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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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That Silent Hill sequel gets a plot…

That Silent Hill sequel gets a plot…

In the pantheon of video game adaptations, 2006’s Silent Hill is easily one of the more reputable. Creepy, well-shot but not necessarily memorable, the film bypassed lukewarm reviews to make almost $100 million in the States. Given such numbers, it’s surprising how long it has taken for Silent Hill: Revelation to rear its Pyramid Head. The plot sounds derivative enough:  “For […]

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Hanks and HBO summon the Gods

Hanks and HBO summon the Gods

HBO is trying to land the rights to Neil Gaiman’s post-modern fantasy novel American Gods, which seemed to win every award going in 2002. With Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman (Band of Brothers) nurturing the project there is a high possibility that the network will get their way. Details are scarce but Gaiman is attached to co-write the pilot script with acclaimed cinematographer Robert Richardson […]

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Does music have value?

Does music have value?

It isn’t often that you hear a successful musician singing the praises of illegal downloading but that’s just what Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold has been telling the Sunday Times. Stating that “music has no inherent value”, Pecknold believes that file-sharing allows today’s acts to sample as much music as possible and “that it will only make music richer as a platform. [Downloading] […]

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Wii-writing the future

Wii-writing the future

It was only a matter of time before Nintendo leaped into the HD realm. Not long after the launch of their phenomenally-popular 3DS, the company have revealed plans to unveil a successor to the much-loved Wii. With Microsoft and Sony exploiting the Wii’s motion-control gimmick to varying degrees of success, the Mario camp was beginning to look outdated. Ironically, the 360 […]

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