Swamp Thing Complete Series 2019
Monday, February 17, 2020
Posted by RJ Carter
SWAMP THING was one of a handful of original series created for the DC UNIVERSE streaming service -- and it's first casualty. While it completed it's first season of ten episodes, it became clear near the end that the writing was on the wall and things began to get wrapped up in a huge hurry. But... + continue reading
Hangin' With Mr. Cooper Season 3
Sunday, February 16, 2020
Posted by RJ Carter
It's not often that I can start a review of a home video release before actually opening the product, but HANGIN' WITH MR. COOPER, The Complete Third Season, is one of those rare cases. Going by the Amazon listings for previous releases, Warner Brothers is consistent with the trade dress of these... + continue reading
Sonic the Hedgehog Movie
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Posted by RJ Carter
The face of Sega gaming races into theaters this weekend, and the studio execs have got to be crossing their fingers that they hit a home run with the fans. After early images of the CGI-rendered Sonic the Hedgehog were released to the public and met with universal scorn, production went back to... + continue reading
DOWNHILL opens 2/14/2020, and the best part will be the trailers  before it starts.
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Posted by Jeff Ritter
Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus are two living legends in comedy. Both are Saturday Night Live alumni who revel in the absurd. Ferrell graduated to the big screen with Old School and never looked back. Elf, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Talladega Nights: the Ballad of Ricky... + continue reading
The Cast of Fly North Theatricals' MADAM. Photo Credit: Caroline Guffey
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Posted by Jeff Ritter
Madam, a new musical from Colin Healy, recently ended it's inaugural production at the .Zack Theatre in St. Louis. I was fortunte to catch the closing show of the shor trun. Healy is in the zone creatively, as his previous effort The Gringo headlined last year's St. Louis Fringe Festival and... + continue reading
Swamp Thing Complete Series 2019
Hangin' With Mr. Cooper Season 3
Sonic the Hedgehog Movie
DOWNHILL opens 2/14/2020, and the best part will be the trailers  before it starts.
The Cast of Fly North Theatricals' MADAM. Photo Credit: Caroline Guffey

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Swamp Thing Complete Series 2019
Monday, 17/02/20
SWAMP THING was one of a handful of original series created for the DC UNIVERSE streaming service -- and it's first casualty. While it completed it's first season of ten episodes, it became clear near the end that the writing was on the wall and things began to get wrapped up in a huge hurry. But there is still hope that fans may see more of the... + continue reading
Hangin' With Mr. Cooper Season 3
Sunday, 16/02/20
It's not often that I can start a review of a home video release before actually opening the product, but HANGIN' WITH MR. COOPER, The Complete Third Season, is one of those rare cases. Going by the Amazon listings for previous releases, Warner Brothers is consistent with the trade dress of these covers to tie them together uniformly. However,... + continue reading

Movies

Sonic the Hedgehog Movie
Thursday, 13/02/20
The face of Sega gaming races into theaters this weekend, and the studio execs have got to be crossing their fingers that they hit a home run with the fans. After early images of the CGI-rendered... + continue reading

Television

Hangin' With Mr. Cooper Season 3
Sunday, 16/02/20
It's not often that I can start a review of a home video release before actually opening the product, but HANGIN' WITH MR. COOPER, The Complete Third Season, is one of those rare cases. Going by the... + continue reading

Music

Toto Forty Tours Around the Sun
Thursday, 21/11/19
Toto has long been one of those bands that I could just put an album on (yes I said album) and listen to it from start to finish. Their music always sounded polished and complete, meaning they never... + continue reading

Books

Thursday, 24/10/19
We are officially one week away from the release of Stephen J. Mitchell’s debut novel BULLETPROOF: ORIGINS; the YA Adventure novel about a bullied high school freshman who discovers he’s... + continue reading

Comics

Batman 88 2020
Saturday, 08/02/20
Bruce Wayne's plans for the revitalization of Gotham City get put on hold when five of the deadliest contract killers show up -- among them Cheshire and Deathstroke. (Sorry, Merlyn and the other two... + continue reading

Interviews

Ben Mankiewicz and Margaret O'Brien for TCM in St. Louis
Thursday, 26/09/19
It's the third year that Turner Classic Movies has held their "Bring TCM to Your Hometown" contest, and for the Gateway to the Midwest, the third time was the charm. After what the network termed an... + continue reading

Live Entertainment

The Cast of Fly North Theatricals' MADAM. Photo Credit: Caroline Guffey
Wednesday, 12/02/20
Madam, a new musical from Colin Healy, recently ended it's inaugural production at the .Zack Theatre in St. Louis. I was fortunte to catch the closing show of the shor trun. Healy is in the zone... + continue reading

Home Video

Swamp Thing Complete Series 2019
Monday, 17/02/20
SWAMP THING was one of a handful of original series created for the DC UNIVERSE streaming service -- and it's first casualty. While it completed it's first season of ten episodes, it became clear... + continue reading

Sports

US Women’s National Soccer
Wednesday, 12/02/20
The United States is often regarded as a country that doesn’t like football (or soccer as they call it). However, their league, called MLS, is one of the top-flight football leagues in the world.... + continue reading

Geek Chic

Bombshell Jade Martinez
Friday, 31/01/20
Every month the staff at Critical Blast combs the cosplay community for up-and-coming cosplayers who deserve to have a broader audience for their work, taking into account not only costuming skills... + continue reading

Culture

Bombshell Jade Martinez
Friday, 31/01/20
Every month the staff at Critical Blast combs the cosplay community for up-and-coming cosplayers who deserve to have a broader audience for their work, taking into account not only costuming skills... + continue reading

Trailers

Thursday, 19/07/18
During San Diego Comic Con, there was a panel to celebrate the 10th anniversary of STAR WARS: CLONE WARS.  The panel ended with one hell of a surprise: 4 years after being cancelled, CLONE WARS... + continue reading

Gaming

Sonic the Hedgehog Movie
Thursday, 13/02/20
The face of Sega gaming races into theaters this weekend, and the studio execs have got to be crossing their fingers that they hit a home run with the fans. After early images of the CGI-rendered... + continue reading

Toys

Rare Hot Wheels Prototype
Wednesday, 05/02/20
The Prototype Car, Now Worth Upwards of $100,000, Is the Only Redline Enamel White Hong Kong Version Car Ever to be Discovered - Considered the Holy Grail of Hot Wheels Collectibles West Palm... + continue reading

Contests

Roswell New Mexico
Saturday, 08/02/20
After a decade away from home, Liz Ortecho (Jeanine Mason) returns to her native Roswell to care for her ailing father. When she arrives, she reconnects with her high school crush, Max Evans (Nathan... + continue reading