Every new image from the Power Rangers movie is like a fun game of “what the heck is that?” Based on what we’ve seen so far, we’ve determined the aesthetic to be somewhere in the ballpark of “Joel Schumacher’s avant garde Mortal Kombat.” Today brings another puzzling image that makes for the most challenging round of this game yet, offering what is allegedly our first look at Bryan Cranston as Zordon — but what is it, really? No, seriously. You tell us.
Bryan Cranston has a pretty iconic noggin and booming deep voice. So it kind of makes sense that the ‘Breaking Bad’ star will play Zordon, the big floating holographic head in the new ‘Power Rangers’ movie.
As the kids of the ‘80s and early ‘90s are dragged kicking and screaming into middle age, their nostalgia for the things they enjoyed in childhood has only grown stronger. And Hollywood has responded in kind, taking those childhood obsessions and transforming them into movies that are specifically crafted to appeal to adults with fond memories instead of kids. That’s why director Joseph Kahn’s new grim ‘n gritty Power Rangers short film is brilliant and unsettling in equal measure. On one hand, it’s exquisitely made and just tongue-in-cheek enough. On the other, it’s exactly the kind of movie that we’re worried will actually get made in the next few years.
On last night's episode of The Colbert Report on Comedy Central, actor extraordinaire Bryan Cranston was on the show to talk about the upcoming second half of the final season of AMC's Breaking Bad. During the interview, he revealed that he did voice-over work on Mighty Morphin Power Rangers back in the 90's!
Children of the ’90s will rejoice when they hear the original ‘Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers’ is coming to DVD this August. If you remember, all the karate moves combined with flashing lights and high-energy music made kids watching at home run around their living rooms tripping off adrenaline and pure excitement.
There have been many seasons and spinoffs of the very first season, but none of thos