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Movie Characters Who Achieved Success While Wearing A Bathrobe

Movie Characters Who Achieved Success While Wearing A Bathrobe

The bath robe, or dressing gown as it is also commonly known, is the piece of clothing that signifies comfort and cozy. It’s a statement. Consider the following examples as bathrobe pioneers, proving that things can be achieved while adorned in chenille.

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Ghost Rider’s Failure is More Evidence of Cage’s Shortcomings

Ghost Rider’s Failure is More Evidence of Cage’s Shortcomings

Sadly, it remains to be seen whether Nicolas Cage can turn his life and career around. He used to receive rave reviews for his performances in various films. Now he is typically lambasted by fans and critics alike.

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The Amazing Spider-Man

The Amazing Spider-Man

The words reboot and re-imagining are among the most hated in a purist’s vocabulary. When Marvel announced plans to reboot the Spider-Man film franchise with a new creative team and a new cast, fans instantly took to the Internet in droves to voice their displeasure.

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Sci-fi and Superhero films to look forward to for 2012 and 2013

Sci-fi and Superhero films to look forward to for 2012 and 2013

The year 2012 holds the release of many widely anticipated films. There’s such a huge variety of titles being released too, that there is surely something for everyone and everyone’s taste! Here we will give you a low-down of the biggest names and the films you should definitely be looking forward too!

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Women of Sci-Fi: Morena Baccarin

Women of Sci-Fi: Morena Baccarin

Not just a pretty cog in the Hollywood Machine. With her striking short hair and deep brown eyes, Morena Baccarin could be dismissed as just one of the thousands of pretty cogs that make up the Hollywood machine. However, her incredible talent, work ethic, and willingness to meet differing roles head-on makes her an actress […]

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Five of the Most Wicked Sci-Fi Villains

Five of the Most Wicked Sci-Fi Villains

Without a dastardly villain, our sci-fi heroes would have very little to do. Moreover, a science fiction movie is only as good as its nastiest bad guy. Here are five of the worst villains in sci-fi movies, or maybe five of the best.

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You know you are saying KHAAAN!! right now

Star Trek 2 – To Khan or Not to Khan?

So, like a typical fan-boy I got thoroughly excited when rumors started spreading about Benicio del Toro playing Khan in the new Star Trek. In my opinion, del Toro’s intensity would have been prefect for the role.

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What Will Become of Ender’s Game When it’s Shoved on the Big Screen?

What Will Become of Ender’s Game When it’s Shoved on the Big Screen?

It would truly be a shame if anyone ruined what could be considered one of the greatest science fiction novels of the modern era.

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Star Wars Boardgames

Star Wars Boardgames

Star Wars has entered the hearts and homes of fans everywhere. Game manufacturers have tapped into the popular sci-fi franchise and now lucky followers of George Lucas’ creation can buy detailed and inventive board games built with the Star Wars theme. Star Wars Monopoly Monopoly has been recreated numerous times and has included several Star […]

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My Christmas List: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

My Christmas List: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

While you are looking for the latest new technologies this Christmas, you are going to find that the Samsung Galaxy 10.1 tablet PC is going to be one that is going to fly off the shelves. Offering a large screen, great new features and apps, it is the perfect-sized tablet for surfing the web, watching […]

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How Many Times Do You Have to Reboot a Series?

How Many Times Do You Have to Reboot a Series?

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. This seems to be the motto of Hollywood producers, especially when it comes to science fiction and super-hero flicks. Every time an attempt to remake a movie fails, or whenever an actor decides their done with the series, Hollywood just starts from scratch. I can understand […]

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Strong Women in Sci-fi and Fantasy

Strong Women in Sci-fi and Fantasy

Speaking from a male perspective, I feel I am in a position to examine a phenomenon that is the by-product of the science fiction and fantasy genre. Namely, what is it about the beautiful and often violent women of these genres that draw men in and attract their undying attention? The first thing that comes […]

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Daniel X: Extremely Good or Extremely Unfaithful?

Daniel X: Extremely Good or Extremely Unfaithful?

James Patterson’s The Dangerous Days of Daniel X is possibly going to transition to the silver screen. One of most incredible things about the situation involves the speed at which the novel was optioned. Daniel X was released in July 2008, but New Regency Productions had already obtained the rights to make a movie in […]

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Getting Back Into Comics

Getting Back Into Comics

Over the years, you’ve given up a lot of things. Cartoon character underwear, chocolate milk, comic books. Now that you’re a sophisticated adult, you realize that things were better back when you had those things. Maybe it’s time to give comic books a second chance. Go Digital You can get comics delivered right to your […]

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The Nerd List

The Nerd List

Ever since the bucket list, it seems that now Nerds have come out with their list. The Nerd list is the top five things that you want to be nerdy about and enjoy doing it. This is difficult because part of being a Nerd is being your own individual self, which means no two lists, […]

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World War Z Shuffles Away From Being True to the Novel

World War Z Shuffles Away From Being True to the Novel

World War Z is not your traditional zombie story. Max Brooks managed to create a real and vibrant world where zombie hordes took humanity by surprise in blood and gore and fear. The book is a collection of interviews from a United Nations worker taken after the rise of the zombies and the slow defeat […]

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Toy Line Nirvanna

Toy Line Nirvanna

You can ask any geek when they gave up action figures and they’ll almost always give you a heartbreaking tale of selling off their precious He-Man collection to pay for books at college, or of some bitchy step-mom dumping a ton of Star Wars figs, including Boba Fett, at a garage sale. Well, the joke’s […]

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The Dark Knight Rises in Pittsburgh… Wait, Why Pittsburgh?

The Dark Knight Rises in Pittsburgh… Wait, Why Pittsburgh?

With filming complete in India, The Dark Knight Rises has descended on Pittsburgh. While Batman Begins and The Dark Knight were filmed in Chicago, the latest installation is being filmed in various locations in and around Pittsburgh. While The ‘Burgh has a reputation for excellence in football and hockey and is also noted for both […]

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Women of Sci-Fi Spotlight: Jennifer Connelly

Women of Sci-Fi Spotlight: Jennifer Connelly

Now 40, Jennifer Connelly has been working for thirty years. A polyglot who is fluent in French, Italian, and English, she has excelled in virtually every arena she has tried. A successful child model, she segued seamlessly into acting before taking up humanitarian causes with Amnesty International. A mother twice, she is currently expecting her […]

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Women of Sci-Fi Spotlight: Carrie-Anne Moss

Women of Sci-Fi Spotlight: Carrie-Anne Moss

Most recognized for her role as Trinity in The Matrix series, Carrie-Anne Moss can’t get away with the usual Hollywood disguise of wearing sunglasses to gain some anonymity. ” I cannot wear sunglasses,” she says, “as soon as I put them on, people recognize me.” While the svelte mother of three may not be able […]

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Ten Nerdalicious Non-Mainstream Movies

Ten Nerdalicious Non-Mainstream Movies

Bored and Nerdy? Here are some ‘off the beaten path’ movies you need to put on your netflix queue:

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10 Things To Do While Waiting for Tron Legacy

10 Things To Do While Waiting for Tron Legacy

All those years ago when the original Tron came out, everyone hailed the film as being ahead of its time. Well, if the upcoming release of Tron Legacy is proof of anything, it’s that Tron’s time has finally come. Now, we’re not going to discuss too much about the new film, as certainly a lot […]

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