All posts by Kelly Konda

Grew up obsessing over movies and TV shows. Worked in a video store. Minored in film at college because my college didn't offer a film major. Worked in academia for a while. Have been freelance writing and running this blog since 2013.

My Favorite TV Shows of 2018, So Far

In the time it’s taken me to write this article I’ve missed the chance to start Picnic on Hanging Rang, get caught up on 12 Monkeys, finally get around to Luke Cage, or maybe give […]

My Favorite Films of 2018, So Far

“Um…” That’s the first word or filler sound to come out of the average person’s mouth when you ask them to name their favorite films of the year. It’s only natural – they have to […]

The Check-In: How Are You Feeling About Netflix’s Original Movies Now?

Thanks to Netflix, 2018 is the first time HBO hasn’t had the most Emmy nominations in nearly two decades. However, those nominations went almost exclusively to Netflix’s various TV shows, limited or otherwise. What about […]

Quite Improbably, The Child’s Play Franchise Now Has Competing Projects From Different Rights Holders

When The Hollywood Reporter recently revealed MGM is fast-tracking a Child’s Play reboot to be directed by Lars Klevberg (Polaroid) and produced by David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith (It) there were two names crucially missing […]

AMC’s A-List Has Its Sights Set on MoviePass, But A Battle With the Film Studios Is Looming

File this one under: only for those who really, really care about the nitty-gritty of the box office. Ever since AMC announced its MoviePass killer Stubs A-List, a $20 monthly subscription plan which allows members […]

Marvel Studios Year in Review: 2018

Ant-Man and the Wasp has yet to roll out to several major countries and thus faces an uncertain financial future, but those of us in the U.S. and elsewhere have now seen everything Marvel Studios […]

Ranking the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Post-Ant-Man and the Wasp

After the release of Thor: Ragnarok last year, I put forth my first ranking of every film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s time for an update now that Marvel’s busy 2018 is nearing its end.  […]

AT&T To HBO: Be More Like Netflix; HBO to AT&T: Yes, Sir. Whatever You Want, Sir.

There is something so contemptible about being told by someone who knows nothing about your industry that you need to do better. However, this has been the general reality in Hollywood for the last half […]

Box Office: Ant-Man and the Wasp, or, What It Looks Like When Marvel Studios Comes Back Down to Earth

Black Panther and Infinity War each soared into the rarified air of a domestic opening north of $200m. Ant-Man and the Wasp, however, just opened so low it might barely eclipse $200m across its entire […]

Film Review: Madison Wolfe Shines in the Flawed, But Kind-Hearted I Kill Giants

I Kill Giants, Danish director Anders Walter’s adaptation of Joe Kelly and J.M. Ken Niimura’s beloved 2009 graphic novel of the same name, has a central problem, and it is best crystallized in the following […]