The Pull List: 4/23/2014

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Keifer Sutherland is making a big return to TV as his professional badass, Jck Bauer. With this comic, find out what happened between the final season and the new upcoming season. 

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Elektra #1

A splashy new comic about Daredevil’s favorite assassin come to Marvel Now. I think I remember hearing back when Marvel Now first revealed these titles Elektra was going to be going all Black Widow…

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Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘Bioshock Infinite’

Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘Bioshock Infinite’

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So you may be surprised to see a fairly recent Triple A game being featured in this section. But the purpose of the weekly recommendation is to spotlight games that are cheap and good, and at the price of FREE (on the PS+) it’s hard to argue. If you don’t have an account then it’s easy to big up cheaply previously owned our on Steam. There are two people reading this piece – those who have played 

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Movie Review: ‘Transcendence’

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Director: Wally Pfister

Cast: Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Morgan Freeman, Cillian Murphy, Kate Mara

Plot: After being attacked by anti-technology terrorists, the world’s leading expert on artificial intelligence has his mind uploaded onto a computer. When the computer is connected the internet he amasses massive power and control that he uses to work towards a better world.

Review: W…

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6 Out of the Box Choices for Marvel’s Disney Kingdoms

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Back in January, Marvel debuted the first in a line of miniseries based on Disney properties. It was called Seekers of the Weird, based on a theme park attraction that was never constructed, The Museum of Weird. Not exactly the most obvious choice for their first series. They just recently revealed their next title, Figment, based on the pink dragon character exclusive to the Disney theme parks.…

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Things Will Get Spoiled, Live With It (Part 2)

On Spoilers: Another Rant (Part 2)

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There has been some discussion on the subject of ‘spoilers’ this week, particularly in relation to Game of Thrones. There was a big event in this past episode. A real game changer. Something that people have be clamouring for since the first season. They finally…FINALLY…killed Joffrey.

And it looked satisfactorily painful.

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Now a bunch of people may be gnashing their teeth and calling foul…

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On Spoilers: A Rant (Part 1)

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By Hedge

Note: There are no spoilers in this article.

I’m going to say it now. I fucking hate spoilers and I use that word to mean both the content being spoiled and the assholeswho do the spoiling. If you’re one of those people, I don’t like you. I make no apologies for that. In my mind you’re right up there with the people who have a chat with their neighbour or answer text messages on a full…

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The Pull List: 4/16/2014

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Batman

Batman #30

There’s not much info in the solicit, but a new Year Zero arc starts here.

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Frankenstein Alive Alive #3

Holy Crap! A third issue! The second issue was back in November. I just figured I missed the third issue and all subsequent ones. It happens more often than you think. Anyways, I really dig this book. It is like an unofficial sequel to the classic Mary Shelley story.

Avengers

Hulk #1

I’m…

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Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘Hotline Miami’

Cheap Game Tuesday: ‘Miami Takedown’

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For the second entry of our new weekly series, we’re going to get crazy.

Platform: Windows, OSX, Linus, Playstation 3, 4 and Vita.

Price Range: Currently free for Playstation Plus members, around $10 on Steam (available subject to region)

Review: Surprisingly this game was inspired by the movie Drive, but don’t expect to play as Ryan Gosling driving getaway vehicles. Instead it’s a retro top down…

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Movie Review: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rise of Electro’

Movie Review: ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rise of Electro’

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**MOSTLY SPOILER FREE!**

Director: Marc Webb

Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Sally Field, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Paul Giamatti, Dennis Leary

Plot:As Peter Parker is haunted by the death of Capt. Stacy and investigates the death of his parents he tries to hold his relationship with Gwen together. Meanwhile, a Spider-Man fanboy, a long lost childhood friend and a Russian mobster all become…

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Top 15 Acting Performances of 2013

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Last year, I made a similar list. Acting has become more and more the most fascinating part of movie-making, at least to me, so I am always on the lookout for great performances. Consider this a Spoiler Warning

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15. Sam Rockwell – The Way Way Back

Every year, comedy continues to be one of those genres that isn’t necessarily considered when it comes to the end of the year award stuff. That said, T…

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