June 18th, 2011

dorothy r.

Writer's Block: Leaping from the page

Which comic book character would you like to see on the silver screen? Who would you cast to play the role?


Sandman.

I know only the barest bit about this comic but I love the other stuff by that I've read by Neil Gaiman and it's the only comic I can think of that seems pretty cool and hasn't been adapted for the silver screen yet. I have NO idea who to cast in the role though. Cillian Murphy? idk idk

Writer's Block: Leaping from the page

Which comic book character would you like to see on the silver screen? Who would you cast to play the role?

Poison Ivy
Uma Thurman

yes it has been done briefly in Batman but i think a fuller story will be awesome - maybe how she actually almost sacrifice herself to save an entire college of school kids from an alien nemesis because one of them is her nephew - who is very close to her and been really good to her despite everything...
мимо проходила...

Вопрос дня: Практическая магия

If you could have a power that helps you with day-to-day living, like the ability to always get a seat on the bus, what would choose, and why?

Я бы выбрала возможность не делать домашние дела, но чтобы всё было чисто-выстирано-сготовлено-убрано-и прочая.
Потому что затрахалась я мыть, готовить, стирать, гладить..
Luna - muddy

Writer's Block: Practically amazing

If you could have a power that helps you with day-to-day living, like the ability to always get a seat on the bus, what would choose, and why?

I'd want to be able to speak, read, and write in every language. I love different cultures and languages, and it would be so cool to understand them all. How would that help me in day-to-day living? Well, it would make it one hell of a lot easier to watch Hand aufs Herz. 
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Вопрос дня: Музыка

Which song associated with musician Paul McCartney is your favorite, and why?

вообще мне иногда кажется что Макка, Бетховен и Чарли Паркер - три величайших музыканта всех времен.
Потом я понимаю, что так я много кого обидел из не менее великих... начиная с Таллиса и заканчивая Лехой "Джемом" Храмовым :)

В общем, любимая песня - The Long and Winding Road. Но еще есть Maybe I'm Amazed, Distractions, Somedays, Put It There, Let Me Roll It, и вся вторая половина альбома Abbey Road. И еще штук сто любимых песен Маккартни.
Почему самая любимая The Long and Winding Road? Ну надо же какую-то назначить.

Вопрос дня: Супергерой

Which comic book character would you like to see on the silver screen? Who would you cast to play the role?

Заяц ПЦ и его воображаемые друзья. Зайца должен играть Безруков. Ф - Литвинова, Щ - Куценко, грелку - Елизавета Боярская, а свиную отбивную с горошком - конечно же, Хабенский.)

Вопрос дня: Супергерой

Which comic book character would you like to see on the silver screen? Who would you cast to play the role?

Я рисую мангу! Любительски. Хотел бы видеть ее экранизацию... Когда-нибудь. И в главных ролях были бы мои школьные друзья, о которых собственно манга)

Вопрос дня: И жили они долго и счастливо

What's Harry going to do now that the series is over?

Гарри Потера написала прихожанка самой большой в Англии сатанистской церкви, поэтому я его и смотрю и не читаю.Но так, как он хоть "хороший" но калдун, то первое, что ему нужно сделать - это покаятся.

Writer's Block: Leaping from the page

Which comic book character would you like to see on the silver screen? Who would you cast to play the role?

Manga are Japanese comic books so I'm making that count here. I'd cast Zac Effron or Drake Bell for Light Yagami of Death Note but only because they look like him. In the way of actually being able to be intuitive and mentally sadistic like him, not sure...I'd pool my vote on Drake more than Zac, probably because even though Drake's main roles have been comedic ones on Nickelodeon, Zac's main role was to pretend to sing (because I don't think he actually is that great of a singer, lol! I believe someone else mainly sang his parts...so WHY weren't they cast for the role?!) Anywho...but yeah.

I do hope that they take that 2% chance of making an American version of Death Note though and create one. America has a lot more versatility in looks and since a lot of anime characters look sort of American anyways, we could properly do a Mello and Near (even with a wig or dyed hair) and L. And any guy that looks like Gordon from Batman would make an excellent Soichiro Yagami!

