There aren’t a lot of home entertainment releases this week, but there are some choice ones including La La Land , the fifth Underworld action horror film, the first seasons of the gritty TNT series Animal Kingdom and anime One-Punch Man .
This week’s home entertainment offerings include a controversial adaptation of one of the most acclaimed storylines in the DC Comics universe, a hugely successful horror/thriller from M. Knight Shyamalan, a new edition of a long out of print Sailor Moon movie, the U.S. disc debut of an excellent Studio Ghibli film from the 1990s, and the first season of a popular new anime superhero series.
Earns Almost Twice As Much in China As in the U.S.
April 16, 2017
The Fate of the Furious , the eighth film in Universal’s Fast & Furious street racing franchise, set a new international box office record, earning $432.2 million from over 60 international territories, including a record $190 million from the burgeoning Chinese market.
This week, Bennett gives his review of X-Men: Gold #1, discusses the controversy with the comic’s artist, offers thoughts on upcoming Cartoon Network shows, and critiques Teen Titans: The Judas Contract.
This week’s top home entertainment releases are Hidden Figures and Lion , and there are a few other delights including the hard science Nat Geo miniseries Mars and TV series that deftly satirize the tech economy ( Silicon Valley ) and our political system ( Veep ).
Makoto Shinkai's Anime Masterpiece 'Your Name' Strong in Limited Release
April 9, 2017
The movie box office took a bit of a break before the impending release of the certified blockbuster Fast and Furious 8 , Dreamworks Animation’s animated holdover Boss Baby easily demolished its direct competition.