Japan’s Animation DVD Ranking, September 2-8

Daisuke Namikawa no Yabai! Tanoshiku Natte Kichatta! Vol. 1 sold 1,556 more copies to add to its total of 3,192. It rose from #36 to #30 in its second week on the overall DVD chart. Source: Oricon
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IAR EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Writer/Producer Alex Kurtzman Talks ‘Star Trek …

Here is what he had to say: IAR: To begin with, after the success of the first film, at want point did you decide to use Khan Noonien Singh as your villain in Star Trek Into Darkness and did you and your co-writers have any res...
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TIFF 2013: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Review

It’s tough to decide if August: Osage County is foremost an insightful work about the dark, twisted, occasionally humorous nature of family, or if it’s good platform to showcase big performances.  Either way, it’s an eng...
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Ross Miller, of Parker, Colo., wins $16000 on Let’s Ask America game show

DENVER – A Colorado man won $16,000 Monday on Let’s Ask America, the game show that lets viewers at home be the contestants. Ross Miller, of Parker — backed by his Broncos jersey-wearing family — said he...
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Captain’s Log Supplemental: Remembering Star Trek Online video artist Mark …

Massively tonight extends its deepest sympathy to the family, friends, and coworkers of Cryptic Studios developer Mark Valentine. Mark, also fondly referred to by his handle “h2orat,” was a noted artist who was best...
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Jesse Eisenberg Talks Richard Ayoade’s THE DOUBLE, MIDNIGHT SUN, the NOW YOU SEE ME Sequel, and More At TIFF 2013

One of the many films to premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival is writer/director Richard Ayoade’s The Double.  Based on the novella by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, the film stars Jesse Eisenberg as a gover...
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Ellen Page to Star in QUEEN & COUNTRY; John Leguizamo to Play Pablo Escobar in KING OF COCAINE; Lea Thompson Joins THE LEFT BEHIND Reboot

A few casting notices: Ellen Page is in negotiations to star as a British spy in the comic book adaptation Queen Country.  Fox sees franchise potential. John Leguizamo will play drug kingpin Pablo Escobar in the biopic King of...
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TIFF 2013: BETHLEHEM Review

In Dante’s Inferno, the lowest circle of hell is reserved for betrayers.  Judas, Brutus, and Cassius get to spend eternity being masticated by Satan.  As to why Dante made betrayers lower than the low, he saw it as a betray...
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Twitter Photo Teases for DUMB AND DUMBER TO and THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2

A couple sequel teases popped up on Twitter today: Jim Carrey tweeted a photo of Lloyd Christmas’ crooked, chipped teeth from the set of Dumb and Dumber To.  Jeff Daniels co-stars in the Farrelly Brothers‘ picture. The Ama...
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‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Gets ‘Star Wars’ Cameo: R2-D2, Is That You?

AP Photo/20th Century-Fox Film Corporation Turns out J.J. Abrams has gotten a head start on his transition from “Star Trek” to “Star Wars.” Readers of blogs io9 and Gizmodo have spotted a familiar charac...
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Marvel’s ANT-MAN Moves from November 6, 2015 to July 31, 2015

If you were to pick a comic book character that would have to go head-to-head with Superman and Batman, would you choose Ant-Man?  That’s the decision Marvel landed on as it has moved the Edgar Wright picture from a November...
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Sanctum 2: Ruins of Brightholme DLC launches with new trailer

Coffee Stain Studios released a teaser trailer for Sanctum 2′s latest batch of DLC, and while the video might not have as many cheesy lightning bolts as the previous DLC’s trailer, I suppose raw gameplay footage is an accep...
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Did UFO Visit Vancouver Canadians Baseball Game? (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Fans hoping to watch their favorite Canadian minor league baseball team got a little extra bang for their buck this week when what some witnesses described as a UFO flew through the sky behind the right field fence. The sightin...
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‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Warps Into Blu-Ray Frontier Tuesday

Star Trek Into Darkness debuts on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD and On Demand on September 10, 2013 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.Credit: Paramount Home Media Set your TV remotes to stun, the “Star Trek Into Darkness&...
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Richard Deitsch: Manziel gets own camera; why Brent Musburger interviewed …

They are calling it Johnny Cam. For the mega-showdown this Saturday at Kyle Field between Alabama and Texas AM, CBS Sports has added an extra camera that will focus solely on Texas AM quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy win...
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‘Star Trek Into Darkness’: The making of a Klingon

To become a Klingon, you better have a lot of time on your hands. As a behind-the-scenes feature from the DVD/Blu-ray edition of “Star Trek Into Darkness” reveals, the makeup process to create just one of the warrio...
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How Healthcare Reform Could Save Babies’ Lives

Upcoming health care reforms could reduce one of the more mysterious disparities in the U.S.: The difference in infant mortality rates between black and white babies, the Los Angeles Times reports. Black babies are more than tw...
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The Crazy Tech Behind The 2013 America’s Cup

Click here to enter the gallery Now underway in the San Francisco Bay is the America’s Cup Finals, the last stage of this year’s America’s Cup international sailing yacht competition. After four of nine races,...
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Total War: Rome 2 creative director: launch issues are “totally unacceptable”

Total War: Rome 2 came out last week, but though it was just short of greatness, it has also had a bit of a rough launch. Some players have been unable to login and others are reporting game-crashing bugs. Now Total War creativ...
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Why ‘Star Trek’ Fans Are Wrong and Roberto Orci Is Right (Opinion)

Star Trek Into Darkness screenwriter Roberto Orci earned some bad press last week over a series of profanity-laced comments leveled at Star Trek fans on the site TrekMovie.com. The site ran an article calling the franchise R...
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R2-D2 made a cameo in ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ — THEORY!

R2-D2 is one of the most popular characters from the Star Wars franchise. Some upper-level theorists argue that he is the most important character in the Star Wars mythos — a veritable Space Heisenberg, pulling the strings of...
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Feast Your Eyes On That Detroit Robocop Statue Thing [Video]

Remember last year when the internet worked itself into a tizzy over a Kickstarter that raised $50,000 for a Robocop statue to be placed in Detroit? The statue is still coming, thank heavens. In the above video you will see the...
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