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by five_red
1 week ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Gina Carano sues Disney over ‘Mandalorian’ firing
Replies: 58
Views: 1510

Re: Gina Carano sues Disney over ‘Mandalorian’ firing

Back to Carano, Disney fired her to satisfy a loud tiny minority and it was not a good business decision, anymore than getting involved in a fued with Ron DeSantis who most of their Florida employees sided with. It isn't a tiny loud minority. The reason businesses are falling over themselves to be ...
by five_red
1 week ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Gina Carano sues Disney over ‘Mandalorian’ firing
Replies: 58
Views: 1510

Re: Gina Carano sues Disney over ‘Mandalorian’ firing

The lawsuit is inherently political. The accusation is that Gina was fired for expressing her political views -- the heart of the case is the claim that liberal companies are censoring conservative viewpoints. Aside from getting into technical legal arguments about when something is and is not 'cens...
by five_red
1 week ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Gina Carano sues Disney over ‘Mandalorian’ firing
Replies: 58
Views: 1510

Re: Gina Carano sues Disney over ‘Mandalorian’ firing

I wouldn't take America as a particularly extreme example. WWII era Japan and Germany were incredibly xenophobic. Stalin, Pol Pot Any leader of N Korea are way more extreme. Most western democracies have an extreme left and an extreme right. [ Snipped... ] I think it is a fair point to correct me o...
by five_red
1 week ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Gina Carano sues Disney over ‘Mandalorian’ firing
Replies: 58
Views: 1510

Re: Gina Carano sues Disney over ‘Mandalorian’ firing

There was another period in which this stuff happened - when the religious right controlled everything and booted people for ideas. The left's response (speaking as an old lefty) was to fight this, call it out, say it was unfair. That you shouldn't have to pass a McCarthy purity test to work somewh...
by five_red
1 week ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Gina Carano sues Disney over ‘Mandalorian’ firing
Replies: 58
Views: 1510

Re: Gina Carano sues Disney over ‘Mandalorian’ firing

Gina wasn't censored. Gov'ts censor. Private entities have the right to free association and I am sure Disney makes it clear in their contracts that they can fire you for your public statements https://www.buzzfeed.com/abhaahad/celebrities-fired-by-disney Not true. Please read actual definitions in...
by five_red
1 month ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows
Replies: 216
Views: 59586

Re: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows

In fact, a lot of what I've seen of Filipino superhero content looks like everything takes place in smaller villages. So it kind of feels like the stakes are lowered a bit. I wonder why they don't film amongst the crowded urban environment of Manila? Warehouses and back alleys and corporate offices...
by five_red
4 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: DR Who on I Plaer Nov 1
Replies: 8
Views: 1042

Re: DR Who on I Plaer Nov 1

I am wondering how he can do this. I have seen the episode on PBS when they were the one showing it. The only thing worth seeing is the first episode. Regardless of whether his claim is valid (and pretty much everyone who knows about the history of the show say it really isn't valid), he's able to ...
by five_red
4 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: DR Who on I Plaer Nov 1
Replies: 8
Views: 1042

Re: DR Who on I Plaer Nov 1

You can cross An Unearthly Child off the list. The rights to those four episodes are being held to ransom by the writer's son. Lost me at "angry at black people". Well basically the episodes we're talking about are from 1963. The man who wrote them, Anthony Coburn, I think died in the 197...
by five_red
4 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows
Replies: 216
Views: 59586

Re: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows

Captain Kitten ep3: clip featuring a transformation, quick fight sequence, then an unmasking.



I also found some pics of Jillian Ward, who plays the series' heroine.
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by five_red
4 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Thank you Wayback Machine!
Replies: 32
Views: 5040

Re: Thank you Wayback Machine!

I use a combination of subscribestar adult and surfnet for my main site. another place to look at is Pixiv. Pixiv doesn't allow images of real people. And by real people I don't mean people who exist in the real world, I mean people regardless of whether they are dressed as fictional characters or ...
by five_red
4 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows
Replies: 216
Views: 59586

Re: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows

First episode: short 'flash-forward' fight sequence at the start, then the origin story of how she got her powers. Looks like episode 2 is when she gets into costume proper.




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by five_red
4 months ago
Forum: General Movies & TV
Topic: Movie songs that were better than the movie
Replies: 9
Views: 949

Re: Movie songs that were better than the movie

Whitney Houston, "I Will Always Love You", from The Bodyguard.
Survivor, "Eye of the Tiger", from Rocky III.

