Well Fannibals the long wait for Hannibal season 2 on Blu-Ray from Lionsgate Home Video is finally released on Tuesday and here is a look at what is on the disc and I will review the discs and there contents. If you missed my review of season 1 last year (SEE SEASON 1 REVIEW HERE). The season is spread over 3 discs and here is a breakdown of what is on each disc.
Episode 1 Kaiseki (Producers Cut 43:11)
Jack Crawford visits Dr. Hannibal Lecter at his home and immediately attacks him. A protracted and brutal fight ensues, ending with Lecter stabbing Crawford’s neck with a piece of broken glass. Bleeding profusely, Crawford manages to lock himself in Lecter’s pantry. Twelve weeks earlier, Kade Prurnell (Cynthia Nixon), an investigator for the Inspector General’s Office, warns Crawford of his misconduct, while pressuring Alana Bloom to … Read More »
This week is a real mixed bag of new comic books. There were some real disappointments but there were some strong books to balance it all out. So let’s get going.
Teen Dog #1
Boom! Box Writer and Artist Jake Lawrence
I really wanted to like this book but… The synopsis from Boom is, Skateboards, football games, prom…your teenage years have got nothin’ on the raddest dude that’s ever graced a denim vest. Written and illustrated by Jake Lawrence (Time Cowboy), join Teen Dog and his best friend Mariella as they tackle typical teen life with a manic twist. Growing up is an adventure, and you might as well rock it! I want to start off by saying that this is not a really terrible book but, the problem that I had with it was that it was just pretty boring. The book came off as a strip … Read More »
While there is a lot of hoopla that went with the Apple announcement of the new iPhone 6 and iWatch Tuesday the real shock of the press conference wasn’t any of the hardware announced. The real shock was that U2 has teamed up with Apple on iTunes to give away their newest album Songs of Innocence for free, yes FREE. While this is not the first time that a band has given away a full album before, like in 2013 the hip hop group Death Grips with their album Government Plates. This is the first time a major band on a major record label has done this in such a large scope. Now I am sure that Apple has paid U2 a nice chunk of change for this privilege of the free release of the album. Word has it that … Read More »
There has been a lot of these lists going around on Facebook lately and I have been nominated to do said list. Well for me picking just 15 films over the thousands of movies that I have seen over the years is nearly impossible. There are a lot of lists that are done of the best and important films done by magazines, websites, groups and critics. Doing one that consist of ones that left a major impression on you are more difficult to come up with. I was lucky that my parents would take me to the movies when I was young and that consisted of lots of Disney animated and live action films. As I got older I could choose the films that I wanted to go see. I still remember the first R rated movie that I ever … Read More »
Why does it always seem that when you have a holiday on a Monday that makes the work week shorter seem so much more busy and you never quite know what day it is. Well new comics still came out on Wednesday but trying to get the reviews up seems harder this week. So lets get cracking.
Green Arrow #1 (Futures End)
DC Comics Writer Jeff Lemire, Artist Andrea Sorrentino, Colorist Marcelo Maiolo, Letterer Dezi Sienty
DC 3-D cover gimmick is back again this September to get people to buy books that they would not normally buy. The plot from DC is, Green Arrow is dead – and his replacement finally stands revealed! All of the September #1 comics take place 5 years later and heavily tie into the Futures End series. While last years villains month was mostly friendly to new readers this … Read More »