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SEATTLE CINERAMA SCI-FI FILM FESTIVAL 2014

courtesy Seattle Cinerama

courtesy Seattle Cinerama

Sci-fi fans should make warp speed to Emerald City for an amazing line-up of films and iconic guest stars. Paul G. Allen’s iconic Seattle Cinerama Theater will host its second annual Science Fiction Festival from May 1-12, with 12 days of special programming.

 

The festival will be highlighted by the world premiere of Douglas Trumbull’s short film, UFOTOG, along with screening of over three dozen of the genre’s most beloved movies and celebrity appearances by Jonathan Frakes, Tom Skerritt, and Sam J. Jones. Continue reading

X-MEN DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Final Trailer

X-Men: Days of Future Past courtesy Fox

X-Men: Days of Future Past courtesy Fox

The final trailer X-Men: Days of Future Past is here following an action packed clip revealed at the MTV Movie Awards.

 

The epic battle scene showcased Kitty Pryde, Iceman and Colossus with new mutants Bishop, Sunspot, Warpath and a lot of Blink unleashing her teleporting powers as a swarm of Sentinels attacked.

 

Fox revealed the final trailer for the sequel that unites the cast of the original X-Men trilogy and X-Men: First Class. Based on the Chris Claremont story - DOFP shows an apocalyptic future in which mutants are hunted and in constant war with robots called Sentinels. Wolverine in sent back in time to recruit a younger Professor X, Magneto and Mystique to change history and save the mutant and human race.

 

Here’s the final trailer: Continue reading

Cobie Smulders Returns to AGENTS OF SHIELD

Marvel's Agents of SHIELD courtesy Marvel

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD courtesy Marvel

Cobie Smulders returns to Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as Maria Hill.

 

Following the events of Captain America: The Winter Soldier – Agent Coulson and his team don’t know who to trust.

 

Marvel shared a first look of Maria and Coulson’s reunion on the episode: Continue reading

X-MEN DAYS OF FUTURE PAST MTV Clip

X-Men: Days of Future Past courtesy Fox

X-Men: Days of Future Past courtesy Fox

Ellen Page introduced an exciting clip from X-Men: Days of Future Past at the MTV Movie Awards.

 

In the future mutant hunting robots attack. Kitty Pryde (Page) Colossus (Daniel Cudmore) and Iceman (Shawn Ashmore) lead brand new mutants Blink, Warpath, Bishop and Sunspot defending their embattled base from a swarm of Sentinels. Fans of Bobby Drake have to be thrilled to see Iceman at his full omega level potential. Blink is a fan favorite mutant from the Generation X era who died too soon but is alive and shows off her incredible teleporting power. Sunspot (Adan Canto) and Bishop (Omar Sy) share their solar projection and energy absorption powers on the invading Sentinels.

 

Watch the MTV clip again here: Continue reading

X-MEN: APOCALYPSE Based On AGE OF APOCALYPSE?

X-Men Alpha: Age of Apocalypse courtesy Marvel

X-Men Alpha: Age of Apocalypse courtesy Marvel

X-Men: Days of Future Past blasts into cinemas in May but Bryan Singer and Simon Kinberg are already looking ahead to X-Men: Apocalypse in 2016. DOFP is based on the classic influential two-part comics story by Chris Claremont.

 

How close will Apocalypse follow the Age of Apocalypse from the 1990′s by Scott Lobdell, Fabian Nicieza and a team of tie-in writers?

 

Singer says the new film will be “somewhat” based on the Age of Apocalypse storyline in the new Entertainment Weekly.

 

The Age of Apocalypse alternate timeline is created when Professor X dies before he can form the X-Men. Apocalypse (En Sabah Nur) is the first  mutant. The ancient mutant rises to power, seizes control of North America, begins slaughtering humans and any mutants who oppose him. Without the Professor’s in their early lives, Cyclops, Havok and Beast become evil servants of En Sabah Nur. Magneto leads a small army of X-Men including villains like Sabretooth and Wild Child against Apocalypse. Continue reading

SINISTER SIX, VENOM Before AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 4

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 courtesy Sony

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 courtesy Sony

Peter Parker comes out swinging against Electro, Rhino and the Green Goblin in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in less than a month.

 

Sony is revealing their massive web of spinoffs and sequel plans.

 

Marc Webb will return to direct The Amazing Spider-Man 3 (scheduled for 2016) but ruled himself out of 4.

 

Producers tell Den of Geek Sinister Six and Venom movies will hit before Spidey 4. Drew Goddard is set to direct Six. Continue reading

JENNIFER LAWRENCE In MYSTIQUE X-MEN Spinoff?

X-Men: Days of Future Past courtesy Fox

X-Men: Days of Future Past courtesy Fox

Could Jennifer Lawrence star in her own X-Men spinoff as Mystique?

 

The Oscar winner reprises her X-Men: First Class role in X-Men: Days of Future Past. The shapeshifter plays a critical  role in the film that shapes the destiny of all mutants.

 

Producers are talking about that possibility of a Mystique spinoff in the new issue of Entertainment Weekly. Continue reading

X-MEN COSPLAYERS of EMERALD CITY COMICON

Emerald City Comicon photo by ComicsBlend.com

Emerald City Comicon photo by ComicsBlend.com

Pacific Northwest cosplayers help make Emerald City Comicon such a geek-tacular experience.

 

The Seattle celebration always marks a reunion with new friends you see online and in person (often in costume) at the con. As big at ECCC is growing you can still run into your favorite cosplayers, collectors and fellow fans.

 

I met Ryan and Lauren a few years ago at the Jet City Comic Book Show (also produced by the team behind ECCC) dressed as my favorite Marvel couple: Kitty Pryde and Colossus. Continue reading

TRAITORS Revealed, MARIA HILL Returns to AGENTS OF SHIELD

Agents of SHIELD courtesy Marvel

Agents of SHIELD courtesy Marvel

Fans are in shock and awe after last night’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

 

Is one or more of Coulson’s team really a traitor?

 

Producers said events in Captain America: The Winter Soldier would have a game-changing impact on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

 

In the aftermath of last night’s shocking episode Marvel revealed some big news: Cobie Smulders will guest star as Maria Hill on the April 29th episode.

 

The other jaw-dropper requires….a major SPOILER WARNING! Continue reading

The After CAPTAIN AMERICA THE WINTER SOLDIER AGENTS OF SHIELD Shocker

Agents of SHIELD courtesy Marvel

Agents of SHIELD courtesy Marvel

Producers promised events in Captain America: The Winter Soldier would have a game-changing impact on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

 

The post-movie episode is a game-shattering chapter that messes with your head, heart and you have no idea which side certain characters are on!
Before I begin here’s a major SPOILER WARNING! Continue reading