I [insert emotional state here] to inform you that they are doing a 30th anniversary Power Rangers special.

Maybe, you will be happy. Maybe, you will be sad. Maybe, you will be feeling an involuntary feeling of cosmic terror as you realize that having children meant that you watched all or most of these shows, whether you wanted to, or not — and now it’s back. However it goes… behold. The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Once & Always trailer.

Ooh: an animated Nasreddin project.

Oh, this is interesting: “Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted, Night Watch) is officially set to direct and produce a passion project of his that he’s been trying to get off the ground for years. This is an animated project that will tell a story inspired by the iconic Middle Eastern, Balkan and Asian folk hero Hodja Nasreddin.” At least, it’s interesting to me. Being in the SCA, I know a few Nasreddin (or Nasruddin) stories myself. In fact, you probably know this one:

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The Film Twitter reaction to EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE is definitely weird: half of them loved it, and the rest want it to die in a grease fire. It’s not the usual tribal breakdown, either. Me, personally, I had a fine old time watching it, but clearly it’s not to everybody’s taste.


Put me on the list of Those Who Would Destroy.

I don’t play Magic: the Gathering anymore, mind you. It’s a great game, but I just don’t have either the time, or the money to get back into it.

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TED LASSO’s back.

The first episode of TED LASSO has dropped, and it was a lot of fun. We know all the major conflicts that will feature this season, and the characters are all busily playing to their strengths. Best of all: I think that they really are going to wrap it up this season for the main story. The temptation must be very, very strong for them to just keep going, but it would also be a mistake. Some stuff, you do, and then you’re done with it.

James Gunn to do SUPERMAN: LEGACY? …I’ll allow it.

But only because of this: “It was previously revealed that the film’s story focuses on Superman balancing his Kryptonian heritage with his human upbringing. It’s explained that “he is the embodiment of truth, justice, and the American way. He is kindness in a world that thinks of kindness as old fashioned.””

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