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Doctor Who – Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor

It’s been more than a week since the BBC revealed the identity of the actor slated to take up the mantle of the Doctor later this year, so hopefully some of the dust has settled and fans have had a chance to get acquainted with the man who is to play the 12th Doctor. On […]

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Does the Campaign for a Female Doctor Who Miss the Forest for the Trees?

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Doctor Who, the venerable BBC franchise which has starred a host of actors in the titular role over the decades, will once again be ushering in a new Doctor as Matt Smith, the current star, has announced his departure from the series. In the wake of that news, a growing groundswell of demand has begun […]

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Man of Steel movie review

MAN OF STEEL Director: Zack Snyder Cast: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne, Diane Lane, Kevin Costner, Michael Shannon, Antje Traue, Ayelet Zurer, Russell Crowe Genre: Superhero, Action Run Time: 143 mins Opens: 13 June 2013 Rating: PG13 (Some Violence)   Truth, justice and the American way – it never gets old. When Jerry Siegel […]

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Three Superman Actors You DON’T Know

Man of Steel opens in theaters this month and Henry Cavill stars as the titular steel man. But he’s just the latest in a long line of performers that have portrayed Superman over the last 75 years.  Yes, we all know Christopher Reeve, George Reeves, Tom Welling, and other recent TV faces of Kal-El. You […]

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Movie Review: Fast & Furious 6

FAST & FURIOUS 6 Director: Justin Lin Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Luke Evans Genre: Action, Thriller Run Time: 130 mins Opens: 23 May 2013 Rating: PG13 (Violence And Some Coarse Language) Back in 2001, was there anybody who thought that a movie that was essentially “Point Break with underground street racing” […]

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Iron Man 3 review

IRON MAN 3 2013 Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Kingsley, Don Cheadle Directed by: Shane Black     In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that this reviewer is more of a DC Comics fan than a Marvel one. That said, he hasn’t missed a single one of […]

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Thor 2 Dark World Trailer

Marvel released their first trailer for Thor 2 Dark World today and it looks fantastic! BIG! CINIMATIC! EXPLOSIVE! Jane Foster looks to have a central role in the film, even being spirited away to Asgard with Thor. Alan Taylor takes the director’s chair in this film, best known for his episodes on Deadwood, Mad Men […]

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3rd Superman Trailer

The 3rd Superman trailer was released today and I can’t tell you how excited I am for this upcoming film. I cry during the trailers. I call my kids over and get all teary-eyed. My kids get excited, I get excited. I love the (producer) Christopher Nolan and (writer) David Goyer DC movieverse that started […]

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Hobo With a Shotgun

Hobo With a Shotgun is not going to appeal to a certain demographic. What that demographic is exactly I can’t say, but you’ll know if you’re not in that group if the words “Hobo with a Shotgun” don’t fill you with a certain level of giddy glee. This is not a high concept movie. This […]

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Review: G.I. Joe Retaliation

After the criminal acts committed to my childhood by the first attempt at a live-action G.I. Joe movie, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, I questioned why Paramount Pictures thought there was still a future in the Joe-moviemaking business and green lit a sequel. Turns out it was a good thing they decided to take […]

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