At the request of a friend, I attended the Warner Archive panel that was debuting the Shazam! Series on DVD. I make no bones about it: I went entirely to get a Shazam Lego for my friend. I was even brazen enough to ask the moderator what I had to do to get one. He would only say that it would be great to ask a good question at the end of the panel presentation. I sat down and what played before me was Chuck Norris: Karate Commandos. Still unsure of the hour that laid ahead of me, the folks at Warner Archive were introduced and my reluctance in attending became an appreciation for their work and a desire to rekindle my fondness of cartoons gone by. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Warner Archive Panel” »
Attending the Hasbro Marvel panel was supposed to be a swan song of sorts. With an ever-expanding toy collection, I came to the realization that I don’t read the modern comics anymore. The Super Helicarrier was amazing but just impossible to send home. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Jr.’s Hasbro Marvel Panel Report” »
Each year Comic Con grows and spreads to the streets, way past the walls of the Convention Center. Some companies went all-in with some great interactive campaigns which kept fans engaged throughout the city. Here’s a few of my favorites.
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One of the biggest deals at Comic Con was the Firefly 10th Anniversary celebration, which saw a reunion of of the cast and crew of the short-lived, much-loved modern sci-fi classic. Joss Whedon and members of the cast held a press conference in which they recalled the series and took questions. Here’s the highlights of the conference…
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The energy was high at the Mattypallooza panel this year, with all-new reveals, surprises, and even a new subcription series! There was a lot of chatter going into the event. The Create-a-Character winner was accidentally revealed on the Mattycollector website, deflating an otherwise impressive showing. Also in question was the status of properties like Voltron and Ghostbusters, and the advent of the new property. Scott and co. did their best to keep the energy high, and the panel gave fans a lot to talk about. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Mattypallooza” »
From the creator of District 9, the future world of Elysium is bleak and in some ways resembles what many think today’s world is moving towards. On the panel, actors Jodi Foster, Matt Damon, and Sharlto Copley were joined by writer/ director Neill Blomkamp.
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What do you do when you are a hit man that kills people, and the next one on the list is you? That is the question that Joseph Gordon Levitt and Bruce Willis have to face in the new sci-fi action movie Looper. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Looper Press Conference” »
Sony pictures dusted off one of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s most memorable action movies, Total Recall. The remake’s action looks sleeker and the future seems even closer then it did in the 90’s. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Total Recall Press Conference” »
The first, texture-filled teaser poster for Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel hits the internet.
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Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim presentation at Comic Con was relatively short but totally sweet, offering an exciting insight into his world of giant monsters and the robots who battle them.
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