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Metal Hurlant Chronicles: The TV SF Anthology Returns, Brawnier Than Ever

Metal Hurlant Chronicles: The TV SF Anthology Returns, Brawnier Than Ever

The name of TV’s newest anthology series means “Screaming Metal.” It airs on the SyFy Channel. It was not exactly made with a huge budget. It features male actors who seem to have been chosen mainly for their large muscles, and female actors who seem to have been chosen mainly for their large… other parts. The writers of the series, while well-meaning, have a first language other than English.…

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Thinking Too Much: Style and Substance in Mad Men’s “Time Zones”

Thinking Too Much: Style and Substance in Mad Men’s “Time Zones”

Before I go any further, I must give a tip of the hat to Daniel Joslyn, our fearless leader in regards to these article… this was inspired by his hilarious posts.

Sunday night at approximately 10:10 PM I tweeted this:

Tweet, Madmen

At approximately 10:11 last night, one person maybe chuckled, and I’M FINE WITH THAT YOU GUYS!

This tweet lingered with me all day. This still remains true, and I thought there is…

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Matt Smith Thanks Doctor Who Fans in Farewell Special

Matt Smith Thanks Doctor Who Fans in Farewell Special

On Friday, April 18, at 5:00 pm, UK Doctor Who fans will see Matt Smith one last time in Doctor Who: Farewell to Matt Smith. The retrospective, which will air on Watch, is a look back at Smith’s time on the show, including highlights from the actor’s four years as the Doctor, anecdotes from Smith and his predecessor David Tennant, and narration by co-star Alex Kingston.

In a clip to promote the…

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Cats + Internet = CA$H Money!

Hashtag livingthedream. Turn your cat into an Internet celebrity with this hilarious how-to book.

How to Make Your Cat an Internet Celebrity: A Guide to Financial Freedom by Patricia Carlin with photography by Dustin Fenstermacher

Genere(s): How to, Comedy, Cats
Publisher: Quirk Books
Availability: eBook, Paperback
Description: The Internet offers an unprecedented opportunity for cats to become superstar “personalities” with revenue-generating multimedia brands—but only if you know how to cash…

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Wait, Who Is That?: A Comic Book Geek Explains Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Wait, Who Is That?: A Comic Book Geek Explains Captain America: The Winter Soldier

This article contains spoilers for Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

The one aspect of the recent spate of Marvel films that really has endeared them to comic book fans is how wholeheartedly they embrace their comic book-ness. The Christopher Nolan Batmanfilms, the previous gold standard for superhero entertainment, seem almost embarrassed by their comic book origins, telling the stories in as…

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Leaders, Followers and Heroes: Grunt Life!

Leaders, Followers and Heroes: Grunt Life!

Grunt Life: A Task Force Ombra Novel by Weston Ochse 

Genere(s): Sci-Fi, Military
Publisher: Solaris
Availability: Paperback, available April 29
Description: This is a brand new Military SF series from Weston Ochse, an experienced military man and author. Benjamin Carter Mason died last night. Maybe he threw himself off a bridge into Los Angeles Harbor, or maybe he burned to death in a house fire in…

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Dr. Chris’ Godzilla Retrospective, Part 1

Dr. Chris’ Godzilla Retrospective, Part 1

Edited by Tiarra Joslyn

Now we look at the Godzilla films leading up to this big screen gem’s reboot. Last time we saw the “Big G” was in 2004′s Godzilla: Final Wars. Over the next several weeks, we’ll take a look back at a few Godzilla movies — starting with one of my and my son’s favorites.

Destroy All Monsters (1968)

Destroy All Monsters original Japanese movie poster from 1968Consisting of the largest cast of monsters until the Final Wars,this film had…

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Stephen Colbert will Replace David Letterman on Late Show in 2015

Stephen Colbert will Replace David Letterman on Late Show in 2015

Stephen Colbert, host of Comedy Central‘s The Colbert Report, will be succeeding David Letterman as host of The Late Show on CBS in 2015.

CBS released an official statement today making the announcement:

[quote]The CBS Television Network today announced that Stephen Colbert, the host, writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning “The Colbert Report,” will succeed David…

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What is the Best Part of Captain America: The Winter Soldier?

What is the Best Part of Captain America: The Winter Soldier?

By now, whether or not you’ve seen Captain America: The Winter Soldier, you’ve seen the Internet latch on to one two-second scene and turn it into a meme. So, I’ll just cut right to the chase: Hail Hydra.

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Wallace and Gromit is a Little Too Punny

Wallace and Gromit is a Little Too Punny

Wallace and Gromit : The Complete Newspaper Comic Strip Collection Volume 1: 2010-2011 Editedby Rona Simpson

Genre: Newspaper Comics
Publisher: Titan Comics
Availability: hardcover
Description: A collection of strips from the gags of Britain’s biggest stop-motion exports.

Disclaimer: Titan Books provided Pop Cults with a copy of this book with no obligation to review it or write a positive review.

Wallace and Gromit: Complete Newspaper Comic Strips

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Noah, or, Bearded Captain Planet Helps the Creator Kill Everyone who Eats Meat

Noah might be THE worst movie-to-book adaptation in all of history.

Noah: The Official Movie Novelization by Mark Morris

Genere(s): Fiction…
Publisher: Titan Books
Availability: Paperback, eBook
Description: When he has a vision about a flood sent to destroy all life on earth, Noah knows what he must do. Together with his family, he must save two of every living animal. He must build an ark. Noah has to evade the many dangers that would see him fail and leave the…

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Captain America Fights Shades of Gray, but the Audience Wins

A spoiler-free #CaptainAmerica review—with plenty of discussion points if you have seen the film already! http://popcults.com/lJAZR

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Genre: Superhero, Action, Thriller
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Joe & Anthony Russo
Starring: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, and Robert Redford
Description: Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter…

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The Best Movies You Never Watched: The History of Future Folk

The Best Movies You Never Watched: The History of Future Folk

Today we turn from blockbuster stars like Will Ferrell and Nicolas Cage to less-known actors and producers as we dive deep into indie film with The History of Future Folk. The film itself is obviously low budget, but that doesn’t mean it lacks in production value. It’s a charming, fun, and — most importantly — heart warming. Plus, aliens and bluegrass music. All of these together make this film…

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Batman: The Reason [Video]

Time for another great comics-inspired rap from our friends at @broken_pixels!

Bruce Wayne talks to his parents explaining why he has become Batman. Borrowing loosely from the storyline in the Batman: Arkham Origins game and parts of the New 52 universe.

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Never Say Die! There’s Going to be a Goonies Sequel!

Hey youuuuuu guuuys! Is another Goonies movie in the works?!

According to TMZ, director of The Goonies, Richard Donner, has confirmed that there is a plan for a Goonies sequel. When asked if any of the original stars (including Sean Astin and Josh Brolin) from the 80′s seminal film would return, Donner replied, “Hopefully all of them.” Of course, this is just an off-the-cuff conversation, and could mean nothing, but it could mean everythingto those of us…

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