You Might Want to Start Your Holiday Shopping Early: Disney’s Playmation Will Generate Nerdgasm Nirvana

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Okay… I was typing up the big schedule for Disney’s D23 Expo. Nothing too difficult, mostly formatting and pasting. In the big “Hall D23” (7500 seats), there will be a Disney Interactive presentation on Sunday, at 11 AM. Now, yeah, there’s Kingdom Hearts and Infinity 3.0 (now with Wookies!) and Star Wars Battlefront. A lot of […]

*SATURDAY UPDATE* SDCC ’15 Exclusive Funko Toy Announcements

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By: Nick Eskey Hello again toy enthusiasts, and welcome to another installment of San Diego Comic-Con Funko releases! You know Funko, the purveyors of the highly popular POP! series of collectible figurines, who also vow to “cover as many beloved licenses and characters as possible to remind every Comic-Con attendee why they fell in love […]

What I’m Feeling About Pixar’s “Inside Out”

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Other members of Team Beat will be along soon to give their reviews of Disney/Pixar’s “Inside Out”, debuting tomorrow. There was mention of a news embargo, but it looks like other sites are beginning to talk about the movie. Since I paid $25 to see the Fathom Events sneak peek, I’m not really prevented from […]

Will Avengers Age of Ultron be the biggest US opening ever? Yeah, probably

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Movie #2 in a series is often bigger than #1—Aliens, Catching Fire, Despicable Me 2, Spider-Man 2, Terminator 2 etc etc etc. Avengers was the #3 domestic movie of all times. Will Avengers: Age of Ultron beat it? What do you think? While common sense suggests fans of the Vision, Scarlet Wtch and Quicksilver will […]

Marvel’s Isaac Perlmutter is a very generous guy

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…when it comes to charity. Perlmutter and his wife Laura have donated another $9 million to the NYU Langone Medical Center and the Technion Israel Institute of Technology. This follows a previous $50 million donation to the NYU Cancer Institute which was renamed Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center in their honor. Mrs. Perlmutter has been involved with NYU as a volunteer and president of the Tisch Hospital Auxiliary.