Tag: Disney

Is Disney Interested in Fox’s Talent or Simply Its Content? Ryan Murphy’s Not Sticking Around to Find Out.

The current Major League Baseball offseason has been a giant nothingburger as clubs refuse to sign players asking for too much and players refuse to sign for less, but if you’re jonesing for some deal […]

A Quick Guide to Disney’s Three, Maybe Even Four Different Star Wars Trilogies

Well, those thousands of Facebook users who claim to have sabotaged Last Jedi’s RottenTomatoes score, planned to do the same for Black Panther before Facebook deactivated their group page, and will probably pop back up again […]

TV Review: The Exorcist Remains an Underappreciated Gem In This New Golden Age of Horror

The second season of Fox’s The Exorcist started out as a family drama about a grieving father (played by John Cho in easily the finest work of his career) and his five foster kids (including […]

Top Five Pixar Cries

I’m not a cryer at movies. I’ve sat, eyes completely unwatery, through countless movies known to make people collapse into emotional wrecks. I’m always able to keep a sense of emotional detachment. Except for Pixar […]

Box Office: How Does Coco Compare to Disney/Pixar’s Prior Thanksgiving Releases?

I know Coco’s a box office hit, mostly because the headlines keep telling me it is: But exactly how big of a hit are we talking here? It grossed $50 million domestic over Thanksgiving weekend, […]

Boycotts, Buyouts & New Star Wars – Disney’s Busy Week, Explained

I don’t know what Rian Johnson’s new Skywalker-less Star Wars trilogy is going to be about. Those more versed in Wars lore than me, specifically Collider’s Jedi Council, speculate with 95-99% certainty it will be […]

Disney’s Attempted Purchase of 2st Century Fox Film & TV, As Explained By a Comics Nerd

Basically, The Avengers and X-Men would finally get to hang out. The above takeaway is all you might want to know about CNBC’s bombshell? stunning? overblown? report that Disney recently spoke to 21st Century Fox […]

Could Disney’s New Netflix-like Service Be a Step Toward Premium Video On Demand?

Why is Disney walking away from a deal which nets them as much as $300 million a year? That’s what Ben Weiss, chief investment officer at 8th & Jackson Capital Management, wondered when Disney announced […]

Film Review: The Surprisingly Empowering Cars 3

The Cars films have always felt like the slightest installments in the Pixar catalog, and have been written about ad nauseam as being emblematic of everything that’s gone wrong with the once great animation house. […]

Box Office: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword and the Perfect Recipe for a Bomb

To paraphrase Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s signature sarcasm, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword bombed? You’re kidding! You’re kidding! [Smirk] [Confidently walk away] Yes, that movie everyone said was going to bomb has done […]