Ending months of speculation, the organizers of Comic-Con International announced Thursday that the event will remain in San Diego, its home of more than 40 years, “for the foreseeable future.” It will stay there through at least 2015, despite considering proposals to move to larger facilities in Los Angeles or Anaheim. “We are grateful for […]Continue
Saboten-Con, the anime convention from the organizers of Phoenix Comicon, takes over Phoenix’s Hilton Squaw Peak Resort today and runs all weekend. Guests include Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, voice actress from various English-dubbed anime titles and the Silent Hill games; writer/producer/director Matt Greenfield (Neon Genesis Evangelion, Godzilla’s Destroy All Monsters); and Colleen Clinkenbeard, voice actress from […]Continue
Are you ready for a bloody good time? The International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival will take over Tempe’s MADCAP Theaters Oct. 14-17. Guests include Lance Henrikson, best known as the android Bishop in Aliens and as former FBI agent Frank Black in TV’s Millennium, and Charles Cyphers, a staple of John Carpenter films such […]Continue
After years and years and years of talk, Lucasfilm announced Tuesday that the Star Wars saga will make the jump to 3-D, starting with the theatrical re-release of Episode I — The Phantom Menace sometime in 2012. “Getting good results on a stereo conversion is a matter of taking the time and getting it right,” […]Continue
A lawsuit accuses AMC Theatres of printing too many credit card digits on customer receipts, violating a 2003 federal law and potentially putting moviegoers at greater risk of identity theft. The suit could become a class action after the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (which includes Arizona) recently rejected a lower federal court judge’s refusal […]Continue
Sharktopus, the much-hyped Syfy original movie produced by Roger Corman, has one redeeming quality: It ends, eventually. After a long, long time.
I had to check it out. I wasn’t expecting anything good, but nor was I expecting something so utterly bad it makes me wish I was watching the 1998 American version of Godzilla starring Matthew Broderick.
This November (schedule forthcoming) as part of its Masterpiece Contemporary collection, PBS will broadcast Lennon Naked, a biopic focusing on the life of John Lennon around the time of the Beatles’ legendary breakup. Former Doctor Who star Christopher Eccleston will portray Lennon, and Doctor Who spinoff Torchwood ex-cast member Naoko Mori will portray Yoko Ono, […]Continue
Smallville began its 10th and final season on the CW last Friday, and while big things are no doubt on tap for the occasion, many of the problems that have plagued the Superman prequel from its beginnings remain.
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Iron Man 2 comes home to DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday, but the Marvel Comics icon is not the only superhero on shelves this week. Superman/Batman: Apocalypse keeps things interesting on the DC side of the comics universe. Tim Daly and Kevin Conroy reprise their voice roles as the Man of Steel and Dark Knight […]Continue
Dalek mysteriously appeared at elementary school (BoingBoing) Sesame Street Presents: True Mud (GeekMom) The Legend of Zelda, Filtered Through God of War (Kotaku) Stephen Fry is Mycroft Holmes (Geekosystem) Topps Brings Back the Classics: ‘Garbage Pail Kids’ & ‘Star Wars Galaxy’ (ICv2)Continue