About Laura Sirikul

Trekkie. Jedi. Whovian. Sherlockian. Hobbit. Sanrio. Comics. I am Spartacus. Warrior Princess. Superhero. Nerd. Follow me @lsirikul

Star Trek 2015 Convention is back and 2016 dates announced!

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It’s back! The Official Star Trek Convention (aka “Khan-vention”) in Las Vegas is coming this August at the Rio Suites Hotel. With 20,000 attendees expected to attend, prepare for your favorite celebrities, panels, cosplay, photo ops, parties, and vendors this year! Some of the guests include some of our favorite characters … Continue reading

Star Trek 3: Possibly called ‘Star Trek: Beyond’?

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TrekMovie.com, not associated with the franchise, have announced that the new Star Trek movie has a name – Star Trek: Beyond. Their proof? The name has been registered with the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), but this has not been confirmed by Paramount Pictures. Other than the released date, Paramount … Continue reading

American Cinematheque present The Last Starfighter and Krull

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As part of their Space Invaders: Sci-Fi in the Arcade Age series, American Cinematheque are showcasing back to back showings of the classic ’80s films, The Last Starfighter and Krull, THIS Thursday night at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. They will be showing rare behind-the-scenes footage between films and will have the … Continue reading

Under Armour’s new training gear allows you to be an Avenger

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With the new film coming out next month, Marvel and Under Armour have teamed up to create a new kind of training gear for the Avenger in you. They have Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Black Widow, and Quicksilver styles to choose from. Marvel’s costume designer Alexandra Byrne worked … Continue reading

Mode shows us what would happen if Game of Thrones characters lived among us

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Mode, known for their fashion and lifestyle channel, has released their first cosplay-related video and it’s on HBO’s Game of Thrones.  We look into the life of The Hound, Daenerys Targaryen, Jon Snow, Petyr Baelish, and yes – Tyrion Lannister –  as they venture through Los Angeles. It’s pretty accurate on … Continue reading

Game of Hyrule: Legend of Zelda gets a Game of Thrones opening

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The gang at Megasteakman has just released a new video mixing both Game of Thrones and Legend of Zelda into an epic opening called Game of Hyrule! Using the music and map from Zelda, it gets the Game of Thrones treatment with the construction of buildings on maps and swords everywhere. Composed … Continue reading

Sesame Street parodies Game of Thrones with ‘Game of Chairs’

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Known for their parodies of serious shows like House of Cards and Lord of the Rings, Sesame Street has finally parodied HBO’s Game of Thrones to teach kids about musical chairs and counting. We have Ned Stark’s Sesame Street counterpart explaining the game rules. We see different types of Iron Thrones … Continue reading

Fast & Furious: A touching tribute to Paul Walker

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Universal Pictures and the Fast & Furious family have released an emotional tribute video for the late actor (it was shown at the end of the film). It has some clips from Walker’s performances during his time in the FF franchise with the FF family. Paul Walker passed away in … Continue reading

Arthur Darvill set to play Rip Hunter in Arrow/The Flash spinoff

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Although it was speculated that Arthur Darvill was going to play Rip Hunter in the Arrow/The Flash spin-off, it has been confirmed this past weekend by The Flash’s Carlos Valdes. According to an interview with IGN, Valdes commented, “The things I’ve heard, it’s going to be amazing. And my buddy Arthur … Continue reading

‘The Kings of Con’ have a trailer for their Indiegogo campaign!

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Rob Benedict and Richard Speight Jr’s Indiegogo campaign goal has been reached! But, that doesn’t mean you can’t still contribute and get the perks!  Known to the geek and convention world, Benedict and Speight Jr decided to create a series about two actors who are super famous 13 weekends a … Continue reading