Universal Brings Scary Movies to Life for ‘Halloween Horror ‘

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood this year are inspired by cult classics and horror films produced during the 1980s.  Executive producer of the event, John Murdy, reflected fondly on his own experience, “When I grew up in the ’80s, it was the ’50s that were cool. We looked to like ‘Happy Days,’ ‘American […]

10 Movies Whose Titles Changed Drastically

It’s hard to imagine a movie ever being called something other than its famous name. Truth be told, many movies were named one thing, only to be changed when the marketing team steps in. Since the title can make or break a film, all titles are working titles until a final decision is made – […]

Netflix Brings Back Weekly Release Schedule

The way people watch TV and movies has shifted dramatically away from following scheduled releases to on-demand and streaming and binge watching. Waiting for a week until the next episode of your favorite show airs is largely of the past. However, Netflix, the folks that brought us binge watching, recently showed some sympathy for the […]

The Dangers of Vaping

The dangers of relatively new products are rarely understood, which makes them difficult to regulate. Government watchdogs are put in a ‘wait-and-see’ position.   Meanwhile, early users of products like e-cigarettes begin using based on the industry hype – it’s like a cigarette, but it’s safe.  In a concern about their real cigarette habit, smokers jump […]

Netflix Announces Rhythm + Flow: A New Hip-Hop Series

Netflix is always bolstering its content and widening its audience.  A new series called Rhythm + Flow does both.  It’s a music competition program aimed at finding hip-hop’s next big stars. Similar to America’s Got Talent and American Idol of old, there will be a three judge panel that includes Chance the Rapper, T.I. and […]

Five Great Movies Leaving Netflix this Month

Unfortunately, nothing lasts forever, including good things like stunning movies on Netflix. September will see several great movies leave the service. Here’s a quick list of five great films to check out before they disappear. 1. A Clockwork Orange (1971) The futuristic, dystopian crime film. 2. The Fast and the Furious (2001) About an LA […]

Netflix Releasing Ten Films in Theaters this Fall

In a significant increase, Netflix has announced that it will release ten films in theaters this fall with the intention of competing for the Oscars. The service has made movies for the Oscars before including well respected films Beasts of No Nation in 2015, then Roma, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs and Mowgli in 2018.  […]

Hollywood Is Failing the Latin Community With Little Representation

A new study from the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) shows that across the top 100 grossing movies from 2007-2018 only three percent of the films featured leads or co-leads with Latino or Latina actors. The study also found that there was a major shortage in Latino / Latina directors and producers. Given […]

Box Office Winners and Losers for Summer 2019

The summer is coming to an end soon. For film, this summer has seen many big box office hits despite an overall industry decline compared to last summer. Disney in particular was a winner with successes including The Lion King, Avengers: Endgame, Captain Marvel, Aladdin and Toy Story 4. Here’s a quick list of box […]

VHS Tapes Are Selling For Thousand Of Dollars On eBay – Do You Have Any?

Looking to make a couple extra bucks for a family vacation, pay the bills, or having some extra gas money? Well, you could look into selling some old VHS tapes. Yup, thats right, VHS tapes have carved out a little market for themselves in the online trading world of eBay, and you will be shocked […]