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1. Wonder Woman Lynda Carter Bust You can find the Wonder Woman Lynda Carter Bust here! Wonder Woman Lynda Carter Bust: TV's archetypal Amazon warrior! Porcelain bust of Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman. In her trademark bullets-and-bracelets pose. Limited edition based the popular 1970s show. In honor of DC Comics' 75th anniversary, Lynda Carter's archetypal portrayal of Wonder Woman is presented in bust form. Taking her trademark bullets-and-bracelets pose, the Amazon princess is perched on a base with a star theme that reminds one of the popular 1970s TV show. This remarkable Wonder Woman Lynda Carter Bust is hand painted, cold cast in porcelain, and measures approximately 5 1/2-inches tall x 2 1/2-inches wide x 2 1/2-inches long. A limited edition sculpted by Jack Mathews, it's packaged in a 4-color box. Limited edition of 3,000 pieces. Bowen Designs Iron Man »
Presenting our weekly round-up of all the biggest news stories from the world of movie superheroes…
We’ve known about it for what seems like an eternity now, but Warner Bros. have finally confirmed that the six-minute prologue from The Dark Knight Rises will be attached to certain IMAX screenings of the upcoming Tom Cruise action sequel, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, which hits North America on December 16th and arrives in the UK five days later. “Our experience on The Dark Knight shooting and projecting IMAX 15 perf 65mm/70mm film was inspiring. The immersive quality of the image goes beyond any other filmmaking tool available, and in revisiting Gotham, we were determined to shoot even more of the movie in this unique format,” said director Christopher Nolan as part of the official announcement. “Giving the fans an early look at an IMAX sequence is a great way to draw attention »
Each week within this column we strive to pair the latest in theatrical releases to worthwhile titles currently available on Netflix Instant Watch. This week we offer alternatives to Hugo, The Muppets & The Artist.
This holiday weekend is nostalgia heavy as two family-friendly features will duke it out for the top spot at the box office. And while a movie-lovin’ orphan battles against a mob of Muppets, a spectacular entry into silent cinema will dazzle in select theaters. But if you’re craving some couch-friendly entertainment to go with your turkey, we’ve got you covered with some kid-centered adventures, Henson-created creatures and classic and cutting comedies suitable for the whole family!
In 1930s Paris, an orphan boy named Hugo Cabret (Asa Butterfield) aims to unlock the secret behind a curious robot his recently deceased father has left him. Chloe Moretz and Sacha Baron Cohen co-star; Martin Scorsese directs.
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Presenting our weekly round-up of the big news stories from the world of movie superheroes…
After a month of dominating the superhero headlines, The Dark Knight Rises takes a bit of a back seat this week, allowing Marvel Studios to take the spotlight with the release of two new character banners depicting all the main players from Joss Whedon’s epic superhero team-up, The Avengers. As you can see to your right, Chris Evans (Captain America), Mark Ruffalo (Bruce Banner), Robert Downey, Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye) and Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow) are all present and accounted for. You can check out high resolution versions of the two banners over at YahooMovies, who also caught up with Whedon for a detailed interview that covers pretty much every aspect of the film (well, except the villains).
In other Marvel-themed news, »
Erica Durance (Smallville) has been cast as Wonder Woman! Okay, wait. That was entirely misleading. I should backtrack and explain this better. NBC’s Harry’s Law (which recently received a full Season 2 order) has hired Erica Durance to guest star as someone who just thinks she is the Amazonian Princess turned superhero. Is that clear now?
TVLine reported the casting, explaining Durance’s character takes on the Wonder Woman persona to combat those who commit domestic abuse. The clearly mentally unhinged woman is likely (and this is just me inferring) a victim of abuse herself, hence her strong reaction toward it. Becoming Wonder Woman would likely allow her to feel she can stand up to abusers, when she herself could not. It’s actually a really fascinating character, or would be if it’s taken in that direction. She could just be a regular »
- Brody Gibson
Now that the Twilight film franchise is drawing to a close (with $1.8 billion in receipts and counting, not including the projected $125 million opening predicted for this weekend's Breaking Dawn - Part 1), series screenwriter and Dexter veteran Melissa Rosenberg has turned her attention to a sizable slate of television projects. Talking with Movieline today, Rosenberg delved into the Sopranosesque qualities of her newly announced female-led crime drama Penoza and discussed the challenges of bringing a Jessica Jones superheroine series into a post-Birds of Prey/Wonder Woman world. »
Three months ago, DC Comics erupted as the center of attention in the comic book world with the launch of its 52-title reboot.
Offering a fresh start designed to entice both new and longtime readers, the publisher boldly hit the reset button on over 75 years of continuity.
Promising to maintain the core essence of the major characters while cleaning up past attempts to re-align its universal history, DC's risky endeavor to recapture the reader has so far been met with financial success.
But what about the books themselves? Did the publishing giant make good on its word to deliver a starting point for an untapped fan base? Will seasoned readers get content making it worth sitting through 52 origin stories? Let's find out.
