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by bushwackerbob
2 weeks ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Does Anyone Want Brie Larson To Play Capt Marvel Again?
Replies: 75
Views: 1354
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Re: Does Anyone Want Brie Larson To Play Capt Marvel Again?

From what I seem to remember from a previous thread on the topic of Larson and Captain Marvel was she made some controversial comments and those comments were attributed to her Captain Marvel film, but the reality of the situation was her comments were not attributed to Captain Marvel, but to a prev...
by bushwackerbob
2 weeks ago
Forum: Misc Topics, Links and Pics
Topic: RIP Queen Elizabeth
Replies: 35
Views: 591
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Re: RIP Queen Elizabeth

the setup of the British constitutional monarchy is carefully designed and calibrated. Not happenstance as some here appear to presume. no it's not rich land owners in the 1600s got pissy about taxes and lopped off the kings head. being the only republic in europe however was not a winning strategy...
by bushwackerbob
2 weeks ago
Forum: Misc Topics, Links and Pics
Topic: RIP Queen Elizabeth
Replies: 35
Views: 591
United States of America

Re: RIP Queen Elizabeth

There does seem to be a whole heap of republican sentiment in this thread - alongside the classic misunderstanding of the soft power a constitutional monarchy provides, and the huge benefits of having the egos of politicans separated from the head of state. Said soft power exemplified by Vladmir Pu...
by bushwackerbob
1 month ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: "Batgirl" movie canceled by WB (Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah directed)
Replies: 246
Views: 18087
United States of America

Re: "Batgirl" movie canceled by WB (Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah directed)

It is a simple thing really, you make a film and then suddenly shelve it, it piques folks curiosity, it makes folks want to see the film all the more, even if it does suck. Folks were clamoring for Snyder's cut Justice League as well, curiosity over these behind-the-scenes shenanigans makes folks wa...
by bushwackerbob
1 month ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: a
Replies: 7
Views: 434
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Re: a

When I first found this SHIP genre online, I began buying SHIP clips at a fairly frequent rate, I would see a flicker of something that particularly caught my fancy, and my hopes for the film overrode any doubts I had about what studio it came from, whether it was hardcore or softcore, whether this ...
by bushwackerbob
1 month ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: "Batgirl" movie canceled by WB (Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah directed)
Replies: 246
Views: 18087
United States of America

Re: "Batgirl" movie canceled by WB (Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah directed)

I think what DC Comics really needs is a visionary leader like Marvel has with Kevin Feige. I don't think DC Comics has a Feige equivalent, or at least anybody with Feige's level of excellence or expertise. I read a Vanity Fair piece on Feige a couple years ago, he has his influence on everything Ma...
by bushwackerbob
1 month ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: The CW bought by Nexstar for 0 dollars, claims average viewer is 58
Replies: 8
Views: 191
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Re: The CW bought by Nexstar for 0 dollars, claims average viewer is 58

Well who IS watching TV now a days? Do young people watch or do they engage in networking, tik tok, instagram, twitter, dating apps and playing games. Also wondering what he demographic of conventions and fan bases are. Probably in the older ranges. Same with gambling, young people really aren't en...
by bushwackerbob
1 month ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: The CW bought by Nexstar for 0 dollars, claims average viewer is 58
Replies: 8
Views: 191
United States of America

Re: The CW bought by Nexstar for 0 dollars, claims average viewer is 58

All of the broadcast networks I suspect are trending older demographics these days. The president of CBS said last month that the average age of the television viewer watching the show Survivor on CBS is 60, while the average age of someone watching Survivor on CBS's streaming platform Paramount+ is...
by bushwackerbob
1 month ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Poll: Is Helen Slater still the definitive live action Supergirl?
Replies: 77
Views: 6011
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Re: Poll: Is Helen Slater still the definitive live action Supergirl?

