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Archive for March 2012

Armchair Talkback Discussion Point: Is “The book was SO much better” still a valid complaint?

March 16, 2012

“Meh, it was ok. The book was soooo much better.”   – Most of us at some point in life Fanboys, I’m going to raise a question you’re probably not going to like. As we find ourselves finished with all the Harry Potter Movies, we are rapidly approaching the release of The Hunger Games with hopeful […]

International Women’s Day Top 5!

March 8, 2012

Happy International Women’s Day! We at the Armchair offices were planning to celebrate by looking at pictures of international women all day, but after realizing we had misinterpreted a couple of things, we decided instead to post a tribute to some ladies who best represent gender equality in the world of geekdom. Let’s start the countdown….! 5. […]

First Publicity Still for THE LONE RANGER Revealed!

March 8, 2012

The Lone Ranger “reimagining” (starring Johnny Depp) has been in development hell for quite some time, but it has finally started production! Now, I consider myself pretty “movie savvy,” but even I was pretty taken aback when I saw that Depp was NOT  playing The Ranger himself, but TONTO? What? Why? Are there seriously no […]

Ralph McQuarrie (June 13, 1929 – March 3, 2012)

March 3, 2012

Moguls, did you ever stare in fright at Darth Vader’s menacing mask, or wanted to hug the big furry form of Chewbacca? Did you gaze into the gold-plated form of C-3PO or want your own R2D2 as a best friend? Does E.T.’s ship and all the aliens and ships in Close Encounters of the Third Kind still […]