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    Dolittle Released

    January 17, 2020 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Dolittle. The film is the third adaptation of the series of novels that follows the adventures of a doctor who can talk with animals.

    The film features the talents of Robert Downey, Jr. as the titular hero and Scott Menville as an army ant.

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    Today marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the premiere of Star Trek: Voyager. The series followed the adventures of the USS Voyager after they are thrust to the other side of the galaxy and must make their way back to their home.

    The series was the fifth in the Star Trek franchise and a spin-off of the other 24th Century series The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine. It was the first series to have had no involvement at all from original creator Gene Roddenberry. The series ran from January 16th, 1995 and May 23rd, 2001. It lasted one-hundred seventy-two episodes across seven seasons. The series was notable as the first in the franchise to utilize computer graphics, including several completely computer generated characters, as well as the first…

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    Underwater Released

    January 10, 2020 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Underwater. The film follows a group of scientists on the ocean floor that come under attack from mysterious creatures.

    The film features the talents of Todd James Miller as Paul.

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    Today is the twentieth anniversary of the premiere of Malcolm in the Middle. The series followed the misadventures of a boy genius as he navigates his high intelligence and dysfunctional family. The series lasted from January 9th, 2000 to May 14th, 2006. It lasted one-hundred fifty-one episodes across seven seasons.

    The show was extremely popular during its run. It received nearly universal acclaim from critics. It proved to be a massive draw for Fox Broadcasting Company. The series won seven Emmy Awards and a Peabody Award. Unfortunately, due to the high costs of music clearances the series is not available for home video purchase beyond the first season. It has been on several streaming services and was announced to appear on Disney+.

    The s…

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    J. K. Simmons Turns 65

    January 10, 2020 by ARTaylor

    Today is the sixty-fourth birthday of Jonathan Kimble Simmons. Credited as J. K. Simmons, the actor rose to fame playing Dr. Emil Skoda across three different Law & Order series, and later playing cruel prisoner Vernon Schillinger on the HBO series Oz.

    However, he is perhaps best remembered as Daily Bugle editor and owner J. Jonah Jameson in the first three live-action Spider-Man films. He pushed to reprise the role for The Amazing Spider-Man reboot series and did get to play the character once again on Ultimate Spider-Man, The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Avengers Assemble, and Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.. Most recently, he cameoed as the role once more in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Spider-Man: Far From Home.

    He gained critical rec…

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    Jeremy Renner Turns 49

    January 8, 2020 by ARTaylor

    Today is the forty-ninth birthday of Jeremy Renner. The actor was born on this day in 1971 in Modesto, California. The actor got his start in the critically panned film National Lampoon's Senior Trip. He appeared in several more roles before getting critical praise for playing the titular serial killer in Dahmer. He played in the popular action film S.W.A.T. alongside Samuel L. Jackson. He then appeared in critically popular films such as The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford and 28 Weeks Later. He then stared in the Best Picture winner The Hurt Locker and critical darling The Town.

    Marvel Studios then cast him as superhero Hawkeye for a cameo role in Thor before appearing in major parts in The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Capta…

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    Nicolas Cage Turns 56

    January 8, 2020 by ARTaylor

    Today is the fifty-fifth birthday of Nicolas Cage. The actor was born on this day in 1964 as Nicolas Kim Coppola. He legally changed his name to avoid nepotism due to his famous uncle Francis Ford Coppola. Being a massive comic book fan, he took his last name from Marvel Comics superhero Luke Cage.

    He rose to fame in early works such as Peggy Sue Got Married, Raising Arizona, and Moonstruck. He became a prominent actor after playing in Leaving Las Vegas, a role that earned him an Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award. He went on to play in blockbuster films like The Rock, Face/Off, and the National Treasure series. Still a comic book fan, he almost played the Man of Steel in a movie that was never made called Superman Lives, whi…

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    George Buza Turns 71

    January 8, 2020 by ARTaylor

    Today is the seventy-first birthday of George Buza. The actor was born on this day in 1949 in Cleveland, Ohio. He got his start playing a small role in the television series Kung Fu. He played numerous minor roles, including voices on Star Wars Droids and Ewoks.

