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Writer, Michele S., gives you the latest news on some of her favorite films. Follow her column as she talks about everything from ‘Lord of the Rings’ to ‘Aliens’. Nothing goes untouched! Watch out! It’s the Nerd Alert!



‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Blu-ray Review: Comparing Store Exclusives

‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Blu-ray Review: Comparing Store Exclusives

Stephen Branson December 1, 2012 2

n December 4th, the epic conclusion of Christopher Nolan‘s Dark Knight trilogy hits store shelves. If you’re a hard-core fan like me, or looking for a great Christmas gift, The Dark Knight Rises is

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‘The Hobbit’: An Unexpected Animal Cruelty Allegation

‘The Hobbit’: An Unexpected Animal Cruelty Allegation

Michele November 20, 2012 0

hen it comes to the release of the new film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey on December 14th, I am beyond excited. My plans for a midnight showing have been in place for a

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‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Bonus Features – Not That Amazing

‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Bonus Features – Not That Amazing

Stephen Branson November 19, 2012 0

ow that Thanksgiving is only a couple days away, it’s time to start thinking about Christmas. Do you know someone who’s a big Spidey fan but can’t figure out what to get them? Look

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‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Bonus Features – Comparing Store Exclusives

‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Bonus Features – Comparing Store Exclusives

Stephen Branson November 5, 2012 0

winging into stores everywhere on November 9th is The Amazing Spider-Man on Blu-ray and DVD! Haven’t had a chance to see the reboot yet? Check out my review of the new Spidey film here.

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‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’ & ‘Evil Dead’: Sam Raimi Shares New Posters & Photos to Scare & Delight

‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’ & ‘Evil Dead’: Sam Raimi Shares New Posters & Photos to Scare & Delight

Michele November 2, 2012 0

hile the season for witches and demons may be passing on to turkeys and stuffing, there’s still some room for a few scares. I don’t know about you guys, but I’m not quite ready

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A Nerd Alert: Harry Potter Gets ‘Horns’, ‘Spider-Man’ Gets a Webb, Phoenix Teases Return to ‘X-Men’, and ‘Mockingjay’ May Have a Writer

A Nerd Alert: Harry Potter Gets ‘Horns’, ‘Spider-Man’ Gets a Webb, Phoenix Teases Return to ‘X-Men’, and ‘Mockingjay’ May Have a Writer

Michele October 3, 2012 0

on’t judge me, but I think I just had a nerd explosion. There are so many great things happening for those of us who enjoy the dark side of pop culture. I mean just

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‘The Avengers’ Blu-ray/DVD Review Pt. 1 – Comparing Store Exclusives

‘The Avengers’ Blu-ray/DVD Review Pt. 1 – Comparing Store Exclusives

Stephen Branson September 20, 2012 0

e’re less than a week away from the release of this summer’s biggest blockbuster, Marvel‘s The Avengers, on Blu-ray and DVD. If for some wild reason you still haven’t seen The Avengers, (and there

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Happy Hobbit Week! New Trailer for ‘The Hobbit’ Premieres

Happy Hobbit Week! New Trailer for ‘The Hobbit’ Premieres

Michele September 19, 2012 1

know it’s a bit early for Bilbo and Frodo’s birthday (which happens to be September 22nd), but considering how much Hobbits like giving and receiving presents I don’t think they’ll mind an early gift.

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Google Introduces the Bacon Number

Google Introduces the Bacon Number

Stephen Branson September 15, 2012 1

ix Degrees of Kevin Bacon.” It’s a game I’m sure we’ve all played at one time or another. It’s where you take a celebrity and try to trace them to actor Kevin Bacon in

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Sci-fi Sequel News: ‘Star Trek 2′ and ‘Avatar 4′

Sci-fi Sequel News: ‘Star Trek 2′ and ‘Avatar 4′

Michele September 10, 2012 0

eing the science fiction nerd that I am, I’ve been keeping an eye on the progress of the two biggest franchises in the works right now – Star Trek and Avatar. One is based

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New Photos from ‘Looper’, ‘Jack Ryan’, ‘Skyfall’ and ‘Taken 2′: Pictures Worth A Thousand Punches

New Photos from ‘Looper’, ‘Jack Ryan’, ‘Skyfall’ and ‘Taken 2′: Pictures Worth A Thousand Punches

Michele August 31, 2012 0

he action movie. It’s an art form that everyone should be able to appreciate, especially with all the different types of action. There’s the intelligent action, made popular by the great Christopher Nolan, where

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Comic Book Movie News Roundup

Comic Book Movie News Roundup

Stephen Branson August 30, 2012 0

Avengers Assemble! y now we’ve all seen Marvel’s The Avengers at least a dozen times. But wouldn’t you like to see it on the big screen just one more time before September 25th when

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‘Thor: The Dark World’ Casts a Villain and a Comedian

‘Thor: The Dark World’ Casts a Villain and a Comedian

Michele August 23, 2012 0

reat Odin’s raven! The next sequel in the Marvel universe, Thor: The Dark World, has been busy casting new and old faces for it’s next phase. While one villain has already been announced, Malekith

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‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’: We Have Our Finnick Odair!

‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’: We Have Our Finnick Odair!

Michele August 22, 2012 0

fter months of speculation, and the start date for production on The Hunger Games: Catching Fire drawing closer, we finally have the answer to who will be playing the very hot and cocky tribute

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The Ending of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Speaks

The Ending of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Speaks

Michele August 17, 2012 1

f you haven’t seen The Dark Knight Rises, do not read what is about to follow. Seriously, don’t ruin it for yourself – it’s an awesome movie and deserves to be watched without spoilers.

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Joss Whedon to Direct ‘The Avengers’ Sequel: All Our Prayers Have Been Answered

Joss Whedon to Direct ‘The Avengers’ Sequel: All Our Prayers Have Been Answered

Michele August 9, 2012 0

You can all rest easy now Avengers fans, our beloved franchise is in good hands. I certainly let out a sigh of relief when I heard that Marvel had finally given the task of writing and

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‘Total Recall’ Review: A Fun But Unmemorable Time

‘Total Recall’ Review: A Fun But Unmemorable Time

Michele August 6, 2012 0

Total Recall Review Director: Len Wiseman Writers (screenplay): Kurt Wimmer and Mark Bomback Writers (story): Ronald Shusett, Dan O’Bannon, Jon Povill, Kurt Wimmer, Philip K. Dick Cast: Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessical Biel, Bryan Cranston, Bokeem

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Kristen Stewart Cheats on Vampire: Bloodbath Ensues

Kristen Stewart Cheats on Vampire: Bloodbath Ensues

Michele July 26, 2012 6

If Edward Cullen wasn’t such a pansy vampire, perhaps the fact that his lady love cheated on him would mean some blood and guts on the screen instead of sparkles. Unfortunately for all of

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‘The Hobbit’ Has a New Production Blog: All the Latest News

‘The Hobbit’ Has a New Production Blog: All the Latest News

Michele July 23, 2012 0

may have mentioned that I’m a fan of The Lord of the Rings (and by fan I mean that I’m obsessed with it), which means that I’m incredibly excited for the new movie version of The Hobbit.

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From Comic to Cinema: A Look Back at Batman’s Journey

From Comic to Cinema: A Look Back at Batman’s Journey

Stephen Branson July 23, 2012 0

s the Nolan era of Batman comes to a close this weekend, lets take a look back at the Dark Knight’s journey from comic book to silver screen. The Creation of an Icon atman

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