HBO's sultry, silly, sanguine hit show routinely pushes everything to 11 — leaving little room for other bloodsucking fare to make a mark. Which is a shame, because there's one vamp project that should see the light of, er, day.
Given the awe-inspiring failure of MacGruber, it's unlikely we'll see another SNL-based movie any time soon. Which is a shame, because Tracy Morgan's scifi-serial-blaxploitation mashup is a idea just waiting to make someone money.
Frank Miller and Geof Darrow's hyper-action comic — about a pair of metallic avengers who take on giant monsters with wit, panache, and heart — would make for a terrific animated flick. Get on it, Hollywood.
In 1986, Marvel began publishing a scifi comic about humanity's last, desperate stand against alien invaders that was full of tragedy, valor, and sacrifice. It could be a successor to BSG's legacy. Why has it all but vanished from memory?
Before he went to work for Pixar, serving as a story artist on Finding Nemo, Ratatouille, WALL-E, and Up, del Carmen was one of the most dynamic artists working in comics. We'd like him back.
We've had one divisive big-time feature film, a handful of shitty sequels, a better-than-you'd-think animated series — but nothing has lived up to the jingoistic brilliance of Heinlein's military-sci-fi classic.
Plenty of other, lesser relics from the 1980s are getting their day in the sun — The Smurfs, anyone? — so why not this glorious cartoon, which boasts a wonderfully rich sci-fi backdrop?
George Lucas has done a lot for — and some might say to — science fiction. But why isn't he doing the most important thing: nurturing the next generation?