Category: News

Box Office Decoded: Prisoners Opens Strong, Battle of the Year Bombs, Insidious: Chapter 2 Slides

To see older or more recent box office top 10 breakdowns please go here. So, here’s what happened this weekend at the domestic box office: the adults saw Prisoners, the kids ignored Battle of the Year, and the […]

Think of It As Alias Set During WWII: Marvel Might Give Us a TV Series Based on Agent Peggy Carter

Hey, Warner Bros./D.C., you know that Wonder Woman TV show you just can’t get off the ground despite your apparent best efforts?  Yeah, Marvel is officially putting you on notice.  Well, kind of.  Maybe.  Actually, […]

The Don Jon Conundrum-Marketing a Film About Porn Addiction By Ignoring That Whole Porn Addiction Part

How do you market a film about a man who has become unhealthily addicted to watching online pornography?  You mostly just ignore that whole porn addiction part, of course. In the end, what else could […]

The Purge 2, The Conjuring 2 & Insidious 3 Are Now in Development, But Are They Doomed to Fail?

UPDATED: 11/20/2013 – Insidious Chapter 3 now has an announced April 3, 2015 release date.  It’s only current scheduled competition that weekend will be a Keanu Reeves-Rachel McAdams sci-fi film called Passengers. According to The […]

Box Office Decoded: Insidious: Chapter 2 Accounts for Nearly Half of All Business in Top 10, Almost Sets Several Records

To see older or more recent box office top 10 breakdowns please go here. So, here’s what happened this weekend at the domestic box office: Insidious: Chapter 2 was the latest R-rated horror film to open […]

The CW & DC Thinks Grant Gustin Can Carry His Own Show as Barry Allen/The Flash-We’re Not So Sure

As originally reported by The Hollywood Reporter, the CW has cast Grant Gustin (with that aliteration, he sounds like a perfect Stan Lee character) to play Barry Allen in the upcoming season of Arrow.  He will […]

Deal With It: We’re Getting a New Star Wars Film Every Year from 2015-2019

A long, long time ago, in a far away time known as my childhood, I was a moderately big Star Wars fan.  How big?  I had some hand-me down Star Wars toys (e.g., a totally […]

It Pays to Live in the UK – BBC TV & Radio Have a Ton of Upcoming Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Specials

To some degree, Doctor Who is the Green Bay Packers of science fiction.  The Packers are an American National League Football team based in the state of Wisconsin, and operate as the only community-owned major […]

Warner Bros. & J.K. Rowling To Chase and Find Fantastic Beasts in New Film Series Set in the Harry Potter Universe

We’re getting more Harry Potter films!  Well, kind of.  Actually, not really.  Okay.  So, here’s what happened… For some time now, Hollywood has been searching for the “next Harry Potter” just as it has also […]

Viva The Year of Penny: ABC Orders a Sitcom Pilot From Casey Wilson, June Diane Raphael & Happy Endings’ Co-Showrunner

You remember how when ABC canceled Happy Endings they put on a public face of remorse and regret, claiming to have loved the show and deeply saddened it never found a big enough audience to […]