Comic-Con Category

5 things we learned at The Giver Comic-Con panel

It may have taken Lois Lowry‘s best-selling novel almost two decades to make it to the big screen but that doesn’t mean the author is any less excited for a new generation of fans to be introduced to her dystopian teenage tale. First published in 1993, the road to the big screen was a long […]

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Marvel rules Super Saturday with Avengers: Age of Ultron footage

The most devoted of fans camped out over 24-hours in advance for just a chance to witness this year’s Marvel Comic-Con showcase. Who can blame them, given very few studios know how to put on a show quite like the cinematic home of the blockbuster superhero? Though the 2014 panel contained fewer surprises and special […]

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8 things we learned at the Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Comic-Con panel

Super Saturday marked what could be director Peter Jackson‘s final Tolkien-related Comic-Con presentation. Perhaps fittingly then, the panel proved to be both a look back at both trilogies, a thank you to fans, and a look ahead at the final film of the Hobbit series, The Battle of the Five Armies. The prolific New Zealander […]

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5 takeaways from Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak Comic-Con preview

It doesn’t feel quite like Comic-Con unless filmmaker Guillermo del Toro takes to the Hall H stage at some point during the four-day tribute to all things pop culture and fan-ish. Having showcased both Hellboy andPacific Rim in the past to rapturous enthusiasm, the San Diego event is somewhat old hat for the Mexican auteur. […]

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An octopus, Benedict Cumberbatch, and the Penguins of Madagascar

What do you get when you mix an evil octopus, the internet’s boyfriend Benedict Cumberbatch, and some spying penguins?  The Penguins of Madagascar. A spin-off of the popular “Afro Circus”-singing franchise sees sidekicks Skipper, Kowalski, Private and Rico upgraded to leading bird status in their brand new adventure that sees them coming nose-to-nose- or beak-to-tentacle, […]

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