LEGO Star Wars is Doing a Whole Video Game Thing

I played the heck out of the original LEGO Star Wars video game back in the day. That was good stuff. And now the whole thing has come full circle, bigger and better than ever, with LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. All nine movies. Over 300 playable characters. Just about everything one could want.

I don’t know if I will play this game. I loved the original, and I love the idea of these games, but I find that I rarely actually get attached to playing a LEGO game. I’ve tried a couple in the recent past, but I kept losing interest. I don’t know why. So I do not know if I’ll be playing The Skywalker Saga when it comes out. We’ll see what else I’ve got going on on April 5.


Taika Waititi is Making a New Pirate TV Show, and I am Here For It

I had no idea this was coming. Good thing trailers exist. Taika Waititi is producing a pirate TV show for HBO Max called Our Flag Means Death. It looks great!

I am 100% in favor of Waititi just making all the things. We’ve got Thor: Love and Thunder due out later this year, and it promises to be a real gas. Now we’ve got this TV show, coming in March. I love having good things to watch on the horizon!


My Top 6 One Season Wonders

This weekend saw the final nail in the coffin for comic book TV show Y: The Last Man. The first season aired this past fall before being unceremoniously cancelled by Hulu and FX. Show runner Eliza Clark tried like hell to find a new home for it, but she announced this past weekend that all efforts had been exhausted and Y: The Last Man was truly dead. It’s doubling a shame because I was finally watching the show and was in the middle of that first season when I heard the news. Such is my timing.

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The thing is, I really enjoyed the first season of Y: The Last Man. This is a painful show to lose just as it’s really getting started and getting good. So I thought I’d do up a whole list of awesome shows we lost after just one season. There are plenty of lists like this on the internet. I even used some of them to jog my memory. Some of these shows are older, and some of them are more recent. And all of them are my personal preference. I haven’t seen every single One Season Wonder that’s ever been on television. But this handful of great shows still hold a solid place in my heart.

Join me after the jump for my favorite TV shows that only got one season. And feel free to share some of your own in the comments!

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Moon Knight Looking All Fancy

The next Disney+ Marvel Studios show is going to be Moon Knight, and last night we got the first full trailer for the series! It’s dark, spooky, weird and is raising hopes for a truly wild show.

I am no big Moon Knight fan. Just not my cup of tea. I read that awesome Warren Ellis series a few years ago, but this show doesn’t look to follow that storyline. So I have no idea what to expect! It could be anything, and it’s definitely going to be weird. My hopes are definitely up. What’d you all think of this trailer?

Moon Knight comes to Disney+ on March 30.


I Mostly Like the New Batgirl Movie Costume

There’s really going to be a Batgirl movie coming out later this year. It’s going to star Leslie Grace, with a return of J.K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon. Filming has started, so set photos have started leaking. Well this past weekend, Grace and Warner Bros decided to get out ahead of those leaks and just reveal the Batgirl costume to the world on her Instagram.

I like it, though I do think it’s a little too glossy in this picture. She’s a street-level vigilante, not a character in a parade. Still, the costume is clearly based on the Batgirl of Burnside era, which I loved. So I’m all for that as a foundation. It had some fun stories, some original villains, a great social life for Babs and much more. There’s also clearly a bit of original 1960s Yvonne Craig Batgirl in the costume, which I’m not as cool with. Let the past stay in the past. DC needs to stop mining their mid-1900s TV shows and movies. Make a clean break!


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