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13 items from 2008


Review - 'Heroes' - Dual

15 December 2008 10:01 PM, PST | GeekNation.com | See recent GeekNation news »

The following contains Major Spoilers for "Dual," the thirteenth episode of the third season of "Heroes." "Dual," the final chapter of the "Villains" arc of "Heroes," continues with the theme of duality and the fine line between being a hero and being a monster, with a voiceover narration by Sylar, who tells us "Good. Evil. Right or wrong. What we choose is not what we really need." 
Arthur Petrelli (Robert Forster) is dead, and Peter (Milo Ventimiglia) plans to seize that moment to destroy the formula and save the world. The problem is Nathan (Adrian Pasdar) has gone to the dark side, and tries to stop Peter. Peter is almost tempted to kill his brother to stop him, but knocks him out instead. In the lab Mohinder (Sendhil Ramamurthy) is preparing to inject himself with the »

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'Sherlock Holmes,' 'Watchmen,' 'Terminator' and More in 2009 Warner Bros. Preview!

12 December 2008 11:48 PM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Watchmen, Sherlock Holmes and Jason Voorhees from Friday the 13th

Photo: Warner Bros. Warner Bros. just sent over their 2009 picture preview and it is Huge. It includes 22 films and I have added a total of 40 new images from films including the following: Sherlock Holmes Final Destination: Death Trip 3D Where the Wild Things Are Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Terminator Salvation Watchmen The Informant Friday the 13th Ghosts of Girlfriends Past Whiteout Orphan Observe and Report He's Just Not That Into You The Hangover 17 Again My Sister's Keeper Shorts Under the Sea 3D The Box Untitled Clint Eastwood Project Ninja Assassin I have included a preview image, the release date, cast, director and synopsis for each film over the next six pages. The brand new, never-before-seen images for several of the releases can be previewed by clicking on the link accompanying each film. Remember, the links open in »

- Brad Brevet

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Duel Clips, Heroes Season 3

12 December 2008 8:00 PM, PST | MoviesOnline.ca | See recent MoviesOnline news »

I am a huge fan of Heroes and although Season 3 has had its flaws it is definitely a major step up from Season 2 and so far is doing pretty good. Below you can checkout 4 new clips for the upcoming Monday night episode called Duel. The Heroes Find Themselves Teaming Up Against One Another And The Good, Or Bad, In All Of Them Comes To The Surface – Robert Forster, George Takei, Brea Grant, Jessalyn Gilsig, Jamie Hector And Blake Shields Guest Star - In the aftermath of the showdown against Arthur Petrelli, the Petrelli brothers (Adrian Pasdar and Milo Ventimiglia) find themselves battlin »

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Coming Soon: The Return Of ‘Heroes’ Greatness

12 December 2008 11:09 AM, PST | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

So by now we all know that NBC’s super powered soap opera, Heroes, has been having a rough third season. The series’ ratings have plummeted, and both critics and fans are saying that the latest chapter, “Villains”, is the show’s most disappointing installment yet. (And that’s really saying something, considering how bad “Generations” sucked).

NBC has recently demonstrated just how committed they are to righting all that is currently wrong with Heroes by firing two of the shows top producers. Now the network hopes to continue steering Heroes in the right direction again, by bringing back one of the show’s most popular writers and introducing new plotlines that will hopefully return the show to its focused, coherent, former self.

 

If you don’t recognize the name Bryan Fuller, here’s a quick reminder: He’s the man who scribed what is arguably Heroes‘ greatest episode to date, »

- Kofi Outlaw

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Review: 'Heroes' - The Eclipse, Part 1

25 November 2008 1:24 AM, PST | GeekNation.com | See recent GeekNation news »

This review contains Major Spoilers for "The Eclipse, Part 1," the tenth episode from the third season of "Heroes." Last week it was coming. This week, it's here. "The Eclipse" arrived with some sobering developments for our "Heroes" and villains, stripping their powers and making them just like the rest of us. Arthur Petrelli's (Robert Forster) pre-cog drawing spree has yielded a series of sketches predicting possible doom for Claire (Hayden Panettiere); Mohinder (Sendhil Ramamurthy) trapped in his own sticky web; Elle (Kristen Bell) and Sylar (Zachary Quinto) in lip-lock; Nathan (Adrian Pasdar) and Peter (Milo Ventimiglia) in freefall; and Hiro (Masi Oka), Ando (James Kyson lee) and Matt (Greg Grunberg) in a cornfield. All of these provide a framework for events as the episodes »

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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)

23 November 2008 6:49 PM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Release Date: February 19th, 2009

Studio: New Line Cinema

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Michael Douglas, Breckin Meyer, Lacey Chabert, Robert Forster, Anne Archer, Emma Stone, Daniel Sunjata, Amanda Walsh, Noureen Dewulf

Director: Mark Waters

Screenwriter: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore

Official Website: Not Available

Review: Not Available

Trailer: Not Available

Poster: AllPosters.com | MovieGoods.com

DVD Review: Not Available

DVD: Buy at Amazon.com

Plot: A bachelor is visited by ghosts of his former girlfriends at his brother's wedding. »

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TV Review: Heroes 3.8 - Villains

11 November 2008 10:37 AM, PST | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Heroes, NBC, Airs Mondays 9/8c Episode: "Villains" (Season 3, Episode 8) Synopsis: Hiro's spirit walk takes him back in time one year, to the events surrounding the "death" of Arthur Pertrelli (Robert Forster). Review: So they did it this season. The inevitable flashback episode. I can not stress how much I do not »

- Adam Sweeney

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New "Heroes" Clips from "Villains" episode!

