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Hilarious short "Spider-Man Moves to the Country" shows what it would be like if Spider-Man left New York City.

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Artist and animator David Stodolny has created some truly funny videos in the past and he has just released a new one that had me cracking up. His newest video it titled "Spider-Man Moves to the Country" and is just that. It is a hilarious 30 second video that shows you a glimpse of what it would be like if Spider-Man left New York City and moved into the country. As you'll see, web slinging is just not the same. Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - Stodoe

Marvel reveals the cover to "Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Shattered Empire #1".

Marvel has given fans their first look at the upcoming prequel comic to Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The new comics will be titled "Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Shattered Empire" and will explore the events between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.

The first comic cover doesn't show too much. The image seems to be from the Moon of Endor celebration at the end of Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi. Could this new comic series (or at least the first issue) take place directly after Return of the Jedi? At the moment there is not much information on the comic event but I'll be keeping an eye out for new information. See the cover of the first issue below.

See the first image from @Marvel's Journey to Star Wars: #TheForceAwakens -- Shattered Empire event series! http://t.co/qU0KY1Z5ve
— Star Wars (@starwars) March 13, 2015

Source: Twitter - Star Wars

Watch the animated life of Ned Stark from Game of Thrones in just 60 seconds!

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Check out this funny animated video that shares the life of Ned Stark from the hit HBO show Game of Thrones. The video shares Ned's whole story from the start of the show to his unfortunate death in under 60 seconds.



Source: YouTube - Vanity Fair

Batman: Arkham Knight gets a new, explosive cinematic TV spot!

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Rocksteady Studios has just released a new cinematic TV spot for their upcoming game Batman: Arkham Knight. This new game will be the finale to the Arkham series and it looks like it will be incredible. As an added bonus, gamers will get to drive around in the Batmobile for the first time! Check out the all new TV spot below and let me know if you are excited for this game.

Batman: Arkham Knight will be released for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC and will hit store shelves on June 2, 2015.



Source: YouTube - Batman Arkham Videos

Find out why the dreaded blue shell in Mario Kart is actually a vital game item that has to exist!

Mario Kart is a Nintendo franchise that millions of gamers love to play even though it has ruined just as many friendships with how cutthroat players can be while playing. In the game there is one item in particular that is known to cause arguments when it is used; the blue shell! We've all had that race where we are in the lead and mere moments away from winning it all when out of nowhere that dreaded blue shell comes crashing down on us and our rival racers all go shooting past us. It is infuriating and upsetting. However, this devious item actually plays a pivotal role in the game. by keeping races close and interesting.

The video below dives into the mechanics and game uses of the blue shell and reveals why it is a crucial item in the game that has to stay. Do you agree that the blue shell is vitally important?



Source: YouTube - Extra Credits

Watch the teaser trailer for Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion's web series "Con Man"!

Firefly's Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion have teamed up to create a new web series that they are calling "Con Man".

Show synopsis:
"Wray Nerely (Alan Tudyk-Me!) was a co-star on Spectrum, a sci-fi series which was canceled -Too Soon- yet became a cult classic. Wray’s good friend, Jack Moore (Nathan Fillion) starred in the series and has gone on to become a major movie star. While Jack enjoys the life of an A-lister, Wray tours the sci-fi circuit as a guest of conventions, comic book stores, and lots of pop culture events.  The show will feature all the weird and crazy things that happen to Wray along the way to these events." The two launched an Indiegogo which has been quite successful so far but they are still looking for more supporters. (See the source link below to support their series.) They are currently at $1,635,023 of their $425,000 goal. They have met and far exceeded their goal but all the extra money is going into making more great episodes of the sh…

See the first official photo of the Reverse Flash from the CW's The Flash that shows the full costume!

Up until this point in the show The Flash, we have only seen the character known as Reverse Flash as a blur since he wanted to keep his identity a secret. Now thanks to a new official promotional image from the show, fans can take a look at Reverse Flash's full costume! I think it looks great and it certainly looks like that could be Dr. Harrison Wells (Tom Cavanagh) wearing it. Take a look at the image below and let me know what you think!

