Deadpool 2 Ups its Budget and Stakes but Maintains its Anarchic Edge (Spoiler-Free Review)

Walking into my screening of Deadpool 2, I had some trepidation. After all, 2016’s Deadpool worked because it felt so fresh and different from every other superhero film surrounding it on the release calendar. Much […]

Comcast & Disney’s Fight for 21st Century Fox Might Be Decided By Taxes

In this new age of corporate consolidation, it’s starting to get weird out there. AT&T’s still firing people left and right and weathering a PR storm over the revelation it paid President Trump’s fixer fifty […]

Film Review: Why You Should See Tully

Ever since Tom Cruise claimed mastery over the entire field of psychiatry and chastised Brooke Shields for taking antidepressants to treat her postpartum depression, the question has lingered in the wider culture over how exactly […]

Three Possible Explanations for Why Fox Decided to Cancel Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Update 5-12: Brooklyn Nine-Nine has been saved. Season 6 will air on NBC. Huzzah! TV shows get canceled. Fans get upset. That’s just, like, the law. Sometimes, however, those upset fans cry out in such […]

16 Burning Infinity War Questions, Answered By the Directors

Infinity Wars spoilers below. Duh. Wow. Just…wow. That didn’t go the way I expected. After all, who really could have seen Infinity War’s climactic group sing-a-long of “Aquarius” coming? I sure didn’t. Oh, and that Chris […]

Why Horror? – Part 1

I’m going to Texas Frightmare this weekend, which is self-described as “The Southwest’s Premier Horror Convention” and is arguably the largest horror convention in the nation. This year’s guests include Clive Barker, Doug Bradley, Kane […]

Why Are Fans Okay with Avengers: Infinity War But Not Star Wars: The Last Jedi?

Last Jedi and Infinity War spoilers ahead. Last year, when Star Wars: The Last Jedi instantly turned into one of the most divisive blockbusters of all time a popular theory emerged that much of the […]

Blumhouse Is Doing a Horror Anthology Series for Hulu With a Holiday Twist

Consider me intrigued. From io9: Hulu and Blumhouse are teaming up to make Into the Dark, a 12-part horror series where each episode will take place around a holiday—starting with Halloween, of course. At today’s […]

What to Expect from Hulu’s J.J. Abrams/Stephen King Series Castle Rock

With Westworld rounding a creative corner and turning into the series it was always meant to be, producer J.J. Abrams has a new mystery box narrative to set up. This time, it will be on […]

Teen Titans Go to the Movies Trailer Reaction: A Quick Refresher for Franchise Newbies

Similar to Ant-Man and the Wasp, there are actually two Teen Titans Go to the Movies trailers to digest today, and again it’s because one of them is actually a trailer (or teaser, really) for […]