August 01, 2013

Nerd News: Twelve's scripts, Star Wars scores, an X-Men circus and more

Vol. 4, Issue 29

Hello friends! Huuuuge issue for you this week, so let's jump right in.

In movie news:

Here are some trailers and clips:

47 Ronin (Thanks, Colt!)


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About Time


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Catching Fire


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Elysium


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Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (There are two additional clips at the link below.)


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Romeo and Juliet


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X-Men: Days of Future Past (via their viral site)


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Prepare yourself for Riddick with this prequel motion comic.


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These posters are THE BEST.

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These sentinel propaganda posters are pretty OK, too, I s'pose.

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I've long been fascinated by freak shows/carnivals, so I'm totally on board with an alternate reality in which the X-Men are part of a circus rather than superheroes.

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This is cute. (The fact that Tom and Clark aren't in it makes me sad, even though I know they're likely not in Avengers 2 ...)


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Mondo released the first Elysium poster (left) at SDCC and will likely be selling the second online sometime soon.

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This is a great rendition of the Man of Steel.

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Their faces look like they're oddly sculpted, but I still kind of dig this.

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In TV news:

Here are a few previews:

Breaking Bad


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True Blood


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And a special Comic Con "preview" for How I Met Your Mother. (Thanks, Colt.)



Threadless has released some new Fraggle Rock T-shirts.

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These Star Trek: The Next Generation bloopers made my week.


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Live-action Recess opening credits? Heck yes.


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In SCIENCE!, tech and anthropology news, from the Mister:

I ran across a few things as well:

I'm adding this to my list of cosplay ideas, for sure. Amy Mebberson always has the greatest ideas.

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These two would either get along swimmingly or be the worst of rivals. (Or both?)

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In comic, book, toy and fashion news:

It's kind of amazing how much emotion the use of only two colors can convey in these illustrations by Matteo Scalera.

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In gaming news, from TGG:

I found a couple of items:

Bad guys deserve a little spring in their step occasionally, too.

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And finally, some super cute—and totally relevant to my interests—paper collages by Meghan Stratman.

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8 comments:

  1. About Time looks darling! And more terribly awesome papercrafts! And Belle Solo! Love it xD

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  2. I'm really looking forward to About Time. Bill Nighy can really do no wrong, and I love me some quirky romantic comedies. Particularly the British ones.

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  3. I assumed I was one of the only people who remembered Demolition Man fondly.

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  4. Love Bill Nighy. Love quirky British romantic comedies. Love quirky British romantic comedies WITH Bill Nighy.

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  5. Demolition Man is hilariously great. And since I didn't create the art, there are at least three of us who remember it! ;)

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