Category Archives: Movies

Multiple media outlets erroneously report that B-movie starlet Julie Strain has passed away

On Monday, Malibu Bay Films announced that 57 year-old model/actress Julie Strain had passed away. The story was picked up by several media outlets, most notably The Hollywood Reporter (we first saw the news from Dynamite Comics). But hold the tissues, because she isn’t dead. Malibu Bay Films later retracted their announcement after the company’s owner confirmed with Strain’s family

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The Simple Goodness of “The Star Wars Holiday Special” and a Ten-Year-Old’s Imagination

Picture November 1978 as Thanksgiving approaches. A little “science fiction western” released last May has enthralled the hearts of generations young and old. Grandparents snicker at this “new thing” reinvigorating the movie industry just being entertainment from their childhood. Parents enjoy the lack of nudity, “f-bombs,” and politically-driven lectures that infect most cinema. Dads look forward to buying cool Star Wars

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New “Wonder Woman 1984” movie posters revealed at CCXP19

A new set of movie posters for Wonder Woman 1984 were revealed today at Comic Con Experience 2019 (CCXP) in Brazil. Keeping with the retro aesthetic of previous promotional materials, the new posters feature neon lights, scan lines, and of course, the ever-fetching Gal Gadot in iconic Wonder Woman garb. Wonder Woman 1984 is directed by Patty Jenkins and is

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How to enjoy holiday splendor and goodness at a theater near you (Jolly Jinglings Special)

Merry Christmas to all!   That just can not be said enough.  The Christmas season makes more indelible memories (good and bad) than any other family get together. As a member of two large families finding activities is always very important to the patriarchs and the matriarchs. Many times a trip to the theater makes the top of the list. Unfortunately, the Christmas

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From “Star Trek” to “Star Wars” – The Rise of J. J. Abrams (opinion)

On the 20th of December, people will take a break from the holidays to watch The Rise of Skywalker. The timing of the movie virtually assures Disney of a hit regardless of fan support. Fans are concerned the success of the movie will lead to more DISNEY Star Wars versus stories that respect the previous lore. It’s a well-founded fear.

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Gal Gadot and Ben Affleck join calls to release the “Snyder Cut” of Justice League (updated)

Ever since Warner Bros. hired Joss Whedon to conduct reshoots of 2017’s Justice League film, rumors have swirled that a version of the movie exists which captures the artistic intent of its original director, Zack Snyder. This has spawned an online movement of DCEU fans who have adopted the hashtag #ReleaseTheSnyderCut to pressure WB to bring this rumored version into

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6 classic “bitch” moments that a proposed bill in Massachusetts would make illegal

Massachusetts state representative Daniel J. Hunt (D – Boston) recently introduced legislation that would ban the word “bitch” from being spoken in the state Commonwealth. Under the so-called Act regarding the use of offensive words, those caught using the word “bitch” will face a $150 maximum fine for the first offense, while repeat offenses could bring a $200 fine or

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