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Cool Stuff: Raid71 Gives ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ an Explosive, Dimension-Tearing Poster

Not even two years have passed since Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse hit theaters, but there are already some incredible pieces of artwork inspired by the groundbreaking, innovative animated comic book movie. However, we might have a new contender for the best Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse poster yet thanks to a new screen print offering from artist Chris Thornley, aka Raid71 and Grey Matter Art. It’s an explosion of color with the same stylized comic book art that made the 2018 movie so ...
Tags: Art, Movies, Spider-Man, Animation, Sony, Cool Stuff, Comic Book/Superhero, Grey Matter Art, Chris Thornley, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Raid71, Screen Print Holo Foil Paper Hand, Green Goblin Doc Ock Venom Carnage Vulture


Cool Stuff: Criterion Collection Announces Federico Fellini 15-Disc Box Set Packed with Special Features

Federico Fellini is one of the greatest Italian filmmakers of all time. This year marks the late director’s 100th birthday, and in honor of his contribution to cinema, Criterion Collection has announced a 15-disc box set packed with 14 of his theatrical releases, a slew of documentaries about his life and work, feature commentaries, video essays, essays, and much more. It’s the ultimate box set for the most hardcore Federico Fellini fans, and I can’t wait to get it. Criterion Collection Fede...
Tags: Movies, Scorsese, Colm Tóibín, Roma, Federico-Fellini, Cool Stuff, La Dolce Vita, Martin Scorsese, Marcello Mastroianni, Fellini, Agnes Varda, Don Young, La Strada, Bilge Ebiri, Stephanie Zacharek, Foreign Language


Daniel Dae Kim is Fighting to Get Legendary Character Actor James Hong a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

James Hong is an all-time great Hollywood “that guy.” You might not know him by name, but you’ve definitely seen his work: he’s been in more movies and TV shows than just about anyone, including classics like Chinatown, Blade Runner, Seinfeld, Airplane!, Big Trouble in Little China, and many more. Fellow actor Daniel Dae Kim (Lost, Hawaii Five-0) thinks Hong deserves more recognition for his contributions to the world of entertainment, so he has raised over $50,000 to try to get Hong his own st...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Kim, Jackie Chan, Seinfeld, Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Cool Stuff, Walk Of Fame, Hawaii Five, Daniel Dae Kim, Kung Fu Panda, TCL Chinese Theater, Hollywood Boulevard, Hong, Little China, Grauman


Cool Stuff: Mondo Is Giving ‘Marvel’s Avengers’ Video Game Score a Vinyl Soundtrack

Marvel’s Avengers won’t be hitting video game consoles until September 4, but the beta gameplay is underway right now. That means players have already heard the game’s score composed by Bobby Tahouri, and soon it will be available as a vinyl soundtrack release by Mondo, including artwork by Phantom City Creative. Marvel’s Avengers Video Game Soundtrack on Mondo Vinyl Mondo and Hollywood Records are proud to present Bobby Tahouri’s original score to the 2020 game Marvel’s Avengers. Marve...
Tags: Movies, Video Games, Vinyl, Marvel Comics, Avengers, Cool Stuff, Mondo, Hollywood Records, Marvel's Avengers, Bobby Tahouri, Tri Colored Vinyl


Cool Stuff: NECA’s ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II’ Super Shredder Action Figure Goes Up for Pre-Order August 10

Hot on the heels after offering pre-orders for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Secret of the Ooze action figure two-pack with the mutant villains Tokka and Rahzar, the toy wizards at NECA have another hulking figure from the comic book movie sequel on the way, and you can get it very soon. NECA’s latest collectible toy offering from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie franchise also comes from the sequel, but this time they’re giving us Super Shredder, the massive mutated version of the the...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Walmart, Sequels, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Neca, Comic Book/Superhero, Tokka, NECA Store, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turltes II


Cool Stuff: Hallmark’s New Christmas Movie Ornaments Bring Holiday Cheer When We Need It Most

Nearly every week of 2020 has been terrible. So even though Christmas is still five months away, maybe we should start celebrating early with some holiday cheer, courtesy of Hallmark’s Keepsake Ornament collection. So far we’ve seen some of the new ornaments for the Harry Potter and Star Wars franchises, but what would a Christmas tree without some ornaments inspired by or favorite Christmas movies? Below, we’ve got a look at Hallmark’s new ornaments from Elf, A Christmas Story, National Lampoo...
Tags: Movies, Harry Potter, Santa Claus, Flick, Jason, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Hallmark, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Elf, Sally, Ralphie, Seuss, Clark Griswold, Black Lagoon, National Lampoon


