Dec/2017

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Here we go again with another Geek Deal of the Day.  Until midnight tonight, you have the opportunity to get this set for super cheap, in fact the cheapest it has ever been.   This is that BADASS ultimate movie set of Lord of the Rings: The Extended cuts.  These are the versions to watch.  These put the theatrical versions…well not to shame….but let’s just say they are far superior.  I love taking a coupe of days out of each year and spending the entire day watching all three of the films in a row.  Currently this AWESOME bluray set is 64% off, making this Lord of the Rings hi-def set $43.49.  Take advantage. Stock up for holiday gifts or treat yourself.

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Hi Bryan Here…

Here we go again with another Geek Deal of the Day.  Unlike the other one, I have no idea when this will end.  It could be in 10 minutes or it can be a week.  I have no idea, so be on the safe side and get one or two of these quickly.  This is that BADASS ultimate movie set of Lord of the Rings: The Extended cuts.  These are the versions to watch.  These put the theatrical versions…well not to shame….but let’s just say they are far superior.  I love taking a coupe of days out of each year and spending the entire day watching all three of the se films in a row.  Currently this AWESOME bluray set is 58% off making this Lord of the Rings hi-def set $49.99.  Take advantage.

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According to the AMC website and TheOneRing, WB, and New Line are gearing up for their bluray releases of the Extended versions of the Lord of the Rings by releasing the extended versions of Lord of the Rings back into the theater for one night only for each film.  Now I have watched all three of these films on average 150 times each.  I try to watch all three extended versions in a row in one sitting at least twice a year.

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We have a very fun 62nd 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 62nd episode, titled ‘Lord of the Amigos‘, we Re-Cast ‘The Three Amigos‘ again, but this time with actresses over 60 years old, which was more difficult than originally planned. We also discuss more info on the Lord of the Rings TV series, review Star Wars Battlefront II, and the whole Marvel and DC universe. 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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You might be able to drink your fancy ales very soon again with new ‘Lord of the Rings‘ projects coming to television in the near future. That’s right. J.R.R. Tolkien’s estate is looking to make more money by selling the rights to ‘The Lord of the Rings‘ universe on television for a potential series. The word around the water-cooler is that the estate is looking for $200 or more million for just the rights. That means $200 million just to have the okay to make the series, not including any production costs, casting, paying actors, or anything.

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‘Lord of the Rings’ Re-Cast!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 14th, 2014

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Here is our third Re-Cast of the year, where if you are unfamiliar with our famous Re-Casts, we take an older film or tv show and re-cast it if it were remade today. And we have chosen the big blockbuster film ‘The Lord of the Rings‘, specifically, ‘Fellowship of the Ring‘ to re-cast. Our one rule was that we had to Re-Cast this with an all black actors and actresses. And let me tell you, I want to see this movie. This was a lot of fun. We will be posting some images of our re-cast for you to see in full on our FACEBOOK page, which you should visit to catch up on all the latest information. And don’t forget to visit iTunes and subscribe to our podcast. Enjoy the show.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

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I’m not too surprised at this and congratulate everyone involve with this, but this happend, because of the extra charges for 3D and the 48 fps.  I’m curious to see how much all three ‘Lord of the Rings’ films would have made if they charged what they did with ‘The Hobbit‘ back then.  So far, ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey‘ has made over $940 million worldwide since it debuted in theaters December 14th.  This is more than ‘The Two Towers‘ and ‘Fellowship‘.

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No telling on how long this sale will last, so act quickly.  Both Amazon and Best Buy are currently selling the ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Trilogy Extended Cut Blu-Ray for $69.99.  But if you use this $5.00 coupon for Best Buy, that brings it down to $64.99.  This set is normally $120.00 and comes out this coming Tuesday.  There are 15 discs in this set.  Take advantage.  Before today this set on Amazon was listed for $89.99 and other places $120.00 so take take serious advantage of the sale.

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The Lord of the Rings Extended Edition mega Set has been officially announced for a June 28th release date.  We previously reported on this story HERE.  Tons of very cool extras and features have been added to this release.

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The much anticipated Lord of the Rings Extended Editions have finally been announced by WB/New Line Cinema.  It is also already up for pre-order.

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FX has picked up a tv show called Wilfred, which will star Elijah Wood and is about a guy and his relationship with his beautiful neighbor’s dog.


Elijah has not done much since Lord of the Rings or Sin City with the exception of a couple of small movies.  He has mostly been doing animated shows and movies.


The full press release for the show is available after the jump.

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I love a good book adaptation, but first, I love the novel. The next book I have to add to my download list, besides Michael Punke’sThe Revenant: A Novel of Revenge‘, is ‘The Good Lord Bird‘ written by James McBride. This adaptation brings in big talent from Liev Schreiber (‘Ray Donovan‘,  and Jaden Smith (‘The Karate Kid‘, ‘After Earth‘).

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Hey guys, Jana here,

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment  and New Line Cinema invites you to face your fears when ‘Annabelle: Creation‘ arrives onto Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on October 24, and on digital HD October 20.

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We all know the movies based on the books of J.R.R. Tolkien (‘The Lord of the Rings‘ and ‘The Hobbit‘ trilogies), but not many knew the man. Chernin Entertainment for Fox Searchlight have set Dome Karukoski at the task of directing a biopic of the author. Nicholas Hoult is the front-runner to take on the part of the gifted author.

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Soundtracks we want to see released on Vinyl!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jun 15th, 2017

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I just love soundtracks to movies. I always have and I believe I always will. There is something about a score to a film that just perks me up in all the right ways and inspires my creative side, whether it be to write a screenplay or go back an watch that old film I love. Music is an integral part to films and is considered to be the mojo of every movie. I’m sure we’ve all seen that odd YouTube video of the final scene in Star Wars: A New Hope, where Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, and Chewbacca walk down a crowded arena to receive their medals to zero music. It’s super weird and awkward with no music, but just random sound effects of footsteps and a rare cough, laugh, and Chewie’s roar. John Williams did such a great job, as he always does with Star Wars music, but that final scene of music really puts your emotions on full blast. It’s all from the soundtrack too.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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Wild Eye Releasing has announced the Digital HD release of Peter Hurd’sThe Control Group‘. The film is available now on cable and digital platforms including iTunes, Dish network, Vudu, Xbox, Google Play, and YouTube. The DVD release is slated for May.