With #TheFlash returning Tuesday, our friends at @TheCW_PR just released this new photo of the Reverse Flash. pic.twitter.com/76yFqCrKQl
— TV Guide Magazine (@TVGuideMagazine) March 13, 2015

Source: Twitter - TV Guide Magazine

The cast of Game of Thrones tries to sum up the first four seasons in 30 seconds!

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Entertainment Weekly sat down with the cast of HBO's hit television show Game of Thrones to discuss the show's upcoming fifth season and asked them to try describe the show's first four seasons in just 30 seconds. The cast does their best at this challenge and as you'll see some come closer to success than others. Some describe the show from their character's point of view while other were a little more loose with their interpretation. The video is short and well worth watching and Game of Thrones fans out there will really enjoy this.



Source: YouTube - Entertainment Weekly

Jason Voorhees joins Mortal Kombat X in the newest reveal trailer.

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Netherrealm Studios and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have released a new trailer for the upcoming Mortal Kombat X video game that reveals that a horror icon will be stepping into the tournament.

If you looked at the calendar and saw that today is Friday the 13th then it comes as no surprise that Jason Voorhees will be leaving Camp Crystal Lake to come murder people in the new tournament. He will be available as DLC (downloadable content) in the "Kombat Pack".

Back in 2011 Freddy Krueger made an appearance in a Mortal Kombat game and it seems that Netherrealm wanted to bring in another horror icon. Are you excited to see Jason fighting in the newest game?



Source: YouTube - Mortal Kombat Community

Wonder Woman will debut a new suit this June!

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Get ready for a costume change, Wonder Woman fans!

Over the years Princess Diana, aka Wonder Woman, has had various costumes but this coming June she is about to get another new one! Being debuted in Wonder Woman #41, this new costume keeps the general look and tone while still altering it enough to make fans do a double take.

The new look is based on Wonder Woman wearing some updated armor. It appears that she'll have a blue body suit underneath the armor with the biggest notable change being a pair of wrist blades that come out of her golden bracers. (I would assume these are retractable but we'll have to wait and see.) She'll also be sporting a pair of very high leather boots. I wonder if there is a specific reason in the story for this costume change. Check out the costume in the photo below and let me know what you think of Wonder Woman's all new look.


Source: HitFix

Robert Downey Jr. gives a young fan in need a bionic Iron Man arm!

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Robert Downey Jr. met with a young by named Alex and surprised him with a very special gift. With help from Albert Manero from the Collective Project who helps create prosthetic limbs for children in need Robert Downey Jr. was able to deliver a truly special bionic arm.

Alex is 7 years old and a big fan of super heroes and was born with a partially developed right arm. During their meeting Robert Downey Jr. presents Albert with a 3D printed bionic arm that is modeled after an Iron Man gauntlet.

From the start you can see that Albert is an Iron Man fan. Look at his face just after they meet. It's great! This is an amazing cause and wonderful that Robert Downey Jr. got involved to help this young boy.



Source: cnet

Gareth Edward's standalone Star Wars spinoff will be titled "Rogue One"!

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More great news for Star Wars fans today as Disney announced news concerning the first spin-off film for the franchise.

Director Gareth Edward's standalone film has officially been titled Rogue One! Fans will recognize this as a connection to the famous X-Wing squadron known as Rogue Squadron. At the moment no plot details have been released for the film but actress Felicity Jones has been confirmed to be cast in the film and Bob Iger said that this film will, "explores the characters and events beyond the core Star Wars saga".
"Rogue One is the title for the first film in a unique series of big-screen adventures that explores the characters and events beyond the core Star Wars saga. Rogue One will be directed by Gareth Edwards (Monsters, Godzilla) and written by Oscar nominee Chris Weitz (Cinderella, About a Boy, Antz). The first actress cast is Felicity Jones, who garnered an Academy Award nomination and critical acclaim for her performance in The Theory of Everyth…

Honest Video Game Trailers - The Order: 1886!

