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State of The Comic Book Movie Part 1: Marvel Cinematic Universe

Posted by on Nov 6, 2013 in Editorial, Feature, Feature Must See, feature overlay, Featured Article, Movies, Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Movies | 0 comments

With Marvel Studios’ Thor: The Dark World set to open this week, it’s a proper time to assess the state of a film genre that has come to dominate the global box office and popular culture for over ten years now. In this three part series we’ll look at who’s doing it best, who’s making big plans for the future, potential trouble spots, and films to start geeking out about.

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EXCLUSIVE: Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Pilot Review

Posted by on Sep 23, 2013 in Agents of SHIELD, Comic Con, Featured Article, Television | 3 comments

  Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on July 19, 2013 during San Diego Comic-Con. Poptimal was the first...

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Comic-Con 2013: Marvel Studios Press Conference Details

Posted by on Jul 25, 2013 in Action-Movies, Comic Con, Feature, feature overlay, Featured Article, Interview, Movies, Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Movies, Special Events | 0 comments

The flashy footage and greetings from Loki himself took place in Hall H, but it was at the press conference after that cast and creative from Marvel Studios upcoming projects Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy spoke with reporters about the forthcoming phase two movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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The 39th Annual Saturn Awards

Posted by on Jun 28, 2013 in Feature, Feature Must See, feature overlay, Featured Article, Movies, Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Movies, Special Events | 0 comments

“[Sci-Fi is] a great genre for two things. One: complete adventure and escapism. And also for attacking great socio-political issues that may be a little too difficult for people to face in pure realism.” – Lance Reddick, host of the 39th Annual Saturn Awards

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Much Ado About Nothing: Joss Whedon’s Superhero Ode to Shakespeare

Posted by on Jun 10, 2013 in Feature, Featured Article, Idependent Films, Movies, special coverage, Special Events | 1 comment

For beloved geekverse messiah Joss Whedon, making the transition from sci-fi and superheroes to Shakespeare was one such task. With the arrival of his contemporary version of the Bard’s landmark romantic farce Much Ado About Nothing, the mind behind such cult favorites as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly shows he has a knack for the classics, too.

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