Nintendo will be releasing a mini replica of their classic NES system on November 11th, 2016. The NES Classic Edition is pre-loaded with 30 titles and will hook up to high-def televisions and feature enhanced visuals PLUS a save system which we never had before growing up in the 80’s. Get pumped. Read more
From IDW Publishing and the D4VE creative team of writer Ryan Ferrier and artist Valentin Ramon, comes the hilarious five issue mini-series Hot Damn will hit stores in a collected volume on November 23, 2016. Read more
From Mattel, Open Road Films, Thor: The Dark World writer Christopher Yost and director Stewart Hendler (Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn), comes the live-action film adaptation of Max Steel. Starring Ben Winchell, Ana Villafane, Josh Brener, Maria Bello and Andy Garcia, the film hits theaters October 14, 2016. Read more
From Walt Disney Studios and director Jon Favreau, who helmed the hugely successful The Jungle Book live adaptation, comes yet another live-action reboot of The Lion King. There is no release date yet at this time but the project is being fast-tracked into production.
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
From FX and the minds of Guillermo Del Toro and Carlton Cuse comes the second season in this vampire apocalypse saga ‘The Strain’, which stars Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Mia Maestro, Richard Sammel, Rupert Penry-Jones, Miguel Gomez, Ruta Gedmintas, Natalie Madison Brown, Ben Hyland, Jonathan Hyde and Kevin Durand. Season three is currently airing and a fourth and final season will debut summer 2017. Read more
The video for Le Matos feat. PAWWS “No Tomorrow – A Turbo Kid Tale” has been released!! Rejoice! The short film/music video is a prequel to the hit Canadian post-apocalyptic masterpiece Turbo Kid and is directed by the same movie-making team: RKSS. ‘No Tomorrow – A Turbo Kid Tale’ stars Laurence Leboeuf reprising her role as the magnificent Apple and is available to watch today. Read more
Every year or so, Hollywood throws out a disaster movie with one-note characters and cheesy visual effects to heighten the scale of the gloom and doom scenario. This year is different, however, with the release of Deepwater Horizon, a real-life account of the largest oil spill in US history that resulted in the loss of 11 lives. Thanks to a cast full of meaningful characters, Deepwater Horizon is a gripping tale about the perseverance of the human spirit and is certainly the best disaster movie in ages. Read more
Ryan North, writer of Squirrel Girl, Adventure Time and Dinosaur Comics, attended the 2016 Word on The Street Festival in Lethbridge on September 24th to chat about his latest novel, Romeo and/or Juliet. He met with fans, spoke about his writing process, the cool secret in Romero and/or Juliet and his thoughts on the upcoming Squirrel Girl adaptation which seems to be cooking.
From Paramount Pictures and director Andrew Neel comes the shocking fraternity hazing drama based on the memoirs by Brad Land – Goat. Starring Ben Schnetzer, Nick Jones, James Franco, Gus Halper, Danny Flaherty, Virginia Gardner and Jake Picking the film is now playing in select cinemas and on VOD as of September 23, 2016. Read more
After two weeks of Real Events Drama, something goofy and animated was just what the doctor ordered. I’d heard nothing about this film except the trailer and I did not have high hopes. After all, the last animated bird movie I saw was horrible. Storks is brought to us by Warner Animation Group, the same folks who made The Lego Movie and the feel is about the same. It’s a heart-warming, family friendly quirky animated funny film. Read more