Cool Stuff: Super7 Launching Outstanding Disney Action Figure Line, Starting with The Sorcerer’s Apprentice & More

When it come to the classic animated Disney movies, finding quality collectibles paying tribute to them can be rather difficult unless you want to spend a hefty amount of money. That’s especially true when it comes to action figures inspired by the Disney movies of decades ago. But the toy makers at Super7 are about to change that. Today, Super7 announced a new partnership with Disney that will have them created a line of Ultimate Figures inspired by the many characters of Disney’s long history...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Robin-Hood, Disney, Animation, John, Cool Stuff, Mickey-Mouse, Figaro, Fantasia, Mickey, Magic Kingdom, Hiss, Disney/Pixar, Pinocchio, Super7


Marvel’s ‘Agents of SHIELD’ Costumes and Props are Going Up for Auction This Fall

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD is nearing the end of its seventh and final season, but some fans might be lucky enough to keep the series alive on their collectible shelves thanks to an upcoming auction of props from the comic book series. Prop Store, one of the leading sellers of official film and TV memorabilia, is teaming up with ABC Studios and Marvel Entertainment to auction off original costumes, props and set decoration from Agents of SHIELD. Items include full screen-worn costumes for Agent ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Abc, Agents Of Shield, Marvel, Johnson, Marvel's Agents Of Shield, Marvel Studios, Samuel L Jackson, Cool Stuff, Marvel Television, Elena, Rodriguez, MacKenzie, Phil Coulson, Comic Book/Superhero


Cool Stuff: ‘The Simpsons’ Is Launching Vans Apparel and Accessories This Week

There has been so much merchandise based on The Simpsons that you could probably fill an entire museum with it all. Most of it isn’t anything that you want to keep forever, but this new collection of Vans apparel and accessories inspired by the animated series is quite a stylish set of clothing that you can wear for years. Check out The Simpsons Vans collection below. The Simpsons Vans Shoes First up, since this is Vans we’re talking about, The Simpsons shoe collection is outstand...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Fox, Animation, Gear, Cool Stuff, Springfield, Otto, Bart Simpson, Lisa Simpson, Vans, The-Simpsons, El Barto, Krusty Burger


Cool Stuff: Turn Your Amazon Echo Dot into a Baby Yoda That Listens To All Your Secrets

The Amazon Echo Dot has become increasingly popular as people have gotten more lazy about finding information themselves by putting immense pressure on their fingers to type on a keyboard. With Amazon’s home assistant, you can get answers to loads of questions, check the weather, and even hear some jokes. But the devices themselves can be somewhat of an eyesore. Thankfully, if you’re a Star Wars fan, there’s a way you can spruce up your Echo Dot to make it look like the cute floppy-eared asset ...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Cool Stuff, Star-Wars, Gadgets/Tech, Disney/Pixar, The Mandalorian, Baby Yoda, Baby Yoda Amazon Echo Dot Baby Yoda, Amazon Echo Dot Baby Yoda


‘The Mandalorian’ Novel Release Date Pushed Back to Fall 2021

Earlier this summer, the first wave of The Mandalorian books were teased by Lucasfilm and Del Rey Books. On top of the anticipated The Art of The Mandalorian (Season One) coming in December, there was also supposed to be an original novel arriving around the same time. Unfortunately, fans will be waiting much longer to read that story, because it’s been pushed back to the fall of 2021. Here’s the update from Del Rey Books about The Mandalorian novel delayed to late next year: Quick schedulin...
Tags: Books, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Cool Stuff, Poe Dameron, Timothy Zahn, Del Rey, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Alex Segura, Adam Christopher, Del Rey Books, The Mandalorian


Cool Stuff: NECA’s ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II’ Tokka and Rahzar Action Figures Are Up for Pre-Order

NECA’s line of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figures based on the original movie from 1990 have been extremely popular. In fact, they’ve been so popular that collectors have had an immense amount of difficulty getting their hands on them due to low stock, online scalpers and bots, and poorly handled retail exclusive releases from Walmart and Target. NECA has heard complaints from fans, so for their latest release, they’re making it easy for everyone to buy. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Walmart, Sequels, Tmnt, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Neca, Comic Book/Superhero, Teenage-Mutant-Ninja-Turtles, Tokka, Rahzar, NECA s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles


“Cool” Stuff: ‘Back to the Future’ Joins the Chia Pet Line-Up with a Doc Brown Planter

