Author: Gem

Gem is a freelance entertainment journalist, a professional blogger, and social media nerd, who is uber-obsessed with the Alien franchise. She can also be found drumming, baking and being a librarian when not geeking out.

It’s no secret that The Boy Who Lived did a lot of dare-devilish stuff during his stint at Hogwarts. But would he have been able to achieve any of his lofty goals whilst in ill-fitting footwear? Exactly. He would have struggled immensely. Whether or not he had his own design sneaks cooked up is – as yet – an unexplored area of Potter lore. But, now you can write that into existence with your very own pair of Harry Potter sneakers. Officially-licensed Harry Potter merchandise A ThinkGeek / GameStop exclusive Canvas CVO Oxfords with maroon uppers with Harry’s glasses and…

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We’ve all been there. You’re in the midst of a dinner party, you look around at your guests, laughing and joking, and you think to yourself, I did it, I threw a successful culinary evening. And, right then, as if fate was eavesdropping on your inner monologue, the conversation dries up and things get all throat-cleary and awkward. Well, listen, this is where a life-sized Han Solo in Carbonite comes in handy – and they’re now available for pre-order. One glance at that and you and your dinner party guests will be overwhelmed by the amount of chatter it generates.…

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It’s only August 1 and yet the time has come for a slew of terrific Halloween-themed movie collectibles to get announced! The Alfred Hitchcock Funko Pop is the latest in the Funko Directors collection. The Master of Suspense is indeed receiving his very own vinyl figure, that’s set for release this fall. It’s a great addition to the Directors collection, which also includes James Wan, James Gunn, Paul Feig, and Guillermo Del Toro. Only the latter is currently available, as these filmmaker Funko pops are rather popular. This take on Hitchcock is based on the infamous snap of the director…

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The blow that struck the hardest this week was undoubtedly the fact that we’ll be waiting until Summer 2019 to see Stranger Things season 3. Yes, it was expected, but Netflix has now officially confirmed it. Luckily, MacFarlane Toys has heard our collective sighs and woes, and released the first tidbits of info on its upcoming line of Stranger Things Ghostbusters action figures, set to arrive via GameStop this Fall. Based on one of season 2’s most excellent episodes, which finds the Hawkins gang – minus Eleven, at this point – dressed up as their favourite new movie characters, the…

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The Last Jedi stirred up a lot of… debate, among the fan community. But one aspect of Rian Johnson’s movie that cannot be disputed is the utter cuteness of the resident birds on Anch-To. Now those adorable birds (adorabirds?) are featured on a terrific piece of gear from ThinkGeek. This is the Star Wars Porg backpack you’ve been looking for. This limited-edition small backpack features one Porg on the back, and a never-ending patchwork of them on the inside. Which is what we all need: porgs on the inside. It’s a metaphor. Product Specifications Star Wars Porg Mini Backpack SDCC…

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After several days of online chatter concerning the Halloween 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release, HalloweenMovies.com has confirmed the rumours; its hitting shelves later this year! The long-awaited Lionsgate release will be available September 25, 2018, giving fans the chance to relive Michael Myers’ first stalk n’ slash jaunt in glorious HD. The slasher genre was ultimately revived by John Carpenter’s 1978 classic, and its decades-late sequel arrives in theaters this coming October, making it the perfect time to catch up on the one that kickstarted it all. Take a peek at the home video artwork, courtesy of HalloweenMovies.com: “Halloween…

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Heading into the ring later this summer are the first ever GLOW action figures from Funko! Measuring 3.75 inches tall, this two-pack includes figures of Ruth Wilder, aka Zoya the Destroyer, and Debbie Egan, aka Liberty Belle. Available later in the summer, this sparring duo is said to be the start of a new line of GLOW figures. You can pre-order the set now at Entertainment Earth. If you’re not already watching GLOW, arguably Netflix’s finest original series to date, you’re missing out. Set during the 1980s, the show follows a group of actors who take on their most unusual…

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The small things in life can turn a humdrum day into a delightful one. Finding a crisp $20 on the floor. Receiving a sweet phone call from a loved one. OH, and discovering that your room has been transformed into the Enterprise. This Star Trek door cover brings that hopeful dream very much into reality, and you can pick one up now at ThinkGeek for $24.99. Simply stretch it over a doorway and bask in its glory. Officially-licensed Star Trek: The Next Generation merchandise Fits over door using elastic on the corners – much like a fitted bed sheet Fits…

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