I went in with some expectations: that it would be Old Bond training New Bond, or similar. And in some ways, that expectation was right. But The November Man is more of a cross between the first Mission: Impossible movie and the original The Mechanic. With a hell of a lot of Bond in there, too, of course.
Minecraft players will have access to a range of Doctor Who assets which will allow them to change their avatar to resemble their favorite characters from the show. The first pack will include a character inspired by the Twelfth Doctor as well as five other Doctors, each of their on-screen companions and some of the Doctor’s most well known adversaries including his arch-nemeses, the Daleks.
Thursday, August 28th is being touted as “National Ghostbusters Day”, in honor of the 30th anniversary of the original Ghostbusters theatrical release — who ya gonna call?
This milestone is being celebrated with a limited theatrical re-release of Ghostbusters, exhibiting it’s 4K remastered restoration for another generation to see on the big screen in the US and Canada, beginning August 29th.
Each yearbook-styled volume will cover all the SF books, films, magazines, people, etc. in exhaustive detail, with a great number of full color illustrations. Many great SF authors, editors, publishers, historians and collectors were recruited to make this the finest authoritative reference work possible.
On August 19th, Syfy debuts the new six-episode competition series “Wizard Wars,” offering a fascinating window inside the secretive world of magic. In each episode, a new team of magician “Challengers” will be presented with a random assortment of ordinary objects, and will be given a limited amount of time to transform these objects into amazing and magical performances.
James Spader knows sci-fi, so it came as no surprise to his fans to learn that the man who daily hung out on a Boston office building balcony smoking big stogies and dressed in pink flamingo garb with none other than Captain James T. Kirk for five years would be the next villain for the new Avengers: Age of Ultron film.
When I first heard that Marvel was adding Guardians of the Galaxy to their Cinematic Universe lineup, my initial reaction was along the lines of “What the… huh?” Even after I’d recovered a few bruised synapses, I couldn’t figure where they’d go with that.
Then the first trailers for Guardians of the Galaxy started appearing on Marvel’s YouTube page… despite my initial misgivings, I was hooked, and I knew I needed to see this movie.