Star Wars: The Force Awakens shatters records but can it also save Hollywood?


To the surprise of few, Star Wars The Force Awakens is now the all time opening box office champ posting mind boggling numbers right from the $57 million Thursday. Some of the records: Largest Friday, Opening Day, Single Day: $120.5 million (estimated)
Previous Record: $91 million (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2) • Domestic […]

Everything you know about the worst Star Wars movie is WRONG


I guess there’s a Star Wars thing this week? Oh what’s the use. I don’t think I’ve gone 10 minutes without hearing Sar Wars music, seeing Star Wars stars or a Force Awakens trailer for weeks. Like the rest of the world, I had a #StarWarsRewatch over the last week or so starting with the original trilogy and then the prequels, just to get in the mood for the new filme. And I discovered something very alarming.

Tonight on HBO: Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists


Ever wonder how cartoons REALLY get into the New Yorker? Tonight Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists debuts on HBO after a brief theatrical run. Directed by Leah Wolchok, it’s a full length documentary that follow the New Yorker’s Bob Mankoff and staff on the cartoon rounds. If you enjoy seeing […]

Happy Holidaze: 12 Days of Deadpool kicks off with a look at his big gun


The Deadpool movie opens on Valentine’s Day and I’d say the buzz is growing steadily. And now helping it along, a “12 Days of Deadpool” promotion with 12 new posters leading up to a new red-band trailer on Christmas Day. kicks things off with a classic homage to Tm Burton’s Batman and a classic […]

It’s complicated: Marvel Netflix TV and movie characters won’t crossover in Avengers: Infinity War


If you were concerned that the next Avengers movie, Avenger: Infinity War, slated for 2018, would contain 150 Marvel characters and sacrifice drama, storytelling and memory storage to too many characters running around, rest easy: there will only be 100 characters in the film. That’s because the Marvel Netflix character can’t really cross over into the movies. This little tiddlebit was revealed by A:IW director Anthony Russo—one half of the Directin’ Russo Brothers—who was being interviewed by a Portuguese outlet, and thought, as many have before him, that just because it was in a foreign language he could be be more candid than normal. Google Translate, Anthony. It’s free.

Peter Jackson admits he didn’t know what he was doing on The Hobbit movies


A featurette from the extended edition of The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies has revealed what we suspected all along: Peter Jackson by his own admission didn’t know what the hell he was doing during the making of the bloated Hobbit trilogy. In a shockingly candid piece, enlivened by awesome Kiwi accents, the […]

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ releases five character posters…and still no Luke Skywalker


Disney and Twitter released some character posters for Star Wars: The Force Awakens featuring Han, Leia, Finn, REy and Kylo Ren. Still not a glimpse of Luke Skywalker, which is 100% intentional, according to JJ Abrams. While the characters are seen holding their characteristic weapons, Leia is standing in front of a holographic Sstar chartsish […]