We’re fast approaching the end of the 2011 and as per tradition, top five lists of movies, video games and pretty much everything in between will start popping up around the net. But we wanted to ask, what was your favourite film this year?Read more →
In Empire Strikes Back, Emperor Palpatine was originally played by a woman. Specifically by the wife of makeup director Rick Baker. The voice of the Emperor was voiced over by Clive Revill and to give the Emperor a truly evil look, a chimpanzee’s eyes was superimposed onto Elaine Baker’s face.
Of course George Lucas would never let you see this, so your best chance of catching the version is either the YouTube video above or the original VHS tape.Read more →
Big news yesterday as the long awaited trailer to next year’s biggest comic book movie finally came out and into the open. We see all the main characters in their respective outfits along with newcomers Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye. Aside from a very Transformer-esque opening sequence, the rest of the trailer looks just as you’d expect with the usual hollywood dose of explosions and flipping cars. The Avengers is due for release in May 2012.Read more →
Did you know that the place they filmed Lex Luthor’s mansion in Smallville and the Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters in the X-Men movies are actually the same building.Read more →
Hats off to Marvel studios on their successful campaign of establishing their Marvel universe onto the big screens. This clever bit of marketing will no doubt inspire a new generation of youths to pick up and indulge in comic books.
Following on from the successes of Iron Man and Thor, we finally explore the origins of the first Avenger himself, Captain America.Read more →