“Some people say funny things,
but I say things funny.”
-Don Rickles

Fight Night Poster

Looking for something gritty and hard hitting to end the weekend? Fight Night (aka Rigged) is a 2009 action/crime drama from director Jonathan M Dillon and Peace Arch. The flick won the Grand Jury Prize at the Dances with Films festival in Los Angeles, CA and best feature film at the RADAR Film Festival in Hamburg, Germany. The movie stars Rebecca Neuenswander, Chad Ortis, Kurt Hanover, and John Wilson.

Official Description: Michael Dublin is a con man working the underground boxing circuit. A lonely drifter on the run from a past best forgotten, he moves from one scam to another—leaving a trail of enemies in his wake. Dublin invents his best scam yet when he meets Katherine Parker, a female fighter with the skills to take down a man twice her size. In a scheme Dublin that names Fight Rigging in Reverse, the two hit the road working bouts in seedy basement bars, abandoned warehouses and backwoods county fairs. But when Dublin’s shady past catches up with them, the stakes are suddenly higher—and more dangerous—than either of them could have ever imagined.

Check out the movie for free on Snag Films. Come back and tell us what you thought!

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At long last… and with much skepticism… the Justice League trailer is here.

Official Description: Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.

As exciting as it is to have these characters on screen together, the costumes feel off and while overall the vibe is lighter in tone, the movie is still so dark. The lack of Superman in the trailer is understandable, but it makes the team and movie feel so incomplete. Without Superman it is not the Justice League. One of Batman v Superman‘s biggest mistakes is now hurting any anticipation I want to have for the team up.

The movie hits theaters on November 17, 2017.

What is worth your time this week? Lets take a look…

DC COMICS

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Batman #18
Official Description: “I AM BANE” part three! Bane broke the bat before, but it wasn’t enough—now he’s going to break everyone else! Bane is coming, and no one is safe!
Writer: Tom King | Artist: Danny Miki, David Finch

Aquaman #18
Official Description: “WARHEAD” finale! Aquaman’s battle with Warhead leaves him trapped in the tortured mind of the telepathic beast, where the sea king is forced to experience the lifetimes of combat that define his tragic new foe! 
Writer: Dan Abnett | Artist: Wayne Faucher, Scot Eaton

MARVEL COMICS

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The Clone Conspiracy: Omega #1
Official Description: “THE CLONE CONSPIRACY” is finished, but the impacts on Spider-Man’s life is HUGE. The Rhino comes at Spider-Man with an intense fury and aims to pin the spider to the wall… Permanently. What was the final fate of Ben Reilly? Or the Lizard? Witness the first chapter of the next big Spider-Book by Peter David & Mark Bagley!
Writer: Peter David, Christos Gage, Dan Slott | Artist: Stuart Immonen, Cory Smith, Mark Bagley

Doctor Strange #18
Official Description: Mister Misery is looking to inflict maximum pain on Doctor Strange by attacking one the Sorcerer Supreme’s closest allies. But Strange won’t stand for it and gets help from THOR!
Writer: Jason Aaron | Artist: Chris Bachalo

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The Walking Dead #165
Official Description: “OPPORTUNITY” When Alexandria is at its weakest… they strike.
Writer: Robert Kirkman | Artist: Charlie Adlard

Royal City #1
Official Description: ROYAL CITY charts the lives, loves, and losses of a troubled family and a vanishing town across three decades. Patrick Pike, a fading literary star who reluctantly returns to the once-thriving factory town where he grew up, is quickly drawn back into the dramas of his two adult siblings, his overbearing mother, and his brow-beaten father, all of whom are still haunted by different versions of his youngest brother, Tommy, who drowned decades ago. ROYAL CITY is a return to the literary and thematic territory of LEMIRE’s breakthrough graphic novel Essex County and is his most ambitious, and most personal, project to date.
Writer/Artist: Jeff Lemire

What will you be getting this week?


Our friends at COMET TV are back with another fun giveaway to celebrate their Beasts of February lineup!

