Author: Amy Davis

Hi, I’m Amy. I like long walks in the graveyard, horror movies, comic books, and bringing you the latest in nerd-centric news.

Director Ángel Manuel Soto is certainly having a moment right now. His DC Comics superhero film  “Blue Beetle” just opened this weekend, raking in $25.4 million. While that is far from record breaking, it did dethrone the billion dollar “Barbie” movie from the top of the box office. His next project? Directing “The Wrecking Crew” for MGM. While plot details for “The Wrecking Crew” are not known at this time. It is being described as a buddy action movie. The script was written by Jonathan Topper, prior to the WGA strike.  Actors Dave Bautista and Jason Momoa are reportedly in…

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The upcoming horror movie, “Vindicta” has received an October release window from Paramount’s Republic Pictures. It will be directed by Sean McNamara, who also did the 2011 biopic “Soul Surfer” and 2015’s “Spare Parts” starring George Lopez and Jamie Lee Curtis. “Vindicta” will tell the story of a city terrorized by a sadistic serial killer. Whoes rampage forces a seasoned detective and a newly recruited paramedic into a deadly game of vengeance. Where they discover the key to stopping the bloodshed lies in unlocking the truth of their own haunted pasts. The film stars Elena Kampouris (“Children of the Corn”),…

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Creator of Amazon Prime Video’s “A League of Their Own” Abbi Jacobson has called out the streamer’s excuse for the show’s cancelation. On August 18th, Prime Video reversed their previous decision to give the show a truncated second season. The company blames delays caused by the ongoing WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Looking at the history of the series, it’s no surprise why Jacobson thinks Prime’s reason for cancelation is dubious. In March Amazon canceled the show, but negotiations were pushing for a second season to wrap everything up. In April the company confirmed “A League of Their Own” was renewed…

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Russia’s Luna-25 spacecraft has crashed into The Moon after it spun into an uncontrolled orbit. The mission was to be the first ever spacecraft to land on the South Pole of the moon. This is Russia’s first lunar mission since 1976, back when it was part of the Soviet Union.  Currently, only three governments have successfully landed on the moon: the Soviet Union, the United States, and China. This pilotless spacecraft was built as part of a space race with India for who could land on the South Pole first. Scientists are interested in this region since they belive that permanently…

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If you are like The Dude and also abide, you may want to check out Sideshow Collectibles’ latest offering. A sixth scale figure of His Dudeness, Duder, or El Duderino if you’re not into the whole brevity thing. The permanently chilled out main character in the Coen brothers 1998 hit, “The Big Lebowski.” This detailed collectible figure features the likeness of actor Jeff Bridges as the iconic Jeffrey “The Dude” Lebowski. Adorned in only the finest of loungewear, this figure features a carefully tailored fabric outfit including a white V-neck shirt, drawstring pants, and his signature sweater. He sports a padded…

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The final film from Hayao Miyazaki, “How Do You Live?,” is making its way out Japan! While the movie opened in Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli’s native country on July 14th, there was no word on an international release date until today. It has now been confirmed that the film will open the Toronto Film Festival and San Sebastian Film Festival. This hand-drawn animated feature will be playing both festivals under its alternate title “The Boy and the Heron.” Currently it’s screening schedule is September 7th to open the Toronto Film Festival. Then it will open the 71st San Sebastian Festival…

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The director of the 1996 blockbuster “Twister,” Jan de Bont, recently gave his thoughts about the film’s upcoming sequel. While the followup has allegedly been in the works for awhile, he says he was not consulted about it. He also believes that the film “cannot be remade.” Bont revealed he wasn’t consulted about the upcoming sequel film. He believes Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s new “Twister” take will be completely different due to changes in visual effects technology. “When things fell from the sky, there were real things falling from a helicopter,” Bont said. “If you film a car escaping…

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AMC has just released two new posters and a short teaser for the highly anticipated “The Walking Dead” spinoff, “The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon.”  The upcoming series follows fan -favorite character Daryl Dixon’s (Norman Reedus) as he journeys across a broken but resilient France. All with the hope of finding his way back home. But as he makes the journey, the connections he forms complicate his ultimate plan. “The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon” also stars Clémence Poésy, Adam Nagaitis, Anne Charrier, Eriq Ebouaney, Laika Blanc Francard, Romain Levi, and Louis Puech Scigliuzzi. David Zabel serves as showrunner and executive producer…

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The 1987 cult classic horror-comedy “Street Trash” will be rebooted by “Fried Barry” director Ryan Kruger. Cineverse has recently acquired all North American rights for the project. The original film is directed by Jim Muro, who also co-wrote the script with Roy Frumkes. It tells the story of a group of homeless misfits in Brooklyn, New York. Who stumble on to a plot to exterminate all of them via toxic alcohol called Viper that melts them alive. This gooey gorefest turns into a much larger metaphor for urban decay and the growing class divide. The reboot will take place on…

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Has coming up with an endless array of excuses to cancel plans become a tedious chore? Well, furniture maker La-Z-Boy has got you covered with their new AI-powered chair, The Decliner. This state-of-the-art recliner allows you to generate a cancellation excuse via SMS text by simply pulling a handle. The best part is, La-Z-Boy is currently running an online contest to win one of three of The Decliners. The company wants people to embrace the joy of missing out. So to enter, all you have to do is make an excuse! Entries can be submitted on this website or via…

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