Category Archives: Culture
A movie about a superhero could end up leading to enormous change in this country, and by extension the world, simply because it empowers people to get involved, many of whom have felt disenfranchised that their voice, and their vote, doesn’t really count,” writes Neil Turitz.
The beloved magazine will return to print as a collectible quarterly this Halloween, and the deal also includes the assets and trademarks to out-of-print publications such as Starlog and Gorezone.
“Selling a cinematic property to a buyer who has no chance of recouping an investment. These kinds of things happen all day every day here, and this is just the most obvious and blatant one this week,” writes Neil Turitz.
“Podcasts are sort of perfect for TV adaptations, since they have set story structures, they’re often serialized, and they come with a built-in audience, which is exactly what IP-hungry networks are looking for,” writes Neil Turitz.
For decades, Hollywood has turned to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers to provide the perfect song for a number of films and television shows, though no one seems to have been a bigger fan than Cameron Crowe, who used Petty tunes in Jerry Maguire, Elizabethtown and We Bought a Zoo.
“Crowdfunding has made a splash with apps like GoFundMe, Kickstarter and Indiegogo, so now that anyone can run their own mini-telethon by sourcing funds from friends and family, what’s the point of even having a telethon,” writes Sabrina Cognata.
With Warner Bros’ “It” killing at the box office and other 2017 horror hits like Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” and Shyamalan’s “Split,” it seems like more than a coincidence.
Dynamite Entertainment’s new take on Russ Manning’s Magnus Robot Fighter, first published by Gold Key in the sixties, gives a unique spin on the character, and it’s more than just changing his gender.
Crackdown 3 is bigger, badder and more outrageous, with more than twice as many maps as previous games. I was able to play the single-player mode, and it didn’t disappoint.
Sony also gave us a look at French video game designer David Cage’s new game Detroit, which is very cinematic-looking in the same vein as Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls.
New game titles announced by Bethesda included a very creepy Evil Within 2 trailer set to a cover of Duran Duran’s “Ordinary World” and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus, with both games released this October.
Fans of sports games can also check out updated editions of “Madden,” “FIFA” and “NBA Live.”
“I carry a gun from time to time… I’m less concerned about a terrorist attack by ISIS or Al Qaeda than the guy next to you in line who flips out when you bump into him and he spills his soda,” says the crime writer.
In his new memoir, MacDonald recalled being humiliated on the set of the 1998 comedy after the legendary comic made some jokes at his expense.
Rickles voiced Mr. Potato Head in the Toy Story movies, though he also played a wise-cracking theater manager in Norm MacDonald’s Dirty Work, and played against type as Robert De Niro’s trusted pit boss in Martin Scorsese’s 1995 masterpiece Casino.
Pop Weekly’s Lauren Gallaway breaks down the news that Darth Vader is set to return in Rogue One, while Spider-Man: Homecoming continues to expand the cast as production gets underway. Plus, the Saturn Awards, the TCA nominees, and more!
Batman V. Superman is taking the box office by storm, but Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman is dominating the cultural conversation. In the same week that she made her theatrical debut, Warner Bros. released a first-look at her stand alone film. Plus, Lego Batman arrives in the animated comedy’s first trailer!