5 reasons why Scream 5 is the superior sequel

**This article contains spoilers for all Scream films.** In watching Scream (2022) over the weekend, I was pleasantly surprised by a variety of things. First, I was surprised that the fifth installment of a 25 year-old horror franchise, released in the middle of January, was so...good. It's extremely rare, especially in the horror genre, to … Continue reading 5 reasons why Scream 5 is the superior sequel

Lynda Carter officially joins Gal Gadot for third Wonder Woman film

Ever since Lynda Carter, who played Wonder Woman in the original live-action series from the 70s, appeared in the mid-credits sequence of last year's Wonder Woman 1984, rumors have been circling that the actress could return for the third film in the franchise, which as now been confirmed. Shortly after the release of Wonder Woman … Continue reading Lynda Carter officially joins Gal Gadot for third Wonder Woman film

Black Canary movie in development at HBO Max, Jurnee Smollett to reprise role

We might just be getting that Birds of Prey sequel after all. Reports have now indicated that a Black Canary film is currently in early development at HBO Max. Jurnee Smollett is expected to return to the role she originated in last year's Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). The … Continue reading Black Canary movie in development at HBO Max, Jurnee Smollett to reprise role

Marvel misogyny: Female superheroes and the fanboys who love to hate them

I've been writing about comic books and superheroes for quite some time, and have been a fan even longer. I got into comic books in the early '90s, when it was extremely rare that a young girl from the South would be interested in reading them. I grew up on syndicated television shows like Wonder … Continue reading Marvel misogyny: Female superheroes and the fanboys who love to hate them

Fear Street flips the script on queer horror stereotypes

**SPOILERS** The final chapter of Netflix's Fear Street film series was released this past week, reaching a blood-soaked climax that saw queer couple Deena (Kiana Madeira) and Sam (Olivia Scott Welch) as the final girls no one saw coming. Traditionally speaking, LGBT characters in the horror genre tend to range from non-existent to being the … Continue reading Fear Street flips the script on queer horror stereotypes

Charlize Theron confirms a sequel to The Old Guard is in the works

Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron has announced that production on the sequel to her hit 2020 Netflix film, The Old Guard, is slated to begin early next year. In a recent interview with Variety, Theron confirmed that the script had been completed and that her costars, including Marwan Kenzari and Luca Marinelli who played gay couple … Continue reading Charlize Theron confirms a sequel to The Old Guard is in the works

Arcee, the first female Transformer, to finally make live action debut

The First Lady of the Autobots is finally getting her due. It has been announced that Arcee, the most prominent female Transformer, will make her first live- action appearance in the upcoming entry to the franchise, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. The film is said to be adapting the "Beast Wars" storyline from the late … Continue reading Arcee, the first female Transformer, to finally make live action debut

Issa Rae tapped to voice Spider-Woman for Into the Spider-Verse sequel

Issa Rae can now add superhero to her resume. The industry multi-hyphenate has lined up her next gig after wrapping the final season of her hit series Insecure by joining the animated sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse as Jessica Drew, aka Spider-Woman. Rae is just the latest casting announcement for the highly-anticipated sequel, along … Continue reading Issa Rae tapped to voice Spider-Woman for Into the Spider-Verse sequel

Gunpowder Milkshake trailer: the female team-up action movie we’ve been waiting for is here

On Tuesday, Netflix dropped the official trailer for the upcoming Gunpowder Milkshake film. Gunpowder Milkshake tells the story of Sam (Karen Gillan), a hired assassin who goes against her orders after refusing to kill a young girl named Emily (Chloe Coleman). The full synopsis is below. "Sam (Karen Gillan) was only 12 years old when … Continue reading Gunpowder Milkshake trailer: the female team-up action movie we’ve been waiting for is here