Richard Matheson Tribute

Richard Matheson Tribute

From The Shrinking Man to The Twilight Zone, Hell House to What Dreams May Come, Matheson has had an enormous effect on the world of art, and whether you have read his works or not, his influence is all over the stories you already know. Get to your local bookshop and dig out a copy of one of his works. You’ll soon be smiling when you discover you’ve seen or heard it before. Just remember that Richard Matheson did it first.
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Can 'The Worlds End' Live Up To The Hype?

Can ‘The Worlds End’ Live Up To The Hype?

Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg are used to dealing with high expectations of their work by now. Back in 2004, when their first feature film collaboration Shaun of the Dead was released, it was just three years after their seminal TV show Spaced, a show that blew the cobwebs off the tired sitcom format of twenty-something’s hanging around in swanky wine bars and getting into “adventures”, and all the time whilst being accompanied by a very loud laughing track.
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Turns out the real plot for Revenge of the Nerds was the assimilation of the masses into their collective. Not unlike what the Borg would have done.

Turns out the real plot for Revenge of the Nerds was the assimilation of the masses into their collective. Not unlike what the Borg would have done.

The seventies and eighties weren't such a good time to be a nerd. It was an era when soldiers, jocks, and corporate men ruled the world, and D&D players weren't likely to get the girl. As the decades went by, the dynamic changed enough that Jocks were hiding inside on sunny days playing video games (even if it was Madden NFL) and the Nerds made it outside long enough to notice that having a tan ain't that bad.However you want to put it, things have changed enough that it isn't such a black spot on your rep to admit that you're into stuff that once would have gotten your underwear run up the flagpole.
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Who needs an original idea when you can re-make a re-make of a really bad adaptation that will at least break even?

Who needs an original idea when you can re-make a re-make of a really bad adaptation that will at least break even?

In a time of recession and economic hardships, the last thing major studios want to do is sink hundreds of millions into a movie that won't break even, especially with competing studios crumbling and filing for bankruptcy all around them.The creatives have run for the hills and the accountants have taken over Hollywood.
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New Google Translate update on your Android, now with full conversation mode!

New Google Translate update on your Android, now with full conversation mode!

Google has announced that Google Translate, their popular app that makes language barriers almost nonexistent, has received an update to the Android version which makes a pretty hefty step into the future of communication.Gone are the days of fiddling through translation books looking for the right thing to say or awkwardly uttering words of phrases that you barely understand. Google made it easy in their first version of Translate for the Android by allowing you to convert text on the fly and even speak into the phone and have it translated.
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