Top Five Things I’d Like to See in A Ghostbusters Sequel

I live in a world where there’s six Police Academies, four Sharknadoes and I need more of Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters.

Film Review: “Hunt for the Wilderpeople”

Five stars. An unconventional spin on the tried-and-true old mentor meeting his younger match that manages to be action packed, unpredictable and heartfelt without veering into the saccharine territory oft trod by coming of age stories…Julian Dennison delivers a star-making performance.

Mark Hamill’s Pop Culture Quest Set For Fall 2016

Best known for his iconic role as Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy, Mark Hamill will bring his encyclopedic knowledge of pop culture and passion for memorabilia to Comic-Con HQ, the new subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) destination that will extend the experience of San Diego Comic-Con into a year-round event.

MediaMikes 2016 Summer Movie Preview

Here is our annual “Summer Movie Preview” so you can mark your calendars early!

Film Review “The Nice Guys”

4 Stars. Outrageously funny from start to finish…The two leads play off each other perfectly.

“The Ten Commandments” to Be Unveiled in Omaha

Joslyn Art Museum’s Witherspoon Hall Theatre is holding a 60th Anniversary screening of Cecil B. DeMilles’ classic epic “The Ten Commandments” on Friday, May 27

Film Review: “Captain America: Civil War”

5 Stars. Marvel has seriously outdone themselves once again. Civil War is a near-flawless cinematic experience that neatly packages one of the most pivotal story lines in comic book history.

Director Matt Brown on “The Man Who Knew Infinity”

The writer-director spoke about bringing the compelling true life story of a mathematical genius to the screen with stars Jeremy Irons and Dev Patel.

TFF: Keegan-Michael Key on “Keanu” and the Upcoming “Don’t Think Twice”

Star of “Key & Peele” opens in their feature comedy “Keanu” and spoke about it while promoting the Tribeca premiere of Mike Birbiglia’s “Don’t Think Twice”

TFF Film Review: “High-Rise”

From the brutalist production design to a stunning score by Clint Mansell (Requiem for a Dream), High-Rise is a darkly humorous, sexy, and oftentimes grotesque cinematic experience.

Tickets on Sale Now for “Hardcore Henry: The Ultimate Fan Experience” in Select U.S. Cinemas

Hardcore Henry is one of the most unflinchingly original wild-rides to hit the big screen in a long time: You remember nothing. Mainly because you’ve just been brought back from the dead by your wife (Haley Bennett). She tells you that your name is Henry. Five minutes later, you are being shot at, your wife has […]

Kernel Engages Assassin’s Creed fans with exclusive limited-edition merchandise,  Behind-the-scenes first-looks at the upcoming Movie, Movie Tickets and More

Beginning today, March 9th at www.kernel.com/assassinscreed, Kernel is affording Assassin’s Creed fans the opportunity to immerse themselves in the highly anticipated movie release with exclusive film merchandise, one-of-a-kind experiences, revealing behind-the-scene sneak peeks and more.

Me and Sly…40 Years of Friendship

Oscar night is almost upon us, and Stallone is nominated, I thought it would be a good time to talk about my favorite films of his and share the memory of when we first met…

A Conversation with Deadpool’s Greg LaSalle

LaSalle provided the facial performance for Deadpool’s Colossus, we spoke about his character as well as his visual effects work in other Marvel movies.

Film Review “Zoolander 2”

Stiller and Wilson give their all (it’s obvious that they enjoy working together), but it’s not enough to save this film.

Film Review “Deadpool

A superhero film is only as good as the actor playing him and, if ever an actor was meant to play Deadpool, it is Ryan Reynolds.

Writer/Director Justin D. Chambers Releases Advance Trailer for “American Bred”

Writer/director Justin D. Chambers has released an advance trailer for his upcoming film, “American Bred,” which will debut in March at the D.C. International Film Festival

“The Peanuts Movie” Arrives on Digital HD February 12, Collector’s Edition Blu-ray & DVD March 8, 2016

And for a limited time, get a Snoopy Flying Ace plush toy with THE PEANUTS MOVIE DVD, Blu-ray™ and Digital HD combo pack on March 8 making it the perfect gift for Easter baskets.

“The Revenant” Leads the Nominations Released for the 88th Annual Academy Awards

Just one year after taking home the awards for Best Picture and Best Director for his film, “Birdman,” Alejandro G. Inarittu finds himself back in the race as his new film, “The Revenant,”

And the Winners of the 2015 MediaMikes.com Awards Are…

Thank you to all of the fans who either posted their choices or emailed them in. Another great response from our great readers. For the first time we had a category with a tie.