    He did not get a major role until the early 1990s when he was cast as Beast on the animated series X-Men. Buza appeared in nearly every episode of the series as well as the crossover episodes on Spider-Man. He also reprised the role for the video games X-Men: Mutant Academy and X-Men: Mutant Academy 2. As a tribute to the role, he appeared as a truck driver in the first X-Men film.

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    20 Years of Fantasia 2000

    January 2, 2020 by ARTaylor

    Today is the twentieth anniversary of the premiere of Fantasia 2000. The film is the thirty-eighth from Walt Disney Animation Studios and a sequel to the 1940 film Fantasia. Like the first, it lacks a traditional narrative instead presenting a series of segments set to music.

    The original intention for the 1940 film was to create a series of Fantasia films that would continually push animation and present new segments along with rereleasing previous ones. While the film was a critical success it did not do well at the box office so the plans were shelved. However, the home video success of the film caused Disney to revive the idea and this film was produced.

    The film was the first feature-length animated feature to be released in the IMAX format…

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    New Year's Day 2020

    January 1, 2020 by ARTaylor

    Today is New Year's Day. It's most often a time to look forward to what kind of changes you would like to make.

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    Welcome to 2020

    January 1, 2020 by ARTaylor

    Happy New Year's Day. We have another year to look forward to. We will see more from Guardians of the Galaxy, Big Hero 6, and Spider-Man.

    We should hopefully hear more from the Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur series that was announced in 2018 as well as What If...?, Spidey and His Amazing Friends, and The Amazing Stan; the Hulu series M.O.D.O.K., Hit Monkey, Tigra & Dazzler, Howard the Duck, and The Offenders; as well as the sequels and spin-offs to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

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    A Look Back at 2019

    January 1, 2020 by ARTaylor

    Well my fellow true believers, the year is coming to a close and another is just around the corner. It's that time when we look back over what happened over the last twelve months as we move forward.

    We saw the release of Marvel Rising: Chasing Ghosts, Marvel Rising: Battle of the Bands, Marvel Rising: Operation Shuri, and Marvel Rising: Playing with Fire. Avengers Assemble came to an end. Guardians of the Galaxy, Big Hero 6, and Spider-Man continued their airings.

    We saw the eightieth anniversary of Marvel Comics; fiftieth anniversary of The Marvel Super Heroes; twenty-fifth of Iron Man, Fantastic Four, and Spider-Man; as well as twentieth of Spider-Man Unlimited and The Avengers: United They Stand.

    The film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse became a runaway …

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    New Year's Eve 2019

    December 31, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is New Year's Eve, that time of the year when we look back at the past year and celebrate a new one arriving. Remember to watch the Times Square Ball dropping and give a kiss to that special someone when the clock strikes midnight.

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    Stan Lee's 97th Birthday

    December 29, 2019 by ARTaylor

    For fans of comic books, there is one man who needs no introduction. He has been the face of Marvel Comics since the 1960s when he helped create some of the most iconic figures including but certainly not limited to Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, the X-Men, Hulk, Iron Man, and many more. Today would have been the legendary comic book icon Stan Lee's ninety-seventh birthday had he not passed away last year.

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    Nichelle Nichols Turns 87

    December 29, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the eighty-seventh birthday of actress Nichelle Nichols. Born on this date in 1932, Nichelle is most famous to the world as Uhura in the Star Trek franchise, having played the characters in the original series, subsequent animated series, the first six feature films, and several video games. She was involved in one of the first interracial kisses on television, perhaps the most famous one, and she was praised by civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. for her role. She is known to Marvel fans as the voice of Miriam, mother of Blade, on Spider-Man.

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    Happy Kwanzaa 2019

    December 26, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the first day of Kwanzaa, the week-long celebration honoring universal African heritage and culture in the United States and Canada. The celebration lasts from December 26th to January 1st, ending in a feast and gift-giving. It was created by Black Power activist Maulana Karenga and first celebrated in 1966. The day was originally created as an alternative to Christmas, considered by Karenga to be a "white" holiday, but later altered to be an additional holiday so as to not offend Christian African-Americans. Kwanzaa is dedicated to the principles of unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity, and faith.

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    20 Years of Galaxy Quest

    December 26, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the twentieth anniversary of the premiere of Galaxy Quest. The film follows the cast of a once-popular science fiction show after they are abducted by real aliens who have mistaken the show for reality and are tasked with defeating a threat to the galaxy.

