Mipso in Japan

Mipso in Japan from Jon Kasbe on Vimeo. [Author: The Film Doctor ]
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CIA agent-turned-Batman writer will give away comics to government workers amid shutdown - The Washington Post

Cavna on King. https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2019/01/19/cia-agent-turned-batman-writer-will-give-away-comics-government-workers-amid-shutdown [Author: Mike Rhode]
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Jan 27: Fairfax! VA COMICON at GMU Jan 27, 2019!

The VA Comicon hosts a 1-day show in Fairfax, VA Sunday Jan 27!Held in the Dewberry Hall in the Johnson Center at George Mason University. Get in for FREE after 1p with a GMU ID (register online)!Age 0-12 get in FREE! Get $10 tickets, booths and full event info athttps://vacomicon.com/events/gmu2019/We only accept cards for on-site ticket sales. $3 per-ticket convenience fee added for all paid ticket sales (including on-site).Visit us from DC! GMU Metro Shuttle Schedule:http://shuttle.gmu.edu/pd...
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The Shadow v2 #3 - Bernie Wrightson art

The Shadow v2 #3, 1973 - A large penitentiary draws suspicion from the Shadow and his team, leading them to the infamous mobster King Cobra. Series artist Michael Kaluta gets a hand from Bernie Wrightson, whose inks significantly enhance the artwork. The opening bank robbery scene (see interior page below) and the exploding prison walls (page 17) are but two of many fine panels. Their respective [Author: Ted F]
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Sociologist and intellectual, Nathan Glazer, dead at 95

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Sociologist Nathan Glazer, who assisted on a classic study of conformity, “The Lonely Crowd,” and co-authored a groundbreaking document of non-conformity, “Beyond the Melting Pot,” has died. He was 95.   Glazer’s daughter, Sarah Glazer, confirmed her father died at his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Saturday morning. A longtime professor at Harvard […]
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Limerick-Off Monday – Rhyme Word: PLANE, PLAIN, COMPLAIN, Or EXPLAIN at the end of any one line

It’s Limerick-Off time, once again. And that means I write a limerick, and you write your own, using the same rhyme word. Then you post your limerick(s) as a comment to this post and, if you’re a Facebook user, on Facebook too. I hope you’ll join me in writing limericks using PLANE, PLAIN, COMPLAIN, or EXPLAIN at the end of any one line. (Homonyms or homophones are fine.) The best submission will be crowned Limerick-Off Award Winner. (Here’s last week’s Limerick-Off Award Winner.) Additionally,...
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Limerick-Off Award (314)

It’s time to announce the latest Limerick-Off winners based on submissions (on this blog and on Facebook) in the last Limerick-Off. Congratulations to DAVE JOHNSON, who wins the Limerick-Off Award for this funny limerick: The pirates, a larcenous horde, Took over while storming aboard. A boat crew of nine Bound together with twine Held fast; they were all in a cord. Congratulations to BRIAN ALLGAR, who wins the Special TREE-Themed Limerick Award for this funny limerick: Said Trump to the hooke...
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Japanese Suicides Declined In 2018: “Only 20,598 People Killed Themselves!”

The number of suicides is Japan has fallen to its lowest point in decades, with fewer than 21,000 people choosing to end their lives in 2018. Japan’s famously high suicide rates have been decreasing, with 2018 seeing the lowest number of suicides for several decades: only 20,598 people killed themselves last year. Suicide rates have […]
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The Mummy – review

Director: Alex Kurtzman Release date: 2017 Contains spoilers This was the second false start of the Universal monsters’ reboot (dubbed Dark Universe). The first attempt, Dracula Untold, was so unsuccessful that it was allegedly dropped from the continuity. This did not set the cinematic world alight and the Dark Universe again looked unlikely. One issue was the push in both of these films at the action adventure, rather than horror. Whilst they can be used in various ways, the classic monsters ...
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Timberlake pops in on patients at Texas children’s hospital

DALLAS (AP) — Justin Timberlake pulled some sunshine from his pocket for the patients at a Texas children’s hospital. Timberlake took a break from his “Man of the Woods” tour to pop in and pose for pictures with the young patients at Methodist Children’s Hospital in San Antonio. A video of the kids was widely […]
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Spider-Man : Far From Home Trailer

Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures have just released the first trailer for Spider-Man : Far From Home. Check it out below – I’ve been working on the VFX for the show since late December last year, and this is my 3rd Spider-Man film I’ve worked on so far, having just finished the highly acclaimed Spider-Man : Into The Spiderverse and Spider-Man : Homecoming back in 2017. With the release slated for early July it’s going to be a busy few months for me as we move closer to the release date, b...
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Style Inspiration from the Critics Choice Awards 2019

Got a formal event coming up? Here's how to dress just like the stars on the Critics Choice Awards blue carpet!Awards season is officially underway! I am so excited! It's always so much fun to watch my favorite stars be recognized for their work. This last Sunday, The Critics' Choice Awards were held and they brought together some of the biggest names in television and movies. Members of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association voted on 2018's b...
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Uncle Scrooge #111 - Carl Barks cover reprint & reprints

(Walt Disney's) Uncle Scrooge v1 #111 1974 - Featuring work by Carl Barks, this issue contains stories from earlier in the series. This material was first published in Uncle Scrooge #8. Other artists in this issue include Tony Strobl. - - - - - - - - - - Home / Barks / Uncle Scrooge >this issue >Barks >Uncle Scrooge [Author: Ted Ignacio]
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‘Level 16’ Trailer: You Probably Shouldn’t Attend Dystopian Boarding Schools

Has there ever been a movie about a nice all-girls boarding school? Any time a story is set in one of these institutions, things go terribly wrong. Someone dies, or goes crazy, or there’s some sort of gothic melodrama. Moral of the story: you shouldn’t check into an all-girls boarding school. And you really shouldn’t check into the school featured in the Level 16 trailer, which looks dark, foreboding and possibly deadly. Level 16 Trailer What is Level 16? According to a character in thi...
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Diana Ross add to 2019 lineup, Bob Seger cancels

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The legendary Diana Ross has been added to this year’s lineup for the 50th anniversary of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Festival organizers said Friday that Ross, who’s celebrating her 75th birthday this year, will make her first-ever appearance at the festival on Saturday, May 4. As lead singer […]
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New App-Supported ‘Lord of the Rings’ Board Game Takes Us Back to Middle-Earth

The Lord of the Rings fans find themselves in a bit of a dead zone in 2019, years removed from the Peter Jackson-directed movies and with Amazon’s planned television series still far off in the distance. Enter Fantasy Flight Games, a company that’s held the LOTR license for years and is now back with a new Lord of the Rings board game called Journeys in Middle-earth. Players can form their own Fellowship and team up to take down Sauron and the forces of evil in this app-supported game, and you ...
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Feminists Triggered By “Japanese Benny Hill”

Veteran entertainer Ken Shimura has caused controversy due to a “meat futon” sketch that appeared on his TV show, with some commentators comparing him to beloved British comedian Benny Hill. Comedian Ken Shimura has come in for criticism after a “meat futon” sketch in his long-running TV show. The term “Niku Buton” (meat futon) is […]
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Kingdom Hearts III Theme Song “Face My Fears” EP Now Available

Kingdom Hearts III‘s main theme “Face My Fears” (performed by Hikaru Utada) has now been made available on popular app stores. The tracklist for the album includes: “Face My Fears (English Version)” “Don’t Think Twice” “Face My Fears (Japanese Version)” “Chikai” The opening movie featuring the song: The full album is now available to purchase […]
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Netflix’s YA Christmas Movie ‘Let It Snow’ Has a Chillingly Good Cast Led By Kiernan Shipka

Kiernan Shipka is bringing some magic to the holidays as part of the cast of Netflix’s latest Christmas film, Let It Snow. The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina star is joining the Let It Snow cast alongside Transformer: The Last Knight‘s Isabela Moner, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse‘s Shameik Moore, and Lady Bird‘s Odeya Rush in a YA holiday film based on The New York Times bestselling book by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle. Once big-screen draws, John Green books are making...
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Podcast: Zoe, Sara, Dianne and Radio Scilly

