Tag: Entertainment

Jordan Peele’s ‘Lorena’ Is An Imperfect Attempt At Illuminating The Bobbitt Case’s Real Horrors

Amazon Studios Jordan Peele, for lack of a better term, is enjoying a moment, although I dislike describing the situation in that way. A literal moment would imply that his directorial and screenwriting prowess, as demonstrated in the phenomenally resonant Get Out, is fleeting or trendy. Hopefully, that’s not the case, for Peele has proven […]

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Oscar-Nominated Short Film Director, Guy Nattiv, On The Academy’s Decision To Announce His Category During Commercials

Getty Image When asking about the Academy’s short-sighted decision to award four Oscars during the commercial breaks this year (and then airing a possibly condensed version of the winner’s speech later in the telecast), Guy Nattiv chooses his words carefully. He’s obviously disappointed, but it’s also apparent he doesn’t want to let all this affect […]

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‘Stranger Things’ Is Getting Its Own Demogorgon-Filled ‘Dungeons And Dragons’ Game

Netflix One of the many nerdy nostalgia trips of Stranger Things is the show’s love of ‘Dungeons and Dragons.’ The pen and paper RPG was a classic storytelling tool for nerds of the 1980s, and though technology has brought us video games and many other timewasters, the joys of the game prevail today. The pilot […]

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Chicago Police Are Reportedly Investigating Whether Jussie Smollett’s Attack Was ‘Staged’ (UPDATE)

Getty Image Empire actor Jussie Smollett’s alleged attack in Chicago in January drew outrage across the entertainment world and beyond. But the attack which was first investigated as a hate crime may have a new angle. ABC 7 Chicago reporter Rob Elgas tweeted on Thursday that a source said the attack may have been a […]

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‘The Dragon Prince’ Is Shaping Up to Be the Next All-Ages Fantasy Classic

Prince Ezran and Dragon Azymondias. Photo via Netflix. Fantasy can be a hard genre to get into for the uninitiated. The landscape is dense with magical creatures and artifacts and the lore can feel insurmountable, full of silly made-up words and ridden with excessive violence and sexual exploitation—think Game of Thrones or Lord of the Rings. […]

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Kelsey Grammer Wants A Netflix Reboot Of ‘Frasier’ And Is Working With Writers To Make It Happen

Getty Image Could Frasier actually become the latest 90s nostalgia piece to get new life? According to its star there’s certainly interest, and the perfect spot for a Seattle sitcom reboot just might be the streaming service that’s given it an active afterlife. Kelsey Grammer hasn’t been shy about a Frasier reboot, though he has […]

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The Overlooked History of African American Skate Culture

Skaters at a ‘United Skates’ promotional event in Chicago earlier this week. Photo by Daniel Boczarski via Getty Images It started with a small group of skaters in Central Park. Documentary filmmakers Tina Brown and Dyana Winkler first encountered them about six years ago, their moves begging to be filmed. What they didn’t realize was just how […]

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What to Watch on Valentine’s Day, According to What You Think of Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day, and it may not be for you. It isn’t for most people, but chances are you’re going to be goaded into watching something, and you’re going to want to be the one who makes the suggestion. In that case, this list is for you. Whether you’re the rose-petals-on-the-floor type, socks-in-a-box sort, or […]

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The Undertaker’s First Non-WWE Appearance Is Somehow At Starrcast II

WWE When the news broke that the Undertaker had removed mentions of WWE from his social media and was taking bookings elsewhere (at $25K an hour!) the natural reactions from wrestling fans were the mostly-joking “Does this mean I can get him for my kid’s birthday party?” and the slightly-less-joking, “Could he show up in […]

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The ‘Pirates Of The Caribbean’ Franchise Might Be Done For Good, With Or Without Johnny Depp

Disney The most recent Pirates of the Caribbean movie, 2017’s Dead Men Tell No Tales, was deemed a box office disappointment, but it still made nearly $800 million worldwide. Disney isn’t ready to let a cash (sea)cow float away, which is why the studio is working on a reboot, sans Johnny Depp. Or it was, […]

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Dane Cook Has Apologized For Auditioning To Play One Of Marvel’s Most Popular Superheroes

Getty Image Dane Cook, your freshman year roommate’s favorite comedian, is about to embark on his first major stand-up tour in six years. His career has taken a hit since he was selling out the Madison Square Garden (the Hollywood Reporter called him at one time, “the most successful stand-up on the planet”) and booking […]

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WWE’s Jimmy Uso Was Arrested In Detroit And The Details Are Crazy

E! TMZ Sports is reporting that Jimmy Uso was arrested following a drunken incident with Detroit police. According to the story, Jimmy and his wife, WWE Superstar Naomi, were pulled over for driving the wrong way down a one-way street. The cops said the car “reeked of booze,” so they ordered Naomi out of the […]

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Steve Austin Responded To Comparisons Between Himself And Becky Lynch

WWE Since the rise of The Man Becky Lynch, there have been comparisons between her badass persona and Stone Cold Steve Austin. Those comparisons didn’t exactly go away when she started feuding with the McMahons, wearing a leg brace, and getting suspended for the storyline, even we all got a bit more cynical about how […]

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WCW Wanted Buff Bagwell To Die In A Plane Crash And Become A Ghost For An Angle

WWE Network The build to WCW Halloween Havoc 1998 involved The Ultimate Warrior appearing to Hollywood Hogan in a mirror (that everyone except Eric Bischoff could see), but unless someone is truly messing with us, it almost involved something worse: Buff Bagwell dying in a plane crash and coming back as a ghost. On this […]

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Joel Embiid Almost Crushed Oscar Nominee Regina King Chasing Down A Loose Ball Against The Knicks

Getty Image   Joel Embiid is a gigantic human being, listed at 7’0, 250 pounds. While we get somewhat accustomed to seeing giants in the NBA, for those sitting courtside, there’s always a bit of danger that they may find their regular sized self involved in physical contact with an NBA sized player. There’s no […]

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