Tag: HitFix

Who Are All These Strangers At The Hilltop On ‘The Walking Dead’?

AMC While The Walking Dead used to follow a small roving group from point to point, the series has now settled into three semi-permanent communities: The Kingdom, Alexandria, and The Hilltop. However, with Rick, Maggie, Carl, and Jesus dead or absent from The Walking Dead these days, and the Saviors no longer (except for Dwight, […]

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The 2019 Oscars Changed Course Yet Again After Outcry About Not Airing All Awards

Getty Image At this point the folks in charge of the 2019 Academy Awards should declare it opposite day and just do the exact inverse of whatever they think is best. That might be the only way the Oscars makes it to air time without another disaster befalling the fledgling television award show. On Friday, […]

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Weekend Preview: ‘The Umbrella Academy’ Rains Strange Superheroes Upon Netflix, And John Oliver Returns

Netflix Umbrella Academy (Netflix, Friday) — A dysfunctional superhero family fights to halt the apocalypse in this series that adapts Gerard Way’s Eisner-award winning comic. Ellen Page stars as the odd woman out in a family full of outsiders, and Mary J. Blige plays a time-traveling assassin. Major daddy issues prevail among adopted siblings who […]

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J.J. Abrams Brings The ‘Episode IX’ Gang Together To Say Goodbye To ‘Star Wars’

It feels impossible, but today wrapped photography on Episode IX. There is no adequate way to thank this truly magical crew and cast. I’m forever indebted to you all. pic.twitter.com/138AprtFuZ — JJ Abrams (@jjabrams) February 15, 2019 One of the biggest complaints about Star Wars: The Last Jedi (of which there were many — too […]

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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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Netflix’s ‘Love, Death & Robots’ Teases David Fincher And Tim Miller’s Wild ‘Orgy Of Stories’

[embedded content] Share This Video “Sentient Dairy Products, Rogue Werewolf Soldiers, Robots Gone Wild, Sexy Cyborgs, Alien Spiders And Blood-thirsty Demons From Hell Converge In An 185-minute Genre Orgy Of Stories.” That’s one mouthful of a tagline for Netflix’s upcoming animated anthology series, Love, Death & Robots, from co-executive producers David Fincher (Gone Girl, The […]

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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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There’s Only One Person Who Knows The ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Title

LUCASFILM There were rumors that the title for Star Wars: Episode IX was going to be unveiled last week after Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) tweeted, “I am receiving images of something amazing coming towards us – travelling over decades through space and time – reaching out to all humans on this planet with its message. What […]

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The ‘Aquaman’ Sequel Is Finally Greenlit, Well After The First Crossed The Billion Dollar Line

Warner Bros. Pictures Here’s news that is weird because it didn’t come earlier: Aquaman is getting a sequel. It’s big news for a modest underdog of a movie that’s grossed over a billion dollars worldwide and became the highest grossing DC movie in history, beating even the Christopher Nolan Batmans. The Hollywood Reporter has this […]

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A New ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Synopsis Reaches Out To Captain Marvel To Stop Thanos

Disney Australia slipped out a little Avengers: Endgame synopsis last week that hinted at further “devastation” to come after Thanos dusted half of the universe. The description was oh-so-evasive, which was fitting, given that Marvel’s doing everything it can to reveal the bare minimum (possibly even erasing characters from trailer footage) to not reveal spoilers. […]

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Samuel L. Jackson May Have Revealed How Captain Marvel Will Appear In ‘Avengers Endgame’

YouTube Captain Marvel is the next Marvel movie in the cinematic universe’s ever-growing collection, and it’s the one that likely will be the film that starts the current version of the MCU’s Endgame. But getting from the ending of Avengers: Infinity War to the 1990s-set Captain Marvel and back again for Avengers Endgame, where Carol […]

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On ‘The Walking Dead’ Midseason Premiere, Negan Gains New Leather Duds And A Moral Compass

AMC After a three-month hiatus, The Walking Dead returned with its midseason premiere down one character (Jesus), up a new set of villains (The Whisperers), and confronted with an unexpected bad-news pregnancy (Rosita). This week’s episode of The Walking Dead, “Adaptation,” also made an unusual and probably unintended segue into the debate over the value […]

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Another ‘The Walking Dead’ Pregnancy May Be Bad News For A Certain Character

AMC Through nine seasons of The Walking Dead, there have been a number of pregnant characters on the series, and while the products of those pregnancies have all survived, the track record for the actresses playing the pregnant characters has not been stellar. Lori Grimes was the first pregnant character on the series, giving birth […]

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‘Captain Marvel’ Is Getting A Hilariously Retro Official Website Right Out Of The ’90s

MARVEL Blasting Elastica in one of the trailers aside, the many, many ads for and clips from Captain Marvel haven’t been leaning too hard into the film’s ’90s setting. That changes now. Marvel unveiled the upcoming movie’s official website, and, well, it is scarily accurate. The Brie Larson-starrer, out on March 8, mostly takes place […]

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An ‘Aquaman’ Spinoff Called ‘The Trench’ Is Apparently In The Works

[embedded content] Share This Video Aquaman has been one of DC’s most successful superhero flicks, a visually stunning film staring a likeable Jason Momoa as the titular sea hero. But while a direct sequel seems inevitable, the DC Universe will meander a bit before getting back to Momoa in another starring role. The Hollywood Reporter […]

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