Movie Review: THE HEAT

The Heat opens promisingly enough with a retro title sequence set to “Fight the Power (Part 1 & 2)” by The Isley Brothers. The groovy 70’s vibe instantly recalls classic buddy movies like Freebie & The Bean or Hickey & Boggs. Sadly, The Heat doesn’t even muster up to the level ofTango & Cash though it…

Shout Factory unveils its 2016 SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON lineup

Now a mainstay at San Diego Comic-Con International, pop-culture purveyor Shout! Factory returns to the convention in 2016 with a dynamic lineup, featuring captivating panel events, celebrity autograph signings, a showcase of new and upcoming home entertainment products, Comic-Con exclusive items and engaging booth activities.  Fans and convention attendees are invited to join in on…

AMERICAN GODS, ASH VS. EVIL DEAD, and Luc Besson’s VALERIAN are coming to COMIC-CON 2016

American Gods Panel/Presentation Friday, July 22nd from 3:15PM-4:15PM in Room 6BCF Autograph Signing Friday, July 22nd from 4:45PM-6:00PM at American Gods Booth #4029 Writers/Showrunners: Bryan Fuller, Michael Green Creator: Neil Gaiman Director: David Slade Executive Producers: Bryan Fuller, Michael Green, Neil Gaiman, David Slade, Craig Cegielski, Stefanie Berk Cast: Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Emily Browning,…

Tom Hanks is a different type of captain in Clint Eastwood’s SULLY

From Oscar-winning director Clint Eastwood (American Sniper, Million Dollar Baby) comes Warner Bros. Pictures’ drama Sully, starring Oscar winner Tom Hanks (Bridge of Spies, Forrest Gump) as Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger. On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of…

Movie Review: DREDD

I’m not completely against reboots and remakes. There are some properties that deserve a second chance. One of them is Judge Dredd, who first appeared in the long running British comic book anthology, 2000AD. The series was set in a dystopian future under the totalitarian rule of the Judges, reflecting the prevailing mood amidst the…

Nickelodeon opens its vaults to bring LEGENDS OF THE HIDDEN TEMPLE, RUGRATS, HEY ARNOLD! and more to COMIC-CON 2016

LOS ANGELES — Nickelodeon and The Splat–the network’s programming block dedicated to Nick’s legendary library of hits from the ‘90s and 2000s–are blasting open the vaults for a slime-tastic, immersive experience at Comic-Con International: San Diego 2016 that’s bound to be All That, and more.  Headquartered at its 1,800 square-foot booth (#4113) on the convention…

Blu-ray Review: IDENTITY THIEF

2011 was the breakout year for Melissa McCarthy, who earned rave reviews for her performance in that year’s runaway hit Bridesmaids. Her CBS sitcom, Mike & Molly, also debuted the previous fall on earned her an Emmy award that year for Best Lead Actress. Now is the time to cash in as McCarthy appears in…