Events: Geek Spot – E3

Hey All!!

This week, the folks here at FC are all a buzz. Now why you ask?…E3 invades The Los Angeles Convention Center for three fun filled days  where all things video games related are showcased to the media.Though an industry event,Fanboy Confidential was there in 2010 to report on all the latest and greatest in the world of gaming.And 2011 is no exception.Tons of exclusives will be announced and shown…stay glued here and on our Facebook page to get all the news coming out of E3.

E3 runs from 6/7-6/9

Also this weekend brings the second annual Hero Complex Film Festival hosted by Geoff Boucher of The LA TIMES.

Luminaries such as Warren Beatty,Nicholas Meyer,Alex Kurtzman,Roberto Orci,Richard Donner,Jon Favreau,Jim Lee, Geoff Johns, and Mike Mignola will all be in attendance throughout the action packed weekend!

here is the schedule:

HERO COMPLEX FILM FESTIVAL
Official Event Schedule

Thursday, June 9

Dick Tracy (1990)
Runtime: 101 min
Stars: Warren Beatty, Al Pacino, Madonna, Glenne Headly

Special Guest: Warren Beatty (producer, director and star)

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Friday, June 10
Double Feature

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
Runtime: 113 min
Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Ricardo Montalban

Special Guest: Nicholas Meyer (writer/director)

Star Trek (2009)
Runtime: 127 min
Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Eric Bana

Special Guests: Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman (writers), Damon Lindelof (producer)

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Saturday, June 11
Double Feature

Superman (1978)
Runtime: 143 min
Stars: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman

Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (2006)
Runtime: 115 min
Stars: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Terence Stamp

Special Guest: Richard Donner (director)

Special guest appearance by Geoff Johns (Chief Creative Officer, DC Entertainment), who will discuss working with Richard Donner and the big-screen future of the DC Universe.

JUST ANNOUNCED: Geoff Johns and Jim Lee (Co-Publisher of DC Comics) will appear together for a second panel, which will center on “bombshell announcements about the future of Superman and the entire DC Universe.”

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Sunday, June 12
Two Events

Free Matinee Screening*

The Incredibles (2004)
Runtime: 115 min
Featuring the voices of: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Jason Lee, Samuel L. Jackson

Special Guest: Dave Mullins (supervising animator), followed by a special preview of footage from Disney-Pixar’s Cars 2.

DOUBLE FEATURE

Iron Man (2008)
Runtime: 126 min
Stars: Robert Downey, Jr., Jeff Bridges, Gwyneth Paltrow, Terrence Howard

Iron Man 2 (2010)
Runtime: 124 min
Stars: Robert Downey, Jr., Mickey Rourke, Don Cheadle, Gwyneth Paltrow

Special Guest: Jon Favreau (director/producer)

* Admission for free matinee screening is included for all Festival Pass holders.  Remaining seats must be reserved via a separate RSVP list, with admission on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Film Fest runs 6/9-6/12

Gary
Gary "El Boy" Deocampo provides insightful profiles & reviews with his own original tongue-in-cheek, macabre, fan-boy style. Gary was born in the City of Angels and raised on a healthy diet of Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone, The Outer Limits, Night Gallery, The Hammer Horror Films, and his favorite, Universal Studio's Monster Movies. But alas, it was a film that was released in the winter of 1973, where his love and perception of all things Horror would personally change him forever. William Friedkin's, The Exorcist was that film. To this day The Exorcist still gives him the heebie-jeebies. Presently, his affinity for the horror genre has broadened and spans the globe. His love and appreciation for director's Takashi Miike (Audition) and Chan-Wook Park (Old Boy) from the Far East to Sweden's Tomas Alfredson (Let The Right One In) to his favorite, Mexico's very own Guillermo del Toro (Cronos, Devil's Backbone, Pan's Labyrinth). In his spare time he likes to exercise and/or exorcise his inner demons. The little devil still resides in the City of Angels, in a suburb founded by Puritans (!) with his lovely and patient wife, his two equally lovely and patient children, two hounds and his pet Cthulhu.

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