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Latest Mass Effect: Andromeda Trailer Highlights Pre-Order Bonuses And Multiplayer

EA has put out a new trailer for Mass Effect: Andromeda today that provides a brief overview of the various bonus items players will receive for pre-ordering the highly-anticipated sci-fi RPG. Although we’ve already heard plenty about the Deep Space Explorer armor set and exclusive skin for the Nomad vehicle, this is the first time EA has actually shown them in-game. Neither piece of content is exactly encouraging me to rush out and secure my pre-order, but free stuff is always appreciated, especially if it means my own personal Ryder will look cool while bounding about the galaxy.

The Nomad, too, gets a lavish bonus skin, replacing the usual colors with a blinding gold finish that, we hope, doesn’t get exposed to extreme heat, for obvious reasons. Perhaps more interesting is the brief multiplayer footage showed off in the trailer in order to promote the Booster Pack included
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Interviews: City & State Short Film Directors at 51st Chicago International Film Festival

Chicago – The future of filmmaking was on display at the 51st Chicago International Film Festival at the City & State Short Film program. Subtitled “Feel the Illinoise,” the collection included works by directors Bradley Bischoff, Joel Benjamin, Ed Flynn, Andy Berlin, Jake Zalutsky and Weija Ma.

As technology evolves, the short films are more masterfully created, either through student work or independent production. Some of the genres represented were animation, short documentary and examinations of the human condition. was there, talking to the young directors about the films that represent them.

Bradley Bischoff, Director of “Nomad

Nomad,’ Directed Bradley Biscoff

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Nomad” is yet another notable submission from director Bradley Bischoff, a festival favorite from past years. The edgy psychosis in the film is in contrast to the seemingly normal couple having a gathering in their apartment. Surely there can’t be a breakdown
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Win Tickets To The Advance Screening of Seventh Son in St. Louis

Wamg has your passes to see Universal PicturesSeventh Son early!

In a time of enchantments when legends and magic collide, the sole remaining warrior of a mystical order (Oscar winner Jeff Bridges) travels to find a prophesized hero born with incredible powers, the last Seventh Son (Ben Barnes). Torn from his quiet life as a farmhand, the unlikely young hero embarks on a daring adventure with his battle-hardened mentor to vanquish a dark queen (Julianne Moore) and the army of supernatural assassins she has dispatched against their kingdom.

Academy Award nominee Sergei Bodrov (Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan, Nomad: The Warrior) directs Seventh Son from a screenplay by Charles Leavitt (upcoming In the Heart of the Sea, upcoming Warcraft) and Steven Knight (The Hundred-Foot Journey, Closed Circuit) and a screen story by Matt Greenberg (Reign of Fire).

Joining director Bodrov behind the screen is a stellar crew led
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Heist He Wrote: Check The Trailer For The Kazakh Heist Comedy

It's been a while since we last had a look at a film from the central Asian nation of Kazakhstan in these pages but with Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov hailing from that nation and actively looking to spur and support local production - particularly of action oriented cinema - it seems only a matter of time before we see a whole lot more. Case in point, Kairzhan Orynbekov's Heist He Wrote.Orynbekov's directorial debut after picking up support credits on Daft Punk's Electroma and 2005 action epic Nomad: The Warrior, Heist He Wrote revolves around a group of would-be screenwriters who capture a little more attention than intended when a script they wrote for a competition catches the eye of a local mobster who forces them...

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Watch Jeff Bridges as legendary knight in Seventh Son trailer

Watch Jeff Bridges as legendary knight in Seventh Son trailer
Jeff Bridges trains Ben Barnes to become a great warrior in the trailer for Seventh Son.

The upcoming fantasy film centers on Tom Ward (Barnes) – the mythical seventh son of the seventh son – being coached to fulfil his destiny by the wizened Spook (Bridges).

Julianne Moore shows off her evil side in first Seventh Son images

The duo's journey sees them battle magic creatures all in hopes of Tom living up to his potential as the greatest knight of all.

Julianne Moore, Olivia Williams, Djimon Hounsou and Kit Harington have roles in Seventh Son, which is loosely based on the novel The Spook's Apprentice.

Russian filmmaker Sergei Bodrov directed Seventh Son after receiving international acclaim for Mongol and Nomad.

