Showing posts from October 21, 2012

New set photos give us our best look at RoboCop's new suit!

Straight from the set of the upcoming RoboCop, these two images gives fans an amazing look at actor Joel Kinnaman inside the new RoboCop suit.
The helmet looks awesome but I am weary of how the actual suit looks. It just looks like a regular suit than the body of a machine. I can only hope that it has a different look once I see it in a clip or something. What do you think of RoboCop's new look?
*Click images to enlarge.

Source: GeekTyrant

Bilbo Baggins encounters the trolls in The Hobbit's newest TV spot! [video]

The newest TV spot for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey features some new footage that shows fans that the comedic spirit of Middle Earth will remain alive in Peter Jackson's newest trilogy as it was within The Lord of the Rings. Watch as Bilbo Baggins tries to talk his way out of becoming dinner for a group of trolls in this newest TV spot. Enjoy!


New image from The Wolverine shows off Logan's bone claws!

Empire Magazine is full of great news this month and they have now given fans a fantastic image from The Wolverine that features Logan standing in an underground cave/prison. The great thing about this image is that Logan has bone claws! Since it was recently revealed that The Wolverine is set after the X-Men films, this image has to be from a flashback within the film. What do you think of this new image?
*Click image to enlarge.

Source: Empire Online

Man of Steel CG art in the style of Pixar!

Deviant Artist alejit0 has created this fantastic piece of CG art that features the new Superman from Zack Snyder's Man of Steel in the style of Pixar animation. This piece is current a work in progress as alejit0 is currently adding hair and skin textures to the piece.

What do you think of the piece so far? Let me know in the comments!

Source: Deviant Art - alejit0

Director of The Wolverine states it will NOT be a prequel!

Some very big, and shocking, news has surfaced about the upcoming film The Wolverine. Director James Mangold came forward in an interview with Empire Magazine and cleared up the timeline issue that has been surrounding his film. Until now fans had thought that The Wolverine would be a prequel to the X-Men films and focus on Logan's past. However, Mangold is now saying that the film is not a prequel and will actually take place after the original X-Men trilogy.

"Where this film sits in the universe of the films is after them all," reveals Mangold. "Jean Grey is gone, most of the X-Men are disbanded or gone, so there's a tremendous sense of isolation for him."

This quote may confuse fans since we just found out that Famke Janssen would be making a cameo in the movie as Jean Grey who Mangold just stated would still be dead. This would lead us to believe that Jean Grey's cameo will come as part of a flashback. Mangold then goes on to state that besides the…

Capcom admits Resident Evil 6 needs to be 'fixed' in new press release!

Resident Evil fans were excited to have a new game on the way but when they finally received Resident Evil 6 they were less than excited to see what they had gotten. (Frankly, the game was awful.) Both video game critics and fans alike were quite upset at the game the Capcom had released and the backlash that resulted shook the internet. Clearly, Capcom was going to get wind of these reactions to their newest game and they have come to a decision.  

Capcom has officially announced that due to the overwhelming amount of "player feedback" that they are going to give fans a "title update" that they say will both improve the game and the players' reaction to it.

Take a look at the press release from Capcom below:
Capcom is pleased to announce that, in response to player feedback, a free title update for both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of Resident Evil 6 will be made available in mid-December 2012. This update includes the following additions and …

Nintendo Direct video promotes upcoming 3DS titles! [video]

Nintendo held another Nintendo Direct video feed earlier this morning in which President and COO of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aime, spoke all about the upcoming titles for the Nintendo 3DS and the downloadable content (DLC) that certain games will have. In case you missed it this morning you can check out the whole feed here (30 minutes 28 seconds). If you are interested in watching the segment or trailer for a specific 3DS game you can check under the video and I have put the time stamps for the featured games. There are some great segments in this video! Enjoy!

Paper Mario: Sticker Star
1:03 – 6:32
Looks to be a lot of fun and very funny! (The Goat attack sticker is hilarious.)

Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask
6:40 – 8:15
Perfect for first time Professor Layton players due to Layton's high school backstory.

Cross Words Plus
9:00 – 9:20
More than 1,000 puzzles with more coming for free!

Art Academy: Lessons For Everyone
9:23 – 10:25
Great for artists and those wanting to…

Peter Jackson reveals big news about Smaug, the spiders of Mirkwood, and The Necromancer in The Hobbit!

The upcoming issue of Empire Magazine shares some great details for the upcoming movie trilogy for The Hobbit straight from director Peter Jackson himself. 

