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  • ARTaylor

    Today marks the twentieth anniversary of the premiere of Air Force One. The film follows President James Marshall who must save his aircraft, staff, and family from terrorists who seize the titular aircraft in an attempt to free a cruel dictator. The film was a massive box office success, becoming one of the biggest action films of the decade, was generally positively received by critics, and received numerous awards an nominations. President Bill Clinton, who let the crew tour the real Air Force One in preparation, publicly stated he enjoyed the film. The film features the talents of Xander Berkeley as the traitorous Secret Service agent Gibbs.

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    RIP Martin Landau

    July 18, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Martin Landau, the Academy Award winning actor who played Scorpion on the first two seasons of Spider-Man, has passed away at the age of eighty-nine. He died Saturday afternoon at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center after a short hospitalization where he suffered unexpected complications.


    Born on June 20, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York, Landau has had a long and illustrious career in film and television. He originally worked as a cartoonist for the New York Daily News before quitting to pursue a career in acting. He went to the and Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio studied alongside Steve McQueen. He rose to fame in North by Northwest playing a henchman before becoming a major cast member of the television series Mission: Impossible for the first…


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    30 Years of RoboCop

    July 18, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Today marks the thirtieth anniversary of the premiere of RoboCop. The film follows a Detroit street cop who is killed in the line of duty, resurrected into a cyborg by a greedy megacorporation, and seeks out his murderers when his memories resurface. It was originally going to be an adaptation of the comic book anti-hero Judge Dredd and eventually evolved, becoming influenced by the Marvel Comics hero Rom who makes a small appearance during the convenience store robbery. Because of its relatively modest budget, the film was a massive box office success and hit with critics. It won numerous awards including a special Academy Award for sound editing and is now considered one of the greatest action and science fiction films of all time. It bro…

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    Today marks the thirtieth anniversary of the premiere of Jaws: The Revenge. The fourth and final film in the Jaws series features the last members of the Brody family fighting off a killer great white shark that crosses the ocean to track them down. The film was a spectacular failure, is considered one of the worst films of all time, was the death of the once beloved franchise, and was nominated for numerous Golden Raspberry Awards while only winning one for visual effects. The film features the talents of James Donald Hall doing additional voices.

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    At this year's D23 Expo Walt Disney Animation Studios released the opening titles to the upcoming series Big Hero 6. Following the events of the film of the same name, the series follows Hiro and Baymax as he attends the San Fransokyo Institute of Technology while joining his friends Honey, Wasabi, GoGo, and Fred in defending the city from supervillain threats. The series has no official date for the premiere but is scheduled for Fall of this year.


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    Marvel Entertainment announced the latest installment in their LEGO video series. Their newest segment will be called Lego Marvel Super Heroes - Guardians of the Galaxy: The Thanos Threat. Few details were given about the upcoming feature. They did say that it will involve Thanos, Ronan, Nebula, and the Ravegers seeking to possess the Build Stone, a powerful and creative relic, while the fate of the galaxy depends on the Guardians of the Galaxy.

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  • ARTaylor

    Marvel Entertainment released details on the third season of Guardians of the Galaxy. This season will be titled Mission Breakout. If that sounds familiar, it's because that is the name of the ride at Disney's California Adventure and the series will take some inspiration from the events of the movie-based ride. In this season, the Guardians will be framed by Collector and be forced to travel to new universes while exposing a secret invasion.


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  • ARTaylor

    Marvel Entertainment announced the premiere date and voice cast for their upcoming series Spider-Man. The series will debut with an hour-long premiere August 19th on Disney XD starting at 7:00 AM ET.


    They have also officially announced the voice cast for the series. Robbie Daymond will play Spider-Man, Max Mittleman as Harry Osborn. Nadji Jeter as Miles Morales. Melanie Minichino as Anya Corazon. Fred Tatasciore as Max Modell. Laura Bailey as Gwen Stacy. Nancy Linari as Aunt May. Patton Oswalt as Uncle Ben. Scott Menville as Doctor Octopus. John DiMaggio as Jackal. Alastair Duncan as Vulture. Joe Quesada as coffee shop owner Joe.

