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Batman: Year One getting an animated movie

Batman: Year One getting an animated movie

Few graphic novels are as iconic as Frank Miller’s Batman: Year One. The seminal 1987 series greatly influenced Christopher Nolan’s take on the character, including that scene in Batman Begins when our hero summons his winged friends to help him out of a tight spot. Prior to Begins, a big screen adaptation of Year One had been rumoured for years, even passing […]

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Tim Roth to direct another feature

Tim Roth to direct another feature

In the category of underrated actors, few are as versatile as Tim Roth. The former Mr. Orange looks set to make a long-overdue return to the director’s chair, following his 1999 début The War Zone (a lauded and little-seen film that comes highly recommended). The project is an adaptation of Marc Parent’s non-fiction book Turning Stones: My Days and Nights with Children […]

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Leatherface will kill teenagers in 3D…

Leatherface will kill teenagers in 3D…

As if we needed another reminder of Hollywood’s creative bankruptcy… Bloody Disgusting received word that Lions Gate are pursuing a sequel to the Chainsaw franchise, last seen with the horrific remake prequel Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning. Horrific in all the wrong ways, of course. Fittingly, this isn’t a continuation of the Michael Bay-produced reboot but a distant cousin of Tobe Hooper’s […]

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Witness 30 years of punk heritage in the new Bad Religion video

Witness 30 years of punk heritage in the new Bad Religion video

Bad Religion are just a punk institution at this point. Over the last 30 years they’ve released 15 studio albums and influenced countless bands past and present. Their latest music video capitalises beautifully on that fact, in what can only be described as a trip down memory lane. The track is Wrong Way Kids, from their recent full-length The Dissent […]

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Roles revealed for Cotillard and Gordon-Levitt in The Dark Knight Rises

Roles revealed for Cotillard and Gordon-Levitt in The Dark Knight Rises

With production ramping up on Christopher Nolan’s final Batman film, anticipation is slowly starting to mount…before a single second has even been shot. As soon as Marion Cotillard and Joseph Gordon-Levitt were cast, theories were tossed around by the fan community. Is she Talia al Ghul? Is he Alberto Falcone? Wrong on both counts. Wonder no more, as Warner Bros. issued the […]

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RIP Sarah Jane Smith

RIP Sarah Jane Smith

Elisabeth Sladen, the actress who played the companion Sarah Jane Smith in Doctor Who, has died aged 63. Needless to say, this is terrible news and has come as a massive blow to sci-fi fans all over the world, with thousands of tributes pouring out on Twitter, including one from Doctor Who Magazine which said: “With great sadness, DWM must […]

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“Totally awesome news, dude! Bill and Ted 3 is on the way!”

“Totally awesome news, dude! Bill and Ted 3 is on the way!”

It’s not exactly hot off the press, but do I give a shit? Nope. All I care about is it’s recently been revealed by Den of Geek that the script for Bill & Ted 3 is currently being written by Chris Matheson & Ed Solomon, and both Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter are eager to reprise their roles as cult […]

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Wilson to leave House?

Wilson to leave House?

Robert Sean Leonard, the actor who plays the character of Wilson in FOX’s smash hit TV show House, has hinted that he could be leaving. Speaking to TV Line, this is what he said: “This is my last season of House. I’m shooting my last episode now. Contractually this is it. There’s also no deal for House next year because […]

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The Stargate Universe movie bites the dust…along with the franchise?

The Stargate Universe movie bites the dust…along with the franchise?

The success of the Stargate brand has always been a mystery. The original, Roland Emmerich-directed blockbuster possessed some great ideas; some original, some stolen wholesale from Erich von Däniken. It might be flawed but the film remains the highpoint of the franchise. Within that core framework was the potential for a hundred stories…and after a few hundred episodes, crossing three different series, […]

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Game of Thrones makes UK début!

Game of Thrones makes UK début!

Well, it’s bloody arrived… at last. After billboards galore and intriguing teaser trailers – owing to an incessant marketing drive by Rupert Murdoch’s footsoldiers – Game of Thrones finally graces our screens on Sky Atlantic HD in the UK tonight. Set in a fictional medieval-esque world, it features Sean Bean playing a character called Eddard Stark, who looks and sounds […]

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