Apr/2018

Hi, Bryan Here….

So much has been speculated and mentioned over the last couple weeks about the whole Disney purchasing Lucas Films, which includes the ‘Star Wars’ franchise.  News came out that they have already begun pre-production on new ‘Star Wars’ films and have even hired a writer.  They are wasting no time at all.  However, it looks like Darth Vader might be back in action for the new films.

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I just love when stuff like this happens.  It’s so awesome when studios do really cool and fun trailers for their films in unique ways.  For this Thor trailer tv spot, they pretty much re-did shot for shot of that hit funny as hell VW commerical with the little kid as Darth Vader.  But replace Darth Vader with Thor.  The results are great.

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Dan Moran’s Top 12 Movies of 2017 Plus Extras!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 4th, 2018

I saw 75 movies this year and I still have 3-4 left to finish up over the next few weeks. I haven’t seen The Post, Call Me By Your Name, or Phantom Thread yet. Phantom Thread is the only regret I have but it doesn’t come out until mid-January and I like to finish my list before first week of January ends. A few special awards before my top 12.

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4K UHD Review: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jan 2nd, 2018

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The threats of terrorism, war, chaos, and financial ruin are all too real these days.  ’The Dark Knight Rises’ dives into these issues on a massive scale, which makes any film in the Marvel universe look like mere “child’s play” (no reference to a knife-wielding murderous doll).  Compared with the other Batman movies, everything is bigger in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ and there is so much more at stake.  Not one second of this film is wasted, the writing and direction is straight to the point, cohesive, and comes across as totally fulfilling in its 164 minute run-time.

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The Hope of ‘Star Wars’!

by Gumbercules9000 on Dec 11th, 2017

Star Wars feels like the one franchise that everyone agrees on that one fundamental thing: We want it to be good and we are hopeful it will be. I can’t think of a film franchise that offers so much hope with every installment. I’m not talking about what happens on screen either, that is for someone else to write. I’m just discussing the general public and their anticipation for each entry.

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Just a few of my favorite posters!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Jun 11th, 2017

Hey guys, Jana here,

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There are several elements that go into play when a movie is prepping for their initial debut. There is an advertising campaign, and the goal is to saturate the atmosphere with the upcoming movie, all designed to get us to show up in theaters and plunk down a chunk of our hard-earned cash. One of the first type of media to invade our subconscious is the all-important movie poster. This may seem like a small thing, but each poster is carefully designed to share just enough information that will reel us a bit closer, then just like when fishing, set that hook.

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Film Review #2: Wonder Woman!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 31st, 2017

Dan M., here….

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Let’s cut to the chase, Wonder Woman is great and one of the best modern superhero origin movies ever made. It deserves to be mentioned in the same breath as the original Superman, Batman Begins, Iron Man, etc. It is a nearly flawless introduction to a truly interesting character who cannot only carry her own film but will hopefully help carry future DC films the way Iron Man does with Marvel ones.

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Enjoy the New ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Trailer!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 13th, 2016

Hi everyone, Bryan here…

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Watch the official second trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, in which Jyn Erso leads a group of unlikely heroes to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story arrives in theaters December 16, 2016.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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If you were unable to attend ‘Star Wars Celebration‘ in London, which is most of us, we still get a special peek at ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story‘. No, we don’t get the trailer, that was designed for ticket holders in attendance.  What we do get is a behind the scenes short that showcases the filming of a few big scenes and a new poster.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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If you like your ‘Star Wars‘ stories animated, then you’ll want to be sure to pick up a copy of ‘Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season Two‘ when it becomes available for purchase on Blu-ray and DVD August 30 of this year.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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Star Wars‘ faithfuls can’t seem to get enough of tearing apart the few scenes we’ve been privy to thus far from the trailer, in an effort to keep their tongues wagging, a new teaser was debuted for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ today on Instagram which features John Boyega’s character, Finn hefting a blue lightsaber in a face off with Adam Driver’s Kylo Ren.

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season One‘ can be yours to own on Blu-ray and DVD September 1st! SW Rebels is an animated TV series set between the events of Episodes III and IV, Rebels takes place in a time where the Empire is securing its grip on the galaxy and hunting down the last of the Jedi Knights as a fledgling rebellion consisting of a brave and clever ragtag starship crew, against the Empire is taking shape.

