We’re almost midway through 2015, and we still don’t have (commercial) flying cars or dehydrated pizza. But fans of Back to the Future Part II shouldn’t be too disappointed with the way this year has turned out. Just check out the following updates on two aspects of that movie’s version of 2015 that actually exist:
New World Record for Hoverboard
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When Jumanji was released in 1995, the movie about a man trapped inside a magical board game obviously had to have a board game tie-in. Produced by Milton Bradley, that necessary piece of merchandising didn’t exactly resemble the game in the movie, but then it also wasn’t magic, either. You can now find used and mint copies of the short-lived tie-in… Continue reading Where to Buy a Real or Replica 'Jumanji' Board Game
A new month means a new batch of geekery hitting shelves (and theaters), and April is no different. This time around, The Geek Beat has stolen Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth’s What-If Machine to pull in highlights from an alternate dimension, showing us what’s happened to some of our favorite movies, characters, and comics in alternate realities.
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Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:
Photographer Edy Harjo does wonderful things with superhero toys. Below is a depiction of Spider-Man‘s first day with The Avengers. Find more over at Geekologie.
This 8-bit animation from Dorkly drives home how much Captain America: Civil War and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice have in common (via THR):
The Important News
Star Wars VII revealed its title as The Force Awakens just as production wrapped on the sequel.
Speaking of Star Wars, we learned Christopher Nolan made stop-motion Star Wars movies in his youth.
Pixar announced another Toy Story sequel. And Lionsgate announced a Broadway version of The Hunger Games.
Loki will be back in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Marvel shared new footage of that movie and Ant-Man.