South Central non-profit to sponsor Wakanda Forever screening for local families

Wakanda Forever, the sequel to 2018's Black Panther, is easily one of the most anticipated MCU films of all time. The cultural impact of the original film, along with the stunning performance of leading man Chadwick Boseman, shows no sign of fading with box office sales projected to be record-breaking numbers. Now, a local non-profit … Continue reading South Central non-profit to sponsor Wakanda Forever screening for local families

Hocus Pocus 2 is an impressive, yet flawed, sequel

**Contains spoilers for Hocus Pocus 2.** Hocus Pocus is one of my favorite childhood Halloween films, edged out ever-so-slightly by Christina Ricci's absolutely perfect portrayal of Wednesday in Addams Family Values, so when I heard there was a sequel on the way, my expectations were fairly high. This could be the reason why I both … Continue reading Hocus Pocus 2 is an impressive, yet flawed, sequel

Prey is a worthy successor to the original Predator franchise

**This is a spoiler-free review.** I'll be the first to admit, I was never really into the Predator franchise. Growing up, I just remember a sweaty Arnold Schwarzenegger traipsing through rainforests battling a gruesome looking alien that had futuristic weapons that killed people in various new ways. It was a typical action movie with all … Continue reading Prey is a worthy successor to the original Predator franchise

SDCC: Marvel announces Phase 5 and 6 plans for MCU

It's Day 3 of San Diego Comic-Con, which means that Hall H is jam-packed with fans awaiting the latest announcements from Marvel Entertainment. Hot on the heels of the animated series news that was revealed yesterday (X-Men: '97, I Am Groot, Spider-Man: Freshman Year, Marvel Zombies, and What If.. season 2), today's presentation will focus … Continue reading SDCC: Marvel announces Phase 5 and 6 plans for MCU

Neve Campbell not returning for Scream 6 due to failed salary negotiations

Filming of the next entry to the Scream franchise is slated to begin this month, but apparently it will be doing so without the series' main star. Neve Campbell officially announced today that she won't be returning to her role as final girl Sidney Prescott in the next installment, stating that the decision ultimately came … Continue reading Neve Campbell not returning for Scream 6 due to failed salary negotiations

Dirty Dancing sequel officially announced, Jennifer Grey to return

Get ready to return to Kellerman's! Lionsgate has officially announced that a sequel to the 1987 hit movie Dirty Dancing is underway, with at least one major character returning. Jennifer Grey is slated to reprise her role as Frances "Baby" Houseman, who famously fell in love with Patrick Swayze's Johnny Castle in the original film. … Continue reading Dirty Dancing sequel officially announced, Jennifer Grey to return

Hulu’s Fresh is a bloody good commentary on the horrors of modern dating

**This article contains spoilers for Fresh.** Going into Fresh, I only knew two things about it; one, it starred Sebastian "Bucky" Stan and two, it was a horror movie of some kind that was just released on Hulu. As a fan of Stan ever since his days at the Mad Hatter on ABC's Once Upon … Continue reading Hulu’s Fresh is a bloody good commentary on the horrors of modern dating

Tessa Thompson, Kristen Stewart, Jennifer Coolidge, & Encanto score Dorian Award nominations from LGBTQ Critics

GALECA, The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, announced their list of 2022 Dorian Award film nominations this week. The award ceremony recognizes the best in queer and queer-adjacent films, with this year's list of nominees including such fan favorites as Tessa Thompson (Passing), Jennifer Coolidge, Kristen Stewart (Spencer), and Andrew Garfield (Tick, Tick...Boom!). The queer … Continue reading Tessa Thompson, Kristen Stewart, Jennifer Coolidge, & Encanto score Dorian Award nominations from LGBTQ Critics

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