May/2018

Here is the 3rd episode of the newest podcast under the MULTI-MEDIA MEN banner called ‘My Bloody Podcast‘, where the show is related to all things HORROR! Here on this new show, Preston Barta from Fresh Fiction and the Denton Record Chronicle and myself talk about everything we love about horror movies, tv shows, and horror themed music.  In our third episode, our topics include discussions about a new horror movie called ‘Crawl‘ from Sam Raimi and Alexandre Aja, the upcoming Texas Frightmare Weekend Horror Convention, My Pet Monster possibly getting another live-action film, and give you “Bloody Recommendations” of two vintage horror films, being ‘Wolfen‘ and ‘Werewolf Woman‘. Our big topic is of course ‘Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives‘, where we discuss the film and its soundtrack, which features a ton of Alice Cooper. It was so much fun. This episode is guaranteed to thrill you, chill you, and fulfill you. 

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‘Friday the 13th’ Coming To The CW!!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Aug 12th, 2015

Hey guys, Jana here,

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The CW is bringing Crystal Lake to the small screen as network head Mark Pedowitz confirmed today as he announced a drama series in-the-works based on the horror franchise. The writing team will be Steve Mitchell and Craig Van Sickle, creators of NBC’sThe Pretender from 1996.

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When I think about ‘Friday The 13th‘, I envision a hockey masked psycho hacking dumb teenagers apart, if only they’d stop having sex in the woods! I have these images because there have been about a million movies made on the popular franchise, but how would a TV series based off the films go down? We’ve got some ideas.

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‘Friday the 13th’ Revamped as TV Series!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Apr 26th, 2014

Hello, Jana here,

 

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I love a good slasher movie. I love when the air gets cooler, days get dark earlier and I’m curled up inside the house with windows open, some candles lit and watching someone’s newest vision of whatever maniac of the moment is on my screen.  Sometimes the more they remake a slasher, the better they end up being. Of course I’m a giant fan of bad movies, bad horror films to be exact. Now I see one of my favorite horror series ‘Friday the 13th‘ is being courted for not only a remake, but a remake of platform as well. This isn’t another movie version we’re talking about, this will be developed into a 1-hour long TV show.

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‘Friday the 13th’ Is Getting Remade Again!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Apr 17th, 2014

Hello, Jana here,

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Hollywood has a lot of tricks up its collective sleeve.  Yet for all these tricks, they go back to the same wells time and time again. It’s annoying and it’s sad. To use a phrase from ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ by Elton John “Maybe you’ll get a replacement, There’s plenty like me to be Found”.  This is what every new release means to another new release. For every completely original offering from film makers, we receive a hundred re-makes of movies that were good, some that were crap, some ideas that were both crap and should have died in the original. This film announcement is putting it all together.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

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So yes. A couple of years ago they did in fact reboot ‘Friday the 13th‘. You’re not crazy. But we live in a day in age now where Hollywood is remaking remakes. It’s sad and pathetic. That being said, I will take any ‘Friday the 13th‘ movie that is new in the theater. What can I say, I’m a sucker for Jason Vorhees hacking up dumb teens, even in space.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

 

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REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER returns from hiatus and resumes its 11th season FRIDAY, SEPT. 13 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO.  Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with in-studio and satellite guests. Emmy® winning scientist Bill Nye is the mid-show interview guest. The roundtable guests are economist Zanny Minton-Beddoes, former Lt. Governor Michael Steele and editor Matt Taibbi.  The top-of-show interview guest will be announced when confirmed.

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Naked Girls Reading, Dallas’s sexiest literary event, hosts an evening with banned books on Friday, June 14th, 2013 at the Quixotic World Theater on Main Street in Deep Ellum. The ladies will choose books which have been the subject of controversy and censorship throughout history. Books which challenged social decency standards about racism, politics, sexuality, and language will be uttered from the lips of a few of Dallas’s sexiest well read women. Come hear beautiful women read the books conservatives never wanted you to hear or see.

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That pilot for Syfy’s ‘Battlestar Galactica’ prequel series titled ‘Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome’ will finally be airing on Friday.  It will only be online this Friday, but after this weekend there will be a Blu-ray/DVD/VOD release.  It’s sad that SYFY passed on this series, which I don’t understand.  BSG was a huge hit for them, and the trailer we debuted a few months ago generated tons of hype.

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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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Here is a fun two minute blooper reel from the upcoming film ‘The Watch’ starring Ben Stiller, Jonah Hill, Vince Vaughn, and Richard Ayoade.  This blooper reel has tons of NSFW language, so plan accordingly.  I saw the film already and should have my review up shortly.  Until then, enjoy this funny collection of bloopers on set.  Looks like they had fun making this film.  ‘The Watch’ releases this Friday.

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Learn Who Guests on Bill Maher This Friday!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 26th, 2012

Hi Bryan Here…

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its tenth season FRIDAY, JAN. 27 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), exclusively on HBO, with an instant replay at 11:00 p.m. following the live presentation.  Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, roundtable discussions with panelists, and interviews with in-studio and satellite guests.  The roundtable guests this week are journalist Martin Bashir, satirist Kennedy and Cal. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher; chef Mario Batali and former Fla. Rep. Mark Foley are interview guests.

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Record Store Day Black Friday 2011 Delivers Again

by NapkinArt on Nov 21st, 2011

As long as I can remember Thanksgiving has been my favorite holiday. There really is no holiday on the calendar that centers around food and family, and it’s the one day of the year where it is ok to stuff yourself into a food coma. Thanksgiving is also a favorite holiday for many, but many love the holiday because of the shopping day after known as ‘Black Friday.’

The older I get the less inclined I feel to venture out into the crazy public and spend money the day after Thanksgiving, especially since I feelcompletely lethargic after all that turkey and stuffing. But thanks to Record Store Day Black Friday, I again have an excuse to spend some cash on music and perhaps walk off some of those calories. Read the rest of this entry »

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Hi Bryan Here….