    Taking a page from the recent hit film Spider-Man: Homecoming, the series follows the adventures of Spider-Man/Pete…


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  • ARTaylor

    20 Years of Oz

    July 12, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Today is the twentieth anniversary of the premiere of Oz. The series follows the inmates and guards of a maximum security prison as they enact an experiment rehabilitation program. Offering an intense and often difficult viewing experience to watch, the six season series received generally positive reviews and was well received by fans. The series features the talents of Harold Perrineau as main character and wheelchair bound narrator Augustus Hill, J. K. Simmons as Aryan leader Vernon Schillinger, Luke Perry as evangelical preacher Jeremiah Cloutier, Bill Fagerbakke as Neo-Nazi officer Karl Metzger, and Brian Bloom as homosexual prisoner Ronald Barlog.

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  • ARTaylor

    35 Years of Tron

    July 9, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Greetings, programs. Today marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of the premiere of TRON. Produced by The Walt Disney Company, the film follows a computer programmer who finds himself inside the computer databases of his former company and must team up with digital versions of his friends to stop a takeover of the company. Originally intended as a traditionally animated feature, the film became one of the first to extensively use computers for animation. The film did well with critics who praised the groundbreaking visuals and acting though criticized the plot. It was a moderate box office success, that Disney saw as a disappointment, but has since gained a massive cult following and is considered a groundbreaking for animation. It received nu…

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    June marked the thirtieth anniversary of the premiere of Full Metal Jacket. Based on the novel The Short-Timers, the film follows a group of marines as they go through basic training before heading off to the Vietnam War. The film, the last to be released during director Stanley Kubrick's lifetime, was a box office success considering its limited release as well as being a hit with critics and winning several awards. The film features the talents of Dorian Harewood as squadmate Corporal "Eightball".

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    Today marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the premiere of Melrose Place. The primetime soap opera series, which tied into the concurrently airing Beverly Hill, 90210, followed the lives of several adults living in a West Hollywood apartment complex called Melrose Place. The series received a mixed response from critics but was a major hit with fans, scored high in the ratings, and won numerous awards. The series featured the talents of Mark L. Taylor as Dr. Louis Visconti, Phil Morris as Walter, Ian Ziering as Steve Sanders, Kelly Hu as Andrea, Nan McNamara as an executive, Tim Russ as Roger Chambers, Brian Bloom as Zack Phillips, Anne-Marie Johnson as Alycia Barnett, Michael Des Barres as Arthur Field, and Joseph Campanella as Barry Denof…

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    Cree Summer Turns 48

    July 7, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Today is the forty-eighth birthday of Cree Summer. She is the daughter of the late actor Don Francks and longtime childhood friend of frequent co-star Tara Strong. The actress has had a long illustrious career in voice acting. She was the original voice of Penny on Inspector Gadget, Elmyra Duff on Tiny Toon Adventures, Susie Carmichael on Rugrats and its sequel All Grown Up!, Hyena on Gargoyles, Princess Kida in the Walt Disney Animation Studios film Atlantis: The Lost Empire and subsequent franchise, Maxine Gibson on Batman Beyond, Foxxy Love on Drawn Together, Cleo the Poodle in Clifford the Big Red Dog, Witch Haggar on Voltron: Legendary Defender, and Blackarachnia on Transformers Animated. Her most prominent live action role was as Winifred "Freddi…

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  • ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Spider-Man: Homecoming. This is the second reboot of the Spider-Man films since they began fifteen years ago, the character's first solo feature in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and a rare cooperative effort between Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Following the events of last year's Captain America: Civil War, the film follows the friendly neighborhood webslinger as he returns home to balance high school and home lives while battling the newly arrived Vulture. The film features the talents of Donald Glover as Aaron Davis, who in the Ultimate comics is Prowler and uncle to future Spider-Man Miles Morales, Amy Hill as a decathlon moderator, and Stan Lee in another famous cameo as Gary. Lee and Steve Ditk…

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    RIP Joan Lee

    July 7, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Joan Lee, wife of famed comic book creator Stan Lee has passed away today at the age of ninety-three. A spokesperson for Stan Lee and his family issued a statement saying, "I can confirm the sad news that Joan Lee passed away this morning quietly and surrounded by her family. The family ask that you please give them time to grieve and respect their privacy during this difficult time." She was hospitalized earlier this week after suffering a stroke.

    Joan was a British had model who married a soldier during World War II. The two moved to New York where she became unhappy. Stan's cousin had tried to set him up with a friend of hers but Joan was the one to come to the door. The two fell hopelessly in love, she divorced, and they married on Dece…

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  • ARTaylor

    In the United States of America, today is Independence Day. A day celebrating when the nation's founders declared their independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain by signing the Declaration of Independence written by Thomas Jefferson. Most cities and people celebrate with barbecue and a fireworks display, so enjoy the show.

