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Thursday, December 26, 2013

SPOILER: The Eleventh Doctor Regenerates


By Dave Bouressa


After the joy of Christmas, there is no better way to end it than by crying yourself to sleep.

The time of the Eleventh Doctor has come to an end with the 2013 Christmas Special, "The Time of the Doctor", and with it comes in the new Doctor-Peter Capaldi. Ending his four-year run as the Doctor, Matt Smith gives one hell of a last performance and goes out in a bang-literally.


I'll give you a moment to say your goodbyes...

 

For those who have not seen the special, here is a basic recap. Spoilers.

The Eleventh Doctor is the "last" doctor. A Time Lord can only regenerate 12 times, resulting in 13 regenerations: Doctors 1-8 are normal, The War Doctor, Christoper Eccelston, David Tennant, and here's where the twist comes in: David Tennant regenerating into himself and zapping most of it back into his amputated hand, leaving number 11 as the 13th regeneration, leaving Matt Smith to die of old age.

 

The crack in the wall (aka the crack in the universe) is a doorway to Galifrey in another universe, and the Time Lords grant him an entirely new regeneration cycle.

So in short, we're getting at least 12 more regenerations, and Peter Capaldi is kicking it off strong with his first exclamation being that he doesn't like the color of his new kidneys. Not entirely strange considering the first thing David Tennant noticed was his "weird" new teeth, and Matt Smith excited at the fact that he simply had legs.

Will Capaldi be able to step into the shoes of Matt Smith? Only time will tell.

Doctor Who will return Autumn 2014.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

TRAILER: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes



By Dave Bouressa

When it was announced that there was going to be a 'Planet of the Apes' origin movie, people were skeptical, but were instantly blown away by "Rise of the Planet of the Apes", showing the apes learning and organizing. Now the war is about to begin in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes".

Check out the trailer:



A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species. -Source


"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is directed by Matt Reeves and stars Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Toby Kebbell, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Enrique Murciano, Kirk Acevedo, Karin Konoval, and Judy Greer. 

The film comes out July 11th, 2014 in 3D


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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

GAME TRAILER: Star Wars: Attack Squadrons



By Dave Bouressa

Disney Interactive has officially revealed a brand new Star Wars game, "Star Wars: Attack Squadron", a free-to-play space combat game for the PC.

The game will allow players to customize and fly ships within the Star Wars Universe such as X-Wings, and TIE fighters and will allow matches up to 16 players and include game types such as "Free for All", "Team Deathmatch" and "Base Defense".

If you are interested in becoming a beta tester for the game, click here.


Check out the announcement trailer below:

 


Be sure to check out some shots from the upcoming game.







At this time, no official release date has been announced, but to get first dibs on this game, be sure to become a beta tester.

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

'Sherlock' Meets 'Doctor Who'



By Dave Bouressa


The internet has officially exploded. Sherlock Holmes, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, has officially stepped foot into the TARDIS and faced the Doctor head on.





This seems like it is perhaps the greatest thing to come out of Moffat-ruled BBC, right? That is until you slowly start to realize that it's completely fake. Once the Doctor and Sherlock begin having a conversation with each other, you realize that they are saying lines that have previously been said in their respective show. Although the dialogue fits perfectly and is perfectly edited, any person familiar with either series will begin to recognize that lines are said in the exact same inflection, and the characters mouths begin to look digitized.


This INCREDIBLE mash-up video comes to us by John Smith, the youtube channel that brought us the incredible believable-but-very-not-real Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Trailer. 

(If in 3D, hover the mouse over the gear in the bottom right of the video, and turn off 3D)

As heartbreaking as it is to learn that this is in fact, fake, one can only hope that Steven Moffat decides to do a one-off video/episode pitting these two together. The BBC would literally implode on itself. But until then, be sure to keep an eye out for what this incredible youtube channel has to offer us in the future...





