The Word on The Street Festival Brings Ryan North to Lethbridge September 24, 2016

The Word on The Street Festival Brings Ryan North to Lethbridge September 24, 2016

Celebrate reading and literacy on Saturday September 24, 2016 in Lethbridge, Alberta at The Word on The Street Festival with a fantastic lineup of authors including Ryan North (Squirrel Girl, Romeo and/or Juliet), Linda Bailey (Seven Dead Pirates) and many, MANY more. Check out the details here.  Read more

Stranger Things Season 2 Officially Announced With Cryptic Teaser & New Story Details

Stranger Things Season 2 Officially Announced With Cryptic Teaser & New Story Details

From Netflix, creators Matt Duffer and Ross Duffer, comes the highly anticipated supernatural/coming-of-age mystery series Stranger Things. Starring Winona Ryder, Noah Schnapp, Matthew Modine, David Harbour, Charlie Heaton, Natalia Dyer, Millie Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Caleb McLaughlin, Gaten Matarazzo, and Cara Buono, the series is now available to stream all eight season 1 episodes. Season 2 will air in 2017. Read more

Prophets of Rage – The Party’s Over: What Better Place Than Here, What Better Time Than Now? [Review]

Prophets of Rage – The Party’s Over: What Better Place Than Here, What Better Time Than Now? [Review]

The rock rap supergroup Prophets of Rage, consisting of members from Rage Against The Machine (Tom Morello, Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk), Public Enemy (Chuck D, DJ Lord) and Cypress Hill (B-Real), has released it’s first EP ‘The Party’s Over’ on August 26, 2016.

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Alison Brie to Star in Women’s Pro Wrestling Series G.L.O.W. on Netflix

Alison Brie to Star in Women’s Pro Wrestling Series G.L.O.W. on Netflix

From producers Jenji Kohan (Weeds, Orange is the New Black) Tara Herrmann and showrunners Liz Flahive (Homeland) and Carly Mensch (Orange is the New Black) comes the new Netflix original series G.L.O.W. Starring Alison Brie, the series will drop 10 episodes at an un-announced date.

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Deathstroke Video Footage from Justice League Revealed by Ben Affleck

Deathstroke Video Footage from Justice League Revealed by Ben Affleck

From director Zack Snyder (Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, Watchmen) comes the highly anticipated Justice League film which will assemble DC Comics’ greatest heroes. Starring Henry Cavill (Superman), Ben Affleck (Batman), Jason Momoa (Aquaman), Gal Gadot (Wonderwoman), Ray Fisher (Cyborg), Ezra Miller (The Flash), Amber Heard (Queen Mera), Willem Dafoe (Vulko) and JK Simmons (Commissioner Gordon), the film is scheduled for theatrical release November 10, 2017.

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Ed Harris is Here to Set You Free in Revealing New Westworld Trailer

Ed Harris is Here to Set You Free in Revealing New Westworld Trailer

From HBO and Jonathan Nolan comes  the sci-fi drama series Westworld, based on the original film from Michael Crichton. It stars Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton and Jeffrey Wright. Westworld will October 2, 2016 with 10 episodes. Read more

Don’t Breathe: Suspenseful From Minute One & Stephen Lang Was Such a Badass [Review]

Don’t Breathe: Suspenseful From Minute One & Stephen Lang Was Such a Badass [Review]

I had trouble deciding this week.  Should I go see Mechanic: Resurrection, the sequel to a film I’d never even heard of?  Or should I see Don’t Breathe, a Horror/Thriller about kids robbing a blind guy’s house?  Normally I don’t check the reviews beforehand, but Rotten Tomatoes is there for when I really can’t decide.  I can tell you that Rotten Tomatoes loved this film (87% at the time of this writing) and I can see why.  Don’t Breathe is a really well made film.  I didn’t 87% like it; (this is one of the very few times Rotten Tomatoes liked something more than I did), but I can explain. Read more

Blood Father: Mel Gibson The Actor Finds Redemption in a Hail of Gunfire [Review]

Blood Father: Mel Gibson The Actor Finds Redemption in a Hail of Gunfire [Review]

From Lionsgate, director Jean-Francois Richet and writer Peter Craig (The Town) comes the gritty action thriller Blood Father. Starring Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, William H. Macy, Thomas Mann, Elisabeth Rohm, Diego Luna and Michael Parks, the film hits limited theaters August 12, 2016. 

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Top 7 Obscure Choices for The Next 007

Top 7 Obscure Choices for The Next 007

*Following the release of Spectre, a lot of James Bond fans started anticipating stories about a change in casting. Daniel Craig brought a wonderful new feeling to the franchise in Casino Royale and Skyfall (we won’t mention Quantum of Solace…), but it felt it was time for a new Bond when Spectre earned a mediocre reception and the actor started talking about the role as if it had completely exhausted him. However, fans are pretty much <em>always</em> speculating about who might be next in line to play 007, and that can cause us to jump the gun whenever rumors of a change arise. Read more

TOP 5 COMICS TO BUY – 08/24/16: LAKE OF FIRE, GENERATION ZERO & SNOTGIRL

TOP 5 COMICS TO BUY – 08/24/16: LAKE OF FIRE, GENERATION ZERO & SNOTGIRL

Wednesday is here, and new comics are within reach. If you are like me, you may still have a stack of comics that haven’t been read from last week (or last month), but here is a list of new series starting this week, which I will be picking up at my local comic shop. Read more