LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE ‘REVIEW”

Before delving into the merits of “The Lego Ninjago Movie,” it’s worth pausing to reflect on just how remarkable it is that the third film in a cinematic franchise based on plastic children’s construction toys comes with high expectations attached. Before Lego launched its own film empire, other toy companies like Hasbro had established assembly lines of often profitable, invariably awful branded theatrical entertainments, and there was no reason to expect anything different from Lego. Yet 2014’...
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Review: In ‘Annabelle: Creation,’ Orphans Are Child’s Play for a Doll

Annabelle: Creation Director: David F. Sandberg Runtime: 109 minutes Rating: R Cast: Talitha Bateman, Lulu Wilson, Stephanie Sigman, Anthony LaPaglia, Miranda Otto Availability: Theaters everywhere August 11 Once upon a time, a monster hit like The Conjuring, James Wan’s dubiously fact-based but highly effective spin on the haunted-house movie, would have inspired a series of lesser sequels and nothing more. But we’re living now i...
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Your Nerd Side found; JUSTICE LEAGUE: NEW SUPERMAN HENRY CAVILL COSTUME REVEALE

Following the Comic-Con reveal of a brighter colored Superman costume from the Hot Toys figure, now a promo image from a Justice League calendar has surfaced online offering a more realistic look at Henry Cavill from the movie. WB appears to have listened to fans as the new Justice LeagueSuperman costume is not as dark as the suit from Batman vs. Superman and Man of Steel, which may also hint at a new direction for Superman. It's speculated when Superman returns in Justice League ...
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Wonder Woman: The 15 Craziest Things She Has Done With The Lasso Of Truth : next week on the show we talk about this!

Follow the show on iTunes and Tunein: Your Nerd Side. This week we talk about Wonder Woman. One of the strongest beings on the planet, yet also one of the kindest, Diana Prince (Wonder Woman) has saved the world many times over. Fueled by a desire to bring peace and prosperity to Man’s World via the power of love, the Amazonian princess of Themyscira continually finds her task becoming more difficult. So when a figurative olive branch is not enough to sway an adversary’s mind, battle must be ...
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Your Nerd Side: Rick Hunter and Roy Fokker Reunite in This First Look Inside the New, Reimagined Robotech Comic

Titan Comics is bringing Robotech back to the world of comic books next month, but not exactly as you remember it. Written by Brian Wood with art by Marco Turini, Robotech promises to be more than a retelling of the original anime series, and io9 has a first full look at the new series. As you’ll see in the exclusive preview below, it’s starting from the very beginning, including the moment the SDF-1 Macross itself was first discovered following its crash landing on Earth, catapulting hum...
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Legends Of Tomorrow Season 2 Trailer Shows Stargirl

Fans today can get their first look at Courtney Whitmore, also known as Stargirl, on the Season Two teaser trailer for DC's Legends of Tomorrow. The character, along with Dr. Mid-Nite and Obsidian, will join the cast in Season Two when the crew of the Waverider -- now acting as de facto Time Masters -- team up with the Justice Society of America. Courtney Whitmore, a part of the decades-long Starman legacy, was created in 1999 by Geoff Johns, who based her personality on that of his late s...
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New Star Wars Theory May Make You Think Differently About Rey And The Force

We thought we'd heard every possible theory about Rey following the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. However, there's a new one out there which puts a twist on the character that we didn't see coming. Most people have focused on the idea of where Rey came from, who her parents are and why she was left on Jakku. However, what if the more important question is, where is she going? What's more, what if the answer to that question is, the dark side? What makes this new theory so i...
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“Suicide Squad’s” Mid-Credits Scene Teases Possible DC Movie Developments

SPOILER ALERT: This article contains spoilers for "Suicide Squad," which is in theaters now. Though "Suicide Squad" features a cast of mostly unknown characters and takes place in a city that's not Metropolis or Gotham, the film does have surprising ties to the larger DC movie-verse mythos -- and it has a mid-credits scene that could play a major role in the larger franchise moving forward. "Suicide Squad" features a number of shout outs to the larger DC continuity. Superman's rise and...
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Home CBR News WATCH: “Suicide Squad” Unleashes 8 New Movie Scenes WATCH: “Suicide Squad” Unleashes 8 New Movie Scenes

In the wake of Saturday’s sprawling Hall H presentation at Comic-Con International in San Diego, Warner Bros. has rolled out a veritable avalanche of clips from "Suicide Squad." In writer/director David Ayer's film, U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller assembles a team of the world’s most dangerous incarcerated supervillains, provides them with the most powerful arsenal at the government’s disposal and sends them on a mission to defeat an enigmatic enemy – or die trying. O...
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“Star Trek Beyond” Cast On the Enduring Importance of Gene Rodenberry’s Vision

  It’s hard to imagine, but the cast of the rebooted “Star Trek” franchise has now been the custodians of the characters for seven years. That’s more than twice as long as the original series was on the air, though they have logged fewer actual hours on the Bridge of the Enterprise. How Boldly Will “Star Trek Beyond” Go Where Other “Treks” Have Gone Before? With “Star Trek Beyond,” the third entry in the revitalized film series, it’s clear that the actors of second-iteration En...
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