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Game of Thrones supercut shows fans every time someone drinks on screen and what house they are from! [video]

If you are a fan of Game of Thrones then you've probably noticed how much the cast drinks while on screen. Well The Movie Maniacs have created an incredible supercut of all the drinking done on screen from Season 1 through to Season 4. They also included an on screen drink counter to show you how much each particular house has drunk the most. Can you guess which has has drunk the most, or least, before watching the video?
"Ever watched Game of Thrones and thought sh*t they drink a lot of wine. Well here at The Movie Maniacs we've watched every episode and compiled a lovely little video that features every drinking shot from a main character and most of the background characters (I'm sure we missed at least a couple) from seasons 1 to 4. Stark, Lannister, Baratheon, which house drinks the most? Well I guess your just going to have to watch and find out!"


Source: YouTube - The Movie Maniacs

Supercut shows us every on-screen death in the original Star Wars trilogy! [video]

If you have ever wondered how many people actually died in the original Star Wars trilogy then the people over at Digg have your answer. They have created a brilliant supercut that shows every on-screen death from the trilogy, complete with an on-screen death counter. Brilliant.
"The original "Star Wars" movies are a non-violent and kid-friendly, right? Not really any blood or gore to speak of. But once you start totalling up the deaths of pilots, capital ships and whole planets, it becomes apparent that one of our most beloved film trilogies contains the equivalent of several genocides."


Source: YouTube - Digg

Avengers: Age of Pinocchio - An Avengers: Age of Ultron and Pinocchio mash-up trailer! [video]

We knew it was coming and here it is thanks to Nerd Reactor! This amazing video mashes together Joss Whedon's Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer with Disney's animated classic, Pinocchio. This mash up takes the audio track of the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer, including the creepy rendition of "I've Got No Strings On Me", and combines it with footage from Pinocchio.  This video is titled "Avengers: Age of Pinocchio" and it is great! Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - Nerd Reactor

Watch the opening cinematic for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U! [video]

Fresh off the heels of an information filled Nintendo Direct yesterday, fans of Super Smash Bros. can now watch the opening cinematic for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U!



Source: YouTube - IGN

RBS' Cosplay Closet - Long Beach Comic Con 2014! [video]

Check out this fun cosplay video from YouTuber Dustin Young from Long Beach Comic Con 2014 in California. The video is played along the song "Hooked on a Feeling" by Blue Swede which was made popular again because of the smash hit Marvel film Guardians of the Galaxy. Young was able to get footage of some great cosplayers that shows a wide range of fandoms from video games and films to comics and anime. This looks like a fun convention and some talented cosplayers showed up!



Source: YouTube - Dustin Young

Marvel will thank its fans for a record breaking trailer by releasing two more Avengers: Age of Ultron clips over the next two weeks!

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It seems that Marvel couldn't be happier with the outcome of the leak of the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer. If you haven't seen the trailer yet, or just want to watch it again (and again), watch it here. In the first 24 hours that the trailer was up it has accumulated 34.3 million global views! This breaks the old record held by Iron Man 3 by 20 million views.

Initially, this trailer was supposed to air this coming Tuesday with the new episode of Agents of SHIELD. The leak has obviously changed all that but fans won't be disappointed. As a thank you Marvel will be airing two separate exclusive pieces from Avengers: Age of Ultron over the next two weeks.
"And because we believe that the best way to say thanks is to give you more, we're delivering new Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" action to your TV sets, two weeks in a row! Tune in to "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." this Tuesday, October 28 at 9:00 p.m. ET on ABC to see an exclusi…

New LEGO "Ultimate Collector Series" Star Wars set of the Slave I! [video]

Get ready Star Wars fans! LEGO is about to release an amazing new "Ultimate Collector Series" Star Wars set! The new set will be Boba Fett's Slave I, as seen in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back!

This new set comes with 1,996 pieces and is a good size when constructed and will have it all; rotating cockpit and wings, dual shooters and even a fantastic display stand! Boba Fett and Bespin Guard minifigures will be included that are unique to this set. Weapons will include special blaster pistol for Boba Fett, blaster pistol for Bespin Guard and a blaster rifle for the Stormtrooper. A bonus minifigure will be included as well; Han Solo in carbonite!

The price for this set is as follows:
"US $199.99 - CA $229.99 - DE 199.99€ - UK £169.99 - DK 1699.00 DKK
*Euro pricing varies by country." This "Ultimate Collector Series" Star Wars set of the Slave I will be available in January 2015!



Source: YouTube - LEGO

See Peter Jackson's sketch for the epic final battle sequence for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies!

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Entertainment Weekly has released a really fascinating drawing that has the entire epic final battle for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies all drawn out. This epic finale is being reported to have a length of 45 minutes which is a long time for a battle scene so you know that there is going to be a lot going on. While talking to Entertainment Weekly Peter Jackson touched on the scale of the attack and how it was approached as well as the logistics of bringing such a large battle to the screen.
"There’s a lot of logistics that have to be thought through. We have dwarves and men and elves and orcs, all with different cultures, with different weapons, and different shields and patterns and tactics." "Before we could loose the first arrow, we had to design the landscape itself and figure out, ‘Okay, if we have 10,000 orcs, how much room are they going to take up?’‘Are they going to fill up the valley or look like a speck?’ Then we could start dra…

Get your first full body look at Ultron from Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron!

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The first full body promo art image of Ultron from the upcoming Marvel film Avengers: Age of Ultron has been released and he looks fantastic! I am beyond excited for this film and the trailer was amazing. James Spader as the voice of Ultron was creepy in the best way possible and I am really excited.

If you haven't seen the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer yet watch it here.


Source: Spoid

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - "The Trail" opening cinematic! [video]

The opening cinematic to the video game The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has just been released and it looks great! The cinematic is titled "The Trail" and it features witchers Geralt of Rivia and his mentor Vesemir tracking down Geralt’s long lost love, Yennefer of Vengerberg.
"Foreshadowing the story of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, The Trail Opening Cinematic is an epic sneak peek into the adventure that awaits gamers in Wild Hunt. See witchers Geralt of Rivia and his mentor Vesemir pursue Geralt’s long lost love, the immensely powerful, raven-black-haired sorceress -- Yennefer of Vengerberg."The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will hit store shelves for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on February 24, 2015.



Source: YouTube - The Witcher

New Nintendo video introduces how to use Amiibo for Super Smash Bros. Wii U! [video]

Following an in depth Nintendo Direct for the upcoming Super Smash Bros. Wii U, Nintendo has released a new video that introduces how their new Amiibo characters can be used with the game. The video is all kinds of cheesy yet still fun to watch. Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - Nintendo

My New York Comic Con 2014 experience.

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New York Comic has come and gone and it left New York City in a wake of geek awesomeness. Judging from the attendance number of 151,000 (21,000 more than San Diego Comic Con and the second year running it has beaten San Diego) it was a smash hit!

You can take a look at all photos from the convention in my NYCC 2014 Flickr album.

First things first, one of the big differences this year was the clearing of the Main Stage room which was a new policy this year. The change was much appreciated by all and this change by New York Comic Con and ReedPop marked the first year that they cleared the main stage after every panel. If you wanted to see a Main Stage panel you had to line up to receive a wrist band. Each panel in the Main Stage room had their own separate lines forcing people to choose which panels they wanted to see and prioritize them. Once you had a wrist band you could get on a new line for a chance to get another wrist band for a different panel. Once you had your wrist bands you…

Lady Killers - Sexy Freddy and Jason are your best / worst dream! [video]

Nerdist and Scream Factory teamed up to create a new Halloween video that features a fun twist on some classic horror villains. Watch as a comic shop clerk falls asleep and finds himself in a dream filled with sexy killers. The video features Adrianne Curry as Lady Freddy, Abby Dark-Star as Lady Jason, LeeAnna Vamp as Lady Ash, Matt Bennett as the clerk, Andrew Bowser as the manager, and Jason Ritter as the costumer.



Curious question - is Adrianne Curry still someone people like to see?

Source: YouTube - Nerdist

Amazing jack-o-lantern is carved into the TARDIS interior from Doctor Who!

Take a look at this amazing Halloween jack-o-lantern carved out to look like the TARDIS from Doctor Who!

Is the pumpkin bigger in the inside? #TARDISpic.twitter.com/nYu1ECXVF1
— Foot Pound Force (@FootPoundForce) October 23, 2014

Source: Twitter - Foot Pound Force

Check out the all new Avengers: Age of Ultron poster!

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If you missed the amazing trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron, check it out here. In the meantime you can take a look at the all new poster for the film below. This film looks like it is going to be simply incredible!

Avengers: Age of Ultron will smash into theaters on May 1, 2015.


Source: Newsarama

How It Should Have Ended - Bonus scenes for Man of Steel, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Star Wars - The Phantom Menace, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier! [video]

I'll never get tired of these "How It Should Have Ended" videos!
"Often we write too many sketches when creating a HISHE and some scenes get left out. Sometimes they are cut because it didn't fit the flow of the main video. Sometimes they are cut because they aren't finished in time. Well rather than let them collect dust we bundled them all together in one collection so you can see those extra scenes that might have been." Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - How It Should Have Ended

Marvel officially releases the HD trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron! [video]

A week ahead of it's intended release the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer has leaked and now been officially been released by Marvel Entertainment. IT IS AMAZING!!! There is so much to be excited about here!



Source: YouTube - Marvel Entertainment

Morena Baccarin cast to play Dr. Leslie Thompkins in Fox's Gotham!

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It seems as though actress Morena Baccarin will being heading into the Batman universe as she has just been cast for the new, hit Fox show Gotham! Baccarin will be playing the role of Dr. Leslie Thompkins.

It is being reported that Baccarin's character will have a reoccurring role that should work itself into a series regular by the show's second season.
"She will play Dr. Leslie Thompkins, a gifted and dedicated physician who was a friend of Bruce Wayne’s parents, Thomas and Martha. She is determined to use her skills to aid Gotham’s most in need, which currently means working at the newly opened Arkham Asylum’s Home for the Criminally Insane. In addition to her medical skills, her coolness under pressure will serve her well as she finds herself drawn close to James Gordon and into more and more dangerous waters." This role will mark Baccarin's return to the fantasy genre after being in such shows as Firefly, Stargate SG-1, and V. More recently she starred in t…

Take a look at Mockingbird's tactical suit she'll wear on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

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Adrianne Palicki had an impressive debut on last night’s Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. Now Marvel has released her official tactical suit that she'll be wearing as Agent Bobbi Morse, aka Mockingbird.

The tactical suit looks absolutely amazing and has been slightly updated to give it a real world look. We also see that actress Adrianne Palicki is back to being a blonde for the part of Bobbi Morse who was blonde in the comics. In her debut episode Palicki was a brunette but we now know that was just for her undercover work inside Hydra.

Ann Foley, costume designer for the show explained how this new look for Mockingbird pays homage to the character’s comic-book roots:
"I looked at all of her comic appearances and really wanted to try to bring elements of the look from the comics into the costume that we're doing now for the show because I know it's important to the fans," remarked Foley. "It's important to me to keep certain elements, but we had to…

Air New Zealand releases an all new, and geeky, The Hobbit themed safety video for their flights! [video]

Check out this amazingly awesome, and geeky, safety video from Air New Zealand that turns an ordinary safety video into an adventure through Middle Earth. What I love is that the cast and crew of The Hobbit, including director Peter Jackson, make appearances in the video. This is just a lot of fun and I know that passengers on board Air New Zealand will love it.

Post by Air New Zealand.

Source: Facebook - Air New Zealand

Get your first look at Ultron and the Hulkbuster Armor from the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer!

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Last night during the airing of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., it was announced that the world premiere of the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer would debut next Tuesday with the next Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode.With this news fans cried out in celebration. However, it seems that some fans just couldn't wait that one week. Two images have surfaced from the trailer that feature Ultron and Tony Stark's Hulkbuster Armor and they look amazing!

Watch Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. next Tuesday at 9pm ET to see the full trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron!
*Open images in new window for the largest view.



Source: Comic Book Movie

Hilarious video shows goats singing the Star Wars theme song! [video]

We all need great music in our lives. We also need laughter in our lives. This hilarious video of goats singing the theme song to Star Wars will satisfy both of those requirements. Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - Marca Blanca

IKEA Halloween commercial recreates a classic scene from The Shining! [video]

Take a look at this awesome IKEA Halloween commercial from Singapore that recreates the iconic scene from The Shining where Danny is riding around the Overlook Hotel on his big wheel. This is fantastic! 



Source: YouTube - IKEA Singapore

Meet the team in this combined clip for Disney's Big Hero 6! [video]

Disney has released six shirt clips (combined into one) that introduces fans to the amazing team from the upcoming film Big Hero 6. This film is based off the Marvel comic of the same name and looks like it is going to be spectacular!

Big Hero 6 will be in theaters on November 7, 2014.



Source: YouTube - CBMTrailers

Honest Trailers - X-Men: Days of Future Past! [video]

Screen Junkies has a way of pointing things out that make even the biggest and best blockbuster movies seem silly and it's great. Their newest video focuses on X-Men: Days of Future Past and the comparisons that they make and things they point out will definitely have every fan laughing. 
"You've seen us tackle the X-Men Trilogy -- now it's time for us to take on the prequel-sequel that made the worst X-Men movie irrelevant and the worst Wolverine movie into a bad dream: X-Men: Days of Future Past." Enjoy!



The connection/comparison to Terminator 2: Judgement Day had me laughing pretty hard.

Source: YouTube - Screen Junkies

Game of Thrones theme played by a cello orchestra! [video]

This video comes to us all the way from Castilla y Leon in Spain and this talented group of cellists play the Game of Thrones opening credits theme quite well. I always love seeing music videos of cello players playing awesome pop culture songs. They always come out so well!



Source: YouTube - CELLOCYL

Rebels Recon #3 takes you behind the scenes of the Star Wars Rebels episode "Fighter Flight"! [video]

Let's take a trip behind-the-scenes of Disney's newest show Star Wars Rebels and find out some really cool information concerning the last episode "Fighter Flight".
"Rebels Recon #3 features an in-depth look at the Star Wars Rebels episode "Fighter Flight," with a recap, cast and crew interviews, and answers to your Twitter questions -- plus an exclusive preview of next week's installment of Star Wars Rebels, "Rise of the Old Masters!"  In "Fighter Flight," Hera sends the ever-bickering Ezra and Zeb on a quality-time supply run -- which includes bringing back an impossible-to-find meiloorun fruit -- and the two have a run-in with some stormtroopers. As a result, Zeb finds himself in the cockpit of a TIE fighter. At New York Comic Con 2014, Vanessa Marshall (voice of Hera), talked about what her character brings to the Ghost crew, which is on display in this episode. "I think what makes Hera so cool," Marshall says, &qu…

Is Doctor Who a religion? [video]

There is no denying that the British sci-fi show Doctor Who has a very devoted and loyal following. There is even a name for it's fans; Whovian. I should know. I am one! But the Idea Channel at PBS created a very interesting video that poses the question, "Is Doctor Who a religion?" I recommend that every give this guy a chance to give his speech as he makes some very interesting points that might make you think twice about your initial answer. Also, the video is spoiler free so that's great!

"Dr. Who is one of the longest running TV shows on the BBC, and it's got a huge fandom surrounding it, called Whovians. And while it might not seem like, Whovianism, might just be RELIGION!!!!! Whovians, like other passionate fan cultures, create art & fan fiction and engage in a strong remix and cosplay culture. But it's more than that. Dr. Who provides a philosophy; a way of understanding the universe. Fans embrace this in ways that are similar to most world r…

New footage revealed in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 TV spot! [video]

A new TV spot has been released for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and it features some brand new footage that fans have not yet seen in the previous trailers. Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - CBMTrailers

Man At Arms forges 3 killer weapons for a Zombie Killer Challenge! [video]

Man At Arms teamed up with Zombie Go Boom this week for a Zombie Killer Weapon Challenge and the results were a lot of fun. The blacksmiths this week forged three separate weapons and put them to the test. The weapons were a war hammer, a katar, and a spear. Watch the forging process and weapon challenge in the video below and let me know which weapon you would choose in the zombie apocalypse. Zombies beware!



Source: YouTube - AWE me

Watch an animated speedrun of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade in 60 seconds! [video]

Check out this fantastic animated speed run of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade created by 1A4STUDIO! This speedrun of Steven Spielberg's 1989 film is just 60 seconds and still manages to cover the entire film and make you laugh in the process.

P.S.- Can you catch the Harry Potter reference in this video?



Source: YouTube - 1A4STUDIO

Robin is returning to the Batman comics and his identity has been revealed!

There has been an ongoing story arc in the Batman comics titled "Robin Rises" that has Batman trying to resurrect his dead son, Damian Wayne, after he was killed in Batman Incorporated #8. Damian was the son of Bruce Wayne and Talia al Ghul (Ra's al Ghul's daughter) and was killed by an artificially aged clone of Damian named Heretic. Since then, Damian's body was taken to Apokolips by Ra's al Ghul and Glorious Godfrey.

Batman and Robin writer Peter Tomasi posted a photo on Twitter of Patrick Gleason's cover art for the return issue revealing who will be taking up the mantle of Robin.

Find out who the new Robin is going to be inside the full article! (*Spoilers inside.)