“X-Men” Series Premiere Comes on the Heels of Hit Marvel Original Anime Series “Iron Man” and “Wolverine” on G4

LOS ANGELES – September 14, 2011 – This summer, G4 and Marvel teamed up to bring legions of fans their favorite Super Heroes with the original Marvel anime series, “Iron Man” and “Wolverine.” Next up, Marvel’s most popular team of mutants will tear up the small screen when G4 premieres 12 half-hour weekly episodes of the new original anime series “X-Men” this fall, bringing even more action, drama, and high energy anime heroics. Featuring the voice of actor Scott Porter (“The Good Wife,” “Friday Night Lights,” “Caprica”) as Cyclops, “X-Men” premieres Friday October 21st at 11pm ET/PT. The fourth anime series as part of G4 and Marvel’s exclusive partnership, “Blade,” will premiere this winter.

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A Celebration of Friday the 13th In Horror!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 13th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

This is the sister “holiday” of Halloween in my book.  It’s all thanks to that wonderful killer mute character and that string of films that makes us all happy to throw back a bloody mary and watch horror films at midnight with friends and watch out for that boogeyman early on in the summer.  One of the reasons I love Jason Voorhees and the Friday the 13th films so much is that Jason never says anything which I think makes him much more creepier.  That silence is truly killer.   So in honor of Friday the 13th which comes maybe once or twice a year I have compiled some cool “behind the scenes” photos of the Friday the 13th films with some fun clips and some cool Friday the 13th sales.  ENJOY!!

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Preview the Bluray/DVD Black Friday Sale At Amazon!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 22nd, 2010

Hi Bryan Here….

This week is a HUGE week for shopping and the best deals of the year will be during this week and weekend.

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My Bloody Podcast #1 – Killer Klowns From Outer Space!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 17th, 2018

Here is the debut episode of the newest podcast under the MULTI-MEDIA MEN banner called ‘My Bloody Podcast‘, where the show is related to all things HORROR! Here on this new show, Preston Barta from Fresh Fiction and the Denton Record Chronicle and myself talk about everything we love about horror movies, tv shows, and horror themed music.  In our first episode, our topics include discussions about a brand new Friday the 13th documentary, a new Netflix series about vampires, and the remake of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary. We also dive into the recent film ‘A Quiet Place‘, and give you “Bloody Recommendations” of two vintage horror films, being Troll/Troll 2 movie set and The Doctor and the Devils. Our big topic is of course ‘Killer Klowns From Outer Space‘, where we discuss the film and its soundtrack. It was so much fun. This episode is guaranteed to thrill you, chill you, and fulfill you. 

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Dan Moran’s ‘Black Panther’ Review!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 16th, 2018

Admittedly, the easiest narrative for Black Panther reviews is that it is a “game-changer”, “important”, “redefines hero”, etc. Those narratives and feelings aren’t wrong. I think Black Panther is one of Marvel’s best stand-alone hero films. It is right behind The Winter Soldier and the original Iron Man for me. In a few years it may even eclipse those two as the distance and impact it has going forward is felt. I believe the cultural and racial themes of this film are well thought out, focused, bold, and sobering. To be perfectly honest I don’t feel comfortable writing about that aspect of the film in depth. I’m a 32 year old goofy white guy who is not a good enough writer to navigate that territory, plus I lack the experiences that would make my take worth reading. There are some incredible writers who have written on the overall cultural impact of (essentially) an all-black cast superhero film and I encourage all of you to seek those pieces out because they are worth your time. My review is going to focus on just how badass this movie is.

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Hi everyone, Bryan here….

We have a very fun 57th episode of our fun podcast under the MULTI-MEDIA MEN banner called ‘Media-Ocrity‘, where the show is just – okay. Here on the show, we focus strictly on horror/sci-fi, comic books, and video games – basically all the fun stuff that tickles your fancy. In our 57th episode, titled ‘The Last Jedi on Friday the 13th‘, we talk about the new ‘Last Jedi‘ trailer and poster in depth, the new ‘Justice League‘ rumors. video game updates, and how would each of us die in a slasher movie. It was so much fun. This episode is guaranteed to thrill you, chill you, and fulfill you. I am joined pop-culture wizard Jonathan Atterbury and comic book artist Jeremy Megert.

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Own ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ On November 7!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Sep 30th, 2017

Hey guys, Jana here, 

Leading an all-star cast, Ryan Reynolds (‘Deadpool‘, ‘The Proposal‘) and Samuel L. Jackson (‘Pulp Fiction‘, Marvel’s Cinematic Universe) take viewers on an outrageous action-packed, comedic adventure in ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard‘, arriving on Digital HD November 7 and 4K Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD and On Demand November 21 from Lionsgate. When Michael Bryce, an elite bodyguard, and Darius Kincaid, a renowned hit man, are forced to work together, they don’t just have to avoid getting killed…they also have to avoid killing each other. The film, which was #1 at the summer box office three weeks in a row, also stars Oscar nominees Gary Oldman (Best Actor, ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy‘) and Salma Hayek ( Best Actress, ‘Frida‘).

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Hey guys, Jana here, 

The New York Latino Film Festival (NYLFF) is the premier Urban Latino film event in the country. Since its founding in 1999, the NYLFF produces culturally relevant and entertaining experiences that build audiences for Latino cinema, support the film community with professional development and foster relationships for Latino talent. Programming includes the flagship film festival in New York City, competition programs and community programs. Full Schedule and Tickets Now Available at NYLatinoFilmFestival.com or you can just click here.

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Hey guys, Jana here, 

Based on the novel ‘The Chinaman‘ by Stephen Leather comes ‘The Foreigner‘ in theaters on Friday, October 13, 2017. The film stars Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Michael McElhatton, Katie Leung, Charlie Murphy, and Orla Brady.

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Hey guys, Jana here, Surviving high school is murder with the Vestron Video Collector’s Series’ upcoming release of ‘Slaughter High‘, arriving for the first time on limited-edition Blu-ray uncut on October 31 from Lionsgate. A high school prank gone wrong comes back to haunt the offenders during their five-year high school reunion.

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Favorite Movie Scene of the Day #13!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 14th, 2017

Hi everyone, Bryan here….

Since it’s Friday and this is the 13th installment of the Favorite Movie Scene of the Day, it made sense to pick a scene from the iconic Friday the 13th franchise. Out of the 12 films, where does one begin to pick a scene? There are so many great death scenes, ridiculous dialogue, and tits flying around with blood, that I need to just make a montage of everything I love about this franchise. I just don’t have the time right now. It’s unfortunate that it’s rather difficult to find all of the films in one place these days.

