Ohayo, my outstanding outgoing mail packages! Apologies for being late; all I can do is promise that it’s another extra-long installment, thanks to the abundance of great letters you guys keep sending me. So, this week: Some hard truths about the Avengers, some Wonder Woman plot holes filled, way more Tom Bombadil…
We are smack dab in the middle of TV pick-up season, what with Syfy’s just-announced round of shows and Fox’s The Gifted getting its first teaser trailer, so it’s only natural that Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo from Netflix’s MST3K reboot would want to get in on the action. Only, most of their shows seem to involve…
After years of waiting, Mystery Science Theater 3000 is finally on Netflix, but it’s not alone. In the not-too-distant future, from the deep dark reaches of the Upside Down... comes a riff too powerful to ignore. That’s right, MST3K has taken on Stranger Things.
Fans don’t like to let their favorites go, but now they don’t have to. We live in a world desperate to remake, reboot, and flat-out return to beloved franchises, hunting the closest thing to a sure audience there is. But the more beloved these continuations are, they harder they are to get right. Fans want them to…
In just about two weeks, Mystery Science Theater 3000 returns to TV, courtesy of Netflix. Usually bringing back something so beloved by fans after so long is an attempt to meet impossible expectations, but creator Joel Hodgson and the show’s new cast and crew have pulled it off.
In the not-too-distant future (next month, to be exact), the new Mystery Science Theater 3000 reboot comes to Netflix, and the first epic trailer has arrived.
Mystery Science Threater 3000 is almost back! (Oh man, saying that still gives me shivers.) It’s been a long time coming, but the reboot is finally set to debut on Netflix on April 14. And while the first season’s already in the can, we’ve got a few suggestions for what Jonah Ray, Tom Servo, and Crow T. Robot should…
In the not-too-distant future—not next Sunday, but a bit under two months from now—the Satellite of Love will grace our skies once more as Netflix has announced the release date of the show’s revival: Friday, April 14. And from this first photo of the new cast, I couldn’t be more optimistic.
I have no idea how, but Dark Horse is going to somehow make that happen.
Say what you will about the Pop Vinyl toy aesthetic, there is something to be admired in Funko’s ability to acquire licenses for their toys like grey goo nanomachines devouring their way across the face of the Earth. Case in point, the company announced like, a hojillion toys at the UK Toy Fair yesterday, and we want…
Jonah Ray is getting to live out every nerd’s fantasy by becoming the new host of Mystery Science Theater 3000. And that passion is clearly needed given how much work goes into each episode.
It actually happened. The Kickstarter not only resurrected the show, but there was o much support (and cash!) for the beloved puppets-makin’-fun-of-cheesy-movies that Netflix has acquired the new series. But that may not be all.
MST3K has unveiled what will likely be the look for its new moon. Show creator Joel Hodgson revealed the logo on Kickstarter, as part of the series’ ongoing outreach to supporters who spent $5.7 million making the show a reality.
Lego’s “Ideas” project has already given us sets based on everything from Doctor Who to Ghostbusters to the Curiosity Rover to women in science. But goddammit, they should really add this Mystery Science Theater 3000 set to that growing list of awesomeness.
It’s been a very good time to be an MST3K fan. Not only will the show return with a new cast in the not-too-distant future, under the guidance of the original creator and host Joel Hodgson, but now the entire original cast is getting together for a one-night, special reunion, courtesy of Rifftrax!
After introducing a whole bunch of neat cast members such as Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray, Felicia Day, the Mystery Science 3000 has ended, raising a record-breaking $5.76 million dollars.
JJ Abrams talks keeping Star Wars secret. Anna Paquin wants to return to the X-Men movies. Arrow teases trials for Oliver and Felicity’s relationship. Supergirl gets more episodes. Plus–set pictures from Wonder Woman, clips from Star Wars Rebels and Agents of SHIELD, and a new promo for Agent Carter. Spoilers Now!
OH. MY. GOD.
Whenever a beloved project like Mystery Science Theater 3000 returns to life, there’s always the danger that it’s going to be a pale simulacrum of the original. Or so awful that it tarnishes the original version. But the new MST3K is uniquely positioned to avoid these pitfalls—not just because of what it was, but how…