I spent the last few days ill and other night, in a haze of sickness and medicine, I was feeling nostalgic and browsed YouTube. There was one cartoon that I haven’t thought about for years and I had a strong urge to watch it. I put on the opening to Muppet Babies and I was instantly submerged in my childhood. Somehow, I remembered the lyrics. I sang it a lot when I was four or five.
Yesterday was the third and final presidential debate, where we all hatefully yelled at the TV while negativity came out of the TV speakers. But hey, there was one silver-lining. One sliver of hope. A beacon of light that brings smile and joy on the faces of the masses. Director and writer James Gunn released a little teaser for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
Some more footage came out for Marvel’s Doctor Strange. And this time, we get glimpses of just how out there things will get.
The previous trailers showed us the reality-bending magic that Doctor Strange and others have — and it looked very similar to the dream sequences from Inception. It’s still a crazy sight but it wasn’t anything new. The footage now released makes the buildings bending and defying gravity look tame in comparison.
Admittedly, it was only last year when I first heard Phantogram. I was shown a couple of their music videos — which looked very psychedelic to me. The almost-haunting music fit perfectly. Then I saw them live when they toured with Muse. Their music immersed me. I was hooked.
What did you think of director Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim? I loved it. It was a really fun monster versus mech movie. The cinematography was gorgeous; in usual del Toro fashion. It spoke to me on a deep level. The child in me. That one who loved Ultra Man all the way to — dare I say it — Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad. So hearing that Pacific Rim 2 is moving forward is fantastic news to me.