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Cool Stuff: Official ‘John Wick’ Bourbon Whiskey and Prop Replicas Are Quite Continental

You’d be hard-pressed to find a more high class collection of assassins than in the world of the John Wick franchise. They get the job done, follow all the rules, and they look damn good while doing it. Now you can bring some of the world of John Wick home in the form of a couple prop replicas inspired by the latest sequel, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, as well as a special brand of whiskey that will dull some of the pain from being marked excommunicado. Check out the John Wick prop replic...
Tags: Asia, Movies, New York City, Sequels, Collectibles, Continental, Cool Stuff, John Wick, Lionsgate Films, Action/Adventure, Kate Dillon, Chronicle Collectibles, Food/Drink, John WIck: Chapter 3: Parabellum, Sofia Halle Berry, Continental Bourbon


Cool Stuff: Christmas Caroling ‘Gremlins’ Figures Are Coming from NECA This Year

NECA has already released a handful of outstanding action figures from Gremlins. Not only did they release ultimate versions of both Gizmo and two versions of the generic transformed monster gremlins, but they also released a new version of Stripe. They all come with a bunch of accessories to recreate scenes from the movies, and now two more are coming this fall that will make the perfect decorations for Christmas. NECA is releasing Christmas caroling Gremlins action figures with awesome access...
Tags: Toys, Comedy, Movies, Horror, Gremlins, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Neca


‘South Park’ Escape Room Opens in Chicago Today, Expanding to More Cities Soon

Have you heard of the latest entertainment sensation called escape rooms? A group of friends get together and get locked in a room full of puzzles, clues and locks that must be navigated in order to get out of the room. Each escape room usually has some kind of theme and narrative to add some layers of fun, and now Comedy Central’s best known series will be getting one of its own. A new South Park escape room is opening today, May 15 at Escape the Room Chicago, and it will soon expand to more m...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, South Park, Comedy Central, Events, Chicago, United States, Animation, Dallas, Cool Stuff, Oakbrook Center, Creations, Oakbrook IL, San Diego Comic Con and New York Comic Con, Cartman s Escape Room


Cool Stuff: Awesome ‘Stranger Things’ LEGO Set Turns the Byers Household Upside Down

Just when you thought all of the Stranger Things merchandise had been released, LEGO comes along and delivers an awesome playset that brings to life the Upside Down in an incredibly cool way. The first ever Stranger Things LEGO set lets builders put together the house of Will Byers, complete with minifigures of all the show’s main characters. But what makes these LEGO set truly special is that you’ll also be building an Upside Down version of the Byers household as it appears in the dark, twist...
Tags: Toys, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Netflix, Lego, Will, Cool Stuff, Lucas, Hopper, Mike, Joyce, Byers, Dustin, Stranger Things, Jim Hopper


‘Ghostbusters: The Video Game’ May Be Getting a Remastered Re-Relese This Year

Back in 2009, the 25th anniversary of Ghostbusters was celebrated in a big way with the release of Ghostbusters: The Video Game. At the time, the video game was a big deal because Atari was able to round up all of the original Ghostbusters cast members to reprise their roles. Basically, it was the only way we were getting a Ghostbusters 3. Ultimately, the game wasn’t exactly a home run since the story was somewhat mediocre and the game’s ending didn’t really deliver anything all that thrilling....
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Video Games, Sci-fi, Sequels, Sony, Atari, Paul Feig, Ghostbusters, Cool Stuff, Ghostbusters: The Video Game


‘Ghostbusters: The Video Game’ May Be Getting a Remastered Re-Release This Year

Back in 2009, the 25th anniversary of Ghostbusters was celebrated in a big way with the release of Ghostbusters: The Video Game. At the time, the video game was a big deal because Atari was able to round up all of the original Ghostbusters cast members to reprise their roles. Basically, it was the only way we were getting a Ghostbusters 3. Ultimately, the game wasn’t exactly a home run since the story was somewhat mediocre and the game’s ending didn’t really deliver anything all that thrilling....
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Video Games, Sci-fi, Sequels, Sony, Atari, Paul Feig, Ghostbusters, Cool Stuff, Ghostbusters: The Video Game


Video: Watch Us Unbox The Life-Size Infinity Gauntlet Replica from Hot Toys/Sideshow Collectibles

