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    Jojo Rabbit Released

    October 18, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Jojo Rabbit. The film follows a boy in Nazi-controlled Germany who discovers that his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home while he envisions Adolf Hitler as his imaginary friend.

    The film was written, produced, and directed by Taika Waititi who also appears as Hitler.

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    Today is the release of Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans. The direct-to-video film features a multiverse crossover between the 2003 Teen Titans animated series and 2013 Teen Titans Go! follow-up. The story follows the two titular teams as they team up to fight a threat to both their universes.

    The film features the talents of Scott Menville as both Robins, Tara Strong as both Ravens, Khary Payton as both Cyborgs, Hynden Walch as both Starfires, Greg Cipes as both Beast Boys, Kevin Michael Richardson as both Trigons and Hexagon, and Grey Griffin as Mrs. Claus.

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    25 Years of Pulp Fiction

    October 14, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the twenty-fifth anniversary of the premiere of Pulp Fiction. Inspired by various pulp magazines and hardboiled crime novels, the film follows various stories set in Los Angeles that are intertwined at various points.

    The film was an enormous success with fans and critics. It became the first independent release to gross over one-hundred million dollars in its initial box office run. It was the tenth highest grossing film of the year despite playing on substantially fewer screens. The film won the Palme d'Or at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture. It has been considered director Quentin Tarantino's masterpiece. It provided a major boost to the careers of numerous actors and…

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    The X-Men theme song, composed by Ron Wasserman, is one of the most iconic opening themes for a Saturday morning cartoon show due in no small part to its iconic rock anthem. However, a new lawsuit has argued that the song was stolen.

    A man named Zoltan Krisko has filed a lawsuit against Marvel Entertainment, The Walt Disney Company, Fox Broadcasting Company, Apple, Amazon and others claiming that the theme song was stolen from a show titled Linda. That series aired from 1984 to 1991 in Hungary. Krisko manages the estate of composer Gyorgy Vukan who created and copyrighted the Linda theme song. He now argues that the songs are exactly alike. The lawsuit argues that Wasserman and the executives behind X-Men "rubbed elbows" with Hungarian film profe…

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    Last night at the New York Comic-Con, the winners of this year's Harvey Awards were announced. The Harvey Awards celebrate the best of the comic book industry across the past year as voted for by fellow industry professionals. In the second year for this particular award, Sony Pictures Animation's Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse won Best Adaption From a Comic.

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    Today is the seventieth anniversary of the premiere of The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad. The film was the eleventh film from Walt Disney Animation Studios while it was the sixth and final package film, meaning a collection of shorts put together as one theatrical release. The first part adapts the 1908 novel The Wind in the Willows and follows J. Thaddeus Toad, Esq. as he becomes obsessed with the newly developed motor car and sells his fabulous estate to a group of criminals in exchange for a stolen vehicle. The second part adapts the 1820 short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and follows outsider teacher Ichabod Crane as he tries to integrate himself into the society of Sleepy Hollow, falls in love with the daughter of a wealthy man,…

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    This month marks the twentieth anniversary of the premiere of Spider-Man Unlimited. The series lasted thirteen episodes from October 2nd, 1999 to March 31st, 2001.


    The tragic story of the series came about due to the ending of the earlier series Spider-Man. Due to various contracting issues, Fox Kids needed thirteen more episodes in order to continue airing the popular series. However, disagreements between Margaret Loesch and Avi Arad resulted in the series ending. It was decided to create a new Spider-Man series that would adapt the early issues of The Amazing Spider-Man using crude animation, today called Motion Comics. Unfortunately, it was at this time that Marvel Entertainment began facing financial issues and sold the film and televisio…

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    Loren Lester Turns 59

    October 4, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the fifty-ninth birthday for Loren Lester. The actor was born October 4th, 1960 in Los Angeles, California. He started his acting career as a recurring guest star on The Facts of Life as Roy and on the animated series G. I. Joe playing Barbecue. His big break came when he was cast as Dick Grayson on Batman: The Animated Series. He played the part throughout DC's animated universe evolving from the sidekick Robin the Boy Wonder to partner Nightwing. He would later go on to play the Green Lantern Halo Jordan on Batman: The Brave and the Bold and Man-Bat in the video game Batman: Arkham Knight. Marvel fans would know him as the voice of Iron Fist on The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes.

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    Liev Schreiber Turns 52

    October 4, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the fifty-second birthday of Liev Schreiber. The actor was born on this date in 1967 in San Francisco, California. He rose to fame as the man falsely accused of murder in the comedic-horror Scream trilogy. Marvel fans would recognize him as Victor Creed also known as Sabretooth in the live-action film X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Most recently he has garnered several Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominations as the titular character on Ray Donovan. He got a second chance at a Marvel character playing Kingpin in the animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

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    Joker Released

    October 4, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Joker. Based on the popular DC Comics supervillain, the film follows a failed comedian who ends up turning to a life of crime in the crime-ridden Gotham City.

    The film features the talents of Brian Tyree Henry as a clerk at Arkham Asylum.

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