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Nine Inch Nails Is Back With New EP and Single!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Jul 13th, 2017

Hey guys, Jana here,

Nine Inch Nails has never really been gone, if you ask me, but they’re back with a new five-song collection release titled ‘Add Violence‘ on Friday, July 21st. Leading the pack of this new release is the upbeat single ‘Less Than‘. You’ll find the video below, it will make you absolutely giddy, or maybe that’s just me. The synthesizers beckon back to the optimism of the ’80’s before being overpowered with some rugged and dirty guitar riffs.

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Blu-ray Review: The Fate of the Furious!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 13th, 2017

Hi everyone, Bryan here…

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We’re eight movies into this franchise, which would have you assume that these films would have lost steam, been remade, or have a completely new cast. That’s not the case at all with ‘Fate of the Furious‘ or the 8th installment of the ‘Fast and Furious‘ franchise, because there are no signs of this franchise slowing down, being remade, or losing any of its fun cast.

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Hey guys, Jana here, Salma Hayek (‘Frida‘) and John Lithgow (‘Terms of Endearment‘) star in the provoking and sharply funny film which pits the Oscar Nominees against each other in ‘Beatriz at Dinner‘. Joining the pair on screen are Chloe Sevigny (‘Big Love‘), Connie Britton (‘Nashville‘), Amy Landecker (‘Doctor Strange‘), and Jay Duplass (‘Transparent‘).

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Hi everyone, Bryan here….

HBO and the Duplass Brothers have come together to make an anthology series titled Room 104, which will have a brand new story each week, where the tone, theme, characters, and time period changing that all takes place in a room at a motel. Below is more information, but I can say that the trailer for this show looks quite good. I mean, it’s HBO, so what would be bad about it, right?

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From the producer of ‘Get Out‘, ‘The Purge‘, and ‘The Visit‘ comes a ‘Happy Death Day’, a horror where each day ends the same as the one before, in death. Director Christopher Landon (‘Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones‘) has put together a cast anchored by Jessica Rothe (‘La La Land‘), also starring Israel Broussard (‘The Bling Ring‘), Ruby Modine (‘Shameless‘), Charles Aitken, and Jason Bayle.

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Killing Ground‘ marks the debut of feature writer/director Damien Power and stars Aaron Pedersen (‘Jack Irish‘), Ian Meadows (‘The Wrong Girl‘), Harriet Dyer (‘Love Child‘), and Aaron Glenane (‘Truth‘). IFC Midnight will release the film in Theaters and On Demand on Friday, July 21, 2017.

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Contest: Want to See RESIDENT EVIL: VENDETTA for Free??

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 2nd, 2017

Hi everyone, Bryan here…

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Want to see the latest installment of Resident Evil? Of course you do. What’s better than zombies and Resident Evil, right? Well I have 5 free passes to give away to see the film at 7pm on June 19 at AMC Northpark in Dallas, TX. I’ve always been a fan of the Resident Evil video games and films, no matter who cheesy or bloody they are. There is a certain nostalgic element to these games with the right amount of wit and thrills.

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Dan M., here…..

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I love the first Guardians of the Galaxy. That movie is a blast and despite the typical Marvel villain issue, it is just a completely enjoyable movie start to finish. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues where the first one left off and despite not being as great as the first one, it is still a worthy sequel that is a blast for the entire run time.
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Film Review: ‘Fate of the Furious’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 13th, 2017

Hi everyone, Bryan here…

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We’re eight movies into this franchise, which would have you assume that these films would have lost steam, been remade, or have a completely new cast. That’s not the case at all with ‘Fate of the Furious‘ or the 8th installment of the ‘Fast and Furious‘ franchise, because there are no signs of this franchise slowing down, being remade, or losing any of its fun cast.

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Film Review: ‘Rings’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 3rd, 2017

Dan M., here….

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I went back and streamed The Ring to make sure I remembered what the movie was about. Before I started it, I remember that this was a top 10 hand-holding movie back in high school when it came out. I obviously knew that some ghost girl who died in a well would come out a TV and kill anyone who watched a VHS tape. After catching up 15 years later, I can confirm that I have a photographic memory and the entire movie is about watching a tape that sends a creepy girl through the TV to kill you. That girl is named Samara and she is still creepy to look at. Horror movies are such a weird creature because they often contain some really great conflicts. The way to save yourself from being murdered through your TV is to make a copy of the tape and send it on to someone else. The internal conflict of that was actually explored pretty well in the first Ring movie. I was hoping this would be explored more in RINGS so I headed off to the theater.

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Iron Maiden Touring in the US This Summer!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 23rd, 2017

Hi everyone, Bryan here….

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Good news, everyone. One of the BEST Heavy Metal bands ever is coming back to the USA for a Summer tour. That’s right, I’m talking about ‘IRON MAIDEN‘, as they play their hits along with their most recent album ‘The Book of Souls‘. They will be playing 25 shows in North America starting on June 3rd with Special Guests ‘GHOST‘, which is all sorts of AWESOME! Be sure to check below if they are coming to a city near you.

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Get Ready For Season 2 of ‘Voltron’ From Netflix!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Jan 8th, 2017

Hey guys, Jana here,

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DreamWorks and Netflix are happy to announce the second season of ‘Voltron‘ debuting Friday, January 20th. Take a peek at what the four Earth teens – Keith, Lance, Hunk, Pidge and, their leader, Shiro get up to in season 2 of the throwback series. These characters are the last line of defense for the galaxy in an intergalactic battle against the evil alien force led by King Zarkon.

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SOAR Championship Wrestling: New Years Revolution!

by Gumbercules9000 on Dec 18th, 2016

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For you independent wrestling fans in the North Texas region, on January 7th, SOAR Championship Wrestling will be holding their big event ‘New Years Revolution‘ with Kongo Kong, Keith Lee, and former WWE Superstar Ron Simmons in attendance. This wrestling card looks insane and will not only be one night of chaos, but a whole weekend of fun with all of the wrestling superstars. Tickets are super cheap too, so don’t wait any longer to get your tickets! Below is the schedule for ‘New Years Revolution‘!

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VIP’s Holiday Havoc 3D Is Happening!

by Gumbercules9000 on Dec 14th, 2016

Hey Boomstickers,

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Tom Nix here, your local independent wrestling enthusiast!

