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  • ARTaylor

    Today the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their nominations for the 91st Academy Awards. Marvel Studios's Black Panther was nominated for Best Picture with producer Kevin Feige potentially accepting the award. This marks the first time a comic book superhero film has been nominated for Best Picture. Mahershala Ali was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for Green Book. Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman, Phil Lord, and Christopher Miller were nominated for Best Animated Feature Film for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. This is the second time a comic book superhero movie was nominated for Best Animated Feature Film following the win of Big Hero 6.

    The winners will be announced on February 24th at the Dolby Thea…

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  • ARTaylor

    Last night was the 30th annual Producers Guild of America Awards. It should come as no surprise that once again Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse won for the Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures. The award was given to producers Avi Arad, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Amy Pascal, and Christina Steinberg.

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    This week marks the release of Dragon Ball Super: Broly. The film is the first to be based on the Dragon Ball Super series and the twentieth in the Dragon Ball franchise. The film follows iconic heroes Goku and Vegeta as they encounter an incredibly powerful member of their race named Broly who fights them to the death. This is the fourth appearance of the villainous Broly following three Dragon Ball Z films, which has made him a popular figure among fans. This marks his first inclusion into official continuity. The film has already been a major hit at the Japanese box office.

    The film features the voice talents of Vic Mignogna as the Saiyan Broly.

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  • ARTaylor

    Marvel Entertainment has released the trailer for their upcoming Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts. The follow-up to Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors will debut Wednesday, January 16th at 4:00 PM on Marvel's YouTube channel. It will be available on Disney NOW on Friday, February 1st.

    The animated special follows Ghost-Spider as she tries to bring down the villains Sheath and Exile with the help of her old allies the Secret Warriors while Quake tries to convince her to join the team for good. It will feature the talents of Dove Cameron as Ghost-Spider, Tyler Posey as Inferno, Chloe Bennet as Quake, Cierra Ramirez as American Chavez, Booboo Stewart as Exile, Milana Vayntrub as Squirrel Girl, Kathreen Khavari as Ms. Marvel, Kamil McFadden as Patriot, S…

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  • ARTaylor

    Tonight was the 24th annual Critics Choice Awards honoring the best of film and television from 2018. Once again, there were no big surprises this time. Mahershala Ali took home Best Supporting Actor for Green Book. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse got another Best Animated Movie award. Henry Winkler got the Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Barry. Nominees who did not win include Milo Ventimiglia for Best Actor in a Drama Series for This is Us, Donald Glover and Jim Parsons for Best Actor in a Comedy Series for Atlanta and The Big Bang Theory respectively, and Brian Tyree Henry for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Atlanta.

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  • ARTaylor

    15 Years of Drake & Josh

    January 12, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the fifteenth anniversary of the series premiere of Drake & Josh. The series followed stepbrothers Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, who are opposite in personalities, as they are forced to live with each other. The series last fifty-six episodes across four seasons from January 11th, 2004, to September 16th, 2007. The series spawned three direct-to-television films. The series was one of Nickelodean's top rated series.

    The series features the talents of Drake Bell as the titular Drake, who also directed an episode. Tom Kenny played a singing teddy bear. Benjamin Diskin provided an additional role.

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    Sunflower is Number One

    January 12, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Sunflower, the song by Post Malone and Swae Lee for the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse soundtrack, has reached the top of the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. This is the third number one hit for Malone and the first to Lee. The song has been streamed 40.7 million times. It has been the top selling digital song for five weeks.


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  • ARTaylor

    Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of the debut of the Guardians of the Galaxy. They first appeared in the comic Marvel Super Heroes #18. In the issue, a group comprised of Charlie-27, Martinex, Vance Astro, and Yondu to defeat the villainous Badoon, who have enslaved everyone on Charlie-27's planet, and band together to defend the universe as the Guardians of the Galaxy.

    Sales on the issue were strong, but the team would not appear again for another five years. The team would not get their own series until 1976 with Marvel Presents. The team was set in the far distant future, though would occasionally interact with modern day characters thank to time travel. The series lasted until 1979 and not revived until 1989 to cash in on the popularit…

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    20 Years of Batman Beyond

    January 11, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today marks the twentieth anniversary of the premiere of Batman Beyond. The series debuted on January 10th, 1999 and lasted until December 18th, 2001 on, running for fifty-two episodes across three seasons as well as featuring a direct-to-video feature. Partially inspired by Marvel's 2099 line, the series served as an epilogue to the wildly popular Batman: The Animated Series and is set in DC's Animated Universe. The series followed young teenager Terry McGinnis, who stumbles across the elderly Bruce Wayne's secret as the retired Batman. He takes up the mantle to continue protecting the city while uncovering the secret of his father's murder.

