Movies, Video Games

A Nation Sighs in Relief as the Castle Wolfenstein Movie Gets Back on Track

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Knowing the public’s desire — nay, need — for movies based on 20-year-old computer games, Panorama Media has just announced that the vastly overqualified Roger Avary, who co-wrote Pulp Fiction, will both write and direct the adaptation. Normally, this is the point where I’d talked about how unnecessary this thing is, but the truth is I desperately, desperately want to see someone have a shoot-out with robo-Hitler. I’ll see that shit in 3-D. Twice. (Via Bloody-Disgusting)

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Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.