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Mark Poynter

  • Profile: At 45, Mark has newsstand bought comics older than most of the other writers at Nerdbastards in his collection. Growing up nerdy means that Mark remembers things like big floppy disks, bank accounts before ATMs, having VCR parties to record bootleg copies of Anime and BBC TV shows, and when U.S. television only had three channels and required bunny ears to get a clear picture. Years of sitting the nerd sidelines suddenly exploded when asked to write an introduction to an article on Nerdbastards. The rest they say in hushed whispers . . . is history.

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Fans have been clamoring for a sequel to director Pete Travis‘ 2012 Dredd since the movie hit theater screens. When fans figured out that a film sequel was a long shot, they turned their attention to hopes for an HBO like television series, in fact it’s been something of an Internet sensation over the last couple of years. When the producers of the film started to talk seriously about a TV series of course fans only wanted one man under that iconic helmet, Karl Urban. Urban has talked at conventions about wanting to be involved in a sequel and now has finally confirmed that he is in talks with the new Judge Dredd : Mega City One TV series. (more…)

Hot on the heels of last week’s first look at Domino (Zazie Beetz) Ryan Reynolds has just tweeted out a first look at Josh Brolin as Cable and it is glorious. Deadpool 2 is shaping up nicely and while some may have had issue with Beetz’s look for Domino, there isn’t a comic book fan alive that can argue that Brolin’s Cable isn’t straight from the comic book pages. Check it out below. (more…)

If watching a trailer for four minutes seems like forever, a new “skinny” trailer for director Zach Snyder Joss Whedon‘s Justice League has hit the Internet and while fans hoped to see the SDCC 2017 footage, it looks like this shortened trailer will have to do until the November 17th release date. Thankfully, there is some new dialogue in this trailer which makes it worth checking out below. (more…)

How ‘Kong: Skull Island’ Should Have Ended

The gang from HISHE (How It Should Have Ended) are back with another look at how a blockbuster movie should have ended, this time around they take on the biggest of Hollywood’s monkeys with Kong: Skull Island. The film featured a stellar cast that included Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John Goodman, and John C. Reilly. Check out how the movie should have ended below. (more…)

While many companies have no clue when it comes to handling social media marketing, there are a few that truly get it and stand above the rest. Arby‘s cardboard artist is one example of a company doing it right. McDonald‘s just joined those ranks with a smooth and crafty gift for Justin Roiland, co-creator of Rick and Morty. Check out the details below. (more…)