2016 Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) EXCLUSIVE: Karan Ashley Talks POWER RANGERS Fandom & POWER RANGERS Reboot

Love it or hate it, Power Rangers was (and still is, to a degree) a huge pop culture phenomenon. Though the franchise continues to exist on the small screen today, it is undeniable the impact that it had on my childhood (and many others) back in the 90s.  Therefore to cap off my coverage of … Continue reading “2016 Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) EXCLUSIVE: Karan Ashley Talks POWER RANGERS Fandom & POWER RANGERS Reboot”

2016 Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) EXCLUSIVE: Diego Gonzalez Talks Body Art & Con Fandom

Last year, I stumbled upon a terrific artist by the name of Diego Gonzalez, whose airbrush art was quite incredible.  Since then, I kept in touch and was happy to learn that he was returning to this year’s C2E2 with his art.  Knowing that he is always pushing himself to do the new & inventive … Continue reading “2016 Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) EXCLUSIVE: Diego Gonzalez Talks Body Art & Con Fandom”

2016 Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) EXCLUSIVE: Costume Designer Ann Foley Talks Costuming The AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

There are many elements that viewers take for granted when watching a beloved television series.  It can be something as complex as the music score or something simple as sound effects; regardless, without these elements a show can intrinsically feel empty.  However, one other element that viewers sometimes overlook is the importance of costume design. … Continue reading “2016 Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) EXCLUSIVE: Costume Designer Ann Foley Talks Costuming The AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.”

The 2016 Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) Kicks Off Tomorrow!

If you regularly keep track some of the events that we at Reel Film News cover you’d know that we love our Cons (especially me ;))!  We that said, the Con that typically kicks off my con season is the Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (also known as C2E2).  Taking place in the Windy City, … Continue reading “The 2016 Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) Kicks Off Tomorrow!”

C2E2 2015 EXCLUSIVE: Diego Gonzalez Talks AIRBRUSH MONSTERS & Airbrushing Art

Upon concluding my time at C2E2, there were quite a few sites to be had; particularly, on the show floor, where attendees could not only check out the various special guests of television and film, but also those artists from the world of comics.  However, in addition to all these great features just mentioned, the expo played … Continue reading “C2E2 2015 EXCLUSIVE: Diego Gonzalez Talks AIRBRUSH MONSTERS & Airbrushing Art”

2015 C2E2 EXCLUSIVE: The Cast & Crew of CHINA, IL

As mentioned before, my time spent with the folks of Adult Swim was one of the most memorable moments of my C2E2 experience this year.  In addition to speaking with the devilish duo of Your Pretty Face Is Going To Hell, I also took the opportunity to speak with the minds behind the Adult Swim series, China, Il.

C2E2 2015 EXCLUSIVE: The Cast of Adult Swim’s YOUR PRETTY FACE IS GOING TO HELL

After making the trip out to the “Windy City” last year to check out C2E2, I knew that I would be back to see what the show had to offer the following year….Now, fast forward to the present day, I (not surprisingly) have great stories to tell from this year’s event!  Perhaps among the most memorable of these stories would be my … Continue reading “C2E2 2015 EXCLUSIVE: The Cast of Adult Swim’s YOUR PRETTY FACE IS GOING TO HELL”

2014 C2E2 EXCLUSIVE: THE FIFTH BEATLE’s Vivek J. Tiwary!

“If anyone was The Fifth Beatle, it was Brian.” -Paul McCartney   As iconic as The Beatles are now,  it is hard to believe that there once a time when even they struggled to secure a record deal.  However, with the help of a gentlemen named Brian Epstein,  who discovered them in a cellar in Liverpool, The Beatles … Continue reading “2014 C2E2 EXCLUSIVE: THE FIFTH BEATLE’s Vivek J. Tiwary!”

2014 C2E2 Exclusive: Special Guest Kristian Nairn!

As stated before, there was much to see this past weekend at C2E2; however, with so much to see, there were only a few stops that I made sure that I made.  One of these priorities included taking the time to chat with actor, Kristian Nairn.  Hailing from Northern Ireland, the actor (other times musician & DJ) is … Continue reading “2014 C2E2 Exclusive: Special Guest Kristian Nairn!”

Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) Highlights

In terms of “Cons,” my only exposure to such events has been the “little one” in San Diego (perhaps you’ve heard of it?) and the relatively new one that recently commenced last week here in DC (for its second year).  Therefore this past weekend I took the opportunity to branch out to Chicago to check out another … Continue reading “Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) Highlights”

Awesome Con Coming To Washington, DC June 3rd-June 5th

As mentioned before, if you follow me, you know that I love my Cons!  After starting my Con Season with C2E2, I now await the commencement of my summer Cons, starting first with my hometown Con known only as Awesome Con.  Having attended since its 1st year in 2013, I have witnessed the Con steadily … Continue reading “Awesome Con Coming To Washington, DC June 3rd-June 5th”

2015 Awesome Con EXCLUSIVE: Co-Founder Ben Penrod Speaks Awesome Con

These days when thinking about the major Cons of the calendar year, probably a handful of events come to mind: C2E2, San Diego Comic Con, Dragon Con, and New York Comic Con.  However, thanks to its ever expanding scope year by year, one convention has quickly joined the conversation among these major annual geek events, and that’s … Continue reading “2015 Awesome Con EXCLUSIVE: Co-Founder Ben Penrod Speaks Awesome Con”

Awesome Con DC 2015: Third Time’s The Charm

  Awesome Con started in 2013 as a small two-day convention that sought to differentiate itself from the other bigger, more well-known cons around the country. Everyone knows of San Diego and New York Comic Cons, C2E2 in Chicago and Dragon Con in Atlanta; but Washington D.C. didn’t have a con of its own. The convention, … Continue reading “Awesome Con DC 2015: Third Time’s The Charm”

Otakon 2014: Day The 3RD

Day 3: 12:30pm  Kingdom Hearts Photo Shoot (Charles Street Lobby)  Day Three of Otakon 2014 felt like the end. The crowds were thinner, the lines were shorter. It felt as if the circus were leaving town and wouldn’t be back for another year. While the workshops were concluding, I as in the lobby for the … Continue reading “Otakon 2014: Day The 3RD”

WALKER STALKER CON Announces 23 Additional Guests For ATL This October‏

If you follow some of the events (SDCC, Awesome Con, C2E2, etc.) that I attend, you’ll know that I am frequent visitor of Cons (especially those that I have yet to experience). So with that said, this recent press release from the Walker Stalker Convention (released today) has definitely sparked my interest.  Created by The Walker Stalkers … Continue reading “WALKER STALKER CON Announces 23 Additional Guests For ATL This October‏”

Awesome Con 2014 EXCLUSIVE: Special Guest Ernie Hudson!

As stated before, Awesome Con had much to offer this year for those who attended. Boasting a variety of film & television guests this year, the choices were endless in terms of the special guests one could cross paths with.  Therefore (action stars aside) I took the opportunity to sit down with Awesome Con special guest, Ernie Hudson.  Though he is most likely … Continue reading “Awesome Con 2014 EXCLUSIVE: Special Guest Ernie Hudson!”