Column by Rob Salkowitz
January 20, 2017

The existing fan convention template is changing, and longtime convention organizers Wizard World and ReedPop are looking to push their shows into new territory this year.

Column by Steve Bennett
January 18, 2017
This week Bennett shares updates on topics he’s recently covered, including Superman’s costume, The Unstoppable Wasp , and Riverdale .
Column by Scott Thorne
January 16, 2017
This week, Thorne looks at the history of the Dungeons & Dragons organized play programs, and recent changes.
Week of January 17, 2017
January 15, 2017
This week’s releases include The Girl on the Train , Ouija: Origin of Evil , the second season of SyFy’s 12 Monkeys , the last hilarious gasp of the UK’s brilliant geek comedy The IT Crowd , and a wonderful French/Danish animated film, Long Way North.
'Rogue One' Nearing $1 Billion Worldwide
January 15, 2017
Hidden Figures , which ended up winning a close race last weekend, topped the box office again over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend as a number of new films (and expansions) failed to gain traction at the box office.
Column by Steve Bennett
January 11, 2017
This week Bennett looks at a potentially controversial element that surfaced in recent Riverdale promotion.
Column by Scott Thorne
January 9, 2017
This week, Thorne offers three predictions for the games business in 2017.
Week of January 10, 2017
January 8, 2017
Five theatrical films that debuted in the fall of 2016 are due out on disc this week, plus new seasons of Homeland, Mr. Robot , Bones , and a lower-priced DVD complete set of Star Trek: Enterprise .
'Underworld: Blood Wars' Debut Disappoints
January 8, 2017
Disney’s Star Wars spin-off Rogue One , now in its fourth weekend of release, ended up in a virtual tie at the weekend box office with the inspirational biographical film Hidden Figures .
Column by Steve Bennett
January 4, 2017
This week, Bennett discusses the Doctor Who Christmas Special , Vampirella, Ghostbusters 101, and offers more thoughts on DC Superhero Girls .
Column by Rob Salkowitz
January 3, 2017
Over the weekend, we heard rumblings of discontent that Pheonix Comicon, a hugely popular show in the Southwest, has now required convention volunteers to go through a third-party non-profit.
Will Soon Become 2016's Lone $500 Million Film in North America
January 2, 2017
Disney capped off a massive year in which the Mouse House released 16 films that have so far cleared more than $3 billion in the domestic market with yet another victory as the Star Wars spin-off Rogue One topped the box office again with a four-day total of $64.3 million.