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The Sandman Audiobook Is Better Than It Has Any Right To Be, Even With A Disappointing Act II

How do you adapt a graphic novel series like Neil Gaiman's "The Sandman"? It's a question that has eluded Hollywood producers and filmmakers for decades — to the point of many declaring the acclaimed comic books to be unadaptable. And for many years, that was true. Until suddenly two years ago, a pair of adaptations of "The Sandman" finally sprung into being: a live-action Netflix series that was finally getting off the ground after years of gestating. And ... an audiobook?The audiobook, when it...
Tags: Reviews, New York, Hollywood, Movies, Neil Gaiman, Netflix, Brian Cox, James McAvoy, David Tennant, John Lithgow, Long Island, Sandman, Jeffrey Wright, Cool Stuff, Loki, Gaiman


Star Wars Bits: Disney+ Day, The Book Of Boba Fett, Quantic Dream's Star Wars Video Game, Star Wars: Visions, And More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits:Disney+ Day Celebrates Boba FettLudwig Göransson Will Reportedly Score "The Book of Boba Fett"Is There a "Star Wars" Video Game in the Works From Quantic Dream?Hasbro's "Star Wars: Droids" Figures"Star Wars" Podcast & YouTube Round-UpAnd more! Disney+ Day Celebrates Boba Fett On Friday, November 12, The Walt Disney Company will host Disney+ Day, in which subscribers will be treated to new content releases across the streaming service's iconic brands -- including...
Tags: Star Wars, Television, Movies, News, Disney, Paris, Sony, Hasbro, Darth Vader, Montreal, Lucasfilm, Detroit, George Lucas, Jason, Adam Savage, NICK


James McAvoy Is Living The Dream In The Sandman Act II [Interview]

James McAvoy played the captive Morpheus in his own kind of locked room. In the first part of "The Sandman" audio drama directed by Dirk Maggs and released by Audible, Morpheus — the ancient anthropomorphic personification of dreams — is captured by a group of cultists that hold him captive for 80 years, before he's finally released to return to his decaying domain. And McAvoy performed the part of Morpheus in the first part of "The Sandman," released in July 2020, while in lockdown in his spare...
Tags: Movies, News, Neil Gaiman, Netflix, Spock, James McAvoy, Sandman, Cool Stuff, Kevin Smith, Dirk, Neil, NADA, McAvoy, Kat Dennings, Dirk Maggs, Dirk Bloody


Superhero Bits: New Venom 2 Footage Arrives, Miss Minutes Is Coming Back Soon & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits:"Doom Patrol" season 3 is finally here"Ms. Marvel" officially gets pushed to 2022"Loki" favorite Miss Minutes is returning soonCheck out new footage from "Venom: Let There Be...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, News, Disney, Pop, Andy Serkis, Thor, Tom Hardy, Nick Tarabay, Cw, Hawkeye, Cool Stuff, Steve Harper, Loki, Hardy, Melissa Benoist


Playmobil's Back To The Future Part III Advent Calendar Starts Thinking Fourth Dimensionally

Last year, Playmobil released a new playset of the DeLorean time machine from "Back to the Future." Since then, they've expanded into the sequels with figures, vehicles and accessories inspired by "Back to the Future Part II." But one of the most fun Playmobil releases for the time traveling franchise was the advent calendar released before the holidays last year that included a cardboard diorama of the Hill Valley clock tower and a bunch of cool pieces to recreate some of the film's most memora...
Tags: Movies, News, Clint Eastwood, Clara, Cool Stuff, Playmobil, Marty Mcfly, Jules, Marty, Doc, Copernicus, Old West, Wild West, Doc Brown, Hill Valley, Biff Tannen


Mondo's Godzilla 89 Statue Is A Monstrous Work Of Art [Exclusive]

Our friends at Mondo have sent us their latest offering, the premium scale "Godzilla 89" statue, which is their biggest collectible to date at a towering 18-inches tall and 15-inches wide. We took the opportunity to unbox this glorious piece, which pays tribute to the Heisei-era classic "Godzilla vs. Biollante" from 1989. Directed by Kazuki Ōmori, who also helmed the 1991 follow-up "Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah," the film concerned the King of the Monsters duking it out with a monster derived from...
Tags: Movies, News, Tokyo, Godzilla, Cool Stuff, Mondo, Heisei, Florian Bertmer, Mike Bonanno, Sideshow Collectibles Now, Heat Ray, Biollante, Kazuki Ōmori, Art Adams, Standard Assembly