Watch as Kitra and I unbox the Hot Toys/Sideshow Collectibles Avengers: Infinity War Infinity Gauntlet replica, one of the most iconic movie prop replicas of out modern film era. Infinity Gauntlet Replica Unboxing Video I launched slashfilm.com in 2005, right before Iron Man began production. The blog has chronicled the rise of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but also my growing fandom for the characters and stories of Marvel Studios. My first trip to San Diego Comic-Con International wa...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Jon Favreau, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Avengers: Infinity War, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Video Blog, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Kevin Feige, Comic Book/Superhero, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar


Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Full Food Menu Includes Creature Meat, Blue Milk & More

When Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge opens later this month, many will certainly be spending most of their time waiting in line to ride Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run or throwing their money at various stores with tons of exclusive goods and collectibles, spending hours at a theme park can make you thirsty and hungry. Thankfully, Disney Parks has just unveiled the full menu of food and drinks that attendees can try out at Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo, Oga’s Cantina, and the Black Spire Outpost Marke...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Theme Parks, Coca Cola, Cool Stuff, Mary, Tugg, Disney Parks, Cantina, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, OGA, Seagram, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, Food/Drink


New ‘John Wick’ and ‘Predator’ Video Games Are on the Way

John Wick and Predator may both be action franchises, but with the exception of high body counts, blood and bullets, they couldn’t be more different from each other. But soon enough they’ll both have one more thing in common: they’re getting the video game treatment. That’s right, there are new Predator and John Wick video game adaptations on the way, and much like they film franchises themselves, they could not be more different from each other. Find out about each of them below. Predato...
Tags: Movies, Video Games, Sci-fi, Sequels, Predator, 20th Century Fox, Cool Stuff, John Wick, Lionsgate Films, Action/Adventure, John Wick Hex, Predator: Hunting Grounds


Cool Stuff: Hot Toys Releasing ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Life-Size Nano Gauntlet

The Infinity Gauntlet is old and busted. The Nano Gauntlet is the new hotness. The Infinity Stones are too powerful for almost anybody to hold even a single one in their bare hands. So if you’re trying to wield all six of them, you need something that acts as a sort of conduit for the power and allows you to wield it. Originally, that’s where the Infinity Gauntlet came into play, and that’s how Thanos snapped his fingers and got rid of half of the living creatures in the entire universe. But wh...
Tags: Movies, Earth, Sequels, Thanos, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Hot Toys, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Comic Book/Superhero, Disney/Pixar, Infinity Stones, Avengers: Endgame, Nano Gauntlet


Cool Stuff: ‘Star Trek’ Captain Picard Facepalm Meme Becomes an Elegant Bronze Bust Statue

In your long history with the internet, you’ve undoubtedly encountered the Star Trek: The Next Generation meme featuring Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) doing the famous facepalm maneuver in embarrassment of something stupid someone said online. Now you can deliver that meme in three-dimensional form right in front of your stupid friends’ faces with an elegant new bronze bust statue of that perfect moment in Star Trek history. See the outstanding Captain Picard facepalm bust below. ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Thinkgeek, Sequels, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Jean Luc Picard, Picard, Star-Trek, Patrick-Stewart, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Jean Luc Picard Patrick Stewart, Picard Facepalm Bust


The David Lynch MasterClass Provides Unique Insight Into the Enigmatic Filmmaker

The online education platform MasterClass has been giving subscribers a chance to learn from filmmakers, writers, cooks, and other creatives since 2014. Martin Scorsese, Spike Lee, Werner Herzog and more have all sat down to offer up their sage advice. This year, MasterClass scored an unlikely teacher: David Lynch, the unparalleled filmmaker responsible for Twin Peaks, Mulholland Drive and more. Lynch is an enigma – it’s hard to imagine him willingly imparting the secrets of his work, even for ...
Tags: Movies, Features, Scorsese, Laura Dern, David-Lynch, Cool Stuff, Martin Scorsese, Masterclass, Lynch, Jimmy Stewart, Mulholland Drive, Featured Stories Sidebar, Martin Scorsese Spike Lee Werner Herzog


‘Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’ Concept Art Reveals Insane New Lightsaber Battle, New Line-Up of Books Announced

