It may seem like a rough patch, but it’s really the on-ramp to a new, inclusive reality This past weekend Black Panther broke all sorts of records, becoming 1) only the fifth film with a $200m+ opening frame, 2) the best February… Read More

News broke last week that “The Kitchen” is being adapted for the big screen by writer Andrea Berloff, who will also direct the movie. Tiffany Haddish and Melissa McCarthy are attached to star. “The Kitchen” was a 2015 eight-issue series from DC… Read More

A quick look at what’s new on home video this week: Roman J. Israel, Esq. This Denzel Washington-lead legal drama didn’t light a fire under either audiences or critics when it came out a few months ago, though everyone agreed he was… Read More

When speaking to investors a couple days ago, Disney chief Bob Iger revealed the studio was working on not one but “many” Star Wars TV series that would be distributed on its upcoming subscription streaming service. That news came shortly after the… Read More

A quick look at some of the more notable titles hitting home video this week. A Bad Moms Christmas This sequel to 2016’s surprise hit (said because as usual expectations for a female-led comedy were pretty low) didn’t perform at the same… Read More

A new study, reported by Adweek, breaks down a key difference in the movies being released based on Marvel Comics characters and those from DC: Audiences immediately, when the trailers are released, connect with Marvel characters on an emotional level they just… Read More

February brings with it, as most months do, plenty of new movies based on previously-published works. Peter Rabbit (2/9) I remember listening to a Nerdist podcast in mid-2016 with Domhnall Gleeson where he said he didn’t have much on his plate in… Read More

Two weeks ago the film and entertainment press gasped and clutched its collective pearls when a strange teaser video appeared out of the blue. As the camera pans across a lush landscape, captions tell us “This summer…a legend returns home.” Eventually we… Read More

Here’s a short list of this week’s new home video releases and how they were sold during their theatrical campaigns. Professor Marston and the Wonder Women I’m more than a little surprised this movie wasn’t a bigger hit. Perhaps it was just… Read More

After almost a week of consideration, my tradition of being able to conjure up any strong opinions regarding what has or has not been nominated for an Academy Award – or any other award – continues unabated, it seems. Don’t get me… Read More