Posts by Will Perkins

Astro Boy Trailer

Like many kids, I was exposed to reruns of the 1960′s Japanese cartoon Astro Boy in my youth. Part of me liked it, another part of me kind of hated it. I could never put my finger on it, but something about Astro Boy just creeped me out. Maybe it was the fact that he […]

New Star Trek TV Spot

Latino Review has posted a new TV spot for J.J. Abrams‘ Star Trek. The 30 second spot shows most of the stuff we’ve seen in trailers so far, but there are a few new things that make it worth watching. This was the first time I’d noticed Sulu sword fighting, no doubt an homage to the […]

Iron Man vs. Bruce Lee Stop-Motion Video

File this one under fights you thought you would never see. Québécois autodidact director Patrick Boivin has created this amazing “Iron Man versus Bruce Lee” stop-motion fight using action figures. It’s an awesome video with a twist ending. Make sure to hit the HD and fullscreen buttons. FROM AROUND THE WEB

Will Captain Kirk be the Green Lantern?

IESB.net is reporting that a reliable source at Warner Bros. has pegged actor Chris Pine for the role of Hal Jordan in the Green Lantern film.  Pine who plays Captain Kirk in the upcoming Star Trek movie from J.J. Abrams is the alleged front-runner amongst a list of actors all in their late 20′s.  Green […]

Battlestar Galactica Frak Map

There seems to be a lot of frakking going on in the fleet.  Battlestar Galactica Wiki has posted a handy reference page for those of you wanting to know who’s frakked who on Galactica, the fleet and beyond.  Based on the diagram it would seem that Baltar and Starbuck get around the most… But if […]

New Batman Arkham Asylum Trailer

The third trailer for the game Batman Arkham Asylum has hit the web.  The trailer showcases the stealth elements of the game for the first time, which is a relief to many who thought the title would just be a straight actioner.   The game puts the player in the role of Batman, as he attempts […]

Johannson and Rourke Join Iron-Man 2

Both long rumoured to be in talks for roles in Iron-Man 2, news broke today that Scarlett Johannson and Mickey Rourke have officially signed on for the Marvel sequel. Johannson will play S.H.I.E.L.D agent Black Widow, while Rourke will be playing the villain Whiplash. John Favreau returns to the director’s chair and Robert Downey Jr. […]

‘Watchmen’ Take Over the Streets of Toronto

The end is nigh according to some Watchmen themed street art in the alleyways of Toronto’s Queen Street West. Hero Complex has posted a number of great photos from the area around Silver Snail where the street art can be seen. Very cool. Watchmen hit the streets in Toronto @ Hero Complex Full gallery here […]

Sam Raimi’s Drag Me to Hell Trailer Online

You can chalk this post up as an excuse to post a picture of the lovely Alison Lohman.  Yahoo Movies has posted the trailer for Drag Me to Hell, the latest film from director Sam Raimi, his first non-Web Crawler film in nearly a decade.  Raimi who wrote and directed the three Spider-Man films, as […]

Has Kenneth Branagh Found his Thor?

Latino Review has a scoop regarding the Kenneth Branagh directed Thor movie from Marvel.  At this point it is unsubstantiated, but apparently Branagh was spotted having lunch with Alexander Skarsgård(son of Stellan Skarsgård), best known for his work on HBO‘s excellent Generation Kill and so-so True Blood.  Skarsgard, long a fan favourite to play the […]

Bay Pursuing Frank Welker for Transformers 2

Fans of the original Transformers cartoon were up in arms when director Michael Bay passed up Frank Welker for the voice of Megatron, the role he originated in the 80′s cartoon. Instead the role of Megatron went to actor Hugo Weaving, with Welker reprising his role only in the Transformers video game that accompanied the […]

Raiders of the Lost Ark Brainstorming Transcript Leaked

Mystery Man on Film has leaked a 125-page transcript of a 1978 brainstorming session for Raiders of the Lost Ark, with George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and Lawrence Kasdan.  Two of these men, Lucas and Spielberg, both fresh off of Star Wars and Close Encounters of the Third Kind respectively, are at their creative peak for […]

Fox Planning to Ruin Perfectly Good Marvel Properties… Again!

Not satisfied with making two terrible Fantastic Four movies, 20th Century Fox is once again poised to ruin Fantastic Four: this time from scratch.  IESB.net is reporting that in addition to rebooting the Daredevil franchise(oh goody.) Fox will be going in a different direction for the next Fantastic Four.  In the wake of serious comic […]

Star Wars TV Series Casting Begins

The oft mentioned and long anticipated live-action Star Wars television show has apparently begun the casting process.  The MTV Movies Blog interviewed actress Rose Byrne at a junket for her new film Knowing, and she let slip that many of her friends had already auditioned for the Star Wars series.  Byrne, no stranger to the […]

67 of the Best 4kb Java Games You’ll Ever Play

It’s amazing what you can pack into 4096 bytes.  Java4k.com, a site dedicated to the creation and distribution of 4kb Java games, and has compiled a list of the top microscopic games of the year.  Among the best are 4k versions of classics like Asteroids, Brickbreaker, Tower Defense and Mega Man. A standout for me […]

Who Will Wield Green Lantern’s Ring?

Hal Jordan, arguably the most well known wielder of the Green Lantern power ring is finally coming to the big screen.  But who will play the iron-willed test pilot? Ryan Gosling and Emile Hirsch were both approached for the part of Hal Jordan, but have reportedly both turned down the offer.  Anton Yelchin who will […]