Stargirl 2020 on the CW
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Posted by RJ Carter
After the CW's heavily watched CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS crossover, the showrunners made a point of merging the separate universes (SUPERGIRL had existed in a parallel Earth to FLASH and ARROW, largely because she originated as a CBS show before migrating to the CW). In current canon, the... + continue reading
April 2020 Bombshell of the Month Cosplayer Lord Alexandre
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Posted by Critical Blast Staff
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 and spirit, but also how they use that ability in service to others. Through this, we've not only met... + continue reading
Richard Jewell
Friday, March 27, 2020
Posted by RJ Carter
Clint Eastwood's RICHARD JEWELL is a compelling look at the actual events of 1996 and the bombing that took place at the Olympic Games in Atlanta Georgia. When an AT&T security guard named Richard Jewell spotted a suspicious backpack, he insists police investigate it. This was a pre-9/11... + continue reading
Apama 1
Friday, March 27, 2020
Posted by RJ Carter
If you're like a lot of other places in the country, you're probably "sheltered in place," either working from home or just stuck at home without work. If you're a comics fan, you've also been hit by Diamond Distributors closing down operations for the duration, leaving your local comics store... + continue reading
Far Cry 3 minigame
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Posted by Bill Casticart
If you think about it, a lot of video games over the past few decades have included luck-based minigames with wagering, so the distance between video games and casino games have never really been that far apart. Some games take this even further by including actual interactive casinos within the... + continue reading
Stargirl 2020 on the CW
April 2020 Bombshell of the Month Cosplayer Lord Alexandre
Richard Jewell
Apama 1
Far Cry 3 minigame

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Stargirl 2020 on the CW
Thursday, 02/04/20
After the CW's heavily watched CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS crossover, the showrunners made a point of merging the separate universes (SUPERGIRL had existed in a parallel Earth to FLASH and ARROW, largely because she originated as a CBS show before migrating to the CW). In current canon, the characters still believe there is now only one merged... + continue reading
April 2020 Bombshell of the Month Cosplayer Lord Alexandre
Wednesday, 01/04/20
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 and spirit, but also how they use that ability in service to others. Through this, we've not only met some talented cosplayers, but also some fine... + continue reading

Movies

Uncut Gems Adam Sandler
Sunday, 22/03/20
Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler) is a jeweler living the high life at a high cost. He maintains a home with his wife and children, as well as an apartment with his girlfriend, Julia (Julia Fox), but it... + continue reading

Television

Stargirl 2020 on the CW
Thursday, 02/04/20
After the CW's heavily watched CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS crossover, the showrunners made a point of merging the separate universes (SUPERGIRL had existed in a parallel Earth to FLASH and ARROW,... + 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

Apama 1
Friday, 27/03/20
If you're like a lot of other places in the country, you're probably "sheltered in place," either working from home or just stuck at home without work. If you're a comics fan, you've also been hit... + 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

Melissa Felps (let) as Princess Philoclea, Clayton Humburg as the Amazon Cleophila, and the Arcadians, singing "Our Lips Are Sealed," in New Line Theatre's HEAD OVER HEELS, 2020. Photo credit: Jill Ritter Lindberg.
Tuesday, 10/03/20
If you've never attended a New Line Theatre musical, Head Over Heels, a fun “jukebox” musical conceived and written by Avenue Q's Jeff Whitty and adapted by James Magruder, would be a... + continue reading

Home Video

Richard Jewell
Friday, 27/03/20
Clint Eastwood's RICHARD JEWELL is a compelling look at the actual events of 1996 and the bombing that took place at the Olympic Games in Atlanta Georgia. When an AT&T security guard named... + continue reading

Sports

Far Cry 3 minigame
Wednesday, 25/03/20
If you think about it, a lot of video games over the past few decades have included luck-based minigames with wagering, so the distance between video games and casino games have never really been... + continue reading

Geek Chic

April 2020 Bombshell of the Month Cosplayer Lord Alexandre
Wednesday, 01/04/20
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

April 2020 Bombshell of the Month Cosplayer Lord Alexandre
Wednesday, 01/04/20
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

Far Cry 3 minigame
Wednesday, 25/03/20
If you think about it, a lot of video games over the past few decades have included luck-based minigames with wagering, so the distance between video games and casino games have never really been... + 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

Onward Movie Poster
Thursday, 27/02/20
Up for grabs this week is an official theatrical poster for Disney-Pixar's ONWARD. This poster is not your typical store-bought licensed poster -- this is the exact same poster the theaters get for... + continue reading