Before the release of every episode of the primary Star Wars saga, there’s a collection of books leading up to the arrival of the film itself. This year is no different as the Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker line-up of books has just been announced. But that’s not what the coolest revelation is today. Like every Star Wars movie hitting theaters, there will be The Art of Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker book that arrives around the time the movie hits theaters. Not only was the releas...
Tags: Art, Books, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Darth Vader, Resistance, Lucasfilm, Marvel Comics, Rian Johnson, Leia, Force, Cool Stuff, Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Rey


Cool Stuff: Super 7 ‘Masters of the Universe’ Snake Mountain Playset Is Truly Amazing

If you were a kid in the 1980s, there’s a good chance that at one time you were desperate to play with the toys from He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. These classic ripped action figures were a staple of toys during that decade, and in recent years, the toy company Super 7 has been releasing new, retro versions of those figures for collectors. But what are action figures without playsets? Thankfully, Super 7 also has you covered there. After releasing a Castle Grayskull playset a few year...
Tags: Toys, Television, Movies, Fantasy, Animation, Masters Of The Universe, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Skeletor, Noah Centineo, He-Man-and-the-Masters-of-the-Universe, Universe Collector s Choice, Universe Snake Mountain Playset Here, Snake Mountain Playset


Cool Stuff: Celebrate Batman’s 80th Anniversary with New Funko POPs

This month marks 80 years since Batman debuted in Detective Comics #27 in May 1939. To celebrate the arrival of The Dark Knight, there are a few new Batman 80th anniversary Funko POP figures coming for collectors to snag. Each of them celebrates a different version of Batman, including the original iteration from DC Comics, a couple versions from the big screen, and a terrifying vampire Batman that you may or may not be familiar with. Batman 80th Anniversary Funko POP Figures First up...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Tim Burton, Dc Comics, Batman, Batman Forever, Collectibles, Warner Brothers, Cool Stuff, Val Kilmer, Comic Book/Superhero, Funko, Elseworld, Batman & Dracula: Red Rain, Robin Funko


Video: Unboxing ‘Batman: Gotham City Chronicles’, the Greatest Batman Board Game of All Time

Last year, Monolith Games took to Kickstarter to launch a new Batman miniatures board game called Batman: Gotham City Chronicles. I was a backer of the project, and I was certainly not alone as the project had nearly 20,000 backers, collecting a grand total of $4.4 million. A year has passed and over the weekend, a humongous package arrived at my door. As I’m trying to create a new weekly vlog channel with my girlfriend Kitra called Ordinary Adventures (feel free to hit that link and subscribe!...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Kickstarter, Justice League, Gotham City, Batman, Disneyland, Cool Stuff, Video Blog, Comic Book/Superhero, Monolith, Cardboard Cinema, Featured Stories Sidebar, Kitra, Batman: Gotham City Chronicles, Gotham City Chronicles


New ‘Harry Potter’ LEGO Sets Expand Hogwarts, Bring Back the Knight Bus, Cast a Patronus & More

LEGO is keeping their new Harry Potter line of building brick playsets going strong with an addition of five more buildable scenes inspired by Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. New Harry Potter LEGO sets include another section of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry that connects to one of the previously released sections of the castle, Hagrid’s Hut, one of the tasks from the Triwizard Tournament, a signature vehicle from the third Harry Po...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Fantasy, Lego, Sequels, Harry-Potter, Magic, Harry, Voldemort, Cool Stuff, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft, Albus Dumbledore, Hogwarts, Dumbledore, Hogwarts Great Hall, Harry Potter Lego


Cool Stuff: Pixar is Stunning in Mark Chilcott’s Gorgeous Prints for ‘WALL-E, ‘The Incredibles’ & More

Even though there are plenty of pop culture prints paying tribute to sci-fi and fantasy favorites from every decade, it can be a little more difficult to find satisfying prints for your favorite Disney movies. But thankfully, some of the best films from Pixar Animation have been turned into stunning new prints by artist Mark Chilcott, each with bright, vibrant colors that bring movies like Ratatouille, Up, The Incredibles, Inside Out and more to life in a whole new way. Mark Chilcott Pixar P...
Tags: Art, Coco, UK, Movies, Disney, US, Animation, United Kingdom, Pixar, Inside Out, Up, Cool Stuff, Pixar Animation, Ratatouille, Disney/Pixar, Finding-Nemo