It’s Christmastime in Texas and oh, man are the local promotions sending us presents. Myself and Boomstick founder Bryan Kluger will be attending VIP’s Holiday Havoc 3D at the Gas Monkey in Dallas this Friday and I’m here to tell you why, if you love professional wrestling, you should be excited about it.

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‘Gilmore Girls: A Year In the Life’ Trailer Is Here!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 25th, 2016

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I’ve been waiting to travel to Stars Hollow again for a long time and the wait is almost over. Netflix has provided a new trailer for the upcoming mini-series that will air on Netflix November 25th with four brand new 90-minute episodes. Everyone from the original show has come back including Lorelai (Lauren Graham), Rory (Alexis Bledel) and Emily (Kelly Bishop) through all seasons, beginning with winter and ending with fall.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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What’s the first thing you think of when you hear Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? WWE right?! OK, maybe not right away, but from now on, I will not think of anything other than that. Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and WWE have come together to create a one-of-a-kind action figure called Ninja Superstars!!!

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Get To LA For A ‘Carrie’ Prom Themed Fundraiser!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Sep 14th, 2016

Hey guys, Jana here,

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It’s hard to believe, but ‘Carrie‘ is celebrating 40 years in an epic way. What’s a more apropos way to mark 40 years of a prom-related movie, than with a 1970s prom-themed fan event and fundraiser that combines a screening with a reunion of the cast and crew?!

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Wizard World Will Land In Austin, TX in Two Weeks!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Sep 13th, 2016

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If you’re among the super fans in Texas, you’re going to want to be at Wizard World Comic Con in Austin!!! The event will be attended by tens of thousands of fans from all over as pop culture is being celebrated in dozens of forms, from movies, comics, toys, video gaming, games, TV, anime, manga, horror, wrestling, to MMA and anything else that falls in between. Oh the cosplay, did I mention how much cosplay there will be?!  The fun starts September 23 and wraps up September 25. The countdown is on – 9 days 20 hours and counting.

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Check Out ‘Rings’ – If You’re Brave Enough!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Aug 24th, 2016
Hey guys, Jana here,
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Director F. Javier Gutierrez has been announced for a remake of ‘The Crow‘, but for now we get a first look at his contribution to the RING horror franchise with ‘Rings‘. The film stars Laura Wiggins (‘Shameless‘), Aimee Teegarden (‘Friday Night Lights‘), Johnny Galecki (‘Big Bang Theory‘), Lizzie Brochere (‘American Horror Story‘)  and Bonnie Morgan (‘Minority Report‘).

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Martin Lawrence’s Stand-up Heads To Showtime!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Aug 23rd, 2016

Hey guys, Jana here,

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Martin Lawrence has been orbiting the movie world for a long time and will strut his stand-up once again for Showtime. ‘Martin Lawrence Doin’ Time: Uncut‘ premieres Friday, September 9 and will be watchable on-air, on demand and on internet.

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Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man, ‘Luke Cage‘ escapes prison to become a superhero for hire. The comic-book series features Mike Colter, Frankie Faison, Theo Rossi, and Alfre Woodard.

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We’ve waited long enough for news of ‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life‘ and we’re being rewarded for our patience. We now know when we can expect the new episodes of one of our favorite series and it’s something to make Black Friday a little less chaotic. Why fight through crowds for a discount when you can stay in your house, in your comfiest PJ’s, surround yourself with Thanksgiving leftovers and catch up with the Gilmore’s on Netflix? I literally just described my very plan for November 25.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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Star Trek‘ is in the news today and it makes sense for it to be. There’s a new film coming out Friday in the rebooted line, a brand new sequel just announced, and we have some info about the newest series coming to CBS. First we’ll talk about the series.

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Stephen King properties are all unique and it’s always exciting when one project gets closer to debut on the big screen and sometimes, the trailers don’t give us enough to go on and we’re begging for more. If ‘Cell‘ is one of the movies you’re waiting for, we’ve got an extra clip to show you, originally shown on Fangoria.

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Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour Is Announced With Dates!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on May 16th, 2016

Hey guys, Jana here,

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The Notorious B.I.G. left a musical legacy behind that is continuing to grow and evolve through the years. To celebrate the life of the late musician and Bad Boy Records, the first ever “Bad Boy Family Reunion” concerts will take place in Brooklyn, Biggie’s hometown, this Friday and Saturday which will line up with Biggie’s birthday which falls on May 21. If you can’t just make the trip this weekend, the full reunion tour may make it to you.

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If you are in the mood for a trip to the desert coupled with some of the greatest musicians that have ever walked the earth, you have about 5 days to wait to order tickets to the “concert of the century” for Desert Trip Fest in Indio. This is a 3-day festival that brings some of the greatest names in rock and roll together for the first time.

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Interview With Varèse Sarabande on 2016 Record Store Day!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 13th, 2016

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Record Store Day 2016 is coming up this weekend, so I thought I’d talk with one of my favorite Record Companies Varèse Sarabande on what we can expect from them this year. I talked with Cary Mansfield, who is the Vice President of Catalog over at Varèse Sarabande. They are releasing FIVE different albums this year for Record Store Day and we go into detail on each release. We also discuss the importance of Record Store Day, how Record companies decide on what to release, and how the whole process works.  It was a fun and lively interview for sure. We even talk about some upcoming releases that will sure knock your socks off, including ‘Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday‘!

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Roadtripping Austin, TX Movie Style!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Mar 31st, 2016

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Destination vacations are amazing, couple that with famous film locations and you’ve got a road trip of awesome ahead of you. Turn on Waze and select Academy Award Winner Morgan Freeman’s voice to guide you and that road trip has become an adventure to the degree of epic.

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WWE Invades Dallas, TX For WRESTLEMANIA Week!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Mar 29th, 2016

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If you’re in Dallas this week, the stars will be shining brighter than ever. I’m talking about the stars of WWE as this is just the beginning of Wrestlemania Week! WWE will take over Dallas with events daily and dozens of opportunities to get up-close and personal with your favorite superstar, culminating in the event that we’ve spent a year building up to, the show, the big enchilada, the granddaddy of them all – WRESTLEMANIA!!!!!

