Madame Web Review

By Kevin HoskinsonEntertainment Editor It’s hard to go into a movie that so much has already been said about with an open mind. Whether it’s good or bad, the opinions of others often cast a massive shadow over particular films, and Madame Web is a great example of that. With the exception of the animated Spider-Verse films, the Sony Spidey-centric […]

Nacelle and Culturefly Announce ‘Movies That Made Us’ Branded In-Store Section Exclusively at Walmart, Dedicated to Showcasing Iconic Films

By Staff Reports Nacelle (The Movies That Made Us, Behind the Attraction, Icons Unearthed) and Culturefly are teaming up to announce a new shopping destination exclusively at Walmart. An in-store ‘Movies That Made Us’ branded collection will showcase new products inspired by iconic films in over 2000 Walmart stores starting Feb. 9, 2024. The partnership enables Nacelle to expand their […]

‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Daredevil,’ ‘The Walking Dead’ Q&As Among Top Programming at FAN EXPO Portland

By Staff Reports From celebrity Q&As to industry, cosplay, gaming, anime and entertaining, informative sessions from all areas of pop culture, FAN EXPO Portland presents its collection of nearly 150 programing panels and meetups during the event, Friday through Sunday, January 12-14 at Oregon Convention Center. There’s truly something for every fan and every taste every hour of the show […]

What If the Vibrant Movie “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom” by James Wan Lost Its Colors?

By Staff Reports Warner Bros. Pictures is partnering with the nonprofit association Coral Gardeners on the digital activation “The Lost Colors.” Together, they invite audiences around the world to bring back colors to the trailer of the highly anticipated “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom”—releasing internationally on Dec 20th and in North America on Dec 22nd—by donating to support reef restoration […]

SAM: Storytelling Across Media at Comic-Con Museum Amazed Attendees

By Nolan P. Smith Editor Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith In October, the San Diego Comic Convention, the brilliant minds behind Comic-Con, treated attendees to SAM: Storytelling Across Media. This one-day symposium catered to aspiring writers, artists, and seasoned professionals alike, all with a shared passion for the intricate art of storytelling. Nestled within the walls […]

The Exorcist: Believer Review

By Kevin HoskinsonEntertainment Editor THE EXORCIST: BELIEVER isn’t nearly as bad as other critics want you to think it is. Is it the Exorcist sequel we have held our breath for all these years? Not really. But considering nobody asked for a new entry in the franchise, it seems counterproductive to think it was going to be. It’s an exorcism […]

Saw X Review

By Kevin HoskinsonEntertainment Editor The Saw franchise is one that has seemingly done everything it can do with its premise. It quickly became about the traps and how each installment could outdo the next, with each one getting bloodier and more depraved. It’s hard for a franchise ten films in to find a fresh take that is unique and hasn’t […]

RCCC 2023: Critical Role Attacks Portland!

By Kevin HoskinsonEntertainment Editor Rose City Comic Con took the Oregon Convention Center by storm this weekend, and it was one of the most interesting and exciting years yet. It was packed with celebrity guests, including actors, voice-over artists, writers, animators, and every other type of artist you could think of. Even though it had the same amount of activities […]

Movie Review: Bottoms

By Kevin HoskinsonEntertainment Editor One thing that has fascinated me over the years is watching the evolution of high school comedies. Every generation gets their time to shine in the genre, and they seem to elevate to the next level every time. Being born in the 80s, we got our turn to shine when movies like Can’t Hardly Wait and […]

Think Pink! Tickets Go On Sale Today for “Barbie” as the Year’s #1 Film Heads to IMAX for 7 Days Only

By Staff Reports Tickets are on sale now for the limited one-week run of “Barbie” in IMAX®, beginning September 22 on IMAX screens across North America and in select international markets. The announcement was made today by Jeff Goldstein, President of Domestic Distribution, and Andrew Cripps, President of International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures. As a special treat for IMAX audiences […]

What does the actor strike mean for the San Diego Comic Con?

By Nolan P Smith and Kevin Hoskinson Editor/Entertainment Editor The Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) went on strike last week. Union strike rules says that members, over 160,000 of them, cannot promote their movies or shows on the red carpet, at premieres, or at conventions- like the mother of all comic conventions happening […]

HBO/Max Receives 127 Emmy Nominations, The Most Of Any Network Or Platform, Breaking Records Across Multiple Categories

By Staff Reports HBO/Max received 127 Emmy® nominations across 17 original programs for the upcoming 75th annual Emmy® Awards. HBO/Max earned the most nominations for a single network or platform this year, marking the 21st time in history that the HBO brand has received the most Primetime Emmy® nominations of any network/platform in a single year. The record-breaking nominations include […]

Movie Review: Flamin’ Hot

By Nolan P SmithEditor 2019 I attended an educational conference in Riverside, CA, with keynote speaker Richard Montanez. I didn’t know the story of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, but Mr. Montanez captivated the entire audience with his inspirational words. So when I heard about a movie based on his life story, I was dying to watch it. Well, now it is […]

Movie Review: Sisu

By Jason T. SmithCreative Editor We’ve all seen John Wick: Chapter 4 by now, excellent film, but who remembers the trailer about a gold miner destroying Nazis? I sure the hell do! That movie is Sisu, and if you are an action flick buff or just a movie lover, then your not going to want to miss this. If badass […]

