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Edwin Torres

Born and raised in NY, a self titled Nerd Jedi. He met his destiny at 5, with the snap-hiss of Luke's lightsaber in Star Wars. He's never looked back. He wields dual lightsabers, called Common Sense and Humor, and uses them in pursuit of all things Nerd. A husband and father, he still finds time for comics, video games, movies, and shows. You can follow his blog at ed-pool.tumblr.com or his Twitter @ed_pool

The posts below were all written by Edwin Torres Jr

Kevin Feige on Guardians of the Galaxy and Dr. Strange

April 6th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

 Marvel President Kevin Feige is a walking headline. The man is constantly being asked questions about the Marvel cinematic universe, and that’s because we all want to know what is coming next. There are so many Marvel characters to choose from and we all have our favorites. The way Marvel is intertwining their Cinematic Universe […]

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Dexter season 8 teaser trailer

April 6th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

 The last season of Dexter is upon us, and I can’t wait to see how it all turns out.  The latest teaser trailer for the eighth season gives us a little insight into what is going on inside Dexter’s mind.  “I’ve always been a very neat monster but lately the truth has begun to spill, […]

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New pics from Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium

April 5th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

It’s a rare feat to find something new about director Neill Blomkamp‘s upcoming sci-fi film Elysium, and I’ve really been trying! But today we’ve got not one, but two new photos to show you! The pics feature Matt Damon whose bionic parts are being inspected and Alice Braga’s character with an injured child. Hopefully we’ll see […]

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WATCH: Red band trailer for Only God forgives

April 5th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

  Only God Forgives is directed by Nicolas Winding Refn and stars Ryan Gosling. The duo worked together on the film Drive, and Ryan is once again playing a tough guy of few words, but this film looks to take it to the next level. The story is set in the Thailand underground boxing world, […]

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First look at Beast in Days of Future Past

April 5th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

  Director Bryan Singer has tweeted out his most revealing photo yet from the set of his new film X-Men: Days of Future Past, and it features Nicholas Hoult as Beast! The pic came with the following note: “Many a monster wears the form of a man; it is better of the two to have the […]

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RIP Carmine Infantino: a comic legend

April 5th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

  It was a sad day yesterday as the comic book world lost another legend, the great Carmine Infantino passed away, he was 87 years old. Infantino began his career in the early 40’s and is regarded by many as one of the greatest artists the medium has ever seen. He went on to co-create […]

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The future of Young Justice and GLTAS to be decided soon

April 5th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

smgo.tv are set to launch a ‘crowdfunded’ campaign (along the lines of a Kickstarter) to save the two fan favorite animated shows

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Deadpool kills…. Deadpool?

April 5th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

Cullen Bunn talks his latest four-issue miniseries which stars in July

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RIP Roger Ebert: The first film critic I ever knew of…

April 4th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

Our man Ed remembers one of the great movie critics of all time

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UPDATED: Marvel Phase 2 pre-production artwork – Rocket Raccoon and The Winter Soldier added!

April 4th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

Check out some cool concept art for the Captain America sequel and Guardians of the Galaxy

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RUMOR: The Guardians of the Galaxy may have a villain and he’s the controlling type.

April 3rd, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

  I thought the Guardians of the Galaxy news was done for the day. On the heels of the Zoe Saldana talks for the Gamora role, Latino Review has a feeling that Thanos will not be alone when he comes after the Avengers during Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The latest rumor is […]

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Zoe Saldana in talks for Guardians of the Galaxy movie

April 3rd, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

Zoe Saldana (left) might be the most dangerous woman in the galaxy!

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More Captain America 2: Winter Soldier concept art, Falcon revealed!

April 3rd, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr 1 Comment

This comes from the Marvel Cinematic Phase One Box Set which went on sale today. Anthony Mackie will be playing the Falcon in Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier, and now we have an idea of which direction they will be taking the character. Not the red and white of the Marvel 616 Universe and […]

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RUMOR: An Inhumans movie in Game of Thrones style?

April 3rd, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

Matt Fraction is writing a new Marvel comic starring the Inhumans. Spinning out of his current Fantastic Four run, The Inhumans will divide into separate houses, the House Of Medusa, The House Of Maximus,  and other noble Houses centered around the Inhuman Royal family. The Houses, are from different locations, with different ambitions and political […]

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Will Arnett has been cast in Ninja Turtles

April 3rd, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Arrested Development actor Will Arnett has been cast in the Michael Bay produced film, Ninja Turtles, in a mystery role. Arnett’s casting comes only weeks after the motion capture roles of the Ninja foursome were taken by rising stars Noel Fisher, Jeremy Howard, Pete Ploszek, and Alan Ritchson. Arnett […]

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WATCH: Second trailer for The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

April 2nd, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

Screen Gems has just released a second trailer for their upcoming fantasy adventure The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. The movie stars Lily Collins (Mirror, Mirror), Jaime Campbell Bower (Camelot), Lena Headey, Jared Harris, Kevin Durand, and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. “Set in contemporary New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager, Clary Fray (Lily Collins), discovers she is the descendant of a line […]

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WATCH: This is the End – Red Band trailer! Explicit

April 2nd, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

The new Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg film looks insanely funny

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WATCH: Video preview and teaser for Stephen King’s Under the Dome

April 1st, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

At WonderCon this past weekend, CBS showed off some of the first actual footage for the upcoming Stephen King and Steven Spielberg series Under The Dome. The network has now released the video online which includes footage from the series, a look behind the scenes, and King talking about the project. There is also a […]

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WATCH: This is the end trailer done as Pineapple Express 2

April 1st, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

Seth Rogen, James Franco and Danny McBride have put together a fake trailer to celebrate April Fools’ Day,

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WATCH: The first trailer for Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

April 1st, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

The story takes our hero on a search for a golden fleece

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