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Blu-ray Review: ‘Straight Outta Compton’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 26th, 2016

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THE FILM

Music biopics are one of my favorite genres of film. I love seeing a musical artist or band portrayed on screen and their rise to fame, complete with how they came up with their platinum hits, warts and all. As of lately, we haven’t seen a ton of these biopics with the exception of the excellent ‘Love & Mercy‘ about Beach Boys member Brian Wilson. Most of the biopics usually focus on one person or a band and go up until they hit it big, but that’s not the case with ‘Straight Outta Compton‘, which is more of a bio-epic than a biopic. Instead of following one person, the film follows three main characters with a treasure trove of other superstar artists.

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The WWE Hall of Fame is a hallowed and revered rite of passage for wrestling superstars that have paved the way for all those coming up in the ranks and is one of the highlights of WrestleMania Week. Each wrestler that has ever graced a WWE roster has hopes that they may, one day, be welcomed into the HOF. There are some superstars that have not enjoyed this tradition and a few that likely never will. When talking about those that never will, there are a few names that pop in your mind right away like Sting, Chyna and until last year, Randy Savage was on that list. If Savage can make it, maybe anything’s possible. I wouldn’t hold your breath on Chyna, as her post-WWE career includes the title “Porn Star”, and that isn’t exactly something the WWE wants to align itself with since they’ve strived to maintain a PG, family friendly atmosphere with their programming. But Sting? Looks like it’s his lucky year!

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Film Review: ‘Carol’!!

by Janet White on Dec 24th, 2015

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Carol opens with the sounds of screeching train tracks during the title slides. Fade in straight to a close-up of a street vent while an instrumental score is played. The images that follow (cars, people walking on streets, etc.) are warm with a soft glow, just what was needed to put the audience into 1950s New York. The world of The Price of Salt, the novel by Patricia Highsmith of which Carol is based.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Interview with Varèse Sarabande!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 28th, 2015

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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I had the extreme pleasure to talk with Cary Mansfield (the guy who runs the Pop/Soundtrack section of Varèse Sarabande), and discuss the resurgence of vinyl, soundtracks, Record Store Day, and some new releases. Mr. Mansfield has been working for Varèse Sarabande for over 21 years and has seen the uprising of the digital age of media and music, the fall of analog and vinyl, and of course its resurrection over the last few years, as he sheds some light onto the format, along with some really cool and upcoming titles.

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If there’s one thing I love when it comes to movies and TV, it’s the stories about serial killers. I’m not a (total) freak, I just have a deep fascination with the topic. I’ve read every true crime novel I could get my hands on, granted, one in particular made me sleep with my Louisville Slugger really close at hand, and I’ve argued the logistics of popular murderers (mainly Charles Manson) with friends who grew up during that era and I’m good at proving them wrong. So when I read that Netflix is picking up a documentary crime series about a particular killer, I met this news with higher-than-average excitement.

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Ever since her short-lived stint as a Super Hero ended in tragedy, ‘Jessica Jones‘ has been rebuilding her personal life and career as a hot-tempered, sardonic private detective in Hell’s Kitchen, New York City. Plagued by self-loathing, and a wicked case of PTSD, Jessica battles demons from within and without, using her extraordinary abilities as an unlikely champion for those in need… especially if they’re willing to cut her a check.

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WWE: Wrestlemania 32 Tickets Go On Sale…..

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 5th, 2015

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I’ve been talking about it for almost two years now and finally Dallas will host Wrestlemania of the 32nd kind! WWE just announced when tickets will go on sale, which will be November 6th, which is just about one month from this very day. Wrestlemania will be held at AT&T Stadium, which most likely will go down in history and break world records for the most attended event EVER. I’m expecting around 103,000 people there. Not much is known about matches, but I would venture to guess Stone Cold Steve Austin, HBK, Kurt Angle, Brock Lesnar, and the Undertaker will all be in the ring at some point. Oh yes, and The Rock should be there as well or at least I hope. This will definitely be the biggest Wrestlemania yet. Official announcement below.

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Film Review: ‘Straight Outta Compton’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 12th, 2015

Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

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Music biopics are one of my favorite genres of film. I love seeing a musical artist or band portrayed on screen and their rise to fame, complete with how they came up with their platinum hits, warts and all. As of lately, we haven’t seen a ton of these biopics with the exception of the excellent ‘Love & Mercy‘ about Beach Boys member Brian Wilson. Most of the biopics usually focus on one person or a band and go up until they hit it big, but that’s not the case with ‘Straight Outta Compton‘, which is more of a bio-epic than a biopic. Instead of following one person, the film follows three main characters with a treasure trove of other superstar artists.

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Film Review: ‘A LEGO Brickumentary’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 31st, 2015

Janet W., Here…

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When you were a kid, which of your toys was limited only by your imagination?  Dolls?  Cars and fire engines? Your Big Wheel?  For many people, it was LEGOs.  If you could imagine it, with hard work and lots of LEGOs you could bring it to the third dimension.  A LEGO Brickumentary explores the origin, innovation, and longevity of this building block known around the world.  Guided by a trusty LEGO minifigure narrator (Jason Bateman), the film travels from the outer reaches of space to LEGO’s birthplace, Denmark.  What started out as solid red blocks with small knobs to attach it to other blocks (“Clutch Power”) has evolved into translucent, motorized, and magnetic units available in a bevy of different colors.  Chock full of facts and awe-inspiring constructs, A LEGO Brickumentary reveals there is more to this block and its uses are infinite or are they?  For example, the name LEGO comes from the Danish word Leg Godt, which means “play well.”

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GeekNation is the new home for the third season of ‘Holliston‘. The series was in a bad way after suffering both the death of a cast member and it’s home network dissolving. That’s a lot for any show to endure and yet ‘Holliston‘ continues to make the funny at their new home.

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Disney has found another story they are mining for live-action and it’s not exactly a remake of one of their established animated classics. It’s a prequel to the 1992 smash-success ‘Aladdin‘ titled ‘Genies‘. While the project has a producer and writers, there is no director attached to the undertaking at the moment.

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We’re still not done with Comic-Con news and, in this case, it’s a new trailer that was aired specifically for the event. We’ve seen a ‘Fantastic Four‘ trailer already, the first trailer was released in April. This one showcases the heroes a bit more and makes us even more excited for the debut which is coming in less than a month on August 7.

