Canada is known for giving us maple syrup and Ryan Reynolds, not to mention their undying love for hockey and inexplicably endless politeness. But when I think of Canada, there are two lovable hosers that come to mind, and that’s beer-chugging, hockey-loving brothers Bob and Doug McKenzie, played by Dave Thomas and Rick Moranis in both the Canadian sketch comedy series SCTV (or Second City Television) and the cult classic comedy feature film Strange Brew. Now the knuckleheads from the Great White North have been immortalized as statues in Edmonton, Canada. Read More »
Boots Riley – the director of 2018’s sharp, funny, indie hit Sorry to Bother You – also serves as the frontman for a radical band called The Coup, a simmering blend of musical styles and revolutionary politics. That group has been releasing albums since the early 1990s, and they also provided the soundtrack for Riley’s movie. (Well, technically, they provided two soundtracks, but we’ll get to that in a minute.) Now the film’s soundtrack has been released on vinyl thanks to Mondo and Interscope Records, and you can learn more details below.
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Since everyone is staying home to self-quarantine during the spread of coronavirus, video games have seen a significant increase in use as people turn to other forms of entertainment beyond streaming movies and TV at home. And if you’re a Predator fan, you’re about to have a fun weekend with a sneak preview of the upcoming multiplayer video game based on the classic film starring Arnold Schwarzegger and one ugly motherfucker.
Predator: Hunting Grounds is an upcoming shooter video game where players are either part of an elite team of soldiers trying to complete a mission or a Predator trying to hunt them down. Each side has unique weapons helping them in the battle. Two new Predator: Hunting Grounds trailers have just been released, showcasing each side of the battle that will undoubtedly make the jungle a little bloodier when all is said and done. Read More »
We’re a couple weeks into practicing self-quarantine to curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the boredom may be beginning to set in. But not for the players of the newly released Animal Crossing: New Horizons, the wholesome Nintendo Switch game in which players spend their days catching fish, building houses, and paying off loans. But most importantly, they’re recreating movie scenes.
Scenes from films like The Lighthouse, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, and Howl’s Moving Castle have become popular to parody or pay homage to, with many players sharing their nifty custom designs of beloved characters on social media, to the joy of their anxious followers. Because in a time like this, what better than to celebrate cinema with chibi versions of beloved movie characters?
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With all the chaos happening in the world right now, we need heroes. Thankfully, there are plenty of those in the medical profession who are doing everything they can to save as many lives as possible. But it doesn’t hurt to take solace in fictional superheroes, especially when they’re crafted so majestically by a great artist.
Bottleneck Gallery is releasing two new Wonder Woman prints today with stunning artwork by Ann Bembi. Each is a portrait of Gal Gadot as the DC Comics superhero, and they both look like they belong in a museum. One of the prints gives us the electrified, super-powered version of Wonder Woman from the first movie. The other features Diana of Themyscira in the new Golden Eagle armor from Wonder Woman 1984. They’re both incredible and will be on sale this morning. Read More »
“Get away from her, you bitch!” That famous line from Aliens is something we might be saying a lot more if people don’t stick with the plan to continue social distancing in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus in the United States. But for now, we’ll just hope for the best and distract ourselves with a look at a new collectible inspired by the James Cameron-directed sci-fi sequel to Ridley Scott’s horror sci-fi classic Alien.
Hollywood Collectible Group has teamed with Sideshow Collectibles to release a studio scale model of the bright yellow Caterpillar P-5000 Powered Work Loader that Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) uses to take on the Xenomorph Queen in the climax of Aliens. Standing at 33-inches tall and 25-inches wide, it’s the exact same size as the model used in the movie. Check it out in full below. Read More »
Since the characters of Caddyshack have already been given the Funko POPs treatment, it’s time for the other movies in the “slobs vs snobs” subgenre of comedies to get their due. Thankfully, Funko will keep them coming with new collectible vinyl figures dedicated to the military comedy Stripes directed by and starring the late Harold Ramis, as well as the John Landis-directed fraternity comedy that the Ghostbusters star penned, National Lampoon’s Animal House. Check out the Stripes and Animal House Funko POPs below. Read More »
What I love most about the ever-growing line of Funko POPs arriving pretty much every single month is that they’re willing to give us collectible figures from movies and TV shows that would otherwise never get action figures. Step Brothers, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Tommy Boy, Big, Billy Madison, The Sandlot, The Big Lebowski, The Shining and more have been given the Funko POP treatment, and now one of Disney’s most beloved sports franchises will join them.
The Mighty Ducks is one of the best live-action movies Disney has ever released, and Funko POP is finally giving part of the team formerly known as District 5 their due diligence. See which players will be part of The Mighty Ducks Funko POPs roster below. Read More »
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While we’re all stuck at home self-quarantining, what better time to add to our growing toy collections? Hot Toys is already ahead of you, debuting their new The Mandalorian and The Child Sixth Scale Figure Set. This marks the Hot Toys debut of the beloved characters from The Mandalorian, here to capitalize on the popularity of the Disney+ Star Wars series, and its breakout character The Child (aka Baby Yoda).
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Mondo was set to unveil a monster-sized gallery show at SXSW devoted to Godzilla. And then the coronavirus came to town and stomped all over that plan. But the art still exists, and now it’s coming to the Mondo website starting tomorrow, March 19. Ahead of the official release some of the Mondo Godzilla art has been revealed online, and you can take a look at it below.
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