Grendel Explores the Line Between Hero and Villain in All-New Netflix Series

By Staff Reports Netflix has greenlit Grendel, an all-new, eight-episode series based on the masked vigilante from the popular, award-winning Matt Wagner/Dark Horse comic books. Based on Matt Wagner’s groundbreaking comic book series, Grendel follows Hunter Rose, a gifted fencer, writer and assassin as, seeking to avenge the death of a lost love, he goes to war with New York’s criminal […]

HBO Max Reveals Official Trailer And Key Art For DOOM PATROL Season Three, Debuting September 23

HBO Max has released the trailer and key art for season three of the Max Original DOOM PATROL. The first three episodes of season three will debut THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, with subsequent episodes launching weekly every Thursday through November 11 on HBO Max. DOOM PATROL reimagines one of DC’s most beloved groups of superheroes: “Robotman” aka Cliff Steele (Brendan Fraser), […]

Special Episode Of “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian” Explores Luke Skywalker’s Return In The Season 2 Finale

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Disney+ Original Series from Lucasfilm Garners 24 Emmy Nominations including Best Drama Series. In last year’s Season 2 finale of “Star Wars: The Mandalorian,” the appearance of a young Luke Skywalker was one of the biggest reveals and best-kept secrets of the acclaimed show thus far. Reaction to the episode was emotionally-charged for many, deeply […]

“Muppets Haunted Mansion” Halloween Special Premieres This Fall on Disney+

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Gonzo and Pepe the King Prawn announced the Muppets first-ever Halloween special, “Muppets Haunted Mansion,” debuting this fall exclusively on Disney+. The brand-new special will feature a star-studded Muppets cast, celebrity cameos, all-new music and spooky fun for families to enjoy together. The announcement was made today to help celebrate the Disney Parks, Experiences, and […]

Full Micro Con Schedule Announced for THIS SATURDAY

Come to Micro Con on Saturday April 17th for an epic lineup of panels and exclusive content! Grab a snack, kick back and enjoy content featuring Giancarlo Esposito, Sideshow, SpongeBob Squarepants, Women of Sci-fi, Top Cow Productions, Legion M, and more! Secure your tickets today and we hope to see you virtually next Saturday morning! Get tickets HERE! Sideshow announces […]

Disney+ Tops 100 Million Global Paid Subscriber Milestone

By Staff Reports Disney+ has surpassed 100 million global paid subscribers in just 16 months since its launch, Bob Chapek, Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), announced during the Company’s virtual Annual Meeting of Shareholders. “The enormous success of Disney+ —which has now surpassed 100 million subscribers—has inspired us to be even more ambitious, and to significantly […]

WandaVision And Grief In The MCU

By Kevin Hoskinson Over the past couple of months, we have witnessed an evolution in the MCU. While the franchise as a whole never shied away from portraying the emotional aspect of comic book heroes, it never put those emotions front and center. It has had its share of shocking and sad moments, but those are aimed towards us as […]

Pastrami Nation Popcorn- Episode 10: Wandavision, MCU. Mortal Kombat, Cruella and More!

Welcome back to Pastrami Nation Popcorn! The podcast dedicated to all things entertainment and cinematic! Our next episode debuts on YouTube TONIGHT at 8pm PST! On this episode, host Kevin Hoskinson chats with co-hosts Rebecca Benson and Nolan Smith about Wandavision, the MCU for 2021, the Mortal Kombat trailer, the Cruella trailer and more! Visit PastramiNation.com for news, reviews and […]

Crime Scene: Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Entertainment Editor It is a case that has fascinated people all over the world. In 2013, twenty-two-year-old Elisa Lam, a Canadian college student, went missing while staying at The Cecil Hotel. Video of her acting erratically in an elevator just hours before her disappearance went viral, and it wasn’t long before the online world was captivated by […]

The 2021 Golden Globe Nominations

By Kevin Hoskinson The 78th annual Golden Globes is right around the corner, and with it comes the start of the major awards season. Celebrating the best that television and film have to offer, the ceremony is set to air Sunday, February 28th, on NBC.  This year Netflix led the nominations, including the David Fincher directed “Mank,” which scored six […]

