There have been several different iterations of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. But none have come close to being as weird and terrible as the rock star versions of the heroes in a half-shell from the Coming Out of Their Shells Tour. Despite how awful the touring turtles are, they still have fans who grew up watching the concert on VHS, and now they’re getting the ultimate action figure set as a 2020 San Diego Comic-Con exclusive from NECA. See the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Coming Out of Their Shells action figures below. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, the lead visual effects artist talks about how Star Trek: Picard brings the franchise into the future. Plus, a retired homicide detective analyzes the accuracy of hostage negotiation scenes from Inside Man, Captain Phillips, Airheads, and more. And finally, learn how to make a couple cocktails inspired by HBO’s Perry Mason reboot. Read More »
Why can’t Ray Fisher get more specific about his complaints regarding Joss Whedon‘s work on Justice League? Are you interested in a Stan Lee Universe featuring non-Marvel characters? Which comic book role does Janelle Monáe have a great desire to play? Did you know Batman Returns has an Easter egg reference to The Flash? Want some Wonder Woman 1984 Barbie dolls? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
Tales of Arcadia, the animated trilogy from Guillermo del Toro, is coming to an end with Wizards. The third and final entry in the Netflix TV series has locked down an August premiere date, and announced new cast members to boot. Following Trollhunters and 3Below, Wizards brings back familiar characters and introduces new ones, too.
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Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has long wanted the mega-successful Marvel Cinematic Universe to embrace diversity in a significant way. And now that he’s overseeing the entirety of Marvel Entertainment as the company’s chief creative officer, he’ll encounter far less resistance when it comes to implementing that change in the studio’s upcoming Phase 4 slate of films and TV shows.
Tessa Thompson, who plays Valkyrie in the MCU, recently participated in an Actors on Actors conversation with Ramy star Ramy Youssef, and she confirmed that Marvel’s Phase 4 will indeed actively feature a more inclusive roster of characters than what has previously been showcased in the existing films. Read More »
It’s been 15 years since The Office premiered on NBC in 2005, and the show is still one of the most watched programs on Netflix (though it will be heading over to NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service starting next year). Since fans are eager to learn as much as they can about the beloved workplace comedy series, Spotify and one of the show’s executive producers are teaming up to deliver an oral history of The Office in the form of a podcast hosted by Brian Baumgartner, who played the sweet but dimwitted accountant Kevin Malone in every season of the show. Read More »
Amazon Prime Video has a lot of problems with their user interface when it comes to easily accessing all the movies and TV shows available on the streaming service. But one of its biggest issues is finally being rectified.
Starting today, Amazon Prime Video is making individual user profiles available, making it possible for multiple people in the same household with a single Amazon Prime account to have their own watchlists, personalized programming recommendations, and the ability to sustain their own viewing progress, just as Netflix and Hulu have had for years. Read More »
Elisabeth Moss, one of the best actresses of her generation, is set to play a real-life killer in a new TV series.
In Candy, a limited series currently being developed by Universal Content Productions, Moss will play Candy Montgomery, a Texas woman who murdered her friend Betty Gore with an ax.
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Over the course of nearly a decade, Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino directed what he called his “Desire” trilogy: I Am Love, A Bigger Splash, and Call Me By Your Name, three films overflowing with sweaty bodies, deep passion, and gorgeous cinematography. Now he’s bringing that flavor of filmmaking to HBO with We Are Who We Are, an eight-episode limited series that debuts this fall. Take a look at the first teaser below.
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Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner has a new show coming our way. Weiner is developing a half-hour “mystery dramedy” for FX, and beyond that, details are slim. The untitled show will be Weiner’s first new series since Amazon’s The Romanoffs, a show that had a great cast and a fun premise, but didn’t seem to generate much buzz.
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