Tom Recommends: The Cornetto Trilogy

Gabbing Geek Tom Recommends v2Among the many interesting “what if’s” that we can ask in regards to the recent Ant-Man, there is the question of how the movie would have turned out had the original director, Edgar Wright, finished the movie he’d worked on for so long.  Wright still got a story and script credit for the work, and had parted ways due to some sort of creative differences with Marvel Films.  Wright had been linked to the project for ages, well before The Avengers hit the big screen, such that many hoped or assumed Wright’s longtime friend and collaborator Simon Pegg might have been cast as Hank Pym.

Why would anyone assume that?  Well, you’d need to see the Cornetto Trilogy to get that.

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Do We Still Get Excited About A New Zombie Movie Directed By Romero?

Rawr!  Sam Smith song sound awful lot like friend Tom Petty!
Rawr! Sam Smith song sound awful lot like friend Tom Petty!

After the critical and commercial failure of Survival of the Dead, there probably won’t be much hype surrounding Night of the Living Dead part 7.  But how about a part zero?  A prequel if you will.  (And I just lost Ryan.)  Directed not by George, but his son Cameron Romero.  Cameron also developed and co-wrote the screenplay which, according to Geektyrant, is set at the height of the Cold War, when one scientist tried to give the world its best hope for survival and instead unleashed its worst nightmare.  Don’t you hate when that happens?

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