Is Microsoft Buying Minecraft?

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  Here’s some news that gamers probably didn’t want to hear. It’s been reported by the Wall Street Journal that Microsoft is on the verge of purchasing Notch’s Minecraft IP for over 2 billion dollars.  Both representatives of Mircosoft and Mojang AB, the Swedish software company behind Minecraft have opted to not comment on the potential deal. What does this mean for the future of Minecraft?  Markus Alexej “Notch” Persson, the head of Mojang has historically … Continue reading

Clerks Turns 20 but We Get the Gifts

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  I am still in full denial that Kevin Smith‘s first film, Clerks turns 20 this year.  That is half of my life. I’m also not the only one to tell you that when it hit theaters 20 years ago it encompassed all that I was (a student who also happened to be a convenience store clerk.) I wanted to show it to everyone that I knew. I wanted them to understand what the overnight … Continue reading

Will Supergirl Fly to TV?

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It looks like another DC comic character may turn up on the small screen soon. Deadline reports that Supergirl will be  the next comicbook adaptedby Arrow and Flash producer Greg Berlanti. If the show makes it to the air, The Maid of Might will be the highest profile female superhero character to headline a TV show or a movie.  Berlanti  is working with Ali Adler, to develop the show.  Adler is no stranger to genre … Continue reading

Is WB After Benedict Cumberbatch For a DC Movie Role?

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  Casting rumors are a dime a dozen in this day and age, so take from this what you will, but word is circulating that Benedict Cumberbatch, BBC’s Sherlock, is being eyed for a part in an upcoming DC Comics movie, possibly in the already filming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, maybe Justice League. The velvet voiced actor is in high demand, coming of his recent Emmy win, especially for voice work, besides his … Continue reading

The Tick Returning to Our Screens? SPOOOON!

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  The big blue protector of the City, the Tick,  coming back to screen near you? I might happen, thanks to the folks over at Amazon.  But that’s not all, Patrick Warburton (Seinfeld, Rules of Engagement), who played the character for its criminally too short a run on Fox back in 2001, is reportedly going to don the blue suit of justice once again! The superhero spoof began as a mascot for the New England … Continue reading

The Rock to Face Off Against Shazam as Black Adam

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    We had been hearing for a while that wrestler turned actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson would be staring in the upcoming and long rumored Shazam movie. Based on the DC comic character, Johnson himself has been teasing his possible involvement with the movie, as recently as last month.  Up until now though, he has not revealed whether he would play the hero, the Big Red Cheese himself, Shazam (formerly known as Captain Marvel) … Continue reading

The Only Groot Figure You’ll Ever Need

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  If you are that one person who hasn’t seen Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy yet, you may not want to read on, cause this little plastic swag is a bit of a spoiler…  Okay? After dancing into our hearts weeks ago in Guardians of the Galaxy, fans have been making their own versions of dancing baby Groot. While fans can find versions of Groot as a Lego figure or a part of expensive figure … Continue reading

Believe It Or Not. The Greatest American Hero Reboot In The Works

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  The 1980s was a simpler time.   With simpler ideas of what a hero should be, and how TV should be too. The Greatest American Hero was an 1980’s action comedy that centered around Ralph Hinkley, an unassuming high school teacher, who one day is given a suit from a race of aliens that grants him a wide range of super abilities, including flight, super strength, speed, invisibility, and E.S.P.   (And Ralph would often discover … Continue reading

Is Joaquin Pheonix Strange? (Doctor Strange That Is)

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  Marvel/Disney is reportedly close to signing actor, and known oddball, Joaquin Phoenix to play the Sorcerer Supreme, Dr. Strange. It’s been reported for some time that the House the Mouse built wants the actor for the part. The mercurial actor had been spotted picking up some Dr. Strange comics, supposedly in preparation for the role. Collider is reporting that final talks between Phoenix and Marvel are taking place, and all that is left is … Continue reading

Audio Review – Doctor Who: Revenge of the Swarm from Big Finish

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  Doctor Who – Revenge of the Swarm A Big Finish Production Written by Jonathan Morris Directed by Ken Bently Starring Sylvester McCoy Sophie Aldred Philip Olivier with John Leeson, Mandi Symonds, Maggie Service, John Heffernan, Phyllida Nash, Siobhan Redmond, John Dorney, Paul Panting Our Score – 7/10   Are sequels ever as good as the original?  Well there’s the Godfather II, The Empire Strikes Back, Captain America: The Winter Soldier… Then there is Revenge … Continue reading