Showing posts from April 27, 2014

Stunning TARDIS Dress from Geeky U!

Fashion has taken a lot of inspiration from movies and television lately and this stunning TARDIS dress inspired by the hit Sci-Fi show Doctor Who proves just that. The dress may be a little expensive at $299 but if you can afford it, this dress will surely make you the center of attention at any occasion.  This beautiful dress is not only custom made for it's buys but is hand-made as well. Incredible.
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New clip from How To Train Your Dragon 2 features Astrid and her dragon Storm Fly. [video]

The Vikings of Perth have been getting along very well with their dragons since How To Train Your Dragon and this new clip from the sequel, How to Train Your Dragon 2, will show you just how well. This is a fun clip that mixes the humor of the first film with the seriousness of the new film's story. Watch as Astrid shows off how well she has trained her dragon Storm Fly in this new clip "Storm Fly Fetch".

How To Train Your Dragon 2 June 13, 2014

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Wolverine meets Beast in this new clip from X-Men: Days of Future Past! [video]

Here's another clip from X-Men: Days of Future Past this time released by Norton. This new scene is a lot of fun and shows the meeting of Wolverine and Beast. We know Wolverine and Beast eventually become friends but as this clip will show you, meeting Wolverine for the first time isn't always a pleasant experience. Enjoy!

X-Men: Days of Future Past will be in theaters on May 23, 2014.

Source: YouTube - Norton

How The LEGO Movie should have ended! [video]

How It Should Have Ended has put out a new video that this time focuses on the recent The LEGO Movie. This video is truly a success as it is extremely funny! The same animation style as the movie is used here so it adds another level of connectivity and believability to the video which is great. Once again the folks at HISHE make some great points that make you wonder why this isn't the way that the film actually ended. Enjoy!

Source: YouTube - How It Should Have Ended

The Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary traveling art show hit NYC and it was amazing!

Last weekend I was lucky enough to attend the Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary traveling art show exhibit at Gallery 69 in New York City. Not only was I blown away by the amazing pieces of art in the show but it was just plain fun being surrounded by fellow Ghostbusters fans who were also enjoying the art.

The exhibit is being put on by Los Angeles' Gallery 1988 to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the film. About 78 artists have contributed their time and spectacular pieces to the show and many will be on sale during the events. The pieces vary from paintings to prints, and even sculptures.

Prices for the hand painted pieces were a bit steep for me at a couple hundred dollars or more but if you can afford the price they will certainly make your house look better and make your friends jealous. There were also posters and prints available that were much more affordable prices that were equally as amazing as the paintings. I was very excited to pick up a print titled "The Flowers…

Matt Smith cast in Terminator: Genesis!

Terminator: Genesis just made another big casting announcement and it just grabbed the attention of Sci-Fi fans everywhere! Paramount Pictures along with director Alan Taylor have officially announced the casting of Matt Smith, who is best known for his role as the Eleventh Doctor on Doctor Who, in an undisclosed role for the film.

It is being reported that Smith's role will play "a major role that will grow in the second and third films." This is pretty exciting news and fantastic news for the actor himself who has been keeping busy since his departure from Doctor Who

At the moment the cast includes Arnold Schwarzenegger as his signature cyborg role, Emilia Clarke as Sara Connor, Jason Clarke as John Connor, Jai Courtney as Kyle Reese, and Day Okeniyi as Danny Dyson. The cast is really shaping up and is grabbing a lot of serious talent. I can't wait to get more news about this film.
Terminator: Genesis is currently set to hit theaters on July 1, 2015.

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Futuristic technology and tactice change everything in the first trailer for Call of Duty: Advenced Warfare! [video]

Activision has just released the official trailer for the next Call of Duty video game that will be titled CAll of Duty: Advenced Warfare! Actor Kevin Spacey plays the main villain in the game and lends both his voice and likeness for the game which is really cool. This new installment will show gamers that the battlegrounds of the future will be completely different thanks to new technology and tactics.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare hits shelves on November 4, 2014.

Source: YouTube - CallOfDuty

Fantastic Game of Thrones art has Daenerys playing Joffrey in a high stakes game of checkers!

Artist Patrick Ballesteros has created this really fun piece of art that has the inhabitants of Westeros watching Daenerys Targaryen play King Joffrey in a game of checkers that very well could decide the fate of the Seven Realms!
"It's all fun and games until someone gets Kinged! This piece is a tiny tribute to all those fun loving kids in King's Landing. Let's just hope this game isn't anyones last." The art is titled "King Me" and is truly a great piece. There is a lot to dissect and discover in it. Ballesteros did an amazing job here.