I am currently rewatching the Supergirl TV series, (still just on Season 1, lots to go) and since I've never posted in this thread, I wanted to throw in my two cents. I have to say that I believe Melissa Benoist embodied the character of Supergirl easily as much as Helen Slater did. They gave sligh...
by bushwackerbob
1 month ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: This woman singer would have been better than Melissa Benoist
Replies: 9
Views: 420
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Re: This woman singer would have been better than Melissa Benoist

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/50/a4/1f/50a41fa9a5445f3f9028ce73e6bacc29.jpg Natalie angst is a great singer, performing with the new Glenn Miller Orchestra. She has an appeal that I consider more genuine than Benoist, as a singer, and I believe would have been better than Benoist. Having appeal is one ...
by bushwackerbob
1 month ago
Forum: Latest Superheroine Releases
Topic: Spider-Woman: The Good, The Bad, The Punished
Replies: 1
Views: 2239
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Re: Spider-Woman: The Good, The Bad, The Punished

This looks good. I love a good unmasking scene, especially when it is played up. The phrase that makes me excited to purchase this film is better pacing. In some of the films I see today, the films seem to be in a rush to get from point A to point B, they rush from one immediately from one scene to ...
by bushwackerbob
2 months ago
Forum: Misc Topics, Links and Pics
Topic: MegaMillions is now 1.02 Billion!
Replies: 10
Views: 189
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Re: MegaMillions is now 1.02 Million!

I will try again Friday. I think part of the issue with some folks losing all of that money is having too much free time on their hands, too much time to think about or spend their loot. I would probably quit my job, but I would probably try to find some meaningful purpose in my retirement rather th...
by bushwackerbob
2 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Dune
Replies: 110
Views: 8850
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Re: Dune

I didn't like Kyle Maclachlan as Paul in the original, I thought Chalamet was more age appropriate. The special effects in the 80's edition seemed atrocious and cartoonish, even by 1980's standards. Rarely, if ever does one see film adaptations of books be 100% faithful to the source material for a...
by bushwackerbob
2 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Dune
Replies: 110
Views: 8850
United States of America

Re: Dune

I didn't like Kyle Maclachlan as Paul in the original, I thought Chalamet was more age appropriate. The special effects in the 80's edition seemed atrocious and cartoonish, even by 1980's standards. Rarely, if ever does one see film adaptations of books be 100% faithful to the source material for a ...
by bushwackerbob
2 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Hart to Hart (1979-1984)
Replies: 15
Views: 389
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Re: Hart to Hart (1979-1984)

I seem to remember there was one version of the opening theme of this series where Jonathan and Jennifer suddenly wake up out of bed with Stefanie Powers naked, furiously grabbing for the blanket to cover her nice front porch. Nice shot.
by bushwackerbob
2 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: The Flash Season 8 (CW, 2021-22)
Replies: 55
Views: 2423
United States of America

Re: The Flash Season 8 (CW, 2021-22)

https://www.thethings.com/will-hollywood-ever-forgive-hartley-sawyer/ This is why Sawyer got axed. Doubt he'll ever get a job. There is an actor on one of my shows recently that had some offensive, truly stupidly insane stuff that some dumpster diver dug up in his social media history, the actor ap...
by bushwackerbob
2 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Is the Superhero/Superheroine Genre Losing Steam?
Replies: 29
Views: 1228
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Re: Is the Superhero/Superheroine Genre Losing Steam?

I've started this discussion in its own thread, as requested. I feel there is still plenty of life in the genre but it takes good writing, acting and production value to hit a homerun these days. A billion dollar mega-hit isn't nearly as easy as it was four years ago, pre-Covid. What do people thin...
by bushwackerbob
2 months ago
Forum: Misc Topics, Links and Pics
Topic: Veteran Actor James Caan, Star of ‘Godfather,' ‘Elf' Dies at 82
Replies: 6
Views: 187
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Re: Veteran Actor James Caan, Star of ‘Godfather,' ‘Elf' Dies at 82

I saw the Godfather for the first time about 10 years ago and I loved Caan's reckless and impulsive Sonny Corleone. Caan's turn as Paul in Misery was awesome as well.
by bushwackerbob
2 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Is the Superhero/Superheroine Genre Losing Steam?
Replies: 29
Views: 1228
United States of America

Re: Is the Superhero/Superheroine Genre Losing Steam?

