Wednesday, September 2, 2015

An Evening With Stephen Colbert and J.J. Abrams

The Montclair Film Festival today announced that Stephen Colbert, host of CBS’ “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,”  will host an evening with director J.J. Abrams (“Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” “Lost”) on stage at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in downtown Newark, NJ on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 8:00 PM.

Stephen Colbert and J.J. Abrams: Celebrity Nerd-Off! will be held in support of the Montclair Film Festival (MFF), New Jersey’s leading non-profit film organization, and will feature the pair in a wide-ranging on-stage discussion of their influences, ideas, and creative work.

Funko Horror Classics Mystery Minis Series 2!

Now here's a series I can't say no to. Oh, How I tried. I managed to run from the first wave and only got some random pieces in trades just because they were deals I couldn't pass up, but now, with additions like Lost Boys, American Werewolf in London, Universal Monsters and HITCHCOCK HIMSELF.....who could resist? Funko is evil, evil, evil. Just take my money now.

ABC Family's 17th Annual “13 Nights of Halloween”

ABC Family scares up the 2015 13 NIGHTS OF HALLOWEEN celebration, with programming filled with scares and frights as you countdown to Halloween. The popular programming event, now in its 17th year, kicks off on Monday, October 19th and concludes on Saturday, October 31st, and features a special Halloween episode of procedural drama “Stitchers.” The stunt will also include the ABC Family premiere of Johnny Depp in  “Sleepy Hollow,” the network premiere of “Disney∙Pixar’s Monsters University,and a delightfully scary mix of Halloween-themed programming airing for the 13 nights leading up to Halloween.

A Portrait of the Cartoonist as a Young Virgin Living in Suburbia

From Harvey and Eisner-nominated cartoonist and editor Glenn Head and acclaimed publisher Fantagraphics Books comes CHICAGO, a harrowing graphic novel about sex, art and the search for authenticity. Starkly confessional, Head’s memoir chronicles his transformation from a 19-year-old virgin who hates his family and lives at home to a successful Brooklyn-based cartoonist who’s raising his daughter as a single dad. The journey along the way? It’s complicated and messy, uncomfortable and unforgettable. 

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Long Beach Comic Con Caters to Geeks AND Nerds with Space Expo 2015!

The Columbia Memorial Space Center is partnering with Long Beach Comic Con for Space Expo 2015, an innovative and one­-of­-a-­kind program that will connect comic book convention attendees directly with the world of scientific discovery. Space Expo 2015 will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center as part of Long Beach Comic Con on September 12 and 13, 2015 with panels featuring top aerospace industry notables discussing hot button scientific topics. As part of Space Expo 2015, there will be interactive exhibits featuring robotics, 3D Printing, and even a spacesuit – all curated by Columbia Memorial Space Center, the prestigious CA ­based learning center dedicated to bringing the wonder and excitement of science to audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

Your Star Wars: Force Friday Checklist Has Arrived!

With just 2 days til the Star Wars: Force Friday madness consumes collectors of all shapes and sizes at retail stores world wide, we've joined forces with Boba Fett Fan Club, Jedi News, Jedi Temple Archives, Mint In Box, Star Wars Action News, Teekay-421 and Yakface.com to present a comprehensive checklist of everything you SHOULD be able to track down as you swarm across your toy hunting grounds!

Thursday, August 27, 2015

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Footage

Today, Instagram announced that - in addition to square posts - you can now share photos and videos in both portrait and landscape orientation on their platform. With this update, Instagram users can upload widescreen video which will be more cinematic than ever. 

This morning, @StarWars released an exclusive look at their upcoming film, The Force Awakens, using Instagram’s new landscape orientation. As part of this collaboration, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the very first video content to be showcased in this new format for the Instagram community.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

An Inside Look at Ash Vs The Evil Dead

STARZ today released a new inside look video into the world of the highly anticipated Original series “Ash vs Evil Dead” (premiering on Saturday, October 31 at 9 PM ET/PT).  This comes on the heels of the official red-band trailer that was digitally released this weekend and features never-before-seen scenes.

The 10-episode first season of the half-hour series is executive produced by Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert, Bruce Campbell, the original filmmakers, and Craig DiGregorio who serves as executive producer and showrunner. “Ash vs Evil Dead,” is the long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film The Evil Dead. 

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Target Launches Star Wars "Share the Force" Memory Collection

In anticipation of “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens,” Target has announced the launch of “Share the Force” (ShareTheForce.Target.com), the first digital collection of Star Wars memories.  The collection, which will include celebrity fans Minka Kelly, Chris Hardwick and Bobby Moynihan, will go on to be archived at Lucasfilm – becoming an everlasting example of how we’re all connected by the force.  Until now, no one has attempted to collect and capture memories from the 147 million Star Wars fans throughout the world, and Target is introducing a unique program to unite these generations of fans in a way that only Target can do.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Mondo's Lil Mikey & Iron Giant Bolt Prop Replica Send Us Into a Geek Frenzy

MONDO have been creating a well known brand for years, wearing their geek on their sleeves with unlimited amounts of love poured into every killer, super exclusive print release and vinyl record. NOW they are causing uncontrollable sobbing (from happiness!) among collectors with limited edition collectibles in unexpected formats, and from licenses we never thought we'd see again. A certain IRON GIANT comes to mind when I mention this! DID YOU SEE THAT THING? Jointed fingers..an angry head..a chunk or iron to chew on..a lil bitty Hogarth!!!! Let's check out two brand new releases from teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Iron Giant...