7 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Eternals review
Replies: 32
Views: 1516

Re: Eternals review

Their justification for not appearing until now was lame. It made me dislike them all.
I hope the movie and its characters are simply never mentioned in the MCU again.
by Imagineer
7 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Ghostbusters Afterlife (2021)
Replies: 15
Views: 651

Re: Ghostbusters Afterlife (2021)

Olivia Wilde wasn't Psylocke. Olivia Munn was Psylocke. And I wouldn't say it relaunches the franchise. It's more like a loving goodbye. Not that we won't see more attempts to break spirits under the trademark brand, but they'll basically be starting from scratch. The first half *drags*. They weren'...
by Imagineer
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Producers Not Responding
Replies: 6
Views: 519

Re: Producers Not Responding

It's frustrating -- you are READY -- but try to be patient. Has it been a week? In this genre, the studios seem to be one- or two-person operations, people who are passionate about the genre and their craft, and not necessarily perfect customer service representatives every day. They're probably eit...
by Imagineer
8 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Dopesick - [2021, Hulu]
Replies: 9
Views: 466

Re: Dopesick - [2021, Hulu]

This was originally released one episode per week, and I watched it as it was released, without commercial breaks. I remember the constant time jumps being annoying/frustrating -- sometimes it felt like plate-spinning more than advancing narratives. I mention this not as a deterrent but to encourage...
by Imagineer
8 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Superman and Lois Season 2 (CW)
Replies: 45
Views: 1732

Re: Superman and Lois Season 2 (CW)

That's our shevek.
by Imagineer
8 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: The creature from this 1958 Sci Fi Movie make a great opponent for Supergirl and all Superheroines in Peril
Replies: 5
Views: 486

Re: The creature from this 1958 Sci Fi Movie make a great opponent for Supergirl and all Superheroines in Peril

The Blog is legendary. Both a sequel and a remake have happened. Genre producers who've dabbled in slime or tentacles have been less than enthusiastic about the labor/mess involved (on the way to some pretty good results) -- I suspect The Blob would be much worse. Sure, there's a little you could ju...
by Imagineer
8 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Dopesick - [2021, Hulu]
Replies: 9
Views: 466

Re: Dopesick - [2021, Hulu]

I dread the short-shrifting of interesting observations at the blades of the ongoing social narratives of our most persistent members, even as I hold out hope that those narrators might linger on the ample common ground to be had here before lashing their wrists together and clearing the floor for a...
by Imagineer
8 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: "Batgirl" movie canceled by WB (Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah directed)
Replies: 246
Views: 18110

Re: "Batgirl" movie in development (Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah to direct)

I doubt the people saying it looks like cosplay have actually seen good cosplay. Hollywood should aspire to make their superhero costumes look like good cosplay. I'll see or not see Batgirl based on the trailer and well-written critiques. The costume has little bearing on my viewing decision. If I r...
by Imagineer
8 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: "Batgirl" movie canceled by WB (Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah directed)
Replies: 246
Views: 18110

Re: "Batgirl" movie in development (Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah to direct)

Crank up your monitors.
The cape attach is black.
The cowl has a blue-tinted faux-carbon-fiber pattern to it.

The jacket looks like a 60s bucket seat, not a motorcycle jacket.
by Imagineer
8 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: "Batgirl" movie canceled by WB (Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah directed)
Replies: 246
Views: 18110

Re: "Batgirl" movie in development (Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah to direct)

I like the Burnside costume in the comics. I wish they'd just done that. It *is* the Burnside / Cameron Stewart costume. Stewart won't be around much to enjoy the accolades, however, since he was MeToo'd and cancelled last year. It clearly isn't. It's some designer's overdone quilted-pillow-and-bul...
by Imagineer
8 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: "Batgirl" movie canceled by WB (Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah directed)
Replies: 246
Views: 18110

Re: "Batgirl" movie in development (Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah to direct)

It's just one image, deliberately oversaturated and lit to exaggerate detail, so I'm trying not to jump to conclusions. I like the Burnside costume in the comics. I wish they'd just done that. This looks like another Hollywood costume designer spent too much time getting inspired and then forgetting...
by Imagineer
8 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Female Zorro
Replies: 24
Views: 1276

Re: Female Zorro

A *contemporary* Zorro -- so, Batwoman?

Will it be an energy sword or a nanotech collapsing sword?

What brand of motorcycle will they ride?

