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 »
Are you ready for another live-action Inspector Gadget movie? Well, too bad, you’re getting one anyway. Aladdin producers Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich are set to produce the movie for Disney, with Saturday Night Live writers Mikey Day and Streeter Seidell handling the script. The film is based on the animated series of the same name, created in 1983. There was a previous live-action film adaptation starring Matthew Broderick, and a direct-to-video sequel starring French Stewart, and I’m betting you forgot both of them existed.
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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, director J.A. Bayona breaks down one of the most thrilling sequences of the sequel. Plus, take a retrospective look at the Inspector Gadget animated series for the show’s 25th anniversary, and The Predator cast members Olivia Munn and Keegan-Michael Key answer the web’s most searched questions about them. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, March 26th, 2015 by Angie Han
Believe it or not, Inspector Gadget is over 30 years old at this point — he first came into being as an animated show from the mid-’80s. But older doesn’t always mean wiser, and that goes double in the case of this bionic detective. In the first trailer for Netflix’s new Inspector Gadget series, he proves to be as embarrassingly incompetent as ever.
Lucky for him, no one around him has changed much either. His much more capable niece Penny is still happy to help, as is her dog Brain, and Quimby (for some reason) continues to rely on him. Watch the new Inspector Gadget trailer after the jump. Read More »
Apparently, Wednesday is “remake cartoons from the Eighties day.” Earlier, news broke that Disney is remaking DuckTales. Now, Netflix has announced they’ve exclusively picked up the US rights to a brand new version of Inspector Gadget that has already debuted in Europe. The episodes will start airing in March.
They’ll also premiere a brand new, revived version of Danger Mouse in 2016 along with three other shows. Read more about Netflix’s new Inspector Gadget cartoon and others below. Read More »
While one Los Angeles gallery focuses on pop culture weapons, a New York counterpart is making that idea even bigger. The Bottleneck Gallery in Brooklyn has a new show opening January 18 called Gadgets and Gizmos and it’s filled with art based on some weapons, lots of vehicles, robots and accessories too, all inspired by the technology in some of your favorite movies.
While plenty of regulars are on display (Back to the Future, James Bond, Iron Man, Batman), this show has a bunch of subjects that don’t get as much love: Inspector Gadget, Short Circuit, District 9, The Rocketeer, and Flight of the Navigator. Check out a quick selection from the show below and find out how you can see it in person or buy it online. Read More »
You probably remember Gallery 1988 as the Los Angeles-based art gallery which hosts the pop-culture infused Crazy4Cult show every year. We’ve featured artwork from their exhibitions in previous editions of cool stuff: Beastie Boys Inspired Art, Crazy4Cult 2, and Stan Lee Tribute. From April 2nd to April 23rd, Gallery 1988 is celebrating their 5th year anniversary with the Idiot Box art show. 100 Artists take aim at television’s guity pleasures. I have included 15 of my favotires after the jump.
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