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Darth Vader walks through the battleground on Hoth in this beautiful piece of art!

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Artist Livio Ramondelli has created a brilliant piece of art that features Darth Vader from Star Wars marching through the battlegrounds of Hoth. The piece truly shows how awesome Darth Vader can be and I would have loved to see this moment in the film. "I always thought "Empire" showed Darth Vader at his most hardcore(Brutally mauling his own son, torturing Han Solo because he enjoys it, ordering his own fleet into an asteroid field and patiently waiting as it gets beat to hell, making a habit of choking his own overly polite officers, constantly changing the terms of a deal seemingly only because he likes screwing with Lando's mind, conspiring against his own Master, and generally not giving a %&#^). And, the moment when Vader goes in with the ground troops raiding the rebel base during the battle of Hoth. I always liked that he doesn't care that there's a warzone all around him and he's going in on foot. With this painting, I wanted to pay an ho…

Team Rocket's Meowth mistakingly attacks Link from The Legend of Zelda!

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Oh Team Rocket will you never give up? Take a look at this fantastic piece of art (artist unknown) that features a crossover between two of Nintendo's biggest franchises; The Legend of Zelda and Pokémon. In this piece the Pokémon Meowth from Team Rocket has confused the top of the Keaton Mask, being worn by Link from The Legend of Zelda, for the ears of the Pokémon Pikachu whom he desperately wants to catch. Link sits unexpectedly playing with his Deku Mask not aware that Meowth is about to try to capture him.

This is a fun piece of art that brings together two great franchises. Well done!


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Monty Python and the Holy Grail trailer recut as a serious film! [video]

Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a classic comedy film that will always crack me up. However, I came across a new video just released a few days ago that intrigued me quite a bit. Check out this great trailer for Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Stephane Bouley. Bouley has recut the film so that it appears as though it is a serious film created in 2013. The result is fantastically made and puts the entire film in a new light. "What if "Monty Python and The Holy Grail" would release in 2013 ? Fake trailer who sells a tragic and epic blockbuster with sounds effects who goes POOOOOWWWW !" Enjoy!


Source: YouTube - Stephane Bouley

Forging Leona's Zenith Blade from League of Legends! [video]

Gamers often fantasize what it would be like to wield their favorite weapons from their favorite video games but bladesmith and master prop maker Tony Swatton takes it one step further and actually does it. His amazing videos feature him forging some of the greatest and geekiest weapons from live metals. In this week's episode he forges Leona's Zenith Blade from League of Legends.



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First poster for the RoboCop reboot!

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The first official poster has been released for the upcoming film reboot for RoboCop and it has the title character stating that its "Your move". Directed by Jose Padilha, this film looks like it could be a decent remake of the 1987 classic. Only time will tell but one thing is for sure, this poster looks badass and it's clear that RoboCop is ready for action!
RoboCop will hit theaters on February 7, 2014.


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Warner Bros. sheds light on Batman's character in the upcoming Batman and Superman crossover film!

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While talking to investors at the investors at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference (man that's a mouth full), Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara spoke about the upcoming Batman / Superman crossover film and mentioned that Batman in this film will be "kind of tired and weary and seasoned and been doing it for a while." Tsujihara also shared his enthusiasm about casting Ben Affleck for the role of Batman by stating that Affleck, "is perfect for the vision….We think it’s going to be huge."

Whether or not you agree with the casting the movie itself will indeed be huge. This new development on the Batman characters also fits perfectly with the fact that Zack Snyder said that this upcoming film was inspired by Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns, which features a tired and seasoned Batman. Are you excited to see how all this unfolds?

Source: Deadline

First trailer for the web-series Mortal Kombat: Legacy II proves it is a must see! [video]

The first trailer for Mortal Kombat: Legacy II has just been released by Machinima and it looks absolutely amazing! From the look of this trailer the second part to this web-series looks like it will take fans deeper into the Mortal Kombat story and introduce plenty of great new characters.

Mortal Kombat: Legacy II  is being directed by Kevin Tancharoen who directed the first part to the series and will star Harry Hum Jr. (Glee), Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers), Brian Tee (The Wolverine), Ian Anthony Dale (Hawaii Five-O), and Cary Tagawa (Mortal Kombat). That is a great line-up. Especially getting the original Shang Tsung, Cary Tagawa, to play the character again!

Machinima will release Mortal Kombat: Legacy II on September 26, 2013.



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Beautiful Disney art features princesses with their evil counterparts!

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Created for the 'Good vs. Evil' Exhibit at the Downtown Disney WonderGround art Gallery, this fantastic set of Disney art by artist J. Scott Campbell shows 3 fan favorite Disney princess with their evil counterparts. The three pieces feature Ariel the Little Mermaid and Ursula the Sea Witch, Snow White and the Evil Queen, and Princess Aurora & Maleficent the Sorceress. The set is beautiful and I love the princesses are captured within the evil characters. Such a wonderful job!
*Click images to enlarge.



