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News Shotgun 4/15/23

April 15, 2023

Creature Commandos finds its voice cast, Mia Goth joins Blade, Stranger Things is getting an animated spin-off, Metalocalypse is coming back with a new movie, album, and live tour, Robocop might be getting a TV series reboot at Amazon and more in this week’s News Shotgun

Admit One 9/17/21

September 17, 2021

The latest from Clint Eastwood is in theaters and on HBO Max this weekend along with Joe Carnahan’s Copshop, the insane new Nicolas Cage movie Prisoners of the Ghostland, Nightbooks on Netflix, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, and more.

Action Hero of the Week: Jonathan Hemlock

September 15, 2021

Former assassin turned art professor Jonathan Hemlock is forced back into action when his large collection of paintings is threatened to be revealed to the IRS and he agrees to two final “sanctions” against the men responsible for the death of an old friend and fellow agent, one of the sanctions sending him up the north face of the Eiger mountain in Switzerland.

Musical Montage: Johnny Squares “Welcome to the Jungle”

July 6, 2020

Things got somewhat weird in the fifth and final Dirty Harry movie, The Dead Pool, which featured, among other things, an over the top segment where a pre-famous Jim Carrey lip-syncs to “Welcome to the Jungle” by Guns N Roses for a music video/slasher movie directed by Liam Neeson.

Battle at the Box Office 12/16

December 16, 2019

Jumanji: The Next Level continued its predecessor’s box office domination with a huge opening just shy of $60 million while the other new releases struggled with some of the worst wide openings ever.