Star Wars toys

Just in case you have some preconceived notion that franchise moviemaking is purely an artistic endeavor, here’s a story about toys. Star Wars: The Last Jedi ended up changing the design of Kylo Ren’s TIE Fighter in the hit sequel after laying eyes on a toy.  

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George Romero zombie novel

The Living Dead, an unfinished George Romero zombie novel, will infect bookstores in 2019. Romero died last year before he could complete writing. Now, The Shape of Water novelization author Daniel Kraus will finish the book in time for release.

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Harry Potter LEGO Sets

It’s been years since any Harry Potter themed LEGO sets were manufactured. There were a variety of sets available when the original film franchise was at the height of its popularity, but ever since the original franchise came to an end in 2011, the creation of any new sets has been stagnant. But that’s about to change.

A new line of Harry Potter LEGO sets will be released starting in the second half of 2018 with the Hogwarts Great Hall playset. The new sets will bring to life scenes and characters from both the original Harry Potter franchise and the more recent Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them franchise. Get a first look at the first of the new Harry Potter LEGO sets below. Read More »

Solo books

Time for more Solo: A Star Wars story news! If you thought the adventures of Han, Chewie, Lando and Woody Harrelson’s wig would begin and end with the latest Star Wars spin-off film, think again. A whole series of Solo books will be hitting shelves soon, chock-full of further Solo stories.

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Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Vinyl Soundtrack

The scores for The Lord of the Rings trilogy from director Peter Jackson have been available for awhile now, but they’ve yet to be released on vinyl since the format has risen in popularity again. But that’s about to change with an incredible new vinyl release.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring score by composer Howard Shore is getting a huge 5xLP vinyl soundtrack release from Rhino Records in March. It looks like quite the comprehensive collectible set for any fan who has been waiting for The Fellowship of the Ring vinyl soundtrack release. Check it out below. Read More »

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Fangoria

For decades, Fangoria was the number one name in horror, offering in-depth looks at horror movies of every shape and size. Then it all ended. But like a slasher in a never-ending horror franchise, you can’t keep Fangoria down for long. Today comes word that the iconic horror magazine will rise from the grave and launch new print issues.

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Solo toys Lando

Solo: A Star Wars Story is no longer holding anything back. The marketing blitz is in full effect for the new Star Wars film, and some new toys give us yet another look at the characters. Below, check out new toys, including Han, Qi’ra, an Imperial Range Trooper, and your new boyfriend Lando.

Plus: get a look at the gigantic Lego Kessel Run Millennium Falcon set.

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Avengers Infinity War LEGO Sets

As we get closer to the release of Avengers: Infinity War in May, more and more details about the Marvel Cinematic Universe sequel will come to light. Thanks to the extensive merchandise coming to shelves in the months leading up to the release of the film, these kind of revelations are unavoidable, but we’ll do our best to keep any major spoilers hidden for those who don’t want to be spoiled.

The official Avengers Infinity War LEGO sets have been revealed, and many of them highlight key actions sequels from the Marvel sequel. In fact, a few of them may spoil a few surprises in store for the movie. So if you don’t want to possibly ruin some key moments in Avengers: Infinity War, you may not want to read any further. You’ve been warned! Read More »

new blu-ray releases

(Welcome to Not Dead Yet, a feature dedicated to new Blu-ray releases and what special features you should be excited about. Because yes, some of us still like to own physical copies of our movies.)

What a great week for Blu-rays. The Criterion Collection has two must-have releases this week: Jonathan Demme‘s Silence of the Lambs and George A. Romero‘s Night of the Living Dead. Beyond that, we have The Bird With the Crystal Plumage and Re-Animator from Arrow Video, the under-seen drama Only the Brave, and the Lyndon Johnson biopic LBJ. Last but not least, we have an exclusive clip from Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Here are the new Blu-ray releases you should check out this week.

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Every new piece of marketing from Ready Player One has felt like a game of “spot the Easter egg.” The newest poster for Steven Spielberg‘s adaptation of Ernest Cline‘s sci-fi book is an Easter egg unto itself.

The latest Ready Player One one-sheet pays perfect homage to some of the most iconic 1980s movie posters from the legendary illustrator Drew Struzan. But if you were looking forward to another Easter egg hunt, don’t worry. This Ready Player One poster is chock full of them.

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