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The Order: 1866 was a highly anticipated video game for Playstation 4 and now that it is out fans have scrambled to start playing it. Smosh Games has also played it and they have come up with a really funny "Honest Trailer" for the secret streampunk society game.
"You've already been let down by Titanfall, Destiny, and Assassin's Creed: Unity. Now, the latest console generation will try to justify its own existence with a six hour cover shooter with no replay value."


Source: YouTube - Smosh Games

Disney officially announces Frozen 2!

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Big news for Frozen fans were revealed during today's Disney shareholders meeting. Disney officially announced that their smash hit film Frozen will be getting a sequel!

This should really come to no surprise to fans since the first film was so wildly successful but it makes you wonder if lightning can strike twice for this film.

Frozen's directors Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck are currently developing the new film with Walt Disney Animation Studios.

At the moment, none of the voice actors have been confirmed to return but I would be surprised if they turned down the opportunity to return to Arendelle. A release date for the film was also not given.

Are you excited to return to Arendelle and see your favorite characters again?

Source: Variety

Star Wars: Episode VIII gets an official release date!

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Big news has surfaced for the Star Wars universe! Disney held an investors meeting today and Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed the release date for Star Wars: Episode VIII!

Director Rain Johnson has officially been confirmed by the studio to direct the film and it has been given a release date of May 26, 2017.

From the official press release:

"In addition, Iger confirmed that Rian Johnson will write and direct Star Wars: Episode VIII. The film, which continues the saga after the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, is set for release on May 26, 2017 — forty years and a day after the release of Star Wars: A New Hope in 1977. Johnson is widely considered one of cinema’s most gifted young filmmakers, having directed the modern sci-fi classic, Looper, as well as Brick and The Brothers Bloom. He was also behind the camera for three episodes of the critically-acclaimed TV series Breaking Bad, including “Ozymandias,” which series creator Vince Gilligan named as the best installment of the …

New Terminator remix music video from Eclectic Method.

In honor of Terminator Genysis coming out soon Eclectic Method has created another new remix video that features footage, sounds and lines from the Terminator films. The resulting video and song is pretty cool and (obviously) cooler if you are a big fan of the franchise. Check out the all new remix music video below and enjoy.


TERMINATOR REMIX from Eclectic Method on Vimeo.


Source: Vimeo - Eclectic Method

Super Hero Soccer: A soccer match with the most iconic pop culture heroes!

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After saving the day from whatever evil scheme their enemies have cooked up, heroes like to blow off a little steam and have some fun. This fun video shows us what it would look like when your favoite pop culture heroes get together for a soccer match. What makes this match in particular so special is that the heroes all use their various abilities and it makes for one really exciting game! You'll see Hermione (Harry Potter) using magic to advance the ball, a Jedi using the Force to stop a goal, and so much more.

As a soccer player and a cosplayer myself, I would love to make a video like this. This is so much fun!



Source: YouTube - Ronnie Street Stunts

Cinderella takes on Belle in the newest Princess Rap Battle! (Featuring Sarah Michelle Gellar and Whitney Avalon!)

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Whitney Avalon has released an all new "Princess Rap Battle" and this time it has Cinderella going toe to toe with Belle! This video stars Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Crazy Ones) as Cinderella and Whitney Avalon as Belle. Which princess will stand out above the other? What below and find out!

This was a great rap battle and a very close one. However, I have to give the edge to Cinderella.



Source: YouTube - Whitney Avalon

Watch Super Smash Bros fighters clap for the winner with realistic clapping sounds!

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Showing what good sports they are, when the competitors of Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. lose a fight they graciously clap for the winner of the match. Normally in the game the losing fighter silently claps in the background as the winner takes center stage. YouTuber "GrumpOut" however has created a video that puts realistic clapping to each character in the game and it is absolutely hilarious. Below I have shared the extended video which features every fighter from the new Super Smash Bros. game for the Wii U and 3DS. I know that fans of the franchise and these characters will love this video. Enjoy!



