Movies & TV

  • ‘Bugs Bunny – The Origins of an American Icon’ (Video)

    ‘Bugs Bunny – The Origins of an American Icon’ (Video)

    Iconic cartoon characters, or perhaps I should say iconic characters period, don’t come much more iconic than Bugs Bunny. Not only is he universally recognized, he’s also universally beloved, and most of his best work holds up today like few 70-year-old entertainments can. But his history is actually quite complicated, which is why Bugs Bunny […]

  • ‘Bill Nye Saves the World’ Coming to Netflix Next Year

    ‘Bill Nye Saves the World’ Coming to Netflix Next Year

    Bill Nye the Science Guy has been a more or less constant presence in popular culture for the almost 20 years since his show went off the air, but he has not had his own show in that amount of time. That’s changing thanks to that home for many entertainment legends of the past couple […]

  • ‘Vice News Tonight': Upcoming HBO Series Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Vice News Tonight': Upcoming HBO Series Gets Trailer (Video)

    Coming to HBO in less than a month is Vice News Tonight, a new original news series from Vice Media. It’s presented as an antidote to modern TV news, which I think almost everyone agrees is in a pretty sorry state.  And now a trailer for the program has hit the internet in advance of […]

  • ‘Blair Witch': Surprise Remake Gets VR Experience (Video)

    ‘Blair Witch': Surprise Remake Gets VR Experience (Video)

    It’s a little bit counter-intuitive for a movie studio to do a “surprise remake,” since the whole point of remakes is to capitalize on a familiar name and/or piece of intellectual property in promoting the film, resulting (ideally) in big profit margins and minimal fan backlash. But it does kind of make sense for a […]

  • ‘The Departed’ Being Developed as Amazon Original Series

    ‘The Departed’ Being Developed as Amazon Original Series

    Martin Scorsese‘s The Departed, like all of the director’s crime films, is a modern classic, popular among cinephiles, gangster freaks, and dads all over the world. So it’s a natural fit to be remade as a TV show, which is exactly what’s happening according to a report in Variety. I don’t know if it’s common […]

  • Animated Godzilla Movie Coming Next Year From Toho and Polygon

    Animated Godzilla Movie Coming Next Year From Toho and Polygon

    A total of 29 official feature films starring Godzilla have been produced by the monster’s home studio Toho, and the studio’s 30th would appear to be something a little different, in form if not content. That’s because Japanese animation studio Polygon is collaborating with Toho on Godzilla #30, and the resultant animated Godzilla movie is […]