Film festival report: FDR: American Badass kicks butt

FDR: American Badass was a huge crowd-pleaser at Friday night’s International Horror and Science Fiction Film Festival. This cross-genre comedy/horror/sci-fi film revises history and has enough irreverent humor in it to offend nearly everyone, but that didn’t stop the packed crowd at the festival screening from loving every minute of it. This fact-twisted version of […]

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Writing on the wall for ThunderCats revival?

Nine lives — or just two? Topless Robot posted Thursday that Cartoon Network’s list or new and returning series doesn’t include the re-imagined ThunderCats, which just started airing its second season on Saturday mornings. I reached out to a contact in Warner Bros. publicity to ask about the apparent cancellation, but all he would say […]

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Review: Intruders – Closet catastrophe

The new Spanish/English film Intruders attempts to tap into childhood fears of the dark and involves a bogeyman type monster that lives in the unseen corner of a bedroom closet. This low budget horror flick doesn’t break into any new territory in regards to originality, scares or special effects, but it might disturb your sense […]

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You sank my battlestreet!

The new Battleship movie hits theaters on May 18 and it is currently looking like a cross between Independence Day and Battle Los Angeles, with some Transformers-style action thrown in as well. The film will star Taylor Kitsch (John Carter), Liam Neeson (Batman Begins) and sultry songstress Rihanna battling an alien invasion known as “The […]

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Update to MCC’s series of video game speakers

There are more changes to “Video Games as a Force and Art Form: Teaching, Learning, and the Creative Economy,” Mesa Community College’s lineup of video game lecturers. Tonight (March 27, at 7:30 p.m.) USC interactive media professor and Electronic Arts Game Innovation Lab director Tracy Fullerton will appear as planned, discussing “the playcentric game design […]

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