Column by Rob Salkowitz
July 3, 2017
Loot Crate, which came out of nowhere to take the geek world by storm with its subscription gift-box service, has been finding out that overnight success can sometimes lead to a hangover.
Column by Scott Thorne
July 3, 2017
This week, Scott Thorne comments on the passing of the trade magazine Model Retailer .
'Wonder Woman' Passes $700 Million Worldwide
July 2, 2017
Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 3 easily won the pre-4th of July weekend box office, but like the animated “threequel” Cars 3 a few weeks earlier, DM3 under-performed expectations in its debut.
Column by Steve Bennett
June 28, 2017
This week, Bennett talks about the Wonder Woman movie and a new manga series reinterpreting The Justice League.
Column by Scott Thorne
June 26, 2017
This week, Scott Thorne looks at the shut-down of Geek Chic and possible reasons why.
Week of June 27, 2017
June 26, 2017
This week’s home entertainment offerings include the first blockbuster film to feature LGBT and autistic superheroes, the big screen adaptation of the CHiPs TV series, a twenty-years-on look at the characters from Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting , a horror film written by Guardians of the Galaxy helmer James Gunn, the third season of Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s underrated medical/horror series The Strain , and a major slate of anime release.
'Wonder Woman' Continues to Impress
June 25, 2017
The growing difference between the performance of would-be blockbuster films in North America and in the rest of the world was in full view this weekend as Michael Bay’s Transformers: The Last Knight managed the oxymoronic task of "bombing" while topping the North American box office.
Column by Scott Thorne
June 19, 2017
This week, Scott Thorne offers comments on this year’s Free RPG Day giveaways and lessons for next year.
Week of June 20, 2017
June 18, 2017
This week’s home entertainment releases include an acerbic adaptation of Daniel Clowes’ graphic novel Wilson , the 2017 science fiction horror film Life, a complete set of all 39 episodes of the Brian K. Vaughan-created, Stephen King novel-based Under the Dome , and the last half of the fan favorite third season of the Sailor Moon anime.
'Wonder Woman' Impressive Again, 'Rough Night' Has a 'Rough Weekend'
June 18, 2017
In spite of some signs of franchise fatigue, Pixar’s Cars 3 won the weekend box office with $53.5 million, but that didn’t diminish the exceptionally strong third weekend showing by Patty Jenkin’s Wonder Woman , or the surprisingly potent debuts of the Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez on Me and the survival/horror film 47 Meters Down .
Column by Chris O'Neal
June 15, 2017
Making the Game is a monthly guest column by Chris O’Neal of Brotherwise Games. Making the Game follows a year in the life of an indie tabletop publisher as they attempt to bring their third game to market.
Column by Steve Bennett
June 14, 2017
This week, Bennett talks about the continued sucess of the Wonder Woman movie.