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Review: “The Smurfs 2” – Not Smurfin’ Awful But Not Smurftacular

by Dr. Daedaluson December 11, 2013
When The Smurfs live-action/CG animation film was announced, there was a sizable portion of the original show’s fanbase that considered it an abomination. Despite that backlash, it made a ton of money, so it must’ve done something right. I suspect that many of its viewers had never seen the original cartoon, so this was their […]
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Visual Effects Oscars Down To Top 10

by Alex Beanon December 10, 2013
The 86th Academy Award presentation is closing fast – less than three months away now – and the list of the films under consideration for a Best Visual Effects award has officially been narrowed to 10. They are, in alphabetical order… “Elysium” “Gravity” “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” “Iron Man 3” “The Lone Ranger” […]


Saving Mr. Banks Multi-Touch Book Trailer

by Alex Beanon December 10, 2013
“Saving Mr. Banks” – Disney’s upcoming feature film starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson as it details Walt Disney’s [Hanks] pursuit of British author P.L. Travers [Thompson] to get her Mary Poppins books brought to the big screen – has its own multi-touch book version that went live today. The multi-touch book details the story […]

Magee To Sit In Silver Chair

by Alex Beanon December 10, 2013
A fourth movie in “The Chronicles of Narnia” film franchise is in the works and it looks like it will be “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair” after writer David Magee [“Life of Pi”] was hired as writer for the movie. There was always going to be a fourth film in the franchise but […]


Indiana Jones Lives Again At Disney

by Alex Beanon December 10, 2013
When Disney purchased the Star Wars empire from George Lucas last year in a massive multi-billion dollar deal, they also purchased some of the rights to the “Indiana Jones” film franchise, which Lucas owned within his Lucasfilm Corporation. Disney essentially bought Lucasfilm and Indy but Lucas had previously cut a deal with Paramount for distribution […]

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Arrow – The Scientist – Season 2, Episode 8

by Alex Beanon December 6, 2013
Synopsis: There is an improbable attack on Queen Consolidated that brings assistant forensic scientist Barry Allen [aka The Flash] all the way from Central City to supposedly assist in the investigation. Details: The episode opens with somebody deemed to be very strong breaking into the fortress-like warehouse of Queen Consolidated that is so well constructed […]

X-Men: Apocalypse Receives A Release Date

by Alex Beanon December 6, 2013
“X-Men: Days of Future Past” isn’t even out yet and already the next film in the X-Men series has already been given a release date and begun to be promoted by director Bryan Singer. But that’s how it works in the movie biz these days. Apocalypse – in case you are unaware or forgot the […]


Spidey Meets Electro In New Trailer For The Amazing Spider-Man 2

by Alex Beanon December 5, 2013
The new trailer for next year’s “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is out with Andrew Garfield’s Spidey exchanging pleasantries with Jamie Foxx’s Electro [amongst others] along with the usual amount of Spidey angst and leaping about. Official release dates are April 16, 2014 in international markets and May 2, 2014 in the good old US of […]
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It’s Official: Gal Gadot Is Wonder Woman

by Alex Beanon December 5, 2013
Gal Gadot [three films from the Fast & Furious film franchise] beat out Olga Kurylenko [Oblivion] and Elodie Yung [G.I. Joe: Retaliation] for the honor of being the new live-action on-screen version of Wonder Woman (made famous by Lynda Carter back in the day). Gadot will appear as WW in the upcoming superhero-laden film Batman […]