Hasbro's Star Wars Comic-Con Toy Reveals, From Black Series to Rebels

Monday, July 28, 2014 at 12:00 pm


There's something for everyone in the Star Wars toy universe, and we went over it all with Hasbro.

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Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Trailer

Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 10:56 pm


I like that this franchise maintains the balance between being a rebel and being media-savvy. I also like the pseudo-Power Lords troopers.

On the other hand, I saw Catching Fire twice and found it quite tedious the second time. I hope this is better.

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Mad Max Comic-Con Trailer

Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 10:58 am


I think this is the first trailer where I've ever seen a director referred to as a "mastermind."

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Morning Round-up: Comic-Con's Last Day

Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 9:04 am


(Thanks as always to Kyle for helping with this, big-time)

-It wasn't the big Dr. Strange announcement we were expecting, but Marvel has greenlit and set Guardians of the Galaxy 2, with James Gunn returning. Also, the cartoon showcases new details.

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Comic-Con's Big Saturday Hall H Panels, as Described by a Crazy Person

Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 9:56 pm


He's been awake many hours, but we think he's still reliable...maybe...

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Joe Hill Talks Horns, Locke and Key, Jack Nicholson

Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 4:00 pm


He's the creator of Locke and Key, the author of Horns and the son of a King...a fact he managed to keep hidden for a decade despite looking and sounding just like his famous father. Though they disagree on the merits of Jack Nicholson.

With Alexandre Aja now directing the movie version of Horns, Hill, who has been highly satisfied with the outcome, was anxious to tell us why we should rush to see what one could call "The Devil in Daniel Radcliffe." The author is certainly not your average Joe...

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High Tension, Piranha Director Alexandre Aja Gets Horny

Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 2:30 pm


No, not that way, ya sicko. The French horror maestro goes in a more fable-like direction with Horns, in which Daniel Radcliffe finds himself growing strange head protrusions that give him demonic powers of dark influence.

Like a horror movie director. Oh, wait...

Whew. We talked to Aja and came away safe and sound...so far. And found out that he loves to be the guy who gets to show Harry Potter having sex. One of us, one of us...

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Mattel's Live-Action Max Steel Movie Is Ready for Launch

Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm


It hasn't yet set a firm release date in 2015 yet, but Max Steel is positioning itself to be the start of Mattel's answer to Hasbro's big recent moves into movies. Director Stewart Hendler, writer Christopher Yost, and ridiculously good-looking leads Ben Winchell and Ana VillafaƱe took a few minutes at Comic-Con to sit and talk to us about it.

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Godzilla, friends to reunite [UPDATED: KONG TOO]

Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 12:49 pm

Legendary just confirmed that Godzilla's sequels will have Mothra, Rodan and Ghidorah. Legendary also announced a new King Kong film called Skull Island.
Anybody else thinking crossover brawl?

Joining the party?

Morning Read: Sharktopus, Transformers and Billy Barty

Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 6:00 am


-Billy Barty fans rejoice - Mattel will be immortalizing him in plastic as Masters of the Universe's Gwildor, this November. Moo!

-Sam Raimi is making a movie out of The Last of Us.

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