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Only July 24, SONY Pictures' 8-bit action film, PIXELS will hit theaters, and today comes the film's end credits theme song - "Game On." The new track by WAKA FLOCKA FLAME (featuring GOOD CHARLOTTE) was produced by KoOoLkOjAk and RAS, and is now available from Atlantic Records on all the usual digital sources (iTunes | Amazon). Check out some words from Director Chris Columbus, along with a stream of the new track below.
On July 24, the cinema will get a little more crazy when PIXELS begin their invasion of your local multiplex. Based on a 2010 short film, PIXELS is the latest film from director Chris Columbus (ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING, HOME ALONE), and finds a world under alien attack... albeit one inspired by a time capsule that the aliens received during the Reagan-era. Check out the just-released trailer for Sony Pictures below!
1984. Yes, it was 30 years ago already that Zuul and the gang came to New York, getting the town slimed, marshmallowed, and otherwise messed up. It four crazy guys - Dr. Peter Venkman, Dr. Egon Spengler, Dr. Ray Stantz and Winston Zeddemore (not a Dr.) - who were charged with "Cleanin' Up The Town," and GHOSTBUSTERS became one of the most popular films of all-time. For 31 Days of Halloween here on THE ROCK FATHER, the Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Collection makes it's way into the countdown, with some fantastic collectibles and items available only for a limited time!
I've always had a thing for licensed die-cast when they're done well, and the folks at Mattel are usually right there with some cool models based on hot trends. While MATCHBOX gets some on occasion (some BATMAN and DISNEY vehicles they've done come to mind), HOT WHEELS are always at the front of the pack. This week, a new assortment started hitting the streets as a Walmart Exclusive - The Hot Wheels Spider-Man Series - done in timing with the release of THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2.
This weekend, Marc Webb's THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 enters it's second weekend at the box office, hopefully swinging into another successful weekend for Columbia Pictures and the latest adventure for Peter Parker and Co. For those interested in the art of filmmaking, a new featurette hit my inbox tonight, and has since been posted on THE ROCK FATHER YouTube Channel. In it, viewers can take a look inside WETA WORKSHOP for some inside details on crafting Dane DeHaan's Green Goblin gear. Take a look...
THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 swung into theaters this weekend, scoring some BIG box office receipts, with over $92M in the United States, and a $116M haul Internationally - not bad for the second "Amazing" big-screen incarnation of the titular web-slinger. While I haven't seen the film yet, we have checked out a couple of the toys from Hasbro's latest MARVEL-based offerings. Yes, the toy aisles are once again loaded with new Spider-goodies, and here's a quick look at a pair of items sent to us for review, along with a rundown of what else Hasbro has in-store...