COMIC FLASHBACK #8: Batwoman-Elegy

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If there is one thing I adore in a good love story, it’s a “meet cute”. The best movies, television shows and books that dabble in that thing called love, really know how to sell the idea of a soon-to-be-couple meeting under the most adorable circumstances. Comics are no exception ...

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10 Questions With Lorraine Cink

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If you follow Marvel on any of their social media sites, you may have stumbled across Lorraine Cink. Lorraine currently hosts and writes two shows for Marvel. She is also an improviser who performs weekly in NYC. I reached out to Lorraine to see if she would answer a couple ...

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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 68: Star Wars, Marvel, DC, and Stuff

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http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/www.templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/ToGCast_Ep68_StarWars_Marvel_DC_And_Stuff.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreDanniel, Paul, and Stacy discuss Star Wars and other topics. There is some talk about Marvel and DC and we even sprinkle in some Transformers 5 chat near the end. Enjoy! Temple of Geek “ToGCAST” ...

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The 12th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival Winners Are….

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During the Awards Gala of the 12th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival, the winners of the festival were announced to a packed and energized room of attendee’s and filmmakers. These dedicated filmmakers, screenwriters, actors, and producers worked tirelessly to create one of a kind works of art that deserve to be ...

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World of Warcraft, The Broken Shore: What’s in store for the leaders of Azeroth?

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COMIC FLASHBACK #7: Wytches-Volume 1

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Chit. Chit. Chit. Of course there are no sounds in comic books, you have to use your imagination, but just seeing those words dotted throughout Volume One of Scott Snyder’s Wytches is enough to give you chills every time it appears, just one of many powerful moments throughout his Image ...

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Supernatural Retrospective: My Favorite Season 1 Episodes

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The summer hellatus is the worst, 3-4 months of waiting for the next season of your favorite show to return is absolute torture, especially if your show ends on a cliffhanger….. Like Supernatural has a tendency to do! So while we wait, I thought we should go back and remember why we ...

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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 67: Suicide Squad

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http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/www.templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/ToGCast_Ep67_Suicide_Squad.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreDanniel, Katie, Paul, and Stacy discuss Suicide Squad. They talk about what they like and what they don’t like. Please bear in mind that this episode contains spoilers. Enjoy! Temple of Geek “ToGCAST” episode ...

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New Digital Content This Week for Nintendo Systems – August 18, 2016

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It is Thursday, time to see what Nintendo is cooking with this week’s digital downloads: Nintendo eShop on Wii U Tadpole Treble – Get ready for a creative adventure as you swim through sheet music and avoid the notes of the game’s catchy soundtrack. Along the way, you’ll encounter massive bosses, ...

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Anime Fest 2016

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Anime Fest was held at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel on August 12th-15th. I arrived with my friends at the hotel Friday afternoon and it was the most clustered I had seen the hotel all weekend. Parking and valet garage full, about a 15 minute wait to get our car up ...

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Suicide Squad: Have I been too biased against DC?

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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 66: San Diego Comic Con 2016

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http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/www.templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/ToGCast_Ep66_San_Diego_Comic_Con_2016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreDanniel chats with Chelsea and Katie about San Diego Comic Con 2016. In this episode they discuss their favorite movie and television trailers and what they saw when they attended. Enjoy! Temple of Geek “ToGCAST” episode ...

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Daniel Kaminsky’s The Deal, Set To Premiere at HollyShorts Opening Night

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The Deal, Daniel Kaminsky’s supernatural thriller short film is set to premiere at the HollyShorts Film Festival’s opening night celebration on Thursday, August 11th at the TCL Chinese Theater. Kaminsky, writer and director, began his career as Joss Whedon’s assistant on Marvel’s The Avengers.  The Deal stars Jake Weary (It Follows, Animal Kingdom), ...

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BETTER ANGELS: Looking Back at Supergirl Season One (Spoilers)

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As Superman and the DC Extended Universe has found itself becoming ever more grim and depressing on the big screen under the eyes of Zack Snyder, Greg Berlanti has flown the flag for more fun characters, via the DC Television Universe, with Arrow and The Flash, and this year the ...

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Is it just fan fiction?

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Suicide Squad Review: Glorious Mess or Fun Thrill Ride? (Spoilers…duh!)

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Ever since we got the news that Suicide Squad would feature our first live action movie version of Harley Quinn I have been excited. I’m a DC guy who loves Batman and his amazing rogue’s gallery. After DC had a stellar Comic Con with what looked to get the DC ...

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Orange

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It was a day similar to any other as I sat scrolling through Crunchyroll’s current line-up. I happened across ‘Orange’ and I haven’t been able to put this show out of my mind. The summary of the show is as follows:  “During the spring of her second year of high ...

