It feels like a new Spider-Man reboot is always lurking just around the corner. Before the dust had even settled on Toby Maguire's trilogy of webbed superhero flicks, And..
In holdover news, Illumination's Sing topped the $600 million mark this weekend. The Universal/Comcast Corp. animated musical has earned $269.7m domestic since opening ov..
The next major Gundam anime scheduled for release will be the adaptation of the light novel Twilight Axis and it will be out this June in Japan. There are two obvious things to not..
Lionsgate may just have a new franchise on their hands. Yes, it's early, and we don't know how the film will play after opening weekend and around the world. But for the moment, Sa..
It is a little ironic how Alien: Covenant moving from August to May ended up --- over Life. The Sony release was supposed to be Memorial Day weekend counterprogrammi..
Walt Disney's Beauty and the Beast scored $88.3 million on its second weekend of domestic release, bringing its 10-day total to $317m thus far. That's the fourth-biggest ..
The Film Considering you can sum it up as ‘basically The X-Factor but with cartoon animals’, Sing is surprisingly effective. Its structure is episodic without becoming incoherent o..
Writer and filmmaker, 33-year old Eva Konstantopoulos wanted to explore our collective digital dystopia and look at what would happen if memory became a commodi..
Batman and friends are finally united, fighting to the beat of “Come Together,” standing in perfect formation, ready to face off against a thousand faceless alien robot demons. Why..
When this manga first appeared at the end of the late 80’s, it was during the final part of Japan’s boom years. Many thought the good times would go on forever and in many ways, th..
As promised, we now have an official theatrical trailer for Justice League. And yeah, it’s basically every bit what the first general audiences sell needed it to be. I do not know ..
It was not a great weekend for new releases outside of Power Rangers. The next would-be biggie was Skydance and Columbia’s Life. The $58 million sci-fi thriller, with the crew..
In a bid to likely win over fans of the original manga and anime, the upcoming live-action Ghost in the Shell movie adaptation released a new clip from the film. The result is a co..
In holdover news, Walt Disney's Beauty and the Beast earned a superb $23.557 million on its second Friday, which was an understandable drop of 63% and pushed the Emma Wat..
There are a lot of good things about getting a video game early through a review copy, but one of the downsides is that I can finish a game and not be able to talk about the ending..
After bowing to a blockbuster $352 million global opening, Disney's live-action fairy tale remake Beauty and the Beast continues to devour the box office. It's stunning first-week ..
The weekend's big new release got off to a fine start on Thursday. Lionsgate and Saban's big-budget adaptation of Power Rangers earned a mighty (morphin') $3.6 million vi..
In what can only be a bizarre coincidence, this weekend’s two big new releases (along with Skydance and Sony’s original sci-fi chiller Life) are both adaptations of old television ..
Anime Movie Night, a collaborative effort to bring Japanese cartoons to the big screen, has just announced its first title: Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress. See also: 'Anime Mov..
The February premier of Angelina Jolie’s new film in Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia was especially poignant given the topic of the Netflix production “First They Killed My Father.” Th..
PricewaterhouseCoopers partners Martha Ruiz and Brian Cullinan at the 88th Annual Academy Awards on February 28, 2016, in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty I..
Humans are a curious species. Yes, we are peculiar, but I meant the other kind of curious—the kind where we seek to explore and discover new things. For as long as mankind has been..
For decades, millions of Americans let Paul Shaffer and his band into their homes via The Late Show with David Letterman until that program officially went off the air in 2015..
Ellen DeGeneres is dancing all the way to the bank. The comedian and talk show host, known for her quick wit and fancy footwork, has been in partnership with the Camuto G..
With Disney’s Beauty and the Beast on track to take $500 million at the global box office this week, the reimagining is showing zero sign of losing momentum. Of course, the film’s ..
The Box Office: Skydance and Sony's Life opens tonight with the Thursday night previews. The film debuted as the closing film of this year’s SXSW festival, where it earne..
As you probably already know, The Today Show just dropped what I assume will be the first of several trailer teasers for Justice League. The 14-second clip (see..
March is Mass Effect: Andromeda month. That may seem disrespectful to titles like Ghost Recon: Wildlands and MLB The Show 17, which also hit(s) stores in March. However, when ..
Spoilers for 'The Flash' follow. The Flash has been something of a slog lately, the sharp edge of the story's mystery and action dulled by enough melodrama and angst to kill a..
Disney is, once again, providing a master class on how to build, market and deliver a relentlessly relevant brand. In 2016, the company pulled in $7 billion dollars by releasing se..
Bet you never saw Queen of Katwe. I missed it the first time around, and since the film only grossed $10 million, I’m pretty sure you did too. Turns out Beauty and the Beast is not..
Sorry Ferrari and Fiat, but one of the most engaging and enduring modes of Italian transportation has to be the venerable Vespa scooter. Accessible and affordable, embodying fun an..
