Scott West - Writer and Assistant Editor

  • ‘Boilerplate’ Graphic Novel Gets Writers For Film Adaptation

    Posted Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    Writer Paul Guinan and artist Anina Bennett’s graphic novel ‘Boilerplate: History’s Mechanical Marvel’ was just released on October 1st but it’s already been optioned by Paramount and J.J. Abram’s Bad Robot Productions. Paramount has already lined up the writers John D. Payne and Patrick McKay to pen a script for the film adaptation. Both Payne […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Detective Comics’ #3

    Posted Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    At the end of ‘Detective Comics’ #2, Batman discovered the Dollmaker hovering over Jim Gordon with stiches all over his face. This issue begins as the Bat jumps into action by taking on Dollmaker and his twisted minions. With all their quirks and horrific creepy vibe, these guys are a perfect fit for Batman’s rogues […]

  • The Full Length ‘Underworld: Awakening 3D’ Trailer Is All Out War

    Posted Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    When the teaser trailer for the upcoming fourth ‘Underworld’ film, titled ‘Underworld: Awakening’ hit, I said it looked like more of the same. Kate Beckinsale in tight leather running around in a blue camera-filtered stage and smashing werewolves. The final full length trailer hit today and it’s done little to sway my mostly negative opinion of […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Action Comics’ #3

    Posted Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 01:27 pm GMT -5
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    With ‘Action Comics’ #2 ending on the cliffhanger that Lex Luthor wasn’t the big bad in Grant Morrison’s first arc of this series, this issue only builds on the dread of what’s coming. It starts with a flashback to Krypton and the city of Kandor. Morrison puts a few new twists on the tale but, […]

  • Is The ‘Smallville’ Cast Returning For ‘Metropolis’?

    Posted Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    Even while the CW’s hit ‘Smallville’ was still on the air, fans were clamoring for the show’s star, Tom Welling, to put on the red and blue tights and become the Superman that he was destined to be. When Welling declined the part of the Man of Steel in 2006’s ‘Superman Returns’, fans were upset […]

  • Henry Cavill And Michael Shannon Talk Zod, Costumes And Why Superman Doesn’t Need To Be An American Actor

    Posted Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 01:00 pm GMT -5
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    Henry Cavill On His Superman Suit, Shirtless Pics And Why Superman Doesn’t Have To Be Played By An American Since Henry Cavill was cast as the Man of Steel in Zack Snyder’s movie titled… well… ‘Man of Steel’, comic fanboys have nitpicked everything about anything that has leaked from the set. Some weren’t fans of […]

  • The Batwing And Bane’s Doomsday Machine On ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Set (Updated)

    Posted Monday, October 31st, 2011 11:01 am GMT -5
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    Yesterday, the internet was treated with some on-set images and video of Christian Bale and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in costume on the set of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’. Today, yet another set of images have hit the web from the set. There are no characters to be seen in this set but it does give a […]

  • Latest Photos, Videos And News From Set Of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

    Posted Sunday, October 30th, 2011 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ New Set Photos Filming for Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ has moved from Los Angeles to New York and the images have already begun to hit the web. The first set making the rounds show Christian Bale and Joseph Gordon Levitt in full costume outside of NYC’s Trump Tower (which […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘All-Star Western’ #2

    Posted Sunday, October 30th, 2011 09:00 am GMT -5
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    ‘All-Star Western’ #1 started off this series with a bang. It reintroduced the gristled bounty hunter Jonah Hex to a new audience. In the new post-relaunch DC Universe, Jonah Hex has travelled to Gotham City in the late 1800s to investigate a series of murders that have been plaguing the city. Hex is teamed up […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Venom’ #8 (A Spider-Island Tie-In)

    Posted Saturday, October 29th, 2011 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Spider-Island is in full effect. Scientists are attemptint to cure the Spider-King and turn him back into Steve Rogers (Captain America). Meanwhile, Flash Thompson has stashed his Agent Venom threads while he tends to the personal matter. His father has just died and he’s comforting his girlfriend Betty. In the midst of their conversation, Flash […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘FF’ #11

    Posted Saturday, October 29th, 2011 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    In ‘FF’ #10, the Future Foundation got a brief bit of downtime after stopping a group of Reed Richards from alternate universes from starting an intergalactic war. Now it seems as if war has come regardless as the Kree, under the command of Ronan the Accuser has attacked the Earthen home of the Inhumans. At […]

  • Update: The ‘Harry Potter’ Movies Aren’t Going Directly Into Gringott’s Vault In December

    Posted Friday, October 28th, 2011 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    A couple of days ago, Warner Brother’s announced that all eight of the ‘Harry Potter’ films would no longer be available on DVD or Blu-ray after December 29th of this year. This announcement set off a backlash from some fans claiming that the move was akin to Disney’s practice of locking away classics in their […]

  • Philip K. Dick Estate In Legal Battle Over ‘The Adjustment Bureau’

    Posted Friday, October 28th, 2011 02:00 pm GMT -5
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    In 2001, director George Nolfi optioned the rights to Philip K. Dick’s short story for the film ‘The Adjustment Bureau’. At that time, he agreed to pay $25,000 against the purchase price plus 2.5% of the net profits on the film to Dick’s estate. Then, in 2009, Media Rights Capital bought the project and gave […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #672 (Spider-Island Pt. 6)

    Posted Friday, October 28th, 2011 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Almost the entire populace of New York City has been turned into a group of mutated spider-monsters. The villainous Queen has been given boosted powers by the same experiment that returned Spider-Man’s spider-sense. Reed Richards has concocted an anti-venom to the mutations from… who else?… Anti-Venom, but has no way to distribute it through the […]

  • ‘Independence Day’ Sequels Moving Forward With Or Without Will Smith

    Posted Thursday, October 27th, 2011 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    The last time we heard about the sequels to ‘Independence Day’, word was that the two films were to be shot back-to-back with the first one expected to hit theaters some time in 2012. Roland Emmerich, the director of the original ‘Independence Day’ was set to return to the director’s chair with star Will Smith […]