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  • ARTaylor

    Today marks the tenth anniversary of the premiere of Transformers. Based on the long-running toyline and beloved animated series, the film follows a teenage boy whose first car turns out to be an alien robot in disguise and then becomes involved in a centuries-long war between two rival factions. The film received a mix response from established fans and critics but was a major box office success becoming the fifth highest grossing film of the year. It was popular enough to be followed by four sequels with more being planned as well as tie-in comic books, novels, and toys. The film features the talents of Peter Cullen returning to the role of Autobot leader Optimus Prime that he originated in the animated series, Jess Harnell as Autobot wea…

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  • ARTaylor

    Marvel Television has revealed their schedule for this year's San Diego Comic-Con. Marvel Animation will be featured on Saturday and Sunday with new details, sneak peaks, and the world premiere of upcoming series Spider-Man. On Saturday at 12:30 PM they will meet in Room 6A. There they will provide never-before-seen information and sneak peaks plus a surprise guest. They will meet in the same room on Sunday at 10:15 AM for the world premiere of Spider-Man. Attendees will also have a chance to meet the stars of the Marvel Animation series at the Marvel booth throughout the convention. They will have a signing event for the new series on Sunday at 12:00 PM at the Marvel booth.

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  • ARTaylor

    James Cromwell, the actor who played Yokai on Big Hero 6, has been sentenced to seven days of jail time at Orange Count Jail for refusing to pay a fine related to his arrest at a protest in Wawayanda, New York. He and five other environmental protestors were found guilty of obstructing traffic when they stagged a sit-in on the site of a Competitive Power Ventures' prospective gas-fired power plant. The protestors argued that the carbon emissions would pose a threat to the local environment and accelerate climate change. Three of the protestors paid the fine but Cromwell and two others chose to face prison time. The actor stated, "If we don't stay together, nothing will change. Power to the people." An appeal extended the deadline to pay the…

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    Canada Day 2017

    July 2, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Today is Canada Day, celebrating the one-hundred fiftieth anniversary of when three colonies united to become the nation of Canada within the British Empire.

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    June is over and the most recent poll is done. Last month we asked if you would like to see Marvel Animation return to making direct-to-video animated features.

    1. Every single vote wants Marvel to make more movies. However, with 80% the vast majority want to wait until Marvel Animation improves on their current animation standards. It's no secret that fans are divided on recent series and short films. Works like Ultimate Spider-Man, Avengers Assemble, Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Frost Fight!, and Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell have been split between those who see them as just for kids and those who wish for something more serious. Marvel used to make works that appealed to grown fans and was mostly appropriate for younger viewers like Ultimate Aveng…
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  • ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Despicable Me 3. The fourth film in the series, it follows the adventures of Gru as he returns to villainy after meeting his long lost twin brother. The film features the talents of Lori Alan, Carlos Alazraqui, Bob Bergen, Jess Harnell, Gregg Berger, Tara Strong, and Jim Ward doing additional voices.

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  • ARTaylor

    Today marks the tenth anniversary of the premiere of Ratatouille. The eighth film by Pixar Animation Studios follows a rat named Remy who works towards becoming a gourmet chef by teaming up with a hapless floor sweeper named Linguini. The film was another hit for Pixar both with critics and the box office and eventually won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. The film features the talents of Brad Garrett as the late great chef Auguste Gusteau and was produced by John Lasseter.

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  • ARTaylor

    20 Years of Hercules

    June 30, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Tuesday was the twentieth anniversary of the premiere of Hercules. The thirty-fifth film by Walt Disney Animation Studios follows the adventures of the Greek figure Hercules, using his Roman name, as he struggles to protect the world of Gods and men when his uncle Hades, lord of the underworld, plots to use the ancient Titans to take over. It was released at the tail-end of the Disney Renaissance of the late 1980s and 1990s and while it did well with critics it underperformed at the box office compared to previous films. The film was followed by a direct-to-video prequel that served as the pilot to a two-season animated series. The movie features the talents of Josh Keaton as the voice of the young Herucles, Frank Welker as Hercules' compan…

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  • ARTaylor

    Drake Bells Turns 31

    June 30, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Tuesday was the thirtieth birthday of Drake Bell. The actor and musician is Marvel's current go-to voice for everybody's favorite webslinger. He has voiced the character on Ultimate Spider-Man, The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Avengers Assemble, Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload, Marvel Heroes, and Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes.

