Never read a "Punisher" comic book in my life. Actually I’m the last person to be talking about all these Comic to Film movies. While my little buddies were head first into the latest "Spider-Man" or in this case, "Punisher" issue, I was falling off a BMX somewhere or catching the latest Brat Pack effort at the pictures. But got to admit, like the rest of the world, I’ve been suckered in by the whole comic craze now that they’re becoming films.
Nope, still not reading any – but as they come out in their droves at the multiplex, I’m first in line at that inital media screening ready to see what the fuss is about. My first introduction to "The Punisher" was via that god-awlful early 90’s production starring Dolph Lundgren. Ok, so I hadn’t read the comics, had no idea what had been changed [apparently he had no Skull on his shirt in the movie, as he did in the comics], but I knew this was bad. Even worse, it was made here in Australia. How freakin’ embarrassing. Good to see it getting remade -without Lundgren, and with a Skull-adorned T Shirt. But Thomas Jane? Hmm, ok, much better actor than Lundgren [Ok, maybe the words "actor" and "Lundgren" don’t even fit] and did prove himself to be quite the action-hero in Renny Harlin’s "Deep Blue Sea" – but is he the dark, brooding Frank Castle of "The Punisher"? I wouldn’t think so. He’s a little too blonde and cutesy. But, Really too early to tell – maybe you comic fans can judge for yourself by checking out the first pic of Jane in the role. So is that the guy from your comics?
- Scott, Collette set for Dougherty’s Krampus - March 4, 2015
- New directing assignments for Bryan Singer, Joseph Kosinski - March 4, 2015
- David Denman shoots for 13 Hours - March 4, 2015
- Usher for Independence Day 2, Sullivan for new Europacorp actioner - March 4, 2015
- Warner lands a Green Lantern! - March 4, 2015
- Wonder Years‘ Fred Savage returning to TV - March 4, 2015
- First look : Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Snowden - March 4, 2015
- 007 film shut down - March 4, 2015
- Eddie Izzard leads cast of Kohan’s Devil You Know - March 4, 2015
- Leads in Uncle Buck, Rush Hour announced - March 4, 2015
Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.