Seventh Son opens on February 6, 2015 in the Us and the UK.
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10 Greatest Games Consoles You Never Played


Of all tech industries, video game hardware is one of the most difficult to break into. In general, video game investment is highly risky, with the majority of retail released games ending up as commercial failures. Considering the amount of capital required to launch a console, it is a difficult task to even break even on the hardware.

Video game history has seen a huge number of commercial failures, with some disasters big enough to crash the entire industry. Most notoriously, the flop that was the Atari 2600′s E.T. directly led to the video game crash of 1983. The tumultuous nature of the video game industry has meant that seemingly indestructible market leaders have been ground to dust, while several unexpected newcomers have risen to the top.

This list takes a look at the 10 greatest consoles that you’ve never played, and in some cases never even heard of.
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Kendall Jenner's topless mermaid pic and Nomad modeling shots are latest buzzy Instagram photos

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"Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star Kendall Jenner has been busy with her modeling career lately, posting several pictures of her work to her Instagram account. Above is a shot of her as a topless mermaid -- is it a little risque for a girl that young? (Kendall turns 18 on Nov. 3).

Below, Kendall has put up two of her Nomad shots. They were taken by photographer Russell James, who calls himself "Head Nomad" on his Instagram account.

The Nomad Two Worlds site describes the company as "Meaningful Luxury": 

We partner with indigenous and marginalized artists and communities around the world to bring you culturally inspired products and art. We strive for fairness, mutual respect, authenticity and long term economic outcomes for our partners as we combine ancient knowledge with the best of modern technology and design in the spirit of collaboration and sustainability.

What do you think of Jenner's photographs?
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Comic-Con 2013: Seventh Son movie poster featuring Alicia Vikander

Check out Alicia Vikander in the new Comic-Con poster for Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures' Seventh Son where she plays Alice in the fantasy adventure starring Ben Barnes, Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore. Sergey Bodrov (Nomad: The Warrior, A Yakuza's Daughter Never Cries) directs Max Borenstein and Charles Leavitt, based on the book by Joseph Delaney. In Seventh Son which is set in the 18th century, the story follows young Thomas who is apprenticed to the local Spook in order to learn how to battle evil spirits. His biggest task arrives when Mother Malkin escapes her confinement while the Spook is away.
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The best places to go al fresco this summer

The Luna Cinema | The Nomad Cinema | Pop Up Screens | Rooftop Film Club | Film4 Summer Screen | Picnic Cinema | Bp Big Screens | Spinningfields | Summer Nights | Hot Tub Cinema

The great British outdoor cinema roulette season gets into full swing this month. If we're not exactly spoilt for weather in this country, we are at least relatively spoilt for choice in terms of movies and venues, with more and more players getting into the "let's put on the film right here" spirit. Starting in London, your first choice is between travelling shows and fixed venues. In the former camp, The Luna Cinema (Thu to 29 Sep) begins a three-month roam across central London and scenic spots in the south-east this week, starting at St Albans' Highfield Park this Thursday with Dirty Dancing, followed by Top Gun at Canterbury's St Augustine's Abbey on Fri. Later highlights include Les Misérables at Sissinghurst Castle (13 Jul), a publicly
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Samsung strikes open-air cinema pact

Samsung strikes open-air cinema pact
Three open-air cinema producers have partnered with Samsung to host a series of summer screenings in the UK.

Samsung Electronics UK has partnered with The Nomad Cinema, Rooftop Filmclub and Luna to host film screenings this summer.

Presented on a giant screen, the films will range from popular classics including Top Gun and Stand By Me to more contemporary releases such as Les Miserables.

Nearly 120,000 people are expected to attend the events, spanning from the Coram Secret Garden in Bloomsbury to Ascot Racecourse and Leeds Castle.

The open air cinema partnership will see Samsung Smart TV take the position of headline sponsor at Nomad Cinema’s events and The Rooftop Filmclub summer programme and co sponsor for Luna Cinema.

Samsung use this partnership to showcase its “S Recommendation” technology and will implementing a piece of live theatre within key screenings to demonstrate the technology.

Samsung will also host a one off screening of a film - chosen
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Film alfresco: the best pop-up cinemas

An inspired setting for a screening can make a film more powerful. Here are some of the most interesting locations, including a cemetery, a haunted hotel and, er, a hot tub

For something so temporary in nature, pop-up cinema has become a permanent part of the landscape, with concepts becoming weirder and wilder. Erecting a screen in a park no longer cuts it. Last year we saw cinemas built under motorway flyovers, and the year before a disused petrol station got a silver-screen makeover. This year screenings are taking place in hot tubs, cemeteries, lidos and even a purpose-built post-apocalyptic drive-in, complete with wrecked cars.

