The RadioBastard Podcast vs a Wizard on the Moon and Mittens the Vampire Kitten

- 07-08-14Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Jeremy R! Hudson

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Hello prospective listener, thank you for your interest in the RadioBastard Podcast. Do you like Star Wars flashbacks, duplicitous robots, second hand LEGOS, living in a virtual world, 11 variations on a Boston accent, a little man with a big heart and the continued effort to keep Dan Harmon‘s pantry well stocked with the finest in name brand crackers? That’s fackin swell, because we’re talking all about those things and more on RadioBastard!

Also, do you like details? You’re in luck! Here’s something close to that… sort of! On the show this week, Jeremy, Jason and Blastr.com writer Matthew Jackson discuss: (more…)

Can They Rebuild Mark Wahlberg for ‘Six Million Dollar Man’?

- 07-07-14Film, TV Posted by Mark Poynter

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Ohh the wonderful things you hear around the Internet water cooler on a slow news day. You never know where the next whopper that just might be true will come from. This time if involves our favorite talker to animals, Mark Wahlberg, and a classic 70′s television show The Six Million Dollar Man. (more…)

‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Review: The Same Old, Same Old, Just More of It

- 06-27-14Featured, Film, reviews Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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This far into the Transformer series of films by Michael Bay you know exactly what you’re going to get, so you’re either going to see Transformers: Age of Extinction and enjoy it, see it and hate watch it, or just ignore its passing and seeing something more engaging to your personal taste at the multiplex. If I could describe Age of Extinction in two words, they would be “too much,” too much exposition, too much action, too much plot, too much Bay-hem… And although it’s not as noticeable, too much silliness mixed in with all the hardcore action. In other words, it’s everything you like, or hate, already about Transformers films, just more of it. (more…)

New ‘Trans4mers: Age of Extinction’ International Trailer Here to Remind You That Mark Wahlberg Has Definitely Found a Transformer

- 06-13-14Film Posted by Jacob Knight

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The childlike wonder with which Mark Wahlberg delivers the declaration “GUYS, I THINK WE JUST FOUND A TRANSFORMER!” will go down in the annals of history as maybe one of the best line readings EVER. Despite having hated all of Michael Bay’s previous Transformers motion pictures, my ticket for Terry Hoytes v. Robots is 100% sold (fuck Batman v. Superman – this is the really real cinematic showdown). Now there’s an international trailer (complete with Chinese (?) subtitles) to sell the remaining few of you who weren’t already down with this clash of titans. (more…)

Hear Grimlock Roar While Imagine Dragons Pound Out Weak Sauce Commercial Pop in Latest ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ International Trailers/TV Spots

- 06-05-14Film Posted by Jacob Knight

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What the fuck is an Imagine Dragon anyway? Aren’t all dragons imaginary? What a redundant name for a band.

Sorry. I couldn’t help but vent there, as I honestly can’t fathom how these ‘musicians’ became popular. Now that they’re contributing their muzak-ready drivel to Transformers: Age of Extinction, I guess we can use them as a baseline for whether or not the person sitting next to you has taste that jives with the lowest common denominator. It’s kind of like that moment when emo music went totally mainstream via Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 2 and that awful Fantastic Four movie. From that day forward, if you listened to anything remotely resembling Dashboard Confessional or Taking Back Sunday, your taste was automatically “corporately influenced”. (more…)

New Footage in this International Trailer for Michael Bay’s ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’

- 05-19-14Comics, Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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There’s a new International trailer for Michael Bay‘s Transformers: Age of Extinction making the Internet rounds today with new, never before seen footage. It’s going to need it to draw any attention away from James Gunn‘s new Guardians of the Galaxy trailer that also hit the Internet today. (more…)

Brand Spanking New ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Trailer Hits the Internet

- 05-15-14Comics, Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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Michael Bay‘s Transformers :Age of Extinction has a brand spanking new trailer making the Internet rounds today and dammit, no matter how much I try, I still can’t stop smiling when Optimus Prime speaks. You’ve got to see the new footage revealed! (more…)

New ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Footage, Stills and Poster Feature Both Dinobots and Imagine Dragons

- 05-13-14Film Posted by Jacob Knight

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Michael Bay really loves big, scaly beasts, as he’s doubled down on the dragons in Tranformers: Age of Extinction, letting them not only act as steeds for the titular robots, but also write songs for his latest three-hour toy commercial*.

Wait…there aren’t any dragons actually in Imagine Dragons? It’s only a gaggle of bro-ed out white dudes? Far less interesting. Though also much more plausible. Could you imagine going to a concert where the whole band was comprised of fire-breathing monsters? It’d be the scariest thing this side of a Miley Cyrus show.

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New International Trailer for ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Hits the Internet

- 04-24-14Comics, Film Posted by Mark Poynter

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The new International trailer for Transformers: Age of Extinction is out featuring an introduction by Mark Wahlberg. Don’t be confused by Wahlberg calling the movie Transformers: Lost Age, that’s the title the film will go by in Japan, where this trailer is targeted. (more…)

‘Trans4mers’ News – Details from Bay & First TV Ad

- 04-14-14Film Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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With just over two months to go until the release of Transformers: Age of Extinction (AKA: Trans4mers), it strikes us to think just how much we don’t know about the upcoming sequel to 2007′s Transformers. But now it looks like the production is trying to close that knowledge gap by promoting the heck out of the film, which is both a continuation of the Transformers saga from the previous three films, and a launching pad for a brand new trilogy of films with a new cast, new story line and everything. So what’s in store? Franchise filmmaker and originator of the Bay-hem aesthetic, Michael Bay, recently shared some thoughts… (more…)