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Batman And The Flash Look Find The Meaning Of The Button

DC Comic has some fascinating story arcs coming to you very soon. Batman and The Flash are in the middle of it too! If you’ve been wondering about how the mystery behind Geoff Johns’ DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1 continues, you’ll find out more beginning this April in “The Button,” a four part story arc in issues #21 and #22 of BATMAN and THE FLASH.

Courtesy of the Batman team of writer Tom King and artist Jason Fabok, along with The Flash writer Joshua Williamson and artist Howard Porter, the two greatest detectives in the DC Universe unite to unravel the mystery behind a certain blood stained smiley face button stuck in the Batcave wall. However, what begins as a simple investigation soon turns deadly when the secrets of the button prove irresistible to an unwelcome third party – and it’s not who anyone suspects! This is a mystery woven throughout time, and the countdown starts here!

In addition to the standard $2.99 covers on Batman and The Flash in late April and early May, each of the four issues will feature a special $3.99 lenticular cover, all drawn by Jason Fabok. Don’t miss the chance to find out more about the mysteries behind DC REBIRTH when these issues hit your local comics retailer beginning April 19!

Be A Baller on January 31st

If you are into sports and have HBO I am guessing you are a fan of the hit show Ballers. Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) and his boys are back to “ball out” in Season 2 of the hit HBO comedy Ballers from the team behind the HBO classic Entourage. Johnson showcases his movie-star charisma in the series that looks at the whirlwind lifestyles and real-life problems of former and current football players in sun-soaked Miami. Ballers: The Complete Second Season will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on January 31, 2017 and includes “Inside the Episode” bonus segments that give the play-by-play on all 10 episodes, featuring interviews with executive producer Evan Reilly, star Dwayne Johnson and more. DVD and Blu-ray versions also include a Digital Download.

In Season 2 of Ballers, things are getting more competitive and complicated for retired football star turned financial manager Spencer Strasmore. As the lines between professional and personal blur in his pursuit of lasting success and glory, Spencer must face demons from the past when he goes head-to-head with the biggest business manager on the scene. Meanwhile, Spencer’s closest friends and clients struggle to find their footing. A humbled Ricky (John David Washington, former pro-football player) explores his options as a free agent, while getting to know the father who left him behind; Charles (Omar Miller) tries to balance a new baby and his future in the game; and Vernon (Donovan Carter) deals with the consequences of his life off the field. Returning to help Spencer juggle lucrative deals and big personalities are his outrageous business partner, Joe (Rob Corddry), level-headed agent, Jason (Troy Garity) and girlfriend/sports reporter, Tracy (Arielle Kebbel). In a business where it’s go big or go home, Spencer and his crew are about to learn that having it all means being ready to fight for more dollars, deals and respect.

Executive producers of Ballers include Stephen Levinson, Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Peter Berg, Evan Reilly, Rob Weiss, Julian Farino and Denis Biggs. In addition, the series features high profile pro-athletes and sports journalists such as Ndamkong Suh, Terrell Suggs, Anthony “Spice” Adams, Jared Odrick, Mark Schlereth and Jay Glazer.

You can win Season 2 of Ballers on Blu-ray by replying to me on Twitter here and tell me who you would love to see on the show in an upcoming season! Good luck.

Bring Something Strange Home On Feburary 14th

Looking for a good movie to watch on Valentine’s Day? Marvel has you covered. Marvel Studios’ “Doctor Strange,” the story of Dr. Stephen Strange, Master of the Mystic Arts, has mesmerized both audiences and critics, pulling in more than $658.3 million at the worldwide box office to date and earning a 90% critics consensus on Rotten Tomatoes. The biggest single-character introduction in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), it also carries on Marvel Studios’ winning streak as the 14th consecutive MCU film to debut at #1 at the domestic box office.

On Feb. 14, “Doctor Strange” fans can bring home the critically acclaimed blockbuster early on Digital HD/3D and Disney Movies Anywhere, or on Blu-ray 3D™, Blu-ray, Digital SD, DVD and On-Demand on Feb. 28. The Blu-ray and Digital releases come packaged with over 80 minutes of fascinating, never-before-seen bonus materials, including five behind-the-scenes featurettes, five deleted scenes, hilarious outtakes, part two of the comical mockumentary “Team Thor,” audio commentary, and an exclusive look at the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Check out the bonus features below.

A Strange Transformation – Open your eye to a new dimension of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and see how the filmmakers brought one of comic books’ greatest characters to life.

Strange Company – Find out what it’s like for the cast to work on a Marvel film, and how Director Scott Derrickson engineered one of the most ambitious, imaginative films ever.

The Fabric of Reality – Take a closer look at the movie’s extraordinary sets, meticulously crafted costumes and amazingly detailed production elements.

Across Time and Space – Explore the countless hours of dance and fight choreography the actors endured in preparation for their physically demanding roles.

The Score-cerer Supreme – Join Composer Michael Giacchino and a full orchestra during live recording sessions, and experience the movie’s mind-bending music.

Marvel Studios Phase 3 Exclusive Look – Get an early peek at Marvel’s spectacular upcoming films, including Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Thor: Ragnarok, Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War.

