Oblivion Trailer and Synopsis

Yeah! Check out the trailer for Oblivion, which is set for release this coming April. Starring Tom Cruise, the Joseph Kosinski directed film shows a war torn Earth, and one man looking for answers. Based on the Radical Studios graphic novel, which is set to hit shelves in 2014, here is the official synopsis, straight…Read moreRead more

After Earth Trailer! WIll Smith! Jaden Smith!

The cool trailers keep on rolling! Check out the trailer for After Earth, the sci-fi epic starring the father and son team of Will and Jaden Smith. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan, the film puts the duo on a very different, very feral Earth. Check out the trailer below! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZIt20emgLY&w=640&h=360]

New Trailer for The Lone Ranger

So far, so good! Check out the newest trailer for Disney’s The Lone Ranger, which stars Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer as the crime fighting duo. Second trailer in, and it looks good to me. I know, many are crying foul that this is going to be the John Carter of 2013…well, I really liked…Read moreRead more

New Man of Steel Trailer

One word: Amazing. The new Man of Steel trailer dropped today, and it is as epic as a trailer can be. The Zack Snyder directed, Christopher Nolan produced reboot of the Superman franchise hits theaters this coming summer, and stars Henry Cavill as DC Comic’s iconic alien. This is bittersweet for me. On one hand,…Read moreRead more

Let’s Kickstart This! Jack and the Zombie Attack by Chris and Amy Hernandez

Gotta love Kickstarter! As some of you know, I write for a few websites, one being High Desert Daily (www.highdesertdaily.com), which focuses on the positive news in my home, the High Deserts of California. This week, I had the opportunity to sit down with two very talented creators, Chris Hernandez and his wife Amy, about…Read moreRead more

The Harbinger Wars- Coming in 2013 from Valiant Entertainment

Check out the teasers released for the Harbinger Wars! Looks like Bloodshot and Harada are going to have an epic showdown!

Wreck-It Ralph Sequel to Include Mario?

Someone might be going turbo. In an exclusive from Moviehole.com, Director Rich Moore said who he would like to have in the sequel to his wildley popular animated hit, Wreck-It Ralph. It’s everyone’s favorite paunchy plumber, Mario. Even though his nemesis Bowser was seen in the Disney animated flick, the face of Nintendo was nowhere…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: Invincible #98

Fans of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead: you have no excuse not to try his superhero epic, Invincible. Heading towards its 100th issue, the world of Mark Grayson, aka Invincible, looks to be ready for another massive shake up. Issue #98 is the first in the new story arc, The Death of Everyone, so you…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: The Legend of Luther Strode #1

Last year, the world was introduced to the world of Luther Strode. The Image Comic series was a critical hit, as it was the perfect blend and violence and intrigue, with an ending that left readers in awe. Justin Jordan and Tradd Moore had created something special, something we wanted to revisit since we all…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: FF #1

So with the Fantastic Four being relaunched, so was its sister title, the Future Foundation (or FF for short). When the Human Torch died a few months back, the team donned black and white uniforms and became the Future Foundation, with Spider-Man as a member. The book was top-notch, but with Marvel NOW comes change,…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: Fantastic Four #1

The Fantastic Four: the first family of super heroes. They have seen quite a few changes in their decade spanning career: we saw Reed Richards, The Thing and Johnny Storm die at different times, we have seen replacements and fill in members on the roster, and we even saw the team change to the Future…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: Captain America #1

With the slew of Marvel NOW releases, this one is one of the headliners, and for good reason. This is a relaunch of the flagship character of the Marvel Universe, the sentinel of liberty himself, Captain America. But, like many of the Marvel NOW books, this isn’t the first, or even third time the book…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: Deadpool #1 and #2

The Merc with a Mouth is back… again. The ultra popular masked madman has always been popular, ever since he debuted in The New Mutants all those years ago. But in the last few years, Deadpool fever hit like never before. He was in the Wolverine movie…kinda. He was in Marvel Vs Capcom 3, and…Read moreRead more

Humble THQ Bundle Brings Deals for Charity

How can anyone pass this up? The newest Humble Bundle features some of THQ’s greatest titles all for…wait for it… you pick the price! That’s right, you pick how much you want to spend on: Darksiders, Red Faction, Metro 2033, and three Company of Heroes titles, and soundtracks! Spend over the average donation ($5.62) and…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: The Indestructible Hulk #1

Review by Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation Writer: Mark Waid Artist: Leinil Yu Publisher: Marvel Comics Website: www.marvel.com SPOILERS AHEAD The Hulk: the jade giant of the Marvel Universe. The powerhouse of the Avengers, and the self-proclaimed strongest there is. We saw him flatten Loki in The Avengers this year, now he’s back with a brand…Read moreRead more

Dane DeHaan is Harry Osborn, Jamie Foxx is Electro for Amazing Spider-Man Sequel

Great casting news! Word dropped today that Dane DeHaan has been cast as Harry Osborn for the sequel to the Amazing Spider-Man. DeHaan, for me at least, is best known for his break out role in Chronicle. Via the press release found on Comingsoon.net, it is confirmed that Jamie Foxx is officially part of the…Read moreRead more

Villain for the Justice League Film to be… Darkseid?

