Wizard Wars: The Magical Battle is On! Vote in Round 2 - Featured

Round 2 voting is now closed. The Wizard Wars rage on with Round 3 of voting, so join in the battle! Wizard Wars: The Magical Battle Continues! Vote in Round 3 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has put us all into a wizard frenzy, so let's continue to enjoy the madness with Round 2 of SideReel's Wizard Wars! Due to so many nominations for Round 1 , we stuck with a list format, but with some big number gaps in the Round 1 voting, we've narrowed the big list down to the 4 most voted Harry Potter wizards and the 4 most voted non-Potter wizards. Check out the battle bracket (click on the image to enlarge), then comment below with your choices. Choose one wizard for the win from each pairing on the Potter side, then one from each pairing on the non-Potter side. The winner from each pairing will then go on to Round 3 to continue the battle! Round 2 voting will run Friday afternoon (7/17) through Monday afternoon (7/20).

Wizard Wars: SideReel's Magical Battle Begins! Vote in Round 1 - Featured

Round 1 voting is now closed. The Wizard Wars rage on with Round 2 of voting, so join in the battle! Wizard Wars: The Magical Battle is On! Vote in Round 2 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is finally here making fans all over the world hum that magical, mysterious tune that sends a tingle down our wizard-lovin' spines! So in honor of the down-right thrilling 6th movie premiere, SideReel's Wizard Wars are ON! You and your fellow Reelers nominated a bunch of wizards and witches , so listed below are your nominations from which only one can become the wizardly victor! For Round 1, comment with your one favorite wizard or witch from the list below who you think would beat out all the others. The war will continue to rage in Round 2 with only the top 20 witches/wizards from Round 1. Round 1 voting will run today, Wednesday (7/15) through Friday afternoon (7/17). The 2nd and final round will then begin to determine the ultimate wizard winner! Harry Potter Nominations: Harry Potter Albus Dumbledore Neville Longbottom Voldemort Tom Riddle Sirius Black Bellatrix LaStrange Severus Snape Remus Lupin Ron Weasley Hermione Granger Minerva Mogonagall Grindelwald Fred & George Weasley Ginny Weasley Lucius Malfoy Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody Luna Lovegood Hagrid Non-Potter Nominations: Dark Willow - Buffy The Vampire Slayer Tara - Buffy The Vampire Slayer Ethan Rayne - Buffy The Vampire Slayer Merlin - Merlin Gius - Merlin Sarah Bailey - The Craft Nancy - The Craft Gandalf - Lord of the Rings Saruman the White - Lord of the Rings The White Witch - The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe Zeddicus Zu'l Zorander - Legend of the Seeker Richard Cypher - Legend of the Seeker Maleficent - Sleeping Beauty Ursula - The Little Mermaid Sabrina Spellman - Sabrina the Teenage Witch Prue Halliwell - Charmed Piper Halliwell - Charmed Phoebe Halliwell - Charmed Wyatt Halliwell - Charmed Chris Halliwell - Charmed Samantha Stephens - Bewitched Darken Rahl - The Sword of Truth Willow the dwarf - Willow (1988) Winnie Sanderson - Hocus Pocus Sarah Sanderson - Hocus Pocus Mary Sanderson - Hocus Pocus The Wizard - The Wizard of Oz The Wicked Witch of the West - The Wizard of Oz Yin Cid - Fantasia Mickey Mouse - Fantasia Harry Dresden - The Dresden Files Caleb Danvers - The Covenant Alex Russo - Wizards of Waverly Place Justin Russo - Wizards of Waverly Place Max Russo - Wizards of Waverly Place Mad Madam Mim - The Sword in the Stone Miss Price - Bedknobs and Broomsticks Elphaba - Wicked Mustrum Ridcully - Discworld Ponder Stibbons - Discworld Rincewind - Discworld Granny Weatherwax - Discworld Tiffany Aching - Discworld Puc of Crydee - Riftwar Saga Madame Raz - She-Ra Orko - He-Man Morgause - Arthurian legend Morgan La Fey - Arthurian legend The Lady of the Lake - Arthurian legend Sally and Gillian Owens - Practical Magic Maryann Forrester - True Blood Azkadelia and DG - Tin Man Hecate - MacBeth John Constantine - Hellblazer Marnie Piper - Halloweentown

