Tag: Fox

Merger Mania: The AT&T/Time Warner Dominoes Will Ripple Throughout Hollywood

It used to be that Hollywood studios were bought by corporate conglomerates; now, the corporate conglomerates that own the studios are the ones being bought. Or at least that’s the case with AT&T’s newly approved […]

Deadpool 2’s Marketing Might Be More Interesting Than the Actual Movie

Deadpool 2 spoilers below.  Deadpool isn’t real. He’s just an early 90s Rob Liefeld fever dream with an intentional Spider-Man knockoff costume who has since become Ryan Reynolds’ personal mascot and career-saver. We all know […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]