Team Thor: Part 2 – See more of the hilarious partnership between Thor and his roommate Darryl in this satirical short.

Deleted Scenes

Strange Meets Daniel Drumm

Kaecilius Searches for Answers

The Kamar-Taj Courtyard

Making Contact

Lost in Kathmandu

Gag Reel

Audio Commentary by Director Scott Derrickson

Plus there is a digital exclusive called Through the Keyhole: The Science of the MCU – Discover how Marvel grounds all its films in real science, and explore the connection between science, magic and imagination.

From Marvel Studios comes Doctor Strange, the story of world-famous neurosurgeon Dr. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), whose life changes forever after a horrific car accident renders his hands useless. When traditional medicine fails him, he travels to the remote Kamar-Taj in search of a cure, but instead discovers the mystical arts and becomes a powerful sorcerer battling dark forces bent on destroying our reality.

Chucky Is Back

Who was a fan of the Chucky film series? Well for those who loved that toy that terrorized people he is back. A new movie called the Cult of Chucky is in the works. The film is set around when Nica Pierce is confined to an asylum for the criminally insane for the past four years, she is erroneously convinced that she, not Chucky, murdered her entire family. But when her psychiatrist introduces a new therapeutic “tool” to facilitate his patients’ group sessions — an all-too-familiar “Good Guy” doll with an innocently smiling face — a string of grisly deaths begins to plague the asylum, and Nica starts to wonder if maybe she isn’t crazy after all. Andy Barclay (Alex Vincent), Chucky’s now-grown-up nemesis from the original Child’s Play, races to Nica’s aid. But to save her he’ll have to get past Tiffany (Oscar®-nominee Jennifer Tilly), Chucky’s long-ago bride, who will do anything, no matter how deadly or depraved, to help her beloved devil doll.

The Revolution Will Be Unboxed

If you have a Loot Crate subscription then you already know about all of the goodness that was in each month’s crate for 2016. December’s crate did not disappoint. The theme was Revolution. Inside the crate were items from Assassin’s Creed, Mr. Robot, and Firefly.

The Loot Crate for December has the following items; Assassin’s Creed Exclusive Funko POP, Mr. Robot fsociety Shirt, Assassin’s Creed Pin, Figure Fantasy Book by Daniel Picard and a Firefly Patch. All of these items are legit, but the one I loved the most was the Figure Fantasy book.

The author of the book is Daniel Picard. He likes to combines work and play in his series of whimsical figure art, bringing collectibles to life in countless imaginative ways. His dynamic portfolio of photography extends across genres, including pop culture, sports, and portraiture.

In this book he explores what his favorite pop culture heroes and villains are up to when they’re not caught up in the battle between good and evil. This unique collection of meticulously composed images showcases a variety of comic book and movie icons in realistic and often hilarious everyday settings. Using fan-favorite figures from Sideshow Collectibles, Picard gives these classic characters a fresh twist, presenting them in perfectly arranged, to-scale environments that create believable scenes and tongue-in-cheek parodies. Among the gallery of memorable images are photographs of a Stormtrooper with a desk job, the Joker shopping for a Batman Halloween costume, and Harley Quinn taking a selfie.

Like what you see? Get a subscription. January’s crate will focus on iconic ORIGINS of the greatest heroes the world has ever known. From DC Comics to Marvel to Nintendo you will be set for some awesome items! Plus there are different themed crates as well. There is a Loot Anime, Loot Gaming, Loot Pets, Firefly, and LVLUp. They even have limited edition Star Wars and Call of Duty crates. You can pick out the best one that fits your style and your budget. Go to www.lootcrate.com for more info on each one and to start your subscription today!

Don’t Miss Any Sports This Week With go90

If you are out and about this holiday weekend you won’t have to worry about missing any games! All you need is the go90 app. This is first time in 10 years that two NFL regular-season games are scheduled on Christmas Day. The increased threat of distracted friends and family members will surely impact thousands of holiday gatherings this

With go90, football fans are especially vulnerable to the temptation of never missing a game, even while eating a lovingly-prepared holiday dinner, listening to a distant family member discuss their new job, or while receiving that same pair of same pajamas for the eighth consecutive year.

To add to the already overwhelming pull is the fact that Verizon subscribers can watch NFL games for free from their smartphones, at any time and from anywhere without using their data.

Here is a list of games for the week.

Thursday, December 22: Giants @ Eagles

Saturday, December 24: Falcons @ Panthers, Dolphins @ Bills, Redskins @ Bears,Jets @ Patriots, Chargers @ Browns, Titians @ Jaguars, Packers @ Vikings, Colts @ Raiders, Buccaneers @ Saints, 49ers @ Rams, Cardinals @ Seahawks, Bengals @ Texans

Sunday, December 25:  Ravens @ Steelers, Broncos @ Chiefs

Monday, December 26: Lions @ Cowboys

And soccer fans out there? You can watch La Liga, Serie A, and Ligue 1 matches on go90. The app will have the Copa del Rey matches that will streamed live and absolutely free on your smartphone or tablet.