Disney Debuts Frighteningly Fun ‘Haunted Mansion’ Trailer

By Staff Reports Walt Disney Studios shared a new trailer and poster for the frighteningly fun adventure Haunted Mansion, opening in theaters on Friday, July 28. Directed by Justin Simien, the film features an all-star cast ensemble cast that includes LaKeith Stanfield, Tiffany Haddish, Owen Wilson, Danny DeVito, Rosario Dawson, Chase W. Dillon, and Dan Levy, with Jamie Lee Curtis […]

The Super Mario Bros. Movie blasts into homes tomorrow, May 16, 2023

By Staff Reports Shattering box-office records and generating over a billion dollars worldwide, Nintendo and Illumination’s animated spectacular THE SUPER MARIO BROS. MOVIE blasts into homes tomorrow, May 16, 2023, exclusively on digital platforms nationwide where you can buy or rent movies – from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Showcasing an all-star lineup to voice the iconic pop culture characters, THE […]

Movie Review: Evil Dead Rise

By Kevin HoskinsonEntertainment Editor By the time Evil Dead Rise passes the finish line, everything you see on screen is covered in blood. In typical franchise fashion, this installment revels in the things that make you feel uncomfortable and sick to your stomach. Some might find these films’ splatter house horror style not to their liking, but if you are […]

Spider-Man And Venom To Arrive On Disney+ In The U.S.

Disney+ announced that six Spider-Man™ films will be launching on the streaming service in the U.S. this Spring, giving fans access to more from the Marvel collection, all in one place. The first Spider-Man™ films “Spider-Man™,” “Spider-Man™ 2,” “Spider-Man™ 3,” and “The Amazing Spider-Man™” will be made available to subscribers on April 21, 2023. “Spider-Man™: Homecoming” and “Venom” will join […]

The Super Mario Bros. Movie Review

By Kevin HoskinsonEntertainment Editor Like many other people, Mario and his brother Luigi have been an integral part of my life. I still remember a Christmas back in the 80s when my dad surprised us with a Nintendo Entertainment System, which came packaged with the original Super Mario Bros. game cartridge. Over the years, the series has evolved with the […]

Haunted Mansion Teaser Trailer Materializes

By Staff Reports Look alive, foolish mortals! Walt Disney Studios is dying for share the teaser trailer for the comically creepy adventure Haunted Mansion, appearing in theaters on July 28, 2023. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Justin Simien, Haunted Mansion features an all-star ensemble cast that includes LaKeith Stanfield, Tiffany Haddish, Owen Wilson, Danny DeVito, Rosario Dawson, Chase W. Dillon, and […]

Disney+ Debuts Peter Pan & Wendy Trailer

By Staff Reports Peter Pan & Wendy, a live-action reimagining of the J.M. Barrie novel and the 1953 animated classic, will begin streaming April 28, 2023, exclusively on Disney+. Today, Walt Disney Studios released a teaser trailer for the original movie, inviting audiences to experience the timeless adventure featuring the beloved characters like never before. Peter Pan & Wendy introduces […]

Ant-Man And The Wasp: Quantumania Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Entertainment Editor The Ant-Man movies have always felt like they existed in their own corner of the massive Marvel Universe. Even though he’s had his share of run-ins with fellow Avengers, the movies feel like self-contained stories. Even when The Quantum Realm comes into play to defeat Thanos in Avengers Endgame, there isn’t a need to know […]

Roku Surpasses 70 Million Active Accounts Globally 

By Staff Reports Roku, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) announced that the number of global active accounts now exceeds 70 million. Active accounts as of Q4 2021 was 60.1 million. Globally, streaming hours were 23.9 billion in Q4 and 87.4 billion for full year 2022, a 19% increase year-over-year. Roku remains the #1 TV streaming platform in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico […]

Disney+ Announces Feb. 1 Streaming Debut Of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”

By Staff Reports Disney+ rang in the New Year with fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, announcing the Feb. 1 streaming debut of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” will join 16 other Marvel Cinematic Universe movies now streaming in IMAX Enhanced on Disney+, which gives subscribers more picture with an expanded aspect ratio for an […]

New Trailer For ‘Encanto At The Hollywood Bowl,’ Streaming Dec. 28 On Disney+

By Staff Reports Disney+ revealed the trailer and key art for “Encanto at the Hollywood Bowl,” a magical live-to-film concert experience with a special introduction by Lin-Manuel Miranda. New photos featuring the cast of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award®-winning “Encanto” are now available. From Disney Branded Television and produced by Fulwell 73 Productions (“Among the Stars,” Emmy Award®-winning “Adele: […]

Graceland To Unveil New Exhibition About The Making of Baz Luhrmann’s ELVIS Film

By Staff Reports Graceland will unveil a new exhibition titled “The Making of ELVIS” to celebrate the movie’s worldwide success. It will be unveiled on Elvis’ birthday, January 8th, 2023, at Elvis Presley’s Memphis and remain in place until September 4th. The exhibition, done in partnership with Warner Bros., National Film and Sound Archives of Australia, and Baz Luhrmann, will […]

Movie Review: A Christmas Story Christmas

By Nolan P SmithEditor I am not afraid to admit it: I was never the biggest fan of the original “A Christmas Story” film. Maybe it’s because it was rerun all December long during my childhood years. Or perhaps it’s because of the somewhat unlikable characters- it was hard to connect with any, to be honest. But when I would […]