Author Archive for Jon Heacock

‘Banksy: The Man Behind the Wall Review’ – ‘Gloriously Unspoilt by Progress’

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Writing a biography of an anonymous artist seems like an impossible task…or maybe not when the subject is also world famous. The unidentified graffiti artist known as Banksy has turned himself into a faceless icon in recent years with high-profile stunts…

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Announce New Album ‘Mosquito’ Due On April 16th

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The Yeah Yeah Yeahs have announced their first full-length album since 2009′s It’s Blitz. Mosquito is teased in the video below the release date is set for April 16th. The cover art was revealed as well, depicting a baby being carried away…

New Pictures: ‘The Wolverine’, ‘Iron Man 3′, ‘Man of Steel’, ‘Catching Fire’

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Enterainment Weekly recently debuted new preview pictures from three of this summer’s biggest upcoming superhero movies. There isn’t too much new information to glean from the new pics, however it’s hard not to be excited for a potentially awesome summer line-up.…

2013 Oscar Nominations

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Nominations for this year’s 85th annual Academy Awards were announced this morning and although the frontrunners were far from surprising, there were still quite a few unexpected choices. Steven Speilberg’s Lincoln leads with 12 nominations followed by Ang Lee’s Life of…

Walking Dead Season 3 Mid-Season Finale

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NOTE: SPOILER ALERT Following a second season of inconsistency and odd character choices, the showrunners behind AMC’s The Walking Dead seem to have taken many of these mistakes into account and have amped up the action, suspense, and drama in…

‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Teaser Poster and Synopsis

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The first poster for J.J. Abrams’s Star Trek sequel Star Trek Into Darkness has gone live along with a brief summary of the movie. Fans were very quick to point out the resemblance between this poster and those for the…

Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Join the Cast of ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

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Bryan Singer, director of the first two cinematic X-Men installments, has confirmed the return of Patrick Stewart as Professor Xavier and Ian McKellen as Magneto in the next X-Men film, Days of Future Past. The sequel to 2011′s X-Men: First Class will see a very…

You Know My Name: A Look Back at ‘Casino Royale’

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James Bond is a character that has been defined and redefined by every actor to portray him. Sean Connery first made the character a suave but brutal secret agent who would kill a man just as soon as he would…

Disney Buys Lucasfilm; ‘Star Wars’ Episode VII Announced for 2015

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In an announcement that seems ripped from April Fools’ Day news, Lucasfilm has been sold to Disney for $4.05 billion. While George Lucas will remain part of his own company, the purchase gives Disney the rights to new installments of…

‘A Man, Hopelessly Inquisitive’ – ‘The Master’ Reviewed

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The Master is one of the most challenging movies of recent memory. This is not to say that it’s confusing or otherwise hard to follow; the real difficulty is drawing meaning from a film that greatly challenges typical narrative structure.…