Category Archives: Pop Culture

Rundown Of “The Honeymooners” Marathon On PIX11 12/31/2019-1/1/2020

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Of the things that we can almost stake money on and win every time is the knowledge that as every year closes up and leads us into the brand new one, that a marathon of the classic sitcom “The Honeymooners” will air some of its most fAMous episodes on Pix 11. Since a lot of us are not planning on elaborate gatherings or heading to Times Square in the madness, I’ve culled together the full list of the episodes that will air beginning tonight at 11PM. They will run continuously into the next day with a brief pause for area news at 4:30AM before picking back up again at 9AM. Let’s take a look.

Tuesday, Dec 31:
11PM – TV or Not TV
11:30PM – Funny Money

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Now In Theaters: “Cats” (12/20/2019)

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Having touched upon the film “Cats” already a few times here on “The Chronicles”, I’m going to suggest the interested readers click HERE to see what’s come before in terms of trailer reveals and other special features. The ensemble cast is so loaded with big names, that I felt keeping up with this one was a good idea. The film opens today in theaters everywhere and you can review the premise, casting and official Theatrical Poster down below.

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The Premise: Over the course of a single night, a tribe of cats called the Jellicles make what is known as “the Jellicle choice” and decide which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life.
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Now In Theaters: “Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker” (12/20/2019)

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It almost feels like forever ago when I posted the FINAL TRAILER for “Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker” and while it was only in October, we’ve surely had a bevy of content related to the film to share with you all. Since then there have been Featurettes, TV Spots and Promotional Posters that you can examine at your leisure by clicking HERE (I’ve directed you to my PiercingMetal.com site for all of that since I posted more about the film on that page). Now its time for the moment that you have all been waiting for since “Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker” opens today in theaters everywhere. As you know this was a journey that began some forty plus years ago in 1977 with “Star Wars: A New Hope” (before it even had a Roman numeral and chapter name). Today that film opens in theaters everywhere and I’d say to check your listings but you will likely be able to find a showing at every turn especially if you live in a big metropolis like we do. Below you’ll find the Official Theatrical Poster, premise and casting. Let’s review.

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The Premise: The remnants of the Resistance face the First Order once again—while reckoning with the past and their own inner turmoil. Meanwhile, the ancient conflict between the Jedi and the Sith reaches its climax, altogether bringing the Skywalker saga to a definitive end.
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Paramount Pictures: “Top Gun: Maverick” New Trailer (Opening 2020)

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Almost six months have passed since the first trailer for the 2020 Paramount Pictures feature “Top Gun: Maverick” and if you’d like to revisit the post we made about that just click HERE to be up to speed. Just few moments ago, the newest trailer for the sure to be adventurous film starring Tom Cruise hit and I am sharing it down below along with the premise, casting and a new poster. Enjoy.

The Premise: Top Gun: Maverick takes place 34 years after the events of the original film and pits legendary Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell as the new flight instructor of Top Gun, in which he guides Bradley, Goose’s son, who seeks to become a pilot much as his father was.
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LEGO Reveals: Creator Expert “Bookshop & Townhouse” Building Set

Several posts ago, I shared a new and awesome building set from LEGO with their Creator Expert “Gingerbread House”. I hope that you ended up ordering one since it looked like the perfect thing to set up near ones Christmas Tree. Now its time to showcase another new Creator Expert set with their “Bookshop and Townhouse”. It will be available in January of the coming year so take a look at the press release and all of the images that LEGO provided the media with.

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The Press Release:
Build and display a quaint bookshop and modular town house.
Recreate the charm of a backstreet bookshop that you might discover in any European village or town with this LEGO® Creator Expert collectors’ toy. The 3-story bookshop and adjoining modular town house building is filled with fun building techniques and surprising details, including a display window, reading nook and an open-out design. Collectors will love to display this big 2,504-piece LEGO set proudly alongside their other modular buildings.

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