TV REVIEW: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ S2E2 – “Heavy is The Head”

- 10-01-14Comics, Featured, reviews Posted by Jason McAnelly

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When last we left the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. team, they were struggling on despite a distinct membership deficiency. After the events of season 1, the once proud government organization wasn’t exactly welcome anymore. The remnants of the team, now led by Agent Coulson, consisted of mercenaries, a jailed Ward and a crazy version of Fitz. When they went to retrieve an artifact, they were confronted by Crusher Creel, aka the Absorbing Man. He got the best of them and the artifact was in the middle of being stolen away from S.H.I.E.L.D. for good. So what does ‘Heavy is the Head’ have in store? (more…)

Howard Stark Confirmed For ‘Agent Carter’ TV Show Featuring Howard Stark

- 09-30-14TV Posted by Aspry Jones

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I’ve reported on Hayley Atwell’s upcoming series ‘Agent Carter’ a few times, always with glowing expectations. I figure if I say enough nice things about her show, she’ll be my girlfriend. I’m not saying I’m dumping Sanaa Lathan, but maybe they’ll be open to a kind of 3-way thing. I’d better handle it delicately. Which seems to be the modus operandi these days when dealing with a sensitive situation. Take this Howard Stark deal, for instance. No actor was ever confirmed to co-star alongside Atwell, but the series was always touted as a Carter/Stark partnership. That means, no matter who was playing him, Stark was going to be in this project. Whether it was John Slattery, Dominic Cooper, or someone from out of left field, Carter would get her man. And she did, too. (more…)

What Does Marvel Studios Have Up Its Cosmic Sleeve for ‘Avengers 3′

- 09-29-14Comics, Film Posted by Jed Harris-Keith

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Marvel Studios’ The Avengers: Age of Ultron won’t even hit theaters until next May and already rumors and speculation have begun to swirl around the third installment in the Avengers series of films. While  everyone seems excited to see Earth’s Mightiest Heroes take on James Spader’s Ultron, the teases of Thanos and the Infinity Gauntlet that have been sprinkled throughout Marvel’s films since the first Avengers movie have had fans wondering when we’ll see the Mad Titan wreak his own unique brand of havoc across the galaxy.

According to The Daily Marvelite, when we do finally see Thanos, his presence might be enough to split the third Avengers in two. (more…)

Chris Pratt and SNL Poke Fun at Marvel’s Inability to Fail

- 09-28-14Film, Funny Videos, TV Posted by Luke Gallagher

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“I miss when SNL was funny” is a statement you often hear around the water cooler, but not today. SNL and Chris Pratt nailed it last night with this parody that isn’t too far from the truth.

There’s a new group of blockbusters coming down the pipe from Marvel, including Bus People, Fancy Ghosts and Some Shopping Carts. (more…)

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Blu-Ray And DVD Release Date Announced

- 09-25-14Comics, Film Posted by Jed Harris-Keith

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Thanks to Amazon.com, you don’t have to turn tricks to scrounge up enough scratch to watch Guardians of the Galaxy, still in theaters, “just one more time, I swear! Really!”. In an announcement that’s sure to make  your wallet happy, Amazon has revealed when the Marvel Studios film will be released to home video. (more…)

Would You Prefer To Spend $200 On Chimichangas or This 1/6th Scale Deadpool Figure?

- 09-24-14Comics, Cool Stuff, Nerd Culture Posted by Luke Gallagher

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Boy, this has been some week for Deadpool news. First, our favorite wise crackin’ “Merc with the Mouth” gets a confirmed live action movie deal slated for 2016 (all thanks to that leaked test footage and the internets power to move mountains). Like an endless platter of savory fish tacos, the heaping portion of satisfaction continues. Now, Sideshow Collectibles has announced the first entry in their Marvel Comics 1/6 scale figure series, Deadpool. And sweet Christmas if it isn’t everything you ever wanted in a premium Deadpool figure – 12 inches of red coated righteousness.  The first figure ever to break the 4th wall!   (more…)

Is It All Over For [Redacted] on The ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’? & Mockingbird First Look!

- 09-24-14Comics, TV Posted by Mark Poynter

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*Insert Spoiler Warning Here. This is right were the second Spoiler Warning would have gone if we were going to put in another Spoiler Warning to warn those people who haven’t watched the latest episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. last night. I’d like to think it’s only a hand-full of busy parents, cave spelunkers, and the Amish, but we all know that our busy lives put a lot of us on different pages when it comes to when and how we watch our television shows. Suffice it to say that last night was an interesting episode and we saw what might be the last appearance of [REDACTED]. (more…)

Why You Shouldn’t Get Too Excited About That ‘Deadpool’ Movie Just Yet

- 09-21-14Comics, Film Posted by Leo Johnson

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Recently we saw some test footage for a potential Deadpool movie. The internet was pretty dang happy. Then, earlier this week it was officially announced that we’d get a Deadpool movie. The internet promptly exploded with glee. We’d gotten a taste of the Merc With A Mouth with Ryan Reynold‘s fantastic portrayal of him in X-Men Origins: Wolverine before they immediately messed up the character, also in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. After the the test footage, we had hope that we’d get to see the character done justice in a movie, finally getting the right mix of violence and insanity down. Well, it looks like we’ll get a movie, just maybe not quite what everyone was expecting.  (more…)

Marvel Releases Official ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Plot Synopsis

- 09-15-14Comics, Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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Marvel released the first official plot synopsis for Joss Whedon‘s Avengers: Age of Ultron earlier today. Don’t worry though, there’s not any smoking gun here. Nothing that spoils everything unless you’ve been on an Amish retreat in a remote ice cave in Antartica. It does set up the frame-work in which we can begin to speculate like demons though. Take a look after the jump. (more…)

All Hail Our Raccoon Robot Overlords: Japanese Rocket Raccoon Arrives to Haunt Your Dreams

- 09-15-14Comics, Film, WTF? Posted by Jed Harris-Keith

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The nation of Japan has brought the world many wonderful bounties: Godzilla, Akira, Hello Kitty.  However, for every Full Metal Alchemist, there’s a splash of hentai that crops up to wreak havoc on all  that you find holy and pure. With that in mind, it should be no wonder that Japan chose to celebrate the opening of Guardians of the Galaxy in its country over the weekend in a way that will make you wonder  if the AI revolution is upon us. (more…)