Wonder Woman earned $100.5m in its first weekend at the box office, breaking the record for a woman director and taking in $223m worldwide. Patty Jenkins's only previous feature film was the very different Monster, an award-winning biopic of serial killer Aileen Wournos. Critics say Wonder Woman is also the first DC universe movie that isn't a grim, tedious trudge through the dark end of superhero fandom.
Not enough people realize how influential the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise was. The idea of turning a theme park ride into a working film series seemed impossible. Once the film became a rousing success, every studio in Tinseltown understood that they could make a movie out of any brand they wanted. Disney, ever the pragmatist, just… READ THE REST
When rumors about a Daniel Radcliffe-led Weird Al Yankovic movie began to circulate, fans immediately began questioning the film's tone. Obviously, fans never expected a Weird Al film to be 100% serious, but Radcliffe didn't seem like the first choice one would go for when creating a biopic about a parody musician. Although Radcliffe has… READ THE REST
It's been a while since we've had a Star Trek film in theaters. From 1979 to 2002, it felt like Star Trek film would always have a movie on the silver screen until the heat death of the universe. However, in the early 2000s, the franchise was steadily running out of impulse power and desperately needed to be retooled.… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. If there's one thing we hate doing, it's listening to dumb people say dumb things. In fact, it's unreal what great lengths we go through to avoid small talk, awkward political conversations, and… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. If we've learned anything from the great Sriracha shortage of 2022, it's that nothing is safe and sacred anymore. Even if your troubles are beyond hot sauce, the least you can do… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Communication is the key to, well, almost everything. Understanding and being understood is so core to the experience of life that species will do almost anything to make sure they're heard… READ THE REST