    The film is a humorous look at the Star Trek franchise. It parodies the tropes of The Original Series, behind the scenes relationships, and zeal of fans. This even extended into tie-in websites that were done in poor style similar to then-popular fan sites.

    The film was a modest success at the box office and with critics. It was nominated for numerous awards winning several. It later became a cult hit, especially with Trekkies. It became so popular that fans actually ranked it as the …

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    Spies in Disguise Released

    December 26, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Spies in Disguise. Loosely based on a 2009 animated short, the film follows a famous undercover spy who is transformed into a pigeon.

    The film features the talents of Karen Gillan as spectral analysis expert Eyes.

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    Just Mercy Released

    December 26, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Just Mercy. Based on a true story, the film tells of an attorney who comes to the defense of a black man wrongly convicted of murdering a white woman.

    The film features the talents of Michael B. Jordan as attorney Bryan Stevenson, whose memoirs was the basis for the film.

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    Merry Christmas 2019

    December 25, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Merry Christmas one and all!

    In the Christian faith, today is the day of Christmas celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, the son of God. Today is the day for Christmas spirit when good boys and girls open their presents from under the tree given to them by Santa Claus the night before.

    Be sure to sing sons such as Deck the Halls, O Little Town of Bethlehem, O Tannenbaum, Jingle Bells, The Nutcracker Suite, Baby, It's Cold Outside, Hangin' 'Round the Mistletoe, Silent Night, Joy to the World, Frosty the Snowman, It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas, and Ave Maria. Enjoy your hot chocolate and eggnog. For those with a white Christmas, have fun in the snow.

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    Merry Christmas Eve 2019

    December 24, 2019 by ARTaylor

    In the Christian faith today is Christmas Eve.

    Tonight, every good girl and boy will be visited by Santa Claus who checked his list twice in order to deliver elf-made presents from his sleigh. So make sure your stockings are hung by the fire with care.

    Make sure you got all your decorations and lights up. Enjoy your Christmas tree with your star on top.

    Hope you finished all your shopping since all the department stores will be closed tomorrow.

    As you sit around drinking your eggnog and hot chocolate you can sing along to Deck the Halls, Jingle Bells, O Little Town of Bethlehem, O Tannenbaum, and The Nutcracker Suite.

    If you go out into the snow to go ice skating remember to bundle up with your stocking cap.

    And remember not to lose your spirit and f…

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    Happy Hanukkah 2019

    December 22, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Tonight at sunset is the first day of Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights and the Feast of Dedication, a Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire of the 2nd century BCE. Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days. The festival is observed by the kindling of the lights of a unique nine-branched menorah one additional light on each night of the holiday, progressing to eight on the final night.

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    Samuel L. Jackson Turns 71

    December 22, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the seventy-first birthday of Samuel L. Jackson. The actor was born on this day in Washington, D.C. as the only child of Elizabeth Harriett and Roy Henry Jackson. While studying marine biology in Atlanta, Georgia, Jackson took an acting class for extra credits where he found his future interest.

    He started acting on Broadway and in minor films. He made small but notable appearances in films like Coming to America and Goodfellas. He also worked as a stand-in for Bill Cosby on The Cosby Show. After going to rehab for heroin and cocaine addictions, he appeared in the film Jungle Fever as an addict, earning him a special Supporting Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival. His first staring roles came with National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 and …

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    Winter Solstice 2019

    December 21, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the December solstice, meaning that the sun is in its most southern position relative to Earth making it the longest night and first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere and longest day and the first day of summer in the Southern Hemisphere.

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    Today is the release of Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker. The film from Lucasfilm is the twelfth theatrically released feature in the Star Wars franchise, the ninth in the "Skywalker Saga", and the third in the sequel trilogy. The film follows the heroes of the Resistance and the villains of the First Order as they discover that Emperor Palpatine is still alive and both their efforts to put a stop to this new threat.

    The story was based on the characters created by George Lucas. The film features the talents of Oscar Isaac as X-Wing fighter pilot and main hero Poe Dameron, Mark Hamill as the spirit of Jedi Luke Skywalker, Samuel L. Jackson as the spirit of Jedi Mace Windu, Olivia d'Abo as the spirit of Jedi Luminara Unduli, Jennifer…

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    30 Years of The Simpsons

    December 17, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today marks the thirtieth anniversary of the premiere of The Simpsons. The animated series follows the members of the Simpsons family and the people of Springfield through their various adventures.

