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Only 30 theaters across North America will get the teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens this weekend.

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Super Bowl cinema surprises

February 4, 2012 – 8:38 pm |
Superman #264

[media-credit name=”DC Comics” align=”alignleft” width=”201″][/media-credit]Super Bowl means super Sunday for the Nerdiverse! Not because of the big game, but because interspersed throughout the gridiron action will be a slew of new movie trailer premieres for …

Chronicle: Creative, but discombobulated

February 3, 2012 – 1:00 am |

Teenagers find a mysterious alien something that gives them superpowers, and soon they learn that with great power comes great responsibility -– well, sort of. But if this sounds familiar, it’s because the new film “Chronicle” borrows from several different established superhero storylines.

The Woman in Black lacks smack

February 3, 2012 – 1:00 am |

“The Woman in Black” is an old-fashioned ghost story set in a remote English village at the turn of the 20th century. It is produced by Hammer Films, best known for their stylish B-Movie horror flicks of the ’60s and ’70s, and although this movie has a great Gothic look and feel, it is barely a step above the average Hammer fare.

Lightning Octopus: Why I’m optimistic about Arizona’s Geek Culture

February 2, 2012 – 12:10 am | Comments Off
Jonathan Simon (Lightning Octopus)

For a guy who’s trying to build up Arizona’s Geek Culture, it can feel like a kick in the gut when nerd havens shut down – especially when I’ve gotten to know some of the owners. (This article originally appeared on — please leave your comments on the original post there.)

Live from your comic store … it’s Saturday Night Live!

February 1, 2012 – 7:50 pm |

[media-credit name=”Bluewater Productions” align=”alignleft” width=”175″][/media-credit]Pop culture book publisher Bluewater Productions has announced that this March, they will be releasing a comic book based on the 37-year history of Saturday Night Live. But did you know …