Post Category: Culture

New Animation Reboots and Sequels – Detective Pikachu, Toy Story 4, and Dumbo

11.15.2018 Culture, Featured

It has been an exciting week for animation fans. Three highly anticipated titles dropped this week – Detective Pikachu, Toy Story 4, and Dumbo. Detective Pikachu and Dumbo will be live-action reboots, while Toy Story 4 will be a full animation feature. Tim Burton brings the magic back to Disney with this new live-action Dumbo…

Comic Book Icon Stan Lee Passes Away at 95

11.12.2018 Culture

Stan Lee, beloved comic book icon, has passed on November 12. The 95-year old was one of the most prominent figures in the industry, and was a driving force behind the creation of characters such as Spider-Man, Thor, Iron Man, the X-Men, and the Fantastic Four. Lee began his career as an assistant in 1939…

Top Halloween Movies for 2018

10.19.2018 Culture

The Halloween season is upon us! These thrillers and Halloween-themed releases are sure to put you into the spirit of the holiday. Before you put on your costumes and hit the streets, check out some of these frightening (or not-so-frightening) movies! Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween Based on the popular book series by R.L. Stine, this…

‘The Big Bang Theory,’ ‘Game of Thrones,’ and More Shows Closing in 2019

08.26.2018 Culture, Industry

The Big Bang Theory, Game of Thrones, and Homeland are some of the few shows that are wrapping up this year. Many fans are anxiously anticipating the release dates and long-waited conclusions to their favorite series. See what other big shows you might have to catch up on before the spoilers come out!

HBO Greenlights ‘Deadwood’ Movie Spin-Off

07.26.2018 Culture

It’s official. In spite of all delays and dismissive responses, Deadwood is green lit for a movie set to begin shooting this fall. For those unfamiliar with the series, Deadwood was a popular western by HBO which took place in the town of Deadwood, South Dakota. Despite high ratings, the series only ran for a…

American Horror Story Reveals New Season, ‘Apocalypse’

07.20.2018 Culture

American Horror Story has started to tease parts of their new season, named “Apocalypse”, set to release this fall. The news comes from their social media profiles, which has posted images this morning revealing the title and theme of the new season. The images display the title, accompanied by a picture of a red baby…

Netflix Surpasses HBO in Emmy Nominations, First in 17 Years

07.12.2018 Culture, Industry

The nominations for the 70th Primetime Emmy Award were announced this Thursday morning, July 12, 2018 at the Saban Media Center in North Hollywood, CA. For the first time ever, the streaming service Netflix garnered more Emmy nominations than the 17-year reigning champion, HBO. Netflix has dominated the tally this year with a total of…

Legendary Pictures Announce Live-Action Anime Adaptation of Mobile Suit Gundam

07.09.2018 Culture

Legendary Pictures announced at Anime Expo last Thursday that it will co-produce a live-action adaptation of the anime series ‘Mobile Suit Gundam’ with series owners Sunrise. Legendary Entertainment is the company behind heavy CGI blockbusters such as ‘Jurassic World’, ‘Warcraft’, ‘Kong: Skull Island’, and ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’, to name a few. Although ‘Mobile Suit Gundam’…

‘Gotti’ Responds to 0% Rating on Rotten Tomatoes

06.25.2018 Culture

A newly released biopic, Gotti, starring John Travolta, has hit the tanks in the eyes of movie critics. The film is based on the infamous Italian-American gangster, John ‘Teflon Don’ Gotti, and his life as a mob boss and family man from the 1970s until his death in 2002. The movie lists over 20 producers,…

MoviePass Introduces $2 Surcharge for Popular Films

06.21.2018 Culture, Industry

MoviePass, an in-theater movie subscription service, announced that a $2 surcharge may be applied to films expected to be popular upon release. The surcharge announcement comes not too long after AMC announces the launch of their very own theater subscription service for $20 a month for 3 movies a week, which includes premium formats such…