Fans of The Lord of the Rings have always known that if they want to feel immersed in the surroundings and ambiance of the film, they can hope on a plane and make their way to New Zealand. But it seems that a group of European architects are not satisfied with a visit to the country ‘Lord of the Rings’ was filmd, they want to build something of monumental proportions….a whole city.
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We drove through the street of Austin, and it was a part of town I didn’t recognize. Leaving our hotel, which was in the center of the commotion and driving a ways to this unknown place that I was told, “would be fun”, had every bit of my brain going on horror-movie mode. When we walk in my eyes get as big as saucers and all I can think is that I’m in heaven! Arcade Games as far as the eye can see, of course I search frantically for the Dance Dance Revolution game that is….OUT OF ORDER. My friend laughed at my face of disappointment and gives me a handful of tokens and I robotically follow further into the arcade. That is when I behold an eye-popping splash of lights, color and sound! Row upon, row of Pinball Machines from different films of my youth and current TV/film lined the innards of the arcade.
I stood in front of one that was themed after the Batman Forever film, I put in 5o cents and pulled the ball release. I prayed I’d be decent… (more…)
Even though the show has been off the air for only a couple months, the hype train keeps rolling with Game of Thrones. Is Jon Snow appearing in the upcoming season? What new faces will we see? What plot lines are they keeping….and so on, but the big question that no one wants answered is “When will the show end?” Well, HBO president of programming Michael Lombardo offered an answer to curious minds.
Jena Malone, who is best known for her roles in The Hunger Games franchise, SuckerPunch and Donnie Darko just to name a few, is cast to star in Batman v. Superman. The casting news has been known for quite some time, October of 2014 to be exact. Initially fans and media alike thought she would play Carrie Kelley, the Robin from Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns, but Latino Review is reporting that she will play a different iconic Batman femme.
Ant Man’s paltry opening weekend box office numbers of $58M, which comes at the lower end of the scale we’ve come to expect from Marvel over the last few years ex. Thor($65.7M) and Captain America: The First Avenger ($65.1M), it still managed to leave fans abuzz in conversation due to the film’s post-credits scene. This along with some confirmation straight from Kevin Feige has us all piecing together what else we can expect from Marvel in Phase 3 of their cinematic adventures. (Spoilers Ahead)
Start saving your nickels and dimes. Shoot, even get those pennies out from the bottom of the sofa cause Christmas comes early for all you Marvel fans. Amazon’s exclusive “Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase 2 Collection” is on its way.
Disney has been going trigger happy with their acquisition and production of Live-Action re-tellings of their animated works due to the overwhelming popularity of Maleficent & Cinderella these past two years. So their roster of films currently includes The Jungle Book, Beauty and the Beast, Mulan, Pinocchio, Tinker Bell, and Cinderella’s Prince. Yeah you saw that right, The Prince is getting a prequel live-action, but they aren’t stopping there.
SDCC would not be complete without a healthy dose of Joss Whedon. The creator of Buffy, Firefly, Dr. Horrible and Dollhouse, and the director of two Avengers movies treated fans to a concentrated panel of everything Whedon. He discussed his upcoming projects in the comic book world and expounded, quite eloquently, on the meaning of life. (more…)
Hold on to your butts! Footage from the Batman Vs. Superman panel at Comic-Con featuring Zack Snyder, Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Holly Hunter and Jeremy Irons is available for your viewing pleasure.
While people may be talking about The Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman has another contender coming out of the gate. Outcast, a title out of Skybound/Image comics, is Kirkman and artist Paul Azteca’s excorcism-themed project; centered around protagonist Kyle Barnes, a young man who has been plagued by demonic possession all his life. Now, with the help of the Reverend Anderson, a preacher with personal demons of his own, Kyle embarks on a journey to find answers and regain the normal life he lost. (more…)