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Columbia – Star Wars Rogue One Apparel

Monday, December 5th, 2016

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Columbia and Disney have partnered up to produce a line of officially licensed Rogue One: A Star Wars Story apparel. The three pieces, Women’s Jyn Erso Rebel Jacket, Men’s Captain Cassian Andor Rebel Parka, and Men’s Imperial Death Trooper Jacket, will be officially available starting 12/9/16 at select Columbia store locations, as well as for online purchase.

In my opinion, the Jyn Erso jacket is actually the coolest looking piece of the three. It actually looks like authentic Star Wars garb. The Death Trooper jacket is pretty overt in its design, but looks like a decent outer layer, even though you might have to be a pretty big Star Wars fan to wear it on the regular. As for the parka? Well, it really reminds me of the Hoth parka from Empire, which makes it pretty neat.

columbia.com/rogue-one-landing

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer 3

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Looks pretty.

Kong Island – Trailer 2

Sunday, November 20th, 2016


Hope it’s better than that Godzilla remake that starred Walter White and Kickass.

Batou’s Shotgun Is A Six12

Monday, November 14th, 2016

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This pic was sent over to me by SSD’s Admin, so I don’t know the origin. What I can say is, based on it being a pic of “Batou’s Shotgun”, it’s obviously a prop from the upcoming (and quite honestly craptastic-looking) Ghost in the Shell movie. It also happens to be a duded up Crye Precision Six12 rotary drum bullpup 12 gauge shotgun, which to be fair is a pretty futuristic-looking piece.

Edit: Google image search came up with this page: beagle-voyage.com/movie-ghost-in-the-shell-movie-props-2016.

There’s a few other prop weapons from the movie as well.

Wonder Woman – Trailer 2

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

DC’s Cinematic Universe, or whatever they’re calling it instead to differentiate themselves from Marvel, has been kinda… not great. So, the question is if Wonder Woman will be the first truly good DC movie, or another critical flop.

I’ve stopped trusting trailers a while ago; they’ve got the technical devilry that made Suicide Squad look appealing, after all.

Wonder Woman drops June 2, 2017.

Kitanica All Season Pants To Be Featured In Jumanji

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

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In some set photos up the upcoming blockbuster remake of Jumanji starring the Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Mr. The Rock was seen rocking a pair of Kitanica’s All Season Pants.

www.kitanica.net/all-season-pants-p/018

ARMY OF ONE Trailer

Friday, October 14th, 2016

It’s a movie about this guy, starring a Nicolas Cage who looks to be in great form.

Sign me up.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer 2

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

The story of how the Death Star plans were obtained has been told numerous different ways in the old expanded universe content, but now it’s Disney’s turn to tell the tale, and this time it’s official.

Rogue One drops December 16th.

John Wick: Chapter 2 Trailer

Sunday, October 9th, 2016

Now we’ve got some footage to go along with the teaser poster.

That 3-gun training is really paying off for Keanu.

John Wick: Chapter 2 Teaser Poster

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

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Looks like he’s rocking the Glock this time.

Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders Trailer

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

A 60’s Batman animation, complete with Adam West and Burt Ward reprising their roles as Batman and Robin, respectively. Genius!

Bravoflauge From Suicide Squad

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

You may have went to the theater to watch the new movie, “Suicide Squad”. Although it’s not prominently featured in the movie, you may have noticed an interesting camouflage pattern worn by the SEALs. Referred to as Bravoflauge, it was reportedly created by combining four different existing patterns.

According to SSD (and TFB) friend Spartan117GW, Vance and Brown may be introducing a cap on the pattern soon.

Justice League Trailer

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

For those who don’t know, San Diego Comic-Con 2016 ended today, and with SDCC comes a lot of comic, gaming, and movie news. And with movie news, comes movie trailers, including this one for the upcoming Justice League movie.

The trailer already seems to portray a slightly more lighthearted feel than Batman v Superman, which is a bit jarring compared to the later film, but it looks like it could be pretty fun.

Chewbacca Beer Cozy

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Makes me wonder what kind of beer chewbacca would be... a stout, perhaps?

