There are so many contrived hashtag holidays now, it’s easy to be jaded by them. But #WinniethePoohDay is not one of them. Because it’s impossible to be jaded about Pooh. That happy-go-lucky big-bellied honey lover is pure, unfiltered happy. I mean, there’s a reason The House on Pooh Corner remains so popular among kids and… Read More Happy #WinniethePoohDay
Talk about a gift from the Gods of Nostalgia. Parents, you will soon have a golden opportunity to indulge in a childhood favorite with your kids, thanks to the determination and talent of some Eternia-loving creators. A brand new episode of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe will debut at the San Diego Comic Con… Read More Retrology Lesson: New Episode of “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe” Coming
The only proof you need about how mind-blowing the new footage from Rogue One – A Star Wars Story is, is that image of Imperial Stormtroopers walking through the shallow waters, storming the beach on the planet Scarif. Director Gareth Edwards delivered an image we’ve never seen in any type of Star Wars media — not in any… Read More What We Learned From New Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Footage
No matter what your pop culture jam is, The San Diego Comic Con will help you scratch that itch. Case in point: Entertainment Earth just revealed their latest #SDCC exclusive – The KISS UNMASKED 3 3/4 inch Action Figure Deluxe Set. Even though Unmasked is one of the band’s least successful albums, at least from… Read More #SDCCswag – You Wanted The Best, You Got The Best…
Something to ponder if you’re going to San Diego for Comic Con: you don’t actually have to step inside the convention center during the 4-day event to have a grand time. That’s because so many studios and TV networks go all out with interesting, interactive activations and installations. (case in point – the year DC put… Read More More #SDCC Nuttiness – Activations Galore!
I love me some good Comic Con swag. And pound for pound, you will find no greater collection or wallet-draining collectible goodness than at Comic-Con International: San Diego. Every company that makes toys, collectibles or any other type of licensed tchotkes puts out some sort of limited edition goodie at the San Diego Comic Con.… Read More #SDCCswag – Marvel The Collector’s Vault Legends Series
(Danger, Danger: mild spoilers lie ahead for “The BFG”) Early on while watching the new film, “The BFG,” a feeling I hadn’t experienced in a Steven Spielberg movie in a long time swept over me. A sense of wonderment. If you’re of a certain age and you spent your formative youth worshipping at the alter… Read More Charming “The BFG” Shows Spielberg Still Has Magic Touch
If you haven’t seen the season finale of GAME OF THRONES, what is wrong with you?? Go watch it and come back here to debate/discuss .. Meanwhile, here’s my appropriately epic recap on “The Winds of Winter.” There’s a certain swagger that “Game of Thrones” has right now that is rather amazing. It’s like the… Read More Game Of Thrones Drop Mic With Epic Season Finale
**WARNING – Spoilers lie ahead. Tread carefully!** Maybe Hollywood should re-think its approach to the Civil War historical drama. As the new movie “Free State Of Jones” once again proves, these movies, with few exceptions — like “Glory” — tend to become exercises in exorcising the demons of American racism exhibited by whites against minorities. And not… Read More Review: “Free State Of Jones Is A Messy, Maudlin History Lesson
Looks like Warner Bros. paid attention to the venomous response from fans to Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Several reports from prominent members of the Geek media invited to the set of the new Justice League movie indicate that director Zack Snyder, likely under some sort of mandate from the studio, is going for… Read More Brighter Days Ahead For THE JUSTICE LEAGUE?