The film stars Brad Dourif (‘The Lord of the Rings‘), Ross Destiche, Jenna Enemy, Justen Jones and Emily Soto.

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Universal Pictures is teaming with MRC and Peter Jackson to adapt the Young Adult, Sci-Fi fantasy ‘Mortal Engines‘ written by Philip Reeve’s book series. Despite what that first sentence lead you to believe, Jackson is not directing this time, but his protege will take the reins on this one.

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Own The Middle Earth 6-Film Collection November 1st!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Aug 22nd, 2016

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If the name Peter Jackson makes your heartbeat quicken and causes your imagination to bolt into overdrive, then this  news is for you! What’s better than watching any of Jackson’s epic adventure films from Middle Earth? Watching those movies with all the special features that this 6-film collection will offer! The Middle-Earth 6-Film Collection on will be available as a Limited Collector’s Edition Box Set and a Theatrical Collection from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. November 1st is the day this magnificent collection will be released to the masses!

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Film Review: ‘Truth’!!

by Janet White on Oct 28th, 2015

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The screen is black.  A broadcast is heard.  George W. Bush has won the re-election.  Cut to a nervous woman, Mary Mapes (Cate Blanchett), knitting while waiting in a lobby in long shot.  <Odd hang time here>  What is she waiting for?  The year was 2005 and suddenly Dan Rather steps down as anchor.  Why?  Thus begins the ending of what “60 Minutes” was. Read the rest of this entry »

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Janet’s Review of ‘The Last Witch Hunter’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 23rd, 2015

Janet W., Here…

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Yeah, bring me some more Riddick…oh wait, this isn’t…

Don’t be fooled folks.  It may look like a duck, swim like a duck, and quack like a duck, but this is not Daffy.  I saw the poster as well and this is nothing like the popular cult film, Pitch Black or Chronicles of Riddick.  Clearly the studio is trying to cash in its popularity.

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Film Review: ‘Assassination Classroom’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 18th, 2015

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Imagine that the leaders of Wal-Mart suddenly snapped and created an invincible killing machine out of their famous smiling logo (not that far-fetched now that I think about it). Now imagine that same death machine decided to take a breather and teach students at a Japanese high school. If you were to film such an event, you’d have something similar to director Eiichirô Hasumi’s creation. The end result is a heartwarming tale of global destruction that’s fun for the whole family. 

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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Director Breck Eisner (‘The Crazies‘, ‘Sahara‘) directs Vin Diesel in a role as an immortal witch hunter. He is tasked with the job of coming between the covens of New York City and their goal to destroy humanity by way of a horrific plague. In order to accomplish this he must partner up with a beautiful female witch, something that he thought he would never do.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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If you can’t get enough of Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis saving the world, finally achieving their destiny or just plain looking hot on screen, you can pick up ‘Jupiter Ascending‘ when it lands on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on June 2!

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Disney is right in the middle of their latest trend in film. Taking their own smash animated stories and flipping them around, re-working them into live-action films providing double the bank off a single story. If you’re talking box office success, they’re mega-hits, if you’re looking at critically, they’ve missed the end zone more than they’ve scored. Next up for the family studio is ‘Beauty and the Beast‘.

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Could ‘The Dark Tower’ Go To Film This Time?!?!

by Red Zeppelbon on Apr 10th, 2015

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When Stephen King began Roland Deschains’ journey, I would wager he hadn’t comprehended the the size that the finished work would ultimately be, it’s an 8 book series, and it’s King’s magnum opus, and as such the author has crossed over the gunslinger’s world with several of his novels. The dream and hope that we can one day see this adapted to either big screen or mini-series swells and washes out. Is it time to start hoping again, though?

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Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

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We are at the end of this ‘Hobbit‘ trilogy with ‘The Battle of the Five Armies‘. The last three years seem to have gone by fairly fast. It seems like yesterday when I was writing about Warner Bros. heading back to Middle Earth with the ‘Hobbit‘. I was super stoked about it, because I was such a huge fan of the ‘Lord of the Rings‘ trilogy. I think I saw each of those films five times in the theater, owned each version that came out on DVD and Blu-ray, and went back to see them when they were re-released. I just can’t get enough of the ‘LOTR‘ films. But shortly after the announcement that we were receiving a ‘Hobbit‘ film, things started going downhill.

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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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Hey guys, Jana here,

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Middle Earth has played host to some of the most sweeping of stories in literary reference, the condensed versions of these tales have been burned to disc on the many formats available, and finally ‘The Hobbit‘ trilogy can be a complete collection in March once the end-piece, ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies‘, releases to Blu-ray and DVD.

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Top 10 Horribly Cheesy Scenes in Otherwise Decent Movies!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 30th, 2015

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I am not claiming that all of the following movies are cinematic works of art. Some of these films might be considered mediocre at best. However, they do all have one thing in common; all of them suffer from having that one scene that takes audiences out of the moment and makes them groan in disbelief.  This list includes movies that were meant to be taken seriously. So over-the-top comedies and machismo action flicks will not be found as they are created with the intent of being ridiculous.

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Film Review: ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Dec 12th, 2014

Janet W., Here…

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Exodus: Gods and Kings opened with a brief accounting of the enslavement of the Israelites.  The panoramic shots of the in progress building of Egypt’s statues, pyramids, etc. looked awesome.  I hadn’t enjoyed such detail and expanse since The Lord of the Rings trilogy. 

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M-O-O-N That Spells ‘The Stand’ Adaptation!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Nov 22nd, 2014

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In a sea of comic book originated films, countless sequels, adapting TV series to feature film and vice versa. Among the horror movie offerings are some decent films, that may have a general theme or idea in the sequels but not really a continuing story. One film series stands out among the rest, Peter Jackson’s ‘The Lord of the Rings‘ and ‘The Hobbit‘ franchises broke the mold of cramming an epic novel series into one confusing film. There are great novels that would lend themselves easily to the same type of treatment Jackson gave Tolkien’s works, my nomination for the next author, goes to Stephen King.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

 

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We’ve talked before about the newest nominee for the animated-to-live-action treatment, ‘The Jungle Book‘. Rudyard Kipling’s novel is being given a lot of attention right now, both from Warner Bros. and Disney. There was a year where we got two films about dueling magicians, ‘The Prestige‘ and ‘The Illusionist‘. We got two animated films about bugs with ‘A Bug’s Life‘ and ‘Antz‘. I don’t get it, but apparently there’s no such thing as too many projects on the same subject, case in point, the over-saturation in comic book ventures.