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Blu-ray Review: ‘It Follows’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 13th, 2015

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THE FILM

It’s very rare these days that a horror movie consistently delivers on genuine thrills and scares. And I’m not talking so much about the cheap “jump out and scare you tactics”. I’m talking about a deep psychological horror that lingers in your mind for days after, causing you to look over your shoulder and think twice about those strange noises you heard. Not since ‘The Babadook‘ has a movie been more terrifying than ‘It Follows‘, which is a horror film from newcomer David Robert Mitchell who wrote and directed this masterpiece of horror.

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The Chosen‘ is the freshman effort from new-comer Ben Jehoshua who is playing dual roles of both writer and director. Jehoshua has tapped YouTube star, Kian Lawley, to lead his cast in the supernatural thriller. Also appearing are Elizabeth Keener, Angelica Chitwood, Chris Gann and Dayna Devon

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Another ‘Halloween’ Movie Is Being Made!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 15th, 2015

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It looks like Michael Myers will be back at killing people in theaters sooner than later. After all, killing is his business, and business is good. (I’ll show myself out.) That’s right, folks. Dimension Films is making yet another ‘Halloween‘ movie based off of John Carpenter’s original story.

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Film Review: ‘Heaven Knows What’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 12th, 2015

Janet W., Here…

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What is love in the mind of an addict?  What would you do to prove your love under a heroin haze?  Heaven Knows What takes the viewer on a twisted walk through the dark world of addiction on the streets of New York City.  The audience follows Harley (Arielle Holmes), a young woman whose addiction to heroin is almost as powerful as her addiction to her boyfriend, Ilya (Caleb Landry Jones).  Or is it the other way around?  Trying to make sense of a drug-ridden mind’s motivation or intention is a lost cause.  Perhaps this fact led to the film’s title.  Truly, who could understand why an addict would do anything.

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‘Texas Frightmare Weekend Is HERE! Get Your Horror On!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 1st, 2015

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I am SO excited about this event. It has been two years since I was first able to visit Texas Frightmare Weekend. My first visit included meeting and shaking hands with notable people like Veronica Cartwright, Bill Moseley, Sean Patrick Flanery, Bernie Wrightson, Lyle Blackburn, Tom Savini, Tom Skerritt, Teen Wolf’s Dad and I got to see Danny Trejo and Gary Busey and ET’s Mom, and Grizzly Adam’s, and SO many others.

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CinemaCon in Las Vegas has shown Universal rolling out release dates for highly anticipated sequels. By far, the most heartbreaking segment came when actor Vin Diesel took the stage to share the studio’s plans for ‘Furious 8‘ to be released April 14, 2017. Diesel reminisced from two years ago, when he took the same stage with Paul Walker, his costar who died as result of a car crash in 2013, when they announced the plan to move forward on the seventh film in their rocket hot ‘Fast and Furious‘ series.

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Zero Dark Thirty‘ alum Edgar Ramirez has signed on for his next project, ‘Gold‘ which also stars Matthew McConaughey, it hails from Black Bear Pictures from director Stephen Gaghan (‘Syriana’).

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Top 10 Soundtracks We Want To See Released on Vinyl!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 13th, 2015

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Many of you might already know that I love listening to movie soundtracks. I always have. Since I was a little tyke who could barely see over a counter, I was infatuated with movie scores and soundtracks, particularly the ‘E.T.‘ original motion picture score and the ‘Beverly Hill Cop‘ soundtrack. From there, my love and passion grew for all types of music. My parents had a pretty good record collection that included all three original ‘Star Wars’ albums, ‘The Wizard of Oz‘, and ‘Star Trek I and II’ to just name a few. Throughout the years, I now have a fun record collection that spans all genres of music from Frank Zappa to Rage Against the Machine, from R.L. Burnside to The Pixies, and so on. Along the way, digging through the dirty stacks of crates at local record shops and estate sales, I became hell bent on having one of the best Soundtrack collections. And over the past several years, I’ve been lucky enough to acquire some very sought after albums. But there are still so many soundtracks that have never found their way to vinyl, either commercially or ever really. So here is a list in the hopes that maybe Varèse Sarabande, Mondo, or Death Waltz will consider releasing these albums in the near future.

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Here is Janet’s Film Review of ‘Cinderella’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 13th, 2015

Janet W., Here…

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We all know the story of Cinderella.  A kind and sweet young woman loses her parents and is stuck with a horrid stepmother and two selfish personified stepsisters.  They make her a slave in her own home.  The beauty of the fairy tale was that despite her circumstance Cinderella remained her wonderful self and blessed with her dream in the loving arms of the prince.  Amidst this story is the magical presence of loveable mice and Cinderella’s fairy godmother.

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Film Review: ‘Run All Night’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 13th, 2015

Janet W., Here…

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Darkness gives way to a misty lake.  From above we close in on an injured man sprawled out on the ground.  Jimmy is floating in and out of consciousness…a voiceover speaks on what goes through the mind of the near dead and suddenly he hears a gunshot, a curious opening and introduction of Jimmy Conlon (Liam Neeson).  Jimmy is a former mob hit man that has become an island to himself through his long history of foul play.  Estranged from Jimmy is his only child, Mike Conlon (Joel Kinnaman).  Mike is a husband, father, and big brother/boxing coach, respectable personas that Jimmy forsook long ago.  Finding himself caught in the web of a murderous cokehead, Danny Maguire (Boyd Holbrook), and his mob boss father, Shawn Maguire (Ed Harris), Mike turns to the last person he ever wanted to rely on, Jimmy.  Run All Night takes the viewer on a crossing of evading death and the bonding of two hearts.

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Film Review: ‘It Follows’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 12th, 2015

Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

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It’s very rare these days that a horror movie consistently delivers on genuine thrills and scares. And I’m not talking so much about the cheap “jump out and scare you tactics”. I’m talking about a deep psychological horror that lingers in your mind for days after, causing you to look over your shoulder and think twice about those strange noises you heard. Not since ‘The Babadook‘ has a movie been more terrifying than ‘It Follows‘, which is a horror film from newcomer David Robert Mitchell who wrote and directed this masterpiece of horror.

