Week of September 3, 2019
September 1, 2019
This week's home entertainment offerings include Sony's attempt to revive the comic book-based Men in Black franchise, an Olivia Spencer horror movie, a smart and savvy coming-of-age film directed by actress Oiivia Wilde, plus the latest episodes of Bob’s Burgers and the breakout superhero anime series My Hero Academia.
Column by Scott Thorne
September 1, 2019
This week, Scott Thorne updates the U.S.-China tariff situation as it relates to toys and games, and talks about the new UPC system for Magic: The Gathering Commander 2019 decks.
Summer Movie Season Ends With a Whimper
September 1, 2019
Traditionally Labor Day weekend is the least "cinema-friendly" holiday of the year, and this year’s installment pr0ved to be no exception with the thriller Angel Has Fallen topping the three-day box office with $11.57 million on what was the second slowest weekend of the year so far.
Column by Steve Bennett
August 28, 2019
This week, Steve Bennett continues his survey of nostalgia in 21st Century animated series, including He-Man, and goes in-depth on Rocko's Modern Life: Static Cling and Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus.
Week of August 27, 2019
August 25, 2019
This week’s home entertainment offerings include a couple of moderate box office disappointments that are still worth checking out, a fantasy-tinged biopic of Elton John, the latest season of The Flash, and a powerful film about gentrification and urban change.
'Hobbs & Shaw' Boffo in China
August 25, 2019
The action film Angel Has Fallen surpassed expectations with a $21 million bow to help lift the box office to a slight year-over-year gain in what is traditionally one of the slower weekends of the year.
Column by Scott Thorne
August 25, 2019
This week, Scott Thorne remembers Rick Loomis, who passed away over the weekend.
Column by Steve Bennett
August 21, 2019
This week, Steve Bennett delves into the return of DC's Legion of Super-Heroes as well as the Masters of the Universe: Revelations announcement by Kevin Smith.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
August 20, 2019
This week, Rob Salkowitz explains how Marvel fell victim to the Streisand Effect.
Column By Scott Thorne
August 19, 2019
This week, Scott Thorne looks at the history of marketing and how it applies to the games business.
Week of August 20, 2019
August 18, 2019
With the fall TV Season almost upon us, the once moribund "TV on DVD" category is hopping again this week with the latest seasons of The Walking Dead, American Gods, Arrow, Star Wars Resistance, plus the TV movie, LEGO DC Batman: Family Matters-- aided by offerings from other categories including the intriguing super-antihero saga Brightburn, and an anime series from Studio Ghibli directed by Hayao Miyazaki’s son Goro.
First #1 R-Rated Comedy in 3 Years
August 18, 2019
The linguistically raunchy tween comedy Good Boys surpassed expectations and topped the weekend box office with a $21 million debut.
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