Two days ago, the fifth season of Dr. Who -- or the 31st season, depending on how you count -- came to a close with an episode called "The Big Bang." Matt Smith, the youngest-ever actor to play the titular Doctor, has therefore finished his very first season with us.
E3 2010 is almost over, and it's been a fun ride, especially the Nintendo-related news (see our excitement about Goldeneye and more here). New Zelda, new co-op Kirby, new Kid Icarus -- yes, Nintendo appears to have "won" this year's round of corporate posturing. In spite of Miyamoto making an awkward comment about how women are like cats.But there's one kind of game that just ... well ... doesn't excite us. Not even during the emotional high that is E3.
Not only do these decked-out Airbender flipcams look cool, they're also stocked with exclusive film footage. Comment and tell us which Airbender element you identify most with on our Facebook post, and you'll be entered to win your very own The Last Airbender Flip MinoHD.In related Airbender news, the release date for the film has been bumped up a day. Why? Demographics. Specifically: gender demographics.
So E3, the big gaming to-do where all of the companies announce their new titles, is happening right now. Nintendo had the floor today, and since they are Nintendo, they didn't really talk about much that wasn't connected to an already-existing property of theirs - they announced a new Zelda, a new Donkey Kong Country, a new Kirby, and a new Kid Icarus
This book has a trailer that with higher production quality than most indie films
Quirk Books has already released two best-selling "mash-up" books: Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters by Jane Austen and Ben Winters, and Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith. Here's the deal: once a book enters the public domain, authors are free to take some creative liberties with the source material. Quirk Books has led the way on making "mash-ups" into a legit lit genre.
Android Karenina by Leo Tolstoy and Ben Winters has recently hit shelves.
LadyKillas Inc. made a game where you, a woman, gun down every dude who catcalls you in the street. The above video includes in-game footage of Hey Baby; watch it to get the gist.
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"Women in Horror" showcase at the Somerville Theatre will present works
from celebrated female filmmakers who know how to prey on audiences'
primal fears. The
program will spotlight the horror chops of some of the genre's
up-and-coming female talents by presenting one feature film and four
shorts-each written and directed by a female horror auteur.
If you're a fan of The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, you may
want to brace yourself. This past weekend worst-case-scenario news
erupted when Guillermo del Toro announced that he has relinquished his
role as director for the upcoming two-part Hobbit film. The news
comes amid frustrations with delays surrounding production studio MGM's
current financial crisis.
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