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Mike Epps Brings ‘Uncle Buck’ To ABC Primetime!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Mar 3rd, 2015

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The story of a well-meaning, lazy and all-around slob, Buck gets a crash-course in taking care of kids when he is, a last choice, left to babysit his brother’s kids. If this sounds familiar there’s a good reason for it, this was the premise for the 1989 John Hughes classic, ‘Uncle Buck‘. We told you a while back this was being spun into a TV series and now we’ve got some casting news for you.

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KANSAS CITY COMIC CON COMING IN AUGUST!

by Justin Cline on Feb 28th, 2015

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For those of you in or near the Kansas City area looking for a new venture this summer, might we suggest Kansas City Comic Con?

This brand new comic book convention debuts on Friday, August 7th, and runs through Sunday, August 9th at beautiful Bartle Hall, located in the heart of downtown Kansas City, MO. No matter whether your interests lie in finding the best in back issues or shaking the hand of your favorite comic book creator, dressing as your favorite character or meeting him/her live and in person, you and your entire family are sure to have an amazing time.

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We have our first big look at ‘Straight Outta Compton‘, which is the biopic film that chronicles the lives of the rap group ‘N.W.A.‘ and their rise to stardom. The film stars O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell as Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E, ‘Straight Outta Compton‘ is directed by F. Gary Gray (Friday, Set It Off, The Italian Job).  The drama is produced by original N.W.A. members Ice Cube and Dr. Dre, who are joined by fellow producers Matt Alvarez and Tomica Woods-WrightWill Packer serves as executive producer of the film alongside Gray.

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WWE: SMACKDOWN 1/9/15 Recap!!

by Angelic Heel on Jan 10th, 2015

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It was an explosive night as the WWE gave us the last Friday Night SMACKDOWN from Laredo, TX! (For those of you who live under a rock, Smackdown is returning to Thursday starting next week.) In the wake of the justified firings of Dolph Ziggler, Erick Rowan, and Ryback, the Authority bestowed the WWE Universe with a night filled with hard hitting excitement it would not soon forget. So lets send Friday nights out in style, and jump on into this weeks installment of SMACKDOWN!

 

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Blu-ray Review: ‘Kundo’!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Jan 8th, 2015

Hey guys, Jana here,

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To say all martial arts films are alike, is like saying every potato chip is the same. Sure there’s a base formula, but the good ones add to that recipe to make each film stand out on their own. Take the following films into consideration: ‘Seven Samurai‘, ‘Enter The Dragon‘, ‘IP Man‘, ‘The Karate Kid‘, ‘Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2‘, ‘13 Assassins‘ and any Van Damme movie you want, they are all martial arts films, but they have an entirely unique identity. I grew up on old martial arts films with horrendous English dubbing and every action star there ever was. I developed a deep appreciation for and love of all things Eastern that has carried through my adult life. I was excited to see ‘Kundo‘ and have, in fact, watched it three times.

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Film Review: ‘Predestination’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 8th, 2015

Janet W., Here…

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Time travel has been done before Back to the Future, Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Timecop, Terminator, and most recently Interstellar, but it hasn’t been done like this.  It is like Interstellar had a lovechild with the film, Womb.  If you haven’t seen Womb or Interstellar, just know that they were both mind-benders in two different ways that join together in Predestination. To mention the aspects would give the story away.  I believe this is the first time a film has explored the consequences of time travel in such a raw way.  No holds barred doesn’t even come close to the conclusions the viewer will see in this perverse tale.

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I’ve circled the dates on every calendar in the house, checked the lineup for new additions every day (sometimes 2-3 x a day), and have considered costuming options. The event in question is the Tulsa leg of the WizardWorld Comic Con taking place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 7-9.

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Fan Days 2014: A Look inside The Show!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 3rd, 2014

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Prepare yourselves, for I have an excellent look back at Dallas Comic Con’s own Fandays, from October 17th-19th. First I would like to apologize for the delay in reporting, but you know, Halloween isn’t just one day. It’s a month long celebration of costumes and shenanigans, as well as my favorite time of year. Dallas Comic Con’s Fandays fell on the third weekend in October this year. The date was perfect for prime costuming parades as it fell so close to Halloween, many costumed attendees were ready for both events.

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Dallas Fan Days 2014 Is Upon Us!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 15th, 2014

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I am ramping up for this weekend’s inevitable epic event, Dallas Comic Con’s Fan Days. Since attending my first convention nearly 9 years ago (great story, I ran into Corey Feldman. Literally.) I have had the opportunity to attend conventions from both coasts, and truly, no one puts on a great convention multiple times a year like they do it in Dallas. I mean nobody.

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Interview with Adrianne Palicki!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 13th, 2014

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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We had the distinct honor to talk with the amazing and beautiful actress Adrianne Palicki in Austin, TX at Fantastic Fest 2014. Palicki is most known for her role on the tv show ‘Friday Night Lights‘ and starring in the film ‘GI Joe‘.  We discuss her fight scenes with Keanu Reeves, ‘The Princess Bride‘, and her favorite scenes in film, which might surprise some of you. It was a pleasure to talk with her and go see ‘John Wick‘. Enjoy!

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The Weird Returns With ‘Twin Peaks’ On Showtime!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Oct 6th, 2014

Hey guys, Jana here,

 

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25 years after we saw the last episode, ‘Twin Peaks‘ is coming back! Not back to ABC, but to Showtime. The show premiered in 1990, ran for 2 seasons and faded into the hazy horizon of network TV.

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The 9th annual Dallas International Film Fest is coming quickly. Specifically, it will upon us April 9th-19th of next year and is currently accepting film submissions for all categories. The early bird deadline is October 17th, but the main deadline is December 5th with the late deadline coming December 12th. So to all you filmmakers out there, shoot, cut, and turn in those films, for this festival will be the best yet. Below is the offical press release and information you will need.

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Interview with James C. Leary!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 16th, 2014

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As a huge fan of Buffy, I couldn’t believe it when my friend Michael Champion posted a picture from DCC Fan Appreciation Day with James C. Leary, known for his role as “Clem” on seasons six and seven of Buffy the  Vampire Slayer. I thought to myself, “How does he know THAT guy?” So I did what any good Fangirl would do, I stalked his Facebook page. Turns out his path and mine were about to cross in a seriously awesome way- James works in Austin, at company run my by, none other than my brother. This was my IN, my way to a dialogue. My message to him on FB starts, “So do you know Josef Hall?”

