Kevin Melrose

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Hackers Demand Sony Remove All Signs of "The Interview"

Fri, December 19th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

In a new message to the studio, the hackers suggest they’ll stop the leaks, but first they want the studio to remove “everything related” to the comedy from the Internet.

Stephen Colbert Says Farewell, with Captain America's Shield in Hand

Fri, December 19th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

The "Colbert Report" host said goodbye to Comedy Central last night, holding two of his most prized possessions.

Dexter Faces Batman in Unexpected Fan Film

Thu, December 18th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

New fan film "Crossing Over" pits Dexter Morgan against the Dark Knight in an entertaining -- if unexpected -- face-off.

Edumacate Us: How "The Simpsons" Changed the Language

Thu, December 18th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

To celebrate "The Simpsons'" 25th Anniversary, Oxford Dictionaries turned to English professor Michael Adams to examine how the show has changed the language.

Jim Carrey Would Love to Star in Another Batman Film

Thu, December 18th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

The actor, who played The Riddler in 1995’s "Batman Forever", say’s he’d like to return to the franchise, although probably not in the same role.

Tim Burton Thinks It's Time "To See a Happy Superhero"

Tue, December 16th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

"Batman" director Tim Burton wonders how long filmmakers can use the same formula, saying, “Yes, we all know that superheroes are damaged individuals.”

"The Walking Dead" Is the Most-Tweeted TV Series of the Year

Tue, December 16th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

AMC's "The Walking Dead" was the most-tweeted television series of 2014, succeeding "Breaking Bad" at the top of the Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings.

Supreme Court To Hear Dispute Over Spider-Man Toy

Mon, December 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether Marvel owes royalty payments to the creator of a Spider-Man toy after the patent for the Web Blaster expired.

Michael Keaton Isn't Envious of Ben Affleck: "I'm Batman"

Mon, December 15th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Twenty-five years after the release of Tim Burton’s "Batman," the actor remains "very secure" in his role as the Dark Knight.

The "X-Men Epic Cosplay Video" is, well, pretty epic

Sat, December 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Dozens of X-Men cosplayers take center stage in a video shot at last year's Dragon Con, featuring an impressive who's who of the X-Verse.

Nate Simpson Announces He's Finished "Nonplayer" #2

Fri, December 12th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

More than 3 years after the release of "Nonplayer" #1, Nate Simpson has announced the completion of the acclaimed sci-fi/fantasy comic's second issue

Avi Arad Pursuing "Super Mario Bros." Movie Rights

Fri, December 12th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Emails from the Sony hack reveal the "Amazing Spider-Man" producer has been in talks with Nintendo for an animated adaptation of the game franchise.

"Doctor Who" Delivers New Christmas Special Trailer

Thu, December 11th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

It's the Doctor and Santa Claus to the rescue in the latest trailer for the "Doctor Who" Christmas Special.

"Birdman," "Fargo" Top Golden Globe Nominations

Thu, December 11th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

The dark comedies lead a list that also includes a nod for "Game of Thrones" and Disney’s "Big Hero 6."

"Flash's" Mientus On Pressure of Portraying Gay Villain, Pied Piper's 'Badass' Costume

Wed, December 10th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Actor Andy Mientus admits the role of the gay supervillain carries with it a lot of pressure -- and a 'badass' costume.

"Batkid Begins" Documentary to Premiere at Slamdance

Wed, December 10th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

"Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around the World" will have its world premiere in January at the Slamdance Film Festival.

Marvel, Sony Discussed Spider-Man's "Captain America: Civil War" Involvement

Wed, December 10th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Marvel Studios wanted to include Spider-Man in 2016's "Captain America: Civil War," according to emails leaked this week from the Sony Pictures hack.

The Avengers (and Friends) Bring Glad Tidings for Christmas

Tue, December 9th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Earth's Mightiest Heroes (and villains) join together to wish all a Merry Christmas, as Groot embarks on a solo vocal career.

First Official Batmobile Fetches $137,000 at Auction

Mon, December 8th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

The earliest known licensed Batmobile, a customized 1956 Oldsmobile 88 built in a New Hampshire barn, sold at auction over the weekend for $137,000.

You Can Now Launch Magnificent Balls of Fire From Your Hands

Fri, December 5th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Ellusionist has created a device that allows users to launch "magnificent balls of fire" from the palm of their hands.

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