Month: December 2017

RADIO/TV URBAN LEGEND: “Auld Lang Syne” became a New Year’s Eve tradition because of its performance on a radio/TV broadcast for decades. It’s really amusing, honestly, how many of our most famous traditions originated in rather unspectacular fashion. For instance, playing “Sweet Caroline” at Boston Red Sox games has become a Fenway Park tradition, but
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Just after crossing the $1 billion mark at the global box office, Star Wars: The Last Jedi is now the top-grossing movie of 2017. RELATED: The Last Jedi (Already) Set to Pass $1 Billion at Box Office Rian Johnson’s highly-polarizing film officially overtook Disney’s Beauty and the Beast thanks to its tally of $517 million at the US box
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SPOILER WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, in theaters now. Actor Mark Hamill has debunked rumors that the fate of Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars: The Last Jedi was kept secret from him, confirming that he did indeed know the Jedi Master would die all along. RELATED: Hamill
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Indigenous filmmaker Sonya Ballantyne is creating superpowered female First Nations heroes for her short films, with the Man of Steel serving as a major inspiration for the character of Maggie, also known as Thunderbird, in her film Crash Site. RELATED: Why Is Superman Smashing a Car on the Cover of Action Comics #1? “I created a
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If the latest character breakdowns are to be believed, Raven’s father, Trigon, is set to make his live-action debut in DC’s forthcoming Titans TV series. RELATED: Titans: First Photo of Hawk & Dove’s Costumes Is Incredibly Comics-Accurate According to Titans Podcast, the DC Comics-based television series is looking to cast the role of Trigon for
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Paramount Pictures has released the official synopsis for its ’80s-set Transformers spinoff centered around the fan-favorite Autobot Bumblebee. Additionally, the studio released an un-watermarked still of star Hailee Steinfeld standing alongside the character’s classic Volkswagen Beetle form. Check out the synopsis and image below. On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in
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Along with a new image of star Jason Momoa from Aquaman comes some insight from director James Wan into what drives the hero’s enemy Black Manta. RELATED: Jason Momoa Reveals Where Aquaman Stands When the Film Picks Up Portrayed by Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, the classic DC Comics villain is buoyed by something “very primal,” the
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HBO’s Game of Thrones and AMC’s The Walked Dead were once again the most-pirated television series of the year. That’s according to TorrentFreak, which tracks activity on file-sharing websites and compiles an annual list of the most-torrented TV shows. This marks the sixth consecutive year that Game of Thrones has topped the chart. RELATED: Game
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Director Josh Boone doesn’t focus on superhero grandeur in Fox’s The New Mutants, but instead takes a more “grounded” approach than the other installments of the blockbuster X-Men franchise. RELATED: New Mutants Movie Teaser Warns ‘Things Will Only Get Darker’ Steeped in horror influences, the film transplants the five young mutants — Dani Moonstar, Magik, Wolfsbane,
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Though the return of Young Justice was announced in 2016, fans will have to hold off a while longer for the the animated series’ long-anticipated Season 3. Series producer Greg Weisman has revealed that the show won’t be arriving until late 2018. Asked on Twitter when the show would make its return, Weisman responded, “All
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The Arrowverse is already home to dozens of superheroes, but fans shouldn’t expect the CW dramas to add Batman to their ranks. RELATED: Booster Gold & Blue Beetle Were Almost On Arrow Stephen Amell’s Oliver Queen confirmed earlier this season that Bruce Wayne exists in the Arrowverse when he name-dropped the billionaire during a press conference.
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When the House Committee on Un-American Activities targets a playwright and toast of Broadway like Snagglepuss, is anyone safe? How will the 1953 theatrical community of New York and Snagglepuss himself react to this potential cultural tragedy? RELATED: DC’s Gay Playwright Snagglepuss is the First Must-Read Comic of 2018 CBR has your exclusive first look
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Avengers: Infinity War promises to be the biggest Marvel Studios film yet in terms of its sprawling cast, and will bring some heroes face to face for the first time. In a new image from the eagerly anticipated sequel, Guardians of the Galaxy members Rocket Raccoon and Mantis come to the aid of the mighty
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Anime NEXT_100 has released the latest in a series of projects commemorating 100 years of Japanese anime! A staggering 100 years of animation history has been packed into a 15 minute video, stretching from the earliest surviving animation Namakura Gatana to classics Tetsujin 28-go, Sally the Witch, Galaxy Express 999 and Mobile Suit Gundam before
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Mistrust and collusion divided Team Arrow in Season 6’s midseason finale, but a new synopsis for the series’ return teases the trials and tribulations of Oliver, Felicity and Diggle as they press forward in their fight against Cayden James and Black Siren. RELATED: Arrow: Colton Haynes to Return as Arsenal in Season 6 The midseason premiere
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Syfy’s Krypton will debut on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. The network announced the premiere date for the DC Comics-based series in a post to Twitter. RELATED: Syfy’s Krypton Lands March 2018 Release Date, New Synopsis Before #Superman came to Earth, #Krypton forged its own legends. From the writer of #ManofSteel & #TheDarkKnight, witness the beginning,
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X-Men veteran Hugh Jackman revealed that Jerry Seinfeld was the person who inspired him to retire as Wolverine. During a dinner with the Seinfeld creator, he received some creative advice that led him to the decision to hang up his claws once and for all. “What happened was I had a dinner with Jerry Seinfeld,
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SPOILER WARNING: This article contains major spoilers for Dark Horse Comics’ B.P.R.D. The Devil You Know #5, on sale now. It looks like a very major character could be returning to the Mignolaverse — the biggest Mignolaverse character of them all, in fact. In B.P.R.D. The Devil You Know #5, released this Wednesday, the Bureau
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