Superhero Bits: Black Widow's Effect On Talent Deals, Guardians Of The Galaxy Video Game Reactions & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits:The "Black Widow" lawsuit is affecting talent deals at DisneyDC's New 52 turns 10The first reviews of the "Guardians of the Galaxy" video game are in"Venom: Let There Be Carn...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Yahoo, Marvel, Disney, Mpaa, Woody Harrelson, Scarlett Johansson, Dc, Trevor, James Gunn, Ben Kingsley, Hawkeye, Cool Stuff, Square Enix


Cool Stuff: New LEGO Sets For The Dark Knight Trilogy's Batmobile Tumbler Definitely Come In Black

This fall, justice comes with a bunch of tiny building bricks. A pair of LEGO sets have been revealed for release this fall that give fans of "The Dark Knight Trilogy" two different options for bringing Batman's beefy Batmobile known as the Tumbler to life. There's a smaller kid-friendly version that's perfect for playing around, and then there's an updated Ultimate Collector Series-style set that's for the adult builders in the house with a fat wad of cash (or a Batman credit card) to spare. Ch...
Tags: Movies, News, Lego, Batman, Batmobile, UCS, Cool Stuff, Don, Batarang, Jonathan Crane


Stephen Lang To Lead Hawkeye: Wastelanders Scripted Podcast For Marvel And SiriusXM

SiriusXM continues to expand its line of Marvel podcasts with "Marvel's Wastelanders: Hawkeye," a new 10-episode scripted series that will feature Stephen Lang ("Avatar," "Don't Breathe") as the voice of the Avenger and archer extraordinaire. Jeremy Renner has his own live-action "Hawkeye" series coming to Disney+ on November 24, 2021, but before that, you'll be able to hear the audio adventures of Old Man Hawkeye on SiriusXM. This version of the character is a surly sideshow freak who is losing...
Tags: Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, News, Kingdom, Disney, Tracie Thoms, Ash, Hailee Steinfeld, Jeremy Renner, Hawkeye, Cool Stuff, Morton, Hunter, Don, Loki, Chris Elliott


Vans Is Getting In The Spooky Spirit With These Killer Sneakers

I hope you're ready to take out another line of credit and start selling plasma because Vans is about to take all of your cold hard cash. In a very casual tweet, the sk8r brand announced that they're dropping a horror movie-themed lineup of sneakers this fall, which will make flaunting your love for slashers and slow burns at the grocery store that much easier. No more getting kicked out of the 7-Eleven for wearing a horror shirt that scares the neighborhood kids. These kicks are subtle but bold...
Tags: Movies, News, Stephen King, Cool Stuff, Annabelle, Karyn Kusama, Jordan Peele, James Wan, Noroi


Superhero Bits: A DeepFake Fueled A Spider-Man Rumor, What If...? Promises Easter Egg Heaven & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits: Learn how a DeepFake video fueled a "Spider-Man: No Way Home" rumorWatch a clip from the next episode of "Marvel's What If...?" with ThorFind out when Ms. Marvel is rumored ...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Television, Movies, News, Australia, Disney, NFL, San Francisco, Sony, Woody Harrelson, Gotham City, Bruce Wayne, Chris Hemsworth, Thor, Sony Pictures, Andrew Garfield


Men In Black VR Experience Will Let You Protect The Earth From The Scum Of The Universe

Do you look really good in a slick suit? Are you begging for any excuse you can find to wear sunglasses indoors? Do you wish you could live Will Smith's life, but only the alien stuff? Do you want to work through some of your anger by straight-up killing aliens? Well, you better make your way over to Westfield Century City in LA, ASAP. Virtual reality firm Dreamscape is making all of your dreams come true, one virtual alien kill at a time, with their brand new "Men in Black: First Assignment" VR...
Tags: New York, Movies, News, La, Will Smith, Cool Stuff, Texas Ohio, Walter Parkes, Westfield Century City, United Arab Emirates Read, Men In Black Of


