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SDCC2014: iZombie Screening Cancelled Due To Cast Changes

by Alex Beanon July 24, 2014
The 2014 Comic Con is not even 24 hours old and already there have been a pair of cancellations – first the Goonies reunion panel and now a screening of the pilot for the upcoming CW series “iZombie” about a coroner’s office assistant/zombie [Rose McIvor] who eats the brains of the corpses coming into the […]
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Christian Group Has A Problem With Adult Swim’s Black Jesus

by Alex Beanon July 24, 2014
As was probably to be expected, a Christian group has emerged to demand that Cartoon Network’s late-night Adult Swim division cancel their planned “Black Jesus” live-action show before it has even aired its first episode. Adult Swim has been airing promotional segments for the show created by Aaron McGruder [“The Boondocks”] and the American Family […]

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Battlefield Hardline Delayed Until 2015

by Alex Beanon July 24, 2014
Originally scheduled to be launched on October 21, 2014, the cops-and-robbers shooter video game “Battlefield Hardline” has now been officially delayed until early next year. The delay comes as the gamemakers Visceral Games add new features for both single and multi-players and create a deeper storyline for the game. “Battlefield Hardline” is currently scheduled to […]
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Fight Club – The Comic – Set To Debut

by Alex Beanon July 23, 2014
Dark Horse Comics will be reviving the movie “Fight Club” in the form of a 10-issue comic book dubbed “Fight Club 2”. The comic book series jumps ahead 10 years and depicts Tyler Durden as a married [to Marla Singer] father of a nine-year-old boy. The comic book series will act as a sequel to […]

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SDCC2014: Goonies Never Say Die Panel Cancelled

by Alex Beanon July 23, 2014
The planned reunion panel at the 2014 Comic Con in San Diego for cast members of “The Goonies” was cancelled due to schedule conflicts. The “Goonies Never Say Die” panel had been scheduled for Thursday, July 24, with Clare Kramer [“Buffy, The Vampire Slayer”] set to moderate. Two “Goonies” cast members, however, will still be […]
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SyFy Creates Sci-Fi Fantasy Improv Series

by Alex Beanon July 23, 2014
The SyFy network is moving beyond “Sharknado” sequels and into the even scarier world of science fiction fantasy improvisation game shows. The network has lined up Nick Cannon’s production company to help them create a show where teams of 4-6 people compete against each other performing sketches from popular [or obscure] sci-fi TV shows or […]

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Westworld Reboots Robots On HBO With Anthony Hopkins

by Alex Beanon July 23, 2014
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 […]
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Review: "Ashens and the Quest for the GameChild (UK DVD Release)": The Long Awaited Vindication of Louis Le Prince

by Grant Whiteon July 23, 2014
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). […]

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Former Panamanian Dictator Sues Call Of Duty

by Alex Beanon July 22, 2014
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 […]
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Middle Earth: Shadow Of Mordor Offers Pre-Order Bonuses

by Alex Beanon July 22, 2014
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 […]