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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Inside Comic Con. Spy Photos. First look at the Exhibit Hall











MaxiumPC has got an insider during the construction of Comic Con. They have some great photos of the Exhibit Hall.
First up is the Summit booth. As u can see the top of the booth are flanked with Twilight New Moon and Sorority Row.
Then we have a sneak peak of the New Camaro Bumble Bee.
And last District 9 and 2012 booth.
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Keep coming back for Updates from The San Diego Comic Con

Getting all things in order for April and My self's trip to Comic Con this year.Off of my real job for a week Thank god for grandparents that will watch the kids for us, So that we can act like kids for Five Crazy busy day. Also Brothers that will watch our Dogs. And to Hammer for watching the cats.
Don't say I never included you guys on my Blog.
I will be updating my blog when I get a chance. I have alot of waiting in line and grabbing Free swag to do. Oh yeah and a little drinking to do with Friends. So I don't know how much updating I will be doing.
I will be Twittering while I am down there. There will lots of updates on my twitter page. So stayed tuned.
I hope to see some old friends and make some new ones while I am down At Comic Con.
Everyone be safe and have a great time.
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Cheech and Chong Does Tron. LOL

Thanks again to Stroker Joe for this one. With Tron 2 being at Comic Con this year. There is alot of attention to this movie again and everyone is coming aboard. If ur smoking weed or Tripping on something this might be the thing for you.

Cheech & Chong Cinemash Tron
Writer and Director: Kashy Khaledi

The high-flying comedy duo get into a heated debate about the price of cannabis and decide to "Tron for it," launching themselves into the virtual world of the science fiction classic.

Tommy Chong says "I don't think you should watch anything like that straight. It'll have lasting, traumatic effects on you."

Cheech adds, "When I first saw it, I was shocked because I thought we were doing soft porn. And then, 'Oh, it's about finances; that's kind of hard-core porn,'."
If your going to Comic Con Don't Forget the Disney Tron Panel this year
11:00-12:30 Disney: 3D Panel— Walt Disney Pictures presents key filmmakers, select cast members and previously unseen footage from its upcoming slate, including Disney’s A Christmas Carol, Alice In Wonderland and Tron. Special guests include Robert Zemeckis, Tim Burton, Sean Bailey, Steve Lisberger, and moderator Patton Oswalt. Hall H Read more...

Is Comic Con A Hype Machine For Hollywood?


I thought this article was very interesting. And I have thought the same Just to much going on and not enough time.

* Focus widened from comics to movies, TV, games, books

* Marketing assaults may greet expected 125,000 attendees

By John Gaudiosi

RALEIGH, North Carolina, July 21 (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of pop culture fans will descend on the Comic-Con International event this week in San Diego that in recent years has changed from a convention of comic book lovers to a Hollywood movie bazaar.

Comic-Con begins its 40th year on Wednesday night with a preview of new comic books, graphic novels, science-fiction and action movies, television shows and videogames.

More than 125,000 people -- many dressed as their favorite comic superheroes, "Star Wars" or "Star Trek" characters and even "Ghostbusters" -- are expected to swarm the convention that runs through July 26. It's a far cry from the 300 comic book fans who first congregated at the U.S. Grant Hotel in 1970.

"Years ago, when Comic-Con was in its infancy, the attendees were 99 percent teenage fans," said comic book great Stan Lee, who will be showcasing a new Activision videogame "Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2" game at this year's convention.

"The Con was all about comic books, their artists, writers and editors. Today, it's still about comic books, but the major emphasis is on movies, TV shows and videogames ... It has become a huge 'entertainment' Con rather than just a comic book Con."

Several Hollywood movie studios will screen new films and host elaborate question-and-answer panels with actors and directors of major upcoming releases including Paramount Pictures' "Iron Man 2," Walt Disney Pictures' "Alice in Wonderland" and 20th Century Fox's "Avatar."

"I make movies for the 14 year-old in me, and I know they're going to dig this stuff," said "Titanic" director James Cameron, who unveils his highly anticipated new 3D sci-fi film, "Avatar" and Ubisoft's "James Cameron's Avatar" 3D videogame.

HOLLY-CON?