*Possible Spoilers ahead.

Jackson has revealed that fan may not need to wait as long as they first suspected to get a glimpse of the dragon Smaug. Jackson told empire than fans will see a "fleeting appearance" of Smaug during the prologue of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Though it may only possibly be a few seconds of screen time it's still great news that we'll get to see Smaug earlier than we thought we would.

Jackson continued to comment on the fact that the spiders of Mirkwood will not make an appearance until the second film in the trilogy and that they'll speak with a "psychic communication" that only Bilbo hears. This answers the question of whether or not we'll be seeing talking spiders in the film.

Lastly, it was revealed that in the second film, The Desolation of Smaug, fans will …

LEGO A Hobbit Halloween [video]

There is nothing more fun than setting up some fun pranks on your friends during the Halloween season and our favorite duo of Hobbits, Merry and Pippin, feel the same way. Watch this great LEGO video of our favorite group of Hobbit from The Lord of the Rings on Halloween night.
"Pippin and Merry need to learn a bit of discretion when it comes to their pranks. They forget that people like Aragorn take things a bit too seriously. Also, there are REAL spooks out in the forest too."

Source: YouTube - BrotherhoodWorkshop

First trailer for Evil Dead is dripping with blood! [video]

May fans of the Evil Dead movie were upset at the news that they were remaking the classic film. Now the official red band trailer has been released and you can see for yourself whether you think the remake will be as great as the original. This trailer is gruesome and is completely filled with blood. Enjoy!

Source: YouTube - SonyPictures

Fantastic comic - The Legend of Zelda: A Fool's Quest

The Legend of Zelda fans that have played The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time will find it hard to to burst out laughing after reading this comic. Presented by Dorkly, this comic has Adult Link traveling back in time to stop the fairy Navi from waking up Young Link at the beginning of the game. By doing this, Adult Link can actually save all of Hyrule from the evil Ganondorf before he even has a chance of taking over. But Link doesn't stop there. He makes one last stop to settle some unfinished business with the owl Kaepora Gaebora.  Enjoy!

Source: Dorkly

Great infographic breaks down every episode of The Walking Dead!

If you are a fan of AMC's The Walking Dead then this is definitely the infographic for you! It breaks down the formula of the show into it's basic components. After looking at this funny infographic it kind of makes you wonder why you aren't just rereading the graphic novels. 

Source: This Isn't Happiness

Empire Magazine features The Hobbit with 5 stunning covers!

To promote the highly anticipated release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Empire magazine has released their next issue with 5 different covers featuring the main characters of the film.

The five magazine covers feature a young Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), the wise wizardGandalf the Grey (Sir Ian McKellen), thetreacherous Gollum (Andy Serkis), the Queen of the Lothlorien Elves Galadriel (Cate Blanchett), and the fearless dwarf leader Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage).

Does it look like Galadriel (last cover) is flipping off the camera to anyone else?

Source: Daily Mail

Get ready to see a lot more of the TARDIS interior on Doctor Who!

Get ready to let out a cheer of excitement, Doctor Who fans! It's being reported that the title of Stephen Thompson's episode in the second of of the seventh season of Doctor Who is titled "Journey to the Center of the TARDIS". This title of course implies that fans will get to see a lot more of the TARDIS than we have seen in the current series.

Fans of the classic series of Doctor Who will know that rooms of the TARDIS interior used to be a regular sight on the show. However, since the series has returned all fans have seen are the console room, some random corridors ("The Doctor's Wife"), and a wardrobe area above the console room ("The Christmas Invasion").

It was also revealed by upcoming Doctor Who guest star Ashley Walters that, "in our episode it'll be the first time people get to see so much of the Tardis." This was shared with Radio Times after he spoke about his experience on the show and almost getting fired.

Iron Man 3 official trailer! [video]

After many teaser photos and two teaser trailers Marvel has finally released the first official trailer for Iron Man 3. With Shane Black directing, this is sure to be a darker and more intense film than we have seen in the past. I am definitely excited!
"In Marvel's "Iron Man 3", brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man played by Robert Downey Jr., is pitted against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?"

Source: Youtube - MarvelUK

Lo Pan Style - Gangnam Style meets Big Trouble In Little China! [video]

Gangnam Style parody videos have been flooding the internet but when I came across this particular I simply had to share it! This video crosses Psy's Gangnam Style with John Carpenter's 1986 film Big Trouble In Little China. What makes this video so amazing is that it has its own original lyrics, has a great video, and most importantly features the original David Lo Pan actor himself, James Hong. Furthermore, it is fully backed by John Carpenter as he brought this video to "Screamfest" last weekend and presented it.