Though Chia Pets feel like a relic of the 1980s and 1990s, they’ve consistently sold hundreds of thousands of different decorative planters each and every year. More recently, Chia Pets have really started to lean into pop culture themed planters, including Groot, Predator, Dustin from Stranger Things, and even all four of the Golden Girls. Now Back to the Future is following in their footsteps with a Chia Pet modeled after Doc Brown, but it doesn’t feature the likeness of Christopher Lloyd. ...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Sci-fi, Sequels, Universal, Cool Stuff, Chia, Doc Brown, Christopher Lloyd, Leatherface, Michael Myers, Back-to-the-Future, Chia Pets, Christopher Lloyd Back


Cool Stuff: NECA’s ‘Scream’ Ghostface Ultimate Figure Wants to See What Your Insides Look Like

When Ghostface debuted in the innovative 1997 slasher Scream, it became the hottest Halloween costume that year. The movie-loving slasher would go on to star in three sequels, a TV series, and a forthcoming sequel that will expand the franchise even more. Now you can bring a few different versions of the franchise killer in the form of NECA’s new Ghostface ultimate figure, which comes with a fabric cloak, and all the right accessories. NECA Scream Ghostface Action Figure The action figu...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Horror, Sequels, Ghostface, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Scream, Neca


‘Return of the Orca’ Hopes to Recreate the Boat From ‘Jaws’ to Support Shark Conservation

The Orca, the famous boat from Jaws, is about to rise from the depths once again – and for a good cause, to boot. Online Jaws groups Making the Monster and The Daily Jaws are teaming to raise funds to restore a Nova Scotia lobster boat currently called Lydia and turn it into a replica of the boat that Quint, Brody, and Hooper headed out on to stop the shark that was plaguing Amity Island. But this new Orca won’t be used to hunt sharks. Instead, it’s being created for “researching marine life an...
Tags: Movies, Steven Spielberg, Cool Stuff, Jaws, Crawford, Hooper, Lydia, Alves, Quint, Deep Blue Sea, Orca, Chris Crawford, Joe Alves, Martha 's Vineyard, Austin Gallagher, Mathra


‘The Mandalorian’ Season 1 Vinyl Box Set and ‘TRON Legacy’ 10th Anniversary Soundtrack Teased by Mondo

Comic-Con at Home may not be as thrilling as the usual convention fun that comes out of San Diego, but there are still some exciting reveals coming out of the virtual panels that have been released over the past few days. In fact, last night’s Mondo panel for the Art of Soundtracks teased two upcoming releases that will be must-haves for collectors of vinyl soundtracks. Though details are still being finalized for both of these releases, Mondo provided a sneak peek at a massive vinyl box set fo...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Daft Punk, San Diego, Vinyl, Matt Taylor, Lucasfilm, Cool Stuff, Mondo, Paul Mann, Disney/Pixar, Soundtracks, Tron Legacy, Ludwig Goransson, The Mandalorian


Cool Stuff: NECA Expands ‘Back to the Future’ Action Figure Line-Up with Doc Brown

When NECA put up their first wave of Back to the Future action figures for pre-order, it included the 1985 version of Marty McFly, a 2015 version when he’s in disguise as his son Marty McFly Jr., and the 1955 version of George McFly’s bully Biff Tannen. The figures looked incredible, but fans were a little disappointed that Christopher Lloyd as Dr. Emmett Brown wasn’t among them. Thankfully, they won’t have to wait too long after that first wave ships to get their hands on the man who made time...
Tags: Toys, Comedy, Movies, Sci-fi, Universal, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Marty Mcfly, Marty, Neca, Doc Brown, Christopher-Lloyd, Biff Tannen, Back-to-the-Future, Emmett Brown, George McFly


Let Baby Yoda Sit on Your Shelf as a Co-Pilot or Ride on Your Shoulder as a Plush

There’s already plenty of merchandise out there dedicated to The Child from The Mandalorian, who is lovingly referred to by fans as Baby Yoda. But now there are two more items that will let you display your love for the surprisingly powerful little guy. One of them is a little plush that you can situate on your shoulder, and the other is a detailed statue featuring The Child sitting in one of the seats of The Mandalorian’s ship. You can see both of the new items below. Gentle Giant Baby Yoda...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Lucasfilm, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Shop Disney, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Joe Allard, Razor Crest, Baby Yoda, Jorge Santos Souza, Gentle Giant Baby Yoda First up Gentle Giant, Gentle Giant Premier Guild


Cool Stuff: New ‘Ghostbusters’ Action Figure Two-Pack Ruins Louis Tully’s Tax Deductible Party