By sometime today, Get Out will surpass the $136.9 million (and counting) domestic cume of Split. With $136.4m as of yesterday, it’ll soon become the very biggest domestic grosser ..
Considered “the East’s version of the Oscars,” the 11th annual Asian Film Awards were held in Hong Kong on March 21, with Chinese comedy "I Am Not Madame Bovary" the evening’s majo..
As with every other thing in life, travel also has its bad moments . We’ve all been through it, you’re eager to go home because it’s holiday season and your mother’s kitchen m..
Since Warner Bros./Time Warner Inc. is debuting their R-rated, tongue-in-cheek comedic adaptation of a popular action series this week with CHiPs, it makes sense for Paramount/Viac..
The scores are in, and Mass Effect: Andromeda is almost certainly not where BioWare wanted it to be, sitting at a 75 Metascore, well below the much higher marks of all the games in..
Revlon recently branded 10 million of Amazon.com’s shipping boxes as part of a campaign dubbed “the Love Project,” becoming the first-ever beauty company to do an Amazon “shipping-..
If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I'm all about baseball. That's why I'm particularly excited this week to feature Jonathan Mariner, who served as Major League Baseball's ..
This week sees the release of Skydance and Sony’s Life, an original sci-fi thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ariyon Bakare and Ol..
Life is not what it once was. It's normal for most of us to interact with technology in our daily lives. Companies lean on technologies to engage with customers, to help them with ..
Well, that was fast. With $13.4 million on Monday, Walt Disney's Beauty and the Beast has now earned $188.2 million in four days. That puts it ahead of 20th Century Fox's..
20 Century Fox’s Logan has continued to burn up the box office right alongside Walt Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Universal/Comcast Corp.'s Get Out and Warner Bros./Time..
Some experiences money can’t buy. But if you've got 22,500 reward points, you can bid for them. Consider the coveted experience of staying in a tricked-out safari tent at Coachella..
With decent reviews, strong word of mouth and strong legs and a wide-open marketplace otherwise filled with action fantasies, there is little reason to assume that Beauty and the B..
I wondered when I was going to hit my limit with superhero properties I felt obligated to keep up with. I watch every Marvel and DC movie that hits theaters without fail, and most ..
Having been fortunate enough to work for some visionary leaders over the years, I have come to realize that each in their own way brought a sense of purpose to the work that I..
As the second largest and fastest growing market for smartphones in the world, India is witnessing an increase in content consumption on handheld devices (mobile phones) via over-t..
One-time mixed martial arts fighter War Machine, real name: Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver, was convicted on 29 of 34 possible counts today in the assault case involving his former..
At the time of writing, Walt Disney's Beauty and the Beast has earned $174.8 million in North America and $182.3m overseas, for a whopping $357.1m worldwide total. That n..
As the founder of Snaps, a messaging company that powers dozens of chatbots for big brands and ad agencies, I’ve learned a few things about bots that I want to share with you. My h..
The Box Office: Temple Hill and Saban Brands’ Power Rangers arrives in theaters this Thursday night, around three years after it was announced. The Lionsgate release was initially ..
Anyone who has been to South By Southwest is eager to share advice with first-timers. Usually they tell you how to balance panels and parties or manage your time according to what ..
If you don't move in the right circles, you may have missed the tempest that's rocking the internet's nerdsphere: In the new "Wonder Woman" movie, Wonder Woman has no --- hair. ..
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actor Dwayne Johnson speaks onstage during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, C..
Once again, Kong: Skull Island has a slightly rosier picture on Sunday morning than it did on Saturday morning. The $185 million-budgeted monster mash earned a solid $28...
Beauty and the Beast opened this weekend with a massive $170 million in its domestic debut and $180m overseas. The film snagged the seventh-biggest Fri-Sun opening weekend of all t..
Former WWE Divas champion Paige has been the subject of negative headlines for a while now, and her latest scandal of leaked photos are likely to put her at odds with WWE yet again..
The Supreme Court’s 2005 ruling in Kelo v. New London was that year’s blockbuster. Literally. The Court gave its blessing to the use of eminent domain to destroy blocks of housing ..
Today's Lagniappe (a little something extra thrown in for good measure) - Sometimes a mistake isn't actually a mistake and the customer isn't always right. At the Alamo Drafthouse,..
Walt Disney’s Beauty and the Beast got off to a dynamite start yesterday, earning an obscene $63.787 million opening day. That includes a $16.3m Thursday preview and is (inflation ..
Actually, it's more like "Twas Beauty that harmed the beasts," but my regular readers have been expecting me to use that headline for months now. Because I value my fans and I abso..
Property hunters with a head for heights will already know about 432 Park Avenue in New York, otherwise known as the tallest residential building in the western hemisphere, designe..
Actress Gal Gadot plays Wonder Woman in Wonder Woman, the first superhero movie starring a woman since...since... (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) The new Wonder Woman movie tr..