Stuart Clarkson and Roy Martin discuss a big week in radio including the debuts of Zoe Ball and Sara Cox on their new Radio 2 shows. There are also tributes to former Radio 1 and Radio Manchester presenter Dianne Oxberry, following her death this week. Keri Jones chats to Stuart about an appeal to help secure the future of one of the UK’s smallest radio stations – Radio Scilly. Plus James Cridland on the BBC’s decision to make one of its top podcasts exclusive to BBC Sounds; and more Radio ...
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TruTV Debuts First Trailer For At Home With Amy Sedaris’ Second Season

TruTV debuts first trailer for At Home With Amy Sedaris’ second season Following its critically acclaimed first season in 2017, TruTV moved forward with a second season order with the variety sketch series At Home With Amy Sedaris starring the titular actress and have debuted the first trailer for the upcoming sophomore outing, which can be viewed in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB...
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Spider-Man: Far From Home Enlists Trans Actor Zach Barack

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Spider-Man: Far From Home enlists trans actor Zach Barack The Marvel Cinematic Universe will be breaking new ground once again for Spider-Man: Far From Home, the highly-anticipated sequel to the 2017 acclaimed hit Spider-Man: Homecoming. The Hollywood Reporter brings the announcement that transgender actor Zach Barack (L.A.’s Finest) will appear in the film, marking him as reportedly the first out trans actor to appear in a big budget superhero film. ...
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‘This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy’ Trailer Features Doomsday Prep, Artificial Intelligence, and More

Kal Penn and director Adam McKay want to teach you about the global economy. That doesn’t sound very exciting at first, but just wait – the This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy trailer goes to great lengths to make all of this sexy, funny, and, well, kind of scary. And it’s educational, too. For instance: you’ll learn all about how we’ll turn into cannibals a mere two months after the global economy collapses. This Giant Beast That is the Global Economy Trailer This Giant Beast T...
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Pixar Creative Head Lee Unkrich Set To Leave Animation Studio

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Pixar creative head Lee Unkrich set to leave animation studio Deadline has brought word that Lee Unkrich, one of the most innovative creative minds behind powerhouse animation studio Pixar, is leaving the company after an impressive 25-year run that saw him win two Oscars for the studio. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; g...
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Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Welcome to 2019

  This Saturday post is the weekly Type-Moon news in addition to the regular APB post on Sunday. If you have any suggestions for what to highlight on the Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup drop me a line via email or Twitter. Gudako Devastates the USA Get ready for the Fate/Grand Order U.S.A. Tour 2019! So … Continue reading Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: Welcome to 2019
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7 new gay TV couples we’re already shipping

Here are seven gay male TV romances that have been fogging up our flatscreens recently.
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Will Channing Tatum Direct the Gambit Movie Himself?

Will Channing Tatum direct the Gambit movie himself? It’s been nearly four years since Channing Tatum stood onstage at Comic-Con alongside the casts of Deadpool, Logan, Fantastic Four and X-Men: Apocalypse with the promise to star in a Gambit movie. Now, in an article from Deadline about the actor leaving his longtime reps at UTA and Management 360, it is mentioned that we could see Channing Tatum direct Gambit himself for 20th Century Fox after a string of filmmakers passed on the opportunit...
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Gugu Mbatha-Raw Is Super-Powered In FAST COLOR [First Trailer/Poster]

First look at the indie superhero drama. Read more >>> [Author: TheMovieWaffler.com]
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New Release Review - ESCAPE ROOM

Six strangers get more than they bargained for when invited to an elaborate escape room. Read more >>> [Author: TheMovieWaffler.com]
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The Hummingbird Project Trailer: It Needs to be a Totally Straight Line

The Hummingbird Project Trailer: It needs to be a totally straight line The Orchard has released the official trailer for director Kim Nguyen’s upcoming thriller film The Hummingbird Project, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Alexander Skarsgård and Salma Hayek. Written by Nguyen, the film is scheduled to be release in selected theaters on March 15. Check out the Hummingbird Project trailer below! In this modern epic, Kim Nguyen exposes the ruthless edge of our increasingly digital world. Cousins fr...
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