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Marvel’s Daredevil “Guilty as Sin” Recap Review

Matt learns more about Stick’s war, Elektra makes her choice, and Frank thinks about what he wants. Furious with Elektra’s involvement in his case , he confronts her seemingly for one last mission. Together they find what they believe to be a Yakuza hideout, but instead come across a very ...

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Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk and the return of the Teaser Trailer.

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It can’t have escaped your attention that a trailer for a new Christopher Nolan film has been unveiled. Whilst Warner Bros unveil the next chapter of their DC Extended Universe, the brainchild behind their last, and genuinely brilliant, DC Comics adaptations, has given us the first tease of  his latest ...

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New Digital Content This Week for Nintendo Systems – August 4, 2016

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Its Thursday, so that means it is time for some new digital downloads from The BIG N. This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content: Virtual Console on Wii U Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia – In the Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia game, you once again play as a ...

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Miss Jean Louis, The Queen of Gishwhes

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Miss Jean Louis, The Queen of Gishwhes, was born in the dirt, in a hut on the west coast of the Bab el Mandeb Strait in Khôr ‘Angar, which is in the North-East region of the Republic of Djibouti. The remarkable Queen was midwifed into the world kicking and screaming because she ...

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Game of Thrones Elections – Who Will You Nominate for the Iron Throne?

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Game of Thrones has been feeling a bit left out of this years Presidential Race in the United States. I mean after all the most sought after throne is up for grabs for anyone willing to fight and die for it. And I was referring to the Iron Throne, not ...

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COMIC FLASHBACK #6: Batman:The Killing Joke

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Part of the incredible wave of iconic 80’s comic titles that could be said to have overwhelmingly changed the medium of comic books, a wave that also includes The Dark Knight Returns, Batman:Year One as well as Watchmen, itself written by The Killing Joke‘s very own Alan Moore, going into ...

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2016 San Diego Comic Con International – We Saw Some Stuff

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San Diego Comic-Con International! The one weekend in July that the Geek &Nerd Universe looks forward to every year. The one weekend a year that a bunch of actors, producers, directors, writers, and artists can showcase their current and future projects. We get special movie and tv show trailers and ...

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New Digital Content This Week for Nintendo Systems – July 28, 2016

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Another week, another slew of Nintendo digital releases. Here are this week’s Nintendo Download featured content: Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS Kirby: Planet Robobot – Another year older, another year … pinker? What better way to celebrate Kirby’s birthday than with a free demo of his new sci-fi adventure, Kirby: ...

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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 65: The Ghostbusters Reboot

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Danniel chats with Chelsea, Eamon, Katie, Paul and Trey about the new Ghostbusters film. Does it hold up to the originals? The geeks dig into that and more.

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Marvel Studios at SDCC 2016: Will we see more TV/Film crossover?

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Star Trek Beyond Review (Spoilers…Duh!)

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I’m a pretty mild Star Trek fan who has an appreciation for the original series, likes The Next Generation much more, but never jived with Deep Space Nine, Voyager, or Enterprise. Before you rush to judgment, I will tell you that yes, I’m a Star Wars guy all the way ...

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Sonic Mania Unveiled at Sonic’s 25th Anniversary Party

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Friday night, during a sold out event at the House of Blues, Sonic celebrated his 25th anniversary by having two new Sonic The Hedgehog™ titles: Sonic Mania and an untitled original game for release on console and PC in 2017 be revealed by SEGA®. Sonic Mania brings fans back into the 2D ...

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I Want To Be A Wizard – Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

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2011 was the last time I sat in a movie theater dressed as a wizard waiting not so patiently for Harry Potter to fill the screen. It has been 5 years since the last time I was fully immersed in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Yes, I have been ...

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Warner Bros + Comic Con = ALL THE TRAILERS

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It’s Day 3 of  2016 San Diego Comic Con International and the Warner Bros. Pictures just hit us with a bunch of amazing movie trailers. CHECK IT OUT!!!!! Wonder Woman This trailer has just blown me away! I mean Wonder Woman looks amazing and strong and just so BADASS!!!! I can’t ...

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HollyShorts to Honor Jennifer Morrison with the 2016 Trailblazer Award

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In Hollywood, CA. on July 19, 2016, the organizers of the upcoming HollyShorts Film Festival sponsored by BITPIX announced that the esteemed Actress, Director and Producer, Jennifer Morrison (ABC’s Once Upon A Time) will be honored with the 2016 HollyShorts Trailblazer Award presented by Women in Film at the 12th Annual Festival. Jennifer Morrison will ...

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Amazon Prime Invites You To Preview The Tick Pilot In August

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Amazon has announced their 2016 comedy season pilot lineup today. This season will debut three new shows on August 19 in the US, UK, Germany, Austria, and Japan. One of these new shows is The Tick, described as an offbeat and dark superhero tale based on the acclaimed comic.   All ...