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Celebrate your July 4th Holiday with these Films!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 3rd, 2015

Hi everyone, Bryan Here….

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In the midst of family and friend get-togethers, 37 pounds of BBQ spare ribs, ten gallons of creamy cool coleslaw, floating in a pool, and setting off fireworks, while listening to Neil Diamond’s ‘America’, I also like to enjoy “that one night game a year”, meaning I love to watch July 4th inspired films. I usually do a mini movie marathon of them with the usual food and beverages that go with each film. I’ve done this the past few years, with one year, taking a break to do an all John Carpenter/Kurt Russell marathon. That was a lot of fun. But, for those of you who want to enjoy a movie or three over the holiday weekend, but keep with the spirit of the 4th of July, here are a few suggestions to keep you patriotic.

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Film Review: ‘Planes 2’!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 17th, 2014

Rebecca S., Here…

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Last night my six-year old son E and I saw the next high flying adventure of Dusty Crophopper in ‘Planes 2‘. He was so excited to see the movie since he loved the first film . There are a lot of things to like about this movie, such as the theme of bravery, the old saying that you can be anything (the continuing theme from the first movie), and that sometimes you have to follow instructions even when you don’t want to, which are important things for children and adults to remember.

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Top 10 List: The 10 Most American Movies!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 4th, 2014

Paul N., Here…

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It’s that time of year again. Time to celebrate the founding of this nation by eating excessively and purchasing enough fireworks to create man-sized craters in the pavement. In honor of this time, here’s a list of the most ‘Murican movies ever. This isn’t a list of patriotic movies (though some of these could be seen as patriotic), so you aren’t going to see Saving Private Ryan or other true patriotic movies on here. This list focuses on those things that make America into ‘Murica – extreme excess and over-the-top…well, everything! [Cue eagle screech]

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TMNT Casts Johnny Knoxville and Tony Shalhoub!!!

by Red Zeppelbon on Apr 6th, 2014

Hello, Jana here,

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Not to enrage fans of ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles‘ any more than necessary, but we’ve got some new casting info for the new twist on the heroes in a half-shell. The characters may have a different look than what we’re used to, but some of them will at least sound familiar. Johnny Knoxville has been added to voice Leonardo, and Tony Shalhoub is giving Splinter a voice.

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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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Blu-Ray Review: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Feb 16th, 2013

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Christopher Nolan’s third and final installment of his Batman franchise ranks as the best film in the series.  That’s difficult for me to say, as the first two films were so amazing.  Even with Heath Ledger’s iconic and eternal role as the Joker in the previous film, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ far surpasses anything my imagination could have hoped for in film.  Movies do not get better than ’The Dark Knight Rises’.

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Boomstick’s Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Part 2 Toys & Art

by Gumbercules9000 on Nov 16th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here…

 

Well it’s here everyone. Boomstick’s annual ultimate Geek Holiday Gift Guide for the holidays.  So many great deals and uber cool and geeky stuff to get your loved ones and yourself this 2012 holiday season.  As usual, you will be able to click on the link or picture that will take you to purchase the items.  So enjoy and eat some good food and be safe out there this holiday shopping season.

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Hi, Bryan Here…

A tad late bringing this past week’s cool blu-ray picks to you, but it’s here and this coming week’s releases should be on time later today.   There are some great child-hood nostalgic films for this week.  It was a delight.    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 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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Bryan’s ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Review!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Jul 17th, 2012

Hi, Bryan Here….

Christopher Nolan’s third and final installment of his Batman franchise ranks as the best film in the series.  That’s difficult for me to say, as the first two films were so amazing.  Even with Heath Ledger’s iconic and eternal role as the Joker in the previous film, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ far surpasses anything my imagination could have hoped for in film.  Movies do not get better than ’The Dark Knight Rises’.

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COMIC BOOK RELEASES FOR THE 2ND WEEK OF OCTOBER!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 12th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

Here are this weeks new releases for the second week of October.  Click HERE TO find some of the available titles!! Don’t forget you can hit up the Texas Theatre and get new and vintage comics and graphic novels too from Boomstick.

