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Dead Format, New Movies: 7 Blockbusters of 2015 on VHS

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Kids these days just don’t understand what we had to go through decades ago. When “Be Kind, Please Rewind” should have been a law enforced to the highest degree. When adjusting tracking was just as important to at-home movie viewing as popping the biggest bowl of popcorn beforehand. When fast-forward meant that you still had to WATCH the trailers, just sped up, instead of skipping to the next chapter in a millisecond. VHS wasn’t just a movie format – it was a lifestyle. But, even with the quirks, we’re glad we lived through it. To honor movies that were released in the heyday of videotapes, we’ve put together 7 movie boxes featuring blockbusters of today, but in the unique vintage art style of decades past. And now, our feature presentation....

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Avengers Throwbacks: The Superheroes Then & Now

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Like the rest of the world as of late, we’ve been counting the days until the premiere of Avengers: Age of Ultron on May 1st. (So soon! Yet still so, so far away.) Until the moment we’re sitting front row in the theater, though, we’ve had to stay busy or else we’d just go crazy. So, to help the time go by and to prepare for the film, we’ve researched the history of these superheroes and supervillains from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Sure, we all know what the current actors look like, and obviously we’ve read the comics, but have you ever gotten to take a close look at the Avengers characters, old and new, directly side-by-side?

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8 Fun Facts About The Avengers and The Age of Ultron

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The Marvel universe will enter Phase 3 with the upcoming release of Avengers: Age of Ultron. Phase 2 saw this cinematic universe both deepen and enlarge with additional films in the Iron Man, Thor, and Captain America franchises, as well as a new entry with the highly successful Guardians of the Galaxy. Half the fun of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is going into the films knowing a little bit about the comic story arcs that they are based on. Age of Ultron is no different and will surely be packed with obscure comic references and hidden Easter eggs. Here are 8 fun and interesting facts about the Marvel comic and cinematic universe to prepare you for Age of Ultron.



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The Best Costume T-Shirts: Just in Time for Halloween

Love Halloween but don’t have a lot of cash to spend? Have an undying affection for a movie, TV or comic character that you just feel like you need to display year-round? Then, a costume shirt is a great option for you! Anyone can pull off a costume tee, including the head-to-toe Halloween enthusiast, the parent who wants an inexpensive costume option for taking their kid trick-or-treating, the substitute teacher who needs a last-minute costume to teach a class on Halloween, or even the...

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