Sunday, December 23, 2012

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Disney Set Release Date For ‘Cars’ Spin-Off ‘Planes’

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 12:00 PM PST

Disney's Planes Image

Originally planned as a direct-to-video release, Walt Disney has decided to lock in a theatrical release date for their movie Planes, which is inspired by the world of Pixar's Cars, and guessed it, airplanes.

Disney has reserved the August 9, 2013 spot for the movie, which will be made by DisneyToon Studios, not Pixar. Pixar legend and Cars director John Lasseter, however, will oversee the project, as he does for all DisneyToon and Walt Disney Animation titles. [...]

$5 MP3 Album Deal: Aerosmith ‘Toys In The Attic’

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 09:00 AM PST

Toys in the Attic

As part of Amazon's monthly $5 MP3 Album Deals, Aerosmith's 1975 breakthrough rocker Toys in the Attic is on sale for only $5. (You can also purchase Toys in the Attic on CD for just $6.88.)

Released in April 1975 by Columbia Records, Toys in the Attic was the Boston band's third album, and it would soon go on to become the biggest-selling album of their four decade recording career, unless you count their eleven-times-platinum Greatest Hits compilation from 1980. The record spawned two hit singles that would become the band's most iconic tunes - "Walk This Way," written by lead singer Steven Tyler and lead guitarist Joe Perry and inspired by a viewing of Mel Brooks' comedy classic Young Frankenstein, and their whiskey-smooth paean to young lovin' and hell raisin' "Sweet Emotion," penned by Tyler with bassist Tom Hamilton. [...]

Holiday Geek Gift Guide 2012: Last-Minute Online Gift Ideas

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 08:21 AM PST

Geek Gift Guide 2011

Christmas is 3 days away - are you still searching for some last-minute gifts and want to avoid going out to shop? Me too! And in my quest to avoid the Mall and the rest of the outside world, I found plenty of gifts still available to get in time for Christmas and I don't have to leave the house to get any of them! If you want to avoid the craziness of the Mall, you can still shop online and give some digital gifts to have ready for Christmas Day.

There's still time for you to order gifts through Amazon today and have them physically arrive by Christmas Eve (see details below). There's also plenty of digital gifts to give: You can also gift ebooks, MP3 music, apps, digital comics, and video game downloads; send a gift card electronically; or make a charitable donation in the recipient's name. Either email the recipient their gift, or print up an e-card and hand it to them.

Here's some last-minute online gift ideas [...]

Geek Peek: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman In First Image From Edgar Wright’s ‘The Worlds End’

Posted: 22 Dec 2012 07:00 AM PST

The World's End Header Image

The first image from the highly anticipated new movie from writer/director Edgar Wright, titled The World's End, has been released online.

The movie is the third film in Wright's Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy, which all star Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. The first two titles were of course Shaun of the Dead, and Hot Fuzz.

The new image shows Pegg, Frost, current Bilbo Baggins Martin Freeman, Paddy Considine, and Eddie Marsan, who, judging by the plot of the movie, are hanging out at some kind of drinking establishment. [...]

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