Archive for December 30, 2017
2018 is barely upon us, but blockbuster movie productions with 2019 release dates are already well underway. Superhero fans can count on 2019 being a year of highly-anticipated sequels, epic conclusions, unlikely reboots, and high-stakes origin stories.
Both Marvel and DC have lined up incredibly important projects for 2019, but that year will also feature important installments from franchises such as Star Wars, Transformers, and John Wick. Though it will open up several new beginnings, 2019 will be mostly anticipated for its great finales and tent-pole sequels, which will be responsible for advancing the storylines in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the DC Extended Universe, and the main Star Wars ...
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Reality TV is not known for its nuanced or complex contribution to the tradition of storytelling—far and away, viewers tune into these so-called “reality” shows for the over-the-top and perhaps staged theatrics. But surely something on “The Learning Channel” would be more true to form, right? Wrong! TLC focused on educational and learning content early on when they were being run by the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare as well as NASA, but the network was privatized in 1980. The Learning Channel shifted hands several times before landing in the purview of the Discovery Channel.
By the late ‘90s, the channel had wandered far from educational entertainment and became advertised as ...
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[SPOILERS for Black Mirror season 4.]
Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker points to a disturbingly fleet-footed real-life robot as the partial impetus for the dystopian episode ‘Metalhead’. Notable for its stark black-and-white cinematography, and for its breathless direction by David Slade, the episode is one of the bleakest (and by far the shortest) of the six new installments in Netflix’s techno-anthology, which saw season 4 drop recently. Now, the series creator is discussing the survivalist nature of the episode and where he drew inspiration from with regard to the dog-like robots that serve as the story’s main antagonists.
Stories of human survival in an apocalyptic ...
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Anthony Russo has teased that the Winter Soldier’s new cyborg arm may be Wakandan tech. If that’s the case, Bucky is getting a much-needed upgrade just in time for Avengers: Infinity War.
When Hydra first captured Bucky in the 1940s, they began a decades-long process to turn him into their ultimate assassin. As part of that, they used experimental cybernetic technology to replace Bucky’s injured arm. He was given a powerful cyborg arm, and was likely enhanced in other ways too.
Unfortunately for Bucky, Captain America: Civil War saw Tony Stark destroy that cyborg arm. Nobody expected that to ...
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