Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Fright Fest 2018 at Six Flags Great Adventure

Six Flags Fright Fest
Six Flags Great Adventure, the World’s Ultimate Thrill Park, will debut its biggest and scariest Fright Fest® in park history this fall. The Northeast’s Largest Halloween party runs weekends and select days September 15 through October 31 featuring more than 25 Halloween-themed shows and attractions, including the terrifying Hell Fest maze based on the new horror movie, Hell Fest, in theaters this fall. The scare factor continues to ramp up with newly-themed haunted houses, a heart-pounding new show, and the 20th season of the park’s iconic, live, stage spectacular – Dead Man’s Party.

Yuri!!! on ICE Series Marathon in Select Theaters Oct. 13

Fathom Events Yuri on Ice in Theaters October 13th

This fall, anime fans are set to discover that nothing is better than big screen binge-watching the most critically-acclaimed sports anime ever released. Crunchyroll and Fathom Events will bring episodes one through twelve of the ground-breaking animated show “Yuri!!! on ICE” to select U.S. cinemas in a one day marathon with “Yuri!!! on ICE Series Marathon.” In addition to viewing the 12 episodes with friends and fellow fans, attendees will view a video message from the series’ producer along with a “hello” from Makkachin, Victor Nikiforov's pet poodle.

Tickets for “Yuri!!! on ICE Series Marathon” are available at www.FathomEvents.com and participating box offices.

Team Rogue Want To Be Your Fortnite Mentors

Junior Rogue Montorship Program for Gamers
Rogue, Las Vegas’ professional esports organization, in partnership with Find Your Grind (FYG) and backed by ReKTGlobal, today announces the creation of the Find Your Grind Junior Rogue Program. Junior Rogue is a semesterly program that will provide young Fortnite players with mentorship from Rogue Fortnite players and opportunities to succeed in the gaming space. Participants will learn about the gaming industry from real professionals through a structured accelerator program and will be mentored by some of the top personalities in Fortnite, including Benjamin “DrLupo” Lupo. The program begins October 8.

The Captain Marvel Movie Trailer is LIVE

Marvel Studios Captain Marvel Movie Trailer
HERE...WE...GO!! For all those that have been screaming for equal accommodation for the mighty women of Marvel Comics on the big screen, we are about to learn the most powerful hero to stand against evil in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a woman.

Set in the 1990s, Marvel Studios' "Captain Marvel" is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that follows the journey of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes. While a galactic war between two alien races reaches Earth, Danvers finds herself and a small cadre of allies at the center of the maelstrom.

Monday, September 17, 2018

NYCC 2018: Diamond Select Toys Returns

Diamond Select Toys at New York Comic Con 2018
New York Comic-Con is approaching, and Diamond Select Toys is prepping a massive presence at the show, with cases of advance prototypes, shelves of products for sale, a panel, two signings and an exclusive! Read on for details, and come see us at booth 1644!

Starting Thursday, Oct. 4, DST will offer an exclusive Minimate of the Battle Beast Desmodius, a fearsome black bat armed with a sword and glaive. Measuring approximately 2 inches tall, and featuring 14 points of articulation, it is fully interchangeable with all Minimates mini-figures. It will come packaged in a clear polybag with hangtag, and sell for $6.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Required Reading: The Nerf Blaster Modification Guide

The Nerf Blaster Modification Guide by Luke Goodman
Nerf blasters have been around for over twenty-five years, and today they remain one of the hottest toys on the market. You’ll see them used for everything from one-on-one backyard battles to epic Humans vs. Zombies games with hundreds of participants. There you’re likely to see modified, tricked-out blasters that have increased range, dart speed, and capacity, as well as awesome paint jobs.

If you’ve ever wondered how you too can kick your foam blaster up a notch, The Nerf Blaster Modification Guide (publishing October 16 from Voyageur Press) can show you the way. In this unofficial handbook, Luke Goodman (aka YouTube's Out of Darts) guides you through simple modifications with easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photography. With his expert advice, you’ll have a higher-performing – and cooler-looking – blaster in no time.

NYCC 2018: Freeform Bringing a First look at ‘SIREN’ Season 2

Freeform announced today that it will bring the cast and executive producers of the critically acclaimed mermaid drama “Siren” to New York Comic Con on Thursday, Oct. 4, to do a deep dive exploring the behind-the-scenes secrets of the show, recap season one and reveal what fans can expect from the highly anticipated season two when it premieres in January.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors Doll Collection

Hasbro Marvel Rising Secret Warriors Doll Collection
Kids can recreate amazing team adventures with MARVEL RISING SECRET WARRIORS figures! Each 11-inch-scale figure comes ready for super-powered action in their Super Hero fashions with soft goods clothing and rooted hair. Features 15 points of articulation for great poseability. Characters include MS. MARVEL, SQUIRREL GIRL, AMERICA CHAVEZ, GHOST-SPIDER, DAISY JOHNSON (MARVEL’S QUAKE) and MARVEL’S PATRIOT. Each figure sold separately.

Availability: October 2018

Restored "Night of the Living Dead" in Theaters October 24-25

Restored "Night of the Living Dead" in Theaters October 24-25 from Fathom Events
A half-century ago, the living dead had their night, but for decades the inexorable dread of George A. Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead” has been seen only in murky, fuzzy versions.

On Wednesday, October 24, and Thursday, October 25, only, “Night of the Living Dead” returns to nearly 600 movie theatres nationwide in a newly restored and remastered version presented by Fathom Events, Image Ten Inc. and Living Dead Media, in association with Janus Films and the Criterion Collection. “Night of the Living Dead” will play at 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. (local time) both days, presented through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network (DBN).

Commemorating its 50th anniversary, “Night of the Living Dead” will be accompanied by a new behind-the-scenes look at the making of this iconic film. Tickets for “Night of the Living Dead” are available beginning today at www.FathomEvents.com and participating theater box offices. A complete list of theater locations can be found on the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).

NYCC 2018: Guillermo del Toro, Diego Luna with DreamWorks Tales of Arcadia: 3Below

DreamWorks Tales of Arcadia 3Below Animated Series at New York Comic Con 2018
Guillermo del Toro offers a first look inside his upcoming Netflix original series DreamWorks Tales of Arcadia: 3Below, the second chapter in the Tales of Arcadia trilogy. The panel will also include executive producers Rodrigo Blaas, Marc Guggenheim and Chad Hammes, and actor Diego Luna. The series follows two royal teenage aliens, and their bodyguard who flee a surprise takeover of their home planet by an evil dictator and crash land in Arcadia. Now on the run from intergalactic bounty hunters, they struggle to blend in and adapt to the bizarre world of high school all the while attempting to repair their ship so they can return and defend their home planet.