Superhero Bits: Listen To Batman: The Audio Adventures Now, Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 Could Return & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits: Listen to the first two episodes of "Batman: The Audio Adventures""Marvel vs. Capcom 2" could be making a comeback in the futureRemember "Fantastic Four" almost had a Hugh J...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Jessica Chastain, Hollywood, Movies, News, Disney, Gotham, Hugh Jackman, Suicide Squad, Batwoman, Batman, Chris Hemsworth, Thor, Marvel Comics, Oscar Isaac


Mondo Reveals The Queen's Gambit Vinyl Soundtrack, No Green Pills Required [Exclusive]

Last night, "The Queen's Gambit" walked away with an Emmy for Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards. Director Scott Frank also won himself an award, and he made headlines for squaring off with the Emmys orchestra who tried to play him off during his speech a few times. In a case of perfect timing with those big Emmy wins, Mondo is giving the "Queen's Gambit" score from composer Carlos Rafael Rivera an exclusive vinyl release, and we're proud to debut it right ...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Emmy, Cool Stuff, Mondo, Scott Frank, Alan Hynes, Carlos Rafael Rivera, Queen s Gambit, Spencer Hickman, Charlie Bridgen, Netflix Alan Hynes, Darren Page, BeltikThe Lake Cincinnati, Benny Las Vegas


PSA: Bingeclock Tells You How Long It Takes To Binge Every Show

This pandemic ain't' over, friends. Because the U.S. of A. can't act right, we're going to be stuck at home for far longer than our neighbors across the oceans. However, it's not all bad. For the past year, folks have been tuning into their streaming services and their physical media collections more and more, now that there's time to finally take the wrapping off that box set, and we've got the perfect tool to plan your next binge.Most of the streaming services available offer complete series r...
Tags: Movies, News, Netflix, Hulu, Cool Stuff, Louisville, Glenn, BingeClock, HBO Max, Bingeidea, Random Episode Generator


Superhero Bits: Tom Hardy Spotted In Spider-Man: No Way Home Hat, Shang-Chi's Ten Rings Design Evolution & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)The Ten Rings in "Shang-Chi" almost had a more complex color schemeTom Hardy was spotted in a "Spider-Man: No Way Home" promotional hatMarvel star Simu Liu is in a little hot water due to old internet comment...
Tags: New York, Movies, News, Instagram, Robert Pattinson, Reddit, Guardian, Batman, Marvel Comics, Sony Pictures Television, Tom Hardy, Cool Stuff, Kelly, Joey, Walker, Wong


Star Wars Bits: The Mandalorian, Star Wars: Hunters, George Lucas Docuseries, Tom Kane, Star Wars: Visions, And More!

In this edition of Star Wars Bits:"The Mandalorian" season 2 wins seven Emmy AwardsA new "Star Wars: Hunters" trailer debutsAn in-depth preview of "Star Wars: Visions"A six-part Docuseries on George Lucas & ILM?Marvel's upcoming "Star Wars" comicsAnd more! The Mandalorian Season 2 Wins Seven Emmy Awards Last weekend, season 2 of "The Mandalorian" was honored with seven Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup (to Brian Sipe, Alexei Dmitriew, Samantha Ward, Scott Stoddard, Pepe Mo...
Tags: Google, Star Wars, Japan, Television, Movies, News, Disney, Zynga, Nintendo, Cbs, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Twins, George Lucas, Paramount, Ilm


The Art Of The Mandalorian Season 2 Book Arrives In Time For Christmas

Each episode of "The Mandalorian" usually ends with some Ralph McQuarrie-esque concept art showing over the credits. Two years ago, we wrote that the art practically demanded its own coffee table book. Our prayers were answered with "The Art of the Mandalorian," and now the book, like the show, has come back for a second season.StarWars.com has given us our first look at "The Art of Star Wars: The Mandalorian (Season 2)." The book comes from Abrams, the publishing company, not to be confused wit...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Disney, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Cool Stuff, Boba Fett, Mando, J J Abrams, Dave Filoni, Ralph McQuarrie, Doug Chiang, Ludwig Goransson, Phil Szostak, Boba Fett Temuera Morrison


Superhero Bits: Batman And The Modern Blockbuster, The Story Of Marvel Studios & More