    The announcement of the series was criticized but once it began airing it became extremely popular. It…

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    20 Years of The Sopranos

    January 11, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the twentieth anniversary of the premiere of The Sopranos. The series began airing on January 10th, 1999 and ended June 10th, 2007, lasting eighty-six episodes across six seasons. The show follows the New Jersey Soprano family, whose patriarch Tony is a prominent figure in organized crime, as they try to balance their normal lives with the crime and corrupting surrounding them.

    Airing on HBO, the show became known for its violent actions, sexual content, and dark themes. It was immensely popular in the ratings and has gone on to be considered one of the greatest series ever made. It was nominated and won numerous awards. The series helped influence television producers to make shows centered around typically villainous characters an…

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    J. K. Simmons Turns 64

    January 10, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the sixty-fourth birthday of Jonathan Kimble Simmons. Credited as J. K. Simmons, the actor rose to fame playing Dr. Emil Skoda across three different Law & Order series, and later playing cruel prisoner Vernon Schillinger on the HBO series Oz. However, he is perhaps best remembered as Daily Bugle editor and owner J. Jonah Jameson in the first three live-action Spider-Man films. He pushed to reprise the role for The Amazing Spider-Man reboot series and did get to play the character once again on Ultimate Spider-Man, The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Avengers Assemble, and Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.. He gained critical recognition playing abusive music instructor Terence Fletcher in Whiplash, earning him an Academy Award, Golden Gl…

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  • ARTaylor

    The British Academy of Film and Television Arts, the British equivalent to the Academy Awards, announced their nominees for the 72nd British Academy Film Awards. The winners will be announced on February 10th. Mahershala Ali was nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role as Don Shirley in Green Book. Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, Rodney Rothman, and Phil Lord were nominated for Best Animated Film for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

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  • ARTaylor

    Sony Pictures Entertainment's latest film Spider-Man: into the Spider-Verse is taking the world by storm. They have already confirmed one sequel and at least one spin-off, but more may be coming. Speaking to The New York Times, a Sony spokesman has said they are looking into bringing the characters from the film onto television.

    This could be a complicated issues. Fans may remember that after The Walt Disney Company purchased Marvel Entertainment, Sony Pictures Televison relinquished the rights to make series on the character in order to maintain the film rights. This put The Spectacular Spider-Man into a rights limbo thus spelling its end. It's possible that Sony could make a deal with Marvel to share the television rights, much as they do the…

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  • ARTaylor

    Last year, news broke that FXX had pulled the plug on Donald Glover's Deadpool series. However, according to Deadpool creator Rob Liefeld, we may be seeing a series after all. Speaking to Nerdist, Liefeld claims that while he has no inside information an unnamed executive at Marvel told him that they would be giving him a Deadpool cartoon. No further information is known at this time, nor is this any official announcement, except that whatever series we might get won't involve Glover and his brother.


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  • ARTaylor

    William Morgan Sheppard has passed away. His son, Supernatural actor Mark Sheppard, confirmed on Instagram. "We went to spend some time with my father today. Though he couldn’t speak, we held hands, he laughed and was so happy to see us. We left and came home. A good day. He was rushed to hospital and passed at 6:30pm, my mother by his side. I am so grateful that he didn’t have to suffer any longer. Thank you for all your kind thoughts, love and prayers." He was eighty-six years old.

    Sheppard was born on August 24th, 1932 in London, England. He started acting on stage, graduating from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1958, and then spending twelve years with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He eventually made his way to Broadway in 1966 app…

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    Nicolas Cage Turns 55

    January 7, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the fifty-fifth birthday of Nicolas Cage. The actor was born on this day in 1964 as Nicolas Kim Coppola. He legally changed his name to avoid nepotism due to his famous uncle Francis Ford Coppola. Being a massive comic book fan, he took his last name from Marvel Comics superhero Luke Cage. He rose to fame in early works such as Peggy Sue Got Married, Raising Arizona, and Moonstruck. He became a prominent actor after playing in Leaving Las Vegas, a role that earned him an Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award. He went on to play in blockbuster films like The Rock, Face/Off, and the National Treasure series. Still a comic book fan, he almost played the Man of Steel in a movie that was never made called Superman Lives, wh…

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  • ARTaylor

    Today was the 76th Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and television for 2018. Continuing their long winning streak, Mahershala Ali won Best Supporting Actor for his role as Don Shirley in Green Book while Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse won Best Animated Feature Film. Nominees who did not win include Donald Glover for Best Performance in a Television Series in a Musical or Comedy for Atlanta and Henry Winkler for Best Supporting Performance in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film for Barry. Presenters included Jim Parsons, Maya Rudolph, and Chris Pine.

