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Horror fans rejoiced on Friday when and announcement was made by Clive Barker on Facebook. Twenty-six years after the original Hellraiser was released, the writer and director of this quintessential horror classic broke the news that he will be at the helm of a remake of his film. Barker went on to insist that none other than Doug Bradley would be returning as Pinhead.
Join Heather, Tom and Aaron as they discuss the Geek News for this week. With guests Alison Baumgartner and Kristine Stewart. The team reviews “The Fifth Estate” and interviews “The Zombie Bible” author Stant Litore.
BBC America announced on Thursday that the “Doctor Who” 50th anniversary special will be shown in theatres across America in a two day event. “The Day of the Doctor” is the much anticipated episode that will be aired on BBC America and other affiliates worldwide on November 23, 2013. It was announced earlier in the year that the special would be broadcast in 3D; however fans in the States were making peace with the fact that they would see it in 2D. In association with AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark Holdings, Inc., and Regal Entertainment Group, BBC America will be showing “The Day of The Doctor” in eleven cities including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Seattle, Washington DC, and Minneapolis. If you are not in one of those cities, Fathom Events will be bringing The Doctor to you in 3D for one night only on Monday, November 25. (continue reading on Examiner.com)
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Sandra Bullock seems to be America’s film muse in 2013. Gravity has not only stunned movie goers and critics; it has remained the number one movie in America for its third week in a row.
With a budget of $100 million, Gravity has now grossed over $170 million since its debut on October 4, 2013. Earlier this year, another of Bullock’s films stunned with a profit that no one saw coming. In The Heat, she starred with Melissa McCarthy and the surprise hit grossed $159,325,998 domestically, with an initial budget of $43 million. (continue reading on PopWrapped)
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Two shows down in Drake’s Would You Like a Tour? and half have now been cancelled. Fans of the eleven time Billboard Number One artist were let down on Saturday night in Philadelphia when they found out that their concert had been rescheduled.
After an internal spat caused his tour to begin on a sour note, fans that were already in attendance at the Wells Fargo Theatre were advised that Drake would not be performing. While fans were disheartened, they were especially upset because the announcement came one hour after the show was set to begin. (Continue reading on PopWrapped)
The Day of the Doctor, the Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith), the Tenth Doctor (David Tennant), and John Hurt (ADRIAN ROGERS, © BBC)
BBC America released new photos from the upcoming “Doctor Who” 50th anniversary special. “The Day of The Doctor” is one of the most highly anticipated television events of the year not only in America but also across the globe. Staring Matt Smith, David Tennant, John Hurt, Jenna Coleman and Billie Piper, the special will air on the exact 50th anniversary date of November 23, 2013. (continue reading on Examiner.com)
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Life was much different when Superman first graced the pages of Action Comics #1. In 1939, you could buy a house for around $4500 and a car for $500. In the 75 years that this American icon has graced comic books, television and film, so much has changed. America has been through five wars, thirteen presidents and has seen the development of the computer age. How can one truly give enough appreciation to all that Superman is and has been to our culture? Man of Steel director Zach Snyder and animation great Bruce Timm teamed up to do just that. (Continue Reading at PopWrapped)
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The world of Doctor Who fandom received an early 50th anniversary present on Thursday as it was announced that two lost stories were found. One of these amazing stories is “The Enemy of the World”. What is special about this Second Doctor story is the Patrick Troughton not only portrays The Doctor, he is also the villain Salamander. Originally airing from December 23, 1967 to January 27, 1968, this six-part story had previously not been seen in 45 years. That is of course until it was released on iTunes on Friday. (Continue reading on PopWrapped)
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It is a well-known fact that Orson Scott Card, the author of the novel Ender’s Game, has controversial political views. Harrison Ford, who is starring in the upcoming film adaptation of the novel, has recently addressed any concerns moviegoers could have regarding the author’s political views.
Speaking to The Guardian, the veteran actor said, “This movie doesn’t address any of those issues. It was written 28 years ago; it’s a very impressive act of imagination that he could predict the Internet, and that he could predict drone warfare… There is nothing in the film or the book addressing his current dispositions, or prejudices. We care about the positive aspects of the story we are telling.” (Continue reading at PopWrapped)