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  • Clip From ‘Divergent’ Reveals Four’s Tattoos; Director Neil Burger Won’t Return For Sequel

    Posted Saturday, December 21st, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Although this scene was already glimpsed in the official trailer, a longer clip of Four, played by Theo James, revealing his tattoos to Tris (Shailene Woodley) has been released. In the book, the members of the Dauntless faction all get tattoos as an indoctrinating/coming of age act to show their bravery and toughness.  Tris opts for a […]

  • ‘Twilight’ Lawsuit Claims The Movies Are Racist And Perverted

    Posted Friday, December 20th, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    ‘The Twilight Saga’ series, the books and movies, is hardly without its critics.  But at the same time, it has one of the largest and most loyal followings in all of fandom.  But apparently one group are such non-fans, they’re SUING! Between the Lines Productions has filed a law suit accusing the movie of racism and […]

  • Movie Review: ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

    Posted Friday, December 13th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4
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    While I love the great Tolkien books and am still amazed at the accomplishment of Peter Jackson’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy — a film powerhouse that’s raked in almost three billion dollars worldwide — I have to be candid and say that I was not as thrilled with ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’. That’s the […]

  • Robert Knepper Lands Two Roles in ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ and ‘Arrow’

    Posted Thursday, December 12th, 2013 05:17 pm GMT -4
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    ‘Prison Break’ and ‘Percy Jackson’ actor Robert Knepper has landed two big roles in genre projects.  First, he is joining the cast of ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Parts I and II” as Antonius.  Wait who?!  No, the character isn’t from the novel.  He is described as “the minister to Panem President Coriolanus Snow (Donald Sutherland).”  […]

  • Book Review: ‘All These Things I’ve Done” by Gabrielle Zevin

    Posted Sunday, December 1st, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Picture the roaring twenties, with pinstriped suits, fedoras, headbands with feathers, and of course prohibition. Only picture it in a modern-day setting, and rather than bathtub alcohol and hard-to-find metal, paper and water are now heavily rationed commodities, and coffee and chocolate are illegal. In ‘All These Things I’ve Done’ by Gabrielle Zevin, Anya Balanchine […]

  • Isaac Asimov Was Suspected To Be A Soviet Agent By The FBI

    Posted Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    We science fiction fans have been learning all sorts of new things about our favorite authors in recent years. One of these things is that more and more of them are being revealed as suspected communists during the Red Scare and beyond. Ray Bradbury, for example, was investigated for planning to go to Cuba, and supposedly […]

  • Warner Brothers Is Bringing ‘Peter Pan’ Back To The Big Screen In An Origin Story

    Posted Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 04:08 pm GMT -4
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    Director Joe Wright has signed on to direct a new ‘Peter Pan’ origin movie for Warner Brothers.  Greg Berlanti (TV’s ‘Arrow’) is producing the movie, and the script is by Jason Fuchs.  Fuchs previously scripted ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’.  The project is being overseen by Sarah Schechter and is apparently very high on Warner Brothers’ […]

  • Watch The Full-Length ‘Divergent’ Trailer And An Interview With Veronica Roth

    Posted Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 02:02 pm GMT -4
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    Set to premier on March 21, 2014 is the live-action film adaptation of Veronica Roth’s best-selling YA novel ‘Divergent’.  Set in a dystopian future version of Chicago, the tale follows Beatrice ‘Tris’ Prior (played by Shailene Woodley) as she breaks away from her family’s sect Abnegation (the selfless) and decides to become Dauntless (the brave).  […]

  • Neil Gaiman Explains Why The Continuation Of ‘The Sandman’ Prequel Will Be Late

    Posted Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 05:18 pm GMT -4
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    All of us Neil Gaiman fans are used to hearing stories about missing deadlines, or just narrowly meeting them, and we laugh and say “well, we knew it was going to be good, so let us wait.” For those of you who may not be as diehard, just know that this is how he has […]

  • The First Poster From Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ Starring Angelina Jolie

    Posted Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 04:26 pm GMT -4
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    Forget those milquetoast princesses.  We all know the bad girls have all the fun!  Disney has apparently become hip to this fact and are now focusing on those often overlooked villainesses, the first of which is due to hit theaters next year.  ‘Maleficent’ features Angelina Jolie in the iconic role as Sleeping Beauty’s adversary. First, […]

  • Book Review: ‘At The Behest Of The Dead’ By Timothy W. Long

    Posted Sunday, November 10th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4
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    When you sit down to read a book whose author is primarily known for zombie novels you’d probably have a certain expectation in mind for his work. Timothy W. Long had taken that expectation, turned it on it’s side, and thrown it out the door as he introduces his readers to Phineas Cavanaugh in ‘At […]

  • Two New Clips From ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’

    Posted Friday, November 8th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4
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    The second Hunger Games movie, ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ will be a surefire hit, but just in case, promotions for the film have increased as we approach the November 22 release date. The second movie finds the co-victors of the last Games, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Melark (Josh Hutcherson) dragged back into […]

  • Orson Scott Card’s Announcement Of ‘Ender’s Game’ Sequels Is Problematic at Worst

    Posted Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    When it comes to ‘Ender’s Game’, it seems to be a never-ending stream of news. What’s the lastest? Well, Orson Scott Card is releasing ‘Ender’s Game’ sequels. Announced in the video below, Card describes it as: “A new set of sequels to Ender’s Game, It’s for a YA audience, but it’s what happens to Battle […]

  • Samuel L. Jackson Joins John Cusack In Stephen King’s ‘Cell’

    Posted Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 01:43 pm GMT -4
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    It looks as if the adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘Cell’ is finally about to move forward as they’ve added Samuel L. Jackson (‘The Avengers‘) to the cast. We’ve known for over a year that John Cusack (‘The Raven‘) had joined the cast but there’s been no word of progress since that time. Cusack has been […]

  • Catch The Newest ‘Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters’ Trailer

    Posted Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones’ may have stumbled at the box office, but it will be getting a sequel nevertheless.  Movie studios are still trying to find their version of ‘Twilight’ which garnered a cult following and generated millions in merchandise sales. With that in mind, the Weinstein Company will be bringing ‘Vampire Academy: […]