Wednesday, December 11, 2013

TRAILER: "The Time of the Doctor" Doctor Who Christmas Special



By Dave Bouressa



And know it's time for one last bow
Like all your other selves
Eleven's hour's over now
The clock is striking Twelve's...


It's that time of year again. Presents under the Christmas tree, decorations everywhere, snow on the ground, and Steven Moffat is killing the Doctor. Wait, what?

Since its revival in 2005, Doctor Who has made a tradition of having special Christmas episodes premiering on Christmas night, usually with big events happening in the episode-such as the title character's regeneration, and this Christmas is no different. This years Christmas episode, titled "The Time of the Doctor" will be Matt Smith's final role in the series, ending his 4-year run as the 11th Doctor. Check it the official trailer below:




As tragic is Smith's departure is, one must remember that as one door closes, another opens. Taking Smith's place will be Peter Capaldi, taking the role as the 12th Doctor, who made his "debut" in the 50th Anniversary Special, "The Day of the Doctor" alongside Matt Smith, David Tennant, and John Hurt.




For those curious about the episode and what will take place, episode spoilers have "leaked" and we were able to get ahold of them. Whether or not the spoilers are true or not will not be known until the episode comes out, but in case you want to open a Christmas gift early, here are the episode spoilers for "The Time of the Doctor".



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UPDATE: Check out the latest extended trailer:








"The Time of the Doctor" will air Christmas night at 9pm on BBC and BBC America.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

TRAILER: Godzilla


By Dave Bouressa


Move over Matthew Broderick, because after years of fans of the colossal lizard wanting to see Godzilla portrayed effectively on the big screen, it appears that time has finally happened with Gareth Edwards' 'Godzilla'.

Check out the trailer below:




An epic rebirth to Toho’s iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure pits the world’s most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity’s scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence. -4geekslikeyou

Finally, a Godzilla movie that only takes the effects and tone of modern day, but still gives homage to the original films by giving Godzilla his classic look, and not the look of a giant velociraptor. Coming off the heels of Del Torro's 'Pacific Rim', it will be interesting how audiences will react to seeing another giant monster movie-but this time, one so well-known. 


'Godzilla' will open May 16th, 2014 in 2D and 3D formats.


Sunday, December 8, 2013

Star Wars Heading to Netflix, Possible Cad Bane Series?



By Dave Bouressa

Until now, the only way to get ahold of Star Wars in viewing format was to either catch it on TV or own the VHS/DVD/Bluray, but after a recent deal between Marvel and Netflix, Disney is taking the next step by possibly incorporating Star Wars into the world of instant streaming.


According to a source close to production, a new 'Star Wars' TV series is currently being considered… and it could head straight to Netflix.
"I've been hearing some talk that the 'Star Wars' license will move onto Netflix properties as well as 'Star Wars Rebels'. The idea being tossed around right now is a series focusing on Cad Bane from 'The Clone Wars'. But this is very early talks."
"I've heard that it's entirely on its own," they said. It's just the one series but a number of other shows focussing on different characters is a very big possibility. 'Star Wars' has a ton of peripheral characters that could carry a TV series rather than a stand-alone film. -Yahoo.com


As far as original Clone Wars characters go, Cad Bane is certainly the staple of character developed for the series that could stand on his own (aside from Ahsoka Tano), but would be it be enough for an entire series?


Could this be the format that the "Bonus Content" of the Clone Wars series makes it's debut, or could this be something entirely different? Would you rather see new Disney Star Wars all over Netflix, or should Netflix focus on simply the films? Let us know in the comments.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Doctor Who "The Time of the Doctor" Christmas Episode SPOILERS




By Dave Bouressa

According to a report from Followingthenerd, The Sun newspaper has been releasing spoilers about the upcoming Christmas episode of Doctor Who, "The Time of the Doctor". This episode will mark the end of Matt Smith's run as the 11th Doctor, with the episode showing his regeneration into Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor.

Considering Mark Gatiss and Neil Gaiman have both tweeted for fans to not buy The Sun, it could mean one of two things. 1) They really do have the inside scoop, or 2) The BBC is making one hell of a publicity stunt. 




