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CAST THIS: READY PLAYER ONE (Part 1)

September 13, 2013

Looks like you reached our old site! Click here to read this very article on our new and improved site, featuring up to date articles and our new ArmchairMogul Podcast! Some of us here at ArmchairMogul have recently become quite smitten with the 80’s geekgasm novel Ready Player One by Ernest Cline and it’s got us thinking about […]

ARMCHAIRMOGUL EXCLUSIVE! Leaked Publicity Shot of Ben Affleck as BATMAN!

August 23, 2013

The internet is abuzz today about the casting of Ben Affleck as Batman in the upcoming Batman Vs. Superman movie. Armchairmogul.net has exclusively obtained a leaked publicity photo of Ben Affleck in costume. This might be an earlier version of the costume, and may see some iterations before the big screen debut. But we like what we […]

Were The Man of Steel Posters Directed by J.J. Abrams?

May 21, 2013

Did the geek world become a lot brighter over the last few years? Are modern cameras not built to handle this much light? Observe the posters for the upcoming Star Trek …urm, Man of Steel. Ok, ok, I get it. It’s a neat effect and one poster does not a trend make. Wait a minute… Excuse […]

The 2012 Armchair Hottie Awards!

December 30, 2012

  Looks like you reached our old site! Click here to read this very article on our new and improved site, featuring up to date articles and our new ArmchairMogul Podcast!   Looks like you reached our old site! Click here to read this very article on our new and improved site, featuring up to date articles and our […]

ARMCHAIR POLL: WHO SHOULD DIRECT ‘STAR WARS EPISODE VII?’

November 2, 2012

The nerdgasm heard throughout the world happened this week… George Lucas has sold the Star Wars franchise to Disney for close to $4 Billion dollars. The most intriguing part of this story was not that the franchise was sold but the announcement that came soon after… “Disney included their plans to release Star Wars Episode VII in the […]

WE’RE EXPANDING! INTRODUCING ARMCHAIR MUSIC MOGUL!

May 3, 2012

We have officially completed phase two of “PROJECT: TOTAL INTERNET ENTERTAINMENT DOMINATION.”   We are very happy to introduce Armchair Music Mogul! http://www.armchairmusicmogul.com/ If you have enjoyed our random musings and reviews of “all things Hollywood,” please check out our “all things Music” site that was just launched today! We look forward to the great things that are […]

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 […]

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 […]

Things We’ve Learned from Disney’s Special Agent Oso

February 10, 2012

Looks like you reached our old site! Click here to read this very article on our new and improved site, featuring up to date articles and our new ArmchairMogul Podcast! Disney’s Special Agent Oso is a teddy bear that is in training to become a spy (akin to James Bond) for U.N.I.Q.U.E, a super secret Government Agency where… things […]