Filmmaker Bryan Fogel initially wanted to learn more about performance-enhancing drugs. His research unwittingly got him caught in Russia’s doping scandal. Critics say Icarus has a poorly-edited first half, but its twists and bombs make it worth watching. Premieres 8/4/17 on Netflix.
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Simon Stålenhag is back with more retro sci-fi paintings. Set in an alternate ’90s US and centered on a young girl traveling with her robot, The Electric State is a 120-page art book with a supplementary narrative written by Simon as well. More on his site.
Geek kings Penny-Arcade adapted their side webcomic Automata into a episodic series. It’s a sci-fi noir set in an alternate reality 1930’s United States, where advanced robots used to be made. The series is about one such being, a detective, and his partner.
A life-size and wearable replica of Rey’s beat up Rebel helmet from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Anovos digitally scanned the prop that was used in the movie to make sure that they got it right. The helmet’s interior is fully lined and has earcups. Fits up to size 8.
At nearly 8 lb. and made of 2,863 pieces, The Mountain Cave is LEGO’s biggest Minecraft set yet. It packs a ton of features and figures, including a track and an elevator for its two minecarts, a light brick, a slime with two mini slimes inside it, and Steve and Alex minifigs.
Get Hands Dirty made a beautiful two-player pinball machine mainly by carving wood and acrylic parts using the X-Carve CNC machine. It doesn’t have electronic parts, but the execution is still top-notch. Complete design files and parts list available on Inventables.
Send emails. Click Yes. Be promoted. It may seem like another jab at the meaninglessness of cubicle life, but developer Pippin Barr’s free browser game is actually a lighthearted prognostication of a future where robots and software have taken over all jobs.
Previous vinyl record releases of John Williams’ award-winning score for Jaws contain re-recorded versions of the songs. Mondo’s watery blue release marks the first time that the original score (albeit restored and edited) will appear on vinyl. PCC’s sleeve art is a plus too.
Somebody stole the plans to Rick’s portal gun, and it’s up to you to figure out who the thief is, where they absconded with the plans, and what instrument they used to pull of the heist. There are six game pieces in the box… possibly more if it’s infected with parasites.
“When I expel, from this mortal shell, will I die for living numb? Am I vital, if my heart is idle, am I doomed?” LA-based artist Moses Sumney continues to hone his bedroom soul music with his latest single, which is accompanied with a perfectly complementary music video.
There’s an official Nuka-Cola mini fridge, but Etsy store Dragonborn Studios‘ unlicensed versions look so much better. They have weathered metal cases, can hold up to 6 cans, and can be set to warm or cold. Available in Nuka-Cola, Quantum and Vim! colorways.
A limited-edition handpainted sculpture of the classic 1960s Batmobile, as the dynamic duo makes haste to jump in and chase down some villains. It headlights and taillights illuminate, and it plays the Batman TV theme song too. measures 5-3/4″ W x 8-1/4″ L x 4-3/4″ H.