Encyclopedia Pictura’s series of vignettes about a group of young friends is wildly inventive, from its adorable environments, to its character design, to its lighthearted story and dialogue, to its great voice acting. Animation junkies will definitely want to check this out.
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The Dark Lord of the Sith sits atop many lists of greatest on-screen villains of all time. But how did he achieve such status? The Nerdwriter explores Vader’s appearances in the original Star Wars trilogy, and how they would have such an enormous impact.
These 3/4-scale replicas of classic arcade machines are fully playable, with real arcade controls, a 17″ display, and four licensed games each. Good for standing or seated play. They’re already a deal at $399, but Walmart is taking pre-orders for just $299! Assembly required.
A group of Fallout fans are making a DLC-sized mod for Fallout 4. Fallout: Miami takes place in the titular city, which is ridden with sandstorms and three factions vying for control. It will have its own quests and story as well as new items, weapons and vehicles.
The deluxe version of Hot Toys’ new Darth Maul sixth-scale action figure comes with the Star Wars villain’s Sith Speeder hoverbike. Not to mention its two insanely realistic swappable heads. It also comes with a Sith probe droid and two light-up lightsabers.
YouTuber ChesterCopperpot5 dug up this little gem dating back to August 1994, when Dave Matthews did a solo acoustic performance at a Blockbuster Music store (yes that was a thing), just 6 weeks before his band’s breakout studio album Under the Table and Dreaming debuted.
Our latest look at the film adaptation of the cyberpunk manga Battle Angel Alita. Alita has no memories of her past and a relatively frail body. Just as she starts to discover who she really is, her potential makes her a target for those who want her power.
Saw imaginary sheep in half instead of counting them with Prime 1 Studio’s officially-licensed Bloodborne Saw Cleaver Pillow. Like its inspiration, the pillow can be folded and transformed. That said, we hope they can still fix it because the blade is reversed as it is.
Batman: The Complete Animated Series is a 1080p Blu-ray set of the classic cartoon. It also comes with Batman: The New Adventures, Mask of the Phantasm and Batman and Mr. Freeze: Sub Zero. It will also come with three Funko Pop! figures. Drops 10/16/18.
Gravity Industries is manufacturing a limited number of its jet suits. Powered by five engines mounted on the arms and the back, the suit lets the wearer go up to 32mph for up to 5 minutes at a time. Nine suits will be sold by Selfridges in London for about $450,000 each.
(PG-13: Language) Academy award-nominated actor Jonah Hill makes his feature directorial debut with this gritty, minimal film about a young boy coming of age in the 1990s in Los Angeles, as he finds his place among a crew of skateboarders. Hill also wrote the original story.
Movies often make villains straight-up evil, or have a thinly-explained motives. Lessons from the Screnplay explores how Black Panther’s baddie Eric Killmonger’s motivations are much more relatable than most, creating a well-rounded and compelling character.
LEGO Technics and Mindstorms geek Munimuni Bekkan shows off a series of unusual devices they built trying to figure out the most efficient design for a machine which could drill itself into a bin of bricks. Drill-kun no. 6 works the best, but the one with all the gears looks the coolest.
“You can do anything if you believe in yourself… Aaaagh!” The trailer for The Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening’s Netflix series introduces us to its three main characters: a runaway princess, a naïve goblin and a demonic, well, demon. Premieres 8/17/18.
In 2018, you keep your appointments in your smartphone. In 2019, you’ll keep the really important ones in your F*cking Brilliant 12-Month Planner book. This cheeky organizer features stylish calligraphy, a gold foil stamped cover, monthly tabs, and plenty of swearing.
CoasterDynamix is known for its miniature roller coaster models. But in this video, they show off working O-scale versions of a tumbler and spinning rocketship amusement park rides. They also make a teensy ferris wheel, and a LEGO-compatible roller coaster.