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Todd McFarlane Compares SPAWN Movie To JAWS

In an exclusive interview with ComicBook.com, Spawn creator Todd Mcfarlane revealed the upcoming movie based on the comic has now begun to cast two pivotal roles. He also offered a very intriguing comparison for the tone of the film. The very vocal creator said: We just officially the other day had our first casting meeting…There’s two big […]

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Not Your Father’s Hero With ‘Damage’ #1

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Show of hands, who remembers the character Damage? For everyone other than the three people who raised their hands, prior knowledge of this character is not required or necessary to read this new series. In fact recalling the previous character may actually make you very confused. Summary Ethan Avery is a soldier who has been […]

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Bruce Lee with Lightsaber Nunchucks Would be the Last Jedi

We lost the incredibly talented Bruce Lee in his prime, back in 1973, four years before Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope came out. For those that have ever wondered how his skills would translate to that of a Jedi, look no further. This past week, Patrick Nan, via his YouTube Channel, released […]

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Nintendo Reveals ‘Switch’ Accessories of the Cardboard ‘Labo’ Variety

Yep, Nintendo just made the dreams of every child that has ever wanted to turn a cardboard box into a spaceship or car, a reality, with the reveal of Nintendo Labo. Fresh off a year in which it set an all-time sales record, the gaming giant looks to be showing no signs of slowing down. […]

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Review: SUPERMAN #39 is The First Feel-Good Comic Of The Year

Well, that Super Sons crossover must have been rough for the Man of Steel. Superman had to fight a maniac, learn his son, Jon, is going to blow up Metropolis, and then work together with a Super-family member he does not recognize to save his son. I know he’s a superhero and alternate timelines are […]

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YI SOON SHIN: A Comic Book Where History Unfolds In Epic And Gruesome Ways

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In epic fashion, Yi Soon Shin tells the tale of a Korean Naval Admiral’s fight to save his people against invading Japanese forces. The sound of a historical comic book might not appeal to many. But Yi Soon Shin’s sprawling chapters unfold with an intriguing story about the people behind the history. And also, it’s […]

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THE TESTAMENT Review: A Film About Finding The Truth And Discovering Yourself

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The Testament is a film about global and personal horrors and what makes us who we are. The fundamental questions at the heart of this Israeli film are certainly fascinating to explore. Any film would do well in wrapping around ideas like those in this film. However, the slippery slope is always in the execution. […]

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Episode 26: We Scream For ICE CREAM MAN and AVENGERS: NO SURRENDER

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Welcome to the twenty-sixth episode of the Comic Show by Monkeys Fighting Robots! Anthony’s all on his lonesome this week, and he’s talking about the first two parts of Avengers: No Surrender, Marvel’s new weekly event. Is it worth the time and money, or is another Marvel cash-grab? He also reviews Ice Cream Man #1, the new twisted anthology […]

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Review: I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For ICE CREAM MAN #1

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Ice Cream Man #1 is out this week from Image Comics, and it’s 31 flavors of disturbing. Written by W. Maxwell Prince, with art by Martin Morazzo and colors by Chris O’Halloran, Ice Cream Man is a story about…a lot of things. It’s an anthology series, and each issue will feature a new story with a fresh set […]

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Review: PADDINGTON 2 Is Exactly The Type Of Film We All Need

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Sometimes we all need help picking the right movie for the family. In this case, I relied on the advice of fellow critic Courtney Howard (a great writer) as she gushed about Paddington 2, a special film that taps into something that cuts across all demographics. What a joy this film is.   How could a film […]

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One Limb Left: Weekend Button Mashing With My Father

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Last week I launched this series describing how I play video games with one arm.  This week I’d like to write about my favorite gaming moments.  Going to the arcade every weekend with my father.  As a kid who grew up in the 90s and early 2000’s, arcades were still a thing. Except instead of […]

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‘Masters of the Universe’ May Start Production This Spring

You can stop trying to forget about 1987’s live-action Masters of the Universe film because the reboot is rumored to begin production this spring! Look for Sony to dish out the big bucks in making this what fans are hoping for. A few changes from its predecessor, the movie will actually feature the characters from […]

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Highlights From Paradise City Comic Convention With Pictures

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The 2018 convention season got off to a great start with Paradise City Comic Con in South Florida. The three-day event hosted tens of thousands of people at the Miami Airport Convention Center. Included in those thousands were cosplayers, gamers, celebs, and general geeky goodness all around. Friday, as typical of a con’s first day, […]

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John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein In Talks To Direct ‘Flashpoint’

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According to Variety, Warner Bros. is in negotiations with  John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein to direct Flashpoint, which will be the first standalone adventure for Ezra Miller’s version of The Flash. Interestingly, Variety also reports that Warner Bros. initially asked Ben Affleck to direct, but he passed on the project for unknown reasons. Also Read: Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman Will Appear In The ‘Flashpoint’ […]

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Gunn Confirms Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 in 2020

The James Gunn confirmed on Twitter what some of us might have known or most hoped for, but the third film of the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise will be released in 2020. The sequel will follow the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War, which will be the first of a two-part series that will conclude Marvel’s […]

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Synopsis For SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY Promises An All-New Adventure

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The mystery that is the Solo: A Star Wars Story marketing has confused people the world over. The film is set to release in May and we have yet to see a trailer and most of the promotional images were leaked. Today, Disney has helped to settle fans a bit by releasing an official synopsis of […]

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New ‘Ant-Man And The Wasp’ Image Released

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Marvel Studios has released the first official image from Ant-Man and the Wasp. The still comes from Walt Disney Studios’ 2018 preview kit for the press. The impressive new image shows Scott Lang aka. Ant-Man (Paul Rudd), accompanied by his partner in crime Hope van Dyne aka. The Wasp (Evangeline Lilly) in their heroic costumes. Check out the […]

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Rumor: Tom Holland’s Spider-Man Will Appear In VENOM

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When we first learned that Sony was developing a Venom movie, we all wondered if Tom Holland’s Spider-Man would make an appearance or at the very least, swing past in the background. For a while, it seemed like the Venom movie would stay separate from Holland’s Spidey and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but a new rumour suggests that we might […]

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Rumour: Tom Holland’s Spider-Man Will Appear In ‘Venom’

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When we first learned that Sony was developing a Venom movie, we all wondered if Tom Holland’s Spider-Man would make an appearance or at the very least, swing past in the background. For a while, it seemed like the Venom movie would stay separate from Holland’s Spidey and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but a new rumour suggests that we might […]

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DON’T WORRY, HE WON’T GET FAR ON FOOT Trailer: Joaquin Phoenix Battles Booze in Gus Van Sant’s Latest

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Gus Van Sant may not always be on top of his game, but his films are nevertheless fascinating regardless of success and failure. Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot, his latest drama starring Joaquin Phoenix as a wheelchair-bound alcoholic and Jonah Hill (unrecognizable) as his friend, has that look of good Gus. The […]

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