Hasbro is now in possession of the license for Ghostbusters toys, and they started things off with a bang this year by introducing the “Plasma Series” of figures inspired by the original 1984 movie. Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz, Egon Spengler and Winston Zeddemore were all included, along with a possessed Dana Barrett and the flat-topped Gozer the Gozerian. If you collected all of the figures, you could then build one of Gozer’s terror dogs. Now the other terror dog is coming along with the Keymas...
Tags: Toys, Comedy, Movies, Sci-fi, Sony, Hasbro, Epa, Ghostbusters, Cool Stuff, Tully, Rick Moranis, Hasbro Pulse, Egon Spengler, Dana Barrett, Winston Zeddemore, Louis Tully


Cool Stuff: Shag Unveils a Groovy ‘Star Wars’ Line of Tiki Mugs, Shirts, Screen Prints & More

The artist Shag is known for artwork that feels like it came straight out of advertisements in the 1950s and 1960s, and now he’s brought that aesthetic to the Star Wars universe. Shag has created a new line of screen prints that take the characters from a galaxy far, far away to some pretty groovy-looking locales. In fact, the artwork serves as a basis for a whole new line of Tiki Mugs, coasters, Hawaiian-style shirts, and more. You can check out all of the Shag Star Wars artwork, Tiki Mugs, an...
Tags: Art, Movies, Instagram, Sci-fi, Gear, Sequels, Lucasfilm, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Mondo, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Shag, Josh Agle, Tiki Mugs, PDT Shag


Cool Stuff: Marvel Legends ‘Deadpool’ and ‘Logan’ Action Figures Coming Soon

Now that Disney has the rights to certain Marvel Comics characters that were previously in the hands of 20th Century Fox, it means Hasbro can make action figures from the X-Men, Wolverine, and Deadpool film franchises for their Marvel Legends toy line. We’ve already gotten a peek at some of the upcoming X-Men figures from both the original trilogy and the prequel trilogy, and now it’s time for the Merc with a Mouth and Weapon X to get their time in the sun. Marvel Legends has officially opened ...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Disney, Sequels, Hugh Jackman, Hasbro, Deadpool, Patrick Stewart, Marvel Comics, X-men, 20th Century Fox, Cool Stuff, Wolverine, Logan, Merc, Comic Book/Superhero


Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Droids, Vehicles, Action Figures & More Coming to Target in August

The most satisfying thing about Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney theme parks is how it immerses you in the universe of Star Wars. But the second most satisfying thing is all the exclusive merchandise that’s available there so fans can bring a little bit of that magic home with them. For those who haven’t had the time or money to make it to Galaxy’s Edge, soon you’ll be able to whet your appetite by getting your hands on merchandise from the attraction’s Trading Outpost, including action figur...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, BB, Sequels, Hasbro, Theme Parks, Resistance, Lucasfilm, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Trading Post, Hux, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar


Watch: Sideshow Debuts an Adorable Life-Size Baby Yoda Collectible

Werner Herzog better prepare to compete with thousands of others who will want to buy the life size Baby Yoda collectible unveiled by Sideshow Collectibles. The film and TV collectibles company debuted the life-sized replica of “The Child,” better known to the world as Baby Yoda, from The Mandalorian, at Sideshow Con 2020. Made from the Legacy Effects’ molds that were used to make the actual puppet used in the filming of The Mandalorian that Herzog fell in love with, this life size Baby Yoda re...
Tags: Movies, Sideshow Collectibles, Dc, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Werner Herzog, Herzog, Sideshow, Mandalorian, The Mandalorian, Razor Crest, Baby Yoda, Life Size Baby Yoda


Exclusive: Mondo Unleashes New Marvel Tiki Mugs and ‘Masters of the Universe’ Mer-Man Figure for Comic-Con at Home

San Diego Comic-Con is nearly upon us, albeit in the form of a virtual convention dubbed Comic-Con at Home. There won’t be a show floor for fans to pick up merchandise from their favorite vendor booths, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to fight against hordes of fans trying to get their hands on the latest exclusive collectibles created just for Comic-Con. In fact, we’ve got an exclusive sneak peek at some of the upcoming offerings from Mondo. This year, Mondo is expanding their ever-gro...
Tags: Movies, Marvel Comics, Masters Of The Universe, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Mondo, Comic Book/Superhero, Food/Drink, Tiki Mugs, Tiki Mug, Tufan Sezer, Michael Bonanno, Hector Arce


Cool Stuff: The Biggest Marvel Legends Figure Yet Is a New Sentinel from ‘X-Men’ Comics

