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New trailer for Disney's Maleficent will stun fans with new footage! [video]

The second trailer for Disney's Maleficent has been released and it looks incredible! There is a lot of new footage and fans receive a much better look at the world that Maleficent and Princess Aurora live in. Angelina Jolie looks like she'll be the perfect fit for the role of Maleficent and the new footage in this trailer proves it. This trailer is undoubtedly excite fans and get them really excited for the release of the film later this year.
"Maleficent" explores the untold story of Disney's most iconic villain from the 1959 classic Sleeping Beauty and the elements of her betrayal that ultimately turn her pure heart to stone. Driven by revenge and a fierce desire to protect the moors over which she presides, Maleficent (Jolie) cruelly places an irrevocable curse upon the human king's newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Aurora (Fanning) is caught in the middle of the seething conflict between the forest kingdom she has grown to love and the…

"Batman vs Superman" gets delayed until 2016!

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Unfortunate news for DC fans out there as the much anticipated sequel to Man of Steel, "Batman vs Superman", has officially been delayed.

The film was originally set to be released on July 17, 2015 but instead will now fly into theaters on May 6, 2016. A full year is quite the push back for the film but filmmakers are stating that this delay will, "allow the filmmakers time to realize fully their vision, given the complex visual nature of the story." There are also rumors that actor Ben Afleck (Batman) may have sustained a leg injury that may have also led to this delay. Either way it appears that DC fans will now have to wait an extra year to see the Caped Crusader and the Man of Steel finally meet on the big screen.

Source: /Film

Voldemort's assistant Kevin helps him choose his horcruxes in this hilarious comic!

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Dorkly and artist Anna-Maria Jung have just released a new Harry Potter comic the features Lord Voldemort and his assistant Kevin. His assistant Kevin may have been cut from the books but for Voldemort's sake he shouldn't have been! Take a look at this fantastic comic strip that shows us Kevin helping Voldemort during the horcrux selection process.
*Click images to enlarge or open images in new window for largest view!



A very special thank you goes out to my girlfriend, Jackie, for showing this to me and making me laugh really hard.

Source: Dorkly

2 new posters for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 get released!

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Sony Pictures has just released two new posters for the upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man 2 that feature Spider-Man and Electro. The posters and images released for this film look truly incredible and I for one am very excited to see the film. From everything that I have seen it looks like this sequel will blow the first film away. I cannot wait!

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will swing into theaters on May 2, 2014.
*Click images to enlarge.



Source: Geek Tyrant

Read about the Eleventh Doctor's final days in the new Doctor Who eBook "Tales of Trenzalore"!

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Doctor Who fans are getting their wish for some more Matt Smith adventures and this time they will come in the form of an eBook about his days on Trenzalore. In Matt Smith's last episode on Doctor Who, the Doctor spent hundreds of years on one planet defending a small town from a war with his greatest enemies. During this episode, "The Time of the Doctor", we only get a glimpse of his time on the planet but thanks to the upcoming eBook "Tales of Trenzalore" fans can read up on what happened to the Doctor and how find out how he spent his final days leading up to his to regeneration.

Take a look at the synopsis for the book: "As it had been foretold, the armies of the Universe gathered at Trenzalore. Only one thing stood between the planet and destruction – the Doctor. For nine hundred years, he defended the planet, and the tiny town of Christmas, against the forces that would destroy it. He never knew how long he could keep the peace. He never knew what c…

Game of Thrones inspired propaganda posters!

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Inhabitants of Westoros, war is upon you! Support your lands with these fantastic World War II style propaganda posters for Game of Thrones created by artist Olivia Desianti. If you'd like to purchase these great propaganda posters (or others like it) you can check them out at Olivia Desianti's Etsy and Society6 shops.

Be sure to check out the fourth season of Game of Thrones when it begins airing on HBO on April 6, 2014.
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Source: io9

Seven new images are released from The Amazing Spider-Man 2!

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Total Film has just given fans some great new images from the upcoming film The Amazing Spider-Man 2 directed by Marc Webb. The seven new images feature Spider-Man, Gwen Stacy, Electro, Harry Osborn and the Rhino. I know that I am really excited for this film and these photos look great! Who else is excited to see Spider-Man back on the big screen?

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will swing into theaters on May 2, 2014.
*Click images to enlarge.