(Superhero Bits is a collection of stories, updates, and videos about anything and everything inspired by the comics of Marvel, DC, and more. For comic book movies, TV shows, merchandise, events, and whatever catches our eye, this is the place to find anything that falls through the cracks.)In this edition of Superhero Bits: See how "Batman" redefined the modern blockbusterGet a look at a "Toxic Avenger" Easter egg in "The Suicide Squad"Find out why Kit Harington turned down another superhero ro...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, News, Tim Burton, Justice League, Idris Elba, Gotham City, Batman, Andrew Garfield, James Gunn, Marvel Studios, Kit Harington, Cool Stuff, Abrams, Warner Bros Pictures, Gunn


LG Introduces 325-Inch Television That Costs $1.7 Million, Guillotine Not Included

Back in the early 1990s, my dad won a newspaper sweepstakes and our family became the first on the block to own a front projection big screen TV. The thing weighed more than any human being in our family and there's a high probability I learned every curse word in the book listening to my dad and his buddies transport it downstairs. The front panel pulled out exposing a mirror for the three-color-projectors to combine and generate the image, it was absolutely unwatchable in daylight, and if the ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Disney, Samsung, Sony, Lg, Jeff Bezos, Cnet, Cool Stuff, Smart House, Mitsubishi Mirage Don


Threshold Clip Takes You On A Foreboding Road Trip [Exclusive]

You might know Arrow Video as the purveyor of many fine classic genre movies like "Hellraiser," "Tremors," many giallos and Spaghetti Westerns, or even their recent stunning 4K reissue of David Lynch's "Dune." But the Blu-ray label also takes chances on standout indie efforts, such as their recent deluxe home video release of the mystery thriller "Threshold" from co-directors Powell Robinson and Patrick Robert Young ("Bastard"). Now Arrow has provided us with an exclusive clip from the film, whi...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, News, Virginia, Leo, David Lynch, Cool Stuff, Blu Ray, Ben Wheatley, Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead, SlashFilm, Powell Robinson, Lauren Bates, Madison West, Joey Millin


Warriors! Come Out To Play ... This New The Warriors Board Game

How has it taken this long to get a "The Warriors" board game? I know Walter Hill's 1979 action movie is a bit of a cult title and doesn't carry the cache of something like "The Thing" or "The Shining," which have previously gotten the tabletop treatment, but still! The whole set-up for the movie is essentially a board game itself.One group of hoodlums has to traverse the boroughs of New York and each area has a unique hostile gang wanting to kill them. The film starred Michael Beck, James Remar...
Tags: New York, Movies, News, House, Cool Stuff, Warriors, Coney Island, Hill, Walter Hill, Carmen Sandiego, SlashFilm, Warriors Board Game, Michael Beck James Remar David Patrick Kelly, Lynne Thigpen, Prospero Hall


Batman Unburied Audio Drama Casts Daily Show Star Hasan Minhaj As The Riddler

Riddle me this: who's playing the Riddler? Well, it depends on which of the many upcoming Batman projects you're talking about. Since the headline above already gives away the answer to this particular riddle, however, we'll go ahead and do away with any quizzing pretense and just say that Hasan Minhaj has been cast as the voice of the Riddler in "Batman Unburied."The news comes our way via The Hollywood Reporter that Minhaj, the star of Netflix's "Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj" and a former cor...
Tags: Spotify, Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, News, Gotham, Netflix, Bruce Wayne, Batman, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Jeffrey Wright, Cool Stuff, Paul Dano, Hunter, Thomas


Sample The Soundtrack For Prisoners Of The Ghostland, The Craziest Movie Of 2021 [Exclusive]

Milan Records is proud to announce the release of the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack for "Prisoners of the Ghostland" from critically acclaimed composer Joseph Trapanese ("The Raid," "Straight Outta Compton," "The Greatest Showman").The album will be available everywhere on Friday, September 17, 2021, but you can preview the track "Radioactive" exclusively below, right here on /Film! Radioactive By Joseph Trapanese For Prisoners Of Ghostland From the official press release, Joseph Trapanes...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, Poland, Nicolas Cage, Zedd, Cool Stuff, Sion, Central Park, Milan Records, Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences, Joseph Trapanese, Sono, Hollywood Bowl, Nicolas, Trapanese


Bruce Lee's Kato Kicks Off Diamond Select Toys' Green Hornet Line [Exclusive]

