The third cautionary tale, albeit a pulpy, comic-book one, about the pitfalls and perils of artificial intelligence (A.I.) in as many months (e.g., Ex Machina, Chappie), Avengers: Age of Ultron, the not unexpected, over-marketed sequel to 2012’s The Avengers (Disney/Marvel had more than $1.5 billion reasons for making a follow-up
James Spader has been cast in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Marvel reports that Spader will play the villain in the film, which is being written and directed by Joss Whedon. I think that James Spader is a fantastic choice as a villain. He will be playing a villain in new series called The Blacklist.
This weeks biggest releases are Lincoln, Killing Them Softly, and A Royal Affair. Lincoln gave Daniel Day-Lewis a Oscar win for his remarkable performance as president Lincoln. Here’s a clip from Lincoln: And as usual, please don’t hesitate to share what Blu-Rays and DVDs you’ve bought recently, or plan to buy this
Sorry for the break. Unfortunately, sometimes life gets in the way of podcasting, but we’re back with a new episode. This time around we talk about a lot of TV news like Luck being canceled, renewals and a Firefly reunion on ABC’s Castle. We also chat about what we’ve been