Red Skull vs. Skeletor

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It’s that time again pop culture fans! This time around for our “Versus” segment, we have  two of the oddest skull-looking characters. In the red corner, we have the Red Skull from Marvel Comics. In the blue corner, we have Skeletor from Mattel!  Who do you think will be the last one standing in this skull-to-skull matchup! We will provide some details about each character, and in the end  we let you the fans decide who wins! Let’s get this started! Continue reading

Top 10 Shoot’em up films

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We have another kick-ass list for you this time around! What is it about guns that we love so much? Who knows, but they’re cool as hell! Here’s a list of films that celebrate our love for guns, action and violence. These films make gunplay into an art form, which has now been given the name “gun-fu”. Are any of these your favorites? Let’s take a look at our lists, and see if any match up with yours. And there will be blood…. Continue reading

Venom Premium Format Figure by Sideshow Collectibles

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“Welcome to my neighborhood, Spider-Man! Would you be my… could you be my… neighbor?”

 Venom Premium Format™ Figure How do you begin to describe Venom? He’s part antagonist, part anti-hero.  He’s part man, part monster.  He’s one of Spider-Man’s most dangerous foes, but he’s also sometimes a grudging and reluctant ally. Whatever he is, Venom’s larger than life personality and twisted appearance has made him incredibly popular with many of the artists and designers here at Sideshow –  so for us, adding him to our rogues gallery has been a true labor of love!
 
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Iwan Rheon Set for Key Role in ‘Marvel’s Inhumans’ Series for ABC


Critically acclaimed actor will play Maximus in highly anticipated television series.

Prominent actor Iwan Rheon (“Game of Thrones”) has been cast in the lead role of Maximus in the “Marvel’s Inhumans” television series. Continue reading

Next X-Men Movie Eyes Simon Kinberg to Direct

Will the next X-Men movie follow the Dark Phoenix Saga?

Although Hugh Jackman‘s time as Wolverine appears to be coming to an end with Logan, 20th Century Fox‘s X-Men movie franchise looks like it may just be getting started. Collider reports that Simon Kinberg is in talks with the studio to write and direct the next X-Men movie, rumored to be titled “X-Men: Supernova”. Kinberg has been involved as a writer and producer of every X-Men film since 2006’s X-Men: The Last Stand. If he takes the director’s chair on the next X-Men movie, it will mark his feature film directorial debut. Continue reading

Matt Reeves Decides He Doesn’t Want to Direct THE BATMAN

Last week news broke that Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Matt Reeves was in talks to replace Ben Affleck as the director of The Batman. It was expected that he would take the gig but in the end, he opted to drop out of the running.

The new comes from Variety, but there are no reasons given as to why he decided to not pursue it. The report just says that “talks have broken down” between the director and the studio and “negotiations have stopped”.

According to an inside source, WB is still intent on making the film by “whatever means necessary.” Continue reading

George “The Animal” Steele passes away

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WWE is saddened to learn that WWE Hall of Famer William James Myers, known to fans as George “The Animal” Steele, has passed away at the age of 79.

Steele was one of the wildest and most unpredictable Superstars in sports-entertainment history. Yet, despite his green tongue, hairy torso and insatiable appetite for turnbuckle pads, “The Animal” was a very well-educated man. Prior to breaking into sports-entertainment, Steele received his Master’s Degree from Central Michigan University and became a high school teacher and wrestling coach in the Detroit area. Continue reading

Top 10 Star Wars Home Console Games

This week we have a great list for you! We have the one and only Star Wars franchise!  This franchise has given us some of the greatest video games! This week we talk about the Top 10 Star Wars video games for home consoles! (We already did Top 10 lists for arcade games in the 1980s and 1990s, and SW was weel represented on both lists.)The Star Wars franchise has spawned over one hundred computer, video, and board games, dating back to some of the earliest home consoles. Some are based directly on movie material, while others rely heavily on the Star Wars expanded universe.  So back, relax and let’s play some of these great games! Continue reading

Star Wars announces September 1, 1017 as Force Friday II

Attention, Star Wars fans: It’s time to make some room on your desk, toy shelf, bookshelf, and in your closet.