    The show started out as series of shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show. The first episode was a Christmas special that paved the way for the series. The series was meant to be a satirical look at sitcoms, films, popular culture, politics, and real life. The series is currently airing its thirty-first season and has at this time produced six-hundred seventy-two episodes, with a thirty-second season having been announced that will include the seventh-hundred episode. The series has created a franchise that includes a theatrical film, shorts, video games,…

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    35 Years of Dune

    December 15, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the thirty-fifth anniversary of the premiere of Dune. Based on the famed 1965 novel, the film follows a war for control of a distant planet that is the only known source of a substance that allows people to see the future and is vital to space travel.

    Since the book became a best seller, numerous attempts at a movie adaptation were made without success, passing between numerous directors and production companies. The film eventually came to famed director David Lynch. However, studio interference caused the production to face numerous troubles. Control was taken away from Lynch who subsequently disowned the film, removed his name from the production, and still refuses to discuss it.

    The film was accompanied by a massive promotional c…

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    Today is the release of Jumanji: The Next Level. This is the third film in the series and a direct sequel to the 2017 Welcome to the Jungle. Set a year after the previous, the film follows the four teens who are forced to return to the video game world of Jumanji in order to save one of their own while bringing in new allies.

    The film features the talents of Karen Gillan returning as Martha's avatar Ruby Roundhouse.

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    Bombshell Released

    December 13, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Bombshell. Based on true events, the film follows several women at Fox News who set out to expose the sexual harassement of CEO Roger Ailes.

    The film features the talents of Malcolm McDowell as Fox News founder Rupert Murdoch.

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    Marvel Television Shuts Down

    December 12, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Marvel Entertainment is phasing out the Marvel Television division, absorbing it into Marvel Studios. There are going to be significant layoffs. While television projects currently in production will continue, anything currently in development is being scrapped.

    It's no secret that this year has seen nearly every single live-action series coming to an end, so far the only holdout is Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. In addition, word increases that Jeph Loeb is leaving. According to sources, significant portions of Marvel Television staff are being laid off including Cort Lane, Marsha F. Griffin, Mark Ambrose, Tom Lieber, and Aimee Carlson. Loeb will reportedly stay around long enough for the handover to Marvel Studios.

    Senior Vice President of Current…

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    Hailee Steinfeld Turns 23

    December 11, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the twenty-third birthday for Hailee Steinfeld. The actress and singer got her big debut was Mattie Ross in the remake True Grit, garnering her numerous awards including an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She has gone on to play in films such as Ender's Game, Romeo & Juliet, The Edge of Seventeen, and Bumblebee. Following her role in Pitch Perfect 2 and Pitch Perfect 3, she began a music career and has gone platinum in several countries. She is known to Marvel fans as the voice of Spider-Gwen in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

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    Today is the tenth anniversary of The Princess and the Frog. The film is the forty-ninth from Walt Disney Animation Studios and based on the Brothers Grimm story The Frog Prince. Set in New Orleans during the Roaring '20s, the film follows a waitress following a dream of opening her own restaurant who kisses a prince turned into a frog only to be turned into a frog herself.

    The film proved to be a return to form for Disney after a long period of poor quality leading to the company's current resurgence. It was a hit with fans and critics. It broke the record for highest grossing animated film. It received significantly higher box office numbers than then-recent Disney movies. It was widely praised as a return to form for traditional animation …

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    20 Years of The Green Mile

    December 11, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the twentieth anniversary of the premiere of The Green Mile. Based on the 1996 novel, the film follows a corrections officer working on death row during the Great Depression who discovers that one of the prisoners is gifted with magical abilities.

    The film was a hit with fans and critics. It was the thirteenth highest grossing film of the year. It received widespread acclaim. It was nominated for numerous awards such as four Academy Award including Best Picture. It has ranked among the best prison films and adaptations of the works of original author Stephen King.

    The film features the talents of Michael Clarke Duncan as the magical prisoner John Coffey, James Cromwell as Warden Hal Moores, and Gary Imhoff as a father at an execution…

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    RIP Rene Auberjonois

    December 9, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Actor Rene Auberjonois has passed away following a battle with metastatic lung cancer. He was seventy-nine years old. He is survived by his wife of fifty-six years Judith, their children Remy and Tessa, and several grandchildren.

