Thomas Edison


The Current War Available on Digital Now Blu-ray March 31st

'The Current War' Available on Digital Now, Blu-ray March 31st

Benedict Cumberbatch is Thomas Edison, the celebrity inventor on the verge of bringing electricity to Manhattan with his radical new DC technology.  On the eve of triumph, his plans are upended by charismatic businessman George Westinghouse (Shannon) who believes he and his partner, the upstart genius Nikolai Tesla (Hoult), have a superior idea for how[...]

Rough Riders Ride or Die #3 Review: Leans into Melodrama and Tropes

Rough Riders Ride or Die #3 Review: Leans into Melodrama and Tropes

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Lovecraft's ability to commune with the dead appears to be a truth, and the Rough Riders follow his lead. Perplexingly, this crisis also seems to involve Roosevelt's ancestry.  They need to traverse to the realm of the dead; thankfully, this can be accomplished with someone who is on the brink of death. Houdini […]

Rough Riders Ride or Die #2 Review: Historical Fiction with Actual H. P. Lovecraft

Rough Riders Ride or Die #2 Review: Historical Fiction with Actual H. P. Lovecraft

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Rough Riders are confronted with a series of bizarre and dangerous events. Oakley and Edison are attacked by reanimated cadavers. Eastman is attacked by an unusually spry maid with a knife, and it's up to Johnson to save him. Meanwhile, Roosevelt and Houdini become more acquainted with H. P. Lovecraft. Rough Riders: […]

Bleeding Cool Comics Chatter Episode 1.2: Rough Riders Ride or Die #1

Bleeding Cool Comics Chatter Episode 1.2: Rough Riders Ride or Die #1

This comic brings a League of Extraordinary Gentlemen-esque tale of Teddy Roosevelt and a band of turn-of-the-century heroes like Thomas Edison, Annie Oakley, and Harry Houdini fighting supernatural threats on behalf of the free world.This is one that Eliot could get his hands, so we could have a back and forth about this comic[...]


Its Electric: Benedict Cumberbatch As Thomas Edison

It's Electric: Benedict Cumberbatch As Thomas Edison

 The first image from Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's upcoming film The Current War was released this weekend, showing off Benedict Cumberbatch as Thomas Edison I'd say the make-up crew almost nailed the look The movie will focus on the rivalry between Edison and George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon) in the late 1880's, as both try to come up with[...]