Wednesday, December 21

Sevilla vs. Formentera – 12:55 PM/EST

Barcelona vs. Hercules – 3:55 PM/EST

Thursday, December 22

Athletic vs. Racing – 2:55 PM/EST

You can download go90 via the App Store or Google Play for free, and with no subscription fees.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Is A Must See

Last night I checked out Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and it was amazing! It is now playing in theaters everywhere!

Make time this weekend to see the film. It brings us right to time right before Episode IV: A New Hope. Whether you are a Star Wars fan or not you will love the action, characters, drama and special effects. For me who is a HUGE Star Wars fan this film have everything. I don’t want to say too much more because I don’t want to spoil it for anyone. Just be on the lookout for all the cool nods to other films and shows in the Star Wars universe.

In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.

In celebration of ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY opening, I wanted to send around a featurette that highlights the character of “Jyn Erso” played by Academy Award nominee Felicity Jones.

You Will Love The Earliest Show Outakes

For those of you would checked the hilarious Funny or Die series The Earliest Show you are going to love this video. This series was sponsored by Cap N’ Crunch. Now that the series is over the gang over at The Earliest Show made a fantastic blooper reel. You will enjoy this as much as the cast and crew did.

Bourne Is Back

There are few sequels that live up to the original. Some of those movies are from the Jason Bourne movie franchise. The latest one that brings back Matt Damon is called Jason Bourne. This is the fifth installment of the blockbuster franchise and it is out now on Digital HD and comes on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on December 6, 2016. The film is from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.  Nearly a decade since fans last saw the former operative, the explosive return brings Jason Bourne into a whole new era, revealing key secrets about Bourne’s origins to a new generation. The 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD include commentary from the cast, filmmakers, stunt performers and fight coordinators, plus behind-the-scenes features that take viewers inside the making of the film’s intense stunt choreography and one of the wildest car chases in Bourne history.

Paul Greengrass, the director of The Bourne Supremacy and The BourneUltimatum returns for the next chapter of Universal Pictures’ Bourne franchise, which finds the CIA’s most lethal operative drawn out of the shadows.  Damon is joined by Academy Award winner Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina, The Danish Girl), Vincent Cassel (Black Swan, Irreversible) and Academy Award winner® Tommy Lee Jones (Captain America: The First Avenger, No Country for Old Men), while Julia Stiles (The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum) reprises her role in the series.

Some of the bonus features on Jason Bourne are:

Bringing Back Bourne – Matt Damon and Director Paul Greengrass discuss how they brought a beloved character back to the big screen.

Bourne to Fight – A behind-the-scenes look at the fight sequences in Jason Bourne. ◦Bare-Knuckle Boxing – Matt Damon discusses his love for boxing and how he prepared for the bare-knuckle fight sequences.

Close Quarters – A behind-the-scenes look at the brutal fight between Jason Bourne and Christian Dassault.

Underground Rumble – Matt Damon, Vincent Cassel, and fight coordinator Roger Yuan discuss how they staged Bourne’s final showdown with The Asset.

The Athens Escape – Matt Damon, stunt coordinator Gary Powell and second unit director Simon Crane discuss the challenges of shooting a chase sequence through cramped city streets.

Las Vegas Showdown – For the final act of Jason Bourne, filmmakers wanted something bigger and bolder than ever before.  Here’s an inside look at how they pulled it off. ◦Convention Chaos – Join the cast and crew on location in Las Vegas as they film the final act of Jason Bourne.

Shutting Down the Strip – A behind-the-scenes look at one of the wildest car chases in Bourne history.

The Magical Things That Came In The November Loot Crate

One of the things that I am thankful for is the Loot Crate. As a collector each month I can’t wait to see what is in the crate. This month’s theme was magic. It had items from Dr. Strange, Fantastic Beasts, Big Trouble In Little China and MORE!

The crate came with an exclusive Doctor Strange Q-Fig made by Quantum Mechanix. The figure art is superb and you see Dr. Strange making a mystic shield while wearing the cloak of levitation. I really enjoyed the movie and felt that Benedict Cumberbatch did a great job playing Dr. Strange.

Another movie that is out in theaters is Fantastic Beasts and this month’s crate had a rare Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Obliviator T-shirt made by Bioworld. Then there was the Game of Thrones “Melisandre” journal made by Caden Concepts that had The Red Woman with lettering that reads “The Night is Dark…” on one side, and “and Full of Terrors.” on the other side.

I also got the Big Trouble in Little China / Escape from New York #1 from BOOM! Studios which is a great read.  I love the artwork in that book. The Loot Pin is an Elder Scrolls pin made by Loot Crate

Like what you see? Get a subscription. December’s theme is Revolution! You will get items from Assassin’s Creed, Mr. Robot, and Firefly.  Plus there are different themed crates as well. There is a Loot Anime, Loot Gaming, Loot Pets, Firefly, and LVLUp. They even have limited edition Star Wars and Call of Duty crates. You can pick out the best one that fits your style and your budget. Go to lootcrate.com for more info on each one and to start your subscription today!