Tons of news from Amazon and HBO about upcoming projects, details about the upcoming Peacock streaming service from NBC, Billie Eilish is performing the next Bond theme, MacGruber is coming back as TV show and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
Following on the heels of the wonderfully goofy insanity of Aquaman, Shazam is another fun and funny entry into the DC universe as teenager Billy Batson gains fantastic powers from an ancient wizard and must learn to control them and what it means to be a true hero.
A son of the seas and the land, Arthur Curry helps the Justice League defeat Steppenwolf and his forces before he has to try and claim his true place as the King of Atlantis when his half-brother Orm threatens to wage a war against the surface.
The over the top crazy fun of Aquaman is out this week on DVD and Blu-Ray along with Oscar-winning If Beale Street Could Talk, the live action Kim Possible movie, the mind-bending second season of Legion and more.
Forget this weekend’s Oscars, the 13th annual Kick Ass Awards are back to award the best and the worst of 2018. Who is the Ass Kicker of the Year and what is our pick for Kick-Ass Movie of the Year? Read on to find out.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris, and Joe talk about the new Child’s Play, Will Smith’s Genie, the return of Howard the Duck, the WB cinematic universe, the quirkiness of Cold Pursuit, The Punisher, Polar, In the Heat of the Night and more.
World War Z 2 is dead at Paramount, legendary actor Albert Finney passed away, The Walking Dead and The Simpsons renewed for more seasons, Legion will finally get an appearance from Professor X, Disney looking for a new Wolverine and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
With the Super Bowl and only one new wide release this weekend, it was the worst performing weekend since September 2017, with Glass remaining on top for the third week in a row.
Although it didn’t quite meet the studio’s predictions, Glass took the top spot at the box office with M. Night’s third-best opening of all time and, surprisingly, the best ever opening for Bruce Willis.
The Upside came out much stronger than anticipated at the box office, preventing Aquaman from getting a fourth weekend at #1 but the King of Atlantis has nothing to complain about as Aquaman is now the highest grossing film of the DCEU by far and has made more worldwide than The Dark Knight.