I laughed pretty hard at this whole thing but Mega Man at the end made me crack up at a whole new level.

Source: YouTube - GrumpOut

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End gets delayed until 2016!

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Fans of the Uncharted franchise for PlayStation received some upsetting news today when developer Naughty Dog announced that the newest game, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, is getting delayed until 2016.

Bruce Straley and Neil Druckmann, the game’s directors, announced that the game would be pushed back until Spring of 2016 but did not give a hard date in the announcement.

"Since we showed you our first gameplay reveal of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, more of the game and story have come together, and it’s become clear to us that this game is much more ambitious than we originally envisioned.  After spending so many years with Nathan Drake, he means a lot to the team, and telling the climactic chapter of his adventures is a task we don’t take lightly – this game deserves every bit of the attention to detail, precise pacing, and nuanced storytelling Naughty Dog is known for.  So we’ve made the difficult choice of pushing the game’s release date. Giving us a few extra months will ma…

What Obi-Wan Kenobi's ghost actually should have done in Star Wars!

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When Obi-wan Kenobi wsa defeated in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, he becomes one with the Force and is able to commune with the living through the Force as a ghost. In the film he communicates with Luke Skywalker and Master Yoda but Dorkly feels that he could have done things a little differently to have an impact on the events in the Star Wars story.

The video below shows what Obi-wan should have done and it really made me laugh. Watch below as Obi-wan visits an old friend. Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - Dorkly

Honest Trailers - Cinderella (1950)!

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With the new live action Cinderella ready to hit theaters, Screen Junkies revisits the original animated classic from 1950. They hilariously point out some great things that most people probably overlooked when watching this film and it makes you look at the film in a new (and funny) way.
"With a yet another new version of Cinderella hitting theaters, we revisit the Disney animated classic that convinced a generation of kids that mice could talk."


Source: YouTube - Screen Junkies

Avengers: Age of Ultron gets a chronological supercut trailer showing all trailer footage!

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If you have been enjoying all the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailers and TV spots that have been released then you are in for a special treat. YouTuber "JohnnyB2K" has taken all of the footage and compiled them together in one giant chronological supercut! The video is just under five and a half minutes long and it is great! I am so excited for this film.

Avengers: Age of Ultron will be in theaters on May 1, 2015.



Source: YouTube - Johnny2BK

Funny new episode of Super Cafe from "HISHE" has Batman and Superman talking about reboots.

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The "Hero Cafe" from How It Should Have Ended (HISHE) always cracks me up and the newest video was no exception! In the ninth episode of the series, Batman and Superman are discussing super hero movies and the new craze to reboot everything. During the funny discussion Spider-Man makes an appearance as well as Aquaman. Enjoy!



PS - Batman's reaction to rebooting Harry Potter is priceless!

Source: YouTube - How It Should Have Ended

Marvel releases a full Daredevil trailer that shows off the series' action!

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The full trailer for Marvel and Netflix's Daredevil has been released and it looks great! The trailer shows that there is a gray area surrounding what is "good and bad" in the series and shares a lot of amazing action. Watch as Daredevil (Charlie Cox) goes toe to toe with Kingpin (Vincent D'Onofrio) and fights to keep his city safe. Matt Murdock may be a lawyer in Hell's Kitchen, NYC by day but he is a street-level hero by night!

Daredevil will be available to watch on Netflix on April 10, 2015.



Source: YouTube - Marvel Entertainment

First Batman vs Robin clip has Batman fighting off The Court of Owls.

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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has just released the first clip from their upcoming animated film Batman vs Robin. This film is inspired by the comic storyline "The Court of Owls" and will follow Damian Wayne, now taking on the mantle of Robin, as he encounters a figure known as Talon and a mysterious secret society in Gotham known as The Court of Owls. The clip starts at the 1:49 mark and shows off a great little battle sequence. Enjoy!

Batman vs Robin will be released in stores on April 14, 2015.