In what episode will the fictional world discover that Zorro isn't a dude but a lady? My guess is episode 6.
by Imagineer
8 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Elvira - losing fans over coming out
Replies: 20
Views: 922

Re: Elvira - losing fans over coming out

I watched her movie this past Halloween. It was thoroughly entertaining. And she was smokin' hot.
by Imagineer
8 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Elvira - losing fans over coming out
Replies: 20
Views: 922

Re: Elvira - losing fans over coming out

https://www.out.com/celebs/2022/1/06/elvira-says-horny-older-men-were-hardest-hit-her-coming-out “It’s funny. One of the things that happened is on my social media, I won’t say which platform,” Peterson said. “In one day, the day after the book came out, I lost 11,000 people just said, ‘Elvira, you ...
by Imagineer
8 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Black Widow trailer
Replies: 62
Views: 3653

Re: Black Widow trailer

I'm saying we have no decent framework at all to decide how well it did or did not due considering the outlying factors of the time it was released. So what does that mean in terms of the number of pages of regurgitated political fixation overwhelming any other discussion before this thread gets lo...
by Imagineer
8 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Black Widow trailer
Replies: 62
Views: 3653

Re: Black Widow trailer

Spiderman and Ghostbusters are steeped in mainstream nostalgia, and were entirely unavailable for streaming. People got out of the house for that. Black Widow had an early press push and then got bumped and bumped. Being available for streaming at a hefty price may have left a bad taste in some fans...
by Imagineer
9 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: EXPLODING HOLIDAY LIGHTS
Replies: 5
Views: 388

Re: EXPLODING HOLIDAY LIGHTS

Both breakable Christmas lights and light snowfall seem so quaint.
by Imagineer
9 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: What constitutes a super heroine?
Replies: 52
Views: 4580

Re: What constitutes a super heroine?

Bert wrote: 9 months ago I don't see how vigilante and superhero are mutually exclusive.
I don't either.
by Imagineer
9 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: What constitutes a super heroine?
Replies: 52
Views: 4580

Re: What constitutes a super heroine?

Zorro wears a costume and successfully fights evil. So does El Santo . Are they superheroes? Zorro? Yes, he is the progenitor for Batman. Whether his costume was distinctive enough to qualify de jure as a superhero costume in the post-Superman sense is perhaps up for debate, but sfaik all-black was...
by Imagineer
9 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: What constitutes a super heroine?
Replies: 52
Views: 4580

Re: What constitutes a super heroine?

Paul Kersey (protagonist of Death Wish) is a vigilante. If you wear a costume and successfully fight evil, you're a superhero. You can make a distinction between the natural and the supernatural if you choose/need, and the tautology of Batman can be fun nerd philosophy, but the cultural consensus of...
by Imagineer
9 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Hailee Steinfeld is Kate Bishop
Replies: 54
Views: 3688

Re: Hailee Steinfeld is Kate Bishop

I really like the Shane Black Lite flavor. Holiday odd couple buddy cop yes please. I like that it's so Fraction+Aja Hawkeye in spirit while the story serves the MCU continuity. The plot hook used to connect Kate Bishop and maneuver MCU Hawkeye into the Fraction-Hawkguy space seems to have worked ju...
by Imagineer
9 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: GIGA blurring
Replies: 16
Views: 1010

Re: GIGA blurring

A reversible blur filter is a conspiracy theorist's wet dream. ;) You could always try squinting. I really can't wrap my head around a set of porn censorship rules which dictate that it's fine for a performer to be shown caked in her own shit but the slightest glimpse of pussy is a massive taboo. If...
by Imagineer
10 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Hailee Steinfeld is Kate Bishop
Replies: 54
Views: 3688

Re: Hailee Steinfeld is Kate Bishop

Bert wrote: 10 months ago When you keep crying wolf, eventually people just roll their eyes and think "Shevek is off his meds again".
Bullshit. This will never happen. In every thread, at least one regular will accept the offer and dance like there's prize money.
by Imagineer
10 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Hailee Steinfeld is Kate Bishop
Replies: 54
Views: 3688

Re: Hailee Steinfeld is Kate Bishop

shevek, knock it off with the hyperbole.
Disney's market cap is not a trillion dollars. It's about a quarter of that.
by Imagineer
10 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: GIGA blurring
Replies: 16
Views: 1010

Re: GIGA blurring

I cannot imagine them risking their livelihood or liberty by allowing an uncensored version to ever escape their vault.
Not by using some censor-on-delivery or censor-on-playback technology, and not for incrementally more sales in a secondary market.
by Imagineer
10 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: The Boys (Season 3), 2022 Amazon
Replies: 82
Views: 4431

Re: The Boys (Season 3), 2022 Amazon

I remain hopeful that Instagram and OnlyFans and pop music will continue to nudge vavavoom back toward mainstream acceptability in Hollywood casting -- and that The Boys has not had its last cheeky moment of satirically objectifying its superheroines.
by Imagineer
10 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: What is it about do-gooding heroines defeated that is so hot?
Replies: 25
Views: 1851

Re: What is it about do-gooding heroines defeated that is so hot?

I disagree. Sometimes these things are explainable. We may be able to make reasonable deductions about the ingredients of our own arousal. We may even make deductions about common and likely ingredients in the interests of others, with greatly varying degrees of soundness. But if your arousal isn't ...
by Imagineer
10 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: How to purchase or procure Fine Edge Entertainment Videos
Replies: 6
Views: 531

Re: How to purchase or procure Fine Edge Entertainment Videos

Why might a content owner take down a clips4sale store, beyond personal interest in making the content unavailable or severing ties to it?