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COMIC BOOK RELEASES FOR THE 1ST WEEK OF OCTOBER!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 6th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

Here are this weeks new releases for the first week of October.  Click HERE TO find some of the available titles!! Don’t forget you can hit up the Texas Theatre and get new and vintage comics and graphic novels too from Boomstick.

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George Lucas Rapes My Childhood Yet Again!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 30th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

So yes.  George Lucas is raping my childhood again as we speak.  He likes doing it.  He gets pleasure in ruining his once long ago master pieces which have turned into mostly garbage.  So not only are we getting the special editions of Star Wars on bluray, but it seems like Lucas is changing things yet again to make this dying franchise worse and worse.  I’ll eat my words if he ever releases the original films on blu-ray, but sad to say folks, i doubt that is going to happen any time soon.  So I have two clips from the new Star Wars Blu-Rays where Lucas has changed a few things.  So just watch them below and feel the rape.

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COMIC BOOK RELEASES FOR THE LAST WEEK OF MAY!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on May 27th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

Here are this weeks new releases for MAY 25th.  Click HERE TO find some of the available titles!!

Enjoy.

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COMIC BOOK RELEASES FOR THE LAST WEEK OF APRIL!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Apr 27th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here….

Here are this weeks new releases for April 20th.  Click HERE TO find some of the available titles!!

Enjoy.

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Hi Bryan Here….

A while ago, Disney shut down the “Star Tours” ride to do some revamping and remodeling.  If you are not familiar with “Star Tours” it is a ride that takes you through the entire Star Wars universe at Disney theme parks.  We have the official press release that will tell you some information about what to expect from the all new and improved ride.  “Warp Speed Ahead!” Fuck! Wrong movie!

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COMIC BOOK RELEASES FOR THE LAST WEEK OF MARCH!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 30th, 2011

Hi Bryan Here…

Here are this weeks new releases for March 30th.  Click HERE TO find some of the available titles!!

Enjoy.

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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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Hi Bryan Here…

If you are like me, then the Superbowl game between the Packers and the Steelers is second fiddle to all the awesome commercials and new movie trailers that will be shown.  There are tons of badass films coming out soon, so I imagine that quite a bit of amazing trailers will be shown during the Superbowl this year.  But this awesome Volkswagen commercial is just so great.  i hope to see quite a bit of greatness like this.

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Hi Bryan Here…

So a couple of days ago, I posted the news about the George Lucas releasing his Star Wars films on bluray this year.  See that story HERE!!!  Now I have all sorts of goodies for you in the forms of , trailers, footage from the CES announcement, and some info about the releases.  I hope you ENJOY!!

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Hi Bryan Here…

Over in Las Vegas today at the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) show, Lucas Film announced that Star Wars will be available for purchase on BLURAY in September of this year.

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Blu-ray Review: ‘Star Wars: Rebels’ Season 2!

by Gumbercules9000 on Aug 31st, 2016

Jonathan A., here….

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Season two of Disney’s new “Star Wars Rebels” series is a wonderful piece of storytelling, rich with interesting and fun characters that perfectly fit into the Star Wars universe we all know and love. 

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Hey guys, Jana here,

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Alamo Drafthouse is giving ‘Star Wars‘ fans what they’ve wanted for a long time – no, it’s not the loss of their virginity, but, it’s the chance to see the first three films that launched an empire on big screens in more than 20 cities!

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Top Ten List of Technology from Films We Need Now!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Oct 8th, 2014

Paul N., Here…

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Sometimes, when we watch movies (even bad ones), we look at the technology used and think to ourselves “man, I really need that in my life”. The following is a list of the ten most “give it to me now” technological advances from cinema. This does not mean that the following movies are good, but that the technology used in them is highly desirable. To avoid the list becoming too narrow in focus (like weapons only), or convoluted by tech from one franchise (like Star Trek), the following list has a range of tech from weapons to medical gadgets, each from a completely different movie or franchise.

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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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Star Wars 3-D Films Get Release Dates!!!

by Gumbercules9000 on Mar 3rd, 2011

Hi Bryan Here…

a few weeks ago, George Lucas announced that he was wanting to jump in on the 3-D craze that has hit the entertainment industry and convert all the Star Wars films to 3-D.

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