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Early Reactions To ‘Ant-Man And The Wasp’ Are Here And Fans Are Digging It

Marvel has been on a roll lately with <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i>, <i>Black Panther</i>, and <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> in quick succession, and it looks like they’re going to continue that hot streak with <i>Ant-Man And The Wasp</i>. Early reactions from initial press viewings have hit Twitter, and it seems like Marvel has another …

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Did Ratings Improve For AMC After They Rebooted ‘Fear The Walking Dead’?

In 2015, when AMC introduced <i>Fear the Walking Dead</i>, it put up huge numbers out of the gate, grabbing 10 million overnight viewers with its premiere episode before settling down into the 6 million range for rest of season one. The disastrous season two of the series — which saw the main characters …

The Walking Dead

Jon Snow And Ygritte Are Married In Real Life, Proving That Love Is Still Alive And Kicking

Weddings on <i>Game of Thrones</i> are notoriously terrible. When the marriage of Sansa, a child being forced to wed against her will, and Tyrion isn’t the worst that could occur, you know that Westeros is perhaps the worst place to swap I Do’s. However, real-life is significantly less bloody, and one</i> …

TV Series

‘Ant-Man And The Wasp’ Will Tie-In Directly With ‘Avengers 4’

After the universe-altering events of <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, <i>Ant-Man</i> And <i>The Wasp</i> has its work cut out for it. The first <i>Ant-Man</i> film faced the same battle after <i>Avengers: Age Of Ultron</i>: how do you make people care about these smaller scale stories after they just witnessed a seismic event?<p>Well, early …

Comics

Samuel L. Jackson Thinks Marvel Could Learn From ‘The Incredibles’

It’s hard to image a superheroic world without Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury, but his time as Frozone in <i>The Incredibles</i> actually predates the eyepatch. The dude knows a thing or two about superheroes, and he’s down to share some of his wisdom while promoting <i>The Incredibles 2</i>. Despite a 14-year time …

Animation

Netflix Doesn’t Trust David Harbour With ‘Stranger Things’ Secrets Anymore

It’s safe to call <i>Stranger Things</i> a phenomenon, with legions of fans obsessing over every single detail of the first two seasons. These fans fall into two camps, those who are ravenous for spoilers and those who avoid them like the plague. Netflix tries to keep a relatively firm grasp on leaks, but …

TV

Spider-Man’s ‘Silk’ Is Getting Her Own Movie

With the success of <i>Wonder Woman</i> and <i>Black Panther</i> and the upcoming prominence of Captain Marvel, it’s safe to say that superhero movies are moving in a more diverse direction. People want their movies to reflect the world that they live in and want to support that kind of representation. Sony is the …

Comics

A New Lawsuit Claims The ‘Westworld’ Mobile Game Is Based On Stolen Code

If you’re a <i>Westworld</i> fan, there’s a slightly out-of-tone mobile game on iOS and Android where you can build your own Westworld and interact with cartoon versions of the show’s cast, because there’s no violent ends an adorable art style can’t make funny! It’s from Behaviour Interactive, which first …

Cute

Is Lauren Cohan Leaving ‘The Walking Dead’ For Good? Maybe Not

For the last few weeks, news about <i>The Walking Dead</i> has been dominated by the impending departure of Andrew Lincoln. He’s signed on for only six episodes in the ninth season, after which he is expected to depart. Lincoln’s exit has also been confirmed. One of the series’ most prolific directors has …

The Walking Dead

The 15 Best Thrillers On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: June 22nd</b><p>“Thriller” is kind of a catch-all term for movies that bleed into multiple genres. It can describe films rich with drama, action, crime, and quite possibly horror. That’s why its Netflix category is such a hodgepodge of entries, varying in tone, subject matter, and quality. A</i> …

Entertainment

Did Mary Poppins Go To Hogwarts?

Readers were transported to Hogwarts for the first time with the release of <i>Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone</i> in 1998, but what if the Boy Who Lived was not our first significant magical student? With her magical bag, enchanted umbrella, cleaning spells, and ability to transport people into …

Mary Poppins

The ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Post-Credits Scene Explained

<b>Warning: Spoilers for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ahead.</b><p><i>Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom</i> does arrive with a bit of the joy and wonder of the original, although the film as a whole ranks squarely in the middle of the franchise. This latest installment is an emotionally exhausting endeavor to …

Jurassic World

The 15 Funniest Shows On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last updated: June 22nd</b><p>Comedy is one of the most personal genres of entertainment, as subjective and divisive as politics. Thank heavens, then, for the wide library of Netflix, which is here to service all of our laughter needs. Craving a traditional laugh-tracked sitcom? A more serious, single-cam …

TV

The 25 Best Horror Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: June 22nd</b><p>Sometimes you just want to binge whichever good scary movies Netflix has to watch on a dark, stormy night. From ghosts to vampires, zombies, and Babadooks, just about every morbid fantasy that your demented mind can conjure has representation. We’ve watched the best horror …

Horror

Frotcast 371: ‘Gotti,’ And ‘The Incredibles 2’ Becomes Unlikely Thirst Trap, With Jim Van Blaricum

–<p><i>Listen on the player above, or download as an mp3 here (right-click, save as).</i><p><i>You can also listen on Stitcher.</i><p>This week on the Frotcast, I’m walkin’ heah! Which is to say, we’re talking <i>Gotti</i>, the first mob movie directed by E from <i>Entourage</i> and apparently written by a bot. Honestly, it’s great, …