We have the spoilers below, but know that these are definitely spoilers that will ruin the episode. As a last chance to change your mind, here is the teaser for "The Time of the Doctor".



Last chance to back out......GERONIMO!!!!

In the words of River Song, "Spoilers...."


The Doctor will lose a leg before regenerating: Apparently, while filming the episode Smith hurt his leg and it was written into the story. He will lose the limb to the Weeping Angels, if The Sun is to believed: ” The Doctor will lose his leg as he attempts to flee his collected enemies and hide in a clock tower – presumably the source of the ominous tolling bell that echoes across the universe. As he attempts his escape a Weeping Angel will grab hold of his leg, turning it to stone, which is a sure-fire way of losing any limb.
The 300-year Weeping Angel War: After losing his leg, the Doctor will embark on a 300-year war with the Weeping Angels – though where this fits with the regeneration is anyone’s guess – this war will also feature several of the Doctor’s classic enemies (presumably as hinted at in the teaser above). Also, most of the episode will take place in Christmas Town.
The story will feature the Daleks, Cybermen and Sontarans: Yes, there’s going to be a host of villains at Trenzalore to see the Doctor die… in fact, the rumour is the Doctor will challenge the Daleks to kill him. Also, the Cybermen will appear in both their metal and wooden incarnations.
Remember the time crack from Smith’s first season? That’ll be resolved: We will find out what the crack is – and apparently it was caused by the Time Lords in The Day of the Doctor, whether this means it’s because the Doctor undid his own history is unsure, but the Sun says they “range in size, and are caused by two points in time that should never touch coming into contact with each other.”
Apparently a massive crack will appear near the end of the episode and glimpses from the show’s long history will appear within it and a problem that has been a scourge of modern Doctor Who will be resolved by this. Hmmmmmm….
The Doctor will be granted more regenerations: The time lords will appear in the crack at the end and will thank the Doctor for all he has done (saving Gallifrey and Trenzalore) and will grant him a whole new set of regenerations. Finally, the regeneration to Peter Capaldi is said to be one of the finest scenes in the show’s history. -Followingthenerd

Merry Christmas.

"The Time of the Doctor" will premiere Christmas night at 9pm on BBC and BBC America.

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TRAILER: Amazing Spiderman 2


By Dave Bouressa

The trailer for "The Amazing Spiderman 2" has officially hit the web (pun intended), and it seems to be rocking the internet with teases of what looks to be possibly the best Spiderman film to date. Check it out:


 



We’ve always known that Spider-Man’s most important battle has been within himself: the struggle between the ordinary obligations of Peter Parker and the extraordinary responsibilities of Spider-Man. But in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Peter Parker finds that a greater conflict lies ahead.
It’s great to be Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield). For Peter Parker, there’s no feeling quite like swinging between skyscrapers, embracing being the hero, and spending time with Gwen (Emma Stone). But being Spider-Man comes at a price: only Spider-Man can protect his fellow New Yorkers from the formidable villains that threaten the city. With the emergence of Electro (Jamie Foxx), Peter must confront a foe far more powerful than he. And as his old friend, Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), returns, Peter comes to realize that all of his enemies have one thing in common: OsCorp. - ComicBook Resources
"The Amazing Spiderman 2" hits theaters May 2nd, 2014.

Friday, November 29, 2013

R2-D2 USB Car Charger?!



By Dave Bouressa

Ever wanted to feel like converting your car into an X-Wing fighter? You've got C-3PO giving you directions via your TomTom GPS, but why should 3PO have all the glory? Why not add an R2-D2 USB charger for your iPod while you blast "Duel of the Fates" in your car while driving down the highway?




Fitting directly into your cup holder, this fully voiced and head-moving R2 unit gives the perfect amount of Star Wars to any car.


Be sure to pick up this new little gadget by ThinkGeek, just in time for the holidays! And for only $50, it is sure to be a fantastic addition to any car-turned-starship.


