08th Apr2013

The Ten Best – MMA fighters turned actors

by Phil Wheat

The blokes who flex their muscles in Ultimate Fighting Championship and mixed martial arts events are mostly a larger-than-life blend of showmanship and brawn – which explains why they’re increasingly being snapped up by Hollywood. With more and more MMA fighters moving into the movies, I thought I’d take a look at some of the […]

06th Apr2013

Awesome custom LEGO Castle Grayskull… and He-Man!

by Phil Wheat

Check out this awesome custom-built Castle Grayskull and He-Man mini-figure from Flickr user Fraslund. You can check out more photos of this and his other custom-builds on his Flickr page.

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02nd Apr2013

Cool Star Trek themed ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ poster

by Phil Wheat

Check out this cool fan poster for the forthcoming sequel Star Wars: Episode VII. Obviously inspired by the current one-sheet poster for Star Trek Into Darkness, which is also directed by J.J. Abrams…

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02nd Apr2013

Two Spider-Woman cosplayers are better than one!

by Phil Wheat

When one Spider-Woman cosplayer is never enough, why not try two! (OK, so it’s not technically cosplay, more like body painting – but it’s still uber-hot!!)

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02nd Apr2013

“Get Crazy” with Night of the Trailers at London’s PCC

by Phil Wheat

Night Of The Trailers 35mm Edition bring madness, mayhem and cinematic nostalgia back to the big screen at London’s home of cult films: The Prince Charles Cinema. Presented by Alex Kidd, this 40-minute compilation of 35mm vintage trailers and rarely-seen adverts from the 70s and 80s includes Get Crazy (1983), a chaotic music comedy, unlike […]

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30th Mar2013

Films featuring Fighters Turned Actors – The Ten Best

by Phil Wheat

Given the news that American professional wrestling legend Dave Bautista (The Scorpion King 3: Battle For Redemption) has been cast as Drax in the forthcoming Marvel movie Guardians of the Galaxy, I thought I’d take a look at the ten best films to feature fighters turned actors. Check them out below: Enter The Dragon (1973) […]

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30th Mar2013

Teefury Tee of the Day!

by Phil Wheat

Today’s Teefury Tee of the Day is so awesome I had to share. As a huge fan of HP Lovecraft, this T-shirt is right up my street! Available only for the next nine hours, I give you… CUTE-THULHU!

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25th Mar2013

Watch Now: “Street Fighter vs Man With the Iron Fists” mashup

by Phil Wheat

Check out this cool mash-up of the classic 90s arcade game Street Fighter II and the RZA’s kung-fu flick The Man With the Iron Fists. Own The Man With the Iron Fists on Blu-ray and DVD April 1st. Pre-order now.

25th Mar2013

‘The Breakfast Club’ – A Retrospective

by Phil Wheat

“Saturday, March 24, 1984. Shermer High School, Shermer, Illinois. 60062. Dear Mr. Vernon… We accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was that we did wrong, what we did was wrong. But we think you’re crazy to make us write this essay telling you who we […]

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25th Mar2013

Maria Ford – Her Ten Best Movies

by Phil Wheat

If you’re a fan of action movies, particularly those that went direct to video in the 1990’s, you might know the name Maria Ford. A recurring co-star of Don “The Dragon” Wilson (she appeared alongside Wilson in four of his films, including Futurekick, Ring of Fire 1 & 2 and Night Hunter), Ford was also […]

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23rd Mar2013

Awesome Struzan-like fan poster for ‘Star Wars Episode VII’

by Phil Wheat

Check out this absolutely brilliant fan poster for the forthcoming sequel Star Wars: Episode VII. Obviously inspired by Drew Struzan’s work this is a fab take on an older original trilogy cast… Via: Furious Fanboys

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22nd Mar2013

My Favourite Cult Actors

by Phil Wheat

Whilst working on my “Movies You May Have Missed” regular feature, I realised that I wanted to not only feature movies that may have passed people by, but also highlight some of my favourite actors. And not just any old actors, oh no, I wanted to focus on those hard-working actors who churn out film […]

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21st Mar2013

The Ten Best – Winter-themed Horrors

by Phil Wheat

Considering the current state of the UK weather here’s a “seasonal” (well it does feel like winter and it keeps on snowing doesn’t it?) rundown of our favourite chilling horrors and thrillers set in snowy climes… 10) The Abominable Snowman (1957) An expedition to the Himalayas in search of the fabled Yeti goes all wrong […]

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20th Mar2013

The Ten Best – Classic video games in need of a HD redux

by Phil Wheat

Besides having a love of movies (and comics) I’m also a huge video game fan – I have all the current-gen consoles and especially love anything made by developers Naughty Dog. But I still have a soft spot for retro gaming. So with that in mind I thought I’d take a look back into video […]

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19th Mar2013

Check out the latest fab designs from Fright Rags!

by Phil Wheat

One of my favourite T-shirt companies, Fright Rags, have released images of six new designs – including three limited editions, one of which is already generating huge online buzz and has been been shared and posted over 17,000 times! Check out the new designs below – I know I want to grab the Freddy vs […]

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17th Mar2013

Infographic – VHS in the UK

by Phil Wheat

Check out this cool VHS-themed infographic courtesy of Noel Mellor, aka Filmrant, whose currently hard at work on the upcoming book Adventures in VHS and its accompanying podcast.

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16th Mar2013

First Time Fest – Supporting New Filmmakers and Honouring Esteemed Directors

by Catherina Gioino

The First Time Fest was created by Johanna Bennett and Mandy Ward as a way to showcase new upcoming filmmakers and their works, and to get them a head start in their industry. The festival occurred on March 1st to 4th at The Players Club in New York, which was a club started by some well-known writers […]

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09th Mar2013

An introduction to… First Time Fest 2012

by Catherina Gioino

March 1st to 4th marked the first ever First Time Fest at The Player’s Club in New York City. The festival is a celebration of the films from first time filmmakers, which also features a competition in which 12 aspiring filmmakers get to debut their first film. These 12 filmmakers have competed for their chance to receive […]

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04th Feb2013

You’ll believe a Man of Steel can fly!

by Phil Wheat

Here’s yet another example of some great fan-at, this time from Dwayne-L. Make sure you check out his DeviantArt page for more cool artwork.

04th Feb2013

Awesome fan poster for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

by Phil Wheat
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02nd Jan2013

Awesome custom poster for zombie comedy ‘Deadheads’

by Phil Wheat

Coming courtesy of designer Jack Rossi, here’s an awesome custom mondo-style poster for one of my favourite films of recent years, the zombie comedy DEADHEADS.

27th Dec2012

Teefury’s Tee of the Day – “Who” wants one?

by Phil Wheat

Today’s Teefury Tee of the Day is so awesome I had to share. Doctor Who fans, this one is for you!

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