(pretend for the time being there are shirtless pictures of Gerard Butler and Clive [used to be cool before finding out he was a Liverpool fan] Owen here) We’re sure that FMB will give the Beat a wonderful birthday, let’s hope that AMC also delivers a present of a good adaptation of The Prisoner tonight.
As previously mentioned, Sunday night, AMC premieres the first episode of their reimagining of The Prisoner. To support this, there’s quite an extensive website up. They are also serializing a PRISONER graphic novel by M. Scott Veach, Mitchell Breitweiser and Hugo Petrus. The story is a prequel, exploring the background of the Village. Be forewarned, […]
No biography of Patrick McGoohan is complete without mentioning THE THREE LIVES OF THOMASINA, and The Beat is no exception. The movie was on Hallmark the other day. We DVR’d for later viewing and, wow, was this full of surprises. A movie about a lovable tot who dresses her kitty in a bonnet? Yes, but […]
By Mark Coale Sure, we published our first issue in [cough] years and it was great to see old friends and discuss not being able to watch either the England or US matches with FMB, but can anything really top finding this book in a 50-cent bin? So great for all the wrong reasons.
Okay, this time we mean it. As October dawns, we’re looking to start another “21 Days of Halloween” art festival here, so if you have some Halloweenish art you’d like to let us post here, drop us a line at the usual place. Last year, we got some AWESOME stuff, and we’re definitely in the […]
(tip of the hat to the always-right Kurt Busiek who posted this on his Facebook page.)
Over on the Wildstorm blog the other day, they dropped a BOMBSHELL. Gen13 is getting a new artist, a very talented fellow. And his name is Cruddie Torian. How do you just go on after this kind of thing? Why does Austin Trunick get to be the one who writes the blog post called Meet […]
UPDATE: At The Wrap, a THR insider disputes the THR online only story, although, saying they’ll stick around through the lucrative Awards season isn’t exactly a ringing endorsement for the future of the print edition. Nikki Finke reports some changes for the Hollywood trades: Variety is going back behind a paywall online and THR (The […]
We have learned that folks would rather argue about “journalism” than talk about a picture of Spider-Man shooting webbing out his ass. That really surprised me, frankly.
Press releases, we get press releases. By the bushel. And a lot of times we just skim. But then, sometimes, some thing catches our eye. Look, this could have been anyone. Us, even. But, I guess this means that Archie isn’t marrying Betty OR Veronica, but POISON IVY, right? And a garden weasel is gonna […]