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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 64: It’s A Celebration, A Star Wars Celebration

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http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/www.templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/ToGCast_Ep64_Its_A_Celebration_A_Star_Wars_Celebtation.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreDanniel goes solo this week discussing some of the big news stories from the week. This is going to be a fanboy heavy episode so prepare for a LOT of Star Wars and Nintendo! ...

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New Digital Content This Week for Nintendo Systems – July 21, 2016

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Its Thursday and that means we have new games being released on the Nintendo eShop. Below are the games that are available to you right now. Nintendo eShop on Wii U Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins + Training Demo – In this demo, enjoy the full animated short movie ...

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THIS TIME IT’S WAR: Celebrating Thirty Years of Aliens (1986)

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It took seven years before a sequel to Ridley Scott’s seminal 1979 horror classic Alien would reach cinema screens. If in space no one can hear you scream, when James Cameron got his hands on Ellen Ripley and her “xenomorph” nemesis, you still wouldn’t be able to hear the screams, ...

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Marvel’s Daredevil “Semper Fidelis” Recap Review

The People v. Frank Castle is now in session. While Matt struggles to prepare for court with Foggy and Karen, the Daredevil prowls the streets at night with Elektra. Nelson and Murdock find themselves back in the spotlight as they work one of the most divisive cases New York has ...

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Life is Strange Episode 1: Chrysalis Is Free to Download

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Square Enix and DONTDOD Entertainment have announced that the first episode of the narrative driven game LIFE IS STRANGE™ will be available to download for free on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Mac and PC starting on July 21, 2016 and running through FOREVER! To celebrate this, a new ...

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You NEED To Watch BrainDead!

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Ever looked at a politician, or even politics, and thought to yourself that what you’re watching is some sort of bizarre satire, possibly with a alien/zombie invasion overtone? If you have, and let’s face it, we all must have done so in the last few weeks, or even months, when ...

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NerdCon 2016 – A Celebration of Nerdy Culture – You Should Attend!

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Welcome to the beginning of Con Season. Some think that San Diego Comic Con marks the end of the Convention Season, but I honestly think it is only the beginning. The Summer into Fall time is probably the busiest time of the year for those who love Conventions. It get’s ...

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Final Fantasy: A look back at VII, VIII, and IX

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First “Rogue One” Toy Revealed

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 15:  Felicity Jones and Riz Ahmed on stage during the Rogue One Panel at the Star Wars Celebration 2016 at ExCel on July 15, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images for Walt Disney Studios) *** Local Caption *** Felicity Jones; Riz Ahmed

Felicity Jones received a surprise from Gwendoline Christie during the  Rogue One: A Star Wars Story panel at Star Wars Celebration Europe on Friday. Christie presented Jones with her first Star Wars action figure of Jyn Erso. This was the public’s first look at the new Rogue One inspired Star Wars ...

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Finally… We Have Been Waiting Too Long For Season 4 of Sherlock

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BBC’s Sherlock used to be an every 2 year’s show. You know, every 2 year’s we would get 3 episodes to hold us over for another 2 year’s of endless waiting, well that hasn’t been the case recently. Season 3 of Sherlock aired back in January of 2014, which means we ...

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MAD Events Gear Up for East & West Coast Conventions

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Convention season is coming! I hope your wallets are ready! I know my isn’t quite yet. As I prepare for the Con Season,  I always do a little research so I am super prepared for what I will be getting when I step through those doors. Well lucky for us ...

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New Digital Content This Week for Nintendo Systems – July 14, 2016

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Hey Nintendo fans! I have decided that I am going to share with you what new digital content is released on Nintendo’s consoles each week. This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content: Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS Monster Hunter Generations – On July 15, get ready to hunt monsters ...

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Marvel’s Daredevil “Regrets Only” Recap Review

Matt and Elektra pull a heist, and the Punisher receives new legal counsel. Unable to let it go, Matt takes a detour on his way home from his date with Karen to Elektra’s penthouse to question her on her real motives for returning to his city. His interrogation is cut ...

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Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016 LIVE!!

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Need to know how to watch Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016? The Star Wars Show is live streaming the event now. You can watch the stream below.      

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Nintendo Goes Retro This Holiday Season

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When you visit store shelves this holiday season, you will be seeing an old friend, albeit slightly different. Nintendo has announced the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition with a release date of Nov. 11 and a suggested retail price of $59.99. The NES is back baby!! However, quite as you fondly ...

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Could Matt Smith Be Returning as The Doctor?

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I was scrolling through various entertainment articles when I came across several asking the same question… Could Matt Smith be returning to Doctor Who as The Doctor once more? If you don’t already know, I am a HUGH Doctor Who fan. I live the Whovian life happily. SO, when I read this I was ...

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