Queued Up: 'Lucy,' 'The Boxtrolls,' 'Game Of Thrones' and More!

LUCY (2014)

The buildup: After an unwilling drug mule (Scarlett Johansson) to a Taiwanese kingpin accidentally absorbs the powerful drugs sewn into her belly, she begins accessing parts of her brain other people cannot. Utilizing her burgeoning psychokinetic abilities, knowing her lifespan is now limited, and aware that the crime lord…

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New York Comic Con @ Javits Center

MANHATTAN, NY—From recent reports, New York Comic Con has actually eclipsed San Diego in terms of attendance figures, making it the biggest comic book convention in America. That's good news for East Coast fans who can look forward to the yearly event for years and years to come. Rather…

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Queued Up: 'The Hobbit,' 'Time Bandits,' 'Stanley Kubrick' and More


Whether you want to revisit this second film in The Hobbit trilogy or catch up on what you missed prior to seeing the climactic final chapter, The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies, in theaters now, this reissue features…

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Queued Up: Holiday Gift Guide - Part 2


This has been a crazy year for the folks at Scream Factory. They have unearthed and reissued a treasure trove of classic and cult horror movies that is hard to top in terms of restoration, packaging, and extra features. They take their fear fare seriously, and they…

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An Interview with HIM: Archival Revival

Most rock bands today are experiencing downsized sales, which has transformed touring into an essential revenue generator. Dark rockers HIM are no strangers to globetrotting, although their recent tour for last year's hard rocking Tears On Tape album has been pretty epic, spanning a year and a half across…

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Queued Up: Holiday Gift Guide Part I


This zany sitcom about the misadventures of an easy listening station that turned rock 'n' roll overnight previously received only a first season release that included practically none of the original music due to rights issue, and this enraged fans. Luckily the…

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Sir Ivan: Visiting The Land Of The Midnight Sun

Whenever you attend a party at the castle mansion of Sir Ivan Wilzig in the Hamptons, you know you're in for a wild ride. Past themes for his summer soirees have included sailors and sinners, '60s Woodstock grooviness, and a wild animal-themed night invoking a sexy Playboy vibe. The…

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Queued Up: 'Live Die Repeat,' 'The Purge: Anarchy,' 'Toy Story Of Terror' and More New Releases


The buildup: A charismatic solder (Tom Cruise) used for recruiting purposes is unwillingly sent to Europe to fight against an alien invasion. When he starts re-experiencing the same day again every time he dies, he must team up with a fierce hero (Emily Blunt) to…

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An Interview with Stephanie Beatriz: The Funny On The Force

Stephanie Beatriz's alter ego Rosa Diaz enlivens the Golden Globe-winning sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine every week. She's a tough, get-to-the-point detective with sharp one-liners that unnerves her co-workers while endearing her to detective Charles Boyle (played by Joe Lo Truglio), an awkwardly smitten co-worker. When one speaks to Beatriz, however,…

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Queued Up: 'Godzilla,' 'Godzilla 2000,' 'Rebirth Of Mothra I, II & III' and More


The buildup: After a giant MUTO (Massive Unidentified Terrestrial Organism) emerges from a long slumber in Japan, it escapes to wreak havoc towards our West Coast on its way to a rendezvous with another MUTO. While the deadly duo bring human forces to their knees, it awakens…

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