Browsing: March 4

A Brief History In January of 2017, Warner Brothers had The Batman in development, with Ben Affleck set  to direct and star. The screenplay, written by Affleck, focused on the events after Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) with the villain as Deathstroke, played by Joe Manganiello. The story followed Deathstroke putting Bruce Wayne through a gauntlet of mind games, once discovering Bruce’s alter ego was Batman, taking inspiration from The Game, the 1997 film by David Fincher. As the year went on, Affleck decided to step down from the director’s chair to focus on portraying the caped crusader.…

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A Brief History On Thursday, March 4, 2021, Focus Features will have a virtual screening of Land at 7:30 PM Eastern Time.  Please go to http://focusfeaturesscreenings.com/HISTORYLAND34 for a chance to receive one of a limited number of virtual screening codes.  To reserve a spot for the online screening you must click on the link above which takes you to the redeem pass page.  You then log in or sign up which takes a minute if you do not have a Focus Features TicktBox account to reserve your virtual spot!  The day of the screening you get an email reminder from…

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A Brief History On March 4, 1970, the French submarine, Eurydice, apparently blew up violently while underwater off the coast of Cape Camarat in the Mediterranean Sea.  As you can imagine, all 57 hands were lost.  When the boat (submarines are called “boats” instead of ships, regardless of their size) was discovered several weeks later, only pieces were found spread over a large area.  No cause of the explosion was ever determined, a not uncommon fate of submarines and the sailors that operate them.  Today we will touch on several incidents that should give anyone contemplating a life as a…

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A Brief History On March 4, 2018, we eagerly await the 8 pm EST opening of the 90th Academy Awards show tonight in which the Oscars honoring the best films and performances on film of 2017 will be awarded. Hosted by late night host Jimmy Kimmel, the show will come from the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. Kimmel is the first host to host the show in back to back years since 1997-1998 (Billy Crystal). As you know by our frequent reviews of motion pictures, we are movie enthusiasts. Today we list our favorite films of 2017, showing of course our…

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A Brief History Q&A sessions with such standout celebrities as John Barrowman (Torchwood, Doctor Who), James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Jason David Frank (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers), group sessions with the stars of Doctor Who (David Tennant and Billie Piper), Justice League (Ezra Miller and Ray Fisher), Torchwood (Gareth David Lloyd, Naoko Mori), the “Women of Pop Culture” (Holly Marie Combs, Charisma Carpenter), anime, video games, cosplayer and comics creator sessions, adult and kids costume contests and more highlight the programming offerings at Wizard World Comic Con Cleveland, March 2-4, 2018 at Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland. Digging Deeper Most programming is included as part of the…

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