Writer's Block: Time to move on

If you had to relocate to another city, what would you miss most about the place you're leaving behind.

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I haven't lived here very long, still I think I would miss the peaceful scenery outside my window. The clean country air. The little wildflowers the seem to crawl up the trees and cover everything in sight. I would miss the unobscured night sky. If I were relocated to the city, the sky would turn so dull. The stars would go out in the universe and leave us behind. Most of all, I think I would miss the giant field across the street. That would be the picture above. ;-;
Lk at Aethereality.Net (butterfly)

Writer's Block: Leaping from the page

Which comic book character would you like to see on the silver screen? Who would you cast to play the role?


Why not Wonder Woman? Batman & Superman had made the silver screen, as well as some of the other Justice League members (I think), so why not Wonder Woman's turn?

As for who it should be...Katy Perry has the looks, but I don't know if she can act. Hmm...it has to be a brunette and has spunk. Angelina Jolie, maybe? She sure has everything that could be Wonder Woman material. Or any other brunette that fits the criteria for Wonder Woman.
Thomas

Writer's Block: Band on the run

Which song associated with musician Paul McCartney is your favorite, and why?


I am too damn lazy to pick out my favourite Beatles song at this hour but I must say, I have fond childhood memories of this song because it was part of the manufacturer-provided "look how awesome your Sony product is" Betamax tape for our Betamax player back when I was a kid. It was played in our house a lot when I was a kid.

so cute

Writer's Block: Time to move on

If you had to relocate to another city, what would you miss most about the place you're leaving behind.

Mostly im sure i would miss the people i know here. i would miss knowing the area i live in. ill miss the things that remind me of a past memory. good or bad you shouldnt run from bad memories. i always believed that if something bad happened in a place i was living: 1. i would be moving anyway so it didnt matter. 2. i just had to make new friends. living here in fayetteville for 4 years weather i liked it or not has helped me to determine who my real friends are and that i can over come something i thought was huge but was really small.
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Writer's Block: Leaping from the page

Which comic book character would you like to see on the silver screen? Who would you cast to play the role?

If I could pick any comic book character to come life on the big screen it'd have be X-23 (Laura Kinney) Her story is fascinating  and her fighting sequences would be pure magic sprinkled  with a lot of blood. Jessica Alba would be a great pick I liked her in Dark Angel she can pretend kick ass with the best of  them. If no Alba  Mila Kunis is good if she's willing to do an action film. The character has a lot of depth and a lot can be done with the story. Not Angelina Jolie I'm bored of her in every action film with a female principal she's a very good actress but let's give someone else a turn please.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X-23 check out wiki page on X23

Writer's Block: Leaping from the page

Which comic book character would you like to see on the silver screen? Who would you cast to play the role?


one of the Authority perhaps. maybe Jack Hawksmoor (always my favourite) I guess keanu reeves really left me with an impression from The Matrix, The Day the EArth stood Still, and Constantine. haha. he'd make a good Hawksmoor in a suit.
Fire

Writer's Block: Globetrotting

If you were given the opportunity to spend two weeks in any country in the world free of charge, which country would you choose, and why?

I've always said that if given the chance, I'd want to go to either Italy, Ireland, Greece or Japan. Italy has such beauty that the artist in me would die to see. Ireland is in my blood and I'd love to see my history in real life. Greece is something that fascinated me since I was young, mostly the mythology. I'd love to see the gods and goddess'. And Japan is also something that fascinated me at a young age. From the language to the art to the culture. I'd love to see it all close up and learn more from the source.
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Writer's Block: Practically amazing

If you could have a power that helps you with day-to-day living, like the ability to always get a seat on the bus, what would choose, and why?

 

That's easy I'd like a magical hourglass like Chronos in Piers Anthony's Bearing an Hourglass in the Incarnations of Immortality Series.
(Obliviously with complete autonomy unlike Chronos)

The hourglass held the office's power it could speed time up suspend it and slow it down to a crawl he could also go forward and backwards in time. I would choose the power to manipulate time because you'd never be late to work or anything else again. If your husband is being annoying you can freeze time and start it up again once you've left the room and always get the last word. If your kids are fighting you freeze them mid lunge drag each one to separate rooms after standing them in front of walls then start time up again and watch them BitchSlap the wall.That should teach the little animals to be more civil with one another. If you meet up with someone that makes  you want to slit your wrist because they bore you to death speed up time and its over in a minute or rewind to avoid the bore altogether. If something goes wrong or you embarrass yourself no biggie rewind. It's the instant do over tell me that can't solve every issue in day to day life. Time is what we never seem to have enough of.