Buffy vs Edward from Twilight Remixed

I found this and it's simply too good to keep to myself. This is one adorable spoof! Hope you will enjoy... Trailer for Buffy vs. Edward Cullen

Joss Whedon Talks New Buffy Movie Unsurprisingly, he won't be involved spoke to Joss Whedon about the second series of Dollhouse , and asked him about the recently annouced movie about Buffy the Vampire Slayer. As you'd expect, Whedon was not enthused but as gentlemanly as ever. "I believe [the producers] did ultimately reach out to my agent after the news broke," Whedon says. "I think that's something better left untouched by me. So, I wish them luck." Since approximately no one wants to see a Buffy movie that Whedon is not involved in, and since most of the fanbase is sufficiently clued up to check whether he's involved or not, we can't imagine that luck doing much good. Head on over to for more on Dollhouse, which after a rocky start is shaping up well for the second season. Source Here

Joss Whedon on 'Dollhouse' -- 'Back with such a vengeance'

Joss Whedon is two weeks into breaking stories for Dollhouse 's second season, and we're happy to report that he sounds like a happy man even without that season 1 budget. Whedon wrapped his top-secret horror film The Cabin in the Woods on May 29 and hit the Dollhouse writers' room on June 1. "I just wanted to die of tiredness," he tells exclusively. "About two hours after starting to talk to the writers about story, I was back with such a vengeance, and so energized and so pumped because we really understand the show now. We understand what works, and what didn't work so well or what we weren't so thrilled about. We don't have the onus of trying to be a big hit sitting on our shoulders. We can just be ourselves. And so the stories we're breaking are pure, and exciting, and everybody's on-board in the room, and it's never flowed better." What does that mean for Season 2? "I'm really proud of the second half of season 1, and we're just expanding on that in a huge way: Finding out the different things that Eliza Dushku can be, at the same time as extending our mythology," Whedon says. "Really, just every meeting is like, 'What's the most fun we can have with this actor?' about the whole cast. All I can say -- 'cause I'm gonna be Mr. Un-Spoiler -- is that we're having a crazy amount of fun, and usually, that tends to translate onto the screen." Speaking slightly spoilery, Whedon tells us that season 2 won't pick up right with "We've got to find Alpha!" but a little bit later. Alan Tudyk has a role on ABC's midseason series V, but Whedon hopes he'll be able to use the character sparingly: "Alpha will always be a part of the equation." Whedon's also hoping to work out a similar loan with the producers of ABC's Happy Town, who nabbed Amy Acker, aka Dr. Saunders/Whiskey. For more insider scoops, keep reading after the jump. More scoop: Whedon says that Echo's last word in the finale, "Caroline," was the beginning of her season 2 quest. "Echo wants to find not just Caroline, but what's going on behind everything. She doesn't have all of the skills. [Laughs] But she does have this weird super power of becoming a different person all the time, so she might start using that more specifically to find out who Caroline was and what happened to her and why this place exists." So she still has all those past imprints in her? "Well, they're supposed to have wiped them out of there. But we'll see how well that went..." Other burning questions: Summer Glau hasn't signed on for any episodes of Dollhouse yet. "We're still breaking the episodes," Whedon says, "but we didn't honestly go into the season going, 'Now how can we figure out how to service Summer?' when we already have a huge ensemble. I adore Summer and she's phenomenal, but I have to service the cast I have first. If something comes up that's good enough, my God, I'd hound her. But the rumors of her becoming a big part of the show are greatly exaggerated." And, sorry, but don't hold your breath that Whedon might become involved in the big-screen Buffy the Vampire Slayer reboot. "I believe [the producers] did ultimately reach out to my agent after the news broke," Whedon says. "I think that's something better left untouched by me. So, I wish them luck." (They'll need it: In a poll, only three percent of readers planned on seeing the film if Whedon wasn't attached.) Does hearing Whedon sound so pumped for Dollhouse's second season renew your faith in the series? That season 1 finale was good TV. Catch it here if you missed it. Source

