DC’s Captain Marvel Is Now Simply Shazam!

DC Comics’ iconic superhero Captain Marvel will now be known as Shazam, the name of the wizard he summons his mystical powers from. “We’re going to call him Shazam,” DC Comics Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns told Newsarama about renaming the character also known as “The World’s Mightiest Mortal.”  Most loyal comic book fans know that young Billy Batson becomes Captain ...

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Elijah Wood Talks Frodo’s Role In ‘The Hobbit’

Straight from the Sundance Film Festival, Elijah Wood shared a few Shire secrets from his recent trip to the New Zealand set of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The actor talked up his experience shooting scenes in the film and reuniting with some old friends over a decade after filming The Lord of the Rings. Talking to Access Hollywood’s Tim Vincent, ...

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J.J. Abrams Remains "Hopeful" For ‘Fringe’ Fifth Season

“We remain hopeful that Fringe will be able to continue,” executive producer and co-creator J.J. Abrams told TVLine about extending the life of the mind bending sci-fi show. The cult FOX series is currently in its fourth season with a loyal but small audience tuning in on Friday nights. However ratings have not been nearly strong enough to guarantee a renewal for ...

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DC Comics Reveals Its New Identity

DC Entertainment unveiled the redesigned logo for its comics line, with a peel back effect going from the D to reveal the C underneath. This follows the company’s re-branding of their entire line of comics under The New 52 banner, which not only revamped the origin stories for all their iconic superheroes like Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Green Lantern, ...

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The CW Gives GREEN ARROW A Shot

Good news for comics fans, according to the The Hollywood Reporter, The CW has given a pilot order for Arrow, based on DC’s legendary archer Green Arrow. The superhero was a featured mainstay on Smallville, which ended its ten year run last season and chronicled the younger pre-flights and tights years of Superman. Played by Justin Hartley for several years, reportedly the actor will not ...

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What To Watch Tonight: ALCATRAZ

Tonight on FOX, the J.J. Abrams produced supernatural mystery thriller Alcatraz makes its two-hour broadcast premiere. Following his success with Lost, Alias, and Fringe, Abrams presents the latest addition to his TV resume. The series stars Sam Neill (Jurassic Park, Event Horizon), Parmider Nagra (ER), Sarah Jones, and reunites Abrams with his Lost alumni Jorge Garcia The show follows the investigation ...

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‘Total Recall’ Gets A Total Official Synopsis

The Total Recall reboot now has an official synopsis on record. Taking over for Arnold Schwarzenegger as Douglas Quaid is Colin Farrell. This new version promises to stick closer to Philip K. Dick’s original short story “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale” than the ’90s version that made the line “Get your ass to Mars” a pop culture catch ...

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New Posters For STAR WARS EPISODE ONE: THE PHANTOM MENACE 3D Hit…

Say what you will about Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. We all have something to say about 1999’s first of three prequels to the classic Original Trilogy. But you have to admit at least that the five new teaser posters revealed at Kinogallery for the upcoming re-release of Phantom Menace in 3D sit pretty high on the cool quotient. And notice, ...

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Film Review – THE DIVIDE ★★☆☆☆

You have to hand it to The Divide for possibly presenting us with some of the most intense indie film moments we will see this year (yes, I know its only mid-January). This post-apocalyptic mind bender starts off with a bang (literally) and keeps captive in your throat a lump of impending dread. Dark, violent, and disturbing, you could call ...

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50 Years of James Bond Coming To Blu-ray

MGM announced at the Consumer Electronics Show on Tuesday that all 22 James Bond films will be released together for the first time on Blu-ray by 20th Century Fox Home Video.  This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Dr. No, starring Sean Connery as 007. The box set, Bond 50, will not only include the entire film collection encompassing 1962’s ...

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New Images Revealed From 2012’s Hot Film Slate

©Paramount/Marvel Studios USA Today revealed new images from some of 2012’s most anticipated films, including a first look at Jeremy Renner taking the spotlight in The Bourne Legacy, and additional glimpses from The Hobbit, Prometheus, The Avengers, and Men In Black III. Jeremy Renner takes the hot seat in The Bourne Legacy. Here is the first image revealed of Aaron Cross, ...

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The Nerdy Rotten Scoundrel 2012 Movie Survival Guide

2012 is here and Nerdy Rotten Scoundrel has a preview of what we can look forward to seeing on the big screen (some more than others) with this breakdown of some upcoming geektastic films. The new year will see the return of Batman, James Bond, the Hobbits, the Men In Black, and Spider-Man, lots more unnecessary 3-D, and a few sequels that ...

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2012 Oscars Poster Revealed

The Academy of Motion Picture Art and Sciences released the poster for the 84th Academy Awards telecast set for Sunday, February 26th on ABC. Billy Crystal returns as host, his ninth time taking the Oscars stage. ©Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Source: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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Van Halen Announce 2012 Tour

Van Halen will return to the stage and tour in 2012. Taking to their social media accounts, the band released a trailer of new rehearsal footage set to their 1984 cuts “Jump” and “Panama” that announced an upcoming tour of what is sure to be a night David Lee Roth-era rock classics. No dates have been announced yet, but the band ...

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