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Writer's Block: The long and short of it

What's the longest book you've ever read? What's the shortest?

The longest book I've read is "a short history of nearly everything" by Bill Bryson which comes in at a hefty 650 pages. I'd like to read the whole bible but thats over 1200 pages long and it has 2 columns on every page!

Not sure about the shortest but think it was something like 50 or 75 pages....

Вопрос дня: Музыка

Which song associated with musician Paul McCartney is your favorite, and why?

Eleanor Rigby!!! A-a-a, look at all the lonely pe-o-ple (с)

Потому что без хэппи-энда, лирична и побуждает, так сказать, к единению с массами (от страха остаться в одиночестве). А еще потому что скрипка....

Writer's Block: Band on the run

Which song associated with musician Paul McCartney is your favorite, and why?


Not really my favorite McCartney thing but I'm gonna use this as an excuse to post some Wesley Willis anyway. (Not really my favorite Wesley Willis thing either. I'm really suprised that I didn't find him singing about Paul McCartney rocking Saddam Hussein's ass anyway).

Fedora

Writer's Block: Band on the run

Which song associated with musician Paul McCartney is your favorite, and why?
The entire "B" side (I know, I'm dating myself) of the Abbey Road album. It's one of the greatest albums ever. It blew me away when I first heard it, and it continues to blow me away over thirty years later. It's a magnificent accomplishment.
Fedora

Writer's Block: Band on the run

Which song associated with musician Paul McCartney is your favorite, and why?
The entire "B" side (I know, I'm dating myself) of the Abbey Road album. It's one of the greatest albums ever. It blew me away when I first heard it, and it continues to blow me away over thirty years later. It's a magnificent accomplishment.
Winter Misery

Writer's Block: Band on the run

Which song associated with musician Paul McCartney is your favorite, and why?


out of the songs he wrote while with the beatles, i'd have to pick 'the long and winding road'. it's kinda different from many of the beatles' other songs, but in a good way. 'band on the run' is definitely my favourite wings song. i also really like both of his collaborations with michael jackson. :)
Viggo

Writer's Block: Band on the run

Which song associated with musician Paul McCartney is your favorite, and why?


"Live and Let Die." The Beatles had rcently broken up, so John Lennon's stroke of menace gave an edge to McCartney's pop sensibilities. When they started writing their own material, McCartney veered off into stuff so sweet it made your fillings ache, while Lennon wrote obscure shit that no one could identify with. It was the combination of sweetness and menace that made Lennon and McCartney such brilliant songwriters for the Beatles.
billie joe

Writer's Block: Band on the run

Which song associated with musician Paul McCartney is your favorite, and why?


When with the Beatles, probably 'Hey Jude.' I love the song itself, and also the story behind it...written for John Lennon's son Julian when his parents divorced.

On his own, it's kind of embarrasing, but 'Silly Little Love Songs.' It's so identifiable with my young teen years.

Writer's Block: Band on the run

Which song associated with musician Paul McCartney is your favorite, and why?

I remember when I was kid on the bus, we would sing yellow submarine, or do parodies of it. I am not a big fan of the beatles, but I guess Yellow Submarine, and revolution were the ones I liked. Why? Because I can make fun of them. There was another song that was played on the muppet show when Vincent Price guest starred. Why? They had a good tune, plus I could do telling celebrities to stay away from us parodies. What could be more fun, right?

Вопрос дня: Супергерой

Which comic book character would you like to see on the silver screen? Who would you cast to play the role?

Ох уж эти комиксы! :)) Человека, которому Росомаха делает массаж простаты! :) (с) 
А вообще - я б хотел посмотреть побольше фильмов про Индиану Джонса, с Гаррисоном Фордом в главной роли :)

Writer's Block: From beyond

If you died and became a ghost and could only haunt one place, which place would you choose, and why?

