Sunday, September 24, 2017
Posted by Mike Maillaro
THE ORVILLE continues to be a pretty divisive show.  The newest episode continues that trend.  I’ve seen reviews with titles ranging from "The Third Episode Of 'The Orville' Is A Must-Watch For 'Star Trek' Fans" to "Why ‘About a Girl’ is the The Worst Episode Yet."  Personally, I... + continue reading
RC Pocket Racers Fury
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Posted by Critical Blast Staff
It's September, which means the toy industry is in full court press for the dollars of parents who want to be sure they get their kids the hottest toys on the market. This year one of those toys taking up the airwaves is RC Pocket Racers, a remote-control rechargeable car about the size of your... + continue reading
Friday, September 22, 2017
Posted by Mike Maillaro
From EW: The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl, and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will join forces in a crossover event called “Crisis on Earth X,” which begins production today. In this year’s crossover, all of the superheroes come to town for Barry (Grant Gustin) and Iris’ (Candice Patton) wedding (sounds... + continue reading
Wonder Woman Conan 1
Friday, September 22, 2017
Posted by RJ Carter
Could there be two more kindred spirits that Diana of Themyscira and Conan of Cimmeria? It's too bad they are kept apart by years and publishers. Waitasec, what am I talking about? This is comic books! And these days most publishers are willing to do a joint venture if they think it'll make them... + continue reading
Friday, September 22, 2017
Posted by Critical Blast Staff
What did we talk about on Critical Blast this week? Reviews Bloodshot Salvation #1 (Comic Review by Mike Maillaro) Wonder Woman (Blu-Ray Review by RJ Carter) Runaways (2017) #1 (Comic Review by Mike Maillaro) The Belles (Book Review by Meredith Tate) Captain Underpants: The First... + continue reading
RC Pocket Racers Fury
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Sunday, 24/09/17
THE ORVILLE continues to be a pretty divisive show.  The newest episode continues that trend.  I’ve seen reviews with titles ranging from "The Third Episode Of 'The Orville' Is A Must-Watch For 'Star Trek' Fans" to "Why ‘About a Girl’ is the The Worst Episode Yet."  Personally, I thought ‘About a Girl’ really showed what THE ORVILLE... + continue reading
RC Pocket Racers Fury
Saturday, 23/09/17
It's September, which means the toy industry is in full court press for the dollars of parents who want to be sure they get their kids the hottest toys on the market. This year one of those toys taking up the airwaves is RC Pocket Racers, a remote-control rechargeable car about the size of your average Hot Wheels or Matchbox car. All that... + continue reading

Movies

Saturday, 16/09/17
Was flipping through Twitter and came across this: Thanks to my awesome mother, I was raised on horror movies and Stephen King books!  Of all the amazing 80's horror movies, HALLOWEEN... + continue reading

Television

Sunday, 24/09/17
THE ORVILLE continues to be a pretty divisive show.  The newest episode continues that trend.  I’ve seen reviews with titles ranging from "The Third Episode Of 'The Orville' Is A Must-Watch... + continue reading

Music

Edgar Alice Purple concert
Monday, 11/09/17
Edgar Allen Poe once penned a line, “Quoth the raven, ‘Nevermore.’” Well, last Friday night in Maryland Heights, MO, three of classic rock’s most talented and prolific stars from the 1960’s to... + continue reading

Books

The Belles
Tuesday, 19/09/17
The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton is an un-put-down-able story of friendship and the price of success, set in a New Orleans inspired world where physical beauty is prized above all – and... + continue reading

Comics

Wonder Woman Conan 1
Friday, 22/09/17
Could there be two more kindred spirits that Diana of Themyscira and Conan of Cimmeria? It's too bad they are kept apart by years and publishers. Waitasec, what am I talking about? This is comic... + continue reading

Interviews

Tuesday, 05/09/17
Earlier today we interviewed NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman who was a member of expedition 16 and 17 on the international space station. He discussed what inspired him to become an astronaut and what... + continue reading

Live Entertainment

HVFF
Monday, 18/09/17
According to the Heroes and Villans Fan Fest website, they hope to "revolutionize the comic con landscape". Boasting that "it's not just fandom, it's family", the two-day event is full of like-minded... + continue reading

Home Video

Nexo Knights Season 3 on DVD
Thursday, 21/09/17
The Book of Monsters, aka Monstrox (MARK OLIVER) has been defeated. Jestro (VINCENT TONG) has been freed from his influence and is back to doing poor jokes for the kingdom of Knighton. And the Nexo... + continue reading

Sports

Wednesday, 20/09/17
I received an interesting email from WWE this afternoon asking if I would be interested in a survey about "premium content" for the WWE Network.   There was nothing in the survey that said... + continue reading

Geek Chic

September 2017 Bombshell
Wednesday, 06/09/17
Growing up with in America with American comic books, it's easy to think that -- because comic books are such an American institution -- the comic book convention and the attendant cosplay that has... + continue reading

Culture

Friday, 22/09/17
What did we talk about on Critical Blast this week? Reviews Bloodshot Salvation #1 (Comic Review by Mike Maillaro) Wonder Woman (Blu-Ray Review by RJ Carter) Runaways (2017) #1 (Comic... + continue reading

Trailers

Friday, 21/07/17
  I want to be upfront and say that I've really never had much of an interest in the Inhumans.  I do think some of the characters can be cool at times (like Karnak and Maximus), and I do... + continue reading

Gaming

You Gotta Catch It All
Saturday, 26/08/17
Several months back I released and article on Critical Blast called "Pokemon Needs A Change" and in that I expressed my thoughts and concerns with Pokemon and how it needs a change like the... + continue reading

Toys

RC Pocket Racers Fury
Saturday, 23/09/17
It's September, which means the toy industry is in full court press for the dollars of parents who want to be sure they get their kids the hottest toys on the market. This year one of those toys... + continue reading

Contests

Laugh In Season One DVD
Thursday, 17/08/17
The '60s gave us "in-crowds," "be-ins" and "love-ins," and starting in 1968, the happening place for free-form comedy was ROWAN... + continue reading