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Archive - October 2015

Evil Dead: A Retrospective

It’s Halloween, everybody! And guess what, this Halloween Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi make a triumphant return to the franchise that made them both famous: Evil Dead. In preparation for the new series Ash VS. Evil Dead, I thought it would be groovy to look back on all the previous films, so lets take a look at what makes them great! The Evil...

James Bond Distribution Rights Up for Grabs After “Spectre” Opens in U.S. Theatres November 6th

As November 6 2015, the U.S. release of the latest James Bond title Spectre draws closer, so too does the end of Sony’s distribution deal with MGM.  Sony initially won the rights to the franchise in a deal brokered by former former Sony Pictures Entertainment CEO John Calley, who’d previously served as President and COO of...

Urban Legends to Make You Scream…Or Die Laughing

Many ghost stories get rolled out only for the month of October, along with jack o’ lanterns, tangled gobs of fake spider webs and oozing-eyeball bubblegum for trick-or-treaters. But urban legends transcend the Halloween season to entertain us year-round. Some of them sound like they could contain a kernel of truth, like maybe there is some...

Star Wars’ Carrie Fisher Advises Daisy Ridley: “Don’t Be A Slave”

For all the controversy surrounding the mere casting of John Boyega and the swarm of small (but not insignificant) outrages directed toward him, his co-star Daisy Ridley seems to get a bit lost in the shuffle. But she’s still got just as much at stake here, she’s making the same huge step as Boyega. Something Carrie Fisher is all too willing...