Hasbro is brand is synonymous with quality action figures and accessories. With the release of Avengers: Endgame, they continue to impress. Whether you’re a kid that needs your favorite figure to add to your epic imaginary figure battles or the adult seeking to add to their own collections (or vice versa!), Hasbro has you covered. Now, fair warning, if you haven’t seen Endgame yet A) WTF are you waiting for? And B) these figures feature some character and plot spoilers, so beware! New 6-inch figures, Titan Hero Series 12-inch figures, and children-sized roleplaying gear grace Hasbro’s latest line-up, giving some character some much needed attention and fans more collectibles and toys to drool over!
‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is still nearly a year-and-a-half before it’s released and we already have been receiving great info for this third film in the Thor franchise. It’s been almost two weeks since the confirmation of several additions to the cast, including Cate Blanchett (Hela), Jeff Goldblum (Grandmaster), Karl Urban (Skurge), Tessa Thompson (Valkyrie) and Mark Ruffalo’s Bruce Banner/The Hulk confirmed to appear. That right there is a great indicator that this film will be more of a team-up film than a solo story. Now we are hearing that this movie has some great surprises lined up for fans that will further establish the Marvel Cinematic Universe. (more…)
As if The Hulk being involved in the film didn’t make it explosive enough, rumors have also been circling that Valkrie could be joining the cast of Thor: Ragnarok. This would be her debut role on the big screen, and the rumor is somewhat backed by Marvel having said that they’re “looking to cast some great women in this movie.” There are no shortage of female villains in the Thor-niverse, and Lainey Gossip is reporting that Marvel Studios will be utilizing this fact by including a major female villain in the film. Read on for what the site had to say. (more…)
Let’s be brutally honest, neither of the Thor movies made so far have exactly been barn burners. While Iron Man 1 and 3 made their marks, and Captain America: The Winter Soldier was a near universally-acclaimed film, neither Thor nor Thor: The Dark World have caused fans to walk out of the theater saying that they needed more of the God of Thunder right there and then. So maybe what Thor really needs is to shake things up for part three, and while many would loath to say it, maybe if Odin-son went darker, it might get some more attention. As fate would have it, that’s just what they’re saying about the upcoming Thor: Ragnarok. (more…)
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Above: Doom comes in many shapes and sizes. Today, yours has come in the form of cute vampire kitty. But be warned, despite its adorableness it is still a harbinger of death. (Fashionably Geek)
Just as cute but not nearly as ominous is this awesome Valkyrie cosplay from Victoria Henderson. (Fashionable Geek)