Disney Files Patent for Most Realistic Lightsaber Yet

lightsaber patent

The Walt Disney Company has filed a patent for potentially the most realistic lightsaber yet. The lightsaber patent is for something called a “Sword Device with Retractable, Internally Illuminated Blade,” and comes before the highly anticipated opening of Disney’s upcoming theme park expansion Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

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halloween blu-ray release

Halloween may be over, but Halloween is just getting started. The Blu-ray release of David Gordon Green‘s hit horror sequel/reboot to the classic franchise will arrive just after the start of the new year – with the digital release arriving a few days after Christmas. The home video release comes loaded with all treats, and no tricks. Specifically – a candy bag full of deleted and extended scenes will be included, along with several featurettes. Learn the Halloween Blu-ray release details below, and watch a deleted scene as well.

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kin blu-ray

The sci-fi coming of age story Kin hit Digital November 6 and is coming to 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital), Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital), DVD, and On Demand this week. In anticipation of that release, we’re giving away the film on Blu-ray along with a copy of the Kin soundtrack on vinyl, from band Mogwai. Details below.

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Game of Thrones Monopoly

If you thought a good old-fashioned game of Monopoly was already enough to drive you and your entire family up the wall, just wait until you get a load of this new Game of Thrones edition of the classic board game.

Hasbro has announced the new Game of Thrones Monopoly, and since there’s a version of the board game branded by almost every conceivable intellectual property in existence, that wouldn’t normally be a big deal However, the new Game of Thrones Monopoly will be the first time ever that a music component has been incorporated into the game board. The music in question is the HBO show’s theme song that plays from the Iron Throne, which holds the game’s cards. Read More »

Mark Englert Parks and Recreation Print

It’s been a few years since Parks and Recreation came a close, leaving the Pawnee National Park in the fully capable hands of none other than Ron Swanson (Nick Offerman). And if you’ve been hoping to commemorate that beautiful moment when the government naysayer finally got his dream job in his hometown, then we have good news.

Shortly after Parks and Recreation came to an end, artist Mark Englert teamed up with Bottleneck Gallery to release a limited edition poster celebrating Pawnee National Park. It sold out pretty quickly and it’s been quite the coveted print among collectors for some time. But now you have your chance to get your hands on an official reprint of the beautiful piece in question, and your money will go to support the Los Angeles Fire Department as they continue to battle the devastating wildfires in California. Read More »

Hot Toys Fantastic Beasts Figures

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald topped the box office this past weekend, and you can bring some of the Harry Potter franchise home with you thanks to Hot Toys.

A new line of collectible figures inspired by the Fantastic Beasts franchise has been announced by the high-end toy manufacturer in the form of sixth scale figures of magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) and dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp). Each of them come with a great collection of accessories too. Check out both of the Hot Toys Fantastic Beasts figures below. Read More »

general mills cereal monster universe

For years, every studio in Hollywood has wanted to cash in on the cinematic universe craze. Now that fervor has spread beyond Hollywood and reached…the cereal industry? General Mills, the food company behind ubiquitous brands like Cheerios and Cocoa Puffs, wants to launch the cinematic universe you’ve been craving all this time: a General Mills Cereal Monsters universe. Seriously.

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Black Mirror board game

The third season of Charlie Brooker‘s sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror began with an episode called “Nosedive.” In it, Bryce Dallas Howard played a character named Lacie who lived in a world in which things like purchasing power and class status were dictated by one’s “Social Score,” a personal rating influenced by each person you come in contact with over the course of each day. It’s the show’s most obvious condemnation of contemporary society’s obsession with social media, and now a Black Mirror board game will episode’s premise into a playable game.
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The Raid 2 Print

Almost two years ago to the day, artists Josan Gonzalez and Laurie Greasley released a Where’s Waldo-esque print called “The Raid” that combined a ton of iconic sci-fi characters, monsters, robots and more into a single image. Now they’re back with a sequel called “The Raid 2: Incident on Line 13,” and not only have they brought in even more sci-fi elements, but they’ve added a slew of iconic horror slashers, creatures and characters.

See how long it takes you to find Snake Plissken aiming at Jason Voorhees in The Raid 2 print below. Read More »

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songs from legion

It’s Always Blue: Songs From Legion” is a new soundtrack album full of covers of classic songs featured in the mind-bending FX series Legion. The music hails from composer Jeff Russo and series creator Noah Hawley, and we have an exclusive vinyl art debut of the album below. “It’s Always Blue: Songs From Legion” arrives early next year. Read More »