NBA 2K15 Puts Players In The Game

by Alex Beanon September 17, 2014
For most sports video games, a player has to play as another player, but NBA 2K15 from 2K Games is changing that with its 3D face-mapping technology allowing a player to put their face on a player who can then play in the video game. The technology allows cameras on either the Sony PlayStation 4 […]


The Weatherman And The Shadowboxer Wins TIFF Award

by Alex Beanon September 15, 2014
The 10-minute digitally animated Canadian short “The Weatherman and the Shadowboxer” was the recipient of the 2014 Best Canadian Short Film award at the Toronto International Film Festival. Created by Toronto-based Randall Okita, the short depicts the story of two brothers who have different versions of a shared fateful event in their past. The Best […]

Mermaids On Mars Coming To Earth

by Alex Beanon September 15, 2014
A new animated, stop-motion short entitled “Mermaids on Mars” is slated to arrive on Earth next year. The 20-minute effort from California-based Athena Studios, is based on the book of the same title from author Nancy Guettier, and has a boy named Julian traveling to Mars and discovering mermaids living there. “Mermaids on Mars” is […]


Morgan Freeman Joins Ted 2

by Alex Beanon September 11, 2014
Morgan Freeman has joined the Mark Wahlberg and Amanda Seyfreid on the cast for “Ted 2” – the sequel to Seth MacFarlane’s popular 2012 “Ted” movie about a talking plush bear toy named Ted [voiced by MacFarlane]. Freeman will play a lawyer who helps Ted with his legal problems. “Ted” made $549 million at the […]

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Releases To Blu-ray and DVD Today

by Alex Beanon September 9, 2014
After hauling in $714 million worldwide, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” currently sits as the fourth-most financially successful film of 2014 and it has now officially been released to both Blu-ray and DVD formats. Extras for the Blu-ray include bloopers, commentary, deleted scenes and behind-the-scenes featurettes while DVD extras include the deleted scenes and behind-the-scenes […]


Iron Man Four On The Floor

by Alex Beanon September 8, 2014
According to actor Robert Downey, Jr. who plays Tony Stark aka Iron Man, there are no current plans for a fourth installment of the “Iron Man” film franchise – leading to speculation that Stark/Iron Man may not fare too well in the upcoming “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” film next year. “The Avengers: Age of […]
Cogswell College Presents Best Of SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival

Cogswell College Presents Best Of SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival

by Alex Beanon September 6, 2014
Cogswell College will host a two hour film presentation of the best of the 2014 SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival. The Festival was held in Vancouver, British Columbia last month and featured more than 500 entries from around the world. The Cogswell College event will showcase the top 30 entries of the festival. Cogswell College […]


Dwayne Johnson To Become Black Adam

by Alex Beanon September 6, 2014
Dwayne Johnson will play the villain Black Adam in the upcoming superhero-themed movie “Shazam” based on DC Comic book characters. No actor has yet been named to play the title role of Shazam. “Shazam” has no release date scheduled but is expected to be a 2017 release. Source: The Wrap

Pirates Of The Caribbean 5 Goes Down Under, Mate

by Alex Beanon September 1, 2014
In what is all but a done deal, the fifth installment of the popular “Pirates of the Caribbean” feature film franchise starring Johnny Depp will substitute Australia for the Caribbean after the country tossed a significant incentive of doubloons – reportedly in the neighborhood of a $20 million tax break – to entice the Pirates […]