Any song from any movie featuring Elvis Presley or The Beatles.
by five_red
4 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows
Replies: 216
Views: 59586

Re: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows

Have you tried searching web archives for (the now defunct forum) PinoyExchange.com? There's usually discussion there about various TV shows, foreign or local. The forum was pretty active around that time. The problem is that the Wayback Machine doesn't take particularly deep copies of sites, so fo...
by five_red
4 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows
Replies: 216
Views: 59586

Re: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows

For those interested in Super Klenk: a blog post I wrote with some detective work on airdates and plot synopsis.

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by five_red
4 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows
Replies: 216
Views: 59586

Re: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows

Ultra Violet and Black Scorpion is a 2022 superhero comedy/drama aimed at teens. It ran for 16 episode on Disney Plus. A young girl finds a magic wrestling mask that transforms her into a superheroine whenever she wears it. (Yup, whenever she puts the mask on she is transformed into her full costume...
by five_red
5 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows
Replies: 216
Views: 59586

Re: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows

FYI, if you head over the GMA Network's official YouTube channel,they've started to put episodes of Super Ma'am up with burnt-in English subtitles. Search for Super Ma'am Subs.

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by five_red
5 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Lounge
Topic: Is superheroine fetish genre dying?
Replies: 56
Views: 16253

Re: Is superheroine fetish genre dying?

Splitting out from another discussion. Is this superheroine fetish genre dying? The fetishes people love tend to be rooted in tropes in superhero comics that were commonplace during the first four or five decades of the genre, but were phased out when the market switched to an older audience. The A...
by five_red
7 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows
Replies: 216
Views: 59586

Re: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows

Just got a reply from Solar Films, who claim to be the legal owner of the Pinky Montilla Supergirl movie now. The copy of the movie they have is the black and white one they uploaded to YouTube, but they told me they are now looking for the colour version.

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by five_red
7 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows
Replies: 216
Views: 59586

Re: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows

On the other hand, Darna 2005, in good quality, not really easy (and I really prefer that one to the 2009 version) :confused: The annoying thing is that the Darna 2005 videos circulating online come from a source who's a really good online friend of mine, and possibly a friend of a few people here ...
by five_red
7 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows
Replies: 216
Views: 59586

Re: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows

In other news, ABS-CBN is now collaborating with GMA. Having lost their franchise, they are shifting to providing content, and a few ABS-CBN productions are now being shown on GMA. Since ABS-CBN currently holds the rights to Darna, I hope this collaboration turns out to be beneficial for us, and so...
by five_red
7 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows
Replies: 216
Views: 59586

Re: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows

The guy who runs the Darna FB group seems to have a copy of Elektrika Kasi Eh! And based on some samples he shared, it's in good shape, too! I hope he considers sharing or selling. Not a hope I'm afraid. He's pretty low-tech. He has the complete Darna 2005 run on VHS cassette -- I messaged him and ...
by five_red
7 months ago
Forum: Superheroine Comics
Topic: Rare Lynda Carter Wonder Woman comics uncovered, and translated
Replies: 3
Views: 953

Rare Lynda Carter Wonder Woman comics uncovered, and translated

Come with me on a journey into the past... back... back... back... to the late 1970s. It was a simpler time. A more innocent time. DC had yet to go through a googillion reboots and reinventions, so its multiverse structure was still understandable by people devoid of a PhD. Comics were yet to become...
by five_red
9 months ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows
Replies: 216
Views: 59586

Re: Thai and other non-English superheroine tv shows

So I happened to stumble upon this show from 2018 today... :D It's a movie about a magical bra that turns anyone who wears it into a beautiful superhero. There's no actual superhero action, just comedy about the homely woman who inherits the bra using it to attract a man she's mad about. Kind of li...
by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Super Klenk
Replies: 7
Views: 1417

Re: Super Klenk

Btw, I was digging up some further details on this show for a possible blog post and was looking back over some of the contemporary forum posts from when it aired thanks to archive.org. For those folks here for whom this idea floats their boat: apparently over the course of the 13 episodes, Super Kl...
by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)
Replies: 322
Views: 146827

Re: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)

Some Darna 2022 galleries on ArtStation: episode 56 and episode 127.


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by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)
Replies: 322
Views: 146827

Re: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)



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by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)
Replies: 322
Views: 146827

Re: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)

Episode 127- Valentina holds Darna in the air in a bite-hold/chokehold, but when her snake comes into contact with Darna's neck, for some reason she starts sensing flashbacks to when Narda's mother was incinerated and when Narda first became Darna. Valentina becomes shocked and ashamed at realizing...
by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)
Replies: 322
Views: 146827

Re: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)

You can see the plan they had from the start with some of the villain characters. Regina was a tragic figure who is manipulated and lied to by the man she thinks is her father, is too proud to accept the help of those who care for her, rejects the help of the only genuine friend she has, and ultimat...
by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Supergirl: Woman Of Tomorrow (DCU film in development)
Replies: 45
Views: 4654

Re: Supergirl: Woman Of Tomorrow (DCU film in development)

Here's James Gunn's original announcement:



The Superwoman details are about the 4:20 mark.