The more people taking cinema out of cinemas, the more imaginative these events must become to stand out. In an age in which film can be enjoyed anywhere, anytime, anyhow, pop-ups can make cinema an unmissable event. An inspired setting for a screening can make a film more powerful,
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Seventh Son Begins Shooting for Warner Bros. with Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore

Seventh Son Begins Shooting for Warner Bros. with Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore
Principal photography is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures' fantasy action adventure Seventh Son. Shooting began on March 19, under the direction of award-winning filmmaker Sergey Bodrov, director of the Oscar nominated foreign language films Mongol and Nomad: The Warrior.

Seventh Son stars Academy Award winner Jeff Bridges, Oscar nominee Julianne Moore, and Ben Barnes.

In a time long past, an evil is about to be unleashed that will reignite the war between the forces of the supernatural and humankind once more. Master Gregory (Jeff Bridges) is a knight who had imprisoned the malevolently powerful witch, Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore), centuries ago. But now she has escaped and is seeking vengeance. Summoning her followers of every incarnation, Mother Malkin is preparing to unleash her terrible wrath on an unsuspecting world. Only one thing stands in her way: Master Gregory.

In a deadly reunion, Gregory comes face to
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WB’s Fantasy Epic The Seventh Son Adds Kit Harington

Now that his “Arthur and Lancelot” movie has been pushed back by Warner Bros. due to budgetary reasons, “Game of Thrones” actor Kit Harington is looking for something to occupy his free time in-between shooting the HBO fantasy series. What better project then another fantasy movie that’s being eyed (of course) as a new movie franchise? Harington has been added to the cast of Warner Bros’ “The Seventh Son”, the studio’s big-screen adaptation of Joseph Delaney’s series of young adult fantasy action-adventure novels. Sergey Bodrov (“Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan” and “Nomad: The Warrior”) will direct for the studio. “The Seventh Son” will adapt the book “The Spook’s Apprentice”: Thomas Ward is the seventh son of a seventh son and has been apprenticed to the local Spook. The job is hard, the Spook is distant and many apprentices have falled before Thomas. Somehow Thomas
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Nomad Cinema Rocks Up At Whiteleys

With their archaic Odeon finally being given a 21st century makeover – nobody there received the memos about 3D, digital projectors or air conditioning – Whiteleys shopping centre in West London looked set to be cinema-less for this Christmas period.

But at the time of year for miracles, here on Queensway there has been one. The Nomad cinema has arrived to cure the winter blues with a series of classic movies – from cult classics like The Big Lebowski, greats from yesteryear like Breakfast at Tiffany’s and contemporary films that have made a smash like the funniest comedy of this year, Bridesmaids.

Famed as a traveling cinema, Nomad has dropped its anchor in the vacant store next door to HMV – a perfect location to blindside entertainment hungry shoppers. Think of it as watching a film in your mate’s garage on his massive projector. Admittedly this would require you to have an
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30 Great Games That Defined Dreamcast

A 1999 demo promoting the ruinously expensive Shenmue (called “What’s Shenmue?”) featured an exclusive scene in which then company president Yukawa-san could be seen slumped at his desk, head in hands, surrounded by piles of unsold consoles (above). Deep down, Sega must have known the Dreamcast didn’t stand a chance even before they axed it two years later.

Even though the Sega Dreamcast enjoyed a relatively short lifespan (officially somewhere between its 1998 Japanese launch and late 2002 termination) and wasn’t supported at all by the most powerful publisher of the day (Electronic Arts) the well-loved machine still boasts an impressive library of titles.

Even extending this “best of” list, from the originally planned 10 to a whopping 30 games, has seen me leave out such gems as cult top-down shooter Ikaruga, well-regarded sports sim NHL 2K2, online deathmatch game Outtrigger, stylish BioWare-made shooter MDK2 and Street Fighter III: Double Impact (to
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This week's new film events

Martin Scorsese's Paradiso Outdoor Cinema, St Germans

Scorsese isn't the first person you picture paddling in a Cornish estuary, but Port Eliot Festival has persuaded him to curate a season of evening double bills. His selection is defiantly old school – 1974's Murder On The Orient Express is the most recent. There are sumptuous epics such as The Leopard and The Red Shoes, and classic noirs Human Desire and The Narrow Margin. For more up-to-date fare (and more shelter), the parallel Paradiso Piccolo indoor event has newer documentaries and features including Project Nim, Velvet Goldmine and author Kevin Sampson introducing his rock'n'roll saga Powder.

