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  • Going Ape Over WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES

    After eight movies, a short-lived television series, comic books, LP record dramas, and hundreds of Apes collectibles, one has to wonder how long this franchise can stay fresh and original with a storyline that runs familiar with those who viewed the originals. New characters are added to the mix… familiar[…]

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  • DELUXE VERSION Spider-Man Figure UNVEILED

      Sideshow and Hot Toys are ecstatic to reveal the highly anticipated brand new sixth scale Spider-Man Collectible Figure (Deluxe Version). “This is my chance to prove myself.” After the events of Captain America: Civil War, the young Spider-Man, Peter Parker, is trying to strike a balance between his normal routine[…]

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  • SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Breaks the Rules

    To state Spider-Man: Homecoming is the best movie to come out of Marvel Studios to date is a bit of a stretch, with the first Avengers raising the bar on superhero movies… but the latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is easily one of the three best. The studio faced a[…]

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  • San Diego Comic-Con Prep 2017: Survival Bag

    Here is a list of MUST haves to survive any day at San Diego Comic-Con (really any pop culture convention). This list is for reference only, so adjust your backpack, satchel or even messenger bag to match your convention day experience. This bag gets adjusted every year. Here are the essential items I[…]

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  • REVIEW: Transformers: The Last Knight

    After four films where critics hated it but the audience showered it with money, The Last Knight broke the trend by not being showered with money. Opening weekend was projected $70 million but the film barely reached the $65 million mark (depending on what source you consult). Worse, half a[…]

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  • REVIEW: Baby Driver

    Baby Driver is the latest film from writer-director Edgar Wright, who has done films such as Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), Shaun of the Dead (2004), and Hot Fuzz (2007).This was honestly my most anticipated movie of the year. While other people listed films like Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Wonder Woman as their big predictions for[…]

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  • INTERVIEW: Illustrator Paul Shipper

    If you attended or were even just aware of Star Wars Celebration Orlando (SWCO) last April, you couldn’t help but run across this man’s work. It was literally EVERYWHERE you looked! Badges, posters, banners, social media etc. Essentially, anything that said “Star Wars Celebration” was accompanied by this man’s artwork. Recently I[…]

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  • Julie Nimoy Talks “Remembering Leonard Nimoy”

    Remembering Leonard Nimoy is a new documentary film which premiered in April at the Newport Beach Film Festival and airs this fall on PBS.  The film is an intimate journey into the life, legacy and personal battle with COPD, of the legendary actor Leonard Nimoy, most widely known for his iconic[…]

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  • The Second Union Summer Movie Guide – 2017

    With the summer months fast approaching, we’re all going to be looking for ways to stay cool! One way we do that is by packing ourselves into our local air-conditioned cineplexes and watching (and sometimes rewatching) our favorite summer blockbusters on the big screen. This summer will be no exception, Despicable[…]

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New “Marvel’s INHUMANS” Trailer Debuted at COMIC-CON

A new “Marvel’s Inhumans” trailer was revealed today at SDCC. The highly anticipated new Marvel television series will bring the fan-favorite comic book series and a new kind of family drama to the small screen this fall on ABC. The network series premiere, including the first two episodes of “Marvel’s Inhumans,”[…]

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THE PUNISHER Revealed in STAN LEE Narrated Featurette

Marvel’s Netflix shows have gone from strength to strength since the first season of Daredevil was released in 2015. With shows such as Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist further developing Marvel’s extraordinary universe, the upcoming Defenders season is all everyone seems to talk about when it comes to[…]

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