Like a cross between Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes movies and CSI, Ripper Street is a fun crime drama that is back on BBC America for it’s second season. Check out this recap of the first season and then catch the Season 2 premiere Saturday at 9 PM on BBC America.
The last day of January was rocked by the news that Jesse Eisenberg is Lex Luthor and there was a ton of other news this week as well.
This week on the podcast, Chris, Joe and Zach talk about Damian Wayne, golden age DC heroes, King Arthur and the Knights of Justice, the new Ninja Turtles, Clyde of Bonnie & Clyde’s psychic powers, Yvonne Strahovski and much more.
In the News Shotgun this week is a bunch of directing news, a depressing TV show cancellation, Daredevil is back at Marvel Studios proper and much more.
Lots of reboot news this week including a sci fi classic and a literary classic getting contemporary action reboots and a bunch of casting news as well in this week’s News Shotgun.
Not too much news this week but we did find out about the massive 10 disc Avengers pack that will be out in September along with the major DC superhero who will come out of the closet and a new Treasure Island movie from Guy Ritchie is in the works.
Getting into pit fights, out running enormous artillery guns and stopping maniacal villains is all in a day’s work for the world’s greatest consulting detective.
Robert Downey Jr. is back on another case as Sherlock Holmes and if you liked the first movie, you’ll probably enjoy this sequel, as it as everything that was great about the first movie, just more of it.
The holiday movies are starting to come out with Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and the inexplicable third Alvin and the Chipmunks movie, Chipwrecked.
This week in movie news we found out about possible and definite projects for a number of directors, another classic movie getting remade and the inventor of movie trailers passes away.