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The Great Gatsby Movie – At a Glance


As an English major, I must have read The Great Gatsby at least a half dozen times. Perhaps that’s why some of the choices made in relation to this latest film adaptation seem a little strange. The casting is pretty damn good, but what really shocks me is that filmmaker Baz Luhrmann has decided to ...

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How to Get Free Kindle e-Books


Have you ever seen how many e-Books Amazon offers for free via their Kindle services? There are new free titles every week! I’ve always been interested in a Kindle for just this reason. Even if I couldn’t afford some of the other books, at least I’d be able to get some free titles. Well, what ...

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea to be 70% CG


Most of us have no doubt heard something about this latest adaptation of Jules Verne’s masterpiece, but while this type of news is to be expected, it isn’t exactly the best news in the world. David Fincher has gone on record saying that his latest film will be created mostly through the use of CG. ...

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Battlefield 3 Novel in the Works


There’s nothing new about a series of books based on a video game. In the past, we’ve been fortunate enough to see some truly magnificent efforts based on the Myst series. More recently, we have seen the release of novels based on the Dead Space series. However, in both of these cases the novels seemed ...

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The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman (and Marvel Superhero Island) Amusement Ride Review


Ten years before Disney bought Marvel comics, the Mouse’s main competitor dipped their toes into bringing the Marvel Universe into the realm of theme parks. In 1999, Islands of Adventure opened as part of the Universal Studios Orlando resort. The park opened with six different “islands” : Port of Entry, Seuss Landing, The Lost Continent, ...

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The Dark Tower Films Cancelled – Movie News


Well, I guess we should have seen this one coming, right? After all, it’s not every day that a project this ambitious actually comes through. With the director having signed on for several other projects in the last few weeks, rumors were floating around the web that The Dark Tower series had been canceled. A ...

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