Giveaway Prizes: COMET TV

The prizes include:

Two Limited Edition COMET TV Pint Glasses
Two glasses will be chosen out of four Limited Edition designs. If you can’t beat your inner beast, having a drink will soothe even the darkest soul!
One Heart Splatter Toy
There’s nothing a beast wants more than the heart of their victims, now you can beat them to the punch, just don’t squeeze too hard!
Fire Ants Hard Candy
The beasts have invaded! But now you can fight back and have fresh breathe at the same time!
Oozing Candy Eye Balls
Perfect for the beast in your house, these candy eye balls with an oozing gushing center will have your pack fighting for more!
Gummie Tarantulas
EEEK! Don’t be scared these Tarantulas aren’t coming to get YOU… You’re coming to get THEM! Unleash your inner beast and take a bite out of these former frightening foes. In delicious cherry and lime!

Before we discuss how to enter to win these cool prizes, lets take a look at some of the free movies you can check out on COMET TV.

TEEN WOLF

The classic teenage boy turned werewolf basketball star sci-fi comedy starring Michael J Fox. One of my favorite movies from the 80s.

Airing:

  • Monday February 27 at 4/3C

Strange Invaders

STRANGE INVADERS

Michael Laughlin’s 1983 sci-fi flick is a throwback to the b-sci-fi of the 50s. The flick stars Paul Le Mat and Nancy Allen.

Airing:

  • Saturday February 25 at 8/7C
  • Monday February 27 at MIDNIGHT/11C

SPECIES 

Aliens don’t get much hotter than Natasha Henstridge, and sci-fi films don’t usually get a cast that includes Ben Kingsley, Forest Whitaker, Alfred Molina, and Michelle Williams. COMET TV is airing the first two movies in the Species series before the end of February.

Airing:

  • Tuesday February 28 at MIDNIGHT/11C

SPECIES II

Airing:

  • Tuesday February 28 at 6/5C

Killer Klowns

KILLER KLOWNS FROM OUTER SPACE

The 80s were good for campy horror and if you have not seen Killer Klowns from Outer Space, watch it on COMET TV! So good. I don’t even want to say much to spoil the movie.

Airing:

  • Sunday February 26 at 4/3C

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GIVEAWAY DETAILS!

Other movies on COMET TV include The Faculty, Howling II: Your Sister is a Werewolf, Empire of the Ants, and Teen Wolf Too. An awesome mix of sci-fi, horror, comedy, and camp. Here is how to enter to win the Beasts of February prize pack:

  1. Post a comment on this article that states your favorite sub-genre of sci-fi/horror movies (comedy, b-movie, cult, gory, slasher, etc).
  2. Head over to Facebook and post a comment on our post about this contest with your favorite cult sci-fi flick.
  3. Follow @MyHWoodDream on Twitter (all new followers while this giveaway is active will be automatically entered).
  4. Tweet at @MyHWoodDream & @WatchComet and let us know which movie mentioned in this post you are looking forward to!
Disclaimer: This contest is only open to visitors with a valid address from the US. Prizes can not be sent to a PO Box. All comments must be made with a (working) email address, so we are able to contact you if you win (on Twitter you need to follow us to receive a direct message if you win). Once contacted, you have 24 hours to reply with the requested details. The winner will be chosen randomly from all of the entries. You must be 18 or older to enter or have your parents permission. Each household is only eligible to win COMET TV Feb Beasts pack via blog reviews and giveaways. Only one entrant per mailing address per giveaway. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.
Posted on February 26th, 2017 by MHD | Leave a Comment (6)
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WWE Hall of Fame

On January 9th, World Wrestling Entertainment (or WWE, formerly WWF) held the Royal Rumble. This 30-man battle royal determined who will wrestle in the main event at Wrestlemania in just seven weeks. Wrestlemania is WWE’s Christmas, New Year’s and birthday all rolled into one. It’s the biggest event of the year and a spectacle it’s hard to describe unless you see it for yourself.