As a fan of Westerns, I mourn the fact that so very few of them are made these days. In the 50s and 60s they were everywhere. I wonder if super films will go the same route. Genres go in cycles. When in the 80s they made "The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr." the western movie stuntmen we...
by bushwackerbob
2 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Superman and Lois Season 2 (CW)
Replies: 45
Views: 1725
United States of America

Re: Superman and Lois Season 2 (CW)

I suppose I answered my own question. I went digging in an Arrowverse Wiki page and found this little nugget. "Superman & Lois exist in their own alternate universe, separate from Earth Prime in the new multiverse". I wish I had known that before, that fact ought to have been addressed...
by bushwackerbob
2 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Superman and Lois Season 2 (CW)
Replies: 45
Views: 1725
United States of America

Re: Superman and Lois Season 2 (CW)

I don't think it's lazy, I think it's a conscious decision to retcon the whole series like they do in the world of comics every so often. And maybe they had an inkling that the CW was crumbling around them and figured it would be easier to save themselves. Do we really care if there are no more cro...
by bushwackerbob
2 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Superman and Lois Season 2 (CW)
Replies: 45
Views: 1725
United States of America

Re: Superman and Lois Season 2 (CW)

Well I think everyone understands these characters are just isolated. No one helps Batwoman and no one comes in and helps Flash. Heck Superman could just clean up Gotham City in a week. I actually like its a world with only Supes. The only thing that bugs me is that this all occurs in Smallville an...
by bushwackerbob
2 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Superman and Lois Season 2 (CW)
Replies: 45
Views: 1725
United States of America

Re: Superman and Lois Season 2 (CW)

Sorry I am late to the party folks, but I just watched the finale. One line particularly caught my attention, it was when General Lane said Superman was the only superhero in their world. WTF? I thought that last Arrowverse crossover event took out those worlds, that all of the superheroes are under...
by bushwackerbob
3 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Hell Has Frozen Over! And That's a Good Thing!
Replies: 16
Views: 1036
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Re: Hell Has Frozen Over! And That's a Good Thing!

Thanks for the heads up! I never buy TBFE releases because for me the price is a bit steep for softcore, but I’ll definitely be picking this one up since I’d like to support them doing more hardcore in the future. Doesn’t hurt that Lily is a smoking hot Wonder Woman! Is this TBFE film really a hard...
by bushwackerbob
3 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Hell Has Frozen Over! And That's a Good Thing!
Replies: 16
Views: 1036
United States of America

Re: Hell Has Frozen Over! And That's a Good Thing!

Thanks for the heads up! I never buy TBFE releases because for me the price is a bit steep for softcore, but I’ll definitely be picking this one up since I’d like to support them doing more hardcore in the future. Doesn’t hurt that Lily is a smoking hot Wonder Woman! Is this TBFE film really a hard...
by bushwackerbob
3 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: New Elvis Movie
Replies: 2
Views: 126
United States of America

Re: New Elvis Movie

Saw this the other night and found it both entertaining and overly produced, which is Baz Luhrman's style so I expected that. I thought Austin Butler did a fine job as Elvis and Tom Hanks did his usual quality work, even with a heavily loaded script. Anyone else see this yet? I am on the fence, thi...
by bushwackerbob
3 months ago
Forum: Misc Topics, Links and Pics
Topic: To cheer us all up
Replies: 665
Views: 36205
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Re: To cheer us all up

A great example of Darwin's survival of the fittest for sure. Whenever I hear Florida man, I know it is going to be a weird, bizarre, or wacky story.
by bushwackerbob
3 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: b
Replies: 41
Views: 1979
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Re: In my opinion, the greatest peril from the Lynda Carter Wonder Woman series

Personally, I preferred Lynda in her Diana Prince persona. She had absolutely the nicest set of tits and in street clothes, you got to see them being much more free range than in the torpedo bra of her costume. She also was tied up and struggling far more often in her street clothes thanks WW. I ha...
by bushwackerbob
3 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: b
Replies: 41
Views: 1979
United States of America