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by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)
Replies: 322
Views: 146827

Re: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)

This show has been such a disappointment on the superheroine side of things (apart of the costume). It's like they realized they had no worthy foe for Darna throughout the whole run so they just throw all those weak villains together to make it feel like Darna is in actual danger and call it a day....
by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Super Klenk
Replies: 7
Views: 1417

Re: Super Klenk

Thanks! This is a great find. I never got to watch full episodes, but from the few scenes I saw earlier in the run, I remember there was a scene when she was not yet aware of her invulnerability, so she actually raised her hands when goons pointer their guns at her, but she was shot anyway, and was...
by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Super Klenk
Replies: 7
Views: 1417

Re: Super Klenk

brdiy wrote: 1 year ago Where did you find this?
Someone sent an anonymous AMA to my Tumblr blog with the link. Don't know who it was, but I'm grateful.




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by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Super Klenk
Replies: 7
Views: 1417

Super Klenk

See... it isn't a hoax... the show did exist..! :laugh:

Blog: Super Klenk: Is this the rarest superhero tv show ever?.

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by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)
Replies: 322
Views: 146827

Re: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)

I have two questions about this, though: 1) Jay Cayabyab's Facebook mentions something about a "comeback". Does that mean that either of them had already portrayed those characters *before* in this series? For example, was Ralph (drag Darna) involved in the "Darna vs Borgo-Darna"...
by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)
Replies: 322
Views: 146827

Re: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)

I wish the 2005 version came out on (HD) DVD. While the story may be no better, at least it had more peril for our superheroine. And Angel did look fantastic as well. Unfortunately for us, Angel Locsin transferring to the rival network killed any chance of that ever happening. Okay, first, the 2005...
by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)
Replies: 322
Views: 146827

Re: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)

At the end of the episode, there's suddenly a Nueva Esperanza Cosplay Festival, hosted by an MC dandy with a pink shirt. There are two cosplayer actresses dressed up as Darna and Valentina simulating a battle while a crowd cheers them on. (The Darna cosplay is wearing the *exact* Darna uniform, so ...
by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)
Replies: 322
Views: 146827

Re: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)

If the screenshots of the show I've seen are true, where the whole body of Darna is blurred out, I am not surprised. I was actually more surprised that they actually aired it there in the first place. The ANTV episodes are up at Vidio, which is an Indonesian streaming service used by several of the...
by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)
Replies: 322
Views: 146827

Re: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)

Further update: one person in Indonesia is claiming that ANTV (the Indonesian broadcaster that started airing Darna a couple of weeks ago) has stopped airing the show . First it was moved from 7:30pm to 10pm, and now the latest episode wasn't shown, leading to speculation that the show has been pull...
by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)
Replies: 322
Views: 146827

Re: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)

ABS-CBN staff (according to bio!) are posting on social media that 25th January is the last day of taping for Darna. The series will end in February.


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by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)
Replies: 322
Views: 146827

Re: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)

Speculation on Facebook is, based on latest preview videos, that Luna is to make a comeback. That said, Facebook said that the series would end after 120 episodes, yet we seem to be ramping the action up and adding more and more characters with only five episodes left, so I'm wondering how accurate ...
by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)
Replies: 322
Views: 146827

Re: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)

vnv7272 wrote: 1 year ago That's how episodes start?!!
One word: cliffhangers.


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by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)
Replies: 322
Views: 146827

Re: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)

Ep 109.



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by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)
Replies: 322
Views: 146827

Re: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)

Need to catch up on this week's episodes - I've been watching The Rig instead (although I don't know if that was such a good idea). I'm up to ep 105 in the subs. The fights have largely been skirmishes between Darna and Valentina that are very repetitive, so I've not been posting videos. This week ...
by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)
Replies: 322
Views: 146827

Re: Darna (ABS-CBN, 2022)

^you misunderstand. The show I was referring to was "Ang Probinsyano", a totally different genre from Dana, though. From what I read, the new show will star the same actor. But that show was the longest running non-anthology show in Pinoy tv history, according to Wikipedia. What's the usu...
by five_red
1 year ago
Forum: Superhero Movies & TV
Topic: Darna 2022
Replies: 2
Views: 567

Re: Darna 2022