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Animated Ride Through The Evil Dead Movies

(YouTube Link) This devilishly good cartoon version of the Evil Dead saga is brought to you by Daniel Kanemoto, whose videos play out like a digitally animated tour of the movies, as if you’re watching from the seat of some nightmarish roller coaster. So strap in and enjoy the ride, but when Ash starts waving his boom [...]

The Schoolgirl Falconer

When the Saga Prefecture in Japan was plagued with an infestation of crows, it knew exactly who to call: Misato Ishibashi, the "schoolgirl falconer." No, it’s not a tale of Japanese anime, but it could easily be one, I’m [...]

Bella’s Hair Comb Twilight Breaking Dawn

Bella’s Hair Comb – $27.95 Is there a “Twihard” on your Christmas list? Why not get them a beautiful prop replica from the Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn movie. The NeatoShop has a limited number of Bella’s Hair Combs available. This beautiful piece comes in a blue velvet presentation box. This is a great gift for any [...]

Lightsaber Hand Rails Rock Trains In Tokyo

The daily commute got a lot more interesting recently when life sized lightsaber hand rails that actually light up were installed in Tokyo trains to promote the Star Wars: The Complete Saga DVD release. If they’d been installed in trains in America’s major cities, they would have been summarily ripped off and sold on craigslist Ebay, [...]

George Lucas Makes More Changes To The Star Wars Films

Fans are excited that the complete Star Wars saga is coming out on Blu-ray. However there are some concerns as Lucas has indicated he will include “surprises.” Some of these may be technical upgrades of audio and visual elements, but some will be disappointed that the original theatrical versions will not be included as well. The [...]

Razzie Nominations

We’ll have to wait until tomorrow to see what movies are nominated for the Oscars, but the 2010 Razzie nominations are out. Who will win the awards for the worst movies of the year? The nominees for Worst Picture are: ‘Twilight Saga: Eclipse’ ‘The Last Airbender’ ‘The Bounty Hunter’ ‘Sex & The City 2′ ‘Vampires Suck’ Have you seen these movies? [...]

The Quick 10: Lesser-Known Subtitles; or, the Part of the Book Title No One Ever Says

I think as a whole, the notion of giving your book a second, supporting title has gone out of vogue. There are current books out there with subtitles, of course – Lemony Snicket gave some of the books in his A Series of Unfortunate Events subtitles – but it’s certainly not the trend it used [...]

Top 10 highest-paid authors

world’s top ten ranking highest-paid authors based on their earnings from books, film rights, television, gaming deals and other income from June 1, 2009, through June 1, 2010.James Patterson tops the list with 70 million U.S. dollars, while the “Twilight Saga” author Stephenie Meyer follows at the second place with 40 million dollars in earning.10. [...]

The Quick 10: 10 of the Longest Movie Titles

Need I say more? I think this one speaks for itself! 1. The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!? (11 words)2. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (12 words)3. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (13 words)4. Don’t Be [...]