Port Eliot, Thu to 24 Jul

The Flipside With Jenny Agutter, London

From The Railway Children to Walkabout, Logan's Run to An American Werewolf In London, Jenny Agutter has long occupied a special place in the hearts (and fantasies) of a certain demographic. Those foragers of the
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Carlo Siliotto Scoring ‘Without Men’

Composer Carlo Siliotto has recently scored his first English language feature film in several years. The comedy Without Men starring Eva Longoria, Christian Slater, Kate del Castillo and Oscar Nunez centers on a group of women of a small, remote Latin American mountain village that’s forever altered the day all of its men are recruited to go fight in the country’s civil war. The movie is based on James Canon’s Tales From the Town of Widows: A Novel and written for the screen and directed by Gabriela Tagliavini. The music for the film was recorded earlier this year in Bulgaria. Siliotto is best known internationally for his music for the 2004 comic book adaptation The Punisher and his Golden Globe-nominated score for Nomad: The Warrior. Maya Entertainment has picked up domestic rights for Without Men and is planning a theatrical release later this year.
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Julianne Moore Taking on Villainous Opposite Jeff Bridges in Warner Bros’ The Seventh Son

Julianne Moore’s tentatively coming back to the blockbuster world, taking on a villainous role in Warner Bros’ The Seventh Son, alongside Jeff Bridges who signed on to play a few weeks back.

Moore (Shelter, Hannibal) will star opposite Jeff Bridges (Tron: Legacy) in the adaptation of Joseph Delaney’s The Spook’s Apprentice, the first installment in the fantasy-adventure series The Wardstone Chronicles. This represent Warner Bros. Pictures second attempt in decade at an exorcism movie.

Moore will play Mother Malkin, the most evil of witches who practices blood magic. Bridges was earlier cast as Exorcist Master Gregory, aka The Spook.

The plot is based on a 13-year-old farm boy named Tom who lives in the countryside of The County. Because Tom is the seventh son of a seventh son he is able to see things others cannot, such as boggarts, ghasts, ghosts and others, which is customary practice in The County.
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Alex Pettyfer Is "The Last Apprentice"

Rising young British hunk Alex Pettyfer ("I Am Number Four," Beastly") has opted for one young fantasy lit adaptation over another it seems.

Screen Gems has been very keen on landing Pettyfer for their adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s best-selling young-adult books "The Mortal Instruments". However, Vulture reports that talks have reached an impasse and Pettyfer won't be starring. It's news seemingly confirmed this week by an open casting call that was announced for the role he was intended to play.

So what happened? Pettyfer has instead been offered the lead role in Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures' adaptation of Joseph Delaney’s best-selling series "The Last Apprentice" (aka. "The Wardstone Chronicles"), a book series he's much more a fan of apparently.

The story deals with a teenage boy training to be an exorcist in the 1700s and already other stars are circling including Jeff Bridges in the role of the boy's mentor,
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Blu-Ray Monday: Jan. 18th, 2011

Your Weekly Source for Blu-Ray and DVD Release News

Perhaps the most anticipated release this week is Rodrigo Cortes’ Buried, a groundbreaking indie thriller starring Ryan Reynolds who wakes up to find himself buried alive, but much more is at play in this ingenious film. David Michod’s Animal Kingdom — about a 17-year old coping with life in a criminal family – was also a festival favorite on the indie scene; Freakonomics is an anthology from six innovative documentary filmmakers that explores the hidden side of everything; and two classics from director Samuel Fuller — Naked Kiss, a film noir about a prostitute who finds redemption; and Shock Corridor, about a journalist who commits himself to a mental institution to solve a strange murder — get the Blu-Ray treatment from Criterion Collection.

Blu-Ray for Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011 Animal Kingdom (2010) Army Of Crime (2010) Buried (2010) Death Race 2: Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack (2011) Down Terrace (2010) Freakonomics (2010) Lebanon
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