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Action Comics Special #1 Review: Another Great Superman Comic

Action Comics Special #1 Review: Another Great Superman Comic

This one comes courtesy of Max Landis and Francis Manapul.The Action Comics Special #1 is a wonderful read crafted by talented creators, and it’s definitely helping me get into Superman more than I already was With great art and solid storytelling, this one easily earns a recommendation Give it a read.[rwp-review-ratings id="0"] [rwp-review-form id="0"][...]

Comics for Your Pull Box Week of May 2nd 2018: Avengers Assemble

Comics for Your Pull Box, Week of May 2nd, 2018: Avengers Assemble!

Though the comic is not really my speed, I can't deny how charming and lovable the leads are and how endlessly entertaining their dialogue is.[caption id="attachment_839694" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #3 cover by Max Fiumara[/caption]Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #3In this spectacular continuation to the Black Hammer universe[...]

Cinema Sins Finds Everything Wrong with Bright

Cinema Sins Finds Everything Wrong with Bright

It was written by Max Landis, also know for the recent Victor Frankenstein film and the BBC’s Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency series.The film got critically panned when it came out and Cinema Sins wasn't the only one pointing out the flaws with it Plus, there was charges of sexual harassment that came out against writer Landis, putting the film[...]

Whoops Man Mansplains Indiana Jones Costumes To The Designer

Whoops, Man Mansplains Indiana Jones Costumes To The Designer

She is also a two term past president of The Costume Designer's Guild, Local 892, the union representing working Hollywood costume designers.*sarcasm* But really, what does she know about this subject?Thanks to Max Landis for tweeting this out. Social media has been amazing for the level of connection audiences can have with creators.  But also[...]

NYCC 2017 From A First-Timer: Ive Never Been More Proud To Be A Geek

NYCC 2017 From A First-Timer: "I've Never Been More Proud To Be A Geek"

I was able to have a peek into the minds of so many incredible creators: Max Landis (Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency), Kevin Smith (Clerks), and Charlie Brooker (Black Mirror) Each one of them unique in their processes, but similar in their passion for making new content Most of all, I realized how much they[...]

Dirk Gentlys Holistic Look into the Upcoming Season

Dirk Gently's Holistic Look into the Upcoming Season

The event began with Max Landis (creator and writer) walking on stage, and leading the audience in singing I Want it that Way by the Backstreet Boys In typical Dirk fashion, it was weird and didn't make sense, but it was hilarious It was an excellent way to break the ice, and to segue into[...]

Max Landis Shares 150-Page Living Document All About&#8230Carly Rae Jepsen

Max Landis Shares 150-Page 'Living Document' All About…Carly Rae Jepsen?

Max Landis is a screenwriter, producer and comic book writer, who is behind Chronicle, American Ultra and Victor Frankenstein He's the writer of DC mini-series, Superman: American Alien and is also the creator and showrunner on BBC America/Netflix's Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, based on the Douglas Adams books.He's also someone some folks may recall[...]

Dirk Gently Season 2 Trailer: Brand New Case Still No Clue

'Dirk Gently' Season 2 Trailer: Brand New Case, Still No Clue

After a few misfires, Dirk Gently steadily finds his footing on the new case to “find The Boy”, and with the help of his friends, makes the necessary connections to solve the mystery before it’s too late."Max Landis and showrunner Robert Cooper were initially responsible for bringing Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency to series[...]

Max Landis: Maybe HBOs Confederate Isnt A Good Idea

Max Landis: Maybe HBO's Confederate Isn't A Good Idea

As today's white supremacist protests in Virginia hold the world's attention, filmmaker and comic book writer Max Landis has been following along and making introspective comments like this one:https://twitter.com/Uptomyknees/status/896430041906552833And this:https://twitter.com/Uptomyknees/status/896430952502579200And this line of thought, along with the violence at the protests...https://twitter.com/Uptomyknees/status/896430616744411136...has led Landis to another observation:https://twitter.com/Uptomyknees/status/896435905434599424HBO recently announced the alt-history drama Confederate, which is set in[...]

