Comedian Hari Kondabolu makes a documentary about his problem with Apu. Or is it? Here are my problems with “The Problem with Apu.”
Comedian Hari Kondabolu (Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell) takes on a very popular cartoon and a specific character from that cartoon. The cartoon: The Simpsons. The Character: Apu. In the upcoming documentary The Problem with Apu Hari Kondabolu tells why he has a problem with the show, the character and minority media representation. Below are new clips from more »
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Netflix has added the first member to the live-adaption of Dark Horse’s The Umbrella Academy and it’s Juno star Ellen Page. The Umbrella Academy was created by former My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way back in 2007. The Umbrella Academy was a darker more goth version of something like Marvel’s X-Men. It was a series more »
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Lucasfilm has announced that a new Star Wars trilogy is being created by The Last Jedi director, Rian Johnson. The announcement came Thursday that Johnson will write and direct the trilogy with longtime collaborator Ram Bergman (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Looper) set to produce. Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy went on to say “We all loved working more »
Netflix has done it again. They have a hit and a master mind behind it and are going full throttle with Tales of Arcadia, an epic three part series that will expand the world of Trollhunters. Creator and executive producer Guillermo del Toro announced that the huge trilogy will consist of Trollhunters Part 2, followed by more »
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Dave McCary’s directorial debut Brigsby Bear is making its way to in-home release. The film has had been critically acclaimed by our very own Pete Towe, calling it a likely contender for “film of the year.” You can read his raving review here. The film stars Kyle Mooney (SNL) as James who has grown up with more »
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On October 27 we will all get to binge watch Stranger Things season 2 aka Stranger Things Vol. 2 aka the sequel. It has easily become Netflix’s most popular series. So much so that just ten days before the second season is available for streaming, Netflix released a season one collector’s edition Blu-ray set exclusive more »
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The upcoming and highly anticipated creature love story, The Shape of Water from Guillermo del Toro (Pacific Rim, Pan’s Labyrinth) has received a new release date. The catch? The date change is only in one state. Fox Searchlight has announced that New Yorkers (and anyone who happens to be in New York at the time) will more »
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Focus Features has released an official trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson‘s latest film, Phantom Thread. The film stars Daniel Day-Lewis as renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and Lesley Mansville as his sister Cyril. Below is the synopsis and trailer for the film. Synopsis: Set in the glamour of 1950’s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and Cyril more »
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Adult Swim’s Samurai Jack may have ended but luckily for fans, they can still relive the series thanks to DVD releases. The boxset of the complete series and the complete fifth season have recently hit retailers. Today I’m going to review Samurai Jack: The Complete Fifth Season release. I have never watched Samurai Jack before more »
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Netflix has finally revealed the release date for the upcoming Punisher series and they did it with the release of a new trailer. Check it out below (Warning: Trailer may contain graphic content) The trailer was another good one. Not as great as the first trailer but good none-the-less. Metallica’s “One” returns for a second more »
Director Ron Howard (Apollo 13) has revealed the official title for the upcoming Han Solo film via the director’s twitter. In the video Howard announced that the film has wrapped up shooting and thanked the cast and crew for their hard work. The director went on to ask someone of screen if he can say more »
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20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for their next superhero franchise The New Mutants. From the looks of it, Fox is taking their X-franchise into a whole different direction. Check out the trailer below and see if you agree. Never have I ever been freaked out by a trailer for a superhero film. more »
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M.F.A. touches a very sensitive subject. And the timing of the release comes at a time where rape and sexual assualt is now making the headlines in Hollywood more than ever. It’s a subject that needs to be talked about more and an act that should never have to be committed against anyone. To any more »
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Hidden camera prank shows may be something long dead but somehow the Impractical Jokers are keeping the art of the hidden camera show alive. Impractical Jokers is now onto their sixth season making it the longest running series for truTv. The show has been so successful that they have been releasing the seasons on DVD for more »
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Warner Bros. is definitely all in with marketing when it comes to their DC films. In past films we see a heavy load of trailers, toys and even some posters but none as big as this, which will be their biggest film yet and we are talking about the Justice League. And rightfully so. It deserves more »
It’s official, we are living in the Upside Down. Well okay…maybe not. But it sure does feel like it! The very popular streaming service Netflix has announced that they will be bumping up the price of their standard and premium subscriptions. Netflix confirmed that they will stream shows and movies in HD on up to two more »
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Fox’s new supernatural comedy, Ghosted, aired its first episode this past weekend and I have some good things and some not so good things to say about it. It definitely had some bright spots but it also seemed like there was something missing from the pilot episode. Hear me out or should I say read me out?
