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Death Star PR - 6 Part Star Wars web series kicks off with "Alderaan Reasons" [video]

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The destruction of the planet Alderaan in the movie Star Wars - Episode IV: A New Hope had many repercussions throughout the universe. But writer Robbie Boland has created a funny 6 part web series titled "Death Star PR" that deals with the Public Relations department of the Death Star and how they try to put a positive spin on the destruction that their workplace will inevitably do.

The first episode has been released and is titled "Death Star PR - S1 Ep 1: Alderaan Reasons".
"It is a period of civil war. The benevolent GALACTIC EMPIRE have just unveiled their secret weapon. No, not the DEATH STAR, its PR TEAM. Hounded by calls from evil REBEL ALLIANCE supporters, WILSON, Head of PR, and his scruffy-looking off-sider, SHARPE, set out to prove that the Death Star will restore peace to the galaxy..." Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - DeathStarPR
Official Site: Death Star PR

First official look at David Bradley as William Hartnell for Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary!

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For the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who, the BBC has decided to create a special that tells the story of how the show all got started back in 1963. The special will be titled An Adventure in Space and Time and will be written by Mark Gatiss.  Actor David Bradley has been cast as William Hartnell who played the First Doctor. Until now fans have only seen a glimpse of what Bradley would look like as Hartnell. "Bradley says when Gatiss offered him the part, “I almost bit his hand off.” " Now that is quite a reaction. Fan can now take look at the first official image of Bradley as Hartnell sitting beside Lesley Manville who is playing Hartnell's wife, Heather. I think the photo looks great! Are you excited about the 50th Anniversary and An Adventure in Space and Time?

Source: Radio Times

Monsters University - A message from the Dean! [video]

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Pixar has just released another trailer for their upcoming film Monsters University! This time it is a PSA from the Dean of the university itself! In this message from the Dean, potential student will be able to see what the school is all about; from classes to study, athletcis, and even social hangouts. With new footage from the film this looks like an actual university recruitment video. Pixar and Disney's creative advertising teams are doing an amazing job promoting this movie! I cannot wait!

"Your future is knocking. Open the door."

Monsters University hits theaters on June 21, 2013.



Source: YouTube - MonstersU1313

Gotham's vixens have fun on Valentine's Day!

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Take a look at how the vixens of Gotham City celebrated their Valentine's Day! Drawn by artist Dustin Nguyen, you can see that the man breaking hearts this year was the Joker, not billionaire Bruce Wayne.
"On Valentine's Day, Joker's plans to become Cupid backfire! In fact, the joke's on him, as all of Gotham's women pursue him. Who will be able to save him from their obsession, and Harley's wrath?"
Source: DC Entertainment

Harrison Ford reportedly signs on as Han Solo in Star Wars Episode VII!

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Star Wars fans may have fallen out of their seat when they heard today's reported casting news for Star Wars Episode VII. According to Latino Review, Harrison Ford has agreed to sign on to reprise his role as the Corellian smuggler Han Solo! Ford has spoken out a few months back about how he would be interested in coming back as Solo but only if his character got a death scene in the new film. Could this mean that J.J. Abrams has agreed to this term?

This is undoubtedly very excited news for the Star Wars franchise and reason for all fans to cheer. I am personally a little hesitant to cheer too loudly for two reasons. The first reason is that I want to hold my major celebration until Disney confirms this casting. The second is that this news has the potential to go in either direction; very good or very bad. We all saw what it was like to watch an aged Indiana Jones on the big screen in Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.  Han Solo is an amazing character and I wou…

Companion Cube: A Portal Love Song [video]

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Sometimes in a video game a player can fall in love with a character in the game and sometimes a character can fall in love with another character. Let's take a look at one of these budding love stories taken from the video game franchise Portal. Random Encounters have created a fun parody video that shares the love between Chell and a companion cube. Although it may be a love story, you be laughing throughout the video for all the right reasons. "Love is strange. And sometimes cubed." Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - RandomEncountersEnt

The Legend of Zelda / Bohemian Rhapsody mash-up - "The Wind Waker: Queen Zelda Edition"! [video]

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What happens when you mix the musical genius of Freddie Mercury and Queen with the video game genius of the The Legend of Zelda franchise? Watch and find out in this amazing mash-up music video from Oblivious Films that features video footage to The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker to the song Bohemian Rhapsody.  "Our 100th video is a tribute to one of the most beautiful games ever made (and one of the most epic songs ever written), in SUPERDUPER SEVEN TWENTY PEE!"


Source: YouTube - obliviousfilms

Live action retelling of Wreck It Ralph in just 60 seconds! [video]

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Megasteakman has created a brilliant live action retelling of the hit Disney movie Wreck It Ralph in just 60 seconds! This video was created for the Virgin Radio Fake Film Festival and does a great job at fitting in the necessary story elements into such a short time.
"Join Ralph as he discovers that it's not about the medals or the accolades, but what's in your heart. Wreck it Ralph shows that just because you are a bad guy, doesn't have to mean you are a bad guy!" Let me know what you think of this live action retelling in the comments!



