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Now displaying: May, 2016
May 27, 2016

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In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) and @GrahamNolan discuss DC Rebirth, lament the lack of fireworks from Jubilee in X-Men Apocalypse, and debate the merits of the trending #givecaptainamericaaboyfriend on Twitter.

This Week's Topics Include

BIG OPENING:

 

  • Joss Whedon would return to Marvel if it was a female driven movie.
  • Main cast announced for Thor: Ragnarok: Hela, Valkyrie, Skurge. Gamesmaster

 

 

DOWN AND NERDY:

 

  • DC Rebirth, Hellcat, Flash
  • Always Sunny, Wet Hot, Lady Dynamite

 

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Gay Aqualad

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: She-Hulk & Captain Marvel

 

THE BIG CLIP: 2nd trailer released for Star Trek: Beyond

 

MOVIES

  • Teaser Trailer for live action Beauty & the Beast released
  • And now we may get a live action Little Mermaid
  • Brad Garrett will be the voice of Krang in TMNT: Out of the Shadows
  • Vincent D’Onofrio denies rumours he’ll appear as Kingpin in Spider-man: Homecoming
  • Awesome 80’s ad for X-Men Apocalypse
  • The Reavers as the villains for Old Man Logan?
  • #givecaptainamericaaboyfriend campaign

 

 

  • TV

 

  • Agents of SHIELD finale; guess who the Director is…
  • First image of Luke Cage villain Diamondback
  • BoJack Horseman returns July 22nd
  • Lily Wachowski is stepping down as EP for season 2 of Sens8
  • Westworld to debut in the fall
  • New Mega-Man cartoon design

 

 

  • COMICS

 

SHILF:

 

  • KEVIN: Ian Soo, from Hellcat
  • GRAHAM: Hercules

 

 

May 20, 2016

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) and @GrahamNolan have some drinks and discuss the new queer YA title Backstagers from James Tynion IV and Rian Sygh, the continued backlash against female Ghostbusters and female villains in Marvel movies, and celebrate our Strong Female Character of the Week, Daisy from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

This Week's Topics Include

BIG OPENING:

 

  • Blade, Ghost Rider and Moon Knight coming to Netflix
  • Supergirl’s move to CW and biggest crossover event teased

DOWN AND NERDY:

 

  • Flash, Jessica Jones
  • Agents of SHIELD, Captain Marvel, Secret Six, Midnighter

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Backstagers by James Tynion IV and Rian Sygh coming from Boom Box, Boom Studios YA imprint. follows a group of theater crew kids from an all-boys private school who get whisked away to an alien world.

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Daisy from Agents of SHIELD

THE BIG CLIP: Ghostbusters trailer 2

MOVIES

 

  • TV

 

 

  • COMICS

 

  • Not one gay character or storyline in Marvel’s new solicitations

SHILF:

 

  • KEVIN: Jessica Jones
  • GRAHAM: Rogue Winter Soldier from Civil War

 

 

May 13, 2016

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) and @GrahamNolan discuss what Captain America: Civil War gets right and where it could improve, they mourn the loss of Agent Carter, and wonder aloud if Jada Pinkett Smith is enough reason to watch Gotham again.

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:

 

  • Supergirl renewed for season 2
  • Civil War is the best superhero movie ever

DOWN AND NERDY:

 

  • Black Panther, All New X-Men, Ultimates, Moon Knight, Doctor Strange, Saga

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Oni Press launching a new imprint called Limerence Press dedicated to erotica and sex education comics

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Marvel is “committing” to a Black Widow movie

THE BIG CLIP: New trailer for Voltron: Legendary Defender on Netflix

MOVIES

  • Ben Affleck now an Executive Producer on Justice League
  • Justice League’s villain will be Steppenwolf likely hew close to New 52 storyline
  • Greg Berlanti producing a Booster Gold movie
  • Sharon Stone says she has a “wee part” in an upcoming movie
  • Wolverine 3 begins filming conformed to be rated R
  • Lupita Nyong’o joining Black Panther?
  • The reviews for X-Men Apocalypse

 

  • TV

 

  • Bryan Cranston to EP and star in some of sci-fi anthology series Electric Dreams: The World of Philip K. Dick on UK’s Channel 4
  • Fox orders to series The Exorcist starring Geena Davis
  • First look at the revamped Rocky Horror on Fox
  • Jessica Jones to shoot second season after/during The Defenders
  • ABC passes on Marvel’s Most Wanted, cancels Agent Carter and The Muppets
  • NBC orders to series Powerless
  • CW orders Riverdale to series
  • Colton Haynes to return for several episodes next season of Arrow
  • Gotham is off the rails and brings back Jada as Fish Mooney and introducing the Court of Owls

 

  • COMICS

 

  • New Wasp revealed, stepdaughter of Hank Pym & first wife

SHILF:

 

  • KEVIN: Chris Evans as Captain America
  • GRAHAM: Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye

 

 

May 6, 2016

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) and @GrahamNolan start off their new format discussing Colton Haynes officially coming out in This Week in Queer, Olivia Munn kicking ass as our Strong Female Character of the week, and we get Down and Nerdy with the week in pop culture.

This Week's Topics Include:

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