I would haunt my current workplace super america gas station here in good old menomonie wisconsin. There are already two ghosts here of the former owners. So one more ghost won't crowd the place too much being that ghosts don't have to sleep, eat, or worry about there waist size.

~Leiff
howard/vince

Writer's Block: Band on the run

Which song associated with musician Paul McCartney is your favorite, and why?

As "Here Comes the Sun" I can't really relate back to McCartney in any way (other than that he sang backing vocals) I'm going to have to go with my second favourite Beatles song "Two of Us", which he wrote. As with most songs I love, it's about lyrics rather than tune, although the tune does lend it some favours. The idea created of a couple running around the countryside and being content with everything when all they have is each other - just gorgeous. "You and I have memories longer than the road that stretches out ahead" is a beautiful line, simply for the connotation that, despite that happens in the future, it's this tiny little bit of the past that counts in all it's little British-countryside glory. And, despite the joys of their holiday ("Two of us wearing raincoats, standing solo in the sun") they'll eventually find their way back home again.

Call me a sentamentalist, but that about sums up, for me, the joy of any relationship, romantic or not.
joker

Writer's Block: Leaping from the page

Which comic book character would you like to see on the silver screen? Who would you cast to play the role?

Yorick Brown from Y:The Last Man, although a TV series would probably work better than a movie. There have been talks about a project but we haven't heard of anything more, aside  from Zachary Levi liking the thought of playing Yorick. He'd be good.

Writer's Block: Band on the run

Which song associated with musician Paul McCartney is your favorite, and why?
This question would have been better if it had been worded, 'Do you have a favorite song associated with musician Paul McCartney? Why is that your favorite?' to avoid assumption and generalization.

As it happens not everyone has a favorite song associated with Paul McCartney, and I have to admit that I'm one. Sorry.
Kiefer_Sutherland

Writer's Block: Band on the run

Which song associated with musician Paul McCartney is your favorite, and why?


I'm assuming I'm allowed to list songs associated with all four of the Beatles?

Anyway, I pick Yellow Submarine; I remember hearing it sung when I was a kid, and I loved the whole tune because it was so catchy - and I wanted my own yellow submarine (although at one point I insisted it was a red submarine - I was a weird kid).
Doctor

Writer's Block: Band on the run

Which song associated with musician Paul McCartney is your favorite, and why?
HOW DARE YOU TRY AND MAKE ME PICK A FAVORITE?!?! I have absolutely no idea. There are way too many, actually, they're all AMAZING! At the moment, however, I have been listening to 'With A Little Luck' slightly more often, but that will change soon, they just can't compete with each other!!!
Happy Susie with kitty

Writer's Block: Band on the run

Which song associated with musician Paul McCartney is your favorite, and why?

I pretty much like anything by Paul McCartney and Wings...Band on the Run, Silly Love Songs, Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey, Live and Let Die, Wonderful Christmastime, etc. ^^

Paul McCartney turned out some pretty cool material during his days with Wings - of course, that's not to say he didn't do cool stuff when he was with The Beatles, too. :)
fruit-juggling spencer

wb: band on the run, and Things

Which song associated with musician Paul McCartney is your favorite, and why?


Anyone who likes the Beatles ("like" being relative, of course) should know that this question is impossibly difficult. I'm often torn between anything on [i]Sgt. Pepper's[/i] and [i]Abbey Road[/i] - oh, of course that was that one album, the one after the colour. ;)

If my hand were forced in choice, though, I'd give "Maxwell's Silver Hammer" a soft plus one. I'm not going to pretend what that says about me as a person.

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My X11 team was thoroughly thrashed again, and I think I've figured out finally that you can't play it like real footie, where you can cut through the grease by playing a concrete defence and a strong 4-3-3. What's even worse is I'm doing the impolite thing and attributing emotions to my little pawns, envisioning little pixel conversations to the tune of "good match lads, good match, would've been better except our manager's rubbish, ho ho hum, cough."

Yes, apparently third out of eight means nothing if you only see action twice a week, make of that what you will.