Source: YouTube - Megasteakman

New poster for Iron Man 3 features Iron Patriot!

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Paramount Pictures and Marvel have released a brand new movie poster for the upcoming Iron Man 3 and this time it features Lieutenant Colonel James Rhodes (played by Don Cheadle) in the new "Iron Patriot" armor! The look on Rhodes' face is intense and there seems to be fire and ash flying around him at the bottom on the poster. Wonder what kind of trouble Rhodes has gotten wrapped up into this time. What do you think of the new poster?

Iron Man 3 will fly into theaters on May 3, 2013.


Source: ScreenCrush

Ancient Egyptian Star Wars hieroglyphic art!

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Check out this fun Star Wars fan art that depicts the movie's characters as though they had been drawn in a hieroglyphic form in Ancient Egypt. As a fan of both Star Wars and Ancient Egypt this is pretty cool. It would be interesting if the artist did a whole series of these.


Source: Virgin With A Pet Unicorn

Aliens saga explained in one fantastic video!

IGN has created a fantastic, and well put together, video that explains the entire Aliens saga to date. This includes all four Aliens films and the prequel, Prometheus. The video is 7 minutes long and walks the viewers through all the important points in the franchise. Its really cool to see the entire saga explained from beginning to end. However, it really hasn't ended just yet. With the release of the video game Aliens: Colonial Marines by Gearbox and Sega, which 20th Century Fox has stated will be canon for the franchise, fans will now find out what happened when a group of Colonial Marine went to rescue Corporal Hicks and Ripley from the spaceship Sulaco after the movie "Aliens".  Watch the video and get caught up on 33 years of Aliens storylines!


Source: IGN

Ubisoft protests to have Rayman Legends released for the Wii U!

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It was recently announced that the Rayman Legends, originally an exclusive for the Nintendo Wii U, would be delayed so that it could be released on multiple platforms in September. Nintendo gamers were devastated when they heard this news, especially since the original release of the game was only weeks away. However, it seems that Nintendo gamers aren't the only ones upset at this news! Photos of the Ubisoft Montpelier Development Team have started popping up of them holding signs for the game to be released on the Wii U. "Rayman creator, Michel Ancel, standing with a couple members of Ubisoft Montpelier holding "Release Rayman. Support Ubisoft Montpelier." banner. The speech bubble coming from the crying Rayman reads "Please" in French. The small signs held by the crowds on the banner read "Wii U", "Rayman", "Michel Ancel" and "28/02/13"."

Another photo of the Ubisoft Montpelier Development Team can be seen w…

Beautiful dress inspired by Tron!

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Take a look at this beautiful dress that was inspired by the movie Tron: Legacy. It is a stunning dress that is fashion forward and really must say that the creators, Jin Yo and Scruffy Rebel, did a fantastic job on its concept and creation. The custom identity disk (seen in the second picture) is also a very nice touch! What do you think of this dress? Would you be willing to wear it out and support your love of sci-fi?


Source: Like Cool

"God made a Gamer" parody commercial! [video]

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Fans who watched the Superbowl this year were subjected to the overly drawn out Dodge Ram "Farmer" commercial. It was boring and frankly felt very out of place for the Superbowl. However, leave it to geeks to create something fun out of this commercial. The folks over at Blame Society Films have created a great parody that uses a similar narrative that explains why God made a gamer. So pull up a chair, roll up a Dungeons and Dragons character, and enjoy the commercial!



Source: YouTube - blamesocietyfilms

Fans will experience Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary in 3D!

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The BBC has officially announced to the fans of Doctor Who that for the 50th Anniversary later this year that they will be able to enjoy the episode in 3D!

Though the details of how this will be presented in 3D is not yet known, there are a lot of fans out there that will be excited about this news. The first obvious option is for viewers to watch the show on the new 3D television sets but this may cut out a large portion of the fandom as not many people have these televisions. So how do you think the BBC will air this episode in 3D? "Stevan Moffat, the show's lead writer and producer said the latest 3D escapade would bring a "whole new dimension of adventure for the Doctor to explore"." Personally, I am not that crazy about the whole 3D fad. But how about you? Are you excited to watch Doctor Who in 3D?

Source: BBC

Second trailer for Jack the Giant Slayer may excite fans! [video]

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Many fans were still on the fence about whether or not Bryan Singer's Jack the Giant Slayer would be any good but Waner Bros. is looking to put away those doubts with the release of an action packed trailer for the film. Whether it will appeal to a younger or older audience is still yet to be seen but the movie will definitely find its viewers.

