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  • ARTaylor

    25 Years of Spider-Man

    November 20, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today the twenty-fifth anniversary of the premiere of Spider-Man. The series tells the story of the superhero Peter Parker (Christopher Daniel Barnes) and his struggle to maintain a job, keep a girlfriend, pay the rent, and occasionally beat up supervillains as the masked hero Spider-Man. As Peter, he must assist his Aunt May (Linda Gary and Julie Bennett) in the wake of Uncle Ben's (Brian Keith) death, help his friend Harry Osborn (Gary Imhoff) find his place in the world, maintain a job at The Daily Bugle, and find time to date the lovely Mary Jane Watson (Sara Ballantine). As Spider-Man, he continually faces the forces of evil in villains such as the Kingpin (Roscoe Lee Browne), Hobgoblin (Mark Hamill), Green Goblin (Neil Ross), Venom (Ha…

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    RIP Tom Lyle

    November 19, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Artist Tom Lyle passed away today. Two weeks ago, he underwent surgery to remove a clot from his brain following an aneurysm but fell into a coma. He is survived by his wife Sue.

    Lyle got his start in 1988 as a co-creator of Starman for DC Comics. He eventually went to work on the Robin miniseries. He came over to Marvel Comics to work on the infamous Clone Saga, including designing the iconic blue hoodie and red spandex look for fan favorite Scarlet Spider. He also worked on Punisher, Iron Man, X-Men, and Warlock. He was credited for his work designing Scarlet Spider on Ultimate Spider-Man while his design appeared on X-Men, Fantastic Four, and Spider-Man.

    He eventually became a professor at the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2005. He also served …

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    Today is the twenty-fifth anniversary of the American release of Léon: The Professional. The film follows twelve year-old Mathilda whose family is murdered by a corrupt DEA agent and is taken in by a professional hitman who teaches her the tools of the trade.

    The film proved to be a significant hit at the box office compared to its modest budget. It received positive critical praise and won several awards. The film has since become a cult classic and has ranked among the best action movies. It proved to be a major break for much of the cast and crew who would go on to numerous other hit movies. It has since been referenced numerous times in popular culture.

    The film features the talents of Natalie Portman in her first major acting role as Mat…

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    Today is the thirtieth anniversary of the premiere of The Little Mermaid. The film is the twenty-eighth from Walt Disney Animation Studios. Based on the Danish fairy tale from Hans Christian Andersen, the film follows the titular mermaid princess Ariel as she strikes a deal with an evil witch in order to be with the human man she has fallen in love with.

    After a long period of middling quality and diminished returns, the film proved a significant success for Disney and is considered the beginning of the era known as the Disney Renaissance, in which Disney's animation saw a major upswing in quality and acclaim. It became a huge financial success at the box office, being the ninth highest grossing film of the year. This came as a surprise as p…

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    Edward Asner Turns 90

    November 16, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the ninetieth birthday of Edward Asner. Born Yitzhak Edward Asner November 15, 1929 in Kansas City, Missouri, he was a born competitor playing football and basketball in high school where he toured liberated Europe after World War II. He then served with the United States Army Signal Corps in Europe.

    After his tour he joined the Playwrights Theatre Company in Chicago before moving to New York City. He started by playing villains due to his resemblance to several Soviet Union leaders. He later earned his most iconic role playing editor Lou Grant on the half-hour sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show, spinning off into his own hour-long drama Lou Grant. He gained significant recognition for the role, and is the only person to win an Emmy on…

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    In a recent interview with Buzzfeed, Grandmaster actor Jeff Goldblum confirmed that an episode of What If...? will contain both him and Robert Downey, Jr. as Iron Man. "This episode included the Grandmaster and Iron Man. So [Robert Downey Jr.] will do a voice in that. And Korg, Taika Waititi, had already recorded his voice for that."

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    Today is the release of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The video game, set shortly after the events of Revenge of the Sith, follows the adventures of a Jedi padawan who is being hunted by the Galactic Empire.

    The game features the talents of Jean-Benoît Blanc as Prauf, Misty Lee as the Ninth Sister Inquisitor, Travis Willingham as Jaro Tapal, as well as Andrew Kishino, Chris Cox, David Boat, Erica Lindbeck, Fred Tatasciore, Sam Riegel, Yuri Lowenthal doing additional voices.

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    Charlie's Angels Released

    November 16, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Charlie's Angels. The film is the third in the series based on the 1976 television series. The story follows a trio of young women who are recruited to be one of many teams that serve a mysterious benefactor known only as Charlie.

