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These ‘Ready Player One’ Reimagined Classic Movie Posters Are AMAZING

Finally it seems like Warner Brothers is moving forward at a clippin pace to bring more Ready Player One movie goodness to the public before the film opens at the end of the month.  If you’re at all familiar with the premise of Ernie Cline’s book, then you know the importance of classic 80s films on […]

Check Out These Funko ‘Ready Player One’ Pops!

We’re getting ever closer to the release of Ready Player One next month, and that means we’re finally starting to see some merchandise.  Specifically- the AMAZING Funko Pop Vinyl collection being released for the film. Seriously, this is a fabulous set of figures INCLUDING THE KEYS that make such an important appearance in the source material […]

Ready Player One: Final Trailer Full of Pure Imagination

It seems like Warner Bros. is FINALLY getting really into their marketing drops of Ready Player One. Not surprising with the film opening next month, and about damn time. Yesterday, we got five posters of the High Five, and before that — the new poster. This morning, the official RP1 Twitter account posted a brand-new (and final) trailer, […]

Iron Giant Tiki Mugs Now Available From Mondo

Iron Giant tiki mugs are now available to order form Mondo. They are available in three styles- a grey version, and bone-style version with a cool black ceramic wash and glaze finish, and a ghost version that has a dark blue glaze on top of a white ceramic finish. All three are 16 ounce glasses. […]

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New Ready Player One Trailer Will Be Released on Sunday, in Texas

One of the most anticipated book-to-film adaptations of the last five years, Ernest Cline‘s Ready Player One, is finally getting another trailer. The first was released in July at San Diego Comic-Con during the Warner Bros. presentation in Hall H, and the immediate response was one of awe. The second trailer, just announced by Cline on Twitter, […]

The Giant’s Dream Teaser Offers A Glimpse At The Making Of The Iron Giant

The Iron Giant will finally receive the Ultimate Edition treatment next month with a deluxe Blu-ray set (and a disc-only option for those more frugal). One of the included special features is the magnificent documentary The Giant’s Dream: Making The Iron Giant. Told by the animators who lived through it — with the aid of […]

Brad Bird On The Likelihood Of The Iron Giant 2 And Hand-Drawn Animation

The upcoming documentary, The Giant’s Dream: The Making of the Iron Giant, outlines some of the obstacles director Brad Bird faced while making The Iron Giant: a short schedule, a tiny budget and a studio becoming gunshy with its recently established feature animation division. In the end, the film bombed at the box office, but lived […]

New Movies With Mikey Considers The Message Of The Iron Giant And The Events In Orlando

Mikey Neumann has posted a new Movies with Mikey in which he takes a look at the poorly marketed 1999 Brad Bird film The Iron Giant. He talks about the underlying message of tolerance in the film, but is blindsided by the events in Orlando, Florida two weeks ago and makes a heartbreaking plea. [youtube][/youtube] […]

The Iron Giant Comes To Signature Edition Blu-Ray HD. “Sooooooooperman….”

So, anyway, I think it’s the best superhero film of all time. An adaptation of the Ted Hughes book The Iron Man: A Childrens Story In Five Nights into American Cold War paranoia by Brad Bird resulting in The Iron Giant. It flopped on release but as become more appreciated over the years, especially with Bird’s […]

Warner Bros. Iron Giant Documentary Looking For Archival Material

According to Cartoon Brew, documentarian Anthony Giacchino is working on a look at the making of The Iron Giant for its eventual Blu-ray release. He’s also looking for archival materials from anyone involved with the film. He tells the site that he’s looking for crew members who have “a good story to tell or perhaps […]

Iron Giant Returns To Theatres; Blu-ray Announced (Updated)

I saw Brad Bird‘s feature debut, The Iron Giant, at the time of its release in 1999 in a mostly empty theater at the old AMC Century City 14 in Los Angeles. It was a brilliant film largely ignored at the time. Bird went on to direct The Incredibles and Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. […]