Archive for December 17, 2017
Syfy renews Z Nation for season 5. Ever since The Walking Dead first aired on Halloween Night in 2010, zombies have come to dominate the landscape of the horror genre. Be it in literature – such as Michael Logan’s Apocalypse Cow and Peter Clines’ Ex-Heroes series – or on the big screen, as in the movies World War Z and Warm Bodies, the shambling undead have never been more prominent in the pop culture zeitgeist.
Z Nation is one of the many zombie-themed series to make its way onto cable television, hoping to win some of the same attention and acclaim as The Walking Dead. The first television series produced by The Asylum ...
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Warning: MAJOR SPOILERS ahead for Star Wars: The Last Jedi
After two years’ of speculation about which famous family Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ young heroine Rey might belong to, Star Wars: The Last Jedi delivers the answer, by way of Kylo Ren. It turns out that Rey’s parents weren’t Skywalkers, Kenobis, Solos or Jedi knights at all – they were a pair of junk traders who sold Rey for drinking money. Assuming this is true, it’s quite the harsh truth.
The question of Rey’s origins (specifically, why a powerful Force-sensitive ...
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Attendees of Disney’s Hollywood Studios special event Star Wars: Galactic Nights this weekend received an exclusive poster for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. They were also treated to a first look at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, a 14-acre expansion and ride set to open in 2019 that will let fans pilot the Millennium Falcon.
Saturday’s event brought together fans from far and wide to celebrate the release of The Last Jedi. Starting at 5pm, guests who purchased a special ticket to enter the park enjoyed various rides updated to include a Star Wars theme, special photo ops, as well as food and entertainment until midnight. The Hollywood ...
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Superman made his first ever comic book appearance in 1938. Being the first superhero ever created (as we know them today), he launched what was to quickly become the superhero phenomenon.
From then, superheroes became a way to mentally escape the impact of the Great Depression and later on, tackle the prevailing issue that was World War II. Superheroes brought light at the end of the tunnel and gave people a sense of hope.
Superheroes were also given real problems that made them relatable to their fans. Superman isn’t just a paragon of justice, but an intergalactic immigrant from a different planet attempting to find acceptance in a world that doesn’t always accept him and Batman isn’t ...
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