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    35 Years of The Thing

    June 25, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Today is the thirty-fifth anniversary of the premiere of The Thing. Based on the 1938 novella Who Goes There? and a remake of the 1951 film The Thing from Another World, the film follows a small group of scientists in the Antarctic who must find and stop a deadly alien creature that can imitate anyone and threatens to take over the planet. Upon its initial release, the film was met with mixed reviews and barely made its money back. It was hurt by competition from the optimistic alien movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and high profile science fiction film Blade Runner. However, it has since garnered a cult following and is now considered one of the greatest science fiction and horror movies ever made. It was followed by a comic series, canonical vi…

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  • ARTaylor

    30 Years of Spaceballs

    June 25, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Today marks the thirtieth anniversary of the premiere of Spaceballs. The film by master filmmaker Mel Brooks, it parodies the stories and tropes of popular science fiction films such as Star Wars, Star Trek, Alien, and Planet of the Apes. It came out to mixed reviews and did decently at the box office, though it has since grown in appreciation and is considered one of Brooks' best films and was followed by a short-lived animated series. The film features the talents of Tim Russ as the desert trooper who "ain't found shit," Corey Burton as one of the Dinks, and Rob Paulsen as another desert trooper and another Dink.

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  • ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Transformers: The Last Knight. It is the fifth film in the series. Despite each fairing worse with critics and hated by longtime fans, it continues to make massive amounts of money. The latest in the series finds the heroic Autobots and evil Decepticons fighting over ancient transformers who helped King Arthur and his knights while trying to stop the collision of their home planet Cybertron and their adopted planet Earth. The film features the talents of Peter Cullen and Frank Welker once more returning to voice their most iconic characters Optimus Prime and Megatron, Welker also as Canopy, John DiMaggio as Nitro Zeus and Crosshairs, Tom Kenny as Wheelie, and Jess Harnell as Barricade.

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  • ARTaylor

    Today marks the fortieth anniversary of the release of The Rescuers. The twenty-third film released by Walt Disney Animation Studios, the plot follows Miss Bianca and Bernard of the Rescue Aid Society, an international organization of mice, who travel to the Devil's Bayou in search of a kidnapped orphan named Penny who is forced to look for a valuable jewel for the cruel Madame Medusa. The film was well received at a time when Disney's animated features had taken a noticeable dip in quality. It broke the record for most money made during the opening weekend for an animated feature and in some areas of the world was even able to outsell Star Wars. The success of the film even led to the first theatrical sequel Disney Animation made with The Re…

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    Tim Russ Turns 61

    June 22, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Today is the sixty-first birthday of Tim Russ. Born on this date in 1956, the actor is primarily known for his role in the Star Trek franchise. He played minor roles in The Next Generation and the film Generations before being becoming a main cast member on Voyager with a cameo on Deep Space Nine. He has made small appearances on Spaceballs, Roots: The Gift, Hill Street Blues, 21 Jump Street, and ER. Most recently he played Frank on Samantha Who? and Principal Franklin on iCarly. To Marvel fans he is known as the voice of Prowler on Spider-Man and Black Panther on Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2.

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  • ARTaylor

    Tracking-Board has learned that two more actors have been cast to lend their voice talents to the animated Spider-Man film: Mahershala Ali and Brian Tyree Henry. Ali previously worked for Marvel on the Luke Cage Netflix series playing the villain Cottonmouth. He has worked on such prolific projects like The Hunger Game series, House of Cards, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Hidden Figures, and was the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar for his supporting role in last year's Best Picture winner Moonlight. Ali will play Miles Morales' uncle Aaron Davis, a man who loves his nephew but operates on the wrong side of the law. Henry was an original cast member of the musical comedy The Book of Mormon and has appeared on series like Boardwalk Empire and How …

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    Summer Solstice 2017

    June 21, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Today is the June solstice. That means the sun is in its most Northern position relative to Earth making it the longest day and first of summer in the Northern Hemisphere and longest night and the first day of winter in the Southern Hemisphere.

