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Dick Smith, Make-Up Master, Dies at 92

Posted  July 31, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Cosplayers, science fiction and horror fans, and just fans of movies in general, a legend has passed on today. Dick Smith, who many of you may not know, died today, according to Variety.com and his protege and longtime friend Rick Baker. If you have been inspired by movie make up to get into cosplay or […]

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‘DBZ: Battle of Gods’ More Like Stories of Morons

Posted  July 30, 2014  by  Lauren Grant

After growing up in a household with a big Dragon Ball Z fan (my older brother) and being the butt of his many random Kamehameha attacks I felt compelled to watch the new Dragon Ball Z film, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods. And because the Dragon Ball series played a roll, or shall I […]

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Assassin’s Creed Unity: All For One And One For All

Posted  July 29, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Nothing is true, everything is permitted. It’s that time of the year again where we can take to the rooftops, use our Eagle Vision, traverse the rooftops, and air assassinate Templars. Assassin’s Creed Unity is on its way to consoles this Fall, with a lot of changes coming our way from previous games. The new […]

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Best For Last? Post-SDCC 2014 Videos From “The Hobbit” & “Sin City”

Posted  July 28, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

While there were some outstanding video teasers and trailers shown during the recent Comic Con International: San Diego, it seems like the most exciting ones have been held until the day after the con closed. First up is the shorter of the two, the new trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. […]

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More Videos from SDCC 2014

Posted  July 27, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Yesterday we posted a block of videos first displayed at Comic Con International: San Diego, and today we have a few more. The most exciting for me is the look at season 3 of Arrow, but that is because I know how good this show is already. Moving the action shown in the flashbacks off […]

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Best Videos of SDCC 2014 – So Far

Posted  July 26, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

The 2014 iteration of Comic Con International: San Diego (more commonly known by its older name of San Diego Comic Con) is now two days old, and already we have seen plenty of videos, trailers and teasers for upcoming TV shows. Below we’ve aggregated some of the best. Let’s start with the video that greeted […]

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Dick Smith, Make-Up Master, Dies at 92

Posted  July 31, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Cosplayers, science fiction and horror fans, and just fans of movies in general, a legend has passed on today. Dick Smith, who many of you may not know, died today, according to Variety.com and his protege and longtime friend Rick Baker. If you have been inspired by movie make up to get into cosplay or […]

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‘DBZ: Battle of Gods’ More Like Stories of Morons

Posted  July 30, 2014  by  Lauren Grant

After growing up in a household with a big Dragon Ball Z fan (my older brother) and being the butt of his many random Kamehameha attacks I felt compelled to watch the new Dragon Ball Z film, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods. And because the Dragon Ball series played a roll, or shall I […]

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Assassin’s Creed Unity: All For One And One For All

Posted  July 29, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Nothing is true, everything is permitted. It’s that time of the year again where we can take to the rooftops, use our Eagle Vision, traverse the rooftops, and air assassinate Templars. Assassin’s Creed Unity is on its way to consoles this Fall, with a lot of changes coming our way from previous games. The new […]

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Best For Last? Post-SDCC 2014 Videos From “The Hobbit” & “Sin City”

Posted  July 28, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

While there were some outstanding video teasers and trailers shown during the recent Comic Con International: San Diego, it seems like the most exciting ones have been held until the day after the con closed. First up is the shorter of the two, the new trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. […]

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More Videos from SDCC 2014

Posted  July 27, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Yesterday we posted a block of videos first displayed at Comic Con International: San Diego, and today we have a few more. The most exciting for me is the look at season 3 of Arrow, but that is because I know how good this show is already. Moving the action shown in the flashbacks off […]

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Best Videos of SDCC 2014 – So Far

Posted  July 26, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

The 2014 iteration of Comic Con International: San Diego (more commonly known by its older name of San Diego Comic Con) is now two days old, and already we have seen plenty of videos, trailers and teasers for upcoming TV shows. Below we’ve aggregated some of the best. Let’s start with the video that greeted […]

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Awesome Velma: Zombie Hunter by Alpha Team Cosplay

Posted  July 25, 2014  by  E. Ortiz

We interviewed Alpha Team Cosplay about her alternative version cosplay of one of the key members of Mystery Inc. at AnimeNEXT 2014. Jinkies, indeed! Photos by Cantera Cosplay.  

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Lolita’s Requiem is Ryūko Matoi! Kill La Kill Cosplay at AnimeNEXT 2014

Posted  July 23, 2014  by  E. Ortiz

We interview Lolita’s Requiem about her Kill La Kill cosplay at AnimeNEXT 2014. While there were plenty of Ryūko Matoi cosplayers at the New Jersey convention in mid-June, she managed to pull off Senketsu’s Blade Flash form. Photos by Cantera Cosplay.

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Looks Like Luna-tic Fun

Posted  July 22, 2014  by  JIbrii Ransom

Time to play with guns, guns, and more guns. Because one of the craziest co-op games is making its return to consoles this year, in the form of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. For those of you who never played a Borderlands title before, it is a four-player co-op, first person shooter with RPG elements. Though Borderlands […]

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Meaningless Marvel Movie Speculation

Posted  July 21, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Just because it is meaningless doesn’t mean I won’t indulge myself in speculating anyway. The website IGN today posted an article in which it interviews head of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, about the future plans for upcoming Marvel movies. The interview tries to clarify some of the vagueness in the release Marvel put out three […]

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New Anime Aldnoah Zero Is Anything But

Posted  July 19, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Quite a few anime styles catch my interest, from horror, to comedy to ecchi (of course) to even romance if it is written well. But my main interests are fantasy and – top of the list — science fiction. So when I find a really smart, well-written science fiction anime, I just have to share the news. […]

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Piling On The Marvel Shake-Up News and Rumors

Posted  July 17, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

A couple of days ago, Marvel revealed on the daytime talk show The View that the power and name of Thor will for the first time be wielded by a woman. Thor gets stripped of his powers and responsibilities and they are given to someone else worthy, in this case a blonde warrior that has […]

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ConnectiCon 2014 Cosplay Gallery, Sunday!

Posted  July 16, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Couldn’t get enough cosplay goodness from the Saturday gallery of photos from this year’s ConnectiCon? Then you are in luck, because here we have the Sunday photos. While the number is less than half that of Saturday’s gallery, the quality is still top notch.

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Unboxing The New 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set

Posted  July 15, 2014  by  E. Ortiz

Today, July 15, was the debut of the new 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set from the Wizards of the Coast. While the new rules set that accompanies the entire starter kit can be had for free, by downloading it as a PDF, the starter set includes a complete set of dice, a beginner’s […]

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Hipster Post: We Knew ‘Real Life Peter Griffin’ When

Posted  July 15, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

The Internet is blowing up over the phenomenally accurate cosplayer Real Life Peter Griffin, who was doing standup to fill time during the judges’ deliberations at the most recent Great Allentown Comic Con. But we were lucky enough to have our own Unemployed Skeletor interview him at New York Comic Con last fall. Watch as […]

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