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SDCC 2017: THE WALKING DEAD Tributes, Season 8 Trailer and a Look Back at the First 99 Episodes

The Walking Dead is one of the most electrifying panels of SDCC.  And this year was no different.   The cast and producers return to SDCC for the fans and to pay tribute to stuntman John Bernecker and George Romero. “John passed away this week after he was injured doing something he loved: helping tell stories that excite, entertain, and give people escape,” Showrunner Scott Gimple said. “He helped make movies and shows for people like everybody in this room. John was someone who was beloved in the stunt community, who helped train people and helped them break  into the...

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Watch This Calming Live Stream From The International Space Station

This live stream from the International Space Station began in October and I wish I had discovered it before. It probably would have been helpful in that last, hectic, quarter of 2016. RELATED: Simon Pegg Talks To NASA Astronaut Kate Rubin! The ISS is home to American, Japanese, Canadian, and European astronauts, as well as Russian cosmonauts, and its a stunning view of Earth from space, 240 miles above the planet. The comment feed is kind of cool as well, since it’s on a global scale, you can chat with people all over the Earth you’re looking at, in that very moment. If...

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The Sexual Politics of Movies 2016

  The Sexual Politics for Movies in 2016 IMHO by Chris Morris “It’s getting better” seems to be what the internet tells me. All the time. Women are starring in major blockbusters and not only that, but they are directing them too! We finally have a Wonder Woman movie coming out, directed by Patty Jenkins. A Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel movie! Still no Black Widow, but still…Captain Marvel! The all-female Ghostbusters came out and the world didn’t end! Suicide Squad’s star isn’t Will Smith’s Deadshot but really it’s Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn. The new Star Trek Beyond had more female speaking...

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It’s Confirmed…. Idris Elba Will Be At San Diego Comic-Con!

According to the SDCC Unofficial Blog, Variety’s SDCC party list confirms that Idris Elba will be in town for the Star Trek: Beyond premiere! Idris is the main villain, by the name of Krall,  in the latest Star Trek movie, penned by fellow castmate Simon Pegg and his writing partner, Doug Jung. What we now about Krall, from this latest TV spot for Beyond, is that he seems to be human at one point, and has since transformed: Eek, Idris could honestly, do absolutely nothing, I mean nothing, and I would watch him for two hours. Not weird at all. Check out this featurette about Krall: Idris Elba is currently in production for Stephen King’s Dark Tower.  Star Trek: Beyond opens in wide release this...

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Ep 7 – Guest Matt Key, Star Trek News and What to Expect at Comic Con on BOOZE AND PHASERS!

Guest Matt Key, Star Trek News and What to Expect at Comic Con! Welcome to Booze and Phasers! The Star Trek podcast where Heather Brooker, Claudia Dolphand Audrey Kearns drink Trek and talk booze…we mean, we booze Trek and drink phasers… wait a minute, green people, Gorn – ENERGIZE! Listen to more episodes of Booze and Phasers here! *********** Welcome to episode 7 of Booze and Phasers! Matt Key joins Audrey, Claudia and Heather in this episode. Matt is a senior comics contributor to Geek Girl Authority and Doctor Strange lookalike.  You can read all his posts here in The Sanctum Mattorum. Matt also hosts the...

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Ep 6 – Guest Mike McCafferty, Star Trek Beyond and Comic Con on Booze and Phasers

  Star Trek Beyond and Comic Con on Booze and Phasers Welcome to Booze and Phasers! The Star Trek podcast where Heather Brooker, Claudia Dolph and Audrey Kearns drink Trek and talk booze…we mean, we booze Trek and drink phasers… wait a minute, green people, Gorn – ENERGIZE! Listen to more episodes of Booze and Phasers here! *********** Welcome to a BONUS episode of Booze and Phasers! We’ll call this one, episode 6 though because we like things in perfect numerical order. Speaking of numerical order, it’s almost time for the third installment of the Abrams-verse Star Trek films! In honor of...

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Sulu Is Openly Gay in Star Trek: Beyond According to John Cho

Star Trek has beaten Star Wars in the race (yes, there was a race according to some hardcore fans) to have the first openly gay character. While we all hope that one day sexual orientation in fictional characters won’t be so headline grabbing, today is not that day. In fact, today we can celebrate. Star Trek has always been known and praised for bringing political and philosophical issues to the big and small screens so it is with much pride that they are continuing that mission. John Cho, who plays Hikaru Sulu in the reboot movies (also called the...

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Kirk and Krall Are Our Final Star Trek Beyond Character Posters and Boy, Krall Is Terrifying!

We now have the full crew of our favorite Starfleet ship, the Enterprise, plus an incredibly scary villain and a new protagonist. Over the last week Star Trek Beyond character posters were revealed for: Bones (Karl Urban),  Spock (Zachary Quinto), Chekov (Anton Yelchin), Uhura (Zoe Saldana), Sulu (John Cho) and Scotty (Simon Pegg). We also got a really good look at the warrior Jaylah (Sofia Boutella). Today, we get the big guns. We have Chris Pine’s Captain Kirk and our big baddie Krall (Idris Elba). While Chris Pine’s poster exudes leadership, Krall’s poster is terrifying. Where Krall’s attack ships in the crews’ posters are foreboding, in Krall’s poster, the attack...

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The New Star Trek Beyond Uhura, Scotty and Sulu Character Posters Are Up

For those keeping track, here’s who we have Star Trek Beyond character posters for: Jaylah (Sofia Boutella), Bones (Karl Urban),  Spock (Zachary Quinto) and Chekov (Anton Yelchin). Over the weekend, we got three more beautiful posters featuring Uhura (Zoe Saldana), Sulu (John Cho) and Scotty (Simon Pegg). The art in the posters continue the theme set up by the previous ones. That being serious-faced, strong characters under threat. We see each character in a dramatic pose with the terrifying onslaught of Krall’s (Idris Elba) attack ships in the forefront. Soon, we’ll be getting Kirk (Chris Pine) and Krall. Click below for the previous four posters and then...

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What We Learned from the New STAR TREK BEYOND Trailer

We’ve all had a couple days to ruminate on the second theatrical trailer from Star Trek Beyond. I won’t go into how much fans disliked the first theatrical trailer released this past December because that’s old hat. We’ll just say it wasn’t well received: too much action, too little old school Star Trek. We want to know, did anything change with this trailer? I mean, we heard so many promises from Justin Lin and Simon Pegg that the trailer would be very different. Well the answer is a big fat YES! Take a look: This trailer was visually creative – showing the...

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