AVENGERS & AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Toys Assemble In NYC

With the summer blockbuster season fast approaching, The 2012 Time To Play Spring Showcase was held in NYC today and I caught a sneak peek at some of the hot new tie-in toys that are on the way. Among the highlights of what was showcased was the new line of various goodies from the Marvel Studios films The Avengers and The Amazing Spider-Man. Lego had ...

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New THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Products Hit NYC

With the summer blockbuster movie season fast approaching, The 2012 Time To Play Spring Showcase was held in NYC today and provided a sneak peak at some of the hot new tie-in toys that are on the way. Among the highlights I was front and center to see showcased were the new line of The Dark Knight Rises toys from ...

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Trailer – G.I. JOE: RETALIATION

Check out the third trailer for G.I. Joe: Retaliation, which debuted at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. Each successive peek at the film paints the second movie in the series in a darker light, and pushes Dwayne Johnson and Bruce Willis’ Roadblock and Joe Colton front and center into action. In addition, fan favorites Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow appear to ...

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G.I. JOE: RETALIATION Character Posters Revealed

Via various online outlets, Paramount has revealed the full set of character posters for G.I. Joe: Retaliation, in addition to the earlier release of the Roadblock one-sheet. Snake Eyes (Ray Park) poster courtesy of HeyUGuys.   Joe Coulton (Bruce Willis) poster courtesy of IGN. Cobra Commander poster courtesy of /Film. Lady Jaye (Adrianne Palicki) poster courtesy of JoBlo. Jinx (Elodie ...

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New G.I. JOE: RETALIATION One-Sheet Features Dwanye Johnson’s Roadblock

Courtesy of Yahoo! Movies, check out the latest character poster from this summer’s G.I. Joe: Retaliation. The newest image features Dwayne Johnson as Roadblock, the fan favorite character from the second season of the hit animated show from the ’80s. In addition, here are the latest images from Stark Industries featuring Roadblock (Johnson) and Snake Eyes (Ray Park), Lady Jaye ...

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New PROMETHEUS Viral Video Spotlights David

20th Century Fox has released a new viral video to help hype up the highly anticipated Ridley Scott directed Alien-universe set Prometheus.  Following up on the first clever spot featuring Guy Pearce in a faux TED Talk conference set in 2023 as Peter Weyland (a character whose influence is a driving force in the Alien series), this second video focuses on David, ...

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AVENGERS Preview: Iron Man Vs. Thor

As the countdown to Marvel’s The Avengers May 4th theatrical release is nearing critical mass, check out these action packed clips that showcase the powers of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, notably Thor, Iron Man, and Captain America. The first clip featuring Thor taking on Iron Man might be considered a bit on the spoiler side, but Marvel saw fit to release ...

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Film Review – THE CABIN IN THE WOODS ★★★★☆

It’s hard to pinpoint the best way to review The Cabin In The Woods, but the best start to it would be to simply just recommend seeing it. Co-written by geek God Joss Whedon and his Buffy The Vampire Slayer collaborator Drew Goddard (who directs here and also co-wrote Cloverfield), this horror gem had been sitting on the shelf since 2009 until Lionsgate ...

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‘The Avengers’ Mystery Delivery To Nerdy Rotten Scoundrel

A very cool special mystery delivery arrived today for Nerdy Rotten Scoundrel bearing the unmistakable logo of The Avengers. The box also had a warning from S.H.I.E.L.D. to break the seal only “In Case Of Global Emergency.” The contents of the package, courtesy of the fine folks at Hasbro, proved to be a fun collection of goodies to prep any ...

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Film Review – LOCKOUT ★★☆☆☆

If you were to mash up Die Hard, Escape From New York, and Demolition Man, then toss in a healthy helping of B-Movie moments that turn certain bad movies into guilty pleasures, you come out with something like Lockout.   While film scholars and high brow movie reviewers tend to tear the living limbs from productions like this, it’s not to say that there ...

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Four New PROMETHEUS Images Surface

At a recent screening of select 3D footage in London, director Ridley Scott updated the relentless fan debate regarding the film’s link to 1979’s Alien. According to Scott, the script as it developed “adjusted itself into much larger questions so that it barely contains Alien DNA now.” He confirmed that its only in the final seven minutes of Prometheus that the two films link together. The new ...

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Gary Ross Announces He Will Not Direct ‘Catching Fire’

The final and official verdict is in: Gary Ross will not direct Catching Fire, the follow-up to the current box office juggernaut, The Hunger Games. “As a writer and a director, I simply don’t have the time I need to write and prep the movie I would have wanted to make because of the fixed and tight production schedule,” Gary ...

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OPENING SCENE: Lockout

Check out the first five minutes of the sci-fi ‘prisoners-in-space’ actioner Lockout, starring Guy Pearce and Maggie Grace. The FilmDistrict/Open Road thriller is set for release on April 13th. Luc Besson (The Fifth Element, The Professional) co-wrote the screenplay in addition to serving as executive producer. Official synopsis: “Set in the near future, Lockout follows a falsely convicted ex- government agent ...

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Film Review – AMERICAN REUNION ★★½☆☆☆

It’s hard to believe that American Pie was released thirteen years ago, which makes some of us (starting right here), feel a lot older than we like to these days. The 1999 film that introduced us to Jim, Stifler, Oz, Kevin, and Finch managed to find an unexpected balance of raunchy humor and a coming of age story that re-invigorated ...

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