Our Critics Pick Their Best (and Worst) Films of 2015

Now that the calendar has turned over to 2016, some of our critics decided to compile their annual “Best of/Worse of” lists of the films of 2015.

A “Hateful” Conference with Quentin Tarantino, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh and More

Iconic director Tarantino brought new film, The Hateful Eight, out Roadshow-style for Christmas. He joined his cast (including Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tim Roth & Bruce Dern) to discuss the film in NYC prior to its release.

Kansas City Film Critics Name “Mad Max: Fury Road” the Best Film of 2015 During Presentation of 50th Annual James Loutzenhiser Awards

Mad Max: Fury Road was chosen as the Best Film of 2015 by The Kansas City Film Critics Circle, the 2nd oldest critics group in the country.

Kansas City Film Critics Announces Nominees for the 50th Annual James Loutzenhiser Awards

Winners will be voted on and the results released this Sunday, December 20th.

What are your chances of winning with online gambling?

We all know that when we’re playing our favorite video game, all that we want is to win. When we’re playing our favorite strategy games, fighting games or RPGs, winning rests on our skill and knowledge of the game. However, casino games are another thing altogether – here the rules of probability can help us […]

“Gasper Noe’s LOVE” Available on Blu-ray and DVD on January 5, 2016

LOVE is a sexual melodrama about a boy and a girl and another girl. It’s a love story, which celebrates sex in a joyous way.

Director Todd Haynes and Stars Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara Speak about ‘Carol’

The director, screenwriter and stars including Blanchett, Mara, Kyle Chandler, Sarah Paulson and Jake Lacy spoke at their NY Press Conference

Film Review “Scouts Guide to the Apocalypse”

For every hilarious scene “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse” conjures up, there’s at least two or three that don’t even nip at the funny bone.

Film Review “Truth”

Whatever your politics, this is an often compelling film that is driven by another strong performance from Cate Blanchett.

“Forbidden Planet” to Invade Omaha

Held on Friday, October 23, 2015 in Omaha, Nebraska. The screening will begin at 7:00 p.m.

CD Review: Audiotopsy “Natural Causes”

There is just enough newness in the sound and style of “Natural Causes” to not only peak older fans interest but also draw in new listeners as well.

Blu-ray Review “True Story”

Props to both Franco and Hill for taking the drama route. They definitely nail it.

“Back to the Future” 30th Anniversary Trilogy Traveling to Blu-ray™ and DVD on October 20, 2015

Traveling to Blu-ray™ and DVD on October 20, 2015 along with Back to the Future: The Complete Animated Series & Back to the Future: The Complete Adventures

From a writer and producer of “Sushi Girl” comes “The Unwanted”, Now Crowdfunding!

Inspired by gripping true events, “The Unwanted” is a frightening supernatural thriller that examines a haunted hotel years after a horrifying incident occurred.

Exclusive Deleted Scene from Vince Vaughn’s “Unfinished Business”, Blu-ray Available June 16th

Unfinished Business arrives on Digital HD on May 29 and DVD/Blu-ray on June 16.

MovieMike Writes “Jaws” Retrospective for Horrhound Magazine

If you’re a fan of this site then you know that the Mike’s are huge “Jaws” fans. Horrorhound magazine knew this and they asked our own MovieMike to write a “Jaws” retrospective article for their 40th Anniversary Cover story.

Disney, Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox Announce The Star Wars Digital Movie Collection

The most iconic movie collection of all time becomes available for the first time on Digital HD on April 10, 2015 – Now the Force will be with you – everywhere!

Explore the Universe When “Jupiter Ascending” Arrives onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on June 2 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Blu-ray and Digital HD include earth-shattering extras: Jupiter Jones: Destiny Is Within Us, Jupiter Ascending: Genetically Spliced and many more!

Comedy Classic “Some Like it Hot” Heading to Omaha

The film will be screened on Friday, April 24, 2015 at the beautiful Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska.

Blu-ray Review “Interstellar”

The visuals were definitely impressive but the story was way too convoluted for me and it never came together for me in the end.

Enjoy the “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Game”! Available now

To celebrate the release of “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Game” next week, we wanted to share you with a fun digital game called “Knight Flight”

Indican Pictures Aquires “Radio America” for Distribution

Indican Pictures, a major distributor of independently made films, has announced their latest acquisition, the musical-drama “Radio America.”

