toys
Watch Adam Savage Give a Nerf Blaster an Impressive Scifi Movie Prop Makeover

Despite being made of plastic, Nerf’s dart blasters look incredibly realistic and detailed—as long as you can ignore their garishly bright colours. Adam Savage apparently could not, however, so he spent an entire day giving the Nerf Longstrike CS-6 a fantastic facelift to make it look like a prop from of a scifi blockbuster. Read More >>

design
Look at This Magnificent Daft Punk Helmet Replica

You wouldn't want to be the person who who enters a Halloween costume contest and finds themselves up against the ridiculously talented craftsmen at LoveProps. They just completed work on this flawless replica of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo’s Daft Punk helmet that’s as gorgeous as it is fully functional. Read More >>

toys
Your Harry Potter Party Needs This Self-Writing Spellbook Prop

Is late-August too early to start planning a Halloween party that’s still over two months away? Obviously not. If anything it gives you plenty of time to order magical props and decor like this animated spellbook with a moving quill that appears to magically write spells all on its own. Read More >>

star wars
Lucasfilm and Disney are Now Selling Their Own Flawless Star Wars Props

When spending lots of money on a prop lightsaber, you want to be absolutely sure you’re buying as accurate a replica as possible. So instead of licensing designs and schematics to third-party companies, Disney and Lucasfilm have launched its own line of prop replicas that promise to be the most accurate ever created. Read More >>

toys
This Build-it-Yourself Ghostbusters’ Proton Pack Is the Coolest Thing You Will See Today

You’ll get a lot more respect from other cosplayers when you can confidently say you built your own props. But for those us lacking the requisite skills to do so, Anovos has a new build-it-yourself Ghostbusters Proton Pack kit up for pre-order that ensures your results will still look movie-accurate—and not like a six-year-old’s craft project. Read More >>

design
Hell Yes, Reebok Is Releasing Ripley’s High Top Trainers From Aliens

Not to be outdone by Nike’s shameless cashing in on the prop trainers it created for Back to the Future II, Reebok is releasing the high-top alien-stomping trainers that Sigourney Weaver wore in Aliens. They’re available April 26th. Read More >>

toys
Shoot Your Own Ghostbusters Remake With This Life-Size Slimer Replica

Thanks to NECA, you don’t necessarily have to be a famous Hollywood director to remake Ghostbusters. With this life-size replica of Slimer from the original film, you’re one prop closer to realising your take on the classic comedy, maybe starring four golden retrievers this time. Read More >>

toys
You Can Finally Buy that Light-Up Wearable Mega Man Helmet

Back in July of last year Capcom teased a truly magnificent wearable Mega Man helmet replica. And while it made appearances at Comic-Con and other geeky events since then, ThinkGeek has finally added the prop to its online store so you can finally do Mega Man cosplay right. Read More >>

watch this
10 Movies That Use the Same Props as Other Films

Movies use the same footage as other movies. They use the same sets. And yes, they use the same props too. Screen Rant reveals movies that have lifted props from other films in their latest video list and it shows how The Avengers used the same plane as True Lies, how Back to the Future’s Mr. Fusion was a Krups coffee maker, which was also used in Alien, and how Terminator 2 used the same weapon as Predator. Read More >>

star wars
Star Wars Prop Sale Includes Vader’s Scarred Face

A quite astonishingly well-stocked film and TV auction is set to take place in the UK this September, offering for sale such one-off pieces as Leonard Nimoy’s Spock costume, Christopher Reeves' Superman cape and the actual layer of prosthetic skin applied to poor old unmasked Vader in Return of the Jedi. Read More >>

movies
This is What the New Ghostbusters Will Wear

Director Paul Feig is getting understandably excited about the release of Ghostbusters 3. The long-awaited follow up to the '80s classic will star Kristin Wiig and an all-star, all-female cast. And based on Feig’s recent tweets, this is what they’ll wear. Read More >>

movies
These Were Leonard Nimoy’s Spock Ears in The Wrath of Khan

Margaret Weitekamp, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's curator of science fiction and space memorabilia, has some thoughts about why Leonard Nimoy and his Spock character were so universally loved. She also published this photo of the ears he used in the Star Trek classic The Wrath of Khan. Read More >>

movies
Marty McFly’s Original Hoverboard is Going on Sale

While we still live in hope that we'll all be able to one day ride to work on real, working hoverboards (a hope cruelly exploited by this hoax), you've still got a chance to own the greatest gadget in movie history. While it may not fly, Marty McFly's actual hoverboard from Back to the Future II is going up for auction. Read More >>

toys
Mattel’s Ghostbusters Neutrino Wand Prop Makes Us Wish Ghosts Were Real

Despite being a comedy, Ghostbusters packed a lot of convincing pseudo-science into its story, and the movie was chock full of wonderful—and incredibly desirable—props. And in the same way we don't believe that a toy lightsaber will ever suddenly arc to life, we don't believe this faithful reproduction of Egon's Neutrino Wand will ever snag a wandering spirit—but that doesn't make us want one any less. Read More >>