The BMD Week That Was: THE MUMMY, WONDER WOMAN And ATX

Shining a light on some of those hard to reach stories.

Most days, a whole lot of stuff passes across our front page. Sometimes worthy stories disappear a bit too quickly. For that reason, we’re putting together an overview of how the week went down. From crazy news stories, to editorials we love, to just plain goofy articles that deserve a second look - this is The BMD Week that Was.

This may have been week of The Mummy, but we really weren't done talking about Wonder Woman yet. Sorry, not sorry. On the news front, we found out there will be more Amazonian action than previously suspected in Justice League. Meanwhile, Film Crit Hulk discussed why the film works, Amanda Hughes wrote us a nice guide to Wonder Woman comics to read if you love the film, Meredith and I talked about it forever on a fun podcast, and Meredith wrote a stupendous article about Wonder Woman's badass unwillingness to be told what to do.

But that's not to say we had nothing to say about The Mummy. Zane Gordon-Bouzardz presented videos looking at the history of mummies in movies. Noted optimist Scott Wampler did his very best to defend the film in his review. Plus, we learned this wacky Dark Universe thing is going to include The Phantom of the Opera and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Somehow. And while on the Universal Monster front, let's not forget Dracula and Kalyn Corrigan's great look at Christopher Lee's iconic takes on the role.

The ATX TV Festival just got going, but already Meredith Borders and Mandy Jeronimus have given us some great coverage including looks at Ghosted, a possible Northern Exposure reunion show, John Singleton's Snowfall, what's coming up for Pretty Little Liars, and a look back at the sorely missed Sweet/Vicious.

We never covered The Leftovers on the site, but we tried to make it up to you with not one, but two great articles about the show's finale and overall greatness.

Phil took the time to introduce you to David Bowie's seldom-seen first film (it's X-rated, yo). And also: The Babadook is gay.

Broad Cinema this week looked at casting and fate in Sliding Doors. Collins' Crypt (finally) tackled the greatness of the Final Destination series. Say Something Nice gave Jacob Knight an opportunity to tell us how much he likes Rob Zombie's Halloween 2. And Scott Wampler finally joined our exciting Twin Peaks coverage, though doing so made him very nervous.

So if you're bored this weekend and looking for something to read, I do believe we are your Huckleberry. Have fun, and we'll see you next week!

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