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  • ARTaylor

    Today marks the one-hundredth anniversary of the beginnings of the Nazi Party. It was on this day in 1919 that a political organization was founded named German Workers' Party, or DAP in German for short. Following Germany's defeat in the Great War, four men formed the group to get in touch with the masses and nationalists. It was founded in Munich and they focused on issues of German nationalism, Pan-Germanism, Anti-communism, and Antisemitism.

    In July of 1919, a Great War veteran and intelligence agent named Adolf Hitler was ordered to infiltrate the group. Hitler became enamored with founder's Anton Drexler's far-right remarks. After an argument with a visiting professor impressed the members with his oratory skills, he was quickly made …

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    Clancy Brown Turns 60

    January 6, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the sixtieth birthday of Clancy Brown. The actor rose to fame playing the villain Kurgan on Highlander. He later appeared in several prominent films such as playing the prison guard Byron Hadley in the Oscar nominated film The Shawshank Redemption and Charles Zim in Starship Troopers. No stranger to voice acting, most famously playing DC Comics villain Lex Luthor in numerous animated series, animated features, and video games, Mr. Krabs in the SpongeBob SquarePants franchise, and Trident on Teen Titans.

    Marvel fans would recognize him as Frank Castle's former commanding officer Colonel Ray Schoonover on Daredevil and The Punisher as well as the fire demon Surtur in Thor: Ragnarok. He has played numerous roles on The Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man: …

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    Greg Cipes Turns 39

    January 5, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the thirty-ninth birthday of Greg Cipes. The actor is best known for his recurring role as DC Comics' Beast Boy first playing the shapeshifter on Teen Titans. Since then he and his co-stars Scott Menville, Tara Strong, Hynden Walch, and Khary Payton have reprised their roles for numerous series, video games, and even a theatrical film. He is also known as the voice of Michelangelo in the most recent Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series. He's no stranger to live-action, having played in Deadwood, Club Dread, Cold Case, John Tucker Must Die, Without a Trace, The Onion Movie, Fast & Furious, and True Blood. He is known to Marvel fans as the voice of Iron Fist on Ultimate Spider-Man, Avengers Assemble, and Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload. …

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  • ARTaylor

    Yet another month has come to an end meaning another poll has come to an end. Last month we asked which love interest of Peter Parker, besides the love of his life Mary Jane Watson, was the best fit. Plenty of people voted but the end result came down to a tie.


    1. The winner was a tie with 42.9% each: Felicia Hardy and Gwen Stacy. In the comics, Gwen was considered the great love of Peter's life, even moreso than Mary Jane, up until her death at the hands of Green Goblin. The famous, sometimes infamous, story has caused much guilt in his life but was the first time that Mary Jane stepped up to become a more dynamic character. Gwen Stacy was the fiance of an alternate Spider-Man on Spider-Man but portrayed as the primary love interest on The Spect…

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    Welcome to 2019

    January 1, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Happy New Year's Day. We have another year to look forward to. This year will should see more coming from the Marvel Rising projects Chasing Ghosts, following Ghost-Spider played by Dove Cameron, and Ironheart, the first animated appearance of Riri Williams. We should hopefully hear more from the Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur series that was announced early last year as well as the sequels and spin-offs to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. We will also see the continued airings of Avengers Assemble, Guardians of the Galaxy, Spider-Man, and Big Hero 6.

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    New Year's Day 2019

    January 1, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is New Year's Day. It's most often a time to look forward to what kind of changes you would like to make.

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    A Look Back at 2018

    January 1, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Well my fellow true believers, the year is coming to a close and another is just around the corner. It's that time when we look back over what happened over the last twelve months as we move forward.

    Funko released several more of their Marvel shorts including Submarine Showdown, Big Robot, Little Problem, and Rooftop Rock.

    Marvel's latest Spider-Man series got renewed for a second season.

    Avengers Assemble began its latest season being titled Panther's Quest in order to tie-in with the highly acclaimed Marvel Studios film.