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The classic film Willy Wonka starring Gene Wilder has had a sweet spot in our hearts for generations. Starting out as a children’s book to hitting the big screen for the first time in 1971 before Tim Burton delivered his take on the popular story in 2005, the story is now making its way to Hollywood more »
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Do you feel that? It’s Halloween spirit in the air! Halloween is my favorite holiday when it comes to holiday programming, well that and Christmas. But with Halloween just around the corner, you can bet there will be loads of new series and already established series airing Halloween related episodes. Below we have the Halloween more »
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The long awaited sequel to Red Dead Redemption has been in the works both secretively and not as secretively as Rockstar Games may have thought. For about a year, gamers were guessing that it was either Grand Theft Auto VII or a Red Dead sequel that Rockstar had been working on. Earlier this year Rockstar had more »
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Alex Garland is taking on writing and directing his first film since the master piece of what is known as Ex Machina. Like Ex Machina, this next film is also based off of pre-existing literature. Based off the best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy by Jeff VanderMeer, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Oscar Isaac, Tessa Thompson and more »
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Get ready to float on once again because the sequel of It is coming! The return of Pennywise created a lot more than chaos for the Losers Club. The reboot of Stephen King’s It not only revamped a fandom but also made a lot more money than any horror film has ever seen. Due to more »
Fox’s Gotham has hit their fourth season and is looking like what could be the most talked about season yet. And this could be for a number of reasons both good and bad. From the marketing to the story arc, there is already so much to be talked about and it’s only one episode in. more »
The Bellas are back for one last performance in Pitch Perfect 3. A new extended trailer for the film has been released. In this new trailer you will see the ladies take on some new songs including the late George Michael’s ‘Freedom’ and you will even see Rebel Wilson in a couple of action scenes more »
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The Franco brothers (James and Dave) are finally working together in a film and this one is an interesting one. The Disaster Artist is a biography “dramedy” based on the true story of The Room filmmaker Tommy Wiseau and about the making of the questionable film. This all may sound confusing or interesting but hopefully this more »
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From the Safdie brothers comes a crime drama starring Robert Pattinson and Jennifer Jason Leigh. And if a film having the “certified fresh” stamp of approval from Rotten Tomatoes means anything at all to you then you should probably check out the film Good Time. We have all the details on the in-home release below. more »
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The new official trailer for Netflix’s ‘The Punisher’ is finally here and it is so metal that it will melt your face off. Before you click the play button I will have to warn you to proceed with caution due to the extreme violence and violent images. What else would you expect from the Punisher? Without more »
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The Shape of Water is already earning accolades and is said to be Guillermo del Toro‘s best film yet. With all of these good things associated with the film it’s easy to see why it’s one of the most anticipated films of 2017. Just days after the release of the film’s Red Band trailer Fox Searchlight more »
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(AOTN) Here’s some good news for all of you sci-fi or Luc Besson fans: we have ALL the details on the in-home release of Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets! And it sounds like it will be loaded with bonus features. SANTA MONICA, CA (September 13, 2017) – Packed with out-of-this-world action unlike more »
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John Wick will indeed be back and it will be the final film of the franchise. That’s until someone decides to give it an unnecessary reboot 5 years from now but until then we will get to see Keanu Reeves in the suit one more time! Lionsgate have announced that John Wick: Chapter 3 will more »
A first look of the rebooted Hellboy has been released by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola via Twitter. The image below is actor David Harbour as the half-demon hero and it looks really similar to Guillermo del Toro‘s and Ron Pearlman‘s take on the character. Mignola’s tweet of the image was captioned with “Holy crap.” We more »
After news broke about a month ago revealing Disney’s plans to pull their films from Netflix in order to start their own streaming app, many questions needed to be answered. Will Star Wars and Marvel films stream on the service? Will the service have exclusive content? How much content will it have? How much will it cost?
