Author: Basil Rafiq

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Lego movie posters for Best Picture nominees

The Lego Movie being the unmitigated success that it is, the folks at Yahoo! Movies decided to commission Graphic designer Old Red Jalopy to create a series of LEGO-themed movie posters for the 86th Academy Awards‘ Best Picture nominees. Not that we’re complaining – they’re actually pretty excellent. Check more...

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Heroes returns finally, NBC Announces Heroes Reborn Miniseries

NBC is re-engaging the “Heroes” team, ordering 13 episodes of an event miniseries to air next year with series creator Tim Kring at the helm. During NBC’s airing of the Winter Olympics on Saturday, the network surprised viewers with a teaser for Heroes Reborn. Set to air in 2015, Reborn...

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Why Engagement Rings are a Scam

For decades, De Beers has been the preeminent name in diamonds. Thanks to a stockpile of the world’s rough diamond supply, indelible marketing schemes and even negotiations with foreign governments for their diamonds, De Beers — owned by the Oppenheimer family since the 1920s — has been the most important...

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Kickstarter hacked, user data stolen

The crowd-funding site says hackers broke into its systems and made off with data. Apparently credit card numbers escaped the attack. Hackers hit crowd-funding site Kickstarter and made off with user information, the site said Saturday. Though no credit card info was taken, the site said, attackers made off with...

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It’s not happening here but it’s happening now

Amnesty International in Switzerland broke a new outdoor campaign May 29th that was created by Walker Werbeagentur Zuerich. The campaign uses the tagline “It’s not happening here but it’s happening now”, in various languages, from French to German. Using the transparent billboards, the campaign aims to show people what is going...

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The New look for the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Revealed

It was announced a while back that Michael Bay (Transformer Series), was producing the film based on a new iteration of the beloved ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ . The director of the movie is Jonathan Liebesman (Battle Los Angeles) and Megan Fox was cast as reporter April O’Neil. This is all...

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Vin Diesel Says Thank you to fans, while hinting at Fourth Riddick

The cult hit Sci-fi action/horror movie Pitch Black introduced audiences to survivalist Riddick, played by Vin Diesel; which eventually gave rise to a bigger-budgeted followup, The Chronicles of Riddick,  which under-performed both critically and financially. However, after nine years of stop-and-go progress and relative shoestring budgeting, a third installment was...

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‘The Flash’ TV Show Casts Reverse-Flash & Killer Frost

Even though the DC fans hopes of seeing two of the greatest DC superheroes on the big screen have been delayed (Maybe not?). Fans can still rejoice in the fact that the DC TV universe is going stronger then ever. With the The CW’s hit series Arrow is going strong, with its...

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‘Walking Dead’ Season 4 Part Two Featurette

The Walking Dead, which has been on a hiatus since early December will return on AMC on the 9th of February. It ended in what was arguable one of the best episodes of the entire series, and left the fate of much of it’s characters open for debate. Rick, Carl,...

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5 Things that Got us Excited in CES 2014

The Consumer Electronics Show (aka CES) held annually January at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Usually previews new technology and gives us exciting new product announcements. This year was no exception from the Razer’s Modular Desktop PC to the Oculus Rift’s latest prototype, there was plenty...

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