    Auberjonois started his career in theater, even landing a role on Broadway. His first major film role came when he was cast as Father Mulcahy on the film MASH, which led to one of the most prolific television shows of all time. He later played a gangster in the film Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach. He later made a short but memorable appearance on Batman Forever as Dr. Burton, who was patterned after original Batman film director Tim Burton.

    In 1991 he was cast as the traitorous Colonel West in the film Star Trek …

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    RIP Juice Wrld

    December 9, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Singer Jarad Higgins, known professionally as Juice Wrld, has passed away. Early this morning he took a flight from California to Chicago. Upon disembarking, he appeared to have a seizure. When the paramedics got to him he was bleeding from his mouth. The fire department took him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. No cause of death has yet been revealed. He had just turned twenty-one years old.

    Jarad got into music by listening to soundtracks in video games. He eventually began producing his own music and uploading them to his SoundCloud account using the name JuicetheKidd. He eventually began producing rap music, including one that made it to second place on the United States' Billboard Hot 100 list. He wrote and sang the song Hi…

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    Today is the fortieth anniversary of the premiere of Star Trek: The Motion Picture. The film is a continuation of the beloved science fiction series and brings to theaters the cast and crew of the television show. Set years after the events of the original series, the film follows the crew of the Enterprise as they must confront a powerful force heading to Earth that destroys everything in its way, all while dealing with the issue of being apart for so many years.

    The film originally began as an attempt to bring a new series to television. The original series had been cancelled due to low ratings but had developed an enormous following. A short-lived animated series and early fan conventions kept interest in the universe alive. Original creato…

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    Marvel Entertainment has announced the release date for Marvel Rising: Playing with Fire. The forty-four minute special will premiere on Marvel's YouTube channel on Wednesday, December 18th at 4:00 PM PT.

    In the special, Secret Warrior Inferno has his powers stolen by a powerful villain so his teammates must defeat the new opponent. The special is executive produced by Joe Quesada, Dan Buckley, Cort Lane, Eric Radomski, Sana Amanat, and Marsha Griffin. Alfred Gimeno is the supervising animation director. The special was written by Danielle Wolff.


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    Production on the upcoming series Tigra & Dazzler has come to a halt after Marvel fired showrunner Erica Rivinoja and the entire writing staff following creative differences. According to reports, Rivinoja and her team had completed multiple scripts and outlines and were fifteen weeks into the planned twenty week production cycle. Marvel intends to hire a new showrunner who will build their own team of writers to overhaul the series. Reportedly, everything Rivinoja and her team did has been thrown out. Both Marvel and Hulu remain committed to making the series, though both declined to comment. Sources noted that the change has nothing to do with the rumored departure of Jeph Loeb and the restructuring of Marvel's television wing. Chelsea Ha…

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    RIP D. C. Fontana

    December 4, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Writer Dorothy Catherine Fontana, best known under her credited name D. C. Fontana, passed away on December 2nd following a short illness. She is survived by her husband Dennis Skotak, an Oscar-winning cinematographer.

    Dorothy began her career working as a secretary for a producer on the series The Lieutenant. During this time, she was encouraged by series creator Gene Roddenberry to write. She adopted the pen name D. C. in order to avoid prejudice for being a woman. At the time, she was one of the few female writers working for NBC. When the series was cancelled, Roddenberry got her to work on his next series, a space-based western he titled Star Trek.

    Fontana's biggest contributions were to the Star Trek universe. She wrote many of the most n…

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    Chadwick Boseman Turns 42

    November 29, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the forty-second birthday of Chadwick Boseman. The actor was born on this date in 1977 in South Carolina to a nurse and textile factory worker. He studied filmmaking in New York before moving to Los Angeles.

    He got his start playing minor roles on series such as Third Watch, Law & Order, CSI:NY, and ER before landing a regular role on Persons Unknown. He got his first staring role as famed baseball player Jackie Robinson in the film 42. He later appeared as a NFL draft prospect in the film Draft Day. He also played famous singer James Brown in Get on Up..