 

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If you’re new to the site you may not know how I have railed against the habit film makers have of taking classic movies and re-tooling them into what they deem bigger and better. If you’re not new, sorry, had to point that out! Anyhow, I have certain rules that make a re-imagining somewhat acceptable. One of them is if the original has been out for more than 50 years, go for it. If there were only crappy and really horrid special effects in the original, I’m looking at you Bubo, then go for it, but you better knock that flick out of the park! I’m talking about mind-melting special effects and balls to the wall violence. There is something to be said for childhood favorites, no matter how awful that cutting edge technology was, now. This bit of news falls into both categories.

 

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‘The Simpsons’ Fans UNITE…on FXX!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Jul 22nd, 2014

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You might think you’re awesome when you sit down for a marathon viewing of say the ‘Star Wars‘ films or you might get adventurous and pick ‘The Lord of the Rings‘ director’s cut trilogy. Even, I, myself have watched several seasons of ‘Supernatural‘ at one time, every summer leading up to the debut of the new season. Aren’t traditions just the best?!

 

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The Top 10 Perfectly Cast Movie Roles!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 18th, 2014

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Top Ten Perfectly Cast Roles 

The Bard of Avon said it best, “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.” Some actors are great, and shine in everything they do (Leonardo DiCaprio, Gary Oldman, Daniel Day-Lewis). Some actors are smart enough to pick roles that best use their limited skill sets (Keanu Reeves). This list takes a look at the perfect pairing of actor and role. In this list, you will find a pairing of actor and role so great that the actor ceases to be themselves and instead makes the character take on a life of its own. These pairings are so uniquely theirs that you can’t imagine anyone else taking their place should Hollywood have the audacity to try.

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Hello, Jana here,

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Disney has always been more than just an animated studio, but when you produce such awesomeness as ‘Sleeping Beauty‘, ‘Robin Hood‘, ‘Peter Pan‘, ‘Aladdin‘ and ‘Beauty and the Beast‘ it’s not something that is always remembered. Plus, we begin life learning that a Disney movie is something animated with catchy songs, at least that’s what my kids learned first. The studio has been finding different ways to get more bang for their buck for a long time. That’s why there will be a celebrated release, MAYBE a sequel in theaters, then a third or more straight to DVD. Take that same movie with established characters and it pops up on the Disney Channel as a brand new animated series. Not to mention the obligatory Disney park tie-in and the countless branding options from clothing to toys to bedding and all things in between.

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Cartoon Network has greenlit its first miniseries, ‘Over The Garden Wall‘, a 10-episode comedy-fantasy based on the short ‘Tome of the Unknown‘ from Cartoon Network’s shorts program and won the best animation short film at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival last month.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

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I never thought I’d write this sentence, but Arnold Schwarzenegger is currently in talks to star in the reboot of Troma’sToxic Avenger’ film. This project will be introduced to potential buys at Cannes this year of all places. I didn’t think Cannes would take any Troma film. But it looks like this re-imaging of ‘Toxic Avenger‘ will be a big budget project. Steve Pink is taking the reins of the film. Pink directed ‘Hot Tub Time Machine‘ and will direct the sequel. This is odd, but amazing news.

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Film Review: ‘Oblivion’

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 19th, 2013

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It’s been a great couple of years for science fiction fans. The sci-fi genre has shown its big head again, and the masses have seem to be eating it all up.  No matter what your opinion on a particular sci-fi film of recent, you can’t deny that the genre is back with a vengeance. Films like ‘Looper’ brought the future and time travel aspects to a great level of entertainment, whereas ‘Cloud Atlas’ made us think and at times confused us as to what was going on. None the less, it was a giant spectacle on screen, much of like we have seen many times before.

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Film Review: ‘West of Memphis’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 24th, 2013

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I’ve been following this case ever since HBO aired the first ‘Paradise Lost‘ film in 1996. I was 15 then, and at the age, I was outraged and angry at how the justice system was working in Arkansas. I couldn’t believe that these people could convict three innocent young men with no evidence to life in prison, with one receiving the death penalty. Needless to say, over the years, i have researched and tried to help any way that I could to this case by sending emails and letters and really anything I could do in my power to help free the West Memphis 3. And fortunately, there were two more sequels done by the original team who made ‘Paradise Lost‘, which shed new light on the convictions. However, now, director Amy Berg delivers ‘West of Memphis‘ with the help of Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, which offers many new insights and interviews for the audience who have followed this case from the beginning, while letting newcomers in easily.  It’s one of the better documentaries ever made.

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The Top 20 Zombie Movies To Sink Your Teeth Into!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 12th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

In time for Halloween, here is our ultimate list of zombie movies. Technically there are 21 on this list, because we couldn’t do just 20. Hopefully there are a few on here that you haven’t seen, so you could possible have a zombie movie marathon and watching some zombie action you have never seen before. There are all kinds of zombie films on this list. Comedies, horror, dramas, and more. You can think of this list a survival guide to the impending zombie outbreak. Enjoy.

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Elijah Wood Leaves The Shire To Make Horror Films!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 1st, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

Elijah Wood, most known for his role as Frodo, in the Lord of the Rings trilogy has teamed up with Josh C. Waller and Daniel Noah to form  an indie film company called ‘The Woodshed’.  The Woodshed will focus on horror/sci-fi films mostly according to  Deadline.  If this sounds weird to you, it shouldn’t be.  Elijah has been an avid horror and genre fan for a long time.  Don’t forget he was the sadistic killer and cannibal in ‘Sin City’, he was in the horror film ‘The Faculty’, and he is the sinister killer in the remake of ‘Maniac’.  His horror chops are very strong, plus he loves the genre.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

We have been hearing for a while about a new installment of ‘Child’s Play’ along with a complete reboot of the franchise.  We even wrote a little bit about this ‘Curse of Chucky’ film a few weeks ago, which you can read HERE.  It looks like it will be direct-to-dvd, which is unfortunate, but any new Chucky is good, right?  I’ve been a huge fan of the ‘Child’s Play’ series since the first one came out in the 80’s, and even though the films have gotten much sillier, I still enjoy them.  And I’m so happy that Brad Dourif is once again returning to voice the killer doll.  Press release below.