Alien Day 2019 Hatches New Merch, But Sadly No Real Xenomorphs

Happy Alien Day! Which is a thing now! Since 2016, merchandisers have been cashing-in by holding Alien Day on April 26, in honor of the planet when those slimy, nasty Xenomorph eggs were first encountered –  LV-426 (4/26, get it?). Alien Day 2019 is upon us, and its brought with it a whole galaxy of Alien-related merch you can sink your piston-like inner jaw into. This year is extra special, because it marks the 40th anniversary of the first film.   40 Years of Alien Sweepstakes This priz...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Fox, Alien, David Fincher, Cool Stuff, Brett, Custom, Neca, Paris Texas, Jonesy, Reebok, Harry Dean Stanton, Alien Day, Steve Thomas Print Red Alert, Funko Xeno Pop


Cool Stuff: ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Memes Are Now Official Action Figures from Nickelodeon

SpongeBob SquarePants is a beloved Nickelodeon cartoon that is easily one of the most popular properties the cable networks for kids has ever created. The animated series is so well-known that there are even memes used every single day on the internet by people who don’t know anything about the pineapple-dwelling fast food worker and his underwater friends. Now those memes are becoming action figures that will bring a laugh to anyone who takes a glance at your collectibles shelf. Get a look at ...
Tags: Amazon, Toys, Comedy, Television, Movies, Animation, Nickelodeon, Cool Stuff, Spongebob Squarepants, Patrick


Cool Stuff: Set the Mood for the ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale with a Bleeding Joffrey Candle Holder

We’re two episodes into the final season of Game of Thrones, and the battle for Winterfell is nearly upon us. After this weekend, we’ll be halfway through the end of HBO’s fantasy series, so there’s no better time to light a candle in the show’s honor. Of course, it wouldn’t be a celebration of Game of Thrones if it didn’t come in the form of something truly cruel and twisted. Remember when the bratty King Joffrey (Jack Gleeson) was killed after being poisoned all the way back in the fourth sea...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Game Of Thrones, Cool Stuff, Joffrey, Jack Gleeson, Olenna Tyrell, Other Creations, Joffrey Jack Gleeson


DC Universe Adds Tons of Digital Comics This Week, But Not DC Comics Imprints Like Vertigo & More

This week, DC Universe is adding roughly 10,000 digital comics to the library that is available to customers who signed up for the subscription service. It’s part of their recently announced efforts to have nearly every DC Comics issue they’ve ever released available through the digital library. However, if you’re a fan of the DC Comics imprints like Vertigo, Milestone, and Black Label, then you might be disappointed to hear they won’t be in the DC Universe comics library. In a new FAQ posted...
Tags: Books, Movies, Dc Comics, Batman, Cool Stuff, Vertigo, Netflix Hulu, Comic Book/Superhero, DC Universe, Bleeding Cool, DC Black Label, DC Universe Adds Tons of Digital Comics This Week, Vertigo Milestone and Black Label


Cool Stuff: Life-Size Bust of ‘RoboCop’ Need You to Come Quietly, Or There Will Be Trouble

“I’d buy that for a dollar!” Actually, you’ll be paying significantly more than a dollar for this life-size RoboCop bust that is available for pre-order today from Chronicle Collectibles. It’s a completely new sculpt from the one they previously created for the 1/2 scale bust a little while back, and it’ll make creeps think twice before they come busting down your door. Life-Size RoboCop Bust Here’s how the new life-size RoboCop bust is described by Chronicle Collectibles: This magnif...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Robocop, Collectibles, MGM, Cool Stuff, Action/Adventure, Chronicle Collectibles, Collin Schlichy


Cool Stuff: Life-Size Bust of ‘RoboCop’ Needs You to Come Quietly, Or There Will Be Trouble

“I’d buy that for a dollar!” Actually, you’ll be paying significantly more than a dollar for this life-size RoboCop bust that is available for pre-order today from Chronicle Collectibles. It’s a completely new sculpt from the one they previously created for the 1/2 scale bust a little while back, and it’ll make creeps think twice before they come busting down your door. Life-Size RoboCop Bust Here’s how the new life-size RoboCop bust is described by Chronicle Collectibles: This magnif...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Robocop, Collectibles, MGM, Cool Stuff, Action/Adventure, Chronicle Collectibles, Collin Schlichy


