Alien Day: 4.26.16

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24 Hour Fan-Focused Social Media Event to Launch in Celebration of #AlienDay426

Dark Horse Comics, Funko, NECA, Sideshow Collectibles, Audible, Titan Books, Zen Studios and more than a Dozen other Partners Join Forces to Mark ALIEN DAY on Planet Earth

Reebok to Release Exact Replica of the ALIEN Stompers worn by

Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley

Nationwide Screening Returns One of the Most Iconic Film Franchises

to Theaters Across the Country

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Iron Giant Blu-Ray

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Keeping with yesterday’s topic, The Iron Gian has some Blu-ray  info. The suggested retail price of the Ultimate Collectors Edition is $74.99. The price can be attributed to the hardcover art book, the Mondo art cards, the 4-inch plastic articulated Iron Giant statue, and the letter from Bird.

Here’s a breakdown of the special features:

  • “The Giant’s Dream” documentary NEW!
  • “The Iron Giant: Signature Edition” trailer
  • Theatrical version commentary by Brad Bird
  • Additional scenes, including alternate opening
  • Mini documentary segments
  • Teddy Newton The X Factor
  • Duck and Cover sequence
  • The Voice of the Giant
  • Motion Gallery
  • Brad Bird trailer

This is expected to be available in September. We will post updates as we get closer to release.

Batman Vs. Superman: The Good, Bad, & The Ugly

GBUDawn of Justice premiered in the US last night and the internet was a buzz with complaints. While I have to admit that I am not a super fan of superman, I love Batman. I was was super excited to see this movie, and really wanted to like it….and somewhat did.

I think the 2 different types of people that will see this will have different perceptions of this.

“Casual Fan”

This person has maybe read some of the comic books and have seen the other movies. I believe this person will enjoy the movie for what it is. They probably won’t love it, but will walk away feeling entertained, albeit  a little confused.

“Hardcore Fan”

This person lives, breathes, eats, and sleeps comics. They know all the mythos and back stories and have read most if not all the comics. I think these are the people who are going to drag this movie through the mud.

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