Silence of the Lambs Print

Plenty of blockbusters and classic sci-fi movies have gotten the collectible artwork treatment from Mondo, Gallery 1988 and more, but the modern classic Silence of the Lambs has rarely been afforded such a tribute. Previously, Mondo had Caesar Moreno create a couple of pieces, and Ken Taylor crafted one a little while back as well. But now it’s Grey Matter Art showing some love for the Best Picture winner from 1991 with a gorgeous new print (and variant) from artist Florian Bertmer.

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The Ghostbusters reboot/remake, or whatever you want to call it, is coming this summer. We already know there’s plenty of merchandising coming for the new movie because director Paul Feig already showed off some Ghostbusters action figures of Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon. But I don’t think anyone was expecting this yet.

Ghostbusters fans were rather pleased to get a LEGO set commemorating the titular paranormal exterminators and their iconic car, the revamped classic ambulance known as the Ecto-1. The vehicle got a pretty sweet companion set in the form of the Ghostbsuters’ firehouse this year, and now they’ll both have some company in the form of Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters.

The first photos of the set featuring the team’s new vehicle and some awesome minifigures have been revealed and you can see them below. But beware, because one piece of the set gives away a bit of a spoiler. Read More »

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Not only are Joel and Ethan Coen brilliant artists, they’re artists who have a way of inspiring other artists. In celebration of their new film Hail, Caesar!, the Hero Complex Gallery is unveiling a series of works by various artists. Today, we’re excited to reveal a new piece by Tracie Ching, which doubles down on the Roman theme suggested by the title. Check out her unique artwork after the jump.  Read More »

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Down in Melbourne, Australia last week, they had quite the celebration of LEGO with the Brickvention 2016 convention. The two-day event featured a huge collection of LEGO models including trains, castles, pirate ships, space ships, planes, buildings, sculptures and many more. And one of the models on display was this fantastic custom LEGO Arkham Asylum which took three months and 18,000 LEGO pieces to build. It’s a truly fantastic piece of work. Read More »

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Cool Stuff: Nan Lawson’s Meet Cute Art Show

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This past Friday night was the opening of Gallery 1988’s Nan Lawson solo art show “Meet Cute.” We’ve featured Nan’s cute artwork on the site many times over the past years, and her latest art show features limited edition prints that celebrate the artist’s favorite pop culture relationships – all perfectly timed for Valentines Day (yes, there could be a perfect gift for your loved one).

The opening night reception has come and gone but the art is still on display at Gallery 1988 East (7021 Melrose Ave in Los Angeles, CA) through February 13th 2016. But you don’t need to come to LA to see and buy the artwork as the available artwork is now online for everyone to purchase. Check out our favorite pieces from Nan Lawson’s Meet Cute art show after the jump.
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We’re fans of fantastic pop culture art, and Jeff Victor is one of those artists that we’ve featured several times before. One of Victor’s trademarks is creation “Evolutions” of characters or actors, but he’s also been putting together a collection of pop culture characters that he’s been calling “Bubbleheads” because they have giant heads and look absolutely adorable.They’re all awesome.

Now he wants to put his art in your hands by way of his second book, Adorkable. And if you want to get your hands on it and some other goodies from Victor you just have to support the project on Kickstarter. Get the details below! Read More »

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Today The DeLorean Motor Company announced that they will be building new DMC-12 DeLorean automobiles, the car used for the time machine in Robert Zemeckis‘ sci-fi classic. The new cars will begin being sold in 2017 thanks to a new law that exempts small volume car manufacturers from the safety requirements applied to most new car makers. Find out why new DeLoreans are allowed to be made after the jump. Read More »