If it’s one thing that’s abundantly clear, based on the marketing materials released so far for Disney’s animated superhero romp “Big Hero 6,” it’s that the movie’s inflatable robot Baymax is really, really, ridiculously cute.
The film, based on a cultish Marvel comic book by Steven Seagle and Duncan Rouleau, concerns Hiro Hamada, a young boy living in the… Continue reading Two New Adorable Posters Debut for Disney's 'Big Hero 6' (PHOTOS)
When Disney acquired Marvel Studios a few years ago, one of the things that got comic geeks really excited was the prospect of the studio making animated features with characters from the Marvel universe (even more exciting was the idea that maybe Pixar would do something with them, but that hasn’t happened so far). Now, we’ve… Continue reading Watch the Trailer for Disney's First Animated Marvel Movie, 'Big Hero 6'
While he was busy playing action heroes for the better part of three decades, Arnold Schwarzenegger was quietly, and possibly unintentionally, becoming one of cinema’s definitive scence fiction actors.
Unlike comedy or horror, it’s rare to see an actor return to sci-fi again and again. It’s not a genre that tends to typecast or “trap” actors once they become associated with it. While Schwarzenegger has appeared… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: Arnold Schwarzenegger Is an Unsung Hero of Science Fiction Filmmaking
A little under four years ago, CNN anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper — who then worked for ABC News — was sitting in a hospital room with his wife and newborn son, when a TV report about a battle in Afghanistan caught his eye.
In November of 2012, Tapper, now the host of the weekday CNN series “The Lead With Jake Tapper,” released… Continue reading CNN's Jake Tapper takes to primetime to honor 'An Unlikely Hero'
Before Iron Man came to theaters in 2008, there was a lot of hand-wringing about whether or not audiences would buy a ticket to see a “B-level” Marvel character in the same way that they had with Spider-Man and the X-Men. Five years later and that question has been answered with a loud “YE$ ,” an affirmative so big that I had to replace the… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: What's the Big Deal with 'Big Hero 6'?