“Birdman”, “Grand Budapest Hotel” Big Winners at 87th Oscars

“Birdman or (the Unexpected Virtue of Innocence)” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” took home the lion’s share of Oscars this evening during the presentation of the 87th Annual Academy Awards.

“Zombie Cats from Mars” Production Announcement, Trailer and First Image!

Early 2015 release planned for new horror starring Portlandia’s Ernest Adams

America’s Favorite Furry Monster Makes Learning Fun as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Sesame Workshop Release “Sesame Street: The Best of Elmo 3” on DVD and Digital March 3, 2015!

DVD Includes Bonus Full-Length Feature, “Elmo and Abby’s Birthday Fun”!

The Museum of the Moving Image Salutes Julianne Moore

The Oscar frontrunner was supported by friends including Steve Buscemi, Billy Crudup and Mark Ruffalo

“Birdman”, “The Grand Budapest Hotel” Lead 87th Academy Award Nominations

“Birdman,” the film that triumphantly put Michael Keaton back on the map and “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Wes Anderson’s fanciful comedy, led all films this morning when the nominations for the 87th Annual Academy Awards were announced

Lauren’s Top 5 Films to Look Forward to in 2015

Last week I listed off my top five films of 2014, it was an admittedly quiet year for me movie-wise but 2015 looks to be an embarrassment of riches…

Jennifer Blanc-Biehn Shines in Scrappy “Everly”, Out in February

Actress/filmmaker Jennifer Blanc-Biehn is starting off 2015 with a bang, taking on a meaty role in Dimension Films’ action-horror film Everly, starring Salma Hayek and directed by horror filmmaker Joe Lynch

A Lifestyle Choice: Routine, Adventure or a Mixture of Both

This is something that was touched upon recently by clothing brand the North Face and its innovative #seeforyourself campaign…

Kansas City Film Critics Name The Year’s Best

The Kansas City Film Critics Circle, the second oldest organized critics group in the country, held their annual end-of-the-year award gathering this afternoon, with “Birdman” and “Boyhood” taking home the lion’s share of the major awards.

Official Trailer released for Uncork’d Entertainment’s “An American Terror”

A killer Christmas title that’s “Surprising, effective, and brutal”* to stuff your stocking with!

“My Little Pony: The Movie” Coming to DVD January 27, 2015

FEATURING THE VOICES OF Danny DeVito, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman, Rhea Perlman, Tony Randall and more

“Hart To Hart: The Complete Third Season” Hits DVD December 9th!

Just in time for the holidays “Hart To Hart: The Complete Third Season” hits DVD on December 9, 2014.

Blanc/Biehn Productions Announces New Sexy Thriller “Psychophonia”

Lony Ruhmann, Blanc/Biehn Productions and Give & Take Productions have announced the new thriller PSYCHOPHONIA. With a story Sent from my IPHONE

Mike Nichols, Oscar Winning Director, Passes Away

Mike Nichols, whose films were both timely and timeless, passed away this morning, a few weeks after his birthday. He was 83.

IndieBox Announces “Brütal Legend: Limited Edition”

IndieBox, in partnership with Double Fine Productions, is releasing a special “limited edition” of the rock ‘n roll game Brütal Legend starring Jack Black, Tim Curry, and Ozzy Osbourne

“Billy Bates” To Premiere in Kansas City This Friday

“Billy Bates,” which recently played to enthusiastic audiences at the Cannes, Toronto and Tribeca Film Festivals, will make a premiere stop in Kansas City this Friday, November 7 as part of a 10-city tour.

Exclusive Clip from “After Midnight” Starring Tawny Kitaen

Screen siren Tawny Kitaen is on the hunt for a killer in the sizzling and suspenseful new film from renowned filmmaker Fred Olen Ray.

DVD Review “Happy Christmas”

I obviously wasn’t the right audience of this film.

Marvel Studios Unveils Phase 3 of Marvel Cinematic Universe

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige revealed the films that will make up Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, featuring a mix of fan-favorite characters and several heroes who will be making their big-screen debuts.

