I will not wear the One Ring with a mouse / I will not wear it in a house / I will not wear it here or there / I will not wear it anywhere / I do not like it, Sam-I-Am
Inspired by the two illustrations for The Hobbit that Maurice Sendak drew once upon a time, Barnes & Noble got illustrator Grant Lindahl to reimagine J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic through as drawn by Dr. Seuss, Kate Beaton, and other greats.
Afternoon Roundup does a deep dive into Mad Max: Fury Road and Crimson Peak; gender-swaps the Avengers; and ponders Star Wars Ring Theory.
- George Miller talks about fear, hope, and Fury Road.
- Going evil may be the key to getting women more screen time.
- Never thought we’d be sad to see Mr. Burns go, but…
- Blast it, Biggs! Here’s your documentary.
- Now ye can have yer very own be-doubled land couch!
- Jennifer Lawrence as Thor? We can dig it.
- An in-depth Crimson Peak set tour that still doesn’t unlock all of the movie’s secrets.
- Star Wars Ring Theory argues that George Lucas intentionally matched up various visual motifs between the original and prequel trilogies.
- What do you think of the first trailer for CBS’ Supergirl—is it promising, or as bad/good as SNL‘s Black Widow rom-com? (By the way, Comics Alliance has a handy history of the character through her various iterations.)
And keeping with the female superheroes theme, here are some impressive fan-made opening credits for a Black Widow movie: