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Secret Cinema presents a jaw dropping shadow cast of Back to the Future!

I have been to a few shadow casts around Long Island and New York City but this has to be one of the best I have ever seen. Sadly, I was not there in person! This past summer at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, Secret Cinema put on a outdoor shadow cast of the film Back to the Future that will make every fan out there wish they truly had a time traveling DeLorean to go back and attend this event. (A shadow cast is when a movie is played on a large screen and costumed actors act out the film in front of the audience in sync with the film.)

Secret Cinema not only invited everyone out to the event in 50's clothing to really make the experience authentic but they actually built the town of Hill Valley! The video below shows off what an amazing event this was and shows both the fun before the film as well as the shadow cast acting out the film. I really hope they do something in the New York City area sometime because I would love to attend and know many friends who would join.



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Check out the original 1978 Battlestar Galactica with digital restoration and CG upgrades!

Battlestar Galactica came back in 2004 and was a hit with the fans but older fans never forgot about the original 1978 series. Visual effects artist Adam "Mojo" Lebowitz created a demo reel of what recreating the original series with digitally restored footage and a few CG upgrades would look like and the results are spectacular! Lebowitz worked on many sci-fi television shows and movies including Babylon 5, Serenity, Star Trek: Voyager, was even a CGI artist on the 2004 Battlestar Galactica. This demo reel was created to show what it would look like if a special edition dvd/bluray was made for the series and I hope this catches the eye of all the right people.


Demo Reel - Remastering A Classic from Merrick on Vimeo.


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Watch Billy Boyd's "The Last Goodbye" music video for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

Billy Boyd, the actor who played Pippen in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, returned to Middle Earth to record a credits song for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The official video for his song "The Last Goodbye" has now been released and it is great!
"“We had to get the song just right, to send the audience out of the movie theater in the most perfect way we could,” says Boyd, in an e-mail. “But I don’t think it was until I was sitting on the long flight down to New Zealand that I started to really think about what the song would be. Luckily all the Middle-earth movies were on the flight so I could remind myself of them as I flew south.”" It truly must be an honor to Boyd to have the last goodbye to fans of this franchise and the song of course made him reflect on his time with the franchise.
"“The Lord of the Rings films were such a special time for me in many ways—working with Pete, Fran and Philippa, being in New Zealand, being part of Professor T…

Howard the Duck will be returning with his own Marvel comic in 2015!

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Fans exploded with delight when Howard the Duck made his cameo at the end of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. For quite some time, people were talking about that scene as much as the main characters themselves, if not more. This popularity was gotten the folks over at Marvel hard at work and the secret is now out! Marvel will be bringing the character back to the comics with his own series!

In 2015 Howard the Duck will get his own series that is being developed by Chip Zdarsky (Sex Criminals) and Joe Quinones. The series is said to follow the adventures of Howard as he becomes a private investigator in the Marvel Universe.
"He’s an everyman who happens to be a duck! He’s angry, exasperated, and he’s had it up to here with the world around him, but he’s trapped here! Infinitely relatable!  I love the contrast of Howard against both the normal world of us hairless apes and the weird worlds of Man-Things and Dr. Stranges and Spider-Mans. Cause he doesn’t fit into either, really.…

Gotham showrunner states killing established canon characters is not off the table!

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Gotham has been a smash hit for Fox and fans are becoming loyal watchers of the show. As fan favorite characters enter the show, fans have gotten more attached to the developing story and anxious to see what will happen next. However, a recent interview with Gotham showrunner Bruno Heller reveals that not all characters are safe on the show.

Fans came into Gotham expecting that the established canon characters (Penguin, Selina Kyle, Victor Zsasz, Harvey Dent, ect.) would all be safe in the show from death since they are alive later in the timeline to meet Batman. This no longer seems to be the case.

Entertainment Weekly asked Bruno Heller,
"“Before Gotham premiered there was some discussion about how the show cannot kill any members of its cast of iconic characters, since the story is a prequel. And you had a great reply to that by saying, 'It’s sad thing if you can only generate suspense by killing people.' I’m wondering now that you’ve dug more into the season and are ju…

Ray Palmer reveals his A.T.O.M. exosuit in the latest episode of Arrow!

The hit CW show Arrow released another big Easter egg in this week's episode that will soon play out to be a large role in the show. Brandon Routh's Ray Palmer has had something up his sleeve for some time and his intentions were made perfectly clear in the last episode where fans got to get a glimpse of the A.T.O.M. exosuit. For those not familiar with the comics, Palmer is a hero known as ATOM who has the ability to alter his size down to the subatomic level while retaining his natural strength level. As you can see from the clip below, ATOM's suit will be a little different from the comics. Are you excited to see Brandon Routh get into the A.T.O.M. exosuit?



Source: YouTube - KalElCLOISfan

Telltale Games releases a trailer for their Games of Thrones video game series!

Telltale Games has just released the first trailer for their upcoming Game of Thrones video games series! This new series will be a six part story and sounds very similar to the concept that Telltale Games took with their The Walking Dead series. The choices that you make in one game will affect the events and gameplay in future games.
"This new story tells of House Forrester, a noble family from the north of Westeros, loyal to the Starks of Winterfell. Caught up in the events surrounding the War of the Five Kings, they are thrown into a maelstrom of bloody warfare, revenge, intrigue, and horror as they fight to survive while the seven kingdoms tear themselves apart.   You will take on the role of different members of the Forrester household, and determine their fate through the choices you make; your actions and decisions will change the story around you.  - Developed by the creators of the award-winning The Walking Dead – A Telltale Games Series, and The Wolf Among Us
- Meet and…

Watch Link tear up the skate park in "Legend of Zelda: The Skateboard of Time"!

Watch as The Legend of Zelda's Link, as well as some of his video game friends like Mario, take their skills to the skate park and pull off some great moves! This skateboarding video was created by flatground skateboarding wizard, Christopher Chann (Link). This is a really fun video and just cool to see these guys having fun skateboarding while in cosplay. Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - christopherchann

Rebels Recon #7 takes you behind the scenes of the Star Wars Rebels episode "Empire Day".

Let's head behind-the-scenes of the hit Disney show Star Wars Rebels and find out some great inside information concerning the last episode "Empire Day".
"In Rebels Recon #7, StarWars.com talks with the creators of the Star Wars Rebels episode "Empire Day," examines the animation process, and shows a special preview of “Gathering Forces.”  "Empire Day" finds Ezra troubled during Jedi training. He is unable to let go of a deep anger reinforced by the holiday – which is also his birthday. The Ghost crew bombs a TIE prototype at an Imperial parade, and a long lost friend named Tseebo may know what happened to his parents. But the Inquisitor and the Empire are closing in…  At the Art and Science of Lucasfilm panel in partnership with the San Francisco Film Society Education, Keith Kellogg, animation supervisor, discussed the process of bringing characters to full animated life. First, they create a full skeleton and create real joints. Animators pull…

LEGO Batman vs Superman outcome is absolutely hilarious!

As everyone waits (somewhat) patiently for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice to be released in theaters, BrickNerd has released a hilarious LEGO Batman vs Superman video that shows us what the matchup could look like! This video really made me laugh and I would love to see this as a live action scene! Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - BrickNerd

Everything Wrong with Maleficent in 13 minutes!

Cinema Sins has sat down and found everything wrong in the recent Disney film Maleficent and created this funny video for fans to enjoy. Considering they found 13 minutes worth of sins, some of which were just hilarious jokes, this movie seems to have set itself up for this video series.

"Disney thought they could sneak one by us, sleepwalking their way through a Tim Burton paint-by-numbers "re-imagining." Disney was wrong. Sins of Maleficent!" Enjoy! (And be sure to watch until the very end!)



Source: YouTube - Cinema Sins

League of Legends - All About That Ace! (Meghan Trainor Parody)

Check out this new Meghan Trainor parody music video from The Warp Zone titled "All About That Ace". It's a League of Legends themed parody on Meghan Trainor's "All About That Base" and if you are a fan of League of Legends you will love it! Even you are not familiar with the game the clever lyrics and cosplays will keep you entertained. Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - The Warp Zone

How Guardians of the Galaxy Should Have Ended!

How It Should Have Ended set their sights on Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy in their latest video and it made me laugh quite a lot. Complete with alternate film endings, this video takes a funny look at Drax's inability to understand metaphores, why Thanos won't get up from his throne, and there is even a visit to the Super Hero Cafe with Batman and Superman! Fans will certainly love the showdown between Groot and Batman with their catchphrases! Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - How It Should Have Ended

7 facts you (probably) didn't know about The Hunger Games franchise!

With the upcoming release of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 coming up this week, CineFix created a great video sharing seven really fascinating facts that you (probably) didn't know about the franchise.



Source: YouTube - CineFix

Read a detailed description of the Ghostbusters 3 script from 2009!

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Various scripts for Ghostbusters 3 have been circulating Hollywood for some time and back in 2009 writers Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg (The Office) had there own. Bloody Disgusting has gotten their hands on this 2009 script and it is titled "Second Draft – 04/08/2009". Although the validity of the script has still not been proven, many of the points made in this description were rumored to be in the actual script. This seems to point in the direction that this could be the real thing.

Bloody Disgusting couldn't post the actual script for their readers so they did the next best thing, posted a detailed summary. This version of the film focused a new Ghostbusters team working for the public company Ghostbusters Inc. going after a new big bad. Cameos are made through the film from original members and there seems to be a cohesive flow as to how the story got to this modern script.
"The script opens with a prologue similar to the first Ghostbusters. Two museum sec…

Sit back and enjoy the Guardians of the Galaxy blooper reel!

The full blooper reel for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy has been released and it is every bit of fantastic as you would expect it to be! From amazing dance battles to Karen Gillan almost slicing into Zoe Saldana’s neck during their sword fight, this blooper reel will surely have Marvel fans laughing. Enjoy!
*Currently looking for a better copy of this blooper reel.



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Watch the first trailer for Disney's live action Cinderella!

Disney has just released the first US trailer for the much anticipated film, Cinderella. This new live action film is being directed by Kenneth Branagh (Thor). Cinderella looks like it will be really good and seems to follow the classic Disney story pretty well.(Those that know the original Brothers Grimm version now it most likely won't be like that.) The one thing that I was upset by, and its just my personal opinion, was seeing Helena Bonham-Carter as the "Fairy God-Mother".
"The story of "Cinderella" follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. Eager to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her daughters Anastasia (Holliday Grainger) and Drisella (Sophie McShera) into the family home. But, when Ella's father unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family. Finally relegated to nothing more than …

The mysterious blue alien race in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has been revealed!

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For some time, fans have been speculating as to what race the "blue alien" could be on the hit Marvel show Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. Until now there has been no official answer given on the show but all of that is about to change.

*Spoilers ahead*

On the December 2, 2014 episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. fans will find out that the blue being that is being tested on is a member of the Kree race! Many fans guessed this identity but now they have the official confirmation from the show. Executive Producer Jeffrey Bell commented on this by stating,
"Our people don't know anything about the Kree or that there's a planet full of them," notes executive producer Jeffrey Bell. "What they do know is that the strange carvings created by Coulson after he was injected with the Kree serum are actually the map of a city, and they need to find that city before Hydra does. But where is it? Here or on another planet?" 
The Kree have been a large part of Marvel comics…

Honest Trailers - The Little Mermaid!

Let's take a look at one of Disney's most iconic 90's films; The Little Mermaid! SCreen Junkies revisits this classic film in their newest "Honest Trailer" and really makes you laugh at the film in a way that you might not have before by pointing out some obvious, yet hidden to children, story points. Screen Junkies also teamed up with AVbyte for the video's music and vocals!
"It's been 25 years since Disney took us under the sea. Now, relive the film that saved Disney before Pixar did - The Little Mermaid!!" Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - Screen Junkies

Listen to Groot say, "I am Groot" in 15 different languages in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy.

Check out this fun little video that Marvel released that features actor Vin Diesel saying, "I am Groot," in 15 different languages for the film Guardians of the Galaxy. I was surprised at how fun this video was and how well cut it was. It flows perfectly from language to language with memorable scenes from the film. Well done, Marvel!



Source: YouTube - Marvel Entertainment

Honest Video Game Trailer - Super Smash Bros.!

With the upcoming release of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Smosh Games has released an all new "Honest Trailer" for the Smash Bros. franchise! Sit back and enjoy this hilarious video on the game that rivals Mario Kart and Mario Party for most friendships ruined.
"From the company behind the Wii, and the other Wii, comes a series full of cute childhood nostalgia that you can pound the living sh*t out of - Super Smash Bros." Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - Smosh Games

Jason David Frank returns to Power Rangers: Megaforce as the Green Ranger in the show's finale! Watch an exclusive clip!

Nickelodeon has released a fun clip from the upcoming Power Rangers: Super Megaforce finale that features actor Jason David Frank returning to the show as the Green Ranger, Tommy Oliver (from the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers)!

The interesting thing is that this is not Jason David Frank's first reappearance on Power Rangers. Besides the original show Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, he has returned as Tommy in several different series including Power Rangers: Zeo, Power Rangers: Turbo, Power Rangers: Dino Thunder, and Power Rangers: Wild Force. The finale of Power Rangers: Super Megaforce will be titled "Legendary Battle" and will also see the return of other various Rangers from past series. The finale will air on Nickelodeon this Saturday, November 22, 2014.



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Watch the all new, fun teaser trailer for Peanuts!

Check out this brand new teaser trailer for the upcoming Peanuts film from Steve Martino's (Ice Age: Continental Drift). I have to admit that I love Peanuts and am really excited to see this film when it hits theaters!
"For the first time ever, Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the gang we know and love from Charles Schulz's timeless "Peanuts" comic strip will be making their big-screen debut; like they've never been seen before in a CG-Animated Feature film in 3D." Peanuts is scheduled to be in theaters November 6, 2015.



Source: YouTube - Fox Family Entertainment

Read a description for the possible Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens trailer!

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It seems as though Badass Digest has been given a tip as to what the upcoming trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens could look like!

Badass Digest says that the source has been very reliable in the past so if everything pans out to be true then it looks like the first trailer for the film could be quite short; around a minute long.

This is a description of what the trailer may look like:

"It's going to have The Force Theme played on woodwinds, softly, over flashing images of the main leads, each fading to black. There's no dialogue, just reveals of the characters. And then the music swells up into a full orchestral piece -- perhaps what John Williams recorded this weekend? -- and we hear a female voice, likely Daisy Ridley's, saying "Wake up."  And then the title card appears -- Star Wars: The Force Awakens -- and we see the Millennium Falcon, firing blasters, coming right at the camera."
This seems like it could be a really great teaser…

New clip for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 features an airstrike from the Capitol.

Lionsgate has just released an all new clip for their upcoming film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 that features Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) in the middle of an impending airstrike from the Capitol. Will Katniss heed the warnings of her team and take cover or run to witness the attack? Find out in this all new clip!



Source: YouTube - MOVIES coming soon

2 deleted scenes from Guardians of the Galaxy reveal an intense convo between Gamora and Nebula and a wardrobe malfunction for Rhomann Dey.

Two deleted scenes have surface for Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy and they are great! The two scenes are polar opposites of each other which is why this film is so amazing. The first scene features a serious and intense conversation between Gamora (Zoe Saldana) and Nebula (Karen Gillan) while the second focuses on a wardrobe malfunction on Rhomann Dey (John C. Reilly).



Source: YouTube - CBMTrailers

Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer gets mashed up with footage from the Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes cartoon!

Check out this amazing recut trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron by YouTuber Smart Aleck Comedy that mashes together the audio of the Avengers: Age of Ultron film trailer with the footage of the cartoon Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes. In this video Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch have been replaced by Ant-Man and Wasp. This edit must have been a lot of work but the result is truly amazing. Wonder work! Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - smartaleckcomedy

Funny Guardians Of The Galaxy outtake reveals a surprising dance off!

Watch a funny outtake from Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy that has Ronan join in on Star-Lord's dance battle at the end of the film along with Gamora and Drax!



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BBC's Children in Need reveals an exclusive clip from the Doctor Who Christmas special!

Every year during the BBC Children in Need charity special, Doctor Who airs either a clip from the upcoming Christmas special or an all new Doctor Who scene/skit. This year they shows a wonderful clip from the upcoming Christmas episode that has a conversation between Santa and Clara be interrupted by the Doctor and a whole lot of tension. I also love that you can see actor Dan Starkey as one of Santa's elves! (Dan Starkey also plays the Sontaran, Strax.)

It's a fantastic clip and I know everyone will love it! Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - BBC Children In Need

He-Man's best one-liners that put Skeletor to shame from He-Man and Masters of the Universe!

Recently I shared a hilarious video of Skeletor's best insults from He-Man and Masters of the Universe. Now a new video has been created showing off He-Man's best one-liners!
"Skeletor may be the master of the insult, but HE-MAN is still the Master of the Universe, and has some great one-liners of his own!" Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - Dreamworks TV

LEGO Guardians of the Galaxy - Ronan is a Jerk!

A new funny LEGO video has been released by Brotherhood Workshop and it focuses on Ronan from Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. The video is titled "Ronan is a Jerk" and shows you exactly why.
"When the going gets rough, Ronan the Accuser orders his minions to commit suicide. If I were them, I would take issue with such an order. What kind of a boss tells you to kill yourself!?! What a jerk!" Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - BrotherhoodWorkshop

All trailer footage from The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies shown in chronological order!

This fan made trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies really impressed me! This video takes all of the trailer footage that has been released for the film and creates one giant trailer showing the footage in what could be chronological film order.
"An unofficial, fan-made Speculation trailer using all clips from the main trailer, teaser and TV spots for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. This is my speculation on which order the scenes will be shown in the actual film. Hope you enjoy it with all the new quotes! (one is from Desolation of Smaug, the rest of them are new)."
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies will be in theaters on December 17, 2014.



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Pet parakeet sounds exactly like Star War's R2-D2!

I can only hope to have a bird this awesome some day. Check out "Bluey" the budgie, commonly known as the parakeet, as he mimics the sounds of the Star Wars character R2-D2!
"We taught Bluey the budgie how to do R2-D2 and now he drives us crazy! He has two other budgies in his cage, and I think he's driving them crazy too!
Bluey was our first budgie and our seven-year old daughter hand-raised him. He has always been a curious bird, he was really intrigued by our voices and the cockatoos we have in our garden - he even copied the noise the crested pigeons make when they take off. We played R2D2 sounds off Youtube to him four or five times and a few days later our daughter came running in saying he was doing R2D2. We were blown away that he picked it up so quickly! The other budgies in his cage started copying him but could only manage a few seconds at a time. Bluey also loves making lazer sounds, the R2D2 scream sound, kissing sounds, and he whispers English jibberis…

10 Hours of Princess Leia walking in NYC.

Watch as Princess Leia walks through the streets of New York City for 10 hours  and is harassed by various Star Wars characters. This funny video is a parody of Hollaback’s anti-bullying video that was recently released and went viral. Some of these moments really cracked me up!



Source: YouTube - Are We There Yet?