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Director Derek Cianfrance has announced the next movie he’s prepping for Warner Bros., on the heels of his current project ‘Light Between Oceans‘ which debuts September 2. He will be adapting S.C. Gwynne’sEmpire of the Summer Moon: Quanah parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History‘.

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If I wasn’t convinced before that when Hollywood discovers a money-making idea, it beats said idea until it’s dead, although in this case it’s dead to begin with. AMC has announced a new series for the network and it shambles in the footsteps of their mega-watt series, ‘The Walking Dead‘.

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Blu-ray Review: ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Complete Series!!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 19th, 2015

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THE SERIES

 I remember when the pilot episode for ‘Boardwalk Empire‘ aired on HBO back in 2010, which was directed by Martin Scorsese. After the episode aired, I said to my friends, “that was one of the best pilots to any television show I had ever seen.” They all seemed to agree. What followed was five season of some of the best storytelling set in the prohibition era of America, complete with historical figures and gangsters. It was almost like it was ‘Goodfellas‘, but set in the early 1920s. The series followed Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi), who was based on a real guy, who secretly controlled the Boardwalk in Atlantic City and bribed politicians and presidents to make his rise to power much easier.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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HBO has made a name on it’s original and edgey content for itself over the years, there are spectacular examples to support that argument with ‘The Sopranos‘, ‘True Blood, the original ground-breaker ‘Sex and the City‘ and recently with ‘Boardwalk Empire‘.

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Blu-ray Review: ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Season 5!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 15th, 2015

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THE SERIES

It’s sad to see this amazing gangster show come to an end. It’s been a great five years, and this last season did a lot of things right in regards to wrapping up story lines and character arcs. I remember watching the first episode, which was directed by Martin Scorsese and thinking this is one of the better pilot episodes I’ve ever seen. I still think that to this day. There have been some great characters over the years, and it was sad to see how some of them ended up, but make no mistake, this fifth and final season hit its mark. HBO shortened this final season to only eight episodes and focused on wrapping up each character with an emphasis on Nucky Thompson’s (Steve Buscemi) childhood, upbringing, and how he became who he is.

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Boomstick Giveaway: ‘300: Rise of an Empire’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 24th, 2014

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We are giving away two Blu-rays of ‘300: Rise of an Empire‘, courtesy of the good folks over at Warner Bros. This Blu-ray is amazing with demo-worthy video presentations and audio tracks. The extras are a lot of fun too. Just CLICK HERE to read the review. How do you enter for a chance to win? Well it’s simple.

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Blu-Ray Review: ‘300: Rise of an Empire’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 18th, 2014

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THE FILM

You would think that by the look of ‘300: Rise of an Empire‘, the sequel to the 2006 hit film ’300′, director Zack Snyder had returned to make this film. Well, you’d be wrong as Noam Murro directed this, making this film his first feature film. But don’t worry, Snyder seemed to have a heavy hand and watchful eye over this film, as his handprints are all over this from his screenplay to the camerawork. It’s all here again in this prequel, side story, and sequel that features a lot of the same characters from the original. ’300′ cost $65 million to make back in 2006 and was largely made in front of a green screen. That film grossed over $457 million dollars.

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Film Review: ‘300: Rise of an Empire’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 6th, 2014

Hi, Bryan Here….

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You would think that by the look of ‘300: Rise of an Empire‘, the sequel to the 2006 hit film ‘300’, director Zack Snyder had returned to make this film. Well, you’d be wrong as Noam Murro directed this, making this film his first feature film. But don’t worry, Snyder seemed to have a heavy hand and watchful eye over this film, as his handprints are all over this from his screenplay to the camerawork. It’s all here again in this prequel, side story, and sequel that features a lot of the same characters from the original. ‘300’ cost $65 million to make back in 2006 and was largely made in front of a green screen. That film grossed over $457 million dollars.

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Terrence Howard Set To Star In ‘Empire’!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Feb 20th, 2014

Jana B. here,

 

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Terrence Howard is one of the most hard-working and in-demand actors the film industry has to its credit. Right now, he has 8 projects that are in development. That doesn’t even include some of the powerhouse films he is just on the backside of like ‘Prisoners‘, and the award winning ‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’.

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Re-Cast of ‘Empire Records’!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 27th, 2013

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Here’s another one of our infamous Re-Casting segments. This time, we re-cast the amazing and iconic 90s film ‘Empire Records‘. Not only do we re-cast virtually every character in this movie, but we also select songs and musicians that would be best suited for a remake today. This was fun as hell to cast. Enjoy the show….

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Hi, Bryan Here….

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Well, we’re finally getting a sequel to ‘300‘. The title is of course ‘300: Rise of an Empire‘ and brings back Lena Headey as Queen Gorgo and Rodrigo Santoro as Xerxes. Eva Green will play Artemisia and Sullivan Stapleton will play Themistocles. This trailer is all sorts of cool as it transitions nicely from the original ‘300’ film and features a thrilling speech from Gorgo. I cannot wait.

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Patricia Arquette Joins ‘Boardwalk Empire’!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 17th, 2013

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HBO’sBoardwalk Empire‘ is still adding new cast members  to make Season 4 a magnificent one. Patricia Arquette, member of the Arquette acting dynasty, has joined the mob drama in a recurring role alongside Steve Buscemi.  Arquette will play Sally Wheet, a tough Tampa speakeasy owner with connections to local mobsters. This is her first major series return since her seven seasons on NBC/CBSMedium‘.  Season 4 is planned to debut later this year.

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Ron Livingston Joins HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 27th, 2013

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Everyones favorite Initech employee has just joined HBO’sBoardwalk Empire‘. I’m of course talking about Ron Livingston who will play Roy Phillips in the upcoming 4th season, which will debut later this year. Philips is a wealthy out-of-town businessman who takes a liking to Gillian Darmondy (Gretchen Mol), who is still reeling from her son, Jimmy’s death.

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HBO Renews ‘Boardwalk Empire’ For a 4th Season!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 3rd, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

Following the hit series’ third-season debut on Sept. 16, HBO has renewed BOARDWALK EMPIRE for a fourth season, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming.   “Terry Winter, Martin Scorsese and the rest of their outstanding team continue to produce a stunning show that never fails to surprise and entertain,” said Lombardo.  “We are excited to bring this unique series back for a fourth season.”

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Hi, Bryan Here….

August 31st marks the 2nd Birthday of Boomstick Comics online.  To celebrate, we are giving away HBO’s 2nd season of ‘Boardwalk Empire’ on bluray.  Actually, you will get the bluray+DVD+digital copy of the 2nd season.  I’m looking forward to the third season starting up on September 16th.  There are tons of great extras on this bluray and it looks and sounds AMAZING.  HBO always does top notch home video releases.

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