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Thursday, November 21, 2013

TRAILER: The Avengers: Gag Reel Edition



By Dave Bouressa

What happens when "Earth's Mightiest Heroes" don't take the end of the world at the hands of an alien army led by the god of chaos and mischief seriously? Hilarity.

Check out this hilarious "trailer" of Marvel's Avengers, made using the behind-the-scenes blooper footage, edited by "OneMinuteGalactica" from Slacktory.

 

If these guys are our last defense against an alien invasion, we're doomed...

But how can you say "no" to this face?
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

TRAILER: Muppets Most Wanted



By Dave Bouressa

Wakka-Wakka! The Muppets are back in their all new hilarious big-screen adventure! After the incredible success of the 2011 Muppet Movie, it is not surprising that Disney wants to revisit the Muppets on the big screen. This time, we introduce a new Muppet, "Constantine", an evil criminal mastermind who bares a resemblance to a certain frog. Check out the trailer below.



Following on from 2011's smash-hit The Muppets, all your favorite characters are back in an hilarious all-new spy thriller adventure in Disney's MUPPETS: MOST WANTED, hitting cinemas March 2014. Packed with celebrity cameos and featuring star turns from Ricky Gervais, Tiny Fey and Ty Burrell, MUPPETS: MOST WANTED takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, including stops in Berlin, Madrid, Dublin and London. But mayhem follows them overseas as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine, the World's Number One Criminal, and dead-ringer for Kermit.

Disney's "Muppets Most Wanted" is directed by James Bobin and produced by David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman. Bobin co-wrote the screenplay with Nicholas Stoller, who is also executive producer with John G. Scotti. Featuring music from Academy Award®-winning songwriter Bret McKenzie, "Muppets Most Wanted" hits UK cinemas on March 28, 2014. Source


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Monday, November 18, 2013

REVIEW: Pokemon Origins: Episode 1


By Dave Bouressa

As a child in the 1990's nothing hit quite as hard as the Pokemon phenomenon. From the card games, to the video games, to the TV series, some could say that it was this generations 'Star Wars' in regards to it's instant popularity. It got to the point where schools were banning Pokemon cards because kids were getting mugged for them.

Regarding the media of Pokemon, there were two main outlets. The "Red" and "Blue" version Gameboy games and the anime series. While the series was much more child friendly, showing us the adventures of Ash Ketchum and his Pikachu (which the later "Yellow" version was later based off of), the game was much more based on the player and his (or her) personal adventures through the Kanto Region. 16 years, 19 games, and 567 Pokemon later, Nintendo has decided to go back to its roots and pay homage to where it all began with a brand new mini-series: Pokemon Origins. The Japanese version of the 4-part mini-series has been out for some time, but the English dub was only released a few days ago.

(If you want to avoid spoilers before watching the episode, scroll to the bottom)


The story starts out with Professor Oak giving us the "Welcome to the world of Pokemon" speech, taking us right into climactic battle between Gengar and Nidorino from the opening cutscene of the game. We are then introduced to Red, who is eager to start his Pokemon journey. We immediately run into his rival Blue. It is interesting that they decided to change Blue's name, but not the color of his vest from green to blue, given that the character's name in Japan is Green-in Japan, there were 3 games-Red, Blue, and Green. Red made it overseas as is, but the Japanese Green became the American Blue, and the Japanese Blue never made it overseas. Regardless, even viewers unfamiliar with the history of Pokemon are able to learn fairly quickly that Blue is Red's childhood rival.

We are then shown perhaps the most difficult choice of anyone who has played Pokemon: choosing their "starter" Pokemon. Red goes with Charmander-the fire Pokemon, while Blue (being the son-of-a-bitch that he is) goes with Squirtle-the water Pokemon. 

