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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Official Trailer

Monday, October 9th, 2017

I just really hope Luke doesn’t spend the whole movie not being as cool as expanded universe Luke, before the Disney buyout.

The Last Jedi drops December 15th.

Justice League – Trailer 3

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

What’s up with movie trailers and awful fitting music? Regardless, Justice League is looking pretty good. Even so, the DCEU hasn’t had that solid of a critical track record, Wonder Woman notwithstanding, and trailers are designed to attract interest in a property, regardless of the final outcome.

In short, hopefully this pulls a Wonder Woman, and doesn’t suck like the other DCEU movies.

Justice League drops November 2017.

Blade Runner 2022: Black Out

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Shinichiro Watanabe, director of Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Champloo, directed this short animation that takes place in the Blade Runner universe, some 20 years before the events of the upcoming Blade Runner 2049. In it, a devastating EMP strike is blamed on replicants, leading to a human supremacy movement, and replicants being made illegal.

Check it out, it’s worth a watch.

Edit: It’s getting taken down all over the place. You can watch the official release on Crunchyroll.

www.crunchyroll.com/blade-runner-black-out-2022/blade-runner-black-out-2022-blade-runner-black-out-2022-748417

David Harbour’s Hellboy Revealed

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

For those who aren’t in the know, the original Guillermo Del Toro Hellboy movie series, staring Ron Pearlman as the titular hero, was cancelled, with the third movie put on the kibosh after a period in development hell. News of a hard-R Hellboy reboot almost immediately followed the news of the cancellation, with David Harbour stated to star.

David Harbour, best known for his role as Jim Hopper in the Netflix series ‘Stranger Things’, seemed like an odd choice to many, largely because many felt he didn’t really look the part. Plus, with Ron Pearlman’s badass baritone voice and already comic-accurate appearance, seeing the role played by anyone else seemed inconceivable. However, with this reveal of Mr. Harbour in full Hellboy garb, the response has been largely positive. He also looks a lot like Pearlman did in his Hellboy outfit, which is a huge plus.

In case you’re wondering, David didn’t undergo any sort of ultra-intense ‘action hero’ workout and ‘supplement’ regimen to fit the role. It’s at least 90% prosthetics. In fact, he pretty much looks like he does in the image below underneath the costume:

ThinkGeek – Exogorth Space Slug Snow Globe

Sunday, September 10th, 2017

The Exogorth, AKA that space slug the Millennium Falcon flies out of in Empire Strikes Back, is now immortalized in Snow Globe form thanks to ThinkGeek and their licensing of the Star Wars brand. If your suspension of disbelief ends at how this particlar scene makes for a good snow globe, the product specification states it could be hundreds of Mynocks (the bat creatures that latch onto the ship in the same scene), so we’ll go with that.

www.thinkgeek.com/product/huip

The EXISTENZ Organic Bone Gun Is Up For Auction

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

It looks like it’s the perfect time for prop auctions, because now the Organic Bone Gun from the cult classic film ‘EXISTENZ’ is available for auction from Prop Store Auction. The Organic Bone Gun, also known as the ‘Gristle Gun’, is made of the carcasses of a variety of mutated animals, and is loaded with teeth as projectiles. The prop itself is made of resin with synthetic skin, resembling a life-like organic construction.

propstoreauction.com/view-auctions/catalog/id/78/lot/18215

Even better, as part of the same auction, there’s the Police Blaster Shroud and Mangalore Rifle from The Fifth Element.

Josh Brolin’s Cable Revealed

Monday, August 7th, 2017

Josh Brolin revealed his full costume as Cable in the upcoming Deadpool 2. Carrying a hilarious hodgepodge of a weapon, the basis of which is a Kriss Vector SMG, and showing poor trigger control, Brolin’s Cable is decked out in a mix of load carrying gear, including what looks like some HSGI TACO pouches, and what looks like an HK P30 and a VP9 in separate holsters.

Deadpool 2 is scheduled to release on June 1, 2018.

Death Wish (2017 Remake) Trailer

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

This honestly seems like a strange tonal shift when compared to the original movie.

Official Film Series Bundle Based On The Globally Renowned Halo Franchise Now Available On iTunes In The U.S.A, Courtesy Of Content Media

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

July 31ST, 2017, London, UK – Today Content Media announced the release the official film series based on the globally renowned best-selling Halo franchise only in the U.S.A. The bundle includes “Halo Legends,” “Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn,” “Halo: Nightfall” and “Halo: The Fall of Reach,” and is available on iTunes.