    The film features the talents of Djimon Hounsou as Edgar Bosley as well as Hailee Steinfeld as a new Angel recruit.

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    Yesterday was the launch of the Disney+ streaming service. One of the first things to debut was a twelve-minute documentary titled Marvel Studios: Expanding the Universe, which looks ahead to the fourth stage of the Marvel Cinematic Universe including the television shows and films. One such series the documentary covered is the upcoming animated series What If...?.

    Art from the series includes the first look at Uatu (Jeffrey Wright), Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) undergoing the Super Soldier procedure, Carter in her civilian and Captain Britain outfits, the powerless Steve Rogers, Captain Britain and her shield, Captain Britain grabbing an airplane wheel as it takes off, a World War II version of Iron Man, Captain Britain meeting Iron Man, Ir…

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    The Mandalorian Premieres

    November 13, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the premiere of The Mandalorian. The series is set in the Star Wars universe and takes place after the events of Return of the Jedi. Developed by Lucasfilm, it follows the adventures of a bounty hunter on his various missions. It will air on Disney+.

    The series features the talents of Taika Waititi as killer droid IG-11 and Ming-Na Wen as assassin Fennec Shand.

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    Today is the premiere of The World According to Jeff Goldblum. The documentary series follows host Jeff Goldblum as he explains how things such as ice cream and tattoos came into being. It airs on Disney+.

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    Today is the premiere of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. Following in the continuity of the popular film series, the series follows the teachers and students of East High School who perform a stage version of High School Musical: The Musical. The series airs on ABC and simultaneously streamed on Disney+.

    The film features the talents of Sofia Wylie as sophomore Gina Porter.

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    Disney+ Released

    November 13, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release for Disney+. The streaming service from The Walt Disney Company brings together all of their content and much of those from their subsidiaries including Walt Disney Animation Studios, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios, Lucasfilm, 21st Century Fox, National Geographic, ESPN, and of course Marvel Entertainment.

    Currently available on the service is Spider-Woman, 1981's Spider-Man, Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, X-Men, 1994's Fantastic Four, Iron Man, 1994's Spider-Man, 1996's The Incredible Hulk, Silver Surfer, The Avengers: United They Stand, X-Men: Evolution, Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes, Iron Man: Armored Adventures, Wolverine and the X-Men, The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Ultimate Sp…

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    Veterans Day 2019

    November 11, 2019 by ARTaylor

    In the United States of America, today is Veterans Day. It is used to honor all military veterans, those who previously served in the United States Military. The day is observed on the closest weekday but is officially set every year on November 11th. The day was picked for the end of World War I when Germany signed the armistice surrendering to the United States of America, United Kingdom, and France in 1918. Other nations celebrate Armistice Day and Remembrance Day celebrating the same event. The United States previously celebrated Armistice Day until the nation renamed the event to Veterans Day in 1954.

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    Last week marked the twentieth anniversary of the premiere of The Avengers: United They Stand. The series began airing on October 30th, 1999 and lasted thirteen episodes before ending on February 26th, 2000. It was the final series to begin airing in the Marvel Animated Universe, though Spider-Man Unlimited would finish afterwards.

    The series follows the adventures of Earth's mightiest heroes: the Avengers. They are led by Ant-Man (Rod Wilson), who has just taken command of the team. He is joined by his wife Wasp (Linda Ballantyne) as well as Scarlet Witch (Stavroula Logothettis), Hawkeye (Tony Daniels), Wonder Man (Hamish McEwan), Vision (Ron Ruben), Tigra (Lenore Zann), Falcon (Martin Roach), and their trusted butler Edwin Jarvis (Graham Har…

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    Yesterday marked the thirty-fifth anniversary of the premiere of A Nightmare on Elm Street. The film follows a group of teenagers who become stalked by a supernatural murderer in their dreams and discover that the sins of their parents have come back to haunt them.

    The film was inspired by a series of news articles the writer-director read about Asian children who refused to sleep and would suddenly die. Director Wes Craven included elements of his own past and nightmares. It was part of the slasher film subgenre of horror that was popular in the late 1970s through 1990s that started with Halloween and included Friday the 13th. The creators consciously centered a large part of the movie around the morality play of promiscuous teenagers being ki…

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    15 Years of Halo 2

    November 10, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the fifteenth anniversary of the release of Halo 2. The video game is the second in the popular science fiction war series. The story follows the heroic Master Chief as he defends Earth from the genocidal Covenant before encountering a second Halo device, an ancient structure capable of wiping out all life in the galaxy, that holds more of the parasitic lifeforms the Flood.

