Fancy the idea of taking up arms against some of your favorite heroes from SF film and television? Or fancy a blaster fight with a squad of Stormtroopers led by General Motti? (Hey, at least that last one should be easy…we know how well Stormtroopers shoot!)
Well, you might have your chance at Comicpalooza, in Houston May 25-27!
“The next best thing to being a sci-fi or action hero has to be shooting a sci-fi or action hero with a gun. Or maybe being shot by one,” says John Simons, founder and Chairman of Comicpalooza, the Texas International Comic Con. At least that’s the premise that led to the Badass Celebrity Smackdown, in which fans attending Comicpalooza May 25-27 will get their chance to pit themselves against stars of some of the biggest sci-fi and action franchises in Hollywood while helping US veterans at the same time.
To coincide with the upcoming release of Terminator Salvation in movie theaters, a new bridge between the computer/console game and the movie is taking the form of an online Machinima series. This 6 episode series follows the character of Blair Williams over the two-year gap between game and movie. Director McG was heavily involved with the production as well. Read More to catch the trailer (in HD) and the preview of the first episode. Update: Each episode will be available for download on iTunes.
One of the greatest action films of all time can now be seen and heard like never before! On behalf of Lionsgate Home Entertainment, we are pleased to present Terminator 2 Skynet Edition on Blu-ray. On May 19th, for the first time fans can experience multiple versions of the movie in explosive, THX certified high-definition and all-new English 6.1 DTS-HD Master Audio Lossless. Terminator 2 Skynet Edition is packed with over 8 hours of interactive special features including over 140 minutes of behind the scenes video and multimedia galleries; interactive quizzes and games; and additional BD-LiveTM enabled content featuring extra content, games and more accessible through internet-connected players. Read More for additional information.