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Sony Says More Spidey Sequels Being Spun

by Alex Beanon November 27, 2013
Sony – holders of the all-important film rights to Spider-Man – has announced that there will be forthcoming sequels involving both Spidey as well as various characters within Spider-Man’s universe although there has not yet been a specific mention or connection made yet for Spider-Man to join with other superheroes in a film a la […]
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Alice Going Back To Wonderland In 2016

by Alex Beanon November 27, 2013
It’s all official now – Johnny Depp is back as the Mad Hatter, Mia Wasikowska is back as Alice – and we’re all going back down the rabbit hole with Disney in 2016 for “Alice in Wonderland 2”. While Depp and Wasikowska return, director Tim Burton will not and the sequel will be directed, instead, […]

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Marvel Gets Huffy About Bikes

by Alex Beanon November 27, 2013
Marvel and Huffy are joining forces to produce tricycles, bicycles, scooters and accessories created around Marvel’s superhero characters. The collaboration between the two companies is timed to support upcoming films featuring Marvel-based characters such as Captain America, Spider-Man and characters in Guardians of the Galaxy. The new bikes, trikes, scooters and accessories are expected to […]
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Bob’s Burgers – Turkey In A Can – Season 4, Episode 5

by Alex Beanon November 25, 2013
Synopsis: As expected, Bob is in charge of preparing the Thanksgiving turkey but keeps finding it in the toilet. Details: It’s Thanksgiving and Bob is, of course, in charge of preparing the Thanksgiving turkey while Gene is in charge of composing a Thanksgiving song, Tina expects to be sitting at the adult’s table this year […]

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Arrow – State vs. Queen – Season 2, Episode 7

by Alex Beanon November 22, 2013
Synopsis: Inexplicably, people are getting sick in Starling City and it seems The Count has resurfaced and might have something to do with it while Moira is acquitted and Malcolm Merlyn never dies. Details: The episode opens with a flashback to the earthquake which leveled the Glades and shows The Count [Seth Gabel] escaping from […]
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News! Flash…Gets His Own Pilot

by Alex Beanon November 20, 2013
Speedy superhero Flash was all set to get his own backdoor pilot show as part of the current “Arrow” television series on the CW network – introducing his alter ego, Barry Allen, in earlier episodes and then essentially using Arrow’s 20th episode as a pilot episode. But now, CW has elected to make a singular […]

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Fox Sells Simpsons Syndication Rights To Themselves [FXX]

by Alex Beanon November 18, 2013
Fox sold the cable syndication rights to their biggest moneymaking animated television series – that would be The Simpsons – to their smaller cable network, FXX, for a reported price tag of at least $750 million [that also includes VOD and non-linear rights]. The deal will last for 10 years and includes 574 episodes over […]

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Review: "Akira" Blu-ray - The Masterwork Back in High Definition

by Ed Liuon November 18, 2013
The history of Akira on home video turns out to encapsulate the history of anime on home video in the United States as well. The success of the film in Japan led to the first VHS releases in the early 1990’s, in both dubbed and subtitled versions as well as in full-frame and letterboxed releases. […]
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Arrow – Keep Your Enemies Closer – Season 2, Episode 6

by Alex Beanon November 15, 2013
Synopsis: The episode should have been titled “You Can’t Trust Anybody” as Sara backstabs Oliver, a revived Deadbolt is nice to Diggle and Isabel Rochev [Summer Glau] and Oliver have a one-night stand [much to Felicity’s consternation]. Details: After Isabel Rochev [Summer Glau] scolds Oliver for not being more attentive to the business affairs of […]