First on the shelves was the flagship franchise Justice League. Set a bit before the other fifty titles - Action Comics is the other book out of the main timeline, »
- Michael Pellegrini
Like a good neighbor, the Dunphy Pritchitt crew is there! In "After the Fire," the family pitched in to help out a neighbor who lost all of their belongings in a fire.
With Wonder Woman (Claire) at the helm, the family collected all of the essentials, which Gloria felt included a toy... how do you pronounce that again? When Luke and Manny took the helicopter for a joy ride, Luke ironically offered up one of his gems of knowledge. "Life can change in a second. You gotta grab what you can, when you can."
But before we got to the point where everyone realized their gratitude and discussed what sentimental items they would save in a fire, we were treated to a lot of hijinx.
I have to agree with Jay, Cam's farm stories are getting a bit repetitive. That said, you all know how much I adore Cam and »
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NBC has just ordered a new pilot for The Munsters, a reboot of the 1960s sitcom starring Fred Gwynne and Yvonne De Carlo. The new series will be developed by Pushing Daisies creator Bryan Fuller. NBC had previously turned down the series, but Fuller’s new vision for the series is expected to be a darker,edgier one-hour drama. Unfortunately, NBC has only had a mediocre track record with reboots. The Bionic Woman series failed to achieve any success beyond its first season and last year’s Wonder Woman pilot failed following Internet fallout over the costume. Most recently, it was announced that Prime Suspect, based off of the BBC series starring Helen Mirren, would close production at the end of November. The series was left off of NBC’s 2012 mid-season schedule. The new Munsters series will revolve around the origins of Herman and Lily Munster. The original series was »
- Bags H.
Well, the revamped Justice League series enters its third issue. I've been giving high praise to this series so far, it's been having that high quality movie feel, combined with DC's way of telling stories, it's been a fun ride so far. One of the best series I'm currently reading. I won't waste anytime talking about how The New 52 was a good idea anymore, it's time to get onto the review. Some spoilers, so skip to the last paragraph if you've yet to read the issue. The story continues with the demonic creatures from another world attacking the heroes. With a little help from the arrival of the Amazonian princess, Wonder Woman, they drive the creatures back, but not enough. Meanwhile, Victor is on the verge of dying, so his father makes a decision to send nanites into him. Back on the battlefield, the creatures are halted when another hero »
Written By: Geoff Johns
Pencils By: Jim Lee
Publisher: DC Comics
Release Date: Out Now In Stores & Digital Download (Via Comixology)
The team is almost fully assembled and Darkseids rise seems closer than ever.
With #3 hitting our shelves writer Geoff Johns is finally able to touch on the real core of this story without relying too heavily on introductory quips throughout the team.
This issue sees the introduction of Wonder Woman, she’s a slightly more comical version than what we are used to. Much like Thor in this years summer blockbuster, we are whiteness to a powerful god who is looking at our world with entirely fresh, almost childlike eyes, causing them to be astonished at the smallest thing (in this case ice cream). It’s an interesting shift from the Diana we know (especially when compared to the Wonder Woman see »
- Jamie Slough
Will Liam Neeson appear in The Dark Knight Rises? Want to see some rejected movie posters from Tim Burton's Batman? How about a cartoon showing The Caped Crusader at Occupy Wall Street? Is Catwoman sexier as a drawing or cosplayer? Is Iron Man's Hulkbuster costume ever going to appear in the Marvel films? When can you see Smallville's Lois Lane playing Wonder Woman? And what do you call a bear with what seems to be a bat symbol on his chest? Read about all of this and more in today's Superhero Bits. Get More: Movie Trailers , Movies Blog  Liam Neeson spoke to MTV  and said he can't wait to see The Dark Knight Rises, but won't comment if he appears in the film or not. We all know Batman, but Reddit  has found a photo of Batbear! The asshole who stole the Superman collection of a mentally challenged »
- Germain Lussier
Here’s what hits stores this week!
