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Jay Baruchel Joins Forces With Captain Canuck On Free Comic Book Day 2017!

Jay Baruchel joins forces with Captain Canuck on Free Comic Book Day 2017! (CNW Group/Chapterhouse Publishing)Jay Baruchel (Goon, Goon-Last of the Enforcers, This is the End, Man Seeking Woman, How to Train Your Dragon) joins the Captain Ca...
by LoupDargent.info on Dec 19, 2016

Rogue One: The Latest Star Wars Film Fuels Resistance And Protest

It’s all happening. © 2016 Lucasfilm Ltd.By Oli Mould, Royal Holloway This year, by most accounts, has been tumultuous. Notwithstanding the rise of far-right extremism, “Brexitrump” and the horrors of Aleppo, there have been strikes...
by LoupDargent.info on Dec 16, 2016

A Star Trek Actor's Tragic Death Sparks Legal Action

An Untimely Loss The tragic death of actor Anton Yelchin recently has generated widespread publicity. The young star's loss focused extensive media attention on problems associated with electronic gear shift safety issues. The acclaimed film star pe...
by LoupDargent.info on Aug 20, 2016

Who Are Spider-Man’s Greatest Opponents?

In the realm of superhero comics, it’s probably fair to say that no hero has a more recognizable lineup of opposing villains than Batman. The Joker, Riddler, and Penguin are all household names for anyone even the vaguest interest in popular fictio...
by LoupDargent.info on Aug 10, 2016

Star Trek's Version Of Time Travel Is More Realistic Than Most Sci-Fi

© Paramount PicturesBy Lloyd Strickland, Manchester Metropolitan University Star Trek Beyond may not have received a stellar critical response, but it can be said that it – and the franchise’s two previous films – handle the philosophy...
by LoupDargent.info on Jul 29, 2016

Batman v Superman: G2A Proves Once Again That #Gamers Have Hearts!

This unique Batmobile PC casemod (a computer inside a customized case), was designed for the joint G2A MSI and Gaming for Good charity auction. (PRNewsFoto/G2A.COM)G2A.COM is a multi-award-winning marketplace with over 30 000 digital gaming products.
by LoupDargent.info on Jun 1, 2016

What Science Fiction Tells Us About Our Trouble With AI

Mclek/ShutterstockBy Will Slocombe, University of Liverpool Given that the reality of AI may be fast approaching, it’s of the utmost importance that we work out what might a future with artificial intelligence might look like. Last year, an...
by LoupDargent.info on May 21, 2016

US: Moviegoers Get Excited For New "Ghostbusters" Film With A Re-Release Of The Original Classic And Special Immersive Experiences

In anticipation of the worldwide release of Ghostbusters, starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones, in theaters July 15, 2016, audiences will get a chance to build their excitement for the...
by LoupDargent.info on May 1, 2016

Zombies Are Taking Over The World – And We All Want To Be A Part Of It

Secret CinemaBy Ewan Kirkland, University of Brighton As a video game player, I am used to running from hordes of zombies, navigating treacherous post-apocalyptic wastelands, and fleeing from one disorientating location to the next. But nothin...
by LoupDargent.info on Apr 22, 2016

Funimation Entertainment to Host Live Stream Premiere of the Next Big Thing in #Anime "My Hero Academia" on Sunday, April 3

Adaptation of Smash Hit Manga Series Debuts on FunimationNow with All-Night Launch Party Funimation Entertainment will host an exclusive live stream launch party on Sunday, April 3, 2016 leading into the premiere of the most highly ant...
by LoupDargent.info on Apr 1, 2016

Who Cares About Batman Vs Superman? Wonder Woman Finally Steals The Show

© Warner BrothersBy Amanda Potter, The Open University Batman Vs Superman: The Dawn of Justice has received a frosty critical reception, to say the least. Despite this, I found myself coming away from the cinema filled with hope. Certainly no...
by LoupDargent.info on Mar 30, 2016

Can We Replace Politicians With Robots?

A robot for an MP – who’d vote for that? (Shutterstock/Mombo)By Frank Mols, The University of Queensland and Jonathan Roberts, Queensland University of Technology If you had the opportunity to vote for a politician you totally trusted, who...
by LoupDargent.info on Mar 27, 2016

Holy Infographic, Batman! - Wayne Manor Vs Fortress of Solitude

For decades (since they both first appeared in comics, really), people have been debating over who is better, Batman or Superman...  Today's (quite funny and full of interesting info) infographic is taking the debate to a brand new le...
by LoupDargent.info on Mar 27, 2016

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Wins 14 NAVGTR Awards

The National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers, a 501(c)(3) non-profit media organization, has announced winners for its 15th annual awards program honoring video game art, technology, and production. The biggest winner is The Witc...
by LoupDargent.info on Mar 21, 2016

MEGADETH's New Album 'Dystopia' To Be Issued As A Limited Edition Vinyl Picture Disc

MEGADETH's New Critically Acclaimed Album 'Dystopia' To Be Issued As A Limited Edition Vinyl Picture Disc on April 8 (PRNewsFoto/Universal Music Enterprises)On April 8th, 2016, Universal Music / Tradecraft / T-Boy Records will issue MEGADETH's n...
by LoupDargent.info on Mar 17, 2016

Golden Globe Nominee Caitriona Balfe Joins Cast of 'Trust No One'

Kassianides and Caitriona Balfe taken from Simon Kassianides' instagram. Caitriona is staring in Kassianides' new movie 'Trust No One'. (PRNewsFoto/Trust No One)Caitriona Balfe, winner of a Saturn Award and and Golden Globe nomination for her role as...
by LoupDargent.info on Mar 5, 2016

The One:12 Collective Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Wows Collectors

The new line of collector-grade, super articulated action figures from The One:12 Collective is a "game changer" according to collectors. (PRNewsFoto/Mezco Toyz)During their annual Toy Fair Preview at their world headquarters in New York last week, M...
by LoupDargent.info on Feb 12, 2016

"The Martian" Tops 100,000 Ratings on Audible.com

Podium Publishing's audiobook version of Andy Weir's novel "The Martian" has surpassed 100,000 ratings on Amazon's Audible.com, affirming it as one of the most beloved audiobooks ever produced. The Ridley Scott-directed film adaptation starring Matt...
by LoupDargent.info on Feb 6, 2016

From The Revenant To Mad Max: Why We All Love A Story Of Survival

20th Century FoxBy Catherine Redford, University of Oxford Quickly scan this year’s film award lists and a strong theme emerges: survival. In fact, the three films with the most Oscar nominations are all about survival. There’s The Revenant (wi...
by LoupDargent.info on Jan 26, 2016

Can The X-Files Survive Today? The Truth Is Out There ...

The X-Files/Channel FiveBy James Walters, University of Birmingham The return of The X-Files to television screens after a 14-year absence was met with justifiable excitement and trepidation. It was an important show, combining Twilight Zone-s...
by LoupDargent.info on Jan 24, 2016


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