Twitch, the leading social video platform for gamers, and Sony Pictures Entertainment has attracted an impressive number of Evolve gamers for The Chappie Challenge, a one-of-a-kind event. This program will mark the first time that human gamers can play against a movie character.
Courtesy of Tempe video journalist Greg Nosek, you can watch this convention appearance by Leonard Nimoy, from our very own Phoenix Comicon back in 2011.
We will miss him, but the humor, heart and soul, can never fade.
For the first time ever, an audiobook from the Star Wars universe told from Luke Skywalker’s first-person point of view… HEIR TO THE JEDI: STAR WARS is the latest from Kevin Hearne (bestselling author of THE IRON DRUID CHRONICLES), a thrilling adventure set between A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back as Luke embarks on a rescue mission and navigates his relationship to the Force.
Alec Peters’ Propworx specializes in Star Trek screen-used props such as costumes, set pieces and other memorabilia, and the first event in the next series of online auctions is slated for Saturday, February 21, 2015, with two more events scheduled for May and August.
The EIS project will take the Grand Prize winning design, which is a visualization of a science fiction concept, and make it science fact.
The Grand Prize winning entry was submitted by Stanley Von Medvey, a concept artist who grew up in Chicago and currently resides in California’s San Francisco Bay Area. Von Medvey draws inspiration from the fields of aerospace and science.
The exhibition will showcase over 70 original artifacts used on set from seasons 1-4 plus select never-before-seen pieces from Season 5 premiering in April 2015. The collection includes magnificent costume displays; iconic artifacts such as model dragons; weaponry; House banners and more. Visitors will also have an opportunity to take a picture on the coveted Iron Throne.
Overall, I enjoyed the movie, which to me seemed to be more the story of Eggsy’s journey to become the person he might have been had his father lived and his mother’s self-respect and self-worth hadn’t vanished in her grief at losing her husband rather than one of a highly secret organization trying to save the world from a billionaire megalomaniac.
This year’s mixtape weaves in the overarching theme of fire and ice, providing listeners with an exciting line-up of heavy metal and hip-hop artists. Volume 2 will feature Method Man, Snoop Dogg and Yandel and will transcend genres by adding Grammy-nominated metal bands Anthrax and Killswitch Engage to the mixtape lineup.