Source: Deviant Art - J Scott Campbell

JK Rowling all set to write new Harry Potter spin-off film!

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Harry Potter fans have been waiting for this moment since the day after Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows was released. (The day after being when they all finished reading the last book.) JK Rowling has agreed to return to the magical world of Harry Potter and write an all new spin-off film! Although fans have been waiting for this moment, most never actually expected it to ever come. Now that it has they are all celebrating. The film will be based off of the book Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them which was published in 2001 and was created to look like a textbook used by Harry Potter. The book itself talks about the different magical beasts found in the world (many of whom we have seen in the books/films; dragons, hippogriffs, werewolves, grindylow, centaurs basilisks, ect.). Excitingly, this film could be the first time we see many creatures such as the Nundu (gigantic leopards considered by many to be the most dangerous beast in the world), Red Caps (dwarflike creatures w…

Bruce Wayne transforms into Batman like he's Sailor Moon! [video]

Check out this fun, and short, video that shows Bruce Wayne transforming into Batman as though he were a member of Sailor Moon. Even if you are not a fan of Sailor Moon the video is pretty fun to watch. The original storyboards were created by Ben Juwono and the animation seen in this video was created by then Jeff Lai. Well done, gentleman!



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Newly discovered painting by Vincent van Gogh looks like it has the TARDIS in the background!

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Vincent van Gogh may have died in 1890 but he has made headlines for a "new" painting that was just discovered! The new painting was announced on Monday and identified by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. The painting is titled "Sunset at Montmajour". It is believed that the painting was completed in 1888, "two years before his death and during "a period that is considered by many to be the culmination of his artistic achievement". The painting itself is beautiful.
"The picture depicts a landscape in the vicinity of Arles in the south of France, where van Gogh was working at that time, the museum said." *Click image to enlarge.

Now this is where the interesting bit comes in. Take a closer look on the left side of the painting on the horizon. You can clearly see some sort of blue box. There is a popular Doctor Who episode from 2010 titled "Vincent and the Doctor" where the Doctor (played by Matt Smith) and his companion Amy (Karen…

Hugh Jackman's Wolverine almost appeared in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man!

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In comics, characters cross into each others stories all the time and most fans are really excited when it happens. However, crossing characters in movies can be a difficult task. When you have different studios owning the rights to different characters it can be time consuming to work out a deal to have a crossover.

It turns out that fans almost had a crossover of epic proportions back in 2002. When Sam Raimi was directing the first Spider-Man film in 2002 talks were happening that could have had Wolverine appear in the film. As we all know Wolverine did not make it into the film and word never got out that it was even a possibility until now.

Actor Hugh Jackman was quite interested in the crossover and ready to do it but it turns out that a missing costume and money played in the decision to not go through with it.

Hugh Jackman spoke to The Huffington Post concerning the matter. "I read where you were saying how much you'd like to act opposite Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, bu…

Katee Sackhoff poses as some of sci-fi's biggest characters in a GEEK Magazine photoshoot! [video]

Sci-fi fans love actress Katee Sackhoff who is best known for her role as Starbuck in the hit show Battlestar Galactica. Recently, Sackhoff did an interview and photoshoot with GEEK Magazine that may make sci-fi fans fall out of their seats. In the 8th issue of GEEK Magazine (Vol 2, #2), on stands now, Sackhoff dresses up as some pretty famous sci-fi characters including a Star Trek captain, Tyler Durden from Fight Club, and the 4th Doctor from Doctor Who (complete with TARDIS console, a Dalek, and a Zygon!

I actually saw this magazine on the stands recently and loved the photos but seeing the photoshoot video is really cool!   was recently interviewed by GEEK Magazine. The mag also compiled a short video of all her different looks during the




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Watch Daniel Radcliffe in the first clip from Horns. [video]

Actor Daniel Radcliffe, best known for his role as Harry Potter in the Harry Potter films, is showing his acting growth in the first clip from his upcoming film Horns. The film is being directed by Alexandre Aja (The Hills Have Eyes and Piranha 3D) and is an adaptation from the book written by Joe Hill.

Horns will hit theaters on October 11, 2013.


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Jurassic Park 4 gets a release date, new title, and logo!

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After many years of waiting Jurassic Park 4 has an official release date! And in a big surprise move it also has a new title; Jurassic World! Universal Pictures has announced that Jurassic World will be released on June 12, 2015.  Universal Pictures also released the new logo that will go along with Jurassic World and I think it looks great. Sure, when you get down to it it's just a different color scheme (instead of Red/Black/Yellow it's now Blue/Gray/Black) and "Park" has been replaced by "World" but it still has a fresh new look that I think works.

What do you think of this new logo? What do you think the story will be about with the title Jurassic "World"?

