Page 2

Yes, Page 2 has returned. For a while the excess bits were not enough to build a regular Page 2 column, but I’ve recently been noticing items piling up that I wished that we had gotten to post on the site, but just didn’t have time. I’m not sure how regular this column will be published (and we’ll most likely take a break during the Sundance Film Festival). That said, enjoy the return of Page 2!

What is Page 2? Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 17 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness.

The opening credit sequence for the new NBC superhero television series The Cape is now online. Watch it above.

Disney has released a teaser poster for the upcoming hand-drawn animated Winnie The Pooh feature film. [animatie]

New York City Public Advocate says the ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark’ Broadway musical may violate consumer protection laws by “not clearly distinguishing its preview period (when the show is still considered a work in progress) from its post-opening performances (when the show is a finished product), and could face fines.” [artsbeat]

The t-shirt of the day on Teefury is a Battlestar Galactica-inspired parody of the classic Rosie the Riveter image. The t-shirt will only be available today, and is only $9 plus shipping.

The Tumblr blog Muppets with People Eyes attempts to freak you out.

Paul Sizer has created a re-imagined movie poster for Iron Man, as if Stanley Kubrick directed the comic book movie adaptation. [via io9]

Rumnor has it that WWE is negotiating with Fathom Events to air this year’s WrestleMania 27 pay-per-view in 3D in movie theaters across the United States. [marketsaw]

A Jabba the Hutt wedding cake – fail or win? [mcs]

Funko will be releasing a bunch of cute Marvel plush in May 2011. [via: nerdapproved]

You learn a lot in the first year of a relationship — appropriateness of Chewbacca Impression. [smbc via: highfef]

The big problem with 3D television right now is there isn’t enough content available to make a purchase worth it. What if you could watch anything and everything broadcast on television in 3D? Engadget gives a surprisingly positive early hands on impression review of VideoEFx, a small device which converts any 2D video content to 3D in real time. Sounds like one of those products that promises a lot and doesn’t really work, but Engadget called it “some seriously impressive stuff.”

On eBay, the R2 Builder’s Group is auctioning an 8 foot by 36 foot Professional Full Color Digital Banner of a matte painting made specifically for The Empire Strike Back, but was never used in the film. The banner was used for Celebration V. The artwork used for the banner came directly from Lucasfilm. [via: rebelscum]

The poster for The Woman in The Fifth, a thriller starring Ethan Hawke and Kristin Scott Thomas is now online. [kino]

/Film reader EJ Drakeson points out that /Film received a citation in Simon Pegg‘s new book.

DreamWorks Animation has released an awesome Spanish theatrical banner for Kung Fu Panda 2. [impa]

A good minimalistic movie poster for Peter Byck’s documentary Carbon Nation. [apple]

USA Today has revealed the new look of the alien “visitors” on the ABC television series V.

Megatom0 argues that James Cameron is his own antagonist.

Aaron Burke created a 20-minute Star Wars fan film titled “Star Wars: Bounty Hunter“, which follows Boba Fett on his first assignment to prove himself worthy to serve the Galactic Empire.

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