Netflix released its new comedy TV series, “Blockbuster,” on Nov 3. It was ranked number seven in TV shows on the streaming service over its release weekend—although I’d attribute a lot of that to newness.
Filmmaker and writer Arthur Dong, member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Scientists, watched hundreds of hours of film preparing for his new curated series, “Hollywood Chinese: The First 100 Years,” starting Nov. 4 at Los Angeles’ Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
The School for Good and Evil has got a problem with its curriculum. The school master is on a kind of permanent vacation, its teachers are uninspired, and its students are shallow and thoughtless (is that one thing?).
When does justice become revenge? If someone kills your family, and you go after them, is that justice or revenge? Also, do you put them in prison or go for the whole “eye for an eye” thing and kill them?
Prize-winning film director Jason Karman came over from Indonesia, first to Calgary, then Vancouver, British Columbia. His earliest harsh memories revolve, not surprisingly, around snow.
“Reginald the Vampire,” which aired Oct. 5 on SYFY, is not worthy of its intentions. Unfortunately as well, the titular lead, Jacob Batalon (Spiderman’s sidekick), does not convincingly carry the show. Blame it on the writing and directing, maybe, because in person, Batalon is charismatic.
“I forgot this was coming out today. That made me happy,” said the ticket taker as I went inside to watch “Bros,” marketed as a “boy meets bro love story,” which was released Sept. 30 to major theaters everywhere.
Presenting: An article about “Don’t Worry Darling” that is actually about the movie and not about whether the four main stars are talking to each other and why.
On Sept. 19, 2022, a new “Quantum Leap” television series, with a new Asian hero, “leapt” off the time traveler platform on NBC.
“Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero” topped the charts in its first weekend in theaters, with $20.1 million in ticket sales according to studio estimates on Sunday. “Beast,” meanwhile, settled for a second-place debut with $11.6 million.