Source: io9

James Bond meets Q in the newest clip from Skyfall! [video]

The newest clip from Skyfall features a scene where James Bond (Daniel Craig) is meeting his new Quartermaster, Q (Ben Whishaw), for the very first time. I for one am very excited to have Q back in the movies and can't wait to see the relationship that he has with Daniel Craig's James Bond.

Skyfall will hit theaters on November 9th.

Source: Yahoo Movies

First look at Bolg the Orc Chieftain from The Hobbit!

A fantastic image has come off the set of The Hobbit and it shows us  our first look at Bolg the Orc Chieftain! Bolg will be played by Conan Stevens and the make-up, costume, and design are absolutely badass!
"Bolg was an Orc chieftain, the son of Azog, who came to power in Moria after Azog was killed in the war with Dwarves. Bolg ruled Moria for some 150 years and led an army of Orcs in the Battle of Five Armies."
Take a look at Bolg the Orc Chieftain below and let me know what you think in the comments!

Source: Comic Book Movie
Source: the-hobbitmovie

First look at Ben Kingsley as The Mandarin in Iron Man 3!

More big news coming from Marvel about Iron Man 3 is the first look at actor Ben Kingsley as the film's villain, The Mandarin. 

Comic fans will know the Mandarin as "a Chinese exile who ventures into a remote, forbidden valley and discovers a crashed alien spaceship. Inside the ship are ten rings, each with a different power, which allow him to seek revenge on a world he considers unjust." However the studio has made it very clear in the past several months that this Iron Man film will be grounded on Earth and deal with real world problems. So you can be sure the the alien part of Mandarin's backstory will be rewritten for the film.

Entertainment Weekly makes a great point to the fans to point out that,
"Iron Man 3 will be more about a clash of technology, Feige says and those who have been paying close attention to the previous two films know that The Ten Rings is a term for the terrorist group that kidnapped Tony Stark in the first movie, and gave the …

Look at which returning X-Man will make a cameo in The Wolverine!

*Possible spoilers ahead.

Filming for The Wolverine has been underway but a big announcement has just surfaced about an original X-Man returning to reprise their role in the film.

It is being reported that even though The Wolverine is set before the original X-Men films that actress Famke Janssen flew down to Sydney, Australia last week to film a cameo role for the film as Jean Grey. This would of course mean that Wolverine and Jean Grey met prior to being at Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters in New York. This could work for Wolverine as he has lost his memories as his younger self but the film will have to explain why Jean Grey does not remember meeting him. At the moment Jean Grey's exact role in the story is unknown but it'll be interesting to see how they work her in.

Are you excited to see the return of Jamke Janssen as Jean Grey?

Source: We Got This Covered

Marvel releases 2 teaser trailers for the Iron Man 3 trailer [video]

Marvelhas released not one but two teaser trailers for the teaser trailer for Iron Man 3. Yes, you read that right. Teaser trailers for the teaser trailer. Both teasers are rather short at 10 seconds long but you get some interesting glimpses of certain characters. While the first teaser focuses on Pepper Potts and Tony Stark's newst suit of armor, the second teaser focuses on the supporting cast of the film.

If you want to see the full trailer it will be released tomorrow (Tuesday, October 23rd).

Trailer teaser #1

Trailer teaser #2

Source: Youtube - MARVEL
Source: Youtube - movieclipsTRAILERS

Link proposes to fiance after defeating Darth Vader! [video]

I came across this adorable marriage proposal and had to share it. Watch as Link, from The Legend of Zelda, battles through the Empire and the Dark Side of The Force to save his fiance.

In all fairness, she couldn't say no to Link. Furthermore, she definitely couldn't say no to Link after defeating Darth Vader!

Source: Dorkly

The Walking Dead: The Musical [video]

This funny video shows fans of The Walking Dead (or the Zombie Apocalypse in general) what the true intentions of the zombie horde really is. Though I know that singing and tap dancing zombies may scare some people more than the zombies trying to attack them. Watch the video and let me know what you think in the comments. Would you watch an entire zombie musical?

Source: Youtube - AVbyte

How to piss off your nerdy friends!

Here's a great comic that shows you what to say to your nerdy (geeky) friends to piss them off depending on what particular fandom they fall into.

Source: loldwell