5 Strange Choices for Marvel Studios to Bet on Next

5 Strange Choices for Marvel Studios to Bet on Next

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So Guardians of the Galaxy was a hard sell coming from Marvel. After a strong beginning developing their Avengers roster, they took a chance with an ensemble out of the gate rather than bringing a bunch of solo acts together. Best thing, it worked and, in my opinion, is one of their best movies yet, bested only by Captain America: Winter Soldier. Now, with Marvel having released a bunch of…

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Tribute: Sir Richard Attenborough

Tribute: Sir Richard Attenborough

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At the beginning of this week the news was reported that world renown director and actor Sir Richard Attenborough had passed away at the age of 90, bringing to a close a career spanning more than 70 years.

Having been born in Cambridge in 1923, the eldest of three brothers.  When he was 15 his parents also adopted two young Jewish girls who had escaped the holocaust but been left orphaned.…

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The Pull List: 8/27/2014

The Pull List: 8/27/2014

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Must read comics of the week

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Batman Eternal #21

In this issue, Alfred will be injected with fear toxin and dragged into Arkham Asylum.

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Bobs Burgers #1

The surprise hit show from Fox’s Sunday Night lineup can now be enjoyed in comic form thanks to Dynamite Entertainment.

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Bodies #2

After the very awesome first issue spanning multiple eras and genres, I would be amiss not recommending the very…

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Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘Just Cause 2’

Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘Just Cause 2′

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The other day I was in my local game retailer and was pleased to find a 3 for $45 sale. This kind of pricing might be normal for your fancy overseas folk, but in Australia it’s gangbusters. Having grabbed Ghostbusters and Max Payne 3 I rounded it out with the already played Just Cause 2 because I remember it being fun and expansive and I was in the mood for silly sandboxing.

Within 30 minutes of…

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Movie Review: ‘Felony’

Movie Review: ‘Felony’

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Director: Matthew Saville

Cast: Joel Edgerton, Tom Wilkinson, Jai Courtney, Melissa George

Plot:An Australian police officer, after celebrating with colleagues following taking a bullet to the protective vest, drives home drunk and clips a young child on a bike. With the boy in critical condition an older cop wants to gloss things over for the hero police officer, while a younger detective wants…

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Everything Wrong With X-Box One

Everything Wrong With X-Box One

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Don’t get me wrong, I love X-Box. I’ve been a strong X-BOX supporter for years now, and bought the X-BOX One the day it came out. I’ve played a large selection of the games: Dead Rising 3, Assassins Creed, Call Of Duty Ghosts, Battlefield 4, LEGO Marvel Superheros, NBA 2K14, Titanfall, Watch Dogs, FIFA, Need For Speed: Rivals, Killer Instinct, Max: Curse Of The Brotherhood, and the demos for NBA…

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Doctor Who Review Vol. 12.1 - ‘Deep Breath’

Doctor Who Review Vol. 12.1 – ‘Deep Breath’

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Here we go again. The first episode of any new incarnation of the Doctor is a delicate prospect for the production team. Whether or not the new actor is suited to the role (and we didn’t doubt for a moment that Calpadi would be anything but perfect) they need to sell us on the new direction for the show. Whatever happens it must link to the old material while striking forth on a new path. It’s…

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Retro Review - ‘Cry-Baby’

Retro Review – ‘Cry-Baby’

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After so many years playing Jack Sparrow multiple times over, it is easy for movie fans to forget that Johnny Depp was at one point an actor who gave his all in parts that might be considered risky. If you need an example of this look no further than the 1990 cult classic, John Waters’ Cry-Baby.  Depp leads the cast in the standard 1950’s tale of a teenage girl falling for the rebel from the…

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Dracula: The Actors Behind the Cape

Dracula: The Actors Behind the Cape

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Few characters in the history of pop culture have grown past their literary origins to become embedded in the minds of people across the world. One of the most prominent figures to do this is none other than the most popular vampire of them all, Count Dracula. From the novel by Bram Stoker, this creature of the night has been portrayed on; stage, film, and television for many years. Each actor…

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The Pull List: 8/20/2014

The Pull List: 8/20/2014

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Must read comics of 8/20/2014. I didn’t get a chance to write one last week. Life got in the way. Sorry about that.

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Delinquents #1

I have heard of Quantum and Woody, but I can’t say that I have ever read them. I have never heard of Archer and Armstrong until they got optioned as a movie. Apparently, these guys are really popular, and now I am kind of upset I never jumped on board when they first…

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