Show Notes for Episode 49, “Wow”

NEWS

Another Neil Gaiman adaptation is in the works: HBO is developing American Gods.

The line-up for this year’s Cannes Film Festival includes Pedro Almodóvar, Terrence Malick, Takashi Miike, Lars von Trier, Gus Van Sant, Pirates of the Caribbean, and many more.

X-Men screenwriter and Solid Snake voice actor David Hayter to adapt Anne McCaffrey’s Dragonriders of Pern.

Woody Allen gets himself one damn fine cast for his Rome project.

Bradley Cooper might play the Crow. Because that is something which makes sense, apparently.

Kneel before Michael Shannon!

Nominees for the 2011 Eisner Awards have been announced.

Online streaming service Zediva has no idea what the hell it’s doing and is subsequently going to get the pants sued off it.

Selections from Record Store Day 2011.

Sally Field will play Mary Todd Lincoln for Steven Spielberg.

R.I.P. Sidney Lumet.

MAIN TOPIC

You can follow our guest host, Mark, on Twitter here.

You can watch the videos of his World of Warcraft guild, Hookt on Fonics, in action right here.

DVD RELEASES

The Incredibles (Four-Disc BD/DVD/Digital Combo)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I (BD/DVD)

Somewhere (BD/DVD)

The King’s Speech (BD/DVD)

Rabbit Hole (BD/DVD)

Kes: The Criterion Collection (BD/DVD)

REVIEWS

See My Friends by Ray Davies – AJ:  Paul:

Hobo with a Shotgun – AJ:

Hanna – Paul:

The Green Hornet – AJ:

Source Code – Paul:

Standard Action – Paul:

SONGS

  1. “Legends of Azeroth (Main Title)” by Tracy Bush, World of Warcraft (2004)
  2. “Days/This Time Tomorrow” by Ray Davies and Mumford & Sons, See My Friends (2010)
  3. “Till the End of the Day” by Ray Davies and Alex Chilton, See My Friends (2010)
  4. “Green Hornet Theme” by Al Hirt, The Green Hornet (2010)

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