No More Four Day Passes For Comic-Con

We’re barely into the new year and already there’s buzz about Comic-Con, which hits the San Diego Convention Center on July 24, and runs through the 27th. But the current buzz right now is the fact that there will no longer be four day passes. 

Revolution is Back...Will Audiences Be?

The last several years have been a remarkable time for genre TV with shows like Revolution, SHIELD, and Under the Dome. Revolution especially came on strong, but later in the year it faltered after going on a brief hiatus. So now that the show is back, will its audience come back to it as well?

Barnes and Noble Has a Tough Xmas

If you love to read, or love to write, the end of bookstores as we know it is a sad development that’s been coming for a long time. And apparently without a big blockbuster like a Fifty Shades of Grey supporting it, the book business continues to be in trouble.

Star Wars heads to happiest place in the universe

You knew this was coming…it was pretty much a given that there would be Star Wars modifications made to Disneyland considering they now own the franchise, and now those plans are apparently coming to pass.

The Simpsons Gets LEGO'ed, and Stan Lee and Harlan Ellison Guest Star

As long as the Simpsons have been around, it’s funny to think they haven’t gotten the LEGO treatment until now. And once you see the finished result, it’s clear the Simpsons were always a natural to be LEGO-ed.

And the Winner of the Console Wars Is...

We’re now almost ten days into the new year, and the verdict is in on what we’ve been calling the console wars between PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. And it’s a bit of a surprising verdict, because one console was definitely ahead of the game a month ago, but the tortoise may have beaten the hare this time. 

Will Audiences Have Any Need For Speed?

We’re still a ways away from a truly great video game movie, if it’s ever going to arrive, and good, bad, or indifferent, the big screen adaptation of Need For Speed is arriving in theaters this March.

Steven Spielberg Goes Streaming With Extant

Although Steven Spielberg is now officially a senior citizen, he still loves staying on top of what’s new and hot. And now he’s going to have his new TV series, Extant, streaming on Amazon Prime right after it will air on CBS.

The New Doctor Who's First Day on the Job

So last year Matt Smith finally left Doctor Who, and a new era is about to begin this year. In fact, the first scene of the new model Doctor Who just started shooting, with Peter Capaldi now playing the good doctor. 

Huawei touts Android Tron console



Huawei has debuted a mini Android (4.2.3) gaming console powered by Nvidia’s Tegra 4 SoC.

Stan Lee Launches the Might 7, Gets Cameo on SHIELD

We just reported that late last year, Stan Lee hit the big 9-1, and it’s remarkable that he’s still here, and just as spirited as ever. He’s also been busier than ever, with a brand new TV show, Mighty 7, and an upcoming cameo on SHIELD. 

Will a Legendary Star Trek Device Soon Become a Reality?

Trekkies everywhere are familiar with what’s called the tricorder, which could diagnose what was wrong with you as easily as scanning your groceries at the market. A lot of things we’ve seen in sci-fi movies and TV could become a reality some day, so is a real life tricorder on its way?

Third Planet of the Apes Movie is a Go

While we at TGD were very skeptical about Rise of the Planet of the Apes, but it proved a worthy reboot of the series to many fans, especially with Andy Serkis’s remarkable motion capture performance as Caesar. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes may not be out in theaters until July 11, but the third Apes movie has already gotten the greenlight, and Matt Reeves will return as director. 

New App Tells Us When To Go to the Bathroom at the Movies

How many times have we had to go to the bathroom at a movie, but we’re not sure when’s a good time to flee because we don’t want to miss anything? Some movies, you know when’s a good time to take a tinkle, and some you can’t tell.

Is The Rock Up to Play a DC Superhero?

As we’ve reported before here on TGD, DC is trying to catch up with Marvel on the big and small screen, especially with so many superhero films and TV shows that will be coming up in the next two years. Now rumors have been flying The Rock may be taking on a legendary DC hero. (Give you a hint, he might be green…)

Return of the Jedi and Mace Windu Trivia

1982 was an incredible year for genre movies with E.T., Blade Runner, Tron, The Thing, and many other classics. 1983 had some great films too like WarGames, and love it or hate it, it was also the year the Star Wars saga concluded for the first time with Return of the Jedi.

Holy Fake Bat Cowl Batman! $1,500??!!

The rubber Batman cowl is always a great Halloween perennial. When in doubt, you can buy it at a costume store, plop it on your head, and you’re good to go for trick or treating. But we’re talking the modern Batman look. What if you want to go Adam West this October? 

Will 4K Be All the Rage at the Consumer Electronics Show?

Okay, so you’ve read our reports on 4K TV, which is very expensive, and some experts will tell you that past a certain point the human eye can’t tell the difference in terms of sharpness. Still, like a lot of technical innovations, it’s being hyped as the next big thing, and it’s certainly going to be the talk of the Consumer Electronics Show. 

Producer of Blade Runner Passes Away At 106

When the news hit that Sir Run Run Shaw was going to retire at the tender age of 104, it was really remarkable news that he made it this far. Yes, if you take good care of yourself, you can go to 100 and beyond, and 104 is definitely a good age to think about slowing down and taking it easy.

Kevin Smith To Return With a New Religious Comedy

We at TGD were surprised to read about Kevin Smith’s plans for a new movie, because we were under the impression he was going to retire from the biz. Then again, how many times have The Who, The Rolling Stones and Ozzy done final tours, right?