Fifteen-year-old Charley (Charlie Plummer) finds acceptance and camaraderie at a local racetrack where he lands a job caring for an aging Quarter Horse named Lean on Pete. The horse’s gruff owner, Del Montgomery (Steve Buscemi), and his seasoned jockey, Bonnie (Chloë Sevigny), help Charley fill the void of his absent father. But when Charley discovers that Pete is bound for slaughter, he takes extreme measures to save him, as Charley and Pete embark on an unforgettable odyssey to find a place they can call
Geek Music Episode 141: Shubzilla and Bill Beats (Explicit)
In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk to Shubzilla and Bill Beats. Their latest release is Boomers V.2, their follow up to 2015’s Boomers. And listen for some details about upcoming releases as
Contest: Win Power: The Complete Fourth Season on DVD!
Power: The Complete Fourth Season, from creator and showrunner Courtney A. Kemp (TV’s The Good Wife) and executive producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, follows Ghost’s shocking arrest by his ex-girlfriend, Assistant United States Attorney Angela Valdes, for the murder of FBI Agent Greg Knox – a crime he did not commit. Ghost can’t outrun his past choices and mounting enemies, which threaten his freedom and his family’s safety at every turn. His fight for redemption brings him face-to-face with the feds, the media, new allies, and old foes. However, the biggest obstacle for Ghost remains himself and his internal struggle between the man he wants to be and the one he really is. Mark Canton, Randall Emmett and Gary Lennon also serve as executive
Geek Music Episode 140: DJ Switch #2 (Explicit)
In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk again to DJ Switch. His latest endeavor is Switch Box Tech, a YouTube channel where he reviews tech. Oh, and, yeah, we both realized later that I have actually been on his show before, but since he’s archived the episodes it’s no longer available. We are, however, working on getting me back on at some
Contest: Win Tomb Raider on 4K and Blu-ray!
Lara Croft is the fiercely independent daughter of an eccentric adventurer who vanished when she was scarcely a teen. Now a young woman of 21 without any real focus or purpose, Lara navigates the chaotic streets of trendy East London as a bike courier, barely making the rent. Determined to forge her own path, she refuses to take the reins of her father’s global empire just as staunchly as she rejects the idea that he’s truly gone. Advised to face the facts and move forward after seven years without him, even Lara can’t understand what drives her to finally solve the puzzle of his mysterious
Contest: Win Orange Is the New Black Season Five on Blu-ray and Digital!
The power dynamics at Litchfield shift dramatically as the inmates react to tragedy in the explosive fifth season of Orange Is the New Black. When the standoff at the prison turns into a full-blown riot, the inmates take advantage of the confusion by conducting séances, holding prisoner auctions, and preening for the morning news. But with relationships tested and friendships starting to fray, will life at Litchfield ever return to
Geek Music Episode 139: The Mad Gear #2
In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk to three of the members of The Mad Gear. Their latest release is a soundtrack for a video game based on them, Go Right and Fight. As the name implies, it’s a cool 8-bit game reminiscent of Double Dragon and Ninja Gaiden but with its own twists on the genre. And the soundtrack fits perfectly,
Exploring Fandoms: Period Drama Murder Mysteries
Welcome to my new series! It's a column exploring different types of fun and interesting fandoms. Fandom gets a bad reputation nowadays. People tear each other to shreds. I want to focus more on the good aspects. There are so many things to love in the world. As this is a pilot column, and I need to find people to interview, I will start with something I love. Period dramas are a common fandom. But I more in love with a certain set of period dramas. I love Period Drama Murder Mysteries. Give me a mystery set with corsets or Scotland Yard, and I'm game to check it out. What is the appeal, you may
The third issue of Marvel’s big Secret Invasion crossover book has hit, and there are even more deaths, revelations, and big moments in store. Check out the review with spoilers after the jump. Read More
DC Direct's second wave of New Teen Titans action figures recently shipped to stores, and among the new releases is young Tara Markov, the seemingly innocent teenager with Earth manipulating powers who actually aspires to world domination. Here's a look at the new Terra figure. Read More
While it wouldn’t be fair to call Spawn a flop over the past few years, the comics series definitely has not been anywhere near the popularity or acclaim it reached in its initial days when it was a flagship title for Image Comics. Creator Todd McFarlane wants to change Read More
Fan Art Friday is a new feature on Fandomania where I’ll be scouring the web to find some of the coolest, funniest, oddest, and most awesome piece of fan art for your consumption. Each week will cover a different theme, and this inaugural theme is inspired by the alien Read More
Harmonix has been shopping around ideas to consumers via a recent survey in the hopes of getting input on the packaging for the sequel to the immensely successful Rock Band. The survey contains two box art possibilities for Rock Band 2 and has folks pick which is their favorite. Read More
The latest issue in the comic book season 8 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer released this week, and it’s the final issue in Drew Goddard’s Wolves at the Gate arc, a story that delivers a number of gut punches and classic moments for a series that truly has transcended its Read More
Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels director is taking on a new character and era for his next project, a project that will unleash a reimagining of Sherlock Holmes onto film. Ritchie’s Holmes will have a more adventurous presentation than the previous adaptations of Read More
Stephen King’s epic Dark Tower series has spawned two (so far) successful comic series adaptations and still is going strong at Marvel under the stewardship of comic scribe extraordinaire Peter David. Now it’s time for another of King’s works to make the leap Read More
You’d think Activision would be doing everything they could with Guitar Hero to make it appeal to fans over the esteemed Rock Band competition, but it seems like they just keep getting it wrong. This time it’s a bit of news that has trickled down about the next Read More
Yesterday I posted the first installment of my two-part interview with Keiko Takamura. She’s a virtual celebrity in the world of Second Life and an actual up and coming musician named Amy Te offline. You might have seen her recently in a spotlight on MTV’s award Read More
The James McAvoy and Angelina Jolie starring action flick Wanted is getting closer to its June 27 release, and yet another amazing trailer has hit the net. Take a look at all the gunplay and acrobatics that have accelerated my excitement for this movie from zero to BIG in just Read More
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