So far, Hasbro’s crowdfunded collectible initative known HasLab has yielded some outstanding results for toy collectors. Transformers fans fully funded a massive Unicron action figure, and Star Wars fans got a huge playset of Jabba the Hutt’s sail barge for the 3.75-inch action figure line. Now it’s time for Marvel Legends to get their own HasLab project with the biggest action figure the comic book toyline has ever seen. Though there are many powerful mutant villains that the X-Men have faced ...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Hasbro, X-men, Cool Stuff, Hutt, Comic Book/Superhero, Marvel Legends, Haslab, Bolivar Trask, Earth HasLab, Marvel Legends Sentinel


Cool Stuff: ‘Anchorman’ Somehow Didn’t Have Any Funko POPs, But That Changes Next Week

San Diego Comic-Con is nearly upon us. Well, this year it’s Comic-Con at Home with a bunch of virtual panels instead of the usual massive gathering of nerds and geeks at the San Diego Convention Center, but we’ll try to make the best of it. Even though there isn’t a show floor to scour for the usual Comic-Con exclusive merchandise, that’s not stopping the arrival of a new wave of 2020 SDCC exclusive Funko POPs. While this year’s selection feels a little lackluster overall, the introduction of o...
Tags: Toys, Comedy, Movies, San Francisco, Canada, Steve-Carell, Ben Stiller, Ron Burgundy, Collectibles, Cool Stuff, Ron, Baxter, Anchorman, Brick Tamland, David Koechner, San Diego Convention Center


Cool Stuff: New ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Black Series Figures Include Darth Maul’s Mandalorian Commando & More

This year has plenty of new Star Wars Black Series figures coming to shelves. Not only is the Star Wars Rebels line finishing up and being re-released to allow collectors to grab the entire roster of characters from the animated series, but there are outstanding nostalgic runs of figures for the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back, and characters joining the Black Series who have never been given 6-inch action figures before. But Hasbro isn’t done announcing new figures yet. This fall w...
Tags: Toys, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Walmart, Animation, Sequels, Hasbro, Lucasfilm, Cool Stuff, Darth Maul, Jango, Star-Wars, Disney/Pixar, Ahsoka Tano, Ahsoka


‘Wonder Woman’, ‘Jaws’, ‘The Dark Knight’, ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Batman Beyond’ Get Outstanding New Artwork

Bottleneck Gallery is continuing their big week of pop culture art reveals in honor of the canceled San Diego Comic-Con. Even though the convention will live on virtually next week, there are a bunch of artists who were planning on releasing new prints for sale to the hordes of fans on the show floor. But now, Bottleneck Gallery is releasing them online. Today’s line-up of prints includes Spider-Man: Homecoming by Matt Ferguson, the classic Golden Age version of Wonder Woman from Tom Whalen, th...
Tags: Art, Movies, Spider-Man, Gotham, San Diego, Hand, Batman, Cool Stuff, Jaws, Tom Whalen, Matt Ferguson, Wonder-Woman, Dave Perillo, Batman Beyond, Bottleneck Gallery, The-Dark-Knight


Cool Stuff: Marvel Legends ‘X-Men’ 20th Anniversary Movie Action Figures Available for Pre-Order

Now that 20th Century Fox is part of The Walt Disney Company, the rights to make new X-Men action figures inspired by the film franchise now lie at Hasbro. That’s why Marvel Legends is finally getting back around to making figures based on the X-Men movies, and they’re starting by celebrating the 20th anniversary of the original X-Men movie, the one that launched the comic book movie craze of the 21st century.Get a load of the first wave of Marvel Legends X-Men movie action figures below. Ma...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Fox, Sequels, Hugh-Jackman, Hasbro, Michael-Fassbender, James-McAvoy, Patrick Stewart, X-men, 20th Century Fox, Rebecca-Romijn, Ian Mckellen, Cool Stuff, Wolverine, The Walt Disney Company


LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System Build Kit Will Appeal to Your Inner Child

LEGO is ready to milk your nostalgia for all its worth with a new LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System Building Kit for adults. The kit comes with a realistic-looking NES system as well as a retro TV, and while you can’t really play this like an actual NES, it will have mechanical functions that enable you to move an 8-bit Mario across a scrolling screen. LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System I’m not really into LEGOs, but even I’ll admit this is pretty darn cool. This LEGO Nintendo Entertai...
Tags: Toys, Movies, Lego, Nintendo, Mario, Cool Stuff, LEGO Mario, LEGO Nintendo Entertainment System, Maarten Simons