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13 items from 2015

Interview: Gary Gerani & Robert V. Conte on Star Wars Cards

18 November 2015 8:00 AM, PST | | See recent Comicmix news »

On November 17th (the 37th anniversary of Life Day) Abrams ComicArts released Star Wars: The Original Topps Trading Card Series, Volume One, the first in a series of books reprinting all of the Topps trading cards for your perusal. We sat down and talked with the authors, Gary Gerani and Robert V. Conte, over their love of collecting, the historical value of preserving memorabilia, and where they think Star Wars will head in the future.

ComicMix: How was your experience working with Topps and Abrams ComicArts on this book?

Gary Gerani: Fine. The editors at Abrams were terrific. Most of the people connected with the project were fans, people who wanted this book as much as buyers did.

Robert V. Conte: Abrams didn’t have much of the content needed for this first volume. Surprisingly, neither did Topps. Fortunately, I have a massive Star Wars collection including the »

- ComicMix Staff

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‘Wicked City’ Launches With A Thud Against The World Series As ABC’s Tuesday 10 Pm Ratings Woes Continue

28 October 2015 10:02 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

The black hole that had been ABC’s Tuesday 10 Pm time slot is getting ready to swallow another casualty, period thriller Wicked City. For the second time in the last few years, the network opted to replace a procedural about a medical examiner that was doing an Ok business in the challenging time period with a serialized drama that crashed upon arrival. In 2013, ABC canceled Body Of Proof after 3 seasons. Its successor, lottery drama Lucky 7, premiered to a 1.3 rating in… »

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Feature: Survivor cast retrospective

19 October 2015 1:17 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Out on the home entertainment formats today is the thriller Survivor, which stars Milla Jovovich (The Resident Evil franchise), Pierce Brosnan (James Bond), Dylan McDermott (Olympus Has Fallen, Automata), Angela Bassett (Olympus Has Fallen), James D’Arcy (Jupiter Ascending, Cloud Atlas), Robert Forster (Jackie Brown) and Frances De La Tour (The Harry Potter Franchise).

To celebrate the release, we thought we’d take a look at this brilliant cast’s career to date… but first, here’s the synopsis…

“Survivor” is a thriller about a State Department employee newly posted to the American embassy in London, where she is charged with stopping terrorists from getting into the U.S. And that puts her in the line of fire: targeted for death, framed for crimes she didn’t commit, discredited and on the run. Now she must find a way to clear her name and stop a large-scale terrorist attack set »

- The Hollywood News

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John Culhane, Disney Animation Historian, Dies at 81

3 August 2015 1:05 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

John Culhane, a journalist, author, Disney animation historian and inspiration for the characters of Mr. Snoops in the 1977 Disney animated feature “The Rescuers” and Flying John in the “Rhapsody in Blue” segment of “Fantasia/2000,” died at his home in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., on July 30 from complications due to cardiac failure and Alzheimer’s disease. He was 81.

Culhane was a writer for the Chicago Daily News and media editor at Newsweek, and later was a freelance writer for publications including the New York Times Magazine and American Film.

His books on Disney animation include “Walt Disney’s Fantasia” (1983), “Aladdin: The Making of an Animated Film” (1992) “and Fantasia/2000: Visions of Hope” (1999). Culhane also wrote books about the circus (“The American Circus: An Illustrated History”), and special effects (“Special Effects in the Movies: How They Do It: Dazzling Movie Magic and the Artists Who Create It”).

For more than four decades, »

- Variety Staff

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A Back To The Future remake "can't happen" says Robert Zemeckis

30 June 2015 2:17 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Fearful of a Back To The Future remake? "That can't happen until Bob and I are dead," says director Robert Zemeckis...

In an industry increasingly searching for low-risk profits, remakes and reboots have become a naggingly constant presence in modern Hollywood.

You only have to glance through our 2013 list of in-development remakes and reboots to see just how prevalent they've become - and these are all aside from the 142 movie sequels that are currently in the works.

So far, the much-loved Back To The Future series has managed to avoid the fate of such films as RoboCop, Total Recall or Big Trouble In Little China, to name but a few remakes that have either been filmed or are currently in the planning stages.

For director Robert Zemeckis, who co-wrote Back To The Future and its sequels with Bob Gale, the series will remain unsullied - at least for as long »

- ryanlambie

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'Power Rangers' Movie Story and New Team Revealed?

29 June 2015 7:28 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Earlier this month, a report surfaced that revealed the opening scene for Lionsgate's Power Rangers reboot, which starts 65 million years ago before shifting the action back to present day. Today we have more details about where the movie picks up after this prologue, introducing us to the main characters, all 16 year olds, who become the new Power Rangers. While none of these details have been confirmed, there still may be potential Spoilers below, so read on at your own risk.

The initial report revealed the story starts with the Power Rangers of the prehistoric era known as the "cretaceous period," doing battle with the villainous Rita Repulsa, before the Red Ranger, Zordon, creates a black hole and sends her through it. In present day, 65 million years later, the movie picks up in Angel Grove, California, where we meet all of these 16-year-old heroes, starting with Jason, who we are introduced to at Hart Automotive, »

- MovieWeb

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Goodness Gracious Me cast reuniting in one-off special to celebrate India

21 June 2015 4:01 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The cast of Goodness Gracious Me are reuniting for a one-off BBC Two special to celebrate Indian culture.

After the success of their 2014 comeback special, the cast announced plans for another reunion earlier this year - with Meera Syal, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Nina Wadia and Kulvinder Ghir all confirmed to return.