Source: TotalFilm

Vintage style Harry Potter travel posters!

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These fantastic vintage-style Harry Potter travel poster were designed by artist Caroline Hadilaksono. For those interested, you can purchase these posters over at Caroline’s bigcartel online shop.
Read more at http://www.geeksaresexy.net/2014/01/16/beautiful-vintage-harry-potter-travel-poster-pics/#KSPCuMQYXQb5qJ4i.99 These fantastic vintage-style Harry Potter travel poster were designed by artist Caroline Hadilaksono. For those interested, you can purchase these posters over at Caroline’s bigcartel online shop.
Read more at http://www.geeksaresexy.net/2014/01/16/beautiful-vintage-harry-potter-travel-poster-pics/#KSPCuMQYXQb5qJ4i.99 These fantastic vintage-style Harry Potter travel poster were designed by artist Caroline Hadilaksono. For those interested, you can purchase these posters over at Caroline’s bigcartel online shop.
Read more at http://www.geeksaresexy.net/2014/01/16/beautiful-vintage-harry-potter-travel-poster-pics/#KSPCuMQYXQb5qJ4i.99 These fantastic vintage-style Harry Po…

16 video game themes played in 60 seconds! [video]

YouTuber Chad Neidt has created a really fun video in which he plays 16 fantastic video game themes on his acoustic guitar in just 60 seconds. The medley is well made, including some amazing game titles, and it really fun to listen to. Enjoy!

Song List:

1. PacMan
2. Super Mario Bros.
3. The Legend of Zelda
4. Tetris -- Theme A
5. Street Fighter II -- Guile Theme
6. Super Metroid -- Prologue
7. Sonic 2 -- Chemical Plant Zone
8. Donkey Kong Country
9. Pokemon
10. Crash Bandicoot
11. Metal Gear Solid
12. Final Fantasy -- "Those Who Fight Further"
13. Halo
14. Portal -- Still Alive
15. Skyrim
16. Red Dead Redemption -- Far Away



Source: YouTube - Chad Neidt

Watch the first clip from the Marvel one shot "All Hail The King" with The Mandarin! [video]

Marvel is set to release their newest one shot "All Hail The King" that features Trevor Slattery, aka The Mandarin from Iron Man 3, on the DVD and Bluray for Thor: The Dark World. Actor Ben Kingsly hinted that he had returned for a secret project and now fans can take a sneak peek with a special 1 minute clip that shows you what happened to The Mandarin after the events of Iron Man 3.



Source: Examiner

First clip from RoboCop gives fans a taste of some of the film's action! [video]

The first clip for the upcoming Robocop reboot has been released and it shows fans footage from a "Field Test" scene in which Alex Murphy, aka: RoboCop, is put to the test against a warehouse full of robot drones and a single human looking to take him down. The scene looks really cool and hopefully this is just the beginning of the action that we'll see in the film.

RoboCop will hit theaters on February 12, 2014.


Source: IGN

How The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Should Have Ended! [video]

How It Should Have Ended has just released their newest video and the comedic video is based on The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Once again the crew over at HISHE have pointed out some great moments of the film and have created some really funny jokes to go along with them. "A Hobbit, some Dwarves, and a Wizard walk into a mountain... well not the wizard, he likes to bail on everyone at a time where him staying would make the quest much simpler ... also there's a dragon that nobody seems to want to prepare for .... What was I talking about? Oh yeah.... Here are some hobbit jokes. :)" Enjoy!


Source: YouTube - How It Should Have Ended

Thor: Brother's Fight! An epic stop motion LEGO battle! [video]

Check out this great stop motion video titled "Thor: Brother's Fight" from Jordan Tseng Productions! The video features Thor and Loki battling it out in LEGO form and is very well done. It took 3 months and about 5000 pictures but the end result is spectacular. Well done, Jordan!



Source: YouTube - Jordan Tseng Production

"Life is like a video game" - An inspirational art piece!

