Now Streaming: “Lost In Space” on Netflix (4/13/2018)

A little over a month ago, I shined the spotlight on the re-imagining of the classic series “Lost In Space” which will be getting a streaming run on Netflix. If you missed that post it’s alright as you can click HERE to review it. That show is now 100% available for streaming and can be viewed to your binging delight. Let’s take a look at the official poster, premise and casting as well.

The Premise:
In the year 2046, the Robinson family and the spaceship Jupiter 2, one of several Jupiter ships, encounters a rip in spacetime and crashes on an unknown planet. Stranded light years from their intended destination, the Robinsons and other colonists marooned with them battle a strange new alien environment and their own personal demons as they attempt to leave the planet.
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Opening: “Rampage” in Theaters Everywhere (4/13/2018)

By now you’ve seen the promotional clips for the film “Rampage” which comes care of Warner Brothers Pictures and opens today in theaters everywhere. Let’s give a glance to the official poster, premise and casting to start you off right in determining if you want to check this one out.

The Plot: Primatologist Davis Okoye (Dwayne Johnson), a man who keeps people at a distance, shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, albino silverback gorilla who has been in his care most of its life. But a mysterious genetic experiment mutates this once gentle ape into a raging creature of enormous size. To make matters worse, it’s soon discovered that a wolf (Ralph) and crocodile (Lizzie) have gone under similar changes. As these newly created apex predators battle each other for supremacy and tear across North America, destroying everything in their path, Okoye teams with a discredited genetic engineer (Naomie Harris) to secure an antidote, fight his way through the ever-changing battlefield, and not only to halt a global catastrophe, but to save the fearsome beast that was once his friend. (thanks Wiki).
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Warner Brothers Pictures “The Meg” Official Trailer (2018)

In 2018, we will all have another reason to be afraid to go into the water thanks to “The Meg” which is short for “Megalodon” which means giant frigging Great White Shark. I’ve had interest in reading the novel that this film is based on and the first trailer for the upcoming Warner Brother Pictures release is presented below for your perusal.

The Premise: After escaping an attack by what he claims was by a 70-foot shark, Jonas Taylor must confront his fears to save those trapped in a sunken submersible (c/o IMDB).

The Cast/Characters:
Jason Statham as Jonas Taylor
Li Bingbing as Suyin Zhang
Rainn Wilson as Jack Morris
Ruby Rose as Jaxx Herd
Winston Chao as Dr. Minway Zhang
Cliff Curtis as James “Mac” Mackreides
Page Kennedy as DJ
Jessica McNamee as Celeste
Olafur Darri Olafsson as The Wall
Robert Taylor as Dr. Heller
Shuya Sophia Cai as Meiying
Masi Oka as Toshi
Rob Kipa-Williams as D’Angelo
Tawanda Manyimo as Marks

PiercingMetal Thoughts: I loved this trailer and felt that it brings back some of the monster shark craze that hit when “Jaws” was release so many years ago. I read that book long before I saw it in the movies and even the book had me off water for awhile. Of course this fear didn’t apply to the bathtub despite my youthful insistence and parents, I fear we might find this sort of behavior resurfacing thanks to “The Meg”. Personally speaking, I love giant monster films and since Megalodon is an ancient predator he falls into that category when it comes to this film. I’m also a Jason Statham fan so look forward to seeing this one. What did you think of the trailer? Let me know down in the comments section below and to close out I’ve shared from teaser posters.

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Official Film Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Meg

Announcing: SiriusXM Presents: Goo Goo Dolls “Dizzy Up The Girl” 20th Anniversary Tour

The tour announcement emails are picking up steam so strap yourself in for the ride to come. This one covers the details about the upcoming run by the Goo Goo Dolls who are celebrating the 20th Anniversary of their “Dizzy Up The Girl” album. Check it out.

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The Press Release:
This Fall, multi-platinum Grammy-nominated band Goo Goo Dolls will embark on the SiriusXM Presents: Goo Goo Dolls – Dizzy Up The Girl 20th Anniversary Tour, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of their iconic album, Dizzy Up The Girl. The band will be performing the record in its entirety at each show, followed by an additional set packed with surprises and more of their many unforgettable hits. Singer John Rzeznik added “I am incredibly excited to share this album in its entirety with our fans”. The band also took to social media today, posting a special video to announce their tour, watch it HERE.

The tour kicks off in Phoenix, AZ on September 30th and will run through mid-November, wrapping up in Las Vegas, NV on November 18th. Please see below for a full list of dates.

First released on September 22, 1998 via Warner Bros. Records, Dizzy Up The Girl is often noted for being the album that catapulted the band into mainstream success and is one of their most successful albums to date. The record sold 6 million albums worldwide, went 4x platinum in the US and had five top 10 singles, including “Iris” (3 GRAMMY nominations, Certified Platinum, 275M Spotify Streams) and “Slide” (Certified Gold, 57M Spotify Streams).
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Marvel Comics Presents: “Amazing Spider-Man” #800 Variant Covers By Industry Legends

This May, the “Amazing Spider-Man” comic reaches its 800th issue and to say that this is an exciting time in the minds of fans is an understatement. Check out the latest news from The House Of Ideas and a variant cover program to help in the celebration. Before you get into the scoop on this one, you might want to check out the narrative about the historic issue that ran back in February. Check in out by clicking HERE.

The Press Release:
It’s all been building to this – the biggest Peter Parker and Norman Osborn story of all time, and the first Marvel comic EVER to hit 800 issues! In celebration of the 800th issue of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN and the now historic run of Dan Slott. Witness the culmination of the Red Goblin story as Slott is joined for his final issue by epic artists such as Stuart Immonen, Humberto Ramos, Giuseppe Camuncoli and Jim Cheung!

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“Amazing Spider-Man” #800

The rundown of updates:
4/9 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from industry great John Romita Sr. and Richard Isanove!
4/11 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from industry great Mark Bagley!
4/13 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from industry great Terry Dodson!
4/16 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from industry great Ron Frenz, with inks by Brett Breeding and colors by Dave McCaig!
4/18 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from industry greats Greg Land and Rachelle Rosenberg!
4/19 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from legendary artist Moebius! Marvel is excited to announce that this variant will also have a virgin variation.
4/20 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from legendary artist John Cassaday and colorist Paul Mounts!
4/23 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from legendary artist Frank Cho and colorist David Curiel!
4/24 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from legendary artist Nick Bradshaw and colorist Morry Hollowell!
4/25 – Marvel is excited to show a variant cover from legendary artist Paolo Rivera!
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