Thursday, June 4, 2020

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Movies

[Rumor] Disney Reportedly Looking to do Live-Action “The Black Cauldron”

This story is currently still in rumor territory, but we are more than average confidence level in the likelihood of it being...

Nerdbot Cinema Reviews: “Batman Forever” Turns 25 This Month

Nerdbot Cinema Reviews looks back on the technicolor caped crusader film "Batman Forever," which released in June of 1995.

Daily “Dune”: Cinematographer Says Will NOT Be Like “Star Wars”

If there is one bright spot that 2020 can possibly deliver us, it's the upcoming film adaptation of Frank Herbert's seminal work...

Studio Ghibli Releasing Goro, Hayao Miyazaki Film “Aya and the Witch”

Studio Ghibli is releasing a new movie this winter called "Aya and the Witch" This will be their first CG film and was worked on by the Miyazaki father son duo.

Bill & Ted Give Graduation Congrats to San Dimas High School

SAN DIMAS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL RULES.We love "Bill & Ted," and cannot wait for the third chapter of the franchise, "Bill &...

Toys

LEGO Pulls Ads for White House, Donut Shops, Police Sets

LEGO has pulled ads for all Police sets, donut shops, and The White House in support of #BlacklivesMatter.

New Funko Pops Based on “Star Wars” Games are Here!

Gamestop is releasing some exclusive Star Wars Funkos based on the games!

Spider-Man Pointing Meme is Officially Becoming a Funko Pop

Looks like Funko is finally releasing a set of the Spider-Man pointing meme!

10 Coolest GI Joe Action Figure Accessories of All Time

Here 10 of the coolest (and possibly most ridiculous) GI Joe action figure accessories of all time. We want like half of them.

Forgotten Toys: Playskool Definitely Dinosaurs

Definitely Dinosaurs were made by Playskool and were essentially the late-80's version of the Imaginext toys many of your kids are probably enjoying.

Comic Books

Nerdbot Talks: Dan Fogler Talks Heavy Metal Comic “Brooklyn Gladiator #1”

Nerdbot Talks chats with Dan Fogler about his comic book "Brooklyn Gladiator #1" coming from Heavy Metal.

Heavy Metal’s New Virus Comic Line Leads off with ‘The Red’ [Interview]

Heavy Metal is leaning into its efforts behind CEO Matt Medney's push to discover new talent by launching a new comic imprint, "Virus".

Duncan Jones Says “Rogue Trooper” Script Is Done

We are pretty pleased to share the news that Duncan Jones (filmmaker and all around cool dude) has confirmed that his script for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of 2000 AD's Rogue Trooper is DONE.

“Cursed Princess Club” Season 3 Interview with Creator LambCat

"Cursed Princess Club" continues to grow as we head into season 3. We caught up with creator Lambcat and were able to chat about what we can expect from the upcoming season.

“The Umbrella Academy” Season 2 Release Date Revealed

At long last- Netflix reveals the season 2 premiere date for "The Umbrella Academy!" Coming later this summer!

Gaming

What Skills Can You Gain From Playing Video Games?

Whether you play casually, regularly, or even professionally, there are many different skills that you can gain from gaming.

Sega is Releasing Game Gear Micro Editions

Sega is coming out with the Game Gear Micro! Each color comes with four games.

Pokémon GO, Wizards Unite Maker Niantic Labs to Donate $5 Million to Black Lives Matter

We are pleased to report that Niantic Labs, the company behind such popular games as Pokémon GO (which yes, we are still playing thankyouverymuch) and "Harry Potter" themed Wizards Unite is pledging to donate at least $5 million dollars to Black Lives Matter.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: June’s Fish, Bugs, Wedding Season!

If you're using video games to help cope with the current state of the world, it's ok! You're not alone, and sometimes...

4 Games That Can Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills

Games can be more than just fun time-wasters. The right game can also stimulate your brain and teach you problem-solving and logic skills.

Anime

Studio Ghibli Releasing Goro, Hayao Miyazaki Film “Aya and the Witch”

Studio Ghibli is releasing a new movie this winter called "Aya and the Witch" This will be their first CG film and was worked on by the Miyazaki father son duo.

Nintendo Plushies Lined Seats at Korean Baseball Game

Practicing social distancing can be hard, but people are finding more and more ways to be creative with it. This Korean Baseball game used Pokemon plushies to line the seats to feel less empty.

