One of the most memorable and visually arresting sequences from Spider-Man: Far From Home was the nightmare illusion sequence that Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal) uses to disorient the webslinger. Easily the most haunting image from the tricky villain’s manufactured hallucinations is using a zombified Iron Man to scare the hell out of Peter Parker, who has been having a hard time dealing with the death of Tony Stark. Now you can bring the nightmarish version of Iron Man to your collectible shelf, thanks to Iron Studios. Read More »
This year marks the 35th anniversary of Back to the Future, not just one of the greatest stories about time travel, but one of the best movies ever made. In honor of the milestone anniversary, Mondo is letting fans celebrate with a collection of new goodies in honor of the film directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, and we have an exclusive first look at the offerings.
On Wednesday, July 1, Mondo will be releasing a new Back to the Future poster with artwork by Adam Simpson, a puzzle of Laurent Durieux‘s coveted artwork inspired by the original movie, and three new enamel pins of some familiar items from Back to the Future Part II. Read More »
When Split arrived in 2016, audiences were blown away by one of M.Night Shyamalan‘s biggest surprise endings yet. The thriller starring James McCavoy as a kidnapper with dissociative identity disorder was revealed to exist within the same universe as Unbreakable, the gritty superhero drama starring Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson. Both of the movies came to a head last year in the questionable Glass, concluding what is known as the Eastrail 177 Trilogy. And now you can get the soundtracks to all three films on vinyl. Read More »
Since everyone has been spending a lot more time at home over the past few months, LEGO has definitely seen an uptick in customers looking to spend some time playing with building bricks. If you need any evidence of that, just see how easy it is to find some of the more popular, rare LEGO sets that haven’t been discontinued, but are simply sold out everywhere. Thankfully, LEGO is about to add two more exciting playsets to their line-up, and they’re inspired by a beloved holiday movie and a sitcom classic.
LEGO has officially approved their latest round of custom playsets from the LEGO Ideas community, and they include the McCallister family house from Home Alone, and the apartment from Seinfeld, the comedian’s beloved self-titled classic sitcom from NBC. Check out the LEGO Home Alone house and building brick version of Seinfeld’s apartment below. Read More »
This year marks the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back, and Hasbro has been celebrating by releasing a bunch of toys tied to the Star Wars sequel. They began with a series of Black Series re-releases in vintage-style packaging, as well as a new Imperial probe droid and snowspeeder scaled to the 6-inch action figures. Now the line of Empire Strikes Back 40th anniversary figures is expanding with a new wave that includes Boba Fett, Darth Vader, and more. Plus, there’s an awesome new carbon-freezing chamber playset made for The Vintage Collection figures. Read More »
There have been plenty of perplexing pieces of Star Wars merchandise in the long history of the sci-fi saga, ranging from a sucker molded like the tongue of Jar Jar Binks to Darth Vader riding an Imperial chopper motorcycle. But a new version of the handheld game Bop It! cross-branded with the Star Wars series The Mandalorian is about to give those silly toys a run for their money, because it will tell you to bop, twist and pull the bounty known only as The Child, or as fans call him, Baby Yoda. Read More »
A new era of Star Wars stories is on the way with the Lucasfilm publishing initiative known as Star Wars: The High Republic. The first book, Star Wars: Light of the Jedi by Charles Soule, is slated to arrive in January 2021 after being pushed back from an initial release later this year. But fans can get a taste of the new story, beginning 200 years before the events of The Skywalker Saga, thanks to a recently released excerpt that establishes the world and teases the impending galaxy-wide disaster at the center of the story. Read More »
Inspector Gadget first arrived on television back in 1983 in the form of an animated series. The titular detective armed with an endless variety of high-tech gadgets is always out to stop the organization Mad and their relentless, mysterious leader Dr. Claw. Now Inspector Gadget is getting the ultimate action figure treatment from Blitzway with a deluxe set that also includes his brilliant niece Penny, the helpful dog Brain, and the stealthy Chief Quimby. Read More »
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Stephen King is always working on something. The prolific master of horror seems to churn out a book every few months, firing away at one tale of terror after the next, with no signs of slowing down. King is such an institution that he can probably get literally anything published at this point, even a grocery list. And while King will continue to thrive as long as he’s typing away, and publishers will continue to eat it up, he’s not above waxing hypothetically about books he’ll probably never write. Which is why King hopped onto Twitter recently and laid out his plans to for a Friday the 13th–themed novel told from the perspective of Jason Voorhees.
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In the time of coronavirus, we’ve enjoyed plenty of reunions, albeit virtually thanks to the magic of the internet. But we’re about to have a cinematic reunion that rings true to the act of “getting the band back together” more than any other.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Cameron Crowe‘s semi-autobiographical film Almost Famous, and Cadence13’s Origins podcast series brought in the filmmaker, as well as cast members like Billy Crudup, Patrick Fugit and Kate Hudson, to take a look back at the movie about a teen writer whose dreams come true when he joins an emerging rock band on tour as an assignment for Rolling Stone magazine. Read More »