Cool Stuff: John Alvin’s Classic ‘E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial’ Poster Can Be Yours

While Drew Struzan is probably the most recognized artist behind some of the most famous movie posters of all-time, the work of the late John Alvin is a close second. Alvin’s work graced the posters for movies like Blade Runner, Gremlins, The Goonies, Batman Returns, and Disney’s 1990s classics like The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and The Lion King. Now arguably his most famous poster, created for Steven Spielberg‘s classic  E.T. The Extra Terrestrial, will be made available as a new ...
Tags: Art, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Alvin, John, Universal, Steven-Spielberg, Cool Stuff, Universal Pictures, Ish, Drew Struzan, Nerdist, Bottleneck Gallery, E.t. The Extra Terrestrial, John Alvin


‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ LEGO Sets Tease Action with Molten Man, Hydro Man & More

Even though Spider-Man: Far From Home doesn’t hit theaters until early July, merchandise for the new webslinging adventure is already on the way. Not too long ago, some new Funko POPs confirmed the Elemental villains in the sequel as Molten Man and Hydro-Man, and now it’s LEGO’s turn to show off the new bad guys in building brick form. Plus, Mysterio gets a cool new minifigure as well. However, one of the Spider-Man Far From Home LEGO sets offers up the possibility of another Marvel Cinematic U...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Spider-Man, Lego, Sequels, Italy, Sony, Venice, Marvel Studios, Cool Stuff, Peter, Hogan, Peter Parker, Nick Fury, Comic Book/Superhero, Stark Industries


Cool Stuff: Matt Ferguson’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Print is Perfectly Balanced

Avengers: Endgame is almost upon us. But before we get to what might be the biggest blockbuster event of the year (with only Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to challenge it), let’s take a look back at last summer when we were all anticipating Avengers: Infinity War. When the Marvel Studios movie arrived in theaters last summer, it was quite the spectacle. And Odeon Cinemas in the United Kingdom offered up five different posters from artist Matt Ferguson that combined to form one single image o...
Tags: Art, Movies, United Kingdom, Sequels, Thanos, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Avengers: Infinity War, Cool Stuff, Skywalker, Matt Ferguson, Comic Book/Superhero, Disney/Pixar, Grey Matter Art, Bottleneck Gallery, Infinity Stones


Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Unveils Quality, Custom Lightsabers, Incredible Prop Replicas & More

Star Wars Celebration 2019 is over, but before the convention honoring a galaxy far, far way came to an end, Disney and Lucasfilm offered up one final look at some of the incredible merchandise coming exclusively to Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge when the Disney Parks expansion opens this summer. And the last round revealed the custom, high quality lightsabers fans will be able to build themselves on Batuu, as well as the collection of prop replicas and collectibles inspired by the films over the year...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Gear, Sequels, Theme Parks, Lucasfilm, Collectibles, Leia, Cool Stuff, Snoke, Palpatine, Jedi, Mace Windu, Disney Parks, Amidala


Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Gives You an Interactive Companion & More at the Droid Depot

Over the weekend Star Wars Celebration gave us a look at the exclusive merchandise that will be on sale at Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge at shops like First Order Cargo and Resistance Supply. Plus, we got a glimpse at the stuff you’ll be able to get at Toydarian Toymaker, the Creature Stall and Black Spire Outpost. Now you get to see what’s coming from the Droid Depot, including your own customizable robot companion, a few collectible statues, and some gear decked out in droids. Check out the latest ...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Sci-fi, Gear, Sequels, Theme Parks, Resistance, Lucasfilm, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Star Wars Celebration, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, Droid Depot, Toydarian Toymaker the Creature Stall


Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge: New Merch from Toydarian Toymaker, Creature Stall & Black Spire Outfitters

The first day of Star Wars Celebration brought the reveal of the merchandise that Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will have on sale at the First Order Cargo and Resistance Supply shops within the theme park expansion. Now another wave of Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge merchandise has been revealed from three other shops nestled in the Black Spire Outpost on the planet Batuu. The new Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge merchandise reveal includes plenty of playthings from Toydarian Toymaker, a roster of cuddly and creepy...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Theme Parks, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm, Cool Stuff, Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Rey, Jedi, Mos Eisley Cantina, Star Wars Celebration, Star-Wars