Marvel’s The Avengers Dual Movie Review – Bounding Beyond Even the Highest Expectations


Jackie’s Review (as an avid fan of the comic books)  Oh Joss Whedon. You’ve done it again, and for that I salute you. Marvel’s The Avengers was spectacular from every angle. The action was suspenseful and engaging. The storyline was Marvel-universe worthy. The wit was true to character and perfectly timed for laugh-out-loud moments of comedic [...]

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The New DC #1 Issues Expand into Another Universe This Week with Earth-2 #1 and World’s Finest #1

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Earth-2 Author James Robinson is no stranger to the Earth-2 scene. And almost 20 years after his first mini-series in this alternate DC dimension, he proves that again. Not familiar with Earth-2? No problem! That is, of course, DC’s point with starting every issue back at #1. (Though if you do want to know more, read [...]

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2 New Clips Released for Men In Black 3


Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back… in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K’s life and the fate of the planet are put at stake, [...]

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“Spirit’s Princess” by Esther Friesner is a Spirit-Filled Coming-of-Age Story Set in Ancient Japan

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I just had the pleasure of reading a lovely coming-of-age story by author Esther Friesner, who is best known recently for her Princess of Myth series. Spirit’s Princess is the newest book in this series, and it delivered an interesting and compelling story of a girl growing up and the trials that led her to become [...]

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Francis Lawrence Officially Brought on as Director of “Catching Fire”

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Director Gary Ross is no more in The Hunger Games movie franchise. It’s been said for a little while that he was no longer on the project, and it’s confirmed that he’s officially been replaced by Lionsgate with director Francis Lawrence. What does this mean for the second movie in The Hunger Games series, Catching Fire? Well, Lawrence [...]

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Cover for the Final “Wheel of Time” Book Revealed!


It’s here! The final cover in the Wheel of Time series has finally been revealed. Artist Michael Whelan (who stepped in to make the last cover after WoT cover artist Darrell K. Sweet passed away) talked about his process of making this beautiful cover, which I’ve posted below. I had no idea so much went into [...]

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Throwback Review: Bikini Girls on Ice Brings Nothing New, but Isn’t Horrible


When a bus-load of womens college soccer players get stranded on their way to a bikini car-wash fundraiser, they decide to set-up shop in front of an abandoned gas station on the edge of town. Little do they know the place is the stalking-grounds for a homicidal maniac mechanic named Moe. (Synopsis from With a [...]

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“Call of Duty: Black Ops 2″ official trailer teases a more futuristic approach… and horses


The official announcement trailer for Black Ops 2 is here, confirming that the game most certainly NOT be set in the 1960’s.  Futuristic soldiers, weaponry, and American cities are the new star of the show, promising a new direction for the previously Cold War era series. Taking into account, most of the images and brief story details [...]

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First DLC for “Skyrim” officially announced and titled “Dawnguard”


Back in March, our friends over at Bethesda were spotted trademarking the name “Dawnguard,” igniting the fuse for rumors of a possible DLC.  Now, speculation is justified as Skyrim’s first round of added content is definitely, Dawnguard. The unveiling is, to be honest, somewhat underwhelming as Bethesda added only an image to their official blog with [...]

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2012 Locus Awards Finalists are Announced!


It’s awards time again! this time we bring you the short list for the 2012 Locus Science Fiction Foundation prize. Winners will be announced during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 15-17, 2012. Seems like a pretty great list this year. Drop us a line if you’ve enjoyed anything listed below, and tell us [...]

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