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On time today, folks.  It feels good.  There is so much this week, it is getting insane, and September is only going to get better or worse depending on how you look it at.  I hope all of you have a safe and fun holiday weekend, and let us know which blurays you plan on watching.  Anywho, let’s jump right in and get to all the goodies.  As usual in this article, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a picture-link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and bizarre tales. So click on the pictures and start saving.

Enjoy and Here We Go!!

 

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Hi, Bryan Here…..

Zombie Jesus Day is here and what better way to celebrate than watch your favorite Zombie films.  Hopefully this list will show you some zombie films that you haven’t heard of before and give you a little bit of geeky insight into your favorite horror flesh eater movies.  I know every year, we here at  Boomstick HQ broil tons of Crawfish and watch loads of zombie movies.  Here is a list of some you might enjoy.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

Thursday May, 30th starting at 11:30 AM, you can attend the ‘Ultimate Marvel Marathon’ at a participating AMC Theater.  At 11:30 AM, AMC will show every Marvel Superhero movie leading up to The Premiere of Joss Whedon’s ‘The Avengers’.  The ticket price is $40 per person and that gets you six movies.  The films include: ‘Iron Man’, ‘Iron Man 2’, ‘Captan America’, ‘Thor’, ‘Hulk’, and ‘The Avengers’.

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Called “a visionary triumph” (Rolling Stone), Academy Award®-winning director Peter Jackson (Best Director, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, 2003) presents a true crime drama involving two friends separated by their parents. Oscar®-winner Kate Winslet (Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, The Reader, 2008), in her big screen debut, stars alongside Melanie Lynskey (Up in the Air) in the Oscar®-nominated screenplay (Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen, 1994) co-penned by Jackson and his writing partner Frances Walsh (The Lord of the Rings Motion Picture Trilogy). The Uncut Version features ten minutes of footage not seen in the released theatrical version.

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MIPCOM 2011 is preparing to welcome a galaxy of internationally-recognised actors, directors, writers, producers and show business personalities who will join the largest TV industry gathering in Cannes and grace the red carpet at MIPCOM’s Opening Night Party. Holding a MIPCOM World Premiere Television Screening of its new thriller TV series Missing in the Palais des Festivals’ Grand Auditorium, ABC Studios is bringing stellar cast members of the show to Cannes.

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Hi Bryan Here…..

On time for this week.   HOORAY!   Getting these cranked out on time feels oh so sweet.  Well anyway, this is a fucking HUGE week for releases so let us jump right in and get to all the goodies.  Some of the must own blu-rays include ‘Dazed and Confused’, ‘Super’, plus some other goodies.   As usual, in this article, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

Enjoy and Here We Go!!

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Hi Bryan Here….

Playing catch up.  So this is a say late, but that’s better than a week right?  Well anyway, this is a pretty large week for releases so let us jump right in and get to all the goodies.  Some of the must own blu-rays include ‘Sucker Punch’, Lord of the Rings, plus some other goodies.   As usual, in this article, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

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Hi Bryan Here….

My Geek-o-meter is full on Bat-Shit Awesome right now.  Seeing all these production stills and interviews with the cast and crew of “The Hobbit” is just getting me more and more excited and then Peter Jackson unloaded this ten minute video production diary on me.  And HOLY SHIT.  Seeing all these images of some of my favorite sets and characters again has made me go insane to get back to Middle Earth as soon as possible.  I am totally looking forward to watching the Lord of the Rings trilogy again.

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Bryan’s Bluray/DVD Picks For The Last Week Of March!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 27th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here…

Tons and Tons of good releases this week.  It was a blast watching these.  Sorry it’s a little late, but got caught up with other articles and reviews which will be posted later on.  Should be on time from here on out.

As usual, in this article, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

Enjoy and Here We Go!!

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Hi Bryan Here…

Greg and Colin Strause who directed the recent film, “Skyline” are setting up their next film and by the sound of it, the film will be once again BATSHIT CRAZY!!

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My 4th Annual Live Commentary On The Oscars 2011!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 27th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

This will be the official page for my 4th annual Oscar 2011 Live Commentary.  There will be tons of trivia, hilarious posts, and most importantly prizes for trivia.  Check on this page, MY TWITTER HERE, or my Facebook for all the live updates. I will begin each trivia question for a prize with BOT (Boomstick Oscar Trivia).  To answer, comment on this post or reply to MY TWITTER.  No facebook answers will be admitted.

We are very excited and are ready to roll the red carpet out.

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The Hobbit Spy Set Pics For Your Viewing Pleasure!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 22nd, 2011

Hi Bryan Here…

Straight from Miramar, NZ, we have some set pics from the upcoming epic Hobbit film.  Seeing these, brings back memories from the Lord of the Rings films all those years ago.  I am so looking forward to this.

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Hi Bryan Here…

Sorry for the lack of this column over the past few weeks.  Been so busy with the holiday season, the website moving to different bigger servers, planning on some big contests and info to dish out to yall, and a few other surprises here and there.  But alas, the Bluray/DVD column is back on track and will be out weekly again.  So i hope you enjoy this abundance of releases.  Tons of great stuff here.

As usual, you will get some info about the disc and the extras that come with the movie as well as a personal opinion about the movie and a link to purchase the film over at AMAZON where you can save quite a bit of money, and it will give a small percentage kick back to this site so we can continue bringing you excellent stories and sales.

Enjoy and Here We Go!!

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TOP 133 FILMS OF THE LAST DECADE #’S 31.5-11!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 30th, 2010

Hi Bryan Here…

And here it is.  The last of the Ultimate Top Films of the Decade List until the Final Top 10.  So many great films are on this list.  I guess the numbering got messed up somewhere down the line so this list starts with 31.5 instead of 30 and goes to #11.  So after this list, I will reveal my Top Ten Films of the last decade.  So you can check out the entire list now and you might be able to guess what would be on my Top 10.  Please feel free to comment and let me know your guesses.  As usual, you will get the title of the film, the release date, a mini review and synopsis by yours truly, and a link to purchase the movie over at amazon for a good price.

