Tag: HitFix

‘Avengement’ Is Like If ‘John Wick 3’ Were Written By A Character In ‘Snatch,’ And It’s Pretty Damn Great

Via wp-image-401983244 Avengement seems about as close as it gets to a British version of John Wick. Both are punch-’em-up action movies where the fisticuffs count more than their motivations, both are directed by prolific stunt coordinators (Jesse V. Johnson in the case of Avengement), both placing a premium on violent retribution, and they’ve both […]

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Olivia Wilde’s Directorial Debut, ‘Booksmart,’ Aches To Be Something Its Not

Via wp-image-401972769 In an early scene from Booksmart, the feature directing debut of actress Olivia Wilde, Beanie Feldstein’s pedantic overachiever, Molly, discovers with horror that all the “cool” kids she goes to high school with, whom she’s looked down upon for four years as losers and burnouts, are now headed off to colleges just as […]

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A Possible List Of The Biggest Movies On Disney’s New Streaming Service, Disney+

Marvel Studios Disney is about the change the streaming game. The company has plans to launch its own service starting this November, and it’s got plenty of original content to justify its surprisingly low price point. For just $6.99, subscribers get hundreds of films, dozens of TV shows, and a handful of originals including some […]

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Let’s Imagine Some Ridiculous ‘Game Of Thrones’ Spinoff Possibilities

HBO/Uproxx Every week, following the latest episode of Game Of Thrones, Uproxx’s Kimberly Ricci and Jason Tabrys analyze the goings-on in Westeros and predict what will happen in the next episode. But what happens when the latest episode has been analyzed to within an inch of its life, and there are no more episodes to […]

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A ‘Star Wars’ Movie Based On The ‘Knights Of The Old Republic’ Video Game Is Reportedly In The Works

StarWars.com It seems like the Star Wars universe’s rapid expansion was tempered a bit in the wake of Solo‘s status as a less-than-enormous smash hit, but there’s a new film that will make a certain part of the fandom extremely excited if reports are to be believed. Episode IX is coming, yes, and a trilogy […]

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A Fan-Favorite ‘Game Of Thrones’ Character Was Originally Supposed To Survive Until The Very End

HBO There’s no spoiler warning here because, honestly, this happened nearly a month ago during the Battle of Winterfell, but remember when Ser Jorah died? It was one of the more shocking things (among many) to happen during the final season of Game of Thrones, but according to the show’s writers, it wasn’t originally supposed […]

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The ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Teaser Trailer Asks What It Will Take To Bring Back One Of Starfleet’s Greatest

[embedded content] Share This Video Even since the long-rumored Star Trek series focusing on the legendary Captain Jean-Luc Picard was confirmed last summer, fans have been left to wonder what, exactly, the CBS All Access show might be about. Obviously, it’s going to be about Patrick Stewart’s iconic Starfleet officer in his old age, but […]

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Everything Coming To And Leaving Netflix In June 2019, Including ‘Black Mirror’ And ‘Jessica Jones’

Sony Things are heating up on Netflix this summer with loads of original content starring some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. The long-awaited return of the British sci-fi series Black Mirror is here with three new episodes guaranteed to haunt our dreams while the final season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones also makes its way to the […]

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Disney’s Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Is An Inspired Epic That’s A Fun Romp, Despite Trying A Little Too Hard

Via wp-image-401979524   Our latest display of corporate wokeness comes to us in the form of Disney’s live-action iteration of Aladdin, in which the Sultan’s beautiful daughter Jasmine now yearns not just to be able to choose her own husband, but to be able to eventually rule the kingdom in her own right. “It’s never […]

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J.J. Abrams Explains The Major Difference Between ‘The Force Awakens’ And ‘The Rise Of Skywalker’

LUCASFILM One of the chief criticisms thrown at Star Wars: The Force Awakens is that it’s too similar to A New Hope. There’s literally a video compilation with all the similarities, including shots, story beats, and space explosions, I guess? Rian Johnson shook things up dramatically with The Last Jedi, which upset a lot of […]

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No, ‘Game Of Thrones’ Won’t Be The Last Communal TV Show

HBO When something changes in popular culture, there can be an impulse to declare that the larger world has somehow been altered forever. The decline of physical media must mean that albums are dead. The rise of Netflix must mean that cinema is over. And yet, in spite of these proclamations, albums continue to exist, […]

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George R.R. Martin Says We Can Imprison Him If He Doesn’t Finish ‘Winds Of Winter’ By Next Summer

Getty Image Game of Thrones fans have a love-hate relationship with George R.R. Martin. On the one hand, he created the world that has enslaved the hearts and minds of TV viewers everywhere. (He also can’t be fully faulted with the divisive final season.) On the other, he’s been a touch slow to finish his […]

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Emilia Clarke Prepared For Dany’s Big ‘Game Of Thrones’ Finale Speech By Watching Hitler

HBO WARNING: This article contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. Whether you thought the Game of Thrones series finale got most of it right or very, very wrong, one thing is clear — Emilia Clarke’s performance as Daenerys Targaryen, the “Mother of Dragons,” was on point throughout much of “The Iron Throne.” This was especially […]

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George R.R. Martin Addresses The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Ending While Cryptically Hinting At His Own Version

Getty Image Game of Thrones fans built up enough displeased momentum before the series finale that virtually guaranteed that folks would not be happy with the ultimate series outcome. Sadly, that turned out to be the case. People were certainly conflicted about the winner, and this eighth season will likely be the subject of case […]

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The ‘Falcon And The Winter Soldier’ TV Show May Bring Back Two ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Favorites

Marvel Studios Over the weekend, we learned a bit more about The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. No, not the long-awaited update to the ’80s Timothy Hutton-Sean Penn spy movie; we mean the much-anticipated Disney+ Marvel show that will follow frenemies (who might really just be enemies) Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes, the two men […]

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People On Twitter Are Attempting To Summarize All Of ‘Game Of Thrones’ In A Single Tweet

Helen Sloan for HBO Look, not everyone watches Game of Thrones. Just because its grand finale outperformed even the much-better-liked closing of The Sopranos, or that it’s pretty much all anyone can talk about on Twitter, doesn’t mean absolutely everyone is a follower. Cast in point: Someone took to social media to ask if someone, […]

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Sebastian Stan Offers A Few Details About The Upcoming ‘Falcon And The Winter Soldier’ TV Show

Marvel Studios We know that, among other Marvel Studios cinematic properties-turned-TV shows, Disney’s upcoming streaming service is set to debut a new series about Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Precisely what the show is going to be about, or how Captain America’s semi-confusing ending in Avengers: Endgame will affect it, remains to be seen. But […]

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AMC Theaters’ Own Subscription Program Now Has Nearly Four Times The Membership Of MoviePass

Getty Image MoviePass, at one time the best deal to ever hit modern cinema, is struggling. The service that once promised a movie a day for less than $10 a month had 3 million subscribers at its peak. But now it has been forced to retool its concept amid staggering financial losses and, as a […]

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