Disney and Lucasfilm announced Star Wars Force Friday II, a global fan event celebrating the launch of Star Wars: The Last Jedi products. Toys, collectibles, books, apparel, and more will go on sale beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, September 1, 2017, with stores around the world opening for a weekend-long celebration of all things Star Wars. In addition, packaging for the new line, featuring striking images of a lightsaber-wielding Rey, Poe Dameron, and Finn, was also revealed today and can be seen above. Continue reading

Carnage Premium Format Figure by Sideshow Collectibles

“I am the ultimate insanity! I am CARNAGE!”
 Carnage Premium Format™ Figure The latest addition to Sideshow’s collection of misfits, monsters, and miscreants to face off against our favorite web-slinger is non-other than Cletus Kasady himself – Carnage!
Old Cletus was never the picture of sanity at the best of times, but merging with an alien symbiote brou  ght out all new kinds of crazy in this maniacal criminal!

This mass-murderin’ monstrosity took evil to a whole new level when he was first introduced, and even made Venom seem positively logical by comparison. By bonding with Cletus Kassidy the symbiote took an already unhinged killer and imbued him with incredible powers of strength, speed, and shape-shifting – turning his body into a living weapon!

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Anti-Venom Statue by Sideshow Collectibles AND Prime one studios

“See, this is what I’m talking about! NO ONE takes crazy Eddie Brock seriously.” – Edward Brock

 Anti-Venom Statue Developed and manufactured in partnership with Prime 1 Studio, we are proud to present Anti-Venom. Eddie Brock was debonded from the Venom symbiote, traces of it were left in his body. Later, suffering from cancer, Brock started working as a volunteer in the F.E.A.S.T. Center. Martin Li, the alter-ego of Mr. Negative, and founder of F.E.A.S.T. used his powers to cure Eddie’s cancer. In the process, he accidentally infused the remnants of the symbiote in Eddie’s bloodstream with his power and fused them to his white blood cells, creating a new hybrid symbiote which manifested when the Venom symbiote attempted to leave its then-current host and return to Eddie. This new symbiote had powerful healing powers and other powers that differ from the Venom symbiote, producing antibodies that can cure any known disease and remove any other impurities within a human body. Unlike other symbiotes, this symbiote is completely mindless and Eddie Brock is in full control of his actions. Continue reading

Eric Cartman VS Louise Belcher VS Bart Simpson


Hello again pop culture fans! This time around for our “Versus” segment, we have some of the toughest kids in American animation, with some of the most devious minds at play. We give to you, and don’t dare ever to challenge them alone: Cartman from “South Park”; Louise From “Bob’s Burgers”; and the original bad boy, Bart from “The Simpsons”. We have a rough tough all out  brawl of the minds here – one for the books. Who will be the last genius to stand? We let you decide. We have provided some details about each character, and in the end, we let you, the fans, decide who should win. Let’s get this started… Continue reading

Ben Affleck Reportedly Doesn’t Want to Play Batman Anymore

Image result for ben affleck batmanA month ago, while promoting his passion project Live by Night — which he directed, wrote, produced, and starred in — on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Ben Affleck confirmed that he would be directing The Batman, his first standalone film as the Caped Crusader.

However, after Live by Night bombed at the box office — causing a $75 million loss for Warner Bros. — Affleck reportedly experienced a crisis of confidence, questioning whether or not he could simultaneously direct and star in a big-budget superhero movie. In the end, he chose to step down as director of The Batman, citing his desire to focus on the acting side of the role. And according to recent reports, Matt Reeves, the director behind Cloverfield (2008) and Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes (2014), will take the helm.

While many of us had hoped that would put an end to all the drama surrounding The Batman, John Campea is now claiming that three separate sources have told him over the past four days that Affleck no longer wants to be The Dark Knight in the DCEU. Continue reading

Kevin Smith: no ‘Clerks’ and ‘Mallrats’ sequels, new ‘Jay and Silent Bob’ film

Kevin Smith is taking the View Askewniverse in a new direction.

In a lengthy Facebook post, the director of Clerks, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back and Mallrats revealed future plans for his film universe. Smith admitted much-coveted sequels to Mallrats and the third Clerks film had been canned for various reasons and that Jay and Silent Bob were getting a new installment. Continue reading

Jennifer Connelly will be the villain for Alita: Battle Angel

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Jennifer Connelly will play a villain in Alita: Battle Angel, the James Cameron-produced film based on manga “Battle Angel Alita”, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

Connelly, known for her roles in films like LabyrinthRequiem for a Dream, and House of Sand and Fog won an Academy Award for her performance in A Beautiful Mind in 2001. Continue reading

Richard Hatch, Battlestar Galactica star, dies at 71

Actor Richard Hatch has died at the age of 71, a representative for the actor told the Associated Press. Just as unfortunate, the former reality game show winner, Richard Hatch, is still with us. Continue reading