Is it time for the dark lord of Apokolips to have his close up? Lation Review is reporting that the villain for the DC Comic’s Justice League film will be none other than Darkseid. Now, there is no confirmation on this, but it seems like a no brainer to me. I mean, really, who else…Read moreRead more

New Man of Steel Movie Poster!

The Man of Steel…in steel cuffs! The Dark Knight Rises Facebook page revealed a treat for visitors today, one day before the film releases on DVD and Blu-Ray: a new Man of Steel poster! Showing Supes in handcuffs, let the speculation begin!  

Get REPOSSESSED this January from Image Comics

Ready to get repossessed? This January, Image Comics brings a miniseries of the supernatural nature, and those that can handle just about anything! Check out the press release below: A plague of demons getting you down? Has a loved one started gibbering in the inscrutable language of Hell? Not to worry—there are people trained to…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: Nowhere Men #1

Science is all the rage right now, and why shouldn’t it be? Think of some of the most successful properties out right now, and let’s draw the scientific link, shall we? The Walking Dead is television’s smash hit and an amazing comic book: link to science being the zombie outbreak, how it started and how…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: Bedlam #2

The first issue of Bedlam was quite the accomplishment. The outright gore, the maniacal villain who is trying to change his ways, it was an awesome start to the series. Now, with issue #2, we dive deeper into the world of former villain Madder Red, and his path to trying to do some good in…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: The Art of Todd McFarlane

Review by Nolan P. Smith- Pastrami Nation Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: November 2012 Website: www.imagecomics.com Todd McFarlane is an icon in the comic industry. From his groundbreaking work at Marvel Comics, which included the first appearance of the memorable Spider-Man villain, Venom, to his creator owned work as one of the founders of Image…Read moreRead more

Image Comics Nowhere Men Sells Out on Day of Release!

Another hot seller for Image! In a press release sent out today, Image Comics announced that Nowhere Men #1 has sold out on the day of its release, which has this past Wednesday! Look for a second printing to hit in January, and look for a Nowhere Man #1 review to hit Pastrami Nation over…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: Nexus Omnibus Volume 1

Review by Nolan P. Smith- Pastrami Nation Writer: Mike Baron Artist: Steve Rude Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: November 2012 Website: www.darkhorse.com Space: the ultimate setting for a comic, movie, video game, you name it. The unknown of the vastness of space, the unfamiliar planets and their inhabitants, the brave hero that outshines adversity:…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: Trigun Maximum Omnibus Volume 1

Review by Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation Writer: Yasuhiro Nightow Artist: Yasuhiro Nightow Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Website: www.darkhorse.com He’s the most feared person on the planet Gunsmoke. He blasted a hole through the moon, and he leaves a path of destruction wherever he goes. He has a bounty of $$60 Billion Double Dollars. He is…Read moreRead more

Deathstroke the Terminator Announced for Injustice: Gods Among Us

It’s a good year to be the terminator. Deathstroke the Terminator that is. One of the most feared villains in the DCU has joined the cast of DC Comics/Neatherrealm Studios fighter, Injustice: Gods Among Us. Having already popped up in CW’s Arrow, it looks like old Slade Wilson is finally getting the respect he deserves….Read moreRead more

Comic Book Legend Jim Steranko Endorses The Black Beetle

The support keeps on coming. Francesco Francavilla’s The Black Beetle, which ran in Dark Horse Presents and becomes a mini series in January, has been garnering a lot of support from industry greats. The Dark Horse produced comic now has the stamp of approval from the legendary Jim Steranko (Nick Fury Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D)! Make…Read moreRead more

Chopping Block Review: PlayStation All Stars Battle Royale

Review by: Nolan P. Smith- Pastrami Nation Developers: SuperBot Entertainment, SCE Santa Monica Studios Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Genre: Fighting One of the most revered and respected franchises in video games today is Smash Bros, the Nintendo fighting game brawler. Pitting classics characters such as Mario, Link, Starfox and more into a battle arena was…Read moreRead more

Berserk The Golden Age Arc 1-The Egg of the King Hits Stores Today!

Anime fans, get ready! VIZ Media has released Berserk: The Golden Age Arc 1- The Egg of the King on DVD and Blu-Ray today! The DVD is the first in a series that faithfully constructs the Berserk manga into a glorious modern day epic. Check out the press release below, and be sure to pick…Read moreRead more

Axe Cop: The Guide to Awesome Kicking- In T-Shirt Form

Now THAT is an awesome shirt! As an incentive for the Axe Cop Documentary Kickstarter project, creators and brothers Ethan and Malachai Nicolle created a nifty shirt – The Guide to Awesome Kicking! My personal favorite: the axe face kick! It is now on the list of cool incentives you can get for backing what…Read moreRead more