I was not always a big fan of Westerns. My knowledge/memory of them were largely drawn from TV shows of my childhood – and not always the best ones. They were dominated by The Lone Ranger, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry (although I was never a big Autry fan) and shows like them. Westerns dominated TV … Continue reading John Ostrander: Walking Tall On the Small Screen ?
It’s no secret that Universal’s attempt at a live-action adaptation of the popular video game series BIOSHOCK fell through the roof a while ago. Back in 2008, THE LONE RANGER director Gore Verbinski was set to helm the film from a screenplay by “Penny Dreadful” creator John Logan. Show More Summary
Next year, Superman and The Lone Ranger are teaming up to fight an international enemy in the adaptation of the classic TV series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (United Network Command for Law and Enforcement). Henry Cavill plays CIA agentShow More Summary
Armie Hammer is officially a DILF! On Monday, the Lone Ranger actor and his wife Elizabeth Chambers Hammer welcomed their FIRST child — a baby girl! [ Related: Lone Ranger's Armie Hammer Is Going To Be A DAD!!! ] Aww, what wonderful news! Though the name of the new bundle of joy has yet to be revealed, a source [...]
The flip side is that Disney wasn't hurt in the September quarter by a $190 million write down, the way it was last year with The Lone Ranger. But the latest results, while good, probably won't move the needle much for the company - its shares are down 1.2% in initial post-market trading. Show More Summary
The 2014 midterms are the most expensive yet, costing $4 billion, and few people are paying attention. "It's like the Lone Ranger of elections," said Stephen Colbert on Thursday night's Colbert Report. While watching CNN coverage of the midterms, he said — "I ran out of Ambien" — he flipped over to a rerun of Star Trek, and inspiration struck. Show More Summary
The answer to the legal question posed in The Lone Ranger v 2 # 22 is: I don’t know, either. There, that was short and sweet. I answered the question, so we can all move on to other things. Me, I’ve got Baseball playoff games to watch. And you… And you, you’re not satisfied. Okay, guess […]
Gore Verbinski is a good director who might just need the proper project to spark him back to life after The Lone Ranger. Steve Carell is an actor transitioning from one career phase to another, thanks to Foxcatcher (above). The idea...Show More Summary
by Jonathan Blaustein I was watching “The Lone Ranger” on TV yesterday. It’s possible I’m the only person in America who saw the whole damn thing. Major bomb, it was. (Who knew Jerry Bruckheimer could fail at anything?) The movie wasn’t half as bad as I expected. (And boy, is that Armie Hammer a handsome […]
In my youth, when trouble occurred, the Lone Ranger would ride into town and punish the bad guys. Today, when facing calamity, John Kerry rides into town and asks the bad guys to compromise. When the Lone Ranger rode out of town, the problems were fixed. Show More Summary
Has no one forgiven him for The Lone Ranger yet?
In my previous two blog posts I shared wisdom from Tarzan and The Lone Ranger. Realizing that these are both male and old characters, I will do my best to move forward to more recent fictional characters from which we can learn. This...Show More Summary
In my last post, I shared the “Tarzan Principle” for career advancement… Don’t let go of the current vine until you have a firm grasp of the next one. This principle emphasized the importance of doing everything you can to find your next career opportunity before your current one ends. Show More Summary
A year ago Kevin Hart surprised many film observers when his stand-up movie "Let Me Explain" seemed to come out of nowhere and hold its own against "Despicable Me 2" and "The Lone Ranger" over the Fourth of July weekend. (It ultimately finished its theatrical run with a solid $32 million.)
Maybe the Lone Ranger would have been a better description. Texans wide receiver DeVier Posey was talking about quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, and referred to his “cowboy mentality.” That drew a laugh from Texans coach Bill O’Brien, who noted Fitzpatrick’s well-documented educational background. “That’s an interesting way to describe Ryan,” O’Brien said. “I’m not sure a…
Dynamite Entertainment reveals their gigantic June 18 with previews for "The Lone Ranger" #25, "Turok #5 "Doodle Jump" #1 and much more.
A massive disappointment at the box office and in the minds of the majority of critics (the film has a 30% score on Rotten Tomatoes), The Lone Ranger carries with it a stain of failure that will likely never wash out. When we see or hear about that movie and anything connected to it, it […]
There were moments during Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final when Henrik Lundqvist looked like the Lone Ranger combatting the Kings.
The Lone Ranger and his wife will soon have some adorable company. A rep for Armie Hammer has confirmed that he and Elizabeth Chambers are expecting their first child some time in 2014. The couple just celebrated its four-year wedding anniversary toward the end of May... Show More Summary