Blood Bath: SideReel's Ultimate Vampire Face-Off (Completed) - Featured

Voting is closed and will no longer be counted!! Check out the final bracket below: Since True Blood is now back on HBO for its second season at 9PM, SideReel has vampires on our minds. We started to wonder...what would happen if some of the most known vampires from both TV and film faced off against one another in a battle? Who would emerge victorious? That's for you to decide! Help us out by voting in our Ultimate Vampire Face-Off! Round 1 begins now and will end tomorrow (Saturday) at 2PM PST. Update: Round 2 voting has now begun. Please choose your new 4 winners. Update 2: Round 3 voting has started! Choose your victors between Angelus vs. Spike (epic!) and Dracula vs. Lestat. Update 3: It's the final Showdown! We're left with 4th seed Spike (defeating Angelus 120-88) versus 2nd seed Dracula (defeating Lestat 115-82). Vote for your ultimate vampire! Winner declared tomorrow at 2PM PST. Final Update: Spike wins in a landslide victory. Not even the legendary Dracula is a match for everyone's favorite platinum haired vamp from the Buffyverse! Click to view full size image You can see that we've seeded the two sides of vampires as those from TV and those from film. To vote, please comment with the names of the 8 vampires that you believe would emerge victorious in the first 8 match-ups. The bracket will be updated tomorrow afternoon and you can begin voting in Round 2 at that point. Update 1: Round 1 voting has concluded. Major surprises: Edward Cullen not invincible...defeated by Tom Cruise's Lestat. Did not see that one coming! Please place your votes for Round 2 through 2PM tomorrow! Update 2: Round 2 voting has concluded. Some strong contenders have been weeded out including Underworld's Selene and True Blood 's Eric. Vote for your Round 3 winners now! Update 3: Round 3 voting has concluded. Vote now in the Final Showdown! Final Update: Spike Wins! Thanks for voting and participating, everyone! It's time for a Blood Bath! Digg SideReel's Vampire Face-off

Could Megan Fox be the new Buffy?

Unless you've been living under a giant rock recently, you know that Megan Fox is hot property in Hollywood these days. The Transformers hottie is so much in demand that any studio looking to make a film about... Read more here

Joss Whedon Comments on "Buffy" Reboot - Featured

Allright guys -I found Whedon's response to the Buffy movie in the making: We recently reported that Vertigo Entertainment is working on a "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" reboot, which will be produced by Fran Rubel Kuzui, who helmed the first movie and owns the rights to the franchise. The new "Buffy" film will not have any connections to the TV series and will not have Joss Whedon involved, even though he's credited with creating the characters. So what does Whedon think about this? EW had the chance to ask Whedon just that by email. His reply was simple. "I hope it's cool," he said, hinting that he does not plan to be apart of this reboot in any way. Even though it must be tough to see his baby be put in the hands of other people, Whedon is not struggling for work. His " Dollhouse " TV show has been renewed and he is currently wrapping up his "Cabin in the Woods" horror film. More info on the movie: A Joss Whedon-less 'Buffy' movie?! see original article at WP

