Archive for August 28, 2017

Mayweather Vs McGregor Outages Prompts Lawsuit Against Showtime

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Showtime will issue refunds to anyone whose airing of Mayweather vs. McGregor was interrupted by outages, and it will re-air the fight.

Evangeline Lilly Pays Tribute to Jack Kirby in Ant-Man and the Wasp Photo

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The new look of the Wasp suit is noticeably different from what we saw in 2015's Ant-Man as Evangeline Lilly shows us while simultaneously paying tribute to Jack Kirby.

Han Solo and Finn Will Eventually Appear in Forces of Destiny Episodes

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The Star Wars series Forces of Destiny is adding some familiar faces in Han Solo and Finn. The animated shorts were introduced at Star Wars Celebration and aimed at introducing a new generation of young fans to the beloved film franchise. What makes Forces of Destiny so special is that it chose to focus on the female characters of the series including Rey (Daisy Ridley), Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones), Sabine Wren (Tiya Sircar), Hera Syndulla (Vanessa Marshall), Ahsoka Tano (Ashley Eckstein), and of course Padme Amidala (Catherine Taber reprising her role from The Clone Wars) and Leia Organa (voiced by Shelby ...

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Coco’s Land of the Dead Stays Grounded in Reality

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One of the most important story elements that a fantasy film in this day and age needs to have are clearly defined rules. Without these rules, it can be easy to attain the unimaginable and confuse and isolate an audience. Throw in a story that tackles the concept of an afterlife that no one has really heavily discussed and it can create a huge hassle for creators.

When approaching Disney/Pixar’s Coco, co-directors Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina had their work cut out for them in defining what they wanted to get across when constructing their version of the Land of the Dead. Lee Unkrich explained their thought process behind what ...

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Ed Skrein Was Right to Walk Away From Hellboy

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Ed Skrein Hellboy

It’s become the central question to any and all debates about whitewashing: should we blame the actors who’ve accepted these roles, or just the studios and directors? Today, actor Ed Skrein, who recently was cast in the Hellboy reboot, provided a definitive answer to the question by choosing to leave the film amidst controversy over his casting as Major Ben Daimio, a nonwhite character. Yes, we should blame the actors for accepting the role, because they have a choice to accept the role. Skrein’s decision shows as much.

In a heartfelt letter, Skrein said that he took the role while being unaware of the character’s heritage. The gist was simple: he did ...

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