    Boseman's most notable role came in 2016 when he was cast to play T'Challa in the Marvel Studios film Captain America: Civil War. He later appeared in his own film Black Panther before making…

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    Black Friday 2019

    November 29, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the first day of the shopping season for Christmas, also known as Black Friday, eventually ending on Christmas Eve. If you choose to go out into the crowds please remember to stay safe. This is supposed to be a joyous time.

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    Happy Thanksgiving Day 2019

    November 28, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Happy Thanksgiving Day one and all. On this day of thanks be sure not to miss all the fun at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade with the marching bands and parade balloons. At your Thanksgiving dinner enjoy your turkey, yams, and pumpkin pie. And for those intending to begin their Christmas shopping right away, have a safe time.

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    20 Years of Toy Story 2

    November 24, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the twentieth anniversary of the premiere of Toy Story 2. The film is the third feature from Pixar Animation Studios, a sequel to the revolutionary 1995 film, the second in the four-film series, and the studio's first sequel. The story follows Andy's gang of toys as their leader Woody is stolen by a toy collector, learns he is a valuable antique, and must decide whether to complete the collection for his new friends or stay with his old pals where may eventually be thrown out.

    The film started out as a direct-to-video feature, similar to what Walt Disney Animation Studios was doing with their sequels. However, the Disney sequels were doing poorly and executives realized that the quality of this film was good enough for a theatrical …

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    Recently it was reported that Jeff Goldblum had confirmed that Iron Man actor Robert Downey, Jr. would return to voice the character for What If...?. However, The Wrap spoke to a source allegedly with knowledge of the series and said that Goldblum misspoke and there are no plans for Downey, Jr. to return to the series. The site reached out for comment from both Disney and Downey, Jr.'s representatives but no comments have been issued.

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    Today is the thirtieth anniversary of the premiere of Back to the Future Part II. The second in the famous trilogy, the story follows Doc Brown as he takes his friend Marty McFly and his girlfriend Jennifer into the future to fix their kid's mistakes, only to inadvertently create a dystopian alternate present requiring them to return to 1955, interacting with their past selves, to set things right.

    While the first film was meant as a single stand-alone story, this was filmed back-to-back with the third part. Several parts had to be recast when some actors chose not to return. This resulted in a lawsuit when the film used make-up and a lookalike to imply he had returned. The lawsuit became a significant moment in films as it forever changed h…

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    Frozen II Released

    November 22, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Frozen II. The film is the fifty-eighth from Walt Disney Animation Studios and the sequel to the popular 2013 film. The story follows Queen Elsa and her sister Princess Anna as they explore the history of their family and Elsa's powers.

    The film features the talents of Alan Tudyk returning as the Duke of Weselton as well as Robin Atkin Downes, Scott Menville, Fred Tatasciore, Kari Wahlgren, Grey Griffin, and Phil LaMarr performing additional voices.

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    21 Bridges Released

    November 22, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of 21 Bridges. The film follows a trigger happy detective who shuts down every bridge to New York City in order to hunt down cop killers.

    The film features the talents of Chadwick Boseman as detective Andre Davis, Jonathan Kimble Simmons as Captain McKenna, and Keith David as Deputy Chief Spencer.

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    Dark Waters Released

    November 22, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Dark Waters. Based on true events, the film follows a lawyer who links several deaths to one of the world's largest corporations and sets out to expose the truth.

    The film features the talents of Mark Ruffalo as attorney Robert Bilott.

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    35 Years of Supergirl

    November 22, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the thirty-fifth anniversary of the premiere of Supergirl. The film is based on the DC Comics and a spin-off of the live-action Superman series. The story follows Superman's cousin Kara Zor-El as she comes to Earth searching for a power source only to be confronted by an evil witch.

    The film is notable for being the first English language superhero film to focus on a female hero. However, the film failed to impress either fans or critics. The film opened at number one at the box office but ultimately failed becoming a bomb. It received terrible critic reviews and was nominated for two Golden Raspberry Awards. Though the Supergirl actress did receive a Saturn Award for Best Actress and, as a tribute to this film, currently plays the ad…

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    It's been almost a year since it was released but Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is still snagging award nominations. The Grammy Awards released their nominations for the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. Post Malone and Swae Lee were nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and Record of the Year for their song "Sunflower" while the film's soundtrack got a nomination for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media.


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