The reunion fits in with the BBC's announcement of a major season of programmes to celebrate Indian culture across all of its channels.

As part of this season of programming, Sue Perkins will front an hour-long show about the city of Kolkata on BBC One.

She said: "At the start of this journey, there were two things I knew about Kolkata: The Black Hole and Mother Theresa. It was a privilege to experience life beyond the clichés and to witness the vibrancy, chaos and multi-culturalism of Bengal first hand."

Dan Snow, Anita Rani and Robert Llewellyn will present the World's »

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15 of sci-fi cinema's most eccentric spaceships

19 June 2015 5:49 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

An alien craft shaped like an artichoke? A vessel with breasts? Here's our pick of 15 of sci-fi cinema's most eccentric spaceships...

For decades, heroes have crossed the universe in rocket ships and modified light freighters. Aliens have conquered galaxies in disc-shaped craft of varying sizes.

Yes, as long as there's been science fiction on the silver screen, spaceships have captured our imagination, from the matinee serials of the 30s to the sci-fi blockbusters of the present.

We all have our own idea of what a great spaceship should look like. For some, it's Han Solo's fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy, the Millennium Falcon. For others, it's the more graceful USS Enterprise, or maybe the utilitarian craft of 2001: A Space Odyssey. But what about cinema's more unusual, outlandish spaceships? The ramshackle ones, the anachronistic ones, the ones that look a bit rude, or just plain scary? Those are »

- ryanlambie

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May 26th Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Frogs, Let Us Prey, Cannibal Ferox

25 May 2015 6:00 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

With Memorial Day behind us and summer just right around the corner, the horror and sci-fi home releases are really begin to heat up as we’ve got a bunch of great cult classics and new indie genre films to look forward to this Tuesday. Scream Factory is giving fans a double dose of double features with their The Food of the Gods/Frogs and Empire of the Ants/Jaws of Satan Blu-rays and we’ve also got the latest from Dark Sky Films- Let Us Prey- arriving on both Blu-ray and DVD on May 26th.

Anchor Bay is also bringing home Spike Lee’s Da Sweet Blood of Jesus this week, Vinegar Syndrome is giving the cult film Madman a high-def upgrade and Universal is keeping busy as well with their releases of Seventh Son, The Loft and the Orson Welles classic Touch of Evil too. »

- Heather Wixson

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Awfully Good: The Black Hole

20 May 2015 3:10 AM, PDT | | See recent JoBlo news »

With Tomorrowland an apparent disappointment, we look back at another costly Disney sci-fi failure. The Black Hole (1979) Director: Gary Nelson Stars: Maximilian Schell, Anthony Perkins, Robert Forster   A group of astronauts encounter a massive spaceship impossibly close to a black hole and find it inhabited by a brilliant madman and his army of goofy as hell robots.  The Black Hole straddles the line between being endlessly watchable and »

- Jason Adams

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March 31st Blu-ray & DVD Releases Include Interstellar, The Dario Argento Collection

30 March 2015 5:28 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

The month of March is quietly coming to a close in terms of home entertainment choices as there are only just a handful of genre-related titles making their way to Blu-ray and DVD this week. Paramount is releasing Christopher Nolan’s latest sci-fi epic, Interstellar, onto all formats, Blue Underground is bringing two separate collections of cult classics from both Dario Argento and Lucio Fulci to high definition, and Olive Films has dug up a few overlooked gems to release on March 31st as well.

Allan Quatermain & The Lost City of Gold (Olive Films, Blu-ray & DVD)

Richard Chamberlain and Sharon Stone are back for more exciting adventures in the action packed Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold. Allan (Richard ChamberlainShogun) and Jesse Huston (Sharon StoneBasic Instinct) are newly engaged and preparing to leave for America where they’ll be married. Or so they think. »

- Heather Wixson

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Celebrating cinema's 15 less famous killer robots

30 March 2015 10:51 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Never mind The Terminator and Ed-209, what about Eve, Hector or Warbeast? Here's a pick of 15 less famous killer robots from the movies...

"They say Zapp Brannigan single-handedly saved the Octillion system from a horde of rampaging killbots!" enthused Leela in classic the Futurama episode, Love's Labour's Lost In Space.

It was, reflected the alcoholic, cigar-smoking robot Bender, "A grim day for Robotkind", before adding as an afterthought, "Eh, but we can always build more killbots."

Killer robots are a longstanding staple of science fiction cinema, and if we were to compile the list of the best and most celebrated, it would probably read pretty much like everyone else's - The Terminator, 2001: A Space Odyssey and the Sentinels from X-Men: Days Of Future Past would all get a mention.

But what about the less famous killer robots from film history - the ones that have been largely eclipsed by »

- ryanlambie

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Egyptian Hosting 'Tron' + 'The Black Hole' Event in Honor of Jay West

19 March 2015 8:04 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

"The word 'impossible', Mr. Booth, is only found in the dictionary of fools." A few weeks back my friend Jay West, a fellow movie geek and a contributor to this site (and many others), suddenly passed away. I miss him already... He was the first person I wanted to speak to the moment the news broke that Tron 3 might be shooting this year. Jay was one of the biggest fans of the Alien universe, with life-size sculptures in his home and collectibles of all kinds, but two of his other favorite movies were Tron (the original!) and The Black Hole, Disney's fantastic 1979 space thriller. So, in honor of Jay, the world famous Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles is hosting a special screening of both Tron and The Black Hole back-to-back with special guests. I couldn't imagine a better way to honor a movie lover like Jay than with this kind of event. »

- Alex Billington

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