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Andrew Garfield plays guitar and sings the Spider-Man theme song on The Tonight Show! [video]

While on the The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon actor Andrew Garfield strapped on a guitar and sung his heart out to his fans. What was his song of choice? The Spider-Men theme song! Watch as Garfield belts out the theme and jams on his guitar, with The Roots as his backup band,for all his fans to enjoy.

Source: YouTube - The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

How gamers eat their food! [video]

There have been a few funny "How __ Eat Their Food" videos in the past but the newest one is aimed specifically at gamers. "How Gamers Eat Their Food" will have gamers everywhere cracking up and you won't know what to expect. Truly amazing job, guys! Enjoy!

Source: YouTube - Mr.TVCow

Everything wrong with Spider-Man 3 in 13 minutes! [video]

I have a love/HATE relationship with Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 3 film. There are small moments that were done perfectly like the bell tower scene for example. However, there are also moments that were completely awful and those moments are too numerous to list.

Thanks to Cinema Sins newest video fans can watch a hilarious video that points out everything wrong with Spider-Man 3 in 13 minutes! Watch and relive things like the awful Venom storyline and that horrifying dance strut that Peter Parker does down the street. What was that?? I know this may seem like a scary video to watch but trust me that you'll be laughing throughout the entire thing. Enjoy!

Source: YouTube - CinemaSins

RBS' Cosplay Closet - TARDIS Optimus Prime!

Check out this awesome cosplay from Sakuracon that features Optimus Prime from Transformers in his robot form that transforms into the TARDIS from Doctor Who! This is a really fun, clever cosplay that I am sure was a big hit at Sakuracon. Though it may look simple in appearance you can see a lot of hard work went into creating it and the work shows. Especially on that fantastic helmet! Well done!
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Charles Xavier explains why he can walk in this new clip for X-Men: Days of Future Past! [video]

Here's the scene you've all been waiting for. Fox has released a new clip from X-Men: Days of Future Past that features a confrontation between Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) and Magneto (Michael Fassbender). After going their separate ways at the end of First Class, the once close friends apparently became quite estranged.
In the following clip, the X-Men founders are reunited on a plane with Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) and Hank McCoy (Nicholas Hoult). The last time Magneto saw Charles, he was on the ground wincing in pain. He'd just been shot in the spine with a deflected bullet (thanks, Moira MacTaggert), and was paralyzed from the waist down.
Much like many fans who've viewed DOFP's trailers up to this point, Magneto is surprised to see Charles standing, let alone walking. Charles explains to him, and us, how he regained feeling in his legs. This leads to a heated argument that opens up some old wounds. Perhaps it's best they get their issues out n…

Watch The Amazing Spider-Man as an 8-bit video game! [video]

CineFix has released their newest 8-bit Cinema video and this time they are converted Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man into 8-bit greatness (some 16-bit). Old school games had a certain spark to them and CineFix captures that spark in these fun videos.
"Can you guess what games inspired our 8-bit version of Amazing Spider-Man 2?" Enjoy!

Source: YouTube - CineFix

The Hulk gets motion capture tips from Gollum for Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron!

Fans who follow actor Mark Ruffalo on twitter were treated to a pretty cool bit of news. Mark Ruffalo has been sending out some fun tweets and photos from the set of Avengers: Age of Ultron but so far nothing big has been revealed from them. Just a lot of fun tweets talking about the cast and experiences on set.

Ruffalo has revealed that he has been working with actor Andy Serkis (Best known for his work as Gollum in The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit) to perfect his acting while wearing his motion capture suit for the Hulk.  "Well, I have been working with the great on the big green boy and he is going to be even better then A1." It's great to see that Ruffalo is talking his role of the Hulk seriously and looking to improve his mo-cap skills. And getting tips from one of the best actors to put on the suit is a great way to do it! I can't wait to see Ruffalo's performance as the Hulk in Avengers: Age of Ultron now!
Source: Twitter - Mark Ruffalo

The Amazing Spider-Man parkour! [video]

Ever wonder how Spider-Man gets around when he runs out of web fluid in his web shooters? Well this amazing parkour video answers just that! Watch Parkour Athlete Ronnie Shalvis jump through the streets and rooftops in what is truly one of the greatest parkour videos out there!

