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By Doug Groves on 9 Nov 2012 |
World War Z trailer launches, unfortunately

After moving back the release of World War Z from December to the summer of 2013, it’s not surprising that the trailer is getting a lot of buzz.  Too bad that before the end of the first minute of the trailer, I already didn’t give a crap.
The trailer opens with Brad Pitt and his family stuck in NYC gridlock.  Every lane is packed with cars, and Brad Pitt gets out to see what’s going on.  There’s an explosion far up ahead… so far so good.  Something ominous, and unexplained fireworks in downtown …

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By Doug Groves on 1 Nov 2012 |
The Practical Dead

This post is both a shameless self-promotion and an explanation of sorts. Over the past while, the site has been quieter than usual. While there’s still more to come from Fan Expo, and we’ll still be writing other pieces, a lot of time has gone into another endeavour – The Practical Dead. It’s a new web comic written and drawn by myself and RGB’s own Rebel Scum. What is The Practical Dead you ask?

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By Doug Groves on 18 Oct 2012 |
10th annual Toronto Zombie Walk on Oct 20th

Since its humble beginnings a decade ago, the Toronto Zombie Walk has grown to become a massive annual event, every year attracting thousands of the undead to the streets of Toronto. On Saturday October 20th, the dead will rise again. Here’s just a partial schedule as to what’s going down…

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By Doug Groves on 4 Oct 2012 |
Kill Shakespeare at Fan Expo 2012

Diana McCallum joins the rgbFilter crew by taking up mic duties in our interview with Conor McCreery and Anthony Del Sol, the creators of the comic Kill Shakespeare.

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By RebelScum on 26 Sep 2012 |
iPhone 5: 5 days in

So Friday Sept 21 finally arrived, and with it, the latest iteration of the venerable iPhone. Me being the new-toy-nerd that I am, and one that is beginning to come to grips with what may be a severe case of Fanboyism, I dutifully ran down to my local Rogers store and waited in line with the masses to get my hands on the shiny gadget I’d wanted all my life…since 9 days prior

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By Doug Groves on 6 Sep 2012 |
Fan Expo 2012 – Tom Noonan

When we stopped by actor Tom Noonan’s table at Fan Expo, we weren’t expecting to get one of our favourite quotes from the whole event. That’s just what he delivered though, when we asked him his take on movie remakes, when he compares them to someone sleeping with your girlfriend, though he’s a bit more blunt about it…

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By RebelScum on 6 Aug 2012 |
iOS 6 and YouTube: The Internet needs to take a collective time-out.

So as anyone whose interested knows, today Apple released the latest developer preview of iOS 6, named iOS 6 Beta 4. Several improvements were made, but the only thing about which anyone is talking is the omission of the dedicated YouTube app from the build.

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By Doug Groves on 19 Jul 2012 |
When Kinect meets dubstep

Ever since its launch, the Kinect has been a favourite for people to experiment with what can be done with motion controls. In what could be the coolest mash up to date, a pretty big team of talented individuals combined for the V Motion Project.