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Kevin Sorbo Talks About Hercules, The Lord of the Rings, and More

Hercules managed to spare enough time away from bashing Hera’s monsters to attend the “Hangin’ with Hanging with Hercules” panel at Wizard World Comic Con in Raleigh, NC. Eager fans packed the room, proving that “Hercules” and “Andromeda” still entertain and evoke fond memories still. Many of the fans grew up watching the show as kids and then as young ...

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Prequel Pitfalls and a Philosophy of Filmmaking, Part II: Respect Your Elders

The first blog in this series looked at some of the inherent weaknesses in the prequel and origin story concepts, which have to fight an uphill battle for meaning when set against an endpoint which has been predetermined for them. Whatever has come before- a work famous enough to warrant a prequel follow-up- is clearly set in stone, and trying ...

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Exclusive Interview with “Beast” Director, Max Gold

An incredible new project is in the making from writer/director Max Gold. Beast is a darker take on the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast starring Thor Björnsson (aka THE MOUNTAIN from HBO’s Game of Thrones). Beast is something special: shot entirely in Iceland with an entire Icelandic cast and crew, the film interweaves the classic fairy tale with Icelandic folklore. It challenges our ...

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First Trailer for “Mr. Holmes” starring Ian Mckellen Released

The first official teaser trailer for director Bill Collins’ “Mr. Holmes” was released earlier today. The trailer features Sir Ian Mckellen as long-retired Sherlock Holmes with housekeeper Mrs Munro (Laura Linney) and her small son Roger (Milo Parker): The film is based of the 2006 novel, “A Slight Trick of the Mind” by Mitch Cullin. Set in 1947, the film follows ...

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Wars on Kinkade by Jeff Bennett

If you’ve ever looked at the puzzle section of your local store or flipped through a Hallmark catalog, you’ve probably seen some of the works of Thomas Kinkade at one point or another. Kinkade was known for his serene yet surreal depictions of cottages, mountains, and lakeside domiciles. He was once cited as “America’s most-collected living artist” before his death ...

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Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Now Filming

Disney announced earlier this week that filming for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales has started filming in Australia. Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar ([Javier] Bardem), escape from the Devil’s ...

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Seventh Son Movie Gets Motion Comic Trailer

After two years of delay, “The Seventh Son” movie will play in theaters next week. In the meantime, fans can watch a new trailer. This is no ordinary trailer—Comflix has taken footage from the film and rendered it with motion comics technology to create a visually rich experience. “The Seventh Son” opens Friday, February 6.   Seventh Son In a ...

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Of Mermaids and 17th Century French Kings

Chinese actress Fan Bingbing (best known for her roles as Emperor [not Empress] Wu Zetian in the currently-airing Empress of China TV series and Blink in X-Men: Days of Future Past) will be taking on a new role as a mermaid held captive by French king Louis XIV, played by Pierce Brosnan, this spring. The Moon and the Sun is ...

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Emma Watson: Newest Disney ‘Belle’ of the Ball

Hermione Granger herself is now confirmed to become the much-beloved Belle in director Bill Condon’s live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, now in pre-production. Condon started out directing TV movies, but hit the jackpot with his award-winning theatrical version of Dreamgirls back in 2006. He went on to direct both of the Twilight: Breaking Dawn films along with Kinsey ...

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