Source: YouTube - Ronnie Street Stunts

4 new photos released for Star Wars Rebels!

Take a look at these four great, new photos that have been released for the upcoming Disney show Star Wars Rebels. Star Wars Rebels will premiere with a one hour special this fall on the Disney Channel which will be followed by the full series on Disney XD. The new photos gives us a new look at our cast of heroes as well as a squad of Stormtroopers firing at an unknown target. This is one show that I am really excited for!

Fans should also keep their eyes peeled as it has been said that a full trailer will be released for Star Wars Rebels on May 4, 2014.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles releases their second trailer! [video]

The second official trailer has been released for the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film and it is packed with some great new footage. Some of the highlights from this new trailer include a glimpse of Shredder as well as Master Splinter wielding his katana, and a much better look at all four turtles. The one thing that I am waiting on, as I am sure most fans are, is a glimpse of the turtles in a true fight sequence.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will hit theaters on August 8, 2014. 

PS- Interesting design choice with Donatello and his taped up glasses. Not sure if I like it but nothing I can do.

Source: YouTube - CBMTrailers

Honest Trailers - The Spider-Man Trilogy! [video]

Screen Junkies delivers non stop laughs once again with their newest Honest Trailer which this time focuses on the Spider-Man trilogy directed by Sam Raimi. Watch as Peter Parker struggles with his powers, breaks up with Mary Jane, and battles a super villain who ultimately kills himself ... in all three movies. Now that is some good writing! I always enjoy watch Honest Trailers and this one really made me laugh. Great job, Screen Junkies! Enjoy!

Source: YouTube - Screen Junkies

Bungie releases a 7 minute PS4 gameplay trailer for Destiny! [video]

Bungie released a great new Playstation 4 gameplay trailer for the upcoming video game Destiny! The trailer is 7 minutes long but well worth watching.  Destiny is a first person shooter set 700 years into the future during a post-apocalyptic world. The game has been getting mixed reviews from the media but the footage that I have seen looks pretty cool so I would suggest that people try the game out for themselves and see whether or not they enjoy it.

Destiny will hit shelves on September 9, 2014 for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.

Source: YouTube - GamesHQMedia

SHIELD Sucks at Everything - A hilarious video that shows a SHIELD meeting during the aftermath of the Hydra uprising. [video]

*Potential spoilers for Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Agents of SHIELD.

After the events of Captain America: The Winter Soldier SHIELD was left in shambles. Having been fully infiltrated by Hydra for the last 70 years, SHIELD is forced to look at itself and wonder what they did wrong. Was SHIELD as good as they seemed or did they in fact suck?

Check out this hilarious video that shows a SHIELD meeting during the aftermath of the Hydra uprising where only a few SHIELD agents are left trying to figure out where they and their organization currently stand. This will absolutely make Marvel fans laugh. Enjoy! 

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New featurette titled "Five Years Later" is released for How To Train Your Dragon 2! [video]

An all new featurette has been released by DreamWorks Animation for How To Train Your Dragon 2. This new featurette is titled "5 Years Later" and features the cast and crew talking about the characters and where they currently are in their lives. There is a lot of great new footage and it should definitely get fans excited for the film's release.

How To Train Your Dragon 2 will fly into theaters on June 13, 2014.

Source: YouTube - Mega Trailers

Disney announces Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel Super Heroes! [video]

Disney has been promising a big announcement about Disney Infinity and today they delivered! Although it was correctly guessed by many fans because of the teaser trailer Disney Infinity has officially announced that Marvel's super heroes will enter the Disney Infinity world!
"Announcing Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition)! Bring many of your favorite Marvel Super Heroes into an even bigger Toy Box and all new Play Sets. Unlock the freedom to create worlds and combine Marvel and Disney characters in ways never-seen-before in the Disney Infinity 2.0 Toy Box. Disney Infinity Just Got Super-Powered." The all new Starter Pack comes with Thor, Iron Man, and Black Widow along with 2 Marvel power discs, the Marvel playset, and character base and will cost $75. The great thing about this new game is that all Disney Infinity characters, power discs, and downloaded/created toy boxes from the first game will be compatible with Disney Infinity 2.0! The announced c…

New Nintendo Direct for Mario Kart 8 is filled with great new information! [video]

Today's Mario Kart 8 Direct from Nintendo was an unexpected surprise! The Direct had a new format which worked well and it delivered a lot of new information about the game. You can watch the Direct below but settle in as the video is 36 minutes long. You'll hear developers talk about anti-gravity races, kart customization, new items, which may be the fastest vehicles, online gameplay, multiplayer modes, and the game's music! It also shares some brief facts about the Mario Kart games through Nintendo's history.