    Big Hero 6, the televised follow-up to the Oscar-winning film, began airing.

    Marvel Entertainment released the Marvel Rising line, which includes the series Initiation and direct-to-television Secret Warriors. The purpose of the project …

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    New Year's Eve 2018

    December 31, 2018 by ARTaylor

    Today is New Year's Eve, that time of the year when we look back at the past year and celebrate a new one arriving. Remember to watch the Times Square Ball dropping and give a kiss to that special someone when the clock strikes midnight.

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    Iain De Caestecker Turns 31

    December 30, 2018 by ARTaylor

    Today is the thirty-first birthday of Iain De Caestecker. The actor got his start in a minor part in The Little Vampire before hitting it big in The Fades and Young James Herriot, the latter of which earned him a BAFTA Scotland award. He is perhaps best remembered as S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Leopold Fitz on the Marvel Cinematic Universe series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. He went on to reprise the role on Ultimate Spider-Man along with his frequent on-screen partner Elizabeth Henstridge. He most recently appeared earlier this year in the World War II horror film Overlord.

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    Stan Lee's 96th Birthday

    December 29, 2018 by ARTaylor

    For fans of comic books, there is one man who needs no introduction. He has been the face of Marvel Comics since the 1960s when he helped create some of the most iconic figures including but certainly not limited to Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, the X-Men, Hulk, Iron Man, and many more. Today would have been the legendary comic book icon Stan Lee's ninety-sixth birthday had he not passed away last month.


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    Nichelle Nichols Turns 86

    December 29, 2018 by ARTaylor

    Today is the eighty-sixth birthday of actress Nichelle Nichols. Born on this date in 1932, Nichelle is most famous to the world as Uhura in the Star Trek franchise, having played the characters in the original series, subsequent animated series, the first six feature films, and several video games. She was involved in one of the first interracial kisses on television, perhaps the most famous one, and she was praised by civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. for her role. She is known to Marvel fans as the voice of Miriam, mother of Blade, on Spider-Man.

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    Happy Kwanzaa 2018

    December 26, 2018 by ARTaylor

    Today is the first day of Kwanzaa, the week-long celebration honoring universal African heritage and culture in the United States and Canada. The celebration lasts from December 26th to January 1st, ending in a feast and gift-giving. It was created by Black Power activist Maulana Karenga and first celebrated in 1966. The day was originally created as an alternative to Christmas, considered by Karenga to be a "white" holiday, but later altered to be an additional holiday so as to not offend Christian African-Americans. Kwanzaa is dedicated to the principles of unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity, and faith.

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  • ARTaylor

    Today marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the release of Batman: Mask of the Phantasm. The film is set in DC Comics' animated universe and a theatrical continuation of Batman: The Animated Series, featuring the same voice cast and producers. The film follows the Dark Knight as he reconciles with an old love from before he became Batman while at the same time a mysterious vigilante murders Gotham City's crime bosses on his way to the clown prince of crime Joker. It also flashes back to Bruce Wayne's time becoming Batman.

    The film was the first theatrically released animated movie for DC Comics and the first of six animated features that are part of the DC Animated Universe. The film was a hit with fans and critics. However, it was originally…

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  • ARTaylor

    Merry Christmas 2018

    December 25, 2018 by ARTaylor

    Merry Christmas one and all!

    In the Christian faith, today is the day of Christmas celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, the son of God. Today is the day for Christmas spirit when good boys and girls open their presents from under the tree given to them by Santa Claus the night before.

    Be sure to sing sons such as Deck the Halls, O Little Town of Bethlehem, O Tannenbaum, Jingle Bells, The Nutcracker Suite, Baby, It's Cold Outside, Hangin' 'Round the Mistletoe, Silent Night, Joy to the World, Frosty the Snowman, It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas, and Ave Maria. Enjoy your hot chocolate and eggnog. For those with a white Christmas, have fun in the snow.

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    200 Years of Silent Night

    December 25, 2018 by ARTaylor

    Today marks the two-hundredth anniversary of the first use of the song Silent Night. The song is one of the most popular Christmas carols ever made, with one version sung by Bing Crosby being the third best-selling single of all time. It was composed in 1818 by Austrian schoolmaster Franz Xaver Gruber. It was first sung during the Christmas Eve service of the St Nicholas parish church in Oberndorf. Since then the song has been translated into one-hundred forty languages.

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    Merry Christmas Eve 2018

    December 24, 2018 by ARTaylor

    In the Christian faith today is Christmas Eve.

