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Giant Robots Battle Jumbo Kaiju Prawns In Pacific Rim Trailer

by Alex Beanon May 16, 2013
Back in the good old days there was simply that big fire-breathing dinosaur lizard Godzilla attacking Tokyo and causing normally placid Japanese people to scream and run away in black and white terror. But after Godzilla, there were all sorts of Kaiju [Japanese for strange beast or monster]. The Kaiju gate had been busted wide […]
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School Of Good And Evil Gets Financial Aid

by Alex Beanon May 16, 2013
“The School of Good and Evil” – the newly released [May 14, 2013] first book of an intended trilogy by Soman Chainani – had its film rights acquired by Roth Films [“Oz The Great and Powerful”]. The book tells the story of children who are kidnapped and taken to the title schools to be molded […]

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Iron Man 3 Makes Its First Billion

by Alex Beanon May 16, 2013
Tony Stark is a billionaire again. Coming up to its third week of domestic release, “Iron Man 3”, starring Robert Downey, Jr. as the billionaire/superhero Stark, is poised to make a billion dollars in worldwide gross by the time movie theaters close across the globe today – making it the 16th-biggest film of all-time and […]
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Food Poisoning: Too Many Chefs In The Kitchen At Cannes

by Alex Beanon May 15, 2013
Because creativity frequently takes a backseat to greed in Hollywood, there can be little to no surprise that two mostly comedic films named “Chef” are being promoted at the Cannes Film Festival for future release. The first “Chef” film – let’s call it Chef Jose – is from Sony and stars Bradley Cooper as a […]

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New S.H.I.E.L.D. Extended Version Trailer Shows More Ming Na, Extra Serious Dialogue

by Alex Beanon May 15, 2013
“What Does S.H.I.E.L.D. stand for? Strategic Homeland Intervention whatever, whatever, whatever…somebody either wanted to spell the word “shield” or a writer really wanted to put that line in the extended version of the trailer for the new, upcoming [Tuesday nights on ABC this fall] television series “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”. Either way, Agent Coulson apparently […]
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Hospital In Japan, San Diego In London

by Alex Beanon May 14, 2013
Japan has probably had enough to deal with in its history – atomic bombs, killing dolphins and whales, bad karaoke – but now they get another test to their mettle as it was announced that Season Five of Adult Swim’s “Childrens Hospital” series will take place on a U.S. Army base in Osaka where the […]

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Bring Out Yer Dead! Medieval Times Movie?

by Alex Beanon May 14, 2013
Okay, so you thought that Arnold Schwarzenegger/”Toxic Avenger” thing was bad? Perhaps that was due to you failing to set the bar low enough for just what sort of feature film can get made these days [technical answer: just about any film]. So, if you were left bewildered and nonplussed by Arnie and Toxie, then […]
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Are You Related To Sarah Connor, Toxic Avenger?

by Alex Beanon May 14, 2013
Just when you think the world cannot possibly get any stranger than it already is, news comes down the pike that Arnold Schwarzenegger will be playing the lead role in the upcoming remake of “The Toxic Avenger” – the 1984 film from Troma Entertainment that became a cult classic at drive-ins and midnight film festivals […]

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First Look At Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

by Alex Beanon May 13, 2013
First, let’s all come to an immediate agreement that “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” officially enters the pantheon of horrendous names for a television series along with the likes of “Barney and Friends”, “Cop Rock”, Homeboys From Outer Space”, “Joanie Loves Chachie”, “BJ and the Bear” and “Manimal”. It should just be called “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” […]
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Blockbuster Films Doing The Release Date Hokey-Pokey

by Alex Beanon May 10, 2013
Three blockbuster films changed release dates this week with two of the films chaning by a day and one removing itself from the schedule altogether. “Star Trek: Into Darkness” was looking at a sold-out opening across the country on its original release date of May 17, 2013, so they moved up to an official release […]