Created in collaboration with some of the world’s leading animators from Japan, “Halo Legends” draws you into the center of humanity’s ongoing battles with the Covenant, dynamically depicted in cutting-edge animation styles that deliver breathtaking visuals and gripping adventure. “Halo Legends” dives deep into the rich Halo universe and explores the Master Chief’s mysterious origins, advanced combat capabilities of Spartans, and the tense rivalry between Spartans and Orbital Drop Shock Troopers (ODSTs). “Halo Legends” is an 119-minute long animated film starring Atsuko Tanaka (“Ghost in the Shell”), Josh Grelle (“Mass Effect: Paragon Lost”) and Greg Ayres (“Samurai 7”).

“Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn” is a coming-of-age story that follows cadet Thomas Lasky at Corbulo Academy, a 26th-century military training academy. Following in the footsteps of his mother and brother, Lasky is unsure of his future within the military but is forced to act when the academy is attacked by a massive force of Covenant, a religious alliance of aliens. Directed by Stewart Hendler, “Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn” is a 90-minute Live-Action movie starring Tom Green, Ty Olsson, Max Carver, Daniel Cudmore, Anna Popplewell and Osric Chau.

Set between the events of “Halo 4” and “Halo 5: Guardians,” “Halo: Nightfall” is the second full-length live-action feature for the Halo® franchise. From Executive Producer Ridley Scott (“Prometheus”, “Blade Runner”) and award-winning Director Sergio Mimica-Gezzan (“Battlestar Galactica”, “The Pillars Of The Earth”), “Halo: Nightfall” features an all-star cast including Mike Colter (“Luke Cage,” “The Good Wife”), Christina Chong (“24: Live Another Day”), Steven Waddington (“Sleepy Hollow”) and Luke Neal (“Final Prayer”). “Halo: Nightfall,” tells the personal story of Jameson Locke, a legendary manhunter and agent with the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI), Earth’s most powerful and secretive military branch. At 98-minutes, the film provides the background to this pivotal new character in the Halo universe, who eventually becomes a Spartan-IV in “Halo 5: Guardians.”

“Halo: The Fall of Reach” is based on the namesake Halo novel by Eric Nylund. This 65-minute feature tells the dramatic tale of the origin and intrigue behind the SPARTAN program that propelled characters like the Master Chief and Dr. Catherine Halsey into the pantheon of Halo lore. The story reveals the events that brought Master Chief and Blue Team together, including their Spartan training and their daring mission to strike back at the Covenant during the first days of the deadly alien invasion. The animated film was produced and directed by SEQUENCE, the award-winning Vancouver-based animation studio responsible for the “Terminals” featured in “Halo 4” and “Halo 2: Anniversary,” and this marks their most ambitious and high-fidelity Halo animation yet.

Exclusively published by Microsoft Studios and developed by 343 Industries, the Halo franchise is an award-winning collection of properties, over $5 billion in worldwide sales to date, that has transcended video games and grown into a global entertainment phenomenon. Now, Halo fans in the U.S.A can go beyond the game and immerse themselves in the Halo universe with this special bundle, available only on iTunes.

Apple Store Link – apple.co/2wiqwct
Price: $29.99

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Last time I was at Disney World, they were doing the preliminary construction for this new attraction, which has been revealed to be ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’. While I only saw the work going on at Hollywood Studios, they’re also opening a version of this attraction at Disneyland.

Look forward to seeing it sometime in 2019.

Justice League SDCC Trailer

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

A lot of great movie trailers have come out for this year’s SCCC, and the Justice League trailer is no exception. Aside from giving a somewhat clearer look at main villain Steppenwolf, we also get an action-packed look at the entire league.

Trailers are meant to hype up the film, but it’s still looking loads better than BvS.

Starship Troopers: Traitor Of Mars – Trailer

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

So, there’s a new Starship Troopers CGI movie coming out. Casper Van Dien is reprising the role of Johnny Rico, and the powered armor the Mobile Infantry is wearing looks a lot more faithful to the original book than the armor from the original movie.

This movie will be played at select theaters for a one night event August 21st, with digital release a day later, and physical release on September 19th.

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM Halo Legends BASED ON THE GLOBALLY RENOWNED HALO® FRANCHISE TO RELEASE WORLDWIDE ON VOD JULY 31ST 2017

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

July 7th, 2017, London, UK – Content Media is set to release the highly anticipated animated feature film Halo Legends worldwide on VOD platforms on Monday July 31st 2017.

Based on the globally renowned best-selling Halo franchise, Halo Legends tells seven amazing stories in the sweeping Halo saga, following Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, Halo: Nightfall and Halo: The Fall of Reach.

