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Wreck It Ralph

I usually do not review movies for the site but really felt the urge to after seeing this one. Occasionally Disney will release a movie that will reach me on a personal level.  For example, I watched The Emperor’s New Groove the day before my 18th birthday and that was the time frame of the movie, so it meant more to see it. And now I have Wreck it Ralph.

My life has been an up and down of turmoil and happy for a while now. On opening night, I had my kids and we were so excited to finally see this movie.  Fun fun. Then, the opening scene played out. We first see Ralph, as he is worried where his life is, as he is approaching 30, alone and hating his home...

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Bond Movie Posters Up For Auction

On The 50th Anniversary Of James Bond The Most Comprehensive Collection Of Bond Movie Posters To Ever Reach
The Market Will Be Up For Auction By Profiles In History

LOS ANGELES- Profiles in History, run by Joe Maddalena, is proud to announce that the most comprehensive collection of James Bond movie posters to ever reach the market will be a part of their December 15 & 16 Hollywood Auction in Los Angeles. Not only is every title in this perennial and ever more popular series represented with an extensive range of the regular release posters, stills, and other ephemera (most rare enough in their own right), this collection also offers a number of truly scarce “holy grails” of James Bond poster collecting. The Bond poster collection is estimated to bring in over $200,000...

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Repo! The Genetic Opera

In the year 2056 – the not so distant future – an epidemic of organ failures devastates the planet. Out of the tragedy, a savior emerges: GeneCo, a biotech company that offers organ transplants, for a price. Those who miss their payments are scheduled for repossession and hunted by villainous Repo Men. In a world where surgery addicts are hooked on painkilling drugs and murder is sanctioned by law, a sheltered young girl searches for the cure to her own rare disease as well as information about her family’s mysterious history. After being sucked into the haunting world of GeneCo, she is unable to turn back, as all of her questions will be answered at the wildly anticipated spectacular event: The Genetic Opera.

Some of you may be familiar with the idea of shadowcasting (A group of people t...

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What’s Taters, Precious?

Being a SciFi Foodie
by Jim Smith

A year ago, I dreamed up a great recipe … Hobbit Stew.  It was the product of a random conversation leading up to an annual cookout/camping event I go to every year, and a recent watching of the Lord of the Rings trilogy on Blu-Ray.  One things Hobbits like to do is eat, and if you actually read the trilogy instead of watching it, you would be impressed by some of the vivid detail JRR Tolkien goes into when talking about food.  I guess sir Tolkien was a bit of a foodie himself.

So, the process went sort of like this: I went to my handy-dandy one volume edition of the Lord of the Rings and re-read food descriptions, particularly those cooked and consumed by Hobbits...

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Vivek J. Tiwary Set To Write And Produce Feature Film Adaptation Of The Graphic Novel The Fifth Beatle

First feature film about The Beatles to secure music rights to their songs

New York, NEW YORK (October 10, 2012) – Award-winning producer and writer, Vivek J. Tiwary, is set to write and produce a feature film adaptation of his upcoming graphic novel, THE FIFTH BEATLE, which chronicles the life of The Beatles little-known manager, Brian Epstein. As Paul McCartney said, “If anyone was the Fifth Beatle, it was Brian.” This groundbreaking project also marks the first time a feature film about the band hasever secured rights to include Beatles songs.

Tiwary has signed a deal with Sony/ATV (who control the Lennon/McCartney music catalog) which gives him unprecedented access to Beatles songs for the film.

The graphic novel, THE FIFTH BEATLE, is being written by Tiwary and drawn by fan-fav...

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