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JD Shrader

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Make no mistake, Zack Snyder’s Justice League is the ultimate love letter to us, the fans. It is a fast-paced, crowd (and, of course, fan!) pleasing, thrilling and easter-egg filled two hour ride that we have all been waiting for. The way Snyder and his team have written and produced

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June 2nd, 2017 has come to pass, and after decades of waiting for fans all over the world, and across multiple generations, DC Comic’s Amazonian Warrior Princess, Diana Prince, has finally arrived on the silver screen in Wonder Woman – and the comic-book film genre has been forever changed. This passing date

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Earlier today Marvel Studios released the first poster for their upcoming Black Panther film. And along with it’s release comes the announcement that tonight, during Game 4 of the NBA Finals on ABC Television, the very first teaser trailer for the film will debut! Check out the sharp new poster

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The first official trailer for November’s Justice League has finally arrived, and it did not disappoint. Director Zack Snyder has been working for nearly 7 years (and across 2 critically divisive films) to set up what will be DC Comics’ silver screen debut of arguably the most famous group of

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On Saturday, March 25th, 2017, Warner Bros., DC Comics, and Director Zack Snyder finally released the first official trailer for this November’s Justice League. After years of preparation and months of speculation, our first look at the film has arrived, and it does not disappoint. Fellow geeks, share your thoughts

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Carrie Fisher, for many, was merely Princess Leia Organa – a character spread across 4 (soon to be 5) science fiction films; a character that was a gamble on both paper and screen. But…making her debut in 1977’s Star Wars: A New Hope, the Leia character would go on to

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Deadpool ji2016 was a divisive year for geek culture fans. Some of us praised and celebrated the year’s biggest geek events, such as the release of Batman v. Superman: Dawn Of Justice or the first Star Wars Anthology film Rogue One, while others of us critically denounced those same films

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This week game designers Felipe Porcel and Juan Carlos Porcel unveiled a short, revamped, retro version of one of the very first, and still today most popular, FPS games ever created: DOOM. Their new version re-imagines the PC classic as a side-scrolling, 2D, retro platformer, complete with all the ultra-violence and

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Disney, Target, and Star Wars: Force For Change have united to raise money to assist those children in need across the world! It was announced Tuesday that Disney would partner with Target, the Force For Change initiative, and UNICEF in order to raise money for UNICEF’s Kid Power program – a

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Marvel’s Black Panther continues to ramp up its pre-production festivities, as this week they cast Oscar nominee Angela Bassett as The Queen-Mother of Wakanda, Ramonda. Bassett has a storied history across her several decades in Hollywood. She is probably best known for her roles in films such as Director Spike

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First and foremost, let me be clear right upright upfront: I quite enjoyed Civil War. And by enjoy, I mean I was entertained – it was fun, fast, and full of spectacle. These are all things we want from our tent pole summer films, and something we have come to

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Surprisingly, the critics are right about one thing: Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice is at several times a mess of a film, not the least of which is the epic 3rd act: a feast that can, at times, overwhelm the senses. But…but… It’s a tremendous COMIC BOOK film. And it

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So many of us were glued to ABC Television on Monday night, October 19th, 2015: during halftime of the Monday Night Football game, we all received our final glimpse (yes, only another glimpse!) of the forthcoming return to that galaxy far, far away with the 3rd and final trailer for

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For this Agent of Geek, Season Two of Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. has been a huge mixed bag. For every great Melinda May moment, we’ve had just as many Skye/Daisy-struggles-with-who-she-is moments. For every heart-warming Fitz-Simmons interaction, there’s another Inhuman scene to take us off the rails. This show EXCELLED when it

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Ambiguity – a necessary evil one would guess. It helps with the great cliffhangers of print, film, and television. It is a tool that keep us coming back for more after a long hiatus of our favorite television program or feature film series. And sometimes it can swing and miss.

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Avengers: Age Of Ultron has come and gone, and our Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. pick up the pieces yet again of another Avengers disaster. But this time it’s different – this time they’re actually learning as a result of The Avengers running rampant, instead of just merely cleaning up their mess.

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