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Grab your beer, set your lineups and welcome the new football season! Yes, thats right! The 2017-2018 NFL season is here and to help kickoff this season I’ve decided to do a top five dedicated to films about the sport. I have always loved the sport since I was a kid. From playing “Tecmo Bowl”, more »
Yet another director is out of a job when it comes to directing a Star Wars film. This time it’s Colin Trevorrow. Disney has released a statement regarding the departure of Trevorrow from Star Wars: Episode IX. Via StarWars.Com Lucasfilm and Colin Trevorrow have mutually chosen to part ways on Star Wars: Episode IX. Colin more »
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Just like as quickly as Indy snatches the hat away from Shia Labeouf at the end of Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Indiana Jones 5 writer David Koepp snatches Lebeouf’s character, Mutt, from the sequel. And that’s probably a good thing. David Koepp confirmed that Harrison Ford will reprise his role as Indiana Jones and more »
Now that Warner Bros. and DC have a Joker origin film in the works with Martin Scorsese as producer, it looks like they are eyeing one of the biggest stars in Hollywood, Leonardo DiCaprio. Sounds awesome right? Well that’s the plan at least. Reports say that there is no offer on the table yet for DiCaprio more »
Okay. So you read the title and you clicked. By now you know what you’re getting yourself into. A review about a film that’s based on an anime which I have never seen. Yes, that’s right. I have never seen the original ‘Death Note‘ anime. I have heard of it before and even know that more »
And now introducing to the Telltale Games Batman: The Enemy Within… the fire in Mr. J’s loins. The itch in his crotch. The one, the only, the infamous Harley Quinn! No better introduction right? We can agree to disagree. Back to the show! Your favorite adorably unstable character is making her way to episode two of more »
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It has been reported that a standalone Joker film is in the works at Warner Bros. According to Deadline, WB and DC are in the early stages of putting together a Joker origin film. The film is being co-written by Todd Phillips (the Hangover) and Scott Silver (8 Mile). Phillips will also direct. Coming to more »
The Powerpuff Girls are back! But is “The Last Donnycorn” DVD filled with sugar, spice and everything nice?
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(AOTN) Netflix’s standout 80’s women’s wrestling comedy, GLOW, has been renewed for season two. The second season of the newly popular series starring Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin and Marc Maron will be 10-episodes just like its first season. GLOW aka the “Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling” is a show loosely based on the 1980’s series of the same more »
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Unlike Mickey Mouse Club’s “see you real soon” send off, Disney is saying so long Netflix! Disney has announced that the company will pull its films from Netflix and launch their own streaming service in 2019. Not all the details about the streaming service are out as of yet but Disney CEO Bob Iger has more »
Just a year after the Caped Crusader made his Telltale Series debut, the sequel to the critically acclaimed video game has debuted a trailer. “Batman: The Enemy Within” will release its first episode “The Enigma” Aug. 8. The name “Enigma” should ring a bell for Batman fans as it’s commonly used in Batman lore when referring more »
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(AOTN) Summer is a huge time for the film industry, mainly for big studios. Every studio wants the next blockbuster hit and biggest film of the summer. These days our summers are filled with superheroes, reboots and some over-the-top action flicks. Somewhere in between all of those very expensive special effects films are more of more »
(AOTN) – The action-packed “Red” and “Red 2” starring Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman and John Malkovich, are receiving the 4k Ultra treatment. Lions gate has released details on the two 4k Ultra HD Combo packs. Below is everything you need to know about these releases. (Via Lionsgate): [Red and Red 2] are available more »
Disney’s timeless masterpiece Bambi has hit its 75th anniversary which means it gets an updated in-home release. This will make it the fourth in-home release of the film within the past twenty years. I don’t really feel the need to get into too many details in regards to the film itself. Bambi is still the same more »
When it comes to any superhero film, there is usually an abundance of merchandise surrounding the heroes that are on screen. With Warner Bros. and DC’s most recent success of Wonder Woman it is no different. Warner Bros. is really good when it comes to marketing their superhero films and the merch that comes along more »
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