Product Review “Coleman: Quickbed Elite Queen Extra High Airbed & 4D CPX Personal Size Led Lantern”

I know that my next trip to the great outdoors if going to be must more comfortable

Win Passes to 40th Anniversary Screening of “Satan’s Children” in Tampa [ENDED]

This giveaway will remain open until November 7th

Ten-Four! “Reno 911!” Complete Uncensored Series Releases on DVD on November 4th

Bonus Content Includes Audio Commentary; Alternate, Extended and Deleted Scenes; Outtakes and Featurettes

Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” to Invade Omaha

The screening will be held at the beautiful Joslyn Art Museum, 2200 Dodge Street, Omaha, Nebraska

You Can Be The Kansas City Alamo Drafthouse Movie Host

Video submissions will be accepted through Monday, October 20, 2014 and the winner notified on October 27

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Introduces Diamond Luxe Editions Sept. 30

WBHE to offer new films in sleek premium Blu-ray packaging

“The Godfather” and “The Godfather: Part II” Coming to Kansas City

Four decades later, the film, as well as it’s Oscar winning sequel, return to the scene of the crime.

“How to Train Your Dragon 2” Arrives on Digital HD Oct. 21 and Blu-ray & DVD Nov. 11

Catch the all-new animated adventure, DreamWorks DRAGONS: DAWN OF THE DRAGON RACERS, exclusively with the Blu-ray™ Combo, DVD Double Pack and Digital HD

Michael Biehn Takes on Different Kind of Role in This Latest Dark Thriller, “Treachery”, to Be Released on VOD September 1st.

TREACHERY will be available from September 1th on:  iTunes, Amazon Prime, Amazon Instant Play, Google Play, VUDU, Vimeo on Demand and across Cable VOD

First official trailer for the short film, “Kadence”!

acob is also a writer and director and recent funded his short film “Kadence” via Kickstarter. Read our interview with him here. Media Mikes is happy to present you with the first official trailer from the short film “Kandence”!

“Edge of Tomorrow” Explodes onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD on October 7

LIVE. DIE. REPEAT. EDGE OF TOMORROW EXPLODES ONTO BLU-RAY 3D COMBO PACK, BLU-RAY COMBO PACK, DVD and DIGITAL HD ON OCTOBER 7 FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT Blu-ray and Digital HD include Over 90 minutes of adrenaline-pumping special features! Burbank, CA, August 13, 2014 – Live, Die, Repeat when “Edge of Tomorrow” arrives onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and […]

“Batman” 25th Anniversary Edition Debuts November 11 in New Diamond Luxe Packaging

Celebrating 75 Years of Caped Crusader Entertainment…

James Garner Dead at 86

James Garner, whose rugged good looks and wry charm made him a star for almost seven decades, passed away last night at his Hollywood home. He was 86.

Remastered Elvis: That’s the Way It Is Set for Special Screening August 16 at Orpheum Theatre in Memphis during Elvis Week followed by a Limited Theatrical Engagement

To celebrate Elvis Week, the historic Orpheum Theatre in downtown Memphis will host the world premiere of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s newly-remastered Elvis: That’s The Way It Is on August 16.

Kellan Lutz Stars in The New Animated Adventure “Tarzan” Available Digital HD Available July 15

Experience The Legend When The Action-Packed Family Film Arrives On Blu-ray, DVD and Video On Demand August 5 From Lionsgate Home Entertainment

The Cross-Country “Rio 2” Summer Party Tour Stops in 8 Major Markets Bringing Soccer Fever, Games, Samba Lessons, and Fun for the Whole Family!

RIO 2 is on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD July 15

“Bloody Birthday”, “Bloody Moon” and “The Baby” to debut on Blu-Ray From Severin Films 7/8/14

Three classic horror titles will get the HD treatment for the first time. Fans are encouraged to follow the Severin Facebook page, where fans will have the opportunity to win original 1982 Bloody Moon video posters.

Movie Mike to Host 35mm Screening of “Jaws”

Long time readers of MediaMikes.com know that the Mike’s love the movie “Jaws.” So when an opportunity came up in Kansas City to host a 35mm presentation of the Steven Spielberg classic, the people at the Alamo Drafthouse knew where to turn.

Last Day to Get 1 Week Free of Full Moon Streaming!

