Nintendo's far-famed Pokemon series, one of the Japanese gaming company's more popular brands in the global market, will be celebrating its 20th anniversary since it was first introduced back in 1996. In line with this, the company will be releasing a couple of new video games from the franchise: "Pokemon Sun" and "Pokemon Moon."
The company decided it's also best to release an official version in Chinese. However, contrary to what Nintendo might have expected, the fans from Hong Kong were none too thrilled with the move. In fact,the idea of changing PIkachu's name did not sit well with the locals
A Facebook community known as Petition to keep Regional Chinese Translations of Pokemon has recently posted an English version of their petition letter, dated March 27, addressed to the Nintendo company. more >>
Tyler Perry is known more for creating plays, television shows and films than social commentary.
Still, that didn't stop him from speaking out against former neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman who fatally shot 17-year-old black teenager Trayvon Martin near his Sanford, Florida, home in 2012, and was not found guilty. After Zimmerman auctioned off the gun that he used to kill the unarmed black teenager for $138,000, Perry spoke out against the act.
"I don't understand people that are that low, I don't get it, I can't even think that low…I think it would take someone who could do that and profit from it to think that," Perry, who appears in "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows," said in a Global Grind interview. "What I do know is this, every bit of darkness that he puts out is going to find its way back into his life." more >>
In the upcoming biblical epic "Peter – The Redemption," viewers will embark on an inspirational journey of faith. The film stars Emmy-nominated actor John Rhys-Davies ("Lord of the Rings," "Shogun" and "Indiana Jones") and Stephen Baldwin ("God's Club" and "Faith of Our Fathers"), and will arrive on DVD and Digital HD on Aug. 2 from Cinedigm.
The faith-based film is the retelling of the biblical narrative of Apostle Peter during the first Christian persecution. Also featured in the film are actors Steve Byers ("Smallville," "The Man From High Castle") and Bobbie Phillips ("The X Files," "Last Flight Out").
"Peter – The Redemption" follows Peter (Rhys-Davies) as he is tormented by his denial of Christ. Having spent his life attempting to atone for his failures, Peter's true devotion as a witness for the Lord is tested yet again as he faces certain death at the hands of the cruel Roman Emperor Nero (Baldwin). The epic questions are: Will Peter falter again and let his weakness betray him or will he rise up triumphant in his final moment? more >>
After the successful release of "X-Men: Days of Future Past," fans were curious to see how the "X-Men" world was going to progress.
According to Cinema Blend, "X-Men: Days of Future Past" reset the storyline for the world of "X-Men" after it presented an situation that left the "X-Men" surrounded by Sentinels.
With the reset, new actors were brought into the franchise, portraying younger versions of the well known characters. This created a lot of anticipation for "X-Men: Apocalpse," since fans were looking to see how the new portrayal of the characters will tun out. more >>
After the departure of Daniel Craig from the "James Bond" franchise, there has been talk of a new "James Bond" in the near future.
It was reported that "Spectre" was to be Craig's last movie as the iconic James Bond. Though he is leaving, the franchise is expected to continue the James Bond legacy.
With that, there has been a lot of speculation on who the new Bond will be. Though the role has yet to be confirmed, fans believe that the upcoming role will be portrayed by fan favorite actor Tom Hiddleston, as per Business Insider. However, recent news hinted that the popular character will not be played by Hiddleston. more >>
With summer fast approaching, some new releases of movies and series to the Netflix line up in June 2016 will bring the binge-watching levels to the max.
The streaming service is expected to release some new movies and series this coming month. However, there will also be some content that will be taken out of Netflix. Jim Mickle's thriller film, "Cold In July" will be released this week, which will give fans a look at the story of revenge. The film will star Michael C. Hall whose character will try to do the righteous act for his son.
Along with "Cold in July," a documentary called "Tab Hunter Confidential" will also be available for viewing this week. It will tell the story of Tab Hunter and how Hollywood was during his time of fame. Later this June, the Oscar Winner for best picture "Spotlight" will be available on the streaming network. The movie is centered on the Boston Globe reporters' pursuit for the truth behind the Catholic Church sex scandal. more >>