Decision 2012 Michele Bachmann #1 (Cover A Jeffrey Spokes), $3.99
Decision 2012 Michele Bachmann #1 (Cover B Jeffrey Spokes Superhero Variant), Ar
Key Of Z #2 (Of 4), $3.99
Planet Of The Apes #8 (Cover A Carlos Magno), $3.99
Planet Of The Apes #8 (Cover B Damian Couceiro), $3.99
Planet Of The Apes #8 (Cover C Scott Keating), Ar
Stan Lee’s Starborn #12 (Cover A Jonboy Meyers), $3.99
Stan Lee’s Starborn #12 (Cover B Jonboy Meyers), Ar
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Conan Road Of Kings #10, $3.50
Drawing Down the Moon The Art Of Charles Vess Tp, $29.99
Mass Effect Invasion #2 (Of 4)(Massimo Carnevale Regular Cover), $3.50
Mass Effect Invasion #2 (Of 4)(Paul Renaud Variant Cover), Ar
Star Wars Knight Errant Deluge #4 (Of 5), $3.50
Star Wars Invasion Revelations #5 (Of 5), $3.50
Valve Presents The Sacrifice and Other Steam-Powered Stories Hc, $24.99
Astro City The Dark Age Volume 2 Brothers In Arms Tp, $19.99
Batman #3 (Greg Capullo & Jonathan Glapion Regular Cover), $2.99
Batman #3 (Francis Manapul Black & White »
- Brandon Johnston
She has been a lot of fan's choice to portray Wonder Woman on the big screen for a while now despite already playing Lois Lane. Well sorry, but the lovely actress won't actually be playing the character much to the chagrin of many Smallville fans I'm sure. Instead she will be playing a woman who thinks she is the popular DC heroine in an episode of Harry's Law. Will we see her in the iconic (and revealing) costume? We just might! from TV Line.. TVLine has learned exclusively that the Smallville alumna is set to guest-star on NBC’s Harry’s Law — which currently airs Wednesdays at 9/8c and was just picked up for a full second season — as a psychologically infirm woman who retreats into the persona of the DC Comics heroine to help wreak revenge on perpetrators of domestic abuse. The site also suggests that since both Harry's Law »
Erica Durance has signed up to guest star in an episode of Harry's Law. The actress will play a woman with a psychological illness when she appears on the NBC drama, TV Line reports. Durance's character adopts the identity of Wonder Woman to get revenge on people responsible for domestic abuse. Durance is best known for her role in Smallville (more) »
- By Catriona Wightman
DC Comics has released the details of its first New 52 Wonder Woman collection. The book was omitted from the announcement of the first collections of the publisher's relaunched line, with only 51 titles initially detailed. The hardcover collection of Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang's series will include Wonder Woman #1-6. The new title has offered a reimagined origin for Princess Diana, (more) »
- By Hugh Armitage
Batman Bust Designed By Gary Frank Sculpted By Jean St. Jean The Dark Knight...returns in this gorgeous bust designed by super-star artist Gary Frank! Shrouded in a swirl of cape and bats, Batman readies himself for battle as the defender of Gotham City. The cold-cast porcelain bust measures approximately 5.75” high x 5” wide x 5” deep and is packaged in a 4-color box. Resolicit - On sale March 21, 2012 * Bust * $70 Us Order Heroes of the DC Universe Series 2 Batman Bust from Entertainment Earth! Ame-comi Heroine Series: Wonder Woman Re-paint Pvc Figure Designed By Jim Fletcher Sculpted By Jack Mathews Don’t miss out as the world’s greatest superheroine goes from Amazonian princess to Ame-Comi warrior! The Wonder Woman Vinyl Figure is a limited-edition, hand-painted piece in a 9” scale. This non-articulated plastic display figure comes with a base, is packaged in a 4-color window box with J-hook. Resolicit - On sale March »
Bethesda Game Studios The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is a celebration of fantasy gaming. It operates on a grand scale, but doesn’t lose sight of intimate details; it’s elaborate, but eminently fun and very playable.
The latest installment in the Bethesda Game Studios role-playing series came out in the U.S. Friday for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC after around three years of development. It follows the highly regarded Oblivion chapter, which sold »
- Adam Najberg
If you’re a regular reader of this column, you know that my daughter, Alixandra Gould – yes, she’s keeping her name – married the love of her life, Jeffrey Christopher Gonzalez, last week. (A big thank you! to Mike Gold for posting a beautiful column last week that I posted on Facebook, then e-mailed to every single person I’ve ever met just to make sure they read it, and which Alix and Jeff thought was terrifically cool.) So of course I decided to write about superhero marriages this week. Not a big leap, is it?
I just finished googling “superhero marriages.” There were “about” 7,750,000 hits in 0.23 seconds, the most recent being a slide show in the Huffington Post posted only four days ago – well, five days ago since this appears on Monday – on November 9, 2011 titled “Comic Book Weddings: 8 Of Our Favorite Superhero Weddings.” In order, they are (1) Spider-Man, a. »
- Mindy Newell
Bright Lights Film Journal editor Gary Morris introduces #74: "This issue opens with Jd Markel's enchanting exegesis of Mike Leigh's Happy-Go-Lucky, but as in Jd's previous contribution, expands into a much wider cultural critique…. In the Movies section, one of our new writers — come on down, Graham Daseler! — appears with two delightful entries, one on My Dinner with André, the other on the life and career of John Huston. Bl regular David Pike authoritatively analyzes Denis Villeneuve's disturbing feature Incendies, while Bl newbie Barry Stephenson offers a thoughtful study of ritual in Wes Anderson's The Darjeeling Limited. First-time contributors William Anselmi and Sheena Wilson shine light on the dark side of cinema technologies in a daring piece on Inception. And two recent returnees to these cyberpages, Mark Chapman and Alex Kirschenbaum, stylishly weigh in on, respectively, the 'aesthetic of disavowal' of Haneke's La Pianiste and Scorsese's The Color of Money »
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