Here's Johnny! Stanley Kubrick's THE SHINING first hit theaters back in 1980, an iconic horror film that's also divisive based upon how accurately (or inaccurately) it served as an adaptation of Stephen King's 1977 novel. Nearly 40 years later, audiences still love it, and the film is a Halloween-season staple, which is why The Rock Father™ and Entertainment Earth are giving readers a chance to win a new Funko Dorbz THE SHINING Jack Torrance figure! As part of 31 Days of Halloween 2017, you could own this 3" version of Jack Torrance - but which one will you get? Could it be the standard Jack, or the frozen "Chase" version?
It was nearly a month ago when a disturbance in The Force came from the twitter account of Luke Skywalker himself. It was in a since-deleted tweet that Mark Hamill said "Watch Monday Night Football on Monday October 9 - for no reason in particular." He later said "Disney will announce when ready," but the reality is that this follows the established pattern, and now it's official... the full trailer for STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI will debut during halftime on ESPN's Monday Night Football, after which is will surface online. Tickets will go on-sale immediately following the trailer debut. Additionally, several special ticket offers have been revealed, from opening night double-features to eight-film marathons and theater-exclusive premiums. Here's the full details as announced by StarWars.com...
We know that SUPERMAN will return in next months much-anticipated JUSTICE LEAGUE. What we don't know is how it will happen, or what form of Superman we'll be seeing, though the new "Heroes" trailer for the film shows just how dark a shadow the "Death of Superman" storyline has cast upon the cinematic world of DC Comics, as Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Cyborg and Aquaman come together after realizing that "divided they're not enough." Check out the latest trailer for JUSTICE LEAGUE below!
Whenever I visit Disneyland or Walt Disney World, a visit to The Haunted Mansion is an absolute must. I love the place, though The Rock Daughters got a little freaked out when we took them to Disney World last year (they haven't paid a visit to California just yet). That said, it's pretty cool that The Haunted Mansion has made its way to Disney XD this month, hitting the airwaves for a series of entertaining stop-motion animated on-air promos that find Disney characters from "DuckTales," "Big Hero 6 The Series" and "Star vs. The Forces of Evil" on their own adventure hosted by Haunted Mansion ghosts. The promos, a collaboration between Walt Disney Imagineering, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and Disney XD are airing now through Halloween, with more to be found online.
He may not know it, but SpongeBob Squarepants is my nemesis. Actually, if we're being honest, he's just one of my nemeses, but for years Mr. Squarepants has been on that shortlist of undesirables, and I can't pick a singular reason for it. I don't like his voice... his animation... in fact, I can't find a single redeeming quality in SpongeBob, and I know I've pointed that out before. Still, many of you enjoy his antics, and that's why I continue to keep tabs on what they're up to down in Bikini Bottom. This Halloween, Nickeloden will be treating viewers to a spooky stop-motion special with the premiere of SpongeBob SquarePants: The Legend of Boo-Kini Bottom, on Friday, Oct. 13, at 7p.m. (ET/PT). This new holiday special spins a tale of the Flying Dutchman (Brian Doyle-Murray) coming to Bikini Bottom to make sure everyone in town is scared--especially SpongeBob, who seems to be unflappable in his belief that spooky things are actually funny. See the trailer below!
I've been talking-up Disney Junior's Vampirina for months, and now that the series is officially out, families have quickly fallen in love with The Hauntley family and their adventurous daughter, Vee (Vampirina). Perhaps learning from past experience in which fans of a hit series have to wait months (sometimes years) as their kids constantly ask "when are the toys coming out?," Vampirina launched with a full line of fun products, and at the center of that is a fantastic line of toys from Just Play. On October 13 - yes, Friday the 13th - I will be joining The Toy Insider for their first-ever #Vampirina Twitter Party! We'll be giving friends and followers chances to win some of these incredible new toys! To participate, you must RSVP, so be sure to do that now!