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On this week’s episode of the FanCast Movies Podcast, hosts Erik Davis (Movies.com) and Sean O’Connell (CinemaBlend.com) discuss the bigger, awards-buzzy movies that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, including the fest’s big winner — and potential Best Picture candidate — The Imitation Game, as well as Foxcatcher, Nightcrawler, The Theory of Everything, Wild and more.
A World War II period biopic about some code cracker starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Period-Piece Queen Keira Knightley might earn an eye roll from the more cynical who instantly dismiss such content as “Oscar bait” — but while The Imitation Game is all of these things, it’s all of these things done quite well.
Cumberbatch stars as Alan Turing, a mathematician and cryptoanalyst whose… Continue reading Toronto Review: 'The Imitation Game' Features Benedict Cumberbatch's Finest Performance to Date
The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset could change the way we play video games – making the VR future hinted at in so many sci-fi films a modern day reality. While I’m not entirely convinced the technology will take off, demos like this new video from developer Kit 2 are certainly swaying my opinion… Continue reading Here's What a Virtual-Reality 'Star Wars' Video Game Might Look Like
Board games based on movies have a reputation of being, rushed, cheap knockoffs that exist only to make a quick buck off of someone’s enthusiasm for a certain property. If a board game is based on a popular film or film series, you don’t even need to pick up the box to know it’s garbage wrapped in cardboard.
But Fantasy Flight’s… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: The 'Star Wars' Game You Need to Play While You Wait for 'Episode VII'
“Saved by the Bell” may have been one of the biggest teen hits of the 1990s, but how would today’s teenagers react, 25 years later? Based on a video made by the Fine Brothers, confusion, amusement and a surprising amount of acceptance mark the reactions of most teens — including
“Game of Thrones” actress Maisie Williams.
Each of the kids watches the opening credits, some clips — including the infamous… Continue reading 'Game of Thrones' Maisie Williams and other teens watch 'Saved by the Bell'