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ULTIMATE HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2010!!! “MUSIC”

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 26th, 2010

Hi Bryan Here…

Hi folks.  Are you read for the ultimate Gift Guide?  Are you read to see what cool items you can purchase for that special someone, even if it is for yourself, that will just rock your world?  Well this is the ultimate gift guide for the holidays in the year 2010.

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Shrek Gets The Bluray Treatment

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 9th, 2010

All four Shrek films will arrive on Blu-Ray on the same day this year and just in time for the holidays.  The plans are to release the three previous Shrek films on the same day the 4th installment, “Shrek Forever After” on December 7th.  Shrek: The Whole Story Box Set will be available on Bluray and DVD.  Most, if not all of the previous extras on the DVD versions will be carried over to the blu-ray, plus some new ones including an all-new short called  “Donkey’s Christmas Shrektacular”.   In addition to the box set the 4th installment, “Shrek Forever After” will be available by itself in a combo pack including the blu-ray & dvd.


No word yet on if the previous films will be released by themselves.


I hope they are.  It makes me “HULK” mad when studios do this kind of thing.  If you have a trilogy or tv show, and you haven’t released the films on blu-ray yet, and the final film or show in your franchise is getting the blu-ray treatment, and the only way to get the previous entertainment on bluray is in  a box set, then you are going to lose sales and piss people off.


For instance, this Shrek franchise.  The first two films were great.  I would gladly shell out some money for those two in HD.  But, not for the third one.  The 3rd film was phoned in and half-assed and I do NOT want any part of it.  So the only way I can get my previous Shrek films is by purchasing the entire collection, then FUCK YOU studios.


You already did it with the Spider-Man trilogy.  I have not met a single soul that has enjoyed the third Spidey film.  But the only way I can get a copy of the first two films (which are EXCELLENT) is for me to purchase all three films in the set.  You also did it with the Fraggle Rock tv series by releasing the last season only in a box box set of all seasons.  You also did that with the Lord of the Rings trilogy bluray.  You only released them in a set.


Now I know you always eventually release them individually, but the Spider-Man series has been out for a few years and on ly now is it finally being released individually.


So please studios, release the Shrek films individually in addition to the box set.


More info and box art to come shortly.

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Movies We’re Thankful For!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 23rd, 2017

Tis the season to be thankful for many things. Family, friends, food, jobs, and Bruce Campbell. It’s Thanksgiving time and we here at Boomstick Comics just love movies. We love everything about them. Even the bad ones. While you’re eating those delicious bites of Turkey, watching ‘Charlie Brown Thanksgiving‘ or the Dallas Cowboys Game, we want to share with you some movies that we are thankful for. These movies have touched us in some way and have helped shaped our creative lives. Maybe this list will inspire you to make your own list and share it with us. These are the movies we are thankful for and dearly love.

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We have a very fun 61st 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 61st episode, titled ‘We Are Young Guns‘, we Re-Cast ‘Young Guns‘, which was more difficult than originally planned. We also talk in spoiler form on ‘Thor: Ragnarok‘, ‘Stranger Things 2‘ , Call of Duty WWII, the Lord of the Rings TV series, and Disney buying out Fox. 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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4K UHD Reivew: Kong: Skull Island!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 17th, 2017

Hi everyone, Bryan here….

THE FILM

We’ve seen a ton of versions of ‘King Kong‘ over the decades from the 1933 version to the Jeff Bridges version in the 1970s, and even more recently, the 2005 version that was directed by ‘Lord of the Rings‘ director Peter Jackson. ‘King Kong‘ has been a staple in entertainment and pop culture since he debuted in the early 30s and he is showing no signs of stopping, thanks to Warner Bros.and Legendary Pictures who are taking their cues from Marvel and creating their own universe called the ‘MonsterVerse‘.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is coming to 4K UHD!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 13th, 2017

Hi everyone, Bryan here….

I can’t believe it’s finally happening. Disney is releasing their first 4K UHD release with Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which couldn’t be a more perfect debut release in the new format. Disney has been holding out for a while now, while other studios have been releasing their new and vintage films in 4K. It was only a matter of time. There will be Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos included on the release as well, along with quite a few fun bonus features. You’ll be able to watch the film on digital platforms, starting August 8th, and purchase the actual 4K UHD Disc on August 22nd. So now I’m impatiently waiting for Disney to start announcing some vintage vault films and shows, re-releasing in 4K UHD. It’s only a matter of time, but expect my wallet to dwindle down with the following announcements.

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Dan M., Here…. 

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I saw The Fast and The Furious when I was 14 or 15. As someone who grew up watching Point Break on VHS and other 80s/90s action movies it was right in my wheel house. I have never been a car guy but I still remember that summer talking with my friends about Honda Civics, Nos, and spoilers that we’d all be getting when we turned 16. The first movie is a step by step remake of Point Break, right down to letting the “bad guy” go at the end with “I owe you a 10 second car” instead of “Vaya Con Dios.” It stared two relatively unknowns in Paul Walker and Vin Diesel who will never be confused with Daniel Day Lewis but were born to play these parts. Ultimately was a fun summer popcorn movie that no one thought they’d hear from again, let alone turn into an almost 4 billion dollar franchise.

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Film Review: ‘Atomica’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 21st, 2017

Audrey E., here….

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A radioactive desert. A stray nuclear power plant. What could possibly go wrong? SyFy thriller Atomica portrays an ambitious and newly promoted Chief Engineer at Auxilisun, played by Abby (Sarah Habel – ‘Whip It‘, ‘Riverdale‘), who is determined to prove herself by volunteering to visit the distant facility that has mysteriously lost communication.

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Film Review: ‘Kong: Skull Island’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 8th, 2017

Hi everyone, Bryan here….

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We’ve seen a ton of versions of ‘King Kong‘ over the decades from the 1933 version to the Jeff Bridges version in the 1970s, and even more recently, the 2005 version that was directed by ‘Lord of the Rings‘ director Peter Jackson. ‘King Kong‘ has been a staple in entertainment and pop culture since he debuted in the early 30s and he is showing no signs of stopping, thanks to Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures who are taking their cues from Marvel and creating their own universe called the ‘MonsterVerse‘.