6 November 2008 1:35 AM, PST | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

We have new clips in from the next episode of "Heroes" on November 10th! There are four clips available from the episode titled as "Villains." They are namely "Arthur and Angela throw an anniversary party," "Linderman asks Arthur to talk to Nathan," "Elle tries to comfort Sylar" and "Nathan blames Arthur for Heidi's accident." The Emmy Award nominated and beloved show about reluctant heroes with varied powers and those in their lives has hit some criticism of late so show your support fans! Perhaps due to trying to swing into too many directions. What do you think of the show? What's the episode about? The episode ahead - To prepare for the confrontation ahead, Hiro (Masi Oka) follows respected businessman, husband and father Arthur Petrelli (guest star Robert Forster) in the days before he “died” -- to discover what drove him to create rival company Pinehearst and strike at Angela (Cristine Rose). Later, »

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Review: 'Heroes' - Eris Quod Sum

28 October 2008 3:26 PM, PDT | GeekNation.com | See recent GeekNation news »

This review contains Major Spoilers for "Eric Quod Sum," the latest episode of the NBC series, "Heroes."The Petrelli family and the word .dysfunctional. always belong in the same sentence, and girl power is electric! Papa Arthur Petrelli (Robert Forster) may be the frightening inspiration for the title of this week.s episode of .Heroes.. .Eris Quod Sum. is Latin for .I am what you will be,. and if absolute power corrupts absolutely, then others with powers have the potential to be just as dangerous as the kingpin of the Petrelli clan. The story unfolds with Hiro (Masi Oka) and Ando (James Kyson Lee), still stuck in Africa with precog painter Usutu (Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine). Debating over what the right thing to do next to save the world is, Hiro refuses to time travel again to try to fix »

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Will 'Heroes' Bring Back A Petrelli In Season 3?

4 August 2008 9:35 AM, PDT | GeekNation.com | See recent GeekNation news »

The following contains Moderate Spoilers for the third season of NBC's "Heroes." Death is not a permanent state of being in science fiction or in television, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that Arthur Petrelli, presumed to have passed away on "Heroes," will likely be making a comeback in the show's upcoming third year, according to Michael Ausiello of Entertainment Weekly. Sources tell Ausiello that the Father Petrelli will be played by Robert Forster, who has appeared in genre films including "Spawn 3: Ultimate Battle" and a variety of television shows including "Desperate Housewives" and "Numb3rs." Of course, with "Heroes"' penchant for time travel and flashbacks, it is uncertain whether or not Papa Petrelli will still be alive. And if he is alive, will he use his powers? »

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Forster to play key 'Heroes' character

2 August 2008 2:51 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Robert Forster is joining the cast of NBC's Heroes, it has been revealed. According to Entertainment Weekly, the actor will play Nathan and Peter Petrelli's father Arthur, who has previously been presumed dead. It is not known whether he will be seen in the present day, in a flashback or during a time travelling excursion. Cristine Rose, who plays Arthur's widow Angela Petrelli on the show, has already announced that there will be a twist involving her (more) »

- By Daniel Kilkelly

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Living Life in the 'Fastlane'... A DVD Review

8 July 2008 3:07 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

The Candy Store

Photo: Warner Home Video I started creating RopeofSilicon.com in 2003, but one year before that a little show called "Fastlane" premiered on Fox, and while it did worm its way into the first four months of 2003 that was where it died. The self-described "adult music video" has the look of C.S.I. Miami in all its warm color blasted neon, a soundtrack reserved for '90s MTV and enough female ass and sexual innuendo to make for a kick ass time. That's right folks, the "complete" series DVD set of "Fastlane" was not sent to me with the hope that I may cover it. Nope, I requested this bad boy as this is one of those guilty pleasures I was always sorry it gotten taken off the air. Tiffani and Peter had a good working relationship...

Photo: Warner Home Video In 2002 I was still living with a couple »

- Brad Brevet

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Films That Time Forgot: The Kinky Coaches And The Pom Pom Pussycats (1981)

3 July 2008 10:49 AM, PDT | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

Director: Mark Warren Also Known As: Crunch; Heartbreak High Tagline: "Winning isn't everything. a guy needs to score!" Plot: It's the time of year when the City High Moose and the Johnson High Eagles renew their annual rivalry on the football field, and play for the trophy named for local legend Chester W. Hick. (That's right: The Hick Cup.) But first, the Johnson boys, led by coach Robert Forster (a Kyle Chandler type), engage in an escalating prank war with the City boys, led by coach John Vernon (a Dean Wormer type). City sends their A.V. nerd "Weasel" Wexler to pull a Belichick and shoot surreptitious video of the Johnson practice, but he gets distracted by a flirty Johnson student, has his equipment stolen, and comes back with video of the whole Johnson team mooning the camera. In retaliation, »

- Noel Murray

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