As a self-professed film addict and lover of all things fantasy and science fiction, summer tends to be my favorite time of the year at the box office. This is when Hollywood tends to roll out the best of its big-budget films, and this summer, we have quite a selection: from superheroes, to giant fighting robots to the return of the USS Enterprise. Although the reception to the 2013 films released so far has been a bit lukewarm, quite a few hotly-anticipated films will come out in the next few months. Here are some of the most buzzed-about movies this summer: Continue reading
And there came a day, a day unlike any other… When Earth’s mightiest heroes found themselves united against a common threat… to fight the foes no single superhero could withstand… On that day, The Mighty Avengers were born.
Next week, the Earth Station One crew assembles for all things Avengers. From the earliest comic books by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby to the current Avengers group of titles and there’s this little movie we’ll review as well. What are your favorite Avengers moments and why? Let us know at http://www.esopodcast.com, at the ESO Facebook Group, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us at 404-963-9057. We might just read yours on the show. Plus, join us for the usual rants, raves, shout outs, and Mike’s Khan Report! It’s going to be an action-packed episode next week at Earth Station One.
Next week, the Earth Station One crew grabs some popcorn, sodas, and snacks as we head back to the theater for our annual Big Summer Movie Review. That’s right, we’re looking ahead at the upcoming releases and picking our favorites. And we would love to hear from you. What movies are you looking forward to this summer? And why? Let us know at www.esopodcast.com, at the ESO Facebook Group, email us at email@example.com, or call us at 404-963-9057. We might just read yours on the show.
And if that wasn’t already enough for a full show, IDW editor Jeff Conner joins us to talk about the new Zombies Vs. Robots prose project along with other upcoming goodies from the publisher. Plus, the usual rants, raves, shout outs, and Mike’s Khan Report! It’s going to be an action-packed episode next week at Earth Station One.
The ESO Crew
With the release date for “The Avengers” now less than a month away, the summer blockbuster season is almost here. There were quite a few good movies I really enjoyed last summer, with “X-Men: First Class” topping my list, and this summer’s slate of films looks very promising, as well. There’s a few films that are almost guaranteed hits (“The Avengers” and “The Dark Knight Rises”), and a few gambles (“The Amazing Spider-Man” and “The Bourne Legacy”). Continue reading