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Film Review: ‘Go North’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 13th, 2017

Hi everyone, Bryan here….

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Documentary filmmaker Matt Ogens brings his narrative screenplay to life with ‘Go North‘, which is a post-apocalyptic story with kids. Of course, we’ve seen this genre and story play out time and time again over the past several years with tons of young adult movies that involve kids in a ravaged post apocalyptic scenario. These films all run together, because they are in fact all the same movie with different titles and character names. ‘Go North‘ breaks the mold in one certain aspect, in that it doesn’t take place in a largely dilapidated big city scape in the future with hundreds of millions of dollars going to dumb CGI effects or any big over-the-top action sequences that may involve monsters, robots, zombies, or any combination of the three. Instead, this is a fairly low budget film with none of the above, which is a breath of fresh air in this over-saturated genre.

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Hi everyone, Bryan here…

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THE FILM

It’s a damn shame that every action movie can’t be as good as ‘Mad Max: Fury Road‘. So many action films will try, but will ultimately fail for a variety of reasons. Pure action filmmaking and movies just don’t get better than this movie. ‘Fury Road‘ is a troubled story to say the least. Original creator George Miller who made the original three ‘Mad Max‘ films had the idea for this fourth installment back in 1998. That’s 17-years ago. This project wasn’t necessarily put on a hold shelf, but a few things had happened to delay the film from being made. From 9-11 to foreign policy, to Mel Gibson’s infamous arrest, there were a variety of things that prevented this movie from seeing the light of day.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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We’ve got the third and final wave of programming for Fantastic Fest 2016. The Alamo Drafthouse is hosting their annual film festival this month and the films slated to appear is insane! Check out the previous announcements for the full roster of films. You can find phase one here, and phase two here, then continue reading this post for the final wave of titles.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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Warner Bros. announces that ‘Gotham: The Complete Second Season‘ will be available on Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD August 16, 2016. Fans who can’t wait to get their hands on the second season discs will have more than just the full season two to watch, the set will include numerous in depth featurettes including the Comic-Con Panel, those are always excellent viewing.

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Get on the Stick with ‘The Flash’!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 12th, 2016

Wade D., Here…

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Hey everyone! So it seems like my first iteration wasn’t a total failure, because I got another chance to Get on the Stick. Just in case you missed Episode 1, here we are trying to apprise you to some sort of greatness that Boomstick just hasn’t touched on enough. So the goal here is to enlighten, entertain, and perhaps titillate you in a way that hasn’t been done quite yet. If you feel like you may be getting over titillated… turn off that Misty Mundae flick (with this crowd I’m guessing it’s either SpiderBabe or Lord of the G-­Strings) and start rambling off batting orders from 1970’s MLB teams. We’ll do our best to keep spoilers at a minimum, so relax. The term “Get on the Stick” is all about getting to work, so no more blather… Let’s get to it!

 
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Film Review: ‘Gods of Egypt’!!

by Janet White on Feb 26th, 2016

Hello Everyone, Janet W. here…

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Hot muscled men in shining, defining armor, beautiful women wrapped in silks and armor for the menfolk, and mythology.  Sounds like the makings of greatness, right?  Well, no.  Gods of Egypt opens in a fast push in across Egypt.  Suddenly, Egypt is abruptly ripped apart by war obsessed and power hungry, Set (Gerard Butler).  With his father Osiris (Bryan Brown) and mother Isis (Rachael Blake) deceased, Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) has a journey ahead of him if he hopes to regain his kingdom.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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My visit to Wizard World’s Comicon in Tulsa, OK would not be complete without getting into the Sean Astin panel. There’s just something about the Rudy Hobbit I’ve always loved. He’s one of the first movie stars to take my breath away in ‘The Goonies‘ and he’s still going strong! Love this man! I don’t understand why Wizard World did not use the Grand Ballroom like they did last year, the Assembly Hall worked out well for some talent, but Astin deserved the big room! It was bursting beyond capacity while we waited for him to take the stage and he was funny, sincere and everyone’s best friend, just like we all expected him to be. He slipped in and out of character reciting lines as Samwise, giving Doug’s legendary lisp some good use from ‘50 First Dates‘, he was amazing to see and worth the price of admission on his own.

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Film Review: ‘The Martian’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 1st, 2015

Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

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It’s no doubt in my mind that director Ridley Scott was the perfect person to direct ‘The Martian‘, which was based off of Andy Weir’s 2011 novel of the same name. His brilliant story telling and eye to make a desolate planet like Mars look beautiful is simply majestic. Scott is mostly known for directing ‘Alien‘ and ‘Blade Runner‘, which kind of makes him one of the Godfather’s of science-fiction, but he has a few other gems on his resume too, all in different genres. With a movie like ‘The Martian‘ that is in the sci-fi realm, I was pleasantly surprised and overjoyed to find the film quite funny with a very feel-good quality to it, which is something that is not really present in Scott’s sci-fi movies.

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Film Review: ‘Sicario’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Sep 26th, 2015

Hillary T., Here…

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Sicario is spanish for “hitman.” It’s laid out for you right when the movie starts. And from that point on, it’s a gripping and menacing thrill ride. Sicario starts with FBI agent Kate Macer (Emily Blunt, in another action role, SUPERBLY done) leading a raid in Arizona on a house owned by a cartel drug lord. She mistakenly discovers in a firefight inside the house bodies buried within the walls.

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Blu-ray Review: ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ (3D Version)!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 24th, 2015

Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

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This is more or less the same exact review as the 2D version of the film, which you can see here. The only difference here is there is an extra disc that sports the 3D version of the film. All of the extras, subtitles, audio presentations, and film itself are the exact same. And no, there is unfortunately not the fabled B&W version of the film here or on the 2D version. Maybe someday in the future we’ll get that, but if you want to read about the 3D presentation, skip down to the “VIDEO/AUDIO” section. Thank you and YES, this is a MUST-OWN!