The night before Wrestlemania, WWE holds its annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Every year, WWE inducts roughly seven or eight new entrants. This may seem like a lot, but they usually have two big names, a tag team, a female, a less popular person from an ethnic minority, a manager, a behind the scenes worker and someone going into the celebrity wing. The celebrity wing is how the likes of Drew Carey, Arnold Schwarzenegger and the current President of the United States end up in the Hall.

WWE just announced the first inductee into the class of 2017. It’s Kurt Angle. For those of you who don’t know, Kurt Angle is the only bona fide Olympic Gold Medalist to ever compete in the WWE. Now, there are plenty of good reasons why Kurt Angle should go into the Hall of Fame; but there are reasons I’m surprised he is. His WWE career was impressive; he racked up a lot of accolades and he’s one of the most entertaining performers I’ve seen. On the other hand, he’s had some legal issues. They include, DUIs, reckless driving, and accusations of stalking an ex-girlfriend that required a legal agreement for the two not to interact. Not the most heinous of crimes, and forgivable.

What I find it harder to believe they forgave, is what he’s been doing for the past ten years. Angle received early release from his WWE contract, claiming he needed time off to heal. He promptly went to work for WWE’s competitors, TNA, and worked there the next ten years. He’s already in the TNA Hall of Fame and will be the first person to be inducted into both Hall of Fames. WWE has not always been so kind to perceived slights.

80s star“Superfly” Jimmy Snuka died recently at age 73. WWE aired numerous tributes to the wrestling legend. The thing is, he had recently been charged with third degree murder. He never stood trial because he was judged unfit just 12 days before his death. WWE flirted with bad publicity in celebrating the man’s life. Luckily for them, the media did not pick up on the story.

Some things are unforgivable. On June 25, 2007 wrestler Chris Benoit, his wife, and his 7-year old son were found dead in his home. Learning the news, WWE called off its live show and aired a tribute show to Benoit. Sometime during that show word began to come out that the incident was being investigated as a murder suicide. WWE was left airing the show. When WWE aired its next scheduled show, Vince McMahon (who at the time was supposed to be dead in storyline) gave a heartfelt apology and vowed Benoit’s name would not be mentioned again. He meant it. WWE began systematically erasing Benoit from their history. Old shows were chopped up to remove him. Needless to say, his merchandise never appeared again. Recently, however, with the advent of WWE’s own network and the need for streamed content, WWE has begun showing old Benoit footage with a disclaimer. Benoit will never go in the Hall of Fame.

Speaking for myself, I’m satisfied with that. Chris Benoit was one of my favorite wrestlers at the time of his death. I was hit pretty hard. But it seemed unfair to wipe him off the map. Especially when medical experts have speculated that post-concussion syndrome brought about by Benoit’s wrestling career (in WWE, World Championship Wrestling and Extreme Championship Wrestling) could have caused his actions. Benoit himself claimed he had lost track of the number of concussions he had suffered. I’ve heard at least one wrestler (Montel Vontavious Porter, aka MVP) claim Benoit had shown strange symptoms, like losing track of where he was while in the ring. Wrestling may have been what caused this tragedy and, to their credit, WWE have gone to great lengths to reduce the risk of concussion in their matches and non-match segments (aka angles) since. I still own a Chris Benoit shirt. I would never wear it, but I can’t bring myself to throw it away. I try to hold on to the good memories, even with the dark cloud over them. Perhaps WWE is trying to do the same thing.

Posted on February 16th, 2017 by Lucian | Leave a Comment
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SHIFTED

It has been a while since we have spotlighted an indie film that you can watch online. Today we’re taking a look at an indie crime flick from Indie Rights Movies, SHIFTED. Directed by Michael Madison, the film stars Madison, Jill Wagner, Jeris Poindexter, Frankie Ray, and Vanessa Johansson.

Official Description: SHIFTED is a crime drama about a young man stranded in Los Angeles, who is forced to re-evaluate his life, while hunted by a corrupt, ex-employer.

Check out the crime film for free on YouTube, then come back and let us know what you think in the comments!

Independent films available to purchase online.


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