Re: In my opinion, the greatest peril from the Lynda Carter Wonder Woman series

Gents do you not have the option of deleting your duplicate posts? I have removed them now but if you click the three dors in the top right you should get options for editing or deleting your post alongside quoting or thanking someone It might be different for me as a mod but thought you all had so...
by bushwackerbob
3 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: b
Replies: 41
Views: 1979
United States of America

Re: In my opinion, the greatest peril from the Lynda Carter Wonder Woman series

While I respect your opinion on your favorite scene, the point of superheroines in peril is a "superheroine" in peril. When she's Diana, she's just another woman, you could sub her out for any other woman. If you like women in peril in general, then that's great. But this is superheroine ...
by bushwackerbob
3 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Hypnosis Peril
Replies: 30
Views: 1579
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Re: Hypnosis Peril

I enjoy hypnotized superheroines, but the one quibble I have with some of these films is sometimes the heroine is cross eyed, or they just look ahead, their eyes almost lifeless, almost as if they are zombies. A superheroine whose has crossed or bug eyes or looks straight ahead is not a sexy look in...
by bushwackerbob
4 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Superman and Lois Season 2 (CW)
Replies: 45
Views: 1725
United States of America

Re: Superman and Lois Season 2 (CW)

Well...nobody's touched this thread in two months (really? a show about Superman and Lois Lane and nobody has an opinion?) so with the advent of the latest episode, I'm happy to say that my previous statement has been proven wrong. "Bizarro in a Bizarro World" does indeed take place almos...
by bushwackerbob
4 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: The Capture
Replies: 11
Views: 1036
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Re: The Capture

For me the capture is 3/4 of the charm, especially for a superheroine. Seeing her powers subverted, or tricked - or just plain overpowered - is where the appeal is. Absolutely. When the tables are turned, the cocky and confident heroine is taken down a peg or two, and she realizes she is powerless ...
by bushwackerbob
4 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Wizard's Lair being updated
Replies: 5
Views: 525
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Re: Wizard's Lair being updated

I hope the serials section comes back soon. There were some very talented folks that posted their fabulous work in that section.
by bushwackerbob
4 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Oscars
Replies: 47
Views: 1013
United States of America

Re: Oscars

*Sigh* I'd almost like to accuse you of doing it yourself just to make the prophesy come true... (Not serious) It begins. THIS is why we don't slap each other ever... but especially over jokes. We don't know very well yet that this guy was trans for SURE, but considering Chappelle history and his j...
by bushwackerbob
4 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Oscars
Replies: 47
Views: 1013
United States of America

Re: Oscars

Didn’t know being skeptical about Hollywood machinations was ridiculous, but Damsel likes to instigate and criticize others frequently so no surprise here. As for reputation being damaged, how is standing up for his wife going to damage his career? And do you really think a comedian like Chris Rock...
by bushwackerbob
4 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Amber Heard
Replies: 55
Views: 1790
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Re: Amber Heard

I knew this would happen I fucking knew this would happen. I TOLD you it would be a dumpster fire. The rule is no politics. It devolved into political mudslinging immediately. If this doesn't break the rules I don't know what does. Once a dude starts using the word cancel, that is where the discour...
by bushwackerbob
4 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Amber Heard
Replies: 55
Views: 1790
United States of America

Re: Amber Heard

The Legal system was not designed to stand up to this level of public scrutiny. The idea that trials would be held open to the public was made to assure the populace that everything in the trial would be above board... but it also made under the assumption that no more than 30 some odd people would...
by bushwackerbob
6 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Oscars
Replies: 47
Views: 1013
United States of America

Re: Oscars

Didn’t know being skeptical about Hollywood machinations was ridiculous, but Damsel likes to instigate and criticize others frequently so no surprise here. As for reputation being damaged, how is standing up for his wife going to damage his career? And do you really think a comedian like Chris Rock...
by bushwackerbob
6 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Oscars
Replies: 47
Views: 1013
United States of America

Re: Oscars

supposedly the fight on the Letterman show years back was staged. Andy Kaufman being beat up. Letterman apparently didn't know this was rigged. Yes Mr. X, the Andy Kaufman/Jerry Lawler incident was indeed staged. In the Andy Kaufman biopic which starred Jim Carrey, they covered that in the film, br...
by bushwackerbob
6 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Oscars
Replies: 47
Views: 1013
United States of America