Max Landis Has Started A Petition To Make WWE Bring Back Talking Smack

Max Landis Has Started A Petition To Make WWE Bring Back Talking Smack

In the case of the recently cancelled WWE Smackdown Live after-show, Talking Smack, however, the fan doing the campaigning has a little bit more star power than usual.Max Landis, writer of the comic book Superman: American Alien and its upcoming follow-up, Superman: Agent of Batman, amongst other things, has started a petition on Change.org to[...]

Max Landis Teases American Alien Followup Superman: Agent Of Batman

Max Landis Teases American Alien Followup, Superman: Agent Of Batman

It looks like Max Landis is working on a new project for DC Comics, set in the same universe as 2016's American Alien.Landis teased a script featuring Dick Grayson talking with Clark Kent about Batman on Twitter this morning, writing, "It's time."https://twitter.com/Uptomyknees/status/884628678759469056And adding:https://twitter.com/Uptomyknees/status/884637025055391745When asked if the story will be set in the same universe as[...]

SDCC 2017: Capaldis Final Bow For Doctor Who Dirk Gently Debuts

SDCC 2017: Capaldi's Final Bow For 'Doctor Who'; 'Dirk Gently' Debuts

Moffat will also be leaving the series after the Christmas Special, handing-off the position to Chris Chibnall (Broadchurch, Torchwood) for Who's eleventh season.Renewed for a second 10-episode season last November after an acclaimed first season start, Dirk Gently is expected to have (though still being finalized) executive producer/writer Max Landis; fellow executive producer and showrunner Robert[...]

BBC America Renews Dirk Gentlys Holistic Detective Agency For Season 2

BBC America Renews Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency For Season 2

It's based on a series of novel's by the late Douglas Adams and adapted for television by Max Landis The series has a Doctor Who vibe going for it, which makes perfect sense since Adams, who may be best known for his The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy novels wrote three episode of Doctor Who[...]

Max Landis Is Set To Write And Direct An American Werewolf In London Remake

Max Landis Is Set To Write And Direct An American Werewolf In London Remake

The Walking Dead's David Alpert and Robert Kirkman are set to produce and Max Landis is set to write and direct it This is interesting obviously because the original was directed by John Landis, Max's fatherSo, I guess we will have a another Landis led version of this film out there when this releases[...]



Channel Zero Gets First Official Trailer

Channel Zero Gets First Official Trailer

The new series from Max Landis and Nick Antosca recently had their second season leads announced prior to the first season even airing Channel Zero: Candle Cove focuses on a child psychologist (Paul Schneider) who returns to the small town where he grew up to look into the disappearance of his twin brother and other children from back in[...]

Syfy Casts Lead For Season 2 Of Channel Zero Before Season 1 Airs

Syfy Casts Lead For Season 2 Of Channel Zero Before Season 1 Airs

But when she returns home she finds that everything has changed. Nick Antosca is working as writer / showrunner / executive producer for both seasons along with executive producer Max Landis Both seasons are set to be six-episodes long with season two debuting in 2017.[Source: Deadline] Syfy hasn't even aired the first season of their new[...]

Max Landis Is Writing A Pepé Le Pew Movie

Max Landis Is Writing A Pepé Le Pew Movie

Love him or hate him, Max Landis is part of the pop culture conversation He uses a platform to talk about everything geek culture, and has been attached or expressed a lot of interest in nostalgia style franchises and rebooting them Case and point, he is a writer on the Power Rangers movie.Well, at the[...]

Max Landis Pitch For The Pokemon Movie Sounds Pretty Interesting

Max Landis' Pitch For The Pokemon Movie Sounds Pretty Interesting

When this was announced, film, tv and comic writer Max Landis revealed on Twitter that he pitched for the Pokemon movie multiple times, and that it was actually one of favorites ever.Well, he has outlined the set-up of that pitch in an interview with ScreenRant, and it sounds quite interesting, if for no reason that[...]