A Joss Whedon-less 'Buffy' movie?! - Featured

Wow, just wow -plz read on: According to the Hollywood Reporter, the rights holders of Buffy the Vampire Slayer are planning a remake/relaunch. Now, fans of the Buffyverse have been clamoring for a feature extension ever since the show's end in 2003; and they've made the Whedon-overseen comic books best sellers. Whedon has long been the hand on the wheel of the Buffy franchise, and his cultish fanbase are legion. And now for the spoiler -- get this -- Whedon isn't involved. AT ALL. According to the news item, the producers aren't against the idea of Whedon's involvement, but they haven't "reached out to him." What's more, this new "film" would have no connection with the TV series. It won't be having any of the series' famed supporting characters, such as Angel, Willow, Xander or Spike, as well since the underlying idea for the new film is that "each generation has its own vampire slayer to protect it". The new "Buffy" film is being developed by Vertigo Entertainment's Roy Lee and Doug Davison, who are working with the original movie's director Fran Rubel Kuzui and husband Kaz Kuzui. They are seeking to create a new story line in the vein of J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek", meaning that the plot won't clash with the one created by Whedon. Of the fresh "Buffy", Fran Kuzui who has held onto the rights since the beginning fessed up, "It was Roy's interest in taking Buffy into a new place that grabbed us." Noting that original exec producer Sandy Gallin was also consulted for the project, she added, "Everything has its moment. Every movie takes on a life at some point, and this seems like the moment to do this." Do you think it should still be considered a "Buffy" movie - or is the whole concept too far from home? New: Joss Whedon Comments on "Buffy" Reboot articles: Aceshowbiz Popwatch -an aggravated fan's perspective

A Quick Chat With Echo

Alias meets Charlie' Angels as Eliza Dushku takes on multiple identities in Buffy and Angel creator Joss Whedon's futuristic new drama Dollhouse The last time Eliza Dushku and writer Joss Whedon teamed up, the result was two of TV's biggest cult hits, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its equally addictive spin-off Angel. Now, six years after Dushku hung up her stake as rogue slayer Faith, she's has joined forces with Whedon once again for the much-anticipated new fantasy drama Dollhouse (Sci-Fi, Tuesdays, 9pm). Dushku plays a young woman, Echo, who is recruited by a mysterious organisation called the Rossum Corporation. Living in a futuristic building called the Dollhouse, Echo and the other 'Dolls' have their memories wiped and are implanted with artificial personalities and physical abilities then hired out to rich clients to fulfil their needs and fantasies. We asked Dushku to tell us more... So, what's Dollhouse about? "The first time we meet Echo, she is broken down and in a real jam. She doesn't really have any other option but to join this organisation for five years. So she signs on the dotted line, and next thing you know, she's living in The Dollhouse." What is The Dollhouse? "It's run by a corporation which imprints people with different personalities. Echo has her memories erased and becomes a Doll who is hired out for various engagements." What kind of engagements does Echo go on? "In the first episode, she is programmed to be a hostage negotiator. In the second, she is hired to be the ultimate adventure date by this crazy guy who takes her out to the forest. Things go off the rails and there's action, adventure and ass-kicking." What happens to the Dolls? "Gradually, they start to have memories. They develop little flickers of self-awareness and remember things from engagements. Of course, that's considered a glitch in the Dollhouse system, and that's when all hell breaks loose." Why did the show appeal to you? "It's provocative and disturbing. We're dealing with altering and programming people and that's a very sensitive topic. Also, you never get bored. I'm a different person every week." Who was your favourite character to play? "It was awesome playing a sexy assassin." It sounds like a pretty physical role "I've ridden a motorcycle, Thai-boxed and jumped from a moving vehicle. There is a real James Bond element to it. That works for me. The more action, the better." Did you need to get in shape for the series? "I work out every day, and I've been physical since I came out of the womb. I grew up with three older brothers, and I've always been game for everything. When I first showed up on the Buffy set, I said, 'Who's that girl dressed like me? I don't need a stunt double. Just throw me off a building!" How did you become an actress? "When I was 10, we took my brother to an audition and I tripped and broke my nose. Blood was everywhere, and I started screaming. The casting agents were, like, 'Who's that kid?' Next thing I know, they hired me for a commercial." Did you enjoy playing Faith in Buffy? "It was really liberating to be completely off the wall and psychotic. I also liked getting to kiss David Boreanaz." How does it feel to work with Joss Whedon again? "Joss is my best friend. When we worked on Buffy, I knew that we were making something special. It's so satisfying that it was received so well." Source