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Review: Into the Woods

It’s unfortunate that most contemporary filmmakers in Hollywood – and director Rob Marshall in particular – only have one note when it comes to adapting stage musicals to the screen. Although stage musicals can be wry and witty and dark and cynical and textured and even outright satirical – especially when we’re dealing with the...

The Top 5 Best & Worst Geek Moments of 2014

The geek community is continually flooded with a wide array of various events that are happening every day. Some of the events happens in the geek world are over-the-top amazing, and some of them are despicably bad. This list is dedicated to some of those big moments that went through this past year. Perhaps with this list we can (hopefully)...

Laika’s Next Film: Kubo and the Two Strings With Matthew McConaughey, Charlize Theron

Laika Studios, the stop-motion animation studio that brought you Coraline, ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls has a brand new film in production. Laika, partnered with Focus Features will produce their fourth feature Kubo and the Two Strings. The new film, from an original screenplay by Marc Haimes and Chris Butler (ParaNorman) is an adventure...

Awesome Re-imaginings Of Male Pop Culture Icons By Women

  “For every given male character, there is a female version of that character….” Rule 63 of the internet. Crossplay, Gender-bent and swapped–whatever you want to call it, is in essence a celebration of the universality of characters. It’s prominence is seen in the con circuit where males and females transform...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens — A Behind-the-Scenes Thank You Video from Chewbacca, Abrams and More

The cast and crew of Star Wars: The Force Awakens wanted to thank you for all for your generous donations to UNICEF for their Force for Change initiative. They posted a video from Pinewood Studios in London, where Chewbacca, R2-D2 and director J.J. Abrams thanked donors for their generosity. Abrams said that after the initial $1 million, Force...

Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Peter Jackson’s latest film – the concluding movie to The Hobbit franchise – showcases the promise of a cool story line that neatly ties together the abundance of subplots splattered throughout the first two movies. The continual subplots and over-the-top action has been a little dizzying to say the least, but once The...