Disney Reinstates Director James Gunn As ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3’

No, this isn't an early April Fools prank. Courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, Disney has, astonishingly enough, reinstated James Gun as director of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. You may recall, James Gunn was let go by the Mouse House in July of 2018 after old tweets resurfaced as the result of a conservative … Continue reading Disney Reinstates Director James Gunn As ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3’

Marvel Taps Director For First Asian-Led Superhero Film, ‘Shang-Chi’

Following the massive blockbuster successes of Black Panther and Captain Marvel, Marvel Studios is continuing to expand their cinematic roster of heroes to include previously underserved audiences. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Marvel Studios has tapped Short Term 12 and The Glass Castle filmmaker Destin Daniel Cretton to direct a feature adaptation of Shang-Chi: Master of … Continue reading Marvel Taps Director For First Asian-Led Superhero Film, ‘Shang-Chi’

Warner Bros. Sets Release Dates For ‘Sesame Street’ & ‘Tom and Jerry’ Films

Warner Bros. has officially slapped the forthcoming Sesame Street and Tom and Jerry feature films with release dates. Per The Wrap, the untitled, live-action Sesame Street will arrive on January 15, 2021. The untitled Tom and Jerry film, which is expected to be a hybrid of animation and live-action, will drop April 26 that same … Continue reading Warner Bros. Sets Release Dates For ‘Sesame Street’ & ‘Tom and Jerry’ Films

Disney Announces Closing Date For Landmark Buyout Of 20th Century Fox

Over the last year, Walt Disney's purchased of 20th Century Fox has been undergoing heavy government scrutiny. In that time, many have been speculating on how the merger will undoubtedly effect the Hollywood landscape or whether or not the deal would even pass official inspection. Well, it looks like it is going to be an … Continue reading Disney Announces Closing Date For Landmark Buyout Of 20th Century Fox

From ‘The First Avenger’ To ‘Endgame’: Tracking The Tesseract’s Whereabouts In The MCU

*THE FOLLOWING POST CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR CAPTAIN MARVEL  Captain Marvel landed in theaters this past weekend and in a big bad way. The film was received well critically and judging by the numbers, audiences seem to dig it too. And why not? It's flashy, often exciting and consistently funny. It also boasts a couple big … Continue reading From ‘The First Avenger’ To ‘Endgame’: Tracking The Tesseract’s Whereabouts In The MCU

‘Captain Marvel’ Director Explains That Mysterious Continuity Gap

*THE FOLLOWING POST CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR CAPTAIN MARVEL  Captain Marvel landed in theaters this past weekend and in a big bad way. The film was received well critically and judging by the numbers, audiences seem to dig it too. And why not? It's flashy, often exciting and consistently funny. It also boasts a couple big … Continue reading ‘Captain Marvel’ Director Explains That Mysterious Continuity Gap

Weekly Box Office Work-Up

Marvel Studios has done it again. Captain Marvel, the twenty-first film from the hugely successful studio, landed with a powerful $153 million domestically and an unbelievable $455 million globally. The film made more money in its first three days than the combined totals of any three-day weekend so far this year and has already broken … Continue reading Weekly Box Office Work-Up

Sony Makes Reservation For ‘Hotel Transylvania 4’

Sony announced late last month that a fourth Hotel Transylvania film is in the works. Per The Wrap, the fourth Hotel Transylvania film is slated for release on December 22, 2021. The first two Hotel Transylvania films both released in September and the third opened in the middle of summer last year. At this point, the … Continue reading Sony Makes Reservation For ‘Hotel Transylvania 4’

‘Maleficent’ Sequel Moved Up Seven Months

Disney made a surprising announcement Wednesday that the upcoming Maleficent: Mistress of Evil has been bumped up seven months to October 18, 2019 (per The Wrap). It was originally slated for release on May 29, 2020. The fantasy film will be a sequel to 2014's Maleficent, which went on to gross over $758 million at the worldwide … Continue reading ‘Maleficent’ Sequel Moved Up Seven Months

Film Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ Doesn’t Soar To Typical Marvel Heights

Captain Marvel is a frustrating film. It doesn't boast the signature wit or visual flare of a Guardians of the Galaxy nor the compelling narrative or emotional character development of an Iron Man or Captain America: The Winter Soldier. By comparison, Captain Marvel is a poorly structured and bland superhero origin story that harkens back to … Continue reading Film Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ Doesn’t Soar To Typical Marvel Heights