Fan recreates the SDCC Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice teaser trailer in animated form! [video]

The Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice teaser trailer was never released to the public and from comments made by Warner Bros. it looks like it will never be released. Warner Bros. stated it was only for those in attendance at San Diego Comic Con.

However, thanks to YouTuber "Free Will Revolution" we have this great animated recreation of the trailer seen at the convention. Maybe we'll see this trailer on the eventually DVD/Bluray but for now we will have to settle for fan recreated trailers and this one is pretty great. Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - Free Will Revolution

Infographic maps out the next 7 years of comic films!

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If you are as into comic movies as I am you have been trying to keep up with all the new comic film announcements and the release dates that accompany them. Well thanks to Comics Alliance you can now check out this awesome infographic that maps out your comic films, whether Marvel or DC, from 2014 through to 2020.

What films are you especially looking forward to?
*Open image in a new window for the largest view.


Source: Comics Alliance

Disney releases the first teaser trailer for their new sci-fi film Tomorrowland! [video]

Disney has released the first teaser trailer for their upcoming sci-fi film Tomrrowland! In case that name sounds familiar the film is based on the Disney theme park of the same name.
"From Disney comes two-time Oscar® winner Brad Bird’s “Tomorrowland,” a riveting mystery adventure starring Academy Award® winner George Clooney. Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (Clooney), jaded by disillusionment, and Casey (Britt Robertson), a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space known only as “Tomorrowland.” What they must do there changes the world—and them—forever." Disney's Tomorrowland will be in theaters on May 22, 2015.



Source: YouTube - Disney Movie Trailers

Meet Mockingbird in an all new clip from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.! [video]

Fans have eagerly been waiting for actress Adrianne Palicki to make her debut as Bobbi Morse, aka Mockingbird, on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and this Tuesday the wait will be over. The episode this Tuesday is titled "A Hen in the Wolf House" and I have a special clip to show you that shows Mockingbird's introduction to the show.

Last night I was lucky enough to attend the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. panel at the PaleyFest in New York City where they showed us the episode and we got to meet Clark Gregg (Agent Coulson), Ming-Na Wen (Agent May), Chloe Bennet (Skye), and Jeph Loeb (Executive Producer & Marvel writer) and get photos and autographs! I won't spoil anything for the episode but I'll say that Marvel fans are going to absolutely love it and there are a few concerns/questions that have popped up recently that are answered. Can't wait to see how everyone reacts to this episode!

Watch Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. this Tuesday at 9pm ET.



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Hasbro Studios announces a feature film for My Little Pony!

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Heads up, Pony fans! Hasbro Studios has just announced that they have given the green light to start developing a feature film for their hit franchise My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic!

This new film is said to come out in 2017 and will be developed, produced, and financed in house through Hasbro Studio's new production company Allspark Pictures. This is the same company that is creating the Jem and the Holograms film.

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is coming up on it's 100th show and has already put out some direct to video animated films but this will be the show's first feature film. Hasbro Studios has hired Joe Ballarini (Ice Age: Continental Drift) to write the script and Megan McCarthy to executive produce. McCarthy produces and writes for the show and the direct to video films.

At the moment there is no word what kind of animation will be used for the film; CG animation or traditional animation. One thing is for sure though, every pony out there will be lining…

Find out the comic origins of X-Men's Jubilee! [video]

Sit back and find out how some of your favorite superheroes got their start thanks to WatchMojo.com! Today's video is on the comic origins of the X-Men member Jubilee!
"In the Marvel universe, anyone can end up a superhero - even a seemingly ordinary mall rat. Join http://www.WatchMojo.com as we explore the comic book origin of Jubilee." Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - WatchMojo.com

Lindsey Stirling rocks the old West in her new steampunk-esque music video!

Violinist Lindsey Stirling has just released a new video for her song "Roundtable Rival" from her new album, Shatter, and it is incredible. This new video is set in the old West and has a bit of a steampunk feel to it. Watch as Lindsey defends her town from the villainous Durango Black as he attempts to rob the National Bank.

The video (although with a different setting) has a bit of a Scott Pilgrim feel to it as the two sides are battling it out with their instruments and using sound waves to attack each other. The song itself is pretty catchy and I would definitely recommend listening to it. (Why else would I be posting it? Ha!) Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - Lindsey Stirling

Skyrim theme (Dragonborn) performed on wine glasses! [video]

Take a look at this great cover of the Skyrim Dragonborn theme performed on wine glasses by Youtuber Dan Newbie!



Source: YouTube - Dan Newbie