Next developers talk about the new drivers entering the competition which include the Koopalings (Larry, Roy, Iggy, Lemmy, Morton, Wendy, and Ludwig), Baby Rosalina, and Pink Gold Peach. The Koopalings are cool but I would have liked some new additions rather than Baby Rosalina, and Pink Gold Peach (which is a metalic version of the princess).

There was also big news for those that pick up the game! If you buy the game and register it at Club Nintendo before July…

Warner Bros. has 9 additional DC Comics films in the works!

DC Comics fans were excited to finally get the confirmation that Warner Bros. would be creating a Justice League film after the much anticipated "Batman vs Superman" film. Well the good news doesn't stop there! It is now being reported that Warner Bros. has nine different DC Comics film in the works. (After working on the same two characters for the last 36 years it's about time!)
"Warner has now entrusted its core superheroes to “Man of Steel” director Zack Snyder, who will helm “Superman vs. Batman” and then “Justice League.” It also has nine other movies based on DC comics in development." The obvious big question then becomes what are the nine films that could be being developed? It's has already been confirmed that the titles of  Shazam, Metal Men, 100 Bullets, and Fables are already being developed by Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema so that is four films right off the top. We've read in recent interviews that a solo Wonder Woman film is curr…

TMNT Style - A jaw dropping fight scene styled after the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! [video]

Wow! This video caught me off guard but I am really happy to share this with my readers. This video is a fun interpretation on what a sparring session could look like between the ninja turtles if they were human. The video stars Brendon Huor as Leonardo, Xin Sarith Wuku as Raphael, Jimmy Chhiu as Donatello, Micah Karns as Michelangelo, and Master Simon Rhee as Master Splinter. The four martial artists all wield the weapons of the turtle counterparts and where their colors as well. The really fun part is that the choreography is exceptionally well done and the fighting styles really do reflect the individual turtles. They did such an amazing job on this video. Everyone who is a fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or great fight scenes in general needs to watch this. 

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What is the value of Queen Elsa's Ice Palace from Disney's Frozen?

Queen Elsa's ice palace from Disney's hit movie Frozen was truly a spectacular sight but the real estate agency Movoto wanted to know what exactly that palace was worth. How much would you have to dish out if Queen Elsa decided to sell it? Below is a great infographic that breaks down the palace to size, location, price per square foot, and lastly (and most importantly) the value of the palace. Movoto was even nice enough to convert the price, which is in American dollars, into Norwegian kroners! The final figure may surprise you. Take a look.

Source: Movoto

Truly fantastic fan made movie trailer for Marvel: Ultimate Alliance! [video]

The video game Marvel: Ultimate Alliance allowed fans to combine their favorite heroes to form one massive team. It's sad to think that we'll never get to see a team of that magnitude because of contract character rights but thanks to YouTuber SouperboyX we can now take a look at what it might look like. He has created an amazing trailer that features footage from several Marvel films and created a movie trailer for Marvel: Ultimate Alliance. Sit back and enjoy!

Source: YouTube - SouperboyX

Adam West slips on the Batcowl in this amazing 1966 Batman photograph!

Take a look at this amazing photograph that was posted on Twitter from @AncientPics that features actor Adam West on the set of the 1966 television show Batman. The photograph was taken in Los Angeles in 1966 on the show's sound stage and shows Adam West putting on the cowl of the Batsuit. The original photograph was taken by Richard Hewett for Look magazine. A truly amazing shot.

Source: Twitter - Historical Pictures

It's magic vs the Force in this fantastic Harry Potter vs Star Wars fight scene! [video]

Check out this amazing fan film that features a fight between Harry Potter and a Jedi/Sith from the Star Wars saga. The video is 3 minutes of absolute greatness and if you watch closely you'll be able to catch a few other film references besides Harry Potter and Star Wars. The visual effects are very well done and the fight flows smoothly. There are even moments of of laughter within the fight. It definitely ends making you hope that this group will do another video soon. Who will win out; magic or the Force?

Source: YouTube - RackaRacka

New international trailer for Godzilla is the best trailer yet! [video]

A new international trailer has just been released for Godzilla and it just may be the best one that has been released! Legendary Pictures has put a lot of new footage into this trailer and has given fans the best look at the second monster that we will see in the film. (And from the looks of it, it sort of looks like Rodan. Wonder if it will be.) All this new footage definitely has me excited for the release of this film. Will you be heading to the theaters to see it?

