Julianne Nowik

40 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Follower | @JulianneNowik | Your eyes are said to be windows to the soul, your smile the door. So don't be shut out by the door. Also, I'm obsessed with Star Wars.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor Mark Hamill prefers Jar Jar Binks over Jabba the Hut

One is an annoying goofball with a cod-Jamaican accent. The other is one of the the galaxy’s most powerful gangsters.<p>But faced with the choice …

Mark Hamill

DC Comics Fights For The Shield And The Bat Trademarks…

Another look at some of the fun comic book related trademark disputes currently running around the registers. What’s in a logo? Quite a lot it …

Homemade laser lightsaber is as risky as it looks

It's clear that there are a lot of <i>Star Wars</i> fans these days, but one of them just took that adoration to a decidedly geeky new level. Styropyro (he of laser shotgun fame) has built a lightsaber using a heavily upgraded 7W blue laser -- it's several times more powerful than what's needed to blind …

Homemade

The Week in Star Wars - The Force Awakens hits $1 billion, more original trilogy cameos, alternative versions of the movie and more

<i>It’s a Holiday Edition of The Week in Star Wars, and we’ve got more record breaking box office news from The Force Awakens, J.J. Abrams talking about</i> …

May the florals be with you! Daisy Ridley stuns in a gorgeous gown with purple appliqué at Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiere in China

She's been propelled to international stardom thanks to her role as heroine Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.<p>And Daisy Ridley looked every inch …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens used to have a much more familiar title

It’s pretty normal for movies to change titles in one way or another during the creation process. High profile movies will have different titles to …

Star Wars

The internet is full of Christmas day hoverboard injuries

Despite the recent epidemic of explosions, hoverboards were the hot holiday gift this year.<p>And on Christmas, the internet was full of photos and videos of people wiping out and injuring themselves while trying their new hoverboards for the first time.<p>Everyone saw this coming. But hey, we're human, …

6. Rey Is Luke's Daughter No.2 - His Theme During The Kylo Battle

Hands-down, one of the biggest crowd-pop moments in TFA comes when Rey snatches Luke's lightsaber out the snow and stands ready to do battle against …

This Week's TV: It's Sherlock, But Not As We Know Him

<i>Sherlock</i> returns for one night only! <i>Galavant</i> is back for season two! And all Hell is finally unleashed in the season finale of <i>Ash vs Evil Dead</i>! …

TV

Disneyland's Plans for the Huge 'Star Wars' Theme Park Means Attractions Are Closing

Disney announced its plan to build a<i>Star Wars</i> land at its Disney park on the Gold Coast during the summer. At the time it was reported the <i>Star Wars</i> …

Critic's Notebook: How 'Star Wars' Went From Shakespearean Saga to Harry Potter in Space

For all their wooden dialogue and silliness, George Lucas' 'Star Wars' movies were works of intellectual and moral weight; the new J.J. Abrams film …

Here’s the first look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Marvel’s Doctor Strange

Most comic book characters look a bit silly when taken out of their usual context. That’s why a lot of superhero movies feel the need to insultingly …

This augmented reality comic book offers a glimpse at the future of storytelling

If augmented reality is the future of storytelling, it should come as no surprise that the technology has made its way into the world of graphic …

Augmented Reality

People are ditching broadband, using smartphones' LTE for internet

We hear an increasing number of stories about cord cutters, people who ditch cable in favor of on-demand and Internet streaming. Well, some people …

What BB-8 originally looked like in early ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ designs

One of the better things about <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> was its introduction of exciting new characters. From Rey and Poe Dameron to Kylo Ren and …

After years of anticipation, Star Wars: The Force Awakens has finally been released, and to nobody€™s surprise, it has shattered box office records. …

Google Glass 2.0 is real, and here are photos to prove it

The next generation of Google Glass, Google's head-mounted wearable display, is the real deal.<p>A filing to the Federal Communications Commission, the U.S. government body that must review and approve personal electronics like phones and wearables, reveals photos of the device's external design, …

Google Glass

Essential Comics for 12-30-15

Hope everyone is having some happy holidays and before we begin 2016, we have one more week of new comics. However, since this is the last new comic …

The silence leading up to the release of Star Wars – and the barrage of marketing – undermined parental choices about kids seeing the M-rated film<p>The lead up to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was characterised by enforced silence about the content. An officially sanctioned trailer was …

Box Office

Woman transforms cupboard under stairs into Harry Potter room, wins Internet

What do you do when you’ve got a cupboard under the stairs? Transform it into a <i>Harry Potter</i> wonderland, <i>of course</i>.<p>Children’s librarian Courtney Bonnet …

Harry Potter

The Army Retires Its Oldest Drone

Hunters out, Gray Eagles in<p>Before the General Atomics Predator and Reaper drones defined the skies of the War on Terror, the modern drone age began, modestly and without fanfare, in the early 1990s. Designed by Israel Aircraft Industries and in the United States maintained by Northrop Grumman, the …

Drones

Live-Action Taskmaster Rights Appear To Have Reverted To Marvel Studios

The live action rights to Marvel Comics villain Taskmaster have reverted back to Marvel Studios, sources tell ComicBook.com<p>The issue arose recently …

Marvel Comics Legend Stan Lee Turns 93 Today

Stan Lee, the man who helped transform Marvel Comics from a pulp magazine publisher into a $4 billion Disney acquisition, turns 93 today.<p>The former …

Extremely rare giant squid caught on camera

When diver Akinobu Kimura saw a giant squid swimming near the surface of Toyama Bay in central Japan on Christmas Eve, he knew he had to get a closer …

The 17 Most Unforgettable Movie Moments Of 2015

You know that moment. The moment in a movie that you geek out over as soon as you walk out of the theater. The one that gives you goosebumps, or …

Movies

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A 2016 TV Preview

A guide to the returning hits and new shows on network, cable, and streaming services<p>2015 may have spawned the phrase “Peak TV” thanks to an onslaught of shows in every format imaginable, but 2016 isn’t going to offer much respite. In the coming months, terrestrial networks, premium cable, and …

TV

13 Story Ideas That Were Dropped from Star Wars: The Force Awakens

<i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> is absolutely bursting with cool set pieces. But you didn’t see half the insane stuff the movie’s production team came …

Darth Vader