Thursday, August 6, 2020

Just a Sample of FANTASIA's Mammoth Film Festival Lineup

Fantasia International Film Festival 2020
The Fantasia International Film Festival will be celebrating its 24th edition as a virtual event accessible to movie lovers across Canada, with a wild assortment of scheduled screenings, panels, and workshops taking place online from August 20 through September 2, 2020. The decision to launch a digital edition of the famed genre festival was born from Fantasia’s desire to keep the health and safety of its attendees a top priority during the current global health crisis, while still offering daring, much-needed new genre entertainment to residents of Canada and supporting the breakout filmmakers of the year.

The Resident Evil Collection Coming to 4K Ultra HD

Resident Evil Movie Art
One of the most successful live-action video game film franchises of all time gets an upgrade when the RESIDENT EVIL 4K ULTRA HD COLLECTION arrives on November 3rd from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. This limited-edition gift set marks the first time that fans will be able to experience all six films on 4K Ultra HD disc with High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos audio. The films will also be available digitally in 4K with HDR.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Comedy Central Announces Reimagined "The Ren & Stimpy Show"

Ren and Stimpy Cartoon Series
Today, Comedy Central announced a reimagination of the Emmy®-nominated cult hit The Ren & Stimpy Show as it continues to double down on adult-focused animation, unlocking and reinventing a treasure chest of IP across ViacomCBS to complement South Park, including the newly announced Beavis and Butt-Head from Mike Judge and Daria spin-off Jodie.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Kevin Smith and Wildbrain on Animated Green Hornet Series

Green Hornet Comic Book
WildBrain, a global leader in kids and family entertainment, has teamed up with renowned filmmaker, screenwriter and actor Kevin Smith to develop an original animated series based on the classic superhero franchise, Green Hornet. The new animated series will target a  family audience and feature classic Green Hornet elements that fans know and love, including his ultra high-tech car, the “Black Beauty”. Set in contemporary times, the series will deliver some exciting new elements as it follows the adventures of a re-imagined Green Hornet and Kato – now the grown son of the original Green Hornet and the daughter of the original Kato – as they partner to battle crime in Century City!

Dead by Daylight Launches Tome IV CONVICTION

Dead by Daylight Tome IV CONVICTION
Behaviour™ Interactive, Canada’s leading independent game developer is proud to announce today the launch of a new Archive for its hit 1 v 4 asymmetrical multiplayer horror game, Dead by Daylight™.

This Archive, named CONVICTION allows players to unlock memories from Meg Thomas, The Wraith, The Hag and Ace Visconti. It also features new story-related outfits and charms for these characters. A 30% sale on main characters Ace Visconti and The Hag between July 29th and August 5th will take place to celebrate the release of the Tome.

THE OFFICE: The Official Party Planning Guide to Planning Parties

THE OFFICE The Official Party Planning Guide to Planning Parties


Lead your very own party planning committee with this official guide to throwing The Office-inspired events! The Office: The Official Party Planning Committee Guide to Planning Parties [October 13, 2020; $29.99] features easy-to-follow party ideas with step-by-step instructions for creating the best PPC-approved parties, including recipes, decorations, office pranks, party games, and more!

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Ghost in the Shell arrives on 4K and Digital 4K Ultra HD on 9/8

Lionsgate Ghost in the Shell Anime 4k Blu-ray
Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of one of the most critically acclaimed anime films of all time when Ghost in the Shell arrives on 4K Ultra HD™ Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray™ and Digital 4K Ultra HD) and Digital 4K Ultra HD on September 8th from Lionsgate. Based on the beloved manga from Japanese writer and illustrator Shirow Masamune, the film’s voice cast includes Atsuko Tanaka (Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, TV’s “Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex”, “Ghost in the Shell 2.0”), Akio Ôtsuka (Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, Paprika, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots), and Kôichi Yamadera (Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, Cowboy Bebop: The Movie, Ninja Scroll). Remastered in Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos, and featuring fan-favorite commemorative artwork from pop illustrator Martin Ansin – along with brand new bonus material – this will be the most definitive Ghost in the Shell package to date.

Monday, July 27, 2020

SDCC 2020: Mandrake the Magician Gets A Reboot

Stonebot Comics The Legacy of Mandrake the Magician comic book coverHearst-owned King Features Syndicate, Red 5 Comics and StoneBot Studios will cast a spell on readers this October as they present a new take on the classic comic strip Mandrake the Magician in an all-new comic book series. More than 85 years after the original comic strip’s debut, this expansion of the Mandrake universe stars a new generation of heroes as they face off with familiar foes.

Hitting store shelves on October 28, the modern-day Mandrake, aka “Mandy,” will make her debut in the YA comic series Mandrake the Magician: Mandrake’s Legacy. The series will be complemented by a free, must-read webcomic. The project is helmed by one of today’s most innovative writers, Erica Schultz, a comic book writer, editor, letterer and instructor best known for her work on Marvel’s Daredevil and the award-winning crime series M3. She currently writes Forgotten Home for ComiXology Originals and teaches with The Kubert School and with ComicsExperience.com. The cover art will be provided by the talented Amelia Vidal (Marvel Studios & Boom Studios) and the series will also offer vibrant variant covers from artist Evelin Unfer. The beautiful and detailed interior art is credited to artists Diego Giribaldi, Juan Pablo Massa and Moncho Bunge.

SDCC 2020: Lovecraft Country Season 1 Teaser

HBO Lovecraft Country tv series teaserHey Folks! Ya like tentacles?? Actually, I can't guarantee tentacles just because this is about a tale spun from the works of H.P. Lovecraft...but there's probably an awesome chance!! San Diego Comic-Con just wrapped up their first ever @Home event, so we'll be digging through the geeky goodies to bring you the highlights. Here's one from the creepy side of town.

During the Comic-Con@Home panel for HBO’s genre-bending LOVECRAFT COUNTRY, fans were presented an exclusive sneak peek from the first season...

Thursday, July 23, 2020

SDCC 2020: Megalopolis Tackles Earth Worm Jim, Battle Toads, Madballs & More

SDCC 2020 Megalopolis Teaser
Megalopolis Toys has added more iconic brands to their upcoming 2021 line of classic/retro action figures; Earthworm Jim and Clay Fighter from Interplay Entertainment; and Battletoads, Banjo Kazooie, Conkers Bad Fur Day and Perfect Dark from Microsoft’s Rare Ltd Studios.