With all the brouhaha over the depiction of Bruce Lee in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" (and its recent novelization), getting lost in the conversation is the show that Lee himself was shooting amid the context of Quentin Tarantino's film -- namely, the classic superhero show "The Green Hornet." To help memorialize the series that ran on ABC from 1966-1967 and its legendary co-lead, Diamond Select Toys is partnering with The Green Hornet Inc. and the Bruce Lee Family on a new line of collectibl...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, News, Abc, Diamond, Seth Rogen, Quentin Tarantino, Bruce Lee, Detroit, Cool Stuff, Lee, Reid, Michel Gondry, Jay Chou, Kato


Disneyland Ride Roger Rabbit's Car Toon Spin Is Getting An Overhaul

The last few years for the Disney theme parks have been full of change, which is to be expected and embraced. Some of those changes have focused on updating current attractions to become more culturally relevant. In some cases, as with Pirates of the Caribbean, it means revising show scenes to eliminate unpleasant stereotypes. In others, as with the forthcoming update to Splash Mountain, it means updating a ride from stem to stern. Now, another ride is getting an update, in the former style: Rog...
Tags: Movies, News, Disney, Peter Pan, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Caribbean, Walt Disney, Cool Stuff, Jessica, Orange County Register, Minnie, Mickey, Roger, Walt, ToonTown


Cool Stuff: Can You Believe? Queer Eye LEGO Set Lets You Build The Fab 5's Stylish Loft

You might not live in a house decorated by the iconic "Queer Eye" team, but you can live vicariously through your minifigs with LEGO's "Queer Eye - The Fab Five Loft." LEGO has been hitting it out of the park with their grown-up TV-inspired sets lately. I mean, have you seen this insane "Friends" set? Thankfully, this stylish loft lives up to the quality of their entertainment-themed line. If you've seen every episode of "Queer Eye" (twice) and are looking for another way to prove your love of t...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Lego, Cool Stuff, Jonathan, Fab Five, Bobby Berk, Bruley, SlashFilm, Tan France, Fab Five Loft LEGO, Jonathan Van Ness Antoni Porowski Karamo Brown, Kathi Dooley


Why Matt Fraction And David Aja's Hawkeye Is Essential Reading For Marvel Fans

We were recently treated to the first trailer for Marvel's "Hawkeye" series, which is coming to Disney+ later this year. It will give Jeremy Renner's Clint Barton the spotlight, while also introducing us to Hailee Steinfeld's Kate Bishop. Not to mention Lucky, AKA Pizza Dog. But it also may serve as a perfect time for Marvel fans to dive into the source material a bit. In particular, writer Matt Fraction and artist David Aja's seminal 2012 "Hawkeye" comic book series, which helped to redefine th...
Tags: Television, Movies, New York City, Disney, Dc Comics, Earth, Young Avengers, Thor, Kate, Marvel Comics, Avengers, Hailee Steinfeld, Bishop, Captain America, Jeremy Renner, Hawkeye


Halloween Horror Nights 2021: Ranking All The New Mazes From Worst To Best

As I strolled into Universal Hollywood for the first time since Halloween Horror Nights 2019, emotions were a bubbly cauldron of excitement, hesitation, and curiosity. The pandemic isn't over — especially in Los Angeles with delta, mu, and lambda variant concerns — and yet I'm vaccinated, diligently wear my mask, and am ready to embrace SpookySeason™ (safely) once again. As much as I'd prefer to exclusively focus on marquee mazes filled with threats from Hill House's purgatorial inhabitants to M...
Tags: Texas, Movies, Amc, America, Los Angeles, Netflix, Pandora, House, Universal, Christ, Bates Motel, Medusa, Cool Stuff, Michael, John Carpenter, Luke


Cool Stuff: New Mr. DNA Funko POP From Jurassic Park Is Ready To Make A Baby Dinosaur [Exclusive]

"Jurassic Park" has already been given the Funko POP treatment with vinyl collectible figures being made of both the human characters and the genetically modified dinosaurs that wreak havoc across the theme park. But there's one fan favorite character who has yet to join the line-up. Thankfully, that changes today with the reveal of a new "Jurassic Park" Funko POP of the enthusiastic and informative piece of genetic code known as Mr. DNA.  Mr. DNA! Where Did You Come From? Today, Funko is unveil...
Tags: Movies, News, Jurassic Park, Pixar, Cool Stuff, Funko, SlashFilm



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