    Due to the success of the first game, this sequel was hotly anticipated. The release of the game was a massive event that became a huge moment, becoming the highest grossing release in all of entertainment of any medium. It went on to become an enormous success becoming the best selling title of the original Xbox console and fifth best-selling video game of all t…

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    Klaus Released

    November 8, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Klaus. The film follows a postman in the north who befriends a reclusive toy maker in an origin story of Santa Claus.

    The film features the talents of Jonathan Kimble Simmons as Klaus.

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    Primal Released

    November 8, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Primal. The film follows a rare animal hunter transporting his latest catch on a cargo ship when a criminal secretly being transported escapes and releases the animals.

    The film features the talents of Nicolas Cage as hunter Frank Walsh.

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    Today is the fifteenth anniversary of the premiere of The Incredibles. The film follows a family of retired superheroes forced into hiding by a distrustful government until a new foe emerges with plans to eliminate the entire superhero community.

    The film is the sixth produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. Being the first to focus on human characters, the studio had to develop new technology in order to best animate the world. It ended up becoming one of the biggest hits with fans and critics. It took in a massive haul its opening weekend breaking records for the highest Pixar film, Disney film, non-sequel animated film, and non-franchise based film. It was the fourth highest grossing fi…

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    Ever since the release of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Sony Pictures Animation has talked about the follow-ups that will inevitably come. After all, it was a massive critical and financial success that nearly swept all the awards it was nominated for. So far they have discussed a direct sequel and various spin-offs. Today, the film's official Twitter account announced a release date for one such film. The tweet offers the date April 8, 2022 and a short video of Miles Morales's Spider-logo glitching. The tweet doesn't offer much, but the announcement from Marvel Entertainment label this the sequel.

    Previously reported details have said that David Callaham is writing the film with Joaquim Dos Santos directing. It has been said that this …

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    Today is the release of Terminator: Dark Fate. The film is the sixth installment of The Terminator series and a direct sequel to the first two, ignoring all others. The film follows original heroine Sarah Connor as she must protect a young woman from being murdered by time traveling machines.

    The film features the talents of Arnold Schwarzenegger returning as yet another T-800 CSM 101 dubbed "Carl" as well as Arthur Ortiz providing ADR voices.

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    October 2019 Poll Results

    November 1, 2019 by ARTaylor

    November has arrived and that means the October poll has come to a close, though you can always check out all our old polls. Last month we asked which part of the late 2000's animated universe was your favorite. The results were varied but one came out on top.


    1. The winner with 24.1% of the votes was The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes. The series lasted fifty-two episodes over two seasons. It utilized a great number of iconic comic storylines and guest stars, and is considered the last animated work from Marvel to feature serious storytelling. Fans were dismayed when it was cancelled and confused when it was replaced with Avengers Assemble since, unlike other cancelled series from the time, Marvel still owned all the rights for the show.
    2. Tied…

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    Happy Halloween 2019

    October 31, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Happy Halloween! Originating in the Gaelic festival of Samhain, All Hallow's Eve is an ancient tradition typically celebrating the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter. Nowadays, Halloween is a day to dress up in costume to go trick or treating for candy and carving Jack-o'-Lanterns.

    For Marvel fans looking for some Halloween-themed animation, you can check out the horror films Dracula: Sovereign of the Damned, The Monster of Frankenstein, and Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell. For television episodes there are the Spider-Man (1967)'s "Trick or Treachery", Spider-Man (1981) episode "Revenge of the Green Goblin", Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends episode "The Triumph of the Green Goblin", X-Men's "Bloodlines", The Spectacular Spider-Man's "The…

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    35 Years of The Terminator

    October 26, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the thirty-fifth anniversary of the premiere of The Terminator. The film follows a resistance fighter from the year 2029 who travels back in time to protect the future mother of humanity's savior from a cybernetic killer sent by the enemy.

    The film became a massive critical and financial success, skyrocketing the careers of everyone involved. It received universally positive reviews, one of the rare movies to have earned a perfect 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. Though only the twenty-first highest earning film of the year, its modest budget provided the film with an enormous profit. Its unique story and characters quickly went into the popular culture lexicon, most notably the line "I'll be back." The titular villain has ranked among the …

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    Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of the premiere of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Loosely based on real events, the film follows the titular of duo of outlaws Robert LeRoy Parker, also known as Butch Cassidy, and Harry Longabaugh, the Sundance Kid, as they must flee from an elite posse after a string of train robberies in the American Old West.