Think Geek continues with their unique branded items with this Chewbacca beer cozy; they call it a can cooler, but it’s all the same. Regardless of your beverage choice, the Chewbacca cozy is sized for standard 12 oz cans, and features a rubber interior with a polyester exterior.

www.thinkgeek.com/product/imsj

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition Trailer

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

I actually liked Batman v Superman, despite some narrative flaws and a bit of weird editing; mostly I liked the action scenes, which were easily the best part of the film. Anyway, the Ultimate Edition is longer, R-rated, and is supposed to fix a bit of the pacing of the film, introducing scenes cut from the theatrical release which, at least a few of, are already in the trailer. I’m looking forward to it.

Great Big Story – Building Hollywood’s Monsters By Hand

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

Building Hollywood's Monsters By Hand from Great Big Story on Vimeo.

I really love practical effects in movies.

John Carpenter – “Escape From New York” Theme Official Studio Video

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

John Carpenter will soon be going on a worldwide tour with his band, playing some of his most memorable compositions from movies such as ‘Escape from New York’ and ‘The Fog’, as well as entirely new pieces. Sacred Bones Records released this video of a studio session of a new rendition of the ‘Escape from New York’ theme, which sounds pretty damn great. A link to tickets for the tour can be found below:

www.theofficialjohncarpenter.com/tour

Sacred Bones is also releasing Halloween b/w Escape from New York AND Assault on Precinct 13 b/w The Fog on 12″ vinyl, as well as all four pieces on iTunes. Note that these are currently pre-orders.

itunes.apple.com/us/album/classic-themes-redux-ep/id1107715422?ls=1

www.sacredbonesrecords.com/collections/frontpage/products/sbr156-john-carpenter-halloween-b-w-escape-from-new-york

www.sacredbonesrecords.com/collections/frontpage/products/sbr157-john-carpenter-assault-on-precinct-13-b-w-the-fog

Anovos – Ghostbusters Proton Pack Kit (Pre-Order)

Friday, April 29th, 2016

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Anovos is a company that deals in high-quality, licensed props from popular science-fiction properties, such as Battlestar Galactica and Star Wars. This time, they’re offering a movie-accurate Proton Pack Kit from the original Ghostbusters movies. The kit is constructed of fiberglass, metal, polyurethane, PVC, and ABS plastic, and comes complete with vinyl decal set and working toggle switches and buttons. It doesn’t come with the glues, paint, and tools necessary to construct it, nor the frame and straps, the later of which is to be sold separately.

Also, they’ll be offering an optional light and sound electronics package with movie sound effects at a later date.

www.anovos.com/collections/ghostbusters-proton-pack/products/ghostbusters-proton-pack-kit-pre-order

The Lego Batman Movie

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

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I just wanted to point out that is actually happening.

Stormtrooper Range Targets By theCrow65

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

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While Episode 6 proves that Stormtroopers are incapable of hitting an Ewok at any range, I still felt the above target, sent in as a tip from admin over at Soldier Systems Daily, was worth a post. However, it would be remiss of me not to try and figure out where it came from, since that info wasn’t provided. Luckily, a quick Google image search revealed that this, and other targets, are likely the work of Deviant Art user ‘theCrow65’, who didn’t just stop at Ewoks, but has an entire line of Stormtrooper targets, including Han, Leia, Tusken Raiders, and my personal favorite:

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You can check out the rest of theCrow65’s work at thecrow65.deviantart.com/art/stormtrooper-target-V-110383878.

Do Yourself A Favor, And Go See Deadpool

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

In my opinion, Deadpool is probably the very best comic-to-movie transition yet released, and there has been some really good ones both before and currently with the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s a very hard ‘R’, but if that doesn’t bother you, it’s virtually a must-see.

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice – Official Final Trailer

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Batfleck is kicking all kinds of ass in this trailer. I’m actually finally excited to see BvS when it comes out later this year.

Civil War Vs Apocalypse

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Of the two Marvel property movie trailers that aired during last night’s Super Bowl, which one was better?

New Suicide Squad Trailer

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

SHOT Show coverage will continue as expected, but since the new Suicide Squad trailer had to come out this week, I’m throwing it up before the show starts today. Honestly, this trailer makes the movie looks like solid fun.

10 Cloverfield Lane Trailer

Sunday, January 17th, 2016

As you might guess by the name, 10 Cloverfield Lane is the second movie in the Cloverfield franchise. With few details available, and the trailer not revealing much besides an underground bunker and a pissed-off, controlling, and possibly cabin feverish John Goodman (and two others), the question is:

Is this a direct sequel to Cloverfield, complete with giant monster(s), or a spiritual sequel with a similar premise?

We’ll have to wait until March 11th to find out.