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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra’s Cobra Commander Fails

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra comes out this summer from director Stephen Sommers. Sommers; creator of such cinematic gems as Deep Rising, The Mummy 1 & 2 and Van Helsing, has resurrected 60′s action figure and 80′s cartoon G.I. Joe as a summer blockbuster in the mold of these films. By in the mold […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Podcast 1: The Watchmen

Jeff, Will, and our friends Kiara, Rajiv, and Kevin Smith—no, not that one: the other one—discuss Watchmen the movie, the graphic novel, and the new video game. Did Zack Snyder manage to be faithful to the comic? Would it have been better as a television series directed by Terry Gilliam? Will Kevin ever learn how to pick a lock? The dorks answer these and other questions in just under an hour.

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 […]

I’m a Marvel, and I’m a DC

Hey everyone Thank you for the response from the first post, I hope this one only continues the ball rolling. Marvel DC Which are you ? Comments fuel my next video so post. FROM AROUND THE WEB

Thoughts on Watchmen

I’m not going to write a full review, since at this point I feel that I can’t add much that hasn’t already been said in dozens of other reviews.  So instead I’ll just post a list of the things I liked, the things I disliked.  I have a laundry list of things I wish they […]

Greetings From The Comic Dork

Hello Everyone. Welcome to Dork Shelf. Sorry I’m late posting my content, but keep an eye on the site for audio and video from yours truly. FROM AROUND THE WEB

Final Wolverine Trailer

USA Today has posted the final theatrical trailer for the Wolverine movie a day early.  X-Men Origins: Wolverine stars Hugh Jackman as the titular mutant and opens May 1st. Update: Now with postage stamp-sized embedded video goodness!  Hit the full screen button to make it bigger. Wolverine Trailer @ USA Today While the involvement of […]