On Luca, Tenet, The Invisible Man and Other Films from the Early Pandemic Era that Deserve More Big-Screen Time | MZS

And what about the horror thriller “The Invisible Man,” one of the most mercilessly tense films I’ve seen in the past decade? It got released right before lockdown and made $144 million globally, a staggering haul for a medium-budgeted genre picture whose biggest star was Elisabeth Moss. Who knows what it would’ve made if it had … Read more

Apatow questions “content” era, Hollywood’s corporate attitude

Judd Apatow has taken issue with the constant push for “content” and the repetitive cycle of shows bouncing from service to service. We live in an era where we all know exactly what “content” means – or, rather, what it has transformed into. But is it something that is harmful to the industry as a … Read more

Robert Downey Jr. Expects Era of ‘Fiscally Responsible Cinema’

Robert Downey Jr. feels that the success of Oppenheimer could herald a new era for cinema. The 58-year-old actor starred in Christopher Nolan’s box-office smash as Lewis Strauss and believes that it could lead to a new type of blockbuster that keeps budgets under control while maintaining the hype of a major movie. Downey told The New … Read more

Is the Era of Star Wars and Marvel Disney+ Shows Ending?

A long time ago, Star Wars existed only in the galaxy of movies. It dabbled in television only occasionally, mostly in animated series for children, like Droids or Ewoks. Otherwise, it remained confined to the big screen as the vehicle for its primary stories. Even when George Lucas sold his company (and its most valuable franchise) to Disney, Star Wars remained a theatrical concern; the company … Read more

Pixar’s Pandemic Era Movies Will Finally Be Released in Theaters

One of the most depressing movie industry stories of the pandemic was the way Pixar, long the most beloved and acclaimed animation studio in the business, saw its movies go from theatrical events to straight-to-streaming content on Disney+. Now, it was not a bad thing that people could watch these movies at home, especially during a pandemic. … Read more

Rick and Morty Season 7 trailer debuts new voice actors for a new era of outrageous sci-fi comedy

At long last, Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty Season 7 trailer debuts the new voices for the animated sci-fi comedy’s title characters. Wubba Lubba Dub Dub! The moment you’ve all been waiting for is here! Rick and Morty return to Adult Swim on October 15, and today’s Rick and Morty Season 7 trailer debuts new voices for the animated sci-fi … Read more

The Little Mermaid’s Impact Ushered in the Disney Animation Renaissance Era

Once upon a time, the Walt Disney Company faced a period of struggle and decline in its animation division. However, all of this changed after the release of The Little Mermaid, which revitalized Disney’s animation output and paved the way for the Disney Animation Renaissance Era. This period saw the release of several other company … Read more