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A great comic by artist Chris Collins. The last panel features one of his readers who asked to be drawn:
Read more at http://www.geeksaresexy.net/2014/01/15/life-is-like-a-video-game-comic/#2MhFEQz5Q3ohA6Cx.99 Artist Chris Collins has drawn up this beautiful piece of art titled "Life is like a video game" that serves as an inspirational piece as well as a portrait of one of his readers. The piece holds a strong message that certainly rings true for everyone. "I’ve been behind on doing reader portraits, but I’d like to start doing more. I heard from Senka Mušić (also an artist) asking to be drawn.“Hi there! I would love to be drawn by you! My name is Senka and I love design, photography, music and video games!” I decided to go with the video game theme. The last panel in this comic is Senka." *Click image to enlarge.


Source: Nonsense Thoughts

Marvel casts second villain for The Avengers: Age of Ultron!

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Marvel has just cast their second villain in the Avengers sequel The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Actor Thomas Kretschmann, currently playing Abraham van Helsing on NBC’s Dracula, has been cast as the villainous character Baron Wolfgang von Strucker. Not many Marvel fans out there may be familiar with Strucker so lets take a quick look at who this character is.
From the Marvel Database: "Baron Wolfgang von Strucker, a former Nazi officer, was one of the leaders of Hydra and an enemy of S.H.I.E.L.D., the Avengers, and the interests of the United States of America and of the free world in general. He was physically augmented to be nearly ageless and was seemingly killed in the past to return to plague the world with schemes of world domination and genocide time and time again." This is an interesting character choice for the film and I am excited to see where it will lead. Will this pull Hydra into the story as the organization who creates Ultron (or steals it from Tony Stark for t…

Marvel is reportedly in talks with Johnny Depp for the role of Dr. Strange!

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The "Latino Review" has been the source of some pretty amazing news scoops in the past and it seems as though they have uncovered some big news concerning Marvel's future plans for the Dr. Strange film. They are reporting that Marvel is in early talks with actor Johnny Depp to play the role of Dr. Strange!

Their source is telling them that Depp has already taken one meeting with Marvel and is very interested in taking the role. Fans may know that Depp has already signed on to do a fifth Pirates of the Caribbean film but it appears that if he takes the role of Dr. Strange that Disney will have no problem shifting around production of Pirates so that he can do both. (Guess it helps when both films are coming from Disney.)
"Of note, if Johnny Depp does decide to don the cape, it would involve a bit of a script overhaul. I spoke to El Mayimbe, and he was quick to note that the original script had a 30-year-old Dr. Strange. He has an intimate knowledge of the script (you…

Marvel Knights Animation bring you the trailer for Wolverine vs Sabretooth! [video]

"It's claw versus claw as Logan faces his age-old foe in the latest Marvel Knights Animation, Wolverine Vs. Sabretooth."

Marvel Knights Animation, along with Shout Factory, has released a trailer for their upcoming Marvel Knights Animation adaptation ofJeph Loeb and Simone Bianchi's Wolverine Vs. Sabretooth.

As exciting as it is seeing Wolverine and Sabretooth duke it out on screen, this may not be a great showing for Marvel. From this trailer we can see that the film looks like it is a motion comic and maybe not even a well made motion comic. I'm sure it will still be fun to watch for anyone who loves these characters but its a shame that Marvel couldn't have done a better job at animating this film. But that is just my own humble opinion. Check out the trailer below and be your own judge and let me know what you think. 



Source: IGN

Disney's Frozen is heading to Broadway!

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It has been announced by Disney CEO Bob Iger that Frozen will be heading to Broadway! Frozen has been setting records in the box office and fans all over the world have completely fallen in love with the film. A musical adaptation will no doubt follow in the film's footsteps of success. At this moment there is no timeframe for when the musical will hit Broadway but you can bet that fans will eagerly be awaiting opening night. 
""We're not demanding speed," Iger told Fortune. "We're demanding excellence." Frozen, which has already grossed $669 million at the box office, is loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen, and features the voices of Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad and Santino Fontana. The film tells the story of a spunky princess who sets off on an epic journey alongside a rugged, thrill-seeking mountain man, his loyal pet reindeer, and a magical talking snowman to find her estranged sister, whose ic…

Forging Sephiroth's sword from Final Fantasy VII in real life! [video]

Men at Arms has released their newest video and master swordsmith Tony Swatton has forged another piece of gaming beauty. This week he took on the challenge and forged Sephiroth's sword from Final Fantasy VII. As usual, the result is truly amazing! (And given the size of this sword, scary!) Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - AWE me

World's loudest and largest Bluetooth speaker takes the shape of a Dalek from Doctor Who! [video]

