Post Category: Culture

American Horror Story Reveals New Season, ‘Apocalypse’

07.20.2018 Culture, Featured

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…

The Takeaway | All Female Remakes

06.08.2018 Culture, Industry

Re-releases, remakes, and reboots have been a major part of Hollywood in the recent years. Whether it’s an all-time classic or a run-of-the-mill superhero movie, remakes have time and time again shown to be a proven moneymaker in a multi-billion dollar industry. With the rise of female protagonists in movies, an all female cast doesn’t seem…

Deadpool 2: Cameos, Parodies, and Free Slurpees

05.18.2018 Culture, Industry

Ryan Reynolds returns as Deadpool to cinemas May 18th in Deadpool 2, a sequel to the self-titled 2016 hit Deadpool. The first installment in the series broke numerous records in its opening weekend, and became both the highest grossing rated-R film and the highest-grossing X-Men film to date. The movie received critical acclaim for its production, cast,…

Christopher Nolan Presents “Unrestored” 70mm Release of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

05.17.2018 Culture, Industry

The English director Christopher Nolan made his first debut at the Cannes film festival this year to present the new print of Stanley Kubrick’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’, which opened in the US last Friday, May 18th. Nolan recalls seeing Stanley Kubrick’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ at London’s Leicester Square Theater with his father when…

Behind the Scenes of Spike Jonze’s Apple Ad

03.23.2018 Culture, Industry

Apple’s recently released a short film “Welcome Home” directed by Spike Jonze. Starring FKA Twigs, the ad portrays a disgruntled city dweller whose dull apartment comes to life thanks to her Apple HomePod device. Her room lights up, stretches and morphs into a virtual playground of shape and color. The key point of the production…

Anyone Else Getting Tired of Superhero Movies?

03.23.2018 Culture, Industry

We can all agree that an occasional superhero movie is worth watching. Recognizable characters, top-of-the-line visual effects, and simple plots that are easy to follow make for a pleasant risk-free movie night experience for everyone. But how many of these movies is too much? Let’s take a look at how we ended up with the…