Posted by Jeremy Conrad on July 16, 2010 under News, Reviews
If you believed all the hype, Christopher Nolan's Inception would be the greatest movie ever made. But you shouldn't believe the Internet hype. Does that mean that Inception is bad? Not at all. Nolan's scifi dream-heist-caper is a great movie and one of the best of the summer, but blind Nolan-worship from the 'net has piled on the hyperbole to create expectations that no movie could ever reach. ... more.
Ranking the Star Trek Movies
Posted by Jeremy Conrad on under Featured, Lists
One of the biggest arguments among fanboys is which Star Trek movie is the best and how all of the others rank behind it. Well, we tackled this challenge to provide you with the definitive list of the eleven current Star Trek movies; although only ten of them deserve to be ranked...you'll see why below. #1 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan ... more.
7 Race Bending Movies
Posted by BrettJF on under Lists
In recent years, critics have accused Hollywood of "white washing" roles originally meant for an ethnic minority. Some have defended this decision along the lines that it's for America's target audience. While there's no denying, the majority of movie viewers are Caucasian, some directors wouldn't even put in the extra effort to rename its characters to accommodate this demographic. As a result, w... more.
10 Video Game Covers
Posted by BrettJF on under Gaming, Lists
Back during the mid-infused days of console gaming, we couldn't help but observe that a lot of video game songs would make great covers with the right instruments. Fortunately, we weren't the only ones. Someone else beat us to the punch of arranged renditions of beloved video game themes of their own. Have you found video game cover songs of your own? Share them with us in the comment section. ... more.
Green Lantern Revealed
Posted by Jeremy Conrad on July 15, 2010 under Comics, News
Entertainment Weekly has posted the cover for their San Diego Comic Con 2010 issue, where they are able to exclusively reveal Ryan Reynolds in the CGI Green Lantern costume. You can check out the image above, which is unfortunately the largest version available so far.... more.
Alien Anthology hits BluRay October 26th!
Posted by Jeremy Conrad on under News
We've been waiting on this for a while seeing as how the AVP and Predator movies are already out on BluRay. On October 26th the massive six-disc Alien Anthology will hit BluRay including all four movies and every single special feature ever created for them (including the legendary Laserdisc extras) as well as all new features such as cast and crew commentary on the first two (i.e. GOOD) movies in... more.
Princess Leia meets Darth Vader on the subway
Posted by Jason Peffley on July 14, 2010 under News, Videos
Princess Leia gets captured by Stormtroopers on a New York subway. Substitute a Corellian Corvette for this subway and you've got yourself a pretty good remake! For our latest mission, we staged a reenactment of the first Princess Leia / Darth Vader scene from Star Wars on a New York City subway car. This is one of over 100 different missions Improv Everywhere has executed since 2001 in New... more.
Star Wars TomTom voices
Posted by Jeremy Conrad on under News, Star Wars, Tech, Videos
If you have a TomTom GPS system and are a Star Wars fan, you're going to love this. TomTom has signed a licensing deal with Lucasfilm to provide Star Wars voices for the navigation device. Currently Vader, Yoda, and 3PO are available and Han Solo is coming in August. They'll set you back about $13 per voice, and you can check them out more.
- Thor, Odin, and Loki. Oh my! Posted by Jeremy Conrad on under Comics, News
Turn your iPhone into a Star Trek Communicator
Posted by Jeremy Conrad on July 13, 2010 under News, Tech
CBS has just posted a new app to the Apple App Store that turns your iPhone into a Star Trek communicator. You can flip the communicator open by flipping the phone and it includes all sorts of Original Series sound effects. Even cooler there is a phone app included, which can access your contacts, so you can make calls right from the communicator. Right now it's a bit pricey at $1.99, but if yo... more.