This morning brought the nominations for the 67th Emmy Awards, and while the winners (and losers) won’t be revealed until September 20th on Fox, the nominations themselves are enough to stir up some conversation.
When it comes down to itt’s all a matter of personal preference, and the opinions of average viewers don’t always match up with what the Emmys have cooked up. But we can’t help but notice some of the more annoying snubs, as well as some wonderful surprises, in this year’s round of honorees.
Check out our list of 2015 Emmy snubs and surprises after the jump! Read More »
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Posted on Friday, November 7th, 2014 by Angie Han
Over the years, Lego has released sets built around all sorts of beloved geek properties, including Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, and the Marvel and DC universes. But their latest may prove a bit more divisive.
Lego has just announced they’ll release a set based on The Big Bang Theory, a CBS sitcom centered around six nerdy scientists and their one non-nerdy, non-scientist friend. Well, at least Leonard and Sheldon are bound to be happy, or would be if they were real. Hit the jump for more on the Big Bang Theory Lego set.
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Posted on Thursday, May 1st, 2014 by Angie Han
Everyone’s making plans for Star Wars Day on May the 4th. After the jump:
- Future Star Wars games will be canon, says Lucasfilm
- Timothy Zahn weighs in on the EU and official canon
- Chris Miller points out his own contribution to the canon
- See a promo for The Big Bang Theory‘s Star Wars episode
- Browse some Star Wars Day prints from Dark Ink
- Get details on Disney’s Stormtrooper-centric art exhibit
- Watch the first full Star Wars Rebels trailer on May 4
- In the meantime, flip through some Star Wars Rebels pics
- … and read a lengthy interview with Rebels‘ Dave Filoni
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May 4th has become an unofficial Star Wars holiday. This year, two of the biggest sitcoms on television are officially celebrating. Lucasfilm has signed deals with CBS’s The Big Bang Theory and ABC’s The Goldbergs to air special Star Wars-centric advertisements, er, episodes around May 4.
With Star Wars Episode VII rumored to start shooting May 14 in Morocco, the fact Lucasfilm is acknowledging “May the Fourth Be With You” in such a public way suggests these episodes could be timed to a big announcement. Below, read about what the Star Wars Big Bang Theory and Goldbergs episodes will each hold. Read More »
This morning Megan Fox, Ed Helms, and Jessica Alba announced the nominations for the 2013 Golden Globes. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organization behind the event, is famous for nominating films and performances simply based on their star factor — if there’s an actor that members of the HFPA want to hang out with, they’re sure to get a nomination.
But the HFPA is great at putting on a show, and so the Golden Globes generate a lot of attention every year. And, as the NY Times points out, with the Globes nominations coming just days before Oscar nomination voting starts, there’s a possibility that nominations here could affect Oscar voting. The Best Picture nomination set includes what is already becoming a standard set of awards favorites, such as Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, and Zero Dark Thirty, but there are also nominations for Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, and Django Unchained. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen picked up a few nominations, actually, which was one of the big surprises.
The Golden Globes will air on January 13, 2013, hosted by Amy Poehler and Tina Fey. The full nomination list is below. Read More »
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Earlier this month we published the list of the most pirated movies of 2010. Today we bring you the listing of the most pirated television series of 2010. The number one show seems pretty obvious to me… Any guesses? See the full list after the jump.
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More and more 2009 San Diego Comic Con Announcements begin to roll in. Information on the panels (both of which include special screenings and Q&A) for The Big Bang Theory and Fringe can be found after the jump.
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