The Amazing Spider-Man just is. It’s entertaining sometimes, it’s not bad but it’s not that good either. Leaving the theater and trying to formulate an opinion of what I’d just watched, I tried to decide if there was more good than bad. I eventually came to the conclusion that I was probably putting more effort into forming my opinion of the film than the writers actually spent writing it, and therein lies the film’s main issue: it’s simply another by-the-numbers superhero film that could have been so much more.
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The RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan is making his directorial debut with The Man With The Iron Fists, which looks like the ultimate tribute to chop-sockey Kung-Fu, Anime and Martial Arts movies. It also looks completely crazy!
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Sony’s reboot of Spider-Man is a solid, but nowhere near perfect new start for the wall crawler that brings us the best cinematic version of Peter Parker and sets the up the potential for some great new big-screen adventures.
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Racing titles come in all shapes and sizes, from simulators that offer incredibly deep car customization and true-to-life physics to off-the-wall arcade racers that allow you to guide everything from go-karts to hovercrafts through insane courses. Somewhere in the middle (but certainly more towards that latter) lies the newest offering from 2XL Games and Reverb Publishing, Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad, which marries realistic vehicles and courses with super-fun and accessible arcade handling.
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We may be gearing up for Comic Con next week, but that doesn’t slow down the latest round of answers from Mattel, and this week brings some interesting info as we get ready for the Valhallah of geek-dom… This round we find out what the box art will look like for the DC Universe All-Stars, some new features for the C-N-C Batsignal, a new DKR exclusive to be on the lookout for, and the chances we’ll see a Bravestarr reboot– read on for all the answers…
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Director Edgar Wright filmed a demo reel for Ant Man, his long in-the-works movie based on the Marvel super hero.
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I hope you like your monsters super-sized, because Legendary Entertainment is showing them off in full-force at Comic Con!
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Action Figure Express has revealed a small army of SDCC Exclusives, and there’s some totally cool collectibles coming to this year’s show. There’s something for every geek at the AFX booth, but here’s the top five we’re really stoked for…
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Dark Horse is bringing a few exclusive collectibles with them to Comic Con, including a special edition Domo Qee, one of the first figures in their recently-relaunched Good Luck Trolls, and a pair of Marvel Classic statues. Find out what to expect at the Dark Horse booth next week…
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