June 2011

Supreme Court Strikes Down California Video Game Ban

Violent video game-loving minors of California and free speech activists, rejoice! The United States Supreme Court has issued a ruling in the case of Brown vs. The Entertainment Merchants Association, a case that argued the legality of a California law banning the sale of violent video games to minors. The...

The Second IMMORTALS Trailer Is A Thing Of Beauty

The second trailer for Tarsem Singh's IMMORTALS has hit the web. It certainly is visually stunning to say the least, but the film will have to deliver a lot more character and plot development if it wants to avoid being pegged as CLASH OF THE TITANS in the style of...

Warner Bros. Planning GREEN LANTERN Sequel

Despite GREEN LANTERN'S less-than-stellar box office performance, Warner Bros. isn't giving up on the property just yet. Sources over at The Hollywood Reporter say that execs are "disappointed" with the numbers - GREEN LANTERN fell 66% its second weekend - but still intend to develop a sequel to the superhero...

Christopher Meloni Dishes A Few Morsels About His Role In MAN OF STEEL

LAW & ORDER: SVU star Christopher Meloni's recently cast role in Zack Snyder's SUPERMAN reboot is, like almost everything else related to the movie, being kept under the strictest of wraps. But Meloni was able to provide a few bits of information relating to his role in a conversation with...

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HUSTLE POINTS (6/26) Leave a comment » The season is almost half over and we are all reviewing our rosters, moves, injuries, mistakes, etc. There is always more blame than praise in the evaluation, whether you’re winning or losing. Some of you can blame your draft. Some of you can...

37TH ANNUAL SATURN AWARDS

Thursday night at a little place called The Castaway in Burbank, CA, The 37th Annual Saturn Awards were held and The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films saw some of the best in the biz either presenting or receiving awards. The evening was hosted by Roastmaster General/comedian Jeffrey...

FRIDAY FRODOS (6/24/11 Edition)

Tim Simmons brings the Frodos-- He writes the webOGN, Spy6teen- which you can read at www.spy6teen.com. Also available or for your fancy Digital reader/desktop/etc at the links below. He's on Twitter @citizentim. (Desktop/IPHONE/IPAD/Droid) (.PDF)

Valve Makes TEAM FORTRESS 2 Free-To-Play

Valve is known for its daring marketing and publicity strategies, but this latest move takes things to a whole new - and possibly disastrous - level. The developer is making one of its most popular games, TEAM FORTRESS 2, available for free, "forever." Valve's Robin Walker told Develop Online that...

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SIMON SAYS (6/24) Leave a comment » As I look a tthe fantasy baseball leaderboards, it is amazing to see Michael Bourn ranked 17th in hitting in baseball. Not bad for a guy that many pickedup on waivers in the season’s first few weeks… He is probably not available in...

Second CAPTAIN AMERICA Trailer Hits

An all-new, action-packed trailer for CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER has hit the Internet. And it is all kinds of awesome. There are no (other) words... CAPTAIN AMERICA is due out in theaters July 22. [via Marvel]

LA NOIRE Coming To PC

PC gamers who have lamented their inability to play LA NOIRE will be happy to hear this news. Rockstar is now developing the acclaimed game for the PC. "Developed by Rockstar Leeds and built to run on a wide range of PCs, L.A. Noire's robust feature customization includes keyboard remapping...

First Look: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen In THE HOBBIT

Entertainment Weekly has published three exclusive images from the THE HOBBIT, giving us our first look at Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins and Ian McKellen as Gandalf.

Pottermore Interactive Experience Revealed

J.K. Rowling has finally unveiled the details surrounding her mysterious Pottermore project. Pottermore is a free, interactive website "that builds an exciting online experience around the reading of the HARRY POTTER books," she said. Starting in October, fans can log on to the website to read exclusive ebook versions of...

Julia Ormond In Talks For SUPERMAN

Julia Ormond is in talks to join the cast of Zack Snyder's SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL as Superman's Kryptonian mother, Lara Lor-Van, Deadline reports. Ormond completes the casting of both sets of Superman's parents. Russell Crowe was recently offered the role of Jor-El, while Diane Lane and Kevin Costner will...

When Good Programs Go Bad

I think we can all agree that when it comes to things geeklike and nerdjacent (it's a word) technology is a big part of our how and why. Just marvel at the number of unboxing videos out there whenever Apple has a new update on anything. So I've been sort...