Posts Tagged ‘Comic-Con’

GOODIES: This little thing called ‘Comic-con’

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Ok, so I have absolutely no inside tip here unless the correspondents we unleashed actually bring us back something… I’m picturing a cell phone portrait with Tidiane and a guy dressed as Spock.  We’ll have to wait and see.  So otherwise I just thought I would share / post / pilfer the things I’ve found interesting in all the news coverage.

1 – I heart ‘Chuck’ and this sums up why:


Iss nice, yes?

2 – This will not be the first and only time you hear mention of  the now defunct ‘Veronica Mars’ or the sad never to be realized potential Veronica Mars movie or my love for its creator Rob Thomas (totally been to his house) or my love for Ms. Kristen Bell and oh I could go on (and I will I’m sure).  So I thought I could link you to this video with Ms. Bell and one Freddie ‘Finding Neverland’ Highmore who are promoting ‘Astro Boy’ in which there is a mention of the VMars movie.  So I am doing my part here, getting the word out, fans unite!

How cute is Freddie?!?!??!?!  Oh look, a picture:


Check out some of those other videos.  I would write about ‘Jennifer’s Body’ as a kind of update to a previous post but I still found myself torn.  Mainly with Diablo.  Did you read her dumb column in EW??  She hates summer, why?, because she doesn’t want to get the white jeans that she won’t wear dirty.  Who gives an EFF.  But this is a movie and it could very well be a good one.  Except, if you watch that video it makes you wonder if she knows what the word ‘concise’ means.  Ok, seriously, somebody stop me.

3 – The big things and I care about them both are ‘Avatar’ and ‘Tron Legacy’ but I haven’t really found anything thaaaaaat interesting to share.  Without being there to see the footage, it’s like, yes these movies are big and they exist.

4 – Tom Welling!  Smallville has been with me since I started at my job here and while it would never be choice programming for me, I hold a soft spot for it.  And for Tom too, cause even though he is a robot, he looks like this:

Picture 2

And he seems nice.

Anyway, he’s going to be at the Smallville panel on Sunday.  I won’t be, neither will you, but maybe something fun will be posted about it.  Maybe Erica Durance (Lois) will be dressed slutty and I can post a picture for all the mens.

4- Dexter.  Mmmhmmm.  News that they will release animated webisodes before the premiere is cool I guess, John Lithgow as Dexter’s ultimate prey.  DYYYAAAAMMMN.

I kind of regret watching that.  Too many goodies given away.

That’s all for now!!

STALKING Hayao Miyazaki: Comic-Con 2009

Thursday, July 9th, 2009


Illustration of Hayao Miyazaki w/plenty of his characters. Not a clue who did this, so if you are the proud creator please let me know and I will happily credit you.

WTF? The New York Times actually published this horrific phrase:

‘…Hayao Miyazaki, often called the Walt Disney of Japan.’

Michael Cieply, you take that back.

Rant: Hayao Miyazaki is a STORYTELLER of insightful, meaningful, tear-jerking, amazingly directed animated films that teach the youngins’ a thing or two about life, values, emotions and the importance of their decisions. Walt Disney made lots and lots of money off the slapstick antics of a mouse (not that I don’t LOVE that mouse).

Now, what was I saying? Oh, yes. In a very rare appearance, Miyazaki will be speaking at the packed-to-the-brim (obviously, Angela and I both feel that already existent adjectives do not suffice and must hyphenate our own) spectacular spectacular Comic-Con 2009. Unfortunately, the damn thing is already sold out. LAME. This convention has simply become too big for its britches. Of course, I will be trying to get in on a press pass and will hopefully have something to report.

Now excuse me, I have tickets to Disnelyand…