Archive for October 3, 2017

Star Wars Forces of Destiny: Ahsoka Trains With Yoda

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A new episode of Forces of Destiny shows an early training session between Ahsoka and Yoda. Along with a line of figures aimed at young girls, the animated adventures of the Forces of Destiny shorts are putting a spotlight on the female characters of the Star Wars universe. And while it was only earlier this year that Disney and Lucasfilm announced the Forces of Destiny initiative, the the second season is already upon us.

Last week, we got our first look at the trailer for the new Forces of Destiny season. Airing as a pair of specials on the Disney Channel, the new season is all set to bring back the characters from last year. On top of that, characters like Han Solo, Finn, and Ketsu will also appear. We got our chance to see each of those characters as they joined forces with Rey and Sabine in the first two episodes of Forces of Destiny season 2. Now, the ...

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Blade Runner Honest Trailer: It’s Just Film Noir With Robots

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Blade Runner

The “Honest Trailer” for Blade Runner has finally arrived, and it’s just as bitingly hilarious as you’d expect. Ridley Scott’s 1982 classic has roared back to the forefront of cinema in 2017, with the long-awaited sequel Blade Runner 2049 about to hit theaters. Denis Villeneuve’s follow-up to Scott’s original has drawn rave reviews for its striking visuals and thematic complexities, which are some of the same reasons why the first Blade Runner has endured as a sci-fi landmark.

But of course, no film is safe from the makers of the popular YouTube series “Honest Trailers”, which has recently skewered some of the best offerings of the year, like Wonder Woman and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Always willing to point out that your favorite movie isn’t perfect, the series has also heaped on the sci-fi in recent weeks with its uniquely incisive brand of satirical “trailers”, ...

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Kate Winslet Cast In Avatar Sequels

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Academy Award winning actress Kate Winslet has been cast in a starring role in James Cameron’s Avatar sequels. After years of preparation, the followups to Cameron’s 2009 blockbusters are finally in production, with the first scheduled to hit theaters in 2020. Many of the actors from the original film, including Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, and Stephen Lang, are returning for the highly ambitious project, but there are some newcomers to the fledgling franchise. A collection of child actors have been brought on to play Na’vi children, and the likes of Cliff Curtis and Oona Chaplin have joined as well.

Cameron, always one to reach for the stars, attempted to get some A-listers ...

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Star Trek: Discovery Easter Egg Teases First Official Nod to Spock

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Leonard Nimoy and Sonequa Martin-Green Star Trek

The third episode of Star Trek: Discovery included an interesting nod to popular Star Trek character, Spock. Star Trek: Discovery is a prequel to the original Star Trek series that began in the ’60s and is set in a different timeline from the J.J. Abrams/Justin Lin Star Trek feature films. Created by Bryan Fuller and Alex Kurtzman, Discovery follows the crew of the USS Discovery as they explore the Federation–Klingon war. 

Since Discovery is billed as a prequel to the original series, fans knew that it was only a matter of time before we start to discover its ties into the original series. In a surprising turn of events, the first major Easter egg doesn’t just reference the ...

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Brie Larson Shows off New Captain Marvel Shoes

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Star of Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel, Brie Larson, got a brand new pair of shoes thanks to Nike, and she’s taking them to Instagram to show them off. The Marvel Cinematic Universe star doesn’t make her film debut until 2019, but everyone is excited about Captain Marvel the movie, so much that they’ve made Captain Marvel the shoe into a must grab for diehard fans who want to work out like Carol Danvers.

The superheroine has been making a big splash in comic pages for several years now and there’s plenty of merchandise available for her, but this is a fun way to market a really cool service that fans can use at the ...

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