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If I'm going to be staying up all night again, I want someone to play "Things the Doctor Said Which Carried an Inconvenient Sexual Connotation Caught by the Rest of the Universe, but Sadly Not Him" with me. It has the distinct, joyful result of never boding well for anyone. Especially the Doctor, who gets no say in it whatsoever.
Chibis

Writer's Block: Band on the run

Which song associated with musician Paul McCartney is your favorite, and why?
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"Oh, Darling!" because of the awesome vocal performance. I read that for a week before they recorded it, he'd go in early and scream and yell, so his voice would be raw for the song. And GUH, does it work! The sheer throaty power when he sings, "You didn't NEED me anymore," is so gooood! It's like he's kneeling on broken glass and pleading the lady he's singing to--as well as the rest of us--to hear him and understand! Glorious :) Happy Birthday Macca!
liz writing

Writer's Block: Extra! Extra!

If you worked for a newspaper, which section of the paper would you like to write for, and why?


The Entertainment section, obviously. Preferably in TV or Books. Give me an excuse to follow my obsessions, and I will gladly take it.

Though, I remember when I was 12 or so, our local paper would run this special section once a week that was like a mini paper for younger readers. Wait, maybe that wasn't my local paper. It might've been when I was staying with my aunt for the summer? Regardless, I thought it was a cool idea. They focused on tv shows, books, movies, aimed at teens instead of adults. They had articles for parents on how to effectively "deal with" teens and tweens. Kind of a genius move. Like a parenting magazine and age appropriate reviews all in one. That would probably be more my speed. I don't think I'll ever outgrow the teen/tween content.
WORK!? - by Marruchina

Writer's Block: Practically amazing

If you could have a power that helps you with day-to-day living, like the ability to always get a seat on the bus, what would choose, and why?


Mary Poppins, anyone? I have always, always dearly wanted to have the ability to snap my fingers and watch everything whisk away into a nice, decent order. I have actually tried this at different points in my life. Alas, I'm afraid telekinesis is not a thing for humans.

Praise the Lord. First of all, it builds good character to have to continuously be mindful instead of careless of what were are doing with our things, and how our actions constantly affect the world around us. It makes good parallels into other areas of our lives.

Secondly, I'm not sure I would want to actually live in a world where other people might have random abilities of their own.

God gives me constant power and ability. As a loving Father, he gives me what I need. It's amazing, when I was not visibly hurt with my foot, I always found a seat on the bus and the bus was always right on time as I was coming. Now that I'm better, this is not at all the case. The Lord is so gracious and good, and I need no other person or thing or power!
X-Men: The heat of passion's war

Give me a minute to geek out here

Which comic book character would you like to see on the silver screen? Who would you cast to play the role?


How about stop making Hulk films that fail and instead give us a decent live action Wonder Woman, movie? Seriously. (For casting, I must go with Bridget Regan. For which much of the internet agrees)

And since all the Avengers are currently getting their own films, I would have loved to see Carol Danvers/Ms Marvel get one. (But call her Warbird instead, like she was for a little while. 'Ms Marvel' just isn't going to sell to anyone.) Her backstory is the classic movie-ready stuff - air force pilot gets caught in alien explosion and gets superpowers (wiki: superhuman strength and durability, can fly at roughly half the speed of sound, discharge explosive blasts of radiant energy which she fires from her fingertips, absorb other forms of energy (such as electricity) to further magnify her strength, can withstand the pressure from a 92-ton weight, and strike with a similar level of force, absorb magical energy without consequence.) Even before/without her powers she was an exceptional espionage agent, pilot, hand-to-hand combatant and markswoman. She's already well-established friends with Iron Man thus there's a nice in there, and she's been the leader of the Avengers before.

Come on. She's got as much to work with here as any of the male heroes who keep getting these frakking movies. Casting wise, I think Katee Sackhoff would own it.

Shorter answer to this whole question: Characters I'd like to see on the big screen? Polaris; Psylocke; a PROPER Deadpool, possibly with appearances by Cable and Domino; She-Hulk (because she's far more hilarious than Hulk anyway); Scarlet Witch (with Quicksilver!)

Bet you didn't think I could make a post that wasn't 'ARGH EARTHQUAKES!!' even more boring to you than they were ;)