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On this day in geekdom: September 19th

To celebrate the first year of It’s A Stampede!, every day for 365 days I am presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’. Yep, that’s 365 facts! Here’s today’s slice of geekdom… September 19th – On this day in 1952, Adventures of Superman airs its…

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Thoughts on the Captain Marvel trailer

Earlier today, the official trailer for Captain Marvel arrived, providing the first good look at the forthcoming movie. As trailers go, this one has me excited quite a bit because a.) The trailer doesn’t give away the entire plot of the film, b.) Captain Marvel looks pretty bad-ass and c.) It leaves plenty of room…

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Watch: Captain Marvel trailer

Marvel Studios has released the first official trailer for Captain Marvel. Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, Captain Marvel stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Clark Gregg and Jude Law. The movie is Marvel Studios’ 21st entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and hits cinema screens in March 2019. Here’s the trailer…

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Watch: Stan & Ollie trailer

The first trailer for forthcoming bio pic, Stan & Ollie has arrived. The film – directed by Jon S. Baird – is based on the lives of comedy double-act, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy and boasts a cast that includes Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly and Danny Huston. The movie will receive its premiere at…

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The Funko Pop! wish list

It seems like every other week Funko announces the forthcoming release of Funko Pop! figures… and truth is they do! The pint-sized plastic playthings have become so popular that Funko is continually releasing products from some of the biggest properties around, incorporating movies, games, TV shows, comics and more into the toy line. Now that…

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60 Days of Halloween – Day 17

Every year, at some point during my Halloween marathon, I like to pick out a few ‘Halloween specials’ – i.e. TV shows/comics that aren’t scary or connected to the horror genre in any way, but are instead related to the Halloween theme. And this brings me onto today’s Halloween choice which doesn’t contain any monsters…

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On this day in geekdom: September 18th

To celebrate the launch of It’s A Stampede!, every day for the next year I will be presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’. Yep, that’s 365 facts! Here’s today’s slice of geekdom… September 18th – On this day in 1987, DuckTales makes its TV debut.…

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Watch: Mary Poppins Returns trailer

Walt Disney Studios has released a new trailer for Mary Poppins Returns. The movie – directed by Rob Marshall – stars Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Julie Walters, Emily Mortimer, Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Angela Lansbury and Dick Van Dyke. The film arrives in cinemas on 19th December – just in time for Christmas! Here’s the synopsis: “In…

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60 Days of Halloween – Day 16

Day 16 of 60 Days of Halloween and it’s an old favourite – Disney’s Trick or Treat. Released in 1952, Trick or Treat is an eight-minute short set on Halloween. The cartoon stars Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey & Louie and Witch Hazel and is perhaps best remembered for a rather catchy jingle that plays throughout…

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On this day in geekdom: September 17th

To celebrate the launch of It’s A Stampede!, every day for the next year I will be presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’. Yep, that’s 365 facts! Here’s today’s slice of geekdom… September 17th – On this day in 1964, American sitcom, Bewitched appears on…

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