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Gorilla Grodd heading to The Flash says showrunner

2 hours ago

It has been teased for sometime (and was even hinted at in a previous episode), but it looks to be confirmed now that Gorilla Grodd is heading to The Flash according to showrunner Andrew Kreisberg.

Kreisberg tweeted, “”@armenvfx just showed us a little Grodd VFX in honor of @geoffjohns birthday and it blew our puny human minds!”

@armenvfx just showed us a little Grodd VFX in honor of @geoffjohns birthday and it blew our puny human minds! #groddlives #TheFlash

Andrew Kreisberg (@AJKreisberg) January 25, 2015

Gorilla Grodd first appearer in The Flash in 1959 and was created by writer John Broome and artist Carmine Infantino. He has the power of mind control and can also project telekinetic force beams, telekinetically transmute matter, and transfer his consciousness into other bodies.

The Flash returned from its mid-season break last week. Check out the synopsis and promo below:

Dr. Wells’ (Tom Cavanagh) former protégée, Hartley Rathaway »

- Luke Owen

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Video Game Preview – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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Ray Willmott previews The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt…

It’s been a painful wait for The Witcher 3 considering we’ve known about its existence for high-end new-gen platforms before those platforms were even officially announced. But after an uninterrupted three hour long session with the game, the good news is CD Projekt Red have created something that strikes the perfect balance between the games’ hardcore RPG pedigree, while also making it open and accessible to newcomers to the series.

There are your typical RPG staples here, such as icon-filled mini-maps, experience, talent trees, alchemy and blacksmithery. But while The Witcher 3 does all these things as well, if not better than the majority of others in the genre, there are few particular features which are certain to make it stand out.

With the world said to be 20x the size of Skyrim, it’s amazing to find that the side missions »

- Gary Collinson

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Joss Whedon says “it’s very doubtful that I would take on the two-part Avengers: Infinity War”

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Back during the height of the Sony hack, it was reported that Marvel Studios has lined up Captain America: The Winter Soldier helmers Anthony and Joe Russo to direct the two-part Avengers: Infinity War, and now as we count down to the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Joss Whedon has given the clearest indication yet that he won’t be back for the showdown against Thanos in 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War – Part 1 and 2019’s Avengers: Infinity War – Part 2.

“I couldn’t imagine doing this again. It’s enormously hard, and it be, by then, a good five years since I created anything that was completely my own,” Whedon tells Empire (via Cbm). So it’s very doubtful that I would take on the two-part Infinity War movie that would eat up the next four years of my life. I obviously still want to be a part of the Marvel »

- Gary Collinson

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Flickering Myth Podcast Review – Ex Machina (2015)

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The Flickering Myth Podcast takes the Turing Test…

On this edition of the Flickering Myth Podcast, Luke Owen, Rohan Morbey and Scott Davis sit down to discuss Alex Garland’s Ex Machina and give their thoughts on his directorial debut. Read Luke Owen’s ★★★ review here.

Ex MacHina is an intense psychological thriller in which Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson), a 24 year old coder at the world’s largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a retreat belonging to the company’s reclusive CEO, Nathan (Oscar Isaac). But when Caleb arrives he finds that he will have to participate in a fascinating experiment with the world’s first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot woman, Ava (Alicia Vikander). Truths, emotions and motives are blurred as the relationship between Caleb, Ava and Nathan intensifies.

You can subscribe to the Flickering Myth Podcast via iTunes, »

- Luke Owen

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New UK trailer for The Voices starring Ryan Reynolds

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A new UK trailer has been released for black comedy The Voices, which stars Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool), Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect 2), Gemma Arterton (Runner Runner) and Jacki Weaver (Magic in the Moonlight). Read our ★★★★ review from Sundance London 2014 here.

Check out the trailer below:

See Also – Ryan Reynolds’ face gets some major Photoshop work in first poster for The Voices

Jerry (Ryan Reynolds) is an affable singleton who works on the factory floor at a bathtub factory, ever eager to get along with his co-workers, especially Fiona (Gemma Arterton) and Lisa (Anna Kendrick) from accounts. After work Jerry goes home to his pet cat, Mr. Whiskers, and loyal dog Bosco, where the three of them hang out, watch TV and discuss the day’s events. When one night he accidentally kills Fiona, Jerry hastily covers his tracks, under the strict advice of the subversive Mr. Whiskers. But Jerry is »

- Luke Owen

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Original Hogwarts Express heading to Harry Potter Studio Tour

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Warner Bros. has announced that this summer will see a 20,000ft expansion to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter, which is set to include the original Hogwarts Express steam engine from the movies, along with a recreation of Platform 9 ¾.

