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THE DARK KNIGHT RISES AUGUST WALLPAPER

Hot or rainy weather, August is finally here and OBS is back with another wallpaper/calendar for you desktop background! Don’t forget to enter our ‘Don’t Call Me angel’ giveaway. Check our latest author interviews. Take a look at our past wallpapers. Click on the image for full size.

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MOVIE REVIEW: THE DARK KNIGHT RISES

The Dark Knight Rises Running Time: 2 hrs 40 min Release Date: July 20 2012 (USA) MPAA Rating: PG-13 Starring: Christian Bale, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Juno Temple, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and Gary Oldman Directed by: Christopher Nolan Written by: Jonathan Nolan (screenplay), Christopher Nolan … Continue reading

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TOP 5 SEQUELS THAT ARE BETTER THAN THE ORIGINAL

Top 5 Sequels that are Better than the Original brought to you by OBS Staffer Erin 1) Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (sequel to Star Wars: A New Hope) 2) The Dark Knight (sequel to Batman Begins) 3) Resident Evil: Extinction (third in the Resident Evil movie series) 4) … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR JULY 24, PART 1: THE AVENGERS, JUDGE DREDD, DARK KNIGHT RISES, SUPERMAN, COWBOYS & ALIENS, MASS EFFECT

Comic Con is winding down in San Diego, and tons of info has been coming out! We have a ton of updates for you, so keep checking back tonight and tomorrow for movie, TV show, and book updates! Marvel’s The Avengers SDCC 2011 exclusive concept art via Marvel Marvel released … Continue reading

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VILLAINS IN FICTION A TO Z

Brought to you by the OBS Staff   VILLAINS IN FICTION A: Aro (Twilight Saga) – A member of the ruling coven of vampires with the power to know every thought you’ve ever had with a single touch.  He is consumed with power and collecting powerfully gifted vampires to help … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS FOR DEC 6: MODEL FOR TIN TIN COMIC DIES AT 98 & BATMAN COMIC SALES

Source: newyorktimes MODEL FOR TIN TIN COMIC, DANISH ACTOR PALLE HULD, DIES AT 98 Tin Tin is not exactly supernatural but we felt this was a post worth sharing… Palle Huld, a Danish actor whose fleet, youthful and highly public circumnavigation of the globe as a cowlicked teenager is believed … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR DEC. 4TH: INTERVIEW REMAKE, BATMAN, NARNIA, AND PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN

Source for the first two articles: Blastr Anne Rice pushes for Robert Downey Jr. in Interview remake Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire hit the screens in 1994. That’s centuries ago in Hollywood years. Now Rice, who was famously critical of the casting of Tom Cruise as the Vampire Lestat … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR DECEMBER 2ND, PART 2: STAR TREK 2, BATMAN 3, NARNIA, AND ‘THE MAZE RUNNER’

‘Star Trek’ writers: ‘We have broken the story’ for sequel Geoff Boucher at The LA Times The 2009 reboot of “Star Trek” was a shining moment for fans of sci-fi and spectacle films and the sequel, due in 2012, may well follow the box-office trajectory of the Christopher Nolan Gotham … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS FOR OCT 13: BATMAN NEWS

American Vampire’s Scott Snyder tells us about his upcoming CSI-heavy Batman tales Source: io9.com At NYCC, we spoke with comic scribe Scott Snyder about his forensically inclined run on Detective Comics. Snyder told us his plans to put Dick Grayson through the psychological wringer and what’s next for the bloodsuckers … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS FOR OCT 6: THE BIRTH OF A SUPERVILLAIN

Source: nytimes In comic books, origin stories often involve chance meetings, freak accidents or personal tragedies. Not many of them start on a tennis court in the Poconos. But that is where the career of Jerry Robinson, 88, the man who created the villainous Joker, began. His fateful 1939 encounter … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 3RD, PART 1: UPCOMING SUPERHERO MOVIES, CHRONICLES OF NARNIA, HARRY POTTER, HUNGER GAMES, AND MORE

19 upcoming superhero movies you need to know about By Jon Cohen at Blastr Ever since Spider-Man came out in 2002 and set all kinds of records for making money, the movie industry has gone crazy for superheros. Eight years on, they just keep on coming. We’ve had some great … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK NEWS FOR AUGUST 30: BATMEN AND SCIFI GRAPHIC NOVELS

Bruce Wayne AND Dick Grayson Are BATMAN This Fall Source: newsarama.com We already knew Bruce Wayne was coming back this fall, and let’s face it, Dick Grayson has been doing a pretty good job as Batman. So what to do, DC? This morning the NY Post has confirmed what fans … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR JULY 22 PART 2: BATMAN, ANTMAN, STAR TREK AND MANIACAL VILLAINS

Will Inception star be the Riddler in Batman 3? Source: blastr.com I don’t think we’ll ever stop talking about Inception, but it’s definitely time to start talking about director Christopher Nolan’s next long-awaited project—Batman 3. An inside source managed to get a peek at a studio casting grid for the … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS JULY 8TH: CAPTAIN AMERICA, LET ME IN, INCEPTION & MORE

Chris Evans Talks Captain America Costume! www.comicbookmovie.com: Empire Online now has a new article showing what Chris “Captain America” Evans thinks about the suit the guys at Marvel has made for him to attire in the July 22, 2011 film, “Captain America: The First Avenger”. What Chris Evans had to … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR MAY 3RD: DARK KNIGHT SEQUEL, JONAH HEX PREVIEW, THOR PICS, IRON MAN 2 EASTER EGG, AND MORE