Source: YouTube - DC Entertainment

Tim Burton will directing a live action Dumbo film. Is Disney out of ideas?

I have to admit that I did not see this one coming. Lately, Disney has been remaking a lot of it's Disney (Animated) Classics into live action films. You have Maleficent, Cinderella being released soon with Beauty and the Beast close behind it. Now you will be getting Dumbo. Yes, you read that correct. Disney will be creating a live action adaptation of the film with Tim Burton ready to direct. With all these live action adaptations coming out, you have to wonder if Disney is out of ideas or simply biding their time as they create bigger films in the background.

The lovable film about an elephant with ears so big he can fly will be brought back to the big screen with what is being reported as a larger story. It'll be interesting to see how this is all brought to the screen as many sections of this film, especially those between Dumbo and his mother, were incredibly sad.

Are you excited to see Disney creating a live action Dumbo film?

Tim Burton takes flight with @DisneyPicture…

Top 10 Worst Practical Special Effects in Movies!

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It has become common for special effects in the film indutry today to be done with computers. However, once in a while a film will use a practical special effect and most fans will be very excited to see it. There are times where these practical effects come out amazing and really make the scene but there are also times where the practical effects falls short and simply looks awful.

WatchMojo.com has created a great video that showcases the "Top 10 Worst Practical Special Effects in Movies" and they will have you laughing. The sad thing about this list is that it hosts some truly great films that have a particular scene ruined by absolutely horrible practical effects. Watch the video below and see if you have seen all 10 of these films!



Source: YouTube - Watch Mojo.com

Sony is opening up the Ghostbusters universe; another Ghostbusters film is on the way with a male cast.

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When news officially hit that Paul Feig would be creating a new Ghostbusters film with an all female cast fans were wildly split on whether this was a good thing or not. During all the interviews surrounding this new film original Ghostbuster Dan Aykroyd and director Ivan Reitman kept talking about a larger Ghostbusters universe and building the franchise. It appears that they weren't kidding.

It is being reported that Joe and Anthony Russo (Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War) are being looked at to direct another Ghostbusters film that will incorporate a male cast. Also being attached to this new film are Drew Pearce (Iron Man 3, Mission: Impossible 5) who will be the film's writer and Channing Tatum who will produce and star in the film.

This film is being said to be a companion piece to Paul Feig's all female cast Ghostbuters and will be the film film released by the new production company that will be titled "Ghost Corp" which wi…

New trailer for The Flash features Captain Cold’s return, Mark Hamill's The Trickster, and the Flash meeting the Flash!

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The CW's The Flash will be returning on March 17, 2015 and we now have an amazing new trailer for the show's return that contains a lot of great footage! The trailer features our first look at Mark Hamill as The Trickster, Weather Wizard, the return of Captain Cold and his sister the Golden Glider, and Barry running along side of himself from another point in time! See this and more in the trailer below!



Source: YouTube - That Comic Nerd

Jeremy Renner's Hawkeye is confirmed for Captain America: Civil War!

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Fans were given some good news today as actor Jeremy Renner was confirmed to be reprising his role as Hawkeye in the upcoming Marvel film Captain America: Civil War!

At the moment, Civil War is shaping up to be quite a crowded film (as it should be). The comic storyline brought the Marvel universe together and then drew a line in the sand forcing heroes to choose one side or the other as the heroes went against each other because of a government hero registration act.

Comic fans will know that Hawkeye wasn't a part of the Civil War story in the comics but that is okay. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been making some changes here and there and so far it has worked out great. Currently, the film will include Captain America (Chris Evans), Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Black Widow (Scarlet Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), Falcon (Anthony Mackie), and Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman). It is also said that Frank Grillo will be in the fil as the villain Crossbones.

The last piece…

New Game of Thrones Season 5 trailer has Daenerys plotting her return to Westeros!

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During Apple's keynote event today a new trailer was revealed for Game of Thrones Season 5 and it will excite fans everywhere. With all new footage featuring all your favorite characters and Daenerys plotting her return to Westeros, this trailer is fantastic!

