Pop Culture Download: June 3, 2018

Pop Culture Download: June 3, 2018

 

On the Docket

Andrew Lincoln is leaving The Walking Dead after Season Nine. – [Collider]

ABC has canceled the Roseanne revival in light of racist comments by star Roseanne Barr. – [Variety]

New York Comic Con claims that a technical glitch resulted in pro badges being denied to industry professionals. – [Comics Beat]

Keith DeCandido continues the 4-Color to 35-Millimeter: The Great Superhero Movie Rewatch with Constantine. – [Tor]

 

Into The Chronic Rift

The Weekly Podioplex: May 29, 2018

With the end of the school year on the horizon, life’s been a little crazy on the Rift. The Weekly Podioplex will also be going into drydock for a bit of a refit and format change. We’ll be back.

 

 

 

 

 

The Watchlist

Currently Watching
Supergirl
Taken (Final Season)
The Crossing (Final Season)
The 100
Reverie
Westworld

Waiting Room
Jessica Jones: Season Two
Luke Cage: Season Three

The Orville (Season Two premieres December 2018)
Doctor Who (Series Eleven premieres Fall 2018)
MacGyver (Season Three premieres Fall 2018)
The Flash (Season Five premieres Fall 2018)
The Good Doctor (Season Two premieres 2018/2019)
The Good Place (Season Three premieres 2018/2019)
Black Lightning (Season Two premieres 2018/2019)
Legends of Tomorrow (Season Four premieres 2018/2019)
Game of Thrones (Season Eight premieres 2019)
Star Trek: Discovery (Season Two premieres 2019)
Lost in Space (Season Two premiere unknown)
Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD (Season Six premieres 2018/2019)
Blindspot (Season Four premieres Fall 2018)
Timeless (awaiting series renewal for Season Three)
Arrow (Season Seven premieres Fall 2018)

Playing Catch Up
Madam Secretary (via CBS All Access)
The Punisher (via Netflix)

Backlog
Marvel’s Inhumans – Episodes 5-8

 

Movie Night

This week
Catch up – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – 7.5/10

Upcoming
Jun 15 – The Incredibles 2
Jun 22 – Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Jul 6 – Ant-Man and the Wasp – (Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase III, Chapter 8)
Jul 27 – Mission: Impossible — Fallout – (M:I #6)
Oct 5 – Venom – (Sony Spider-Man Universe revival)
Nov 2 – X-Men: Dark Phoenix – (X-Men series #12)
Nov 2 – Mulan – (Disney live-action remake)
Nov 16 – Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – (Fantastic Beasts #2, Harry Potter #10)
Nov 21 – Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 – 11/21
Dec 14 – Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse – (Sony Spider-Man multiverse)
Dec 21 – Aquaman – (DC Extended Universe #6)
Dec 25 – Mary Poppins Returns

Future
Feb 2019 – The New Mutants – (X-Men series #13)
Mar 2019 – How to Train Your Dragon 3
Mar 2019 – Captain Marvel – (Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase III, Chapter 9)
Mar 2019 – Dumbo – (Disney live-action remake)
Apr 2019 – Shazam! – (DC Extended Universe #7)
May 2019 – Avengers #4 – (Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase III, Chapter 10)
May 2019 – Aladdin – (Disney live-action remake)
Jun 2019 – Gambit – (X-Men Series #14)
Jun 2019 – Men in Black Untitled – (Men in Black #4)
Jun 2019 – Toy Story 4
Jul 2019 – Spider-Man Homecoming #2 – (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
Jul 2019 – Top Gun
Jul 2019 – The Lion King – (Disney live-action remake)
Jul 2019 – Terminator sequel – (Terminator #6)
Aug 2019 – Artemis Fowl
Nov 2019 – Wonder Woman #2 – (DC Extended Universe #8)
Nov 2019 – Frozen 2
Dec 2019 – Star Wars: Episode IX
Dec 2019 – Wicked
Jul 2020 – Indiana Jones #5
Jul 2020 – Minions #2

 

Night at the Theater

This week
Hamilton at The Fox Theater in Atlanta – Simply amazing.

Coming soon
None

 

Literary Pursuits

Currently reading
Diving into the works of H.P. Lovecraft
Duel in the Dark (Blood on the Stars Book One) by Jay Allan
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Reviews
None

 

On the Virtual Air

Notes
None

Spotlight
None

 

Adventures in Creative Criticality

The Timestamps Project
This week was The Happiness Patrol. Next week is Silver Nemesis.

Other Musings
None

Upcoming Podcasts
None

Upcoming Appearances
Aug 30-Sep 3: Dragon Con 2018

 

Until next time, enjoy the journey.

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