‘Dark Knight’ sequel gets official release date via Khaleej Times Warner Bros. has set July 20, 2012, as the release date for the third Christopher Nolan-directed Batman movie. The studio has barely begun the process of developing the movie, which isn’t yet titled. Nolan is in postproduction on the sci-fi … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR MAY 1ST: BATMAN, THE HOBBIT, MEGAN FOX AND MORE

New Batman Movie Is Coming in 2012 www.daemonsmovies.com: A release date has officially been set by Warner Bros. for the sequel to the blockbuster Batman film “Dark Knight.” The third film in the “Batman Begins” series is expected to hit theaters on July 20, 2012. Christian Bale, the actor in … Continue reading

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75 BOOKS YOU SHOULD OWN FOR DC COMICS’ 75TH ANNIVERSARY

Source: io9 2010 sees the 75th anniversary of DC Comics, which launched in February 1935 with the first issue of New Fun. Since then, it’s gone on to publish some of the greatest comics ever. Here’re seventy-five you really should’ve read already. The Superman Chronicles Vol. 1 What is it? The … Continue reading

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MOVIE REVIEWS: BATMAN BEGINS

That’s right we have brought you the great world of comic book movies. If you haven’t seen the new “remakes” of the Batman movies… I highly suggest it. Don’t take my word alone though. Read what our OBS staff has to say. Brought to you by OBS staff member Karolina … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR FEB. 14TH: SHUTTER ISLAND, WEREWOLF MOVIES, NEW BATMAN, AND PIRATES 4

Happy Valentine’s Day! Shutter Island: A Thriller Out Of Time? by Damon Wise at Empire Online It’s been interesting watching the reactions to Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island, from the trailer alone. People seem to forget that artists have a fractious relationship with their times, that sometimes their work arrives out … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR DEC 10TH PART 2:TRON LEGACY, BATMAN, FALLEN AND JONAH HEX RESHOOTS

via io9 YOUR FIRST LOOK INSIDE TRON LEGACY REVEALS A SEXY UPGRADE Check out the first ever image to come out of Tron Legacy — it’s full of passionate unitard stare downs, punk wigs and disc weapons. Plus Flynn Jr. takes the wheel, in the new light-cycle poster. Wow, Disney is … Continue reading

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BRUCE WAYNE TO RETURN NEXT YEAR…AND THROUGHOUT TIME

via io9 Bruce Wayne may be stranded in prehistoric times instead of dead, but if you thought bringing him back would be easy, think again. DC have unveiled TheReturn Of Bruce Wayne, a time-travel tale hyped as “Batman vs. history itself.” As we know, Batman’s alleged death in DC’s big Final Crisis … Continue reading

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DC CELEBRATES 75TH BIRTHDAY BY STARTING OVER

via io9 Reboot fever has hit DC Comics, who have announced a new line of graphic novels to debut next year, retelling the stories of Superman and Batman from the very beginning updated for new audiences, called Earth One. The line will start with Superman: Earth One, by J. Michael Straczynski and Shane … Continue reading

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WAS THIS THE DECADE OF THE REBOOT?

By Graeme McMillan at io9 Looking back at the fictional stories that defined the last decade, you might think of things like The Dark Knight, Battlestar Galactica, or failures like Bionic Woman and Speed Racer. Was this the decade we ran out of original ideas? Okay, that’s obviously not completely … Continue reading

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25 SCI-FI TATTOOS FROM STAR WARS, STAR TREK AND MORE

thanks to scifiwire.com! Twihards aren’t the only fans so hardcore they’d ink a permanent souvenir of their favorite franchise onto their skin. Fans of Star Wars, Star Trek, Serenity and many other sci-fi universes have also shown off their love with tattoos. Check out the 25 extreme fans below who … Continue reading

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COMIC BOOK RELEASES FOR NOVEMBER 4, 2009

OBS Staff Member Rose brings us this weeks Comic Book Release List for Nov. 4, 2009! Listed by Publisher ANARCHY STUDIOS/HARRIS COMICS Vampirella Second Coming #1 (Arthur Suydam Museum Edition Incentive Cover) (release not confirmed), AR Vampirella Second Coming #3 (Franchesco Cover), $1.99 Vampirella Second Coming #3 (Joe Jusko Cover), … Continue reading

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COMIC NEWS FOR OCTOBER 19TH NEAL ADAMS & BATMAN

Comic news for Monday October 19th. Neal Adams: The future is now for motion comics New York, Union Square, 14th street, October 28th. It’s not every day that a new medium is invented or created and usually it happens by accident, against the tide and is roundly ignored and criticized … Continue reading

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COSTUMES OF THE SCI-FI STARS ON DISPLAY AT CALIFORNIA MUSEUM

Thanks to Dixie Reid at the Sacramento Bee Years before he became California’s governor, the jut-jawed and quite muscular Arnold Schwarzenegger played a cyborg on a murderous bent in “The Terminator” (1984). His iconic black leather jacket is part of an exhibition opening Saturday at the California Museum. “Out of … Continue reading

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INCEPTION PUSHES BATMAN 3 BACK TO 2011

Via Krystal Clark at Screen Crave This shouldn’t come as news to any of us, Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi thriller Inception has taken first priority over the third Batman film. Over at MTV, Michael Caine (Alfred Pennyworth) gave an update on when we can expect to see another movie. Unfortunately according … Continue reading

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FAN-MADE, FAKE POSTERS FOR ‘THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS’ OR ‘UNTITLED BATMAN PROJECT’

Thanks to Adam Fendelman at Hollywood Chicago There was talk of a sequel even before “The Dark Knight” hit theaters and obliterated box-office records. That’s all we still have at this point, but we also have a pair of decent, fan-made posters for “The Dark Knight” sequel. Though there’s little … Continue reading

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