Ken and Philip’s “dude night” is interrupted when Penny asks Philip out. Inspired by utterly fictional events, Space Riders: Division Earth is the story of two out-of-shape nobodies who accidentally become Earth ‘s heroes. Ken and Philip are roommates without direction. But when a case of mistaken identity throws them into the path of intergalactic supervillain Orson Ooze, they must fight to save themselves ‘ and the planet.
Movies and TV shows have been dominated in the past decade or so by gritty reboots, in which known characters or plots are presented in a harsh, as realistic as possible manner, e.g. The Dark Knight, the recent Battlestar Galactica series, and the movie adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are. If Dave Eggers can take a slim storybook and make a movie about depressed monsters waxing incoherently about sadness and loss, then dozens of classic kids’ books are just sitting there, waiting to be made more gritty and super-realistic.
It ‘s literally colder in the Midwest than in some parts of Mars right now. Since earlier this week, the Polar Vortex has caused frozen winds and record low temperatures of -40 from North Dakota to Illinois. The violent cold streak has forced schools and businesses to shut down temporarily, leaving people no choice but…
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