The Incredibles

The ‘Jurassic Park’ Movies, Ranked From Worst To Best

<b>Warning: Spoilers for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom ahead.</b><p><i>Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom</i>, the fifth movie of the roaring reptilian series, has arrived in theaters to sprinkle some familiar wonder and stir up even more nostalgia for the original film, despite the fact that audiences have <i>never</i> been …

Movies

The 10 Best Horror Movies On Amazon Prime Right Now

<b>Last Updated: June 22nd</b><p>To appreciate fully what the world of film has to offer it’s best to watch a wide variety of what’s out there rather than just focus on one genre. That said, there are times when nothing but a great horror film will do. The horror selection on Amazon Prime runs deep, but a …

Horror

‘Ant-Man And The Wasp’ Might Take Place Alongside ‘Infinity War,’ But Don’t Expect Many Surprises

<b>WARNING: Spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War ahead</b><p>Look, if you haven’t seen <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> at this point and you’re reading this, something might be up. Also, it shouldn’t really matter how close <i>Ant-Man And The Wasp</i> takes place in realtion to <i>Infinity War</i>because Scott Lang won’t have a role …

Marvel Universe

Chloë Grace Moretz Shares Her Distaste For ‘Kick-Ass 2’ While Swearing Off A Potential ‘Kick-Ass 3’

If you didn’t like <i>Kick-Ass 2</i> very much or were curious why the two main characters shared a kiss at the end, you’re not alone. Chloë Grace Moretz was not a fan of the film either and seems to want to wipe it from her memory. It has also turned her off of any possible plans for her return in a third</i> …

Film Festivals

The Best Dramas On Netflix Right Now

Netflix knows we all love drama. It’s why the streaming service has a seemingly endless catalog of titles in the genre. But with so many choices, someone needs to do the messy, thankless job of separating the good from the award-winningly good. And with the help of some caffeine and an unfailing …

Entertainment

Scott Gimple Wanted To Keep ‘The Walking Dead’ True To The Comic, But Robert Kirkman Wouldn’t Let Him

<i>The Walking Dead</i> is in a pretty big state of flux right now as key stars are set to leave the series amidst a critical and ratings slump. Fairly or not, a lot of the blame has been lumped on former showrunner Scott Gimple, who was recently promoted to chief content officer to the entire <i>Walking Dead</i> …

The Walking Dead

‘Multiple’ ‘Star Wars’ Films Are Still In The Works (But Not A ‘Last Jedi’ Remake)

Earlier this week, reports suggested that future <i>Star Wars</i> spin-offs were being put “on hold,” following the disappointing box-office returns for <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> (it’s the lowest-grossing live action film in the franchise). That means no Obi Wan movie, no James Mangold’s Boba Fett movie, no …

Star Wars

How Does The Former ‘Fear The Walking Dead’ Showrunner Feel About The Death Of The Series’ Lead?

It’s hard to know exactly what Dave Erickson — the guy who ran <i>Fear the Walking Dead</i> through its first three seasons — might have thought of season four of the series. It’s clearly not how he envisioned the show going forward, and for better or worse (depending upon each individual perspective), …

Fear the Walking Dead

Watching An Out-Of-Character Glenn Danzig Discuss Movies Is Oddly Satisfying

In the past handful of years on the internet, Glenn Danzig has become known almost as much as a guy that gets photographed buying kitty litter or rumored to be involved in a neighborhood dispute involving bricks as he’s known as the legendary lead singer of The Misfits, Samhain, and Danzig. Partly …

B-movie

MoviePass Will Take A Page Out Of Uber’s Book By Launching Surge Pricing For Popular Movies

MoviePass’ $10 movie-per-day unlimited plan causes the service to lose money through every subscriber who visits the multiplex more than once per month. That fact has never been in question, although MoviePass has explored partnerships and other ventures that it hopes will (eventually) balance out …

MoviePass

Eggo Wants ‘Stranger Things’ Back Even More Than You Do

<i>Stranger Things</i> is an increasingly rare pop culture phenomenon where seemingly <i>everybody</i> is on board with loving the kids of Hawkins and their inability to avoid Lovecraftian alternate-dimension nightmare monsters. That extends, apparently, to Eleven’s love of Eggos (arguably the best storebought …

Binge-Watching

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Will Take Aim At ‘Looper’ Co-Star Bruce Willis In His Upcoming Comedy Central Roast

When Comedy Central first announced that action film star Bruce Willis would be the target of it next roast, the first question everyone asked themselves was, “Will they talk about <i>The Return of Bruno</i>?” Judging by the latest teaser for the new hour, the answer to that question is an undeniable …

Comedy

John Carreyrou On Chronicling The Rise And Fall Of Silicon Valley’s Greatest Grifter, Elizabeth Holmes, In ‘Bad Blood’

For many who have witnessed Silicon Valley’s tech boom up close, the story of Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos crystallized a lot of the reservations people have about Silicon Valley in general (and by extension, modern American capitalism as a whole). Theranos’s founder, Holmes, a former college …

Silicon Valley

‘Sicario: Day Of The Soldado’ Is An Intense, Gritty Thriller That Will Leave You Wanting More

Benicio del Toro has, kind of quietly, morphed into a full-fledged movie star in a day and age where there really aren’t many movie stars left. Del Toro’s best known early work is probably <i>The Usual Suspects</i>, but that led to a few years of showing up in stuff like <i>Excess Baggage</i> and <i>The Fan</i>. After <i>Fear</i> …

Movies