    The film was a moderate hit with critics at the time but a massive success with fans. The film was the highest grossing of 1969 and, adjusted for inflation, remains the thirty-fourth highest grossing film ever. Due to several re-releases, it made it to the top ten grossing films of the decade. The film won four Academy Awards and was nominated for three more, including Best Picture. Since it…

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    According to Variety, Kevin Feige's promotion to Marvel Entertainment's chief creative officer will result in a significant shake-up within the company. Feige, previously just in charge of Marvel Studios, will now have total executive creative power over the comics, films, series, and games. According to sources, Jeph Loeb is now expected to leave his position as the head of Marvel Television and is searching for a new deal with a different company.

    Loeb is a veteran producer who worked on series like Smallville, Lost, and Heroes. He took over Marvel's television division in 2010. Under his leadership, the division has produced works for broadcast like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Runaways, and Cloak and Dagger as well as Netflix's series like Daredevil, …

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    In case you haven't been paying attention to Hollywood news lately, a number of directors have come under fire after making negative comments regarding superhero films, in particular those from Marvel Studios. One of those directors is famed multiple Academy Award winning director Francis Ford Coppola. However, there is one Marvel movie he has been said to praise: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. According to director Peter Ramsey, "Actually, Francis HAS seen it and was very complimentary and really appreciated the innovation and animated performances." It should be noted that Francis is the uncle of Nicolas Coppola, more commonly known as Nicolas Cage, who played Spider-Man (Noir) in the film.

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    Today is the release of Wonder Woman: Bloodlines. The film is the thirty-sixth direct-to-video animated feature from DC Comics. The story follows Princess Diana of Themyscira as she must face numerous enemies who have teamed up to defeat her.

    The feature was written by Mairghread Scott while it was produced and directed by Sam Liu. It features the talents of Cree Summer as Diana's mother Hippolyta and villain Medusa as well as Michael Dorn as Ferdinand the Minotaur.

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    Jeff Goldblum Turns 67

    October 22, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the sixty-seventh birthday of Jeff Goldblum. The actor was born on this day in 1952 in West Homestead, Pennsylvania. He got his start in Hollywood in the 1974 film Death Wish as one of the home-invading thugs. He got his first major role in the 1978 film Invasion of the Body Snatchers, a critically acclaimed remake of the classic 1956 film, as one of the main heroes. He received critical praise for playing Seth Brundle in the also critically acclaimed 1986 remake The Fly, which earned him a Saturn Award.

    His biggest role came in 1993 when he appeared in the beloved film Jurassic Park as the eccentric mathematician Dr. Ian Malcolm. The role earned him another Saturn nomination. He went on to appear as the main character in the first sequ…

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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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    Lucy in the Sky Released

    October 4, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Lucy in the Sky. Loosely based on the real events surrounding Lisa Nowak, the film follows a female astronaut who returns to Earth after having an affair with a fellow astronaut then begins to lose her connection to her family.

    The film features the talents of Natalie Portman as main character Lucy Cola.

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    With September over another poll has come to an end. Last month we asked which Marvel Cinematic Universe live-action series audiences wanted to see join the animated What If...? series.


    1. The winner with 15.2% of the votes was Daredevil. The series was the first part of Netflix's series of Marvel shows that led to The Defenders. It was one of the most popular original shows on Netflix and is considered not only the best Marvel television series but one of the best superhero shows ever. Its cancellation after just three seasons was perhaps the most disappointing to fans, largely due to how unexpected it was, and has been the entry fans have most wanted to see return.
    2. Tied for second with 10.9% of the votes were The Punisher, Runaways, and Cloak and Da…

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    Marvel Entertainment has announced the release date for their latest special Marvel Rising: Operation Shuri. Those attending the 2019 New York Comic-Con will be able to see on October 6th at the Women of Marvel panel. The premiere will happen at 12:15 PM in Room 1A06. The twenty-two minute short will then debut on YouTube on October 11th.

    In the special, the Secret Warriors must hang out with Shuri (Daisy Lightfoot), the Crown Princess of Wakanda, and show her what it is like to be an ordinary teenager. The short was written by Mae Catt. It was produced by Joe Quesada, Dan Buckley, Cort Lane, Eric Radomski, Sana Amanat, and Marsha Griffin. Alfred Gimeno served as supervising animation director.


