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    Hiddleston Reads Shakespeare Love Sonnet; Be Still My Heart (VIDEO)

    Tom Hiddleston is playing Shakespeare this week on PBS, in "The Hollow Crown" (trailer here) and for your pleasure, below, he reads Shakespeare love sonnet 18. Beautifully.

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    Guest Post: The Women of Comic Con: How the Internet Killed the Studio Star

    During the lead up to this year's Comic Con International, a Networked Insights analysis of social media conversation showed that 54% of people talking about the conference were women. So when I arrived on Thursday morning I wasn't surprised to see that women were everywhere as fans, experts, press,...

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    Comic-Con's Marvel Panel Stars 'Thor''s Loki, 'Captain America''s Evans & Johansson (VIDEOS)

    Nobody understands the Comic-Con demo better than Marvel production chief Kevin Feige, who knows how to create material that will please these fans. In Hall H you can see that he gets it. He's giving them what they want. He's not shoving something down their throat with scads of advertising dollars,...

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    Comic-Con Wrap: Winners and Losers (Hiddleston video)

    So who came out ahead? Here's my list of winners and losers of Comic-Con.

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    Watch New Comic-Con 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Trailer; Lawrence, Hutcherson Talk Making New Movie

    For the first time Lionsgate brought "Hunger Games" to Hall H at Comic-Con. The original three books sold 50 million in the U.S. alone, and spent 200 consecutive weeks on the bestseller list more than three years. The first film is the 13th highest grossing of all time. The panel introduced new dire...

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    Comic-Con: 'Game of Thrones' Panel Talks Red Wedding, Screens Video Tribute to Dead Characters (FULL PANEL VIDEO)

    While many of us reporters at Comic-Con were looking for information and news about upcoming movies, the HBO "Game of Thrones" panel was unabashedly about sharing the past season with the 6000 fans packed into Hall H. They roared their approval for the shows two most popular stars, Emmy nominees Pet...

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    MY JOURNEY THROUGH COMIC-CON

    There are many ways to navigate, or experience, San Diego Comic-Con International. This year I was an Official Guest and the subject of a Spotlight Panel, which was quite nice, but I also spent time in the crush of humanity on the exhibition floor.

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    Guest Post: The Growing Influence of Women at Comic-Con

    This year marked my 8th Comic-Con and my, has this event changed over the years. It is bigger than ever, covering everything from the largest movie franchises, popular TV shows, top video games, and of course the comics that started it all.

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    How Comic-Con Provided a Showcase For 'Metallica Through the Never' -- And What Comes Next

    Comic-Con has seldom included music as one of the "popular arts" that the convention annually celebrates. And yet, at the end of Friday's events in the San Diego Convention Center's storied Hall H, newly relaunched distributor Picturehouse staged a presentation for "Metallica Through the Never."

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