Steven Spielberg Says CGI Effects Would Have Ruined JAWS

While talking to Steven Spielberg at the press event for The BFG the subject of CGI effects came up. A lot of CGI animation was used in the creation of The BFG, and the film felt like a work of art because of it.

At one point he said that five years ago he wouldn’t have been able to make The BFG in this way because the technology just wasn’t there. At this point, the classic film Jaws was brought up in the conversation, and the director was asked if he ever thought of what it would have been like had today’s technology existed back when he made Jaws. Continue reading

George Lucas & Sam Jackson Say Mace Windu Didn’t Die in Star Wars

George Lucas & Sam Jackson Say Mace Windu Didn't Die in Star Wars

Star Wars fans are excited enough right now about the fact that the most recent Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens, was good and that there are more installments of the franchise on the way. Some fans may not realize just how many movies Disney is planning to make in the future, (hint: it’s A LOT!), and they are going to have to dig for ideas outside of the main characters at some point. It seems like if Samuel L. Jackson had his way, that might involve his Jedi character Mace Windu at some point. Many would quickly point out that Windu died in Revenge of the Sith. But Sam Jackson would say, you’re wrong. Continue reading

Han Solo and Chewbacca Sixth Scale Figure Set by Hot Toys

star-wars-the-force-awakens-han-and-chewbacca-sixth-scale-set-hot-toys-902761-05“Chewie, we’re home.”– Han Solo
Hot Toys Han Solo and Chewbacca Sixth Scale Figure Set
The latest entry to the Star Wars saga, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has broken numerous box-office records around the world! The return of the original cast have been one of the biggest highlights of the epic blockbuster and Sideshow and Hot Toys are very excited to introduce a special collectible set featuring the new sixth scale collectible figures of Han Solo and Chewbacca from Star Wars: The Force Awakens!

The highly-accurate Han Solo collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of Harrison Ford as Han Solo in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and features a newly developed head sculpt and hands, a specially tailored outfit and winter gear, all-new blaster pistol, and a specially designed figure stand.

The highly-accurate Chewbacca collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of the Wookiee warrior in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and features a new face sculpt with articulated jaw, newly developed multiple layers of fabric hair with various shades of brown throughout the whole body capturing Chewbacca’s unique appearance, all-new bowcaster and bandolier bag, and a specially designed figure stand. Continue reading

Marvel Reveals Big Secret Behind Captain America Hydra Twist

Marvel Reveals Big Secret Behind Captain America Hydra Twist

Marvel Comics fans lost their collective minds when they read (or read about) “Captain America: Steve Rogers” #1, where it was revealed that Captain America was an agent of Hydra. Not only was it revealed that Steve Rogers has been working with Hydra, but according to the comic, he had been recruited to be an agent of the evil organization back in the 20s. The internet went absolutely crazy over the news, but now everyone can finally calm down. Or possibly get upset for a completely different reason.

Be warned, there are huge spoilers ahead in this article for “Captain America: Steve Rogers” #2, so if you haven’t read it and want to be surprised, come back and read this afterwards. Continue reading

Marvel and Netflix Will Reportedly Show Footage of LUKE CAGE at SDCC

According to Deadline, at San Diego Comic-Con 2016, Marvel/Netflix intend to show preview footage of Luke Cage, with stars Mike Colter and Alfre Woodard and showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker in attendance before the September 30th premiere. That’s not particularly surprising, but one thing is sort of a surprise: as of right now, Continue reading

Spider-Man: Homecoming set photos

After Tom Holland first appeared as Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War, fans all around the world could hardly wait to get their next glimpse of the latest, greatest (on the big screen…and only by default) take on the wall-crawler. Well, wait no longer: Looper has some exclusive photos of Tom Holland wearing the red and blue on the set of Spider-Man: Homecoming. Continue reading

Bane Statue by Prime 1 Studio

dc-comics-batman-arkham-origins-bane-mercenary-version-statue-prime1-902753-07“With your death, I will find peace”

Sideshow and Prime 1 are proud to present the Bane – Mercenary Version 1:3 Scale Statue from Batman: Arkham Origins.

The deadly assassin is crafted in roughly 1:3 scale with exceptional attention to detail. He towers over 34 inches tall and includes an interchangeable unmasked portrait. Continue reading

‘The Walking Dead’ Season 7 Introducing 2 New Characters Not From the Comics

Walking Dead Season 6 FinaleIt’s been hard to get The Walking Dead spoilers these days, what with all the measures taken to keep the identity of Negan’s victim a secret. But thankfully, the Spoiler Hackers have dropped a tiny hint at what to expect when Season 7 debuts this October. Continue reading

Benedict Wong Says His DOCTOR STRANGE Character Won’t Be “The Tea-Making Manservant”

Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange movie has already experienced its fair share of controversy over the casting of Tilda Swinton as Strange’s mentor, The Ancient One, but considering how much more socially conscious we’ve all become since the comic was originally written (we haven’t solved racism or anything yet, but things have clearly improved since the ’60s), there are going to have to be some major changes to the source material in order for the film to work for 2016 audiences. Continue reading

Batman: Return to Arkham has been delayed indefinitely

TODO alt textAn announcement on the Warner Bros forums has stated that the remastered collection of Arkham Asylum and City which was planned for next month now no longer has a release date. “Batman: Return to Arkham” was announced in May after a steady stream of leaks but has been delayed to “give the team at Virtuous Games additional time to deliver a polished Batman Arkham game experience.” Continue reading