Column by Scott Thorne
February 19, 2018

This week, Scott Thorne looks at the recent news of layoffs at book retailing giant Barnes & Noble.

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Week of February 20, 2018
February 18, 2018
This week’s home entertainment releases include the holiday comedy sequel Daddy’s Home 2 , the searing, Zola-esque indie film The Florida Project, the first season of the Charlaine Harris fueled horror fantasy Midnight, Texas, the only season of the never-before-released 1980s Kung Fu TV series The Master, and the latest collection of all new Dragon Ball stories.
$218 Million 4-Day Bow Sets Presidents' Day Record
February 18, 2018
Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther, the eighteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, singlehandedly revived a sagging 2018 box office with a massive $192 million 3-day opening, the second-best debut in MCU history.
Column by Steve Bennett
February 14, 2018
This week, Steve Bennett looks at the sales implications of the Black Panther movie, Archie's Mighty Crusaders, and shares the Benji reboot trailer.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
February 12, 2018
This week, Rob Salkowitz looks at current topics on the eve of the Black Panther release.
Column by Chris O'Neal
February 12, 2018
In this month's column on developing a new game, Chris O'Neal looks at some of the final steps in getting a new game out the door.
Column by Scott Thorne
February 12, 2018
This week, Scott Thorne looks at the recent announcement that Asmodee has acquired the assets of Mayfair Games, which is shutting down.
Top 12 Down 32.1% Year-Over-Year
February 11, 2018
The final Fifty Shades movie, Fifty Shades Freed , topped a trio of newcomers and the weekend box office with an estimated $38 million, but the total of the top 12 films was down 32.1% from the same weekend last year.
Column by Steve Bennett
February 7, 2018
Steve Bennett looks at the announcement of Brian Michael Bendis working on the Superman titles and shares his excitement at the Shazam! movie getting under way.
Column by Scott Thorne
February 4, 2018
This week, Scott Thorne looks at the recent Yu-Gi-Oh! The Lost Art promotion and the early news on D&D - Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes.
Week of February 6, 2018
February 4, 2018
This week's home entertainment offerings are anemic, but there are some items of interest this week, especially the fire-fighting drama Only the Brave , and there are some interesting TV offerings including the latest season of Homeland , a "mostly complete" Ren & Stimpy set, and The Complete Duckman.
Of An Even Weaker-Than-Usual Super Bowl Box Office
February 4, 2018
Sony’s mega-hit Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle reasserted control over the domestic box office once again, becoming the first December-released film since Titanic in 1998 to top the charts in February.
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