• Green Lantern Extreme Thrill Coaster Debuted At Six Flags Great Adventure

    Posted Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 08:08 am GMT -4
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    It was “standing room only” on May 19 at Six Flags Great Adventure’s premiere of the highly-anticipated, new, stand-up thrill coaster, Green Lantern, based on the DC Comics’ Super Hero.  Standing 15 stories tall and reaching speeds of 63 mph, Green Lantern ranks among the tallest and fastest roller coasters of its kind anywhere in […]

  • Anchor Bay Acquires ‘Redline’

    Posted Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 09:12 pm GMT -4
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    Anchor Bay Films recently announced the acquisition of Katsuhito Ishii’s ‘Redline’ with all rights in North America, the U.K. as well as Australia and New Zealand. The film will be released under Anchor Bay’s Manga brand this fall. Written by Katsuhito Ishii (director of The Taste of Tea, Funky Forest, Shark Skin Man & Peach […]

  • What’s on Comic Book Stands – June 1st

    Posted Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 06:08 pm GMT -4
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    Here is the list of new comics, trade paperbacks and more shipping 06/01/2011. As always check with your retailer for availability, as not all releases may be on sale in all areas at the same time. It’s a Flashpoint kind of a week as Flashpoint #2 and a whole mess of Flashpoint tie-ins make their […]

  • Comic Review: ‘Star Wars The Old Republic Vol 2: Threat of Peace’

    Posted Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 02:06 pm GMT -4
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    Star Wars: The Old Republic stories take place three hundred years after Knights of the Old Republic. They are in the same timeline as the upcoming MMO (no release date is set) of the same name. Threat of Peace brings us into a galaxy in peril. Yes, that sounds a bit familiar. The Galactic Republic […]

  • Future Scientist-Astronauts and Educator-Astronauts Offered Training at NASTAR Center

    Posted Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 11:58 am GMT -4
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    Environmental Tectonics Corporation’s The NASTAR Center, the premier commercial aerospace training and research center in the world, and member of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, conducted last week its latest set of Suborbital Scientist space training for future scientist-astronauts and educator-astronauts.  Participants learned how to design and fly scientific research experiments onboard commercial suborbital spacecraft such […]

  • Genre Movies Hitting Theaters This Week (6-3-11): ‘X-Men: First Class’

    Posted Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 10:55 am GMT -4
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    Summer is nearly upon us and this is normally when the really interesting movies start hitting the box office.  Hollywood knows that people are going on vacations and enjoying their time away from work, and what better way to distract yourself from the stresses of life than by seeing a movie? Coming out this week […]

  • Shanda Games’ ‘Legend of Immortals’ Open Testing Launch Receives Overwhelming Response

    Posted Monday, May 30th, 2011 09:11 pm GMT -4
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    Shanda Games, a leading online game developer and publisher in China, has received an overwhelming response to its recent open testing launch of ‘Legend of Immortals’. ‘Legend of Immortals’ is a highly anticipated massively multi-player online role playing game (MMORPG) adapted from the immensely popular novel ‘Xing Chen Bian’. Since the launch of testing, the […]

  • ‘Through The Wormhole With Morgan Freeman’ Returns To The Science Channel For A Second Season

    Posted Monday, May 30th, 2011 06:09 pm GMT -4
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    The iconic Morgan Freeman returns to SCIENCE on Wednesday, June 8, at 9:00 PM (ET/PT) for a second season of ‘Through The Wormhole With Morgan Freeman’. Each of the ten world-premiere episodes poses an all-new question that spans space, science and the unknown – and peaks Freeman’s insatiable curiosity.  The series breaks down the walls […]

  • Science Feature: The ‘Myth’ of the Evil Aliens

    Posted Monday, May 30th, 2011 02:04 pm GMT -4
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    Michael Shermer’s ‘Skeptic’ column in Scientific American is billed as “Viewing the world with a rational eye”. In his latest piece ‘The Myth of the Evil Aliens’ (June, 2011) Shermer starts by noting that with new technology such as the Allen Telescope Array, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) may soon bear fruit. So what […]

  • ‘Star Trek’ Animated Series Possibly In The Works

    Posted Monday, May 30th, 2011 11:01 am GMT -4
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    ‘Star Trek’ fans, you  may or may not be happy to hear this.  It’s been about six years since any new episodes of ‘Enterprise’ have aired, which basically means you’ve been experiencing a dry spell.  Nothing new or imaginative has come out since then which is pretty disappointing.  But Cinema Blend is reporting that there may […]

  • Snow White Battle Intensifies Between Universal Pictures and Relativity Media

    Posted Monday, May 30th, 2011 08:08 am GMT -4
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    I’ve heard of battles between movies before…but Snow White?  Really?  Anyway,  Universal Pictures and Relativity Media entrenched and are going ahead with their rival Snow White films.  Deadline reported that Universal, which had the later release date, decided to “swap release dates of Judd Apatow’s next untitled film (which was supposed to come out June […]

  • Comic Book Review: Cobra #1

    Posted Sunday, May 29th, 2011 08:27 pm GMT -4
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    Cobra Commander is dead! Long live Cobra Commander! The question is… who is the next Cobra Commander? The role of leader must be filled and the most lethal and cunning Cobra operatives must compete to see who will reign supreme. The winner of the contest will be the one to kill the most G.I. Joes. […]

  • Comic Book Review: Green Arrow #12

    Posted Sunday, May 29th, 2011 05:37 pm GMT -4
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    Brightest Day is over. It actually ended last month. Green Arrow #12 wraps up the Emerald Archers part in the universe spanning event. I have been a big fan of J.T. Krul’s take on Oliver Queen. That being said, I am happy the Brightest Day tie-in is over. Before the tie-in event started, Green Arrow […]

  • Universal Attempts To Trim ‘Dark Tower’ Budget, Delays Release

    Posted Sunday, May 29th, 2011 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    Here’s some more news from Universal Pictures… Unfortunately it seems as though they’ve had to push this year’s start date on the Ron Howard-directed adaptation of Stephen King’s novel series Dark Tower until February.  Mike Fleming from Deadline recently reported that “it was supposed to start this summer. The studio will work with the filmmakers […]

  • ‘Conan’ Director Marcus Nispel’s Next Project Is ‘Backmask’

    Posted Sunday, May 29th, 2011 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    I’ve never been a fan of the Conan the Barbarian movies, but those who are might enjoy this.  Apparently Marcus Nispel, who worked on Conan, ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ and ‘Friday the 13th’ will next direct Backmask, a $10 million film that will begin shooting this summer. According to Mike Fleming from Deadline, “Nispel is […]