Toy Story 4 opened with the highest opening ever for the series but did not meet Disney’s absurdly inflated expectations while the new Child’s Play also did not meet its modest expectations and Luc Besson’s latest didn’t even open in the top 10.
You may think the song “Pretty in Pink” was inspired by the movie of the same name but it actually came first in 1981, with John Hughes taking inspiration from the title while the band The Psychedelic Furs performed a new version to go with the movie in 1986.
Both of this weekend’s toy-related movies are fresh according to the critics while the latest from Luc Besson seems poised to crash and burn.
Frank Grillo and Anthony Mackie team up in old school buddy action fashion next month for the new Netflix movie Point Blank, directed by Everly and Mayhem director Joe Lynch.
AMC’s historical horror series TheTerror returns for another season in a new time and setting as the occupants of an internment camp on the west coast during World War 2 are terrorized by a supernatural force from Japanese folklore
Jordan Peele’s Us is out this week on DVD and Blu-Ray along with the well-received neo-noir Under the Silver Lake, TV like Killing Eve and Suits, Matthew McConaughey in The Beach Bum and more.
Men in Black: International was at the top of the box office but it was another weekend of new entries in established franchise vastly underperforming compared to their predecessors while Dark Phoenix continues to fall off a cliff and dropped almost 75% from last weekend.
A feature of the animated The Archie Show from the late 60s, Archie, Jughead, Reggie, Betty, and Veronica formed The Archies and had a massive real-life hit in 1969 with “Sugar, Sugar”, which became the #1 song of the year after dominating the charts for four weeks upon its debut.
It seems like both the Men in Black and Shaft franchises should have stayed dormant, as both of this weekend’s new entries have been panned by critics.
Created in the late ’60s by Sid and Marty Kroft, the animal gang known as The Banana Splits are coming back on SyFy later this year in an R rated horror remake where they go on a murderous rampage in the studio after it’s announced the show has been canceled.