Movie Synopsis:
""Jack the Giant Slayer" tells the story of an ancient war that is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing the young man, Jack (Nicholas Hoult) into the battle of his life to stop them. Fighting for a kingdom, its people, and the love of a brave princess, he comes face to face with the unstoppable warriors he thought only existed in legend--and gets the chance to become a legend himself."Jack the Giant Slayer will be in th…

RBS' Cosplay Closet - X-23!

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It's time that Laura Kinney, also known as X-23, stepped out of the shadow of Wolverine and cosplayer LoneShadow-Wolf succeeds in making X-23 shine. X-23 is a character from Marvel's X-Men franchise. Debuting on the animated series X-Men: Evolution, X-23 has since branched out and become a part of many different "X-Teams".

LoneShadow-Wolf has done an amazing job on this cosplay. I especially like that she went a little further with the added detail of green contacts. It's a very nice touch. Her hair style, facial features, and body type all compliment this cosplay definitely make it stand out as one of the best X-23 cosplays out there. The outfit looks to be very well made and the stitching looks clean. To top it off, the adamantium claws look perfect.

What do you think of this X-23 cosplay?


Source: Deviant Art - loneshadow-wolf

New UK trailer for Monsters University has new footage! [video]

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Disney and Pixar has just released another great look at Monsters University with the all new UK trailer! This trailer gives us all new footage and perhaps the best look at the story that any trailer has offered to date. I am definitely excited for this movie! Who else?

Movie Synopsis: "Ever since college-bound Mike Wazowski (voice of Billy Crystal) was a little monster, he has dreamed of becoming a Scarer—and he knows better than anyone that the best scarers come from Monsters University (MU). But during his first semester at MU, Mike's plans are derailed when he crosses paths with hotshot James P. Sullivan, "Sulley" (voice of John Goodman), a natural-born Scarer. The pair's out-of-control competitive spirit gets them both kicked out of the University's elite Scare Program. To make matters worse, they realize they will have to work together, along with an odd bunch of misfit monsters, if they ever hope to make things right. "Monsters University will op…

PSA - Cosplay is Colorblind [video]

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Cosplay is colorblind! Fans should be able to dress up and portray whatever characters they love without worry that someone will say something negative to them. It shouldn't matter what color your skin is or what gender you are. I've heard negative comments thrown at people and have been on the receiving end of them myself. It's ridiculous. Cosplayers spend their time working hard to become a character that they love. They shouldn't be worried about what others may say.

Here is a great PSA from cosplayers to spread the word that "Cosplay is colorblind!" Cosplayers - get out there, have fun, and meet new friends. We're all waiting to see what amazing creations you can present to us!



Source: Almost Nerdy

Teaser trailer for Marvel's Age of Ultron! [video]

The next big story for Marvel comics is about to unfold and this time nobody is safe. The sentient robot Ultron is poised to kill humanity and he may just succeed. Watch the teaser trailer for this all new storyline from Marvel!

"This March, enter the darkest days of the Marvel Universe from the creative team of Brian Michael Bendis and Bryan Hitch in AGE OF ULTRON #1. Evil has triumphed over good and leading this new age is none other than Ultron, the deadly sentient robot created by founding Avenger Hank Pym who turned on his creator to achieve his twisted objective: the utter destruction of humanity. Now, it’s up to the few remaining heroes to band together and find any way to topple their new monarch. Can Wolverine, Emma Frost, Invisible Woman, Taskmaster, Beast, She-Hulk, Luke Cage, Spider-Man, and Moon Knight turn the tide? With the robotic revolution in full force, no fan can miss how Age of Ultron will ultimately change the Marvel Universe leaving no hero or villain unsca…

Fun new Monsters University extended preview! [video]

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*Possible spoilers ahead*

Pixar has just released a great extended preview for Monsters University that will definitely get fans excited about the new movie. This fun new preview is hosted by Director Dan Scanlon and includes some really fun new footage from the film. Scanlon talks about the characters and plot of the film and some of the fun new things to keep an eye out for. So take a seat and enjoy this extended preview for MonstersUniversity (In theaters on June 21st, 2013).



Source: YouTube - AnimatedPodcast

New clip/trailer for Oz: The Great and Powerful! [video]

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To promote their new Google Chrome app, Disney has released a really fun new trailer for Oz: The Great and Powerful that starts off by showing fans a small clip from the movie. After the clip, fans will be able to see all new footage from the movie that is sure to excite them!

Oz: The Great and Powerful will hit theaters on March 8, 2012.


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First official trailer for The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct! [video]

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Gamers absolutely loved the first The Walking Dead video game that was released by TellTake Games. Now, thanks to Terminal Reality, they will have a chance to get their hands on another game set in Robert Kirkman's zombie filled world.

Unlike the first game which was episodic and changed with the players in-game choices, this newest game, The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, will be a first person shooter. The game will take place in the early days of the zombie apocalypse and will follow the show characters Daryl and Merle Dixon. The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct is reported to hit shelves on March 22 and will be released for the Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii U.


Source: YouTube - Ve3troGamesMedia