Aniplex of America Launches 2 Day Online Fest for July 4-5

Aniplex will be hosting a two day live stream for their very own Online Fest! Featuring staff and cast from many favorite shows viewers can also look forward to special appearances from many musical guests!

“Attack on Titan” 4th and Final Season Trailer Released

The fourth and final season of popular anime "Attack on Titan" still has no release date, but we've got a trailer as...

These Over the Shoe Socks will Transform You into a Sailor Scout!

Boots can be expensive and hard to walk in. But you can throw these over a pair of low heels or flats and be good all day for cosplay!

Technology

HBO Max Gets C+ from Analysts But Could Have Done Better

HBO Max may have just launched, but according to analysts it could have done much better. Here's how they could have done it.

New Lickable ‘Taste Display’ Can Recreate Any Flavor Without Eating Food

Want to stay good on your diet but you're seriously craving Pizza? This Norimaki Synthesizer might be the thing that gets you through the tough times.

How Do Astronauts Stay Healthy in Space?

Ever wondered how astronauts stay healthy in space? Here's a few of the ways they do!

The Past, Present, and Future of Solar Energy

If you're considering getting solar energy for your home or business you should check this out!

New Software Update for iPhone Makes it Easier to Unlock with Face Masks

Apple rolls out with an easier way to unlock your iPhone when wearing a face mask.

Television

Netflix ‘Ain’t Playin’ With Their “Cowboy Bebop” Series

When word came down that Netflix was going to be adapting beloved anime "Cowboy Bebop" into a live action series, excitement was...

“The West Wing” Cast to Reunite for Black Lives Matter, Because President Barlet is the Best

"The West Wing" is one of those shows that makes you long for the ideal. In this case, a President who is...

The CW NOT Recasting “Batwoman” Kate Kane

We were super curious to find out exactly how The CW was going to handle the recasting of "Batwoman" series lead Ruby Rose after she exited the series mere hours after the final episode of season 1.

In 6 Months, “Marvel’s Daredevil” TV Rights Revert to Marvel Studios

It's hard to imagine almost two years have already gone by since the fateful day word came down that Netflix had cancelled...

“Lore Olympus” Animated Series Coming to Netflix from Jim Henson Company

We are so thrilled to report that Netflix and The Jim Henson Company are developing a young adult animated series based on...

Nerd Culture

Nerdbot Cosplay Spotlight: Meet Apola Star

You never know who is behind the cosplay. It can be someone who kicks serious butt! From La Mesa, CA here's Apola Star!

Nerdbot Cinema Reviews: “Batman Forever” Turns 25 This Month

Nerdbot Cinema Reviews looks back on the technicolor caped crusader film "Batman Forever," which released in June of 1995.

You’ve Seen Baby Yoda, Get Ready for Baby Darth Maul

It's a little late but at least it's cute! We've found this baby Darth Maul on Twitter drawn by "PAW Patrol" artist...

Doing the Most: Celebrities on the Protest Frontlines

It is worth noting those who are standing with the people, letting their voices be heard by standing in the streets with others.

Nerdbot Cosplay Spotlight: Michelle aka Michelle_maka

Cosplay isn’t a hobby for a limited amount of people, it is for whoever wants to do it. I am happy and honored to introduce Michelle_maka.

Reviews

Nerdbot Cinema Reviews: “Batman Forever” Turns 25 This Month

Nerdbot Cinema Reviews looks back on the technicolor caped crusader film "Batman Forever," which released in June of 1995.

“Supernatural” Seasons 1-5: How It Should Have Ended [Review]

"Supernatural" is a fantastic (albeit formulaic) show that fills the void left by its predecessors while also paying homage to them.

Amazon’s “The Vast of Night” is the Way Anthology Sci-Fi Should Feel [Review]

A mysterious sound spurs a small-town telephone operator to enlist the local DJ to try to discover its source at the dawn of the space age.

“Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath” Short But Fun Return to EarthRealm

All in all, MK 11 Aftermath is a refreshing return to a beloved franchise, adding new characters, finishes and a compelling story to keep the game fresh.

“Glitch Techs”: A Fast Paced Show Where Kid Gamers Save the World

Nickelodeon/Netflix team up to bring us Glitch Techs! A show were a group of teens save the world from game glitches that invade our real world space.