Created as basically an advertisement for the new Dodge Viper SR 1, Viper debuted on NBC in 1994 and followed a special task force in the fictional future city of Metro City, where Project Viper is created to help stop the evil crime syndicate The Outfit with a souped up, gadget filled muscle car.
When his ex arrives back in his life on the run from a ruthless crime boss, thief Jack and his crew have to pull a series of heists to bail her out and get a fortune in diamonds.
Zach and Chris head back to World War I for the first DC Extended Universe movie of 2017, Wonder Woman (Spoilers!)
The biggest movie of the year so far is out this week on DVD and Blu-Ray with Disney’s live action Beauty and the Beast along with a bunch of smaller movies from earlier this year, the latest from JCVD and more.
Johnny Rico, voiced by Casper Van Dien, is demoted and sent to guard Mars while the rest of the Federation fleet pushes toward the Bug homeworld but a Bug attack forces him and his small squad to try and survive in the newest Starship Troopers animated movie, Traitor of Mars.
After two messy (but still interesting, at least to us) DC Extended Universe movies last year, 2017 gets off on much more solid footing with the fantastic solo Wonder Woman movie, as the perfectly cast and bad ass Gal Gadot as Diana heads to World War I to hunt down Ares, the God of War, with American agent Steve Trevor (Chris Pine)
Tom Cruise reteams with his Edge of Tomorrow director Doug Liman for American Made, where he plays real life smuggler Barry Seals, who was making flights for both the CIA and the Medellin Cartel during the 80s.
Wonder Woman destroyed the competition over the weekend with the highest ever opening for a female directed film and the 16th best opening of all time for comic book adaptations.
Despite it’s heavy subject matter, 1987’s Less Than Zero actually had a pretty awesome soundtrack, including The Bangles performing an amped up cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s Hazy Shade of Winter.
Venom is the star of the next big Marvel event, Godzilla vs Kong gets a director, a bunch of New Mutants were cast, Animaniacs coming back and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.