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Blu-Ray Review: ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ (2D Version)!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 20th, 2015

Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

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THE FILM

It’s a damn shame that every action movie can’t be as good as ‘Mad Max: Fury Road‘. So many action films will try, but will ultimately fail for a variety of reasons. Pure action filmmaking and movies just don’t get better than this movie. ‘Fury Road‘ is a troubled story to say the least. Original creator George Miller who made the original three ‘Mad Max‘ films had the idea for this fourth installment back in 1998. That’s 17-years ago. This project wasn’t necessarily put on a hold shelf, but a few things had happened to delay the film from being made. From 9-11 to foreign policy, to Mel Gibson’s infamous arrest, there were a variety of things that prevented this movie from seeing the light of day.

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Season 1 of ‘Gotham’ Coming To DVD and Blu-Ray!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Jun 15th, 2015

Hey guys, Jana here,

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Following the current trend of superhero antics on the big and small screens, Warner Bros. stepped up their game by offering ‘Gotham‘, an intimate look at James Gordon before Batman, covering his rise to power in the Gotham police force. Circle September 8 on your calendar, then get ready to relive a series that is sans the bat, but not without the boy, Bruce Wayne. I was skeptical of the success the series would have by benching the caped crusader who is instantly recalled when most hear the name ‘Gotham‘, but season 1 has proven the city is big enough for all variety of heroes and villains.

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Film Review: ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 14th, 2015

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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It’s a damn shame that every action movie can’t be as good as ‘Mad Max: Fury Road‘. So many action films will try, but will ultimately fail for a variety of reasons. Pure action filmmaking and movies just don’t get better than this movie. ‘Fury Road‘ is a troubled story to say the least. Original creator George Miller who made the original three ‘Mad Max‘ films had the idea for this fourth installment back in 1998. That’s 17-years ago. This project wasn’t necessarily put on a hold shelf, but a few things had happened to delay the film from being made. From 9-11 to foreign policy, to Mel Gibson’s infamous arrest, there were a variety of things that prevented this movie from seeing the light of day.

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Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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The 9th annual Dallas International Film Festival is almost here, folks, and we have just received the entire list of all the films that will be playing at the festival. The fest will take place April 9-19, and you can start purchasing passes now with the links provided below. It looks like there will be some excellent filmmakers and actors in town for the festival as well as a treasure trove of awesome movies, which you can see listed out below with a little bit of information on each film. As usual, we will be at the festival, telling you about all the cool movies we’re seeing and posting some interviews with the talent. Stay tuned as  I’m sure more announcements will be made.

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Film Review: ‘Seventh Son’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 5th, 2015

Fernando M., Here…

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Look, I’m not saying that making a good Fantasy movie is easy, but we live in a post-Lord of the Rings world here.  We live in a world where Game of Thrones is on the highest ranking TV shows and is watched by all sorts of demographics.  All I’m trying to say is, in this day and age, there’s just no excuse for “Seventh Son.”

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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In the world of film, there are specific genres that stand out for me and one of those is war movies. I love different titles for a variety of reasons, the story, or even an actor, in this category there is one primary theme that ties each film together – heroes. Their outstanding courage is what gives us that lump in our throats and a swell of patriotic pride that causes us to lift these characters, real or imagined, to elevated heights. It takes a special kind of person to be a hero, I know I couldn’t do it, but I am eternally grateful for the men and women that take up that mantle and defend the lives and freedoms I hold so dearly.

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Blu-ray Review: ‘Kundo’!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Jan 8th, 2015

Hey guys, Jana here,

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THE FILM

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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Bryan’s Best and Worst of 2014 List!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Dec 22nd, 2014

Hi everyone, Bryan Here…

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I can’t believe how fast this year has gone by. 2014 was an interesting year to say the least, most of which was great. Movie-wise, I think 2014 had some excellent films filling its theaters, but of course it had some real stinkers too. Below is my list of the Best and Worst films of 2014 with some added categories down at the bottom. I believe this year I watched over 145 new films, theatrically speaking and it was very difficult to narrow them down from 25. After some chocolate snacks covered in marshmallow cream, I finally had a TOP 10. But when you talk about the Best movies, you have to mention the worst too. My list tends to be a tad bit different from others, but hey, I’m twisted. I highly encourage you to seek out these movies – good or bad and enjoy the rest of your year.

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Jana’s Best/Worst of 2014!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Dec 15th, 2014

Hey guys, Jana here,

 

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It’s been a big year for the entertainment world. Netflix’s initial push to bring movie-theater worthy films straight to streaming customers and bypassing the big screen altogether set off a chain of deals that will take those fresh releases and push them directly into homes allowing us to bypass a $15.00 soda, but denying us the $20.00 popcorn you can only get at the theater.Then came the deluge of series and movies being made for exclusive run with everyone from Netflix, Amazon to Crackle and everything in between. Top that off with the huge breach of privacy Sony experienced. New releases were flooded onto P2P sharing sites and private emails from the film company’s big wigs that show us how the infrastructure of Sony really works, not to mention what those involved really think of some of their superstars.

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Film Review: ‘The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Dec 11th, 2014

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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We are at the end of this ‘Hobbit‘ trilogy with ‘The Battle of the Five Armies‘. The last three years seem to have gone by fairly fast. It seems like yesterday when I was writing about Warner Bros. heading back to Middle Earth with the ‘Hobbit‘. I was super stoked about it, because I was such a huge fan of the ‘Lord of the Rings‘ trilogy. I think I saw each of those films five times in the theater, owned each version that came out on DVD and Blu-ray, and went back to see them when they were re-released. I just can’t get enough of the ‘LOTR‘ films. But shortly after the announcement that we were receiving a ‘Hobbit‘ film, things started going downhill.

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Fan Days 2014: A Look inside The Show!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 3rd, 2014

Hey everyone! Your favorite multitasking, costumed wunderkind here

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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

Hey everyone, Black Mariah here…

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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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Guide To Wave Two Films At Fantastic Fest 2014!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 27th, 2014

Film Review: Guardians of the Galaxy’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 30th, 2014

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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Since Marvel became their own movie studio back in 2008 with the first ‘Iron Man‘ movie, they have quickly become one of the most lucrative movie studios in Hollywood in less than ten years. With films like ‘Iron Man‘, ‘Thor‘, ‘Captain America‘, ‘Hulk‘, and the billion dollar blockbuster ‘The Avengers‘, you can see why so many people stand in line for hours on end to see the top visual effects, greatest actors, and the fun and thrilling story lines for their favorite superheroes. And of course we all know that Marvel is now famous for connecting each of their films with cameos of heroes from other movies and those exciting end credit sequences after each of their films.

