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Sinister Six, Spidey And Uncharted Get Release Dates

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Welcome to Release Date Frenzy Wednesday as Columbia Pictures/Sony became the latest movie studio to hand out release dates for their upcoming superhero, comic book and video game-themed flicks. First up in 2016 is “Uncharted” – the film adaptation of the Sony PlayStation video game of the same name which follows adventurer Nathan Drake – […]

Aye Matey – There Be A Release Date For Pirates Of The Caribbean 5

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It was looking like the fifth film in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise was headed for 2016 – but a storm was a-brewin’ in the script prep and instead, Disney played it safe and moved the release date to 2017 for the film which will star Johnny Depp in his signature role as Captain […]

Westworld Reboots Robots On HBO With Anthony Hopkins

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Michael Crichton’s 1973 sci-fi movie tale of a fantasy robot theme park gone astray will get rebooted as an HBO series with Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood in the lead roles. Crichton passed away in 2008 but was the writer of several sci-fi classics beginning with “The Andromeda Strain” and going throughout the “Jurassic […]

Review: "Ashens and the Quest for the GameChild (UK DVD Release)": The Long Awaited Vindication of Louis Le Prince

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Hello! Ashens And The Quest For The GameChild! Available on DVD and Blu-ray. Collect them all! Ok, let’s stop this. Clearly I am not a brown sofa patch on the man himself, nor is this a video review (though I am British and live in a house in East Anglia with too much plastic tat). […]

Former Panamanian Dictator Sues Call Of Duty

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Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is in a Panamanian prison – but that’s not stopping him from suing Activision, the makers of the wildly popular “Call of Duty” video game franchise – for using what he claims is his likeness in “Call of Duty: Black Ops II”. Noriega was captured in 1989 and put in […]

Middle Earth: Shadow Of Mordor Offers Pre-Order Bonuses

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Bonus material for pre-orders of video game “Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor” are being offered by gamemaker Monolith Productions – specifically a Dark Ranger character skin and a “Test for Power” mode – with the game being available on Sony PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC. “Middle Earth: Shadow of […]

Xena Visits Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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Lucy Lawless – she of “Xena: Warrior Princess” fame – will be taking on a featured role in the upcoming season of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Lawless, last seen doing a turn as Diane Lewis in “Parks and Recreation”, will be taking on an as-yet-undetermined role for the Marvel series but more information is expected […]

Manimal To Be Reanimated By Sony Pictures Animation

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Sony Pictures Animation will re-animate the cult 1983 television series, “Manimal”, into a live action/CG hybrid with Will Ferrell as one of the producers. Never heard of “Manimal”? Don’t be sad, you’re probably not alone – that’s because the series received only eight lonely episodes when it ran in the autumn of 1983 on NBC. […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Name” Recap

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When Gumball learns that his real name is Zach, he begins to behave differently as he struggles with his new-found identity. I found this to be an amusing episode of Gumball. While it’s not the first time Gumball has struggled with being controlled by something, it was executed very well and had some very solidly paced jokes. […]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Get Shell Shocked In New Trailer

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The rebooted movie for the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” [release date: August 8, 2014] has a new trailer featuring a new song – “Shell-Shocked” – by rap artists Wiz Khalifa, Juicy J and Ty Dolla $ign…

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