Starting in the 1990s, Hollywood began to see that their core, target audience -- mostly teenagers and young adults -- either turned out for "The Con" or followed it closely on the Internet. The studios learned they could utilize the event to promote films and generate ticket sales at box offices.

Summit Entertainment, which will debut footage for "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" on Thursday, saw excitement from last year's "Twilight" panel generate early buzz that helped propel that movie to a $382 million global box office haul.

Now, television networks are invading Comic-Con to find fans for shows like ABC's "FlashForward" and "The Middle," starring Patricia Heaton, as well as Fox's comic book-based "Human Target" and its high school singing drama "Glee."

But the downside to success at the Con is that now conventioneers complain that perhaps too much goes on.

"No true fan wants to go to Comic-Con and get assaulted with a marketing blitz about just any old show," said Jim Lee, executive creative director of Sony Online Entertainment's "DC Universe Online" game

Of course, there remain new comic books to tout at the show, too. In addition to stalwarts like DC Comics and Marvel Comics, companies like Radical Publishing are making noise with their new Nick Simmons comic, "Incarnate."

Rod Roddenberry, son of "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry, will debut a new graphic novel, "Days Missing," about a mysterious steward who can change historical events.

Source-Reuters

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Is Kevin Flynn Alive? TRON


Is Kevin Flynn Alive. Well according o this website there has been recent sightings. Flynn Lives.
Has the viral marketing begone or is this a fan created website. Either way its Great. I am so looking forward to this movie. I remember playing the hand held game in my room for hours and throwing a Frisbee Thinking is was a Disc. Come on now U know u guys did that too.
If you for some reason never heard of Tron go out and rent it.
I will be bring you New news from the Tron panel at Comic Con.
Don't forget the Panel On July 23rd
11:00-12:30 Disney: 3D Panel— Walt Disney Pictures presents key filmmakers, select cast members and previously unseen footage from its upcoming slate, including Disney’s A Christmas Carol, Alice In Wonderland and Tron. Special guests include Robert Zemeckis, Tim Burton, Sean Bailey, Steve Lisberger, and moderator Patton Oswalt. Hall H Read more...

Monday, July 20, 2009

Voltron Dance Off.Voltron gets served

With all the talk about a Voltron movie in the works. And Thanks Stroker Joe for the tip on this Video. I haven't seen this in years. Pretty much forgot about this one.The dance off is the shit!!
Don't for get the Adult swim panels at Comic Con this year.


Thursday July 23th
3:00-4:00 Robot Chicken with Titan Maximum— Seth Green (co-creator, Robot Chicken and Titan Maximum), Matthew Senreich (co-creator, Robot Chicken and Titan Maximum), Tom Root (head writer, Robot Chicken/co-creator, Titan Maximum) and Doug Goldstein (head writer, Robot Chicken) with Chris McKay, Breckin Meyer, Kevin Shinick, Mike Fasolo, and Dan Milano discuss the popular Adult Swim series Robot Chicken. They will also discuss the upcoming new stop-motion animated series Titan Maximum, slated to premiere on Adult Swim this fall. Join this meet-up of show creators, writers and voice actors for a Q&A, moderated by Keith Crofford, vice president of Adult Swim production. Room 6A
Saturday July 25th
6:00-7:15 Adult Swim Development/The Venture Bros Panel— Fans will get the chance to hear from the Adult Swim development team and get a first look at upcoming Adult Swim programming. Nick Weidenfeld, director of development for Adult Swim and Matt Harrigan, executive producer/series writer for Adult Swim will give highlights of what's in the tube for fall 2009. Then, Jackson Publick (co-creator), Doc Hammer (co-creator), Jon Schnepp (co-director), James Urbaniak (voice of Dr. Venture) and Mike Sinterniklaas (voice of Dean Venture) discuss the hit animated Adult Swim series The Venture Bros. and give fans insight into the future of the series. Vice president of production for Adult Swim, Keith Crofford moderates. Room 6DE
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Trailer for The Goods- Live Hard, Sell Hard

Here is the New Trailer for the movie The Goods-Live Hard Sell Hard. This one is for my Brother Joe. Here's the Red Band Trailer



Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready is all of the above -- except for a dolphin trainer. When he's asked to help save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy, Ready and his ragtag crew descend on the town of Temecula like a pack of coyotes on a basket full of burgers. Selling, drinking, selling and going to strip clubs is their stock and trade. And they do it well. What Don doesn't expect is to fall in love and find his soul (cue heartfelt piano). 'The Goods: Live Hard Sell Hard' stars Emmy award-winning actor Jeremy Piven ('The Kingdom,' 'Entourage') and Ving Rhames ('I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry,' 'Mission: Impossible III'). The film is the first production from Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions, directed by Neal Brennan, co-creator of the hugely successful Comedy Central hit,


Movie is due out August 14, 2009
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Bruce Lee Hong kong Home Being made into a Museum?


Are they planning on turning Bruce Lee's Hong Kong home into a Museum?

The former home of Bruce Lee is now a love motel, renting rooms by the hour. But officials on Monday launched a design competition to turn it into a Hong Kong museum for the kung fu icon.

"I hope I can personally witness and oversee the completion of the Bruce Lee museum in my lifetime," owner Yu Pang-lin, who is in his 80s, said at a press conference marking the 36th anniversary of Lee's death.

Lee's fans have been calling for an official monument for their hero in his hometown for years.

Lee became a chest-thumping source of Chinese pride by portraying characters that defended the Chinese and the working class from oppressors in films like "Return of the Dragon." He died in Hong Kong in 1973 at age 32 from swelling of the brain.

Yu said he wants the museum to include a memorial hall, a library, a kung fu studio and a film archive.

Lee's daughter, Shannon Lee, and a panel of architects and town planners will judge the design competition, and the winners will be announced in November or December, the Hong Kong government said in a statement.

Yu has offered to donate Lee's home and put up the HK$100,000 ($13,000) in prize money, but it is unclear how the museum itself will be funded.

Meanwhile, the Hong Kong government has started collecting Lee's personal items and commissioned a documentary about the late actor and one about the construction of the museum, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Rita Lau said at Monday's press conference.

Officials showed an eight-minute trailer of the biography produced by veteran Hong Kong director Ng See-yuen. It included interviews with "Mission: Impossible II" director John Woo; Lee's frequent collaborator producer, Raymond Chow; Ip Chun, the eldest son of his kung fu teacher, Ip Man; and actress Betty Ting Pei -- in whose home Lee died -- as well as footage of Lee's body in an open casket at his funeral.


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New Photos of Twilight New Moon













Summit Entertainment released new photos from Twilight New Moon. Some pictures to hold you over until the Comic Con panel which is taking place On Thursday July 23rd
1:45-2:45 Summit Entertainment— Summit Entertainment presents a sneak peek of exclusive footage of some of its upcoming major film releases!

The Twilight Saga: New Moon—Summit Entertainment is proud to present the panel for

The Twilight Saga: New Moon, the highly anticipated sequel to last year's box office smash Twilight. Surprise members of the cast will answer your questions about the second film in the series and debut never-before-seen footage from the new film.

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Sunday, July 19, 2009

Voltron Movie on it's Way soon

Now something I can get pumped about. Looks like the Voltron Movie is back in the loop.
As a kid who grew up in Japan I loved Voltron Even more then Transformers. I Remember playing with them all day with Friends in the front yard. Dam I getting wood just thinking that some day soon in the near future there could be a movie. More toys to buy also. Dam there goes the Kids college fund. Let's get the buzz started on this one.
Also if your heading to the San Diego Comic Con make sure you stop by the Toynami booth For their Volron Exclusives this year.

This vinyl version of the classic
This super-exclusive vinyl version of the classic Voltron stands 9 inches in height and features an all new paint scheme, and is limited in production to 300 pieces.






This vinyl version of the classic Voltron stands 9 inches in height, and is limited in production to 1,000 pieces.
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Sunday Morning Cartoon FoxTrot San Diego Comic Con Edition


Well every morning April has to open the paper and Grab the cartoon section. And starts reading and laughing. Myself and the kids know to stay away during this time. And every now and then she finds one that can relate to us. This Strip is a great one. And is so true to everything Comic Con. I know all Comic Con fans can relate to this cartoon strip. It is so true. Please visit foxtrout.
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