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David Bowie Produces New Album!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Sep 9th, 2014

Hey guys, Jana here,

 

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David Bowie is a name that brings an instant image to mind. He’s had about a thousand of them and he continues to change his look, his style and his sound. Most men at 67 would be taking it easy, but Bowie is working on new material and prepping for a new album that will add a few new songs peppered with hits that span the length of his astonishing career. The new songs ‘Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)‘ and ‘Tis a Pity She’s a Whore‘ mark the ending of a decade-long period of silence from the androgynous artist.

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‘Supernatural’ is Coming to Dallas!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 4th, 2014

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Has everyone been keeping an eye out about the upcoming wonder that is Creation Entertainment’s Supernatural Con? This thing is HUGE and coming to Dallas the weekend of September 19-21st (my pre-birthday weekend). Featuring the headlining skills of Jared Padalecki (for those not in the know, Sam Winchester), Jensen Ackles (the mighty Dean Winchester), and Misha Collins (the somber and delicious Castiel), but not leaving out: Mark Sheppard (Oh sweet Crowley!) and Richard Speight Jr. (from Trickster fame and Gabriel)!

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Chris August Concert Review!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Aug 29th, 2014

Hey guys, Jana here,

 

 

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Some days, I think my career choice didn’t end up exactly how I wanted then I’m reminded of what a charmed life I really lead. Sure, I’m not a transplant surgeon or even a serial killer tracker for the FBI, but I’ve got the most gravy job out there. Where else can I stay in the relative comfort of my own home, write about TV, movies, singers and theatre shows I love? I’m sure we can all do that from our parents’ basement, but I don’t have prison pallor from living underground for months on end with the only break to be for a Cheetos run. Part of this awesome opportunity I have in writing for Boomstick, is that I’m not only able, but encouraged to go see concerts, theatre runs, films whatever the case may be. It’s good being me! So I didn’t start this just to brag on my glorious job, I get to tell you all about a fantastic event I attended last Friday and the artist I got to spend some one-on-one time with.

 

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Bill Cosby Coming To Netflix!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Aug 14th, 2014

Hey everyone, Jana here,

 

 

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Netflix is a good place to turn if you want to laugh. Besides their movies and TV shows that can cause you to crack a rib with laughter, they’ve always had a fairly decent supply of live performances by our favorite comedians. I just watched Sherri Shepherd’s stand-up on Netflix, ‘It’s My Time To Talk‘ a few days ago and thought it was one of the most brilliant bits of comedy I’ve seen in a long time.

 

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Broadway’s First Black Cinderella Takes Stage!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Aug 6th, 2014

Hey guys, Jana here,

 

 

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Remember the movie ‘Akeelah and the Bee‘? Akeelah is all grown up now and preparing to take her place on the Great White Way. Keke Palmer is a long way from where she began her career as a thespian and is watching her dreams come true in a whole new way, now. Palmer will be the title character in ‘Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella‘ bowing on September 9th at the Broadway Theatre. Not only is she the new lead for the show, but she takes precedence as the show’s first black Cinderella. Brandy held the same distinction when she wore the glass slippers in 1997’s TV Movie of the same name.

 

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

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 24th, 2014

Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

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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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Rosario Dawson Joins Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ Series!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 20th, 2014

Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

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More good news is coming from the ‘Daredevil’ series for Netflix. In addition to Charlie Cox (‘Boardwalk Empire‘) playing Daredevil and Vincent D’Onofrio (‘Full Metal Jacket‘) playing Kingpin, Rosario Dawson (‘Clerks II‘ and ‘Sin City‘) will add her amazing talent to the new show.

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How Cool Is This ‘Halloween’ Blu-ray Collection!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 13th, 2014

Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

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Good news, everyone. Anchor Bay Entertainment and Scream Factory have finally partnered up to give us horror fans something we have wanted for far too long. Not one but two different Blu-Ray box sets that spans all of the ‘Halloween‘ films. There will be tons of new bonus features, every film in high-definition, collectible packaging, and a 40-page Booklet. You can expect this amazing set in time for Halloween season, specifically on September 23rd. It’s about time they did this, because Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street already have box sets. Glad to see ‘Halloween‘ is catching up with everyone else. Now if we can just get that ‘Phantasm‘ box set to release in the US instead of the UK, all will be well. And today, they have unveiled the amazing Box Art it comes in. This is Fantastic. I Can’t wait. And you can pre-order the set now for 30% off.

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Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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Good news, everyone. Anchor Bay Entertainment and Scream Factory have finally partnered up to give us horror fans something we have wanted for far too long. Not one but two different Blu-Ray box sets that spans all of the ‘Halloween‘ films. There will be tons of new bonus features, every film in high-definition, collectible packaging, and a 40-page Booklet. You can expect this amazing set in time for Halloween season, specifically on September 23rd. It’s about time they did this, because Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street already have box sets. Glad to see ‘Halloween‘ is catching up with everyone else. Now if we can just get that ‘Phantasm‘ box set to release in the US instead of the UK, all will be well.

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Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

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MAN IN SUIT! MAN IN SUIT! MAN IN SUIT! In anticipation of what seems like the biggest movie of the year ‘Godzilla‘, the good folks over at the Angelika will be showing the original 1954 film that started it all. This print is newly remastered and restored and is quite possibly the same transfer of the recent Criterion release, which was phenomenal. You won’t want to miss this, so be sure to get your tickets!

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Texas Frightmare Weekend Recap!!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 7th, 2014

Maggie V. Here….

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To put it lightly, ‘Texas Frightmare Weekend‘ was AWESOME.  From the amazing guests to the outrageous costumes, to the comics, toys, posters, and movie props – all of it was a blast! This was my first time at Texas Frightmare Weekend so I wasn’t sure what to expect. But needless to say my expectations were succeeded. It was at the Hyatt Hotel at DFW airport and by the time I got there on Friday, there were already a ton of people there. This hotel is perfect for this event.  There was ample room for everyone to move around and everything was easily accessible. I immediately went to see Mr. George Romero (the godfather of zombie films) and Tom Savini (makeup artist extraordinaire). Their lines were fairly long but they moved quickly. Romero looks great and seemed to have a great time while Savini looks like he is tired of the convention circuit. It made me laugh. Everyone who worked at the event was very helpful as well.

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