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    Martin Landau Turns 89

    June 21, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Today marks the eighty-ninth birthday of Martin Landau. Born on this day in 1928, Landau has had a long and prolific career in television and film. He got his start working minor roles in television series like Maverick, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, and The Twilight Zone as well as minor parts in big features like North by Northwest and Cleopatra. He later landed a staring role on Mission: Impossible as master of disguise Rollin Hand. He then began garnering award attention with nominations for Tucker: The Man and His Dream and Crimes and Misdemeanors, though it was his role playing Dracula actor Bela Lugosi in the biographical film Ed Wood that would eventually earn him his Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Despite being the oldest living actor t…

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  • ARTaylor

    Udi Harpaz, the composer for the beloved Spider-Man series, has released tracks of the show's music. Harpaz made the series' music along with Shuki Levi and Kussa Mahchi while Joe Perry of Aerosmith and Levi made the iconic theme song. Previously the music was only available in bootleg versions, often with series dialogue included. Harpaz has now released nine tracks of the music to his Soundcloud account. The tracks released are "Meet Doc Octopus", "Hydro Man Returns", "Dragon's Theme", "March of the Lizards", "Spidey Meets his Girl", "Hobgoblin in Action", "Late at Night", "The Spider Slayer", and "Venom's Revenge".

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  • ARTaylor

    Father's Day 2017

    June 18, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Today is Father's Day, celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. There have, of course, been many fathers in the Marvel Universe, though not all of them have been seen in animation.

    • Richard Parker and Philip Watson both appeared in flashbacks on Spider-Man, while the show's fifth season dealt with Peter clearing the names of both parents. And there's always his relationship with his adopted father, his Uncle Ben.
    • The show also explored in depth the relationship between Harry Osborn and his father Norman.
    • The Venom Symbiote is technically the father of the Carnage Symbiote.
    • Felicia Hardy's father John Hardesky appeared briefly on Spider-Man.
    • One episode of X-Men saw Rogue being turned away from her father for …
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  • ARTaylor

    Jack Kirby will be honored as a Disney Legend at the D23 Expo this July. He will join his partner Stan Lee as well as Mark Hamill and numerous others to be honored at this year's event. The brilliant mind behind much of Marvel Comics, Kirby's contributions are incalculable having worked with Joe Simon to create Captain America and Lee on Hulk, Thor, Iron Man, Silver Surfer, Avengers, Spider-Man, and so many others.

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  • ARTaylor

    Cars 3 Released

    June 16, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Cars 3. The third film in the famous Pixar series, the story follows Lightning McQueen once more as he is forced to recover from a terrible accident while trying to have one last race against a cocky newcomer. It features the talents of Kerry Washington as statistical analyst Natalie Certain with John Lasseter, who directed the first two, returning as executive producer.

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    Rough Night Released

    June 16, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Rough Night. The film follows a five friends at a bachelorette party where they accidentally kill the male stripper. It features the talents of Ty Burrell as Pietro.

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  • ARTaylor

    Stan Lee, the man behind almost everything at Marvel Comics, turns ninety-five this year as well as celebrating his seventieth wedding anniversary to his wife Joan and seventy-eighth year in the superhero industry. In his honor, Lee will be honored with an Imprint Ceremony at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, CA. He will join celebrities dating back to the 1920s to have his feet, hands, and autograph imprinted in the sidewalk. The ceremony will occur on July 18th this year. This is the first time that fans have banded together to celebrate an icon. Normally the honor is presented by studios who use it to promote a particular film. Afterwards, there will be a reception at "Stark Mansion."

    Check out the link below to see how fans ca…

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  • ARTaylor

    Today is the forty-fourth birthday of Neil Patrick Harris. Born on this date in 1973, the actor rose to fame as a child playing the title role in Doogie Howser, M.D.. He spent several years in obscurity working relatively minor roles like in Starship Troopers. He returned to the spotlight playing a parody version of himself in the Harold & Kumar film eventually coming back to television as Barney Stinson on the comedy-drama sitcom How I Met Your Mother and Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. He has appeared in high profile films like Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, The Smurfs, A Million Ways to Die in the West, and Gone Girl. He has appeared on Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. He has hosted the Tony Awards, Emmy Awards, and Academy Awards and in …

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  • ARTaylor

    Flag Day 2017

    June 14, 2017 by ARTaylor

    In the United States of America, today is Flag Day. The day celebrates the adoption of the Flag of the United States in 1777 by the Second Continental Congress. It also celebrates the birthday of the United States Army. Coincidentally, it is also the anniversary of the "Bear Flag Revolt" that led to the establishment of the state of California. Flag Day was nationally established in 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson and was made official by an act of Congress in 1949 though it is not a federal holiday.

