“I want to put my fist through this whole lousy beautiful town.” That’s what Resistance fighter Rose Tico says when she looks at the glitz and glamor of the rich and soulless on the casino planet of Canto Bight. And we can’t help but assume that she would want to do the same with this new line of high-end Star Wars furniture created by designer Kenneth Cobonpue.
The collection of upscale Star Wars furniture was first unveiled last year, but pieces were only available in only in the Philippines, which is where Cobonpue is from. Now this line of Star Wars furniture is available in the United States at select details, but you better be ready to break your bank account to get your hands on these items. Read More »
We’re two episodes into the final season of Game of Thrones, and the battle for Winterfell is nearly upon us. After this weekend, we’ll be halfway through the end of HBO’s fantasy series, so there’s no better time to light a candle in the show’s honor. Of course, it wouldn’t be a celebration of Game of Thrones if it didn’t come in the form of something truly cruel and twisted.
Remember when the bratty King Joffrey (Jack Gleeson) was killed after being poisoned all the way back in the fourth season? He died a gruesome death with blood pouring from his eyes, nose and mouth. And now you can get your hands on the perfect candle holder that will make the wax look like it’s dripping out of Joffrey’s face. Find out where you can get it below. Read More »
If you like watching movies but long for a cinema experience that’s similar to being encased in a body bag, you might want to check out Poptheatr, a Kickstarter project that strives to provide the user with a distraction-free movie viewing experience in the comfort of your own home. With a big bag on your head.
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There’s already a Hellboy whiskey that was released earlier this year, but if you’re looking for something a little harder, former Hellboy film franchise director Guillermo del Toro has something that you might want to get your hands on.
Beloved horror, fantasy and sci-fi filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has teamed up with the tequila company Patrón to offer his own extra añejo tequila for the ages. Before you think this is just an instance of another celebrity trying to make some extra cash by slapping their name on a bottle of alcohol, you should understand that del Toro comes from Jalisco, Mexico, which is the home of tequila itself. Plus, once you see the bottle, you’ll see that del Toro put the same kind of effort into this little endeavor as he does his motion pictures.
Check out Patrón’s Guillermo del Toro tequila below. Read More »
When you’re walking the show floor at San Diego Comic-Con International, you are presented with a ton of eye candy: booths for upcoming movies, comic books, and video games. Collectible dealers show off their upcoming statues, figures and prop replicas. Companies sell their very limited Comic-Con exclusives. And there’s the standard merch booths and artist alley.
Every year while walking the show floor, I snap photos of the coolest new collectibles I see and post them here for everyone who couldn’t make it to San Diego to enjoy. Below, check out the best of the Comic-Con 2017 collectibles, from Star Wars, DC, Marvel, Ghostbusters, Blade Runner, Jurassic Park and more.
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John Carpenter’s 1982 horror classic The Thing is one of my favorite movies of all time, and I’d jump at any opportunity to return to the film’s paranoia-fueled research station. Looks like I better start stretching and put on my jumping shoes (that’s a thing, right?), because Mondo, the company largely responsible for the rise of poster art over the past decade, is breaking into the board game business, and their first game is called The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31.
We’ve written about the game in an edition of Cardboard Cinema, but now we have a first look at the box art, the game board, and more. Refuel your flamethrowers and read on.
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Nashville is a great city. If you’re ever there for a weekend, there’s plenty to do and see. And starting in the spring of 2018, you might be able to check out the August Moon indoor drive-in when you’re there — which has modified classic cars to sit in, dining food, a bar, and even bleachers. Basically, it’s a huge soundstage, with a bit of a show staged before and after a movie. Not all of the money is raised yet for the project, but it’ll cost $10 million.
Below, learn more about Nashville’s indoor drive-in.
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Cool Stuff if your nerdarific pop-culture filled holiday shopping guide published all year round. In today’s edition of Cool Stuff we take a look at Playmobil’s new line of Ghostbusters toys, McFarlane’s Walking Dead Daryl Dixon On Bike resin statue, Joshua Budich’s Fictional Food 2 screenprints, Big Bobett Holiday vinyl figure, 1990’s Nickelodeon Funko Pop figures and a magnetic floating U-Wing ship statue from the standalone film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
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In today’s edition of Cool Stuff, we take a look at a new line of limited edition t-shirts celebrating director Alfred Hitchcock, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles tiki mugs, Parks and Rec Funko Pop figures, Hot Toy’s sixth scale R2-D2 figure, Disney VHS notebooks, a cute He-Man and Battlecat Dorbz Ridez, some great prints inspired by Super Mario Bros and The Legend of Zelda, a Star Wars Death Star and TIE Fighter pin dot tie and a highly detailed sixth scale Star Trek Bones figure.
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Over the last decade of /Film, we’ve tried to feature the latest geek collectibles, prints, books and toys alongside our regular coverage of movie and television news. Sometimes it has taken the form of a standalone “Cool Stuff” post, other times it was in a round up like Superhero Bits or the now defunct Page 2 and Toy Box. As it turns out, it’s very hard to commit to a daily or weekly round-up of this kind of things, especially when we don’t know when products worth writing about will be announced or released.
So the solution I came up with was to produce “Cool Stuff” round-ups on an organic semi-regular basis, determined solely by when enough cool products present themselves. After the jump, enjoy the first installment of the Cool Stuff round-up which includes Guardians of the Galaxy, Star Wars, John Williams, Pulp Fiction, Pixar, Jurassic Park, Rogue One and more. Think of it as a Christmas buying guide for geeks, but published all year round.
And if you don’t like this, please know this is all Adam Goldberg’s fault (apologies in advance to Adam’s wife for any purchases that are made because of this).
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