WandaVision Episode 3 Review: Coming Into Focus

By Daniel Schwartz (Photo courtesy of Marvel Students. (c) Marvel Studios 2020) The hype surrounding Marvel’s first Disney+ series has been huge. Previews showed an unconventional format and generated a lot of buzz. Initially, the streaming service dropped the first two episodes, which had the feel of an episode of Bewitched mixed with I Love Lucy. Of course, some mystery was […]

Cobra Kai Season 3 Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Entertainment Editor The stakes are higher, and the rivalry between Cobra Kai and Miyagi Do heats up in season 3 of Cobra Kai. All episodes are now available to stream on Netflix. There will be no spoilers for the third season, but there will be some spoilers for those if you haven’t seen the previous two.  For […]

The Creators Of Black Mirror Tease Death To 2020

By Kevin Hoskinson Netflix has released a trailer for its original “Comedy” event, Death To 2020. Premiering on December 27th (definitely not on Quibi), the special features Samuel L. Jackson, Tracy Ullman, Hugh Grant, Lisa Kudrow, Kamial Nanjiania, Cristin Milioti, Leslie Jones and Joe Keery, with Laurence Fishburne as the narrator. It’s been an exceptionally crazy year and who better […]

Pastrami Nation Popcorn -Episode 8: Mel Gibson’s Fatman, Unlikely Christmas Movies and 2021!

Join host Kevin Hoskinson, Rebecca Benson, and Nolan Smith for Pastrami Nation: Popcorn! The show dedicated to all things cinematic! On this episode, we talk about Fatman, Christmas movies that aren’t so traditional, and what we are looking forward to in the new year! Visit PastramiNation.com for news, reviews, and more! Or if you prefer to listen to your podcast, […]

Disney Investor Day 2020

By Kevin Hoskinson It was a whirlwind day for Disney as they announced over 100 new movies and series during their four-hour investor meeting, with most of those titles going to Disney+. Everything from Disney live-action and animated films to Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel were represented. Like so many others my mind was absolutely blown away by what they […]

Kevin Hoskinson Named Entertainment Editor for Pastrami Nation

By Nolan P. Smith Pastrami Nation is proud to announce the promotion of Kevin Hoskinson to Entertainment Editor. Hoskinson joined Pastrami Nation in 2015, and since then, has become a staple of the company. Having written countless reviews and articles, Hoskinson was also instrumental in orchestrating many of the amazing interviews you have seen throughout the years. He is also […]

Lovecraft Country: “Sundown” Review

By Kevin Hoskinson In its short opening sequence,” Sundown” quickly establishes the tone for what’s to come. It’s a combination of the horrors of the real world and the fantastical creatures and stories of our imagination. It’s bazaar and straight out of a pulpy sci-fi novel. But within minutes, we are transported from this fever dream and into the real […]

Snowpiercer Season 1 Review: All Aboard the Crazy Train!

By Daniel Schwartz During the early Spring and Summer, TNT aggressively advertised their new action-drama series Snowpiercer. This turned out to be a great move. With the pandemic shuttering production on most fan-favorite shows, Snowpiercer offered a new, exciting series to fill the void. Not only did they fill the void, they knocked the ball out of the park! Snowpiercer […]

“Wonder Woman: The Complete Collection” remastered & coming to Blu-ray on July 28

By Staff Reports Wonder Woman, the beloved 1970s live-action television series starring Lynda Carter, has been remastered and is coming to Blu-ray™! Wonder Woman: The Complete Collection arrives from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on July 28, 2020. Save the world? That’s a man’s job. Then along comes star-spangled Wonder Woman with her bullet-deflecting bracelets and golden lariat to set everyone straight. With […]

Hamilton Review: Raise a Glass

By Nolan P Smith Editor The musical took the world by storm when it first released, boasting sell-out shows on every occasion. The production, created by Lin Manuel Miranda, tells the story of one of our founding fathers by way of lyrical exposition. I am so excited to finally review the story of the Ten Dollar founding father, Alexander Hamilton. […]