13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi Blu-ray Release Date & Details Revealed

[Press Release] Hailed as “powerful” (Kyle Smith, New York Post), “engrossing” (Soren Andersen, Seattle Times) and “full of explosive action” (Dan Casey, Nerdist), director Michael Bay’s remarkable 13 HOURS: THE SECRET SOLDIERS OF BENGHAZI arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand June 7, 2016 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  The film arrives two weeks early on Digital HD May 24.

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Daniel Tosh: People Pleaser DVD Release Date & Details Revealed for Controversial Comedian’s Fourth Special

Nothing is off limits for Daniel Tosh in his biting fourth special, “People Pleaser” which will be available on DVD April 19th. Politically incorrect and brutally honest, the host of Comedy Central’s “Tosh.0″ takes shots at his least favorite members of society – including himself.

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TOP 5 COMICS TO BUY – 03/30/16: STRAYER, JUGHEAD & SAGA

Wednesday is here, and new comics are within reach. So you may be like me and are still reading through the stack of comics from the last couple weeks, better make some room for these new titles I will be picking up at my local comic shop. Continue reading TOP 5 COMICS TO BUY – 03/30/16: STRAYER, JUGHEAD & SAGA

Van Halst: ‘World of Make Believe’ – Influencing Change Through Music [Review]

Van Halst have released their first studio album, World of Make Believe. Fronted by Kami Van Halst, her eclectic vocals, along with honest and direct lyrics gives the album a sentimental and intimate vibe. Musically, the diverse styling designs a unique tone and helps accentuate the socially-aware messages in each track. The record has grabbed a lot of attention since its release in early March of 2016 and is a great example of a metal group who wants to influence change through music.

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Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice – The ‘Anti-Hobbit’ A Trilogy Packed into One Movie [Review]

I’ve been sick of superhero movies for a while now, hype or no hype.  There’s just been so many.  I remember this happened with vampire movies and also zombie movies – not long after they get popular there’s a giant glut of the things.  Then someone comes along to reinvent it and gets blamed for the whole thing tanking.  The genre is ripe; I bet the Stephanie Meyers of superhero movies is busy making a genre-killer as we speak.  Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is probably not said genre-killer, but it is definitely a warning sign that one is coming. Continue reading Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice – The ‘Anti-Hobbit’ A Trilogy Packed into One Movie [Review]

REBIRTH: Good for Sales, Bad for Readers?

While looking at the top 25 titles in sales from October 2015 only three DC titles were large enough to crack the ranks. Other than Paper Girls from Image Comics, Marvel had the remaining 21 spots. Other publishers must find Marvel hard to compete with, especially when eleven of those Marvel books were #1 issues. If readers wonder why publishers are constantly “rebooting” or “relaunching” or “all-new-ing” then one could conclude it’s because #1 issues sell better then most, and this is definitely a valid reason to create more #1 issues from a sales perspective. Which leads me to DC Comics “REBIRTH” – beginning in late May all the DC titles will be dialed back to #1 (other than Detective and Action Comics, which will be dialed forward to #934 and #957 respectively, in a completely different marketing strategy). Co-publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee, along with Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns claim this not a reboot, stating that Rebirth will aim to take “the best of DC’s past, embrace the stories we currently love and move the entire epic universe into the future”. Unfortunately this sounds worse than a reboot, mashing together bits and pieces of the past into current character stories will presumably end in a bunch of confused readers. Continue reading REBIRTH: Good for Sales, Bad for Readers?

Black Sails Season 3: The Craziest Action & Effects of Any TV Series Ever Produced [Review]

From Starz, creators Jonathan E. Steinberg and Robert Levine alongside producer Michael Bay comes the hit pirate drama series Black Sails. This series stars Toby Stephens,  Luke Arnold, Zach McGowan, Tom Hopper, Jessica Parker Kennedy,  Hannah New, Clara Paget, Toby Schmitz, Hakeem Kae-Kazim and Ray Stevenson. Season three has concluded and season four will première in 2017.

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