After the truly terrible Jigsaw, Chris Rock stepped up to produce and co-star in a “re-imagining” of the Saw franchise with this summer’s Spiral, which co-stars Samuel L. Jackson.
A ton of TV news this week thanks to the Upfronts, including cancelations and renewals, Mel Gibson is starting to possibly gather his Wild Bunch, a final Purge is coming next year, Robert Pattinson and Nicholas Hoult are battling for the Batman cowl, Chris Rock is working on a Saw spin-off and more in this week’s News Shotgun.
The first wide release of 2019, Escape Room kicks off the year in movies in a mostly solid way, with some fun and clever room designs and puzzles that the 6 strangers forced together have to solve or die.
As has become tradition, the new year kicks off with a horror movie and for 2019 it’s Escape Room, which is getting mixed but more positive than expected reviews.
Six strangers become trapped in an extremely elaborate and deadly version of the popular puzzle-solving tourist attraction in Escape Room, kicking off 2019 at the box office during the first weekend in January.
This week on the podcast, Zach and Chris are back from PAX East and dive into The First Purge, Star Wars musical acts, Statham vs a Shark, Comedy Central roasts, Ready Player One, IT: Chapter 2 casting and more.
The first Gamebox of 2018, we got to check out the latest addition to Dead by Daylight, the updated version of old school run and gunner Mercenary kings, downhill mountain bike racing game Descenders and more.
Jigsaw successfully took back Halloween but it was one of the lowest ever openings for the series while most of other new releases bombed as well and Amityville: The Awakening had one of the weirdest and most pointless theatrical releases ever.
After seven years, the games begin again as five new players are put into a series of traps and the detectives on the trail uncover evidence that John Kramer (Tobin Bell) may not be as dead as everyone believes.
Saw is back just in time for Halloween along with a military drama and the latest from George Clooney behind the camera.