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On September 23rd, GRAMMY-nominated blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa will deliver Live at the Greek Theatre, a 22-track Double CD, Double DVD, Blu-ray, and 4-LP Deluxe Edition tribute to three of the greatest bluesmen to ever live – Albert King, B.B. King, and Freddie King. Live at the Greek Theatre showcases “The Thr

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Please join Bottleneck Gallery on August 4, 2016 for two screenings of Big Trouble In Little China to celebrate it’s 30th anniversary. To kick off the special event, the gallery will be releasing an officially licensed, 24 x 36 inch, 17 color screen print of Drew Struzan’s iconic poster for the film. All prints

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Guillermo del Toro considers his collections to be essential sources of nourishment and inspiration. He has accumulated hundreds of paintings, drawings, sculptures, books, and specimens over many years, pursuing longstanding passions and making new discoveries. The collection grows organically but not haphazardly, with del

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Craig Drake’s Solo Show III will open at Hero Complex Gallery on Saturday September 10, 2016. Expect a unique and special experience on this one…this will be different than any other show you’ve seen so please RSVP ahead with the names of all guests who are planning to attend: info@hcgart.com After you’v

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Universal Pictures has revealed the first trailer for Split, the latest chiller from director M. Night Shyamalan. Writer/director/producer M. Night Shyamalan returns to the captivating grip of The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable and Signs with Split, an original thriller that delves into the mysterious recesses of one man’s frac

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With unlimited access to the Disney archives and extensive research, the book’s authors have gathered some 1,500 images, including concept art, story sketches, backgrounds, and animation drawings as well as many behind-the-scenes photos to trace the origins and evolution of such favorites as Snow White and the Seven Dwarf

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You can order this clever Stranger Things Kids t-shirt HERE for $23.95.

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This custom Batman View-Master VR viewer from Mattel is your portal to immersive, virtual reality entertainment and adventure, transporting you to Gotham City! The View-Master VR platform that Works With Google Cardboard will bring the dynamic visual style based on the artwork of producer Bruce Timm to life. Gotham City is

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The CW and DC Entertainment have released the first official look at Tyler Hoechlin as Superman in the upcoming second season of Supergirl! “Greg [Berlanti] and I have wanted to work with Tyler for ages, so this worked out perfectly because Tyler is Superman,” Supergirl Executive Producer Andrew Kreisberg previously sai

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Chapter and Verse, the audio companion to Bruce Springsteen’s extraordinary forthcoming autobiography, will be released Sept. 23 on Columbia Records. The career-spanning compilation will be released four days before Simon & Schuster publishes Born to Run. Five of the album’s 18 tracks have not been previousl

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New York Times #1 Best Seller Joe Hill is the creative force behind this collection of comic one-shots, short stories, and graphic novels that showcase the world-building and bone-chilling talents of the famed Locke & Key creator. Joe Hill: The Graphic Novel Collection ($50) includes: Kodiak (2010) with illustrations b

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Following the runaway success of Pokemon GO, Nintendo has announced that the upcoming Pokemon GO Plus accessory for the game will officially be released in September. The accessory will retail for $34.99 at launch. The accessory is a small device that lets you enjoy Pokemon GO while you’re on the move and not looking at [

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Mondo is pleased to announce tickets are on sale for the third annual MondoCon along with an initial lineup of exhibitors and artists. MondoCon 2016 will take place October 22nd and 23rd in Austin, TX at AFS Cinema and Holiday Inn Midtown Conference Center. MondoCon is a celebration of everything we love, including movies,

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There’s no need to wall mount it. With an integrated floor stand, the Sony 100-Inch XD9 4K TV (Price TBD) is meant to be the centerpiece of your viewing area. It uses Backlight Master Drive technology for individual LED backlight control, offering unprecedented contrast and picture with full 4K HDR support. It also ru

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Superstar writer Scott Snyder explodes into an all-new Batman series alongside legendary artist John Romita Jr., reimagining some of the Dark Knight’s greatest villains. First up: Two-Face! Batman must take Two-Face to a destination out of Gotham City, but the duplicitous villain has a two of spades up his sleeve. Every a

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Mezco Toyz will be releasing an officially licensed 15-inch talking Chucky doll later this year. Before he became possessed by the Spirit of Charles Lee Ray — a serial killer better known as “The Lakeshore Strangler” — Chucky was just a harmless Good Guys doll. His face not yet scarred, his clothes not yet b

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Celebrate 50 years of one of the longest running and beloved sci-fi franchises with The Star Trek Book. This comprehensive guide to the series delves into the myriad worlds and different dimensions visited by the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise. Discover the amazing science of Star Trek and how it has influenced real-world te

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Please join Hero Complex Gallery in welcoming artist, Jordan Monsell, back for his second silhouette solo show, where he will be displaying 350+ renditions of today’s favorite pop culture characters! There will be a little bit of everything in this show with characters from comics, animation, video games, horror, cult mo

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AMC has released the first four minutes for Preacher online for your viewing pleasure! Check it out below and tune into the series premiere this Sunday, May 22nd at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on AMC. Preacher is a supernatural, twisted and darkly comedic drama that follows a West Texas preacher named Jesse Custer, who is inhabited [&

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