Godzilla will smash into theaters on May 16, 2014.

Source: YouTube - Godzilla

Star Wars Episode VII cast is finally revealed!

The speculation is over! Disney and Lucas Film have finally revealed the cast of the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII that will be directed by J.J. Abrams! 

Actors John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, and Max von Sydow will be joining the Star Wars family alongside original actors Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Kenny Baker in Star Wars: Episode VII.

J.J. Abrams made a statement about the cast announcement saying,
"We are so excited to finally share the cast of 'Star Wars: Episode VII.' It is both thrilling and surreal to watch the beloved original cast and these brilliant new performers come together to bring this world to life, once again. We start shooting in a couple of weeks, and everyone is doing their best to make the fans proud." Rumors have been floating around about the return of the original cast but it's such great news to hear it from Disney themselve…

The Ballad Of Arthur Darvill - The actor sings his own parody of "Let It Go" to say he's not Rory Williams anymore. [video]

Actor Arthur Darvill starred on the British sci-fi show Doctor Who as Rory Williams but since his departure from the show fans have had a hard time accepting that he is no long his character Rory. In response to that Arthur appeared on the Matt Edmondson Show on BBC Radio 1 and sang a song titled "The Ballad Of Arthur Darvill" which is sung to the tune of "Let It Go" from Disney's Frozen.The song is absolutely funny and all fans of Arthur's will love it. Enjoy!

Source: YouTube - BBC Radio 1

Watch Iron Man strip in this funny video!

Well there's no way to gently lead into this video. So here's Tony Stark / Iron Man stripping to the feel good tunes of "The Stripper" and "Hey Big Spender". Enjoy!

Source: YouTube - MrSlyDar

Dragon Age: Inquisition - all new Inquisitor gameplay trailer! [video]

A new game in the Dragon Age series is about to be released and you can now watch the all new trailer! Dragon Age: Inquisition focuses on the lone survivor of a cataclysmic blast who is the only one who can stop the demons terrorizing the land of Thedas. Below you can watch the Inquisitor gameplay trailer.

Dragon Age: Inquisition will hit shelves on October 7, 2014.

Source: YouTube - Dragon Age

Justice League film confirmed and Zack Snyder will direct!

Fans have been screaming it at their computer screens for the last few months but they can now take a breath and let out a laugh. Warner Bros. has officially confirmed that a Justice League movie will follow Zack Snyder's upcoming "Batman vs Superman" which is a sequel to Man of Steel. They also confirmed that Zack Snyder will return to direct Justice League.

"Batman vs Superman" will lead into the Justice League film and will serve to introduce several characters of the iconic team. Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, and Gal Gadot are expected to reprise their roles as Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman respectively. With the recent casting of Ray Fisher as Cyborg it may be safe to assume that that character will come back for Justice League as well. 
"It will be a further expansion of this universe,” Silverman said. “Superman vs. Batman will lead into JusticeLeague."At the moment there is no concrete release date set but it has been said that it'll be r…

New photos from Guardians of the Galaxy of Nebula and Star Lord!

Check out two great new photos from Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy! The first photo features the best look we have at actress Karen Gillan as the villain Nebula. Gillan completely pulls off the look of Nebula and from the small clips we have seen in trailers it looks like she will be great! The second photo gives fans a full length look at actor Chris Pratt as Star Lord with his helmet on. This photo makes you wonder what Star Lord is up to in this scene.

Guardians of the Galaxy will hit theaters on August 1, 2014.
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Scarlet Witch no longer in X-Men: Days of Future Past!

Empire Magazine caught up with director Bryan Singer and got some very interesting new concerning the character of Scarlet Witch in the upcoming film X-Men: Days of Future Past.

We won't be hearing anything from Bryan Singer during the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past press tour due to some damning sexual abuse allegations, but when Empire Magazine caught up with the director not too long ago, he shed some light on the role of Scarlet Witch in the movie. For a start, those of us who assumed that it was the little girl we saw talk for the first time in this TV spot were wrong. "Is that the Scarlet Witch? No, that's his little sister," Singer revealed. "I even had a line which I cut, where Quicksilver's mother says to the little girl, 'Go up and bug your sister,' and the little girl says, 'She bugs me!' You never see the older sister, but it was to imply that there is an older sister for comic bool fans. I ended up cutting it."