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Source: The Hollywood Reporter

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past - Dark World theme acapella! [video]

Acapella singer and YouTuber Smooth McGroove has put together another masterful video and this time it features on of my favorite franchises; The Legend of Zelda. He has created a beautiful, original acapella arrangement of the Dark World theme from The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past that is a must watch for all gamers out there!



Source: YouTube - Smooth McGroove

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary episode gets a title and a poster!

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The BBC has just officially given the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary episode both a title and a promo poster! The upcoming 50th Anniversary episode on November 23, 2013 will be titled The Day of the Doctor! Below you can check out the promotional poster that was revealed and spot some pretty interesting things! Of course you have Matt Smith and David Tennant but you also have John Hurt standing in front of some daleks, the TARDIS, and even a wall that says "Bad Wolf"! We'll have to wait to see how all of that comes together but I am definitely intrigued!
*Click image to enlarge!


Source: Doctor Who TV

Fangirls at School! [video]

With the school year starting fan girls are returning to class and this video is perfect to share. YouTuber "OnlyLeigh" created a video titled "Fangirls at School" that is sure to make you laugh. We have all seen that one person in their class that clearly has an obsession with a particular show or movie and takes every opportunity to talk about it or do a project on it. With that in mind, enjoy!



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Everything Wrong with Harry Potter & The Chamber Of Secrets in 12 minutes! [video]

The folks over at CinemaSins have just completed a new "Everything Wrong" video and this times they set their sights on Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets! This is a longer video at 12 minutes but it points out some amazing things that really make you laugh. (And that is coming from a die-hard Harry Potter fan!) These "Everything Wrong" videos really make you wonder what movie makers were thinking at times or in some cases the characters themselves! Sit back and enjoy the fun!



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New promotional image for Once Upon A Time in Wonderland features Alice!

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A new promotional image has been released for the upcoming show Once Upon A Time in Wonderland that features actress Sophie Lowe as Alice sitting atop a giant mushroom. Once Upon A Time in Wonderland is going to be the first spin-off show from the popular Once Upon A Time. If you haven't seen the promo trailer be sure to watch it. The show looks like it will be a lot of fun and I cannot wait to see how it turns out!


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Despicable Me's minions meet the Mario Bros in "Super Minion Bros."!

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The minions of Despicable Me have entered the video game world, the Mushroom Kingdom to be more exact, and have taken over the roles of our favorite Italian plumbers! This great art piece features Carl as Luigi and Dave as Mario running around in the Mushroom Kingdom. The piece itself looks just like the new games and is a lot of fun. What do you think of it?
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3 new photos of actor Daniel Radcliffe in the film "Horns"!

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Actor Daniel Radcliffe is about to get himself into a whole new set of issues that stem from his forehead just like that pesky scar in the Harry Potter films. However, this time around it seems he'll be dealing with horns! Check out these three new photos from his upcoming film Horns that give fans their first look at the actor in the film. The film itself is an adaptation from the book written by Joe Hill. The film is being directed by Alexandre Aja (The Hills Have Eyes and Piranha 3D).
"In Horns, a supernatural mystery that premieres tomorrow at the Toronto Film Festival, Radcliffe plays Ig, a small-time guy who’s suspected of brutally murdering his longtime girlfriend (Juno Temple). The town seems to have made up its mind about his guilt, especially when he begins to sprout devilish horns while the police investigate the crime. Before long, though, Ig notices that his frightful horns seem to have one beneficial side-effect: people around him suddenly seem compelled to tell…

My Little Brony! A new My Little Pony toy commercial! [video]

The My Little Pony fandom has gotten a lot of attention because of their large male fanbase called "Bronies" or "Brony" (singular). My Little Pony merchandise may fly off the shelves but for the first time fans will be able to buy "My Little Brony" toys! Watch this fantastic commercial by College Humor that features the first two characters in the "My Little Brony" line-up; Darious who has a popular Live-Journal and Twilight Wolf who is an Assistant Manager at Costco!
I burst out laughing at the 40-50 second mark. What part was your favorite?


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Grand Theft Auto 5 - The Musical! [video]

The musically inclined folks over at AVbyte have done it again! Check out their newest video that brings musicals and video games together in a video titled "GTA V - The Musical"! Watch as three girlfriends sing about losing their boyfriends to a stupid game until they try it for themselves and start singing a whole new tune! Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - AVbyte

The Suessing Dead - The Walking Dead and Dr. Suess mash-up! [video]

Check out this fantastic and funny mash-up video that brings AMC's The Walking Dead and the world of Dr. Seuss together in a video titled "The Seussing Dead". The video was created by CineFix and it absolutely brilliant. This particular video is a Season 3 summary for The Walking Dead and I would love it if they created videos for the first two seasons!
"On streets and in hollows, In building and house, The Walkers are walking, Shoving guts in their snouts!" Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - CineFix