Month: April 2020
Mystery Science Theater 3000 will return for a live online special this Sunday, May 3, according to the cult show’s creator and host Joel Hodgson.
Chatting with AV Club, Hodgson revealed that the streaming special Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live Riff-Along will air Sunday, May 3rd, at 6pm ET on the following platforms: Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, Pluto TV, Stirr, Xumo, Redbox, and Vizio. It will also include a new short titled Circus Day, while Facebook will provide behind-the-scenes looks at the special.
The cast lined up for the live online special will be the gang behind
Our Xbox crew opens the show by talking about Gears Tactics, the new XCOM-style tactical strategy game from Xbox Game Studios that Xbox fans shouldn’t sleep on. Plus: we discuss Xbox’s impressive first-party efforts so far in 2020, what the rest of the year looks like, drama around the WWE 2K franchise, and more!
Subscribe on any of your favorite podcast feeds, or grab an MP3 download of this week’s episode. For more awesome content, check out the latest episode of IGN Unfiltered, featuring an interview with Valve’s Robin Walker and Chris Remo about the past, present, and future of
AMC Theaters says it will no longer show Universal Pictures releases when their cinemas finally reopen due to the studio’s decision to release some their movies early to VOD rather than wait to show them in theaters.
The major theater chain blasted Universal following a report touting how well Trolls World Tour had done on VOD and the studio saying it sees this as a roadmap for other possible releases. With movie theaters shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic — including AMC, which closed down in mid-March — Universal
While it’s not exactly a major milestone, Masahiro Sakurai – the creator of Kirby – has decided to celebrate the pink puffball’s 28th birthday on Twitter, by sharing a funny Smash Bros. Ultimate screenshot replacing the heads of Ganondorf and Cloud.
In a follow-up tweet underneath this, Sakurai mentions how it can often be a struggle when adding a new fighter to Smash Bros. because he always has to consider Kirby’s copy ability. Obviously every character in the game provides Kirby with a new ability, new looks, and effects – meaning Kirby is constantly being updated, like no other fighter.
Writer-director Quentin Tarantino reveals in a new interview what happened to (and his own backstory for) one of Pulp Fiction’s most notorious side characters, the Gimp.
SPOILERS ahead for Pulp Fiction!
Dressed head-to-toe in leather bondage gear, the mute Gimp (portrayed by Steve Hibbert) is the S&M slave imprisoned in the basement of Maynard’s pawn shop where a bound and gagged Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis) and Marsellus Wallace (Ving Rhames) are held captive. The Gimp is present when Maynard and security guard Zed rape Marsellus and then when Butch frees Marsellus.
In a fan Q&A with Empire, Tarantino revealed