Tag: Fox

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 […]

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 […]

The Part of the Bryan Singer-Bohemian Rhapsody Story I Want to Know More About

A little over a year from now, we’ll all have a chance to see a new Bryan Singer movie called Bohemian Rhapsody. It’s biopic about the band Queen, likely with a heavy emphasis on Freddy […]

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 […]

The New Mutants Trailer Reaction

Who the hell is directing this movie? That’s the first thought which occurred to me while watching The New Mutants trailer. What had previously been thought of as X-Men: The Next Generation has turned into […]

Disney’s Record-Setting Worldwide Gross for 2016 Is the Continuation of a Trend Fox Started in 2014

I’ve been seeing the headlines for weeks now: “Disney on pace to have the biggest year at the global box office for any single film studio in industry history.” That’s what happens when you release […]

Box Office: How White House Down Might Have Saved Us From an Independence Day 3

The verdict is in: Independence Day: Resurgence‘s opening weekend was very not good. From Forbes (updated by me with the actual figures instead of estimated): There is a certain irony in the fact that 20th […]

Upfronts 2016: Do You Still Watch Broadcast TV Shows?

The 2016 broadcast network upfronts are over. Over the five-day event, CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox and The CW combined to formally announce over 40 new shows for the 2016/2017 schedule. Beyond that, over 20 returning […]

Has Channing Tatum’s Gambit Movie Been Canceled?

Fox has canceled the October 7, 2016 release date for Channing Tatum’s Gambit movie, and announced the release dates for two untitled Marvel projects, the first on October 6, 2017 and the second on January […]

The Other Side of Midnight: The Film Which Theaters Wanted to Play Instead of the Original Star Wars

There was a world before the cultural force that is Star Wars, and in that world 20th Century Fox had two big movies planned for the summer of 1977.  The first was The Other Side […]