This week is the premiere of Episode 4 of Trophy Heads exclusively on FullMoonStreaming, which means anyone can watch episode 1, 2, 3, 4 with our limited free trial. And this episode is one of the best! With cameos by classic alumni Stuart Gordon, Robin Sydney, Jessica Morris, Amy Paffrath, Jean Louise O’Sullivan, and starring […]

“Mr. Peabody and Sherman” Arrives on Blu-ray on October 14th

MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN arrives on Digital HD on September 23 and on Blu-ray 3D™, Blu-ray™ and DVD on October 14

Sony Pictures Entertainment Celebrates “Ghostbusters” Milestone Anniversary with Theatrical Re-release and All-New Special Edition Blu-ray Anniversary Editions

Theatrical Re-release Hits Theaters August 29; Blu-ray Anniversary Editions of “Ghostbusters” and “Ghostbusters II” Available September 16

“The Sopranos: The Complete Series” Blu-ray with Digital HD arrives on November 4th

THE SOPRANOS®: THE COMPLETE SERIES BLU-RAY WITH DIGITAL HD Collectible Box Set Featuring All Six Seasons of the Groundbreaking Series Available for the First Time on Blu-ray with Digital HD, November 4, 2014. Just in Time for Holiday Gift Giving Complete Series Blu-ray Set is Packed with More Than Five Hours of Bonus Content, Including a Never-Before-Seen […]

“Rio 2” Flies Home on 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray & DVD July 15

Get More Music, More Fun and More Laughs When the Hilarious Comedy Adventure Flies Home on 3D Blu-ray™, Blu-ray™ & DVD July 15 The Blu-ray™ Comes with More Than an Hour of Special Features Including 15 Exclusive Levels of ANGRY BIRDS RIO and Two Bonus Songs! LOS ANGELES, Calif. (June 3rd, 2014) – Get ready […]

“Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery” comes to Blu-ray July 29th

DAVID LYNCH AND MARK FROST’S GROUNDBREAKING CULT PHENOMENON ARRIVES ON BLU-RAY™ WITH THE LONG-AWAITED DEBUT OF NEARLY 90 MINUTES OF DELETED/ALTERNATE SCENES FROM TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME For The First Time Ever, Acclaimed Television Series And Feature Film Arrive In One Complete Box Set With Upgraded Picture, Newly Produced And Archival Special Features …All […]

Full Moon wants to cut off your head with their latest contest for their new series “Trophy Heads”

Calling all horror fans! Full Moon’s new series, Trophy Heads, shot this year, is getting ready to premiere on June 6th on http://fullmoonstreaming.com

Get “Smothered” This Friday in New Orleans

John Schneider, best known for his work on stage and screen, has taken his talents behind the camera to create what is being called “The EXPENDABLES of Horror Movies”

Blu-ray Review “The Monuments Men”

To be honest, this is probably not a film I will watch over and over but I was easily won over with the cast

DVD Review “Without a Trace: The Complete Seventh Season”

A must purchase if you are a fan of the show to complete your series collection

2014 Summer Movie Preview

Here is our annual “Summer Movie Preview” so you can mark your calendars early!

Patty Duke and “The Miracle Worker” Coming to Omaha!

On May 23rd film historian Crawford will host his 34th Classic Film Tribute, presenting 1962’a Academy Award winning film, “The Miracle Worker.” Joining Crawford this evening will be the film’s co-star, Patty Duke.

Blu-ray Review “Great Expectations (2012)”

Packs a lot cast including Ralph Fiennes and Helena Bonham Carter in roles they were born to play

CD Review: Thomas Nicholas Band “Security [EP]”

There are four tracks on this EP and each song is better than the one before it

“Elvis: That’s The Way It Is” “Viva Las Vegas” 50th Anniversary Arrive as Premium Digibooks

To celebrate Elvis Week, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release of two of “The King’s” fan favorites on August 12 as Premium Blu-ray™ Digibooks

Joss Whedon and Kai Cole’s “In Your Eyes” Available Now on Vimeo on Demand

At the Tribeca Film Festival last night, Joss Whedon and Kai Cole’s Bellwether Pictures made an unexpected move with its latest feature, IN YOUR EYES, giving instant access directly to fans around the world with a digital release immediately following its world premiere at the Festival

Feel the Heat When “#EM3” Hits Redbox April 15th

Sizzling thriller #EM3 (Eenie Meenie Miney Moe), chronicling the tense journey of a drug dealer, comes to Redbox on April 15, 2014.

Julie Taymor Talks “Titus” at New York’s First Time Fest

Taymor spoke about her film directorial debut as part of the fest’s First Exposure series.

Jim Jarmusch Hosts “Only Lovers Left Alive” Concert in NYC

Film director held a pre-screening with acts from the film’s soundtrack

First Time Fest Returns to New York City

FIRST TIME FEST, a unique film festival celebrating first-time feature filmmakers, makes it’s triumphant return to the Big Apple next week, running from April 3-7.

86th Academy Awards Recap

“Gravity,” director Alfonso Cuaron’s technical achievement, took home the lion’s share of awards Sunday night at the 86th Annual Academy Awards.