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    Today is the seventy-fourth birthday of actor Malcolm McDowell. He is best remembered as Alex in the highly controversial film A Clockwork Orange, Dr. Soran in Star Trek Generations, and Dr. Loomis in the remakes of Halloween and Halloween II. Comic book fans would known him for his roles in Tank Girl, Superman the animated series, Justice League, and Teen Titans. Marvel fans would known him as the first person to play Whistler on Spider-Man.

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    30 Years of Predator

    June 12, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Today marks the thirtieth anniversary of the premiere of Predator. The film follows an elite special forces group in the jungle as they are stalked and killed by a mysterious alien hunter. It opened to mix reviews but became a massive box office hit and eventually won over critics with hindsight. It went on to spawn two sequels with another in development, two theatrical crossovers with the Alien franchise, and numerous video games, books, and comic books. The film features the talents of Arnold Schwarzenegger as main hero Major Alan "Dutch" Schaefer who leads the elite squad with Peter Cullen doing an uncredited performance as the vocals for the hunter alien.

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    Superman Day 2017

    June 12, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Today is Superman Day, a day to celebrate the Man of Steel from DC Comics. Created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, Superman is one of the oldest superheroes in comic books and is widely considered the most iconic having established virtually every facet of a comic book superhero. He was created in 1933 and debuted in June 1938 and is one of the few who has remained consistently popular in all that time. He has appeared in radio serials, newspaper stripes, television series, animated series, films, and video games. He was voiced by Beau Weaver in the 1988 animated Superman series, Crispin Freeman in the video game Justice League Heroes, Yuri Lowenthal on the series Legion of Super Heroes, Nolan North on Young Justice, David Kaye on DC Super Frie…

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  • ARTaylor

    RIP Adam West

    June 10, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Adam West, the actor best known as the campy version of Batman from the 1960s, has passed away at the age of eighty-eight. He was born William West Anderson on September 19, 1928 in Walla Walla, Washington. He was drafted into the United States Army and worked as a television announcer. West had a long and illustrious acting career spanning all the way back to the 1950s. He rose to national fame with his campy portrayal of DC Comics' Dark Knight in the 1966 live action series. The series came at a time when the character was failing and is credited with saving the character to now become the flagship character for the company. The series lasted three seasons and spread into a theatrical film. He reprised the role for various shorts, animat…

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  • ARTaylor

    The Mummy Released

    June 9, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of The Mummy. Taking inspiration from a certain Marvel Studios movie series, Universal Studios hopes to create their own cinematic cross-movie universe though his is not their first attempt. The film follows a soldier who uncovers an ancient tomb for someone who awakens and tries to take over the world. It features the talents of Courtney B. Vance as Colonel Greenway.

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    20 Years of Con Air

    June 7, 2017 by ARTaylor

    Today marks the twentieth anniversary of the premiere Con Air. The film follows an ex-con who is aboard a prisoner transfer flight when the aircraft is hijacked by the criminal crew. The film received a mixed response from critics but was a hit at the box office. The film features the talents of Danny Trejo as serial rapist Johnny-23.

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    Disney XD debuted the first of six animated shorts following the adventures of Ant-Man. The two-minute episode, titled "Science Fair", follows Scott Lang attending his daughter's science fair using his powers to help her only to encounter his nemesis Yellowjacket. The episode along with the first two follow-ups "Alien Invasion" and "Soup Time" will debut on television on Saturday, June 10th while the next three "Exterminator", "Proton Cube", and "Not a Date" will debut Sunday, June 11th.


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  • ARTaylor

    "I have been, and always shall be, your friend."

    Today marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of the premiere of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Following up on an original series episode, the film follows Admiral James T. Kirk as he takes the USS Enterprise on a training mission only to come across an old enemy who steals a terraforming device intending to destroy everyone and everything Kirk loves in his plan for revenge. The film was a significant change from previous film The Motion Picture and is essentially credited with saving the entire franchise. It came out to overwhelming positive reviews and set box office records. Today, it is considered not only one of the best films in the franchise but one of the greatest science fiction films ever…

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    Marvel Entertainment released the first clip for the Spider-Man coming later this year. The clip features the friendly neighborhood wallcrawler fighting Scorpion. In addition to the new animation style, it also provides the first hint at Spider-Man's voice actor, who has yet to be revealed. TV Guide, who first posted the clip, has the first key art. The series, following in the steps of this year's film Spider-Man: Homecoming, sees fifteen year-old high schooler Peter Parker don the mantle of Spider-Man. The series will debut this summer on Disney XD.

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