NEWS

  • ‘The Vault': A Bank Job / Horror Movie Starring James Franco (Trailer)

    ‘The Vault': A Bank Job / Horror Movie Starring James Franco (Trailer)

    As a filmgoer I tend to be enthusiastic for any unusual generic combinations – for instance, there aren’t very many movies that combine bank robbery with horror, and that’s the novel combo promised by The Vault, a new upcoming horror movie with a creepy trailer now on the internet. The Vault is about two sisters […]

  • KFC Gamer’s Box 2.0: A Fried Chicken Box/Video Game Controller

    KFC Gamer’s Box 2.0: A Fried Chicken Box/Video Game Controller

    I imagine most who write or talk about the new KFC Gamer’s Box 2.0 will categorize it as something like a “fried chicken box that’s also a video game controller.” That’s totally accurate, and completely in line with KFC‘s recent strategy to do a bunch of crazy stuff to get people to tweet their brand […]

  • Taco Mode: Lyft Partners with Taco Bell

    Taco Mode: Lyft Partners with Taco Bell

    Taco Bell is the late-night spot of choice for people who either don’t want to get out of their car or who don’t live in Waffle House country. Rideshare app Lyft recognizes this, and in doing so has partnered with Taco Bell for the new Taco Mode feature, reportedly rolling out later this week for […]

  • ‘My Friend Dahmer': Jeffrey Dahmer Begins (Trailer)

    ‘My Friend Dahmer': Jeffrey Dahmer Begins (Trailer)

    This weekend was San Diego Comic-Con, which always brings with it a deluge of trailers, teasers, posters, and other promotional materials for the next year and change worth of pop culture stuff. I don’t think the new teaser for My Friend Dahmer is a part of that deluge, but it’s nevertheless fun to imagine a […]

  • Radio Flyer ‘Star Wars’ Landspeeder: You Know, for Jedi

    Radio Flyer ‘Star Wars’ Landspeeder: You Know, for Jedi

    When the original Star Wars movie came out, the Hollywood Toy Industrial Complex was still churning out cheap Planet of the Apes action figures, and was nowhere near its current size and power. That’s the only explanation I can come up with for why it’s taken 40 years for the Radio Flyer Star Wars Landspeeder […]

  • ‘Ready Player One’ SDCC Trailer Drops (Video)

    ‘Ready Player One’ SDCC Trailer Drops (Video)

    Ernest Cline’s 2011 novel Ready Player One was a hit among 80s pop culture obsessed nostalgia hounds, and many were shocked when none other than Steven Spielberg signed on to direct the movie version. At San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend, a teaser trailer for the movie was released, and it looks like an overload […]