Category Archives: Pop Culture

Now Playing: “Alita: Battle Angel” in Theaters Everywhere (2/14/2019)

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There are a lot of our readers digging into the Anime and Manga stuff and we applaud them since its just so massive an extension of the geek interests that we personally don’t even know how to catch up on some of it. One popular series is “Battle Angel: Alita” and as you can see they’ve reversed the name for the film. The trailers look like some exciting stuff and the last one I posted can be observed HERE in the event you missed it. This film opens today in theaters everywhere so take a look at the poster, premise and some casting before my closing editorial notions.

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The Premise: “Alita: Battle Angel” follows the story of the titular Alita, a disembodied “core” who awakens with no memory in a post-apocalyptic world destroyed by a technological fall. Dr. Ido finds her and gives her a new body. They later discover that Alita is more than what she seems and has an extraordinary past. As she navigates her new life, she battles other machines who are empowered with skills.
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Tonight: “The Walking Dead” Season 9.5 Premiere on AMC (2/10/2019)

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The winter has been pretty relentless in terms of the overall cold that’s been hitting us but there really hasn’t been too much snow to get in our way of doing things outside of the apartment so that a plus. Tonight “The Walking Dead” returns to the airwaves for the second half of its ninth season and we shared the “New Enemy” trailer what feels like a forever ago HERE. Down below is the creepy poster they had circulating for the second half and for good measure I’ve repeated the overall premise and lengthy casting. Oh yeah and don’t worry there is some editorial notations from me and a list of past seasons to order on Amazon.com

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The Plot: Eighteen months after the defeat of Negan under an alliance of communities spearheaded by Rick Grimes, the season focuses on the united communities as they face obstacles and threats both outside and inside their alliance, with the threat of the mysterious Whisperers looming. (thanks Wiki).
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Aggronautix Presents: Rancid’s “Skeletim” Limited Edition Throbblehead

Toy Fair is just around the corner and that means a whole lot of reveals and exclusives being shared with the Metal Media Command HQ. Aggronautix’s Throbblehead line is celebrating its 10th year of these Punk Rock Polyresins and the latest one is presented below for your observation. Take a look.

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The Press Release:
RANCID’s “Skeletim” mascot has been transformed into a Throbblehead! This figure is limited to just 1000 hand-numbered units, stands at 7″ tall, and is made of a high quality polyresin. Skeletim is rocking a studded leather jacket, oxblood docs, and a classic sunburst mohawk.

Order This Item HERE; It’s $29.95

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DC Universe Says “Meet The Doom Patrol” (Streaming This Month)

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Those subscribers to the DC Universe streaming and reading service are going to love that a brand new live action series is coming hot off the heels of the intense “Titans” series that only recently completed its first season. I’m talking about The Doom Patrol who were always a bit of a quirky team of misfits since their inception and with their show launching on the service in the coming days we now have a quick trailer for it called “Meet The Doom Patrol”. Take a look.

The Premise: Set after the events of Titans, the Doom Patrol – consisting of Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Woman, Crazy Jane and new recruit Cyborg led by Dr. Niles Caulder – receive a mission to stop the supernatural supervillain known as Mr. Nobody from taking over the world.
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Opening: “Lords Of Chaos” in Select Theaters (2/8/2019)

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Early last month I shared the first two teaser trailers from the upcoming film “Lords Of Chaos”, which is based on the book of the same name by authors Michael Moynihan and Didrik Søderlind – The intense historical read lined out the beginnings of the Black Metal scene in Norway and focuses on bands like Mayhem, Darkthrone and Burzum. If you didn’t see the teasers please click HERE since I’ve also added some promotional art in that post that I am NOT repeating here. The full trailer came online only a couple of weeks ago and was showcased HERE. The film opens today in select theaters so you’re going to want to check your local listings to see any potential viewings near you.

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Storyline: A teenager’s quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the early 1990s results in a very violent outcome.
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