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    Comic Book Resources has announced that the stars of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Cloak and Dagger live-action series will reprise their roles on Spider-Man. Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph will return to their roles on October 6th in the aptly named episode "Cloak and Dagger". The description for the episode states, "When a new criminal duo, Cloak and Dagger, emerge at Midtown High with the plan to take revenge against Midtown's benefactor Tiberius Stone and his company Alchemax, Superior Spider-Man must take them down and protect the school."

    Holt is no stranger to voice acting. She previously voiced Petra Parker/Spider-Girl on Ultimate Spider-Man. This will be Joseph's first foray into voice acting. This won't be their only crossover. The tw…

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    Abominable Released

    September 27, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the release of Abominable. The film follows a young girl from Shanghai who discovers a yeti on her roof and sets out on an adventure to return the creature to his home on Mount Everest.

    The film features the talents of Chloe Bennet as main character Yi, Joseph Izzo as the yeti Everest, and Trevor Devall as a van driver.

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    Michael Douglas Turns 75

    September 25, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the seventy-fifth birthday of Michael Douglas. The actor is the oldest child of famed actors Kirk Douglas and Diana Dill. He got his first big part on the series The Streets of San Francisco. He got his first Academy Award for producing the Best Picture winner One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, whose rights he got from his father. His big breakout role came in the romantic adventure comedy Romancing the Stone. He would reunite with his co-stars Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito for the sequel The Jewel of the Nile and unrelated film The War of the Roses. After appearing the acclaimed Fatal Attraction he appeared in his most famous role as Gordon Gekko in Wall Street. His line "Greed, for lack of a better word, is good" became an instant hit i…

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    Mark Hamill Turns 68

    September 25, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the sixty-eighth birthday of Mark Hamill. The actor rose to fame as the central hero Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy then became the iconic voice of DC Comics' villain Joker in Batman: The Animated Series and subsequent adaptations. To Marvel fans he was the voice of Hobgoblin on Spider-Man; Maximus, Triton, and Sentry on Fantastic Four; Gargoyle on The Incredible Hulk; Dr. Oiler on Ultimate Avengers II; Red Skull and Chthon on The Super Hero Squad Show; Klaw on The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes; as well as the voices of Armin Zola, Ox, and Nightmare on Ultimate Spider-Man.

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    Donald Glover Turns 36

    September 25, 2019 by ARTaylor

    Today is the thirty-sixth birthday of Donald Glover. The actor and singer rose to fame as a writer on 30 Rock and later a main cast member on Community. He began singing under the name Childish Gambino. When The Amazing Spider-Man live-action film was in production, a fan campaign pushed for Glover to play the role of Peter Parker. While that never came to be, it did lead to Brian Michael Bendis using Glover's likeness as the basis for Miles Morales. Eventually, Glover got to be the first to play Morales voicing him in his initial appearance on Ultimate Spider-Man. He would also get to play Morales's uncle Aaron Davis on the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Spider-Man: Homecoming. Glover and his brother Stephen attempted to produce an animated seri…

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    Today marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the premiere of Iron Man and Fantastic Four. The two series were the next installment of the Marvel Animated Universe following X-Men. They aired together as part of The Marvel Action Hour. Both series lasted twenty-six episodes across two seasons, eventually ending on February 24th, 1996.

    Iron Man follows Iron Man as he juggles his superhero life with Force Works with his professional life as the head of the powerful business Stark Enterprises.


    Throughout the first season, Iron Man and his allies War Machine, Scarlet Witch, Hawkeye, Spider-Woman, and Century must stop Mandarin and his allies MODOK, Blacklash, Blizzard, Dreadknight, Fin Fang Foom, Grey Gargoyle, Hypnotia, Justin Hammer, Living Laser, T…

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    Today is the twenty-fifth anniversary of the premiere of The Shawshank Redemption. Based on the 1982 Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, the film follows an accountant who is falsely convicted of his wife's murder and spends decades manipulating the prison system before attempting a daring escape.

    The film was a smash with critics who praised the complex themes. It was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, though it did not win any. However, the film was a modest box office success and considered a disappointment. It ranked as the fifty-first highest grossing film of the year. Due to this lackluster reaction, the film was purchased for numerous television stations at a relatively low price. It wa…

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