I was fortunate to attend Mattel’s blogger breakfast event the Monday morning of Toy Fair. Mattel had claimed the entire fourth floor of the Javits Center, and, BOY! did they showcase a lot of cool stuff! Justice League Ultimate Batmobile Justice League™ Ultimate Batmobile SRP: $ 249.99 | Adult | Available: Fall 2017 Inspired by Warner Bros. Pictures’ action-adventure […]
The official Disney Blog, Oh My Disney!, has just posted new release dates for Disney movies! Now, I don’t really post the full list anymore (because Warners is too chicken to place dates on their superhero movies), but here’s the Disney timeline through 2020: 2017 Beauty and the Beast (Live Action) (3D): 3/17 Born in […]
We review Pixar’s second feature of 2015
The October doldrums are past (where The Martian was the #1 movie for four of the past five weeks?!). Last weekend saw the double whammy of James Bond and Charlie Brown gain 76% of the weekend box office, and the total take of all movies to be 148% over the previous weekend’s cumulatives and 6% over this time last […]
UPDATE: Okay, we reported this earlier, but just in case you missed it the first time, because Comic Con… Marvel, sneaky buggers, posted the following PR on October 8th: Now that Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has officially reached its conclusion with the release of Marvel’s “Ant-Man,” we have new details on what […]
D23, the big Disney fanfest, just concluded three days of programming at the Anaheim Convention Center. There was a lot of news! New movies announced! New theme parks and attractions! Music! New versions of old favorites! And, yes, even a new emoji! (No, not of Uncle Walt…) All of the headlines below have embedded links, […]
So, we all know that Marvel didn’t present anything in Hall H during Comic-Con. Was it because they didn’t have anything to show, just like Sony and Paramount? Or were they saving their big announcements for the D23 Expo, Disney’s biennial fanfest scheduled for August 14-16? Well, we know a little bit more, as Disney has published […]
By: Nick Eskey Hello again toy enthusiasts, and welcome to another installment of San Diego Comic-Con Funko releases! You know Funko, the purveyors of the highly popular POP! series of collectible figurines, who also vow to “cover as many beloved licenses and characters as possible to remind every Comic-Con attendee why they fell in love […]
By: Nick Eskey Hello again nerds and nerdettes, and welcome to another installment of San Diego Comic-Con Funko releases! You know Funko, the purveyors of the highly popular POP! series of collectible figurines, who also vow to “cover as many beloved licenses and characters as possible to remind every Comic-Con attendee why they fell in […]
There are moments in life, for everyone, when sorrow creeps into our happiest memories. Time passes. We change. We lose things. We lose people. Our past experiences take on a new shape. Occasionally the shift is sharp and profound; an earthquake. Other times it’s gradual and unnoticed; erosion.
But sorrow isn’t always a burden. Sometimes it’s a salve.