If Jason was your favorite member of the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers back in the mid-1990s and you’re heading to San Diego Comic-Con next month, then we have great news.
Hasbro is bringing an exclusive Power Rangers Lightning Collection action figure two-pack of the Red Ranger from the original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and the Gold Ranger from the 1996 revamp Power Rangers Zeo. Each comes with a different likeness of actor Austin St. John as Angel Grove martial arts teacher Jason Scott Lee. Check out the Power Rangers Comic-Con exclusive action figures below. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, watch the final battle from Avengers: Endgame recreated as if it were a retro 16-bit video game. Plus, pay attention as Murder Mystery stars Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston breakdown a scene from their Netflix comedy, and see how much heat Trevor Noah can withstand from hot wings in the latest episode of Hot Ones. Read More »
Kung Fu Panda continues to kick butt on the small screen, as Po and his disciples prepare for another great adventure in the second season of Amazon Prime Video’s Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny. While the colorful ensembles of the first three smash hit Kung Fu Panda movies appear sparingly in DreamWorks’ streaming platform series, the Kung Fu Panda The Paws of Destiny season 2 trailer does give us a glimpse at Po’s growth as a master of martial arts students — all while retaining his lovable goofiness.
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Women directors, writers, editors and producers are making strides in the indie film industry, but there’s still a long way to go. According to a new study from San Diego State University, the number of women in indie film productions hit a “historic high,” are still by outnumbered men 2-to-1.
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Alita: Battle Angel was not a big hit in the United States, earning only $85.7 million at the box office earlier this year. But overseas, the movie performed much better with over $319 million raked in across international territories. We’re not sure if that’s enough to warrant a sequel, especially now that 20th Century Fox is owned by The Walt Disney Company, but maybe if the film does well on home video, there will be some hope to see the story continue.
Speaking of which, Alita: Battle Angel is coming to 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital next month, and today we have a sneak peek at one of the special features you’ll find on the home video release. In the Alita Battle Angel featurette, director Robert Rodriguez talks about bringing a project to life that James Cameron was previously unable to realize due to the limitations of technology nearly 15 years ago, and we get to see how some of the Avatar director’s original art still inspired the movie. Read More »
Annabelle Comes Home is ready to jump-scare you right out of your skin. Don’t believe me? Then you should watch a newly released clip, which features a long, quiet build-up to one of the loudest jump-scares I’ve ever witnessed. Whether or not that’s a good thing is up to you to decide! Watch the Annabelle Comes Home clip below.
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Tick, Tick… Boom!, the directorial debut of multi-hyphenate Lin-Manuel Miranda, has found a home: Netflix. The streaming service scored the rights to Miranda’s film adaptation of the Jonathan Larson musical. In addition to the distribution news, it’s also being reported that Andrew Garfield is the top choice to star in the film.
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For most of the 2010s, Paramount has been in the Martin Scorsese business. The studio distributed Scorsese’s films Shutter Island, Hugo, The Wolf of Wall Street, and Silence before balking at the price tag of The Irishman (Netflix scooped that one up and will release it later this year). But Paramount wants to finish out the decade with another Scorsese movie: the studio will finance and distribute Killers of the Flower Moon, a project which will reunite the director with his frequent leading man, Leonardo DiCaprio. Read More »
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Turns out that visiting a galaxy far, far away will hit closer to everyone’s wallets. As the grand opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Walt Disney World Resort on August 29 nears closer, Disney is preparing for battle — of a sort. Disney Parks is raising the prices of the Walt Disney World Annual Passes across the board ahead of the highly anticipated opening of Galaxy’s Edge.
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Spider-Man: Homecoming was a relatively small-scale story that brought Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark in as a supporting player to serve as a mentor to Tom Holland‘s web-slinging high schooler Peter Parker. But years later, and in the wake of the devastating events of Avengers: Endgame, does this Spidey sequel soar or stumble? Read on for the Far From Home early buzz below. Read More »