Re: Oscars

The Oscars used to be the one night of the year when Hollywood put its best foot forward. The Oscars used to be about glamour, pageantry, prestige, and the celebration of film, and last night it degenerated into a lame reality show trope, resembling more the insipid and trashy Real Housewives shows ...
by bushwackerbob
6 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: The Flash Season 8 (CW, 2021-22)
Replies: 55
Views: 2423
United States of America

Re: The Flash Season 8 (CW, 2021-22)

Season EIGHT? Who in God's name is still watching this? I am still watching the show. The writing is not the best, it is clearly not in my top 10 TV shows, but I think it is OK. The Flash in my quality wise is in line with the rest of the shows in the CW Arrowverse more or less. Grant Gustin is a l...
by bushwackerbob
6 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: The Flash Season 8 (CW, 2021-22)
Replies: 55
Views: 2423
United States of America

Re: The Flash Season 8 (CW, 2021-22)

Season EIGHT? Who in God's name is still watching this? I am still watching the show. The writing is not the best, it is clearly not in my top 10 TV shows, but I think it is OK. The Flash in my quality wise is in line with the rest of the shows in the CW Arrowverse more or less. Grant Gustin is a l...
by bushwackerbob
6 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Helen Slater as Supergirl: An Appreciation
Replies: 1275
Views: 98574
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Re: Helen Slater as Supergirl: An Appreciation

I don't mean to necessarily stir things up, but it already feels as if Melissa Benoist's version of Supergirl is already slowly fading away from the cannon of memorable and indelible superheroines, here today, gone tomorrow. Helen Slater's version endures.
by bushwackerbob
6 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: What is "sexy"?
Replies: 12
Views: 790
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Re: What is "sexy"?

I think a fine and upstanding superheroine ought to wear a costume commensurate with that dignified air of a gorgeous superheroine, albeit one that shows her alluring curves. I have seen some superheroines with costumes that look like a nighty or a piece of negligée with their boobs practically hang...
by bushwackerbob
7 months ago
Forum: Latest Superheroine Releases
Topic: Wonder Lily - Ragged and Ruined
Replies: 29
Views: 3492
United States of America

Re: Wonder Lily - Ragged and Ruined

I know a lot of this issue is about credit card companies drawing a line on content, and I imagine there are a lot more clip sites out there than I am aware of, but I am surprised a more high-profile competitor has not arisen to challenge Clips4Sale and provide more of the banned content that has be...
by bushwackerbob
7 months ago
Forum: Latest Superheroine Releases
Topic: Wonder Lily - Ragged and Ruined
Replies: 29
Views: 3492
United States of America

Re: Wonder Lily - Ragged and Ruined

I think this topic is capable of being capsized into a political topic of conversation, but I have yet to see any evidence on this thread of anybody having done so, and any weigh in by moderators is premature and heavy handed in my view. The accessibility of SHIP videos and clips seems like an extre...
by bushwackerbob
7 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Stories
Topic: The Seduction Of Diana Prince
Replies: 4
Views: 1467
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Re: The Seduction Of Diana Prince

I loved the story, from start to finish. Very well done. The one question I asked myself during this story is whether Diana wore her glasses all throughout the story, I was trying to visualize some of the scenes. Yes, while Wonder Woman was one of the most beautiful women in the world, I also found ...
by bushwackerbob
7 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Pam & Tommy (Hulu, 2022)
Replies: 9
Views: 504
United States of America

Re: Pam & Tommy (Hulu, 2022)

The existence of this film annoys me intensely. If you've got an actress who can look like Pamela Anderson and who is a good enough actress that she can act like Pamela Anderson, then why make a biopic of Pamela Anderson when you could instead be making a shitload of movies that Pamela Anderson mig...
by bushwackerbob
7 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Ashley Rose?
Replies: 7
Views: 2843
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Re: Ashley Rose?

I loved Ashley in Rye's Wonderous Girl Film. She seemed to have a good grasp on the genre and what was expected of her in SHIP films. I think that might have been the last SHIP film I have seen with Rose in it.