Red then begins his adventure, hitting all of the points that every new player in the games experiences at the beginning of the game, from catching basic Pokemon like Pidgey and Rattata, to fighting "Youngsters" and attempting to capture their Pokemon, until meeting up with Blue for a Pokemon battle along the way to Viridian City.

Here is where the original anime and this series differ. While the original series was much more "cartoony",  the battles were still exciting and were fun to watch. Pokemon Origins gives the viewer the much more serious tone of battling, with movements and attacks that look much more real, and almost give the fight a "dogfighting" kind of feel, which is how we felt playing those games. To us, it was real.

After Red mercilessly gets his butt kicked, he receives some advice from a currently unnamed Brock, who had been watching the battle from afar. After a quick visit to the Pokemon Center, Red makes his way to the Pewter City gym, facing Brock and his infamous duo of Geodude and Onix. 


Anyone who has played the original Red and Blue games can tell you that Brock is one heck of a challenge to beat if you've selected Charmander as your starter because, as Brock explains, fire type Pokemon are weak against Rock type. This series is no exception as Red's Pokemon get knocked out one-by-one by Onix, literally going through a Nidoran, a Spearow, a Rattata, and a Metapod all in less than 60 seconds. Due to a lucky Stringshot attack from Metapod (and Red discovering that Pokemon aren't just tools to fight, but partners), Charmander is able to take out Onix, resulting in Red winning TM34 (Bide) and the Boulder Badge, sending Red on his way to become Pokemon Champion.


In short, this made me feel like it was 1998 all over again. This series made me feel like I was truly in the Pokemon universe in ways the original anime could not. What truly sells it is the fact that many of the gimmicks from the original series are taken out. For example, Pokemon no longer say their names. It makes the Pokemon feel much more like "creatures" as opposed to "characters". Secondly, the battles are much more real. When Squirtle uses Bite on Charmander, you can see the pain on Charmander's face, and hear it in his screams. This makes the stakes much higher, and adds a much more emotional connection to the Pokemon. It also loses the "Gotta Catch 'em all" tagline. Of course, filing the Pokedex is a priority, but it isn't pounded into you as a marketing catchphrase. 

This is what Pokemon should have been, and it truly is a shame that Pokemon Origins is only a four episode series. For years, no medium has been able to fully replicate the emotional connection that the original games had up until the fairly released "X" and "Y" games, which are the closest things players have ever come to reliving that nostalgia (which is why the majority of X and Y players are in their young to mid 20's). However, if you truly want to relive the moments of Pokemon Red and Pokemon Blue, and can't find that old Gameboy color buried deep within the attic, sit back and enjoy Pokemon Origins.




Be sure to check back for our review of Pokemon Origins: Episode 2.


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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Doctor Who Fans Get Special Surprise for 50th Anniversary Prequel Mini-Episode "The Night of the Doctor"


By Dave Bouressa


In the build-up to the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special on November 23rd, the BBC is releasing two "mini-episodes" entitled "The Night of the Doctor" and "The Last Day", all leading up to "The Day of the Doctor". 

"The Night of the Doctor" has officially hit the internet, and without going any further, check it out below: 





For the first time since 1996, Paul McGann makes his on-screen appearance as the 8th Doctor. Up until this point all that was known was that we left the 8th Doctor in 1996, and came back in 2005 with the 9th Doctor, only being told that he had fought in a war, and given Eccelston's performance in the premiere episode of the revived series, it was subtly hinted that he had only recently regenerated prior to the premiere.



However, now we get an official (and much delayed) Paul McGann regeneration into John Hurt's "Doctor" which is now officially named "The War Doctor".


Seeing the Doctor's desperation and guilt from "being the good man" that he is, we see him literally cast aside all of that to become the "Doctor no longer". This truly sells why Christopher Eccelston's Doctor is so angry and shellshocked when he talks about Daleks and the Time War.

What really makes this mini-episode is McGann's performance. It almost saddens me to know that when the series came back in 2005, he wasn't even considered to reprise the role, yet this video shows that he not only still has acting chops, but could easily hold his own in the current 'Who' universe.