“We can’t wait to open our first expansion, Platform 9 ¾, just before the Studio Tour’s third anniversary in March,” states Sarah Roots, Vice President of Warner Bros. Studio Tour London. “The Hogwarts Express had a starring role in the films so we’re excited that it will be taking centre stage in the new area. It’s the piece that visitors have most requested to see and we’re expecting a fantastic response.”

“The Hogwarts Express was the setting for many iconic scenes, from Harry, Hermione and Ron’s first meeting in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone to the moment the trio’s »

- Gary Collinson

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Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and Ultron feature on Empire’s Avengers: Age of Ultron covers

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Empire has unveiled the Avengers: Age of Ultron covers to the latest issue of its magazine, giving us a new look at Earth’s Mightiest Heroes assembled, as well as the eponymous AI villain…

Marvel Studios presents “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to the Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

Avengers: Age of Ultron is set for release in the UK on April 24th »

- Gary Collinson

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Chris Samnee variant for Marvel’s Howard the Duck #1

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Ahead of its launch in March, Marvel Entertainment has debuted a variant cover for the first issue of the new ongoing series Howard the Duck, which comes courtesy of Chris Samnee (Daredevil)…

 

See Also: Go Quackers for Howard the Duck #1 ‘Evolution of Howard’ Variant

Hot off the pages of the … the post-credits scene at the … the end of a … popular movie … Howard The Duck is back! Join him as he takes on the weird cases that only a talking duck can crack as the Marvel Universe’s resident private investigator! Let Sex Criminals’ Chip Zdarsky (a writer known mostly as an artist) and Joe Quinones (an artist known mostly as a lover) guide you through his new world as he takes on The Black Cat and Mysterious Forces From Outer Space!

Howard the Duck #1 is set to hit shelves on March 4th.

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- Gary Collinson

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Birdman and Eddie Redmayne take home SAG Awards

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Amongst this years Screen Actors Guild Award winners are Eddie Redmayne, who won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal of Steven Hawking in The Theory of Everything, Birdman, which took home Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, and Orange Is the New Black, whose star Uzo Uduba claimed the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series category.

Redmayne, dedicated his award to sufferers of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Als), the illness which Hawking himself suffers from. He also went on to congratulate fellow actors such as Bradley Cooper, David Oyelowo and Timothy Spall.

Unsurprisingly it was Julianne Moore who took the award for best female leading role for her performance as an aging academic experiencing the early stages of Alzheimer disease in Still Alice.

It has been a big weekend for Birdman, which not only won best ensemble »

- Alfie Nobes

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Preview of Marvel’s Silk #1

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Spinning out of the pages of Amazing Spider-Man and Spider-Verse comes a brand new ongoing series this February starring the newest heroine of the Marvel Universe, and we’ve got a preview of Silk #1 for you right here…

Cindy Moon exploded out of her bunker and into the Marvel Universe in the pages of Amazing Spider-Man and she never looked back. Bit by the same radioactive spider that gave Peter Parker his powers on that fateful day, she’s spent her years locked away in a bunker, safe from the threat of Morlun and the Inheritors. Since then, she’s saved Peter Parker’s life (more than once), fought alongside Spider-Woman, braved the Spider-Verse and more!

Now, Cindy is back in New York City, patrolling it’s rooftops as Silk! And she’s going to make up for lost time. Searching for her past, defining her own future, and webbing wrong-doers along the way. »

- Gary Collinson

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DVD Review – Wish I Was Here (2014)

9 hours ago

Wish I Was Here, 2014

Directed by Zach Braff.

Starring Zach Braff, Kate Hudson, Joey King, Pierce Gagnon, Josh Gad, Ashley Greene, Mandy Patinkin and Jim Parsons.

Synopsis:

Braff is Aiden Bloom, father to two adorable children (played by Joey King and Pierce Gagnon) and husband to a gorgeous woman (Kate Hudson). He is an aspiring actor while his wife is the breadwinner. Their two children, one a little rascal and the other a studious role-model, attend a private Jewish school funded by Aiden’s father, Gabe (Mandy Patinkin). But Gabe reveals that he’s dying of cancer. After trying everything, Gabe intends to undergo treatment that is in its experimental phase. Aiden’s brother, Noah (Josh Gad) has to reconnect with him before he passes and Aiden has to figure out how to home-school his children as his father inches closer to death.

Turn back the clocks. It’s May »

- Simon Columb

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