Starring Atsuko Tanaka (“Ghost in the Shell”), Josh Grelle (“Mass Effect: Paragon Lost”) and Greg Ayres (“Dragon Ball Z Kai”), Halo Legends delves deep into the rich Halo universe surrounding the Master Chief’s mysterious origins, the Spartan’s advanced combat capabilities and the tense rivalry between Spartans and Orbital Drop Shock Troopers (ODSTs).

Created in collaboration with some of the world’s leading animators from Japan, Halo Legends draws you into the center of humankind’s ongoing battles with the Covenant, dynamically depicted in cutting-edge animation styles that deliver breathtaking visuals and gripping adventure.

On Monday July 31st Halo fans across the globe can go beyond the game and join the roll call of Halo Legends when it arrives on VOD platforms courtesy of Content Media.

You Never Know Where BFG Will Show Up

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Blue Force Gear made 25 of these custom pouches for “Star Trek Beyond”.

This post was originally featured on SSD.

The Foreigner Official Trailer

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Ridiculous suppressor sound effects aside, this one looks pretty decent.

Mondo Tees – FULL METAL JACKET Apparel

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Mondo Tees, in association with Alamo Drafthouse and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, has been celebrating a year of Stanley Kubrick with a line of apparel based on his classic films. Up to bat is the classic Vietnam War film FULL METAL JACKET, represented by a hoodie and two t-shirts. Kinda funny they’re not offering a jacket with this collection; somebody dropped the ball on that one.

In any event, like all Mondo Tees collections, this one is sure to be limited in its availability, so if you’re looking to get a tee or the hoodie, do it fast. They’re currently up for pre-order, and are supposed to ship in 3-4 weeks.

Stanley Kubrick Collection

eBay – Aliens Original Hero Colonial Marine M41-A Pulse Rifle

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

This coming Wednesday, June 28th, profilesinhistoryauctions, an eBay seller which is offering a plethora of sci-fi movie props and costumes, will be auctioning off an original M41-A Pulse Rifle prop, built for the movie ‘Aliens’ and later rebuilt for ‘Aliens 3’.

The estimated winning bid is expected to be anywhere from 12k to 15k. If one were inclined, they could build a live fire replica for less than that price; the M41-As were built using Thompson M1A1s and Remington 870s, with a few other odds and ends. But, this is a chance to own a piece of movie history.

You can check out the auction page at www.ebay.com/itm/112423958141.

Die Hard: The Official Colouring Book

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Firebox is offering an official coloring book of the greatest Christmas movie ever: ‘Die Hard’. The book contains over 80 pages of “action-packed” Die Hard scenes, along with quotes, puzzles, and games.

www.firebox.com/Die-Hard-The-Official-Colouring-Book/p8124

Edge Of Tomorrow/All You Need Is Kill – What’s The Difference?

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

It’s not common knowledge here in the West that the movie ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ AKA ‘Live. Die. Repeat’ is actually based on the light novel ‘All You Need Is Kill’ by Hiroshi Sakurazaka. Being a Hollywood film adaption, it features the same basic plot, but there are a few changes, which are detailed in this video by YouTube channel CineFix.

Blade Runner 2049 – Official Trailer

Monday, May 8th, 2017

I like Gosling. I like Ford. I like Leto. I like the aesthetic. I like the music.

Please don’t suck.

Alien: Covenant – Prologue: The Crossing

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

David totally bombed the Engineer homeworld with the Black Fluid, didn’t he?

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Kingsman – members are named after knights in Authurian legend; makes sense.

Statesman – members are named after different brands/types of alcohol… ok.

Still, the first movie was pure gold, and if the sequel has the same level of polish, it’s sure to be a hit.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle releases September 22, 2017.

American Assassin Trailer

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

As long as the characters in the movie recognize that a rear sight doesn’t sit on the eyebrow, then it’ll be just fine.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Teaser Trailer

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Star Wars for Christmas! Woo!

Regal Robot – Mandalorian Skull Mini Sculpture

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

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Regal Robot’s Mandalorian Skull Mini Sculpture is a polyurethane resin scupture modeled after Boba Fett’s iconic Mythosaur skull emblem. It is hand painted in a realistic bone look, and comes complete with a full color box.

In practical terms, it could be used as the coolest paperweight anyone could own, or it would look equally good on a shelf.

Currently in production, with a projected ship date of June 2017.

regalrobot.com/shop/star-wars-furniture-art-decor/mandalorian-skull-mini-sculpture