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All posts by Artur Galvao

Artur Galvao is the Managing Editor of Talkies Network and studies philosophy at the University of Toronto. He enjoys all aspects of nerd culture and feels entitled to share his worthless opinions with the others, thus a website it born.

‘SpongeBob’ Cast Reveals Mouth of Pirate Painting is Creator Stephen Hillenbrug

Late last year, the collective entertainment world mourned the loss of  Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of SpongeBob SquarePants who passed away after a battle with ALS. However, despite leaving us a year ago we found out how he left his mark on each and every episode of the beloved animated series. As it turns out, the creator ...

‘The Witcher’ Showrunner Lauren Hissrich on Casting Henry Cavill as Geralt

The Witcher Netflix series is nearly here, and expectations could not be any high. In a recent interview, Lauren Hissrich the show-runner, explained why Henry Cavill would make for her ideal Geralt of Rivia, and revealed that the show's themes will be more Game of Thrones than PG-13. Meaning we'll receive all the violence, monsters and blood ...

At Least 33 Dead in Devastating Arson Attack at Kyoto Animation Studio in Japan

Kyoto Animation Studio, known for productions such as Violet Evergarden and A Silent Voice, was hit this morning in a devastating arson attack that has left 33 dead and many more injured. Japanese police confirmed that a 41-year-old man walked into the company's 1st Studio Building in Fujimi Ward, Kyoto City just after 10 a.m. and doused what is ...

‘The Lion King (2019)’ Film Review

The Lion King falls into Disney’s recent endeavors to remake their most popular animated films for a live-action setting. Many of these are remakes hail from Disney’s animated Renaissance from the 90s. These films include: Beauty and the Beast (2017), Mulan (2020), and The Little Mermaid (TBA). Following the success of Jungle Book (2016), Jon ...

Nintendo Announces Cheaper, Handheld Version of Switch Console: “Switch Lite”

After breaking new ground with the Nintendo Switch, which acted as a hybrid console that can be used as both a stationary and portable device, Nintendo is back with a new version of the Switch. This time, it's strictly handheld and will be priced cheaper than its predecessor. Called the Nintendo Switch Lite, the new system ...

‘Final Fantasy XIV’ Live-Action Television Series in the Works at Sony

It's been 18 years since the legendary Final Fantasy series first made its leap to live-action with the Spirits Within. Today, the franchise announced that it will attempt again to adapt a story for a live-action setting. This time, as a TV series. Sony Pictures Television, Square-Enix, and Hivemind—the team behind Amazon’s The Expanse and Netflix’s The Witcher, ...

Marvel Confirms Confirms Taskmaster As Villain in Square Enix’s ‘Avengers’ Game

The long-awaited trailer for Square Enix's Marvel's Avengers game finally debuted at E3 this year, and while it was heavy on superheroes, it seemed pretty light on potential foes. One villain fans did see was a man who donned a skull mask. While his identity wasn't initially revealed, Marvel has now confirmed that the villain ...

Nintendo Announces ‘Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ Sequel

One of the biggest Nintendo Switch games of all time is officially getting a sequel. During the E3 conference's massive Nintendo Direct, the company swung for the fences, as it confirmed that a sequel is in development for Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Check out the first trailer for the highly anticipated game below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31f0mRaGazY ...

Joe and Anthony Russo Developing a ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Anime Series for Netflix

After directing the biggest superhero film in history, the Russo Brothers are switching gears to the world of animation. Netflix announced today that they have partnered with Joe and Anthony Russo to develop a Magic: The Gathering anime series for the streaming platform.  Wizards of The Coast and Hasbro are on board to assist in development as ...

‘Detective Pikachu’ Film Review

This movie was never going to amount much as a work of storytelling. Yet even with such low expectations, the live-action Pokémon movie Detective Pikachu fails spectacularly. But I cannot be too harsh because of the task that was laid before the filmmakers. They had to create a film that appealed to the casual movie-going ...

WALT DISNEY ANNOUNCES *NEW* FILM RELEASE SCHEDULE

Walt Disney Studios has unveiled its upcoming slate following the recent acquisition of the Fox film studios, including changes to previously dated films and a number of major additions. Disney's new schedule reaffirms the releases some titles that we knew was in development but it still able to offer a few surprises.

Sony Reveals First PlayStation 5 Details

It's finally time to get excited, as Sony has officially begun discussing what to expect from the Playstation 5. Sony and Microsoft both decided to extended the current console generation using a mid-cycle refresh, with the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 spawning mini-sequels (the Xbox One S and PS4 Pro). But now, Sony’s Mark Cerny ...

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