Is there ongoing cost?
Have there been changes that require additional documentation of existing productions (or increase risk of not having it)?
by Imagineer
10 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Is She Going To Do Anymore Superheroine Films
Replies: 3
Views: 561

Re: Is She Going To Do Anymore Superheroine Films

A patron interested in commissioning a custom video would contact genre producers who've worked with her before, who could determine whether she has any interest in returning and under what financial, practical, and creative conditions. I don't see anything on her own website that suggests she's itc...
by Imagineer
10 months ago
Forum: Misc Topics, Links and Pics
Topic: UK: Amazon vs Visa
Replies: 2
Views: 310

UK: Amazon vs Visa

Amazon UK says they're going to stop accepting Visa credit cards next year. This is because Visa raised its fees after Brexit. Brexit removed the EU cap on fees charged by card issuers in the UK. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/personal-banking/credit-cards/amazon-ban-payments-visa-credit-cards-next-yea...
by Imagineer
10 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: To be or not to be…
Replies: 12
Views: 597

Re: To be or not to be…

If it was just 1% extra you wouldn't be starting a thread about it ;)

I suspect if they cross that line it adds risk and hassle to every production.
by Imagineer
10 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Does Superheroineforum have a problem with Only Fans?
Replies: 7
Views: 446

Re: Does Superheroineforum have a problem with Only Fans?

It's idle pop culture musings with two scoops of Old Man Yells At Cloud.
by Imagineer
10 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Is Only Fans making it harder to find models?
Replies: 8
Views: 512

Re: Is Only Fans making it harder to find models?

The reason it is quite so profitable is that it represents the comodification of relationships. ... Something that is really pretty damaging for the prospects of the (mainly) men subscribing - and society as a whole really, so much productivity wasted for something that is ultimately unfulfilling t...
by Imagineer
10 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Are Only Fan customers just simps?
Replies: 8
Views: 493

Re: Are Only Fan customers just simps?

The issue is the nature of the site, and the gamifying of fan interactions - directly linking the success of OnlyFans creators to the kind of unhealthy "girlfriend experience" interaction, making that form of pervasive experience (drawing fans into a psudo-relationship) the most lucrative...
by Imagineer
10 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Supergirl Season 6 (the final season)
Replies: 205
Views: 18864

Re: Supergirl Season 6 (the final season)

The show is for twelve-year-olds. The final run makes this plain enough. Everybody got to shoot lasers, the babysitters saved the magical five-year-old, love conquered all, there was a wedding and they sang and everyone was best friends, the end. It's fine. Now that it's over, there's more room for ...
by Imagineer
10 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Supergirl Season 6 (the final season)
Replies: 205
Views: 18864

Re: Supergirl Season 6 (the final season)

I don't know why I watched the last few episodes, but I did.
It got weird and silly and brought me right back to this:
by Imagineer
10 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Alice Eve Says She’s Proud Of Controversial Star Trek Underwear Scene
Replies: 29
Views: 1466

Re: Alice Eve Says She’s Proud Of Controversial Star Trek Underwear Scene

It is a tragedy that this thread killed itself without mentioning the Theiss Titillation Theory, which should be a full lecture in the 101 course for this website.
by Imagineer
11 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins gets killed by prop gun that Alec Baldwin fired
Replies: 28
Views: 1257

Re: Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins gets killed by prop gun that Alec Baldwin fired

In this video, a propmaster talks briefly about protocols.



I've read that the First AD was new to the set that day, along with a lot of other crew. It seems to me the whole chain bears responsibility, from the armorer to the new First AD to the producers.
by Imagineer
11 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins gets killed by prop gun that Alec Baldwin fired
Replies: 28
Views: 1257

Re: Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins gets killed by prop gun that Alec Baldwin fired

https://www.the-sun.com/entertainment/3917251/alec-baldwin-rust-armorer-loaded-gun/ The armorer was apparently inexperienced and the shot they were doing was straight into the camera. I don't know industry protocols, but this stuck out to me: A search warrant said Gutierrez-Reed laid out three prop...
by Imagineer
11 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins gets killed by prop gun that Alec Baldwin fired
Replies: 28
Views: 1257

Re: Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins gets killed by prop gun that Alec Baldwin fired

https://www.giantfreakinrobot.com/ent/a ... afety.html

If this article is to be believed, the union crew complained of long working hours and not getting paid on time, then got replaced by a non-union crew.
by Imagineer
11 months ago
Forum: Misc Topics, Links and Pics
Topic: What Has Been Your Coolest Celebrity Interaction on Social Media?
Replies: 15
Views: 1169

Re: What Has Been Your Coolest Celebrity Interaction on Social Media?

My parasocial relationships with adult performers are unhealthy enough, I don't need to compound that with celebrities.