Massive Audio, a car audio equipment company, has just created the world's largest and loudest Bluetooth speaker and to make things even better they built it in the shape of a Dalek from Doctor Who. The Dalek Bluetooth speaker was unveiled at CES 2014 and is pretty cool. The company plans to upgrade their Dalek to make its head and weapons movable and then eventually auction it off for charity which is pretty nice of them. In the video below you get to hear what the speaker sounds like by listening to s short excerpt from a "Dalek Relaxation Tape". On the geek side this is pretty awesome but on the technology side this video is lacking. I'd want to see the phone that the signal is coming from as well as hear what a normal voice sounds like coming from this giant Dalek speaker. But it's still awesome to see.


If you are interested to listen to the whole "Dalek Relaxation Tape" then you can listen to it in my earlier post here from April 3, 2012.







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Michael Douglas cast as Hank Pym in Marvel's Ant-Man!

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Marvel shocked fans with a huge announcement today for their upcoming Ant-Man film. They have officially announced that actor Michael Douglas will be playing Hank Pym in the film!  ""With Hank Pym's rich history in the Marvel Universe, we knew we needed an actor capable of bringing the weight and stature to the role that the character deserves," said Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige. "We felt incredibly relieved when Michael Douglas agreed to step into the part with the charm and fortitude he brings to every character he inhabits, and couldn't be more excited to see what he will do to bring Hank Pym to life."" With this announcement, Marvel has also officially confirmed that actor Paul Rudd, who was recently cast to star in the film, will be staring as Scott Lang, the second Ant-Man. With these two characters running around most fans are assuming that Ant-Man may feature the storyline of where Scot Lang steals the Ant-Man suit from Hank Py…

First set video of Peter Capaldi from Doctor Who season 8 filming! [video]

*Possible spoilers ahead.

Filming has officially begun for Season 8 of the British sci-fi show Doctor Who and the new lead actor Peter Capaldi is getting right into the thick of it all. The following video truly doesn't spoil much of anything but if you want to stay 100% spoiler free then be warned, you may not want to watch!

On set for the first episode which is set to take place in Victorian London, Peter Capaldi is seen riding down the street on a (fake) horse in some Victorian pajamas! The video is short at 11 seconds. Take a look!



Source: YouTube - Simon Watkins

First trailer for The Last of Us DLC "Left Behind"! [video]

Gamers have been waiting a long time for the first bit of DLC (downloadable content) to be released for the hit Playstation 3 game The Last of Us from Naughty Dog and finally they can take their first look at some. There is still no release date but the DLC is titled "Left Behind" and will focus on the character Ellie. "In Left Behind, players take control of Ellie in events that explain her situation before she and Joel meet." The trailer doesn't give gamers a look at actual gameplay or too much of the story but you can see that Ellie meets up with an old friend, Riley, and I would assume that the game would lead up to Ellie's attack at the mall. For now this is all we have to go on so take a look and let me know what you think.



Source: IGN

HBO releases the first trailer for the fourth season of Game of Thrones! [video]

The action packed Season 4 trailer to Game of Thrones just aired on HBO and fans are already going crazy about it. The full trailer gives fans a look at some bloody battles and unexpected twists that will come in the 4th season. It seems as though this upcoming season will be filled with drama and suspense that we have not seen previously in the show. This season seems to be shaping up to be one nobody will want to miss.

Game of Thrones will return on April 6, 2014 on HBO at 9pm EST.



The opening shot of the dragon's shadow may indicate that Daenerys Targaryen's dragons are now fully grown (or close to it). I'm excited to see if this is true!

Source: YouTube - GameOfThrones

Mario Bros. 3 "Athletic" theme (World 2) sung acapella by Smooth McGroove! [video]

Check out this original acappella arrangement of the Athletic theme (World 2) from Super Mario Bros 3 performed by the talented Youtuber Smooth McGroove!



Source: YouTube - Smooth McGroove

First official poster for Veronica Mars film is released!

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Warner Bros. has just released the first official poster for the upcoming Veronica Mars film! It of course features Kristen Bell as the focus with supporting characters from the series (and now film) on the right. If you haven't yet seen the full trailer be sure to check it out!

Veronica Mars will hit theaters on March 14, 2014.


Source: E!Online