    Tonight, every good girl and boy will be visited by Santa Claus who checked his list twice in order to deliver elf-made presents from his sleigh. So make sure your stockings are hung by the fire with care.

    Make sure you got all your decorations and lights up. Enjoy your Christmas tree with your star on top.

    Hope you finished all your shopping since all the department stores will be closed tomorrow.

    As you sit around drinking your eggnog and hot chocolate you can sing along to Deck the Halls, Jingle Bells, O Little Town of Bethlehem, O Tannenbaum, and The Nutcracker Suite.

    If you go out into the snow to go ice skating remember to bundle up with your stocking cap.

    And remember not to lose your spirit and f…

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  • ARTaylor

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is making tremendous waves in theaters and on the award circuit. There's lots of talk about the movie's visuals, cast, and story. But now there's one more thing to talk about, the complimentary Christmas album. Fans may remember that in the beginning Spider-Man talks about making a Christmas album, with the song Spidey-Bells being sung over the end credits. Now that album is a reality. The five-track album features the voice talents of Chris Pine, Jorma Taccone, Shameik Moore, and Jake Johnson.


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    Winter Solstice 2018

    December 21, 2018 by ARTaylor

    Today is the December solstice, meaning that the sun is in its most southern position relative to Earth making it the longest night and first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere and longest day and the first day of summer in the Southern Hemisphere.

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    Aquaman Released

    December 21, 2018 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Aquaman. Based on the DC Comics characters and spun-off from last year's Justice League, the film follows Arthur Curry as he must stop embrace his heritage as the king of Atlantis, stop his half-brother from declaring war on the surface, and contending with an enemy that he created.

    The film features the talents of Graham McTavish as Arthur's ancestor King Atlan, John Rhys-Davies as the Brine King, and Djimon Hounsou as the fisherman King Ricou.

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    Bumblebee Released

    December 21, 2018 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Bumblebee. This is the sixth entry in the live-action franchise and a prequel to the original film. The film follows the titular transformer as he arrives on Earth and must set up a base for his fellow Autobots while fending off the evil Decepticons.

    The film features the talents of Hailee Steinfeld as Bumblebee's human partner Charlie Watson, Peter Cullen as the voice of the Autobot leader Optimus Prime, Grey Griffin as Autobot motorcycle Arcee, Steven Blum as Autobot scientist Wheeljack, and David Sobolov as Decepticon tracker Blitzwing.

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    Second Act Released

    December 21, 2018 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Second Act. The film follows an underachiever as she fakes a resume that allows her a second chance at a corporate career.

    The film features the talents of Milo Ventimiglia as Trey.

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  • ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Mary Poppins Returns. The film is based on the book of the same name and is a sequel to the 1964 film by The Walt Disney Company. The film follows the Banks children, now grown up, as they deal with a family tragedy just as their nanny Mary Poppins returns to help them.

    The film features the acting talents of David Warner as noisy neighbor Admiral Boom.

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  • ARTaylor

    The Utah Film Critics announced the best in film of 2018. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse emerged as the big winner and not just in the animated field. The film won three separate awards. The film won for Best Animated Feature. Phil Lord and Rodney Rothman won for Best Adapted Screenplay. But most surprisingly it won Best Picture. That's right, of all the film released last year, Into the Spider-Verse beat out each and every one of them to the top spot.

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  • ARTaylor

    Today marks the fifteenth anniversary of the premiere of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Based on the record breaking book, the film is the concluding part of the epic trilogy. The story follows the remnants of the Fellowship as they continue their quest to destroy the Ring of Power and prevent the forces of Mordor from taking over Middle-Earth while seeing the rise of the long-lost King of Gondor.

    The film went on to become one of the most critically and financially successful films of all time. It was the second movie to cross the billion dollar mark and remains the twenty-first highest grossing film ever. The film was nominated for eleven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, and winning each one. This m…

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  • ARTaylor

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse opened to such a massive debut that it broke December box office records. Sony Pictures Animation's latest brought in an estimated $35.4 million. This is the largest three-day opening for an animated film in the month of December, beating out previous record holder Sing. Internationally, the film brought in $21 million from forty-four markets.

    The film garnered nearly universal praise from with an A+ from Cinemascore and 97% on Rotten Tomatoes while also winning numerous awards for best animated feature so its future is looking good.

