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August 17, 2014

Game of Thrones actor cast to play Aquaman in upcoming Batman vs Superman movie!

Jason Mamoa cast as Aquaman for Batman vs Superman


Who is Aquaman?

In the Detective Comics (DC multiverse) Aquaman is the king of Atlantis and the god of the oceans. He was created in 1941 and first appeared in More Fun Comics #73 and later became DC comics. He is armed with a trident, is amphibians, can control underwater creatures and is super strong. However, by the general public all he seems to be is insulted and made fun of as his powers primarily work for underwater missions. Saying that he is apart of the justice league.


A film?

Yes a film. It was recently announced by DC that they are planning on making an Aquaman film [...]

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August 11, 2014

Game of Thrones actor JJ Murphy dies after just four days filming

JJ Murphy dies after filming just four days of Game of Thrones

JJ Murphy had been cast for Season 5 of the hugely successful HBO show Game of Thrones as Ser Denys Mallister – a new character.

He had collapsed and died suddenly on Friday 8th August at the age of 86 just four days into filming the show and was still set to film more scenes but Game of Thrones creators D.B. Weiss and David Benioff told The Independent: “We will not be recasting J.J. Murphy. “He was a lovely man, and the best Denys Mallister we could have hoped for. And now his watch is ended.”

Murphy reportedly told his friends he was ‘excited’ to be a part of the [...]

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May 25, 2014

X-Men: Days of Future Past – The return of the ‘astonishing’ X-Men? – Review

The future is never truly set

Bryan Singer’s departure from the X-Men tarnished the franchise as the sequels and spin-off failed to meet the dizzying heights of X2. However, X-Men Days of Future Past (DOFP) signals the return of Singer and the beloved franchise. Singer builds upon the successful’First Class’ and gives his rendition of the fan favourite comic book arc; Days of Future Past. DOFP is undoubtedly one of the best X-Men films and arguably one of the best comic book films ever made. It’s clever, it’s charged with emotion, the acting is superb and the action is relentless and varied. DOFP hails Singer as the saviour of the X-Men franchise as he [...]

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May 17, 2014

Game of Thrones Novels Delayed by Outdated Technology

Game of Thrones author, George RR Martin has been often been criticised for the amount of time it takes him to write a book.

In his epilogue at the end of the fourth book, published in 2000, Martin indicated that the fifth book in the Game of Thrones series would be published within a year. Alas, it took five years before the next book, A Dance with Dragons, finally came out.

Why does it take Martin so long to write a book? In an interview with late night television host Conan O’Brian, Martin revealed he that is writing Game of Thrones on a computer that ran MS-DOS.

Microsoft released the first version of Windows in 1985 – though widespread user adoption did not [...]

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