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Film Review: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 11th, 2014

Ben K., Here…

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Back in 2011, I ended my “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” review excited about what the future held for the rebooted series. As the screen went dark and the credits of “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” began to roll, I realized my high expectations had been met just three years later. If “Rise” hit all the right notes of an introductory chapter, then “Dawn” was even more on pitch with the rising action of a second act.

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Film Review: ‘Maleficent’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 30th, 2014

Janet W., Here…

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Different is not necessarily Evil. This is the lesson learned with the telling of King Arthur’s story through the eyes of Morgaine Le Fay in The Mists of AvalonMaleficent provides a different point of view for this timeless villain.  The original insight of Maleficent’s character was in Disney’s Sleeping Beauty where Maleficent was a wicked captor of a gentle beauty.  In her blazing greens and purples, she was terrifying and extremely menacing.  Maleficent offers the origin and growth of a fairy that is just a little bit different than the rest but nonetheless beautiful and powerful.

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Podcast #34 – Best ‘South Park Episodes’!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 14th, 2014

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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Here we are with our 34th ‘Multi-Media Men‘ podcast Episode and we added a BONUS Top 3 List for Mother’s Day. We had some fun with this one as we listed the Best ‘South Park‘ episodes ever. There are so many good ones, it’s difficult to choose just three. Be sure to check out Comedy Central for the new season that will air this year. It will be the show’s 18th season. This was a lot of fun and made us want to watch these episodes again. We were missing a couple of regulars this weekend, but were joined by Susan Kamyab of ‘This Chix Flix‘ and ‘Irving Community Television‘.  And please let us know what you think by going to our FACEBOOK page, which you should visit to catch up on all the latest information. And don’t forget to visit iTunes and Stitcher to subscribe to our podcast. Enjoy the show.

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Hello, Jana here,

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Peter Jackson is the current go-to-guy for sweeping epics including Dwarves, Elves and dragons. The original ‘Lord of the Rings‘ trilogy was entirely successful and brought to life a story a lot of us grew up reading. I thought the Rankin and Bass animations were pretty awesome for what they were, but Jackson’s film treatment of the series blew away any of my expectations. Before Jackson began the conversion, I had the poorly carried out vision of a little nightmare of a film called ‘Dungeons & Dragons‘ by director Courtney Solomon, stuck in my head as for what Jackson’s films would probably end up looking like. This is one moment where I was beyond thrilled to be wrong. Now someone go back and fix the ‘Dungeons & Dragons‘ movie, please?

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Film Review: ‘The Raid 2’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 10th, 2014

Hi, Bryan Here…

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The only thing you need to know  about ‘The Raid 2: Berandal‘ is that you need to run to the nearest theater that’s playing ‘The Raid 2: Berandal‘ and watch it. This is the sequel to 2011’s ‘The Raid: Redemption‘ by Gareth Evans, and is even better than its first literal non-stop hardcore action movie from only a few years ago. This time around, we have a 2.5 hour film full of some of the best action sequences and fight choreography ever put on film. In addition to that, we have one hell of story to go with it, which was mostly lacking from the first film, which I’m not complaining about at all.

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Hi, Bryan Here….

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The Dallas International Film Festival for 2014 has just announced its full lineup of movies. Last week, we brought you the first ten films that were announced, and if that was any clue on how cool the movies will be this year, it only gets better. It looks like there are some amazing selections this year, films that I’ve been hearing about for quite some time, and am glad to have them in Dallas. Below you will find all the info you want to know about each movie, documentary, short, and cult film that will be showing. And don’t forget, you can purchase your tickets HERE for the festival!!

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Jana B. here,

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Rob Zombie and Bret Easton Ellis are teaming up with Alcon Television to develop a project for Fox that takes us back to the morbid and attention grabbing incidents surrounding the Manson Family and the murder spree that ensued in August of 1969. Some of us may not have been alive during that time, but if you pay any attention at all to current events you have probably seen the different appeals and hearings for release some of the members have gone through since then. I know the history inside and out but it’s just because I’m a little different than normal people. I am fascinated by serial killers and have read everything on the subject I can get my hands on. At one point, I wanted to be a Psychiatrist that specialized in serial killer tracking…just like Alex Cross from the James Patterson novels. I didn’t end up doing that, but I still read or watch everything on the subject. Some nights I sleep with a baseball bat under the bed , each night I’m grateful for the shotgun that is less than 5 feet from me.

 

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More ‘Matrix’ Movies Are On The Horizon!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 2nd, 2014

Hi, Bryan Here….

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 Back in 1999, the Wachowski siblings brought us into a new world called ‘The Matrix‘. It was one of the best sci-fi movies to come out in several decades. It truly changed the way stories were told and even how movies were made. Several years later, we got two ‘Matrix‘ sequels back to back. And while those two were no where near the caliber of the first film, they were still fun, and became a solid trilogy. Now it seems the Warner Bros. and the Wachowski siblings are developing more ‘Matrix‘ films.

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Baddest Movie/TV Villains!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 16th, 2014

Hi, Bryan Here….

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Here we our with out 25th podcast. I can’ve believe we are at 25 weeks already. Next week, we will have been recording for half a year. As usual, we always start out with some sort of list. For the 25th week, we decided to talk about the baddest villains of all time. We had some pretty funny picks as well as some truly horrific characters. Surprisingly, nobody mentioned Darth Vader or anyone from ‘Lord of the Rings‘. Please let us know, what you though by going to our FACEBOOK page, which you should visit to catch up on all the latest information. And don’t forget to visit iTunes and subscribe to our podcast. Enjoy the show.

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Film Review: ‘Lego Movie’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 5th, 2014

Hi, Bryan Here….

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In the past, we’ve seen video games and board games adapted into movies for the big screen. More often than not, these adaptations are usually panned by critics everywhere and let down the fans. Or the film is decent enough for a ‘one-time’ watch, then is completely forgotten. You can say the above about ‘Battleship‘, ‘Street Fighter‘, or ‘House of the Dead‘. ‘Clue‘ might be the only board game adaptation to sustain any sort of fan following, and actually has received a lot of positive remarks since it came out 1985.

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