Game of Thrones Season 5 will air on HBO starting on April 12, 2015.



Source: YouTube - New Esc.com

All new trailer for Disney's Tomorrowland gives fans a great look at the film!

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A brand new trailer has been released today for Disney's Tomorrowland and it finally gives fans a good look at the film and it's story. I was on the fence about this film simply because I really didn't know much about it and the trailers were not show much. That has all changed. The visuals of this film look great and the premise of the story is very interesting. The film is based on Disney's Tomorrowland section of it's theme parks and developed a story of how we as a society got to that point. I'm excited to see more of this film as it gets closer to release day!

Tomrrowland will be in theaters on May 22, 2015.



Source: YouTube - Disney Movie Trailers

Top 10 fictional movie universes!

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A good film delivers a story but a great film delivers a universe. Watchmojo.com has created a new Top 10 video that takes a look at the Top 10 film universes from films. The great thing about this list is that is spans different genres; science fiction, fantasy, super heroes, and comedy. Would you want to be flying a plane through space or a broomstick in a sporting event? Would you want to sail the high seas or bend the rules of reality? These are just a few of the choices that you have before you when choosing which of these Top 10 film universes is your favorite. All of these universes have their rewards but see if you can choose one that stands above the rest.



Source: YouTube - WatchMojo.com

The Ninja Turtles wrestle down in Mexico!

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Sometimes, some pretty funny things come out of nowhere and this is one of those times. I came across this video of a wrestling match from Tlalnepantla de Baz, Mexico's Lopez Mateos Arena. In it the Tortuguillos Karatekas fight against the Tortugas Ninjas (who are dressed as the Ninja Turtles that they are named after). Although the real Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles may be much better fighters than these wrestlers, this video is still pretty entertaining to watch.



Source: YouTube - tvluchadelpasado

Funny Saturday Night Live sketch has Chris Hemsworth and the Avengers celebrating their victory over Ultron!

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Last night actor Chris Hemsworth hosted Saturday Night Live and as expected performed in a sketch about Avengers: Age of Ultron where he of course portrayed his character of Thor. Aside from one other skit this was unfortunately the only truly funny skit that I enjoyed on the show. Unfortunately, SNL hasn't been funny to me in years. This skit however had me cracking up and left me hoping that this will be the secret end credit scene at the end of Avengers: Age of Ultron. Watch below as the Avengers celebrate their big victory over Ultron and his robot army. Enjoy!



Source: YouTube - SNL40K

Super Power Beat Down - Batman vs Darth Vader (new alternate ending)!

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Last November "Bat in the Sun" released an epic battle video between Batman and Darth Vader. In the video Batman is attempting to save Superman from the clutches of Darth Vader and the Empire. The two battle it out until there is a lone victor. (I won't say who won in case you haven't seen it yet. If you want to see this original video watch it here.)

Now they have released a new video that shares an alternate ending to this video where there is a new winner and fans will love it as much as the original. Who do you think would win in a fight between Batman and Darth Vader?  Watch the new video with the alternate ending below and be sure to let me know which ending you feel is better suited for this match up; the original or the new ending.



Source: YouTube - batinthesun

Arrow featurette shows fans how the Thea Queen vs Malcom Merlyn fight sequence was created.

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In a recent episode of the CW's Arrow fans witnessed a really fun fight sequence between Thea Queen (Mia Dearden) and Malcom Merlyn (John Barrowman). A new video released by the show has Stunt Coordinator James Bamford taking fans behind the scenes and showing them how the fight was created. One really interesting thing here is that the battle sequence was done in just two shots!



Source: The CW Television Network

Lightsaber remix music video by Eclectic Method!

Eclectic Method has released a new Star Wars remix video and this time it focuses on a more civilized weapon, the lightsaber. This new dance remix focuses on all the times that we have seen a lightsaber on screen. The hum and sizzle of the lightsaber make this video really cool. Watch the video below and enjoy!



Source: Laughing Squid