After this mini-episode, many doors have been opened, and because of that, what doors wait closed? What could "The Last Night" be about? Could we see an official Hurt to Eccelston regernation at the end of the 50th? Unless you have a T.A.R.D.I.S., then we will just have to wait and see.

"The Day of the Doctor" premieres worldwide on November 23rd, 2013

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Elizabeth Olsen Officially Confirmed as Scarlet Witch in "Avengers: Age of Ultron"



By Dave Bouressa

When big name movies come around, the next step is always big name casting rumors, from Star Wars, to Avengers, to Star Trek, etc.

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal back in Octorber, Samuel L. Jackson accidentally let slip that Elizabeth Olsen was playing Scarlet Witch in the latest installment in Joss Whedon's Avengers line-up by stating:

"I don’t think we begin shooting before March of next year. I know we're shooting in London, that James Spader is Ultron and going to be the bad guy, and that we added Ms. [Elizabeth] Olsen [who will play the Scarlet Witch], but I don’t know what she’s doing, if she’s on the inside or the outside. I haven't seen a script."


As suspected, the internet exploded with rumors, "confirmations", and everything one could possibly think of. However, Olsen has officially come out and confirmed that she is, in fact, playing Scarlet Witch in "Avengers: Age of Ultron".


"It's so fun," she told the site, adding that she looked forward to collaborating again with her co-star in the "Godzilla" reboot, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who'll play her twin brother, Quicksilver, in "Avengers."

"Even though in 'Godzilla' we play husband and wife, we don't have a lot of scenes together," Olsen said. "I just love him. I love his family. I love his kids. I'm so excited ... to actually work with each other. I think it's going to be fun." 
 -  Moviefone


"Avengers: Age of Ultron" comes out May 1st 2015.

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Saturday, November 9, 2013

TRAILER: Doctor Who 50th Anniversary "The Day of the Doctor"


By Dave Bouressa

After a very very long wait and months of anticipation, the BBC has officially released the long-awaited trailer for the doctor Who 50th Anniversary.



Check out the official plot synopsis:

"The Doctors embark on their greatest adventure in this 50th anniversary special. In 2013, something terrible is awakening in London’s National Gallery; in 1562, a murderous plot is afoot in Elizabethan England; and somewhere in space an ancient battle reaches its devastating conclusion. All of reality is at stake as the Doctor’s own dangerous past comes back to haunt him."  -Telegraph.co.uk


The 50th Anniversary DVD will include two mini-episodes, building up to the special. The mini-episodes will be entitled "The Last Day" (running at about 4 minutes) and "The Night of the Doctor" (running at about 7 minutes), leading all up to "The Day of the Doctor" (running at about 75 minutes).

Along with the television premiere, theatrical screenings will be held in several countries in 3D. Be sure to check out the closest location near you and when they are playing!

"The Day of the Doctor" stars Matt Smith, David Tennant, John Hurt, Jenna Colman, and Billie Piper and premieres November 23rd worldwide at 2:50pm ET.


UPDATE:

The BBC has released a longer second trailer. Check it out!






Thursday, November 7, 2013

Star Wars Episode VII Officially Has a Release Date



By Dave Bouressa

After Lucasfilm and Disney playing tug-of-war with a 2016 vs a 2015 release date for the latest installment in the Star Wars franchise for the past month or so, a release date has officially been announced!

With this coming directly from the StarWars.com website, you can't get more official than that. Check it out below:

With pre-production in full-swing, a confirmed release date of December 18, 2015, has been set for Lucasfilm's highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII.
"We're very excited to share the official 2015 release date for Star Wars: Episode VII, where it will not only anchor the popular holiday filmgoing season but also ensure our extraordinary filmmaking team has the time needed to deliver a sensational picture," said Alan Horn, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios.
Star Wars: Episode VII will be directed by J.J. Abrams (Super 8Mission: Impossible IIIStar Trek) and is being scripted by Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan (Raiders of the Lost ArkThe Empire Strikes BackReturn of the Jedi). Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, J.J. Abrams, and Bryan Burk are producing, with Tommy Harper (Mission: Impossible - Ghost ProtocolJack RyanStar Trek Into Darkness) and Jason McGatlin (Tintin,War of the Worlds) serving as executive producers. John Williams is returning to score Star Wars: Episode VII.
Shooting is scheduled to begin spring 2014 at Pinewood Studios.