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    25 Years of Schindler's List

    December 15, 2018 by ARTaylor

    Today marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the premiere of Schindler's List. Based on real life events during World War II, the film follows Nazi German Oskar Schindler who employs captured Jews in his factories during the Holocaust and ends up saving the lives of over a thousand from the extermination camps.

    The film was a massive success with fans and critics. It was a box office smash and garnered nearly universal praise. President Bill Clinton openly praised the movie urging the public to see it. Numerous prominent filmmakers praised the movie, many cancelling their own Holocaust-based projects fearing they were unable to do better. It was widely praised for its portrayal of the horrors of the Holocaust. The Jewish community was openly …

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  • ARTaylor

    Today is the day fans of animated works based on Marvel Comics have been waiting for. It is the release of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Okay, so technically the movie does not officially open until tomorrow but with the early Thursday screenings it is readily available today. A scene of the movie was already released as a post-credits scene for Venom back in October where it was indicated that the two were in the same multiverse.

    The film was originally leaked when hackers from North Korea got into the databases of Sony Pictures Entertainment. Soon after, Sony officially announced the project from the makers of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 21 Jump Street, and The Lego Movie Christopher Miller and Phil Lord. The story is based on the 2…

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  • ARTaylor

    Today the Screen Actors Guild announced their nominations for the best of 2018. The winners will be announced for the 25th Annual SAG Awards ceremony on January 27th at 8:00 PM ET/PT.

    Mahershala Ali got a Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role nomination for Green Book. Marvel Studios got a Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture nomination for Black Panther. Marvel then got nominations for Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series for Daredevil as well as Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture for Ant-Man and the Wasp, Avengers: Infinity War, and Black Panther. Henry Winkler got a Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series nomi…

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  • ARTaylor

    Today marks the release of Once Upon a Deadpool. The film is a rerelease version of Deadpool 2 that has been reedited to be PG-13 along with a Christmas-themed framing device. The film follows the titular Merc with a Mouth as he recovers from the loss of his girlfriend Vanessa, befriends a young mutant with body image issues, and forms X-Force to stop the time traveling Cable from committing a brutal murder.

    This is a limited release going through Christmas Eve. A portion of each ticket sold goes to the Fuck Cancer charity campaign.

    The film credits Rob Liefeld and Fabian Nicieza for the creation of the character. It features the talents of Todd James Miller returning as Deadpool's friend Weasel, Terry Crews as the mutant Bedlam, and Alan Tudyk…

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    Sony Pictures Animation's Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse continues its award domination. Today the African-American Film Critics Association announced their picks for the best of 2018. Marvel Studios's Black Panther came away with the Best Film and Best Director while Into the Spider-Verse won Best Animated Film.

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    Hailee Steinfeld Turns 22

    December 11, 2018 by ARTaylor

    Today is the twenty-second birthday for Hailee Steinfeld. The actress and singer got her big debut was Mattie Ross in the remake True Grit, garnering her numerous awards including an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She has gone on to play in films such as Ender's Game, Romeo & Juliet, and The Edge of Seventeen. Following her role in Pitch Perfect 2 and Pitch Perfect 3, she began a music career and has gone platinum in several countries. She is known to Marvel fans as the voice of Spider-Gwen in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

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  • ARTaylor

    The Critics Choice Awards honoring the movies and television of 2018 have announced their nominations for the 24th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards. The winners will be announced on January 13th, 2019, airing on The CW.

    Marvel Studios' Black Panther got a total of twelve nominations including Best Picture and Best Acting Ensemble. Mahershala Ali got a Best Supporting Actor nomination for Green Book. Walt Disney Animation Studios and Sony Pictures Animation got Best Animated Feature nominations for Ralph Breaks the Internet and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Milo Ventimiglia got a Best Actor in a Drama Series nomination for This is Us. Hank Azaria, Donald Glover, and Jim Parsons got nominations for Best Actor in a Comedy Series for Brockmire, Atlant…

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    Today marks the fortieth anniversary of the premiere of Superman: The Movie. The story follows the adventures of Kal-El, a baby boy who is sent by his parents to Earth before his planet of Krypton is destroyed. He is raised by a loving couple in Kansas as Clark Kent before setting out as his life as Superman. He becomes a reporter falling in love with his co-worker Lois Lane before coming into battle with the evil mastermind Lex Luthor who intends to destroy millions of people in a real estate scheme.

    The movie was essentially the first major motion picture adaptation of a comic book, coming decades before the superhero boom we live in now. Before the release, superhero movies were based on serials featuring original stories. Superman feature…

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