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60 Days of Halloween – Day 19

For tonight’s movie choice I opted for late ’90s sci-fi horror, The Faculty. I’ve not watched this film for years – quite possibly since it was first released – so it was fun to revisit The Faculty. Sure the effects looked pretty bad, but if I remember correctly even back during 1998 the CGI looked…

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Thoughts on Return of Wolverine issue #1

Earlier today I talked a little about one of this week’s big comic book releases – Batman: Damned. Should you want to know more about my thoughts on that particular comic, then check out my post. But Batman: Damned wasn’t the only big release this week, while DC was busy launching a new Bat-book (and…

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Bond 25 update: New director found

A quick update on the status of Bond 25… The movie has secured a new director in the shape of Cary Joji Fukunaga. Taking to twitter to make the announcement, the James Bond team said: “Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and Daniel Craig announced today that #Bond25 will begin filming at Pinewood Studios on 4…

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Thoughts on Batman: Damned issue #1

This week, the first chapter of DC Comics’ three-part Batman: Damned arrives in comic stores and on digital platforms. The book is not only a new Batman tale but is also the first comic in a new run of DC’s Black Label imprint – a line of dark DC tales not connected to the main…

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On this day in geekdom: September 20th

To celebrate the first year of It’s A Stampede!, every day for 365 days I am presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’. Yep, that’s 365 facts! Here’s today’s slice of geekdom… September 20th – On this day in 2000, principal photography completes on Star…

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Has the Avengers 4 title just been revealed?

The Russo Bros. – the directors of Avengers: Infinity War (2018) – may have just revealed the title of the next Avengers film. Taking to social media, the directors posted the following image with the caption “look hard…” What do you see? Top left, that’s an ‘E’ right? Then is that an ‘N’? The easel…

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Marvel developing Avengers spin-off shows?

File this one under ‘rumour’ for now, but news is beginning to circulate that Disney is developing a collection of live-action TV shows based around Avengers characters. According to Variety, Disney is looking to produce shows around Loki, Scarlet Witch and other Marvel heroes who have not had a solo movie. The original actors are…

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