Disney, you evil marketing geniuses. I can practically hear it now:  "Let's take one of the biggest film franchises in the world with possibly the biggest and most profitable toylines in human history and release the most anticipated Star Wars film since 1999 a week before Christmas."

Hope your wallet is ready because it's going to be one hell of a holiday season.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

"Who's Better: Thor or Loki?" Tom Hiddleston Stars in AT&T Parody



By Dave Bouressa

You know those adorable AT&T commercials where a man is in a classroom with four children asking "What's better: more or less" and the kids come up with an adorable and somewhat hilarious response? Of course you do-because everybody has seen those all over the place and love every single one. And that has not gone unnoticed.

Marvel has whipped out it's new bag of tricks by having everyone's favorite Marvel villain do the exact same thing on Comedy Central for the upcoming 'Thor 2: The Dark World', and hilarity ensues.



There is something adorably hilarious about seeing the God of Chaos push over a small girl, but maybe that's just me. Hopefully we get more of these in the upcoming week until the film's release.

'Thor 2: The Dark World' comes out November 9th, 2013.


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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

TRAILER: Telltale's The Walking Dead: Season Two


By Dave Bouressa


Anyone who has played the original 'Walking Dead' game by Telltale will tell you that it is one of the best, if not the best, zombie games around regarding character development and story. What was great about the game was not only its "choose your own story" formula resulting in different outcomes, but the fact that any one of the main characters could die at any second without a single notice. Yet, throughout it all, one character stuck with the hearts of players: Clementine-a poor little girl who lost her parents and became the unofficial adopted daughter of Lee Everett (the playable character).



Without giving away any spoilers about how she ends up in her scenario, the game ends with Clementine wandering through a field, seeing just few small figures in the far distance. Her reaction goes from relief, to confusion, to fear-and sudden cut to black, leaving the player equally as confused and scared.

Several months ago, Telltale released a stand-alone "chapter" called '400 Days', acting as a bridge between the two seasons, however, Telltale has since put out a trailer for the upcoming "Season" in their 'Walking Dead' saga. Check it out.




Here is the official Plot Synopsis of the game:


The Walking Dead: Season Two continues the story of Clementine, a young girl orphaned by the undead apocalypse. Left to fend for herself, she has been forced to learn how to survive in a world gone mad.

Many months have passed since the events seen in Season One of The Walking Dead, and Clementine is searching for safety. But what can an ordinary child do to stay alive when the living can be just as bad -- and sometimes worse -- than the dead? As Clementine, you will be tested by situations and dilemmas that will test your morals and your instinct for survival. Your decisions and actions will change the story around you, in this sequel to 2012's Game of the Year.

Key Features:

-Decisions you made in Season One and in 400 Days will affect your story in Season Two
-Based on Robert Kirkman's award-winning comic books
-Play as Clementine, an orphaned girl forced to grow up fast by the world around her
-A sequel to 2012's Game of the Year


 If you have not played the first game, you are considerably missing out on one of the most heart-breaking and entertaining stories seen in a video game in a long time. And for those of you not particularly into video games, the game is beyond user friendly. The entire game acts more like an interactive cutscene, where 80% of the game acts as an engaging and interactive movie, 10% is simple "point and click", and the remainder is reacting to quicktime events. I have never had so much fun with a game where actually playing the game is minimal. Do yourself a favor and buy the first game, then once you've finished, you will not be able to wait for the second game to come out.

No release date has been announced as of yet, but you can pre-order the game and receive 10% off your digital download.

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