Awesome Con Sure to Impress with ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Teminator,’ William Shatner, and More

Tomorrow marks the beginning of Awesome Con in Washington, DC. The convention, which spans three days, originally promoted the arrival of all three members of the Pond family: Rory, Amy, and River from “Doctor Who.” Sadly, Karen Gillan had to bow out of her slated appearance, but it should still be a great time with Arthur Darvill and Alex Kingston on hand for their respective panels, autograph sessions, and photo-ops. Perhaps the biggest question for “Who” fans is whether or not River Song will return, this time opposite Peter Capaldi, the Twelfth Doctor. Continue reading “Awesome Con Sure to Impress with ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Teminator,’ William Shatner, and More”

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Film News: ‘Terminator: Genisys’ Resets With More of Arnold Schwarzenegger

Caution: This news flash contains spoilers.

As we approach 2015, we already know one cinematic trend will be continuing: going for a reset or a reboot on a series. In recent years, we’ve seen it with “The Amazing Spider-Man” and “Star Trek.” With the former, production companies return to exploring the origin story, making it unnecessary to watch a previous series. In the latter case, the reset is a spin on the origin story, coming about because someone interferes with the timeline and throws everything out of whack. In both cases, making comparisons with the older films is an inevitable activity.

Altering time is the situation in the upcoming “Terminator: Genisys,” as shown in the new trailer for the fifth Terminator film in the franchise:

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